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    I was surprised to recently learn that Texas is already a majority-minority state.  I think we need to get serious about registering voters there and really getting to understand the needs of the huge population of blacks and hispanics who aren't voting--as well as working class whites who vote against their economic interests.  Let's face it: flipping Texas will be the final stake through the heart of the Republican Party...

    "If you can't lower heaven, raise hell!" - Mother Jones

    by al ajnabee on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 09:13:32 AM PST

    •  I'm in total agreement with this. (4+ / 0-)
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      v2aggie2, al ajnabee, quetzal, grrr

      Texas is closer than we think to flipping.  I think nurture (organization) rather than nature (demographics) is the primary roadblock at this point.

      Julian Castro's keynote told me elements of the party understand this.

      "And now we know that government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob." -- FDR

      by Mogolori on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 12:27:50 PM PST

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