Television, the Drug of the Nation  

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T.V. is the place where phrases are redefined
Like "recession" to "necessary downturn"
"Crude oil" on a beach to "mousse"
"Civilian death" to "collateral damages"
And being killed by your own Army
Is now called "friendly fire"

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"Television, the Drug of the Nation" is a musical composition by The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy published on their album Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury.

Written by Michael Franti, it was released as a single in 1992. It had previously been recorded by Michael Franti's first band, The Beatnigs.

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