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The gadwall thread about the Saint Louis Democrats that insist that their constituents be allowed to assault the police (but just a little) prompted me to look up, just who are the community Organizers behind the "Dont Shoot Coalition"


Man what a bunch!  Lee Cary at American Thinker did the legwork for us.





 



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Who is on the DSC membership list?



The publicized list of the 45 DSC group names breaks down into these categorizes: (1) Labor Unions; (2) African-American Organizations; (3) Other Ethnic Groups; (4) Faith-based Organizations: (5) Anti-War Activists; (6) Defined Causes; (7) All-purpose Progressive Activists; (8) Unidentified; and (9) Outlier. Several select organizations on the list will be further explored later, along with a few from outside Missouri that are unlisted.



(1) Labor Unions: American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 3354; International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW Local 1345); Service Employees International Union Healthcare Missouri (SEIUMO); Communication Workers of America, Local 6355.



(2) African-American Organizations:  Coalition of Black Trade UnionistsNew Black Panther PartyOrganization for Black Struggle (OBS); Sistahs Talkin’ Back (OBS affiliate); Coalition Against Police Crimes & Repression (A precursor of OBS); Urban League of Metropolitan St. LouisUAPO (Universal African Peoples Organization);



(3) Other Ethnic Groups: Latinos En Axion STLSabayet;



(4) Faith-based Organizations: St. Louis Catholic Worker Community; St. Louis Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR St. Louis); St. Louis Jewish Voice for PeaceSt. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee (a project of the Instead of War Coalition, also among the 46 DSC members); Inter-faith Committee on Latin AmericaCoalition to Abolish the Prison Industrial Complex (CAPIC)(“A Catholic voice for peace and justice; mobilizing faith into action”).



(5) Anti-War Activists Instead of War CoalitionVeterans for Peace;  



(6) Defined CausesDrone Free St. Louis (anti-police drone use); Show Me $15 (St. Louis fast food workers pro-$15 per hr. minimum wage); Show Me No Hate (pro-same sex marriage); Jobs With Justice, St. Louis Chapter (pro-economic base “that benefits more than just corporations”); Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates (MIRA); Faith Aloud (pregnancy and abortion): Southside STL Supports(local community group – no apparent fixed agenda); Missouri GSA Network (Gay, Straight Alliances); Missouri NOW (National Organization for Women); Justice Institute/Anti-Racism Committee; Coalition Against Police Crimes & Repression (CAPCR) (Apparent sub-set of OBS: “The goals of CAPCR are to end police brutality; to stop the criminalization of a generation; and to establish a civilian review board that provides effective oversight of the St. Louis Police Department.”



(7) All-purpose Progressive ActivistsMissouri Progressive Vote Coalition (Pro Vote) (“Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition is a statewide coalition of labor unions and community groups that work to promote progressive policies through electoral engagement.”); Missourians organizing for Reform and EmpowermentYoung Activist United – St Louis (“Young Activists United St. Louis serves as a link between students and young activists across campuses, social justice organizations, and causes in the St. Louis area.” Funded by the Peace Economy Project – an identified DSC member.); People Involving Communities Through (PICO) Network (“A Pluralism Project at Harvard University”); Amnesty InternationalAdvancement Project (“Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization.”).



(8) Unidentified: #WeThePeople (hashtag); Second Chance Freedom Foundation (perhaps associated with this group); TEACH; JCS – St. Louis; Future Fighters; Antiracism Collective/Justice Institute (Perhaps referring to the Justice Institute: “The MISSION of the Justice Institute is to build a network of leaders, teachers, and students, in St. Louis to motivate and empower grassroots activists through political education and training.”).



(9)OutlierThoughtWorks, Inc. (Chicago-based software company: “A community of passionate individuals whose purpose is to revolutionize software design, creation and delivery, while advocating for positive social change...We are strong believers in the power of software and technology as tools for social change. Through our Social Impact Program, we collaborate with organizations with a humanitarian mission and broad reach, helping them use technology to make an impact.”) An inquiry to a company representative did not yield an answer as to how their name came to be on the list.





Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2014/11/behind_the_dont_shoot_coalition_in_ferguson_.html#ixzz3IlZhXzja 

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Holy Motha'!  What a bunch of scofflws and hardcore leftists.


There are minimum wage community organizers, there are homosexual community organizers.  Really?



Missouri Immigrant Refugee Advocates (what the hell is that?).


 And a software company community organizer.  


 



Well niow we know what happened to the idiots from Elizabeth Warren's movement. Occupy Wall Street, ended up.


 


SOL Democrats, why do you do nothing to distance yourselves from these people?


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