You have been Re Defined!

July 4, 2015

Lets redefine Child Poverty, shall we


Oh dear, you are hungry today, little one

no breaky in your tum tum


those aren't really hunger pangs you are feeling

your parents are just lazy

cause they can't find a job in this economy


What else can we redefine, while we are at it


Oh my, you lost your leg from a bomb

that's not pain that you are feeling


It's just extreme discomfort

from being at the wrong place at the wrong time


Why, you should never have been born 

on that oil rich land


You know, we had no choice but to murder Saddam

and besides, you are a Muslim, you have no feelings

you are all about terrorism 


We are forced to drop bombs on your land,

train militants to divide you,

create and sell weapons that destroy you


Otherwise, our metaphoric War on Terror will be for nothing, you see

We won't make a hefty enough profit

and that will make our share holders unhappy


My oh my, you were blown up on a beach

while playing football


those aren't really dead bodies you're burying


that isn't the pain of loss that you are feeling


you had no right be living on that land, that your ancestors have been living on for centuries

that land is for Jews only, those with a Biblical claim


You are Muslim, and your belief in the same Bible means nothing

you have the wrong label


Oh well, your house got repossessed

those aren't real boxes you are packing


you aren't really feeling insecurity at all

that is all imaginary


You should never have taken on that mortgage anyway

how irresponsible of you

to want to live in a home that you can't afford


We only bail out the rich bankers

we don't help out lowly souls -- like you!


Time for Austerity


Why, we need the top 1% to become more wealthy!














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