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Herman Cain urged to quit presidential race by angry Latino Republicans [Video]
Los Angeles Times ^ | July 11, 2011 | 12:03 pm | Andrew Malcolm

Posted on 07/17/2011 6:38:01 AM PDT by Pan_Yan

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"We call on Herman Cain to drop his candidacy for president. His recent comments and lack of practical solutions to solving illegal immigration show he’s not a serious candidate," the Somos Republicans group wrote in a statement released Monday.

"Many Hispanics find his recent comments comparing immigrants to 'invading Huns' offensive, and also insensitive when thousands of immigrants died crossing the desert. We’re looking for practical and humane solutions, and find Cain’s pandering to xenophobes disgusting. Apparently nativist tea has been served up at many tea parties! Hispanics are a key swing vote, and whichever GOP candidate succeeds in winning the nomination cannot win the general election without the Hispanic vote. Cain needs to leave the field open to more serious candidates," Somos demanded.

Apparently the Arizona-based organization, which claims to be "the fastest growing Hispanic Republican group in the nation," was not impressed with the inspiration the former Godfather's Pizza chief executive received on a recent trip to Asia.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimesblogs.latimes.com ...


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KEYWORDS: aliens; cain; hermancain; latinos
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Every time Herman pisses off another special interest group I like him more.
1 posted on 07/17/2011 6:38:08 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

When *ssholes hate you, you’re doing right.


2 posted on 07/17/2011 6:41:15 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Pan_Yan
We’re looking for practical and humane solutions

Stay home.

3 posted on 07/17/2011 6:41:57 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Pan_Yan

Whiney collectivisits. DEFUND all socialist collectives, foreign and domestic. HOORAY Herman Cain!


4 posted on 07/17/2011 6:43:15 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: samtheman; Pan_Yan

You’re both right ;-)

A trifecta for pissing off the L.A. Slimes too!


5 posted on 07/17/2011 6:43:22 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Pan_Yan

The comments by Cain that got the Somos group all riled up:

“I just got back from China,” Cain told potential voters in Pella, Iowa, in early June. “Ever heard of the Great Wall of China? It looks pretty sturdy. And that sucker is real high. I think we can build one if we want to! We have put a man on the moon, we can build a fence! Now, my fence might be part Great Wall and part electrical technology,” Cain continued. “It will be a 20-foot wall, barbed wire, electrified on the top, and on this side of the fence, I’ll have that moat that President Obama talked about. And I would put those alligators in that moat!”

Hear hear, Herman.


6 posted on 07/17/2011 6:43:56 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: justsaynomore; kingattax

An Arizona based “republican leaning” pro illegal alien latino activist group has announced they don’t like Herman Cain. Guess he has to quit now.


7 posted on 07/17/2011 6:45:50 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Based on their agenda, the Somos Republicans have been proven to be a Liberal DEMOCRATIC group. They are not who they say there are... they are socialists not conservatives.


8 posted on 07/17/2011 6:47:12 AM PDT by o2bfree
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To: Mr. Mojo

That sounds like an excellent solution or at least a good start.


9 posted on 07/17/2011 6:47:39 AM PDT by MulberryDraw ( Where's the democrat budget? What's the plan?)
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To: Pan_Yan

Cain must be over the target. Serious solution to immigration is to enforce immigration laws. This is United States territory, and only those we say can come here can come here.


10 posted on 07/17/2011 6:48:25 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Pan_Yan
Pancho has spoken, it's all over except for the Fiesta.
11 posted on 07/17/2011 6:49:40 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: Pan_Yan

“Hispanics are a key swing vote”

Wrong.

Conservatives need to stop pandering to identity politics. When you give preferential treatment to one group, to buy their votes, another group loses out.

The only way to really be big tent, is to be color blind.

Also, courting those who don’t have the right to vote, should be the sole domain of the Rats.


12 posted on 07/17/2011 6:50:44 AM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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To: yldstrk

Racist Peas of Sh!t LA Times.


13 posted on 07/17/2011 6:50:56 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Pan_Yan
...and also insensitive when thousands of immigrants died crossing the desert...

I agree, you should always be sensitive to the needs of criminals who are hurt or die while committing their crimes.

14 posted on 07/17/2011 6:51:11 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Pan_Yan
"We call on Herman Cain to drop his candidacy for president. His recent comments and lack of practical solutions to solving illegal immigration show he’s not a serious candidate," the Somos Republicans group wrote in a statement released Monday. "Many Hispanics find his recent comments comparing immigrants to 'invading Huns' offensive...

Notice how quickly the word "illegal" is dropped.

15 posted on 07/17/2011 6:51:43 AM PDT by Roccus (Obama & Holder LLP, Procurers of fine arms to the most discerning drug lords (202) 456-1414)
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To: Pan_Yan

>>”Many Hispanics find his recent comments comparing immigrants to ‘invading Huns’ offensive<<

I can’t find that quote, but does any one want to lay odds Mr. Cain compared ILLEGAL aliens to invaders?


16 posted on 07/17/2011 6:52:56 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Pan_Yan
Herman Cain

born December 13, 1945 in Memphis, TN (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Luther Cain Jr., born March 16, 1925 in TN, died March 29, 1982 in Atlanta, GA
Lenora Davis, born July 27, 1925 in GA, died August 20, 2005 in Atlanta, GA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Herman Cain is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

”Herman

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

17 posted on 07/17/2011 6:53:33 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: Pan_Yan

He’s not afraid of PC and tells it like it is. After this administration, he is what America needs to get us back to where we should have been.


18 posted on 07/17/2011 6:54:10 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Pan_Yan
comparing immigrants to 'invading Huns' offensive, and also insensitive when thousands of immigrants died crossing the desert.

I supposes many Huns dies crossing the plains into Europe. Best bet is to stay home, then, and avoid the desert altogether.

19 posted on 07/17/2011 6:54:27 AM PDT by jimmyray
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Pan_Yan.
"Many Hispanics find his recent comments comparing immigrants to 'invading Huns' offensive, and also insensitive when thousands of immigrants died crossing the desert."
Illegal immigrants died crossing the desert? Nobody said these Huns were smart.


20 posted on 07/17/2011 6:55:40 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: jimmyray

Well, I find it offensive that I have to pay higher taxes so these people can invade my country and receive welfare benefits. Really offensive.


21 posted on 07/17/2011 6:57:01 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Pan_Yan
il·le·gal   /ɪˈligəl/ [ih-lee-guhl] –adjective 1. forbidden by law or statute. 2. contrary to or forbidden by official rules, regulations, etc. Just what is it that they cannot comprehend about the concept?
22 posted on 07/17/2011 6:57:34 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Pan_Yan
"Many Hispanics find his recent comments comparing immigrants to 'invading Huns' offensive, and also insensitive..."

Is there a Hun-American group that could get outraged at the remarks by the Hispanics?

23 posted on 07/17/2011 6:58:07 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Pan_Yan

So we have a bunch of Open-Borders Hispanics calling themselves Republicans now...


24 posted on 07/17/2011 6:58:15 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: Pan_Yan

my opinion of Cain just went up!


25 posted on 07/17/2011 6:58:26 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Pan_Yan
Somos Republicans: Another race based organization, more interested in the color of one’s skin rather than the content of one’s character.

I'm not interested in the opinions & ideas of racists.

26 posted on 07/17/2011 6:58:41 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Mr. Mojo

Have you read Tom Clancy’s latest novel - Against All Enemies? He researches his novels quite well and in the book he describes the intricate system of tunnels which exist across the border - so much for a fence.


27 posted on 07/17/2011 6:59:53 AM PDT by reg45
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To: Pan_Yan
Every time Herman pisses off another special interest group I like him more.

What you said!

28 posted on 07/17/2011 7:00:54 AM PDT by Marathoner (What are we waiting for? Where are the Articles of Impeachment?)
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To: Pan_Yan

The RINOs and their friends on the left are desperate to eliminate conservatives from the race.

It tells me that they fear a conservative win if there are any in the race.


29 posted on 07/17/2011 7:01:08 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Pan_Yan

“Hispanics are a key swing vote, and whichever GOP candidate succeeds in winning the nomination cannot win the general election without the Hispanic vote.”

That’s not true, now. It may be the case in 20 or 30 years, but the fact is that any Republican that unifies (or gets reasonably close) the White Vote wins in a landslide.


30 posted on 07/17/2011 7:01:57 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: reg45

That’s why the Israeli fence along the West Bank not only goes high, it does deep.


31 posted on 07/17/2011 7:02:38 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: LibsRJerks

Not to mention we have an illegal president in the white house...I guess if you are in favor of his being outed, you would be cited in the LATimes as a liberal demoncrat....LOL.


32 posted on 07/17/2011 7:02:45 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Pan_Yan

Every time Herman pisses off another special interest group I like him more.
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absolutely! i loved it when Cain suggested Sharia-loving Muslims in the government be given a loyalty test.

as for “ insensitive when thousands of immigrants died crossing the desert. “ i think he understands, that they wouldn’t have died, if they didn’t cross illegally.
Maybe Cain simply respects our Laws, and saves his compassion for the MANY thousands of Americans killed BY illegal immigrants, from murders to drunk driving...


33 posted on 07/17/2011 7:02:51 AM PDT by Elendur (the hope and change i need: Sarah / Colonel West in 2012)
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To: Pan_Yan

Every time Herman opens his mouth, he gives me one more reason to vote for him!


34 posted on 07/17/2011 7:05:30 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The Tea Party: La Resistance)
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To: BobL
but the fact is that any Republican that unifies (or gets reasonably close) the White Vote wins in a landslide.

And polls, all the polls, show that few things unify Americans more than stopping illegal immigration. Even a large portion of legal Hispanics are for more rigid enforcement, something the press doesn't like to talk about.

35 posted on 07/17/2011 7:05:30 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Every time Herman opens his mouth, he gives me one more reason to vote for him!


36 posted on 07/17/2011 7:05:45 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The Tea Party: La Resistance)
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To: Pan_Yan; All

Yeah; I like him too but, everyone is not a stone cold Conservative like you and me. But, bless his heart, Herman needs to be a little more “street wise”. He just doesn’t calculate how many votes he loses when he makes “red meat” statements like that. (This is not the first.) Even the Bible says “A soft answer turns away wrath”. Why alienate the largest minority group in America who DO vote when just calling a little wisdom into play would be best? I always taught my sons that there is never a reason to be rude. You will go a lot farther in life with demonstrating subtilty sometimes. You know the old saying; “Hold your friends close and your enemies closer.” It’s hard to sucker punch them when you pushed them too far away from you to reach them.

Poor Herman; he keeps shooting himself in the foot.


37 posted on 07/17/2011 7:06:01 AM PDT by no dems (Never miss a chance to say "I love you" because you may never get the chance to say "goodbye".)
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To: Pan_Yan
"Many Hispanics find his recent comments comparing immigrants to 'invading Huns' offensive, and also insensitive when thousands of immigrants died crossing the desert.

As a leader of the Hun-Republican community I am offended at being compared to the Somos Republicans, but I'll settle for some free Godfather's pizza.

38 posted on 07/17/2011 7:07:08 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Pan_Yan

I guess any group can call themselves anything they want, but these clowns take all of the Democrat positions on immigration, and don’t even seem to exist for anything other than immigration.


39 posted on 07/17/2011 7:08:47 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: Pan_Yan

Sounds like a fringe RINO group. Cain was undoubtedly speaking about ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION, a fact so conveniently IGNORED by such morons. Morons come from every race, you know: black, white, Latino, or olive skinned. A few morons are even Asian.


40 posted on 07/17/2011 7:09:26 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Roccus

I believe the wall was built to keep out the invading Mongols.


41 posted on 07/17/2011 7:12:21 AM PDT by tal hajus (ever the cynic)
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To: Pan_Yan

The Decadent Sickos, screaming like apes at the thought of a Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann Presidency, are going to blow out their vocal chords when they realize that Herman Cain’s headed for the White House.


42 posted on 07/17/2011 7:13:02 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The Tea Party: La Resistance)
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To: Pan_Yan
Fidel castro heads up another group of angry "latinos"

Both groups are full of stupid communist assholes.

43 posted on 07/17/2011 7:14:51 AM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Navy Patriot

Seems they have a Cain pinata.


44 posted on 07/17/2011 7:16:29 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Maybe they’ll all move to North Korea—which has their ideal form of government—why work to establish it here when it’s already in effect there? I’ll help pay for the move. But remember, Decadent Sickos: It’s only a one-way ticket!


45 posted on 07/17/2011 7:17:16 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The Tea Party: La Resistance)
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To: BobL
The Left has made a cottage industry out of creating names for groups that are dedicated to precisely the opposite of what the name suggests.
46 posted on 07/17/2011 7:18:10 AM PDT by madinmadtown (Marx, the patron saint of blame, envy and destruction.)
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To: Pan_Yan

For those who think North Korea might be a bit chilly in the winter—there’s always Zimbabwe.


47 posted on 07/17/2011 7:18:16 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The Tea Party: La Resistance)
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To: Pan_Yan

..SOMOS needs to be introduced to Colonel Al Rodriguez and his “You Don’t Speak For Me” organization—real Latino patriots...


48 posted on 07/17/2011 7:20:28 AM PDT by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: Mr. Mojo

The Rio Grande constitutes a fine moat and a while back a FReeper came up with a 1910 El Paso postcard showing a gator flouurishing in a city park.


49 posted on 07/17/2011 7:20:36 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: Pan_Yan
Cain’s pandering to xenophobes disgusting. Apparently nativist tea ...

Sounds just like Karl Rove.

Couldn't work "he just doesn't like brown people" in on a black man, I guess.

50 posted on 07/17/2011 7:21:06 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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