Tanks, tanks, tanks. Bombs, bombs, bombs. Nuclear heat-seeking battleships. Shake yer hips, raise your fists, tell 'em they can kiss yer' ass if they come knockin' for us kids.

You needed a dependable work force so you created a drug ware n' got one in orange. Now on the backs of the poor, you're taking over the world by force. Whatever for?

Mr. Rumsfeld, a question from me to you. If Saddam is such a jerk then why in 1982 did you give him a pair of gold spurs? If you ask me how I feel my friend, I'd say "actions speak louder than words." If you ask me how I feel Mr. Military Man, I'd say "actions have spoken louder than words." Woo-hoo!

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    General CommentThis song is funny...I love it! Very off-beat anti-war song!
    OpinionHeadon March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe "Tanks! Tanks! Tanks! Bombs! Bombs! Bombs!" intro to the song gets stuck in my head for days.
    Rabidon April 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDefiance,Ohio are amazing.
    Too bad they put on a lousy live show.
    RAMSon April 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commentare you crazy?! there amazing live!
    TomJoadon February 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBurned.
    Nail60on August 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI saw Defiance in Atlanta last month and I was blown away. They sounded great and really involved the crowd.

    Share What Ya Got!
    but_seriouslyon September 23, 2008   Link
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    Song Meaningfrom Defiance, Ohio website:

    "The U.S. spends over 300 billion dollars ($300,000,000,000.00) on it’s military. The Navy’s got 9 super carrier battle groups, stealth aircrafts, and all kinds of stupid toys that no-one else in the world has the money to have. It’s over the top, it’s stupid.

    what better way to find cheap labor to sew all the military’s apparel than locking people up for petty drug charges, giving them an orange jumpsuit, and have prisoners do your dirty work for you!"
    elevatorladyon March 25, 2012   Link

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