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While bumping around I found a rock & roll video that fired me up (i hear jazz influence - not kidding) - a little Get Out the Vote lullaby...♫♪♫

It's filled with some scenes of people and America.

People are working harder producing more yet have less time for themselves and are being systematically ripped-off and ground down with a MSM looking in too many wrong places for the real stories if answers are what is sought - that is
(Warning - there are some graphic violent scenes included)

Well, it's just another song
 Talkin' about how you let them take your rights
 Another redundant verse about how you refused to fight and lost
 What cost? Your cause has got no champion

 How could you hope to win by just complaining?
 Now it's raining on you parade
 Decisions made could cost you dearly
 Not just your money but your freedom

 Are you wealthy? Improper choices could be deadly
 They took your so called rights, you didn't even fight
 Well, here's your motherfuckin' wake up call
 And there just ain't no way around it

 Caught you asleep once again and we ain't havin' it
 Got free-dumb for you to do just what they tell you
 You missed that train of thought
 You refuse to be taught a lesson

 Now this is what I'm guessing
 You'll be held accountable
 The things you didn't want to know
 You're stressin', now with your mind they keep messin'

 They took your so called rights, you didn't even fight

 While you were busy fuckin' sleepin'
 You know, your government was creepin'
 Somebody left the door unlocked while you were asleep
 Your life was bought and sold, yes, to the highest bidder

 Left you in sitcom hell, so convinced you're doing well
 You sit back, synapses are attacked
 American gladiators are the only thing they're givin' back
 You're dying and in your mind, while they keep lying

 They took your so called rights, you didn't even fight

 Now that we've given you this message
 You've got a mess but you can salvage
 Continue to grow and soon you'll know
 That little things in life can make a difference

 You don't got to be some politician
 Take back those given rights
 Stand up and join the fight


Workers are being systematically ripped-off

Here is EPI's seriously excellent info & charts

Here are some numbers on voting from the US Census Bureau (pdf):

Main page: Elections: Voting-Age Population and Voter Participation

Table 398. Resident Population of Voting Age and Percent Casting Votes—States: 2000 to 2010

Table 397. Participation in Elections for President and U.S. Representatives: 1932 to 2010
Wiki: Voter turnout
So nothing new here. I just ran into this song while preparing a comment on elections, polls and stuff and was really moved by the mosaic of pictures/scenes captured in the video.
And look at that number --------------------------->
 - ouch!

Also too this Rocks! This Labor Day, a reminder of what unions really do by Laura Clawson - check it out - Don't get played

 - Best wishes to everyone ♫♪♫ :)
- P.S. I don't know anything about this band or their politics or party affiliation. Just heard them for the first time last night, so it's the GOTV theme (that's how it hit me anyway) mixed with the visuals of what has been happening added to the latest thoroughly researched report from EPI covered by MB @ Night Owls & Laura Clawson llnked above that complete the idea - for me that is

P.P.S. - time to turn in, be back tomorrow

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