"Senators and representatives I have the distinguished honour of presenting the President of the United States."

I declare war, a fight for freedom against any system that's built to consume power and maintained to divide our energy.

A system where an honest person can sweat for hours and then play slave to the man in the television tower.

A sytem where private ownership erases private healthcare because dollars are worth more than people; dollars are worth more than common sense.

Oh what force on earth is greater than the mighty strength of one.

It's a one-way street through a faceless crowd; barcodes and backlit billboards show us, guide us, teach us how ... how to earn our rank, divide the rich and poor, pit us against ourselves, compiling and burning the corpse of class war.

Yes, I want to topple this system held in place by financial greed where wealth is made through ownership and social hierarchy.

Yes, I want to topple the system. Yes, I want to topple the system.
Yes, I want to topple the system. Yes, I want to topple the system.

Dollars are worth more than a worker in need, more than John and Jane Doe with a family to feed.
Dollars are worth more than a worker in need, more than John and Jane Doe with a family to feed.

We are the workers, the majority, and this system fears solidarity.

So I declare a war on everything they're for because "oh what force on earth is greater than the mighty strength of one."

Because it's a one-way street through a faceless crowd; barcodes and backlit billboards show us, guide us, teach us how - how to earn our rank, divide the rich and poor, pit us against ourselves, compiling and burning the corpse of class war.

Yes, I want to topple the system.
Yes, I want to topple the system. Yes, I want to topple the system.
Yes, I want to topple the system. Yes, I want to topple the system.
Yes, I want to topple the system.
Yes, I want to topple the system. Yes, I want to topple the system.
Yes, I want to topple the system. Yes, I want to topple the system.


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Red Stars Over the Battle of the Cowshed song meanings
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    General CommentI LOVETHIS SONG
    dfa1979on February 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI too love this song. :)
    Inoue versus Dateon July 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about the fact that the world doesnt care about people the world cares about money which is it's foundation and is keeping it alive as long as some rich fat slob gets to sit in a nice ridiculously large air conditioned office racking in all this cash he wont care if people get hurt and dont have the money or insurance to cover it doing jobs like building that nice office i think the workers should get paid more than the politicians who have totally screwed up this world
    t.rav36on December 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's about how somebody can get a ten million half year bonus for doing little more than nothing, while somebody who works hard will have trouble feeding their family. It's about how the government, mass media and these corporations work together to keep our minds from thinking differently, brainwashed into accepting their system. This song calls for everybody who is treated unfair or believes in equality to reject their brainwash, unite, and topple their system.
    secondhandbastardon December 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's about how somebody can get a ten million half year bonus for doing little more than nothing, while somebody who works hard will have trouble feeding their family. It's about how the government, mass media and these corporations work together to keep our minds from thinking differently, brainwashed into accepting their system. This song calls for everybody who is treated unfair or believes in equality to reject their brainwash, unite, and topple their system.
    secondhandbastardon December 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti just wanna say that the battle of cowshed is a refference to the battle of cowshed in the book Animal farm, i thought it was neat
    chrisfuller1on April 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti dig the animal farm reference ha.
    nicolenightmareon December 17, 2008   Link

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