Cause I fund the town
With my tax dollars, I don't want to pay up
When they go to fund the salary of Fat Man and Jacob
While Ice Cube said he had it bad because he was brown in 1988, twenty-one years later, the anarchist efemjay relates the obvious and direct violence of police brutality against African-American youths, to the implied and threatened violence inherent in taxation.
efemjay is an anarchist and opposed to taxation on principle. This is especially the case when extorted tax dollars are used to fund the police force — to “pay the salary of Fat Man and Jacob.” This line is an allusion to the 80’s TV cop show Jake and the Fatman. And, of course, “Jake” (here “Jacob”) is slang for police officer.
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