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Palin to GOP: You've 'Abandoned' Reagan Democrats, Insulted Hispanics
Big Government ^ | June 29, 2013 | Tony Lee

Posted on 06/29/2013 4:30:32 PM PDT by Bratch

As Byron York has written, Mitt Romney would have lost the election even if he had won 70% of the Hispanic vote. And as Breitbart News thoroughly documented, Romney would have won the election had 389,821 more working class voters in four states turned out to vote. Palin urged Americans to read the Breitbart News article that detailed how the Senate's amnesty bill betrayed working class Americans of all ethnicities. 

By noting that the immigration bill devastates working class Americans regardless of race, Palin is emphasizing that the best way for Republicans to win over minorities and expand the party's tent is not to pander to various racial and ethnic groups, but to instead embrace and fight for working class Americans that are people of all races and ethnicities.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: loadurgunsboys; palin; randsconcerntrolls; reagandemocrats
I realize we're walking over plowed ground here, but this emphasizes how Sarah Palin, unlike any other politician since Reagan, is constantly appealing to folks across the entire political spectrum.

As the author indicates, the way to expand the "Big Tent" is NOT to pander to different factions but to demonstrate how your philosophy and policies will benefit everyone.

"A rising tide lifts all boats."

1 posted on 06/29/2013 4:30:32 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bratch

I don’t think Hispanics nor anyone in the USA wants 100 million more 3rd world immigrants coming to the USA

Only chance to stop the Amnesty bill is for the House not to consider any immigration related bill at all.

Michelle Bachman explained it. ANY House bill no matter if it promises all the border security in the world will be a trojan horse.NO bill at all must come out of the House because it will be merged with the Senate Amnesty and trojan horse bill. Call congress.

Tell them to stop all Amnesty or immigration bills.they are all trojan horse bills. some will promise border security that will never be enforced anyway.

Bachmann explained it . The House will write a border security bill only . then in conference the senate will add the virus and then bring it back to the house. then the conservatives won’t vote for it but democrats will all vote for it so then they only need 10% of republicans to pass Amnesty and the virus that will destroy America. so any bill at all will be added the virus . so best thing is for Boner to not let any immigration bill at all come out of the House. that is the only hope . call boner and the members of the House.

Tom Tancredo echos what Michelle Bachmann said.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

call congress . no bill at all from the House


3 posted on 06/29/2013 4:34:25 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Bratch

Wow, nobody ever thought of that before.


4 posted on 06/29/2013 4:35:07 PM PDT by humblegunner (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: humblegunner

LOL.

Palin bump.


5 posted on 06/29/2013 4:37:36 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Bratch; PA Engineer; pattty; Pegita; penelopesire; pepperdog; Perdogg; PGalt; PLD; PoloSec; ...
Sarah Palin's Awesome Ping List

She's the news maker!
GOP HOUSE - Pay Attention!

6 posted on 06/29/2013 4:39:17 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Bratch
The underlying strategy behind this amnesty business is quite ingenius. it's a win-win for the liberal Democrats and a lose-lose for Republicans. If we succesfully defeat amnesty, they get to portray us as racists and unsympathetic to Pedro's needs and the pedro vote is instantly given to the next Democratic presidential candidate. On the other hand, if we lose this fight, Pedro is obviously going to be inclined to vote for his perceived benefactor anyways, that being, of course, the Democratic candidate.

Any move we make costs us Pedro's vote; therefore, the only sensible solution is to defeat amnesty and make up for the lost Pedros among working class folks that really don't want to play Democratic party racial politics.

7 posted on 06/29/2013 4:39:34 PM PDT by RC one
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To: RC one

I agree with you.

With an emphasis on “working class folks”.

We need American jobs. In America.

Stop exporting American jobs.


8 posted on 06/29/2013 4:41:23 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: humblegunner

....and which of the leaders or those pushed as the next greatest thing are pushing that idea? We know that it isn’t anything new but at least someone is doing it. Instead you tend to bash people who at least is trying to get the message across but offer no solution yourself


9 posted on 06/29/2013 4:42:36 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bratch

Division, the bane of the American people, is at the heart of dems politics (eg affirmative action.) If unity could be achieved through logical discussion and discourse, the People would fare far better.


10 posted on 06/29/2013 4:42:42 PM PDT by Patriot Politics
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To: Bratch

Actually others have but have been attacked for doing so. Rick Santorum was attacked for reaching out to union members in Michigan when he was doing it exactly the right way by talking about Obama’s job killing policies and taxes. Keep in mind that Michigan union members polled supported right to work by 40%.


11 posted on 06/29/2013 4:43:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

yup. Even democratic type people who work for a living are disgusted with the state of our welfare state. that’s very exploitable. I find it best to point out that we believe in a safety net, not a lazy net. and that we believe in tax policies that attract jobs, not ones that repel them. We have to be careful discussing tax policy as the democrats have done an ex cellent job of demonizing the job creators.


12 posted on 06/29/2013 4:48:52 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Bratch

Aren’t Sarah’s brother and parents current/retired public school employees?

Isn’t Todd a union member?

According to some, public school teachers, government employees, and union members are all enemies of freedom. It seems that Sarah Palin has a different view of things. Conservatism will never truly succeed through rabble-rousing demonization of ordinary people. That also includes the working poor, the unemployed, the elderly, or anyone else who is trying to survive. A big tent beats a circular firing squad any day.


13 posted on 06/29/2013 4:49:40 PM PDT by Route797
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To: Bigtigermike

He’s just the self appointed blog pimp police. Don’t look for any real answers to any real questions from him. If you had an internet dog, he’d have shot it by now.


14 posted on 06/29/2013 4:49:43 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Republicans need to learn that instead of identity politics they need to go after individual voters. The premise should cross economic strata and be based not upon the amount of money you make, but a common idea of making life better for yourself. It used to be called the American Dream.

What we have now is years of expanding welfare rolls, and the creation of an even larger portion of society that vote for their benefits and not their prosperity. Conservatives should be blunt and tell these people that the choice is theirs. They can vote to continue receiving their EBT card or they can vote for the belief in future prosperity. One thing they will never experience on public assistance is prosperity.

15 posted on 06/29/2013 5:02:18 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Bratch

Sarah did not run this past time, which disappointed many, but I am seeing more and more how following God’s will also means following His all-wise and all-powerful timing. Let’s pray a miracle occurs and that not only politicians, but that people see afresh the value of being right with God, and not quick-fixes. We do not need to band-aid this thing, we need miraculous healings. As the country turns into a laughing stock, God may be using that to say “hey proud big wigs in Washington? see what a weak, inept laughing stock you are now a proud big wig of? don’t you think it’s time for something fresh?”


16 posted on 06/29/2013 5:05:14 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: Route797
According to some, public school teachers, government employees, and union members are all enemies of freedom.

Many are but not all. A group called Union Conservatives were instrumental in helping to push the right to work law through here in Michigan. They supported it primarily because of Obama's job killing policies and union leadership ignoring the will of their members. I've been a member of two different unions and I've never been a democrat supporter.

What I've found is the same overall trend among union members as you see across the general population. Urban union members lean democrat and rural union members tend to lean republican.
17 posted on 06/29/2013 5:05:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: USNBandit

Sure I’m ok with that, except meanwhile all the jobs those very same people used to support themselves with, are going to China.

That is the thing, that is not being discussed, and it is critically important.

China just passed America in exports.

China is built, as an exporting machine.

The GOP is simply selling China everything it needs, to out-produce... US.

We are selling our very own future.

What the heck is wrong with us?


18 posted on 06/29/2013 5:15:20 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: RC one

I’m tired of listening to the GOP cry about how the dems win on every issue....grow some balls believe in something and talk about what you believe


19 posted on 06/29/2013 5:16:12 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Route797
That also includes the working poor, the unemployed, the elderly, or anyone else who is trying to survive. A big tent beats a circular firing squad any day.

Another good point. Attacking them isn't going to work and that includes those on welfare. Instead, the GOP needs to treat them like victims of democrat policies because that's exactly what they are.

I've got a string of inner city pastors that I've been talking to as a means of learning and a means of turning them. One thing they're telling me is that we can never win the poor inner city people by beating them up or giving them things. Instead these pastors suggest that the GOP stops beating them up and starts creating jobs. Once those people start working those jobs they'll start looking for greener political pastures on their own.
20 posted on 06/29/2013 5:22:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Bratch; onyx

Sarah is the force for unity of all American patriots.


21 posted on 06/29/2013 5:22:28 PM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Michael Reagan said his father supported free trade but he knew the difference between free trade and giving the store away.


22 posted on 06/29/2013 5:24:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Bratch

All Reagan Democrats are six feet under by now. What decade does she think we are living in?


23 posted on 06/29/2013 5:48:50 PM PDT by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: onyx

Wow, our Sarah nails it again.

BTW, congrats on passing 201,000 posts.

I am closing in on #22,000.


24 posted on 06/29/2013 6:02:04 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Clemenza

My in-laws are Reagan Democrats and they’re in their early 60s. Their friends who vote Republican are mainly Reagan Democrats as well, and they are in the same age group. As I’m typing this I’m realizing that many of my folks’ friends are Reagan Democrats and dad is only 66. I’d like to think they have another 20 years ahead of them.

Mrs. Palin is making a great point about a group that is far from “six feet under.” Some of these voters are reformed hippies who experienced reality in the 80s and voted for Reagan, and are again seeing reality as their retirement savings are in jeopardy.


25 posted on 06/29/2013 6:27:47 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Bratch

Exactly!!!


26 posted on 06/29/2013 7:59:02 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Bratch

>> “A rising tide lifts all boats.” <<

.
‘Cept those with holes in their hull.


27 posted on 06/29/2013 9:05:53 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Bratch

Could the GOP go the way of the Whigs?


28 posted on 06/29/2013 9:11:38 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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So I am going to ask a "stupid" question. If "comprehensive immigration reform" (i.e. Shamnesty) passes and hurts working class Americans. Why are the Republicans getting all the blame? Why aren't the Democrats going to feel some blowback?

It's like back in 1992 when I asked colleagues at work who lambasted Bush the Elder for breaking his pledge not to raise taxes. I then asked, "are you also going to vote against the Democratic congressmen that browbeat him into that?" All I got were blank looks.

I am turning into one of those cynics who believes that the elites of both major parties are out to screw the average American.

29 posted on 06/29/2013 9:17:15 PM PDT by Lysandru
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To: TBP

Time for a 3rd Party—I said this years ago—if the GOP couldn’t take out Obama in 2012 they should be sidelined for a new party. Now its coming to pass. If Sarah Bolts—many will go with her—If she starts a new Party—The Freedom Party—I will join and support this new movement and hope that all in the ranks of the Republicans leave and go Freedom. A great deal will need to be done—but the Tea Parties came out of the grass roots—so too this new breath of Freedom. This will be something Different folks—this aint Teddy Roosvelt’s BullMoosers, or Ross Perot’s ego trip—this will not be a one issue party with Just folks running for President and Vice President—This will be a movement that will sweep the nation and pull it back to the right of center.


30 posted on 06/29/2013 11:28:00 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Bratch

Find it strange when the excuse is being given that while the government knows whats going on in 300 million citizens lives but because the illegals are not citizens and in “the shadows” according to Florida’s Senator Rubio the US doesn’t know who they are or where they’re comming from so we must make them citizens..

THE QUESTION IS SENATORS HOW COULD YOU PASS A 1200 PAGE BILL YOU HAVEN’T READ... THAT HAS A FINE OF $5000 FOR ANY EMPLOYER WHO HIRES A CITIZEN OVER AN ILLEGAL ...WHY ARE YOU SO SET ON IMPORTING LOW WAGE LABORERS MAINLY FROM ONE COUNTRY WHICH TAKE UP JOBS OUR YOUTH AND ESPECIALLY BLACKS COULD BE PERFORMING ?

KNOWING THIS HOW CAN YOU HOUSE MEMBERS PASS ANY KIND OF LEGISLATION THAT MAY HAVE THAT AND AN UNSECURED BORDER COMMING OUT OF “CONFERENCE” and passed into law....???

FR’s ; are urged to visit their respective Congressional Representatives and let them know their feelings

WHEN IT COMES TO AMNESTY

THIS IS THE MEXICAN PART NO ONE DARES MENTION

If you agree with the above and the following please don’t let it lay here in FR-land. Pass it on to to your favorite talk show host and to your US legislators. PUSH THE HASTERT RULE.

ONE NATIONALITY AMNESTY SKEWS QUOTAS. HURTS OTHERS FROM SOUTH AMERICA, AND SKILLED LABOR QUOTAS FROM OTHER NATIONS ...WORSE YET OFFERING AMNESTY FOR NATIONALS FROM A COUNTRY THAT HAS CLAIMS ON OUR NATIONAL TERRITORY THAT COULD AND HAS TURNED INTO PROBLEMS FOR BORDER STATES CLAIMED BY MEXICO .

In that May 3rd speech Obama gave before the Mexican Anthropological Museum in which he blamed America for the violence in Mexico I believe he went even futhur. There’s a inference but never referenced by name to the Gasden purchase and border settlements US made with Mexico where Obama hinted he seems to side with the Mexican claims. Would those in attendence share that view is a question that should be asked, because I believe they would,.he does.

SOLVING THE ‘LATINO” PROBLEM A MYTH HISPANIC IS NOT A RACE BUT A POLITICAL LINGUISTIC CONTRIVANCE ...don’t fall into the hyphenated Americans trap created by the hyphenated political party ...The DEMO-COMS

The Mexicans have been getting most favorable treatment above the rest of our neighbors both north and south. They’re permitted to cross our borders and enter illegally and are allowed access to rights of citizenship (with the exception of voting which if the democrat party regains control over the House will happen) other nationals entering this country don’t get.. Worse yet the Obama government has been working hand in glove with Mexican movements such as LaRaza supporting the Mexican claims which are also supporting “Amnesty”.

Also by allowing Mexicans to do this any quota ration for immigration from other south and central American countrys are taken up by Mexicans while that country is laying claim to a large chunk of our sovereign territory is a recipe for later serious problems which are happening now.

ARE MEXICAN ILLEGALS SQUATTERS PERPETUATING THE MEXICAN CLAIMS ?

We are already seeing the result of this in certain areas claimed by the Mexicans. Their national flag (standard) gets displayed over ours. Where there is a controlling number of Mexican nationals (illegals). It’s displayed over certain institutions particularly schools accompanied by riots and disturbances. Blacks are threatend by Mexicans in certain sections of citys in those areas. We’re courting trouble by not placing a value on our sovereignty and our citizenship.

MOST COINS OF THE REALM HAVE TWO FACES WHAT ABOUT HOW ARE AMERICAN CITIZENS LIVING IN MEXICO BEING TREATED ?

Worse yet if a US citizen goes into Mexico never mind illegaly but legally. They’ll get 2nd class treatment. Land ownership in title is prohibited period. And there are a slew of regulations they must comply with. Which doesn’t apply to a citizen of Mexico

THE SOLUTION ASSERT OUR SOVEREIGNTY AND TALK RECIPROCITY .

By not insisting on reciprocity particularly on those who have entered this country illegally we’re offering no incentive for assimilation and we’re not easing the burden for our fellow citizens who for what ever reason decided to live in Mexico.

ENOUGH OF THE ONE WORLD SOCIALISM ...BRING BACK SOVEREIGNTY AND SANITY TO OUR COUNTRY .....BRING BACK BELIEF IN GOD ...THIS GOVERNMENT OUT OUR FACE..... OUR RELIGIONS..... AND OUR BEDROOMS..


31 posted on 06/30/2013 4:36:48 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Route797

Government employee unions are tools of the political machine.

The average government employee and in one of my two jobs I am a government employee isn’t so far to the left and many of us are sick and tired of the business as usual union pitches of fear and restentment.

Those pitches are designed to keep government workers on the Democrat Party plantation.

The Republicans use fear and resentment of Obama and other things to keep people on GOP plantation.

America can do better than the politics of fear and resentment.


32 posted on 06/30/2013 6:57:01 AM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
We are selling our very own future. What the heck is wrong with us?

A lot of people here are so angry with unions (made up of our fellow citizens) and what unions get away with that they would RATHER sell the country to China than make peace with their union brothers and sisters.

It's very puzzling.

33 posted on 06/30/2013 7:07:32 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Jim Noble

Amen.

Bring back American industry.

Stop sending US jobs to China.

We had it all. I’m series. Everything. We were on top of the globe, and were poised to do great things.

Then what happened?

We started laying off Americans, and sending their jobs to China.

Now China is on top of the globe, and they are poised to do great things.

We meanwhile, are 17 trillion dollars in debt.

BRING BACK US MANUFACTURING.

Fer crying out loud.


34 posted on 06/30/2013 7:31:38 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Bratch

Dirty tricks unfortunately work at times. Makes a travesty out of our system.

It has worked before and it will work again. Unfortunately.

Getting the people stirred up enough to act is difficult indeed. Timing is everything.

FIRST THINGS FIRST ... SAVE AMERICA!!!


35 posted on 07/01/2013 9:38:25 AM PDT by geologist ("If you love me, keep my commands" .... John 14 :15)
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