Skip to comments.Mitt Wasn't All Wrong About "Gifts"
Posted on 11/20/2012 6:09:37 AM PST by Kaslin
Set aside the idealized Hispanic of the Republican consultants' vision. What does the real Hispanic community look like today?
Let us consider only native-born Hispanics, U.S. citizens.
According to Steve Camarota of the Center for Immigration Studies, which analyzed Census Bureau statistics from 2012:
-- More than one in five Hispanic citizens lives in poverty.
-- One in four Hispanic-American men 25 to 55 is out of work.
-- More than half of all Hispanic women 25-55 are unmarried.
-- Half of all Hispanic households with children are headed by an unmarried woman, and 55 percent depend on welfare programs.
These numbers do not improve with time, as they did with the Irish, Italian, Polish, Jewish and German immigrants who poured into the United States between 1890 and 1920. Third-generation Hispanics do worse than second-generation Hispanics in all the above categories.
This is a huge community being sucked into the morass of a mammoth welfare state. Consider a typical Hispanic household with children.
It is headed by an unmarried women who receives food stamps and public housing or rent supplements to feed and house her children.
Her kids are educated free from Head Start to K-12 and fed by school breakfast and lunch programs. Should they graduate high school, Pell Grants and student loans are there for college.
For cash, mom gets welfare checks. If she takes a job, she will receive an earned income tax credit to supplement her income. If she loses her job, she can get 99 weeks of unemployment checks.
For health care, there is Medicaid and Obamacare. And like 45 percent of all Hispanic households, she has no federal income tax liability.
Why should this woman vote for a party that will cut taxes she does not pay, but reduce benefits she does receive?
Rename Romney's gifts "government services," writes Aaron Blake citing a Washington Post poll, and one discovers that 67 percent of Latinos favor "a larger government with more services."
These are big government people. And why should they not be?
According to Heather Mac Donald, writing in National Review, a 2011 survey found that California Hispanics by four to one objected more to the GOP on class-warfare grounds -- the party "favors only the rich," Republicans are "selfish" -- than to the GOP stand on immigration.
Writes Mac Donald: California's Hispanics will likely prove more decisive in passing Proposition 30, to raise state income taxes to 13.3 percent, the highest level in the nation, than to Obama's victory.
Nor is this unusual. Populist programs to stick it to the rich have always had an appeal south of the border.
There are 50 million Hispanics in America today. California is lost to the GOP. Nevada and Colorado are slipping away. Arizona and Texas are next up on the block.
With the U.S. Hispanic population in 2050 projected to reach 130 million, the acolytes of Karl Rove have their work cut out for them.
Why won’t you chare, man.
Don’ be so greedy!
But they will NOT because they are guilty of the same damn vote buying scam, just not as successfully.
“More than half of all Hispanic women 25-55 are unmarried”
Mitt wasn’t wrong AT ALL about this.
ALL the people who benefit from Liberal greed will ALWAYS support Liberal politicians.
We are headed towards large scale civil unrest followed by dictatorship.
No election is going to fix these problems.
Tell me, how do these figures compare with whites and blacks?
Also MUCHAS GRACIAS Senior Bush!
It took the lefties a few generations, but this is exactly what they’ve been working for - a solid base of dependents that will continually vote to keep their handouts on place. There will never ba another republican president.
It looks as though America is destined to become another basket case like Mexico. It’s a damn shame.
The woe is me GOP cryathon sucks. Liberalism is nothing but a paid profession and the USA’s finances are horrible, so my WAG is that the blue states come begging for bailout for their rich too old too white gooberment employees, and then we politically slaughter them Walker style.
This is the population I work with. Add to the above depressing picture that a large number of them are Catholic, so they don’t believe in birth control. The girls get pregnant at an early age ON PURPOSE. They cannot control their children and frankly, they don’t particularly try. They come in sometimes when we call them about Junior vandalizing the school or beating up another kid, and they kind of sit there and look at us (while three younger children run amok through the office) as if to say “Yes? And?” If there’s a daughter, she’s in charge of the other children even if she’s only 5 herself. As far as I can tell, the minute a Hispanic woman has a little girl, she considers her responsibilities over and the daughter is responsible for the younger siblings. So the kids raise themselves and the mother simply produces them. And there’s more all the time, and it’s getting worse, not better.
I guess it is time for all of us to move down to Mexico as that place has probably cleared out by now except for a few drug lords. I can take them out with my deer rifles.
Obama supporter holding a sign:
“una latina por mierda gratis”
Look, everything I ever said about Mitt was exactly true.
1) He’s a very, very good man.
2) He is a manager, not a leader.
3) He was Obama’s dream candidate to run against - a perfect fit for the RAT template they wanted to run on.
4) He has undeveloped, or poor, political skills. It turned out that actively snubbing the Paulistinians, Newt’s followers, and the Sarah brigade was both unnecessary and foolish. A good politician would have kissed all of them, without giving away anything important.
Not until the whole thing crashes.
And as long as they get free laptops with games, cellphones, and free birth control, most people won’t even care. Got games? Got candy? Gettin’ laid? What’s the problem! Hey baby... my rice paddy or yours? I got Halo 3.
A friend of mine is a teacher at a high school in a border town. She says that to these girls getting pregnant it’s like earning a medal, a contest, something they’re really proud of.
1970's - 2000's: The American people plead with their politicians to stop the invasion of Illegal immigrants because the believe it will overwhelm their institutions, budgets, sanctity of the voting process, prisons, schools, communities, and illegal immigration is breaking the law.
The left's response:
LIAR! ALL of that is UNTRUE!
2000's - 2020: The American people point out that their politicians FAILED to stop the invasion of Illegal immigrants and it has overwhelmed their institutions, budgets, prisons, schools, communities, made a mockery of the voting process, and illegal immigration is breaking the law.
The left's response: