The Simpsons

Kid: Hey, who left all this garbage on the steps of Congress?

Amendment: I'm not garbage.

(starts singing)

I'm an amendment-to-be, yes an amendment-to-be,

And I'm hoping that they'll ratify me.

There's a lot of flag-burners,

Who have got too much freedom,

I want to make it legal

For policemen to beat'em.

'Cause there's limits to our liberties,

At least I hope and pray that there are,

'Cause those liberal freaks go too far.


Kid: But why can't we just make a law against flag-burning?

Amendment: Because that law would be unconstitutional.

But if we changed the Constitution...

Kid: Then we could make all sorts of crazy laws!

Amendment: Now you're catching on!

Kid: What if people say you're not good enough to be in the



Amendment: Then I'll crush all opposition to me,

And I'll make Ted Kennedy pay.

If he fights back, I'll say that he's gay.


Congressman: Good news, Amendment! They ratified ya!

You're in the US Constitution!

Amendment: Oh yeah!


The Simpsons is an American animated television sitcom created by Matt Groening that has aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company since December 1989. It is a satirical parody of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by its eponymous family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield, and lampoons American culture, society, and many aspects of the human condition. The popularity of The Simpsons led to the release of the 1990 double platinum album The Simpsons Sing the Blues ... Read More