"I Am The Owl" as written by Eric Reed Boucher, Raymond John Pepperelle, Geoffrey Lyall and Darren Henley....
I am your plumber, no I never went away
I still bug your bedrooms and pick up everything you say
It can be a boring job
To monitor all day your excess talk

I hear when you're drinking and cheating on your lonely wife
I play tape recordings of you to my friends at night
We've got our girl in bed with you
You're on candid camera, we just un-elected you, ha

I am the owl
I seek out the foul
Wipe 'em away, keep America free
For clean-livin' folks like me, hey, hey

If you demonstrate against somebody we like
I'll slip on my wig and see if I can start a riot
Transform you to an angry mob
And all your leaders go to jail for my job

But we ain't the Russians
Political trials are taboo
We've got our secret ways of getting rid of you
Fill you full of LSD
And turn you loose on a freeway, whee!

I am the owl
I seek out the foul
Wipe 'em away, keep America free
For clean-livin' folks like me

I send you spinning
I send you spinning
I send you spinning all over the freeway
Spinning on the crowded freeway
Spinning on the freeway, spinning on the freeway
Spinning on the freeway, spinning on the freeway
Spinning on the freeway, spinning on the freeway
(Spinning on the freeway, spinning on the freeway) spin, spin, spin, look out!

The press, they never even cared
Why a youth leader walked into a speeding car
In ten years or so we'll leak the truth
But by then it's only so much paper

You know, Watergate hurt
But nothing really ever changed
A teeny bit quiter but we still play our little games

But we still play our little games
But we still play our little games
We still play our little, we still play our little, we still play our little
We still play a lot of games!

I am the owl
I am the owl
I seek out the foul
Wipe 'em away, keep America free
Wipe 'em away, keep America free
Wipe 'em away, keep America free
For me!


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"I Am the Owl" as written by Eric Reed Boucher Darren Henley

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  • +5
    General CommentIts about government spying.

    "I am your plumber
    No I never went away
    I still bug your bedrooms
    And pick up everything you say
    It can be a boring job
    To monitor all day your excess talk

    I hear when you're drinking
    And cheating on your lonely wife
    I play tape recordings
    Of you to my friends at night"

    the fbi and others would (do) fuck up your drainage or plumbing so you would call a plumber.
    the plumber (who was actually a fbi agent) would come in to fix your toilet and bug your house in the proccess.

    "We've got our girl in bed with you
    You're on candid camera
    We just un-elected you"

    if you're an ellected official who's not playing ball with the regular white agenda, the feds would (will) pay a girl to seduce you and come home with you. they would then record you having sex with her, and leak it to the media. bingo, no more govenor with contradicting polocies in office.


    then biafra cuts to a new job for "the owl".


    "If you demonstrate
    Angainst somebody we like
    I'll slip on a wig
    And see if I can start a riot
    Transform you to an angry mob
    All your leaders go to jail for my job"

    often times if there is a peacful march or demonstration against the government, police or feds will dress up as protestors and start trouble so that the police in uniform have a good reason to start bashing heads and shooting. they did it against the blacks in the 70's and its a widespread tool these days. ( cms.animalfarmshow.com/ )

    "But we ain't the Russians
    Political trials are taboo
    We've got our secret
    Ways of getting rid of you
    Fill you full of LSD
    Turn you loose on a freeway

    Send you spinning
    Send you spinning
    Send you spinning all over the freeway
    Spinning on the crowded freeway
    Spinning on the freeway
    Spinning on the freeway
    Spin...
    Spin...
    Spin - Lookout

    The Press, they never even cared
    Why a youth leader walked into a speeding car
    In ten years we'll leek the truth
    By then it's only so much paper

    You know, Watergate hurt
    But nothing really ever changed
    A teeny bit quieter
    But we still play our little games"

    this referse to the horrible force they use if the other methods arent working. in short, they kill you, and make it looks like you were a schmuck. fill you with drugs, make it look like you killed yourself, or that you were some sort of pervert or bad person, so the public dosnt care.
    it also referse to how they do evil, and then release the evidence ten to thirty years later and say "that administration was bad, but we fixed it. were better."
    see: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…

    maredcainon December 18, 2009   Link
  • +4
    General Commentits about watergate, a "plumber" is someone who was employed to plug up leaks in government information. watergate was basically a load of national newspapers got hold of a shitload of top secret pentagon papers and published them [they were stolen from the WATERGATE hotel] from what i gather Nixon or his aides paid someone to tap the watergate hotel phones and steal the papers.

    nixion was re-elected because of this

    this site explains it far better watergate.info/chronology/…
    iamtheowlon April 05, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's not just Watergate. It's ultimately about people who do horrible, horrible things and claim that they're moral because the horrible acts are in the service of a higher cause.

    See "the War on Terror"
    Norton23on January 10, 2006   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionThis is about unwarranted wiretaps being used to discredit and take out political opposition. This song predates Obama's war on whistleblowers, the FISA amendment act, USA PATRIOT Act, recent changes to NDAA that allow indefinite detention of American citizens, and 'Enhanced Interrogation'. Simply put, we've got a bigger problem now.

    Just think about what these changes enable in a retold narrative of this song. The owl isn't even needed for gathering info anymore, with mass surveillance and a file on everybody, the CIA doesn't need costly targeted wiretaps. With the FISA amendments act, telecoms are immune from prosecution when participating with warrentless wiretaps. But with enormous homeland security budgets, this didn't stop them from flying helicopters during Occupy events to keep a watch. Agent provocateurs were in the crowds trying to escalate things towards violence. The famous Occupy Cleveland bomb threat was entirely manufactured by the FBI who just needed to mislead a few dumb anarchist kids to take the fall, supplying them with all the plans and even a fake bomb. The NDAA enables indefinite pretrial detention of anybody they don't like. Even retweets have been cited for felony charges against journalists investigating the military industrial lobbying complex. Things have changed since Watergate, and whistleblowers have even fewer protections from these little games.
    IAmThe0wlon January 08, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAlso try "Government wiretapping".
    Balleron February 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhats with the whole youth leader walking into car bit about?
    Violentpacifiston July 31, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, Watergate was what caused Nixon to resign. It would have got him put i jail but he was pardoned by President Ford.
    WeAreSuperheroon November 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell done maredcain, but...referse?
    labtech2659on September 29, 2011   Link
  • -1
    General Commentheh look whos first to comment:D
    iamtheowlon April 05, 2005   Link

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