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Song Parodies -> "If Obama Cared"

Original Song Title:

"If I Didn't Care"

Original Performer:

Billie Holiday

Parody Song Title:

"If Obama Cared"

Parody Written by:

Barry J. Mitchel

The Lyrics

I hope that some of these questions will be asked (and answered) politely in the numerous Town Hall meetings across the USA during the Congressional recess. I took the introduction from Billie Holiday and the remaining sung stanzas from The Ink Spots.
If your health's in doubt, buy GOV.
Worried? Then shout, "Why GOV?"
Don't fall next year
When patient pools are chancy. Fear!

If Obama cared, as his words can say;
If Obama cared, would I reel and sway?
Just reading the government's health-care bill
Is what makes my head go 'round and 'round
While I start bland chill.

If he really cared, would he heed the blame?
Would my Medicare be cut and send docs whence they came?
And would those insured insist that government's unfair?
Would all this ensue if our Congress shared it too?

If ObamaCare should go down in flame,
Would its ev'ry snare weaken and bend SOC justice lame?
And would I be sure we still had government to spare?
Could all this come true if Obama scared us blue?
GOV is, of course, big government. SOC is pronounced like the first syllable of "potion", is short for "social". Some say "Soc Security".

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Barry J. Mitchel - August 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Here's a Monday morning "quarter back" in change: "patient pools are" in line 4 to "bone replacement's" and "If Obama cared" in line 6 to "Guidelines hidden bared".
Old Man Ribber - August 10, 2009 - Report this comment
That all right, Barry. I am not a severe techincal critic...the content in this is very good and you do your homework well alwals. ;D
Old Man Ribber - August 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Always! :D
Fiddlegirl - August 10, 2009 - Report this comment
It does seem that the bill is somewhat care-less in construction
Barry J. Mitchel - August 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, OMR. I agree with Fg. In line 4, "bone retooling's" is a better match to "only foolish" in the OS. In line 12, "public plan's" instead of "government's" clarifies my meaning.

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