The Buzz, 9-7: The Big
My Third World Country
"That's my blood
-- The Neville Brothers,
Copyright 2005 The Dance Insider
They are guilty of drowning
How could the president
have known the levee was going to break?
(They'd been warning for years.)
How could he have known
al Quaeda was going to attack in the United States?
(Well, there was that "bin Laden determined to attack in the United
How could the mayor,
governor, and president have known the poor, the black, the disinherited
had no means to "evacuate now"?
(After all, they were invisible.)
Biloxi asks, Where is
the National Guard and its equipment?
(In Iraq, protecting your homeland's security.)
There was no money left
for the engineers to shore up the levees in America, because it
was being diverted to shore up the New American Century in the Middle
(Now we are forced to accept international aid. Except from Cuba.)
While New Orleans, our
jewel, and the jewels that keep its culture, its hotels, its restaurants
going drowned, the president peddled.
Cry my beloved third
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