Schieffer: House Will Reject Immigration Bill Because Mostly Whites Live in GOP Districts

Larry O'Connor, Breitbart, July 1, 2013

Bob Schieffer knows why the Senate’s Immigration bill will die in the House of Representatives and it’s not because of the rule of law, or the pork, or the lack of real border security or accountability. No, according to the sage voice of reason at CBS News, it’s because Republicans only care about white voters:

As party leaders, you see the changing demographics the country is undergoing. You know the Hispanic population is growing. You watched as Mitt Romney did quite well among Old White Guys while President Obama ran away with the African American vote, the Hispanic vote, and the Asian vote.

But here’s some news you can use: National Journal reports that 70 percent of the House districts represented by Republicans have Hispanic populations of 10 percent or less.That means voting against immigration reform is one of the easiest votes that Republicans in those districts can take. Voting for it increases the possibility they’ll get a Republican primary opponent next time.


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  • Manaphy

    Let’s all hope that Bob Schieffer is right for once.

    • John Smith

      The legislation hurts U.S. citizens, it doesn’t benefit them. That’s why it will be rejected. The Senators who passed this should be ashamed of themselves for doing so but then they haven’t felt shame in decades and that alone is a good reason to replace them.

  • Eagle_Eyed

    Who’d a thunk it? Representatives voting in the interest of their constituents? Nah!

    • The__Bobster

      Not enough of them do. Too many of them are being paid off by jewish billionaires.

      • CoweringCoward

        Or blackmailed by NSA affiliated “others”.

      • CoweringCoward

        Voting is NOT going to fix this.

  • c684570

    I hope he’s right, but where I live, it is almost all White and people trip over themselves to promote “diversity”. Idiots.

    • Ella

      Where I live, we are mostly non-White, over 75%. You become “estranged” in your own community. It’s time to leave the region.

    • Sick of it

      Places like that still exist? What am I doing here…

  • Puggg

    No tea party recess on immigration

    The tea party has a message for Republican senators who voted Thursday for the immigration bill and congressmen who might: Welcome home.

    Activists are promising to spend the congressional recess reminding lawmakers who support the Gang of Eight legislation what the base is capable of. Think loud town halls, jammed phone lines and primary challenges down the road — echoes of Obamacare three years ago.

    “The anger is more intense now than it was in 2010,” said Judson Phillips, founder of Tea Party Nation. “They are more upset about the amnesty bill than they were about Obamacare.”

    From Politico

    GOP Establishment Authors Its Own Demise

    Well, here’s the thing. By the way, there’s more on this. There are Republican establishment figures who are in the news today. They’re out making personal appearances, and they’re bragging about how Republicans voted on the amnesty bill in the Senate, and they’re bragging about the Gang of Eight Republicans are out there saying, “We love you,” to Hispanic groups, and that this ought to show you that we love you.

    The establishment of this party is authoring its demise. You talk about Pelosi and Reid and Schumer and all these other Democrats — Bob Menendez, the Democrat senator from New Jersey — all warning us that if we don’t do this on immigration, we’re never gonna win the White House. As though they are interested in us winning the White House? I mean, the idea that the Democrats are advising us to do things to help us, which means that they would lose? I just don’t buy it. I’m sorry. I don’t think the Democrats ever want us to win the White House ever again.


    Well, I gotta tell you something. I’ve been tracking this and following this, and the Republicans are celebrating this vote in the Senate. The Gang of Eight. I don’t meant this to sound threatening or intimidating in any way. I honestly think that the Republican establishment doesn’t know what awaits it regarding this issue. I don’t think… Maybe they do and they just don’t care. That’s just as likely, actually, ’cause they were the same people in 2007 when your phone calls shut this down then.

    From Rush Limbaugh


    We should still call members of Congress, but we should also flood August recess meetings that Congressmen and women have.

    • Erasmus

      The irony of it all: The GOP and Rubio hoisted on their own petard.

      Anyone who says he wants fiscal responsibility from our government yet supports this bankruptingly expensive amnesty is a g.d. liar.

  • JackKrak

    So what’s his take on House members who live in majority-minority districts and support immigration “reform”? Only people who are against it are influenced by the makeup of their constituency? Why can the liberal mind not process logic that a normal child should be able to grasp?

    • The__Bobster

      Libtards like Schieffer believe that traitors are patriots.

  • The__Bobster

    No, according to the sage voice of reason at CBS News, it’s because Republicans only care about white voters.

    No, it’s because they care about their own White asses, which will be removed from office once real Americans discover what’s in the bill and that you voted for it.

  • Jefferson

    [QUOTE] National Journal reports that 70 percent of the House districts
    represented by Republicans have Hispanic populations of 10 percent or

    Why aren’t overwhelmingly Hispanic districts not electing Republican politicians into congress ? I thought Hispanics were “natural Republicans”. At least that is what RINOs keep telling us.

    The vast majority of congressmen from Mexifornia are Democrats. Just like the vast majority of congressmen from Puerto York City are Democrats.

  • libertarian1234

    This old bird is too senile to be working anymore.

    He needs to retire in Watts or Harlem where he can enjoy all the benefits of diversity.

  • bigone4u

    Schieffer forgot to mention that the Republicans favor cheap immigrant labor in support of corporate interests. I’ll add that too many white suburbanites where I live seem more concerned about cheap yard work than the future of the country.

    • Guest

      If only they would.

  • tech

    Republicans are already branded racist all of the time, so why don’t they just actually live up to expectations.

    • Eddie Lutz

      If only.

  • IstvanIN

    He makes a great argument for euthanasia for the elderly.

  • Spartacus

    Bob Schieffer – Sounds jewish, can anyone confirm this ?

    • IstvanIN

      I don’t think so. He is a Texan and friends with the Bushes.

      • Erasmus

        Friends with the Bushes? That alone speaks volumes.

      • Sick of it

        Not exactly proof to the contrary.

    • Talltrees


  • Eddie Lutz

    Why shouldn’t whites vote to protect what they cherish? I don’t want graffiti, gang violence, theft, and drunk drivers in my neighborhood. Am I supposed invite all that crap in so I can win a pat on the head from some old pervert like Schieffer? He can go to hell.

    • Melanie

      Never mind what they say, watch what they do.

      In spite of all their rhetoric about their love of the “vibrancy”, where do they put Section 8 projects? In majority white, middle and working class neighborhoods.

      Regardless of all their attempts at white shaming when we bring up those rayciss statistics and “hate facts”, where do they put the “die-versity”? In the few remaining peaceful, safe, majority white (working and middle class) neighborhoods.

      Now, if all of those facts they don’t want to be spoken weren’t true, and they loved the vibrancy as much as they carry on about it, wouldn’t they want that peaceful, humane, enriching vibrancy right in their own back yards?

      But that’s not where they put it, is it? Why? They’ve told us there’s no threat, and anyone who says different is a rayciss for even noticing. They tell us how enriching this die-versity is, how necessary the different “cultures” are to a meaningful life, but-they always give this “gift” exclusively to middle and working class whites. Never to themselves. Now, that’s just not the way politicians are, and even they know that we know that much. They keep the goodies for themselves (such as exemption from Obozocare).

      They are doing this crud on purpose to demoralise whites and weaken what little cohesiveness we might be able to muster between us, while protecting themselves and their precious progeny (in elite schools with maybe a few magics) from it. They know what time it is, they know that many of us know, and they damn well know how demoralising it is for people to be forced to accede to the propaganda when we all know it’s a lie. It’s humiliating to people, and they know that.

      The Russian people knew that Soviet propaganda was a lie, they weren’t stupid, but it sucked their self-respect right out of them to be forced to never speak the truth and to wearily nod in agreement with the lies.

      We’ve got to start speakng up and stop giving in, whatever it costs us. It’s costing us more, in moral terms, in strength and self-respect, to go along with the lies.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Bob hasn’t been relevant since the days of the Johnson administration.

    The Andrew Johnson administration.

  • schieffer is rich and supposedly own a monster ranch out in new mexico.

    This is a battle between the white majority working class and the rich.
    The rich want more consumers, more cheap labor, more cattle.

  • WR_the_realist

    At last. An issue where I can agree with black people.

  • WR_the_realist

    Both of my senators voted for that horrid bill, and they represent an overwhelmingly white state (one of the few such states left). One of those senators is a Republican. The Republicans do not, and never did, see themselves as representing white interests. They represent the elites. The elites want open borders. The Democrats represent the interests of non-white people. There is no party that represents the interests of working class or middle class white people.

    • Jefferson

      Actually most states in the U.S are still predominantly White. Now if you are talking about states that are at least 90 percent White, than yeah there is not many of those types of states left in this country.

  • ms_anthro

    Dual citizenship should preclude anyone from holding a political or administrative office of any kind in this country, and from donating money to political candidates and organizations. And we need term limits for Congress and for the Supreme Court justices too.

    That would be a good start.

  • AllSeeingEyeSpy

    If he’d said this about blacks or people of color and democratic leaders he’d be charged with a ‘hate crime’ and possibly forced out of his job. whites are all about denying it has anything to do with race while people of color proudly advance their racial agende so the funny thing is, if he had made such comments about people of color they would actually be true.