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Replies To Rove PAC Attack Ads On Obama Buyers' Remorse

This space is reserved for the best tweets sent @stephencrose
proposing approaches to the Rove PAC ads
We can beat Rove at his own game 
if we let our inner Monte Python 
go to work on overdrive
and get out the truth


I used to listen to Rush. I still do sometimes. But I'm voting for Obama. This other guy scares the hell out of me.


I didn't vote for Obama. I thought he was all talk. Then I saw what he was up against. And what he was able to achieve. I won't make the same mistake again. 


I'm undecided. The economy has been tough. But then I heard this. I'll be voting for President Obama this time.

People have Obama wrong. He's a frigging Republican. Or what a Republican should be. The other guy is a whacko.

I'm a vet. I am one of the lucky ones. I have a job. The President has fought for me. I don't think the other guy has a clue.

Mitt Romney. He bought his nomination. Now he plans to buy the White House. I don't think my children want that kind of a country.






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A Setting for a Poem "Denial" Beloved by the Greek People by the Nobel Prize Winning Poet Giorgos Seferis

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The remarkable video at the link above is of a performance of "Sto perigiali" Mario Frangoulis and Mikis Theodorakis in 2001.

Frangoulis and Theodorakis are joined by musicians, including two bouzouki players, and a very large audience that is completely familiar with the words. The audience joins in at Frangoulis' prompt.

This is my very favorite Theodorakis melody. Those who know Theodorakis only for his "Zorba" music are in for a treat. When I was in Athens in 1966, for a short period of study with Constantinos Doxiadis, I knew nothing of Theodorakis. But about five years later, my friend Irene Vassos sang "Sto perigiali" to us. I have never gotten the tune out of my mind.

Later, when Irene joined our group to form a travelling company performing "New Rain", I learned to pick out a …

Stephen C. Rose Bio

Stephen C. Rose (1936-) was born in New York City and raised there. He currently lives there. He was educated at Trinity, Exeter, Williams and Union Theological Seminary. He served in the Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. He founded and edited the prize-winning Renewal Magazine in Chicago and studied with C. A. Doxiadis in Athens. His first books "The Grass Roots Church" and "Who's Killing The Church" established him as a prominent critic of American Protestantism and American religion. He was and remains a civil rights activist. He has interviewed and done in depth pieces on Saul Alinsky and Martin Luther King, Jr. He won awards for editorial courage and for two documentary films. He has written and published many songs and musical works including "We Are All Americans". During the late 90s and early 2000s he worked for UN agencies, most recently editing CHOICES Magazine at UNDP. Since 2000 he has written several books for distribution via K…