I’ve seen a lot of rip-offs in my life.
Seen a lot of scams.
A lot of crooks and crooked schemes, crooked sharks.
Part one of the story reads…
The liquor store thief.
The stick up man.
Thrown into the clink,
never coming back until the day he’s grey and old.

I seen a lot of rip-offs in my life.
The rip-offs of the old and the young, the weak, the sick,
The never known.
Stabbed repeatedly in the back by the Wall Street suit.
The Washington hack.
Lining up their pockets with the people’s cash and…
Laughing all the way to the bank.

Do you want to live your life as a slave?
In chains from the cradle to the grave.
The economy is suffering, let it die…

I seen a lot of bailouts in my life.
But where are the bailouts for the homeless and the poor?
And while we’re on the subject
I could use a few bucks for a guitar amp.
A new six string, and a tank of gas.
Everything that I want…

We’re so fucked and we don’t give a fuck, no.
We’re so fucked, but no we just don’t care, no.
We’re so fucked, this world is shit out of luck
and we don’t give a fuck.

Do you want to live your life as a slave?
In chains from the cradle to the grave.
The economy is suffering, let it die…

When the cities burn down we’ll all be warm.
When the cities burn down we’ll all keep warm.
When the cities burn down we’ll all be warm.

We're so fucked, we're so fucked


Lyrics submitted by b4u4get

The Economy Is Suffering... Let It Die song meanings
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    General Commentsuch an awesome song.
    cammon June 13, 2009   Link
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    General Commentit is happening to us canadians and americans equally at this moment. the justice system is fuckin taking it easy
    on criminals. we arent getting jobs but who cares, if i got a job it would seriously go towards the fuckin govern
    ment by buying fuckin god damn OLDE ENGLISH. we are all fuct indeed. the homeless wants to be homeless so they
    can do what they wanna do. kinda reminds me of ya gotta die fer the government not musically but lyrically
    trustordisguston July 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe Paradox of Punk-Rock: Without the Economy, The State, The Government, The Cities... there wouldn't be any guitars, any drums, any instruments other than acoustic ones. But then again that wouldn't be so bad would it.
    andresuppsalaon May 25, 2010   Link

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