Let it burn in your eyes. Your cover is blown this time.
And you knew this was gonna happen, you could taste the red hands.
And like the flies, you'll eat the worst of everything.
And you knew this was gonna happen, you could taste the red hands.

But you needed this.

There's a glossary of dirty words for people just like you.
And only for people like you, I reserve the words:
Backstabbers and money whores, and dirty rotten millionaires
that always wanted more.

Pull the wool on my eyes, like a crooked, burnt-out saint.
I believed and soaked in every word you said,
always tasting red hands.
But the fight never ended and we're all here.
Singing loud for revolution, and sitting battles out.

But you needed this.

There's a glossary of dirty words for people just like you.
And only for people like you, I reserve the words:
Backstabbers and money whores, and dirty rotten millionaires
that always wanted more.

And it's sick outside, but I'm trying to keep you alive.

And all fingers are pointing right at you.

But I burned this down for you.


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    General Commentslashing corporate america is this song
    brentb121on April 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentgood. corporate america is fucked up
    WouldItBeYouon October 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing live, definitely.
    olive_juiceon February 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFinnay a good band from ohio....
    Any ways it is east to tell that Dead poetic is calling Corperate america "Backstabers because they betray americans, Money Wh**s probably because the only whant money, and dirty rotten millionaires that always wanted more because allthough there rich they always whant more money or they can't emnough green to satify themselves"
    sinatraon December 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOK i maybe wrong but, here we go
    the lead singer of DP is a Christian and write Christian lyrics now i believe that this song is a bout corruption but not just of Americas corporation but corruption in the church. "like a crooked, burnt-out saint.
    I believed and soaked in every word you said"
    And in this song hes is trying to get though to them and help them. "And it's sick outside, but I'm trying to keep you alive."
    8shadow8on March 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commentum..in my opinion, its about the fancy televangelists that "preach" God's word but are really only out for your money, and finally God has punished them and revieled to the world that they''v been scmming the true saints
    christianrocker137on May 16, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationTo me this song is calling out all the corrupt people in this world whether they be religious or government leaders. This song is calling for a change in all our greedy money hungry ways.
    somethingsamisson July 21, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationTo me this song is calling out all the corrupt people in this world whether they be religious or government leaders. This song is calling for a change in all our greedy money hungry ways.
    somethingsamisson July 21, 2011   Link

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