Steven A. Jent

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The Same Old Way Itís Always Been

In the Founding Fathersí master plan,

You were only three-fifths of a man.

Youíre still held back time and time again.

Itís the same old way itís always been.

 

They made it clear with all the laws they wrote

They never wanted you to vote.

They never liked the color of your skin,

And itís the same old way itís always been.

 

You only want to live your life in peace.

Just try telling that to the police.

I can see your patience wearing thin,

ĎCause itís the same old way itís always been.

 

Sometimes this old world can be so cruel.

The people with the gold make all the rules.

I donít see how you ever hope to win,

ĎCause itís the same old way itís always been.

The same old sinners and the same old sin.

Itís the same old way itís always been.

 

 



All words and music copyright © 1975Ė2021 Steven A. Jent