I can still remember times
Of prosperity while staring clear eyed
With broad strokes of promise
We coloured highlights of our future and
something we'll never get
Until we look back with sincere regret
Is our american dream subject to
collapse beneath their density

And we'll break before we bend
With tomorrow as yet undetermined
You can write your congressmen
And take your grievences to the highest level
To achieve a common end
To serve the bourgeois, the laissez-faire

Citizens duty-bound so we play our part
If you kill the brain
Then you'll stop the heart
And we foster the illusion of a
Democratic archetype
Can we forge hope from this devastation
And bring about participation
To stem the apathetic tide
Now poised to wash us all away

And we break before we bend
With tomorrow as yet undetermined
We achieve such selfish ends
'Till we concern ourselves with the plight of others
you can write your congressmen
And fucking spit in the wind
For all the good it'll do you friend

We havent got the luxury
Of neutral oberservation
'Cause when its said and done
We stand or fall as one
And though the situations grave
I think its worth the risk to save
This notion of the free
And the asylum of the brave


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    General CommentWe havent got the luxury
    Of neutral oberservation
    'Cause when its said and done
    We stand or fall as one

    WOW! those are incredible lyrics!
    mrguy6on May 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwow. great lyrics. i had to look up about 3 or 4 words and i still can't tell what its about. i think what he's saying is that its in the best interest of every individual to do their part to protect their freedom. i especially like this part: And we foster the illusion of a
    Democratic archetype
    Can we forge hope from this devastation
    And bring about participation
    To stem the apathetic tide
    Now poised to wash us all away
    tjtech12on June 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwow. great lyrics. i had to look up about 3 or 4 words and i still can't tell what its about. i think what he's saying is that its in the best interest of every individual to do their part to protect their freedom. i especially like this part: And we foster the illusion of a
    Democratic archetype
    Can we forge hope from this devastation
    And bring about participation
    To stem the apathetic tide
    Now poised to wash us all away
    tjtech12on June 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentLove the line "we'll break before we bend." We'll die before we compromise our morals.
    How do you create change when the good guys get the votes but the bad guys win?
    "You can write your congressman/ and fuckin' spit in the wind for all the good it'll do you, friend."
    CaptainCoolon December 26, 2007   Link

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