Lauren Mayer is a singer/songwriter/pianist who writes comedy songs about everything from Supreme Court decisions to the Kardashians. She proudly supports leftist causes including equal pay, reproductive choice, fair minimum wage, addressing climate change, and marriage equality.
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A Jewish mother's take on the freakout over Syrian refugees and general seasonal hypocrisy
From Lauren's email to me:
The combination of rightwing freakouts over Syrian refugees and Starbucks cups prompted me to ask, "Where's The Judeo In Judeo-Christian?" (yes, I know, sometimes my mind can be a scary place to be!)
From the song:
"Seems the right wing's ramping up its base hypocrisies
With their current freakout over Syrian refugees
Of course this time of year you wonder how they'd view the danger
From a certain brown-skinned family who was staying in a manger.
We're not a Christian country, that's a real historic fact
Besides there's nothing 'Christian' in the way these nutjobs act"