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Fightin’ Side of Me

It’s now clear there can be no ambivalence
About the Liberals’ moral equivalence;
Where they now have lost all perspective,
Or any desire to be truly objective.
Their comparisons began to be troubling
When “Fats” Moore got their fuzzy heads bubbling,
With his “terrorists as Minutemen” inanity,
That unleashed all this Liberal insanity.

Amnesty twits poured “Moore” fuel on the fire;
Their calling Gitmo a gulag was sure to inspire
The loons on the Left to more treasonous tropes,
And “Moore” metaphors from fifth columnist dopes,
With Bush-hating congressmen carping, complaining
About conditions no worse than my own basic training,
Where screaming mad sergeants deprive you of sleep,
Make you sleep on cold ground, and herd you like sheep.

Had they ever served, our deceitful Dick Durbins
They’d have more than hot air in their treasonous turbans;
Had they worn the uniform, endured deprivation
They might not so quickly condemn their own nation.
Founding fathers were terrorists Brian Williams indicts,
Another media effete who never fought for his rights.
With their traitorous comparisons, the Libs fail to see
They’re getting dangerously close to “the fightin’ side of me.”

Russ Vaughn
2d Bn, 327th Parachute Infantry Regiment
101st Airborne Division
Vietnam 65-66

Go here for Merle Haggard’s classic, Fightin’ Side of Me.