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When you are not applying for unemployment or engaged in whatever free recreation is available, if you go demonstrating, you can chant these. (Readers amused are invited to add their own under titles like Chants 2, Chants 3, etc. And if these don't scan, don't complain to me, fix "em.)

I don't know but I've been told
Bankers pockets are lined with gold.

Bribing Congress is what they do
That's how they get to screw you.

They ripped poor house hunters off for fees
A well bribed government never sees.

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Hear that Wall Street closin' bell
Your retirement has gone to hell.

Federal Reserve controlled by banks
The economy is run by skanks.

I have heard that its a fact
Treasury's owned by Goldman Sachs.

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Congress captive in chains of gold
Bought everyday and then resold.

Banks and Wall Street control credit
Main Street and you can't afford a bit.

Credit purchase(?) No Sir-ee
Your interest rates are usury.

Raisin' up the interest rate
Endless debt will be your fate.

Free Trade has got us by the balls.
China makes everything in our malls.

Co-op credit clearing's the way to go
Read "The Future of Money" by Tom Greco.

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