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Brianna Buczkowski

Brianna Buczkowski




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I love country music and anything having to do with cowboy boots and camo!

Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Brianna is a senior Communications & Political Science student at Grove City College in Grove City, PA. She interned with Red Alert Politics during Summer 2015 and now works as a weekly contributor to the site.

Articles From Brianna

Are 1-in-5 young Americans really LGBTQ?

An online poll released by GLAAD claims one-in-five millennials in the U.S. identify as LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, transition, or queer, etc.). But do they really? The Accelerating Acceptance Report surveyed 2,037 adults ages 18 and older using an online survey. The survey claims millennials are more likely to believe gender is a spectrum, not binary, and 20 percent of […]

Suspensions of Lahren, Johnson reflect challenges for conservative media

Tomi Lahren and Benny Johnson were “suspended” from their respective positions as TV host and chief content officer on back-to-back days, both for actions that didn’t sit well with their bosses and both exemplifying different but equally important issues facing the future of conservative media. Lahren’s latest firestorm began with her appearance on ABC’s The […]

How millennials reacted to Trump’s Inauguration Day: From optimism to anger

Hundreds of thousands of people descended upon the nation’s capital Friday morning to witness the swearing in of President Donald J. Trump. Among the crowds were many vocal, passionate young people whose reactions ranged from accusatory to full on #MAGA apparel models. While President Trump faired worse among young voters than most recent election winners, that didn’t […]

Rubio: Trump may have ‘wet his pants’ [VIDEO]

The morning after Senator Marco Rubio’s  spirited performance at the GOP debate, he dedicated 11 minutes of his first post-debate rally to continue hammering his opponent, Donald Trump, suggesting that he made the businessman wet his pants. “Let me tell you something – last night during one of the breaks, two of the breaks, he […]

Carson: ‘Can someone attack me please?’ [VIDEO]

Feeling left out, Ben Carson piped up during a heated moment in last night’s GOP debate to ask someone, anyone, to let him in on the conversation. “Can somebody attack me, please?” Soft-spoken Carson had apparently had enough of his opponents getting all the attention and invited any attack at himself, knowing that in debates, […]

Millennials ‘rebelling’ by living conservatively

They may drink all your wine at a holiday party or not think twice about quitting a job to go backpack Europe, but don’t reduce Millennials to a stereotype too quickly. For the generation whose norm is to question the norm — and then going against the norm — the evidence that Millennials are becoming more […]

Millennials favor Socialism over Capitalism — and have no clue why

The 2016 presidential election candidates have engaged many typically apathetic young voters to “#FeeltheBern.” While the attention given to our nation’s most important election is generally a positive sign, the reason behind the mass Millennial support of Sanders is alarmingly negative. Senator Bernie Sanders (D-V.T.) has presented socialism to a generation that has typically only known […]

Thirsty Millennials drink nearly half of all wine in America

Raise a glass to the classiest, stereo-type breaking demographic around! The burgeoning market force that is the Millennial Generation are over 21 and drinking almost half  of all wine in the U.S. — buying more per person and spending more per bottle than their parents and grandparents. Between the adult ages of 21 and 38, […]

Generation of Quitters? Millennials abandoning their jobs at historic levels

Restless Millennials, unlike their predecessors in the workforce, aren’t settling for a stable 9-to-5 plus health benefits — but are quitting their jobs in record numbers. According to the Pew Research Center, 18-34 year olds became the largest segment of workers in the U.S. last year. In December 2015, over 3 million of those working […]

Forbes annual ’30 under 30′ lists boasts the best and the brightest

There has never been a better time to be young and successful, according to Forbes. The publications annual “30 Under 30” list proves that in today’s world, being young is an enormous advantage, and if you want to “change the world,” being under 30 gives you a leg-up on the competition. “In the past, youth […]

Op-ed: The similarities between Trump and campus protestors

What does Donald Trump and the campus protesters have in common? Quite a bit, according to an Op-ed published on CT News Junkies. The author, Suzanne Bates, says that the protesters on college campuses “craved something that would let them voice their misguided moral outrage,” and similarly Trump’s supporters “crave an opportunity to voice their […]

Poll: Millennials view Christmas as more cultural than religious

While some people are fretting over whether to sign that card to their co-worker “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas,” Millennials are just saying ‘pass the eggnog’ and aren’t giving it a thought. A new poll released by the Pew Research Center finds that 43% of Millennials say that for them, Christmas is more of a […]

Hillary Clinton: “I want to be as good a president as Beyoncé Is a performer”

Though she’s still struggling to relate to younger voters, Hillary Clinton may have found a common ground: she wants to be like Beyoncé. At a town hall in Iowa earlier this week, the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faced a hard-ball question that really challenged her knowledge of crucial national issues: “If you could choose, […]

U-Mich blows $10 million on campus “Multicultural center”

  The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents has approved plans for the construction of a new Multicultural Center that will cost $10 million and occupy 20,000 square-feet on the school’s Central Campus. The approval for a new center comes after “several years of students asking the university for an up-to-date cultural gathering place that wasn’t […]

Polls: Hillary’s desperate attempts to win Millennial aren’t working

She’s not a regular politician, she’s a cool politician, or so her campaign wants us to think.  But if Hillary Clinton is so “hip” and “relatable,” then why all the blatant pandering towards Millennials? Despite her foray into the young people’s world of social media, her sassy Snapchat, and numerous celebrity endorsements,  Hills still falls behind […]

Sorry Rubio: Cuba may be hottest new travel destination for Millennials

America’s illusive neighboring island, for years off-limits to tourists, is drawing a new generation of curious admirers. According to a new survey for Switchfly Inc., 46% of Millennials are interested in traveling to and touring Cuba. “Cuba is super cool” said Daniel Farrar, CEO of Switchfly, Inc. “Looking at the pictures of Cuba it’s a virtual time […]

Video: Clueless students defend campus gun ban

In an effort to increase safety on college campuses, two Missouri lawmakers have proposed a lift on the current concealed carry of firearms campuses, but students aren’t convinced that is the solution to safety. “It’s just scary, that’s putting my life at risk and my friend’s life at risk,” Southeast Missouri State University freshman Shelby […]

Census Bureau: Many women earning more than their husbands

Sorry, Hillary, but it looks like women don’t need your help to make as much money as the boys do. According to recent figures released by the U.C. Census Bureau, the number of women making more money than their husbands is on the rise. “Between 2000 and 2015, the share of married couples where the […]

Christie: “Lawless” Obama encouraging race protests on campus

When asked about the campus protests at Missouri and Yale that have garnered numerous headlines in the past week, outspoken New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is placing the blame squarely on the shoulders of President Obama. “I think part of this is a product of the president’s own unwillingness and inability to bring people together,” […]

Ben Carson debunks race-based campus protests

“We’re being a little bit too tolerant” said GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson of the recent college student protests on The Kelly File Wednesday night. Carson was of course referring to the protests that started at the University of Missouri following the walkout by school staff and a strike by the football team that led […]