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Is Demography Destiny?

lukemcire Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 5:40 AM
Good luck getting minorities to buy into abolishing the minimum wage. Ain't happening.
Mother of 4 -- the original Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 6:12 AM
Its racist to believe that "minorities" would not like to have a job instead of not having a job.
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 7:00 AM
It is racist. I can name any number of white people with the same thinking, some relatives of mine.
Be sure that such statements are repeated often, and Dr. Sowell's views never given the light of day among minorities.
Mr. Right Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 6:04 AM
After Reagan got the economy going and Clinton was smart enough allow the tech boom to proceed unhindered by overweening government regulations, unemployment in our area was under 1%. Who needs a minimum wage when the local BK was paying $10.50/hr and offering tuition reimbursement? And, just for the record, BK isn't paying even close to that anymore.
annfan_777 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 5:58 AM
Perhaps we could get them to think and reason logically.
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 6:58 AM
Those minority churches and organizations, that get it, could be the audience of Marco Rubio and Herman Cain, just as they are for users, like Obama.
Many a preacher hates what Obama is doing, and such are never in the news.
They are outspoken and brave, and kept out of the press and off the air.

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...