It’s so egregious, so conspicuously wrong.
Tens of thousands of people vilified and killed by the means of western hypocrisy.
The double standard of the ways of Mao Ze Dong,
(killing for crimes against country).

1998 the Clinton administration,
bombing the plant of Al – Shifa was merely “retaliation.”
This move would prove detrimental to so many lives, and day by day the death toll is forced to rise.

Bombings won’t justify bombings, death will not justify death.
Death its self justifies nothing, Nothing will come of it.

Terrorism as defined by official U.S. documents is “the calculated use of violence or threat of violence,
to attain goals that are political, religious, or ideological instate.”

A labeled rouge state, Look at your self.

The Rockets red glare (Red like the blood you have spilled),
The bombs bursting in air,
(anonymous graves you have filled,)
In the name of humanitarian intervention will not cease all though by definition, they’re a terrorist act.

Bombings won’t justify bombings, death will not justify death.
Death its self justifies nothing, Nothing will come of it.

Nothing will come of it.

Bombings won’t justify bombings, death will not justify death.
Death its self justifies nothing, Nothing will come of it.

Bombings
Bombings won't justify bombings, death will not justify death.
Death its self justifies nothing, nothing will come of it.


Lyrics submitted by _coheedandcambria_

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    General Commentthis band friggen rules. if you ever have a cahnce to talk to these guys do it, they are hilarious.
    their songs are so great.
    we had convos about them. they are really passionate about what they write. and this song proves that.
    vanessacorpseon June 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song just goes to show what non-Americans think of U.S. foreign policy. And as an American, I agree with them.
    superman9kon July 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI say this kind of crazy stuff every time I get drunk. If only I could remember half the shit i say the next morning. I might do better in class.
    farewellregreton February 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyea for canadians these guys are pretty cool...saw them live a while back and they wer like "you americans are all pussies...you are wat you eat"

    the bassist is also really good...overall these guys are mad funny n ther not afriad to make fun of canadians either
    dirk_lanceon February 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah, they are awsome, and i am just thinking about how i probably missed seeing them in highschool (in person) by 2 years! MAN! It Pisses me off just thinking about it!
    Bassitupon July 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDuring the last chorus, is the backing vocalist (Arif perhaps?) screaming the names of countries the US has bombed/militarily intervened in? That;s what it sounds like, and that would be really cool if it is. Excellent song.
    mrjackon November 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe countries arif states are:

    peru, japan, (?), (?), china, (?), cuba, somali, vietnam, mexico, india, lebanon, syria, iran, irak, (?)

    That's what i hear

    can anyone identify the (?)s ?
    B12on May 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe First Question mark is Russia
    The Second is Kuwait
    kezia13on July 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti'm pretty sure the one before cuba is sudan
    kezia13on July 17, 2008   Link
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    General Comment(Peru, Japan, Russia, Italy, China, Sudan, Cuba, Somali(a), Vietnam, Mexico, India, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Iraq, nothing will come of it!)
    gorgonseyeon June 11, 2009   Link

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