January 3, 2013, - 2:14 pm
White Men Now Minority Among Congressional Dems; A Congress of “Proud” “Firsts” – 1st Bisexual, Etc.
Today, the new Congress was sworn in, and it’s being touted as a Congress of “historical firsts.” The media is gushing and celebrating the fact that White man are now the minority among Democrats in Congress. It’s the not-so-subtle racism that we tolerate from them on a daily basis. But somehow I doubt the Founding Fathers dreamt of a Congress featuring the first open bisexual chick, the first to list no religious affiliation (the bisexual chick again), and so on. I also doubt they dreamt of a day when White men were the endangered minority among the opposition in Congress.
History is not about being the first open deviant in Congress (and the first bisexual certainly isn’t the first deviant there, just the latest). History is about being the first free men who fought about states’ rights versus federalism, who were renaissance men and well-read geniuses with tremendous skills and abilities. It isn’t about sleeping with both sexes and bragging about it. By the way, in case you were wondering, there is no first “babymama” in Congress this time around. That’s already happened, as I noted on this site. Frankly, I think “history” won’t actually be made until the first Former Hooker Single Mother Lesbian Muslim Vegan Off-the-Grid Kardashian New Black Panther Sperm Donor is elected to Congress. We should probably just skip ahead in time to the golden age of the “House of Representin’” under President Camacho (from the movie, “Idiocracy,” which really isn’t a movie fiction about the future, but the truth about our present).
I have nothing against the first Hindu in Congress or the first female double amputee, even though I strongly disagree with Tammy Duckworth’s politics (and I oppose women in combat, which is how she lost her legs). But the first open bisexual and the fact that White men are now the minority in the party of Obama–those aren’t causes for celebration. They’re just symptoms of the fact that America is losing its grip and will never regain it from the current decline–a good deal of which happened because of America willingly losing the culture war, not protecting its borders, and creating a gimme, gimme, gimme society. And, to me, one of the biggest tragedies of the new Congress is that the bravest recent Member of Congress–White or minority–Allen West, isn’t among them. Unlike most of the Whites (of either party) in Congress, West actually cared about the preservation of Western culture and values and was proud to say so.
And instead of searching for true conservatives of any complexion, the Republicans are engaged, now, in an affirmative action effort that won’t help them win anything.
The new Congress to be sworn in on Thursday will be the most diverse ever, with women, minorities and gays making large gains in a shift that underscores the political effect of changing demographics and social mores.
In addition to the greater minority makeup across Congress, the House will have its first Hindu member, its first female combat veterans and its first openly bisexual member. The Senate will have its first Buddhist.
The increased diversity comes mainly from House Democrats, with the Republican conference made up overwhelmingly of white, Christian males. That split in some ways reflects the divide in the electorate in last year’s presidential race, with President Barack Obama winning convincingly among minorities, women and gays while losing white voters to Republican Mitt Romney.
Republicans worried about their appeal among some of the largest or fastest-growing voter groups say they plan to make a new effort to recruit minorities and women as candidates. “We will have a very focused and concerted effort in terms of the diversity of our candidates,” said Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon, the new chairman of the House Republican campaign arm. “We’re going to be effective in our recruiting.”
Mr. Walden’s Democratic counterpart noted the differences in the new Congress’s makeup. “The demography is changing throughout the country, and it’s better to stay ahead of that than have to catch up to it,” said Rep. Steve Israel of New York.
For the first time, white men will be a minority among House Democrats, with blacks and Latinos adding to the party’s numbers. Democrats Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii will be the first female combat veterans in Congress, with the later [DS: sic] also the chamber’s first Hindu.
“My Hinduism…has taught me that true happiness comes when you’re doing things for other people and not just living for yourself,” Ms. Gabbard said.
Kyrsten Sinema, an Arizona Democrat, is the first openly bisexual person elected to Congress. Raised a Mormon in a low-income family, she lists her religious affiliation as none—a rarity in politics.
In the Senate, Democrats have more women—of the record 20 women senators, 16 are Democrats. But Republicans count three ethnic minorities among their ranks, compared with two Democrats.
The new Senate will have that chamber’s first Buddhist in Mazie Hirono, a Hawaii Democrat and current House member, who succeeds the retiring Daniel Akaka, a Democrat. The Senate will also have its first openly gay member in Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat from Wisconsin, who succeeds Democrat Herb Kohl.
Ms. Baldwin and Ms. Sinema are part of the largest group of openly gay members of Congress in history. Among them are Mark Takano, an Asian-American Democrat from California, who will be the chamber’s first openly gay ethnic minority. In all, six members of the new House are openly gay.
Mr. Takano and Ms. Gabbard are among the four new members of Congress, all Democrats, who are Asian-American or Pacific Islanders—ethnic groups among which Republicans think they can make inroads.
“I think you’re going to see a far more aggressive outreach in the Hispanic and Asian communities for example, with far more Spanish-language advertising and a far more aggressive grass-roots effort to reach into minority communities,” said Whit Ayres, a Republican consultant. “There’s no reason in the world why Republicans should be losing Asian voters.”
Republicans did run some high-profile House candidates in 2012 who didn’t fit their conference’s current mold. Mia Love, an African-American, lost a race for a Utah seat. Richard Tisei would have been Congress’s only openly gay Republican had he won a Massachusetts race.
Rep. Allen West, one of two black Republicans in the House, lost his re-election bid. The other, Rep. Tim Scott of South Carolina, is set to become the only African-American in the Senate of either party, after being appointed to a vacant seat.
The House of Representin’ is Here . . .
Say hasta la vista to America as you know it. The Congress does reflect the American single mothers, baby daddies, Obamaphone holders, and their enablers choosing “our” leaders. And they’re gonna “lead” us into oblivion.
50% of Americans just told Gallup that America’s best days are behind us. And, sad to say, they are right.
Those “evil White males” whose extinction the media and the liberals are celebrating? They’re the ones who created America and made it great. And, now, we are on the decline. Coincidence? Hardly.
If we dared celebrate the end of Black men, we’d be sexist racists celebrating genocide. Celebrating the end of White men is exactly the same thing. Except that we tolerate that.
People who promote this racism as “diversity” are idiots who value diversity for diversity’s sake. And diversity, in and of itself, is not a virtue. It never will be.
It’s just accepted systematic racism and bigotry by those who can’t stand achievement and greatness and dedicate their lives to forever dumbing it down.
However “diverse” the new Congress is, it’s the least great Congress ever. And that’s saying a lot.
The Kyrsten Sinemas of America aren’t the ones who made it great. Facts are stubborn things.
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