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Some Nights -- WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR? TIME TO DECIDE
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[quote:KoFFee_:MV8yMTA4NzkzXzM1NTQ3NTIxXzlEMzVDQTAy] Here's more: [b]Armored truck patrolling community after break-ins[/b] using heavy machinery normally used for SWAT situations to deal with a spate of burglaries and home invasions. Fulton County police are patrolling the streets near Estonian Drive in an armored vehicle that looks like something you'd see during war, said south Fulton County resident John Hunter. "It's a bit much. It's not Afghanistan," Hunter said. http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/armored-truck-patrolling-community-after-break-ins/nTsPn/ [/quote]
I kept hearing a song by Fun on the radio called “Some nights”. It had all these elements, plus it sounded rousing and seemed apropos of the zeitgeist of our nation in some way. So I went online to see the video.
This song asks the question “What do I stand for?” against the backdrop of the War of Northern Aggression (more widely known as the American Civil War). In this video, the singer is depicted as a soldier for the Federal Government.
The singer seems to be ambivalent about the cause, and questions his involvement, but, like all young people, is driven by his passions and the notion of a “cause”. The song has a distinct martial feeling in the rat-tat-tat of the drumming.
Read more and watch the video here:
link to www.theburningplatform.com
link to www.youtube.com
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