Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Is this the best that we can do?

We're "can't-do America" today. Can't provide healthcare to all Americans. Can't build a spaceship that'll make it into orbit, much less to the moon. Can't make our own fucking *underwear*, for cryin' out loud, we'd all be going commando if those helpful El Salvadorians and Vietnamese weren't sending us undies in exchange for toilet paper with pictures of dead people on it.

Steve Earle is bitterly sarcastic in his song "Amerika 6.0", which is on his album Jerusalem. Brilliant album, BTW, buy it if you don't have it, Steve's living in New York City now and could use the dough...

-- Badtux the Music Penguin


  1. Great song and it pegs America good.

  2. Not bad. Here's another NYC based artist for your pleasure:
    Willie Nile: Hard Times in America.

  3. Damn, that's good. I wondered where Steve Earle had got off to. Neither Apple nor Amazon want me to download music from here, so I reckon I'll buy the CD.


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