U.S.—In the latest issue of Captain America from Marvel Comics, Steve Rogers goes down the rabbit hole after binging Red Skull’s popular new YouTube channel. Red Skull is known for sharing dangerous and counter-cultural messages to young men-- telling them to take responsibility, order their lives properly, and clean up their rooms.
Ta-Nahisi Coates has penned the gripping new storyline where America’s spandex-clad champion, who has historically stood for justice and democracy, is converted into the polar opposite of all that: an alt-right sympathizer who works on himself and refuses to use a person’s preferred pronouns. Captain America is basically a Nazi now.
In the story, the villainous Red Skull is depicted as ensnaring the disaffected youths of a postmodern culture with evil alt-right messages like "tell the truth", and "pet a cat when you encounter one on the street."
In one horrific scene, Steve follows the Red Skull’s nefarious and bigoted advice to “make something beautiful” and to “set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world.” We see him whisper "Hail Hydra" as he organizes his closet. He then hangs a beautiful Monet painting on the wall of his recently redecorated home office.
Experts say Captain America is only the latest to be sucked in by Red Skull's evil call to self-improvement and straddling the line between order and chaos.
Marvel has hinted that in the next issue, Captain America will undergo diversity and anti-racist training at S.H.I.E.L.D. headquarters, and be rescued from the dark path he's on.
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PHILADELPHIA—Researchers with Independence National Historic Park have located an ancient document they say renders all national mandates and restrictions void. The document, dating to 1776, is being referred to as ‘The Declaration of Independence’ by park historians who allege it details the existence of unalienable rights and that governments derive their power from the consent of the governed. Sources indicate the document was found in the park archives, allegedly buried under a stack of Benjamin Franklin’s raunchy poems.
“We don’t usually go near those,” said historian Clay Garrett regarding Franklin’s forbidden writings. “I was definitely not reading them when I found the crumpled-up parchment that later turned out to be our nation’s Declaration of Independence."
Garrett continued, “The fascinating thing about this document is that it says King George III was a tyrant who did a bunch of things President Biden is doing right now. So I’m not really sure what to ...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—In response to record levels of unprosecuted shoplifting, Walgreens stores in San Francisco have introduced a new "Frequent Looter Rewards Card."
"If you can't beat 'em, I guess all you can do is join 'em," said Sandra Lopez, regional manager in charge of 8 locations in the Bay Area. "We don't even have regular shoppers anymore—just looters."
The new punch cards will help looters keep track of their visits and allow store owners to better track their shrink levels so they can more easily make insurance claims.
"Yes, I realize this makes no sense. Some might even call it insane," said Lopez, "but nothing makes sense here in San Francisco. I'm not even sure what I'm doing here anymore. The only reason I even still live here is that there are no more U-Hauls available."
San Francisco's DA has confirmed that looters who visit a Walgreens 10 times will be awarded a free pack of cigarettes and a mail-in voter registration.
U.S.—Americans are reacting to newly unearthed statements Biden made during his presidential campaign, in which he claimed that Corn Pop's death was more impactful for the cause of justice than MLK's.
"Listen folks, no joke. I ain't kiddin' around here. For real. I know what I'm talking about. Listen carefully. I'll say this once. No joke," Biden began. "As I stood over the body of the infamous gangster Corn Pop after wrapping a chain around his head, I knew his death would have a much greater far-reaching impact than even the death of MLK. Corn Pop was a bad dude, but his death launched my path to the presidency. If I hadn't become president, the blacks would be back in chains. And a bunch of other blacks would be white due to voting for Trump. He died for a good cause!"
Civil rights leaders have tried to distance themselves from Biden in light of his remarks, at least until his remarks are no longer a part of the news cycle, at which point they will no longer distance themselves....
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