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Back-Door Amnesty Backfires: Obama’s Approval Hits New Low of 44% With Hispanics
cnsnews.com | 8-22-11 | Terence Jeffrey

Posted on 08/22/2011 10:44:21 PM PDT by Justaham

In the same week that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that her department was going to review the cases of 300,000 illegal aliens in deportation proceedings and allow “low priority” cases to stay in the country and receive work permits—a move House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith called a “back door amnesty”—President Barack Obama’s approval dropped to an all-time low of 44 percent among Hispanics, according to Gallup polling data released today.

That is a drop of 41 points from the spring of 2009, when Obama’s approval among Hispanic Americans peaked at 85 percent (in the weeks that ended April 26, 2009 and May 17, 2009).

Obama’s approval among Hispanics dropped 5 points last week alone, falling from 49 percent in the week that ended Aug. 14 to its new low of 44 percent in the week that ended Aug. 21.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; hispanics; hispanicvotes; illegalimmigration; mexico; missinglink; obama; obamapolls; polls; sourcetitlenoturl

1 posted on 08/22/2011 10:44:29 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham
So does this mean he sued the state of Arizona for nothing?


2 posted on 08/22/2011 10:47:19 PM PDT by South40 (Perry: There is a path to citizenship for ILLEGAL ALIENS who have served THEIR country)
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To: Justaham

They still vote for him to spite the white skin.


3 posted on 08/22/2011 10:48:14 PM PDT by allmost
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To: Justaham
Create a good economy ZERO and the illegals will vote for you.

Quite a conundrum this Admin has created. It will not deter them though.


I expect Hell-Fire if Obama loses in 2012 as an exit stratagy.
And I'm planning for it.

4 posted on 08/22/2011 10:49:46 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Justaham

the US is no longer the land of milk and honey. no longer a better life. It has done dried up.


5 posted on 08/22/2011 10:53:05 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Justaham

Legal immigrant that I know have no tolerance for illegals.
Perhaps some “Hispanics” have figured out that the illegals are hurting them too?


6 posted on 08/22/2011 10:54:02 PM PDT by Loyal Sedition (Loyal Sedition, often described as "To the right of Attila The Hun"!)
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To: Justaham

Don’t deport them make them LEGAL.. and end of problem!!. /S


7 posted on 08/22/2011 11:02:21 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Loyal Sedition
Perhaps some “Hispanics” have figured out that the illegals are hurting them too?

There have been a few polls published that measure the attitudes of legal Hispanics toward amnesty for illegal aliens.

Invariably, these polls show legal Hispanics around 2-to-1 against amnesty.

The reason for keeping the polling data quiet is obvious. It doesn't fit the liberal agenda.

And why wouldn't legal Hispanics be anti-amnesty? It's a matter of common sense.

Fact is, Republicans could make hay with the Hispanic vote if they ever took a stand against amnesty and illegal immigration. But, so far, they haven't been able to figure that out.

8 posted on 08/22/2011 11:06:01 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Justaham

Evidently Hispanics on average have enough of a brain to notice naked pandering and don’t appreciate it, unlike Holder’s People who can’t get enough (no offence to our black Freeper brethren, who are clearly NOT Holder’s People).

Recently there was a move up here in NW Arkansas to gerrymander a majority-Hispanic district, and the Dem’s at the helm were mystified at the lack of enthusiam from their target demographic, who were probably not too excited about the prospect of being ghettoized. The nerve!

Anyway, I find it encouraging.


9 posted on 08/22/2011 11:08:41 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (CAIN/WEST 2012 - Because two bros are better than THE 0NE!)
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To: Justaham

Rick Perry should take note.


10 posted on 08/22/2011 11:15:19 PM PDT by Tempest (Google: Rick perry bi-national healthcare)
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To: Justaham

I live in New York city and I can’t tell you how many of my hispaic friends who came here legally just looooove seeing all the illegals taking up all the construcion jobs while they remained un-employed, and how much they love our Mayor Mike “The mincing Mayor of megalomania” Bloomberg for encouraging it. That’s the thing about liberals and Rinos isn’t it? They bash the rich except when the rich save money off the cheap labor of illegals.


11 posted on 08/22/2011 11:19:37 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: Justaham

That boy can’t win for losing, can he?

It warms my heart....


12 posted on 08/22/2011 11:26:57 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (Mr B has a new cousin on the way!)
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To: Justaham

I said it before, and will say it again

Even illegals need a job and food to eat....economy number 1, immigration status number 2 and for most hispanics...not even close to even being a number 2

We have a loud minority of Hispanics bringing out their families and neighbors to protest, but the active organizers that push these people out are just a very small percentage of the community. Sure, you poll them and ask them what they want....you get an obvious result. Like polling people if they want a free TV, again....obvious result.

When is the GOP going to learn this about polling?


13 posted on 08/22/2011 11:29:26 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Justaham
I'm surprised the republicans are saying nothing and doing nothing about this executive order.

It will be something if reversed 2 or more years down the road will be bad politically for whoever reverses it. Better cut off this cancer now. Governments cannot be legalizing immigrants and making them illegal every other election.

This is not a simple EO to turn it around in a year or 2.

It must be reversed NOW!

14 posted on 08/22/2011 11:42:39 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Justaham

Hispanics aren’t nearly the monolith leftist activists (and the media insofar as that isn’t redundant) keep trying to intimidate the average American into thinking. I’ve long tried to spread the word about this. But the reason leftists want us to THINK hispanics are of a like mind, especially regarding the Fed’s refusal to have a functional border and immigration control, should be clear enough. They want to first make hispanic a race, second a race that is driven, third the immigration debate some kind of bizarre civil rights struggle, and fourth one of seeming inevitability with the growing hispanic population. Even a lot of cowering conservatives have been duped by the propaganda, without realizing it themselves, when they wring their hands about the need to go soft on immigration for fear of alienating hispanics.


15 posted on 08/22/2011 11:55:44 PM PDT by Chiltepe
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To: Justaham

More proof the political class completely misunderstands Mexican Americans v. illegals. No one is hurt more by illegal immigration than latinos, who are, generally speaking, hard working conservative evangelicals. I have never understood where politicians got the idea that amnesty makes latinos happy. They all still think there’s no difference between New York Puerto Ricans, Florida Cubans, and SoCal Chicanos. So stupid.


16 posted on 08/23/2011 12:01:33 AM PDT by athelass (Proud Mom of a Sailor & 2 Marines! Flash mobsters are a metaphor for Obama's hate-the-rich speeches)
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To: dila813
We have a loud minority of Hispanics bringing out their families and neighbors to protest

Exactly... it's just like if people drew their conclusions about what most white people believe by watching thuggish union rallies or wacky environmentalist protests. Groups like La Raza don't speak for hispanics any more than groups like NOW speak for women.
17 posted on 08/23/2011 12:12:13 AM PDT by Chiltepe
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To: MaxMax

I do as well. Going to be an evil couple months. Whatever rule by exec order he issues can easily be undone by the new President, but the damage until that point will be immense. And there are far more weapons at his disposal than EOs. Figuratively and literally.

Wouldn’t shock me to see the military have to remove him.


18 posted on 08/23/2011 12:32:20 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Justaham

Legal Hispanics I’ve known are totally against amnesty for illegals of any stripe.

I can’t believe Conservatives, the GOP and the media have publically called out Napalitano, Obama and others in his regime on their claim that they have deported more illegals than any other President.

I guess the current media idiots don’t know how to research history. They should look up “Operation Wetback” implemented by Pres. Eisenhower, wherein approximately FIVE MILLION illegals were rounded up and deported. Yet, for the past decade or so, our government just keeps saying there are too many illegals here to deport.


19 posted on 08/23/2011 1:00:30 AM PDT by octex
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To: Justaham
Maybe they found out Obama and Holder were sending guns to Mexico to kill Mexican children.
20 posted on 08/23/2011 1:56:28 AM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: Justaham
The kenyanmugabe is less interested in the judgment of the legal "Hispanics" than he is in sucking in as many illegals as he can to eventually ensure one-party Democrat rule forever in the USA. That seems to be the attitude of too many Republicans, also, but why Republican, even Liberal Republicans want to ensure Democrat rule is something I am unable to fathom.
Amnesty = Democrats forever, at least as forever as politicians can think.
21 posted on 08/23/2011 2:09:31 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Justaham.


22 posted on 08/23/2011 2:21:42 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: athelass

Evangelicals where you live? That’s interesting since they are overwhelmingly Catholic when they move here.


23 posted on 08/23/2011 2:24:34 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: hosepipe
The kenyan's de facto Amnesty will, I suspect, increase the traffic across the southern border. The flow will gradually rise to become a flood as what federal border security there is gets eased and pulled back.

Middle class democracy is entirely a north European, specifically Anglo, thing and other folks accept it and operate in it only insofar as they are assimilated to that Northern European derived culture. Putting up bars to assimilation and encouraging separatism while maintaining universal suffrage must gradually overwhelm the Anglo/Euro basis of our own Constitution and the whole tradition as the separatist cultures are imported wholesale and become dominant in the sub classes. The Elite will be safe as the society divides into that permanent and generally light skinned elite and the generally darker subject class. We will eventually look a lot like Cuba.

24 posted on 08/23/2011 2:25:36 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: television is just wrong
television is just wrong

I reached that conclusion long ago and finally did something about it in 1988. It is no longer allowed in my house.

25 posted on 08/23/2011 2:28:03 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: athelass
More proof the political class completely misunderstands Mexican Americans v. illegals.

Many of them do not misunderstand it but propagating the myth is useful for the radical transformation of the nation.

26 posted on 08/23/2011 2:30:29 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: tsowellfan

I don’t think reversing this is possible. At this point states should be gearing up to aggressively guard their own foreign borders. The Feds are not going to do it any more, no matter who is in the White House. The states should be training and deploying their own State Police units or militia or whatever they want to call them and putting them on the border. It will cause friction with the feds but hey, that’s what it is all about now. It is tome for some positive friction and self assertion by the States.


27 posted on 08/23/2011 2:34:57 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: stephenjohnbanker
How about that! You predicted this would happen, congratulations.

Obama’s approval among Hispanics dropped 5 points last week alone, falling from 49 percent in the week that ended Aug. 14 to its new low of 44 percent in the week that ended Aug. 21.

28 posted on 08/23/2011 3:09:36 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: Justaham
You know what Obamessiah thinks of this? =

"Ungrateful peons!"

29 posted on 08/23/2011 4:08:55 AM PDT by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil and from those perpetuating it, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Justaham

One of the benefits, perhaps the only benefit of a prolonged recession and high unemployment was the likelyhood that illegals would loose jobs and return.

The question is, have illegals lost their jobs and left? Do they work for less than the wages of unemployment insurance? Has protracted unemployment insurance actually kepi the illegals here? Have the illegals thus actually benefited from unemployment insurance payments?


30 posted on 08/23/2011 4:19:19 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ....Rats carry plague)
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To: octex
Yet, for the past decade or so, our government just keeps saying there are too many illegals here to deport.

All we have to do is JAIL any AMERICAN employer that pays an illegal and JAIL any school official that allows their children into schools. Government officials giving welfare to illegals, jail them too. Make them PROVE they are American citizens.

WE don't have to do a thing to try to find illegal aliens, they will all leave.

Problem will be solved in weeks.

31 posted on 08/23/2011 4:28:43 AM PDT by politicianslie (Democrats are COMMUNIST, Repubs are SOCIALIST, and Barry's a Muslim manipulating USEFUL RINO IDIOTS)
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To: Justaham

BO hasn’t figured it out yet - there’s no point in being here if there’s NO JOBS!!!

They’re leaving on their own...if he thought “protecting” them would give him a big boost then he miscalculated. They want jobs FIRST, THEN protection. If there’s no jobs they don’t need protection because they’ll JUST LEAVE ANYWAY!!!

This is aside from the fact that many immigrants here LEGALLY don’t want illegal immigrants protected - it makes the legal ones look bad.

I thought this prez was supposed to be soooo brilliant?


32 posted on 08/23/2011 4:46:15 AM PDT by fuzzylogic
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To: Justaham

These polls of obamas popularity among hispanics and blacks are virtually meaningless, because they are still going to overwhelmingly vote for him. Blacks and hispanics sure as hell are`nt going to vote for a Republican just because they are angry at obama. Lots of conservatives were angry at Bush. Did that make them vote for kerry? No. There is no optimism to be gained from these polls.


33 posted on 08/23/2011 4:46:57 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Liz; rabscuttle385; sickoflibs; DoughtyOne

Southwestern hispanics disapprove of illegals almost as much as you and I do!


34 posted on 08/23/2011 6:34:49 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: Tempest; All

” Rick Perry should take note.”

Rick Perry should GET LOST!


35 posted on 08/23/2011 6:36:26 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: okie01

Ref post #8.

You are absolutely correct.

I was going to say something similar, but I didn’t want to waste my time.

Thank you for saying it for me too.


36 posted on 08/23/2011 6:47:25 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: allmost

Election 2010:

New Mexico, with a population that is more Hispanic than White, elected a Tea Party Republican female, Susana Martinez, to the Governorship.

Florida, where the new GOP governor Scott was elected only because the majority of Hispanics voted for him.

—The Dems, who look at a group of people and assume they all think alike, are going to find they have seriously miscalculated what is going on with Hispanics. The Dems listen to the most leftist, loudest and lame-brained and assume the Hispanic vote is in their pocket, which it definitely is not. Catering to illegals helps them with some Hispanics, but alienates them from others.


37 posted on 08/23/2011 7:16:00 AM PDT by cookcounty (Obama: "Relax. I'm fittin' to start to commence to begin to write a rough draft of a plan.")
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To: chessplayer
"These polls of Obamas popularity among hispanics and blacks are virtually meaningless, because they are still going to overwhelmingly vote for him."

I call BS, see previous post regarding 2010 in New Mexico and Florida. Do you live in California? Then your comment makes some sense. Otherwise not.

I live in Colorado and believe me there are lots of Hispanics here that do not like Obama. (Yes, I know that is not true so much up in Denver where Democrats are working overtime to create a dependent underclass).

38 posted on 08/23/2011 7:25:07 AM PDT by cookcounty (Obama: "Relax. I'm fittin' to start to commence to begin to write a rough draft of a plan.")
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


39 posted on 08/23/2011 10:09:45 AM PDT by HiJinx ("The wealthy and satisfied do not migrate, they stagnate." ~ Louis L'Amour)
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To: Justaham
Most legal hispanics, particularly those who either themselves, or fairly recently in their families, came here via the legal method, are not going to like at all (IMHO) what Obama is doing.

Obama is spitting on and trivializing their hard won efforts and desires to become American citizens through the legal means...and opening the door for those who are not willing to do what it takes, but instead will trample the law to get their way from a President, administration, and adherants and enablers who are only seeking power through (what will utlimately be) the buying of votes.

40 posted on 08/23/2011 10:44:56 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Justaham
On the weekends I often stop in and eat my favorite food, authentic Mexican food at a real Mecican restaurant a couple of towns over from me. All the employee's are Mexican quite naturally, many of whom are American born, some are not, have green cards or naturalized.

Brandon, my the head waiter and friend who is about 28 y.o. was pretty peeved at Obama for what he is doing. His response was 'WTF is he doing'. He went on to say, 'damn, ain't we got enough wetbacks over here already?'. He said several others there feel similarly. No illegals work at this restaurant even though they are always coming around looking for work he says. He believes it should be done the right way too.

41 posted on 08/23/2011 2:37:26 PM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
” Rick Perry should take note.”

Rick Perry should GET LOST!

Perry is still smoking those funny smelling cigarettes if he believes pandering to the illegal aliens will get him elected. The La Raza and the other illegal alien front groups no more represent the Hispanic population than does the Republican Party represent the Conservative American population.

La Raza and the Republican RINO's have much in common, foremost that they both want unfettered cheap exploitable illegal alien labor.

42 posted on 08/23/2011 2:47:46 PM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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To: Ron H.

” The La Raza and the other illegal alien front groups no more represent the Hispanic population than does the Republican Party represent the Conservative American population.

La Raza and the Republican RINO’s have much in common, foremost that they both want unfettered cheap exploitable illegal alien labor. “

Yeah....the lobby sluts bought OUR sluts.

I know many hispanics, or those who are of hispanic decent. They mostly DESPISE Obama. ...at LEAST 2 to 1.


43 posted on 08/23/2011 7:11:57 PM 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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