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Brendan Pringle

Brendan Pringle is a freelance journalist in California. He is a frequent contributor to Red Alert Politics and has contributed to other conservative news outlets. He is a National Journalism Center graduate and formerly served as a development officer for Young America's Foundation at the Reagan Ranch. Follow him on Twitter @BrendanPringle.

Articles From Brendan

This college won’t play schools that disrespect the flag

While many college sports teams—and even some high school teams—have jumped on the #TakeAKnee bandwagon, a private Christian liberal arts college in Missouri has started its own protest. College of the Ozarks has introduced a “no pledge, no play” policy, meaning its sports teams will not play against schools whose athletes kneel during the national anthem. College of […]

Newsweek laments that Hollywood libs aren’t convincing gun owners to change their ways

A recent op-ed from Newsweek complained that gun control ads are ineffective at influencing American gun owners. The author, Emily Gaudette, argues that the gun control movement lacks celebrities who conservatives favor or admire. Gaudette references a new gun control public service announcement from the Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, which features celebrities Bill […]

Millennials abandoning religion for the occult

While millennials are failing to fill the pews, interest in witchcraft, astrology, and the occult is on the rise. Pew Research Center reported that the percentage of 18 to 29-year-olds who “never doubt the existence of God” has dropped from 81 percent in 2007 to 67 percent in 2012, as the popularity of “spirituality” continues to […]

Timberland ad resonates with millennials in an unplanned way

A new Timberland ad in Hong Kong has American millennials buzzing. The ad, which appeared in subway stations throughout the city, reads: “You’re never going to be able to retire. Why should your boots?” While Timberland was probably trying to appeal to Hong Kong’s strong work ethic, the ad seems to have incidentally caught the attention of […]

Obama’s back… but when did he ever go away?

On Thursday, the mainstream media proudly proclaimed that former President Barack Obama had re-entered the political arena, campaigning for the Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia who are struggling to keep black voters energized. In New Jersey, Obama challenged voters to reject the “old politics of division … that dates back centuries” – […]

Professor under fire for challenging transgender narrative

A tenured Boise State University professor is facing overwhelming pressure from campus activists after publishing articles critical of the transgender movement. Dr. Scott Yenor, a political science professor at the Idaho university and a former visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation, argued in an August article for The Daily Signal that the transgender agenda is threatening the […]

Helicopter parents are intervening for their snowflake children on campus

College administrators are reporting that some parents are getting so involved in their student’s college lives that they are actually impersonating their students, doing their schoolwork, and even offering to complete internships for them. Officials say that this wacky trend has only grown worse in recent years, causing headaches for administrators and university presidents alike. An […]

University dumps its mascot because it’s “associated with violence and destruction”

A private Christian liberal arts university in Idaho has announced that it will change its mascot after critics argued that – like most school mascots – it was once “associated with violence and destruction.” After much discussion, Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) dropped its original mascot, the Crusaders, in favor of a more politically correct one: the […]

Apple VP shouldn’t have apologized for diversity comments. She’s right

  Apple’s first-ever Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion is in full damage-control mode after making some bold comments about the meaning of diversity at the One Young World Summit in Colombia. At a panel discussion on fighting racial injustice earlier this month, Denise Young Smith, who was called “Silicon Valley’s most powerful black woman” by Quartz, […]

Why some liberal colleges are recruiting conservative students

Warren Wilson College in North Carolina is actively trying to recruit students with conservative views after a survey found that only 23 percent of its students have had discussions “often” or “very often” with people of different political views. Like most colleges with liberal reputations, the Swannanoa, N.C. based college is struggling to attract conservatives despite […]

Professor: Meritocracy is one of America’s “whiteness ideologies”

According to Pennsylvania State University-Brandywine professor Angela Putman, “meritocracy” is one of America’s “whiteness ideologies,” and academia needs to do more to nip it in the bud. Putman, a public speaking professor who has written academic papers about topics including the groundbreaking social impact of actor Tyler Perry (yes, really), held a three-day seminar on […]

Forget mansplaining. “Hepeated” is the new feminist buzzword

Feminists have coined yet another word to express their disgust for men: “hepeated.” As Bustle explains, “hepeated” is when “a man repeats your ignored idea, and everyone thinks he’s a genius.” Social advocate and professor Nicole Gugliucci is credited for popularizing the word, after her tweet about it went viral. My friends coined a word: […]

Report: Young minority women hit hardest during the Obama years

The Obama years marked one of the slowest U.S. recoveries since World War II, and while President Obama promised “hope and change” to those affected by the Great Recession, one demographic was hit the hardest by this sluggish growth: young, minority women. The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) recently found that after the recession, unemployment […]

Justin Bieber has become the newest mouthpiece for Black Lives Matter

Just when you thought he was done making bad decisions, Justin Bieber officially announced his support for the controversial Black Lives Matter movement. On Friday, the pop singer posted the Black Lives Matter logo on Instagram with the following caption: “I am a white Canadian and I will never know what it feels like to […]

Pepsi CEO is still wondering why the Kendall Jenner ad backfired

Five months after pulling its short-lived, tone-deaf commercial featuring reality star and model Kendall Jenner, Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi is still wondering why it backfired. The two-minute-and-39-second ad, which features Jenner ditching a modeling shoot to join a generic protest, quickly went viral for all the wrong reasons. Shamelessly evoking protest imagery and using plenty of […]

Shocker: Millennials willing to trade voting rights for debt forgiveness

As college leaves graduates saddled with more and more student debt every year, it’s no surprise that millennials are becoming increasingly desperate for an escape. During the presidential election, candidates pandered to this vulnerable demographic by proposing all kinds of idealistic policies for debt forgiveness, but the issue predictably went by the wayside as soon […]

“Generic Millennial Ad” perfectly rips millennial stereotypes

Millennials are perhaps one of the most stereotyped generations that’s ever existed, and a new “Generic Millennial Ad” from Calgary-based stock video company Dissolve has cleverly lampooned every millennial ad that’s ever been created. The ad is made entirely from Dissolve’s stock footage, and impressively captures the media’s clichéd view of millennials as a neatly […]

“Offensive” to Indians? California tells 4th graders to stop building mission projects

A new educational framework in California is encouraging teachers to drop a 4th grade tradition — constructing a replica of one of the state’s historic missions — in favor of a more “nuanced perspective of history.” Nancy McTygue, executive director of California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP) and one of the lead writers of the new […]

At U-Miami, ‘Dreamers’ will get free college — but not Americans

The University of Miami (UM) has announced that all Floridian high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) status will receive grants to cover their annual expenses beginning in fall 2018. This includes tuition, room and board, and even health insurance. The grant, called U Dreamers, already covers DACA students (aka Dreamers) from […]

Giving up on climate change, millennials are buying large SUVs

Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) sales are up, and one unlikely demographic is driving this trend: millennials. According to a survey from Ford, older millennials actually prefer medium and large SUVs over smaller vehicles like compact and mid-sized sedans. The mainstream media constantly boasts that millennials are greener than Kermit the Frog, backing up their claims […]