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Song Parodies -> "You Built That Business (By The Grace of O)"

Original Song Title:

"We Built This city (on Rock 'n Roll)"

Original Performer:

Jefferson Starship

Parody Song Title:

"You Built That Business (By The Grace of O)"

Parody Written by:

Callmelennie

The Lyrics

This song is posted in answer to Obama's amazingly tone deaf anti-business statement "If you have a business, you didn't build that. Someone else made it happen"
Din't build that business
Din't build that business without the grace of O
Built that business
Din't build that business without the grace of O

I say you didn't build that .. without my saving grace
I say your pride in achievement's .. totally misplaced
Knee deep in the details .. ensuring fiscal health
Too many occupiers .. need to share your wealth

All hail the Great Obama, listen to The Saviour scold
Don't you forget it now, you built that business
You built that business by the grace of O!
You built that business .. you built that business by the grace of O
Built that business .. you built that business by the grace of O

Obama's always playing .. socialistic games
Who tries to tell the story .. in socialistic frames
They just want to tax us .. grow the central state
They call us reprehensible .. 'ginning up the hate

All hail to the Great Obama, listen to The Saviour scold
You best believe it now, you built that business
You built that business by the grace of O!
You built that business .. you built that business by the grace of O
Built that business .. you built that business by the grace of O

It's just another slapdown .. in the socialist creep
Proggressives got the choke hold .. Oh, soon it will be a leap

Who grabbed up GM .. to make Green 'lectric cars
Who ties you up in red tape .. overseen by czars
You say you're going to stop us .. you're obsolescent fools
We got America's children .. indoctrinate in schools

(Break to radio DJ's voice over .. I'm looking out over those Dept of Labor statistics at another dismal job report, not seeing any relief from that over 8% unemployment rate ...)

You best believe it (believe it)

(It's your 43rd consecutive month of over 8% unemployment from your favorite president, the president from Hawaii, the president that golfs, the president that never stops spending)

Bow down to the Great Obama, listen to the Great One boast
You best believe it now, you built that business
You built that business on the back of O!
You built that business .. you built that business on the back of O
Built that business .. you built that business on the back of O ...

Din't build, din't build that business (Built that business)
Din't build, din't build that business (Built that business)
Din't build, din't build that business ...

BTW, I didn't write this song. Jefferson Starship and Amiright.com made this happen.

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Steve K. - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Ya beat me to it. I've got a similar one in progress.
Randy Hearn - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Good one! Just another stupid statement by big 0!
dude - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Great to see the mindless sheep of the GOP parrot whatever Fox News tells them to. The full quote: "Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen. " He was referring to the bridges and roads (and other infrastructure) that businesses take for granted. Mitt and the other GOP wanks omit the first sentence because hey, context isn't necessary, the GOP sheep will swallow anything they are fed.
Dude II - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Dude is right, of course. But each side in this sleazefest takes quotes out of context to fit its ends.
Callmelennnie - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
As long as we're talking context, I challenge any Democrat to show the VIDEO of Obama saying this to an uncommitted voter. You wouldn't dare; because the sneering, arrogant hostile tone which Obama employed when he said these words is OBVIOUS! And interestingly enough, even though publicly financed infrastructure has been around for a century, no other President ever felt the need to make this point in such a condescending and hostile way.
Patrick - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
If you look at photos from the mid to late 19th century you will see many tall buildings and thriving businesses with streets of mud around them. Private wealth had to be created first before there were any surplus funds to be taxed for public infrastructure. Furthermore, the fact that governments build most of the roads and bridges these days is no justification for the government spying on citizens, telling us what we can eat and drink, or using our funds to subsidize unproven or proven failure endeavors that no commercial lender would touch. Obama's message is that if government has created a few usable things, that it has the total right to totally control us.
In context... - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
...it's even worse!
Dude III - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Can't wait for the Romney theocracy to tell women what they can and can't do with their bodies.
Meriadoc - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Clever title swap, and I also enjoyed your ending blurb.
Brock O'Brahma - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
The scope and breadth of Obama's ignorance never ceases to amaze. As a governmental, he pats himself on the back for the infrastructure, yet fails to acknowledge governments role in letting it crumble back to dust. 2.2 trillion is needed to repair the horrific conditions the roads, bridges, and buildings are in. His failed stimulus allotted 4.5% of what is needed to do a few "shovel-ready-oh-wait-there's-no-such-thing-as-shovel-ready" jobs. When the welfare state grew to unsustainable proportions, infrastucture's fate was sealed. Obama needs to go back to the comfy environs of academia and leave the real world to the people who actually live, work, sweat, and die in it.
Porfle Popnecker - July 27, 2012 - Report this comment
I didn't really write this comment.
Andria - July 27, 2012 - Report this comment
Not bad, I am not voting in this election because I don't think either candidate is worth anything, if Obama wins, we end up a nanny state. If Romney wins, we will never have anything but the Mormon version of Iran again. (from my past comments on political parodies, and those parodists who know me more in-depth than my AIR comments, my stance on LDS and other religion is well-known) 4-5-5.

Security code was "WAS". As in America WAS a great country at one time.
Jeff in Richmond VA - August 03, 2012 - Report this comment
I hope you people are all filthy rich, because you're gonna' need every penny when Romney's done fleecing the middle class. My taxes go up $500--$2000 so Trump and Addelson get a big tax cut? Someone needs to go "Colorado" on the rich f***ers!!

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