GUYS I WAS LITERALLY AT THIS SPEECH, I WATCHED HIM SAY ALL OF THESE THINGS WITH MY NAKED TWO EYEBALLS HOLY HELL
Is it me, or the closer we get to the end of Obama’s term, the more he turns into that uncle at the cook out who is quiet the rest of the year but is roasting EVERYBODY today.
Look upon the field in which he sows his fucks.
See that it lies motherfucking barren
The most important initiative is the administration’s attempt at closing the notorious “gun show loophole”: a gap in current law that allows guns to be purchased from private vendors at gun shows and online without the purchaser being subjected to a background check.
The executive actions also call for a $500 million investment to improve access to mental health services, as well as changes to bureaucratic rules that impede the ability of the current national background check system to tap into databases that track people who are banned from obtaining firearms for specific mental health reasons.
Moreover, the White House announced additional funding for enforcing gun laws through the the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The FBI will also be overhauling the background check system to make it more efficient and hiring more than 200 new examiners and staff to help manage that process.
Lin-Manuel Miranda performs “The Hamilton Mixtape” at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word on May 12, 2009.
How crazy is this? They all laughed; they thought it was a joke, but six years later this idea that people laughed at is the biggest hit Broadway has seen in decades. He believed in this show so much, and he refused to let it die and now it’s a reality. I love this man and his passion for his work. What a genius.
Here’s the full video, it’s absolutely worth watching: