If anyone here has ever experienced having an idea bouncing around inside your head that caused you insomnia, then you know how this thing has affected me. I came up with the basic idea on the day of darkness, October 17, 2006; a date that will live in further infamy.
It is a sad, forlorn love song to a once proud legal right. It's a funeral dirge for every freedom America once held sacred, yet was so easily sacrificed on the altar of so-called "national security". It is a tribute in song to our paranoid nationalistic fervor that first gave us the (un)Patriot(ic) Act, and reached its insane pinnacle with the Military Commissions Act of 2006. Finally, it's a lyrical indictment of DUBYA, Dick(LESS) Cheney, and the rubber stamping idiots in both Houses of congress, from both political parties.
While I invoke the right of satire and parody in rewriting of the lyrics to the Sir Elton John / Bernie Taupin song
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