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The House That George Built - The Movie

Last week, I wrote a piece called This is the House That George Built. TheraP at TPM suggested that I make a video. This is the video.

I wrote this piece in a moment of anger, directed not only towards George Bush and his cronies, but to all the people that brought this country and the world to this terrible place at which we've arrived. There have been countless people who have suffered and many more who will continue to suffer because of this nation's folly.

To those who helped with the music selection, I ultimately chose Nine Inch Nails' A Warmer Place, from their Downward Spiral album. It seemed apt.

Here are the lyrics:

This is the house that George built.
These are men who lie in the house that George built.
This is the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

This is the fraud that started the war
That killed the men that lie in the house that George built.
This is the Dick that contrived the fraud
That started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

This is is the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

These are the workers who saved no money
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

These are the companies poorly run
That fired the workers who saved no mon'
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

This the economy that went awry
That bankrupt the companies poorly run
That fired the workers who saved no mon'
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

These are investors who bought too high
That wrecked the economy that went awry
That bankrupt the companies poorly run
That fired the workers who saved no mon'
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

These are the assets which weren't worth shit
That ruined investors who bought too high
That wrecked the economy that went awry
That bankrupt the companies poorly run
That fired the workers who saved no mon'
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

These are the bankers who all got rich
That bought the assets which weren't worth shit
That ruined investors who bought too high
That wrecked the economy that went awry
That bankrupt the companies poorly run
That fired the workers who saved no mon'
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

These are the leaders who set the stage
That helped the bankers who all got rich
That bought the assets which weren't worth shit
That ruined investors who bought too high
That wrecked the economy that went awry
That bankrupt the companies poorly run
That fired the workers who saved no mon'
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built.

These are the people screaming with rage
That elected the leaders who set the stage
That helped the bankers who all got rich
That bought the assets which weren't worth shit
That ruined investors who bought too high
That wrecked the economy that went awry
That bankrupt the companies poorly run
That fired the workers who saved no mon'
That believed the media, so naive
That trusted the Dick who did deceive
That contrived the fraud that started the war that killed the men
That lie in the house that George built!

awesome. awesome. awesome. well done, g. here's hoping it gets the buzz it deserves.

It's great, G. My only possible suggestion is that I really wanted to hear the voice slow down. But I understand that it's jammed for time, and part of the whole thing is peed reading it. Still. Major congrats. Have already forwarded it. Go G.

Thanks Q. I slowed down the last stanza. Unfortunately, it would take more time than I have right now to slow down the whole thing.

Bravo! With some practice you can be a voice over artist.

Dig it.

Great visuals, thanks Genghis.

I have to say - that is awesome. I saw the text and could not handle reading it through. Set to NIN, very apocolyptic. Now I will never get to sleep.

Thanks, Ness. Great to see you round dag.

PS dagblog is not liable for insomnia and other alleged side effects from reading our posts.

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