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Billie Joe Armstrong told Billboard that this song, "is sort of about growing up in a working-class family, and what that represents in a financial crisis and how everyone feels paralyzed and frightened right now." (Source 21st Century Breakdown Songfacts).

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Born into Nixon, I was raised in hell
A welfare child where the teamsters dwelled
The last one born and the first one to run,
My town was blind from…

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