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Song Parodies -> "Must Raise The Debt Ceiling!"

Original Song Title:

"Do You Hear What I Hear?"

Original Performer:

Bing Crosby

Parody Song Title:

"Must Raise The Debt Ceiling!"

Parody Written by:

Old Man Ribber

The Lyrics

How well do the four verses of the original song describe Washington D.C.? Exactly twenty-five percent! Do You See What I See, Do You Hear What I Hear, Do You Know What I Know...never. Listen To What I (We) Say...always! ;D

Said Tim Geithner to the President:
Must raise the debt ceiling!
It's my one course and sentiment.
Must raise the debt ceiling!
I'll print more money to put in the vault.
There'll be ruin if we default.
We can claim it's all Bush's fault!

Said the White House to the congressman:
Time to start some dealing!
I need cash to finance my plan.
Time to start some dealing!
You've always raised the limit - don't pretend.
So together let's tax and spend.
If you don't then you aren't my friend!

Said the congressman to the folks at home:
Our fate we'd be sealing!
Listen to our gang at The Dome.
Our fate we'd be sealing!
Each one of us must first protect his seat,
To oppose O. would bring defeat.
With Obama we can't compete!

Say the voters next Election Day:
Anger we are feeling!
In the end it's us who will pay.
Anger we are feeling!
We're out of work. We've been bled to the max.
Why does Geithner not pay his tax?
Use no scalpels - break out the ax!

Like Santa Claus, Christmas In July knows who has been bad or good...unlike Attorney General Eric Holder, who's far too busy pushing a political agenda! ;D

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Total Votes: 5

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John Barry - July 20, 2011 - Report this comment
Geithner, the evil pod spawn of Paulson.
Patrick - July 20, 2011 - Report this comment
If the debt ceiling is automatically raised, it's not a ceiling at all. The States are going to have to take the initiative to restore the original pre-1913 Constitution if this country is to be saved. Congress is a lost cause.
John Jenkins - July 20, 2011 - Report this comment
Good stuff, particularly the "protect his seat" double meaning!
Old Man Ribber - July 20, 2011 - Report this comment
Thanks. All I can say is ;D

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