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U.S. Army Vet Proposes Coffee Party Chapter in Prince William County, VA

Alan Alborn, star of two Coffee Party YouTube videos, has written a blog post that has created a healthy, and very democratic convesation on Moonhowlings, a new blog in Manassas, VA, with Mr. Alborn himself answering questions.



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by Alan Alborn


You might remember the two videos featuring me that Moon Howler posted on the anti-BVBL website earlier this week. I was approached by Annabel Park ant Eric Byler for the past couple of weeks asking to discuss my view of the world. There was no set-up, no prompting, no feeling me out to see how I felt about the world frankly, they just wanted to learn what an old white guy thought about the state of our Government. I qualify. They conducted a straight and professional interview. Its my opinion that they did a fair and balanced piece that accurately captured my thoughts about a variety of subjects. The first video is now all over the internet so Ive gotten my fifteen minutes of fame. I was humbled by the product.


To my surprise (because of the subject, not the Producers), they created a couple of pretty good videos and posted them on their youtube website and Facebook. That was followed by a get together with a Washington Post reporter who just watched us in action and an article in the Washington Post. After the article in the Washington Post appeared, something interesting happened people started establishing local chapters and signing up on Facebook to learn more. The last time I checked the Facebook page the number of people signed up was approaching 18,000 with chapters in well over half of the states (and growing by the minute).


So, heres my question. Do you think we should start a Coffee Party here in Prince William County? Im an old soldier who thought I had fought my last battle; however, Im beginning to think that perhaps I have one more battle in me. This battle would be to try to go against the forces of the status quo, the Neocons from the last century, the groups who would like to turn personal religious beliefs into public policy, the people who dont recognize the value of a multicultural society and the fact that America isnt lily white any more (and thats ok), and any other group who hasnt quite made it across Midnight, 1 January 2001 to step into the twenty-first century.


Any group is the sum of its parts. The Coffee Party is growing quickly and absorbing a variety of views and opinions. The one thing we all agree on is that Government has to change and we would like it to change for the better instead of rolling back to the last Century. I would appreciate your thoughts. Im not hiding behind an alias; however, I respect your privacy and will engage in any respectful conversation.


If I get a lot of positive response, I would propose that those of us interested get together and throw our first Coffee Party to decide whats next. Ask your friends and tell them about this site. I am not happy with the way America is going and dont plan to sit this one out. I think Ill find the energy for one more battle this could be the big one.


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