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Song Parodies -> "The Jihad of Achmed from Iraq"

Original Song Title:

"The Ballad of Jed Clampett"

Original Performer:

Lester Flatt & Earl Skruggs

Parody Song Title:

"The Jihad of Achmed from Iraq"

Parody Written by:

Robert D. Arndt Jr.

The Lyrics

This parody mixes Arab collateral damage with terrorist revenge, using France as the target. It may be in bad taste, but I'm writing from the Daesh POV from a part of the volunteers. This is not validation of Daesh nor their barbarism, but it's a very real part of the cycle of violence in the ME that gets exported to the West.
Come and listen to a story 'bout a man named Achmed
Poor Sunni herder, from all war he fled
Then one day things were not looking good
Rafales destroyed the ground where his house once stood
(Burnt soil, that is, death toll- his family)

First thing you know, old Achmed's a volunteer
Daesh said, "Achmed, don't give in to despair"
Said evil Europe is the place he ought to be
So they loaded up a truck and sent it through to Tripoli
(Target France, that is, crowds lining the boulevards)

Well, now it's time to hear his cry and learn a valuable lesson
Perhaps they should've watched where they were dropping weapons
Whatever happened to responsibility
Collateral damage claimed the lives of his entire family
(War casualties, so he took a solemn vow
French folks, under attack now, know fear)

Revenge...

KA-BOOM!!!
Some will be strongly offended by this, but think first of all the thousands of Arab innocents killed by drones and western warplanes that often try to take out a terrorist leader only to either miss him or take out villages filled with women and children which fuels Arab anger and leads to volunteers for ISIS and other ME terror groups. A ten year military study proves that drones alone are 80% inaccurate in so-called surgical strikes unless the target is isolated driving in a car on an open road.

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