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Michelle Malkin Blasts Republican Immigration Schemes As GOP Gets Thumped in Virginia Election

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Democrats resoundingly took the Virginia House and Senate on November 5, 2019.

This marked the first Democratic trifecta in Virginia since 1993. 

Such results provoked a series of responses from conservative commentators like Michelle Malkin.

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On Twitter, she commentedMass illegal alien amnesty + expansive guest worker pipelines + 1 mil green cards annually + unassimilated refugee deluge=electoral disaster & demographic conquest, which Talking Points GOP doesn’t want young nationalists on campus to discuss. #Invasion #SoldOut #OpenBordersInc

 

She followed up by saying “It’s MATH. #OpenBordersInc

Malkin may have a point.

Although Hispanics constitute 8 percent of Virginia’s population, any kind of increase in the Hispanic voter base will tend to benefit Democrats. This was on display in 2018, when 90 percent of districts with foreign populations above the national average went Democratic.

Mass migration poses legitimate public safety and economic issues.

However, one of the biggest threats dealing with mass migration is its electoral impact, which puts the Republican Party in jeopardy in many Sun Belt states like Arizona, Florida, Georgia, and Texas.

For that reason, the GOP will have to focus on immigration restrictionist policies that end birthright citizenship and chain migration, make pathways to citizenship tighter, and emphasize attracting skilled labor.

 

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Texas Political Establishment Attempts to Derail Shelley Luther’s Campaign

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The special election for Texas’ Senate District 30 is on pace to be one of the most heated races in the Lone Star State.

At a candidate forum on September 18, 2020, Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was jailed for opening her business in defiance of Governor Greg Abbott’s shutdown order, confronted outgoing State Senator Pat Fallon.

Fallon vacated his seat and is now backing a successor in State Representative Drew Springer.

“We don’t want somebody who’s going to be at odds with our Republican governor,” Fallon said September 18 at the Grayson County Republican Women’s Club.

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Fallon added:

I didn’t support some of the things that he has done about opening up. … So, he’s made some mistakes. He’s our Republican governor, the 80/20 rule … because you’re not going to get any bills passed unless the governor signs them.

“Let me make something clear. I am accountable to my fellow citizens in Senate District 30. Not our Governor,” Luther responded on September 19 on Facebook:

This is exactly what is wrong with Austin. Our politicians are more loyal to Abbott than us, even when they disagree with him.

I will work with Governor Abbott when he is fighting to protect the liberty of Texans, and I will oppose him when he pushes unilateral dictates that shut down our local businesses.

Fallon and Luther had a tense exchange, which was caught on video.

“You want me to go all in on this race?” Fallon questioned Luther. “I have been 5 percent in on this race. You want me to go all in on it, I’m welcome to.”

“This has become a straight-up fight between Abbott and the ‘Kumbaya’ Professional Political Class vs. the grassroots and people who remember what limited government and principles should look like,” opined conservative activist Mike Openshaw.

“Respectfully, being willing to be jailed for fighting over-reaching government shows principle; that counts for something, Patrick,” Openshaw continued.

Luther has recently received endorsements from conservative Collin County Judge Chris Hill and Young Conservatives of Texas. Springer, on the other hand, received an endorsement from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which asserted that Luther was going down a “far right” path.

A Republican is expected to carry the senate district, which may still require a runoff if the leading candidate does not get enough votes during the first round of the special election.

Election Day will be on September 29.

Luther is viewed as the truly conservative option and many believe she could help break the political status quo in Austin that has kept conservative legislation from ever being passed.

 

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