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If we're the flagship of peace and prosperity
We're taking on water and about to fucking sink
No one seems to notice, no one even blinks
The crew all left the passengers to die under the sea

Countdown
To the very end
Equality
An invitation that we wont extend
Ready, aim
Pull the trigger now
In time you
Firmly secure your place in hell

State of the union address
Reads war torn country still a mess
The words: power, death and distorted truth
Are read between the lines of the red, white and blue
Countdown
To the very end
Equality
An invitation that we wont extend

Ready, aim
Pull the trigger now
In time you
Firmly secure your place in hell

"guilty" is what our graves will read
No years, no family
We did nothing to stop the murder of
A people just like us



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    emoloveslifeJan 7, 2011 at 3:02 am
    ""guilty" is what our graves will read
    No years, no family
    We did nothing to stop the murder of
    A people just like us"
    WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS.
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    emoloveslifeJan 7, 2011 at 2:59 am
    It's about much more than chaos. It's about the ignorance of the American people and how the words power death and distorted truth is what's between the lines of the government. "If we're the flagship of peace and prosperity
    We're taking on water and about to fucking sink
    No one seems to notice, no one even blinks
    The crew all left the passengers to die under the sea." Don't you see? They're taking all the power of the people, luring us into a false sense of security and then leaving us to rot and become so dependent on them that they have total control over us! WHEN WILL THIS COME TO AN END!?
  • Harv
    HarvJul 19, 2008 at 1:13 am
    Obviously about the state of the union, pretty self explanitory if you ask me., killing inocent people, starting wars, creating chaos.

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