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Emanuel Cleaver Monthly Meeting
Vanity ^ | August 5, 2009 | MSSC

Posted on 08/05/2009 10:35:20 AM PDT by MSSC6644

Reminder: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, 5th District, Missouri, will be holding his monthly "coffee." Here are the details:

COFFEE with CLEAVER

AUGUST 8, 2009

JP Coffee
3390 SW Fascination Dr.
Lee's Summit, MO

8-10 AM


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Announcements; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: 111th; cleaver; meeting; protest; representative; townhalls
Anyone in the area want to join me in speaking to Representative Cleaver? This may be our only chance for a face-to-face meeting during the August recess. Sign up here! This will be my first time to "protest" any action of an Obama Dem. I need help!
1 posted on 08/05/2009 10:35:21 AM PDT by MSSC6644
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To: MSSC6644

Good luck with this, hope you find some to go with you. Just remember not to dress too nicely, or they will think you are part of an organized group. LOL..


2 posted on 08/05/2009 10:37:21 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: NEMDF

Thanks for the encouragement. Weather here is so changeable, and that will determine what I wear. I have never attended one of these coffees, so I have no idea what to expect. I need to check to see if the address is a private home. Will do that now.


3 posted on 08/05/2009 10:41:32 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

OK. Just checked. The location is right across the street (SW Longview Rd) from the campus of Longview Community College. There’s lots of parking and room to stand around holding signs. Does anyone out there know the area?


4 posted on 08/05/2009 10:46:42 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644
Good luck and God bless you and all who attend. Use the link below to gather good info on the Democrat Health Care Plan.


OBAMA HEALTH CARE BY THE NUMBERS


MY LETTER TO THE WHITEHOUSE AND OBAMA ABOUT FREE SPEECH

5 posted on 08/05/2009 10:49:35 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

Thanks, Jeff. I’ve already sent this information to my entire e-mail list. I wonder if anyone has turned me in to the WH.


6 posted on 08/05/2009 10:53:17 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

I’m passing this info on to about 200 locals... I can’t go because of another engagement. I wish you the best. The area is nice btw...


7 posted on 08/05/2009 11:00:17 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: MSSC6644; barker

I can’t mapquest it right now, so I’m not positive about the location. Be sure to look at it with a street view on the maps. (I love that feature) when I read “across from longview”, I was there not to long ago... they have developed the area very nice.

Barker: ping...


8 posted on 08/05/2009 11:05:15 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~

Thanks, Kim, for sending this to the area people. I wanted to do that, but I didn’t know how. I’ve been here (FR) for a while, and I do post to a thread every so often, but it’s been a long time since I actually put something up. I wish you could be there. Would love to meet you.


9 posted on 08/05/2009 11:16:40 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

I wish I could go and that we could meet too! I met Barker @ a protest against Gore downtown kc with 2 of my kids. :). Barker is very nice. I don’t know if anyone from the 200+ will show up...but am putting the word out.


10 posted on 08/05/2009 11:34:04 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~

Thanks. I’ll try to keep this at the top, so more people can see it.


11 posted on 08/05/2009 11:49:23 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

Did you add it to the missouri board? That might help. I could have missed it if you did. Multitasking here :)


12 posted on 08/05/2009 11:59:08 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: MSSC6644

Hey, I’ll add a link to here @ the missouri board.


13 posted on 08/05/2009 12:00:44 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: MSSC6644
Here's the latest DNC e-mail on your ruthless, well financed campaign to "break" poor Barry and derail his hopeychangey single-payer dream:

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Ronaldus Magnus --

Rep. Kratovil hanged in effigy (pic)

There's been a lot of media coverage about organized mobs intimidating lawmakers, disrupting town halls, and silencing real discussion about the need for real health insurance reform.

The truth is, it's a sham. These "grassroots protests" are being organized and largely paid for by Washington special interests and insurance companies who are desperate to block reform. They're trying to use lies and fear to break the President and his agenda for change.

Health insurance reform is about our lives, our jobs, and our families -- we can't let distortions and intimidation get in the way. We need to expose these outrageous tactics, and we're counting on you to help. Can you read these "5 facts about the anti-reform mobs," then pass them along to your friends and family?

5 facts about the anti-reform mobs

1. These disruptions are being funded and organized by out-of-district special-interest groups and insurance companies who fear that health insurance reform could help Americans, but hurt their bottom line. A group run by the same folks who made the "Swiftboat" ads against John Kerry is compiling a list of congressional events in August to disrupt. An insurance company coalition has stationed employees in 30 states to track where local lawmakers hold town-hall meetings.

2. People are scared because they are being fed frightening lies. These crowds are being riled up by anti-reform lies being spread by industry front groups that invent smears to tarnish the President's plan and scare voters. But as the President has repeatedly said, health insurance reform will create more health care choices for the American people, not reduce them. If you like your insurance or your doctor, you can keep them, and there is no "government takeover" in any part of any plan supported by the President or Congress.

3. Their actions are getting more extreme. Texas protesters brought signs displaying a tombstone for Rep. Lloyd Doggett and using the "SS" symbol to compare President Obama's policies to Nazism. Maryland Rep. Frank Kratovil was hanged in effigy outside his district office. Rep. Tim Bishop of New York had to be escorted to his car by police after an angry few disrupted his town hall meeting -- and more examples like this come in every day. And they have gone beyond just trying to derail the President's health insurance reform plans, they are trying to "break" the President himself and ruin his Presidency.

4. Their goal is to disrupt and shut down legitimate conversation. Protesters have routinely shouted down representatives trying to engage in constructive dialogue with voters, and done everything they can to intimidate and silence regular people who just want more information. One attack group has even published a manual instructing protesters to "stand up and shout" and try to "rattle" lawmakers to prevent them from talking peacefully with their constituents.

5. Republican leadership is irresponsibly cheering on the thuggish crowds. Republican House Minority Leader John Boehner issued a statement applauding and promoting a video of the disruptions and looking forward to "a long, hot August for Democrats in Congress."

It's time to expose this charade, before it gets more dangerous. Please send these facts to everyone you know. You can also post them on your website, blog, or Facebook page.

Now, more than ever, we need to stand strong together and defend the truth.

Thanks,

Jen
Jen O'Malley Dillon
Executive Director
Democratic National Committee

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We need to police these things... the people hanging effigies are obviously agitators. If you see similar thug-shenanigans at your rally, take pictures and get plate numbers of the perps. This idiot in Maryland was never identified by anyone, while the actual protesters were perfectly willing to speak their mind and put their names to their words.

The liars are scared to death and they're going to do everything they can to sabotage these events. Keep your guard up.

14 posted on 08/05/2009 12:03:33 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
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To: MSSC6644

I just realized this is on Saturday morning. I know a lot of us have very busy Saturdays, but I’m praying some have three hours (travel, etc.) to spend at this “coffee.”


15 posted on 08/05/2009 12:08:48 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
. . .organized and largely paid for by Washington special interests and insurance companies who are desperate to block reform. . .

When and where do I get paid? LOL

16 posted on 08/05/2009 12:10:26 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

I hope the questions won’t be soft.. I think cleaver has had it easy so far. He needs some tough questions.


17 posted on 08/05/2009 12:27:01 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~

Now you’ve given me an idea. We should make sure all the questions we want answered are at least asked. Would you be interested in helping me put together a list of questions that we might pass out to those who come if they don’t have their own?


18 posted on 08/05/2009 12:29:22 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

bttt — hey, where are all the KC folks?


19 posted on 08/05/2009 2:05:28 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~; MSSC6644
I met Barker @ a protest against Gore downtown kc with 2 of my kids. :). Barker is very nice.

Well, nuts. Now I'll have to behave Saturday. Unless there is a major emergency I'll be there. Will be wearing a red t-shirt with an American flag on it.

I work in Lee's Summit so may drive by there tomorrow evening.

Kim, the street view of my house was taken on a Friday a year ago last April. Thursday is trash day and the container was still at the end of the drive. Only one still out. My sign protesting the condition of Greenwood streets was in the front yard. LOL

20 posted on 08/05/2009 4:12:33 PM PDT by barker (Sarah Palin 2012? You betcha!)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~; barker

Hello, barker

Just checking back to see if anyone had responded. So happy you’ll be there. If you can bring anyone with you, please do. Looking forward to meeting you.


21 posted on 08/05/2009 6:02:05 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

Hope others are coming on Saturday


22 posted on 08/05/2009 6:42:30 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~

Kim, please do copy the Missouri list as I don’t know how to do that. Sorry. Thanks for all your help. Off to bed. Will be back tomorrow afternoon.


23 posted on 08/05/2009 9:29:48 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

i wish i could go, but then again, they would be dragging me away in cuffs.


24 posted on 08/05/2009 9:33:31 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: MSSC6644

This is Cleaver’s only meeting with his constituents this recess. So far, just two freepers say they will be there, and I’m one of them. This is pitiful. We, as a nation, are on the edge of disaster. HELP!!!!


25 posted on 08/06/2009 5:27:57 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: buschbaby; gcoop; DWitts; KC_Right_Wing_Conspirator; elephant; startitover; wafflehouse; ...

Please let me know if you plan on attending the following event. I’ll go alone, but I’d love some company.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, 5th District, Missouri, will be holding his monthly “coffee.” Here are the details:

COFFEE with CLEAVER

AUGUST 8, 2009 8-10 AM
JP Coffee
3390 SW Fascination Dr.
Lee’s Summit, MO

This is right across the street from Longview Community College. Please attend. Thanks.


26 posted on 08/06/2009 6:18:26 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

bttt


27 posted on 08/06/2009 11:38:33 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644; 1stMarylandRegiment; 47carollann; A Citizen Reporter; A Cyrenian; adrian; AFLoggie; ...
Missouri ping

Low volume ping list

FReepmail me to be on, or off, this list.

I will try to be there but cannot make any guarantees as I'm just coming off hernia surgery this week.

28 posted on 08/06/2009 2:50:31 PM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: Just another Joe

Looking forward to meeting you, Joe. But do take care of yourself first.


29 posted on 08/06/2009 3:26:22 PM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

Don’t think you’ll be alone! DarlaJ has been talking about it on her program on KMBZ(980-AM) and it has been listed in the KC Tea Party site, although it was not on there this morning-hmmmm. I’m getting ready and will be there at the appointed hour.

LSA


30 posted on 08/08/2009 5:02:59 AM PDT by LSAggie
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To: LSAggie

I’m so embarrassed because now I won’t be there. When I woke up this morning, there was no water! We had a main break last evening that was just fixed — I have no water to speak of. I’m so upset (I wanted to write something a little stronger, but you never know who’s going to be reading what you write. LOL)
Please let me know how it all went.


31 posted on 08/08/2009 5:54:26 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644

Well, no wonder Barker and I couldn’t find you! Not having any idea what you look like didn’t help. There were a good 300-350 people there, and Cleaver was giving those who had filled out a ~paper~ 3 minutes a piece. Even though he stayed ‘til almost eleven, that meant way less than 100 people got to speak to him. He didn’t address the crowd, and most had gone by the time he left the coffee shop.

The crowd looked evenly split between the two sides. Our side had the hand-lettered signs, while the other side had the printed signs. Some heated discussions broke out but there were no fisticuffs.

Next time we’ll have to get more coordinated!

LSAggie (posting on hubby’s account)


32 posted on 08/08/2009 9:47:01 AM PDT by osagebowman
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To: osagebowman

Thank you so very much for letting me know what happened. Our water did not return until just a few minutes ago — just before 1:00 p.m. Did you get to ask any questions? Did anyone film the event? Will any of us who were there post an update?


33 posted on 08/08/2009 11:03:36 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: MSSC6644; LSAggie; ~Kim4VRWC's~; Just another Joe

Took some pictures and a little video and will try to get them up sometime today.

Weasel Cleaver wouldn’t face us directly. Hid behind the one-on-one format. The coffee shop was small and packed by 7:30. Chanels 5, 9 and 41 were there that I saw.

There was one arrest but it was for a traffic violation. Crowd seemed good natured for the most part. As LSAggie said there were a few heated discussions.

Talked to several nice people and told them about FR. Talked to a couple of not so nice ones too. Shook hands with a Patriot Guard Rider and thanked him for what they do.


34 posted on 08/08/2009 12:22:54 PM PDT by barker (Sarah Palin 2012? You betcha!)
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