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Is Demography Destiny?

birdfighter Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 10:48 PM
Obama thinks he rules. He doesn't--the Constitution rules. Obama thinks he is the govt. He's not. We have three equal branches of govt. Obama declares he won a majority. He didn't. He won a tiny majority of the counted votes. Many millions didn't vote at all. Demographics doesn't matter when it comes to success or failure. Whether defict or prosperity, everyone is affected. Obama and the democrats have gone too far. People who really care about USA and liberty are losing heart. Bitterness is spreading. Impeachment or maybe another Civil War or maybe just collapse. Who knows what the future holds, except a failed Obama has been re-elected to fail again for USA and liberty.
rightmostofthetime Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 11:08 PM
Bird, What you fail to acknowledge is that we have someone like Boehner speaking for Republicans. This guy will cave at every corner. He makes Bob Dole look like a staunch conservative.

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...