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Song Parodies -> "Live In a Theocracy"

Original Song Title:

"Livin' in the USA"

Original Performer:

Steve Miller Band

Parody Song Title:

"Live In a Theocracy"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Forgot this on in my dysfunctional Family series yesterday.
Scam Pat[1], Scam Graham,[2],
Scam Sam[3], Scam Fam.[4]

You, you, you, you, you, you, you
Live in a theocracy
Do, do, do, do, do, do, do
Live in a theocracy

What are we goin’ to?
Been there; it’s nothin’ new.
They say secularism’s “treason.”
We don’t live in an Age of Reason.

Scam Pat—makes ya pay,
Scam Graham—useta bray,
Scam Sam—processed hay,
Scam Fam—holding sway.

They want freedom
To do everything their way—
It’s their way or the highway.

Scam Hann. [5], television,
Scam Ma’am,[6] premonition,
Scam Klan politicians,
Scam Fam., fascism.

Yeah, we have gone the wrong way. . .
Live in a theocracy.

Doug Coe’s[7] praises:
He loves a yellow man,[8]
A brown man,[9]
A white man,[10]
A red man,[11]
Loves he, though, Uncle Sam?
Once Doug gave a helpin’ hand
To killer in a far-off land.[12]

Be a politician?
You gotta play the “God” hand
Or you’ll likely get canned, yeah.

If you wanna make it, baby,
An office, to take it, baby,
At least fake it:
Pray, pray, pray, pray.

Many crazies yeah!
Bray, bray
In the screw-loose way, same deal.

Screws loo-oo-oo-oo-oo-se,
Twits in a Tea-ocracy.
It worries, their crazed rage.
Loo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oons loose,
Twits a Tea-ocracy,
Livin’ in a fantasy,
Loons boon for spoon-fed stooge goons:
D.C. idiocracy.
They’re drinkin’ the tea,
Or Koo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-ool?
Tea mixed with theocracy.

Let’s be righteous, really RIGHTeous!
What would Jesus preach?
“God gives guns thee. . .squeeze for me, brothers!”

[3]Brownback, U.S. Senator from [What’s the Matter With] Kansas. In “What’s the Matter With Kansas?” author Thomas Franks “finds extraordinary irony in working-class Kansans' overwhelming support for Republican politicians, despite his belief that the economic policies of the Republican party are wreaking havoc on their communities and livelihoods for the benefit of the extremely wealthy.”
[4]The Family, a.k.a. The Fellowship
[5]Sean (“Semantics/Syntax/Redundancy-Challenged”) Hannity—e.g., “America is the greatest, best country God has ever given man on the face of the Earth.” As devilishly depicted by Stephen Colbert
[7]Ruler of The Family
[9]Yoweri Museveni, current dictator of Uganda who has voiced support for execution of homosexuals. According to NPR, “a bill designed to eradicate homosexuality has strong support in the government and among evangelical Christians.”
[12]Suharto, dictator of Indonesia, 1967-1998; killed hundreds of thousands of his own people

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Little-Ho-TeaParty - May 25, 2010 - Report this comment
Maximum points for the Tea0cracy phrase, Sir ! ! MonSignor Sass que Watch !
LilCatLicker - May 25, 2010 - Report this comment
I went to a TheoCratic school, Sir . I know well the role that religion plays or pays !
CowPattyHearst - May 25, 2010 - Report this comment
They preach Christianity but make you go to war - they just don't get it.
Steve K. - May 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I don't think we're in much danger of living in a theocracy. You can't even put a cross on public land without someone filing a lawsuit against it. Or it being stolen in an act of vandalism. But if you want to know what living in a theocracy is really like, may I suggest Iran or Saudi Arabia?

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