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In which former Senator Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., dances Gangnam Style. The reason? He wants young people to become involved in a discussion about cutting the national debt. Does this video inspire you to become involved?

US Army Infantry Soldiers in Afghanistan cover “Call Me Maybe”

You are probably incredibly tired of “Call Me Maybe” covers. But this video is a little different than the others. According to the YouTube description, it is performed by US Army Infantry Soldiers in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. And it looks like they had a lot of fun with it.