What’s that you say? You refuse to comply?
If that’s your answer, then you must die!
Kill the buffalo, destroy their food,
that’ll teach em. Now they’re screwed.
Damn! Not enough laborers, what do we do?
We’ll cross the ocean and enslave a few.
England, we don’t want taxation without representation.
We’re now Americans and this is our nation.
Lincoln, you can’t dictate to us.
We’re keeping our slaves, now enough of your fuss.
The Civil War is over and the slaves are free.
Yeah, let them think that, they’ll soon see.
You don’t like Jim Crow?
Then head back to Africa, or it’s to prison you go!
“What about the Statue of Liberty,?” you say?
To hell with that, only certain people get to stay!
No, the Indians didn’t demand green cards
and now many of them are in graveyards.
You think you’re going to get ahead?
Not if your skin is black, brown or red.
Capitalism is the name of our game.
We take what we want and we have no shame.
You have no health insurance? That’s your affair.
You think we’re concerned? You think we care?
We’re millionaires, billionaires, we don’t give a damn!
You’ve worked your eight hours, here’s 3 dollars, now scram!
Don’t think your vote will make a difference.
Politicians in office are just for appearance.
We’re a select group and we rule this planet.
Our will is strong and forged in granite.
Bow down to us and if you do not,
we’ll crush you with everything we’ve got!
Never forget, we’re the world’s police.
But do you really think what we want is world peace?
Shelby I. Courtland