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

Jimmy Kimmel calls for unity, says Trump is racist at Oscars [VIDEO]

Didn't take long to get political during the Oscars, yet host Jimmy Kimmel took a different turn. (Photo via ABC)

It didn’t take long, but the Oscars went political early. “Remember last year when it seemed like the Oscars were racist? It’s fine, thanks to (Trump).” That’s as bad as it got. In a departure from usual Hollywood antics, the host of the 89th Academy Awards Jimmy Kimmel took part of his monologue to address […]

With Trump, CPAC millennials no longer feel forgotten [VIDEO]

President Donald Trump addressed an overly excited crowd at CPAC on Friday, which also instilled a lot of hope for forgotten millennials. (Photo via AP)

A year ago, the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference loathed Donald Trump. During the Republican primary, Trump opted to skip his speaking slot at CPAC and campaign instead. The crowd was not happy, and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) led the resistance and chorus of boos against then-candidate Trump. “So, Donald Trump is skipping […]

Federalism: Trump rescinds Obama’s transgender bathroom overreach

Many critics view Trump's revocation of transgender guidelines as discrimination, others view it as a rollback of government overreach. (Photo via AP)

In a stunning new move on Wednesday, the Trump administration revoked federal guidelines, which up until this point allowed transgender students the right to use the bathroom in school that matches their gender identity. President Trump’s intention is to leave the decision to the states. In 2016, North Carolina was the center of controversy when then-Governor […]

Muslims raise money for desecrated Jewish graves

Muslims have rallied behind Jews who are facing a rise in anti-Semitism by starting a fundraiser to repair a desecrated Jewish cemetery. (Photo via LaunchGood)

As anti-Semitism continues to rise with bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and swastikas spray-painted on synagogues, Muslims in the United States are helping fight back. After a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis was desecrated, two American Muslim activists put their heads together and started a fundraiser to repair the damages. The fundraiser posted on LaunchGood […]

Milo resigns from Breitbart amid pedophilia remarks

Amid outrage over a video of him defending pedophilia, Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned from Breitbart. (Photo via AP)

In a press release on Tuesday afternoon, Breitbart senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos announced that he has resigned from the publication after video surfaced of him allegedly defending pedophilia. Ahead of his scheduled press conference on Tuesday, the gay provocateur said, “Breitbart News has stood by me when others caved. They have allowed me to carry […]

Glenn Greenwald: Obama started war with media, not Trump [VIDEO]

Glenn Greenwald is one of the few journalists who doesn't have selective amnesia. He knows that the war against the media started under Obama, not Trump. (Photo via AP)

The mainstream media has been up in arms over the weekend after President Donald Trump tweeted that what he calls the “fake news media” is the “enemy of the American people.” The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!— Donald J. […]

Oh my! George Takei deletes anti-Trump poll after it completely backfires

Actor and progressive activist George Takei got owned hard on Twitter for posting an anti-Trump poll. (Photo via AP)

Things went off the rails for liberal activist and actor George Takei when he posted a poll on Twitter to get the answer to a question he thought he’d easily get from his fans. It all went down after President Trump posted this to Twitter. The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) […]

There’s a petition to get J.K. Rowling to host refugees in her 18-bedroom mansion

J.K. Rowling has been trolling Trump supporters for weeks. Now, she's getting trolled with a Change.org petition. (Photo via AP)

For many fans, J.K. Rowling’s writing is considered masterful after crafting one of the most memorable fantasy series, Harry Potter. She’s also known for her more serious works under the pen name “Robert Galbraith.” However, after the recent election of Donald Trump, some have grown tired of her social justice efforts, especially over Muslim refugees. .@piersmorgan […]

Milo on Real Time: Democrats are “the party of Lena Dunham” [VIDEO]

Milo Yiannopoulos went on Real Time with Bill Maher and found more in common than anyone would have expected. (Photo via HBO)

On Fright night’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Breitbart editor and professional provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos found common ground with the show’s host about how crazy liberals have become, particularly Lena Dunham. “You’re the only good one,” Yiannopoulos commended Maher. “Your side has gone insane. The Democrats have become the party of Lena Dunham. These people […]

Vox asks for pro-Obamacare anecdotes, gets horror stories instead

The liberal publication Vox thought it would receive positive stories about Obamacare. They thought wrong

As talk about Obamacare repeal and replacement heats up, the liberal publication Vox took to social media to hear from fans and American citizens who benefitted the most from the health care law. The publication started up by Ezra Klein, who rode the coattails of Hillary Clinton during the campaign, wanted to hear their favorite Obamacare […]

Soda safe space: University promotes #HugMeCoke machine [VIDEO]

Through the #HugMeCoke campaign, Coca-Cola is trying to promote love on college campuses. But is it really love though?

College campuses are getting more creative to promote pseudo love, tolerance, and even obesity rather than encouraging free speech and dissenting opinions. At George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia on Wednesday, Coca-Cola machines were placed around campus where students had to hug the vending machine in order to attain their refreshing beverage. The “hug me” […]

Trump to roll out Obamacare repeal and replacement in March

Amidst discussing fake news and Russia during a Thursday press conference, President Trump announced that he will unveil his Obamacare replacement in March. (Photo via AP)

On Thursday, President Trump announced that his Obamacare alternative will be unveiled in March. When asked by a reporter about tax reform during Thursday’s press conference, the President dovetailed into Obamacare, saying, “Tax reform is going to happen fairly quickly. We’re doing Obamacare. We’re in final stages. We should be submitting the initial plan in March, […]

Trump breaks with Obama, backs Venezuelan opposition leader in jail

President Trump is quietly making a major shift from Obama on foreign policy in dealing with the authoritarian Venezuelan government. (Photo via Twitter)

Despite the fact that liberals are accusing President Trump of shutting down the First Amendment, he’s doing quite the opposite and standing with those who have been imprisoned for political dissension. On Wednesday night, President Trump hosted Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López. He tweeted out a photo of himself with Tintori, […]

Journalist boycotts Bill Maher panel because of Milo Yiannopoulos

Journalist Jeremy Scahill is refusing to appear on Real Time with Bill Maher over their booking of provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. (Photo via Facebook)

Jeremy Scahill, the founding editor of the online publication The Intercept, announced on Wednesday that he’s refusing to appear on Friday’s episode of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher because of Milo Yiannopoulos. Maher invited Yiannopoulos onto the program for an interview, meanwhile Scahill was slated to be a panelist during a round table. Scahill […]

Poll: Millennials favor Putin, Russia more than any other generation

A new poll shows that millennials prefer Putin, Russia more than any other generation. Why? (Photo via AP)

While the talk in the news in recent weeks has been on President Donald Trump’s connection to Russia, a new poll shows that millennials favor President Vladimir Putin and his government more than any other generation. The survey released from Public Policy Polling showed that 22 percent of millennials have a favorable view of Putin. Meanwhile, […]

Lindsay Lohan: We have to join Trump [VIDEO]

Lindsay Lohan who has been studying Islam in recent months has called for all Americans to stand with President Trump. (Photo via Instagram)

Lindsay Lohan has emerged from the shadows of traveling to Syrian refugee camps and meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in January to tell her fellow millennials to take it easy on President Donald Trump. During a Facebook Live Q&A with the Daily Mail in New York on Friday, Lohan told Editor Charlie Lankston […]

Student suspended for filming professor who called Trump’s win an “act of terrorism”

The student who recorded his professor calling Trump's win an "act of terrorism" is being suspended. Political correctness wins again. (Photo via OC Weekly)

Remember the student who filmed his professor called Donald Trump’s win an “act of terrorism”? Well, the previously anonymous student at Orange Coast College (OCC), Caleb O’Neil, has been suspended for a semester for his actions. Apparently, exposing your professors for their liberal hysteria is a punishable offense. O’Neil’s professor, Olga Perez Stable Cox, went on […]

Tucker Carlson takes on Milo protest organizer [VIDEO]

Your frequent reminder that you can't cuck the Tuck. (Photo via Fox News)

Two weeks after riots broke out in response to Milo Yiannopoulos hosting an event at the University of California-Berkeley campus, Fox News host Tucker Carlson invited the face behind the masked protesters onto his show on Monday night. As it turns out, the face of the Antifa movement is Yvette Felarca, a tiny but tenacious […]

Jefferson statue vandalized with blood and graffiti at William & Mary

Americans by-and-large revere and respect the contributions the Founding Fathers made to create this great nation. However, social justice warriors are more focused on the fact that some were slave owners. A student at the College of William & Mary posted photos to the Facebook group “Overheard at William and Mary” depicting the statue of Thomas […]

Liberals attack the ACLU for defending Milo’s free speech

The ACLU is defending Milo Yiannopoulos' right to speak, which is causing a stir among liberals. (Photo via Facebook)

Liberals love the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for filing an injunction that challenged President Trump’s travel ban from seven Muslim majority countries. Now, all that love is going down the toilet as the ACLU voiced how important it is to protect Milo Yiannopoulos’ right to speak. Lee Rowland, a senior staff attorney at the ACLU, […]