From the grounds of the Coffee Party rises …

posted at 10:55 am on July 12, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

Would that be One Nation Under God?  Er, not exactly.  After the Coffee Party ran out of caffeine, despite the attempts by mainstream media outlets to breathe life into it, progressives have decided to try again.  This time, the Washington Post reports on the latest effort by unions and other hardball political players to create a top-down “grassroots” organization to compete with the Tea Party, this time called One Nation:

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, the “tea party” movement must be honored.

In an effort to replicate the tea party’s success, 170 liberal and civil rights groups are forming a coalition that they hope will match the movement’s political energy and influence. They promise to “counter the tea party narrative” and help the progressive movement find its voice again after 18 months of foundering.

The large-scale attempt at liberal unity, dubbed “One Nation,” will try to revive themes that energized the progressive grass roots two years ago. In a repurposing of Barack Obama’s former campaign slogan, organizers are demanding “all the change” they voted for — a poke at the White House.

So who’s behind this?  It reads like a Who’s Who of special interests within the Democratic Party:

The groups involved represent the core of the first-time voters who backed Obama, including the National Council of La Raza, the Service Employees International Union, the NAACP, the AFL-CIO, and the United States Student Association. (The effort is separate from the Democratic Party’s plan to spend $50 million trying to reach those same voters.)

Separate?  Uh, sure it is.  The SEIU and the AFL-CIO never coordinate with Democrats, and neither do La Raza or the NAACP … right?  This overly credulous statement should embarrass the WaPo editorial staff.  If the Tea Party had been formed on the basis of massive funding from the NRA, the Chamber of Commerce, and Focus on the Family, would anyone in the media have written that the effort would have been “separate” from the GOP?

This isn’t imitation being the sincerest form of flattery.  It’s an admission by the Democratic Party and its chief special-interest supporters that the grassroots have failed to materialize on their behalf.  In its place, liberal groups will shovel tens of millions of dollars into faking it.  It’s an Astroturf campaign, designed to give the media something else to talk about other than the Tea Party, which has political momentum and enthusiasm and has conservatives organizing at the grassroots level for the first time since Reagan.


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The large-scale attempt at liberal unity, dubbed “One Nation,”

Liberal unity is a unicorn. I think many Democrats are starting to realize that there are a lot of competing interests in their party. The redistributionists and the unions and the minorities and the lawyers and the drug companies and the criminals and the one-world government folks all have conflicting aims. It’s our job to highlight those differences.

hawksruleva on July 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM

It’s an Astroturf campaign, designed to give the media something else to talk about other than the Tea Party, which has political momentum and enthusiasm and has conservatives organizing at the grassroots level for the first time since Reagan.

As hard as they try to get the media to carry their water, they can’t make up for a lack of enthusiasm on their own side because Bambi is screwing the pooch as CinC.

That’s why you get protests in Boston with a small fraction of the number expected showing up… and that’s counting the counter-protesters who showed up as well.

teke184 on July 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM

One Nation! Their kickoff event is a fundraiser, to pay the volunteers, featuring a Michael Jackson sing-a-long and a Polanski film festival.

Rocks on July 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM

Whether this is a legit group or not, one of their goals likely is to portray Tea Partiers as extreme rather than mainstream.

Again.

eforhan on July 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM

They promise to “counter the tea party narrative”

It’s not a “narrative”.

The concept of a genuine grass roots movement based on principles absolutely does not compute with statist authoritarians.

forest on July 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM

TEA – Taxed Enough Already

ONE – Obama’s New Establishment

Nethicus on July 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM

They should issues signs for their rent-a-mob that say, “Same ol’ $h1t.”

Akzed on July 12, 2010 at 11:00 AM

One Nation,
==========

sounds a bit like FatherLand!!!!!!

One Nation=Collective Speak,commie style!!

canopfor on July 12, 2010 at 11:00 AM

Do these fools think Corporatism is going to do anything other than increase the number and influence of corporate lobbyists? Doublethink lives.

Blacklake on July 12, 2010 at 11:01 AM

Why don’t the Donks just stick with their proven winners: ACORN, SEIU, and the Black Pampers (after loosing Byrd, they can no longer count on the KKK groups)?

MeatHeadinCA on July 12, 2010 at 11:01 AM

This will fail like every other artificially spread movement of the Liberal message. Like Air America proved and Barack Obama is proving, the Liberal message is too negative to become popular with the American people. Americans tire quickly of the contant whining, just look at the ratings of MSNBC and CNN.

kingsjester on July 12, 2010 at 11:02 AM

Tie a bunch of drunks together and see if they can walk straight. I’ll admit that it’s an interesting theory.

abobo on July 12, 2010 at 11:02 AM

Mrs. Pederson in Miami is concerned, so are the Binghams from Ohio, the Smyth’s from Kansas are just about concerned, and the Garcia’s from New Mexico, aren’t exactly shaking in their boots.
You see, they show up at the Tea-Party events because it is important to them personally…no because they are paid hacks.
They want politicians to be held accountable, on both sides of the aisle.
Good luck professional organizers, I love it when you waste your money fighting something that doesn’t exist…the Tea-Party is a figment of your imagination…those are just plain Americans that are fed up.
Like a nightmare, if you didn’t fall asleep you wouldn’t have them, well if you hadn’t fallen asleep in leadership, they wouldn’t be there…now wake up and they will be gone.
They aren’t there…it is you who are creating them…

right2bright on July 12, 2010 at 11:03 AM

Again they have to pay for these organizations. Pay to bus them in, pay salries for the organizers, pay for tee shirts, pay for printed signs……. And this is grassroots how?

conservnut on July 12, 2010 at 11:03 AM

“One Nation,” as if… what? All Americans should or would get behind them? Even Gibbs acknowledges the can of whoopass awaiting the Left in November.

From the Titanic Department of Deckchair Rearrangement.

Akzed on July 12, 2010 at 11:05 AM

Well now I’m totally confused. I thought that “Organizinged Crime for America” was purposed with the job of continuing the historic and unprecedented change, hope and charity endless entitlements promised by “Fab Abs” Obama.

tpitman on July 12, 2010 at 11:05 AM

This is working out as well as talk radio is working for the left.

I guess they really need a movement though, seeing how they don’t many things on their side. I mean, it would be different if they controlled the news media, the public schools, the gub’mint jobs, the unions, higher education, Congress, The White House, TV, Movies, hey, wait a minute…

reaganaut on July 12, 2010 at 11:06 AM

Again they have to pay for these organizations. Pay to bus them in, pay salries for the organizers, pay for tee shirts, pay for printed signs……. And this is grassroots how?

conservnut on July 12, 2010 at 11:03 AM

We can’t bother Nancy Pelosi with that question. She’s too busy crying her eyes out in a corner over the threatened violence from the Black Panthers and Envirowhackos (no longer just threatened in their case).

MeatHeadinCA on July 12, 2010 at 11:06 AM

Would that be One Nation Under God?

…with liberty and justice for all.

The large-scale attempt at liberal unity

Yeah. I think they better go back to the drawing board for a more apropos name.

Why not just call themselves the Anti-American Tea Party. It sounds descriptive enough, doesn’t it?

Fallon on July 12, 2010 at 11:07 AM

Psst…, libs?

The Tea Party wasn’t organized “top-down” by a string of right-wing organizations planting astroturf campaigns, as you are trying to do to “counter” them.

Your manufactured response does nothing to respond to the real outrage of American citizens.

I hope it fails.

cs89 on July 12, 2010 at 11:08 AM

One Nation

Yeah, I’ve heard of other groups that use “nation’ too, and they don’t have America’s best interests in heart also ….

Jerome Horwitz on July 12, 2010 at 11:08 AM

..latest effort by unions and other hardball political players to create a top-down “grassroots” organization to compete with the Tea Party, this time called One Nation..

..oxymoronic, reeking of desparation..

The War Planner on July 12, 2010 at 11:09 AM

..and even reeking of desperation, too!

The War Planner on July 12, 2010 at 11:09 AM

They sound like burned out old hippies trying in vain to recreate the high of their first acid trip.

Sharke on July 12, 2010 at 11:10 AM

Yeah, I’ve heard of other groups that use “nation’ too, and they don’t have America’s best interests in heart also ….

Jerome Horwitz on July 12, 2010 at 11:08 AM

I know of several orgs…

Nation of Islam

Aryan Nation

MeatHeadinCA on July 12, 2010 at 11:10 AM

Do these fools think Corporatism is going to do anything other than increase the number and influence of corporate lobbyists? Doublethink lives.

Blacklake on July 12, 2010 at 11:01 AM

Agreed. The more government gets involved in the private sector, the more the private sector will be “involved” with government. Seems pretty logical to me.

furytrader on July 12, 2010 at 11:10 AM

The difference between Tea Partiers and One Nationers is that the One Nationers all arrive at the rally on the same bus.

Cicero43 on July 12, 2010 at 11:10 AM

Maybe the “One Nation Party formerly known as Coffee” could muster a little more genuine grassroots support if they’d hand out free tote bags or something as a little honey to “sweeten the deal” as it were. Paying thugs to shuffle off their porches to stand in the hot sun in their purple shirts or their paramilitary costumes with nightsticks has got to be putting negative pressure on their bottom line.

tpitman on July 12, 2010 at 11:11 AM

So,Obama wants to start a new political party,
so,umm,to split the vote,kinda like the Ross
Perot debackle!!!

And I guess,One Nation will represent Socialism
I bet!!

canopfor on July 12, 2010 at 11:13 AM

Hope Nation
Change Nation
One Nation under Obama

canopfor on July 12, 2010 at 11:15 AM

OneNation? I am sure they will be leading the charge to support Arizona’s anti-immigration law as most Americans support it-right?

CWforFreedom on July 12, 2010 at 11:17 AM

So, where’s the money to pay for this coming from, Tarp, Stimulus, Obamas Stash?

Tommy_G on July 12, 2010 at 11:18 AM

“Cough”ee over more tax dollars.

lorien1973 on July 12, 2010 at 11:18 AM

Communist fascists. Very reminiscent of the American Nazi Party during the 30s when they surrounded themselves with American flags. Sane, freedom loving people will not fall for this garbage.

rplat on July 12, 2010 at 11:19 AM

Ironic that the woman in the picture is holding a sign that says “Stop Corporate Lobbyists,” and the “movement” is made up entirely of those with gigantic lobbying organizations. Whadda maroon!

College Prof on July 12, 2010 at 11:19 AM

There will be no unity among liberal factions because each group wants everything for themselves.

swash_plate on July 12, 2010 at 11:19 AM

“Axis of Evil” was their first choice but was already taken, so they settled for a term used by the Third Reich. Makes sense. When will the “Gott Mit Uns” belt buckles be available?

Hening on July 12, 2010 at 11:20 AM

One Nation Organizational Party tonight at 6 right over there by the CLIFF Be there or lose your Goberment perks!

dhunter on July 12, 2010 at 11:21 AM

Your tax dollars at work…

Happy?

Seven Percent Solution on July 12, 2010 at 11:23 AM

The press will assiduously ignore the connections between any of the member groups of “One Nation” and the Obama White House or the Democrat party. The MSM are in the tank and they display this fealty time and again by ignoring or under-reporting this “grass roots” movement and its connection to arguably socialist and anti-American groups. I feel frustration watching people like Pelosi dismissing the Tea Party as an “astro-turf” movement when their own imitation of the Tea Party, a real grass-roots movement, pales in comparison.

allstonian on July 12, 2010 at 11:24 AM

Again they have to pay for these organizations. Pay to bus them in, pay salries for the organizers, pay for tee shirts, pay for printed signs……. And this is grassroots how?

[conservnut on July 12, 2010 at 11:03 AM]

You mean besides grassroots taxpayers paying for most of it?

Dusty on July 12, 2010 at 11:25 AM

One Nation Under a Groove.

Gettin’ down just for… the funk of it.

LibTired on July 12, 2010 at 11:26 AM

This is doubleplus hilarious. :) :) :)

Theophile on July 12, 2010 at 11:26 AM

The groups involved represent the core of the first-time voters who backed Obama, including the National Council of La Raza, the Service Employees International Union, the NAACP, the AFL-CIO, and the United States Student Association.

How the Democrats win the 2010 midterms: they will post a few well-armed SEIU and AFL-CIO goons (or New Black Panthers) in front of every polling place to beat up “cracker ladies” (like Barack’s maternal Grandma) if they show up to vote. Then they get Eric Holder to drop the charges…they were just “providing security” against those violent Tea Partiers, you see.

Steve Z on July 12, 2010 at 11:26 AM

Missing those Coffee Party mopes. Drinking a hot cup of joe right now in their memory…

MarkT on July 12, 2010 at 11:28 AM

Nethicus: +1
Excellent

cmsinaz on July 12, 2010 at 11:28 AM

OT: On the Lebron case, JJ reacts on his typical, playing race card. Two comments out of the more than 300 that are pi$sed at Jesse Jackson-on TMZ!

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/07/11/jesse-jackson-lebron-james-dan-gilbert-cleveland-cavaliers/2/#comments-anchor#ixzz0tTySN8Ds

WHY DOES EVERYTHING HAVE TO BE ABOUT RACE??? SO SICK OF IT..EVEN WHEN RACE IS NOT AN ISSUE…THEY DRAG IT IN!!! THE BLACKS WANT US TO BE COLOR BLIND BUT EVERYTIME THEY DONT AGREE THEY BRING UP THE COLOR ISSUE…
Posted at 3:56 PM on Jul 11, 2010 by NORMA D

Why didn’t he speak up when the New Black Panthers were not prosecuted by the Justice Department?
Posted at 4:03 PM on Jul 11, 2010 by Mike In MI

There’s hope after all. Ah, all that waste of money, just for talkin’ and pretending. Eh. Halloween is near!

ProudPalinFan on July 12, 2010 at 11:29 AM

Ah, Soros at work again, I see….

This is what happens when an entire political party falls into the clutches of a Bond Villain.

victor82 on July 12, 2010 at 11:29 AM

Separate? Uh, sure it is. The SEIU and the AFL-CIO never coordinate with Democrats, and neither do La Raza or the NAACP … right? This overly credulous statement should embarrass the WaPo Compost editorial staff.

FIFY – There is a reason that those of us treated to the garbage of the post call it the Washington Compost on a regular basis. These people would not know a factual story if it bit them in the rear.

Govgirl on July 12, 2010 at 11:30 AM

So is this the AstroTurf that Nanny Peloser was talking about?

The tea party wasn’t top down on purpose. It needs nothing more than the Constitution as it’s organizing purpose.

tarpon on July 12, 2010 at 11:30 AM

OneNationDempression!!

canopfor on July 12, 2010 at 11:35 AM

I’ll bet they already have a snappy, original slogan:

One People
One Nation
One Leader

With matching posters:

http://www.ww2archive.net/img1653.htm

Lockstein13 on July 12, 2010 at 11:35 AM

I wonder if OneNation has 57 States!!

canopfor on July 12, 2010 at 11:36 AM

They promise to “counter the tea party narrative” and help the progressive movement find its voice again after 18 months of foundering.

Eighteen months??? Try since the day Nancy Pelosi took the gavel. This “progressive movement” has been well defined and a strong majority of the voting public is REJECTING this disasterous ideology.

progressive movement—FLUSH REPEATEDLY

Rovin on July 12, 2010 at 11:37 AM

With matching posters:

http://www.ww2archive.net/img1653.htm

Lockstein13 on July 12, 2010 at 11:35 AM

Lockstein13: Well,if they do another portrait,brown will
have to go,in favour of purple,ahem!!

canopfor on July 12, 2010 at 11:38 AM

One nation, unexceptional, with social justice for all.

or

One Nation Socialist Party= ONAZI’s

cartooner on July 12, 2010 at 11:40 AM

More marketing strategies from Axelrod, the Astroturfer? The “grounds down” coffee klatsch is now officially OFA in another guise: Organizing for Arseh*les.

onlineanalyst on July 12, 2010 at 11:45 AM

The Coffee Party?

These guys don’t even qualify to being the SANKA Party!

pilamaye on July 12, 2010 at 11:48 AM

Zzzzz.

So it’s now the Progressive Democrat/Moderate Non-Teabagger Coffee Browbagger One Nation party?

I can’t wait to see how many times this astroturfing effort has to “rebrand” itself before November.

Good Lt on July 12, 2010 at 11:49 AM

Liberals are obsessed with their PROCEDURE as opossed to their MESSAGE… which sucks.

mjbrooks3 on July 12, 2010 at 11:51 AM

Someone (Breitbart?) should locate the memos from the formation meetings. They would be hysterical.

LASue on July 12, 2010 at 11:52 AM

The Tea party movement simply erupted spontaneously in several places at about the same time. It was not and still is not a nationally coordinated movement. What I suppose the Democrats don’t understand is that you can not manufacture that sort of thing.

When citizens are asking tough questions of their Congressmen, that isn’t rehearsed and choreographed. It is straight from the heart. It is raw and it is “as it happens”.

Democrats are building more kabuki here.

crosspatch on July 12, 2010 at 11:52 AM

One Nation Party will be the One & Done Party thanks to the Bamster…

mjbrooks3 on July 12, 2010 at 11:53 AM

“Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer!”

Und Ein Nation!

N. O'Brain on July 12, 2010 at 11:54 AM

Ah, Soros at work again, I see….

This is what happens when an entire political party falls into the clutches of a Bond Villain.

victor82 on July 12, 2010 at 11:29 AM

Bond villian? I don’t give him that much credit. I’ve always thought of him as more of an Underdog villian, Simon Bar Sinister. Strong resemblence.

iurockhead on July 12, 2010 at 11:54 AM

I’ve always found it interesting how Union leaders pander to liberal special interests and their policies that only hurt rank-and-file Union members.

southsideironworks on July 12, 2010 at 11:57 AM

See Air Amerika versus Talk Radio.

jukin on July 12, 2010 at 12:05 PM

If the Tea Party had been formed on the basis of massive funding from the NRA, the Chamber of Commerce, and Focus on the Family, would anyone in the media have written that the effort would have been “separate” from the GOP?

That was one of their earliest accusations against the tea-party. and they wrote it as if it were fact. Remember Nancy accusing us of being “astroturf?”

It seems the aphorism is true:

“It’s the thief who thinks he’s being robbed.”

JeffWeimer on July 12, 2010 at 12:07 PM

“Ein bratwurst!!! Und gedsundheit!!!”

Akzed on July 12, 2010 at 12:08 PM

It’s just so silly.

Leftists have had a plethora organized groups for decades.

Why do they suddenly need another one specifically to deal with the Tea Party?

jjrakman on July 12, 2010 at 12:12 PM

‘Energize’ with Democrats translates to lie, horn swoggle, tell half truths and manipulate.

jeanie on July 12, 2010 at 12:13 PM

Liberal unity is a unicorn. I think many Democrats are starting to realize that there are a lot of competing interests in their party. The redistributionists and the unions and the minorities and the lawyers and the drug companies and the criminals and the one-world government folks all have conflicting aims. It’s our job to highlight those differences.

hawksruleva on July 12, 2010 at 10:59 AM

Yeah, sure…but when’s the last time we’ve heard of an election where the Democratic Party vote was split because of a third party candidate?

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 12, 2010 at 12:15 PM

revive themes that energized the progressive grass roots two years ago

And that translates to ‘blame George Bush’That ship has sailed.

jeanie on July 12, 2010 at 12:15 PM

The mistake the liberals repeat endlessly is attempt to build organizations from the top down to oppose conservative organizations built from the bottom up. While Rush and the right-wing talk show hosts built their audiences one viewer at a time, Air America thought they could create its analogue with a giant bankrool, but failed.

The beauty of this is that liberals can’t stop from making this error because they are elitists who insist they dictate doctrine to the masses. Conservatives, on the other hand, believe they must persuade their fellow citizens of their argument. Our method is better.

Tantor on July 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM

One Nation is dedicated to keeping Americans divided. Obviously, the irony is lost on them. They need to re-name their pathetic group “Damn Nation,” in honor of Barry and his mentor, Rev. Wright.

Christien on July 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM

Air America stumbled a couple of times before dying, too. Face facts, guys, America is just not that into you or your left wing policies. The only group from whom you’ve had any measure of buy-in success is federal judges.

Kafir on July 12, 2010 at 12:20 PM

They(Dems)will lie, cheat, steal, trample our laws and spend us into oblivion. If they profess to change it’s just more lies to serve their own ends. NEVER EVER trust a Democrat especially the ones in the Unions and Civil Rights movements.

jeanie on July 12, 2010 at 12:24 PM

For two years, libtards have been saying that the Tea Party was run out of Dick Armey’s basement. Now they are basically doing that from their side.

Speedwagon82 on July 12, 2010 at 12:27 PM

Separate? Uh, sure it is. The SEIU and the AFL-CIO never coordinate with Democrats, and neither do La Raza or the NAACP … right? This overly credulous statement should embarrass the WaPo editorial staff.

FWIW, I didn’t read what the WAPO wrote as saying they had absolutely nothing to do with each other.

I read it as saying that the effort was not the same as the $50 million Democrat effort (in other words, this is additional money and additional groups focusing on the same thing).

JadeNYU on July 12, 2010 at 12:31 PM

This attempt will fail as well. Democrats don’t play well together. When each group lays claim to being “#1 Victim”, its hard to get the other groups on board.

GarandFan on July 12, 2010 at 12:32 PM

In its place, liberal groups will shovel tens of millions of dollars into faking it.

Tens of millions?!??!? They’ve got $20B from BP, alone.

cthulhu on July 12, 2010 at 12:49 PM

I loved this definition from WikiPedia …
One Nation is a far-right and nationalist political party in Australia.

the irony

J_Crater on July 12, 2010 at 12:52 PM

The motto of One Nation….

If you aren’t one of us, you’re gonna be re-educated, or eliminated.

How much of our tax dollars are being used to help propel this crap?

capejasmine on July 12, 2010 at 12:55 PM

Let’s not forget Obama’s quote to punch back twice as hard. I see a clash coming and it won’t be favorable to the tea party.

Have those cell phone cameras ready tea partiers!

booter on July 12, 2010 at 1:00 PM

This overly credulous statement should embarrass the WaPo editorial staff.

I bet that one of two processes helps them avoid their chagrin:
.
1. Repeat firmly & frequently “The End Justifies the Means!”
.
2. They have a tremendous health care plan which allows multiple weekly visits to psychological and psychiatric care providers to deal with deep-seated guilt and feelings of inadequacy.

ExpressoBold on July 12, 2010 at 1:07 PM

It’s an Astroturf campaign

Axelrod is known for astroturf, which would tend to confirm the connection between this and the White House.

tom on July 12, 2010 at 1:11 PM

The groups involved represent the core of the first-time voters who backed Obama, including the National Council of La Raza Hispanic KKK, the Service Employees International Union Purple-Shirted Thugs, the NAACP Union of Perpetual Race-Mongerers, the AFL-CIO Fifth Column, and the United States Student Association Association of Scholastic Slackers and Parasites.

Truth in advertising …

ya2daup on July 12, 2010 at 1:12 PM

One Nation.

One Nation? Sounds like something is missing.

One Nation, under God, indivisible… Well there we go, that ‘s better. The liberal corruptodrats will probably wish they came up with a better name at some point.

“It’s an admission by the Democratic Party and its chief special-interest supporters that the grassroots have failed to materialize on their behalf. In its place, liberal groups will shovel tens of millions of dollars into faking it. It’s an Astroturf campaign, designed to give the media something else to talk about other than the Tea Party…”

Now there was something, something about one of Obama’s advisors, something about Astroturf…

Axelrod, that’s it. Axelrod, the originator and foremost practitioner of political Astroturf. Of course, Astroturf, in this context, is just plain lying. It is creating false appearances with money and BS. Of course, Axelrod probably didn’t have anything to do with this latest propaganda project.

novaculus on July 12, 2010 at 1:13 PM

How about Statist Liberals United for Tyrannical Socialism…

trigon on July 12, 2010 at 1:21 PM

… and those “code words” are flying …

So let‘s say Obama’s people have correctly deduced that there’s no chance in hell of getting anything through Congress.

Obama’s people” ??
… and which “people” are “Obama’s people” ?

J_Crater on July 12, 2010 at 1:28 PM

The obvious sequitur for “One Nation,” as I react to it, is “Under God.” Who knows what the Astroturf leaders will use to supplant the spiritual entity? It may be up to the individual Astroturfer, as in “One Nation under unions” or “One Nation under Democrats (only).” It could be as narrow as “One Nation under equal social groups and imperatives but not individualism and self-esteem regardless of ethnicity or race.”
.

I’ll bet they already have a snappy, original slogan:

One People
One Nation
One Leader
[...]
Lockstein13 on July 12, 2010 at 11:35 AM

Thanks for posting that! Scary, but it seems as if the liberal Democrats cannot resist pushing the socialist principles and methods of an authoritarian, exclusive regime.

ExpressoBold on July 12, 2010 at 1:29 PM

How about Statist Liberals United for Tyrannical Socialism…

trigon on July 12, 2010 at 1:21 PM

Maybe they’re being sponsored by Kim Jong-Il and the Film Actors Guild!

America…..F* Yeah!

dmh0667 on July 12, 2010 at 1:34 PM

I smell a Plouffe.

hillbillyjim on July 12, 2010 at 2:13 PM

One Nation….except you conservatives, you are not invited.

tommer74 on July 12, 2010 at 2:52 PM

“One Nation” “One Collectivist Nation” there ya go fixed it for ya.

Dr Evil on July 12, 2010 at 2:53 PM

I smell a Plouffe.

hillbillyjim on July 12, 2010 at 2:1

It’s got that distinct ordor doesn’t it…and it even has the word “Nation” in the Groups identity.

Organizing for America….They are dangling strings no one is interested in pulling :)

Dr Evil on July 12, 2010 at 2:55 PM

How about Statist Liberals United for Tyrannical Socialism…

trigon on July 12, 2010 at 1:21 PM

Brilliant! I guess you came up with that name for the accuracy of the acronym as it applies to that group.

We could also give the group a name with the acronym SPECTRE, since, as another poster has postulated, a Bond Villain must be pulling the strings behind it. I am thinking “Socialist Pigs Enlisting Communist Thugs for the Running of Everything.”

By the way, the group has adopted a name confusingly similar to my own. I am considering an action for trademark infringement. :)

OneVision on July 12, 2010 at 2:59 PM

Amazing how the Left has just completely given up on organizing at the grass roots. I thought that’s what they were all about. That coffeeparty thing was pathetic, though. There’s probably still video out there of their meetings where they’re trying to figure out what to put on their signs when they go and protest. Pretty feeble stuff.

WarEagle01 on July 12, 2010 at 4:17 PM

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