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    Stale Beans… Coffee Party National Convention a Bust

    Quote Originally Posted by Gateway Pundit
    The Cocoa Party, One Nation, “F*ck Tea“ Coffee Party members met this past weekend in Louisville to hold their first national convention.
    350 people showed up.]
    It was a bust.



    Bummer.
    The Courrier-Journal reported:

    The Coffee Party USA — which was founded on Facebook and is holding its first national convention in Louisville this weekend — bills itself as a more thoughtful and reasoned alternative to the tea party.

    Saturday night the organization held a panel discussion, part of its three-day “Restoring American Democracy” convention, that included bloggers, college professors and communications strategists talking about what they can do to make politics more inclusive. They also discussed how to draw more disenfranchised voters back into the democratic process.

    The discussion before about 350 people at the Galt House touched on policy, politics and values and how to bridge the partisan divide.

    At least they weren’t kicked out this time.
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    I checked the Galt House, just to make sure their largest meeting room wasn't 350 seats, and it turns out they have accommodations of 124,000 square feet for 10 - 3,000 attendees for meetings. So meeting space wasn't the problem ... and it seems as though the Coffee Party really is stale. The media is paying no attention to them, coffee shops are throwing them out, and they're just not getting traction.
    There's not even much speculation on them as I think they've become irrelevant.
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    Re: Stale Beans… Coffee Party National Convention a Bust

    "Be reasonable!" is not a cry that rallies the population.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Stale Beans… Coffee Party National Convention a Bust

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Gateway Pundit

    I checked the Galt House, just to make sure their largest meeting room wasn't 350 seats, and it turns out they have accommodations of 124,000 square feet for 10 - 3,000 attendees for meetings. So meeting space wasn't the problem ... and it seems as though the Coffee Party really is stale. The media is paying no attention to them, coffee shops are throwing them out, and they're just not getting traction.
    There's not even much speculation on them as I think they've become irrelevant.
    There's a Coffee Party?
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    I can't. This is important.
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    Re: Stale Beans… Coffee Party National Convention a Bust

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    "Be reasonable!" is not a cry that rallies the population.
    Actually, it is. "Be reasonable", is what the Tea Party is saying. The policies of the current administration are very unreasonable.
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    Re: Stale Beans… Coffee Party National Convention a Bust

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    There's a Coffee Party?
    Translation of their name: "Hey, guys......me too!"
    Last edited by Fiddytree; 09-27-10 at 07:17 PM.
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    Re: Stale Beans… Coffee Party National Convention a Bust

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Actually, it is. "Be reasonable", is what the Tea Party is saying. The policies of the current administration are very unreasonable.
    *facepalm*
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Stale Beans… Coffee Party National Convention a Bust

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    "Be reasonable!" is not a cry that rallies the population.
    Nor was it really the likelihood of results springing from the Coffee Party. It was merely a left-wing populist reaction to the reactionary populism of the right-wing, except a great deal less politically solvent than the Tea Party. I was not expecting the Tea Party to remain a relevant force in American politics, but so far it has impressed me.
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