United Abominations

Album: United Abominations (2007)
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  • Within striking distance from Ground Zero sits a smoldering international cauldron
    The United "Abominations" as it were
    Forged to prevent wars and froze in the face of disaster
    And stood silent while terrorization took hostage of the world

    In a mire of hypocrisy, the UN ignored sex crimes by its blue helmets
    And enables terrorism, so, in the end, it's failed
    And the UN is where our so-called friends get to stab us in the back
    And we pay twenty-two percent of their tab to host our enemies here at home

    Ambassadors from countries otherwise known as a catastrophe
    Enjoy diplomatic immunity living in Manhattan
    While their children are turned into prostitutes
    It's a complete and utter disgrace, a blot on the face of humanity
    And they get away with it

    Poverty in their kitchens
    Held hostage by oil-for-food
    Yet their own plates are full of the fat of their lands
    There's no blood on their hands, right Ko-Jo?
    They promised to tell the truth
    Without leaving a fingerprint
    They will lose the U.N. one way or another
    The victim, I fear, will be us, sisters and brothers

    The U.N. is right; you can't be any more "un"
    Than you are right now; the U.N. is undone
    Another mushroom cloud, another smoking gun
    The threat is real, the Locust King has come
    Don't tell me the truth; I don't like what they've done
    It's payback time at the United Abominations

    A grave and gathering danger
    The decision to attack
    Based on secret intelligence; it'll take years
    I fear to undo the failings in Iraq
    You may bury the bodies
    But you can't bury the crimes
    Only fools stand up and really lay down their arms
    No, not me - not when death lasts forever

    The U.N. is right; you can't be any more "un"
    Than you are right now; the U.N. is undone
    Another mushroom cloud, another smoking gun
    The threat is real, the Locust King has come
    Don't tell me the truth; I don't like what they've done
    It's payback time...

    The U.N. is right; you can't be any more "un"
    Than you are right now; the U.N. is undone
    Another mushroom cloud, another smoking gun
    The threat is real, the Locust King has come
    The U.N. is right; you can't be any more "un"
    Than you are right now; the U.N. is undone
    Another mushroom cloud, another smoking gun
    The threat is real, the Locust King has come
    Don't tell me the truth; I don't like what they've done
    It's payback time at the United Abominations

    NATO invaded Yugoslavia to end ethnic cleansing, there was no U.N.
    The U.S. invaded Afghanistan after 9/11, there was no U.N.
    Saddam Hussein violated seventeen U.N. resolutions
    The U.N. was asked to join the war in Iraq
    The U.S. invaded, there was no U.N.
    Libya bombed a discotheque in Berlin killing Americans, there was no U.N.
    And Iran funds Hamas and attacked the U.S. in the seventies, there was no U.N.
    Facing war without end, looking into the future, there was no more U.N. Writer/s: DAVE MUSTAINE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Mike from Tx, TxNot just the war. It's about the UN being a complete joke in every way and how completely useless they are in general, as well as being corrupt. Mustaine has long been a political prophet and genius with his lyrics. Unlike repeating the news as most celebs and musicians, he actually pays attention to the real world. Indeed, listen to Holy Wars. Look at the lyrics. Look at when it was written. Then look at the world. It wasn't a passing topic, etc. It's a completely relevant song all these years later. The man has a real knack for what he does.
  • David from Port Hawkesbury, CanadaListen to Holy Wars Matt. Christ can't bring this world to peace anymore then he already has.
  • Matthew from Milford, MaXD, that is so true... only Christ can bring peace to the world. Does anyone know where I can find this song?
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