On a day filled with epic stupidity, only Motorhead will do


When I need an epic diatribe against current derangement from religious fanatics, political zealots, and war pigs, I always go straight for Motorhead’s ‘Orgasmatron’. Yeah, baby, the pitchforks are coming.

“I am the one, Orgasmatron, the outstretched grasping hand
My image is of agony, my servants rape the land
Obsequious and arrogant, clandestine and vain
Two thousand years of misery, of torture in my name
Hypocrisy made paramount, paranoia the law
My name is called religion, sadistic, sacred whore.

I twist the truth, I rule the world, my crown is called deceit
I am the emperor of lies, you grovel at my feet
I rob you and I slaughter you, your downfall is my gain
And still you play the sycophant and revel in you pain
And all my promises are lies, all my love is hate
I am the politician, and I decide your fate

I march before a martyred world, an army for the fight
I speak of great heroic days, of victory and might
I hold a banner drenched in blood, I urge you to be brave
I lead you to your destiny, I lead you to your grave
Your bones will build my palaces, your eyes will stud my crown
For I am Mars, the god of war, and I will cut you down.”

One comment

  1. Funny, I use “Orgasmatron” in exactly the same situation.

    Another one that is sometimes horribly apt is Nina Paley’s cartoon version of “This Land is Mine”, at http://youtu.be/4pKMV6e5kEo . Hope that isn’t too much like a spam link.

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