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Estudia espanol!

curmudgeon10 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 10:45 AM
my bet is that the hispanics will win, but convert to islam. then the stupid americans that allowed them in our country can be genocided second class citizens. but maybe i will be proven wrong. we might get to continue to live as second class citizens.

A great political party with a long history can survive defeat, even learn from it and grow stronger. But a party that does not learn from its defeats, that appears unable to adapt and grow, cannot remain great. It will join the extensive collection of long-ago American parties, like the Federalists and Whigs and many another, as just another artifact of American history.

After its defeat in this year's presidential election, the Republican Party has much to learn. The principal theme of its presidential ticket -- fiscal responsibility and the economic growth it could underwrite -- was obscured by the...