Wall Street

—'Tis More Fun Using

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

—'Tis More Fun Using

 

 

'Tis more fun using

—money in my pocket, but

I know where it's from...

From other people's pockets

I'm now on top of the world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Reedited 12.04.2019 (some sentence/paragraph emendations which included misspelling corrections & misidentified/misused words); 11.23.2019 (I have supplanted the previous commentary emendation); 09.04.2019:

 

that spur, was seemingly a corresponding familiar song (i.e., either something out of a Carpenter's song or its title), I simply then came to the conclusion that it was indeed an American/English idiomatic expression that relates to its real connotation (the expression, versus the Carpenter song title—contrastingly—where it was actually derived from, & whose real lexical meaning was what I also have meant to relay).  But not to outright convey the distinctively intended (versus an oblique intention) meaning.  Thank you for reading on.

 

 

Fuck Criminals of Wall Street

"The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs."
--Karl Marx (1818-1883)

Fuck criminals on Wall Street,
Who hoard their wealth each day,
While others work long hours
For next-to-nothing pay--
If this is opportunity,
Then fuck the USA.

Fuck bankers and investors,
Who gamble every day
With others' hard-earned savings,
Then give themselves a raise
From government bailouts
And corporate giveaways--
If this is opportunity,
Then fuck the USA.

Fuck all the corporations,
Who move their jobs away
To poor Third World countries,
Where a worker’s hourly pay
Is just under a dollar--
Well, hip-fucking-hooray--
If this is opportunity,
Then fuck the USA.

Fuck all the politicians,
That have been bought today
By Pfizer, AstraZeneca,
AIG and Fannie Mae,
By Microsoft and Apple,
By Berkshire Hathaway,
By Chevron, Exxon Mobil,
By Kaiser and GE,
Fuck all the politicians,
Who sold democracy.

So let the revolution
Ring loudly today
Right here in America,
In France and the UK,
In Germany and Italy,
In Egypt and Japan,
In Ireland, Australia,
In Canada and Spain,
In Russia and China,
In Haiti and Iraq--
Let's tell the corporations
That we don't give a fuck
For all their fucking money
And all their fucking wars,
For all their greed and profits,
And their lust for more.

So let the people rise up
And tell them "NO MORE!"--
Until they all just choke
On all their fucking wars,
On all their fucking money,
On all their fucking greed--
Because this world has plenty
Of everything we need.

October 17, 2011

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