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Here's my song about gun control
As my politics begin to roll
Things are getting out of control
It's time to stop, drop and rock 'n' roll

We built and sold them the guns
Made in America

Glued to the tube TV before Dallas 1963
It was assumed baby boomers
Bloomed doomed to ruin the country
But who knew the children of Normandy
Soon would resume war with Vietnamese
Overseas, we sent 18 year-olds to bleed
Face it, like Oswald woke the nation
Osama woke my generation
Now the kids of Nintendo
If drafted will attend the
Bush administration family agenda
Of bending back hands and sending children
Attacking Iraqi lands and buildings
So Cheney can rebuild for 200 billion
They'll disarm the regime but not the children

We built and sold them the guns
Made in America

Sacrificing our kids lives for global crisis
While fools of the NRA
Watch kids shoot kids in high schools
With tools they say kill deer
Not fill pools of blood
And guts, and tears, and the love and trust
We lent to the government
That's here to protect not just guns but us
Don't place blame on video games
Marilyn Manson or NWA
How can we blame them for the situation?
When an Alzheimer's patient
Leads the Nation Rifle Association

We built and sold them the guns
Made in America

I'm a Reagan Baby
My formative years are the 1980s
Russian production and reduction
Of weapons of mass destruction
Happened already
Even the Cuban missile crisis
Had pictures of bombs throughout the island
To sway bias
And now we hide behind bombs
Dropped on innocent moms
Ignoring gun control and dropping stocks
Senate majority leaders opposing '57 Little Rock
While we annihilate North Korea, Iran and Iraq
If the government shoots first
To stimulate commerce
Things are only going to get worse
If the government shoots first

We built and sold them the guns
Made in America

We sold them the same guns
That are now facing back towards us
And what do we do?
We go over there
But until we view here and there as the same place
We will always be fighting another religion, another race
There are peaceful solutions
There are peaceful resolutions
Peace



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