The Coffee Party Movement

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by bobber205, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. bobber205 macrumors 68020

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    I think this is a great idea: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lO_5HvnFEv0

    There should be a grassroots movement, like the "Tea Party", that wants COOPERATION in government and an end to this bickering.

    What do you guys think? Do you think people that have reasonable positions and want cooperation in government can cause as big of a ruckus as the Tea Party?

    Or is it never going to be as big because there isn't a news (lol) channel dedicated to it like the Tea Party has?

    Link to facebook page.
     
  2. IntheNet macrumors regular

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    I saw this mentioned on another blog... faux coffee baggers presumably taking their marching orders from MSNBC and the White House...

    So these coffee baggers want socialism, huge deficits, expansive government, regulatory enhancement, and no private rights? Do they have a spokesman yet beyond Annabel Park of Silver Spring (Robert Gibbs?)...
     
  3. Gelfin macrumors 68020

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    It's a crying shame when the deep pockets behind a news network partisan to the point of propaganda gin up a phony grassroots political movement pretending to be populist but instead attempting to sucker naive and credulous voters with lots of insecurity and gut feelings but no appreciation of the nuances of public policy to support dominance of one establishment political party at the expense of the other.

    What? Oh, sorry, wrong thread.
     
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    Mmm. I like a good subordinate clause.
     
  5. bobber205 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    That's not what they want. lol

    They want COOPERATION. Just because there is something out there you are not in 100% in agreement with does not mean it's totally evil like you're implying.

    Where are the voices for wanting things done in a cooperative reasonable manner, in a debate that's frames around facts and reason?
     
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    You forgot the forced conversion to Islam and the mandatory butt-secks! ;)
     
  7. freeny macrumors 68020

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    Will they have meetings at Starbucks?

    BTW, it would be hilarious if this did take root and shadowed the tea bagging movement :p
     
  8. CaptMurdock macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, but we need a kicky acronym.

    All I can think of at this point is:

    COoperation, French Fries and Equality for Everybody Party?

    (Sorry, I was up late last night...)
     
  9. Eraserhead macrumors G4

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    Isn't that a positive :confused:.
     
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    God, one would hope not.

    U mai want invisible butt-seks. It hurts tho. And it maeks u ded. Donut be ded.
     
  11. Sydde macrumors 68020

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    I think you would prefer the test to come back negative.
     
  12. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    Cooperation? People working together instead of standing back-to-back with their arms folded? People talking to each other instead of yelling at each other? Expecting government to be held to standards? To work for the people? What a horrible, Communist idea! ;)

    I think this is great. I'd been mulling why there wasn't some movement of reasonable people to balance the wingnuts and naive tools who make up the tea party organization...and lo and behold, here it is.

    I'm hopeful that reason and cooperation will be a bigger draw than the tea party's hate and divisiveness. This looks very promising. I'll be keeping my eye on this.

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention, bobber.
     
  13. freeny macrumors 68020

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    Joined via Facebook :)
    on a side note, congrats to Canada!
    Fantastic game :)
     
  14. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    Joined as well, it'll be nice if the US manages to turn themselves around :).
     
  16. gibbz macrumors 68030

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    Sounds like the Bush administration, minus the regulatory enhancement.
     
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    Coffee Party also referenced in The Washington Post:

     
  19. freeny macrumors 68020

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    Just to be fair, I take no offence in being called a coffee bagger.
     
  20. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    That guy is so right on it's scary. He definitely speaks for me.

    It's ironic, isn't it, that the people who love to call us a bunch of latte-sipping elitists have spawned a movement named for coffee. :cool:
     
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    Take a cue from Stephen King (Green Mile), "We are going to heal the country, like John Coffey (but not spelled the same)."
     
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    You mean like Rick Santelli? :D
     
  23. IntheNet macrumors regular

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    Right on cue, the far left New York Times - that has criticized the Tea Party movement since its inception with non-stop hatchet opinion pieces - devotes a fawning over-the-top adoration article to the 'Coffee Party' as "civic participation" and fawns with adoration about the 'Coffee Party' open borders documentary filmmaker Washington founder.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/02/us/politics/02coffee.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
     
  24. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    That's right...the tea party has done nothing to embarrass itself. It's all been "hatchet jobs" by the "far left" New York Times. :rolleyes:

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    Their first Tea Party convention should have been embarrassment enough. It's beyond me why people continue to defend them.
     

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