FROM Annabel Park
Coffee Party, Antidote to the Tea Party, Launches Saturday If you're angry and want the government to go away, you may be a Tea Party Patriot . If you're angry but still think government does have a role to play, the National Coffee Party movement may be for you. Supporters say that CoffeePartyUSA.com had 170,000 visitors during its first week and claim 110,000 fans on Facebook , more than the Tea Party. Tomorrow, it's going from the virtual world to the real one, launching coffee parties around the country, says documentary filmmaker and movement founder, Annabel Park.
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