Polititainment

There's actually a Trump biopic
Funny or Die is a website usually known for its video clips which aim to be funny, as the name suggests. But on Wednesday morning they went all-out, with a 50-minute biopic of Donald Trump, starring Johnny Depp of all people. As of Wednesday morning, the video has over 57,000 hits on its website. The film, also […]
'Blurred Lines' model endorses Sanders
Bernie Sanders rallies just got a whole lot hotter — and it’s not because of global warming. Actress and model Emily Ratajkowski, made famous for the music video of Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines, has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Ratajkowski posted a video to her Facebook showing her introducing the Vermont Senator at a rally in New Hampshire […]
Super Bowl 50 ad: 'Bud Light Party'
Things got a little political, well sort of, from Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen for Super Bowl 50. In light of the divide from Americans when it comes to politics, the two comedians declared they were forming their own political party, the “Bud Light Party.” The ad also featured actors Michael Peña, asking a crowded […]
Jesse Watters talks with Sanders fans
In the spirit of Bernie Sanders having “captured the imagination of some younger Americans,” Bill O’Reilly sent out Jesse Watters to talk to some of those younger Americans, at the University of Oregon, “to explore the Sanders phenomenon.” As is usually the case with Watters World segments for The O’Reilly Factor, the responses are both cringe worthy and hilarious. […]
'Lenny Letter' dismisses GOP women
While I consistently find myself stuck in an inner battle of liking HBO’s Girls and disliking its lead actress and writer, Lena Dunham, I nonetheless signed up for her “feminist newsletter,” Lenny Letter. I don’t disagree with Dunham on every single political issue, but I do on most and find her comments about the Republican […]

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2016

Why do millennials love socialism? Ignorance.
Political parties have become more ideologically consistent, and the Democratic Party now has more liberals in its ranks than moderates. A new Pew poll found that self-described liberal Democrats have increased from 27 percent in 2000 to 42 percent in 2015 as moderates have declined from 45 percent to 38 percent in the same time […]
Hillary loses young women in N.H. by 64%
Sec. Hillary Clinton lost to Sen. Bernie Sanders by more than 20 percent overall in the New Hampshire Democrat primary– and lost by more than 60 percent among young women voters. Clinton lost women ages 18 to 29, 82 percent to 18 percent. Many are blaming the massive loss among young women on comments made by […]
Hillary joins critics of student debt collectors
Trying to generate more millennial appeal, Hillary Clinton has become critical of a student loan servicing company. Clinton said that Navient Corporation, a major contractor to the Department of Education, has been “doing some really terrible things” and called its behavior “outrageous,” according to The Huffington Post. Like most Clinton positions, that is tested ground. […]
What will Bernie fans do if Hillary wins?
It’s hardly news anymore that young people support Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. But, with Hillary still considered the Democratic front-runner, the Christian Science Monitor spoke with students, wanting to know “Young Sanders supporters: What if Clinton wins the nomination?” They managed to find quite the bunch of students. Kalyn DaSilva is an excited Sanders supporter and a […]
New study reveals massive youth voter impact
The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE), in conjunction with other organizations, has released a useful and interactive study on the impact of young voters on the 2016 election. Rather than releasing a white paper, CIRCLE created an interactive index, the “Youth Electoral Significance Score,” which measures to what degree the youth […]

Policy

Trump attacks Jeb! Bush over eminent domain
Donald Trump is serving Jeb! Bush a taste of his own medicine. The Hill reported that after weeks of Bush’s criticisms over Trump praise and use of eminent domain, the billionaire finally clapped back by accusing the Bush family of using the practice to build a baseball stadium in Texas. “Eminent domain is a very important […]
Study: Income inequality drives Gen-Y 'narcissism'
Income inequality might be shaping the millennial generation and exacerbating a decades-long trend of narcissism. More income inequality correlates with higher self-regard among individuals, according to Live Science. Thus, as a wave of individualism-driven narcissism continues unabated in the United States, a greater inward focus in Americans continue. That doesn’t mean the terrifying image of […]
Thanks Autocorrect: Now millennials can't spell
A texting app turned off its spellchecker, and people became very lax with their spelling accuracy. When Blend, a group texting app, paused autocorrect for 72 hours, about one-third of all words were misspelled, according to News 1130. Blend has a heavily young user base, and “weird,” “definitely,” and Budweiser were victimized. Double-letter words, misspellings […]
Even Millennials see themselves as narcissistic
Millennials are much more self-aware than is generally assumed by their crotchety grandparents. They view themselves as more narcissistic than previous generations, but not as narcissistic than older generations think, according to Live Science. A new study fleshed out how millennials view themselves; unsurprisingly, “millennials do not appreciate being called narcissistic and entitled,” Joshua Grubbs, […]
Critics could kill college's shooting club
It is said all the time that gun control advocates don’t actually seem to understands guns, and thus the issue they’re fighting. Well, we have another example. Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, offers a Shooting Spots Club. And, as the Des Moines Register writes, “Critics take aim at Simpson College shooting club.” The club is supervised by a […]

Education

Gay liberal prof. fired for sexual harassment
Well respected University of California-Riverside Professor Rob Latham was fired from the college after a student accused him of sexual harassment, but the tenured professor insists it was part of a homophobic scheme. The College Fix reported on Friday that Latham was fired after a male student sued the school after being sexually harassed by […]
Dept. of Ed. scamming student loan borrowers
Debt relief companies have been using robocalls to drum up business from student-loan borrowers, but the practice resides in a legal gray area. Some experts label the practice a scam because borrowers who took federal student loans can manage or reduce their debt through free government programs, whereas some debt relief companies charge a fee, […]
Muslim prof: Campus protestors are 'authoritarian'
Opposition to “safe spaces” on college campuses usually gets derided as racist and oblivious to the reality of higher education, but a journalism professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst made a forceful argument. Shaheen Pasha warned of “safe spaces” as a fallacy that prevents students from preparing for reality and the “very real discourse […]
Students can't find N.H. on map [VIDEO]
It’s been a busy week for the primary season. The Iowa Caucus took place on Monday, where for the first time this election cycle, voters picked their candidate. And the first actual primary, New Hampshire, is only a few days away. With how much young people are supporting Bernie Sanders across the country, you’d think […]
Prof: ISIS mirrors a lot of Americans
The Islamic State has caused the deaths of tens of thousands of innocent people over the last few years, raping, enslaving, and pillaging their way across Iraq, Syria, and Libya.  While most people would compare ISIS to Nazis, one professor from the University of Michigan says that them is the “mirror image of fear-mongering Americans.” Michigan Daily reported […]

Congress

1 in. of snow cripples DC: Imagine a terror attack
America’s Capital was crippled yesterday. Roads were nearly shut down, and millions were stranded on the road for hours. Was this because of a terror attack? A massive earthquake? A blizzard? No, it was all from 1 inch of snow. On Wednesday night, Washington, D.C. area commuters suffered one of the worst commutes in recent […]
1 in 10 Congressmembers have student debt
Underemployed graduates aren’t the only ones saddled with student debt. A surprising number of Congressmen are too. About one in 10 Congress members have accumulated student debt and continue to pay it off, according to Time. The analysis comes from the Center for Responsive Politics, a group that tracks financial donations. With 53 representatives paying off […]
Amash: 'They're coming for your privacy'
Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to try to warn voters that Congress is debating a bill that will invade everyone’s privacy. The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act or CISA, has been working through Congress for months; the House passed two versions in April and the Senate passed it’s version in October. Information leaked […]
PAC after shooting: GOP "standing with terrorists"
A major Democrat political group, Democracy for America, has launched a campaign to take advantage of the San Bernardino shootings — accusing Paul Ryan and the GOP of “standing with terrorists.” The campaign admits that, “[t]he tragic situation in San Bernardino is still going on,” yet they couldn’t wait for the bodies to cool before […]
Ryan first speaker with beard in nearly 100 years
Paul Ryan has been known to be clean shaven, at least up until now that is. Now that he has a new job as Speaker of the House, Ryan’s got a new look. And it turns out to be a distinction. Ryan shared on Facebook how he’s the first Speaker in nearly 100 years to […]

From Around the Web

Jesse Watters talks with Bernie Sanders supporters
In the spirit of Bernie Sanders having “captured the imagination of some younger Americans,” Bill O’Reilly sent out Jesse Watters to talk to some of those younger Americans, at the University of Oregon, “to explore the Sanders phenomenon.” As is usually the case with Watters World segments for The O’Reilly Factor, the responses are both cringe worthy and hilarious. […]
"Bern your enthusiasm": Larry David returns to SNL
Larry David returned to Saturday Night Live, and of course, he brought back his impression of socialist Senator Bernie Sanders. In a parody of “curb your enthusiasm,” SNL coined “bern your enthusiasm.” Later in the show, Sen. Sanders made a joint appearance with Larry David. In a sinking boat, Sen. Sanders appears on the scene […]
How to watch tonight's debate in New Hampshire
For millennials who may not have TVs — or can’t afford cable in the Obama economy — you can watch the ABC debate in New Hampshire tonight (Saturday, February 6, 2016) at 8 p.m. EST for free. ABC will be live-streaming the event. Click here to access the stream. All major candidates will attend, except […]
Data: Teen pregnancy down 80% since 1990
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released their official 2014 birth data, and millennials are getting married and waiting longer to have children but having nearly the same amount as a decade ago. There were two reports on the subject of birth data, one released on December 23 and a follow up on a […]
#MillennialBillofRights is trending on Twitter
#MillennialBillofRights was trending on Twitter Wednesday morning, and as is always the case when Gen-Y discusses their “rights” — it was disaster. It started out as a light hearted hashtag game from the account @ICanHash. “I just thought it would be funny to see what ppl in the hashtag ‘community’ would come up with. Criticism […]