AS WE DANCE TO THE NEXT ‘NAM WAR
Brisk German march, courtesy US Army Signal Corp
Words by Peter Agnos
Can be heard at www.greeneagle.org //Swing State Songs
And as we march to the next ‘Nam war,
Don’t ask your Momma “What the hell for?”
Or why George Bush sent our boys to die
Beneath a blue Iraqi* sky?
(Drums beats, trumpets blow)
- George-boy told us to go fight
For enterprises he think right;
To open less-developed lands
To the products of his business friends.
- He’ll teach the natives modern ways,
He’ll sing their daughters roundelays,
He’ll bring them ‘progress’: Joe’s got to vote,
Even if we shove ballots down his throat.
- Democracy and napalm jelly,
He’ll sprinkle on Joe’s skinny belly,
Till Joe agrees that George is right,
And Joe really ought not to fight.
- For ain’t we freedom’s chosen crew?
We’ll teach those guys a thing or two,
We’ll bring them love from the Pentagon staff,
While Hollywood makes their kiddies laugh. Ha Ha!
*Caribbean, East African, Afghan…as needed
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