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Choosing Ryan is not bold nor does it reset the Romney effort. It favors the rich, raises the debt and lacerates women and everybody else.

Ryan won't help Romney with independents, women and anyone who cares about their health care prospects. Nate says it's a loser's choice.

Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand's ideas: in the hot seat again | The Atlas Society 

 the sprawl-design was contrived by uber-industrialist/financiers 2 weaken & indebt the general population against them IMO

Let's be revolted now. Mitt = the power of money and the GOP and the Big Lie to subvert democracy. And let's see he loses.

Obama Truth - "On his first full day, he froze White House salaries." /go here and start posting!

The only thing holding our economy back now is the GOP. And it still strains to recover.

Rest easy Ryan lies as much as Romney. Obama agenda is only about 1/4 passed. GOP stonewalled from day one.

The Biden-Ryan debate should be priceless. "Now Paul..."

4 Things Mitt can't escape - tax scrutiny, checkered past, evolution to wingnut status, daily gaffes.

"The nation is waking up to the conspiracy to block Obama at every turn " 

"Paul Ryan's budget applies a serrated knife to a process that requires a fine scalpel. " 

Matt Ortega • Barack Obama and Joe Biden react to Mitt Romney’s...  /amusing photo sequence

Romney's Mission Accomplished Moment - Nominates Ryan, drops in polls, smiles in a sickly manner, spends a billion on a lost cause.
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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

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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 …

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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…