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Reagan

Killer Mike
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‎[2012]‎
Scritta da Michael Render (il vero nome di Killer Mike) e Jaime Meline.‎
Dall’album “R.A.P. Music” (l’acronimo sta per “Rebellious African People”)‎

R.A.P. Music

Le frasi pronunciate dal defunto ex-presidente americano Ronald Reagan sono estrapolate dalle ‎audizioni sullo scandalo “Irangate” tenutesi nel 1987 di fronte ad una commissione d’inchiesta del ‎Senato federale. ‎



Per chi non lo sapesse, “Irangate”, o “Iran-Contras” è il nome associato ad un’operazione segreta, ‎cui lo stesso Reagan appena insediatosi alla Casa Bianca diede il suo assenso (“tollerò pur non ‎essendone completamente informato”, scrisse la commissione), attraverso la quale gli USA ‎all’inizio degli anni 80 vendettero illegalmente armi all’Iran, sotto embargo internazionale e in ‎guerra con l’Iraq, con il duplice fine di ammorbidire il regime degli Āyatollāh, che dal 1979 ‎avevano ostaggi americani nelle loro mani, e contemporaneamente, con i proventi del commercio di ‎armi, finanziare sotto banco le operazioni militari antisandiniste in Nicaragua, non autorizzate dal ‎Congresso. ‎

‎Oliver North‎


Regista dell'operazione fu il colonnello ‎‎Oliver North, autorizzato dal ‎consigliere nazionale della sicurezza l’ammiraglio John Poindexter. North ne approfittò anche per ‎imbastire un fiorente traffico di droga: i suoi aerei fantasma partivano per il Centro America carichi ‎di armi per la Contra antisandinista e tornavano pieni di cocaina. ‎
Nel 1992 George Bush senior, che all’epoca era vicepresidente ed era stato certamente coinvolto nei ‎fatti, approfittò del mandato presidenziale per mettere una bella pietra tombale sull’intera schifosa ‎vicenda, concedendo l’amnistia a tutti i protagonisti coinvolti nello scandalo.‎

E la trucida e violenta politica estera di Reagan non è il solo aspetto della sua Era che mr. Michael ‎Render aka Killer Mike mette in evidenza… Si parla anche di “war on drugs”, di repressione ‎poliziesca, di privatizzazione del sistema carcerario e del ripristino dello schiavismo attraverso il ‎lavoro gratuito dei prigionieri, in stragrande maggioranza neri…‎



E infine Killer Mike ci saluta facendoci presente che non c’è nessuna differenza tra Reagan ed i ‎suoi successori, i Bush, Clinton e financo il caro Obama: si sono comportati tutti allo stesso modo, ‎ognuno di loro non è che “just an employee of the country's real masters”, esecutori sul libro paga ‎delle lobbies politico-militari-finanziarie… Già, anche il caro Obama, come dimostrano pure gli ‎ultimi scandali legati allo spionaggio internazionale: “Yes, We Scan!”
‎[Ronald Reagan]
“Our government has a firm policy not to capitulate to terrorist demands. That no-concessions ‎policy remains in force, despite the wildly speculative and false stories about arms for hostages and ‎alleged ransom payments, we did not, repeat, did not trade weapons or anything else for hostages, ‎nor will we”

The ballot or the bullet, some freedom or some bullshit
Will we ever do it big, or keep just settling for little shit
We brag on having bread, but none of us are bakers
We all talk having greens, but none of us own acres
If none of us on acres, and none of us grow wheat
Then who will feed our people when our people need to eat
So it seems our people starve from lack of understanding
Cos all we seem to give them is some balling and some dancing
And some talking about our car and imaginary mansions
We should be indicted for bullshit we inciting
Hand the children death and pretend that it's exciting
We are advertisements for agony and pain
We exploit the youth, we tell them to join a gang
We tell them dope stories, introduce them to the game
Just like Oliver North introduced us to cocaine
In the 80's when the bricks came on military planes

‎[Ronald Reagan]
“A few months ago I told the American people I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and ‎my best intentions still tell me that's true, but the facts and the evidence tell me it is not”

The end of the Reagan Era, I'm like 'leven, twelve, or
Old enough to understand the shit'll change forever
They declared the war on drugs like a war on terror
But it really did was let the police terrorize whoever
But mostly black boys, but they would call us "niggers"
And lay us on our belly, while they fingers on they triggers
They boots was on our head, they dogs was on our crotches
And they would beat us up if we had diamonds on our watches
And they would take our drugs and money, as they pick our pockets
I guess that that's the privilege of policing for some profit
But thanks to Reaganomics, prisons turned to profits
Cause free labor is the cornerstone of US economics
Cause slavery was abolished, unless you are in prison
You think I am bullshitting, then read the 13th Amendment
Involuntary servitude and slavery it prohibits
That's why they giving drug offenders time in double digits
Ronald Reagan was an actor, not at all a factor
Just an employee of the country's real masters
Just like the Bushes, Clinton and Obama
Just another talking head telling lies on teleprompters
If you don't believe the theory, then argue with this logic
Why did Reagan and Obama both go after Qaddafi
We invaded sovereign soil, going after oil
Taking countries is a hobby paid for by the oil lobby
Same as in Iraq, and Afghanistan
And Ahmadinejad say they coming for Iran
They only love the rich, and how they loathe the poor
If I say any more they might be at my door
‎(Shh..) Who the fuck is that staring in my window
Doing that surveillance on Mr. Michael Render
I'm dropping off the grid before they pump the lead
I leave you with four words, I'm glad Reagan dead

Ronald Wilson Reagan
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Ronald (6) Wilson (6) Reagan (6)
Ronald (6) Wilson (6) Reagan (666)‎

Contributed by Bernart - 2013/7/1 - 16:34



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