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Discussion in 'Political Discussion' started by efin98, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. efin98

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    This will get buried under all the crap that NEPatriot and PFinV will post but the hell with it, I'm in a mood to post.

    Went sifting through my old CDs for songs for my MP3 player and rediscovered a song I'd liked about eight years ago on one of them...listening to it again I got a new meaning to it that I hadn't had before- it's called "Politically Incorrect" yet it's exactly what I'm about: uniqueness, being your own thinker, following what you believe in and not what others do, and not forcing your beliefs on other people.
    The band is called SR-71.
    YouTube - SR 71 politically correkt (lyrics)

    After the last week of hell disintegrating the forum into two camps(conservatives vs. liberals) I thought it might be something to lighten up the mood if other songs that invoked a similar political understanding among members.

    Come on, gotta be some others out there!
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    Have a lot of anti war songs on my IPOD.. Neil Young, Country Joe McDonald, CSNY, Baez, Pete Seeger, Dylan and many others.. by my favorite has to be..

    Country Joe's "Maria"... it is a very melancholy tune, written and sung by a Viet Nam Vet.. who is vehemently anti war...

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    WWII songs would drive todays politcally correct liberals loonier than they already are.
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    Much of the best Mexican music is political. There is a lot more politics in foreign music than our music. Our musicians really don't have the balls they think they do. I grew up in the 60's and 70's. CSNY, Janis Joplin, Hendrix, Doors, Beatles, John Lennon, even Joan Baez ... I'll throw her in. Musicians who had balls and wrote good music to boot. There were more but no use listing them all.
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    dead kennedys......

    The sun beams down on a brand new day
    No more welfare tax to pay
    Unsightly slums gone up in flashing light
    Jobless millions whisked away
    At last we have more room to play
    All systems go to kill the poor tonight

    Gonna
    Kill kill kill kill kill the poor
    Kill kill kill kill kill the poor
    Kill kill kill kill kill the poor tonight

    Behold the sparkle of champagne
    The crime rates gone
    Feel free again
    O lifes a dream with you, miss lily white
    Jane fonda on the screen today
    Convinced the liberals its okay
    So lets get dressed and dance away the night

    While they
    Kill kill kill kill kill the poor
    Kill kill kill kill kill the poor
    Kill kill kill kill kill the poor tonight
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    That one is a bit harsh ... :eek:
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    Best song with political implications in it is, hands down, "The One on the Right is on the Left," performed by Johnny Cash (written by Jack Clement I think). Great stuff, very funny.
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    Look no farther to prove that than one of the greatest singer/songwriters of all time has it written in the lyrics protest and political messages against the rulers- Bob Marley. The meaning in his lyrics are a direct message of politics and social upheaval in Jamaica during his lifetime, strong enough to set in motion attempts to set aside major political differences for the better of the country.

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