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Is Demography Destiny?

BigOlBear Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:19 AM
I know this is a bit off topic but, if you read lots of forums like I do ... and if you read both conservative and liberal posts, like I do (I like to get both points of view) ... one thing really stands out. The conservative posts, like these, are usually an exchange of ideas and a discussion of issues. Some more passionate than others but normally intended to be constructive. Hate to say it but, the liberals' posts are consistently negative and nasty. They get very personal are are into some pretty creative name-calling. AND THIS IS WHEN THEY WIN! Just sayin'
Roy323 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 1:07 AM
bear-I couldn't agree with You MORE. But go back and read wt moore comments AGAIN! I sure I won't agree with him/her across the board, but I certainly can't dismiss out of hand either!
Marie150 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:26 AM
And apparently this is what our nation of Nincommiepoops looks like.
TX Gal Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:31 AM
Speaking of creative name-calling......
Marie150 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:44 AM
You are a Nincommiepooop. That is a fact. Not a name. Prove to me that you are not. Evey commie is a stupid commie. Their belief in stupid ideas makes them stupid. Have you read your Manifesto. I have. It is stooooopid.
BigOlBear Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 10:14 AM
Please, Marie, this is not useful.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 11:48 AM

Some media pundits see in the growing proportion of non-white groups in the population a growing opposition to the Republican Party that will sooner or later make it virtually impossible for Republicans to win presidential elections or even to control either house of Congress. But is demography destiny?

Conventional wisdom in the Republican establishment is that what the GOP needs to do, in order to win black votes or Hispanic votes, is to craft policies specifically targeting these groups. In other words, Republicans need to become more like Democrats.

Whether in a racial context or in other contexts, the...