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I Want to Log your Land

Trade That's Free

The Atom

Prison Industry

Acid Rain

I'm Dreaming of a White Work Force

Dangers of the Right

Healthcare Hotel

My Country isn't Free

This Land is OUR Land

I Love My Mine

Live Work, Live Work

You can't Always Grow What You Want

Down in the Schoolyard

Star Spangled Dollar

The Broker

USA Decay home
Play Washington Monopoly!

 

Down in the School Yard

music: Gary Lewis & the Playboys
lyrics: Marcus Duskin
vocals: Marcus Duskin, Samsara
guitar: Marcus Duskin

(to the tune of "Down in the Boondocks")

There's a high school in my neighborhood
It's there just down the street
And the students there all dress so fine
Their style just can't be beat
But the classrooms are all cold and damp
And the paint comes peeling down
If you ask kids what they're learning there
They answer you with a frown

Down in the school yard
Down in the school yard
They give the teachers dirty looks
'Cause in class there ain't no books
Down in the School yard

Mathemics, history, English lit
Keep 'em off the streets, just make 'em sit
Lord have mercy on those girls and boys
Down in the school yard

Now's it's an election year
Education's a priority
But the only way the schools get funds
Is from some stupid lottery
And the governor he rants and raves
About school security
And if boys get rough and violent
They blame it on their families

Down in the school yard
Down in the school yard
They're holding classes in the bleachers
They can't hire no new teachers
Down in the school yard

High school kids thinking suicide
30 in a classroom and the teacher's fried
Lord have mercy on everyone who's
Down in the school yard

Lord have mercy on everyone who's
Down in the school yard

 

 

 

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