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Today’s the day: Democrats
launch ‘Battleground Texas’ project
to end GOP dominance

Houston Chronicle, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/26/2013 9:38:07 AM

Rick Perry won’t even entertain the notion that Texas will ever again elect a Democrat in a statewide political contest. “The biggest pipe dream I have ever heard,” he told the Wall Street Journal this past weekend. Well, Democrats beg to differ. And they’re launching a new group today determined to make Perry’s “pipe dream” into every Republican’s worst political nightmare. The new Democratic organization, called “Battleground Texas,” is designed to make Texas a politically competitive state by reaching out to Texas women and mobilizing Latino, African American and other minority voters

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/26/2013 9:40:22 AM     (No. 9196791)

I don´t blame them for trying, but this won´t be a quick or easy success, maybe a long-term futile effort.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bevan, 2/26/2013 9:43:21 AM     (No. 9196801)

nunca dice nunca

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kathleentexas, 2/26/2013 9:46:01 AM     (No. 9196806)

Bring it on!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/26/2013 9:47:11 AM     (No. 9196810)

No question where the Houston Comical stands---they will be editorializing heavily in favor of the Battleground Texas group.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross, 2/26/2013 9:47:50 AM     (No. 9196812)

You have to give them credit for following the Democrat playbook. Divide the population by ethnic and gender boundaries and then convince them that the evil white man is trying to exploit them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: spincut, 2/26/2013 9:51:05 AM     (No. 9196828)

Just another scam aimed at low info Texas dims:
Get big lib money from a big state, promise you´re gonna spend it in Texas, but spend it anywhere but Texas, where it would be wasted. I almost feel sorry for the poor dears... well, not really.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dallasdude, 2/26/2013 9:54:51 AM     (No. 9196837)

Never gonna happen..
Never....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: killerbee, 2/26/2013 10:02:35 AM     (No. 9196867)

This can happen if the Republicans are cocky. More and more people are moving to Texas. Amongst them are leftists who don´t get the irony of moving to a red state to find jobs because all the socialist programs they voted for in their blue state destroyed the economy and launched an exodus of employers. Those idiots will continue to vote for socialist policies.

Also, there´s the cheating. Dems will lie, cheat and steal their way to the statehouse and the governor´s mansion. Don´t say "never". It could definitely happen.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mamafrog, 2/26/2013 10:13:39 AM     (No. 9196891)

Texas and Arizona, both will shift to Democratic states in the next 10 years without changes in the Republicans. After that will come Georgia.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ruhn, 2/26/2013 10:15:23 AM     (No. 9196894)

I would not be too dismissive of this. If LoFo queens like Sheila Jackson-Lee can be voted in Texas, it can happen.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: melanie, 2/26/2013 10:20:43 AM     (No. 9196914)

Like most liberal leftists, they are eager to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs. Texans who know that truth need to remain vigilant and keep an eye on all the "refugees" coming here from blue states lest they vote us into the same economic sewers (California, Illinois, NY, etc) they are fleeing.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Muguy, 2/26/2013 10:24:12 AM     (No. 9196924)

In 20 years, the demographics might play into their hands, but it won´t happen soon!

Texas is the buckle of the Bible Belt. The social conservatives rule, and that is not going to change quickly. The current trend to run away from social issues won´t work as long as there are God-fearing freedom-loving anti-big government people voting.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: wws, 2/26/2013 10:25:47 AM     (No. 9196928)

TO put it simply, Democrat hopes in Texas depend on getting illegal aliens to vote. (since black voters already vote 95% dem, nothing to be gained there)

Which explains the Dem party position on amnesty.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/26/2013 10:56:36 AM     (No. 9197007)

I never thought Colorado would go blue, but it did. Now we have legal marijuana, and are about to get some of the strictest gun control laws in the country.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/26/2013 11:32:25 AM     (No. 9197094)

Pride goeth before a fall. We Texans best remember that. A lot of the changes in our state were once predicted to "never happen , no way." They did happen. Best to work as hard as we can and make sure that we get rid of ANY elected Pubbies who are just taking up an R parking space. We will need more Ted Cruz types. God bless Texas.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/26/2013 12:39:24 PM     (No. 9197211)

The Dims have been hiding their secret weapon...the IAF, Metro Alliance and COPS in San Antonio.

These useful idiot rounder-uppers have been successful in creating a cesspool in San Antonio where they gang vote for Dims.

If this is unchecked, they will eventually take over! The ratio of stupid people to smart people is not in OUR favor...and the takers are so greedy they join just to get more help getting freebees.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mws50, 2/26/2013 12:42:11 PM     (No. 9197220)

If we get serious about the amount of voter fraud in Texas, democrats can spend as much money as they want to. It will have no effect. We can start flushing out the voter fraud in Sheila´s district. It is rampant.

There are numerous instances of 5-6 registered voters living in a 1 bedroom house that has an 85 year old woman living there, by herself.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: athina, 2/26/2013 1:04:38 PM     (No. 9197263)

AFter reading about that CSCOPE education program that is supposed to be in 80% of Texas schools, it looks like they have already had a head start. Outrageous. Not sure if it was posted here, I´ll check.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball, 2/26/2013 2:09:30 PM     (No. 9197437)

Two words:

AIR AMERICA

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/26/2013 2:48:37 PM     (No. 9197501)

Why do you think that the liberal Democrats are pushing what they call a special path to citizenship amnesty for the 11 to 20 million illegal aliens here now? Because in the years ahead all those legalized aliens would eventually be granted US voting rights.

Since the vast majority of illegal aliens and their family members are poor generally uneducated low skilled low wage earners there is no doubt that the vast majority of them would become liberal Democrat voters.

Of course if the Republicans cave on such an amnesty, they will also benefit, as their share of the so-called Hispanic vote will probably raise from about 27% to about 32%, now pit that against 10 million or more new liberal Democrat voters.

With that many new voters the liberal Democrats will be able to easily flip states like Arizona, Florida, Georgia, and Texas into the Democrat column. Then it will be all down hill to political oblivion for the wimpy Republicans. All you have to do is look at the numbers!

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