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Site Administrator: War By Other Means

War By Other Means every voice you’ve silenced and every life you’ve taken recollections from your distant past the tortured and the dying from a legacy of hatred are back to echo in your ears screams you thought for sure wouldn’t last because you can’t kill an idea, i will not be ruled… because you Read more…

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Site Administrator: Wasteland of the Free

We got preachers dealin’ in politics and diamond mines And their speech is growing increasingly unkind They say they are Christ’s disciples – They don’t look like Jesus to me And it feels like I am living in the wasteland of the free We got politicians runnin’ races on corporate cash Now don’t tell me Read more…

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Site Administrator: Walls Come Tumbling Down

You don’t have to take this crap You don’t have to sit back and relax You can actually try to change it I know we’ve always been taught to rely Upon those in authority But you never know until you try How things just might be If we come together so strongly Are you gonna Read more…

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Site Administrator: Wake Up America

Wake up America, the enemy’s already here. It’s living inside you, the darkness of dio. Manifesting the evil of self-will. Wake up America, they’re changing the law their own way. They say good is evil and evil is good. And children grow up quite deceived. Oh little sheep you’ve gone astray. Just how blind you’ve Read more…

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Site Administrator: WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE

Met myself a comin’ county welfare line I was feelin’ strung out, hung out on the line Saw myself a goin’ down to war in June. All I want, all I want is to write myself a tune. Wrote a song for ev’ryone, wrote a song for truth. Wrote a song for ev’ryone and I Read more…

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Site Administrator: Wasteland

I saw the best of my generation playing pinball Maked up, and caked up and looking like some kind of china doll With all of Adolf Hitler’s moves down cold As he stood up in front of a rock and roll band And I was moving upward and ever upward To this gentle golden promised Read more…

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Site Administrator: WHAT’S GOING ON

Mother, mother There’s too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother There’s far too many of you dying You know we’ve got to find a way To bring some lovin’ here today – Ya Father, father, father we don’t need to escalate You see, war is not the answer For only love can conquer hate Read more…

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Site Administrator: WAKE UP

Come on! Uggh! Come on, although ya try to discredit Ya still never edit The needle, I’ll thread it Radically poetic Standin’ with the fury that they had in ’66 And like E-Double I’m mad Still knee-deep in the system’s shit Hoover, he was a body remover I’ll give ya a dose But it’ll never Read more…

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Site Administrator: WAITING ROOM

I am a patient boy I wait, I wait, I wait My time is like water down a drain Eveybody’s moving, everything is moving Please don’t leave me to remain In the waiting room I don’t want the news I’m not a part of it I don’t want the news Sitting outside of town Everybody’s Read more…

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Site Administrator: Untitled song for Latin America

The Western hemisphere and all inside we know who is murdering the innocent they are children playing with guns they are children playing with countries mining harbors creating contras the games they play the lives they will take they bank their money in the country they steal from the innocent (a colonial trait that is Read more…

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Site Administrator: Trouble Every Day

Well I’m about to get sick From watchin’ my TV Been checkin’ out the news Until my eyeballs fail to see I mean to say that every day Is just another rotten mess And when it’s gonna change, my friends Is anybody’s guess So I’m watchin’ and I’m waitin’ Hopin’ for the best Even think Read more…

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Site Administrator: Trickle Down

you cease to smell the steel plant after you’ve lived there for a while smoke is snow is ash are leaves that blow through the air aloft all our houses dim their siding to the same soot gray style and we hang our laundry out on sundays when they turn the furnaces off everybody’s daddy Read more…

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Site Administrator: To Protect And To Serve

Anguished eyes of the city of suffering Seeking guidance, believing in love Some fools who want something for nothing Wear the badge of the cowards above By the power Big Brother has vested Your decisions must be honest and true Your courage and faith will be tested Our children’s futures are resting with you

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Site Administrator: Tinsel Town Rebellion

From Madam Wong’s to Starwood To the Whiskey on the strip You can hear the crashing, blasting strum Of bands that come to be real hip And get a record contract From a talent scout someday They’ll sell their ass, their cocks and balls They’ll take the check ‘n walk away If they’re lucky they’ll Read more…

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Site Administrator: This ain’t no picnic

Working on the edge losing my self respect for a man the presides over me the principles of his creed punch in punch out 8 hours, 5 days sweat pain and agony on friday I’ll get paid this ain’t no picnic hey mister don’t look down on me for what I believe I got my Read more…

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Site Administrator: Thirty-six Hours

Thirty-six hours in the mystery chair, Thirty-six hours in the quizzical glare Of the naked lights and the visible hardware. Another bloke is leaving in a wheelchair. No joke. Here come the punchline: Lights out. Steel shoes on the stone cold floor, I hear the screws screaming in the corridor, The bad news and the Read more…

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Site Administrator: They Live

Leaders of the land Playing God Control our senses Pavlous dogs Kept sedated Brainwashed to submit Life of tortutous hell Is what our leaders give (See you don’t know this but…) There’s many things that we do wrong We’re worthless, unemployed And they’d rather have us gone We’re fucking up the city And we’re taking Read more…

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Site Administrator: The revolution will not be televised

You will not be able to stay home, brother. You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out. You will not be able to lose yourself on skag and skip, Skip out for beer during commercials, Because the revolution will not be televised. The revolution will not be televised. The revolution Read more…

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Site Administrator: These are the times

Verse 1: The televisions have eyes Your modern religion is live Plotting a collision world wide Watch the hour glass, the power class Showing currency for world supremacy Burroughs is burned down deliberately, son We ain’t about whats devil level Smell the gun metal King to mo’ man I read mouths, Satan Feel the foul Read more…

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Site Administrator: The masses against the classes

The country was founded on the principle that the primary role of government is to protect property from the majority – and so it remains [Chomsky] Hello it’s us again we’re still so in love with you and yes we mean it too yes we’re so in love with you hello it’s us again you Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Whole Point Of No return

The lords and ladies pass a ruling The sons and girls go hand in land From good stock and the best breeding Paid for by the servile class Who have been told or lie in state To bow down forth and face their fate Oh it’s easy so so easy All righteousness they build thy Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Universe

Submission will not be my crime I reffuse to work the nine to five Do not support this compromise The work ethic and all the other lies There’s a galaxy of opportunity Why rot in some factory Escape while you breath still Be shaped by your own will Because the universe has a use for Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Mines of Mozambique

There’s a broad river winding Through this african lowland The moon is held up orange and big See it raise it’s hands And the last ferry’s pulling out With no place left to stand For the mines of mozambique There’s a wealth of amputation Waiting in the ground But no one can remember Where they Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Rain Came Down

The old man loaded up everything that he owned On a wagon and headed out west The old woman fearlessly faced the unknown ‘Cause she figured he knew what was best And they settled down hard on a government grant With six mouths to feed and forty acres to plant And the rain came down Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Shipment

(chorus): It ain’t Indonesia, China White Purple-Haired Thai, Big H Delight Take my shit, we gon’ havta fight I’m always rollin’ dirty so be actin’ riiight! I’m bombing uppercut swipes as my knuckles ignite More strikes than a teachin’ staff’s fight for pay hikes Like cleats wit’ spikes I cling to my turf tight Get Read more…

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Site Administrator: The State-Lottery

Does it seem strange to you? The confetti, the balloons, the mile-wide grins? The victory dance to welcome in the heir To a state of disrepair? Cause it sure seems strange to me They’re acting like they won the lottery But shouldn’t they feel terror at the task that lies ahead? Of feeding, housing people Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Internationale

Arise, ye workers from your slumbers Arise, ye prisoners of want For reason in revolt now thunders And at last ends the age of cant Away with all your superstitions Servile masses arise, arise We’ll change henceforth the old tradition We’ll spurn the dust to win the prize So comrades come rally And the last Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Guns of Brixton

When they kick at your front door How you gonna come? With your hands on your head Or on the trigger of your gun When the law break in How you gonna go? Shot down on the pavement Or waiting on death row You can crush us You can bruise us But you’ll have to Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Great Compromise

A little girl who was almost a lady She had a way with all men in her life Every inch of her blossom in beauty She was born on the Fourth of July Well she lived in an aluminum house trailer And she worked in a jukebox saloon And she spent all the money, that Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Freedom Song

Throughout the sand of history the braveheart stood in the way Of the noble lords in pompous dress who had the evil say. And all the families of the meek who seek – to live in love in peace. Cannot keep what belongs to them – the nobles want their fleece. And those that know Read more…

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Site Administrator: Take the Power Back

‘Crank the music up’ Bring that shit in! Uggh! Yeah, the movement’s in motion with mass militant poetry Now check this out…uggh! In the right light, study becomes insight But the system that dissed us Teaches us to read and write So called facts are fraud They want us to allege and pledge And bow Read more…

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Site Administrator: TOWNSHIP REBELLION

Rebel, rebel and yell ‘Cause our people still dwell in hell Locked in a cell Yes, the structure’s a cell Mad is the story I tell How long can we wait? Come on, seein’ what’s at stake Action for reaction If your mind’s in a somewhat complacent state Get a check up This is a Read more…

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Site Administrator: TOUS ENSEMBLE

TOUS ENSEMBLE (c) 1996 by Ray Korona December of ’95, most of France had had enough. The so-called liberal president kept saying times are tough. But everywhere you looked, the rich were getting more. Everybody else was shown the door. Tens of thousands out of work, now health care gets the ax. Soon pensions will Read more…

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Site Administrator: Too Many Puppies

Too many puppies are being shot in the dark. Too many puppies are trained not to bark. At the sight of blood that must be spilled so that we may maintain our oil fields. Too many puppies Too many puppies are taught to heal. Too many puppies are trained to kill. On the command of Read more…

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Site Administrator: THIEVES IN THE NIGHT

[Talib Kweli] Yo Dee (What?) Come on (Yeah..) What? What? Come on (Yeah) "Give me the fortune, keep the fame," said my man Louis I agreed, know what he mean because we live the truest lie I asked him why we follow the law of the bluest eye He looked at me, he thought about Read more…

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Site Administrator: THEY DANCE ALONE

Why are these women here dancing on their own? Why is there this sadness in their eyes? Why are the soldiers here Their faces fixed like stone? I can’t see what it is that they despise They’re dancing with the missing They’re dancing with the dead They dance with the invisible ones Their anguish is Read more…

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Site Administrator: THE STATE DEPARTMENT SONG

A vacation in Havana was divine There were sex acts and gambling and organised crime At affordable prices every time Then along came Castro You should a been in old Nicaragua For a dollar a day you owned Managua Down on the beach we lived like millionaires Standing on the verandah in our leisure wear Read more…

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Site Administrator: THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD

Man walks along the railroad track He’s Goin’ some place, there’s no turnin’ back The Highway Patrol chopper comin’ up over the ridge Man sleeps by a campfire under the bridge The shelter line stretchin’ around the corner Welcome to the New World Order Families sleepin’ in their cars out in the Southwest No job, Read more…

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Site Administrator: TELEVISION, THE DRUG OF THE NATION

one nation under god has turned into one nation under the influence of one drug (chorus) Television, the drug of the nation Breeding ignorance and feeding radiation T.V., it satellite links our united states of unconsciousness apathetic therapeutic and extremely addictive the methadone metronome pumping out 150 channels 24 hours a day you can flip Read more…

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Site Administrator: Supermarket Forces

14 years in the local store But forced out by the supermarket The price of all your favorite meals stays low But now you can’t afford it Send in the supermarket forces! Stick it on a card to save you cash They know all your details in a flash Streamline sets the mental tone Now Read more…

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Site Administrator: Street Spirit (Fade Out)

Rows of houses all bearing down on me I can feel them, blue hands touching me All these things into position All these things we’ll one day swallow whole And fade out again And fade out This machine will not communicate The thoughts and the strain I am under Be a world child form a Read more…

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Site Administrator: State Rape

There is a war going on outside your door Some freedom’s been felled the rest are soon to fall Don’t worry about that, if you want that shiny car If you want to suceed, if you want to go far Just a …follow your peers And a drink up those beers State…rape State…rape Enter the Read more…

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Site Administrator: Spanish Bombs

Spanish songs in Andalucia The shooting sites in the days of ’39 Oh, please, leave the vendanna open Fredrico Lorca is dead and gone Bullet holes in the cemetery walls The black cars of the Guardia Civil Spanish bombs on the Costa Rica I’m flying in a DC 10 tonight CHORUS Spanish bombs, yo tequierro Read more…

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Site Administrator: Sleep Now in the Fire

The world is my expense The cost of my desire Jesus blessed me with its future And I protect it with fire So raise your fist and march around Just don’t take what you need I’ll jail and bury those committed And smother the rest in greed Crawl with me into tomorrow I’ll drag you Read more…

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Site Administrator: Sleep It Off

Dejected Concrete Jungles That never seem to end Through complex tower structures aimlessly they transcendover forgotten ghettos they wont show on maps inequal distribution of wealth coincidental perhaps? Chorus: I tried to make a connection to a world that shows no affection america’s busy sleeping I saw divisions in our undivided land with power unforgiving Read more…

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Site Administrator: Share The Land

Have you been around Have you done your share of coming down On different things that people do Have you been aware You got brothers and sisters who care About what’s gonna happen to you In a year from now… Maybe I’ll be there to shake your hand Maybe I’ll be there to share the Read more…

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Site Administrator: Second Grade Cells

tears are not enough to change a system- do we want an equal race for education- shop, buy, consume. this is what we teach our children to look up to – economic security doesn’t seem to be the meaning of education to me- we need to teach about diversity, compassion and love about the effects Read more…

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Site Administrator: scarecrow

showers of your crimson blood seep into a nation calling up a flood of narrow minds who legislate thinly veiled intolerance bigotry and hate but they tortured you and burned you they beat you and they tied you they left you cold and breathing for love they crucified you i can’t forget hard as i Read more…

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Site Administrator: SUGGESTIONS

SUGGESTIONS Watching, From a post up high, From where you see the ships afar, From a well trained eye, The waves all keep on crashing by, If you are the light post, Then you own the working class, But if you want the answers, You better give a piece of ass, Give a piece of Read more…

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Site Administrator: STICK THE FUCKING FLAG UP YOUR GODDAMN ASS, YOU SONOFABITCH!

My father told me "Son it’s futile to resist. You can topple the ideology but not the armies they enlist." I questioned the intentions of the boy scouts chanting "WAR!" "Well, that’s the sound of freedom, son", he said (free to say no more). But wait a minute "dad", did you actually say freedom? Well, Read more…

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