Not so jumpy now, downtown
No talk of concerns or fear
We'll just hand over all our tax money
Then bitch about nothing but the price of cable and beer.
Oh, how easy it is sometimes
To get lost in these party lines
Are we cops of the free even overseas
Or this 'them and us' mentality ruin our eyes.

It's a message from the malcontent
We refuse to buy, we're heaven sent
With our gameface on
We're a UN no-show bullies from the get go.
They hit us with this 'love it or leave it' shit
Like a dog in a cage trained to beg then sit
If that's how it's gonna be
I'm not calling this home.

Mine's a little voice
Shit, I thought that was the point
Born of a freedom never realized
With manifest destiny kept like a sign from the skies.
All around the world
They're ignored and pissed
Staring back at us
Like we're spoiled little kids
How have we proven them wrong
With police states, hollywood, embargos and radio songs.


We're the land of the free trial membership to crap
Where adults can't find world powers on a map
Where leaders run free with absconded power
Where a flag costs more than you make in an hour
Where I stand with so many but we're told we're alone
Where I work for a living but I never feel at home.

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    General CommentI think this song is about the USA.
    arno_von January 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah it's about the USA... great protest song
    insanejesteron March 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI can't understand a damn word he's saying but the lyrics are awesome.
    Father Timeon May 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti may be wrong but i think its about how fucked up and spoilt and greedy the usa is

    first verse is like how people just give the government their tax money and then the government takes more money off them through "cable and beer" but they all complain about it but arnt doing nothing about
    chorus is about how a group of americans (himself) are standing up against the usa
    verse 2 he is like saying how alot of the world gets pissed off at america and think they are spoiled kids but that the usa isnt proving these countrys wrong in fact they encouraging this belife
    last verse is like him saying some of the problems he feels the usa has like how stupid they are"Where adults can't find world powers on a map " and how patriotic everyone is "Where a flag costs more than you make in an hour"
    That was my take on the song dont know if its right or not
    X_drummer_kidd_Xon January 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYeah drummer kid got it spot on.
    It's all about Americans complaining about stuff they can change..
    skatenotwaron February 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'ts about USA and all the things you americans can change if you just give it a try.
    andresuppsalaon May 28, 2009   Link

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