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President Obama has been re-elected with strong Latino support
nbclatino.com ^ | November 6, 2012 | Sandra Lilley

Posted on 11/06/2012 11:05:04 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe

Latinos delivered. A record 75 percent of Latinos voted for President Barack Obama, and only 23 percent voted for Romney, according to Latino Decisions exit polls . In 2008, the president won 67 percent of the Hispanic vote while his Republican opponent Sen. John McCain won 31 percent, that’s an 8 percent gain for Obama.

In the battleground state of Colorado, 87 percent of Latinos voted for Obama, while only 10 percent voted for Romney. In Ohio, 82 percent of Latinos voted for President Obama.

In Massachusetts, Latinos came out to vote overwhelmingly for Obama with 89 percent, and just 9 percent for Romney. Latino support here had implications in the white-knuckled, close Massachusetts Senate race. “Latinos are an estimated 6 to 7 percent of all voters in Massachusetts and the impreMedia-Latino Decisions data shows Latinos overwhelmingly supported Elizabeth Warren by a record margin, 86 percent for Elizabeth Warren to 14 percent for Brown and the Latino vote is what decisively put Warren over the top,” says Latino Decisions political scientist Matt Barreto.

New Mexico went blue in this election, with 77 percent of Latinos voting for Obama and 21 percent for Romney.

Latinos overwhelmingly said jobs and the economy as well as immigration were top issues for them. ”Obama’s re-election marks a new beginning for politics, in a year where non-minority states went overwhelmingly for Romney and still lost, the era of extremism is knocking on death’s door. The GOP in states like Arizona and Texas should heed this message well or follow the pathway to irrelevance that is the South,” says Stephen Nuño, political science professor at Northern Arizona University and an NBC Latino contributor.

“The enthusiasm of Latino voters in this election reflects not only support for Obama and his policies, but dislike for the policies of Romney and the GOP,” says Cristina Beltran, a professor of cultural and social analysis at New York University.


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1 posted on 11/06/2012 11:05:06 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Now, one more time: Explain to me the Rove/Bush doctrine that these people were going to vote Republican and were so conservative, hmmm?


2 posted on 11/06/2012 11:08:27 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They really don’t care about the Kenyan sending weapons to the drug cartels to kill their countrymen. It’s all about them and the freebies. Me! Me! Me!


3 posted on 11/06/2012 11:09:49 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (REVENGE wins.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The non-whites ran this election victory for Zer0.

So much for “reaching out”to the Spanish.


4 posted on 11/06/2012 11:10:35 PM PST by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: NVDave

We are so screwed, now the GOP has no choice but to kowtow to the minorities, the white male is dead politically.


5 posted on 11/06/2012 11:10:35 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: NVDave

Issues wise, they should be


6 posted on 11/06/2012 11:11:13 PM PST by Homer1
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Translated: The tipping point has been reached and the Democrats have seen their wish come true. Illegal immigrants have become legal, for all intents and purposes, and they love the welfare state and thy are now the majority in many states. Republicans are looking at a bleak future, and fielding Hispanic candidates won’t make a bit of difference.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 11:11:49 PM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I know this can’t be true, because Jorge Bush got all the Latinos to love him.

I think his nephew is even a Mexican or something.

(We have been SO SCREWED by the GOP elite.)


8 posted on 11/06/2012 11:11:56 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("You're doing a whale of a job there, Christie.")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Great, well, they can pay the bill for their president.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 11:12:04 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: NVDave

““The enthusiasm of Latino voters in this election reflects not only support for Obama and his policies, but dislike for the policies of Romney and the GOP,” says Cristina Beltran, a professor of cultural and social analysis at New York University.”

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Well, there ya go. The mexiclowns hate us. Ain’t that special. They never were going to vote GOP in the first place so we are supposed to tone down our rhetoric?


10 posted on 11/06/2012 11:12:07 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
So..."Latinos" are the new "Black"...it just gets weirder and weirder
11 posted on 11/06/2012 11:12:26 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: dfwgator

With 72% of whites voting for romney with a loss it is apparent that the minorities will control national elections.

The dems perfected their destruction of America plans.


12 posted on 11/06/2012 11:14:47 PM PST by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I want to take your job. And send the money back to Metico, says the illegal. Decades of illegal immigration, along with the ever growing takers
Have formed a coalition that will be hard to beat on a national level.
Simple fact.


13 posted on 11/06/2012 11:14:54 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: dfwgator

With 72% of whites voting for romney with a loss it is apparent that the minorities will control national elections.

The dems perfected their destruction of America.


14 posted on 11/06/2012 11:15:05 PM PST by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: NVDave

Rove/Bush in Texas in 1998 won the MAJORITY of Latino votes.

Dont diss them outright.

This was not inevitable and a bit of a shocker. So what lies was Obama telling them to get their vote?


15 posted on 11/06/2012 11:15:19 PM PST by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: dfwgator

That’s pretty much it.


16 posted on 11/06/2012 11:15:47 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Exactly.

And to put not too fine a point on it, the vast majority of Hispanics are Catholic. The majority of Catholics believe in “more free stuff” and therefore were voting for Obama:

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10/22/survey-catholics-divided-on-political-issues-as-adherent-numbers-decline/

As long as we keep importing more Catholics, we’re going to keep seeing the outcome we saw tonight: People voting for more “free” stuff.


17 posted on 11/06/2012 11:16:41 PM PST by NVDave
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To: WOSG
Rove/Bush in Texas in 1998 won the MAJORITY of Latino votes.

At what cost?

18 posted on 11/06/2012 11:16:46 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Tailgunner Joe

America has officially become a country where the majority believes that the USA owes them a living. I will do everything in my power to stop working so hard so their lifestyle isn’t as cushy as it has been.


19 posted on 11/06/2012 11:18:24 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: Tailgunner Joe
or follow the pathway to irrelevance that is the South,” says Stephen Nuño,

that's racist

20 posted on 11/06/2012 11:19:47 PM PST by blueplum
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Yeah, while I was at work tonight, I could hear the Mexicans in the shipping department yukking it up and jabbering amongst themselves while the returns were coming in.

What those saps don't realize is they are about to become citizens of an impoverished nation once again, and the trouble they went through to sneak over here will have been for nothing. But this time, there's no place else for them to sneak into to get freebies. And since they're now 'citizens' of the US, they won't be welcome back in Mexico unless they have a lot of money to spread around.

Irony is a b!tch.

21 posted on 11/06/2012 11:20:33 PM PST by thescourged1
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To: WOSG

Winning Texas and Winning the US are two different things.

Texas doesn’t have their own Social Security and Medicare programs. They don’t have AFDC and Foodstamp programs that are state level programs.

The Texas legislature meets only every other year.

There’s a whole host of reasons why citing Bush’s win in Texas is a basic non-sequitur.

But most all of them come down to this: The vast majority of free stuff is coming from the federal level.


22 posted on 11/06/2012 11:20:42 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They leave thier socialist, corrupt, economicly destitute countries... then come here and vote democrat.


23 posted on 11/06/2012 11:20:59 PM PST by GregoTX (Federalist)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Just watch, Karl Rove and guys like him, the same advisors who told the GOP to pander to Hispanics, are not discredited for their bad advice, but continue to give it. A better solution is for the GOP to increase its share of the white vote - still the biggest share of the electorate.


24 posted on 11/06/2012 11:21:51 PM PST by River Hawk
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To: dfwgator

No, going RINO is not a good idea.
The Mexicans and Blacks will always vote for the real Dem over the RINO Dem.

Real Dem’s always offer more freebies, sucked from the wallets of the working class, than any RINO can.

But the biggest problem with Obaba’s reelection is that he will now be able to appoint est. 2 more Supreme Court judges plus hundreds more of lower courts judges. The judges get their jobs for life, so the evil of the Obaba/Dems will last for generations.

The USA will become a Fascist/Socialist Police State over the next 4 years and voter fraud will become so institutionalized that between the fraud, the Libs, and the gimme voters, the freedoms and prosperity now remaining will be gone.

The USA is finished as a free country. Greece/France/Britain...here we come.

Discouraging.

But periods of liberty and freedom have always been rare and relatively brief in World history.

4 more years of Obaba will turn the USA into the USSA, a bankrupt, oppressive police state tyranny of breath taking corruption.

Our future? Look at the various African Countries. Corrupt, incompetent, oppressive....


25 posted on 11/06/2012 11:22:21 PM PST by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: Pining_4_TX

The New Deal Democrat coalition used ‘ethnic whites’.
2 generations later, the ethnic whites vote Republican and the Democrats find a new ethnic group for their coalition.

“Republicans are looking at a bleak future, and fielding Hispanic candidates won’t make a bit of difference.”

I emphatically disagree. We have to fight for the Hispanic, black, youth, woman, everyone vote. The Democrat coalition is fractured when you appeal based on good ideas and good results.


26 posted on 11/06/2012 11:24:11 PM PST by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Homer1

That sort of thinking is what got us into this mess.

You could say the same thing about blacks. It doesn’t work there either.

People should stop lying to themselves and other people. Racial minorities aren’t going to wake up one day and read the Federalist Papers.

It. Simply. Will. Not. Happen.


27 posted on 11/06/2012 11:24:27 PM PST by NVDave
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To: OldArmy52

Like I said, we’re screwed.


28 posted on 11/06/2012 11:24:55 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: WOSG
So what lies was Obama telling them to get their vote?

Obama's campaign was a triumph of micro-targetted negative advertising. Blue-collar white males in Ohio were told that Romney was a greedy outsourcer out to destroy American manufacturing. Suburban women were told Romney was going to bring back back-alley abortions. I'm sure he had some Spanish-language ads against Romney that were real humdingers.

What's the way to deal with this kind of stuff? More negative campaigning from our side? Defensive ads against it? I don't know. But Romney didn't seem to offer much of either when attacked. He seemed to just take the punch and try to change the subject. Turned out not to be an effective strategy.

29 posted on 11/06/2012 11:25:47 PM PST by JediJones (Vote NO on Proposition Zero! Tuesday, November 6th!)
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To: NVDave

It’s happened for other ethnic blocs...Given the demographics, this is the only way to go...


30 posted on 11/06/2012 11:26:03 PM PST by Homer1
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Obama will secure the border. You know how? It will be so bad that we will want to cross over into Mexico and the Mexicans decide to build a fence to prevent us from coming in!


31 posted on 11/06/2012 11:27:11 PM PST by ari-freedom
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To: Tainan

It is amazing that the people from a country that is an absolute cesspool have now set in motion the destruction of this once great country.

Congratulations, what are you going to do when, in a very short time, America is exactly like where you came from?

It won’t take long, rabbits are jealous of their ability to reproduce.

Welcome to Mexico North. The large intestine to one huge rectum.


32 posted on 11/06/2012 11:27:53 PM PST by waus (FUBO UFCMF, Just in case I stuttered, FUBO)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Wasn’t it Reagan that gave amnesty?


33 posted on 11/06/2012 11:28:16 PM PST by Professional
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To: max americana

Yep. I am sure the GOP is quite aware of this and had a hand in it. George W never did anything about illegal immigration nor have any of the others. They probably didn’t even go to the polls. Names were made up and entered as ballots.


34 posted on 11/06/2012 11:28:37 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: WOSG

“I emphatically disagree. We have to fight for the Hispanic, black, youth, woman, everyone vote. The Democrat coalition is fractured when you appeal based on good ideas and good results.”

Who needs good ideas when you can just give people free $$$?


35 posted on 11/06/2012 11:28:42 PM PST by ari-freedom
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To: Homer1

Name them.


36 posted on 11/06/2012 11:28:50 PM PST by NVDave
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To: NVDave
This was the democrats’ plan to change demographics and so create race warfare(cultural marxism), and class warfare.

they started it withe the 1965 immigration act which changed immigration to come primarily from latin American countries which would then provide a home base for even more illegals. no Americans didn't lose this election even with all the media created false reality. It was all these foreigners (Mostly Hispanics) brought in who have voted. The democrats have captured the minorities and immigrants. It all began with the kennedys(including JFK) and their 1965 immigrant act.

37 posted on 11/06/2012 11:29:20 PM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: thescourged1

A person works at a small company that makes firearm accessories. The employees are about 80 percent Hispanic/Mexican. They almost all voted Obama. Despite the Dems/Obama’s well known plans to ban guns. They voted for the candidate who will try and may succeed in putting their company out of business.

So why did they vote for the Dem/Obama?
For the freebies...and the Dems/Obama refusing to enforce immigration laws, unlike about every other Country in the World.

The USA’s light of freedom and opportunity is going out faster and faster.


38 posted on 11/06/2012 11:29:20 PM PST by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: Professional

Yes.


39 posted on 11/06/2012 11:29:28 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Democrat_media

Exactly so. I completely concur.


40 posted on 11/06/2012 11:31:11 PM PST by NVDave
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To: NVDave

That is and was a pipe dream. Eventually Republicans won’t even be able to win Texas.


41 posted on 11/06/2012 11:31:54 PM PST by Silver Sabre
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To: NVDave

Well, for years, I’ve heard all this crap about how great Reagan was, how bad bush was....

Reagan opened the door in a big way for illegals.....

Hey, since Clinton, how many non whites have come here?

They are all voting age now....


42 posted on 11/06/2012 11:32:05 PM PST by Professional
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To: dfwgator

Rove/Bush in Texas in 1998 won the MAJORITY of Latino votes.

At what cost?

At the total embarrassing cost of face to the Texas Democrats, who havent won a statewide race for 14 years since.


43 posted on 11/06/2012 11:32:10 PM PST by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I invite you all to read the vdare.com website. It has excellent commentary on the demographic question, ethnic identity politics and immigration issues. It is much more reliable than what you’ll read in Mainstream GOP sources.


44 posted on 11/06/2012 11:33:15 PM PST by River Hawk
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To: Tainan

[ So...”Latinos” are the new “Black”...it just gets weirder and weirder]

I think this Latino Decisions is exaggerating the numbers. Many groups will want to take credit and reap the rewards. Minority groups vote in a bloc when they are downtrodden immigrants. But in time they achieve some success, begin to accumulate some wealth and climb the ladder. At that point they can go their own way politically. Excluding the constituents of big city political machines, the Irish, Italians, Chinese, Germans, Scots-Irish, etc. no longer base their vote on ethnic identity. They have mostly integrated into the mainstream.


45 posted on 11/06/2012 11:33:45 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

We can all look forward to looking what happened to California happening to the rest of the country. Nevada and New Mexico are already there.


46 posted on 11/06/2012 11:34:14 PM PST by Silver Sabre
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To: NVDave

Oh, but wait! I’m originally from a large Irish Catholic enclave. They reliably voted 80% Dem for years, but it’s slowly trended (over the last twenty years) to about 50/50.

Did I mention that these people came over in the late 1800’s? So, after ten generations or so we should be just fine!


47 posted on 11/06/2012 11:34:21 PM PST by garandgal
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To: tennmountainman

“I want to take your job. And send the money back to Metico, says the illegal. Decades of illegal immigration, along with the ever growing takers
Have formed a coalition that will be hard to beat on a national level.
Simple fact.”
__________________________________________________________________________________

The forcible removal of Hispanic illegal aliens MUST begin now. Texas ONLY went 57% for Romney. If the current resident illegals in Texas are converted to voters (which
is Ozero’s plan), Texas will be lost as a reliably red
state.

A removal plan like that, of course, could ONLY happen in a sovereign and independent Texas. If this does not happen Texas WILL be lost in 20 years. We will be overwhelmed
demographically and ONLY Hispanic candidates will win the
Governor’s office and higher state offices, with Caucasians
being able to only keep some local pockets.

Its coming. Like a freight train.


48 posted on 11/06/2012 11:34:35 PM PST by NeverForgetBataan (I am become Barry... destroyer of wealth)
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To: Homer1
It worked for different ethnic blocks because they wanted to be Americans. Things are different now. They're not going to be assimilated. They will simply become another racialist constituency and we will slide further into Balkanization.

For years Frank Luntz claimed that any day now, there was going to be an emerging black conservatism because blacks "agreed with us" on the "social issues." No. They don't. Not enough to affect a vote that is entirely driven by racialist identity politics, regardless of how much they may disagree with specific issues. Frank hasn't made that claim since 2008. You should give up on it, too.

49 posted on 11/06/2012 11:34:51 PM PST by FredZarguna ("Post Hoc, ergo propter hoc," is no way to reason through life, son.)
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To: River Hawk

I recommend people check out that website as well.


50 posted on 11/06/2012 11:35:25 PM PST by Silver Sabre
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