President Barack Obama’s former national field director Jeremy Bird has launched an organization with a plan to turn Texas blue for the first time in decades, Politico reports. Bird’s new organization, “Battleground Texas,” will target Hispanic voters in the state to try to swing the Lone Star state in the direction of Democrats. Texas has for a long time been a Republican Party stronghold, and its 38 electoral college votes are crucial to any GOP presidential candidate’s run for office. If Texas becomes a battleground or Democratic Party state, Republican presidential candidates may be in dire danger.
For what it´s worth, the Democratic party that was for years dominant in Texas is certainly not the Democratic party of today.
To convert the state from the current Republican majority to the new moonbat left wing Democratic party will required that the undocumented visiting illegal immigrants be allowed to vote. That means the ones currently allowed to vote even though not citizens, and the millions that will be recruited to register to vote by the moonbat Democrats.
Dems have dreamed about this for years. Despite their efforts, the voting demographics have changed very little. Texas Hispanics run candidates and we elect them. Texas Hispanics vote for Republican as well as Dem candidates. They are not monolithic, the Texas Hispanic voters, and Dems keep thinking they can be treated like the Florida Cubans or the Chicago blacks. In Texas, Hispanics don´t consider Republicans to be their enemy, but are instead their friends and neighbors.
Good luck, Dems, you´re going to need it in Texas. You can´t even find credible Democrat candidates to run.
To expand on a previous poster, with all the garbage that Obama and his machine are pulling, Texans want nothing to do with liberal politics. There is a reason for the saying ´Don´t Mess With Texas´. Maybe the libs should research the Alamo a bit before trying to be stupid. Then they will know what they are up against.
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lil dotty, 1/25/2013 9:52:52 AM (No. 9138419)
Oh yes, Texas has suffered through such d´rats as Ann Richards (silver spoon and all), Preston Smith; John Connally,JFK buddy who switched to Republican after serving as Governor as a rat. It took time to kick their wide loads. We are a friendly state. THAT might be the end of us...too friendly in that we open doors to so many... d´rats included.
Well, all I can say is that Texans should expect no help from the Republican Party HQ. After all, Texans are not their kind of people. I suspect the ´country club´ Repubs pretty much look down their collective noses when they glance toward the southwest.
This could be a concern. I was born and raised and still live in Texas and I am fiercely proud of our more independent heritage, but a lot of people I know vote Democratic. Like most liberals, they don´t seem to realize that they live their personal lives by conservative principles, but for some reason when it comes to voting they can be as stridently partisan Democrat as anyone. And, I´ve tried to reason with them, but not they seem immune to rational political thought.
The main reason that the Democrats want to put the 12-20 million illegal aliens here now on "a path to citizenship" is to eventually grant them US voting rights. Most illegal aliens are generally undereducated poor people who come here from socialist oriented third world countries. Once here those illegal aliens, if they can find a job, are low wage earners. The Democrats know from historical fact that probably about 80% of legalized aliens of that class, influenced by the many very liberal ethnic and immigrant rights groups will always vote for liberal Democrats who offer them new rights, benefits, and services that they will need to survive in the high cost of living USA. The Republicans will never be able to remain the conservative political party and out bid the Democrats for most of those people´s future votes.
If the Democrats dupe the wimpy Republicans into going along with any sort of "path to citizenship" amnesty for all those illegal aliens, the Democrats know that in the years ahead, that with ten million or so new foreign born voters, that they will easily be able to change the political balance in States like Arizona, Florida, and even Texas in favor of the Democrats thus assuring long-term political suicide for the Republicans who would thereafter have no chance of ever again winning national elections in the USA.
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