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I want to keep my money
And give away absolutely nothing

To the government who moderates my spending
and obliterates depending on what time of the year
brutality is near


in the form of income tax
I'd rather take a fucking axe
to my face, blow up this place


with you all in it, I'd do it in a minute

If I could write off your murder
I'd save all of my receipts
because I'd rather you be dead
than lose a tiny shred of what I made this fiscal year

I'd rather you be dead than ponder parting with my second home
I'd rather you be dead than consider not opening a restaurant

I'd rather you be dead
I'd rather you be dead

Prepare the laser-beam
I'm gonna use it tonight

Engage the laser-beam
It's gonna end your life

I'm gonna use it tonight

If I could write off your murder
I'd save all of my receipts
because I'd rather you be dead
than lose a tiny shred of what I made this fiscal year

I'd rather you be dead than ponder parting with my second home
I'd rather you be dead than consider not opening a restaurant
I'd rather you be dead
I'd rather you be dead

Be dead now X3
Be dead



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    UnregisteredMay 22, 2012 at 3:45 pm
    I feel this goes back to the tar and feathering of tax agents. No one likes to just give away their hard earned money to a faceless and largely undirected cause. Sure, we all need roads and sewers built, but there are so many un-useful and un-seen expenditures out there, that it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth... And this is dethklok.
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 26, 2011 at 7:37 pm
    It's a bitter critique to today's tv-life-style programming and how it is tearing appart the fundations of self conciuosness about important dessicions
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 18, 2011 at 1:31 am
    Satirical, taking the piss out of the government for overtaxing the people and taking the piss of the people who value money over human life.

    Although this is dethklok, so they could be just speaking honestly (re: fan song)
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    imjustanotherguyMar 24, 2011 at 9:18 pm
    few errors. the second I'm gonna use it tonight is Were gonna use it tonight and the last I'd rather you be dead is I'd rather you be dead now. Great song tho:) favorite Dethalbum song
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    carnageSep 15, 2009 at 8:48 pm
    The government is at fault for taking peoples hard earned cash with high taxes.So he would rather you be dead than be obligated to give away his money.

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