"Anarchy Burger (Hold the Government)" as written by and Joe Escalante....
anarchy, kill a cat
shoot james brady in the back
raise an army of rabid rats
beat your neighbor with a bat

anarchy burger
hold the government
anarchy burger
hold the government

anarchy, go ape shit
let them know your sick of it
write your congressman,
tell him he sucks, your only in it for the bucks

anarchy burger
hold the government
anarchy burger
hold the government

you're all potential anarchy burgers
if you want to be free
order yourself an anarchy burger
(hold the government, please)

anarchy burger
hold the government

America stands for freedom
but if you think you're free
try walking into a deli
and urinating on the cheese

anarchy burger
hold the government
anarchy burger
hold the government

say fuck in front of your mom
fuck!
and
go to school naked


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    General CommentLOL..Does no one realize that this song was *gasp* tounge in cheek?
    SomeKindOfFreakon March 13, 2003   Link
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    General CommentFor crying out loud, I wish that one day people would look into certain theories and such before bad-mouthing them. Anarchy can work, as can socialism (of which, anarchy is a form). No, it can't be achieved overnight, because of the way we are socialised by the present system; you live in a corrupt society, you become pretty much corrupt. "Communism" in Russia did not fail because it was "against human nature" or any such thing. It failed, because it wasn't communism, and was just another form of capitalism with some vague socialist ideas (planned economy, etc); but, this time, an even more brutal form with not even faux democracy. Most anarchists, serious ones, do not believe that we can and will suddenly leap straight into a system of anarchy. Such a revolution will only happen when people in society become aware of how bad it has become, and that will only happen when they no longer have relative stability, security, and the basics in proportion to those around them. That, or they are faced directly with mass uprisings in the exploited world - that place we need to keep under control in order for our economy to function and for us to live a relatively high standard of living. Anarchy isn't just a theory of how to live after the abolition of capitalism, and socialism isn't really just a critique of that self same system; it's a way of resisting, fighting back, and trying to spread awareness so that the true nature of capitalist life will unravel before peoples eyes. That's why we protest, why you see slogans sometimes scrawled in places, and why some bands (mainly punk and folk) constantly sing about it.

    Not sure if this song, however, is on those same serious lines. Still, sounds good.

    :P
    MercyKilleron June 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI think its about how stupid the idea of anarchy is.
    Beat Bastardson June 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyeah really, how can you take this song seriously? First of all its called anarchy burger...do you think someone who was really trying to promote anarchy would write a song like this? i mean dont get me wrong, its funny as shit and the vandals are aweome, but they arent trying to promote anarchy, they are just poking fun like they do in almost every other song. come on people, get a clue.
    tomscahillIVon December 11, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"I love anarchy!!"

    "anarchy forever!"

    "ANARCHY RULES!"

    thats awesome, except for the fact that this song kind of puts anarchism in a bad light and is representing everything that anarchy is NOT. It's also a solid reason why no one will ever take anarchy seriously anymore.

    but yea..anyways.. you guys should start listening to quality punk bands who actually know what they're talking about. No Cash, Flux of Pink Indians, Cockney rejects..
    Veronicaxxxon November 21, 2009   Link
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    General CommentANARCHY!!! haha i love anarchy... 'twas funny cus i always wear duct tape and i draw anarchy signs on it... so some school administrator comes up and starts asking all of these questions about anarchy like what it means to me and shit... im like take a guess why dont you.... yep theres my pointless story... wow im bored
    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon April 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^^Jeebus, you sound like such a poseur.
    antagoniston May 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentlol
    adrenalinegrlon May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentANARCHY IN THE UK!!!!!!!!
    alec stevenson June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthaha like they say in slc punk, anarchy in the uk what good is that to those of us in america?
    afireinside148oon June 09, 2002   Link

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