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Republicans Clueless About Minorities

Marc_H Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:03 PM
well, excuse us for wanting to treat all people as EQUAL all Americans as AMERICANS if they wish to put their hyphenated selves before AMERICA, that is no THEM
Marc_H Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:04 PM
you are either AMERICAN or you are NOT
Jack2894 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:04 PM
I am Irish American. Is that OK?

Marc_H Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:07 PM
you are either American or not skippy

too hard to understand?
Jack2894 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:14 PM
Hey Just asking. Seeing as how I am going to celebrate my heritage on St Patricks day. Can we conclude you have no pride in your own background that extends beyond the shores of the US?
mulbery Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:16 PM
You just keep saying that and keep losing elections. That's all good. Put Michelle Bachmann back up there to rail against Huma Abedin. That shoudl be your Presidential platform next time - "If you even look at a Muslim, you're not American." That's Hillary's ticket to the white house. Keep it up!
Marc_H Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:35 PM
false pride is empty pride, meaningless pride
just an excuse to go party, as if we need moer of those.

thanks, i prefer to honor people like Audy Murphy, Alvin York, .....

once you are Irish American, you are making youself into a group, very anti-Anerican IMHO
Jack2894 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:09 PM
SO, can we add anyone who has any kind of ethnic fondness to the long list of the OTHERS despised by Republicans. I can see the headline now! "Republicans lose Hispanics, Asians, Indian-Americans, Native Americans, Blacks, Irish Americans, Italian Americans, POlish Americans, German Americans.

Just who the hell is going to vote for you guys?
goldilocks Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:10 PM
Mike4166 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 2:54 PM
A recognized difference between what is going on in the US, and what I'm finding living here in Canada, as an expatriot. Down there it's something-American, implying that the American part is an after thought, while up here, it's Canadian of something descent. Big difference in statement and implication.

Republicans are losing elections in part because they are losing key demographic groups. Some of those groups, like Hispanics, are growing, making them impossible to ignore. 37 percent of the country is nonwhite. Hispanics comprise 16 percent of the population, accounting for half the population growth within the past decade. 51 percent of children born in California are Hispanic, and 46 percent of the population in New Mexico is Hispanic.

Republicans have had difficulty making inroads with Hispanics due to their position on illegal immigration. The left and its other half, the liberal media, have convinced many Hispanics that tough...