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Ron Meyer

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Ron Meyer is the editor of Red Alert Politics. In 2015, Ron was elected to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, serving the Broad Run District. He is also the former spokesman of Young America's Foundation and president of Springboard Media Strategies. He has been a frequent guest on Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, and radio shows across the nation. Email him at rmeyer@redalertpolitics.com.

Articles From Ron

Rand Paul’s absolutism on Obamacare repeal shows why libertarians are still irrelevant

Usually, reading President Trump’s tweets can be a bit jarring for a morning commute. However, this morning, Trump is right about Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and the last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. He said, “Rand Paul is a friend of mine but he is such a negative force when it comes to fixing […]

Trump’s budget deal avoids shutdown politics, helps GOP in 2017 elections

In this Sept. 6, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during a meeting with other Congressional leaders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s deal with Democrats has offered a glimpse of the president’s interest in governing as an independent, unbound by ideology despite his […]

Missing in politics: Listening to others like you would want them to listen to you

Both parties must do a better job listening to each other and understanding each other — and stop using the radical actions of a few to reflect on the beliefs of a larger group. Very, very few Trump supporters are white supremacists. Very, very few Democrats support Antifa or removing statues of the Founders like […]

The NFL is Tebow-ing Colin Kaepernick (so no, it’s not about race)

One player scored 29 touchdowns and threw just 9 interceptions in two seasons, took over a 1-4 losing team and made the playoffs, and led his team to an unexpected playoff victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in overtime. He never got a serious chance to play again. Some blame it on him taking a knee […]

All colleges should require a class on the Constitution and civic literacy

At my liberal arts college, I was required to take four science classes, two literature classes, two art classes, a Bible class, a writing class, and two “humanities” classes — but not one class on government or personal finance. Without my own initiative, I could have been both civically and financially illiterate. Most colleges and […]

Yes, Nancy Pelosi’s dad helped dedicate a statue to Robert E. Lee and ‘Stonewall’ Jackson

Yesterday on Fox and Friends First, I said, “The truth is, the Democrats have a pretty poor history on Civil Rights, including Nancy Pelosi’s own father who was the Mayor of Baltimore — and was one of the people who dedicated statues to Robert E. Lee and ‘Stonewall’ Jackson, and in his speech said that they […]

The conservative Republican argument for moving confederate statues

My Republican Party is still the party of Lincoln, that led the Civil Rights movement, and defends the Constitution and its Bill of Rights. The confederacy opposed the values of all four. It is these conservative Republican principles I believe deeply in my core that lead me to support moving the statue of a generic […]

$15 minimum wage would cost 45,000 jobs… in just one county: Report

A county considering raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour commissioned a study on the impacts of the hike, and the results are staggering. It should serve as a wake-up call to other localities considering large increases. Montgomery County, a Washington D.C. suburb with more than a million residents in southern Maryland, is represented […]

Tomi’s confession shows who Obamacare actually helps (and doesn’t)

In a highly publicized debate with Chelsea Handler (video here), Tomi Lahren admitted that while she opposes Obamacare, she is taking advantage of the so-called ‘under 26’ provision. This mandates that insurers allow parents to keep their adult children on their plans until they are 26-years-old. Every liberal publication is publishing snarky headlines this morning, […]

The Senate doesn’t care about young Americans or those paying Obamacare fines

Repeal has failed in the Senate. ‘Repeal and Replace’ has failed in the Senate. And now, even ‘Skinny Repeal’ failed 49-to-51 last night — thanks to the Democrats and Republican Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). After listening to their reasoning and logic, one thing is certainly clear: these 51 […]

Despite $40+ per hour wages, millennials unwilling to work in oil industry

At Red Alert, we report on millennial economic woes — from student loan debt to high underemployment to housing affordability — but we also report on millennial economic opportunities. One opportunity millennials seem unwilling to pursue is jobs in the oil industry. Among millennials who don’t have a career path, Ernst & Young’s new US Oil […]

Rahm Emanuel’s surprisingly good idea to prep high schoolers for the real world

This may be tough for Republicans to admit, but Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may have come up with a good idea. Emanuel — the focus of television show mockery (remember the dead fish?) and conservative criticism for his time in the White House — wants to make sure high school seniors are prepared for what’s […]

One solution to expensive millennial housing? More millennials need to work in construction

Owning a house has become nearly impossible for the next generation — especially in the places where millennials can find jobs. A just-released study from Adobo shows millennial housing percentages are lowest in places including San Jose, New York City, L.A., San Diego, and New Haven. Nationwide, 35 percent of millennials now own homes, according […]

Another city will raise its minimum wage to $15, despite studies proving it hurts workers

Despite new facts from a recent study from the University of Washington (UW) proving Seattle’s minimum wage hike had a negative impact on low-wage workers, another city is marching forward with their own #FightFor15 law. Minneapolis’ City Council will finalize their vote on Friday to increase their minimum wage to $15, according to the StarTribune. Small businesses […]

Millennial poll: Student loans are a bigger threat than North Korea

Coincidentally or not, on the day Otto Warmbier passed on, a poll was released showing a supermajority of millennials believe student loans pose a bigger threat than North Korea. Warmbier was held captive in North Korea until his recent release due to a medical emergency which reportedly led to his passing. So, are millennials not taking North […]

Harvard: California minimum wage hikes have led to major restaurant closings

A study from Harvard examined the effects of minimum wage hikes in California — and it’s sobering news for the #FightFor15 crowd. The study found restaurants are more likely to close when the minimum wage is increased. In particular, restaurants scoring a 3.5 rating on Yelp are 14 percent more likely to close for each $1 increase […]

Poll: Millennials most likely to say “Trump has made America great again”

Millennials — the supposed “Snowflake Generation” — are the most likely to believe “Trump has made America great again,” according to a poll this week from the left-leaning PPP group. They asked, “Do you think that Donald Trump has made America Great Again, or not?” Millennials were even more likely than seniors to say Trump […]

PPP 2020 poll: Trump beats Warren among millennials

A liberal-leaning polling group just released polling data on the election… the 2020 election. Please don’t roll your eyes. Unsurprisingly, the PPP poll says former Vice President Joe Biden does the best of the potential Democrat field against President Trump, winning 54 to 41 percent. California Sen. Kamala Harris, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Vermont Sen. Bernie […]

Ben Carson just made it easier for millennials to buy their first homes

Ben Carson, the former presidential candidate known for his calm demeanor who was appointed by President Trump to be the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is trying to make it easier for millennials to purchase their first home. Young Americans are facing a housing crisis. Their average wages are falling, while housing in most […]

Infrastructure Week, like much of Trump’s agenda, has been Russia-ed

This week was to be Infrastructure Week, the week President Trump revealed details of his agenda to rebuild crumbling American infrastructure and reclaim transportation as an issue Republicans control. What happened to Infrastructure Week? Russia. Russia took over the news, yet again, as former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before the Senate […]