When I was only five years old
They said to do just what you're told
And maybe when you grow up
Maybe we'll let you make your own choices...but not now
They said nothing in life is free
And so there ain't no use in dreaming
Now tell me what you want to be
We'll give you choices 1 thru 915
I think I know what I want to be now mama
I'm gonna be the man who tears down slavery
I know it's not in the right set of choices
But I think it's the right thing for me
See I believe we're all created free people
And anything less than that just ain't the same
(Lynard Skynard Break)
Emancipation Proclamation
Now the black mans free to join the white mans slavery
Wages and terrorism are one in the same
Or are we afraid of what it is we really want to be
And the importance of our military industry is nothing
And the importance of our economy is nothing
And the importance of our self-deceptive convenience is nothing
And the importance of all our ists and isms are nothing
And it cares not for me, cares not for you
Cares for nothing but the selfish game
That tears us from one another
And it means nothing


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