I’ve been trying to watch this thing,
but the truth is truth is a bit obscene.
If they said “everything,”
then they lied.

And at the fall fire line
They bought time
On your TV screen
So some white-haired guy
Can give speeches
On and on and on through the night.

And if you’re watching again
(I don’t know now)
it’s not half as strange as it’s been
(or will be).

Channel 66 and I still can’t see
what the things they said
have to do with “free.”
If we left everything,
we’d be fine.

At the last free side
I brought my revelation dream
Of a gun-less sky
And I gave speeches
On and on and on through the night.

We missed the last peace train
We’ve gone insane
A radiation cloud starts to rain
And you hear speeches
On and on and on through the next fire line
They’ll buy more time
On your TV screen
So some white-haired guy
Can give speeches
On and on and on through the night.


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    My InterpretationThis song is about how the government does nothing of benefit. And he's saying that he'd be better off just on is own without what the government tries to pass off as help.
    He says that 'If they said everything, then they lied'. So basically, they are trying to make it sound like everything is under control, but nothing is.
    He is pretty much saying that what the government does is show some guy on tv giving speeches. And they're doing that ALL the time. And so much of the time that they are spending talking about how they will fix problems could be spent actually fixing them.
    He says, 'I still can't see what the things they said have to do with free, if we left everything we'd be fine'. He's just saying that the government does nothing good for the people, really. And that we aren't really free, we're kind of just living a lie.
    Then he goes on to talk about how he has a vision of a 'gun-less sky' which is essentially and society without war and hate. And so he talks about his dream.
    The problem is, there's no changing it. The government always stays the same, wars rage on, people aren't happy with it. And all they do it continue to buy time on tv so that they can give speeches about how great things will be in a future that, in reality, will never change.
    cclaireon May 11, 2010   Link

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