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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

America! Fuck Yeah!!

Posted by Ezra Ace Caraeff on Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:37 AM


It's hard not to get a little teary-eyed after last night's big news (no, not the Celtics beating the spread against the Rockets, everyone knew they were going to do that), and this upcoming Obama presidency seems to have everyone in a glorious hungover daze of optimism and new found patriotism.

Does this mean I'm going to have to buy one of these belt buckles?

So, as your head still pounds from all those "Freedom Bombs" (red, white, and blue jello shots) you drank last night, here's a little good morning tune from the late dissenter/patriot, Phil Ochs. "The Power And The Glory" is from his earliest days, and while its mirrors Woody's "This Land is Your Land" with its state-by-state rundown, Ochs also points out that this country is "only as rich as the poorest of her poor." Let this song soundtrack Sarah Palin's long trip back to Wasilla.


Phil Ochs - "The Power And The Glory"

End Hits: Jello shots have alcohol in them? We had no idea.

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