As the chamber ejects the last casing
And the smoke like a snake slithers its way to the sky,
Behold believers the effects of Grandfather's arsenal
Reflected in the dark pools collecting in the quad.

Bang, bang, the bullets fly.
Bang, bang, watch the bullets fly.
They pulled the trigger,
But you put the gun in their hands.

As the ex-lover rejects the thought of it ending and her cry,
More a scream, breaks the silence of the night,
Behold believers the effects of a temporary rage
Reflected in his dark steel flashing crimson filigree.

Fourty times more likely to hurt;
Fourty times more likely to kill.

31,000 in ’98; ’99 to now how many more?
Sales over responsibility - the American way?
How many more?

Their blood is on your hands.


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    Fucking Brilliant song. This is a great band. thoughtriot.com is their home site. I

    politicalscratchon July 18, 2002   Link
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    Theres a sound bite at the beginning of the song "The National Rifle Association says that Guns don't kill people, no, people do. But I think that, you know, the Gun helps."

    Fucking Right On....

    Punkfishon August 06, 2002   Link
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    FYI, that sound bite is from Eddie Izzrd's Dressed to Kill comedy special on HBO

    aliveWhileStillDeadon August 26, 2002   Link
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    maybe thought riot hasn't been cool, but converge never was and never will be.

    because they suck.

    Little Timmyon October 04, 2004   Link
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    Thankyou for that intelligent and insightful comment, Tim.

    This song is great, and it seems that I love each Thought Riot song a little more once I've read the lyrics.

    Manxbasson February 06, 2005   Link

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