Let’s Celebrate the Trump presidency

 
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20 January 2017 10:53
 

Yes, our 45th president has just been inaugurated - Donald J. Trump.

Let the celebration begin!

I know I’ve been a little hard on the Donald. I’ve described him variously as a con man, trickster, and bullshit-artist; but now is not the time to be harsh. No, now is the time to revel in our democracy, or its close facsimile, and to welcome Trump and his Cabinet of millionaires and billionaires.

Music is used to mark special occasions and this is certainly a watershed moment in the history of this nation; a moment like no other.

This thread is to encourage others to place a piece of music here that sums up the feelings they have concerning this new presidency.

I’ll start the fun with a music selection that perfectly describes my feelings. It’s by Nine Inch Nails and the song is called “the March of the Pigs.”

Come on everybody – let’s party like it’s 1999!
Or is that 1984?
Or 1938?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL72Tyxe1rc

Step right up, march, push
Crawl right up on your knees
Please greed feed (no time to hesitate)
I want a little bit
I want a piece of it
I think he’s losing it
I want to watch it come down
Don’t like the look of it
Don’t like the taste of it
Don’t like the smell of it
I want to watch it come down
All the pigs are all lined up
I give you all that you want
Take the skin and peel it back
Now doesn’t that make you feel better?
Shove it up inside, surprise, lies
Stains like the blood on your teeth
Bite, chew, suck (away the tender parts)
I want to break it up
I want to smash it up
I want to fuck it up
I want to watch it come down
Maybe afraid of it let’s discredit it let’s pick away at it
I want to watch it come down
Now doesn’t that make you feel better?
The pigs have won tonight
Now they can all sleep soundly
And everything is all right

 
 
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20 January 2017 11:30
 

Eve of Destruction (Barry McGuire)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFZUDQ85bFU

The eastern world it is exploding
Violence flarin’, bullets loadin’
You’re old enough to kill but not for votin’
You don’t believe in war but what’s that gun you’re totin’
And even the Jordan River has bodies floatin’

(Chorus)
But you tell me
Over and over and over again my friend
Ah you don’t believe
We’re on the eve of destruction

Don’t you understand what I’m trying to say?
Can’t you feel the fears I’m feeling today?
If the button is pushed there’s no running away
There’ll be no one to save with the world in a grave
Take a look around you boy
It’s bound to scare you boy

Yeah my blood’s so mad, feels like coagulatin’
I’m sitting here just contemplatin’
I can’t twist the truth, it knows no regulation
And a handful of senators don’t pass legislation
And marches alone can’t bring integration
When human respect is disintegratin’
This whole crazy world is just too frustratin’

Ah think of all the hate there is in Red China
Then take a look around to Selma, Alabama
You may leave here for four days in space
But when you return it’s the same old place
The pounding of the drums the pride and disgrace
You can bury your dead but don’t leave a trace
Hate your next-door neighbor but don’t forget to say grace

And tell me over and over and over and over again my friend
You don’t believe
We’re on the eve of destruction
Ah, no you don’t believe
We’re on the eve of destruction

 
 
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20 January 2017 11:49
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Igt-jW4e8ts

This is the point of no return, I could never go back
Life without parole, up state shackled and trapped
Living in the hole, lookin’ at the world through a crack
But fuck that, I’d rather shoot it out and get clapped
I’ve gone too far, there ain’t no coming back for me
Auschwitz gas chamber full of Zyklon-B
Just like the Spanish exterminating Tainos
Raping the black and Indian women, creating Latinos
Mother fuckers made me out of self righteous hatred
And you got yourself a virus, stuck in the Matrix
A suicide bomber strapped and ready to blow
Lethal injection strapped down ready to go
Don’t you understand they’ll never let me live out in peace
Concrete jungle, guerrilla war out in the streets
Nat Turner with the sickle pitch fork and machete
The end of the world, mother fucker you not ready
This is the point of no return and nobody can stop it
Malcolm Little when he knelt before Elijah Muhammad
The comet that killed the dinosaurs, changing the earth
They love to criticize, they always say I change for the worse
Like prescription pills, when you misusin’ them nigga
The Templar Knights when they took Jerusalem nigga
And figured out what was buried under Solomon’s temple
Al-Aqsa the name is not coincidental
I know too much, the government is trying to murder me
No coming back like cutting your wrists open vertically
How could the serpent be purposely put in charge of the country
Genetic engineered sickness spread amongst me
My people are so hungry that they attack without reason
Like a fuckin’ dog ripping off the hand that feeds him
Immortal Technique is treason to the Patriot Act
So come and get me mother fucker cause I’m not coming back

This is the point from which I could never return
And if I back down now then forever I burn
This is the point from which I could never retreat
Cause If I turn back now there can never be peace
This is the point from which I will die and succeed
Living the struggle, I know I’m alive when I bleed
From now on it can never be the same as before
Cause the place I’m from doesn’t exist anymore

This is the point of no return nigga you better believe this
Mary Magdalene giving birth to the children of Jesus
The evolution of the world, bloody and dramatic
Human beings killing monkeys to conquer the planet
The kingdoms of Africa and Mesopotamia
Machine gunnin’ your body with depleted uranium
This is the age of microchips and titanium
The dark side of the moon and contact with aliens
I started out like Australians, criminal minded
Broke into Hell, tore it down, and built a city behind it
Southpaw, murderous methodology nigga
Remember that I’m just a man, don’t follow me nigga
Cause once you past the point you can never go home
You’ve got to face the possibility of dying alone
So tell me mother fucker, how could you die for the throne
When you don’t even got the fuckin’ heart to die for your own
It rains acid, one day the earth will cry from a stone
And you’ll be lookin’ at the world livin’ inside of a dome
Computerized humanity living inside of a clone
This is the place where the unknown is living and real
Wormwood to Planet X and the Seventh Seal
Universal truth is not measured in mass appeal
This is the last time that I kneel and pray to the sky
Cause almost everything that I was always ever told was a lie

This is the point from which I could never return
And if I back down now then forever I burn
This is the point from which I could never retreat
Cause If I turn back now there can never be peace
This is the point from which I will die and succeed
Living the struggle, I know I’m alive when I bleed
From now on it can never be the same as before
Cause the place I’m from doesn’t exist anymore

 

 
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20 January 2017 16:54
 
Sarcastic Fringehead - 20 January 2017 10:53 AM

Yes, our 45th president has just been inaugurated - Donald J. Trump.

Let the celebration begin!


This too will pass.

 
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20 January 2017 18:37
 

The Who—We Don’t Get Fooled Again

We’ll be fighting in the streets
With our children at our feet
And the morals that they worship will be gone
And the men who spurred us on
Sit in judgement of all wrong
They decide and the shotgun sings the song

I’ll tip my hat to the new constitution
Take a bow for the new revolution
Smile and grin at the change all around
Pick up my guitar and play
Just like yesterday
Then I’ll get on my knees and pray
We don’t get fooled again

The change, it had to come
We knew it all along
We were liberated from the fold, that’s all
And the world looks just the same
And history ain’t changed
‘Cause the banners, they are flown in the next war

I’ll tip my hat to the new constitution
Take a bow for the new revolution
Smile and grin at the change all around
Pick up my guitar and play
Just like yesterday
Then I’ll get on my knees and pray
We don’t get fooled again, no, no

I’ll move myself and my family aside
If we happen to be left half alive
I’ll get all my papers and smile at the sky
Though I know that the hypnotized never lie
Do ya?

Yeaah!

There’s nothing in the streets
Looks any different to me
And the slogans are replaced, by-the-bye
And the parting on the left
Is now parting on the right
And the beards have all grown longer overnight

I’ll tip my hat to the new constitution
Take a bow for the new revolution
Smile and grin at the change all around
Pick up my guitar and play
Just like yesterday
Then I’ll get on my knees and pray
We don’t get fooled again
Don’t get fooled again, no no

Yeaaah!
Meet the new boss
Same as the old boss

 
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20 January 2017 20:27
 
jdrnd - 20 January 2017 04:54 PM
Sarcastic Fringehead - 20 January 2017 10:53 AM

Yes, our 45th president has just been inaugurated - Donald J. Trump.

Let the celebration begin!


This too will pass.

As what?  And how much will our country pass with it? Easily the worst President in my life. But maybe more people will bother to get educated as to political, economic, psychological , social, and physical realities.  Not holding my breath.

 
 
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21 January 2017 01:00
 

I’m holding onto hope with Delroy Wilson, “Let There Be Love”:  https://youtu.be/ivs8yISYsVo

But, I can see the new president making The Heavy’s, “Girl” his theme song:  https://youtu.be/hWM-hwiF9Fs

 
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21 January 2017 19:49
 
hannahtoo - 20 January 2017 06:37 PM

The Who—We Don’t Get Fooled Again

Winner!