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Amnesty Won't Elect Republicans

Roll Tide Libertarian Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:55 PM
Any path to "legality" will lead to this: Republicans refuse to grant citizenship to legal residents, minorities hit hardest.
Roll Tide Libertarian Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 11:56 AM
I guess my point was a little subtle. jtheb wants to grant to those here illegally a path to legal residence in the USA so that Republicans would stop taking a beating. My point was that granting anything less than full citizenship would cause the beatings to double. And if we granted them full citizenship, we would probably do it too slow, more beatings for Republicans.

Bottom line is, Republicans are not going to win votes by trying to become the New Democrat Party. This election wasn't lost because of immigration. It was lost because Democrats defined Republicans in the terms they wanted. Republicans need to stop letting Democrats define them and stop taking advise from them.
Texas Chris Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 11:22 AM
The Republican strategists who confidently predicted that their candidate, Mitt Romney, would win the 2012 election are already pontificating about what Republicans must do to win in 2016. After their disastrous defeat, strategy and policy mistakes and expensive super PAC advertising that failed to win votes, why should anybody take their advice again?

The elitists now tell us that amnesty for illegal aliens, aka "immigration reform," is the key to future Republican nirvana. That's wrong-headed advice.

Barack Obama sealed his victory in the battleground states: Ohio, Wisconsin, Virginia and New Hampshire, but those states have very few Hispanics, and illegal...