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We're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
We're not gonna take it anymore

We've got the right to choose and
There ain't no way we'll lose it
This is our life, this is our song
We'll fight a 1000 legions
Don't pick our destiny 'cause
You don't know us, you don't belong

We're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
We're not gonna take it anymore

Oh you're so condescending
Your goal is never ending
We don't want nothin', not a thing from you
Your life is trite and jaded
Boring and confiscated
If that's your best, your best won't do

Whoa...
Whoa...
We're right/yeah
We're free/yeah
We'll fight/yeah
You'll see/yeah

Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore

Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore
No way!

Whoa...
Whoa...
We're right/yeah
We're free/yeah
We'll fight/yeah
You'll see/yeah

We're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
We're not gonna take it anymore

We're not gonna take it, no!
No, we ain't gonna take it
We're not gonna take it anymore

Just you try and make us
We're not gonna take it
Come on
No, we ain't gonna take it
You're all worthless and weak
We're not gonna take it anymore
Now drop and give me twenty
We're not gonna take it
A Pledge pin
No, we ain't gonna take it
On your uniform
We're not gonna take it anymore



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  • t
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    Teresa CuthbertsonJan 20, 2013 at 7:42 pm
    We should all march down to the White House singing this song to Obama. Doesn't it just about sum it up?
  • p
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    Patrick's Nfl PicksFeb 1, 2013 at 7:04 pm
    The line "We'll fight a thousand legions" should be "We'll fight the powers that be, just..."

    The line "Your goal is trite and jaded" should be "Your gall is trite and jaded."
  • U
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    UnregisteredMar 11, 2012 at 4:30 pm
    To me, this song means having the courage to stand up for yourself and not let anyone walk all over you.
  • U
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    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 3:15 am
    This is my boyfriends and i's song because the first time we met he invited me over to play guitar hero and we played this song over and over :d
  • U
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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 11:48 pm
    Hey unregistered on jan 4th 2012 4:50 pm: you said the lyric is, "we'll fight the powers that be just," not "we'll fight a 1000 legions. "

    You probably got that from many other lyric sites, which are wrong. The correct lyric is "1,000 legions. "

    Notice that many other sites also say "oh crinch pin" instead of "a pledge pin" near the end of the lyrics.

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