American girls and American guys We'll always stand up and salute, we'll always recognize When we see old glory flying, there's a lot of men dead So we can sleep in peace at night when we lay down our head. My daddy served in the Army when he lost his right eye But he flew a flag out in our yard till the day that he died He wanted my mother, my brother, my sister and me To grow up and live happy in the land of the free. Now this nation that I love has fallen under attack A mighty sucker punch came flying in from somewhere in the back Soon as we could see clearly through our big, black eye Man, we lite up your world like the 4th of July. Hey, uncle Sam put your name at the top of his list And the Statue of Liberty started shaking her fist And the eagle will fly and it's gonna be hell When you hear mother freedom start ringing her bell And it'll feel like the whole wide world is raining down on you Oh, brought to you courtesy of the red, white and blue. Oh, justice will be served and the battle will rage This big dog will fight when you rattle his cage You'll be sorry that you messed with the US of A 'Cause we'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds.
Facts About the Statue of Liberty
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If the Statue of Liberty started shaking her fist (like in the Toby Keith song) . . . ?
The Statue of Liberty was a joint effort between France and the United States, intended to commemorate the lasting friendship between the peoples of the two nations. Over the years, the statue stood tall as millions of immigrants arrived in America via nearby Ellis Island; in , it underwent an extensive renovation in honor of the centennial of its dedication. The sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, known for largescale sculptures, earned the commission; the goal was to design the sculpture in time for the centennial of the Declaration of Independence in The project would be a joint effort between the two countries—the French people were responsible for the statue and its assembly, while the Americans would build the pedestal on which it would stand—and a symbol of the friendship between their peoples. Due to the need to raise funds for the statue, work on the sculpture did not begin until
Keith has been the subject of many news stories, ranging from public squabbles with other artists to accusations of racism. He had written the song to boost morale of the troops fighting the war in Afghanistan. Toby Keith has never shied from speaking his opinion, and has branded himself in a way that he seeks to use blue-collar credibility to make white-collar money.