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The Republican Hispanic Challenge

Kenneth L. Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:44 AM
The perverse incentives in our public policies that push bread-winners out of inner-city, poor households, that reward single mothers for having additional babies to get more welfare income, that punish marriage for everyone, rich or poor, with the so-called "marriage tax" built into the jointly-filing tax rates, the refusal to manage unionized teachers, and to allow competition against the public schools such as that favored by Democrats Michelle Rhee and Arne Duncan... Republicans should be able to win this battle. Dems have painted themselves into a no-win corner and Republicans need only relentlessly hammer home the obvious truth until people understand it. Democrats have simply been more successful at the politics.
Kenneth L. Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:50 AM
The so-called "social issues," the "family values" that Democrats gleefully claim to own as the population becomes younger and browner, need not be a barrier. We simply have to frame the issues in secular, economic terms. Single-parenthood leads to poverty, school drop-outs, violence, incarceration and death. Democrats have created the conditions in which our impoverished inner-city poor live with their elitist "Murphy Brown" nonsense. Two parent families with a bread-winning dad is a winner for the children now, and for the country in the future. We don't need to promote this as some religious dogma. It simply needs to be recognized as statistically obvious. Daniel Patrick Moynihan saw the problem coming in 1965, and he could...
Kenneth L. Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:51 AM
not have been more right. Why should Dems be getting away with this?

Although Mitt Romney took flak for his statement that he lost the election because President Obama bestowed “gifts” on key parts of the electorate, what he said is basically true.

We’re stuck in a deadly spiral where economic growth is retarded because the economy is larded with enormous and ever-increasing government spending and debt. Yet, more and more Americans want the lard.

President Obama got re-elected by promising to continue to serve it up.

Romney’s failure, and the failure of the Republican Party, is not that Obama is pulling this off, but that they can’t get their act together to explain...