"Veteran" as written by and Darren Anderson....
Yeah, you're abandoned,
so sorry, you're just a waste of their time,
yeah, you've been lied to once again,
yeah, well, they've paid you no,
where are we, where are we now?
Where are we, where are we now?
Old woman, have you seen your better days,
are you feelin' so alone,
well, the times they all have changed,
forgotten,
hungry and cold,
veteran, are you satisfied with life,
are you sleepin' on concrete,
are you forgotten and alone,
poor, homeless in this country,
where are we, where are we now?
Where are we, where are we now?
Hey senior, have you been taken past your prime,
have you been taken advantage of,
are you forgotten,
tired and poor by the ones you've voted for,
yeah, you're abandoned,
so sorry, you're just a waste of their time,
yeah, you've been lied to once again,
yeah, well, they've paid you no mind,
yeah, you're abandoned,
so sorry, you're just a waste of their time,
yeah, you've been lied to once again,
yeah, well, they've paid you no mind

The slavery of poverty,
no one should be hungry in this country,
enough to feed,
to medicate,
to clothe the backs and housin' for families,
the cuts in care and Medicaid leads me believe our government just doesn't care,
we send our aid,
our misspent funds,
Americans hungry livin' in the gutter

The cuts in care and Medicaid leads me believe our government just doesn't care,
we send our aid,
our misspent funds,
Americans hungry livin' in the gutter

Where are we, where are we now? (2x)

Yeah, you're abandoned,
so sorry, you're just a waste of their time,
yeah, you've been lied to once again,
yeah, well, they've paid you no mind,
yeah, you're abandoned,
so sorry, you're just a waste of their time,
yeah, you've been lied to once again,
yeah, well, they've paid you no mind
(Yeah yeah yeah) (3x)
(Yeah yeah)


Lyrics submitted by MikeSavesTheDay101

"Veteran" as written by Brian Balchack Craig Anderson

Lyrics © Roba Music, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC

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    General Commenti know that the song is an expression of strong dissatisfaction with the american government, but living in england i find the same applies. this is one of my favourite songs.
    *sarah*on March 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so true...doesnt the bible advise us to respect our elders...do we f'ing listen....no....our world is jacked
    Duffmyster99on May 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI don't care about what the bible says, but it's sickening how elders are being treated these days.
    ice-diveon May 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentfuck old people
    myheartbleedscoldon May 19, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"We send our aid our misspent funds
    Americans hungry living in the gutter "

    solve our problems before we solve other peoples
    Sk8Er55on June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentdude its missing one set of lyrics... i cant remember the exact lyrics but right after the first verse it says HEY VETERAN hense the reason its called Veteran
    MikeSavesTheDay101on September 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentLyrics fixed.
    PM me if there's anything else...

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    SM Mod.
    Idanon September 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentGreat commentary on the shape this country is in now...and now we're in a war. there are so many better ways our country's money could be spent than that...like taking care of senior citizens perhaps? Building homes? my kudos to Ignite for writing this song...more people should hear it.
    FREAKISHfireflyon March 29, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI agree, the youth of today has no respect for the people who gave them what they have.
    We would have the money to help Americans but we give billions of dollars in foreign aid every year with nothing in return but false alliances.
    THAT IS THE TRUE PROBLEM
    specialon July 01, 2003   Link
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    General Commentignite on their best!this was the song that make me be their long time fan.bout the music i dont agree that its is blaming the youth of not respecting the elder people.i think that what they mean is the that the goverment doesnt give a shit about the pour people.but it isnt only in the us.its allover the world.shame on that
    Kimion June 17, 2007   Link

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