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You don’t follow the diktat – the global capitalists are after you…

The IMF and the World Bank
They want to steal your resources (Oil is God)
So we’ll portray you as evil
The willing media supports us (Murdoch is God)
With propaganda deceitful
Tomorrow’s terrorist is yesterday’s lifetime friend

Here comes your pain

We’ll build up troops and resources
Address the threat we’ve invented (Right is God)
Taxpayers money will fund us
To buy the arms we need from our family firms and friends of friends

Here comes your pain
Here bombs your day

Then we’ll invade and destroy you
Install a puppet to force our will (Might is God)
Rebuild your country – make a healthy fortune
Democracy brought to heathens too (Christ is God)
Keep world opinion happy
With smiling children waving flags on BBC News 24

Here comes your pain
Here bombs your day
Smile for the liberators

Who’s next to hit – on the list – for the hit?

Here comes your pain
Here bombs your day

Tomorrow’s terrorist is yesterday’s lifetime friend

credits

from This Is Our Decade Of Living Cheaply And Getting By, released May 1, 2012
C&P Alan Brown 2011

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The Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward (1986-?) is the very long term solo project of Alan Brown - former member of John Peel favourites bIG*fLAME, A Witness, Sarandon.

Incisive political and social commentary layered on top of melodic danceable guitar pop music.

Or the naive and incoherent ramblings of a middle-aged dweeb - you choose.
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