Blog Timeline

September 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...
29th Sep 19

September was Suicide Prevention Month and Chronic Pain Awareness Month

  By Amy Harth, Coffee Party Member and Volunteer Some thoughts as we close out...
29th Sep 19

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...
28th Sep 19

Coffee Party USA celebrates National Voter Registration Day

Today, September 24, 2019, is National Voter Registration Day.  Americans are celebrating National Voter...
27th Sep 19

Happy National Coffee Ice Cream Day from Coffee Party USA!

Happy National Coffee Ice Cream Day! If you are a coffee lover and a...
27th Sep 19

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...
27th Sep 19

Donate to Coffee Party USA for National Nonprofit Day 2019

Happy National Nonprofit Day!  As I did last year, I am celebrating by asking...
27th Sep 19

Populism or Totalitarianism? Warning Signs From Our Recent Past

"Hitler's spell over his listeners rested "on the fanatical belief of this man in...
18th Sep 19
June 2019

Embracing Political Tension: Healing the Heart of Democracy

by Charlotte Coyle (June 2019) Political tension is built into the fabric of our...
25th Jun 19

“The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment” Thom Hartmann on Coffee Party Talks

Thom Hartmann stopped by to do a Coffee Party Talk about his latest book.
12th Jun 19
May 2019

Fighting Divisions with Civility

Civility and the way we talk to one another is being weaponized
26th May 19

May – brief poem

Heather Prabish, Coffee Party USA President Everyone expresses themselves differently.  I do not enjoy...
18th May 19

Both-And American Realities

A friend of mine cast her ballot in a metropolitan suburb in Texas and...
18th May 19

Have you Heard about the Stamp Stampede?

Campaign finance reform and corporate reform are serious issues, but that doesn’t mean that...
18th May 19


How do we fight divisiveness? Divisiveness today is the foundation of instability in our...
12th May 19

An Antidote to Divisiveness and Gridlock: Coffee Party USA and Local Communities

What could you accomplish with common ground and cooperation with others in your community?...
7th May 19
April 2019

Coffee Party Golden Coffee Cup Awards for 2018

The volunteers of Coffee Party USA have voted on the nominees for the 2018...
29th Apr 19

Common Ground with our Coffee Party president: April

More than passion by Heather Prabish, president Coffee Party USA is an all-volunteer run...
10th Apr 19

Tinder for Politics

Yes, the political climate in Europe is as polarized as in the U.S., and...
8th Apr 19
March 2019

Common Ground with our Coffee Party president: March

Heather Prabish I’ve been watching various people announce their candidacy for president. My thoughts...
18th Mar 19

Who Will Be The Neighbor?

I’ve come to the understanding that “enemy” is a social construct. I think humans...
18th Mar 19

Crazy Eddie ponders how politics influence our movies: 2019 Oscars

It’s time to finish my series on the Oscar winners that I promised three...
5th Mar 19

Why Bother with Civility? Because It Works!

I have learned that how we say what we say determines whether or not...
2nd Mar 19

Crazy Eddie spotlights the “wins” for diversity at 2019 Academy Awards

I told my readers to “stay tuned at the end of ‘First Man’ and...
1st Mar 19

Crazy Eddie blogs about the non-political, political Academy Awards

In his hot negative take on the Academy Awards in Oscar Bytes,  Kunstler wrote...
1st Mar 19
February 2019

Women’s March 2019: Some Reflections

Coffee Party USA Board member, Jeanene Louden, tells how the women’s marches help her...
25th Feb 19

It’s About Dignity, Stupid!

First, let me apologize. I don’t really think you are stupid. I was competing...
25th Feb 19

Volunteer Spotlight – Jeanne Bear

Jeanne Bear is the subject of our volunteer spotlight for February 2019.  Jeanne joined...
9th Feb 19
January 2019

2010-2019: Happy Birthday Coffee Party USA!

Coffee Party USA is one of many affinity groups that emerged from the political...
26th Jan 19

Happy 9th Birthday, Coffee Party USA!

Vince Lamb, Coffee Party USA Board of Directors, celebrates our Coffee Party birthday on...
25th Jan 19

Heather begins 2019 as our new Coffee Party President

Heather Prabish began her term as our Coffee Party USA president in January. Here,...
25th Jan 19

How Civility Can Help Solve the Shut Down

Coffee Party USA Board Member, Vince Lamb, blogs at his Crazy Eddie’s Motie News...
23rd Jan 19

How our Contempt and Self-righteousness Keep Feeding our Toxic Politics

Debilyn Molineaux is a transformation partner and Director Emerita of Coffee Party USA. She works...
21st Jan 19

Conservative Bill Kristol: Working to save the Republican Party from Trump (VIDEO)

Bill Kristol did not mince his words as he went hard at his party...
1st Jan 19
December 2018

Walk a Mile in My Shoes …

… and I will walk a mile in yours. Imagine the world we could...
25th Dec 18

Volunteers Get More than They Give

Longtime volunteer and Board Member, Jeanene Louden, says “Coffee Party saved my life.” If...
23rd Dec 18

The A-B-C’s of Civility

We talk a lot about civility here at Coffee Party USA. And we get...
15th Dec 18

Director Egberto Willies demonstrates the Coffee Party Way

Coffee Party Director, author and activist, Egberto Willies, spends much of his time engaging...
14th Dec 18
7th Dec 18

Make America Great — Again? Or for the First Time?

I cry every time I watch the six minute opening scene from The Newsroom,...
7th Dec 18

We Need To Talk: It’s Time to Create and Fund Our Future

Collectively, there are thousands of organizations and funders already working to improve our country....
6th Dec 18

Remembering President G.H.W. Bush

As I watched the service for Bush 41, I remembered the seeds of discord...
5th Dec 18
November 2018

Using Story to Listen

By Jeanne Bear, Coffee Party USA volunteer In our current body politic what could...
20th Nov 18
The pathology afflicting the country is waning just fast enough

The Pathology Afflicting the Country is Waning Just Fast Enough

The Midterm 2018 Blue Wave proved that the pathology is waning. Unfortunately, the defeat of Stacey...
18th Nov 18

Make America Kind Again

A photo of this cap made the rounds in cyberspace not long after the...
15th Nov 18

Fourteen Skills to Survive Holiday Season’s Social and Political Interactions

By Chrystine Julian, Coffee Party USA volunteer When checking out the Coffee Party USA...
13th Nov 18
October 2018

YOU have been Keeping Us Strong for 10 Years

Coffee Party USA is looking for passionate people from all America’s diverse communities who...
16th Oct 18
September 2018

National Coffee Day

Vince Lamb (Dr! Lamb) has been involved with Coffee Party USA almost from the...
29th Sep 18
April 2018
Do Unto Others The Golden Rule

Do Unto Others

So why has the human race never really figured out how to live by...
8th Apr 18
March 2018

2017 Coffee Party Awards. And the Golden Coffee Cup Goes To …

Long time Coffee Party volunteer and Board member, Vince Lamb, gets us ready for...
9th Mar 18
November 2017
September 2017
Thoughts on MLK from Coffee Party Volunteers

Thoughts on MLK from Coffee Party Volunteers

Some of our Coffee Party USA activists consider what we have learned from Dr....
9th Sep 17
December 2016

Volunteer Spotlight – Austin Wykes

Austin volunteers with the Newsroom.
15th Dec 16

Resist the Divide

By Jeanene Louden, Coffee Party USA Director (December 2016) The president elect is calling for...
7th Dec 16
September 2016

Volunteer Spotlight – Heather Prabish

Heather Prabish has volunteered in numerous work groups and also participated in our Coffee...
15th Sep 16
June 2016

Volunteer Spotlight – Elisabeth Parker

Originally from New York, Elisabeth Parker has spent time in Boston, San Diego and...
15th Jun 16
February 2016
9th Feb 16
October 2015

Debilyn: Enjoying Our Big, Raucous, Bickering American Family

Debilyn Molineaux served as the Coffee Party USA president for several years because she...
28th Oct 15
September 2015
Coffee Party USA

Citizens Intervention Trailer — thank you to all survivors! Coffee Party

Coffee Party Members endured a rainstorm, a sleet storm, a hail storm, and a...
9th Sep 15
January 2010

The Coffee Party USA Founding Story

Not unlike what might be found on the “Acknowledgements” page in a best selling...
25th Jan 10