I read the morning paper, someone had just died
In big bold letters so it comes as no surprise
Im looking at a story 'bout violence,
a word from a lawyer in his defense
this time we got the jury by the throat

I turn the television on to get away
a quick reminder that we have to
swallow every word they say
learned another lesson in history,
written like a murder and mystery
to me it's just another way
of disguising the past

Fear is not the way to make it work and be as one
it's too late the damage has been done
so fly your flag and make your statments,
hold on to your pride
and live your life for others that have died

This is the end of what we know,
Where do we go?
don't look for solace in some shallow
ignorant late night talk show
think about your problems every now and then
discover that we're limited in the end
sometimes you've got to close your eyes
start thinking for yourself

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    i cant believe i actually took the time to sign up for this...o well i guess when i got nothing better to do in summer...this song is pretty kool...i think it means u gotta live ur life good cuz life doesnt last forever...as much as i hate being told that...i still like this song alot.. note: LAGWAGON
    Joey_Capeon July 05, 2002   Link
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    It's basically saying that you have to live your life now because you never know what might happen to you at any time, so just don't spend you're entire life sitting in front of a TV but go out, do something, make a difference.
    Indifferentlyon August 23, 2002   Link

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