Here in America it's a propaganda race
We're gonna put a teacher in space
Now we've gone and we've spread her far and wide
She's a great symbol of the national pride

Ollie Ollie North, North American hero
You know he knows no letter of the law
He's living proof, with a patriotic attitude
You can get away with anything at all

Down in washington they have their own language
They could talk forever and they'll never say a thing
Look at him up there, its an occupation
To keep us from knowing whats going on

Look at our President, he's dodging questions
Oh how his magic golden teeth glow
There's a major major disconnection
Between what he says and what he says he knows

America, so beautiful
oh you know its so wonderful and clean
America, so beautiful
Its the only place that I've ever seen

Pollution pollution condenses on my ceiling
Now it finally done drip on my face
Going to the doctor to find out if its malignant
To see if I can keep up this rugged pace

Goin' down goin' down to Three Mile Island
I got a big settlement in my hand
Trading in the health of my three children
In on a lousy fifty grand


Sexy world lives on my TV
wiggle and a jiggle is the name of the game
I'm so in love with two dimensional reality
and I'm sure you feel the same

Goin' to the shopping mall, shopping mall
gonna see myself in one and all
gonna come away so mighty disappointed
ain't got enough money for everything I wanted
Looking for a moral lesson down on Wall Street
I'm carrying ulcers in my feet
we're engaged in a reverse Robin Hood
all of my friends say that greed is good

Here in America everthing is bought and sold
you can get anything for little bits of gold
we'll rape the earth and ruin the air
cut down every tree from here to there


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    General Commentgreat song. it's funny how the historic references (challenger disaster, oliver north) are from the mid 80's, and yet this song seems to have been written in response to the bush administration.
    bonkeouson March 03, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSTOP the ENERGY WASTE !

    Our cultural energy waste is horrendous and tragic, thou easily FIXABLE !
    America continues to waste over 70% of the energy it consumes. The Energy Waste is Everywhere !
    (1) 100's of millions of outdoor lights burn during the day.
    (2) We over heat and over cool our homes, businesses, offices, schools, churches, etc...
    (3) Over packaging is the norm. Recycling is inadequate . Our landfills are busier than ever.
    (4) Most Americans do not minimize their driving. Congestion is horrendous.
    (5) Road construction in America is the ultimate contradiction.

    The only way to eliminate energy waste and over demand is by using the economic impact of taxing energy, in lieu of Federal Income Tax. Until the price of gas is $6 to $8 per gallon, hedonist America will not significantly reduce its over consumption and energy waste. Federal Gas Tax should be $4 to $6 per gallon and 'offset' by making Federal Income Tax begin at $60k.
    Only with a tangible/dollar reward will America care to conserve.
    High energy costs are the only incentive by which renewable alternative energy supply will be developed.
    In the mean time, the USA continues to give away its economic and political wealth to the Middle East via OPEC, just so we can continue our energy waste.
    Know that the Islamic dominated OPEC cartel is glad to allow supply and demand market forces to drive energy prices to $8/gallon.
    China, India, and other 'developing countries' have just begun to compete for the world's remaining energy supply. Geopolitical unrest is directly related to global competition for energy and natural resources. If global demand for energy is not dramatically reduced, World war is inevitable.
    Ford and General Motors are bankrupt, which will cause 100,000,000 Americans unemployed, ruin our economy, and lead to anarchy. Ford and GM must quickly transition to the lucrative business of building solar and wind 'energy producers' for the world's 6.7 BILLION people reason$.
    The world cannot continue to support all the automakers. We are running out of petroleum. America can no longer continue to 'do business as usual'. Wake up !
    Mass transit must reward those who reduce their driving and thereby become FREE, SAFE, CLEAN, and CONVENIENT.

    The incentive necessary to create a renewable and sustainable energy supply, will only occur when we implement the economics of TAXING ENERGY - NOT INCOME!
    ConservationMatterson April 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSadly, groups like Donna the Buffalo feel the need to espouse their political leanings through their music. Luckily, most of their music doesn't take that path. Still, it's their prerogative, but it should be pointed out that they are misguided in thinking one political party is void of hedonistic tendencies, as the Glenn Beck of energy policy, ConservationMatters, put it (see the outrageously lavish dining habits of the Obamas or the multiple homes and extreme energy consumption of the Gore and Pelosi families,,,I could go on and on). Gotta love hypocrisy. Oh, the song, America? I don't listen to politically themed music from artists that are self-serving. Probably has a good melody.
    manfromearthon March 15, 2011   Link

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