Skip to comments.Allen West: Iím sick and tired of everyone trying to castigate the Tea Party!
Posted on 04/03/2011 12:03:58 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
Wow! I am admittedly having trouble trying to enunciate the awesomeness of this speech. Ive gone to the trouble of transcribing the entire speech for those of you who cant watch it but to everyone else you must watch it. The transcription simply doesnt do it justice. It may very well be one of the best speeches I have ever heard from Allen West.
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It’s too bad the audience could keep their traps shut and let him speak uninterrupted.
Alan West is most correct. We must take a stand or else perish.
Sorry to bother you, Mr/Ms Mod, but I’d like to post the transcript of this speech. Feel free to pull it if it’s not kosher to post.
“Thank you for being here because this shows your commitment to your country. This shows your commitment to the principles and values upon which this country was established. And you know some of the things that people continue to ask me, they continue to ask me well, why wont you compromise, why wont you negotiate?. Well let me tell you something. Abraham Lincoln said very succinctly, he said plant your feet in the right place and then stand firm, and so Im gonna be standing firm.
When I was a young Lieutenant and I was going through airborne school, the sergeant black hat said very simply: If you set the bar low you jump low. You did not send us up here to set the bar low. You sent us up here with some expectations. You sent us with a mandate. You sent us up here believing that we were here to do the things, to turn around this great ship of state called the United States of America. Because right now, this leaderless, rudderless ship is out in the maelstrom about to get tossed on the rocks.
And Im sick and tired of hearing everyone talk about this great constitutional, conservative grass roots movement called the Tea Party. I am sick and tired of them trying to blame you, I am sick and tired of them trying to castigate you in a negative manner. No one says anything about Moveon.org; no one says anything about Organizing for America. You are what this country was founded upon and I am glad to be standing her with you.
We are not here to talk about shutting down the government. But if you want to know about shutting down the government, go right over there and talk to Chuck Schumer, go talk to Harry Reid, go down to 1600 Pennsylvania and talk to the President. Were here to talk about the incredible fiscal irresponsibility.
And I gotta tell you something. Why would I want to sit down and compromise with people who enhanced this problem we have in America with the three years of deficit spending 1.42 trillion, 1.29 trillion, 1.65 trillion. The debt in the past four years has gone up 5 trillion dollars. Why do I want to listen to people like that. Because I dont think that they are going to give me any good solutions.
The bottom line is this: we have got to turn this ship around. I am not going to lower my standards, I am not going to do anything but stand upon the values you sent me up her for!
For twenty two years you asked me to do one simple thing. You asked me to always protect your life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. You asked me to guard the great symbols of this country. In November of 2010 you gave me the privilege and honor of to take off a uniform, put on a suit and tie and continue to serve you.
I will continue to protect you. I will continue to protect your life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. I will not let you down!
God bless you all, God bless America, and thank you to the tea party.”
May God truly bless you, Alan West...............my favorite for a kick a** VP! Sorry for the bad language, but sometimes it’s needed.
Do what I did...read it. It’s very good!
I am tired of these Hobsons Choice Elections. We only can choose between the Good Cop and the Bad Cop. Just like 48 hours. Both Cops want to put us in jail. Depending on if you are Republican or Democrat you get to select your slavemaster.
West, Palin, and Bachmann are three reasons I’m looking forward to 2012.
I knew that Alan was the real thing when I saw him at the State of the Union sitting next to, and in deep conversation with, Congressman John (”Jimmy”) Duncan of Tennessee.
Duncan is a solid paleo-conservative, and if Alan is buddies with him, that’s great.
born February 7, 1961 in Atlanta, GA (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)
Herman (Buck) West, born in AL
Elizabeth (Snooks) West, born in GA
Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)
Allen West is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN unlike Comrade Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama.
Good speech. Very articulate. I like him. Match him up with Michelle Bachmann and we may have something.