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stephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 11:40 AMGOP is the master of dysfunctionality.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 11:22 AMIf Marco Rubio is electriying shocking just became a walk in the park.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 11:17 AM@MrJueseppi @wordpressdotcom RIP. I do not know how he was before the terrible beating but it may have shortened his life.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 11:12 AM@trueblacknews Great restaurant town!
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 11:11 AMRT @stephencrose: @SherrodBrown We want @speakerboehner to pass Obama jobs bills by July 4. Please help us. You can reach him. We can't..
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:50 AMGosh, Mitt is so bipartisan that he is sure to tell Boehner and others to start cooperating and pass the President's jobs measures.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:34 AMStop gap measure? Romney trots out the we had a majority meme. We didn't. We had an obstructionist GOP.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:32 AMMitt did not get on a bus. For the most part he flew.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:30 AM"The victory was won back then " http://t.co/DnY1IbpP
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:29 AM"The language of logic is universal and transcends particular languages"http://t.co/izYHjQb0
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:21 AMIf Obama is defeated it will be a coalescence of con and cash, aka flat out lies and filthy lucre.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:15 AMDowd is wrong. The destruction of Mitt is a work in progress. Consult the people over time. Mitt=Risk all around.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:13 AMThe Democratic Congress ploy is a GOP lie.The Senate depends on a measure of cooperation no matter which party is a majority.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 10:10 AMWould every voice on our side was as crisp, salient and on the mark as that of David Plouffe.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 09:26 AM@TeganMathis Dean v. Rosen. Where do you come down?
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 09:12 AM@wilmajazz Thank you.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 08:48 AMJesus was dead set against hoarding | ShortFormContent at Bloggerhttp://t.co/X7mDYoY4
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jun 17, 08:47 AMThe Tao replies in song to all who hear | ShortFormContent at Bloggerhttp://t.co/Ks5aPGt4
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"Sto Perigiali" One of the Surpassingly Best Tunes Theodorakis Has Written

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhk0ckaCxDI
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…