Skip to comments.RNC report: GOP ‘must embrace’ and ‘champion’ immigration reform (The GOP is finished!)
Posted on 03/18/2013 3:39:31 PM PDT by tobyhill
The Republican National Committees Growth and Opportunity Projecta self-assessment of the GOPs 2012 performance, released Mondaydiagnoses the party with a dire messaging problem, among other potentially life-threatening woes. But the surprising news from the report? It supports comprehensive immigration reform.
The study says that the GOP must embrace and champion reform, or fall victim to shrinking constituencies. We also believe that comprehensive immigration reform is consistent with Republican economic policies that promote job growth and opportunity for all, the report says.
The GOP is famously divided over the immigration issue. Some prominent Republicans have voiced their support, like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.both of whom represent states with significant Hispanic and Latino populations. (In Arizona, 30% of people identify as Hispanic or Latino, as do 23% in Florida, versus 16.7% of the national population). Others, like Jeb Bush, have bobbled, while Mitt Romneys staunch conservative stance on immigration reform cost him Latino votes in 2012.
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Vichy Poop Republicans and national suicide
Can’t wait for the excuse makers to put on their show for us.
The GOP needs to stop pretending they can make conservatives out of illegal aliens and worry about bringing Americans to conservatism.
The only option we have now is to let America destroy itself and prepare for the fallout.
Tea Party 2016: Sarah Palin/Rand Paul.
Actually sometimes I think we should all get on the gay/illegal train and speed up the collapse. Why wait? It’s gonna happen. Might as well ‘assist in the coming’ so those left can rebuild a Lib-free America.
the GOPe shows its colors.
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Levin has gone over it again and again. In every election since Reagan, the GOP has never gotten more than 35%.(Reagan) even after amnesty by Reagan. It has been downhill from there.
Lost cause. Unless someone knows how to get into the voting group and take back the party.
I mean I am a registered republican. Now how does one get their vote in on policy? I think we have enough conservatives who consider themselves republicans to swarm And take over.
What is the procedure?
Do those things and illegal aliens will deport themselves and pay for the trip.
I have no problem with immigration reform.
1. Build the fence.
2. Legal immigrants get citizenship.
3. All incarcerated illegals and their extended families are deported.
4. Illegals in good standing(outside of being here illegally) have a 10 year wait which during that time they are ineligible for government benefits. If they are arrested for a traffic ticket, they get deported.
The procedure is to stop pining for things that will never be, accept the fact and join like minded people in forming a conservative party/alternative.
Pretty much my thoughts as well.
That ain’t going to happen and you should know that by now. Palin does not want the job, she wants to motivate, not sit in some office.
Which should be realistic and fine with most people.
If the Republicans behave like Democrats, why do we need two parties?
The Republican Party is hopeless, I hink it is time to bail on them and start a third party. Results can’t be any worse than watching these fools flounder.
Romney lost because millions of “old white guys” like us stayed home on election day. Romney got fewer votes than McCain got in 2008. 0bama got millions less votes in 2012 than he received in 2008, and the GOP still lost. Now the GOPe is telling us, the base, to get lost. The GOP will never get a majority of Hispanic vote. Even if they did they would still lose without the old white guy votes.
Michael Barone did an analysis and concluded that Romney would have lost even if he got %60 of the Hispanic vote.
On the issue of immigration reform, the GOP is damned if they do, and they are damned if they don’t. Immigration reform is a no-win issue for Republicans, I’m afraid.
The GOP is shrinking their own constituency by these stupid acts.
The illegals given Amnesty willnot vote GOP, they will be Democrats.
Obama is trying to destroy America and the GOP is helping him do it by destroying themselves.
It’s very simple what the GOP is doing, throwing Conservatives out to the curb. They want to be Democrats full of gays and illegals sucking off the taxpayers.
Now, if we can just get some politicians with B@lls to sponsor AND pass your ideas in a bill.
I noticed the GOP did not begin to claw their way towards the “tea party” during the shellacking of the liberal socialist in 2010! In fact, the GOP elitist made every effort to pull away from the “tea party” and push more moderate RINO programs and candidates, but, after getting defeated in 2012, suddenly, the GOP elitist call for even more moderation of their positions, e.g. homosexual sodomy, and marriage, open borders, amnesty for the new liberal socialist electors, more spending, (no debt problem) and more comprehensive reach across the isle and smooch a liberal socialist on the mouth as an indication the “hard core” image of the GOP is moderating their positions!
I can't think of a better way for the GOP to become irrelevant as a political party than to keep dissing the tea party Americans, keep moderating on conservative issues, and of course, reach across the isle and vote with the liberal socialist on issues that is destroying this Country!
Good bye GOP, you made your bed, now live with it! Idiots!
Rand Paul’s riding the “amnesty wave” too - he’ll come out in favor of it tomorrow.
There’s another # million on the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Embrace them! Steal from your family to feed em
house em medicate them and imprison them!
My God when will be enough is enough!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?
Embrace and champion amnesty? Never.
It’s not a losing issue for them if they would tell Americans what the true cost is when it comes to illegals and repeat often but I don’t think the GOP really opposes illegal aliens.
Yep. Here in CA legal hispanics are twice as likely to be on government assistiance than non-Hispanics. The fact that the GOP-E thinks they can improve thier chances of appealing to yutes and minorities by caving on illegals is just another example of being out of touch and stupid they are. Especially since getting another 20% of the hispanic vote is about the same as getting 3% of the white vote.
TIME TO REMOVE PRIEBUS.
And so I must EMBRACE the CONSTITUTION PARTY.
THE only Party that does not embrace AMNESTY!
“Even if the GOP passed amnesty for the 13 million here, they will still not get the Hispanic vote because they can’t promise more freebies than the Democrats.”
Evidently your thinking is flawed....I posted similar articles this morning and what I got was a bunch of insults.
The GOP and FR has been infiltrated. I feel like I need a shower! Going to take another break since FR is NOT going to enforce their ‘no personal insult’ policy.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2998141/posts?page=32#32 (one of several from the same operative)
So, they looked at the numbers, and the reason why Ronald Reagan was elected a third time was amnesty... Err, why George Bush wasn’t reelected was amnesty.. Err, umm, why Bill Clinton was elected was amnesty...
Oh, fudge, it’s like this global warming thing, you did into the data and it just doesn’t make any sense...
I know I’m preaching to the choir here, but are these morons on the payroll of coyotes or something? This plan continually refreshes the welfare state which makes it MUCH more difficult for a conservative to get elected...
Ah, there, I guess that’s really the point here. To make it impossible for a conservative to get elected.
Left behind by yet another party..
George Bush got 44% of the Hispanic vote because he told them in Spanish that he has free medicine for them.
WHat happened to SPONSORS like immigrants USE to have to have to enter the country and work!!
We were talking to neighbors from the UK that came here late 60's or early 70's, and they HAD to have a JOB WITH A SPONSOR, X-RAYS, Medical check-up and the UK ONLY allowed them to bring in $500.00, and this Visa was ONLY for 2 YEARS!!! Then you had to PROVA AGIN that you had a JOB that could SUPPORT you and your family!!!
It was a good run while it lasted but now is time to start a new run under a different brand.
Amnesty without the freebies to a Democrat is DOA but they would make sure the GOP got the blame.
There is no other way to say it appropriately, so I’m just gonna say it:
The GOP Ruling Class are the Judenrat for the MarxoFascists, and they are going to help Obama eradicate Conservatives.
Unless Conservatives get the hell out of that party while the getting is still possible.
Natural Conservatives? Really?
Come now KC, It’s unAmerican to speak such blasphemy. We must doo what the psudeoCons tell us and wote GOP no matter how left they go.
And you are a traitor if you don’t.
Because whenever a Dem and Repub do the exact same thing, it’s always OK when the Repub does it.
Every time any group of people have been promised freebies by a political party then they flock to that party. Nothing Conservative about that.
Edit: Wote = Vote
Frankly too many of these people grew up in countries where Socialism is popular ~ not because it delivers anything but they'll kill you if you don't believe in it.
Besides sending them back home we probably need to stop letting any of them in until they figure out that this country is not about Socialism. That they got. We want something else and that ain't it.
they say it’s just not feasible to deport 20m illegals....
yet they have no problem with the thought of forcing participation or imprisoning 20-200m people if they don’t pay for 0bamacare
the GOPe is just another group of power hungry big govt progressives
The new name should describe what the party leaders want the party to become.
Smething like "Democrats 2" would be just the ticket.
We don’t and haven’t had two parties for a long time. FUGOP