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Minority Births Are New Majority
WSJ ^ | 5-17-12 | Conor Dougherty

Posted on 05/17/2012 5:53:01 AM PDT by Dysart

For the first time in U.S. history, whites of European ancestry account for less than half of newborn children, marking a demographic tipping point that is already changing the nation's politics, economy and workforce.

Among the roughly four million children born in the U.S. between July 2010 and July 2011, 50.4% belonged to a racial or ethnic group that in previous generations would have classified them as minorities, up from 48.6% in the same period two years earlier, the Census Bureau said Thursday. That was the first 12-month stretch in which non-Hispanic white children accounted for less than half the country's births.

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1 posted on 05/17/2012 5:53:12 AM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart

the legend is all the same red.............what’s up with that


2 posted on 05/17/2012 5:57:16 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Anyone who really believes the government telling us that there are only 12 million illegals in this country needs to be riding in the short yellow bus.


3 posted on 05/17/2012 5:59:39 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Dysart

More whites are required to work so that those on welfare can continue to procreate and pop out kids. White men such as myself are in the dubious position of having to work, pay taxes, pay my mortgage and bills, and then find time to have children. The “minorities” seem content procreating with little regard for the welfare of the child, so realistically, this report isn’t saying anything more than minorities are procreating at a faster rate than whites.

Minorities also tend to be incarcerated more and involved in more murders than whites, so the scales likely balance out over the span of decades.


4 posted on 05/17/2012 6:00:11 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: yldstrk
Is ANY politician working on changing the 14th Amendment? Anybody know? Seems like an obvious way to address this issue. I'm so sick of our politicians...they are letting our country go down the drain....most of the Republicans are no better than the Dems. Disheartening.
5 posted on 05/17/2012 6:01:06 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: yldstrk

I wondered also. Perhaps the legend didn’t want to appear raciss...


6 posted on 05/17/2012 6:01:43 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: rarestia
this report isn’t saying anything more than minorities are procreating at a faster rate than whites.

Clearly. Part of it is accounted for simply by the fact that whites *are* reproducing at a slower rt than other groups, and slower than in the past. IMO a five per cent share decline in white births within six yrs is dramatic. We're heading into JC Penney stock territory. I'll leave it to the sociologists to account for the drop-off, but it the answer is surely complex and to some extent predictable, I know that much.

7 posted on 05/17/2012 6:11:43 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: Dysart

In 50 years (or maybe less) the US will have become a Third World nation...all thanks to the immigration policies of the Rat Party,led by the likes of Ted Kennedy.


8 posted on 05/17/2012 6:12:21 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: Dysart

I’d like to see what percentage of GDP is created by white America? Hope these new ‘Americans’ aren’t too good to make refrigerators and drill for oil.

Gubmin’ jobs don’t count.


9 posted on 05/17/2012 6:13:07 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Dysart
50.4% belonged to a racial or ethnic group that in previous generations would have classified them as minorities

I wonder how many 1/32 American Indian's that percentage includes.... ;)

10 posted on 05/17/2012 6:18:34 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Gay State Conservative

End Game.
Last one out turn off the lights.


11 posted on 05/17/2012 6:19:44 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Dysart

Lamestream media love to do this kind of alarmism, but it’s very misleading. To paraphrase Carville, “It’s the culture, stupid.”

Large proportion of Asians and Hispanics are assimilated to the mainstream American culture. Thus, they are not “minorities” in any meaningful way.

You could have done the same graphics years ago, including Italians and Greeks as “minorities,” and gotten the same kind of result.


12 posted on 05/17/2012 6:22:30 AM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: Dysart
AFAIK, Hispanics are not a homogeneous group. The author fails to distinguish between "overachieving" minorities and "underachieving" minorities. Unless the point is that soon "We will all be members of a minority group!" (Even Elizabeth Warren!)


13 posted on 05/17/2012 6:22:46 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: apillar

You say that jokingly, but you are exactly right. Probably, the proportion is significant, and therefore, the data are meaningless.


14 posted on 05/17/2012 6:25:00 AM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: Dysart
Articles like these make no mention of the reasons for the siesmic shifts in demographics. They act as thought its just a matter of the healthy & robust growth of one portion over the other on a level playing field.

The State has bought the new majority with the old majority's money.

Reform the social spending policies that reward poor, illiterate and largely illegal and watch the demographics quickly re-adjust.

15 posted on 05/17/2012 6:25:41 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: apillar
"I wonder how many 1/32 American Indian's that percentage includes.... ;)"

UGH to much.... :>)

16 posted on 05/17/2012 6:25:51 AM PDT by Johnny_cash
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To: Dysart

I blame the feminist movement, personally. More women working into their 30s and pushing their biological clocks further and further. When they do have babies, they have one, maybe two. Three-plus-child households are rare among whites.

Then there’s the media pushing this fake image of beauty, women become self-conscious and don’t want to have babies in fear of going all “fun house mirror.”

Meanwhile, those who do have babies young find out how difficult it is to raise a child with a lower income and don’t want to have another until they are “established.”

It’s become impossible to raise a child in a single-income household and still hold on to this ideal that life is all sunshine and butterflies. Reality is a cruel mistress, but minorities don’t care about that; many are content with sucking on the public teat.


17 posted on 05/17/2012 6:26:08 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Dysart

“For the first time in U.S. history, whites of European ancestry...”

This is a completely bogus report!

What are Hispanics, but an artificially concocted ‘minority’ ethnic group that consist in large part of white Europeans of Spanish and sometimes Portuguese ancestry. If these “white Hispanics”, e.g. the Cameron Diazs or Ken Salazars, are included, then what happens to the numbers?

Additionally, at what point do mixed-race individuals become “white”? My infant son is 3/4 white, 1/4 Korean. Was he a white birth or a minority birth?


18 posted on 05/17/2012 6:27:26 AM PDT by mkboyce
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To: Dysart

What happens to minority births when the middle class is unable to pay for any further welfare subsidies, and minority moms are informed that any kids they produce will have to be fed with what the moms earn themselves.


19 posted on 05/17/2012 6:28:02 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can’t be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
all thanks to the immigration policies of the Rat Party,led by the likes of Ted Kennedy.

Don't be fooled. Plenty of Republicans/GOP wanted that cheap labor..and still do.

20 posted on 05/17/2012 6:33:41 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: rarestia
I blame the feminist movement, personally. More women working into their 30s and pushing their biological clocks further and further. When they do have babies, they have one, maybe two. Three-plus-child households are rare among whites.
21 posted on 05/17/2012 6:36:26 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: rarestia
I blame the feminist movement, personally. More women working into their 30s and pushing their biological clocks further and further. When they do have babies, they have one, maybe two. Three-plus-child households are rare among whites.

. Yes, but prosperity brings it on also. These married couples choose not to have more than 1-3 kids.

22 posted on 05/17/2012 6:36:53 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: Dysart

Does that mean WE get to riot now?...........


23 posted on 05/17/2012 6:39:35 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Gay State Conservative
In 50 years (or maybe less) the US will have become a Third World nation...all thanks to the immigration policies of the Rat Party,led by the likes of Ted Kennedy.

Not if they reject leftist ideology. That's determined by culture values, not racial identity, and those can be shaped. Rats invite them to the plantation, and work hard to keep them in place via the usual tactics such as manipulation through propaganda, judicial activism, entitlements, and class warfare plays mostly.

It doesn't have to be the way. This is our biggest cultural battle, to slay the forces of socialism by leading through example. But, if we fail in that, yeah, we're toast. I think that's why this election is so important. What does Obama have planned in four years where he doesn't have to misdirect/lie/subvert our constitutional values with another election looming? He'll appt another SC Justice, and then watch out.

24 posted on 05/17/2012 6:40:00 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: trailhkr1

It’s a choice, because we want to provide our children with the best opportunity to advance in the world. We want our children to be our betters. We have 1-3 children, because that’s all that we can afford to support and maintain an adequate lifestyle.

Which makes me think: do these environmental whackos who think the world is overpopulated ever consider who is doing the actual overpopulation? They preach to whites as if to guilt us, but if they ever stopped to think and maybe review a report like this one, perhaps their heads would explode from the Liberal groupthink non sequitors.


25 posted on 05/17/2012 6:46:01 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Dysart

If you are a ‘Hispanic’ who doesn’t speak Spanish and looks vaguely white, what are you?


26 posted on 05/17/2012 6:46:56 AM PDT by proxy_user
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To: Dysart
Does this mean that “white minority children” are now eligible for all those preferences now given to other minorities? Will they be eligible for “affirmative action” programs, CHIP, Head start, etc? Being the cynic that I am I already know the answer, I'm just curious what their hypocritical explanation will be.
27 posted on 05/17/2012 6:48:18 AM PDT by derSchurfer (When the Rule of Law is ignored good citizens will take the law into their own hands.)
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To: Dysart

White women are too busy working to have children. Plus, it’s a lot of work to have and raise children and a sacrifice on one’s personal time. It’s so much easier going to Starbucks and kibbitzing with friends while drinking lattes, going shoppping, watching movies, talking on the cellphone, and blaming your problems on everyone else.

Let the third worlders do the heavy lifting!


28 posted on 05/17/2012 6:48:32 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Gaffer
Here's that short bus you ordered!


29 posted on 05/17/2012 6:50:27 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: rarestia

Feminists are a major cause. Abortion. Government incentives to breed for poor. Open borders and anchor babies.

Obama being elected signaled to rest of world U. S. was headed to Third World status. Obama policies accelerated it.


30 posted on 05/17/2012 6:56:27 AM PDT by TigerClaws (He)
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To: Gay State Conservative
In 50 years (or maybe less) the US will have become a Third World nation...

It'll be sooner than that, if the trajectory of the minority births is correct. I predict 2030.

31 posted on 05/17/2012 6:58:02 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: mkboyce

Excellent points. I also have to wonder how many more people are checking the “mixed race” box on various government forms since checking the “white” box has become the equivalent of wearing a “kick me” sign.


32 posted on 05/17/2012 6:58:55 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Dysart
If the third worlders weren't here taking up the slack for the lack of White children being born in the USA the fertility rate would be more like Europe, Russia or Japan with a corresponding population decline.


33 posted on 05/17/2012 6:59:01 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Let the third worlders do the heavy lifting!

They're quite happy to do just that, knowing the payoff they'll reap within 20-25 years.

34 posted on 05/17/2012 7:00:20 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: derSchurfer
Does this mean that “white minority children” are now eligible for all those preferences now given to other minorities?

Negative; those preferences were established in response to, and to remedy, historical "white privilege" and "oppression." And whites, the left-thinking goes, cannot be on the business end of it. So, no no special consideration for whitey regardless of the demographic breakdown. The rats set up the rules of this game. We're just pawns.

35 posted on 05/17/2012 7:01:05 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

This is good news for CA. In the near future, there won’t be enough taxpayers to support all the gov’t workers needed to enforce all CA’s silly laws and regulations.


36 posted on 05/17/2012 7:02:12 AM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: mkboyce

“What are Hispanics, but an artificially concocted ‘minority’ ethnic group that consist in large part of white Europeans of Spanish and sometimes Portuguese ancestry.”

Ummm...for the most part, new Hispanics are Mexican. Poor Mexicans. With the values of poor people in Mexico who are suddenly being given money by their friends in the government.

Food stamps. Medicaid. Housing assistance. And if you want more money, have more babies...


37 posted on 05/17/2012 7:04:34 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (A conservative can't please a liberal unless he jumps in front of a bus or off of a cliff)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

That’s entirely correct. Whites need to look within first. Again, much of this is predicted by historical trends in an older, established population.


38 posted on 05/17/2012 7:06:15 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: Vigilanteman

Even if it’s an outright lie, Elizabeth Warren has been checking the box that suits her best for 3 decades now.


39 posted on 05/17/2012 7:08:07 AM PDT by mkboyce
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To: Dysart

Maybe we can make a Herschel Walker-type trade.

Let’s swap California, and four states to be named later, to Canada for Alberta.


40 posted on 05/17/2012 7:15:51 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: proxy_user

There certainly are a lot of gray areas as you and others have pointed out. It’s the Rats who must label and appropriate (voting) blocks of peoples. It’s part of the divide and conquer strategery. That’s the thing.


41 posted on 05/17/2012 7:20:22 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Can we obtain B.C. in exchange for some fiat money? (The current inhabitants will shirley flee to redder pastures in such a trade) Then Deal!


42 posted on 05/17/2012 7:24:41 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: Dysart
Does this mean I'm now a "protected" class and can claim my share of the giveaway goodies??? Nah! Didn't think so!
43 posted on 05/17/2012 7:28:07 AM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: yldstrk
the legend is all the same red.............what’s up with that

I guess we are all injuns now ;^)

44 posted on 05/17/2012 7:29:39 AM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: Dysart

People that live in “whitelandia” include Europeans, middle easterners, Asians, Indians- both Asian and American and even some middle class blacks. All intermingle and marry - especially Asians and Europeans. So “white culture” may darken but will grow in America in numbers.


45 posted on 05/17/2012 7:33:35 AM PDT by hecht (Murray use your coaster)
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To: Dysart
What La Raza Has Planned (Eye and Mind Opening) ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbytUQcYKRo
46 posted on 05/17/2012 7:36:19 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Dysart

Maybe we can expand the deal to include Saskatchewan.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a1/Canada_Federal_Election_2004-2011.gif


47 posted on 05/17/2012 7:37:54 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Smashing idea- Saskatchewan is resource-rich. I have to tell you Canada would be a fool to make this deal but, like Mike Flynn, one is born every minute.


48 posted on 05/17/2012 7:43:39 AM PDT by Dysart (2012: Year of the queer)
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To: Dysart

View and ask yourself, Is This the Truth? ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A24cFPV5JtA&feature=related


49 posted on 05/17/2012 8:09:30 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: proxy_user
(Raises hand) Ooh Ooh I know teacher! You are a white-hispanic racist like George Zimmerman who wants to profile, stalk, and shoot black children!

Sorry. Couldn't resist the sarcasm.

Personally I blame the nags and their assault on motherhood. White women are supposed to have a career not raise children.

50 posted on 05/17/2012 8:17:39 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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