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WhatWouldJohnCrichtonDo?

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I had this song stuck in my head a lot while I was reading all 8 parts of the Joshgate thread. Especially the line in the chorus about being weaned on a pickle :pickle: ! :my_biggrin: :my_biggrin:

Smug
by Steve Taylor

Strike this little pose
Chin up in the air
Lips together tightly
Nostrils in a flare
Now look like you care
Very nice!

Practice in the mirror
Brushing back a tear
Very sincere
A promising career could begin right here at home
If you've got that smug...
That smug...

Chorus:
Hey mama hey mama lookee what your little babies all have become
Hey mama hey mama don't it ever make you wish you'd been a nun?
Vain and fickle, were we weaned on a pickle?
Is it in our blood?
Rome is burning
We're here turning smug

Strike another pose
Power politics
Swallow their conventions
Get your power fix
We love to mud wrestle
We love being politically Koreshed

Practice that smug
Pose it like a man
One part Master Limbaugh
Two parts Madame Streisand
Now pretend you're in a band
My, my, we're looking smug
Very, very, very

Repeat chorus

All you smug-starved millions in the thick of the search
Welcome to our church
Whatcha wanna solve?
We can help you evolve from merely self-righteous
To perfectly smug

Strike the proud pose of our country club brethren
Friendly as a tomb
Fragrant as the bottom of a locker-room broom
Now what's the matter?
Hey...get off your knees...that part don't come 'til later...God will not be pleased...

Repeat chorus

 

Not perfectly Duggar, but close enough! I love that Steve Taylor. I don't always agree with every word in his songs, but he makes me laugh and think at the same time. 

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Haha - I missed this blog post when you first put it up.  That is a great song for Joshley.  :super special:

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WhatWouldJohnCrichtonDo?

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You do realize, of course, that it's all because of you that I am now a bit of a You Tube junkie?  :my_biggrin: Here's a more recent Steve Taylor video (no particular tie in to any fundies I can think of):

 

 

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clueliss

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I'm a youtube junkie.  But that started before I found this place.  The Rodriquii have only made it worse.  

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Heh - not sure if it was FJ as a whole that drove you to the youtube.  If it was specifically me - your welcome :D

Thanks for posting Moonshot.  That is a really cool song.  That would be a great theme song for a presidential candidate if we ever had one worthy.  

It is probably just where my head is, but the meaning reminds me of another REM song about Andy Kaufman.  Fine line between utterly batty and saving humanity.  HA

 

 

 

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