We want peace without
Patriot missiles,
Blown to bits are civilian targets,
Parade! Laugh! Rejoice! Sing!
We are the victors of...nothing,
Spend more money on a war,
Your people starving, turned to whores,
Slaves of the chosen one paying millions for each bomb,

Country without a race ,
Formed from people you disgrace ,
White right conservative might ,
Killers of Kennedy's with no fright ,
The American way!

Freedom cried the marching man,
Flags ripped out of their black hands ,
Beaten! Slain! Tortured! Killed!
Their only mistake was being born here ,
Invade countries just for oil ,
Send your troops all down to boil ,
Iraq! Grenada! Nam and Chile!
Truman doctrine our own way ,

Country without a race ,
Formed from people you disgrace ,
White right conservative might ,
Killers of Kennedy's with no fright ,
The American way!

The Government here can suck my balls ,
Policing the world in overalls ,
Armed rebellion minority ,
Disrespected race, colored mind ,
Crazed loonies all walk the streets ,
Missing children on milk cartons ,
Mother selling child for crack ,
Mr. President check you back ,

Country without a race ,
Formed from people you disgrace,
White right conservative might ,
Killers of Kennedy's with no fright ,
The American way!
The American way!
The American way!


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  • +1
    General Commentyeah, sometimes i think all you people out there don't realize what System of a Down is all about... you have these bogus interpitations and you neglect the morals of the entire band. System is about anti-oppression and they are about serving are mother earth not fucking killing it (listen to goodbye blue sky live). You may think you know what System of a Down is all about but at the same time you ignore their self righteous suicide and continue with the system. How the fuck can you call yourself a fan without realizing this? Thank you chavez for knowing about the system...
    ocarinaboyon June 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwait......that made no sense......BY FAR soad's worst song, storaged can't be a CLOSE second can it? i'm so retarded. oh well, the point is this song ain't all that great.
    ozzyrollerbauhn863on April 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyou are retarded ozzycocksucker869, storaged is one of the best songs you dipshit
    Kdog30001on April 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentpeople can have different opinions...
    FreeThinker863on April 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentya and gaining alot by doing that
    Im Iranianon April 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti kinda like this song...well...hmm...actually, i really like it. the slow/fast mixture is really great. and sadly i guess this song is all true - the american gov shouldn't always interfere other countrys probs without being asked to.
    loh666on May 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbut we are usually asked too cause we are the "big brother" country...retarded shit
    reverand_chrison June 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song is supposed to show how illogical war is, no matter what the cause. we are all brothers and sisters of this earth some people understand this like SOAD members. others dont like the us gov't. and kill without thinking, without being there, they chose to murder thousands, we need to ignore the feeling to feed our tempers and become a whole, everybody unite!
    chavezon June 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"goodbye blue sky" is a cover song
    tigerlily83on June 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcontinuing with the system...i think that is what they are trying to say with the anti-oppression lyrics and whatnot, and that is the problem they are showing us-not that we are idiots because we choose to live this way, but that it is the way of life the oppression forces us to live
    i post commentson July 09, 2002   Link

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