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A Poem Protesting Corporate and Religious Influence in Elections


We love our country, but we can see
that this is not a democracy.
The two parties here that set the rule
are either the Elephant or the Mule,
but both have to answer in the end
to the powers that do set the trend.
No matter what, they have to dance
to the business tune of high finance.
It is sad to say, but it is the case
big money put them in their place,
so this will influence their vote
and they’ll avoid to rock the boat.

Another player in the action
is the ultra right religious faction.
They do not want to see a diction
that is not based on mythical fiction.
What they believe in is the right
to oppose clear reason in their fight.
They want a chance to set their sights
to chop away at the Bill of Rights,
and then remove that which they hate,
the separation of Church and State.
I hope that we all will realize
that to reason is not dumb but wise
and if we want to set the pace
to do what’s right for the Human Race,
we have to change our course of action
and have a different kind of election,
where one with no church affiliations
and who does not depend on big donations
can be elected and lead our land
into a future that’s really grand.

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