Big Fist packs a punch with a plan to scare:

Big fist packs a punch with a plan to scare:
keep the people afraid with ugly hot air.

Politicians love fear because it works,
to fool the people into electing jerks.

The chauvinist loves to stand brave and tall,
by making the voice of reason look small.

The jingoist loves to stomp on your face,
when the wrong religion is an odd race.

When the war machine gets into high gear,
the corporate man markets with a sneer.

The pastor does his part quoting the word,
which somehow always praises the sword.

Love and truth are rumors from the past;
Darvish hears a snarling mad dogs’ breakfast!

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