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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.

Articles From Jackson

George Washington University to examine ‘problematic’ building names

A group of George Washington (GW) University student leaders have launched an effort to examine and decide if campus buildings named after individuals with prejudicial pasts are being honored. Supported by the student association, one of its senators will create a 10-student task force, effective this month, to review the buildings whose namesakes held bigoted […]

Banning “not acceptable” speech: Rep. Brown to introduce CAMPUS HATE Crimes Act

Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown announced last week a bill he plans to introduce that, if enacted, would seek to curb hate speech in higher education. At an event at the University of Maryland – College Park, the Democratic congressman — who recently stated that President Donald Trump is “unfit for office” and blamed the president […]

36-year-old black vet running for Senate: Democrats wanted my vote, GOP wants my leadership

As Americans yearn for leadership in Washington D.C., a military veteran is seeking to bring his experiences from the battlefield and the private sector to Congress. Michigan Republican John James is seriously considering a run for Senate against Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow. Last month, he filed with the Federal Election Committee to set up an […]

School choice is today’s civil rights issue and Randi Weingarten is today’s Jim Crow

Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, is an infamous proponent of teacher and political interests ahead of those of students and the underprivileged. This can be seen in her opposition to school choice, which benefits low-income families. However, this opposition needs to be called out for what it is: a segregation […]

NYPD calls anti-cop movement “Blue Racism” in new video

The New York Police Department (NYPD) union released a video titled “Blue Racism” on Sunday, in response to the false narrative that all law enforcement officials are racist. “When they look at me, they see blue,” the narrator states. “To be blue, I and over 700,000 brother and sisters swore an oath to uphold the […]

To the ‘Alt-Right’: A message from the grandson of Holocaust survivors

At the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference, I passed by prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer, who beforehand said, “Effectively, any policy, idea, or belief that is markedly right-wing and traditional — that evokes identity, power, hierarchy, and dominance — must be regulated by the possibility that it could potentially lead back to the German Führer.” […]

Professor sounds the alarm: Palestinian propaganda is ‘infiltrating’ American education

A Syracuse professor is sounding the alarm about how Palestinian propaganda, which promotes violence against Israel and the Jews, has “infiltrated” America’s educational institutions. Red Alert Politics discussed this creeping anti-Israel bias with Professor Elman at length. “It’s been well-documented that some of the leading supporters of BDS & virulently anti-Israel faculty are affiliated with […]

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 […]