John Twarog

John is a contributor for Red Alert Politics. He's a 2012 alumnus of the National Journalism Center and a graduate of Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. John is currently in graduate school in Georgia. Follow him on Twitter at @johntwarog.

Articles From John

Public university creates position to protect illegal immigrant students

In response to student demands, the University of Maryland is creating a full-time staff position solely dedicated to assisting illegal immigrant students with various needs. In a statement to the the school newspaper, university spokeswoman Katie Lawson confirmed that the school was establishing a position that would focus on addressing the needs of the undocumented […]

Texas’ first semester of campus carry: A huge success.

The state of Texas just finished its first semester with statewide campus carry laws, and the results are a smashing success for gun rights advocates. According to school administrators at West Texas A&M (WTAMU), the new legislation has performed better than anyone could have expected, even liberals. Students carrying concealed weapons have followed the laws and […]

University displays statue of a convicted cop-killer, seeking Obama to pardon him

The War On Cops reached a disgusting new low this past week when a university installed a statue of a convicted cop killer on their campus. In 1977, Native American activist Leonard Peltier was convicted of murdering two FBI agents during a shootout on the Pine Ridge Reservation. After fleeing the scene of the shooting, […]

France’s Trump? Millennials are rallying behind Marine Le Pen and National Front

French Millennials are rallying behind Marine Le Pen and France’s National Front. While 2016 will likely be remembered as the year voters rejected the political establishment in the UK and in the United States, French millennials are looking to continue the momentum during their next national election in April 2017. For a country whose current […]

Boehner: Not enough votes in the House to pass a clean CR, clean debt limit increase

Democrats, and even some Republicans, are pushing for the House to pass a clean continuing resolution to end the government shutdown — but according to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) the votes just aren’t there.

[WATCH] ‘SNL’ spoofs GOP celebrating government shutdown in ‘We Can’t Stop’ parody

The GOP is getting down and dirty in celebration of the government shutdown — or at least that’s how Saturday Night Live depicted it in a spoof of Miley Cyrus’ hit song “We Can’t Stop.”

Bill Clinton: GOP is “begging for America to fail”

Former President Bill Clinton had some harsh criticisms for the GOP during an interview with George Stephanopoulos at the Clinton Global Initiative this past week, accusing the party of “begging for America to fail.”

Nancy Pelosi on spending: “No more cuts to make”

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi thinks although everyone is committed to reducing the deficit, there are simply no more cuts to make.

Obama tries to make his messy Syria policy look good

In his first national television interview since reaching a deal with Russia on a method for dealing with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s nuclear weapons inventory, President Barack Obama’s main focus appeared to be damage control for the fiasco know as his administration’s Syria policy.

Gingrich: Putin is playing chess, Obama is playing tic-tac-toe

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama are playing games, according to former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Except they aren’t playing the same game.

Anthony Weiner: “I’m going to be the next mayor” of New York City

Amazingly enough, Anthony Weiner still believes he will win the New York City mayoral race.

IRS spent $10,000 to make a parody video of ‘The Apprentice’

Everyone’s favorite tax collection agency is in hot water once again, this time for parodying a television show.

College football player faces charges of attempted murder after knocking a cop unconscious during a drug bust

A football player at Minot State University took his aggression off the field, and now faces attempted murder charges.

Pennsylvania hospital to offer treatment for Internet addiction

Addicted to the Internet? Have no fear, rehabilitation is here.

Claire McCaskill tweets photo of dead pig, hilarity ensues

Sen. McCaskill’s unapologetic pig roast draws the ire of vegetarians.

North Carolina now the first state to give college students the right to an attorney

North Carolina college students still have to worry about paying for textbooks and waking up in time for class, but thanks to Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, they no longer have to face disciplinary charges from their universities without representation.

Federal judge orders Hollister to install wheelchair access for customers

Those unique stairway entrances at Hollister clothing stores across the country are about to get a makeover.

Chris Wallace grills Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about “phony scandals”

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew looked visibly uncomfortable during his appearance this morning on ‘Fox News Sunday‘ this week, as host Chris Wallace doggedly questioned his guest about President Obama’s recent claim that the scandals that have plagued his administration are somehow “phony.”

Sen. Ted Cruz dodges questions on possible 2016 presidential run

Is Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) considering a 2016 presidential run? Good question — and one that he didn’t answer this week.

McConnell: President views Obamacare as “a smorgasbord of options” to implement selectively

The POTUS is playing ‘eeny, meeny, miny, moe’ with the implementation of his signature healthcare legislation.