Skip to comments.Immigration bill could help put Texas in play... Drudge has GOP on life support
Posted on 04/26/2014 6:24:28 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
We reported on Tuesday about the major demographic problem facing Republicans. So, how can the GOP start winning larger shares of non-white voters? Reforming the immigration system might not be the answer.
Why not? Because reforming the nation's immigration laws could very well create a whole bunch of new Democrats, including in some key swing states. Let's break it down.
The rise in the Hispanic population in the United States is problematic for the GOP, but so far it's been quite slow. In 2004, Hispanics made up 6 percent of all voters. That ticked up to 7 percent in 2008 and 8 percent in 2012.
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The Republicans have a huge potential of non-Hispanic voters in the swing states especially the midwest who they are alienating. It is better to have illegals concentrated in blue states or in deep red states and not entice them to live, work and vote in any state with legal status.
No hay más dinero para los republicanos...hasta la vista.
Texas’ heartened, pro-ILLEGAL alien governor should help, too.
How come we always in the end lose, except when it is a corporate interest? Is anybody here getting the impression that the people who run theGOP are only conservative when it comes to thier corporate pocket books. For the rest of us we get nothing.
Republicans who think amnesty will bring them votes are dumber than rocks.
If the GOP wants to see how far the bottom falls out, pass amnesty.
Not only will the GOP not take the senate, they will lose the house
as tens of millions will stay home in 2014, 2016 and beyond.
A bottomless pit, the likes of which these hacks have never seen.
Drudge’s picture of the flatline sums it up.
The RINOs don’t care. They only see one color, green.
The big business money interests have Boehner, Cantor, McConnell, and a whole of bunch of GOP politicians in their back pocket. As always it’s about money and not only are these stupid Republicans about to destroy their own party but the country as well.
And that is why Dems want amnesty for illegals SO badly..they wouldn’t have to rely on dead voters anymore..if the GOP allows this to happen, they will NEVER win another election again
Both my mother and my wife were legal immigrants to this country. I am certain others who legally immigrated here will be offended by any legalization of people who entered illegally. Perhaps it is time for a 3rd party.
For the last 40 years, the traitors in DC have done all they cam to replace American voters with Mexicans.
They arent about to give up now when they are so close to achieving their goal.
It will not happen. I predict the greatest turn out of humanity in the history of this country in every city in AMERICA. . Unemployed by the million. Americans. Patriots, Tea party, Lovers of the constitution led by Cruz- Paul Huckabee, and Palin. Get ready because it is going to happen.
IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!! HE IS VIOLATING THE CONSTITUTION. What greater High Crime is there? The republcrat party is dead if they keep it up.
“The big business money interests have Boehner, Cantor, McConnell, and a whole of bunch of GOP politicians in their back pocket. As always its about money and not only are these stupid Republicans about to destroy their own party but the country as well.”
Yep. It’s all about the big money boys. Whenever they want $$$$ ... the RINO’s work hard to obtain.
How on earth anyone w/ a brain thinks amnesty = more R’s in office is beyond me. Lose the base and make more D’s in the process.
There is no up side for us or the U.S.
These “stupid” Republicans can do nothing without the support of their very dumb base of primary voters.
But if they stop it they'll lose anyway, because "you" aren't producing enough future voters to keep them elected.
I’m convinced that every person elected to congress AND runs for re-election does so because they’ve gotten a taste of the power and perks and have become corrupted. The honest ones go back home and never run again.
At this point the Republicans are TOTALLY OPEN LOOP in the House and are not about to listen to the people that gave them their majority.
The ONLY hope, at least that I can see, is to DEFEAT some of these leaders in their Primaries. Cantor and Boehner come to mind first. If one or both can be defeated, and it’s clear that Amnesty is the reason, then the wishy-washy types in the House Republican caucus will be SCARED TO DEATH, and may very well get the message - which is that NO REPUBLICAN IS SAFE, if they support amnesty.
Texas was a Democratic stronghold back in the fifties and sixties. What was the proportion of the Hispanic vote back then as compared to now?
“But if they stop it they’ll lose anyway, because “you” aren’t producing enough future voters to keep them elected.’
Well the FDR DEMOCRATS are dying off too. They are generally wealthy whites that cannot even tell you why they vote Democrat, other than that they HATE Republicans.
You don’t see that story reported, but it is why Texas, in the last poll (2 weeks ago), is still SOLID RED - even with all of the new Hispanics.
But no, we don’t need a boatload more of them.
In 1940, Texas was 74 percent Anglo, 14.4 percent black, and 11.5 percent Hispanic.
When Perry agreed with jeb this week on his comment about “out of love” I can see Texas has a big problem
I'm not sure how it would help us if that was reported, because we're still losing ground regardless.
but it is why Texas, in the last poll (2 weeks ago), is still SOLID RED - even with all of the new Hispanics.
That's good news. I think we're missing an opportunity with Hispanics, whom we share some common groud with.
But no, we dont need a boatload more of them.
Posting comments like that won't win Hispanics over to our side or stop amnesty from happening.
California. Nuff said.
Perry explained than when a nation not only doesn’t enforce its immigration laws, but encourages violations, you can expect illegal immigration to happen.