Why Republicans Lose in Urban Areas

See also: The Coming Hispanic Civil Rights Movement Fourteen years ago, I was asked to be a keynote speaker at the Richmond County Women's Republican Club annual dinner. I had started my column at the Staten Island Advance the year before, and as an Hispanic who had grown up in Spanish Harlem, many Republicans were surprised that I was a conservative. It was my first speaking engagement and one I accepted reluctantly, but I felt that it was an opportunity to offer some advice to the Republican Party about winning over the voters in the barrios and the inner city. While my speech brought applause and cheers from the assemblage and politicians present, they didn't take my advice in the subsequent local elections. After the thousand columns I've written since for the New York Sun, Breitbart Bigs (Government, Journalism and Hollywood) and the late Irish Examiner USA newspaper and other conservative blog sites, the GOP still remains tone-deaf.    I am a true city slicker...(Read Full Article)