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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 06:52 PMThanks to new followers and those who spread what's worth spreading. You are why I do this.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 06:50 PMNate Silver NYTimes Obama win chance today is 67.9.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 06:28 PM"Romney may have this unpopularity problem. " http://t.co/fQvFWaru
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 05:39 PMLiberal Group's Medicare Ad Shows Paul Ryan Throwing Grandma Off The Cliff - YouTube http://t.co/a6m2ZRC6
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 05:23 PMRaging Grannies On Medicare For All - YouTube http://t.co/CEfLzijD
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 05:07 PMThe Muslim Brotherhood is the new Communist Party - Cold War nostalgia grows fierce.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 05:05 PMWhat clout. Boehner was positively frightened.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 05:04 PMMichelle never knew better.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 04:52 PMNYT opposes Mitt Romney's proposed Permanent Tax Holidayhttp://t.co/nboptpOF Mitt wants to protect corporate tax avoidance.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 04:35 PMNYTimes - In Florida, Obama Presents Romney as Bad Choice for Seniorshttp://t.co/lTf46F3E
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 04:32 PM@NedmanEvents Ah you remind me of when I could speak passable French. I won't try now!
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 03:05 PMGram Parsons wrote in Hickory Wind that trouble is real. It is and this prayer acknowledges that we can fall into it.  http://t.co/JRaKtARw
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 03:05 PMRT @stephencrose: We should work to defeat every GOP conspirator on this list of those who met 1.20.09 to do in Obama http://t.co/fzVNDAKA
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 03:04 PMBest birthday gift we can give the President is our commitment to his reelection and the defeat of the Tea Party.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 03:01 PMBinary works well enough in the limited realm of math but it wreaks havoc with values http://t.co/S1sSgbXq
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 02:59 PMLimbaugh-Romney slurs ignore context and that the President is the patriot, not these quys. http://t.co/BX25jukR
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 02:58 PM"Universal Spring signifies that democracy is a universal whose time is coming"http://t.co/tVsrz9T2

stephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 02:49 PMPlease retweet this! Add your name to Barack's birthday card: http://t.co/d3n8uRoa

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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 02:15 PM@MittRomney It must feel good to get mileage from distorting the President's remarks. Same rush you got from impersonating cops?
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 12:27 PMFrom a friend in Massachusetts - Mitt doesn't know Mass. from a shoal in the Sound.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 11:11 AMRT @PeggyStuart: GOP is recycling old attacks on Obamacare. Here are the facts to fight back: http://t.co/GeM7uoCA
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 10:42 AMStop police intimidation so girls can be saved from trafficking. Sign the petition.http://t.co/pTFI3W9D
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 09:23 AM@Kalasa27 Bullying is evil because it threatens existence - that is more important than the letter of the law.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 09:05 AMSpring is coming Spring started as Arab Spring Now it is universal | ShortFormContent at Blogger http://t.co/tVsrz9T2
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 08:51 AMRussia and China - their miserable record on human rights explains their reluctance to affirm human rights globally.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 08:45 AMMaybe time for a dramatic economic initiative from he President given the stuck in the mud meme.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 08:42 AMJeff Gold on skeptics and Bob Dylan's electric Newport guitar - National Bob Dylan | http://t.co/R4e9WVGN http://t.co/yHt2TN8c
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 08:34 AMBob Dylan Foot of Pride - "Sing 'Amazing Grace' all the way to the Swiss banks"
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 07:46 AM@CaptivatingNews That's funny because Nate Silver gives Obama a 63% chance of winning in November.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 07:29 AMLGBT - On Mandela's birthday the current SA government is rightfully skewered.http://t.co/huee33c3

stephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 07:25 AMGeorge Zimmerman will not be saved by buzz.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 07:01 AM@stefcutter Reminder. Mitt's cop imitation. Last documented by Boston Globe. This is a game changer.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 06:53 AMRT @stephencrose: We should work to defeat every GOP conspirator on this list of those who met 1.20.09 to do in Obama http://t.co/fzVNDAKA
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 19, 03:58 AMThere is a way ahead always (image) | ShortFormContent at Bloggerhttp://t.co/5c210krg
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 10:16 PMLimbaugh's true colors - dissing "“people with miserable, meaningless lives” and “people who don’t count,” " http://t.co/2sk3a1gK
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 10:11 PM@stefcutter Since Mitt is going after young Obama, please do a video on Romney's cop impersonation at Stanford - a crime.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 10:06 PM@jonhartmannjazz @BanTshirts Paw Paw???
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 10:04 PMMitt will soon offshore himself in a quest for Olympic horse gold. Between now and then a manic hissy fit vs BO will entertain us.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 09:55 PMThe reason what the GOP is doing on voter suppression is evil is that it attacks transcendent democratic rights that belong to all.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 09:52 PMThe fall of Assad will reignite Spring and help universalize it - so that it will be Spring period and everywhere.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 09:17 PM@pjdelcampo2attn @wilmajazz @kingpin7666 @IndieObama @DrDiva82@MrJueseppi @Lawrence @AriMelber Be watching!
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 09:14 PM@Kalasa27 I agree but there is no steam here or in the media to press the Romney cop imitation story.
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 08:06 PMNYT - Fighting Depression, One Village at a Time http://t.co/cMNOc0Su
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stephencrosestephencrose Stephen C. Rose Jul 18, 06:59 PM@wilmajazz @MrJueseppi @DrDiva82 @pjdelcampo2attn @kingpin7666@IndieObama 68 was very different. In '12 a TP coup attempt is possible.






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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…