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The Times it Ain't A-Changing
LonePalm's fertile imagination | 5/16/2003 | LonePalm

Posted on 05/16/2003 9:00:13 AM PDT by LonePalm

The Times It Ain’t A-Changing

The Times They are A-Changing
Music and Lyrics by Bob Dylan
Satire by LonePalm

Come gather 'round Demos wherever you roam
And admit that the voters from round you have flown,
And accept it that soon you'll be standing alone,
If power to you is worth saving,
Then you'd better stop whining and start to atone,
For the Times it ain’t a-changing!

Come writers and critics you tired party hacks,
Please tell us the truth and don’t make up your facts.
The Old Grey Lady is showing some cracks,
Now it’s off to Fox that we’re switching.
The liberals now are reduced to a claque,
For the Times it ain’t a-changing!

Come Senators, Congressmen, knock off the attacks,
Don’t tax dividends, just to spend our greenbacks,
And vote on the judges you mean-mouthed macaques,
There's a protest outside and we’re FReeping.
Keep your tongue in your mouth, lay off the Bush whacks,
For the Times it ain’t a-changing!

Come mothers and fathers, escape the misrule,
You know education’s a giant cesspool.
Your sons and your daughters you need to home school,
Your options are rapidly shrinking.
Please get the lead out or they'll just sit and drool,
For the Times it ain’t a-changing!

The gauntlet is thrown, at you writers cliquish,
The choices to you must look hellish.
You best mend your ways or we’ll say your Kiddush,
Your sales are rapidly slipping.
And your paper now will be wrapping a fish,
For the Times it ain’t a-changing!


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
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You know, sometimes you're just innocently reading the latest posts when, wham, a parody sneaks up on you.

These things just seem to write themselves.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Jamais reculez á tyrannie un pouce!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! Never give an inch to tyranny!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

1 posted on 05/16/2003 9:00:13 AM PDT by LonePalm
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To: LonePalm
Protest song flashback bump. Excellent.
2 posted on 05/16/2003 9:06:24 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists." GWB 9/20/01)
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To: LonePalm
Lone Palm, I congratulate you for your understanding of scansion and your verbal facility. Most of these parodies are really bad, but this one -- well, it sings, man, it sings.
3 posted on 05/16/2003 9:07:20 AM PDT by MoralSense
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To: LonePalm; Grampa Dave; doug from upland
Bump & Ping
4 posted on 05/16/2003 9:09:04 AM PDT by EdReform (Support Free Republic - Become a monthly donor)
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To: RikaStrom; Slip18; xsmommy; Constitution Day; Gabz; Enterprise; hobbes1; CholeraJoe; TxBec; ...
Check out my latest parody.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

5 posted on 05/16/2003 9:11:04 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: LonePalm
Excellent!

THE NY SLIMES IS BS, AND IT AIN'T A-CHANGING!


6 posted on 05/16/2003 9:12:37 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Has The NY Slimes ever printed the truth in your life time?)
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To: EdReform; Timesink
BUMP!
7 posted on 05/16/2003 9:13:07 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Has The NY Slimes ever printed the truth in your life time?)
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To: Timesink
And your paper now will be wrapping a fish,

A PING cue if ever I heard one! <|:)~

8 posted on 05/16/2003 9:14:33 AM PDT by martin_fierro (A v v n c v l v s M a x i m v s)
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To: Grampa Dave

Somehow this seems appropriate.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

9 posted on 05/16/2003 10:39:10 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: LonePalm
Superb!!!! Thanks! (Oughta send that one to the Capitol Steps or some such... I mean it.)
10 posted on 05/16/2003 11:03:51 AM PDT by Eala ("We don't see it as a 'quota', we see it as a 'performance standard'")
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To: LonePalm
CLICK HERE!!! for the music to read LonePalm's Parody by.

Enjoy! Great Job LP!

11 posted on 05/16/2003 11:14:00 AM PDT by Calpernia (www.HelpFeedaChild.com)
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To: LonePalm
NICE JOB, LP!
12 posted on 05/16/2003 11:26:44 AM PDT by Argh
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To: LonePalm; Ziva
Kiddush should read Kaddish.

Damn eyes and fingers don't want to work together. Thanks for the correction Ziva.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

13 posted on 05/16/2003 11:30:56 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Eala
Ok Eala,
I e-mailed it to Paul and Mark and Capitol Steps. We'll see if they care.

I also have a rework of the Cars "Let's Go" in the works.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

14 posted on 05/16/2003 11:43:25 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: LonePalm; Timesink
Nice job...I could hear Zimmerman singing.
15 posted on 05/16/2003 11:46:58 AM PDT by Pharmboy (.Dems lie 'cause they have to.)
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To: LonePalm
Congratulations again! Winner and still far ahead of the crowd! I took the liberty of taking a shot at the old grey lady -

The Old Grey Lady is smoking some crack

16 posted on 05/16/2003 11:51:14 AM PDT by Enterprise
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To: LonePalm
Great parody! The shoe certainly fits in this case!

...According to Jonah Goldberg's May 15th column, the Drudge Report may reveal several other NYT reporters under investigation for journalistic fraud.

It's rather funny, that last week all the liberal establishment were in a tizzy over William Bennett's gambling habits. Now this.

...A bad time to be a Leftie, isn't it? Sorta like the Boomerang Effect.

-Regards, T.
17 posted on 05/16/2003 12:26:43 PM PDT by T Lady (.Freed From the Dimocratic Shackles since 1992)
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To: LonePalm
Kiddush should read Kaddish.

Methinks perhaps you were raising the kiddush cup a wee bit by the writing! Good work!

18 posted on 05/16/2003 3:57:52 PM PDT by mrustow (no tag)
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To: mrustow; Ziva
Would that it were so. I am one of the few conservative Christians around that can actually say Kiddush in Hebrew and do it from memory. Too many Friday evenings at Hillel in college in search of voluptuous women and good food. Two laudable goals. Man decides and God provides.

I have also sat and said kaddish for a friend in college killed in an auto accident.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

19 posted on 05/16/2003 4:09:52 PM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: LonePalm
Very nicely done!
20 posted on 05/16/2003 4:56:05 PM PDT by Gritty
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