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Megyn Kelly and Rand Paul spar over the NSA

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Megyn Kelly interviewed Rand Paul on Tuesday night, and as usual, she pulled no punches.

Red Alert Podcast – Ryan Girdusky explains the latest blow to Obama’s amnesty program

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Staff Contributor Ryan Girdusky talks with host Michael Koolidge about the latest blow to President Obama’s amnesty program and where it stands in the federal court system. Check out more of the Red Alert Podcast at https://soundcloud.com/red-alert-politics.

Bill Nye and Amy Schumer explain real meaning of the universe: Providing ‘cosmic guidance to white women’

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Women love to talk about how everything is something “the universe” is telling them—leading Bill Nye and Amy Schumer to produce this brilliant educational short film on the real scientific meaning of the cosmos.

Jon Stewart mocks Republicans who support the NSA

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As Congress wrangles over the Patriot Act provisions soon to expire, Jon Stewart laid into Republicans who complain about “government overreach” in healthcare, while simultaneously supporting invasive phone record collection programs from the NSA.

If campaign songs were honest, starring all the declared 2016 candidates

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Campaign songs–that signature tune that accompanies a candidate at every amped-up campaign rally–can say a lot about a candidate.

Caption Contest: Little girl throws presidential temper tantrum

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President Obama hasn’t had much luck with children recently. At the annual White House Passover Seder last Thursday, a two-year-old girl named Claudia Chaudhary was captured by White House photographer Pete Souza engaging in a bit of a temper tantrum on the floor in front of the president himself. The photo has been shared on social […]

John Oliver reveals all the bizarre ‘lost’ graphics his show never aired

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John Oliver offered viewers a special holiday weekend “peek behind the scenes”

Obama pays tribute to fallen soldiers, calls it first Memorial Day ‘since our war ended in Afghanistan’

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President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle Monday, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices and noting the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces involved in a major ground war. Speaking under sunny skies to some 5,000 people on the hallowed grounds of […]

Fox News found out that most beachgoers don’t know the real reason why they have off on Memorial Day

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O’Reilly Factor correspondent Jesse Watters visited Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y on Memorial Day to find out if beachgoers knew the real reason why they had the day off. He quizzed them about Memorial Day and about basic military trivia, such as “Who won the Civil War?” and “Who is the Commander-in-Chief?” While these answers should […]

Actor Kevin Smith says the Declaration of Independence holds the ‘Secret of Happiness’

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Actor and director Kevin Smith thinks he has discovered the “secret to happiness” and you might be surprised to know that it has been sitting in front of most Americans since 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was written. Smith took to Facebook this week to recount his recent weightloss journey. He discovered that while […]

Judd Apatow fake laughed in a photo with Obama so it would look like they were friends

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Judd Apatow, the director of “Knocked Up,” and his wife, actress Leslie Mann, met President Obama earlier this year and they didn’t let the opportunity go to waste. Apatow made the most of their brief photo op time during a fundraiser, first asking Obama to repeat some of the mean tweets he had read on […]

Happy Memorial Day

A U.S. Flag flies over war veterans tombstones at Golden Gate National Cemetery on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in San Bruno, Calif. The U.S. celebrates Veterans Day Tuesday in honor of those who have served in the nation's military. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Monday marks Memorial Day, the day we remember the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. Ceremonies will be taking place around the country and around the world throughout the day, but the Associated Press has already captured some early images of how Americans and our allies are honoring these […]

Ben Carson wins Oklahoma SRLC straw poll

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Dr. Ben Carson emerged victorious in Saturday’s straw poll at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma.

Lindsey Graham’s dramatic eye roll when Rand Paul gets up to denounce the NSA

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Lindsey Graham’s eyeballs practically fell out of his sockets when Rand Paul rose to speak against the NSA Friday night.

Chris Pratt hilariously mocks PC culture, preemptively ‘apologizes’ for inevitable ‘JurassicGate’

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These days, you can barely step out the door without accidentally offending/microaggressing someone.

Watch this soldier surprise his 9-year-old daughter with a Memorial Day visit to her school

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9-year-old Zolei Shoemaker’s father, Trent Shoemaker, has been in the Army for over 20 yeas. He’s served in both Bosnia and Iraq.

Democrats got slammed for this Memorial Day tweet

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This Memorial Day tweet from the Democratic Party’s official Twitter account did not go over quite as planned.

#SMH Fridays, Week of May 17

SHAKING MY HEAD FRIDAYS

Welcome to #SMH Fridays! Obviously, that’s Internet speak for “shaking my head” Fridays, but you already knew that. Here at Red Alert Politics we spend entirely too much time on the internet and some of the things that we see out there are just absolutely astonishing/mind-blowing/horrifying/disgusting/trendy/weird/insert any adjective here. As such, we have decided to […]

Warner Bros. Pictures releases official ‘Batkid Begins’ trailer

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Warner Bros. Pictures has released the official trailer for the documentary Batkid Begins, which spotlights then-5-year-old leukemia survivor Miles Scott.

Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson deliver a commencement speech

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In a hilarious sketch, Fallon and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson played Bobby Ristick and Logan Duffy, two high school seniors with the lowest GPAs among their classmates who delivered a commencement address to fellow graduates in the year 1989.