John Patrick

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Born and raised in New York, John is a graduate of Canisius College and Georgia Southern University. He interned for Red Alert Politics during the summer of 2012 and now works as a contributor to the site.

Articles From John

University president rejects student demands for sanctuary campus

Southern Illinois University

Randy Dunn, the president of Southern Illinois University (SIU), has rejected a resolution from the University’s Student Government that would have designated SIU’s Carbondale campus as a “sanctuary campus” for illegal immigrants. Back in December, members of the campus community issued a petition demanding that SIU be designated as a “sanctuary campus” for “undocumented immigrants, […]

“Culture of Chill”: Why millennials aren’t wearing condoms (and getting more STDs)

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Millennials have been significant players in the rise of the sharing economy, but an alarming new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates a new type of sharing amongst Generation Y is on the rise as well: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). According to the CDC, a number of STIs have risen dramatically […]

Using Siri for ‘sexually explicit’ chats? It’s happening… a lot

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Lonely men are increasingly turning to virtual chat assistants like Siri for ‘sexually explicit’ chats, according to a number of experts in the tech community. From teenagers to “truckers,” men who are lacking lovers are also developing feelings for female-voiced chatbots such as Apple’s Siri. Ilya Eckstein, the chief executive of Robin Labs, noted that his company’s […]

“Safe spaces are for children”: Liberals triggered by College Republicans’ sign

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An effort by University of Miami College Republicans to protest the use of “safe spaces” on campus has drawn intense criticism from a number of students who felt “incredibly hurt” by the message. A sign that read “Safe Spaces are For Children,” was reportedly posted by the UM College Republicans on the door of their clubroom a […]

Catholic college supports anti-police ‘Blue Klux Klan’ protest

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The left’s war on cops reached a new low this week when administrators from a prominent Jesuit college supported a student protest in which cops were labeled as “pigs,” and the police was referred to as the “Blue Klux Klan.” Last week, the Department of Campus Ministry at Loyola University Chicago, a private Jesuit Catholic College […]

College group cancels popular ‘Speedo Hike’: Not ‘inclusive’ enough

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An outdoor adventure club at Claremont College in California has cancelled a popular Speedo-themed event over concerns that the event was not inclusive to students of all body sizes. Steven Glick, a student journalist for the Claremont Independent reported the “On the Loose” outdoors club recently canceled its annual Mt. Baldy Speedo Hike, an event where male students […]

High school teacher calls students ‘racist’ for supporting Trump

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A Long Island public school teacher has been “reassigned” after school officials discovered a Facebook post in which she referred to students who wore clothing supporting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as “racist.” Veronica Welsh, a world languages teacher at Smithtown High School in Long Island, New York, lashed out at students who chose to wear […]

The top 10 cities millennials are fleeing (all run by Democrats)

Associated Press

A majority of millennials want to own homes, but they’ll likely be forced to live in the suburbs due to the high cost of living in cities run by Democrats. New data from a survey of individuals age 19-35 years old conducted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch found that 66 percent of millennials rated the concept […]

Chipotle targets millennials with tweets about sex, marijuana

Associated Press

Chipotle’s social media team certainly managed to make the brand go viral on Tuesday, though it’s less clear whether the publicity was good or bad for the billion dollar burrito franchise. On Tuesday afternoon, the Twitter account for Chipotle Mexican Grill posted a bizarre poll to their more than 800,000 Twitter followers. In their poll, […]

Safe space? Cal State LA creates segregated housing for black students

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A state-funded public university in California has now begun to offer segregated housing exclusively for black students in response to demands by members of the student body. California State University, Los Angeles recently debuted the Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community, a residential complex with furnished apartments that are exclusively for black members of the school’s […]

College professor under investigation for mentioning God in class

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Professor Hien Van Dong, who teaches the Madison College ethics course titled, “Leadership Principles, Practices and Contemporary Ethical Implications to Develop the Leader within You,” is now under academic investigation for claims that he referred to God in class. According to a current student, Van Dong allegedly “encouraged students to have a personal relationship with a living God.” The student, a […]

In China, lenders caught demanding nude pictures for student debt collateral

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Getting student loans in China? Be prepared to send nudes. A number of loan companies in China found themselves in hot water this week after it was reported that certain lenders were demanding nude photos of female college students to serve as collateral for larger loans. According to the state-run Beijing Youth Daily, a number […]

Constitutional law prof: 2nd Amendment is a “threat to liberty,” must be repealed

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Fresh off of the rape hoax story that earned them an expensive lawsuit from the University of Virginia, writers at Rolling Stone have come up with a new piece of rubbish, this time aimed at repealing the Second Amendment. Constitutional law professor David S. Cohen wrote an article that revived several debunked claims about the Second Amendment and […]

Real poll asked: Is Trump’s “manhood” below average?

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For all of the talking that Donald Trump does about his poll numbers, it’s safe to assume that he will refrain from mentioning the results from this one. A new poll commissioned by the media network CAFE shows that an overwhelming number of Americans have doubts about Trump’s claim that his manhood is “above average” in size. In […]

“Now Hiring the Class of 2016”: Michigan strip club generates massive controversy with new sign

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A strip club in Harrison, Michigan has stirred the outrage of local residents with a provocative sign designed to recruit recent graduates to take jobs as adult dancers at their club. Miceli’s Corner, a gentleman’s cabaret in Harrison, Michigan, recently posted a sign that said “Now Hiring the Class of 2016” along with a phone […]

Gold Medaling in Sex? Brazil triples condom order for Olympians

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In preparation for the upcoming Summer Olympics being held in Rio de Janiero, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is leaving no one unprotected when it comes to safe sex for the athletes. According to the Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, the IOC will provide 100,000 female condoms and 350,000 male condoms to the 10,500 athletes […]

Ted Cruz gives perfect response to millennial’s Communist Manifesto prank

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, accompanied by his running mate Carly Fiorina, greets supporters during a stop of his presidential campaign, Thursday April 28, 2016, at an Elkhart, Ind. restaurant.  (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

During a campaign rally in Indiana yesterday, GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz received an unusual request: A young attendee asked if Cruz would autograph his “economic textbook.” Cruz was initially surprised by the request, but then willingly agreed. In an apparent attempt to prank the senator, the student then proceeded to hand Cruz a copy of The […]

Thank millennials for bank technology revolution

Associated Press

For many people these days, a trip to the bank is becoming increasingly rare. A recent survey conducted by New York-based financial services company Bankrate.com, found that almost 4 in 10 Americans have not visited a bank or credit union in the last 6 months. That seems hard to believe, unless you consider how technology has revolutionized […]

Top books people want banned in libraries: Holy Bible, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

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Move over, Ann Coulter: The Holy Bible is #6 on the latest list of books challenged at libraries and public schools nationwide. The Holy Bible has always been controversial by some individuals, and new evidence indicates that calls to remove it from schools and libraries are growing in numbers. The American Library Association released their […]

“How much privilege do you have?”: Middle school teacher forces students to take survey

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A middle school in Tampa, Florida found itself in hot water this week after parents complained about a bizarre assignment that was given to 7th and 8th grade students in their Spanish class. According to Live 5 News in Tampa, the students were given a survey titled “How Much Privilege Do You Have?” and asked […]