Skip to comments.An undiscovered market [3-4 million Filipino-Americans]
Posted on 07/12/2008 3:19:45 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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This is really cool......just what the Democrats needed...another identifiable victim group to pander to.
... and God did some of His finest artistry when His brush created the filipina.
I have the highest respect and admiration for the Filipino community. They are a hard working, educated, ethical and patriotic people that we need more of in the U.S.
Oh yes, you got that right!
Michelle Malkin is Filipina, and many of the Filipinos I know are good people, however they have been told that Republicans hate the poor etc. and so some of them are Democrat; this usually passes by the second generation once they realize that Democrats are so heavily pro-abortion.
I have the pleasure to know a lot of Filipinos, partly because my father sponsored many of them to come to this country after World War II. Most of them are professionals of some kind, extremely focused and hard-working, have raised sound families, and are deeply faithful. I look at them and try to be like them. I also work with some of them (physicians, mostly) and use them as a source of motivation because they are excellent mothers as well as hard-working professionals and kind Christians. I don’t know what’s in the water over there but it must be something good.
Filipino-Americans are not a victim group. They are hard-working, loyal, patriotic Americans.
Given the fact that the Philippines are a former U.S. territory, I don’t know why we don’t allow more Filipino immigration. The Philippines has also been very helpful in the war on terror, as they have been fighting the Moriscos in the south for ages.
Also, most Filipinos and Filipino-Americans speak English, at least as a second language. English is one of the official languages of the Philippines, and is used widely in commerce and media there. That may explain why they are not pandered to as much.
LOL...have you ever eaten at Jolibee?
I married a Fil-am. She makes the most wonderful Adobo, which every Freep must try. My Fil-am inlaws are all conservative and are of the highest moral caliber. As far as I know, the peeps in their Fil-am community here in Denver identify themselves as AMERICAN , so I’m not sure how they can be targeted any differently. Michelle Malkin is a smoking hot babe. (Sorry, that just came blurting out.)
I’ll take Boy Boy the grandson there. But gramps will have Dinuguan and Halo-halo at the grill next door.
We don’t have any around here. But on my most recent trip to the Bay Area, I had to try it. It was...different. French dressing on a hamburger is an interesting idea.
I’m not Filipino, although I did have a great uncle who was a Filipino. He came over after the war, I think. He was very successful as a cook/chef, and opened his own restaurant in the San Diego area. He was a very kind and generous man.
My point wasn’t that they are a victim group. The point is that any group the Democrats can single out as a collective ‘something’ (except white non-union men, that is)they can be pandered to, usually by making them believe they are victims in one way or another. Albeit this was done for commercialization purposes, it doesn’t mean the democrats won’t use it to their advantage. Don’t get so touchy.
I think if you reread my response, you’ll see that I was not being touchy, but merely providing information.
Another factoid is that many Filipinos (living in the Philippines) fought in the U.S. Armed Forces in WWII.
Today the largest percentage of foreign-born military personnel are from the Philippines (22.8%). That’s over twice the percentage as those from Mexico.
Make my first mill selling them duck egg thingies!
Br warned: If you don’t know, don’t ask!
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