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We are amazed but not amused By all the things you say that you'll do Though much concerned but not involved With decisions that are made by youBut we are sick and tired of hearing your song Telling how you are gonna change right from wrong Cause if you really want to hear our views You haven't done nothing Stevie Wonder"We are not amused." Queen VictoriaBack in the day, Queen Victoria found a joke told by a groom-in-waiting to a German visitor to be too vulgar for her court, especially the ladies, and she made it known.  (There are other versions of the story.)  These days, it seems popular amusement is so much more vulgar than anything the Queen could have imagined. The common denominator involves ignorance, stupidity and base conflict. But, reality television mostly mirrors the nation rather than dictates its direction.  There are more dangerous influences.Joe Biden, I'm not amused, but the comment that Republicans are "gonna put ya' all back in chains" is the most insidious possibl...

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