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Immigration bill could help put Texas in play... Drudge has GOP on life support
The Washington Post ^ | Peyton Craighill

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: amnesty; mccain; states; stupidity; swing; uniparty
Top story on Drudge. He has the GOP on life support.

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.

1 posted on 04/26/2014 6:24:28 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
Even Leno was on to the scam,calling those 30 million individuals “undocumented democrats”.
2 posted on 04/26/2014 6:28:16 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

No hay más dinero para los republicanos...hasta la vista.


3 posted on 04/26/2014 6:31:47 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Texas’ heartened, pro-ILLEGAL alien governor should help, too.


4 posted on 04/26/2014 6:35:25 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

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.


5 posted on 04/26/2014 6:36:30 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is a feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing corksucker.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Republicans who think amnesty will bring them votes are dumber than rocks.


6 posted on 04/26/2014 6:36:35 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

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.


7 posted on 04/26/2014 6:37:11 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: Gay State Conservative

The RINOs don’t care. They only see one color, green.


8 posted on 04/26/2014 6:38:30 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

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.


9 posted on 04/26/2014 6:40:33 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

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


10 posted on 04/26/2014 6:40:53 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: amnestynone

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.


11 posted on 04/26/2014 6:43:03 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

For the last 40 years, the traitors in DC have done all they cam to replace American voters with Mexicans.

They aren’t about to give up now — when they are so close to achieving their goal.


12 posted on 04/26/2014 6:46:13 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

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.


13 posted on 04/26/2014 6:49:08 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: dowcaet

“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.”

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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.


14 posted on 04/26/2014 6:50:48 PM PDT by conservaKate ( I grow weary of the goobers in the Republican party. (thanks Chris))
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

15 posted on 04/26/2014 6:50:57 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: dowcaet

These “stupid” Republicans can do nothing without the support of their very dumb base of primary voters.


16 posted on 04/26/2014 7:32:33 PM PDT by Theodore R. (It was inevitable: Texans will always be for Cornball and George P.!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
if the GOP allows this to happen, they will NEVER win another election again

But if they stop it they'll lose anyway, because "you" aren't producing enough future voters to keep them elected.

17 posted on 04/26/2014 7:37:42 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: All

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.


18 posted on 04/26/2014 7:43:43 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

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.


19 posted on 04/26/2014 8:13:11 PM PDT by NoAmnestyEver
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

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?


20 posted on 04/26/2014 8:13:11 PM PDT by Michael1977
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

“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.


21 posted on 04/26/2014 8:14:36 PM PDT by NoAmnestyEver
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To: Michael1977

In 1940, Texas was 74 percent Anglo, 14.4 percent black, and 11.5 percent Hispanic.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas


22 posted on 04/26/2014 8:17:46 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

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23 posted on 04/27/2014 1:56:59 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? ;-)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

When Perry agreed with jeb this week on his comment about “out of love” I can see Texas has a big problem


24 posted on 04/27/2014 4:48:06 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: NoAmnestyEver
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...

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.

Hispanic rally overwhelms Rhode Island State House at "gay marriage" hearing, followed by 12-hours of testimony. Committee vote pending.

But no, we don’t need a boatload more of them.

Posting comments like that won't win Hispanics over to our side or stop amnesty from happening.

25 posted on 04/27/2014 6:11:36 AM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: Jim Robinson

California. Nuff said.


26 posted on 04/27/2014 7:17:48 AM PDT by sheana
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To: ronnie raygun

Perry explained than when a nation not only doesn’t enforce its immigration laws, but encourages violations, you can expect illegal immigration to happen.


27 posted on 04/27/2014 8:02:23 AM PDT by odawg
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