Secret Service Investigates Public Performance of Dylan Song

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Some Colorado High School students are in trouble for naming their band “Coalition of the Willing” and planning to perform Bob Dylan’s 1963 antiwar song “Masters of War.” Parents objected and yes, the Secret Service came to investigate. “Now we know why Usamah Bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri haven’t been caught,” notes Juan Cole, “The US security services are busy sifting through old lyrics looking for the real terrorists.”

1:06 pm on November 15, 2004