Money Talk


Wage Inflation

Triple Witching
Swap Spread

Suck it all, big and small
buy and sell, put and call
commodity, paper, property
oil and gas monopoly

Play it like a symphony
LBO the company
ship the jobs to God knows where
leave them homeless over here

Saddle kids with student debt
turn them into slaves for wages
all the while convincing them
they’re free to join the one percent

Government big money buys
regime change and media lies
Randian attitude toward the poor
Goldman Sachs needs only more

And you’re thinking in your grand illusion
you too can join the one percent
but that isn’t very likely
for you see, the rich are different

And you don’t even speak the language




About toritto

I was born during year four of the reign of Emperor Tiberius Claudius on the outskirts of the empire in Brooklyn. I married my high school sweetheart, the girl I took to the prom and we were together for forty years until her passing in 2004. We had four kids together and buried two together. I had a successful career in Corporate America (never got rich but made a living) and traveled the world. I am currently retired in the Tampa Bay metro area and live alone. One of my daughters is close by and one within a morning’s drive. They call their pops everyday. I try to write poetry (not very well), and about family. Occasionally I will try a historical piece relating to politics. :-)
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One Response to Money Talk

  1. beetleypete says:

    I certainly do not speak that language, and have no wish to learn it.
    Mind you, I can imagine Eminem would make this into a great rap!
    Best wishes, Pete.


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