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The Politics of Demographics
American Thinker ^ | March 20, 2013 | Michael Bargo Jr.

Posted on 03/20/2013 1:52:43 AM PDT by neverdem

At first glance one might think that politicians get elected by studying the concerns of voters through focus groups and polls; then addressing those concerns with the goal of getting a plurality of votes. But since FDR, the government has been not just studying the concerns of voters, but has very aggressively shaped and built up the demographic characteristics of cities in order to build up their electorate.

The most important demographic fact to politicians is the reality that about 75% of American voters live in urban areas. This may...

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Here's how it was done: the state of Illinois passed a law legalizing the matricula consular card as valid in Illinois as an official state ID. Then, the Finance Committee of Cook County said that any foreign country with a consulate in Illinois can issue a matricula consular card.

So foreign nationals who have no documentation can vote in Illinois to reelect the very Democrats who passed the laws allowing them to vote. And these consular cards are so phony that no major bank in Mexico City will accept one to open up a simple savings account, and two-thirds of the states of Mexico do not accept the Mexican consular card.

These trends point to the demographic strategy Democrats have pursued in the past eighty years of creating voters out of "residents" in the largest cities under their control. This enables them to keep and maintain political power. And, it is all financed by taxpayers, T-bonds, and quantitative easing.

Blacks and Hispanics are now 25% of the U.S. population. Their votes put Barack Obama into office. In the final analysis, the reason President Obama is so resistant to real spending cuts is that he sees Federal spending as crucial to financing the demographic foundation of his party's electoral security.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Extended News; Mexico; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: demographics; demography
That 75% number works when you include most of the major cities' suburbs. It's about 20% rural, 30% urban and just under 50% suburban from two sources that I saw within about the last 6 months.

While the story dwells upon Chicago, it probably applies to any city with major league sports.

1 posted on 03/20/2013 1:52:43 AM PDT by neverdem
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To: DMZFrank; endthematrix; Chgogal; NotJustAnotherPrettyFace; Lawgvr1955; Petruchio; stylin19a; ...
FReepmail me if you want to be on or off my Illinois list.

I never noticed anyone with a Illinois ping list. I'm not from Illinois, but I'm trying to start a list for each state that includes a FReeper with a state ping list for that state if that state doesn't have one already.

If I see a story about Illinois, I want to let you know. This is not expected to be a high volume ping list.

Do any of you have a state ping list for Illinois? Do any of you want to volunteer and take my Illinois list with the intent to grow it? Let me know via FReepmail. Then I can work on other states.

2 posted on 03/20/2013 2:57:18 AM PDT by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: neverdem
While factually correct about Illegals, or even legal permanent resident aliens, voting in Chicago and County. Legally, the fact remains that, 1) when they do register to vote for State and Federal elections(1), they are committing perjury and, 2) when they do vote they're committing vote fraud.

But an issue just as big, even more so than 'The Voting Dead', and on par with illegals who may vote is all the Felons in Chicago that Register and Vote in the Black neighborhoods of Chicago. The Englewood neighborhood being a prime example where in 2000 more votes were cast in the precincts of Englewood than voting age Adults lived, let alone non Felon adults. Naturally Jesse Jackass Sr pooh-poohed this Felon Vote as no big deal because being a Felon was a "rite of passage for Black males" (seriously!) and it 'shouldn't be illegal to vote'.

Anyway, where illegals sure as heck do vote in Chicago and Crook County it isn't allowed per IL's Election Laws, not even with 'Motor Voter'. It's still a crime. Granted having Dem Prosecutors pursue these crimes is another matter. However get away from Crook County like Kane or DuPage, or Downstate where you might as well be in Alabama (they 'talk funny', really), and the number of Illegals, or Felons, who vote drop like a rock. And that reason is simple, they're run by Republicans, not Democrats. [no offense to the fine people of Downstate IL or Alabama :-)]

On a side note: Similarly, this goes for why minority gang-bangers get wrist slaps from Crook County Judges for violent crimes with guns most of the time -- unless its a Cop's or little Kid's Murder -- they're Dem Machine Pols first and they get elected too, and they need 'Auntie's and Grandma's' votes also!

(1) IIRC it was under Mayor Harold 'I like To Cross-dress' Washington, that Chicago passed a city law where all residents could vote in Elections for School Board and the local School Councils - but that was all. The 'Logic' was that illegals have children in the schools too.

3 posted on 03/20/2013 4:32:13 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: neverdem

“It’s about 20% rural, 30% urban and just under 50% suburban from two sources that I saw within about the last 6 months.”

Your numbers are about right. Most Americans now live in what demographers are calling exurbia, commuter communities outside of the suburbs.

Writing that 75% of Americans live in urban areas is fiction. Big, liberal cities have been losing families with children by the tens of millions since the 1990s.


4 posted on 03/20/2013 6:08:08 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: neverdem

Thanks for the ping!


5 posted on 03/20/2013 7:35:43 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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