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Allen West speaks out on Democrat’s strategic mistake in targeting him
Community Digital News ^ | 3/15/14 | Lisa M West

Posted on 03/18/2014 12:11:25 AM PDT by Impala64ssa

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 15, 2014 — “Was it fun for me to lose an election?” asks Colonel Allen West with a crooked grin, “No. Not at all. But if I quit after that loss, I would just be a politician. That’s not who I am.”

Colonel West was referring to the 2012 race in Florida’s 18th District, which saw Democrats taking unusual steps to defeat the one-term incumbent.

A Miami Herald headline on an AP story in April 2012 noted, “GOP Florida Rep. Allen West’s statements have made him a top Democratic target.” West commented frequently on the attacks against him.

“I’m a threat to what the Democrat Party stands for. Why would they want to attack a 51-year-old, African-American who has served in the United States military for 22 years?” AP quoted West as saying in 2012, “Been married for 23 years, has a wife who’s accomplished — an MBA and a PhD — and two very exceptional daughters. Now what the heck do they want to attack that for? I think it’s one simple thing. They fear that. They fear that voice and that’s all there is to it, and I think that’s a shame.”

In fact, Democrats, sensing the swelling national support for West and his no-nonsense message, took exceptional action to ensure he did not win the vote. Not only did the party attack him in print whenever possible, it went to extraordinary lengths to raise money against him.

A Democratic Super PAC invested more than $1 million in ads against West. The PAC, backed by George Soros, hired top Democratic strategist Charles Halloran to oversee the effort. Shark Tank reported that Soros personally invested $5 million to defeat West,

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alanwest

1 posted on 03/18/2014 12:11:25 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

~~~“I’m a threat to what the Democrat Party stands for. Why would they want to attack a 51-year-old, African-American who has served in the United States military for 22 years?”~~~

The Democrats cannot stand a conservative man, especially a conservative black man.


2 posted on 03/18/2014 12:26:08 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Impala64ssa

He’s BaaaAAAAAAaaack !

Run again Alan!


3 posted on 03/18/2014 12:49:16 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Impala64ssa

!


4 posted on 03/18/2014 1:51:03 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Impala64ssa
You can tell; how much they fear LCol. West, by the resources they pit against
him 5M$ from Soros, the fmr. Nazi collaborator/Darling of the Marxists.
..what no War Crimes? ..bribery to 'Rats?

5 posted on 03/18/2014 2:01:10 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: F15Eagle
What a great come-back of a remark from Col. West. He's the best, a true Patriot, a fighter for what is right, for We the People and our Constitution, liberty and freedom. Love to see Col. West and Mr Mom Jeans obozo square it off and duke it out, verbally. If that were to happen, I'm sure they'd been serving creamed oboma on toast to the mooch at dinner that night!
6 posted on 03/18/2014 3:17:24 AM PDT by itssme
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The support from the GOPe to help Col. West was simply overwhelming.../ S


7 posted on 03/18/2014 3:21:13 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Impala64ssa

There is nothing more threatening to the Democrats than an intelligent black man.

If black people get the idea they can leave the plantation, then Democrats lose a substantial portion of their base.


8 posted on 03/18/2014 3:27:34 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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Palin/West 2016!


9 posted on 03/18/2014 3:52:28 AM PDT by eCSMaster ("It is not the color of his skin, ... it is the blackness that fills his soul")
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To: F15Eagle

I’m sure he has them shaking in their boots.


10 posted on 03/18/2014 3:59:10 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: eCSMaster

LTC West would make a fine first black president.


11 posted on 03/18/2014 4:36:03 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Impala64ssa

The man and the mouse.

12 posted on 03/18/2014 4:40:40 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: Impala64ssa

Praying hard for West’s protection against the evil that stands against him. That’s what it is; call it as it is.


13 posted on 03/18/2014 5:13:17 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Evil is evil; call it as it is.)
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In the search for a 2016 Conservative Presidential candidate, West should be at the top of the list. First and foremost, we need a legitimate former military officer at the helm who, among many national security threats facing the Nation, understands the mussies.
14 posted on 03/18/2014 5:33:23 AM PDT by iontheball
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It’s time some of these campaigns called out George Soros, how much has he given total to left candidates or to defeat conservatives, how he’s a puppet master, and his left ideology. Everyone kind of leaves this creep alone but I bet the voters wouldn’t like him so much.


15 posted on 03/18/2014 7:22:49 AM PDT by Kenny
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