Ruthie Hendrycks

 January 23, 2011
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With the recent increased discussion, focus and push to garner the Hispanic/Latino vote for what some believe to be the “necessary votes” required to win the Presidential election of 2012, one must wonder if the American voter (no matter what ones’ ethnicity) is being scammed. The simple fact is that the scare tactics currently being forced upon the American voter concerning the “Hispanic Vote” is an inadequate representation of the truth.
  
The discussion – disingenuous to say the least – leads one to ask ….
 
“Are Americans to assume that neither the Republicans nor Democrats have any plans to address the issues of a sensible legal immigration system, ending illegal immigration, enforcement of our immigration laws and border security?”
  
Are the American Voters being riled up over an issue that is quite contentious, for the purposes of involvement and funding, only for neither party to stand up for the demands of the American majority to secure our border and enforce our immigration laws? Have you ever pondered exactly what percentage of the donations received by – your party of choice – actually is used in a manner against these demands or used to promote the party, in a language other than English – for one example?
  
However, there are solutions – but first, lets look at some facts:
 
—- 38 percent of Hispanic’s voted Republican in 2008, this is an increase of 11 percent over 2004, which only shows that the GOP is gaining in this demographic, at a time when the issue of illegal immigration continues to be on the forefront of the political scene. More