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Little Boy Blue Revisited
An old scrapbook | 1930s | Foxy Grandpa and Ann Nonymus

Posted on 03/12/2011 11:15:05 AM PST by Library Lady

Little Boy Blue, come blow your horn,

A government agent is counting your corn,

Another a lecturing old mother Pig

On birth control, so she’s dancing a jig.

Pa’s gone to town, to see what’s what

About planting potatoes on the old meadow lot.

Ma’s at the radio, hearing ‘em tell

How, under the New Deal, there ain’t no hell.

Aunt Mamie is in Washington, drawing big pay

Eating frankfurters, and pushing AAA.

A lecturing folks, on the old Townsend racket.

Grandpa’s gone out in his new leather jacket

Says he’ll never work, no, never more,

200 a month will bring pleasures galore.

The hired man quit; the work didn’t please,

Got a better job, trimming government trees.

They tell you if you don’t take care

Where you may live and what you may wear

And pay for your pants and your shoes,

Election is coming – Wake up from your snooze.

Little Boy Blue may be buried deep

Under this red tape, but is not asleep.

He’ll wake right up, and all else abandon

Till the budget is balanced, by Landon.

TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Society
KEYWORDS: newdeal
This is from a clipping pasted in an old scrapbook. The true authors are unknown. Looks like too many did not wake up at the time, but we can't blame them because it is no better now.
1 posted on 03/12/2011 11:15:12 AM PST by Library Lady
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2 posted on 03/12/2011 11:26:47 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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