Under A Spell

Location

 

Look at all the people

Staring in disbelief

Witnessing terrorism

Help commander in chief

 

We seek the governments help

We hide under their protection

But when it comes to danger

We just go in one direction

 

They control what we see

What we think and how we feel

But what happens to us

When we do not like their spiel

 

We start to disagree

Standing all alone

Until there is a message

Something on my phone

 

This place is meant for rebels

Finding your own place

But they will attack you

If you leave a trace

 

Trying to change a world

Where we don’t even question

The government’s power

And their impression

What they say goes

It’s not a suggestion

It’s time to change

And take possession

We are the people

It is our discretion

We say what happens

No more repression

 

Who said the government

Could control big business

Who said the people

Would give forgiveness

 

We are shown what they want

But not the whole account

It is all one sided

It doesn’t surmount

 

(pause)..

 

Viewers from opinions

On the crap they are fed

They hear all the news

As they lie in their bed

It is all an idea

Put in our head

That we are individuals

Just being lead

 

A society in which

We all feel free

A society in which

We all just agree

 

The government controls

More than we think

One big business

One giant link

 

(pause)

 

Government control

Goes unseen

They put images

Up on our screen

 

Trying to change a world

Where we don’t even question

The government’s power

And their impression

What they say goes

It’s not a suggestion

It’s time to change

And take possession

We are the people

It is our discretion

We say what happens

No more repression

 

What can do what we want

To protect our right

To find the truth

And then ignite

 

Igniting the proof

And what we found

The governments influence

Will only astound

 

Astounding the fact

That they pick and choose

What we hear and see

What they will put on the news

 

Like our first amendment

Allows us to say

Anything we feel

In which we can sway

 

(pause)…

 

Sway the crowd

With hate against authority

Power from the government

And their absolute majority

 

Majority with in

Society can rule

Based on the fact

That we’re not old school

 

Upgraded to new

Changing our ways

About how we can live

Setting ablaze

 

On a new path

Where our ideas can fly

Higher than most

Don’t ask me why

 

End!

 

Why our society

Has not approved

Rules and regulations

That need removed

 

Why can’t we say

How we feel about a war

Taking our people

On a horrible tour

 

A tour across the world

Fight for other nations

Saying that they

Are making accusations

 

They’re not asking for help

But yet we intervene

Putting this on the news

On our television screen

 

The message is clear

They do make modification

To what reporters can say

Based on our foundations

 

Where back in the day

Opinion was rejected

Believing that we

Would only be subjected

 

Subjected to peoples ideals

Based upon God

Government’s control now

Is way more broad

 

Putting its hand

In our media today

Monitoring the facts

Making sure we obey

 

The truth behind media

Its government affiliated

A position in which

They won’t be humiliated

 

We need to break free

From the fact

That their control

Can impact

 

Impact our view

Of what we can perceive

Or we can continue

Being naïve

 

We can no longer allow

Officials to believe

That we need their help

To conceive

 

Ideas that are considered

Pushing too far

Criticizing government

Leaving a scar

 

A weak point for them

Is what they try to avoid

Not getting over thrown

Staying employed

 

By keeping opinion mediated

The governments reign

Keeps the media’s demonstration

Under lock in a chain

 

Why can’t we be

A nation without hate

Putting things on the news

Trying to update

 

A nation that’s impaired

Believing all they see

All the propaganda

That will set them “free”

 

The government puts their hands

In all of the nation’s news

This allows them

To change all our views

 

They can tell them what to show

And also what to say

All they have to do

Is give them something better to play

 

The news is easily controlled

By the one in charge

We put it in the air

That government is at large

 

A finger snaps

It all dies down

The air is clear

Within our town

How can we let them think

That we don’t see a thing

Allowing them to interfere

Hanging us on a string

 

A place in which we’re put

When they’re in control

Keeping us from getting

To our higher goal

 

 A maker that is set

The can show our free will

A marker that is set

That we can instill

 

Apply the fact they we

Live in a nation

Where truth is a right

No hesitation

 

People should not hide

The truth behind the power

We should show it out

So that they can cower

Remind them of the wrong

That they do when they devour

All of their lies

That they empower

 

The cover up their wrongs

By spreading more lies

Stories of made up laws

That they will soon advise

Creating more loop holes

Allowing them to rise

I can see the truth

I can see it in their eyes

The government thinks that they

Have a great disguise

Using all the power

And their overwhelming supplies

This will come to an end

The government’s demise

Allowing us to see

All the hidden ties

 

The connections that were made

Hidden and secure

Were made for their protection

That they could endure

 

All of their mistakes

Caught on tape

Hidden from the people

Trying to escape

 

How can we catch them

Find the substantiation

Trying to get

The perfect implication

 

We want to hear the truth

Or do we even know

That they hide it for a reason

A reason to not show

 

The fear the truth could cause

It would make the people doubt

All the government’s choices

The things that they black out

 

The decisions that are made

Should stay left unsaid

The people would interject

Then news would spread

 

This is not how it should be

We have our right

To say what we feel

It’s not just black and white

 

To see the in between

We have to find out why

The government tries to cover

The rules we abide by

It’s one giant trick

That government gets to play

Avoiding their own rules

No need to obey

 

Taking away

What we feel is needed

Our first amendment

Should not to be unheeded

 

Let’s all stand together

And make an obvious change

Stop the hidden messages

So we can exchange

 

Exchange some messages

About what is seen

Fighting in other countries

Giving a mental scene

 

Telling what goes on

Is part of human kind

The governments control

Has made us completely blind

 

Not seeing the truth

Has led us to believe

That we are all safe

We are just being naïve

 

At what point do we

Start to rebel

Against all control

Having to raise hell

 

This is not a fight to start

Government against its population

We need stop their control

Give the people their salvation

 

A controlling government

Is the last thing we want

Giving them that power

Allowing them to flaunt

 

Trying to change a world

Where we don’t even question

The government’s power

And their impression

What they say goes

It’s not a suggestion

It’s time to change

And take possession

We are the people

It is our discretion

We say what happens

No more repression

 

Continue to follow

A nation full of immoral

People who do not obey

Getting in a quarrel

 

Fighting against the boss

Is what we have to do

To make sure that we

Can all make it through

 

What we see and hear

Influences our choice

What the government says

Is one single voice

 

When seen on the media

The manipulated reports

All of the people

Automatically supports

 

What the government does

Is sway people’s belief

Gives them the safety

And even more relief

 

The issues aren’t avoided

We are just being deceived

Their control is overused

Now is the time to achieve

 

Achieve all the rights

That we were once assured

About speaking the truth

Through all that we’ve endured

 

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