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Richard Thompson

A 2013 graduate of Hillsdale College in Michigan, Richard Thompson earned a degree in English with a specialization in journalism. He has written for Red Alert Politics, The Daily Caller, Accuracy in Media, Accuracy in Academia, Doublethink, the Collegiate Network Newslink and the Intercollegiate Studies Review. He is already making a name for himself as Rare’s resident wit for posts such as “Five cruise wrecks worse than Ted Cruz,” “8 things the NFL will probably get rid of next [after it banned profanity]” and a devastating deconstruction of Putin’s New York Times op-ed. He is an alumnus of the National Journalism Center.

The 10 finalists for the Doritos Super Bowl ad have been released– and they’re freakin’ hilarious Rare Entertainment The 10 finalists for the Doritos Super Bowl ad have been released– and they’re freakin’ hilarious , Rare Staff 12:44pm, January 5
This guitar player’s military anthem medley is a perfect tribute to our armed forces People This guitar player’s military anthem medley is a perfect tribute to our armed forces , Rare Staff 11:28am, January 5
Obese dachshund goes through outstanding weight loss transformation Rare Animals Obese dachshund goes through outstanding weight loss transformation , Rare Staff 10:31am, January 3
Cracked out couple gets “trapped” in unlocked closet for two days. What police found next caused a real stink What's wrong with people Cracked out couple gets “trapped” in unlocked closet for two days. What police found next caused a real stink , Rare Staff 9:19am, January 3
Pop star offends Instagram users with controversial photo outside Abu Dhabi mosque Rare News Pop star offends Instagram users with controversial photo outside Abu Dhabi mosque , Rare Staff 3:01pm, January 2
Nashville singer turns Anna Kendrick’s “Cups” into the most badass cover of all time Nashville singer turns Anna Kendrick’s “Cups” into the most badass cover of all time , Rare Staff 1:30pm, January 2
Sister creates hilarious compilation video of times she selfie pranked her brother Caught on video Sister creates hilarious compilation video of times she selfie pranked her brother , Rare Staff 12:46pm, January 2
Military band rocks out to Jason Aldean’s “She’s Country” Rare Military Military band rocks out to Jason Aldean’s “She’s Country” , Rare Staff 12:03pm, January 2
New Year’s baby shares a birthday with two very important people People New Year’s baby shares a birthday with two very important people , Rare Staff 11:56am, January 2
Taylor Swift’s end-of-the-year video shows off her generous side Taylor Swift’s end-of-the-year video shows off her generous side , Rare Staff 11:51am, January 2
Take a trip to a galaxy far, far away with this Star Wars-themed Christmas light show People Take a trip to a galaxy far, far away with this Star Wars-themed Christmas light show , Rare Staff 10:24am, December 17
What he thought was a simple magic trick made this homeless veteran’s day People What he thought was a simple magic trick made this homeless veteran’s day , Rare Staff 8:30am, October 8