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Song Parodies -> "No Shovel-Ready Jobs"

Original Song Title:

"Give Me The Simple Life"

Original Performer:

Ella Fitzgerald

Parody Song Title:

"No Shovel-Ready Jobs"

Parody Written by:

Old Man Ribber

The Lyrics

Two weeks to go until the midterm election and so much material presents itself daily. Lost among the demonizing, false charges and countercharges, and general media circus is a candid admission from President Obama. Despite the stimulus and the reason stated over and over, he admits that there is no such thing as a "shovel-ready" job! What now? Do you mean there's no Tooth Fairy too? ;D

No East Bunny? Please don't be funny!
That's not what starts my sobs.
What brings this condition? The new admission:
"No shovel-ready jobs!".

There is no Sasquatch - never on my watch -
No tales to fool the mobs.
The truth now has come out - and we hear O. spout:
"No shovel-ready jobs!".

Their stimulus - hundreds of billions -
All of the jobs it would cause.
The jobs weren't there - they ask more trillions -
Might as well pay Santa Claus!

There's no believin' there'll be relievin'.
We're all just stupid slobs.
Obama was acting - now he's retracting.
"No shovel-ready jobs!".

Why do I feel like we've just bought ocean-front Nevada? ;D

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Wild Child JIN - October 19, 2010 - Report this comment
OMR - I am very impressed with how your parodies have improved! I am not sure of this, but I think you might be taking lessons from me. If so, I just want you to know that I don't mind a bit! ;-)
Old Man Ribber - October 19, 2010 - Report this comment
JIN - So you're to blame!! LOL! I think rather that our styles can often be similar...and if so, we both should be flattered. ;D
dennis - October 20, 2010 - Report this comment
So, Barracks O'bomba (who was supposed to turn the country into an ultramilitarized zone from the ruins of the towers to Sand Franscisco (Yes, I meant Sand. As in Sand bags) does not have the money to do it. As any fool knows (even I can figure this one out) you cannot have both weapons and 'pate de foi gras'. One or the other, and the Pate won't be worth the drool staining the beard of the mujahedeen if we don't get our guns up. Get it together. You *got* the smarts. Now are you going to do the right thing, or just play the stupid social game and be popular? (and no, I'm too 'dumb' to play politricks. I'm Autistic, you know)
Old Man Ribber - October 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Huh? ;D
John Jenkins - October 25, 2010 - Report this comment
Paying Santa Claus might give us a better return on our investment than the projects the stimulus package is financing. Very good spoof!

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