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Estudia espanol!

DLWright Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 2:05 PM
These "experts" make me sick. Only G.W. Bush received 40% of the Hispanic vote, no one else. Even after Ronald Reagan granted amnesty to 3 million illegals, Geroge H. W. Bush received 31% of their vote. They will never vote Republican, because they know that the Democrats will give them stuff, while Republicans expect them to work, and go to the back of the line for citizenship.

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.

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