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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:08 am 
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Are any Halofiriens aware of / involved in this?

I came across it by accident today and did some internet nosing. It appears to be an above-board grass roots movement, not directly associated with any political party, with broad principles and aims including s civility pledge. Claims a network of 500,000.

If I were an American, I'd get behind this I think.

https://coffeepartyusa.com

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O.o Will investigate. Sounds like a counter to the Tea Party

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I heard of something like this starting in 2009, but that iteration seemed to fizzle out. It's too early to say what will happen to this one, but the name isn't quite as catchy as 'Tea Party'.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:30 pm 
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According to the website, they've been active since 2010; could be the same mob. A really engaging website, with bloggers, activists in various areas of activity and thoroughly civil dialogue.

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Yes, they've been around for a while. Not my cup of tea.

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not something I would recommend
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Vinnie, you clearly know more about them than I. Would you elucidate?

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My impression, which may or may not be accurate, has always been that they are more about being against something than being for something.

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