Twenty-Ten for a song, Part 2

         The last entry to this blog was a tribute in song to 2010.

Well, words that you could put to music.

Specifically to the song “My Favorite Things” —- which has a kind of easy rhythm to it that makes you want to sing along.

If you’re not familiar with the tune —– then the terrorists have won.

OK, not true. But google a video of somebody singing it. Or ask your mom or dad to sing it for you —- they’ll only know a line or two but you’ll get the gist.

The year that was about to be the year that was 2010 had so much going for it that it deserves another round of lyrics put to the aforementioned song.

Here then, “Twenty-Ten for a song, Part 2″:

       “Tea Party fared well in the midterm election.

Few think America’s headed in the right direction.

Obama and Hillary voted “most admired” again.

No mosque at Ground Zero in Twenty-Ten.

       “Times Square bomber left the keys in his car.

Everyone was broke but paid to see “Avatar.”

iPads, tainted eggs, Lindsay’s in rehab again.

J.D. Salinger passed away in Twenty-Ten.

       “The Icelandic volcano,

GM’s comeback,

who knew Ricky Martin was gay?

Fear and loathing in Twenty-Ten

let the lunatic fringe have its way.”


(second verse)


“GOP couldn’t stop the new START Treaty.

Ageless Betty White is America’s new sweetie.

Crazy pastor threatens to burn some Korans.

in Twenty-Ten, everyone wanted Facebook fans.

      “Giants win World Series but ratings are dismal.

Brett Favre sexting sent us for the Pepto-Bismol.

McCartney at the White House singing “Hey Jude”

in Twenty-Ten it wasn’t funny unless it was crude.

          “World Cup Soccer,

Willie and Kate’s engagement,

put your man pants on.

It’s almost the end to Twenty-Ten,

but not to fools buying Beck’s con….”

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