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Today at the White House


I'm going to get arrested tomorrow with Cindy. Are you?

Was it Cesar Chavez? Maybe it was Dorothy Day
Some will say Dr. King or Gandhi set them on their way
No matter who your mentors are it's pretty plain to see
That, if you've been to jail for justice, you're in good company

Have you been to jail for justice? I want to shake your hand
Cause sitting in and lyin' down are ways to take a stand
Have you sung a song for freedom? or marched that picket line?
Have you been to jail for justice? Then you're a friend of mine

You law abiding citizens, come listen to this song
'Cause laws were made by people, and people can be wrong
Once unions were against the law, but slavery was fine
Women were denied the vote and children worked the mine
The more you study history the less you can deny it
A rotten law stays on the books til folks with guts defy it

The law's supposed to serve us, and so are the police
And when the system fails, it's up to us to speak our peace
We must be ever vigilant for justice to prevail
So get courage from your convictions
Let them haul you off to jail!

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Father George Bush was permanently tainted with "the wimp factor" and we might do even better with The "Wuss" Factor of GWB, initials lending themselves to George "Wuss" Bush the way they do, and even a certain rhyming charm. The true facts of his entire life to date qualify him (and his entire group of WHIG's [White House Interior Guard]) to be a "Wuss" of monumental proportions: weak, timid, unmanly, ineffectual; not that there's anything wrong with that, if you're not holding important public offices. You don't get to be a man by refusing to risk your own skin while sentencing others to die in poorly planned, poorly executed, poorly followed-up invasions of other people's countries without imminent cause.

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