Skip to comments.Forget What The Media Say, Republicans And Minorities Are Made For Each Other
Posted on 11/27/2012 4:48:12 PM PST by billflax
Despite stagnant markets and tepid approval marks, President Obama cobbled together a coalition of religious and ethnic minorities, single women, government employees and union members to attract 50.6 percent of voters. This prompted many pundits to proclaim there arent enough grouchy old white men for Republicans to remain relevant.
DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz chastised that Republicans, got whiter and more male. David Bositis told CNN earlier this year, Their voters are white, aging and dying off. The Left becomes increasingly ecstatic as the Caucasian majority shrivels. Minority populations are younger, expanding rapidly and demand action. But several factors are missed.
Shifting population subsets are real, but the GOP has never excluded minorities, nor do Republican voters prefer white men. After the last debacle, it wasnt John McCains star which soared, but Sarah Palins. Many of the brightest GOP luminaries are minorities like Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, Nikki Haley and now Ted Cruz. Even Allan Wests reputation remains largely intact. Its about ideas, not race.
Free market principles and constitutional government do not singularly favor old white fogeys. The prosperity brought by capitalism may garner more appreciation from whites, the elderly and from men, but free enterprise elevates everyone. No one champions capitalism seeking to harm minorities or women. Republicans must better project their positive message into minority communities.
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Nope, it's about live theatre. Much like professional wrestling, the Republicans are scripted to lose every time, and their posse just continues to support them, no matter what.
That may well be ms washerman, regarding the expanding rapidly thing, (meaning breeding).
BUT, the missing factors are these: Ours are SMARTER, more self reliant and can handle their arms better if need be. Those are your missing factors.
You are dreaming. More than 50 % of legal immigrants are on the welfare rolls. They want things and know they are a part of a coalition that can vote themselves things that you got and they want. Only thing turns this around is threats to peoples lives from outside forces.
DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz chastised that Republicans, got whiter and more male.
Worse yet, they’re Catholic and paid NO attention to the Church.
Precisely, and even more precisely, it's about the ideas and principles essential to liberty!
Once that enduring principle is understood, then every individual in every ethnic group will come to realize that the enduring ideas underlying liberty are incompatible with those of so-called "progressive" planners, regulators, controllers, and redistributors.
The following piece could facilitate a level of discourse which might help Americans of all racial and ethnic backgrounds to evaluate the grave matters before us:
"1. Does this legislation or idea increase, or decrease, individual freedom and creativity?
"2. Does this legislation or idea increase, or decrease, the power of some citizens over other citizens?
"3. Does this legislation or idea recognize that the persons who will exercise the power are themselves imperfect human beings?
"4. Does this legislation or idea recognize that government is incapable of creating wealth?
"5. Does this legislation or idea authorize taking from some what belongs to them, and giving it to others to whom it does not belong?
If 'thou shalt not steal' is a valid commandment, can we assume that it is meant to apply only to individuals and not to government (which is made up of individuals), even if those persons in power pass laws which sanction such redistribution of the wealth of others?'
"6. Does this legislation or idea encourage, or discourage, the very highest level of morality and responsibility from the individual?
. . .when government makes actions 'legal' by some citizens at the expense of other citizens, the result may be behavior which would not be considered possible by individuals acting alone.
"7. Does this legislation or idea propose that the 'government' do something which the individual cannot do without committing a crime?"**
**7 principles drawn from James R. Evans book, "America's Choice: Twilight's Last Dawning or Dawn's Early Light," and reprinted in a Stedman Corporation (Asheboro, NC) booklet entitled "I'm Only One, What Can I Do?"
Great principles, thanks!