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The Battle Hymn of the Republican

Go ahead, sing it out loud!

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The Battle Hymn of the Republican

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the war
It brings more military contracts and the drafting of the poor
It lets us build our pipelines so the profits are much more
The truth is trampled on
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.
The prisoners that we've tortured and whose rights we snatch away
Are just trivial details when there's oil on the way
And let everyone go and buy an S-U-V today
The truth is trampled on
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.
We will lie and we will cheat and we will generally deceive
Tales of W-M-D and propaganda we will weave
We will hold Iraqi oil fields and never ever leave
The truth is trampled on
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.
Environment and education matter not at all
If asked some questions without answers we can always stall
'Cause we spin the news releases and the people are in thrall
The truth is trampled on
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.
The old, the poor, the blacks and women we can still
control
Give 'em something with the left hand while the right hand takes the toll
Don't stop now and don't look back because we're really on a roll
The truth is trampled on
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.
And now that it's election time we've got some work to do
John Kerry must be seen to be a liar through and through
And never can the people see just how they have been screwed
The truth is trampled on
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.
Clever 30.Aug.2004 15:54

Atta

lol!

The Updated Version - Battle Hymn of the Republican 19.Sep.2004 23:33

Erik Johnson forkfail@yahoo.com

Since you were kind enough to post my piece, I figured I'd give you the updated version.

Enjoy :)

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The Battle Hymn of the Republican

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the war
It brings more military contracts and the drafting of the poor
It lets us build our pipelines so the profits are much more
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

The prisoners that we've tortured and whose rights we snatch away
Are just trivial details when there's oil on the way
And let everyone go and buy an S-U-V today
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

We will lie and we will cheat and we will generally deceive
Tales of W-M-D and propaganda we will weave
We will hold Iraqi oil fields and never ever leave
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

Environment and education matter not at all
If asked some questions without answers we can always stall
'Cause we spin the news releases and the people are in thrall
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

The old, the poor, the blacks and women we can still control
Give 'em something with the left hand while the right hand takes the toll
Don't stop now and don't look back - we're really on a roll
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

And now that it's election time we've got some work to do
John Kerry must be seen to be a liar through and through
And never can the people see just how they have been screwed
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

We can spin the truth into falsehoods and mold reality
We have turned John Kerry's medals to a liability
Everyone's forgotten that George was an absentee
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

We have a thing we love to chant - we're sure you'll join right in
Just leave your brain next to the door before you do begin
It goes flip-flop flip-flop flip-flop flip-flop - we drown the facts with din
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

We'll tell you things that feed your fears - no matter if they're real
We'll tell you that the Democrats your bible want to steal
They'll lose the war and then your tax rebate they will repeal
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

And if you want to know just how it is we've gotten here
From the days when we had Lincoln to respect and to revere
You can thank the likes of Rove and Starr and Ley and all their peers
The truth is trampled on

Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
Glory! Glory! Halliburton!
The truth is trampled on.

Love 02.Nov.2005 16:02

Shara

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