Detention, suspension and power tripping teachers
feed me candy coated lies like priests, nuns and preachers
told what to wear and what to think when to piss and when to speak
indentured to my dejected state. spiritless 5 days a week

Discipline, conformity, walking single file down a dead end street
if its not taking me where i need to be, fuck education, at least my mind is free
12 years down the drain for me, useless facts and lies of your white history
if its not taking me where i need to be. fuck education, at least my mind is free

Crooked pigs ward the halls with armor and a loaded piece
Random routine locker searches, they now own yer property
Told to graduate and get a job, fulfill the old American dream
So stay in school and be molded into a fucking gear for their machine



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    General Commentindentured to my dejected state. spiritless 5 days a week

    I can totally relate right now.
    CRWon September 15, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"Useless facts and lies of your white history"

    Okay, so Chris Cash is sometimes hard to understand but when I look up lyrics I can always figure out how it matches with what he's screaming. That's not the case here. In the song Knowledge is Power it doesn't sound like he ever says this line. It sounds like he says "misery" instead of history. I could be wrong, but see for yourself.
    mtude3on December 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it says "useless facts in trade of my misery"
    angstyteenageron January 04, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"fuck education, at least my mind is free"


    its bout the school trying to take over ur life..



    i will never give in
    ZombiaFiendon February 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey you now what, I bet everyone of you bitch-ass niggers get a spidly from school. HAHAHAHA.
    A_Raging_Bullon September 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI agree, there's no way he says history.
    It's been driving me crazy looking up the lyrics on a million sites seeing all the same lines and thinking they're all wrong..

    angsyteen's sounds right to me
    DevynRaeon February 05, 2009   Link
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    General Comment* "I bet every one of you bitchass niggers get suspended from school."
    A_Raging_Bullon May 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAmazing.
    SkaterRaton March 10, 2010   Link
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    General Commentlove this
    BearsAndBeetson October 06, 2010   Link
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    General Commentwell when i found this site i was really hoping to find actual meanings for these songs, not little kids quoting the words in the song or saying how cool it is. with that being said id like to share my meaning of this song: if you look at the bands history they are known for their anti-government and anti-political beliefs.this song is implying that since our government has total control over our education, that they ultimately control what we learn. thus indoctrinating the nation at its core(children). the government can erase history and rewrite it, in fact they already press their values on us, like portraying nazis and communists as perpetually evil. so to summarize: our education is filled with lies and the sugar coated american history, which renders our educational system inate and redundant.
    mrbigcupson December 06, 2009   Link

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