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10 Nov 2019

Want to Get Together For Coffee?

Coffee Party USA was founded on the idea of getting people together over a cup of coffee and simply talking with each other.  We know that we have far more in common than we have in difference. And for the most part, we also know that most people are all decent human beings.  Yes, there are the murders and cheaters out there. They do exist. But even the most despicable among us deserve kindness. Before you argue who is deserving […]

23 Oct 2019

Facts and Views – Served With Humility

  I recently had a conversation with my friend, a young woman who feels strongly about people needing to reduce their air travel in order to slow down climate change. “Anna” is intelligent and well-informed, and she laid down a barrage of impassioned, fact-based arguments to make the case that it was imperative for everyone, including me, to change my flight habits. Air travel, it turns out, is a major producer of carbon emissions. She additionally argued that reducing flying […]

29 Sep 2019
Coffee Party Annual Meeting Ask

Let’s Get This Coffee Party Started

  The Coffee Party USA Board just wrapped up its Annual Board Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah this year.  I am proud of the work we accomplished and the work we have planned for the year ahead.  As I sat in the airport, sipping my cup of coffee and waiting to board my flight, I noticed the “Coffee is our Passion” written on the sleeve. Coffee Party USA is our passion.  I ruminated on what Coffee Party USA means […]

29 Sep 2019

September was Suicide Prevention Month and Chronic Pain Awareness Month

  By Amy Harth, Coffee Party Member and Volunteer Some thoughts as we close out September, which is both suicide prevention month and chronic pain awareness month. It’s lovely to make generic posts about listening to people who have suicidal ideation. Please know that people with depression and other mental illnesses struggle with asking for help. If you know someone is dealing with these things, reach out regularly. People who do not have or do not appear to have suicidal ideation […]

28 Sep 2019

Celebrate National Coffee Day 2019 by donating to Coffee Party USA

Happy National Coffee Day! Whether getting one to go or lingering over a second cup, on September 29 be sure to observe National Coffee Day! As I did last year, I am asking my readers to celebrate National Coffee Day by contributing to Coffee Party USA.  Time to be a good environmentalist and recycle what I wrote on National Coffee Ice Cream Day. I am celebrating National Coffee…Day by asking my readers to donate to my favorite nonprofit, Coffee Party […]

27 Sep 2019

Coffee Party USA celebrates National Voter Registration Day

Today, September 24, 2019, is National Voter Registration Day.  Americans are celebrating National Voter Registration Day with a massive 50-state effort to register voters before Election Day this November. With local elections happening in a few weeks, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot box this year and next. National Voter Registration Day is the right place to start by getting registered. That is why communities across the country are planning […]

27 Sep 2019

Happy National Coffee Ice Cream Day from Coffee Party USA!

Happy National Coffee Ice Cream Day! If you are a coffee lover and a lover of ice cream, then this is the food holiday you look forward to every year.  National Coffee Ice Cream Day is observed annually on September 6th. Since today is a coffee national day, I’m using it to promote Coffee Party USA, just like I did last year on National Ice Cream Day by being a good environmentalist and recycling and updating what I wrote for […]

27 Sep 2019

Coffee Party USA announces the winners of the 2017-2018 Golden Coffee Cups for television

The volunteers of Coffee Party USA have voted on the nominees for the Golden Coffee Cups for the 2017-2018 television season, so it’s time to announce the winners.  “Mindhunter” won Best Drama Series about Politics and Government, “Veep” won Best Comedy Series about Politics and Government, “Black Mirror” won Best Miniseries or Movie for Television about Politics and Government, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” won Best Comedy, Drama, Miniseries, or Movie for Television about Fantastic and Futuristic Politics and Government, and […]

27 Sep 2019

Donate to Coffee Party USA for National Nonprofit Day 2019

Happy National Nonprofit Day!  As I did last year, I am celebrating by asking my readers to donate to my favorite nonprofit, Coffee Party USA.  I am a director and officer of the organization and I just donated $5.00 in addition to my regular $10.00 monthly dues.  I am asking my readers to please match my $5.00 donation. I described where your money and mine will go in Happy 9th Birthday, Coffee Party USA! Your donation will allow “you to […]

18 Sep 2019

Populism or Totalitarianism? Warning Signs From Our Recent Past

“Hitler’s spell over his listeners rested “on the fanatical belief of this man in himself,” “on his pseudo-authoritative judgments about everything under the sun, and on the fact that his opinions […] could always be fitted into an all-encompassing ideology.”