Bring Back Our Tax Dollars

Lyrics by: Jane Hare and Vicki Ryder
Gaggle: North Carolina
Tune: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean

Our taxes fly over the ocean,
To fund the Afghanistan war,

But our taxes are urgently needed

Right here for the jobless and poor.


         Bring back, bring back,

         Oh bring back those taxes and spend them here.

         Bring ‘em back, yes bring ‘em back, 

         And then how we Grannies will cheer!

Our bridges and highways are crumbling,

Our teachers and schools need support.

The money that’s now spent on killing,

Should be used to wage peace and not war.



We should be supporting our students

Who struggle to pay for their loans,

And we should be supporting our families,

While the banks just foreclose on their homes.



We’ve worked mighty hard for the money

That we pay every year to the Feds,

And we don’t want it paying for warfare,

When we all could have healthcare instead.