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Song Parodies -> "Why Guns Were Banned"

Original Song Title:

"I Understand"

Original Performer:

Sarah Vaughn

Parody Song Title:

"Why Guns Were Banned"

Parody Written by:

Barry J. Mitchel

The Lyrics

In a press conference on April 27, the mayor of Baltimore said that protesters should be allowed space to destroy. I based my parody of her message to them on this song of farewell to a fickle lover.
Why do you go on protesting
I know you want to be free
Looters, you know I'll let you go
You won't be shamed by me

I understand
And looters, you are not to blame
If Baltimore is set aflame
I understand

It's not your fault
Because you cart off goods you find
You hid from mean police, unkind
I understand

For vetting you will be far from easy
I've sown excuse for your harms
I'll wish that old shill
Al Sharpton can still
Blame race, cheered on by swarms

But if you find
Our government heals poverty
Then looters, surely vote straight D
We're why guns were banned

The last line (and title) exaggerate but accurately reflect one goal of liberal politicians like those in power there.

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Salt - April 29, 2015 - Report this comment
Oh, dear. Looks like you've upset a socialist jackass wacko, Barry. FYI, Pepper, you empty-headed bigoted racist ignoramus, slavery in America lasted only ONE century, and Baltimore where these idiot thugs are wrecking their own living and working spaces, was one of the first places to abolish slavery. Moreover, NONE of the blacks alive today have been slaves, and that racist leftard BS you and that racist Sharpton are spewing is precisely why they are all Hell-bound poverty-stricken uneducated violent criminals. Asserting that blacks are all by nature helpless and incapable of bettering themselves is an extension of the hateful racist "theories" that the Old South slavers used to justify slavery, just as you're using it to justify keeping the Baltimore blacks poor, stupid, criminal, and on welfare. Your "soft bigotry" of low expectations is bigotry nonetheless, and you deserve to be spit on and pissed on and crapped on everywhere you go and executed for treason just like everyone else in the oppressive parasitic racist Commie-Nazi traitor party of the KKK, the gaystapo goose-steppers, and the Black Panthers, a.k.a. Democrats.
Barry J. Mitchel - April 29, 2015 - Report this comment
Hey, take it easy, guys! My satire is about the responses of politicians, not of protesters.
Barry J. Mitchel - April 29, 2015 - Report this comment
I apologize to Sarah Vaughan's estate and her fans for misspelling her surname. Did anyone catch it?
No Justice, No Peace - April 29, 2015 - Report this comment
You really have no clue about black suffering in this nation, especially in urban areas without hope nor opportunity. This isn't white suburbia. Police brutality and oppression is a daily reminder of one's skin color. 1s
Inner City Blues - April 29, 2015 - Report this comment
@Salt, you can take your Klan hood or armband off now.
Tired of Lies - April 29, 2015 - Report this comment
I agree NJNP. Salt must think that poor Freddie Gray deliberately crushed his own larynx and severed his own spine while in police custody not belted in the wagon. He was murdered, and for what crime? Running while black. Expect more rioting when the police announce their fabricated motive which will exonerate their racist, thug white officers. No charges, no peace. Salt is a racist POS.
Factoid - April 29, 2015 - Report this comment
Slavery from Jamestown to official United States runs 1619 to 1865, or 246 years. Black oppression OTOH runs 1619 to 2015 which would be almost 400 years. Blacks recognize the latter historical period. If you say Overseer five times fast you get the word Officer. For real.
Patrick - April 30, 2015 - Report this comment
Blaming local businesses for the alleged crimes of the police. No sympathy for the victim, just an excuse to steal and burn.

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