This article, by Alexander Amend, was written in anticipation of the Louisville convention, but it’s still a good introduction to the Coffee Party. The article’s last paragraphs:
For Park the decision to include [Amy Kremer of the Tea Party Express] at the convention embodies the goals and ideals of the movement.
“You can’t go into a discussion saying we are permanently in conflict. There’s nothing wrong with having differences of opinion. The whole ideal of America is based on thriving diversity and people keep forgetting that difference doesn’t mean conflict — difference is a good thing,” she said.
“Are we ready to take up arms? No. Democracy? Yes. There’s no other way.”