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Great News: Republicans May Be Tempted To Embrace ObamaCare To Win Over Latino Voters
Pajamas Media ^ | April 1, 2013 | By Bryan Preston

Posted on 04/01/2013 7:22:40 PM PDT by JACKRUSSELL

...Some Republicans will be tempted to embrace ObamaCare, just as they’re tempted to embrace amnesty for illegal aliens now, in pursuit of the fast-growing Latino vote. Embracing either would be a mistake; embracing both may well kill off the GOP for good. Embrace one and you destroy your law and order and national sovereignty credentials, embrace the other and your credibility and small government principles are gone. The only thing the GOP would still have would be the evangelical vote, and the medialeft are already having an easy time marginalizing us.

The GOP is in a tough spot and there are no easy or quick fixes. Panders and surrenders on key principles will only end up destroying it.  The party is going to have to find a leader who can and will articulate its principles in ways that resonate and connect across demographic lines, and then follow that leader.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: amnestia; amnesty; gop; gopsellsout; healthcare; illegalimmigration; immigration; obamacare; progressives; republicans; sisipuede

1 posted on 04/01/2013 7:22:40 PM PDT by JACKRUSSELL
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To: JACKRUSSELL

Temptation.

Yes, GOP, take a bite of the forbidden fruit.

It’ll work out for ya.

GOP, your political instincts are just uncanny.


2 posted on 04/01/2013 7:29:43 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37
Neither of the two major coalition parties need fear being driven out of existence any time soon ~ particularly not if they run the House, own 30 Governorships and nearly that number of State legislatures, and have a somewhat working majority on the Supreme Court.

There's always a constant flow of coalition partners from one party to the other so if the Democrats snatch up all the Hispanics by selling out black interests, the Republicans can easily pick up on that old coalition partner.

It's the math of winning in single member districts that drives this rough balance ~ in general you need to get 50% of the vote plus 1 more vote ~ and if you don't you tend to lose. If you lose you've got nothing to give your coalition partners and some are feckless when it comes to political loyalty!

3 posted on 04/01/2013 7:36:25 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: JACKRUSSELL

Next time Igo tothe Polls I think I will write in my own name. I seem to be the only one I can trust.


4 posted on 04/01/2013 7:42:26 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: JACKRUSSELL

RINOs will. Conservatives won’t. :)


5 posted on 04/01/2013 7:42:58 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: JACKRUSSELL; Liz; cripplecreek; AuntB; Tennessee Nana; TADSLOS; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; ...

What?? Hispanics want Obama-care too?

But Rubio, Rand Paul and McCain all assured us that they were ‘conservatives’

They assured us that amnesty is all they demand.


6 posted on 04/01/2013 7:43:56 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: muawiyah

We will see how it plays out, but it seems to me that it simply does not matter if Republicans hold seats or even how many seats, because the government agenda always moves forward.


7 posted on 04/01/2013 7:58:11 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: JACKRUSSELL
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until a majority of voters discover that they can vote themselves largess out of the public treasury.

Alexander Tytler

8 posted on 04/01/2013 8:06:33 PM PDT by tomkat ( .. shall NOT be infringed)
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To: chris37
Yes, GOP, take a bite of the forbidden fruit.

GOP-e wants to run conservatives out of the party, embrace amnesty, embrace, Obamacare, bring Lady Gaga to the RNC, etc. They're gobbling up a whole bushel basket of forbidden fruit.

9 posted on 04/01/2013 8:08:56 PM PDT by Taft in '52
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To: JACKRUSSELL

They may have the evangelical vote, but they will never have this fundamentalist’s again, no matter what they do now. They crossed my Rubicon some time ago.


10 posted on 04/01/2013 8:13:24 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: chris37

Correct. The Republicans are merely the “me too, after you” party.


11 posted on 04/01/2013 8:14:31 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Taft in '52

RIP GOP.


12 posted on 04/01/2013 8:25:47 PM PDT by glock rocks (No, the game never ends, when your whole world depends, on the turn of a friendy card.)
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To: JACKRUSSELL

A brilliant Freeper used a term in another post that I liked very much.

“...one day closer to street justice.”

GOP, take note.


13 posted on 04/01/2013 8:36:58 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: chris37

The GOP has always said to conservatives what the democrat part says to liberals: “Where else are you gonna’ go?” Well, I think they’re dreaming this time. They can get 50% of the Latino vote but still lose if they embrace obamacare.


14 posted on 04/01/2013 8:46:51 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: JACKRUSSELL
The party is going to have to find a leader who can and will articulate its principles in ways that resonate and connect across demographic lines, and then follow that leader.

15 posted on 04/01/2013 9:13:24 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: JACKRUSSELL
Today is the only day of the year I would look at that headline.
Still won't read it though, joke or not.
16 posted on 04/01/2013 9:32:14 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: Taft in '52

They got their way....I left.
Waiting for the next party.


17 posted on 04/01/2013 9:51:37 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: JACKRUSSELL

Well, this all kind of explains their passivity in following through with their 2010 threats to push for de-funding Obamacare. They’re foolishly thinking they can turn it into some kind of bargaining chip to be cashed into hispanic votes.

Thanks for abusing the trust, GOP.


18 posted on 04/01/2013 10:01:31 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: JACKRUSSELL

All this crapulence and cavin in stemming from our open borders immigration policy since the Kennedy immigration Act passed in 1965. Ever since then legal immigration has been 85-90% from the 3rd world. These immigrants (Asian and Latino)like gov’t and are giving Democrats the edge


19 posted on 04/01/2013 10:59:51 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing--- Joe Pine)
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To: chris37

America is known to make abrupt transformations ~ at the moment we are still in a battle against the Great Obama Recession.


20 posted on 04/02/2013 5:46:34 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: sickoflibs

“What?? Hispanics want Obama-care too?

But Rubio, Rand Paul and McCain all assured us that they were ‘conservatives’

They assured us that amnesty is all they demand.”

Oh, my gosh...golly....wow....do you think they lied?????


21 posted on 04/02/2013 7:35:35 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB

Good to hear from you.

Its looks like Obama is a big fail on getting his gun ban laws for his libs but I am not as confident on amnesty.


22 posted on 04/02/2013 8:05:56 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Terry Mross

“The GOP has always said to conservatives what the democrat part says to liberals: “Where else are you gonna’ go?””

Which is often what an abusive husband tells his battered wife.


23 posted on 04/02/2013 8:36:18 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: sickoflibs

This is the mentality of people who VOTE!

http://mrctv.org/videos/spaghetti-crisis

I don’t know what the cure for stoooooopid is.


24 posted on 04/02/2013 8:47:35 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: dennisw

” All this crapulence and cavin in stemming from our open borders immigration policy since the Kennedy immigration Act passed in 1965. Ever since then legal immigration has been 85-90% from the 3rd world. These immigrants (Asian and Latino)like gov’t and are giving Democrats the edge”

NAILED it.


25 posted on 04/02/2013 11:51:59 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: sickoflibs

” What?? Hispanics want Obama-care too?”

And give us the bills.


26 posted on 04/02/2013 12:06:47 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker

And to that must be added all the illegal immigrants (illegal aliens) from the 3rd world who come here with impunity. Even if they never vote their anchor babies will. I have been against our crazy immigration policies since 1992 and worked for Pat Buchanan that year because he saw the damage this uncontrolled immigration was doing. But back then I never thought it would lead to such demographic change that it would make states turn permanently democrat and make it very difficult to elect Republican presidents no matter how squishy liberal like Mitt Romney

NY and California used to elect Republican governors. Massachusetts did too in order to keep the Democrat State Houses in check


27 posted on 04/02/2013 12:41:13 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing Joe Pine)
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To: dennisw

I lived in California from 1976-2006. In 30 years, the state became almost unrecognizable due to illegal immigration. Now it is spreading all across the country, and there is no political will to stop it.


28 posted on 04/02/2013 12:54:31 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: sickoflibs

Suborning faggotry is one thing but if they’re gonna embrace Obamacare why even have 2 parties? Let all be democrats, “Latinos” will vote for us then.


29 posted on 04/02/2013 10:50:08 PM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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