Operation Iraqi Liberation

David Rovics
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"Proof that there are some brilliant satirists who have infiltrated the government at it's highest levels, "OIL" is, in fact, the acronym first (briefly) used to name the invasion of Iraq, which was later changed to Operation Iraqi Freedom." -David Rovics.
We’ve got a situation and it calls for a solution
That upholds our domination of the planet
We’re gonna make our case and we’re gonna make it well
But if you don’t like our logic you can can it
We’ll use impeccable intelligence from any country in the world
As long as we all see eye to eye
And if we don’t find quite what we need we know what to do
Just look into the camera and lie

‘Cause it’s Operation Iraqi Liberation
Tell me, what does that spell
Operation Iraqi Liberation
O – I – L

And we’ll lie about the missiles and the nuclear research
We’ll lie about uranium
We’ll build military bases and smile for reporters
As we give away bubble gum
And we’ll lie about bin Laden and his connections with the Saudis
And we’ll lie about 9-1-1
And we’ll lie about the Baathists and their connections to Al Qaeda
Because we know there’s none


And we’ll lie about the North Koreans and we’ll lie about Iran
And don’t mention Israel
Keep those nuclear weapons out of this song
And it will all hold together swell
And now we’ll liberate these people, we’ll liberate their money
We’ll liberate their soil
We’ll liberate their airports, we’ll liberate their harbors
And we’ll liberate their oil

Contributed by adriana - 2005/11/22 - 14:01

Language: French

Versione francese, dal sito dell'autore

Nous avons un problème qui appelle une solution
Pour maintenir notre domination sur la planète
Nous allons plaider pour notre propre cause, et nous allons le faire très bien
Mais si vous n’aimez pas notre logique, fermez-là !
Nous allons utiliser d’impeccables services venant de partout dans le monde
Pourvu que nous soyons tous d’accord
Et si nous ne trouvons pas ce dont nous avons besoin, nous savons quoi faire
« Regardez dans la caméra et mentez ! »


Car c’est l’Opération Irak Libération
Dites-moi, comment ça s’épelle
Opération Irak Libération
O – I – L

Nous mentirons à propos des missiles et des recherches nucléaires
Nous mentirons à propos de l’uranium
Nous bâtirons des bass militaires et sourirons aux reporters
Nous distribuerons des boules de gomme
Nous mentirons au sujet de Ben Laden et de ses liens avec les Saoudiens
Nous mentirons au sujet du 9-1-1
Nous mentirons au sujet des Baatistes et de leurs liens avec Al Queda
Parce que nous savons qu’il n’y en a pas


Nous mentirons au sujet des Coréens du Nord et au sujet de l’Iran
Et nous ne mentionnerons pas Israël
Gardons les armes nucléaires en-dehors de cette chanson !
Et tout va se tenir très bien
Nous libérerons donc ces gens, nous libérerons leur argent
Nous libérerons leur sol
Nous libérerons leurs aéroports, leurs ports
Nous libérerons leur pétrole


Contributed by adriana - 2005/11/22 - 14:06

Language: Portuguese

Versione portoghese, dal sito dell'autore

Temos um problema que exige uma solução
Que visa manter nosso domínio sobre o planeta
Vamos expor nossas razões com bons argumentos
Se você não aprecia nossa lógica tudo bem
Faremos uso dos impecáveis serviços de inteligência de qualquer país do mundo
Contanto que concordemos plenamente
E se não encontrarmos o que queremos sabemos o que fazer
Vamos simplesmente mirar as câmeras e sorrir

Porque esta é a Operação de Libertação do Iraque
Me diga o que causa este fascínio?
Operação de Libertação do Iraque
O – I – L

Mentiremos a respeito dos mísseis e pesquisas nucleares
Mentiremos a propósito do urânio
Vamos construir bases militares e sorrir aos repórteres
Enquanto distribuímos goma de mascar
Mentiremos sobre Bin Laden e suas ligações com os sauditas
Mentiremos sobre o 9-1-1
Mentiremos sobre os batistas e suas conexões com a Al Qaeda
Que sabemos não existirem


Mentiremos sobre os norte coreanos e sobre o Irã
Sem falar de Israel
Mantendo as armas nucleares longe desta canção
Tudo se manterá plenamente unido
Então vamos libertar as pessoas, liberar seu dinheiro
Tornar livre suas terras
Libertar seus aeroportos e portos
E vamos liberar seu petróleo

Contributed by adriana - 2005/11/22 - 14:08

Language: Japanese

Versione giapponese, da:
Japanese version, from:

イラク解放作戦(Operation Iraqi Liberation)


Operation Iraqi Liberation





Contributed by Riccardo Venturi - 2006/1/7 - 22:08

Iraq, soldato Usa ammette stupro irachena e omicidio

Barker davanti alla corte marziale Usa. Eviterà esecuzione

ROMA. Un soldato americano ha ammesso ieri di avere stuprato una ragazzina irachena di 14 anni e di avere ucciso lei e tutti i membri della sua famiglia. James Barker, riferisce la Bbc online, ha ammesso le proprie colpe all'inizio del processo marziale a suo carico in corso negli Usa.

L'ammissione di colpevolezza permetterà all'imputato di evitare la pena capitale. Barker è uno dei quattro soldati Usa accusati dell'omicidio. Tutti i sospetti appartengono alla Seconda Brigata di Elite della 101esima Divisione Aerea.

L'avvocato di Barker, David Sheldon, ha spiegato che il suo assistito ha deciso di collaborare con al Corte e di testimoniare contro gli altri sospettati. I tre imputati che dovranno rispondere di stupro e omicuidio sono Jesse Spielman. Paul Cortez e Bryan Howard.

Alessandro - 2006/11/16 - 12:12

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