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No valedictorians or class rankings? Why losing is more important than everyone ‘winning’

Schools across the country are ditching a single Valedictorian — naming three, six, 48, or even zero valedictorians. Fox News’ Your World debated the topic, and Red Alert Editor Ron Meyer spoke out against the growing trend to get rid of competition in favor of participation trophies and generic awards. Here’s the full segment: Ron Meyer Fox News Channel- […]

Has Orwell’s ‘Big Brother’ become ‘Big Bezos’?

Is America becoming a dystopia? Fox Business’ Charles Payne shared a fascinating theory on his show Making Money. He believes George Orwell’s 1984 description of Big Brother could be seen in modern life as Big Tech, with three or four major companies controlling all our personal information. Payne said: “There is no doubt George Orwell got everything right but […]

You can watch the Congressional Baseball Game online

Out of a tragedy comes more attention for causes the victims cared about. Tonight, the Congressional Baseball Game will go on as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. eastern time. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is still in the hospital after the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, yesterday. Heroic Capitol police officers helped save dozens from being massacred […]

Trump (channeling Rihanna) to NATO: B—h betta have my money [VIDEO]

President Trump created an awkward moment when he called out NATO leaders to their face during a Thursday speech. “Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they are supposed to be paying for their defense. This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of […]

Mr. President, please focus on your economic agenda [VIDEO]

Red Alert Politics Editor Ron Meyer joined Neil Cavuto on Fox Business to discuss the President Trump firing former FBI Director James Comey. Both Cavuto and Meyer agreed that Trump needs to limit distractions — like the Comey firing — and focus on his economic agenda, before moderate Republicans and those in tough districts will be scared […]

Dems are pushing pre-existing conditions myths to distract from GOP plan lowering premiums [VIDEO]

Social media in the last week has been full of false news and myths about the House-passed health care plan and how it impacts those with pre-existing conditions. The way Obamacare dealt with pre-existing conditions was to put the higher costs from these plans on all Americans. This is one of the biggest reasons premiums […]

“Whiffed Punt”: Budget deal a “total betrayal” of Trump agenda [VIDEO]

Red Alert Politics Editor Ron Meyer joined Fox and Friends First this morning, and he was fired up against the newly announced budget deal between Democrats and Republicans. Meyer called it “a total betrayal of the Trump agenda” by congressional Republicans. “Listen, I understand in football, sometimes you have to punt. But, the problem is […]

Fox’s Stuart Varney: “No, Millennials are not lazy” [VIDEO]

Fox Business host Stuart Varney is fired up about busting the stereotypes about millennials. Despite the media hype, he says millennials are “anything but lazy.” From FoxNews.com: Today’s youngsters do not have it so good. Student debt is a chronic problem. So are the very limited job opportunities and then there are house prices and […]

No laughing matter: It’s hard being a conservative comedian in Hollywood

Standup comedy was known as the last refuge of total free speech. Want to make a joke about killing a family member? Okay. A dark sexual fantasy? Great. Mocking and criticizing a beloved celebrity? Absolutely fine. Over the last few years, however, it’s become harder and harder to be a conservative comedian especially if you […]

Meyer responds to triggered students who called Chick-fil-A “unsafe” [VIDEO]

Red Alert Politics Editor Ron Meyer, who is also an elected representative on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in Northern Virginia, had his jobs collide when an item came before the Loudoun Board regarding Chick-fil-A. Last week, Red Alert reported students at Duquesne University were protesting a new Chick-fil-A on campus, calling it “unsafe” with a “questionable history […]

‘America First’ means funding the border wall, not a war in Syria [VIDEO]

President Trump announced to Michael Goodwin of The New York Post that he would not be putting ground troops into Syria. Nonetheless, military hawks have been clamoring for more engagement in the war-torn country. Red Alert Politics’ Ryan Girdusky appeared on Fox Business’ Making Money on Tuesday, stating that more military strikes in Syria and another war […]

Millennials reveal why they support President Trump on MSNBC [VIDEO]

MSNBC’s The Point with Ari Melber featured a segment entitled “Growing Up Trump,” which gave millennial leaders on both sides of the aisle the chance to speak out about the beginning of President Trump’s administration. The segment was broken up into three parts: the first featuring all Democrats, the second featuring all Republicans, and the third […]

Dr. Drew advising Trump administration on drug addiction [AUDIO]

Part of the President’s first term agenda is tackling the opioid crisis that’s destroying countless lives throughout the country. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and New Jersey Gov. Christie are set to lead a commission on drug abuse and are pulling in some star power to advise, like addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky. On his daily […]

Borowski debunks Lahren: All human beings have liberty [VIDEO]

The flood of conservatives slamming Tomi Lahren is overwhelming. Many self-righteous Republican purists have blasted Lahren for declaring she is “pro-choice.” Lahren, a 24-year-old host for TheBlaze, said it would be hypocritical to support constitutional limited government while also being pro-life. Rather than just joining the chorus of rude slam-jocks on Twitter, libertarian speaker Julie Borowski put […]

It’s time for Trump to rope-a-dope the media [VIDEO]

What can President Trump do to fight back against the media’s incessant focus on Russia? Red Alert Politics Editor Ron Meyer joined Fox Business’ Coast to Coast with Neil Cavuto to discuss Trump’s media strategy. Meyer suggested, “Trump needs to rope-a-dope the media.” Rope-a-dope? What is that? Meyer explains, “Mohammad Ali popularized this term ‘rope-a-dope,’ […]

How to break into (conservative) journalism [VIDEO]

Interested in a career in journalism? Red Alert Politics hosted a workshop at CPAC to empower millennials with the tools they need to succeed in modern journalism. Red Alert Editor Ron Meyer moderated the panel with Tim Carney, Commentary Editor for Washington Examiner,  and Emily Jashinsky, Commentary Writer for the Examiner and a frequent Fox News guest. They covered paid writing […]

Trump’s likely SCOTUS picks are very, very different [VIDEO]

Donald Trump is set to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Tuesday night. The stakes are very high, and Trump’s choices have very different opinions on some controversial issues. Red Alert Politics’ Ryan Girdusky was on Fox and Friends First on Tuesday to discuss the justices that Trump is most likely to choose to fill […]

Every Women’s Marcher needs to listen to Mia Love’s speech [VIDEO]

Congresswoman Mia Love (R-Utah) delivered a tear-inspiring speech at the March for Life yesterday, drawing on her personal experiences and elevating a perspective often ignored by the media. Everyone should watch this to get another viewpoint, especially those who participated in the Women’s Marches.

A sign? Trump supporter extinguishes protestor fire

Today after President Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, protests erupted blocks away near K Street and 12th Street NW. Protestors affiliated with #DisruptJ20 set fire to trash cans, broke windows, attacked cars, and threw rocks at police. Some Trump supporters tried to engage with the protestors, but […]

WhiteHouse.gov just changed over: Check it out

As soon as the swearing in of the 45th President of United States happened at noon, WhiteHouse.gov got a makeover — featuring the new policies of President Donald Trump. The “Top Issues” section includes: America First Energy Plan, America First Foreign Policy, Bringing Back Jobs And Growth, Making Our Military Strong Again, Standing Up For Our […]