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Latinos Go Conservative
Pajamas Media.com ^ | October 23, 2010 | by Chris Salcedo

Posted on 10/23/2010 9:01:40 PM PDT by JSDude1

As if the White House didn’t have enough to worry about, a recent Gallup poll piled on bad news for President Obama. At the beginning of 2010 the president enjoyed support from 69% of Hispanics. By May that number was down to 57%. Now just 55% of Hispanics support the president and his liberal agenda. This news by itself is devastating to the Democrats’ prospects in the 2010 midterm elections.

But what’s going on behind the numbers could possibly be a harbinger of doom for Obama’s re-election in 2012. Across the country conservative Latino organizations are springing up as fast as illegal immigrants are streaming across the border. And these organizations are not content to just conduct meetings and complain about the liberal takeover in Washington. Some are taking action. In Dallas, Amigos de Patriots is launching an online and TV ad campaign called “Vote your Values, Vote Conservative.” The idea is to remind Hispanics that their ancestors fled countries where prosperity was killed by left-wing regimes. The 30-second spots also take on social issues like abortion, a practice that is dear to liberals and Democrats but that the Latino community at large finds offensive.

Another organization is the Conservative Hispanic Society (CHS). This group boasts thousands of paid members in nearly all 50 states, and its recent campaigns have urged Latinos to “Vote Your Values.” The reasoning is that Hispanics are conservative on many issues.

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1 posted on 10/23/2010 9:01:45 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: JSDude1

Viva Latinos! Get your conservative on, hombres!!!


2 posted on 10/23/2010 9:10:59 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: JSDude1

“devastating to the Democrats”

Poetry. The simple beauty of 4 lonely words are like the sweet smell of a rose, the song of a bird, a gentle breeze touching golden wheat fields on a summer eve...... Warms my heart. :>)

10 more days to victory....


3 posted on 10/23/2010 9:17:21 PM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: JSDude1

In Colorado Springs, MOST Hispanics vote Republican. My mayor is a Hispanic Republican, My GOP county chairman is a Hispanic Republican, my city councilman is a black Republican. Dangdest place in America-—and I like it.


4 posted on 10/23/2010 9:18:51 PM PDT by cookcounty (Dec 31st is coming: .....Stop Obama's Midnight Jack-Up!)
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To: JSDude1

Even if support for Obama is down to 55%, most latinos will vote democrat, just as sure as the sun will set in the west tomorrow.


5 posted on 10/23/2010 9:19:24 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies. Plan it.)
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To: JSDude1

What I find amusing is that Dear Leader is such a sh*t stain and failure that they’ll push him aside for Hillary in 2012. Then the blacks will stay home or vote GOP in spite, giving us back EVERY branch of government!!


6 posted on 10/23/2010 9:19:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: JSDude1
I've been telling folks this for years. I married a Mexican and her whole family in the US are Republicans.

The only Azatlan/La Raza types I've actually met are in academia, and they were all born here.

7 posted on 10/23/2010 9:25:02 PM PDT by Brucifer (Proud member of the Double Secret Reloading Underground.)
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To: JSDude1
New Mexico: Republican Martinez Leads in Race for Open Governor Seat
8 posted on 10/23/2010 9:42:59 PM PDT by CedarDave (Juan Williams to NPR: "You and your far left-wing mob fired me. Wasn’t that enough for you? ")
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To: Brucifer

My daughter-in-law is part Mexican; her immediate family votes conservative. I don’t know about the rest of them.


9 posted on 10/23/2010 9:53:21 PM PDT by Montanabound
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To: JSDude1

Looks like the spiel shine is wearing off and has to be reported despite the heroic attempts of Democrats to keep it buffed up.


10 posted on 10/23/2010 10:00:55 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

If 51% of the Hispanic vote vote for Obama, and 49% vote against him, that is a net margin for Obama of 2% of the Hispanic vote. The Hispanic vote is about 10% of the national vote, so 2% of 10% is 2/10’s of 1% of the national vote, spread around most of the American people, politically inconsequencial.

To compare, the old 70% support figuring would be: 70% for Obama, 30% against, a net margin of 40$ of the Hispanic Vote. 40% of 10% is 4% of the national vote, this is nearly half as large as the net 8% of the national vote produced by African American Obamaites, and would have been signifigant.

The decline for support for Obama among Jews is less important in terms of votes, but Jews have made a large part of Democrat financial support and support among American elites.

The somewhat less dramatic loss of support for Obama among Catholics is primarily important politically since it brings them into political agreement with evangelical Protestants, and distances them further from high church protestants, who tend to be theologically more in agreement with Catholicism.

The long time prospects are that Hispanics, Jews, and Catholics will become more involved as part of the ‘American’ party, which has been the Republicans since the time of McKinley.


11 posted on 10/23/2010 10:07:54 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla ('“Our own government has become our enemy' - Sheriff Paul Babeu)
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To: JSDude1

Obama hates Brown people


12 posted on 10/23/2010 10:08:43 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom REMEMBER FREE REPUBLIC IN YOUR WILL. I DID)
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To: JSDude1
What?!? But the democrats told as that the only thing Latinos cared about was Amnesty so endless hordes of people that look like them can cross the border and turn the American southwest into the same “paradise” as northern Mexico. Could it be that Latino citizens aren't as crazy for that vision of the future as democrats hoped?
13 posted on 10/23/2010 10:20:07 PM PDT by apillar
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To: TigersEye

This is a relief.

The Hispanic American-Americans in Texas are conservatives and do a lot to teach newbies to be free. We have our communists, as well but they have to go to California or the East Coast to find a great following. American-Americans laugh at them - in Spanish - here where I live.


14 posted on 10/23/2010 10:24:22 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: cookcounty

And I like your congressman as well (I helped him in his 2006 Congressional Primary~The nasty smear race..remeber)?


15 posted on 10/23/2010 10:34:13 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: JSDude1

All of a sudden those Arizona immigration laws don’t look so bad now do they huh? mister president?


16 posted on 10/23/2010 10:39:51 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: JSDude1
'Bout time that voting block woke up.

Here's how it is: people run away AWAY from Mexico and points south, toward TOWARD the United States by the tens of millions; yet a lot of our politicians want to turn us into the same thing from which they run.

WAKE UP Hispanics. Your politicians are friggin' terminally STUPID.

17 posted on 10/24/2010 12:14:35 AM PDT by FlyVet
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NO COMPROMISING ON PATH-TO-CITIZENSHIP AMNESTY TO WIN THE HISPANIC VOTE.


18 posted on 10/24/2010 2:04:01 AM PDT by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote! DeMint, 2012)
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To: Brucifer

Latinos who came here legally came to a free nation and they want it to stay that way. They know, first hand, from their Mother country, what chaos can emerge when basic freedoms are taken away by the criminal elements, whether they exist in society or in government or in a combination of both. Most of their moral beliefs are centered in Conservatism.


19 posted on 10/24/2010 3:15:06 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: JSDude1

I never understood why many assumed that Latinos would reflexively vote Dem because of lib positions on immigration. Some of the legal hispanics I know (and I live in New Mexico)got priced out of the construction trade by illegals. The illegals also move into latino neighborhoods and bring the accompanying problems.


20 posted on 10/24/2010 7:25:39 AM PDT by joelt
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To: joelt

Yes, the legal immigrants I know (here in GA) are upset at the illegals being here.

It stinks to go through all the hard work to come here the right way and have others just “walk in”. Plus, because they are typically lazy, American-hating and involved in crime, the illegals make everyone suspicious of all hispanics. They really hate being stereotyped (like most folks). Anyway, the ones I know do vote conservative, live and mingle with everyone else, learn English well, and love America.

By contrast, illegals (not that I know any, I just know parts of town) seem to clump together in certain areas, avoid non hispanics, hate America, and turn entire sections of town into seedy, scary areas.


21 posted on 10/24/2010 7:44:29 AM PDT by justsaynomore (We've got some altering and abolishing to do! - Herman Cain)
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To: cookcounty
"In Colorado Springs, MOST Hispanics vote Republican. My mayor is a Hispanic Republican, My GOP county chairman is a Hispanic Republican, my city councilman is a black Republican. Dangdest place in America-—and I like it."

Our current acting mayor here in Longmont is Hispanic. Gabe Santos is acting mayor because our elected mayor is quite ill and the mayor pro tem becomes acting mayor in that circumstance. The mayor pro tem is appointed from council ranks by a majority vote of councilmembers, and fortunately we have a conservative majority at this point. Gabe's a staunch and articulate conservative Republican, and I don't really pay much attention to the fact that he's Hispanic except when issues like this arise. I pay far more attention to the Democrate vs. Republican distinction than I do the Hispanic vs. non-Hispanic distinction!

22 posted on 10/24/2010 9:35:11 AM PDT by catnipman
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To: cookcounty

Awesome to hear...Colorado Springs is where my great-grandfather and his family are buried. He was a pharmacist there during the 1930’s and 40’s owning his own shop...a patriot and a conservative.


23 posted on 10/24/2010 11:42:05 AM PDT by mkboyce
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