Thought, word and deed once sloganeered: a reaction undefined. The battle-hymn, the mantra of a once unfocused mind. But as logic tempered anger, (still inspired, but now informed), the "pigs" we'd turned to caricature became far worse that we'd warned. Morality enforcement based on the interest of a state. Coerced into concordance and threatened into place. It's not just isolated incidents of cop-jocks kicking ass. It's a fucking war machine protecting the wealth of the employing class.

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    General Commentin the first half of the song it seems to be suggesting that a lot of 'punks' just hate the cops 'cause they are "the enemy" with no real meaning or cause (..a reaction undefined). however, propagandhi are showing that people are seeing that there is a reason for this war on cops as such (..but now informed). the rest of the song is fairly straightforward.
    bluetearson December 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commentbluetears is absolutely correct. Propagandhi is encouraging suspicion of police officers because they are illegitimate structures of authority, that basically serve to keep the status quo in a capitalist (or any) society. Who beats up protestors? Who breaks strikes? The armed muscle hired by the state. Other countries have death squads, we have pigs.

    The ending of the song points out that "police brutality" is essentially meaningless, the police are inherently brutal.
    dualpower39on May 15, 2008   Link

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