We Are The 99 (Occupy Protest Song) | Rick Harris | Musician / Folk Artist

Posted: Oct 17, 2011
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Rick Harris Musician/Folk Artist rharris511@hotmail.com We Are The 99 Words and Music Copyright Rick Harris We never wanted trouble But trouble's come our way All we wanted was an equal chance To work for a better day You look down from your Wall St. walls Laughin' and Drinkin' wine You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 You're closin' all the factories We can't afford our schools Buyin' judges and politicians Changin' all the rules You brag about democracy When you're the ones that rule We are the 99 percent Tired of playin' your fool We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 You send all our jobs away Callin' it fair trade We're standin' in unemployment lines Lookin' like a monkey parade Tryin' to get an education Then you treat us like we're bums Tell me brother can you spare a dime Hell you won't even share a crumb We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 We send our young to fight your wars It ought to be a crime We fall for your stupid lies We do it every time When they come home broken You don't even care As long as you're still gettin' rich You're the ones that keep 'em there We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 You can quote your bibles Fill our radios with hate Paint yourselves red white and blue It's still gettin' mighty late We are all Americans We're just as good as you We know that you don't like it But there's nothing you can do We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99 We are the 99 We are the 99 You may be the other one percent But we are the 99

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