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Gallup Poll Dashes Texas Democrats’
Hopes to Turn the Lone Star State Blue

PJ Media, by Bryan Preston

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/11/2014 11:38:37 AM

The Texas Democratic Party, and the national Democrats along with them, have a racist strategy to flip Texas from reliably Republican to purple or even blue. Talk to any Democrat leader here or nationally and they will admit that they have no intention to change or moderate any of their policies. They are not going to back away from their high-tax, anti-business policies, and they are not going to moderate on abortion or lend any meaningful support on the Second Amendment (Wendy Davis’ unconvincing conversion on open carry only serving to reinforce the Democrats’ party position). They won’t even step

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 2/11/2014 11:49:38 AM     (No. 9728074)

"The national GOP could learn a few lessons from the Texas GOP on the issue of border security and attracting more Hispanic voters — voters who are vital to the Republicans’ viability from now on. They can listen to the pundits who essentially agree with the Democrats’ cartoon view of Hispanic voters, or they can watch what works and what doesn’t in majority-minority Texas. Pandering and surrendering to the Democrats will not work. The first is a good way to insult voters, while the second will fracture the party’s base."

GOP elite in DC take note!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 2/11/2014 12:05:12 PM     (No. 9728107)

I live in the state right next to Texas, New Mexico. NM is a prime example of what works in TX may not necessarily work in the rest of the country. Those of us familiar with TX know that it is a rather unique place, and like I said, may not reflect what is going on nationwide. Take NM for example, we have a huge hispanic population, possibly bigger per capita than TX. And our hispanics run the state politically, FROM THE EXTREME LEFT. The hispanic block here I think more accurately reflects hispanics nationwide more so than TX, pro-abortion, pro-amnesty, pro anything liberal. The GOP should tread cautiously on the advice given in this article.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/11/2014 12:43:09 PM     (No. 9728157)

Yep the DIM thugs want to turn Texas ´Black and Blue´...wake up Americans, the AmeriKans are trying to take over!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bubby, 2/11/2014 1:07:13 PM     (No. 9728192)

Well the elite GOP and the Rinos are more than willing to help the Democrats turn Texas blue by passing amnesty. When all the illegals in Texas get the right to vote (which they will despite whatever the legislation might say) Texas will be blue and the Republic will be a one party country like Venezuela. Just ask Senator Chuck U. Schumer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/11/2014 1:40:26 PM     (No. 9728237)

This poll illustrates what I have said over and over. The Hispanics I know in Texas aren´t anti-conservative, aren´t anti-GOP. They want the same things you and I do. They are patriotic, hard-working and family-oriented.

Republicans can do well with the Texas Hispanic vote, not a majority, but can do better than in other states. Dubya proved it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: curious1, 2/11/2014 2:11:46 PM     (No. 9728275)

Texas was blue until the Texans finished cleaning house in the 90s. I doubt they´d willingly go back to the nasty libtard way of doing things in such a short time.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Former lurker, 2/11/2014 2:55:13 PM     (No. 9728324)

I suppose it is too politically incorrect to point out that there is a reason that Mexicans have been pouring over our borders for decades. Statist socialism does not provide a hopeful life for those who live under it. Can´t we at least ask the democrat voting Hispanics why on earth they want to replicate that from which they ran?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/11/2014 3:51:43 PM     (No. 9728415)

Sen Cruz out did GWB with the Hispanic/Mexican vote....Cruz got 40% of their vote.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lonestarlarry, 2/11/2014 7:17:12 PM     (No. 9728654)

The Mexicans would be way better off if they would stay home and fix the problem they have inside Mexico.
Mexico is so rich in natural resources , sea ports and natural beauty, the people really have something worth fighting for.
In the lower Rio Grande valley where the socialists have everything organized and have the people in a herd mentality there will be always the problem of a giant democrat block. That will never change. Where hispanics are allowed to think for themselves they are mostly conservitive.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tech10171968, 2/11/2014 10:38:25 PM     (No. 9728793)

#6, I think Texas was always a red state at heart, if not always in political demographics. I don´t think I have to tell anyone about their famously independent streak (as compared to the rest of the U.S.) My state, South Carolina, often reminds me of Texas at times, for we also have a stubbornly independent streak when we want to be that way. In fact, if there were to ever be a modern-day succession of state from the Union, the (thankfully) solidly red states of SC and TX would be guaranteed to be the two states to lead the way.

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