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How Conservatives Can Win
in Blue-State America: Lessons
from South Africa´s Opposition

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/11/2012 9:12:28 AM

The new conventional wisdom in the aftermath of the 2012 elections is that Republicans face two challenges: first, that the United States is no longer a center-right nation, but a center-left one; second, that the country’s demographic shift away from whites will make it tougher for Republicans to win votes. The proposed solution is that Republicans must compromise on the party’s core policies, from immigration to taxation to social issues. The conventional wisdom is wrong. I once worked in South Africa for a centrist

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 11/11/2012 9:32:56 AM     (No. 9006830)

FTA: " Rumor has it that Paul Ryan wanted to take the Republican argument to inner cities and make the argument for individual freedom..."

Thus bypassing the LSM propaganda which ensures the ignorant inner city types remain ignorant. The RNC and establishment types are very much libtards. Ryan had the right idea. The old RNC dinosaurs can´t expire too soon.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: maggie2u, 11/11/2012 9:35:17 AM     (No. 9006843)

We need to do what the world did to South Africa. Boycott racists. That means we no longer have anything to do with blacks, don´t watch their TV shows or movies, don´t go to their concerts or buy their CD´s. Don´t go to athletic events where the majority of athletes are black. Don´t go into shops that are owned by blacks. No one here would associate with white racists so why should we put up with black racists?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 11/11/2012 9:36:22 AM     (No. 9006844)

#2

You cannot free slaves who don´t wish to be free.

The CBC has made their lives on the plantation something desirable.

Sane people will never be able to understand that mentality.

I have given up trying, or for that matter caring.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/11/2012 9:48:13 AM     (No. 9006868)

Great advice. It´s especially important to note that change is incremental. Not that long ago Republicans were getting 15% of the black vote. That could be a goal going forward.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tomishere, 11/11/2012 10:15:07 AM     (No. 9006930)

That´s right #3 lets get the blacks. Never mind it was women that moved back to Obama to give him his win. Shall we boycott womens businesses and shows. The problem is not that blacks voted for Obama, the problem is conservative traitors stayed home on election day.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: gator, 11/11/2012 10:15:21 AM     (No. 9006931)

To hell with winning back a nation of leeches, it’s time to fire on Fort Sumter, and start our own Tea Party government. The other side will very soon collapse under the weight of their own debt and corruption. Then we take back what’s left of them under our terms. Just dreaming.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/11/2012 10:46:14 AM     (No. 9007008)

South Africa is the model? Good luck with it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sinatra5, 11/11/2012 11:01:02 AM     (No. 9007039)

Tell me your kidding...South Africa is doing well? Please read this article, if you dare, and tell me things are just great in South Africa


Genocide and Communism Threaten South Africa

http://thenewamerican.com/world-news/africa/item/13280-genocide-communism-threaten-south-africa

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Reply 9 - Posted by: redmom, 11/11/2012 11:10:57 AM     (No. 9007068)

Pollack is so right! Only a week before the election, some Black activists in Chicago were protesting an Obama fund raiser, and then marched to protest against NBC being racist.

There was a link in the comments under the article to the video. The most humorous part was the protestors telling the people INSIDE NBC they weren´t there to hurt them, they´re just tired of ACORN and Rainbow push.

We have to find a way to show the young people in inner city neighborhoods that the way out is not through crime, but hard work. Why aren´t we mentoring them in the American dream?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: redmom, 11/11/2012 11:11:54 AM     (No. 9007070)

Sorry: Pollak- fingers typing faster than brain function.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Roark, 11/11/2012 12:20:15 PM     (No. 9007214)

For as long as I have been paying attention, the GOP gets trapped into following the dance of the Democrats. I´m seeing the calls now on how to deal with the Latino issue and women’s issues the like. The GOP will always fail at been Democrat Lite.

Pollak brings forth a template with considerable merit. Its not how well South Africa is doing, but how the Democratic Alliance grew their influence and how those ideas can be employed here. The GOP needs to start thinking in terms of 20 years, not 2. They have to start out ACORNing ACORN. Boots-on-the-ground where it counts.

The college-level education system was lost long ago. The GOP needs to develop its own education system that takes entrepreneurialism, freedom and independence to the very places that need it most. Which is pretty much everywhere. And most importantly, such a system can’t look, taste or smell anything GOP. This is something that will take generations to mature. Its called commitment.

If anyone saw the county-by-county popular vote map, you can instantly see the USA is NOT a center-left country by a long shot. And that is how it looks with suppressed voter turn-out. Commenter #7 is close in his/her evaluations, but any system must be worked within the system we already have. Stealth. Entrepreneurialism. Freedom. Independence. Stick to those issues and Latino and women’s issues and the like take care of themselves.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/11/2012 12:57:20 PM     (No. 9007292)

Good article, good advice. However, the Dems have one thing the GOP will never have - Big Media in the pocket.

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