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  • It was a sunny day down in Washington I took my Chevy out for a spin

  • While I was stopped at a light, I saw some cars to my right And then what happened nearly did me in

  • House Speaker Boehner pulled his wheels next to Senator Reid’s And then they got into an awful tiff

  • So Boehner saidLet’s fight

  • and Reid saidYeah, youre right

  • Let’s have a drag race to the fiscal cliff!”

  • The fiscal cliff is a danger zone

  • It’s where grown men go when budgets are blown

  • If our Senators cannot agree, they make

  • Massive cuts automatically

  • When the budget talks have come to a halt

  • People go there and they threaten default

  • What will happen if we hit the fiscal cliff?

  • It was a game of chicken I was really scared I didn’t want anyone to die

  • But Boehner revved it up, and said, “Keep taxes lowAnd Reid said, “No, we must keep spending high

  • And then it finally happened, what I always feared And, yeah, it looked as bad as you would think

  • Our elected reps skidded out of control And drove their cars right over the brink

  • The fiscal cliff is a danger zone

  • It’s where grown men go when budgets are blown

  • When our Congressmen cannot agree,

  • Taxes go up automatically

  • When the budget talks have come to a halt

  • People go there and they threaten default

  • What will happen if we hit the fiscal cliff?

  • Well, officer, my memory of that day has never gone away

  • I often find myself thinking, “What if?”

  • And what I’ve realized is, if they’d only been wise enough to compromise, well...

  • They could have saved us from the fiscal cliff!

It was a sunny day down in Washington I took my Chevy out for a spin

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財政の崖 (Fiscal Cliff)

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    James に公開 2021 年 01 月 14 日
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