it's not the right time to be sober
now the idiots have taken over
spreading like a social cancer, is there an answer?

Mensa membership conceding
tell me why and how are all the stupid people breeding
Watson, it's really elementary
the industrial revolution
has flipped the bitch on evolution
the benevolent and wise are being thwarted, ostracized, what a bummer
the world keeps getting dumber
insensitivity is standard and faith is being fancied over reason

Darwin's rollin over in his coffin
the fittest are surviving much less often
now everything seems to be reversing, and it's worsening
someone flopped a steamer in the gene pool
now angry mob mentality's no longer the exception, it's the rule
and im startin to feel a lot like Charlton Heston
stranded on a primate planet
apes and orangutans that ran it to the ground
with generals and the armies that obeyed them
followers following fables
philosophies that enable them to rule without regard

there's no point for democracy when ignorance is celebrated
political scientists get the same one vote as some Arkansas inbred
majority rule, don't work in mental institutions
sometimes the smallest softest voice carries the grand biggest solutions

what are we left with?
a nation of god-fearing pregnant nationalists
who feel it's their duty to populate the homeland
pass on traditions
how to get ahead religions
And prosperity via simpleton culture

the idiots are takin over


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    General Commentyeh wats sad is how my country's governement, which is australia, looks up to america, our leader, howard, has his head so far up bushes arse, its hard to tell were bush ends and he begins.... and our governement is slowly but surely becoming as greedy, selfish, and ignorant as americas is.... it fuckin sucks i hate john howard he can fuck off!!! i feel sorry for the shitload of americans who know wats goin on and have to put up with bushes stupidity, and shit..
    DroppedMidgeton October 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentFUCK YEAH!!!

    'a nation of god-fearing pregnant nationalists '

    holy crap!
    ive been saying that since before i ever heard this song... nofx is the shit!
    dormouseon November 08, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThese lyric's are NOT over the top, they are saying what needs to be said! I don't think this song is a "fun" song, someone is stepping up and trying to inform people of what's happening to our country. We have to admit that there are, many, flaws in our country if we want it to be better. I also feel like this song could reach beyond the scope of politics and include the "average American". This is difficult to sum up in one post, but just look around and compare our culture to a few others. America is not the fittest, but we sheild ourselves with money and our reputation. People just need to be a bit more concerned with our future instead of who's going to win a reality television show.. make sense?
    nstempon March 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commentif I had to have a top5 nofx songs (which is impossible), this one would be in it
    pascontenton November 27, 2009   Link
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    General Commentif I had to have a top5 nofx songs (which is impossible), this one would be in it
    pascontenton November 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFAntastic song and the bass is really difficult to play at the beginning I guess!!!!
    motaboy90on June 10, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDAMN FINE SONG! i bought this album prettymuch on a recommendation from my friend, and War on Errorism whips ass. this, seperation of church and skate, and franco un-american are my favrite tracks.
    Die80sdieon July 01, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis has gotta be about all the dickheads who have a political seat right now
    WouldItBeYouon June 06, 2004   Link
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    General Commentsometimes the smallest softest voice carries the grand biggest solutions
    ^ wow america, maybe we should be doing what is right for our world and not what everyone wants to do because of the media..... because isnt every war a civil war of the world?
    regardemylasheskgmon June 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentit's a great song and is sadly true. america is set for self destruction because idiots (wonder who that would refer to.....) are in charge and are destroying the place.

    punkvoter.com
    NOFX, CLASSIC DUBYA HATERS
    epp88on June 21, 2004   Link

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