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Here's To the State of Barack Obama by Robert Thomas

      (*tune of Here's To the State of Richard Nixon by Phil Ochs)


Here's to the state of Barack Obama
The taxes are so high and the debt is too great
We go to the pump and pay the highest freight
Off to the store as we see our pay degrade
We know it’s his fault, but elect him anyway
Oh, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of
Barack Obama, find yourself another country to be part of

Here's to the state of Barack Obama
Health Care imposed on the people as we wait
He spends all our money on projects that are waste
Stops an oil pipeline for favors lying in wait
When promises he made lay lingering in state
Oh, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of
Barack Obama, find yourself another country to be part of

Here's to the state of Barack Obama
We go to our job and find it cut to 29
Off to the bank to find what we’re worth this time
Then to the pump to pay 4 and a dime
And all he can say is: It’s not my fault this time
Oh, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of
Barack Obama, find yourself another country to be part of

Here's to the state of Barack Obama
He finds a war in Libya just to fit his time
He thinks he’s got Egypt following in line
He left Iraq a mess, which one is next in line
They gave him the peace prize; they said it was his time
Oh, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of
Barack Obama, find yourself another country to be part of
 
Here's to the state of Barack Obama
They failed to pass the dream act – he does it anyway
He sends guns to Mexico - then hides it all away
He plays with our security – in Benghazi and LA
He plays us like the fools we are – just ask the N.S.A.
Oh, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of
Barack Obama, find yourself another country to be part of