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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Nothing in the black community will change until blacks realize that only they can help themselves. The day that happens, the Liberals will be **** out of luck, politically.
    I think that's happening though. It's happening, little by little, with native groups here as well. Guys like Bill Cosby speaking out are doing a lot of good.
    We can see what happens when people get accustomed to government handouts and yet there are still those who think its a good thing. People helping themselves, and each other, is always the best.

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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    And, life for your average black person will improve exponentially, when they cease being susceptable to Liberal do-gooder bull****, too.
    Perfect example of the GOP BS that minorities do not buy.
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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by Kali View Post
    What a racist thing to say.. Ever occur to you they voted for someone because they thought they were the best pick? Nah. Guess your too simple minded and/or racist for that.
    Hispanics don't vote this way. Nor do whites, Asians, middle easterners, Jews, whites, etc.

    Easy on the racism charge, chief. Only the simple-minded can only see things in such a way.

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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    With one party overwhelmingly working against the interests of those groups for decades, I am surprised at your expectation.
    So why don't Hispanics or Asians do the same?

    Democrats strive with all their might to keep the black community clinging to the days of slavery. In fact, the Democratic Party might be the most racist organization with power today, because they go completely out of their way to make sure blacks are made to feel inferior.

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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Although Newt is a nice guy he has not charisma like Obama or Palin, therefore he can not win. Maybe Cain and Palin together have better chance to hit Obama.
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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    So why don't Hispanics or Asians do the same?
    I'm pretty sure the Democrats carried the Hispanics in the last presidential election, don't know for sure about Asians, but give the GOP a little more time and I'm sure they will piss them off as well.

    Democrats strive with all their might to keep the black community clinging to the days of slavery.
    LOL! Just continue to make statements like that and I'm sure you will turn the tide!
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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    I'm pretty sure the Democrats carried the Hispanics in the last presidential election, don't know for sure about Asians, but give the GOP a little more time and I'm sure they will piss them off as well.
    No group, none, vote in lock-step like that. It's not about "carrying" a group. You shouldn't be able to get 95 percent of people to agree on anything politically. Hispanics don't even vote for Hispanic candidates with that big of a margin.

    This is why Democrats just take them for granted. They could run a rented mule, and it'd win.

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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    Although Newt is a nice guy he has not charisma like Obama or Palin, therefore he can not win. Maybe Cain and Palin together have better chance to hit Obama.
    I doubt either Bush won on the charisma quotient.

    Perhaps the American people would prefer good government instead. If they want to go Hollywood then they should expect more of the same.

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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    No group, none, vote in lock-step like that. It's not about "carrying" a group. You shouldn't be able to get 95 percent of people to agree on anything politically. Hispanics don't even vote for Hispanic candidates with that big of a margin.

    This is why Democrats just take them for granted. They could run a rented mule, and it'd win.
    Tell it to the party of exclusion:


    GOP: The Party Of Exclusion



    "It's embarrassing that in the same week our nation unveils a memorial to civil rights legend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of our major political parties aligns itself with the Old South by giving Sen. Trent Lott of Mississippi a leadership position. Lott's supporters are quick to explain that hewon the battle for minority whip—the Republican Party's second highest post—because of his incomparable deal-making skills and knowledge of the inner workings of Capitol Hill. No matter; to most Americans Lott is known only for racist remarks he made in 2002 suggesting the nation would be better off if segregation were still legal. And the party's choice to bring Lott back to the national stage suggests they're not so bothered about the fact that he's considered a racist.

    The Lott comeback combined with Republican dirty tricks during the recent election make me wonder whether the party's national leadership gives a damn if it is perceived as racist. After all, the 2006 campaign season featured numerous reports of Republican efforts to deceive voters into not voting at all or voting for the Republican candidate—cementing the Republican Party's reputation as the party that works hard to limit your right to vote. Especially if you're black or Latino. The GOP's aim to suppress the African-American vote has been an article of faith for decades, capped off with the 2000 election debacle in Florida and the unequal distribution of voting machines in Ohio in 2004. This year, Latino voters in Colorado and California were targeted by voter suppression efforts. Yet, I heard not a single high-profile Republican stand up and denounce these undemocratic activities. The Republican Party has a monopoly on campaign-season dirty tricks designed to suppress the vote of people of color. Where are the moderate Republicans, the "big-tent" Republicans, trying to change this reputation?

    There has been one Republican voice of protest on the Lott issue that I know of. Jonah Goldberg spoke out against Lott's victory in today's Los Angeles Times, to his credit. Though Goldberg questioned Lott's reputation as a racist, hard to do given Lott's history, he wisely asked of the whole affair: "What are those senators smoking?"

    Minority voters, particularly African-American and Latino voters, already view the Republican Party with suspicion. With its Dirty Campaign of 2006 and coronation of Trent Lott, the GOP just gave Americans who believe in a multicultural and tolerant nation two more reasons not to join it."
    TomPaine.com - GOP: The Party Of Exclusion
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    Re: Newt Gingrich to launch presidential bid Wednesday

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    Tell it to the party of exclusion:


    GOP: The Party Of Exclusion



    "It's embarrassing that in the same week our nation unveils a memorial to civil rights legend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of our major political parties aligns itself with the Old South by giving Sen. Trent Lott of Mississippi a leadership position. Lott's supporters are quick to explain that hewon the battle for minority whip—the Republican Party's second highest post—because of his incomparable deal-making skills and knowledge of the inner workings of Capitol Hill. No matter; to most Americans Lott is known only for racist remarks he made in 2002 suggesting the nation would be better off if segregation were still legal. And the party's choice to bring Lott back to the national stage suggests they're not so bothered about the fact that he's considered a racist.

    The Lott comeback combined with Republican dirty tricks during the recent election make me wonder whether the party's national leadership gives a damn if it is perceived as racist. After all, the 2006 campaign season featured numerous reports of Republican efforts to deceive voters into not voting at all or voting for the Republican candidate—cementing the Republican Party's reputation as the party that works hard to limit your right to vote. Especially if you're black or Latino. The GOP's aim to suppress the African-American vote has been an article of faith for decades, capped off with the 2000 election debacle in Florida and the unequal distribution of voting machines in Ohio in 2004. This year, Latino voters in Colorado and California were targeted by voter suppression efforts. Yet, I heard not a single high-profile Republican stand up and denounce these undemocratic activities. The Republican Party has a monopoly on campaign-season dirty tricks designed to suppress the vote of people of color. Where are the moderate Republicans, the "big-tent" Republicans, trying to change this reputation?

    There has been one Republican voice of protest on the Lott issue that I know of. Jonah Goldberg spoke out against Lott's victory in today's Los Angeles Times, to his credit. Though Goldberg questioned Lott's reputation as a racist, hard to do given Lott's history, he wisely asked of the whole affair: "What are those senators smoking?"

    Minority voters, particularly African-American and Latino voters, already view the Republican Party with suspicion. With its Dirty Campaign of 2006 and coronation of Trent Lott, the GOP just gave Americans who believe in a multicultural and tolerant nation two more reasons not to join it."
    TomPaine.com - GOP: The Party Of Exclusion
    Trent Lott "suggested"?

    This from a party with members in the KKK, and the last one just kicked off recently?

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