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I've been knockin' on the door that holds the throne
I've been lookin' for the map that leads me home
I've been stumblin' on good hearts turned to stone
The road of good intentions has gone dry as bone
We take care of our own
We take care of our own
Wherever this flag's flown
We take care of our own

From Chicago to New Orleans
From the muscle to the bone
From the shotgun shack to the Superdome
We yelled "help" but the cavalry stayed home
There ain't no-one hearing the bugle blown
We take care of our own
We take care of our own
Wherever this flag's flown
We take care of our own

Where the eyes, the eyes with the will to see
Where the hearts, that run over with mercy
Where's the love that has not forsaken me
Where's the work that set my hands, my soul free
Where's the spirit that'll reign, reign over me
Where's the promise, from sea to shining sea
Where's the promise, from sea to shining sea
Wherever this flag is flown
Wherever this flag is flown
Wherever this flag is flown

We take care of our own
We take care of our own
Wherever this flag's flown
We take care of our own
We take care of our own
We take care of our own
Wherever this flag's flown
We take care of our own



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    UnregisteredMar 11, 2012 at 11:32 pm
    I don't get it. Is bruce really saying the american gov. Doesn't take care of any of it's people. So who is taking care of our own . More aid went to haiti than new orleans and faster.
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    UnregisteredFeb 24, 2012 at 4:55 pm
    I thought it was pretty odd coming from a country with such a terrible health system and people with awful illnesses that cant be fixed due to being poor. But i think actually think thats what its saying, its lamenting the fact the us does not take care of its own or anyone else.
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    UnregisteredJan 28, 2012 at 3:54 am
    The lyric should have been w dont take care of our own. Unless you are talking about the bastards that got bailed out'

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