Can the GOP survive on white voters alone?

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  1. Crabtownboy

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    The GOP just seems not to understand.

     
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    “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”
    ― Alexis de Tocqueville
     
  3. Crabtownboy

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    Or when members of Congress are seduced by corporate money and owe their alliance to those corporations. You, me, the average voter have been taken out of the process. Sure we can vote, but we have little or no real control over who runs. Corporations and special interests control who runs ... and they are not interested in you welfare, my welfare, the welfare of the people of the country ... sad to say.

    de Tocqueville was a very smart, observant man. But he had no idea of the coming power of corporations.
     
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    Just another stupid strawman argument.

    Republicans do not only get votes from whites.

    I find the topic of this thread to be nothing short of racist.

    To believe that non-white people only vote dem is simply racist.
     
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    You are stretching that the OP was implying non-whites never vote GOP.

    However, of the Blacks who make up about 13% of the population, some 90% voted for Obama.

    In addition, 60% of those making less than 50 grand a year and those under age 29, voted for Obama in 2012.

    Also, 18% of the population felt Health care was the most important issue. Of those, 75% voted for Obama.
     
  6. The American Dream

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    On this issue Salty is dead on. One cannot say absolute, but the figures he cited are very telling. This is the problem for the Republicans (which I am one). In relation to the Electoral College, the state of Texas could easily switch from Republican to Democrat in the next few elections because of the rapidly growing Hispanic vote. One can already see that in Florida and NM which used to be solid Republican. The Democrats have also picked off Nevada and Colorado in the last few elections. Arizona could easily follow.

    There is a huge black voting population in South, a Republican stronghold. It is not enough to tip the balance yet. But when Democrats nominate a Southerner, they always pick of few states because some of the white population will vote with them. (ie Clinton Carter) It would not surprise me if Hillary could do the same, especially if Republicans nominate someone like the last several.
     
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    Haven't the democrats thrown some money around ? George Soros ?
     
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    Come on don't be shy.
     
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    I've been called a lot of things on this board. But this is the first time I've heard "shy".

    The article is mistitled. The only reason anybody is complaining is because the democrats got their clocks cleaned, and Scott Walker is becoming a monster.
     
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    So who do you think gave that $2 billion {$2,000,000,000} to the Clinton Foundation, the working class of Arkansas. Who do you think funds the democrat party? It is people like George Soros, the rich Wall Street Jews, and the rich elite from Hollywood. And I left out one, Sorry CTB!
     
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    I expect that elitist from Emory knows about as much concerning the Republican Party as you do Crabby!
     
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    Just kidding.....we are on the same page. My son lives in WS so I have known about his guy for a while.
     
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    The Republicans are going to nominate someone like Gov. Walker, Gov. Kasich, perhaps with a woman for vice president such as the Govs. of Oklahoma or New Mexico, or perhaps Carly Fiorina. In my opinion Dr. Ben Carson would make a good vice president. I doubt that would impact the black vote very much but he is obviously a very competent person. Carly Fiorina worked her way from secretary to CEO of HP. She is also strongly pro life. Then there is Sen. Rubio of Florida who has apparently regained the popularity he lost by supporting the Durbin/Schumer Amnesty bill. He is probably capable of being either president or VP.

    I believe that the middle income working people in this country have gotten tired of supporting people too sorry to work and are deserting the democrat party. John Kasich is smart enough to understand that. I expect Scott Walker is also as well as some other Republican Governors.

    I would like to see the Republicans throw the VP nomination to the Convention. It could create some real excitement!
     
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    2016 has a much better chance of producing a better ticket than we have seen in years. It could not be worse than the last two.
     
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    Of course, the Dems are salivating at the chance of running Hillary in 2016--and we all hope that Bill is well enough to run things another term. And the Dems get all of the GLTB vote.

    The Jews are now saying that 30% of them vote GOP.

    The only hope that the Dems have is to bring in about 20,000,000 Hispanics before November 2016 and hope that they are stupid enough to vote Democrat.
     
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    Oh, you mean like obama, pelosi, and reid.
     
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    The US Chamber of Commerce funds them all in the name of cheap labor.

    It is a cinch that the Democrats do not want working-class whites voting Democrat anymore because the Democrats have driven them all out of their party with low wages, high taxes, and federal programs that don't work, like Obamacare.
     
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    Actually Crabby if you knew history you would know that corporations were more powerful in the 19th Century than now. Then came Republican Teddy Roosevelt and the anti-trust laws!
     
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    Of course! Also, the government has the power to destroy--tax, tax, tax. Just look at Indiana if you think that the government has not destroyed the American economy.
     

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