YAL in Action

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Tag: Funny
  • YAL @ Columbus State University Recruitment Drive: The Free Speech Blob

    Columbus State University’s YAL chapter attempted to kick off its fall recruitment with another run at the free speech ball. This event was incredibly engaging last semester so I thought there wouldn’t be a better event to generate some signatures for our fall recruitment drive.  While doing some shopping at Target, I noticed a mattress …

  • Dave Barry’s 2011 Year in Review

    Libertarian and generally hilarious person Dave Barry has released his annual Year in Review.  An excerpt: In Washington, as the deadline for raising the federal debt limit nears, Congress and the Obama administration work themselves into a frenzy trying to figure out what to do about the fact that the government is spending insanely more …

  • Seinfeld Teaches Collaboration

    Throughout the Seinfeld series, Newman is a consistent irritation to Jerry.  Their relationship is shown through the distinctive greeting Jerry develops for the corpulent postal-worker. Once their interests converge, however, Jerry is quick to act: My point? Even if every libertarian, liberty-minded Republican, anarchist, minarchist, voluntarist, and Christian-anarchist joined forces to vote against the main …

  • A Little Post-Christmas Humor

    This version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” is said to have been sung at a Carter Administration Justice Department Christmas party sometime in the late 1970’s.  Enjoy. You’d better watch out,You’d better not cry,You’d better not pout;I’m telling you why.Santa Claus is tappingYour phone. He’s bugging your room,He’s reading your mail,He’s keeping a fileAnd …

  • Tunes of Liberty: My Way (Frank Sinatra)

    If there ever was an anthem of individualism, My Way is that song.  Written in 1968, this English version of the French song, Comme d’habitude, was written by Paul Anka and popularized by Frank Sinatra.  This song boasts the importance of doing things as to one’s own wishes, because, at the end of the day, you are …

  • “I Feel Like We’re Forgetting Something…”

    If current TSA regulations had been in place, the McAllisters would have missed their flight, and we never would have seen Home Alone.  Season’s Gropings!

  • Postal Service Fail

    Below, I have posted a notice I received in my mailbox a few days ago: Although no explanation is required, I would like to pose the following question. If the United States Postal Service is incapable of correctly operating a photocopy machine, why would someone trust them to deliver their mail?

  • What do Tetris and Communism have in common? Everything. Kind of.

    I recently stumbled across one of the greatest pieces of creative genius on YouTube that I’ve ever seen. Ever. The British Artists Dan Woods and Donald Newholm, “Pig With The Face of a Boy” are collectively known as “the world’s best neo-post-post-music hall anti-folk band.” And by George, they are.  These men are the geniuses behind A …

  • Parody: Cartman Sings to Obama

    I started singing this song in the YAL office just for the sake of irony while doing work that promotes liberty, but it soon got stuck in everybody’s heads. Then I started singing it in the voice of Eric Cartman from South Park and it was so epic that I had to make a video. …

  • Don’t worry guys, they’re remodeling.