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  • My country ‘tis of thee I sing this anthem.
    Thanks for false flags and friendly fire.
    Thanks for the New Normal.
    Thanks for a nation held hostage by fear.
    Thanks for raping the Constitution.
    Thanks for strangling the American Dream.
    Thanks for the needless deaths of
    Thousands of American citizens and
    Millions of Afghani and Iraqi people
    In a decade long war for profit with
    No end in sight.

    America the beautiful
    Land of genocide and lies
    Above thy restless troubled sleep
    If angels dwelled they’d cry.
    Thanks for a three tiered system of checks and balances
    So wildly unchecked and so far out of balance
    It brings a tear to my eye.

    O beautiful!
    For smoggy skies
    Thanks for the aches and pains
    Of strip searches and scanners
    For folks who fly on planes.
    Thanks for making a mockery of
    Everything we were taught about
    What this country stood for.

    Thanks for the bounty on
    Wolves and on
    Buffalo and on the
    People of the Turtle Island.
    Thanks for never telling us that now
    Just as in days of old
    This grand experiment
    This tarnished relic from the Age of Reason
    Has always been about the Gold.

    My country ‘tis of thee I sing this anthem.
    You don’t hear me.
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