Skip to comments.Obama to offer Social Security cuts in new budget — in exchange for tax hikes
Posted on 04/05/2013 9:22:29 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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My extended family is Catholic and for generations the majority of them have voted Republican. Most of them live in the New York area. My late uncle, a Catholic, was a Republican party official on Long Island, NY many years ago.
My first cousin....she’s an elementary school teacher on Long Island, and a Catholic, told me in late October that she couldn’t wait to go the polls and vote for Romney. She said she wished she could vote for him twice. When I asked her about damage from Superstorm Sandy, she told me she would swim to the polls if she had to.
I also have relatives who have lived their entire lives in Massachusetts and they are staunch conservatives, as well as Catholic. So, there’s hope.
The Catholic vote is skewed because, unfortunately, vast numbers of Mexican and Puerto Rican Catholics vote for the dems.
The thing is that the Catholic vote has always been democrat, there are only about five exceptions in our history, Catholics immigrating from the most Catholic nations are not really changing anything, they are just keeping it normal.
He simply “filled the order” required. Doubt any thought put into it as he knows it won’t fly. But he can say he did it, and that’s about the it of it....next!
Interesting that he is willing to cut the one thing that Americans are forced to pay into and actually have skin in that game.
And that, precisely, is my thesis. Thank you. It’s not about Catholicism. It’s about race.
The last time Republicans won is when they won the Catholic vote.
Perhaps Republicans should be waking up to that fact.
You are saying that democrats do win because of the Catholic vote, and the reason the republicans won the popular vote in 2004 is because when Protestants can get 50 or 51% of the Catholics to vote pro-life conservative, then the democrats lose.
I think that is what the point is, the fact that the Catholic vote is what the democrats depend on and pin their hopes on, and they pray for more Catholics and atheists.
Can you explain your promotion of the democrat party and their agenda? Your claim is that the democrat party is naturally the home of Catholics because the republicans have the wrong politics in comparison, that their pro-abortion democrat vote is appropriate for Catholics.
Obama is stuck on stupid. No social security cuts. No tax increases.
Scrap obamacare, quit looting social security, privitize a portion of social security, cut taxes and stimulate growth. That will get people working and bring in more revenue
Feel free to cite a post where I defend abortion or gay marriage.
I will call out pro abortion and pro sodomy republicans, and protestants rather then give them cover.
Why should conservative Catholics support a party that supports homosexuality and abortion?
I am saying precisely the opposite.
The numbers indicate that the Democrats do not require the Catholic vote while the Republicans do.
If you remove the entire Catholic electorate - Obama still wins in both 2008, and in 2012.
If you remove the entire Catholic electorate in 2004, Bush loses.
Ergo, I conclude that the Republican party now requires the support of Catholics in order to win. The Democrat party does not.
true but the north east with all of its Catholics should be the most conservative and it isnt because they call themselves Catholic but vote against their faith
I have never understood this. How can you call yourself Catholic or any other Christian, and vote for abortion? The Hispanic population has always stumped me with this also, since they are generally very family oriented and religious people as a whole.
Why indeed, why do Catholics vote majority democrat?
Now he can tell all those who get their SS cut, the Republicans made him do it.
The Republicans will fall for anything.
The Catholic vote has always been know to lean left, big city democrat machines and unions depended on it.
The Catholic vote has never been known as conservative or right wing.
Crazy that obamma has racked up an additional $6 trillion in debt in less than 5 years and now he wants to talk debt reduction? Very crazy indeed!
The cuts to Social Security are cuts in the rate of growth of Social Security, something the democrats in Congress racked Bush over the coals about when he suggested it.
obamma gets a pass because he is a Democrat.
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