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Reportedly John Fogerty has obtained a "cease and desist" order requiring the Trump campaign
to stop using "Fortunate Son" at their campaign rallies.

Have these people ever listened to the lyrics; tax evasion, avoiding military service.etc.

The clown at the podium epitomizes all about which Fogerty wrote.

Maybe they should the words on the big screen with a picture of their leader.

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djfrodo 43 days ago

The most egregious example of this is Reagan using "Born in the USA" in 1984.

None of the boomers who voted for Reagan (or went to a Bruce concert) actually listened to the lyrics.

Here they are:

[Verse 1]

Born down in a dead man's town

The first kick I took was when I hit the ground

You end up like a dog that's been beat too much

'Til you spend half your life just coverin' up

[Chorus]

Born in the U.S.A

I was born in the U.S.A

I was born in the U.S.A

Born in the U.S.A

[Verse 2]

Got in a little hometown jam

So they put a rifle in my hand

Sent me off to a foreign land

To go and kill the yellow man

[Chorus]

Born in the U.S.A

I was born in the U.S.A

I was born in the U.S.A

I was born in the U.S.A

[Verse 3]

Come back home to the refinery

Hiring man says, "Son if it was up to me"

Went down to see my V.A. man

He said, "Son, don't you understand"

[Verse 4]

I had a brother at Khe Sanh

Fighting off the Viet Cong

They're still there, he's all gone

He had a woman he loved in Saigon

I got a picture of him in her arms now

[Verse 5]

Down in the shadow of the penitentiary

Out by the gas fires of the refinery

I'm ten years burning down the road

Nowhere to run ain't got nowhere to go

[Chorus]

Born in the U.S.A

I was born in the U.S.A. now

Born in the U.S.A

I'm a long gone Daddy in the U.S.A. now

Born in the U.S.A

Born in the U.S.A

Born in the U.S.A

I'm a cool rockin' Daddy in the U.S.A. now