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GET YOUR PRIORITIES STRAIGHT!

Phil Roberts 1957 (Melbourne)

The bigots tell us what to do
They even tell us what to say,
Priority groups get everything first
Although it seems an evil way.

Women must be paid more for less
Although they're hardly a minority,
But women's greed is more important
Than, the need of the community.

If you're male you are inferior
That's what the Bitch-Queen-Fuehrer says,
If you think you're as good as women
Then you'll need to mend your ways.

If you're GAY, man that's okay
But if you're straight you're always wrong,
She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed
Loves to sing that evil song!

If you're black, you are beautiful
But white, it seems, is never right,
The Gestapo gets to make the rules
Pushing their evil with military might.

If you come from another land
Then you are Australia's best,
But if you're white, straight, and male
Big Sister says you are a wretch.

If you dare ask for equality
You're a sexist, racist, or some other "-ist",
If you ask for simple justice
Then they say, "You're full of it!"

Priority groups are a way to spread hate
Against innocent majorities,
Whom the evil matriarch claims
Are merely human inferiorities!

THE END
© Copyright 2021 Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Priority groups are the ultimate and most evil form of racism and/or sexism.

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Written on July 05, 2021

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