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Amnesty Will Not Draw Hispanics to the GOP

OL1 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 3:35 PM
I thought that threat was from the ignorant Irish hoards.
loadstar Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 3:58 PM

Something that gets totally missed about poor, typically ignorant, Hispanic immigrants...

While it was true that back in the 19th Century some like Andrew Carnegie could arrive here poor, even uneducated, and aspire to make good, we are now what economists call an "advanced service economy."

What this means is that one REALLY needs education and communication skills to get ahead in TODAY'S America. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs might have dropped out of college, but that is an academic point-- neither was ignorant or culturally disparate.

But the myriad, prolific Hispanic poor who predominate among ILLEGAL aliens almost NEVER fit this matrix. Naturalizing poor, ignorant Hispanics simply accelerates our devolution into becoming a Third World
loadstar Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 3:55 PM
Yeah, that hackneyed one is always thrown out...the trouble is, the Irish do not have low aptitudes...the Science Channel noted that the average I.Q. among Hispanics is just 80, even below the blacks' 85, both WAY below that of Asians and Europeans.

Have you ever wondered why signs of advanced civilization were absent in sub-Saharan Africa, and underwhelming among the American "Indian' groups? The latter DO excel in 1 thing-- they are 5 TIMES as likely to become alcoholics!

In 2006 and 2007, Republicans promoting amnesty favored the cliche, “Immigrants do the jobs American’s won’t do.” It was a bad argument then, and with unemployment still hovering around or over 9%, for the last five years, no one even bothers with that anymore. Instead, Republicans are selling amnesty based solely on political expediency. The new cliche is that Republicans will never win the Hispanic vote unless they support amnesty. John McCain, who led the last great push for amnesty says. "The Republican Party is losing the support of our Hispanic citizens. And we realize this is an issue in which...