"Foundations To Burn" as written by and Joshua Latshaw Robert W. Avery....
Justify, as if it were our right to say
Now decide, which liar you trust and which one chose our fate
Fed in time as a choice we think we're making
It's the guns that we know vs. the guns we never will
When illusions burn where will we be left standing
Still with the guns that we know vs. the guns we never will
Pacify, with false hope of safety within
Never mind that they were never there where could we begin
We call upon god for which killing's permitted,
And then brag out loud that our side made the grade
We better pray, with this as our position
Our wrongs don't come back and burn us down to the ground
And what gives us the right to judge without reprisal
To strike retaliation and wash our hands of blood
And who gave us the crown to claim that we're divine
Without needing repentance and drive them into hell


Lyrics submitted by anotheruselesspawn

"Foundations To Burn" as written by Joshua Latshaw Charles W. Istvan

Lyrics © RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC

Lyrics powered by LyricFind

Foundations To Burn song meanings
Add your thoughts

6 Comments

sort form View by:
  • 0
    General CommentI think its more geared toward the war in Iraq.
    Decide which liar you trust" is pointing at Bush saying "Iraq has the wmds and is connected to al queda" and sadaam denying both of those things. Which of the 2 liars will you believe?
    "The guns that we know" is/are the US army, and "the guns we never will" are the supposed weapons of mass destruction. Nathan goes on to tell the listener (from the point of view of the warhawks in the Bush administration) "Never mind that they were never there" again referring to the wmds. Think of it like that, and the rest of the songs makes a ton of sense too.
    Rjg237on January 06, 2006   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top
explain