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Jackson Richman

Jackson Richman is a political science graduate of George Washington University. His writing has appeared in The Weekly Standard, The Daily Caller, The Washington Examiner, The College Fix, American Action News, Campus Reform, and New Voices Magazine. Follow him on Twitter @jacksonrichman.

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Wife under FBI investigation: Will Bernie Sanders abstain from FBI Director vote?

Speculation is rising over the nearing confirmation vote for director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) — particularly in regards to if Senator Bernie Sanders will participate in the vote or not. His wife is under FBI investigation which many find to be a conflict of interest. Senator Bernie Sanders’ office, when contacted by […]

Federal Appeals Court: You have the constitutional right to record the police

Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the First Amendment does apply to the filming of police officers. This ruling affirms five other previous appeals court rulings. This most recent court decision came in light of two separate instances in Philadelphia, where residents were hindered from recording the police. In one […]

Study: Republicans believe colleges are no longer making a positive impact

A new study by the Pew Research Center shows that Republicans disapprove of universities and their impact on the U.S., and this stance has changed since the study began tracking Americans’ thoughts on higher education in 2010. The latest study found that 58 percent of those who are or lean Republican think colleges harm the […]

There’s nothing wrong with Rep. Clay Higgins filming inside a gas chamber at Auschwitz

Louisiana congressman Clay Higgins apologized Wednesday for posting a video on social media that was filmed inside a gas chamber from the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. “I filmed the Auschwitz message with great humility. My intent was to offer a reverent homage to those who were murdered in Auschwitz and to remind the world that […]

DC drivers can now choose “X” gender

District of Columbia (DC) residents now have three gender identification options to choose from when visiting the Department of Motorized Vehicles (DMV): “male,” “female,” and the gender-neutral option “X.” This makes DC among the first jurisdictions in the country to offer a non-binary gender option on licenses and ID cards. Eve Zhurbinskiy, a member of […]

It’s time to officially label Antifa a domestic terrorist group 

Since terrorizing the UC Berkeley campus and forcing the school’s College Republicans to cancel controversial speaker Milo Yiannopolous’s speech, Antifa has continued to infiltrate campuses such as Evergreen State College with violence against peaceful protesters and the destruction of property. It’s time to officially label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. They are essentially today’s Weather Underground. Per the […]

America 1, Hatred 0: Best signs from the Congressional Baseball Game

The 2017 Congressional Baseball Game took on a meaning beyond the Democrats and the Republicans putting aside their differences to play for charity. On Wednesday morning, a gunman shot and injured five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.  The Democrats may have won the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game 11-2, but at the end of the […]

Millennials worldwide are voting for socialist candidates

Last month, 27 percent of France’s millennials supported Jean-Luc Melen­chon. Meanwhile, in Great Britain, Jeremy Corbyn and his Labour Party received two-thirds of that generational vote in last week’s election. On the other side of the pond, Bernie Sanders received more under-30 votes than Hillary Clinton and now-President Donald Trump combined in last year’s presidential […]

Triggered professors resign over new pro-gun campus law

A Wichita State University professor is resigning over a Kansas campus open-carry law that is set to take effect this summer. “Clear, open, critical discussion cannot take place in an environment of threat and fear,” Deborah Ballard-Reisch wrote in a letter to University President John Bardo. “Guns on campus will make it that much more difficult for […]

“The NBA is part of the resistance”: League stars loved Obama, despise Trump

In Politico on Tuesday, reporter Ben Strauss wrote about how NBA superstars miss the Obama presidency, which empowered them to express their political views, with some resenting the current president. “When I went to the White House nobody cared,” former Chicago Bulls player Craig Hodges said. “But the NBA is part of the resistance now. I don’t know if that […]

NSA contractor arrested for leaking: Her history of anti-Trump social posts

An NSA contractor arrested Monday has a history of vulgar anti-Trump posts on social media. Reality Leigh Winner was arrested for releasing a classified document to The Intercept about Russian attempts to hack polling systems in the US prior to the 2016 election. The publication posted a piece with the document on Monday. Currently, there is […]

To my liberal college: Thank you for turning me into a conservative

“I think government taking care of those without health insurance is noble. I think Wall Street is greedy. I think we need a higher minimum wage. I don’t think the rich pay their fair share. I think that just because there is Freedom of Speech, that doesn’t give someone a license to be hateful. I […]

‘The Simpsons’: White House staffers hanged, Trump talks with ghost of Nixon [VIDEO]

Mocking the latest Trump-Russia news, such as reports claiming Trump asked former FBI director James Comey to stop investigating former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, the latest episode of “The Simpsons” features a ghost of Richard Nixon. Released Friday, the “125 Days” clip opens ominously with lightning over the White House, only to zoom into the briefing […]

Sen. Ben Sasse explains why tuition and healthcare are so expensive

Senator Ben Sasse has authored a book that is virtually non-political nor policy-related. Instead, the Nebraska Republican’s first book, The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis — and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, is about how adolescents are raised incorrectly and how to reverse the coddling trend. Catching up with him on his book […]

Without entitlement reform, Trump’s budget will screw over millennials

While President Donald Trump proposed slashing $3.6 trillion of government spending, his 2018 budget proposal barely tackles any serious entitlement reform, with $610 billion in Medicaid cuts over a decade. From the campaign trail to the Oval Office, Trump has refused to acknowledge the urgent need for entitlement reform, especially for Social Security and Medicare. […]

Trump administration is making the Internet great again

                (File Photo) The Federal Communications Commission initiated rolling back the Obama-era net neutrality regulations, which forces Internet providers to treat all internet, specifically speeds, equally. Although the 2015 rule is expected to be repealed in August officially, the U.S. lost the web likely forever in October 2016 […]

Don’t tell me I’m using my brother’s disability for political reasons

New Jersey moderate Republican Tom McArthur, a crucial member in the House that passed the American Health Care Act earlier this month, was heckled at a town-hall meeting last week when he mentioned his 11-year-old daughter who died of health complications almost two decades ago. “Shame on you!” shouted one constituent. “We know that story!” another screamed. “You’re politicizing her!” […]

Rand Paul will teach a class at GWU — and it’s not a politics course

Professor Rand Paul will teach a class next fall at George Washington University. That is not a proofreading error. A representative for GW’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences tells Red Alert the Kentucky senator will teach a course titled “Dystopian Visions” during the Fall 2017 semester. In the midst of a presidency that’s been compared to […]

Interview: Student sues Trump for inciting violence, judge agrees to hear case

Last week, a judge allowed a case to proceed against President Donald Trump for alleging violence at a campaign rally last year in Kentucky. George Washington University freshman Henry Brousseau is one of three plaintiffs in the case who was assaulted by three Trump supporters, one of whom identifies as a white nationalist. “I wouldn’t say […]

Law school publishes 4th Amendment analysis on Jay-Z’s “99 Problems”

Shawn Corey Carter, better known by his rapper name Jay Z, may have somewhat taught Americans, through his 2003 hit “99 Problems,” about the Fourth Amendment. St. Louis University School of Law published an article in its law journal in 2012 of a line-by-line analysis of the second verse of the song with the amendment […]