Tag Archives: demographics

Is the Democratic coalition falling apart?

The Washington Examiner John Judis, co-author of the book The Emerging Democratic Majority, now says in an article in National Journal that that majority has disappeared. His title: “The Emerging Republican Advantage.” The original book, published in the Republican year of 2002, forecast accurately the groups that would make up the Democratic majority coalition that emerged in the 2006 and…

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Yes we can: The State Senate is in play.

(RUN if you’re thinking of running RUN! – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Must read analysis from Conor over at MassBeacon.com! Going over Scott Brown’s numbers district by district, the author provides some grounds for GOP optimism. If not this year, when? I look at that map, and I see an awful lot of State Senate districts awash…

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Demographics is destiny: Number of Catholics fall in northeast

The decline of Catholics in Massachusetts and the rise of those individuals who profess no affiliation with organized religion poses great challenges to any center-right movement. The Hispanic population is growing — sustaining the dominance of Catholics. There are probably more evangelicals but the overall trend appears to be toward secularism. It's time to think what an agenda for the…

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The Emerging Republican Majority? Don’t look now!

Can anyone look at this cohort and honestly say the Republican Party has a future? Foreshadowing the nation’s changing makeup, one in four American counties have passed or are approaching the tipping point where black, Hispanic and Asian children constitute a majority of the under-20 population, according to analyses of census figures released Thursday. Racial and ethnic minorities now account…

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