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These Are Your Schools, Chicago: Tell 'Em What To Do, G

Progressive poseur
Walkin' bulldozer
Union bustin'
Grade-school closer


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"It's Time To Fight Back!"
(words and music by Matt Farmer)

Nine times six
Fifty-four
Schools gettin' closed
Like never before

It's the most school closings
In history
But it ain't no
Scooby-Doo mystery

Gonna clear out
The neighborhood
Keep people movin' out
To Harvey and Maywood

Rippin' out
Community anchors
Push out the poor kids
Bring on the bankers

Where was Rahm
When the deal got done?
Out skiing
In the Utah sun

These are your schools, Chicago
And it's time to stand up

CHORUS
You've got to stand up
And show him who you are
It's time to fight back
Rahm has gone too far

Progressive poseur
Walkin' bulldozer
Union bustin'
Grade school closer

9.5
Landed a quick jab
South Side, West Side
It's a land grab

Lookin' for a tax base
Maybe a white face
All-out crisis
That he won't let go to waste

Runnin' schools
With the help of the fat cats
Treatin' poor kids
Like they were lab rats

These are your schools, Chicago
Tell 'em what to do, G

CHORUS
You've got to stand up
And show him who you are
It's time to fight back
Rahm has gone too far

Mad about the strike
So now he's strikin' back
Bully with a big stick
Hittin' the brown and black

Movin' kids
Like Monopoly pieces
Same old games
Class size increases

When you fight back
Rahm's like a rich dad
Tryin' to buy you off
With a brand new iPad

Air conditioning
For when you get hot
Got his fingers crossed
That you don't get shot

These are your schools, Chicago
Tell 'em what to do, G

CHORUS
You've got to stand up
And show him who you are
It's time to fight back
Rahm has gone too far

REPEAT CHORUS 3x

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Previously:
* Rahm: Too Big To Fail.
* Radio Blago.
* Good King Rich b/w Pay To Play and Crawl Back To Crawford.

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Comments welcome.



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Posted on April 2, 2013


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