Skip to comments.PEW RESEARCH FINDS DEMOCRATS LOSING MILLENNIALS
Posted on 04/15/2014 2:58:39 PM PDT by kingattax
Barack Obama may be the Republicans' best friend when it comes to educating 18-33-year olds of the Millennial Generation about the downside of voting for the Democrats economic policies.
According to a report from the Pew Research Center for Social and Demographic Trends, the 73.7 million Millennials are unattached to organized politics and religion, linked by social media, burdened by debt, distrustful of people, in no rush to marry and optimistic about the future.
This growing rejection of the Democrat Party will undoubtedly have consequences in the coming mid-term and presidential elections.
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distrustful of people because the people they know do not believe in an absolute truth. Hard to trust when you live by lying. Conservatives trust few politicians, too.
You get what you pay for. Dopes!
This explains the democrats growing desperation for an ‘immigration reform’ bill.
They got their zerocare care bill.
I believe the GOP’s increasing support from these people, is because Obama has been in charge long enough, to have been blamed for everything going to China.
This is very fortunate.
However it requires the GOP to turn around, and start to look out for America.
“...linked by social media,///”
And they do not liked being spied on.
And they despise feminists with a passion. :)
The Rand Paul effect.
The problem is that without a moral foundation, they will always be susceptible to campaign pitches and shallow thinking, and easily led by the democrats offerings that they so easily shape for each election and each demographic.
Every little bit helps, but since they believe in so little, it is hard to appeal to their deeper inner selves, and convince them to vote for the long term, and the good of the nation, rather than their own short term interests.
The Ran Paul effect is like mitt Romney’s, drive away the base with liberalism and try to replace it with new voters.
“”I think that the Republican Party, in order to get bigger, will have to agree to disagree on social issues,” Paul advised. “The Republican Party is not going to give up on having quite a few people who do believe in traditional marriage. But the Republican Party also has to find a place for young people and others who dont want to be festooned by those issues.””
Mitt Romney was the first presidential race to win hugely with Independents, yet lose the election, and he did that in an election that the GOP couldn’t lose.
Looks like we’ll have to import even more voters.
At the federal level, the GOP needs to emphasize federalism. All the social issues should be decided at the state level. I believe that millennials would really embrace this concept. Some millennials might even decide to get involved in local & state politics because they could actually make a difference.
Federalism, truly practiced, would create some very diverse conditions which would allow for interesting comparisons. It would also firmly establish policing power at the state level. We wouldn’t need education, energy, DEA, FBI, EPA, ATF, BLM and on and on. This also makes the prospect of martial law much less likely. Sure, there would be some bad states and some weird ones, but power would be much more decentralized. As the justification for federal agencies becomes weaker, and agencies whither and hopefully die, campaign money would dry up at the federal level.
I’m sure that getting their morning lattes from baristas with PhDs, JDs or MBAs has opened more than a few of the churlins’ eyes to where the path of leftism is taking us.
We have been told over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over that millenials are lifelong pro-infanticide, pro-sodomy, pro-culture of death, pro-big government, pro-welfare, pro-hollywood, pro-obama, pro-hitlery, and pro-socialism.
Now they’re not necessarily so?
“without a moral foundation”
Only socialists receive their moral foundation from government. And it’s mostly bad.
You just disagreed with me that Americans need a moral foundation, no wonder you promote libertarianism and it’s war against Christianity and traditional Americanism.
“The problem is that without a moral foundation, they will always be susceptible to campaign pitches and shallow thinking, and easily led by the democrats offerings that they so easily shape for each election and each demographic.
Every little bit helps, but since they believe in so little, it is hard to appeal to their deeper inner selves, and convince them to vote for the long term, and the good of the nation, rather than their own short term interests.”
What? They don’t have enough registered dead people?
They said the same about gen x. We didn’t go all democrat.
I am posting this hoping it doesn’t take hours to show up like last time (guess I should post more often for those privs).
Rand Paul is NOT anything like Mitt Romney. Before Rand Paul was my Senator I had a chance to meet him and have followed his career pretty closely in the past few years. Not only has he received and revived our youth vote (I have seen this personally in family and friends), he also is a true Tea Party Patriot.
Like our Founding Fathers, they couldn’t even agree with themselves about 100% of the issues. Neither will anyone else EVER find a person anywhere to agree 100% with themselves.
We must understand the most important thing is what our Founding Fathers found out — the most important issues, the only true ones, even worth FIGHTING AND DYING FOR -— is freedom from Government Tyranny and the Freedom to Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness and restoring our Founding principles.
If we have any hopes in restoring this Country we need to work together to concentrate on getting someone to restore us back to these principles of our Constitution. Fighting amongst ourselves about particular side items that won’t mean a hill of beans if we lose is cutting our nose off to spite our face.
For the records - Keeping the Government out of personal and private Choices IS a Founding Principle. Personal/Religious concerns will always be something people will be divided about. That is why our wise Founders saw to it to RECOGNIZE the FREEDOM OF RELIGION.
We can save others from themselves by being good examples and spreading your good examples. But we can’t even do that if allow the ‘progressive’ SOBs to divide and conquer us. What they are doing to our Country is far too destructive to us throw up our hands over this.
Don’t get me wrong, I am only talking about allowing true Freedom of THE PEOPLE — not murdering THE PEOPLE. It is certainly good to see the young people now turning against abortion by realizing these are real children who have the same (God given) Constitutionally recognized rights to LIFE, LIBERTY, and the PURSUIT of Happiness.
The ‘Government Marriage’ laws can be debated - but who someone marries is the least of our worries if we lose America. Do you think the Bundy’s in Nevada should turn away anybody who is gay who showed up to help them defend their freedom? Semper Fi
As Paul continues to campaign for president, we are finding that he shares quite a bit with Romney, for instance calling for an end to conservatism by joining the left in embracing social liberalism.
Social conservatism is the very foundation of conservatism, you cannot have economic conservatism and limited government, and social liberalism.
The radical and leftist, libertarian social agenda and immigration policy, results only in more liberalism and larger government, and more social programs, it produces liberal voters, not conservative voters.
Rand Paul isnt running for state Governor, Rand is a Senator voting on federal law, and is running for president, gays in the military, abortion on federal lands, gay marriage in the military and in federal employment and in immigration are not state issues, they are issues of bigger and more costly federal government.
Rand has come out stating his surrender on those issues, there is no conservatism without social conservatism.
Yes, he will be working in Federal Government like he is now only in a bigger role.
He will be in a better position to help ensure a return to Constitutional values for our Country. Exactly the platform he always stood on.
While the gay issues are a sore subject for many, it shouldn’t be the one that ensures we never get a chance to get our country back. It is not going to happen overnight.
On moral issues, you must show someone the concerns of why something is wrong and then they will more readily follow.
The old adage of trying to regulate morality has always failed. Right now, you might as well say you won’t elect anyone who wants to outlaw sex outside of marriage. It is a horribly damaging practice and has ruined many people and countries. But demanding the politician you vote with agrees to squash out a particular consensual sex that has been engrained in our nation at this time only makes it harder for us to put Freedom of the People back and get the government away from our micromanaging our every action or non-action.
I can’t help but notice that you left out abortion, while you are pushing the left’s agenda, you should also try to figure out how Rand Paul’s and your support in the fight against America and conservatism, is BIG GOVERNMENT.
The military, federal employment and immigration recognition of gay marriage will waste billions on homosexuality.
All you are doing, is promoting the left’s social liberalism and it’s 50 year war against America and conservatism, whether it is 1970 or 2014, you are merely another part of the left.
In this case, even at the federal level.