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Song Parodies -> "Proud To Be On Welfare"

Original Song Title:

"Proud To Be An American"

Original Performer:

Lee Greenwood

Parody Song Title:

"Proud To Be On Welfare"

Parody Written by:

Fred Jones

The Lyrics

If tomorow all the things were gone
I get free everyday,
and I had to go and get a job
And earn my own way.,
I'd thank my lucky stars
To be in the USA.
For as long as I have children
The government will pay.
And I'm proud to be on welfare,
Where I get my food for free.
And I won't forget the folks that work
And give it all to me.
And I'll proudly stand up,next to you
With my hand out everyday,
"cause there ain't no way I have to work,
Thanks to the USA!

From my subsidized apartment,
To my salvation army car,
To the very shoes I wear,
When I walk down to the bar.
From the food stamps you give me,
To my electric bill you pay,
Well thanks from this welfare heart,
And I think it's time I say:

That I'm proud to be on welfare,
Where I get my food for free.
And I won't forget the folks who work,
And give it all to me.
And I'll gladly stand up,next to you,
With my hand out everyday.
"cause there ain't no way I'll get a job,
(repeat chorus)

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Spooky - December 28, 2003 - Report this comment
lol I was so bored with that song untill I saw this parody. Now I can listen to it with a whole new light. Great job.
Edmund Fitzgerald - November 02, 2008 - Report this comment
It would be funnier if it wasn't so true and so sad, but I gave you 5-5-5 for the effort.

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