Special Sub-Topic: Anti-Flag Lyrics
|"Covered in leather, or plaid patches, or metal studs. Your hair is dyed or spiked with glue."|
"Punk by the Book". "Punk by the Book" is track eleven of "Die for the Government". It is about people who live their lives following a rulebook.
|"A black man driving down the street one day. Pulled over by racist boys in blue in Brentwood, PA."|
"Police Story". "Police Story", track thirteen of "A New Kind of Army", is about police brutality.
|"I thought I'd begun to see a change, but the more things change, the more they stay the same. Back stabbing and name calling, the trade marks of your act. You talk and talk of unity, but divide with your attacks."|
"Tearing Everyone Down". "Tearing Everyone Down" is track one of "A New Kind of Army". It is about a person who doesn't live up to everything he says.
|"100 kids just having fun, until you come. Your steriod arms, and skinny head. You cut your wrists, slash your face. Call it performance art. Trying to be cool. You're ignorant."|
"Anti-Violent". "Anti-Violent" is track eight of "Their System Doesn't Work for You". It is about a kid that tries to start fights at every show he goes to.
|"There's a gulf war vet, dying a slow cold death, and the government says, 'We don't know the source of his sickness.' But don't believe what they say, because your government is lying. They've done it before and don't you know they'll do it again. A secret test, government built virus 'Subject Test Group: Gulf Battle Field Troops'"|
"You've Gotta Die for the Government". "You've Gotta Die for the Government" is the title track of the album "Die for the Government". It is about the man-made virus that the government created.
|"Since the dawn of history- the few who own control- have bent and rewrote history-how they want it to go."|
"Seattle was a Riot". "Seattle was a Riot" was released on the Fat Wreck compilation "Live Fat, Die Young". It is about how unfair police are to protesters.
|"Sit there like all the old fools, perched up high on your bar stool."|
"I Can't Stand Being With You". "I Can't Stand Being With You" is track one of "Their System Doesn't Work for You". It is about a person that used to be an individual, but started to follow trends.
|"We were just hanging on the corner, after skating for a few. We were just killing time looking for something new."|
"That's Youth". "That's Youth" is track four of "A New Kind of Army".
|"Newark, NJ: 'If you guys think America's so bad, why don't you move to Russia?'
Los Angeles, CA: 'What do you mean you don't drink? Drinking's my entire life. You gotta start drinking!'"|
"Right On". "Right On" is track nine of "A New Kind of Army". It is basically a mockery of those kids that don't quite get it.
|"I was talking to this girl before a show. Does she like me? I don't know."|
"She's My Little Go-Go Dancer". "She's My Little Go-Go Dancer" is track nine of "Die for the Government". It is about a girl Justin dated that was a dancer.
|"They throw a war like a party saying, 'It's for a moral cause..'. Telling you if you're a patriot that 'YOU BETTER DO WHAT YOU'RE TOLD!'"|
"Kill the Rich". "Kill the Rich" is track fourteen of "Die for the Government". It is about the authority that the rich have.
|"I've watched the news for many years. This happens every week. This happens in your town."|
"We've Got his Gun". "We've Got his Gun" is track three of "Their System Doesn't Work for You". It is about a child who finds his dad's gun, and accidentally shoots his friend.
|"It's on the radio, it's on the TV news. Conservatives and liberals, with ever clashing views."|
"Watch the Right". "Watch the Right" is track seven of "Underground Network". It is about how the ones with authority seem to be messing things up.
|"He knows he'll be alone tonight, while contemplating, 'What can I do?' Lack of hope leaves him feeling violent."|
"Angry, Young, and Poor". "Angry, Young, and Poor" is track one of "Underground Network". It is about the kids that never really had a chance in life.
|"I don't want to die, I don't want to kill. We are all human. It's time to prove it."|
"911 for Peace". "911 for Peace" was written for the September eleventh attacks.
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