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Song Parodies -> "They Put Me in a Zoo (Version 23)"

Original Song Title:

"I Put a Spell on You"

Original Performer:

Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Parody Song Title:

"They Put Me in a Zoo (Version 23)"

Parody Written by:

Robert D. Arndt Jr.

The Lyrics

My 2800th parody. The European refugee crisis. 300,000 swamp Europe from Libya, Syria, and Africa. Boats sink, people die en route. Most seeking asylum. Germany and Sweden generous while Britain, France, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Macedonia, Italy, and Greece are increasingly hostile. Border fences up all around the world in 65 nations and growing. Fear of Islamic jihadists blending in is also a real threat. No solution found.
They put me in a Zoo
Along borderline

Syria, to flee I would choose
Europe squabbling
While people are dying

Fearing jihadi bandits
Checkpoints all around
With my wife and family
We've covered so much ground
(And yet no sanctuary is found)

They put me in a Zoo
Along the borderline
This fifth time

No food
WC blues
Comforts crude
Treated like animals
Despair everywhere
No security
Just the willingness to dare
(Fences, razor wire going up everywhere)

Want to live free
They put me in a Zoo
Along the borderline
(Where's the humanity???)
Thousands have died along the way. Turkey and Jordan, meanwhile, have absorbed 3.5 million due to the cisis with ISIS. They don't understand why the EU nations can't absorb 500,000 and spread them out. Right wing anti-immigration parties all over Europe are gaining immense support and also here in the US under Trump.

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Patrick - August 31, 2015 - Report this comment
Americans are afraid our culture is about to be replaced. Same goes for Europe. Have you read Patrick J Buchanan on the subject? Only Donald Trump is not afraid to address the issue. Maybe Europe should arm the refugees and send them back to fight ISIS. Of course, the US armed the Mexican drug cartels and that didn't work our so well. US did absorb the Vietnamese and the Marielitos. But the new wave is not coming here to assimilate, but rather to occupy. Soy viejo, no me queda mucho tiempo. Pero he visto, y voy a ver muchos cambios en mi pais que no me gustaran.

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