"Jeffery are you listening?" as written by Serj Tankian, Tom Morello, Brad J Wilk and Brian O'connor....
Jeffery are you listening?

Blessed are the criminals that pursue crime as a hobby
As soldier who kill the enemy for fun
As hookers prostituting for joy.

Tall trees and submarines
Skin deep abrasions.
God's children serving dearly
Should be forgiven.

Jeffery are you listening?

Are you listening?

Out of their fierce bellies.
Like a swordfish dance hall metholyptus cough drops you on your ass.

I'm encountering a strange revival
That of the mind.
Thinking,un-obsessed,scrutinizing
Mechanism of our human experience.

Unlike the staggering loop forced contemplations
Of the ego based mind of trouble and canoes.

I am rencountering the thriving pinnacle
Of the expansive existential thought processes.

Jeffery are you listening?

Out of their fierce bellies.
Like a swordfish dance hall metholyptus cough drops you on your ass.

On the other foot,
Why not laugh?
Laugh of well being,
For it is that which drives us men to evolve.

Its the trick of life,Jeffery are fucking you listening?

We are freezing standing in front of our electric heaters,nuking our food.
We are tired of your transparent "Who pays the bills sets the ways" foreign policy.
We are tired of sending our troops to foreign soils to die,not knowing why,and who's interest they were sacrificed for.
We are ashamed to see the way you take care of your people,by cutting social services,and aid to those most in need.

Explain me something
How could the richest country in the world have starving children?

Heres the fucking point
Nations and their governments should provide,protect,and serve it's citizens.
Not the interest of the multinationals.

Jeffery are you listening?


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    General CommentHeres the fucking point
    Nations and their governments should provide,protect,and serve it's citizens.
    Not the interest of the multinationals.

    That easily takes care of the meaning of that song... lol thanks Serj
    Xero77xon November 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDid he play this on one of his concerts?
    spiders9on November 08, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Like a swordfish dance hall man
    Lifts us up
    And drops you on your ass."

    That is incorrect.

    It is:

    "Like a swordfish dance hall metholyptus cough drops you on your ass." in one sentence, using word meanings to fuse the entire sentence.
    zblewskion November 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFixed,I knew that part was wrong but couldnt figure out the "metholyptus cough" part.
    Ultamison November 23, 2007   Link
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    My Opinionjeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men between the years 1978-1991. His murders were particularly gruesome, involving rape, torture, dismemberment, necrophilia and cannibalism.

    Perhaps the song is asking how is such a monster manages to escape from punishment for such a long time, obviously because of the police being idiots.

    quoted from wikipedia:
    "In the early morning hours of May 30, 1991, 14-year-old Konerak Sinthasomphone (by chance, the younger brother of the boy whom Dahmer had molested) was discovered on the street, wandering naked, heavily under the influence of drugs and bleeding from his rectum. Two young women from the neighborhood found the dazed boy and called 911. Dahmer chased his victim down and tried to take him away, but the women stopped him.[29] Dahmer told police that Sinthasomphone was his 19-year-old boyfriend, and that they had an argument while drinking. Against the protests of the two women who had called 911, police turned him over to Dahmer. They later reported smelling a strange scent while inside Dahmer's apartment, but did not investigate it. The smell was the body of Tony Hughes, Dahmer's previous victim, decomposing in the bedroom. The two policemen failed to run a background check which would have revealed that Dahmer was a convicted sex offender still under probation.[30] The officers laughed about the incident, one joking that his partner was "going to get deloused."[31] Later that night, Dahmer killed and dismembered Sinthasomphone, keeping his skull as a souvenir.

    John Balcerzak and Joseph Gabrish, two of the three police officers who returned Sinthasomphone to Dahmer, were fired from the Milwaukee Police Department after their actions were widely publicized, including an audiotape of the officers making homophobic statements to their dispatcher and cracking jokes about having reunited the "lovers". The two officers appealed their termination and were reinstated with back pay. They were named officers of the year by the police union for fighting a "righteous" battle to regain their jobs. Balcerzak would go on to be elected president of the Milwaukee Police Association in May 2005."

    See, the irony is that idiots like these police officers, or effed up criminals like Dahmer are often get idolized because everyone is too absorbed inside their politically correct bubble to see the plain and simple truth.

    The last lines in the song: "Heres the fucking point
    Nations and their governments should provide,protect,and serve it's citizens.
    Not the interest of the multinationals." to me say exactly that.

    The Dahmer case could apply to many other cases as such, both from criminal and "law" side.
    serp667on May 21, 2009   Link

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