Polititainment

Matt Damon praises Gen-Y over Gen-X
Young fans of hearthrob Matt Damon may have even more of a reason to like him now. As GQ mentioned about the talk they had with the actor, he’s got “an unpopular opinion” in that “Damon Prefers Millennials to Generation X,” his own generation. Damon believes “this generation seems so much more dialed-in than mine,” […]
No safe space: Lena Dunham quits Twitter
On Tuesday afternoon, Lena Dunham discussed her decision to (once again) quit Twitter. God only knows how long the Internet will be free from her pro-Hillary Clinton, pro-Planned Parenthood, pro-abortion, and anti-Republican tirades. But, this time, she may actually be off for good. That’s because, as Breitbart reported, such a discussion occurred Tuesday at a […]
'The Election Game'
Many have surely heard of Cards Against Humanity, the “party game for horrible people,” which often includes outlandish and offensive card pairings. While versions do include cards about Barack Obama or Ronald Reagan, there was no election version of the game. As Forbes profiled, however, Amelia Friedman, 23, and Param Jaggi, 21, who made the […]
8 celebrities trending over O'Malley
Is Martin O’Malley really that unknown? Apparently so. IJReview.com pointed to a CNN poll which said that 29 percent of Iowa Democrats, who are in O’Malley’s own party, don’t know enough about him to say if they have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of him. Contributor Hunter Schwartz also included in his piece a twitter response to the […]
Porn Stars come out for Bernie Sanders
Porn stars aren’t just feeling “the Bern” the way one might suspect. Adult film stars at the AVN Adult Film Entertainment Expo and Awards in Las Vegas pledged their support for the socialist senator. Reason reported on Monday that a plethora of porn stars said they intend to support Sanders in the 2016 election. AVN […]

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Is Sanders redistributing wealth through campaign?
Bernie Sanders is known for his redistribution of wealth campaign. He won’t take money from Super PACs, and he’s lauded by many as running on anti-corruption. But, the Washington Free Beacon noted that, according to public records, Sanders has been sending money from his campaign and nonprofits to his family and friends. He may have already […]
Hey Media: Rubio is only 1 delegate behind Cruz
Despite the media obituaries for Senator Marco Rubio’s campaign, the delegate math tells a starkly different story. With the voting completed in New Hampshire and Iowa, Donald Trump leads the delegate count with 17 delegates, Sen. Ted Cruz is in second with 11 delegates, and Sen. Marco Rubio is in third with 10 delegates. Gov. […]
NH Loss: Hillary fans still denigrate young women
Much has been made about comments from older Hillary Clinton surrogates, Madeleine Albright, 78, and Gloria Steinem, 81. That Albright mentioned there was “a special place in hell” for the young women who didn’t vote for Hillary and Steinem suggested they supported Bernie Sanders to meet “boys,” did nothing to help and likely only hurt the […]
GenY Dems learn about elections on social media
Last week, Pew Research Center released a report on how Americans learn about the 2016 election. The results regarding millennials who turned to social media was so noteworthy it warranted its own analysis. There was not only the divide among generations, but political parties as well. The “total very likely primary voters” who turn to social […]
Meyer: Congrats Christie, you hugged Hillary
Red Alert Politics Editor Ron Meyer joined Fox and Friends First this morning [VIDEO] to discuss the New Hampshire primary results. Meyer wasn’t pleased with Gov. Chris Christie’s impact on the race, arguing he hurt the candidate with the most millennial appeal. “Chris Christie — not only did he give a hug to Hillary Clinton by […]

Policy

Thanks Autocorrect: Now millennials can't spell
A texting app turned off its spellchecker, and people became very lax with their spelling accuracy. When Blend, a group texting app, paused autocorrect for 72 hours, about one-third of all words were misspelled, according to News 1130. Blend has a heavily young user base, and “weird,” “definitely,” and Budweiser were victimized. Double-letter words, misspellings […]
Even Millennials see themselves as narcissistic
Millennials are much more self-aware than is generally assumed by their crotchety grandparents. They view themselves as more narcissistic than previous generations, but not as narcissistic than older generations think, according to Live Science. A new study fleshed out how millennials view themselves; unsurprisingly, “millennials do not appreciate being called narcissistic and entitled,” Joshua Grubbs, […]
Critics could kill college's shooting club
It is said all the time that gun control advocates don’t actually seem to understands guns, and thus the issue they’re fighting. Well, we have another example. Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, offers a Shooting Spots Club. And, as the Des Moines Register writes, “Critics take aim at Simpson College shooting club.” The club is supervised by a […]
Study: Min. wage hurts young workers
When a state increases the minimum wage, younger workers stand to absorb the negative consequences. When minimum wages increased between 2006 and 2012, workers between ages 16 and 30 with less than a high-school education had their employment rate reduced by 5.6 percent, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper. The negative […]
Sanders' tax plan kills 6 mil jobs
When it comes to their choice in Democratic candidates, many millennials are going for Bernie Sanders. And it’s not hard to see why in some ways. He’s not only more likable and relatable than Hillary, but he cares about issues like climate change. Another one of Bernie Sanders’ issues though is wealth distribution. While that […]

Education

Ed. Dept. finally investigating higher ed fraud
The Department of Education has announced a new fraud unit to target for-profit colleges that abuse the financial aid system, but it isn’t as concerned with non-profit schools. “The department announced Monday the establishment of the Federal Student Aid Enforcement Unit, a division that would ferret out abuses, particularly those by for-profit schools,” Molly Hensley-Clancy […]
Gay liberal prof. fired for sexual harassment
Well respected University of California-Riverside Professor Rob Latham was fired from the college after a student accused him of sexual harassment, but the tenured professor insists it was part of a homophobic scheme. The College Fix reported on Friday that Latham was fired after a male student sued the school after being sexually harassed by […]
Dept. of Ed. scamming student loan borrowers
Debt relief companies have been using robocalls to drum up business from student-loan borrowers, but the practice resides in a legal gray area. Some experts label the practice a scam because borrowers who took federal student loans can manage or reduce their debt through free government programs, whereas some debt relief companies charge a fee, […]
Muslim prof: Campus protestors are 'authoritarian'
Opposition to “safe spaces” on college campuses usually gets derided as racist and oblivious to the reality of higher education, but a journalism professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst made a forceful argument. Shaheen Pasha warned of “safe spaces” as a fallacy that prevents students from preparing for reality and the “very real discourse […]
Students can't find N.H. on map [VIDEO]
It’s been a busy week for the primary season. The Iowa Caucus took place on Monday, where for the first time this election cycle, voters picked their candidate. And the first actual primary, New Hampshire, is only a few days away. With how much young people are supporting Bernie Sanders across the country, you’d think […]

Congress

PAC after shooting: GOP "standing with terrorists"
A major Democrat political group, Democracy for America, has launched a campaign to take advantage of the San Bernardino shootings — accusing Paul Ryan and the GOP of “standing with terrorists.” The campaign admits that, “[t]he tragic situation in San Bernardino is still going on,” yet they couldn’t wait for the bodies to cool before […]
Ryan first speaker with beard in nearly 100 years
Paul Ryan has been known to be clean shaven, at least up until now that is. Now that he has a new job as Speaker of the House, Ryan’s got a new look. And it turns out to be a distinction. Ryan shared on Facebook how he’s the first Speaker in nearly 100 years to […]
Congresswoman tells SNL to disinvite Trump
The controversy surrounding Donald Trump hosting Saturday Night Live has grown so far-reaching that members of Congress have taken to raising the issue on the House floor. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) used her one minute of time Wednesday to passionately call on SNL to disinvite Trump. C-SPAN uploaded the video to their Facebook page, and many of the […]
Paul Ryan elected youngest Speaker since 1875
Out with the old, in with the new… On Thursday morning, Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.) was elected the youngest Speaker of the House since 1875. John Boehner will resign on his previously announced projected date of Oct. 30. The Hill reported that Ryan received 236 votes (he needed 218 to become Speaker) to Rep. Daniel […]
Paul Ryan announces Speaker bid
Upate (10/28/15): Paul D. Ryan is now the official Republican nominee for Speaker of the House. While he only won 200 votes in the conference, he is widely expected to get the 218 he needs to win the floor vote coming up when Speaker Boehner retires on October 30. — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has […]

From Around the Web

Data: Teen pregnancy down 80% since 1990
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released their official 2014 birth data, and millennials are getting married and waiting longer to have children but having nearly the same amount as a decade ago. There were two reports on the subject of birth data, one released on December 23 and a follow up on a […]
#MillennialBillofRights is trending on Twitter
#MillennialBillofRights was trending on Twitter Wednesday morning, and as is always the case when Gen-Y discusses their “rights” — it was disaster. It started out as a light hearted hashtag game from the account @ICanHash. “I just thought it would be funny to see what ppl in the hashtag ‘community’ would come up with. Criticism […]
Kardashian Twitter poll got more votes than Iowa
The 2016 election is the most important election in American history, except for Kim Kardashian’s Twitter poll. Monday’s Iowa Caucus brought out a record breaking 182,000 Republicans and 171,00 Democrats. The huge 353,000 person turnout was still nothing compared to the 439,000 Kardashian fans who voted in the reality star’s Twitter poll about the name […]
German feminist: 'Better rapists than racists'
A Facebook page for the radical left in Germany had a message for young women: “diversity is more important than your security.” Rote Antifa posted a picture of young feminist on Thursday, holding a sign that stated she preferred rapists from Syria and North Africa over nationalists in Germany who have demanded Chancellor Angela Merkel stop […]
Gay Director lashes out against #OscarsSoWhite
The backlash to the Academy Award nominations only honoring white actors has been strong. Many black celebrities said the Oscars are racist and even started the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite on Twitter. While the academy has promised to change, not everyone is surrendering to the diversity cartel. Stephen Verona, a gay Latino director who was nominated for […]