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#1
What are some of the best political lyrics. Of course, the first person that comes to mind is Bob Dylan.

Here are some Radiohead ones:

"the dust and the screaming/the yuppies networking/the panic/the vomit/god loves his children, yeah!"

"her Hitler hairdo is making me feel ill/I've given all I can it's not enough/we're still on the payroll/this is what you get when you mess with us"


"it's just business/cattle prods and the IMF/I trust I can rely on your vote/when I go forwards/you go backwards/and somewhere we will meet"


"who's in a bunker/women and children first/I laugh until my head comes off/I swallow till I burst/ice age comin/we're not scaremongering/this is really happening"


"are you such a dreamer/to put the world to rights/I'll stay home forever/where 2 and 2 always makes up 5/it's too late now/because/you have not been payin' attention"


"murderers you're murderers/we are not the same as you/funny how/when the walls bend/with your breathing/they will suck you down/to the other side/to the shadows blueandred/your alarm bells/they should be ringing"


"walking like giant cranes/with my x-ray eyes/I strip you naked/and in a tight little world/are you on the list?/stepford wives/who are we to complain?/city boys in first class/they know someone else is gonna come and clean it up/born and raised/for the job/someone always does"

"a job that slowly kills you/you look so tiredunhappy/bring down the government/they don't speak for us"



Post some of your favourites.
The more you lick them
The more you like them


Not for the first time in my life, I curse my bad luck.
#2
all of holiday in cambodia by the dead kennedys
california uber alles is pretty good too
london calling by the clash
blackened by metallica (not overly political, but it's enough for me)
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that is what girls find attractive.
#4
It helps if you post the lyrics...
The more you lick them
The more you like them


Not for the first time in my life, I curse my bad luck.
#5
"M is for the moan, and the miserable groan/ from the pain that She felt when I was born, O is for the oven with it's burnin' heat/ where She stood makin' sure I had something to eat, T is for the time that She stayed up at night/ and took my temperature when I wasn't feelin' right, H is for the hard earned money She spent/ to keep clothes on my back and try to pay da' rent, E is every wrinkle I put on Her face/ and every worry that I caused when I stayed out late, The last letter R is that She taught me Respect/ and for the room up in Heaven that I know She'll get."

- Mr. T, Treat Yo Mother Right

Kind of political.
#7
RATM has some good lyrics, RHCP can also send out a couple of political oriented songs every once in a while. ex: californication, the power of equality.
#8
Rather Gore or son of a drug lord, none of the above, **** it, cut the chord. -- Guerilla Radio: Rage Against The Machine.
#11
Suspicion Is Your Name
Your Honesty to Blame
Put Dignity to Shame
Dishonor
Witchhunt Modern Day
Determining Decay
The Blatant Disarray
Disfigure
The Public Eyes' Disgrace
Defying Common Place
Unending Paper Chase
Unending

Deafening
Painstaking
Reckoning
This Vertigo it Doth Bring

Shortest Straw
Challenge Liberty
Downed by Law
Live in Infamy
Rub You Raw
Witchhunt Riding Through
Shortest Straw
This Shortest Straw Has Been Pulled for You


Shortest Straw-Metallica.
#12
This is the final moment of the beginning of our lives.
Watching the stars above the Barcelona sky.
We wait for dawn with revolution in our eyes
When we’ll face the men that Franco sent to die.
This city may crumble and along with it out homes,
But we’ll live in ruins if we can call this city our own!

Down with the landlords, the tyrants and the kings!
Down with the bosses, the politicians and the thieves!
We stand defiant, united to defend
This new society that we have built with our own hands!

Well we’ve built this city once and we’ll build this city again. This time we’ll do it for ourselves!

We couldn’t read, so we started our own schools!
We took the factories – they jeered and called us fools.
Even the communists, with their lofty rhetoric
Thought we were incapable. They thought we were incompetent!

But we’ve built this city once and we’ll build this city again. This time we’ll do it for ourselves!

We don’t need no priests and we don’t need no cops!
We don’t need no guidance from some ****ing vanguard!
This time we’ll build a world where no one needs to beg.
Smash this bourgeois world of hate!

We’ll build this city on love and we’ll build this city with life! This time we’ll build this city right!

Tierra y libertad! Mujeres libres! Viva la revolución!


-The Martyr Index (and there's way more where that came from)
#13
Quote by Chungavelli
"M is for the moan, and the miserable groan/ from the pain that She felt when I was born, O is for the oven with it's burnin' heat/ where She stood makin' sure I had something to eat, T is for the time that She stayed up at night/ and took my temperature when I wasn't feelin' right, H is for the hard earned money She spent/ to keep clothes on my back and try to pay da' rent, E is every wrinkle I put on Her face/ and every worry that I caused when I stayed out late, The last letter R is that She taught me Respect/ and for the room up in Heaven that I know She'll get."

- Mr. T, Treat Yo Mother Right

Kind of political.

I went and hugged my mom after that. It was a good hug.


**** tha police
Comin straight from the underground
Young nigga got it bad cuz I'm brown
And not the other color so police think
They have the authority to kill a minority

First song i ever heard from Dre.


You can lead a ***** to water and you can bet she'll drink and follow orders.
And I said, Is this what you wanted?
Is this what you needed?
Give it some more time.

Pretty lush by glassjaw, i like Daryl's lyrics, i notice he strays of course live, and sometimes even on the record, passionate guy.
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Indeed.
#14
Radio Cambodia lyrics by Glassjaw also.
I'm not impressed,
I guess I'm not impressed.
With which dialect, which dialect marches best,
And who reaches heaven in what order
When our kids are baptized in mortar.

It's a shame that our messiahs move their pawns from different mountains
And we're left to dance these bodies 'round the fountain.
If a leader preaches worship to the sheep within the valley,
Who'll be riding in a tank that says "just married"?

I'm not impressed,
I guess I'm not impressed.
With which dialect, which dialect marches best,
We found that ultimately you can make it snow in the summer.

Contrary to what you believe
We oscillate and vary speed.
The food in jail is sulphury.
How do inuits spell relief?

Summer's trudging closer and a flurry of white as well.
It's the heart of nuclear winter and I'm scared as hell.

It's a shame that our messiahs move their pawns from different mountains
And we're left to dance these bodies 'round the fountain.
If a leader preaches worship to the sheep within the valley,
Who'll be riding in a tank that says "just married"?
If morning's a bitch with open arms, night's a girl who's gone too far.

OMGWTFBBQ
#15
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Rather Gore or son of a drug lord, none of the above, **** it, cut the chord. -- Guerilla Radio: Rage Against The Machine.


I thought it was "More for Gore or the son of a drug lord?"
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#16
As soon as you're born they make you feel small
By giving you no time instead of it all
Till the pain is so big you feel nothing at all
A working class hero is something to be
A working class hero is something to be

They hurt you at home and they hit you at school
They hate you if you're clever and they despise a fool
Till you're so ------- crazy you can't follow their rules
A working class hero is something to be
A working class hero is something to be

When they've tortured and scared you for twenty odd years
Then they expect you to pick a career
When you can't really function you're so full of fear
A working class hero is something to be
A working class hero is something to be

Keep you doped with religion and sex and TV
And you think you're so clever and classless and free
But you're still ------- peasants as far as I can see
A working class hero is something to be
A working class hero is something to be

There's room at the top they are telling you still
But first you must learn how to smile as you kill
If you want to be like the folks on the hill
A working class hero is something to be
A working class hero is something to be

If you want to be a hero well just follow me
If you want to be a hero well just follow me

-- Working Class Hero, John Lennon. --
#17
Rage Against The Machine and Rise Against have many great political songs

hooray for Radiohead
#18
Quote by lateraluspiral
I thought it was "More for Gore or the son of a drug lord?"


Ah yeah, you're correct. My mistake.
#20
Your invasion was a crime
Your (see through) righteous explanations lies
kicking in our doors, raids at night
won't win our heart, you've lost your minds
You're killing of my family
did not make a fan out of me
If this is what your freedom reaps
keep it for your united states
I'd tell you all these things but I can't speak because...

I'm dead, I'm dead
my life is life no more
I'm dead, I'm dead
your bullets cut into my flesh
Woah oh, woah oh, woah oh

I loved to read, write poetry
I loved my friends, my family
I loved the sand, I loved the sea
the water splashing over me
now I will haunt you in your dreams
never another restful sleep
I'll forever be by your side
in life your victim, death your pride
my memory will haunt you when awake or asleep because...

I'm dead, I'm dead
my life is life no more
I'm dead, I'm dead
your bullets cut into my flesh
Woah oh, woah oh, woah oh

your cluster bombs ripped me to shreds.

Woah oh, woah oh, woah oh


I'd Tell You But... by Anti-Flag
#22
Can you take away
Every single day
That we have given to another false prophet?

Can you give us all
A reason not to fall
Before you take away another broken promise?

Show your pretty face,
Hide the bitter taste,
You're still a rapist of an entire nation.

You wanna be the man?
You gotta be a man.
But you are nothing but a sad insinuation.

How can we ever live this down?
How can we ever live this down?

Keep your fingers crossed,
The truth is all but lost.
Big decision for an ordinary coward.

The only problem is
You're ****ing rhetoric.
We're more in danger than before you took power.

Now it's just a game,
God, you'll never change.
You'll sell us out if you can only find a buyer.

You don't give a shit,
As long as idiots 
Are in your corner, you can set us all on fire.

How can we ever live this down?
How can we ever live this down?

You never wanted to be,
They only wanted parody.
You want the world to be free.
What the hell is free about it?

Now we've reached the end,
Just get it over with.
But this is building to an adament conclusion.

Come what(ever) may,
There's going to be a day,
When we have figured out a possible solution.

Everything you've done
Is killing everyone.
A little smile on a homicidal bastard.

You wanna be the man?
You gotta have a plan.
Another failure is a guaranteed disaster.

How can we ever live this down?
How can we ever live this down?

You never wanted to be,
They only wanted a parody.
You want the world to be free.

You only wanted the world,
You never wanted to be.
They only wanted a parody.
You want the world to be free.
What the **** is free about it? 


comewhat(ever)may - stone sour
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I like this guy, he's UG's Greek, and he just told your ass in two paragraphs. And I once spent 5 minutes watching his avatar.


A Brain Malfunction

We'll Never Admit As Defeat
#23
Bob Dylan is the man.

Masters of War

Come you masters of war
You that build all the guns
You that build the death planes
You that build the big bombs
You that hide behind walls
You that hide behind desks
I just want you to know
I can see through your masks

You that never done nothin'
But build to destroy
You play with my world
Like it's your little toy
You put a gun in my hand
And you hide from my eyes
And you turn and run farther
When the fast bullets fly

Like Judas of old
You lie and deceive
A world war can be won
You want me to believe
But I see through your eyes
And I see through your brain
Like I see through the water
That runs down my drain

You fasten the triggers
For the others to fire
Then you set back and watch
When the death count gets higher
You hide in your mansion
As young people's blood
Flows out of their bodies
And is buried in the mud

You've thrown the worst fear
That can ever be hurled
Fear to bring children
Into the world
For threatening my baby
Unborn and unnamed
You ain't worth the blood
That runs in your veins

How much do I know
To talk out of turn
You might say that I'm young
You might say I'm unlearned
But there's one thing I know
Though I'm younger than you
Even Jesus would never
Forgive what you do

Let me ask you one question
Is your money that good
Will it buy you forgiveness
Do you think that it could
I think you will find
When your death takes its toll
All the money you made
Will never buy back your soul

And I hope that you die
And your death'll come soon
I will follow your casket
In the pale afternoon
And I'll watch while you're lowered
Down to your deathbed
And I'll stand o'er your grave
'Til I'm sure that you're dead

Don't want to be an actor pretending on the stage
Don't want to be a writer with my thoughts out on the page
Don't want to be a painter 'cause everyone comes to look
Don't want to be anything where my life's an open book

Phish - Waste
#24
Rise Against - Give It All:


Break through the undertoe
Your hands are grasping to fight
Pollution burns my tongue
The words I can't speak so I
Stall myself again
Then I fall to the surface
Throw my life with them
Then let it out

I GIVE IT ALL
This is the reason why I sing
So give it all
Cause its these reasons that belong to me

Rock bottoms where we live
And still we dig these trenches
Bury ourselves in them
Backs breaking on the tension
For far too long these voices
Muffled by distances
Its time to come to our senses
And from the dark we

GIVE IT ALL
This is the reason why I sing
So GIVE IT ALL
Its these reasons that belong to me

BREATHE the air we give
The life we live
Our voices raising distances
So when my tongue
Break into song
You sieze a competition
So please believe your eyes
A sacrifice, is not what we had in our minds
Im coming home tonight
Home tonight

WE GIVE IT ALL
This is the reason why I sing
So GIVE IT ALL
Its these reasons that belong to me
Today I offer all myself through this
Im living for my dying words
I GIVE IT ALL
Now theres a reason
There's a reason
To give it all
#25
System Of A Down - Boom!!! Lyrics

I've been walking through your streets,
Where all your
money's earning,
Where all your building's
crying
And clueless neckties working,
Revolving fake
lawn houses,
Housing all your fears,
Desensitized by
TV,
Overbearing advertising,
God of consumerism,
And all your crooked pictures
Looking good, mirrorism,
Filtering information,
For the public eye,
Designed
for profiteering,
Your neighbor, what a guy.

BOOM, BOOM, BOOM, BOOM,
Every time you drop the bomb,
You kill the god your child has born,
BOOM, BOOM, BOOM,
BOOM.

Modern globalization,
Coupled with
condemnations,
Unnecessary death,
Matador
corporations,
Puppeting your frustrations,
With the
blinded flag,
Manufacturing consent,
Is the name of
the game,
The bottom line is money,
Nobody gives a
****.
4000 hungry children leave us per hour,
From
starvation,
While billions are spent on bombs,
Creating death showers.

BOOM, BOOM, BOOM, BOOM,
Every time you drop the bomb,
You kill the god your child
has born,
BOOM, BOOM, BOOM, BOOM
BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM

Whyyy...must
weee...kill ooour own kiiind...?

BOOM, BOOM, BOOM,
BOOM,
Every time you drop the bomb,
You kill the god
your child has born,
BOOM, BOOM, BOOM, BOOM
BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM/BOOM
Every time you drop
the bomb.
#28
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WTF NO ONE HAS SAID BAD RELIGION!!!!
you people make me sick


Okay

how about

Bad Religion - Cam Chat wit me, lolz?!?!
#30
neil young anyone?

ohio:http://www.thrasherswheat.org/fot/ohio.htm

keep on rockin in the free world


lets impeach the president:
Let's impeach the president for lying

And leading our country into war

Abusing all the power that we gave him

And shipping all our money out the door

He's the man who hired all the criminals

The White House shadows who hide behind closed doors

And bend the facts to fit with their new stories

Of why we have to send our men to war

Let's impeach the president for spying

On citizens inside their own homes

Breaking every law in the country

By tapping our computers and telephones

What if Al Qaeda blew up the levees

Would New Orleans have been safer that way

Sheltered by our government's protection

Or was someone just not home that day?

Let's impeach the president

For hijacking our religion and using it to get elected

Dividing our country into colors

And still leaving black people neglected

Thank god he's racking down on steroids

Since he sold his old baseball team

There's lot of people looking at big trouble

But of course the president is clean

Thank God

-yes thats a little harsh but thats neil young for ya

there are very many great political songs out there buttt im not really in the mood to find them
#31
Dead Kennedys have so many great lyrics but this is my favorite DK song "Stars and Stripes of Corruption"....... its kinda long.....

Finally got to Washington in the middle of the night
I couldn't wait
I headed straight for the Capitol Mall
My heart began to pound
Yahoo! It really exists
The American International Pictures logo

I looked up at that Capitol Building
Couldn't help but wonder why
I felt like saying "Hello, old friend"

Walked up the hill to touch it
Then I unzipped my pants
And pissed on it when nobody was looking

Like a great eternal Klansman
With his two flashing red eyes
Turn around he's always watching
The Washington monument pricks the sky
With flags like pubic hair ringed 'round the bottom

The symbols of our heritage
Lit up proudly in the night
Somehow fits to see the homeless people
Passed out on the lawn

So this is where it happens
The power games and bribes
All lobbying for a piece of ass

Of the stars and stripes of corruption
Makes me feel so ashamed
To be an American
When we're too stuck up to learn from our mistakes
Trying to start another Viet Nam
Whilke fiddling while Rome burns at home
The Boss says, "You're laid off. Blame the Japanese"
"America's back," alright
At the game it plays the worst
Strip mining the world like a slave plantation

No wonder others hate us
And the Hitlers we handpick
To bleed their people dry
For our evil empire

The drug we're fed
To make us like it
Is God and country with a band

People we know who should know better
Howl, "America riles. Let's go to war!"
Business scams are what's worth dying for

Are the Soviets our worst enemy?
We're destroying ourselves instead
Who cares about our civil rights
As long as I get paid?

The blind Me-Generation
Doesn't care if life's a lie

so easily used, so proud to enforce

The stars and stripes of corruption
Let's bring it all down!
Tell me who's the real patriots
The Archie Bunker slobs waving flags?
Or the people with the guts to work
For some real change
Rednecks and bombs don't make us strong
We loot the world, yet we can't even feed ourselves
Our real test of strength is caring
Not the toys of war we sell the world
Just carry on, thankful to be farmed like worms
Old glory for a blanket
As you suck on your thumbs

Real freedom scares you
'Cos it means responsibility

So you chicken out and threaten me

Saying, "Love it or leave it"
I'll get beat up if I criticize it
You say you'll fight to the death
To save your worthless flag

If you want a banana republic that bad
Why don't you go move to one
But what can just one of us do?
Against all that money and power
Trying to crush us into roaches?

We don't destroy society in a day
Until we change ourselves first
From the inside out

We can start by not lying so much
And treating other people like dirt
It's easy not to base our lives
On how much we can scam

And you know
It feels good to lift that monkey off our backs

I'm thankful I live in a place
Where I can say the things I do
Without being taken out and shot
So I'm on guard against the goons
Trying to take my rights away
We've got to rise above the need for cops and laws

Let kids learn communication
Instead of schools pushing competition
How about more art and theater instead of sports?

People will always do drugs
Let's legalize them
Crime drops when the mob can't price them
Budget's in the red?
Let's tax religion

No one will do it for us
We'll just have to fix ourselves
Honesty ain't all that hard
Just put Rambo back inside your pants
Causing trouble for the system is much more fun

Thank you for the toilet paper
But your flag is meaningless to me
Look around, we're all people
Who needs countries anyway?

Our land, I love it too
I think I love it more than you
I care enough to fight

The stars and stripes of corruption
Let's bring it all down!
If we don't try
If we just lie
If we can't find
A way to do it better than this
Who will?
#32
History shows again and again
How nature points up the folly of men
Godzilla!
#33
Quote by Player 1
"the government totally sucks, you motherfucker."

-tenacious d



"**** the police"
-Jay Dee

I dunno...thats as good as I can get at the moment
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Any bands you're trying to copy/sound like?
#34
Welcoming with open arms and, with open hearts
In the end
they found their arms in shackles and their hearts torn out
this country named "America", is built on graves
of the natives who lived here before, genocide took place
the word "America" means "freedom" - as in, "free to kill the
free..."

Don't fly those stripes, those
stars-and-stripes for me, for me
Don't fly those
stripes, those stars-and-stripes for me, for me... For me!

It's the same today as then, as U.S. (tax) dollars
are spent to rid the native insurgence in Mexico, and any
other U.S. (corporate) "interests"
the 3rd world is a
modern day playground, for multinational companies
and thetax dollars we're forced to pay, fund these heartless U.S. policies
their explanation... "it's national
interest, national security..."

Don't fly those
stripes, those stars-and-stripes for me, for me
Don't
fly those stripes, those stars-and-stripes for me, for me
They Stand for greed, they stand for hate, for nothing I
believe
Don't fly those stripes, those
stars-and-stripes for me, for me

At little big horn
national cemetery, there's a monument that reads:
"to the soldiers killed in montana while clearing hostile indians
away...'
and there's a flag there flying high,
over the fallen killers' graves
when they call on me
to die for them I'll say... "not me!"

Don't fly those stripes, those stars-and-stripes for me,
for me
Don't fly those stripes, those
stars-and-stripes for me, for me
They Stand for greed,
they stand for hate, for nothing I believe
Don't fly
those stripes, those stars-and-stripes for me, for me
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Way to go, guitar_man_guy!

(You should sig me)


Co-Founder of the 'Heretics And/Or Killers'(Protest the Hero Fan Club) P.M Me or T0xicitY to join!
#35
"There are no nations, just large corporations, flying the flag of the day" Bad Company

"See the blind man, shooting at the world" Deep Purple (refering to vietnam)
"That Hidde's a cool guy" -Abe Lincoln
"Hidde? Yeah we jam all the time" -Steve Vai
"Remember that time when burt jumped out of the tree and into the river? Good times!" -Jesus

So I heard you liek profiles?
#36
immortal technique. as much as i despise rap, i actually accept this guy.
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I am buying you an e-beer HomerHitter *Buys*
#37
Some old Black Eyed Peas (where is the love) and

The Yeah Yeah Yeah song

If you could blow up the world with the flick of a switch
Would you do it?
If you could make everybody poor just so you could be rich
Would you do it?

If you could watch everybody work while you just lay on your back
Would you do it?
If you could take all the love without giving any back
Would you do it?

And so we cannot know ourselves
Or what we'd really do

With all your power
With all your power
With all your power
What would you do?

With all your power
With all your power
With all your power
What would you do?

If you could make your own money and then give it to everybody
Would you do it?
If you knew all the answers and could give to the masses
Would you do it?
(Yeah yeah yeah yeah/no no no no)

Are you crazy?
It's a very dangerous thing to do exactly what you want
Because you cannot know yourself, or what you'd really do

With all your power
With all your power
With all your power
What would you do?

Ahhhhhh, ahhhhhh, ahhhhhh...

With all your power
With all your power
With all your power
What would you do?

With all your power
With all your power
With all your power
What would you do?

With all your power
With all your power
With all your power
What would you do?



~Rocker007
#38
The world is my expense
The cost of my desire
Jesus blessed me with its future
And I protect it with fire
So raise your fists
And march around
Don't dare take what you need
I'll jail and bury those committed
And smother the rest in greed
Crawl with me into tomorrow
Or I'll drag you to your grave
I'm deep inside your children
They'll betray you in my name

Sleep now in the fire

The lie is my expense
The scope of my desire
The Party blessed me with its future
And I protect it with fire
I am the Nina The Pinta The Santa Maria
The noose and the rapist
And the fields overseer
The agents of orange
The priests of Hiroshima
The cost of my desire

Sleep now in the fire

For it's the end of history
It's caged and frozen still
There is no other pill to take
So swallow the one
That made you ill
The Nina The Pinta The Santa Maria
The noose and the rapist
The fields overseer
The agents of orange
The priests of Hiroshima
The cost of my desire

Sleep now in the fire

BEST BAND EVER!!
#39
The Decline - NOFX

Where are all the stupid people from?
And how'd they get to be so dumb?
Bred on purple mountain range
Feed amber waves of grains
To lesser human beings, zero feelings

Blame it on
Human nature, mans destiny (mans destiny)
Blame it on the greediocracy (greediocracy)
Fear of God
The fear of change
The fear of truth

Add the Bill of Rights, subtract the wrongs
There's no answers
Memorize and sing star spangled songs
When the questions
Aren't ever asked
Is anybody learning from the past?
We're living in united stagnation

Father what have I done?
I took that .22
A gift to me from you
To bed with me each night
Kept it clean
Polished it well
Cherished every cartridge, every shell

Down, by the creek, under brush, under dirt
There's a carcass of my second kill
Down, by the park, under stone, under pine
There's a carcass of my brother William
Brother where, have you gone to?
I swear, I never thought I could
I see so many times
They told me to shoot straight
Don't pull the trigger, squeeze
That will insure a kill
A kill is what you want
A kill is why we breed

The Christians love their guns
The church and NRA
Pray for their salvations
Prey on the lower faiths

The story book's been read
And every line believed
Curriculum's been set
Logic is a threat
Reason searched and seized

Jerry spent some time in Michigan
A twenty year vacation, after all he had a dime
A dime is worth a lot more in Detroit
A dime in California, a twenty dollar fine

Jerry only stayed a couple months
It's hard to enjoy yourself while bleeding out the ass
Asphyxiation is simple and fast
It beats seventeen fun years of being someone's bitch

Don't think (Stay)
Drink your wine (Home)
Watch the fire burn (Be)
His problems not mine (Safe)
Just be that model citizen

I wish I had a schilling
(For each senseless killing)
For every senseless killing
I'd buy a government
America's for sale
And you can get a good deal on it
(A good deal on it)
And make a healthy profit
Or maybe, tear it apart
Start with assumption
That a million people are smart
Smarter than one

Serotonin's gone
She gave up, drifted away
Sara fled, thought process gone
She left her answering machine on
The greeting left spoken sincere
Messages no one will ever hear

Ten thousand messages a day
A million more transmissions lay
Victims of the laissez faire
Ten thousand voices, a hundred guns
A hundred decibels turns to one
One bullet, one empty head
Now with Serotonin gone

The man who used to speak
Performs a cute routine
Feel a little patronized
Don't feel bad
They found a way inside your head
And you feel a bit misled
It's not that they don't care, yeah

The television's put a thought inside your head
Like a Barry Manilow, jingle
I'd like, to teach the world to sing
In perfect harmony
A symphonic blank stare, yeah
It doesn't make you care (make you care)
Not designed to make you care (make you care)
They're betting you won't care (you won't...)

Place a wager on your greed
A wager on your pride
Why try to beat them when, a million others tried?

We are the *****
Intellectually spayed
We are the queer
Dysfunctionally raised

One more pill to kill the pain
One more pill to kill the pain
One more pill to kill the pain
Living through conformity

One more prayer to keep me safe
One more prayer to keep us warm
One more prayer to keep us safe
There's gonna be a better place

Lost the battle, lost the war
Lost the things worth living for
Lost the will to win the fight
One more pill to kill the pain

Na na na na na
La na na na na
Na na na na na
Na na na na na

The going get tough, the tough get debt
Don't pay attention, pay the rent
Next of kins pay for your sins
A little faith should keep us safe

Save us
The human, existence
Is failing, resistance
Essential, the future
Written off, the odds are
Astronomically against us
Only moron and genius
Would fight a losing battle
Against the super ego
When giving in is so damn comforting

And so we go, on with our lives
We know the truth, but prefer lies
Lies are simple, simple is bliss
Why go against tradition when we can
Admit defeat, live in decline
Be the victim of our own design
The status quo, built on suspect
Why would anyone stick out their neck?

Fellow members of
Club "We've Got Ours"
I'd like to introduce you to our host
He's got his, and I've got mine
Meet the decline

We are the queer
We are the *****
Ammunition
In the class war
We are worker
We love our queen
We sacrifice
We're soilent green

We are the queer
We are the *****
Ammunition
In the class war
#40
Bad Religion - Part III

The final page is written in the books of history,
As man unleashed his deadly bombs and sent troops overseas
To fight a war which can't be won and kills the human race,
A show of greed and ignorance, man's quest for dominance.

They say when a mistake is made, a lesson has been learned
But this time, there's no second chance, the hate engulfs the world.
A million lives are lost each day, a city slowly burns,
A mother holds her dying child, but no one is concerned!


Anything else by Bad Religion is good, too.
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