Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Afternoon Matinee: Protest - When Ya Get Drafted

Performed by Dead Kennedys

Have you been reading the morning papers?
War is coming back in style
There's generals here, advisers there, and the Russians nibbling everywhere
The chessboard's filling up with red
We make more profits when we blow off their heads

The economy is looking bad, let's start another war
When ya get drafted
Fan the fires of racist hatred, we want total war
When ya get drafted

Drooling fingers, panic buttons
Playing with missiles like they're toys
There's easy money, easy jobs, especially when you build the bombs
They blow big cities off the map
Just guess who profits when we build 'em back up?

Yeah, what big business wants, big business gets, it wants a war
When ya get drafted
Trilateral Commission goonies laugh and scheme for more
When ya get drafted

Call the Army, call the Navy, stocked with kids from slums
When ya get drafted
If you can't afford a slick attorney
We might make you a spy

Forget your demonstrations, kids today sit on their ass
When ya get drafted
Just a six-pack and you're happy, we're prepared for
When ya get drafted, when ya get drafted
~ from Lyric Wiki ~

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