He knows he'll be alone tonight
While contemplating, "What can I do?"
Lack of hope leaves him feeling violent
Its not that he's looking for a fight, it's just...
He don't know where to turn

More stress than help, from home and school
And on the streets his life's out of control...

Chorus
Angry Young and Poor
Angry Young and Pissed
Angry and no one cares

She never even had a chance
Sexual, mental, physical violence
Not once she heard an encouraging word
Just the phase, "You better shut up!" and, "You're going no where!"

Her sad stories, all left untold
And so her life became something, so out of control...

Chorus
Angry Young and Poor
Angry Young and Pissed
Angry and no one cares
Don't know where to turn
Don't know what to do...

Politicians talk it up, about their love, for the USA's youth
But when it comes time to put up, their rhetoric falls back on every excuse
Every excuse, every excuse...

Chorus


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    General Commentpunk in drublic says... the only difference I see is the captalization????? and what does that matter anyway? Anyway, this song, to me, is about the government's lack of support for teens who are in trouble.. they say they want to help, but when they get into office they start raising taxes and not accomplishing what they've promised.
    _punk_in_drublic_on June 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is ma favorite anti-flag song!
    silverpuppiezon May 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm blasting this song right now. all i gotta say is i think my ears are bleeding. this song rocks.
    PunkStarron May 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits actually
    "She never even had a chance
    MENTAL,SEXUAL,PHYSICALL VIOLENCE
    Not once she heard an encouraging word
    Just the phase, "You better shut up!" and, "You're going no where!"
    SKAtanicon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Politicians talk it up, about their love, for the USA's youth"..but then it is just ignored, and things like this happen, so why does the government bother? There is no reason for the government of america to say this and then do nothing about it. this song is wicked.
    clay6986on June 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think that this is the best anti-flag song, i cannot wait until warped!
    PunkRockRox189on July 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is a great tribute to those of us who didnt have as much as others and its a great song to let some agression out when your feeling pissed. Anti Flag will forever kick ass
    whatsyournameon July 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthey were wicked at warped...simply...amazing
    coolstuff25on July 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about a guy and a girl who live street lives and cant afford very much and how everyone always puts them down and how they grew up fighting and not owning much, its about how they dont get the appretiation they deserve. its about nobody caring that they are poor and need help wiht a "better them than me" attitude they consider themselves higher people (wealthy people)
    soul_doubton August 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think that this song is pretty obvious about its meaning right-e-o? heh. Wow the lyrics sound familiar.. reminds me of my lifestyle.
    HopesUnknownon September 09, 2002   Link

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