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Republican Challenge With Blacks and Hispanics

Kittyman Wrote: Apr 09, 2012 8:45 PM
It wouldn't be "legal" but I've always thought if you were receiving welfare, you should be required to do community service in your local area. We would have help with all sorts of projects, citizens wouldn't feel so ripped-off, and the welfare recipients would be giving something (at least) to their community. They let DUI people make a choice of jail or community service - I wish we could do welfare community service.

National Journal’s Ron Brownstein provided an eye opening reminder in a column last week about the impact of changing ethnic demographics on America’s political landscape.

The flashing red light of Brownstein’s message is pointed to the Republican Party.

America is changing inexorably into a country that is less and less white and the Republican Party remains today a party whose base is overwhelmingly white.

Brownstein estimates that Barack Obama could be re-elected this year with as little as 39 percent of the white vote. He notes that in 2008, when Obama won with just 43% of the white vote, it was...