come and join in our war kids.
come and joint in our war.
you best be asking for more, kids.
you best be asking for more.
the commanding chief is a man of his word
so you best forget all those rumors you heard
and so what if most of them victims were cursed
'cause we're the cops of the world kids,
we're the cops of the world.
so fly the flag nice and high, kids.
fly the flag nice and high
or we'll call the f.bi., kids
we'll call the f.bi.
we must protect the homeland with all that we've got
so peaceful protesters will have to be shot
but we'll find them guilty right there on the spot
'cause we're the cops of the world kids,
we're the cops of the world.
and at the massacre's end kids,
at the massacre's end
we'll play it on CNN kids,
we'll play it on CNN
and we'll document all the wars that we make
and fill you with news that's totally fake
and then act as if there was nothing at stake
'cause we're the cops of the world kids,
we're the cops of the world.
and if your country is poor, kids,
if your country is poor,
you'd better lock up your door, kids,
you'd better lock up your door
we'll send in the world banks to throw you some loans
and when they destroy you, we'll bury your bones
and if you descend we will tab all your phones
'cause we're the cops of the world, kids,
we're the cops of the world.
so take it all with a smile kids,
take it all with a smile
we;ll go down in style, kids,
we'll go down in style
we'll spend half your taxes on tanks, bombs, and guns
and spend all the rest rigging elections
and filling farm children with uranium
'cause we're the cops of the world, kids.
we're the cops of the world.
and if an attack hits our land, kids,
if an attack hits our land,
we'll exploit it to further our plans, kids
we'll exploit it to further our plans
and we'll stand on the (?) and laugh at your tears
and we'll declare terror and generate fears
but we'll fund in (?) for 20 odd years
'cause we're the cops of the world kids,
we're the cops of the world.
and we will select bush again, kids
we'll select bush again
and he will get his revenge, kids
he will get his revenge
we have to pay (?) for making our planes
so we'll bomb any country who won't play our game
and then treat our people exactly the same
'cause we're the cops of the world, kids
we're the cops of the world


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    I've never heard this, but it's obviously an update/continuation of Phil Ochs' Cops of the World since these lyrics can be sung the same way and they're just as caustic about more recent events. Good on him for carrying on the tradition!

    epiwooshon October 10, 2014   Link

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