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Shared-ideas.jpg   So, I was reading somewhere, undoubtedly in my echo chamber The Daily Beast, that whatever anyone may think of the Tea-Party, its name worked. It related back to a point-of-pride moment in American history, and for that reason is a positive. And it is to-the-point, cohesive, and so on.
     This, the author implied, is something The Left/ The Progressives/ The Resistance/ The Dems etc., are lacking. He feels that The Resistance isn't good because it implies minority-status, which it isn't because afterall Hillary did win the popular vote by 2.9million votes, and it has the connotation of negativity since generally those resisting are dealt with harshly by those in power who have all the military stuff like armies as per history. The others mentioned seem to me to be generic, non-inclusive, and so on.
    So, he wondered, is there a name that could be inclusive, positive, related to a point-of-pride in history, speak to common values etc. He admitted that he had nothing, was merely asking the question which I have herein paraphrased.
    What do you think? Does a name help with cohesion? With identification? Do you think that The Tea-Party was a good name? Is all of this merely superficial nonsense? I have always felt that The Dems are not cohesive, we split along minority lines but I absolutely know that is changing. As one speaker at the Immigration Rally said, as many others have said, when they hurt one of us, they hurt all of us.
   So, how to concisely define 'Us'? I got nothing, honestly. One suggestion, 'The Real Majority' I don't care for because it reminds me too much of 'The Moral Majority'.
   Does anyone have an idea for naming a movement? Let me know.

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