You can tell us that it isn't serious
And you can tell us that you'll do it right
You can tell us that you've got it all worked out
You can tell us that it's all for us

But we know you're lying through your teeth

You can tell us that it's for security
And you can tell us it's for our own good
You can tell us that we wouldn't understand,
And you can hide behind your practiced grin

But we know you're lying through your teeth

You will bare the brunt of liability
It will be a stone around your neck,
Drowning you in irresponsibility,
Underneath the weight of your regret
You can sell our secrets for your benefit
You can toss our bodies in the ground
You can ship our children off to battlefields
You can wipe the blood from both your hands
You can tell us that it's indisputable,
As you throw away the evidence
But, we know you're lying through your teeth
You will bare the brunt of liability
It will be a stone around your neck,
Drowning you in irresponsibility,
Underneath the weight of your regret.


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    I think its basically about people. People lying. Two faced people. like the -ugly- side of people.

    tizzyphon June 09, 2002   Link
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    awsome song

    xBatmanx311on June 15, 2002   Link
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    i hate the intro... the rest is... ok

    emo12PUNK12metalon June 29, 2002   Link
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    hmm i think it's about fighting in the war, and something with the goverment. but i can be reading the message in the song wrongly i suppose.

    sloppy_agneson July 02, 2002   Link
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    i think this is about the government and how they hide so many things from the general public...but that could be wrong

    agenstthegraneon August 26, 2002   Link
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    ok, i'm gonna put my two cents in. This song is about the Clinton administration and all government. It's about lying to the public to feed their own wants and that one day, they will be held accountable for it. i think their talking about judgment in heaven or on earth. just basically that evil does not go unpunished. "you can send our children off to battlefield/and you can wipe the blood from both your hand......" is talking about sensless wars to gain popularity (ie: when Clinton was sending troops to that small country and they were getting kille "all for a good cause" "because he cared" because he wanted the attention of the Monica Lewinsky scandal.) this song means sooo much to me because i'm very into politics and this expresses my views very well. i love them for the fact that they aren't afraid to stand up for what's right and not compromise. ........ok, sry if i bored you. :)

    LindaxXx

    deftonesgirl_57on September 08, 2002   Link
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    i agree with deftones girl... i think it is about clinton...and the government...he did do a lot of lying. and "You can sell our secrets for your benefit" that really did happen. he sold nuclear secrets to china...just another "similarity"

    fifissofunon September 25, 2002   Link
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    (Hey, only one comment per two minutes? Bummer, dude. -waits-)

    Okay, NOW two words: Political. Rant. ^_^

    Linc (watch this get posted twice...)

    LincolnIvoryon September 25, 2002   Link
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    i agree. it is about the government. the lyrics are awesome and so is the song and band. they are great. don't you think? if u said no then wrong answer. but it's an opinion. TJT IS AWESOME!! yeah buddy..

    music2myearson September 27, 2002   Link
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    govenment.

    must i say more?

    clumsiest1on March 06, 2003   Link

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