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The Grinches of Wall Street

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'Twas the night before Christmas
And through the Senate and House
The money was flowing
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To each Wall Street louse
The hedge fund managers and CEOs
Had told their tales of financial woes
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Their stories were naughty - not very nice
They told of private jets and gluttonous vice
Meanwhile on Main Street the people were sad
No one could explain why things had gotten so bad
Some said the cause was market speculation
Others said Capitalism was the right explanation
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Santa's elves should create a People's State
End all war, poverty, and hate
A Single Payer System would keep us healthy
Enough food for all - no need to be wealthy
At the shelter, the children were snuggled in their beds
As nightmares of foreclosure danced through their heads
A holiday miracle is what we need -
On second thought - we just might have to secede
 
ROSEMARIE JACKOWSKI    dissent@sover.net
Rosemarie Jackowski is an advocacy journalist and peace activist living in the USA.

 

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Rosemarie Jackowski is an advocacy journalist living in Vermont. She was arrested for her participation in a peaceful protest of the war. She was tried, found guilty, and sentenced. After years of legal battles, which included an Appeal to the State (more...)
 

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