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Why Hispanics Donít Vote for Republicans [because they tend to favor big government]
NRO ^ | Nov 7 2012 | Heather Mac Donald

Posted on 11/08/2012 8:31:33 PM PST by WilliamIII

The call for Republicans to discard their opposition to immigration amnesty will grow deafening in the wake of President Obama’s victory. Hispanics supported Obama by a margin of nearly 75 percent to 25 percent, and may have provided important margins in some swing states. If only Republicans relented on their Neanderthal views regarding the immigration rule of law, the message will run, they would release the inner Republican waiting to emerge in the Hispanic population.

If Republicans want to change their stance on immigration, they should do so on the merits, not out of a belief that only immigration policy stands between them and a Republican Hispanic majority. It is not immigration policy that creates the strong bond between Hispanics and the Democratic party, but the core Democratic principles of a more generous safety net, strong government intervention in the economy, and progressive taxation. Hispanics will prove to be even more decisive in the victory of Governor Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30, which raised upper-income taxes and the sales tax, than in the Obama election.

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1 posted on 11/08/2012 8:31:36 PM PST by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

Strange.

Typically RC’s prefer small limited...


2 posted on 11/08/2012 8:34:12 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: WilliamIII

“hispanics” don’t vote for republicans because of historic oppression of “hispanics” by republicans through the juan crow laws.


3 posted on 11/08/2012 8:38:10 PM PST by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: WilliamIII

The irony is that they come to America to escape inefficient/corrupt big governments that have crushed their home economies and in search of a better life.

And what do they do? They want to change America into the hell hole they just left.


4 posted on 11/08/2012 8:38:26 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: WilliamIII

I do not know the exact percentage, but my educated guess is there are a lot of Hispanics getting free money from the government. I see a whole bunch of young Hispanics who can’t even speak English, at the social security office when I have to go there to make changes to my social security account. That office handles many government benefits such as food stamps and welfare besides social security. By the way Social security is an entitlement, not a free benefit. We seniors paid FICA taxes all our working lives.


5 posted on 11/08/2012 8:38:40 PM PST by entropy12 (3 SCOTUS appointments by Obama (like Kagan) are coming...we are screwed for 30 years)
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To: WilliamIII

Looking to the giant wasteland south of me...I’d say I can see why, it’s been a raving success.


6 posted on 11/08/2012 8:39:38 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

“hispanics” don’t vote for republicans because of historic oppression of “hispanics” by republicans through the juan crow laws.

Really? Give some examples. but at least you’re admitting it isn’t immigration issues that keep hispanics from voting Republican.


7 posted on 11/08/2012 8:43:17 PM PST by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII
Amnesty would bring tens of millions more illegals and Hispanics in. This is the democrats’/socialists goal and always has been. This Amnesty has to be opposed at all costs.

It was the kenedy/democrat 1965 immigration act that was the seed for the ocean of 3rd world immigrants, hispanics, illegals etc that we see. This was the goal of Democrats : import foreign socialist voters by the millions and so they are reaching the tipping point in America. even with the socialist media and gov schools they couldn't turn enough Americans into voting for socialists/democrats . but they always had the blacks but knew they needed more so they imported them and still are. if we don't stop this immigration then we have to secede.

8 posted on 11/08/2012 8:43:50 PM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: 2banana
They want to change America into the hell hole they just left.

And they seem to be succeeding in doing that.

9 posted on 11/08/2012 8:46:02 PM PST by Schatze (It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.)
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To: WilliamIII
About a year ago, I heard a radio interview with a person who was trying to keep open a Catholic church somewhere in Massachusetts, one that was scheduled by the Archdiocese to close. IIRC, the population had shifted from mainly self-reliant Italians and Irish but Latinos were now the dominant demographic. He said he tried desperately to convince the Hispanics to donate money for upkeep to assist in the cause, this Church could be the center of their community, one for weddings, masses and other services. He concluded that his pleas were denied because the Latinos believe government should pay for such things.
10 posted on 11/08/2012 8:46:57 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Smile on Dems: Ignorance is bliss.)
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To: WilliamIII

This may all be true and probably is but, I still say we need to get an an inforcable immigration law in place (e-identification cards, penalties for emplyers who hire illegals, guest worker programs, etc). It’s what’s best for this country even if it doesn’t necessarily get immigrants on our side. The majority of Americans support this, too. We may need to give amnesty in return but, good g-d it’s time to get something real in place.


11 posted on 11/08/2012 8:51:48 PM PST by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: WilliamIII

People who come here looking for freedom have never had it and don’t know what to do with it, and people who were born with it don’t want the responsibility of it. It’s a paradox.


12 posted on 11/08/2012 8:51:59 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: Trailerpark Badass
Hispanics don't vote for Republicans because they, the hispanics, are for the most part racist pigs.

There are exceptions ~ not enough though.

13 posted on 11/08/2012 8:52:16 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: WilliamIII

I briefly visited my Facebook page yesterday before deactivating my account. One of our friends who happens to be of Mexican descent and whose wife is the same voted for Romney/Ryan. He was very disgusted with his fellow Americans and their love of abortion, gay marriage, etc. He is Protestant /Evangelical. He is from the streets of LA and has a lot of scars from his youth. He is among the few individuals I would entrust my children to his care. He believes in God, and he believes there are consequences for actions. He works long hours to provide for his family, and he has since we met him. We know other Mexicans who are of similar mind set. They are all Protestant. The Catholic Mexicans we know vote for big government. On the other hand, my BFF is Catholic, and she and her family are conservative. So I don’t think that all Catholics are looking for government to do the work of the Church. My BFF’s family comes from a land ravaged by Islam. Maybe that makes a difference.


14 posted on 11/08/2012 8:52:35 PM PST by petitfour
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To: WilliamIII; All
This is a foreign invasion of people who do not share our American values and these foreign invaders are turning our country into one of theirs a 3rd world socialist hell hole.democrat traitors invited this invasion (starting with their 1965 immigration act).

There is nothing Republicans could offer Hispanics,Asians etc. to make them vote for Republicans. most are foreigners and just don't believe in our values of freedom and limited government.Amnesty would bring tens of millions more illegals and Hispanics in. This is the democrats’/socialists goal and always has been. This Amnesty has to be opposed at all costs.

It was the kenedy/democrat 1965 immigration act that was the seed for the ocean of 3rd world immigrants, hispanics, illegals etc that we see. This was the goal of Democrats : import foreign socialist voters by the millions and so they are reaching the tipping point in America. even with the socialist media and gov schools they couldn't turn enough Americans into voting for socialists/democrats . but they always had the blacks but knew they needed more so they imported them and still are. if we don't stop this immigration then we have to secede. This is war. This is a foreign invasion of people who do not share our values and they are turning our country into one of theirs a 3rd world socialist hell hole.And democrat traitors invited this invasions. we have treat it as a war, an invasion and the treason that it is. The goal of democrats is destruction of America and socialism: so they invited an invasion to help them accomplish that goal.And we sit here bickering against other conservatives instead of doing what we know we have to . And it's not just hispanics other foreigners Asians for example had 75% for Obama as hispanics did have 75% also, blacks 95% for Obama.

15 posted on 11/08/2012 8:52:44 PM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: MestaMachine
People who come here looking for freedom have never had it and don’t know what to do with it, and people who were born with it don’t want the responsibility of it. It’s a paradox.

Freedom of Choice is what you've got.
Freedom From Choice is what you want.

Devo

16 posted on 11/08/2012 8:52:54 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: ConservativeStatement

During the last big immigration wave(1880-1910) it was 30% of the new immigrants that went back to the old country-couldn’t hack it here-no freebees.


17 posted on 11/08/2012 8:53:36 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET
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To: NoLibZone

the Democrats are balkanizing this country because that works for them. The george soros types want it because it works for them. Hispanics are more than happy to assist because it works for them too. This country will not survive Balkanization. The second amendment is all that matters at this point. Our lives and our freedom will depend on it. they know that. they’ll make a big move against second amendment rights in the next 4 years. We should make that our line in the sand.


18 posted on 11/08/2012 8:53:36 PM PST by RC one (Akin/Mourdock-2016)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
My grandparents came from Italy somewhere around that time. When I was really young, I remember my maternal grandmother saying in broken English “We spoke Italian in the house but always spoke English outside the house.” It was done to communicate, learn, and become Americans.
19 posted on 11/08/2012 9:00:37 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Smile on Dems: Ignorance is bliss.)
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To: WilliamIII

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president.

The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince.

The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools, such as those who made him their president.”

Prager Zeitungon

This quote came from the Czech Republic. Someone over there has it figured out. It was translated into English from an article in the Prague newspaper


20 posted on 11/08/2012 9:03:43 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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