We talk of law and order and demand it on our streets, while halfway around the world, we're bombing neighborhoods to hell. Then You attack youth as violent in all your news magazines. Self-serving interests covered up, to question why is to blaspheme. Good intentions, our interventions are sacred, bloodless and pristine. The liberated cheer the victors (at least in text book history). While wide-eyed, battered, bombed out children "wonder why the westerners are there."* You won't care who gets knocked down. Until the day they fucking rise.


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    General CommentExplanation: Mike and Scott Moore wrote this song together a few years ago when the media and public figures were demonizing young people as violent freaks, while at the same time, the policy-makers of America were busy dropping bombs on civilian cities in Eastern Europe under the guise of altruism. Ironically, this song seems more and more relevant here at home in America as the--quite literal--war against the poor and non-white escalates to a new low and the Bush administration continues the same policy of global bullying America is known for best. *thank you Naked Raygun.
    Blaupunkedon September 01, 2002   Link

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