In this short skit from popular YouTube channel MBest11x, it’s gun owner vs. liberal, each making their respective arguments to music in an epic rap battle.
Nation building is a skill anyone can acquire with the right training. Paul Etishion — an old Washington hand who has guided nation building in dozens of countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, and places you’ve never even heard of — is the best in the game and now he is about to share his secrets with you.
How do you know you have too many law enforcement agents? Maybe when they start accidentally arresting each other. The Lid reports that the “armed” J6 protestor just arrested was in fact an undercover cop. It recalls Deconfliction, a comedy skit about a CIA terrorist sting operation in a Post Office — accidentally involving the FBI, the INS, the Secret Service, and the Local Police.
The Federalist has published an excellent obituary of comedian Norm MacDonald. It’s notable that he is being remembered across the libertarian and conservative spectrum (1,2,3,4,5). MacDonald wasn’t officially political in his comedy, but his barbs were often directed at left-wing and politically correct targets that most comics interested in keeping their jobs considered out of bounds. He was reportedly fired from his job at SNL for joking too much about O.J. Simpson, a forbidden topic at the time.
Per Guitar, “Megadeth singer and guitarist Dave Mustaine has spoken onstage about how glad he is that live music is back, but also railed against mask mandates, calling them ‘tyranny’…Dave Mustaine has stated that his political views do not align with any one political party. However, some Megadeth lyrics express libertarian viewpoints.” Similar views have been voiced by rock legends Eric Clapton and Van Morrison.
Constitution Day is a celebration of the US Constitution, observed on September 17, the day in 1787 that delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the document in Philadelphia. More details here.
In this clip from Star Trek (Omega Glory episode), the Constitution is rediscovered (in a parallel existence) after a long period of misinterpretation, and only Kirk knows its importance…not that such a thing could ever happen. Ahem.
This classic Bugs Bunny/ Daffy Duck cartoon explains the Constitution’s separation of powers and the Bill of Rights, as a conniving Daffy Duck is frustrated by these features when he tries to use government power to outlaw Bugs Bunny.