Siraj Hashmi

Siraj Hashmi

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Assistant Editor

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shashmi@redalertpolitics.com

Siraj is the assistant editor at Red Alert Politics. He was born in Hartford, CT where he grew up. He also lived in Lahore, Pakistan during a part of his childhood. He has a bachelor's degree in biology from Dickinson College.

He still remembers the sad depressing day when the Hartford Whalers left town, but has been rewarded with multiple championship celebrations between the UConn Huskies, New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and Arsenal FC.

Articles From Siraj

Movie theater hosts women-only ‘Wonder Woman’ screening to raise cash for Planned Parenthood

DC Comics’ Wonder Woman is hitting theaters next week and to commemorate the first live-action superhero film starring a woman since Halle Berry’s Catwoman, the Austin, Texas-based company Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a one-night women-only screening. In a statement on their website, Alamo Drafthouse wrote, “we’re embracing our girl power and saying ‘No Guys Allowed’ […]

What Muslims want Trump to know about effectively fighting terrorism

Western governments have been debating over how to properly deal with terrorism following the horrific attack on an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England that left 22 dead and 120 injured. In the midst of the discussions over use of military force or implementing tough immigration laws, there’s CVE, also known as Countering Violent Extremism. […]

Study: ESPN lost Republican viewers in 2016. Big league.

                     (photo via ESPN) ESPN has been fraught with liberal hysteria, and it has cost them big league. According to a recent study by Deep Root Analytics, there’s more evidence to confirm that ESPN doubling down on their left wing agenda has hurt the network as an […]

Manchester Muslims: Unlike much of Europe, our community is “very much integrated”

The bombing at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night shook the city of Manchester, England and its half million residents. And no one saw it coming. ISIS claimed responsibility for the suicide attack committed by 22-year-old Salman Abedi which killed 22 people, including 12 children, and injured 59 others. And while many towns across […]

Don’t believe the memes: That orb isn’t what you think it is

In the middle of President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, something strange happened, and the whole world noticed immediately. Following his speech in front of the Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday, Trump along with his wife, Melania, Saudi’s King Salman, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and the entire summit of leaders entered a dark room […]

Tomi Lahren’s new job is a match made in heaven

Conservative star Tomi Lahren can finally turn the corner from her previous stint at TheBlaze with a new role in politics. Instead of being the brash, firebrand host lambasting liberal snowflakes on her own program, Lahren will work in communications for the pro-Trump group, the Great American Alliance. According to a press release sent on Monday, […]

‘Our children are watching’? CA Dems’ convention chants “F–k Donald Trump” [VIDEO]

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton raise their arms together in celebration during the California Democratic Party Convention in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, May 20, 2017. California Democrats had tough words for Republican President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress on Saturday as they continued their three-day convention with renewed […]

Trump’s Saudi speech should give hope to American Muslims

President Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia on Friday to meet with King Salman and the Saudi royal family. American Muslims widely criticized the move by Trump for meeting with a brutal monarch, who many feel is a poor custodian of the two holiest sites in Islam, Mecca and Medina. On Sunday, Trump delivered a highly anticipated […]

Lack of diversity in science prompts $200k study on microaggressions

Even though Barack Obama is no longer president, government agencies are still doing his bidding by doubling down on identity politics and social justice. This week, the University of Georgia announced that one of their science and math professors, Mary Atwater, was given a $229,061 Early-Concept Grant for Exploratory Research to study microaggressions from the National Science Foundation. […]

The Rock is cooking up more rumors on 2020 run [VIDEO]

Actor and former WWE wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is contemplating laying the smack down in the Oval Office where he can probably go by “The Rock Obama” (Photo via NBC) After decades of kicking ass in the wrestling and Hollywood blockbuster arenas, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson just wants to revel in his success. However, […]

House of Cards star backs Michelle Obama for president [VIDEO]

The 2016 election only happened six months ago, yet liberals cannot stop talking about prospective candidates to run in the future. House of Cards co-star Robin Wright while promoting the show’s upcoming season on Netflix suggested a familiar name for the role, former First Lady Michelle Obama. At the Cannes Film Festival’s Women in Motion […]

No, Northwestern U., safe spaces are not an environment for learning

In 2016, University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer informed incoming freshman via email to not anticipate safe spaces of any kind on campus and instead expect discomfort. He was hailed as a hero by conservatives and libertarians for finally standing up for free speech at colleges and universities. Zimmer’s peer uptown, Morton Schapiro, believes the opposite. As […]

Conservative students excluded from meeting after prof. calls GOP ‘the enemy’

The faculty at Orange Coast College sure know how to stay out of the news. Months after OCC professor Olga Cox was videotaped calling Donald Trump’s election victory an “act of terrorism,” another liberal professor is trying to scrap with the College Republicans. Jessica Alabi, a sociology and gender studies professor at OCC, allegedly excluded three […]

Jimmy Fallon ‘devastated’ for having light-hearted interview with Trump

Jimmy Fallon used to be the “King of Late Night.” His monologues are light-hearted. His impressions are spot-on. He even had a few TV sitcom reunions too. In addition to hilarious games and songs, Fallon dominated in the ratings. But with one hair tussle of then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, all the praise came to a halt. […]

Sen. Tillis collapsed and was given CPR. Dems call it ‘karma’

On Wednesday morning, Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) collapsed during a 5K charity race in Washington, D.C. He was reportedly administered CPR and taken away in an ambulance. Fortunately, Tillis was revived after being unconscious, and reported to be breathing. At today's ACLI race, 3 men saved the life of Senator Thom Tillis of NC #bravery […]

No liberals, using a fidget spinner doesn’t make me a white supremacist

The new thing people seem to be mad about at the kids these days for no reason is the latest toy called a fidget spinner, and now it’s being associated with white supremacy. Fidget spinners are toys for children who deal with A.D.H.D. or are on the autism spectrum. They fit into a child’s palm […]

TD study: Half of college grads moved back in with parents

While it’s encouraging that more millennials are moving out of Mom and Dad’s house now, a new study is showing that a significant amount of college graduates are still moving in with their parents. The Young Millennials and Money survey by TD Ameritrade shows that almost half of post-college millennials, 48 percent, moved back in […]

Millennials save world from cyberattack, get little credit because they’re millennials

Millennials often get dragged for their failures and entitled behavior, but hardly get praise when they save the entire world. And when it comes to cybersecurity, it’s like wearing pants: you don’t notice when it’s there, but you notice when it’s missing. Marcus Hutchins, a 22-year-old cybersecurity researcher known online by his alias “MalwareTech,” and Darien Russ, […]

DNC pushes for $15 min. wage, yet just got sued for underpaying employees

The Democratic National Committee is back in hot water after dozens of field workers are suing the political organization for underpaying them — despite pushing for a $15 minimum wage. According to CBS Philly, a Pennsylvania-based attorney Justin Swidler is representing between 40 to 50 “field organizers” around the country were left out of being paid […]

Muslims flip out when Saudi cleric compliments Trump as a ‘servant’ of Allah

A Muslim cleric is being harassed on Twitter for making a public prayer for President Trump before he makes his first official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. According to the Middle East Monitor, Saudi cleric Saad bin Ghoniem called Trump on Twitter a ‘servant’ of Allah (God) and that he hopes the president helps the interests […]