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The Twelve Days of Cliffmas

07 Dec

As we approach the fiscal cliff at the same time of year as the generic, watered-down, non-offensive winter celebration many people formerly knew as Christmas, it is only fitting to update a classic song to fit the sad times we live in.

The Twelve Days of Cliffmas

On the first day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
a debt we can never repay.

On the second day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the third day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the fourth day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
an a debt we can never repay.

On the fifth day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the sixth day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Six Volts a-sputtering,
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three  defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the seventh day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Seven solar panels,
Six Volts a-sputtering,
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the eighth day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Eight cronies a-bilking,
Seven solar panels,
Six Volts a-sputtering,
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the ninth day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Nine union bailouts,
Eight cronies a-bilking,
Seven solar panels,
Six Volts a-sputtering,
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the tenth day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Ten banks a-borrowing,
Nine union bailouts,
Eight cronies a-bilking,
Seven solar panels,
Six Volts a-sputtering,
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the eleventh day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Eleven Fed easings,
Ten banks a-borrowing,
Nine union bailouts,
Eight cronies a-bilking,
Seven solar panels,
Six Volts a-sputtering,
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

On the twelfth day of Cliffmas
Obama sent to me
Twelve worthless Treasuries,
Eleven Fed easings,
Ten banks a-borrowing,
Nine union bailouts,
Eight cronies a-bilking,
Seven solar panels,
Six Volts a-sputtering,
Five health exchanges,
Four IRS agents,
Three defense cuts,
Two tax increases,
and a debt we can never repay.

Happy Holidays!

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2 Comments

Posted by on December 7, 2012 in politics

 

2 responses to “The Twelve Days of Cliffmas

  1. Chillingworth

    December 7, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    “. . . at the same time of year as the generic, watered-down, non-offensive winter celebration many people formerly knew as Christmas . . . .”

    Maybe this will cheer you up: Happy Chrismahanukwanzakah!

     
  2. isophorone

    December 24, 2012 at 11:33 am

    Good one!

     

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