Pardes Seleh

Pardes Seleh


Writer and Contributors Editor


Fun Fact

Pardes is the Contributors Editor for Red Alert Politics. She is from Los Angeles, CA, where she did clinical research and attended UCLA as a premed -- but contracted the obsessed-with-politics virus and eventually decided to write full-time. She was previously the editor-in-chief at her school's conservative paper and is also a writer at

Pardes is the contributors' editor for Red Alert Politics. She is from Los Angeles, CA, where she did clinical research and attended UCLA as a premed; but contracted the obsessed-with-politics virus and eventually decided to write full-time. She was previously the editor-in-chief at her school's conservative paper and is also a writer at

Articles From Pardes

Genocidal professor to students: “Make it impossible” for conservative to speak on campus


Just hours after violent protesters tried to shut down a libertarian scholar’s speech at the University of Notre Dame, a liberal professor at Drexel University is urging his students to do the same. After being scheduled to speak at Notre Dame on Tuesday, American Enterprise Institute’s Charles Murray was met with protesters who accuse him of promoting “racism” […]

Bill O’Reilly mocks Maxine Waters for ‘James Brown wig,’ apologizes [VIDEO]

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Bill O’Reilly is under fire after mocking Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ ‘James Brown’ wig during his appearance on Fox & Friends this morning. “I didn’t hear a word she said,” O’Reilly said after watching a clip of the congresswoman speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives. “I was looking at the James Brown wig.” “I […]

White House’s most powerful millennial takes on new role

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law, is the most powerful millennial in America especially after what he's done since Trump was elected president. (Photo via AP)

Donald Trump’s son-in-law might be the most powerful millennial in the White House yet. Jared Kushner, husband to Ivanka and senior advisor to President Trump, was appointed to head the newly announced White House Office of American Innovation, which will seek to use business ideas to overhaul (and in some cases, privatize) government functions. “This office will […]

Students to combat “hypermasculinity” by confessing their “sins” [VIDEO]

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A social justice movement at the University of Regina in Canada is encouraging students to “confess” about their “sins” as part of an event that will combat “hypermasculinity.” The students are encouraged to attend workshops and screenings as part of an event called “Man Up Against Violence,” which goes from March 27 to 30th. In […]

Lena Dunham says ‘PC’ stands for Proactive Compassion

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Lena Dunham declared a new meaning for ‘PC’ this past weekend: Proactive Compassion. “Let’s say PC no longer means political correctness–it’s Powerful Consideration. Proactive Compassion. Cuz that’s what we’re all trying for,” she tweeted. Let's say PC no longer means political correctness–it's Powerful Consideration. Proactive Compassion. Cuz that's what we're all trying for.— Lena Dunham […]

California might force public colleges to provide abortion pills

Protesters call for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to veto a bill that would outlaw most abortions in the state past 19 weeks, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Columbia, SC. The only exceptions would be to save the life of the mother or if the fetus cannot survive outside the womb.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

California’s State Senate is considering a bill that would require public colleges in California to provide medication abortions to students who ask for them. Senate Bill 320, introduced Friday, would not cover surgical abortions, but it would cover an abortion pill that can be taken up to ten weeks after a woman’s last menstrual cycle. […]

Former Cruz staffer calls Ivanka “entitled princess” in Cosmo

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Cosmopolitan ran a hit piece today titled, “Ivanka Trump’s White House Gig Is an Insult to Working Women.” Authored by former Sen. Ted Cruz speechwriter Amanda Carpenter, the piece bashes the first daughter’s new West Wing office position for “nepotism” and “giving off the air of an entitled princess.” Furthermore, Carpenter claims, another woman might easily […]

New York drops teacher literacy test, claiming it is discriminatory

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If you are are an aspiring teacher but lack basic skills, such as reading, then you’re in luck. New York State eliminated a requirement for teachers to pass a literacy test to become certified with the Board of Regents because it is discriminatory. The decision occurred Monday after the Regents found black and Hispanic teaching candidates passed the literacy […]

College removes weight scale because it’s too “triggering”

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A college recently removed the weight scale from its gym because it might be “triggering” for students who are worried about their weight. The manager of health and wellness at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, says having a weight scale in the gym can have a negative impact on students who are “fixated on weight.” “It […]

University: To improve diversity, limit hiring white male professors

Students walk by the renovated James Branch Cabell Library on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., on April 28, 2016. Hundreds of schools have reinvented their libraries in recent years as colorful hubs of college life. Gone are bound journals, miles of steel shelving, and old rules governing proper behavior. In are on-site cafes, group study areas where talking is encouraged, 24-hour access and sofas designed for dozing. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Virginia Commonwealth University has a new plan proposed to “improve the diversity” of its campus faculty and staff: limit hiring ‘white males.’ In a Social Justice forum last month, the University revealed the results of a ‘campus climate’ survey which found most employees at VCU are upset that the school is not hiring more female professors of […]

Former Libertarian Presidential candidate: ‘I feel sad and lonely’

Libertarian presidential candidate Austin Petersen, left, poses for a photo with a supporter at the National Libertarian Party Convention, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

A former presidential candidate is feeling “sad and lonely.” In a Facebook post Monday, 36-year-old Austin Petersen said he’s feeling “pretty horrible today, but I guess the flu’s going around. Hope to feel better before all these events start.” But the sadness seems to involve more than just a virus. Petersen suggested living alone as a […]

My liberal friend wore a Trump hat as a joke. He got assaulted

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My friend was physically assaulted for wearing a Trump hat at a Purim party in Washington, D.C. I watched it happen. A guy walked over from behind and flipped his cap off because it said “Trump” on the back of it. “You voted for Trump!” he yelled. I was dying of laughter because I knew my […]

Amal Clooney breaks with Hollywood, echoes Trump approach to ISIS and the U.N.

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, right, and her client Nadia Murad, left, a human rights activist and Yazidi genocide survivor, listen during a United Nations human rights meeting called "The Fight against Impunity for Atrocities: Bringing Da'esh [ISIS] to Justice," Thursday, March 9, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Amal Clooney is being lauded for her powerful Thursday address to the United Nations urging a harder stance against the Islamic State. Often acknowledged as George Clooney’s token Muslim wife and a leftist Hollywood celebrity, Amal’s stance on terrorism is pleasantly shocking the media. But it shouldn’t. Amal is a human rights lawyer who is simply doing […]

Sanctuary campus? UCPD kick out homeless man, but not criminal aliens

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A man was recently arrested without warrant for being at the University of California campus with body lice. The arrest occurred Friday afternoon after the man was seen hanging out in the men’s restroom in spite of a “Stay Away Campus Exclusion” order. He had also been banned from all UC libraries for one year. A UC campus […]

Conservatives win free speech battle against California campus

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A year after suing California State University – Los Angeles for shutting down free speech on campus, Young America’s Foundation is winning. The university is now changing its policies to be more inclusive of all speech. YAF filed a lawsuit in February 2016 against CSULA after the university had attempted to block a YAF-sponsored event featuring conservative […]

Austin Petersen “optimistic” about Trump, may run for Senate as a Republican

Libertarian presidential candidate Austin Petersen, left, poses for a photo with a supporter at the National Libertarian Party Convention, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

In an interview with Red Alert Politics at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, a former presidential candidate says he is considering running again in 2020. Austin Petersen, formerly a runner-up to Gary Johnson in the Libertarian presidential primary, says he is willing to run again in 2020 “if my country really needed me,” but not after […]

Back off, boycotters: Ivanka Trump’s fragrance still #1 on Amazon

Ivanka Trump addresses the Forbes annual Most Powerful Women Summit 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, 2016, in Dana Point, Calif. (Sam Gangwer/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

Despite efforts to boycott the First Daughter’s fashion line because of political opposition aimed at her father, Ivanka Trump’s brand has shot up in sales over the past couple of weeks. In fact, Ivanka’s fragrance line is a number-one bestseller in Amazon‘s entire Eau de parfum category. Most of the reviews on her perfume brand are […]

Trump’s presidency is (inadvertently) doing more to help libertarians

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Fresh off the Trump 2016 victory, it seems the future is bright for the liberty movement. But now that outsiders have a voice in the administration, will they lose their momentum? “We have no future. We nominated someone more liberal than Hillary Clinton to be President, and we had a fat naked guy speak at our […]

NeW offers $1,000 to find “America’s top (millennial) gentleman”

Republican Party chairman George Bush calls a meeting of the Republican National Committee in Washington, April 26, 1973. He said he is still confident that President Nixon was not involved in any of the Watergate scandals. Bush said, "if I did not have confidence that President Nixon is telling the truth on Watergate, I would not stand here in this posture." (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

The Network of Enlightened Women, a nonprofit promoting freethinking among women, has launched its annual “Gentlemen Showcase.” College-age men will compete in two categories — one for undergraduate students, and the other for graduate students and young professionals — for the title of “America’s top gentleman.” Winners of each of the two categories will receive $1,000 […]

Priorities? DNC resolution targets ABC show ‘Designated Survivor’

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The Democratic National Committee will vote later this month on a resolution to condemn the ABC show, ‘Designated Survivor,’ according to a document the Wall Street Journal‘s Reid Epstein tweeted Wednesday. The resolution accuses the show of portraying a “fictional FBI director as being blackmailed into confessing to a crime he did not commit.” It mocks FBI […]