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Lauren Cooley

Lauren Cooley is the Contributors Editor at Red Alert Politics. She is a fierce defender of the 1st amendment and enjoys living in sunny South Florida. When she's not working, you can find her tweeting with Starbucks in hand.

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George Washington University Dean: President Trump is “Nazi-in-chief”

Donald Trump is a nazi sympathizer, according to an op-ed by George Washington University’s (GWU) Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs. In an article published by Foreign Policy and promoted by the GWU on Thursday, Reuben Brigety — a former U.S. ambassador and State Department official — called President Donald Trump “America’s first […]

College Republicans flip script, demand the Muslim Student Association denounce Islamic terrorism

College Republicans at San Diego State University (SDSU) are calling on the Muslim Student Association to condemn acts of radical Islamic terrorism. “This statement is a formal request to the Muslim Student Association of San Diego State University, from the College Republicans at San Diego State University, to stick to their mission statement that reads: […]

University of Florida president says “No” to Richard Spencer

After declaring a commitment to free speech just four days ago, University of Florida (UF) President Kent Fuchs announced that infamous white supremacist Richard Spencer will not be coming to the Swamp after all. The decision to deny the National Policy Institute’s request for space cited security concerns in the wake of the Charlottesville riots. […]

UF President: White Nationalist Richard Spencer can speak at University of Florida

Just hours after white nationalists clashed with antifa members in Charlottesville, VA, it was announced that Richard Spencer, the President of National Policy Institute and one of America’s most well-known white nationalists, may be speaking at the University of Florida (UF) as soon as next month. “The National Policy Institute has reached out to the […]

It’s time to retire “don’t be a snowflake”

Due to the hypersensitive political environment that we’ve found ourselves in, many are pushing back with the idea that people need to toughen up and not get so upset or triggered over ideas. After all, ideas are just thoughts; they won’t hurt you. But if there’s one phrase I’ve heard more than any other this […]

Update: UCF Diversity Chair resigns after facing criticism for anti-Trump rhetoric

Just last week Grayson Lanza, a vocal anti-Trump organizer, was confirmed as diversity chair for the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Student Government Association (SGA.) However, news broke yesterday of his resignation, due to controversy surrounding an October 31st Facebook post where he said “Trump supporters are not welcome on our campus.” As previously reported […]

UCF’s new ‘Diversity Chair’: Trump supporters are not welcome on campus

University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Student Government Association (SGA) just appointed a diversity chair who believes that “Trump supporters are not welcome on our campus.” The newly appointed Diversity Chair, Grayson Lanza, is a known progressive who has a history of making those with differing opinions feel unwelcomed. Daniel Hanna, a UCF student who voted […]

Say goodbye to the White House gossip queens

Adios, Short. You won’t get any sympathy from me; you’re a leaker and you know it. President Trump deserves a team that is wholly committed to his success, which in return is wholly committed to the success of the country. Quite frankly I have no idea how you were ever considered for a position in […]

How one man is exposing the #Resistance with a microphone and a wooden spoon

If you haven’t seen any of the Fleccas Talks viral videos, then stop what you’re doing and pull up YouTube right now. Technically NSFW — only because you never know what a #Resistance protester might say — these videos will have you laughing and crying at the same time. Meet Austen ‘Fleccas’ Fletcher, a self-described […]

Emma Stone says she faced pay inequality, proving liberal Hollywood is hypocritical

Emma Stone accepts the award for best actress in a leading role for “La La Land” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Hollywood is happy to push the feminist narrative on screen, but they certainly don’t practice what they preach in the […]

Despite journalists’ outrage, formal dress codes aren’t sexist

You know how modern day feminists cry “sexism!” when issues impact both men and women equally? Well, they’re doing it again. Congress has a dress code for the House Speaker’s lobby, where reporters generally ask legislators questions. Women must wear sleeves and closed toed shoes in the narrow stretch of hallway outside the House chamber […]

“Xennial”: After putting two terms together, woman complains she isn’t getting enough credit

You know what’s super millennial? Making up a counter-culture, sub-group because you don’t like your generation, then complaining about how you didn’t get credit for it. Meet Sarah Stankorb, who is doing just that over the made up word “Xennial.” According to Mama Mia, Xennials are the micro generation born between 1977 and 1983 who […]

Funny or Die is dead: Using Jesus to mock Republicans isn’t funny

Funny or Die is out with a new video called, “The Miracles of Jesus Under Trumpcare.” Surprisingly, the video contains very few miracles and even fewer laughs. The skit asks “WWJD” or “what would Jesus do?” under the American Healthcare Act. According to Funny or Die, Jesus would not tend to the poor, those with […]

Candidate slams ‘rinky dink’ sparklers, promises to legalize real fireworks

You may have seen of the Texas Law Hawk’s firework shenanigans, but have you heard about the other fireworks video making the rounds this Fourth of July? Candidate for Governor of Virginia, Ed Gillespie, is literally running on legalizing fireworks. In a Facebook video, posted June 30th, the candidate calls Virginia fireworks “rinky dink” while […]

Schools have killed off Home Economics classes. No wonder millennials eat out

A recent BankRate survey suggests that the average Millennial eats out five times per week — which is pretty often. Reasons might include that it’s quick, easy, tasty, or that millennials have poor budgeting skills. I’m sure we could go on and on, but what if you flip this finding on its head and ask, […]

The “GOP doesn’t care about people” argument is what’s wrong with politics

Associated Press file photos Yesterday Huffington Post ran an article entitled, “I Don’t Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People.” Well, HuffPo, I don’t know how to explain to you that just because someone has a difference in opinion on policy doesn’t mean they don’t care about other people. […]

Democrats waste $5 million of taxpayer money on IT scam

Why is it that Democrats always have issues with technology? Hillary Clinton’s server, Anthony Weiner’s sexting issues, and now an IT scandal spanning across Democratic congressmen? You really can’t make this stuff up. Reports are surfacing that multiple Democratic members of Congress hired a family of unqualified information technology (IT) administrators, resulting in a scam […]

Eric Trump can’t even get a haircut without ridicule

Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, got a haircut over the weekend. Without missing a beat, the progressive left were creating conspiracies about how his haircut must have ties to Nazism. Covered by HuffPo, the site proclaimed, “Many thought the haircut made him resemble white nationalist Richard Spencer.” Who are these many people? Random […]

The Senate finally had a hearing on campus free speech. It sucked

Did you read much about the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on free speech the other week? No? Me neither. And it’s probably because it didn’t have any heavy hitters testifying at the hearing. No offense to those who testified. After reading their remarks, it is clear they believe in free speech and diverse viewpoints. However, […]

Avocado Toast Advice: Millennials need to stop telling other millennials not to millennial

I’m all for self help, giving advice, and wanting to see your peers succeed. But for the love of God, could millennials stop telling other millennials how not to “millennial”?!? Don’t do boozy brunch. Don’t use a credit card. Don’t drink expensive lattes. Whatever… I’ve done all three, and my wallet isn’t hurting because of […]