"Not so easy to
CAKEWALK out..."


Comments made in 2003 as the US government was touting it's presumed ability to quickly accomplish it's task of overthrowing - they called it Operation Iraqi FREEDOM...Operation Iraqi LIBERATION would create an inconvenient acronym, right? - the Hussein regime, brought an old American dance craze phrase back into the SPOTLIGHT...Bruce Barthol, the bassist for ***** star award winning band Country Joe & The Fish & the bassist in the current Country Joe BAND, was moved to write a caustic commentary deeply seated in a fine old American tradition which refuses to accept STATEMENTS of the government - even in times of war - as if they are *HOLY WRIT* To give it an ear, click the pick to your right...

So, What's a Cakewalk

(...return with us to yesteryear...)