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Rep. Allen West: 80 Communist Party Members In U.S. House
CBS Miami ^ | April 11, 2012

Posted on 04/11/2012 11:11:18 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It wasn’t quite Joseph McCarthy waving around papers claiming to know of communists in the federal government, but according to the Palm Beach Post, Congressman Allen West claims he “has heard” there are communists in the House of Representatives.

According to the Post, West was talking to Jensen Beach voters this week when he said President Barack Obama was “scared” to have a discussion with him.

West then said that “he’s heard” up to 80 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are Communist Party members, but declined to give the names of any of the alleged members, according to the Post.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: allenwest; communism; communistparty; communists; cpusa; progressivecaucus; reds
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To: Eva; Free ThinkerNY
That was really weird. I just clicked on the page for the Congressional Black Caucus members and was on a page on the web site of Emanuel Cleaver with drawing of members of the Black Progressive Caucus, and the page disappeared and I got a message that the access was forbidden.

Happened to me too - then I scanned down the page and hit the "Member" button he has placed at the bottom right - voila!

"It's in there!!"

51 posted on 04/11/2012 1:25:04 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That just sounds nutty.

Ideologically - I agree - at least 80 members.

Actually joined the “Party” and signed on the dotted line?

Do you think they are that brazen yet?

52 posted on 04/11/2012 1:29:40 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to DC to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Eva; All

Interesting breeding ground....

And very recent activities called at CPUSA...

March 15, 2012

The affect that these schools had in Texas was no less dramatic than in the other areas. At the beginning of July when the Little Red School Bus Tour made its final stop in Hurst, Texas, there were only about five people active in the YCL in Texas. Now there are nearly 40.

“Little Red Bus”

53 posted on 04/11/2012 1:32:17 PM PDT by bluecat6 ( "A non-denial denial. They doubt our heritage, but they don't say the story is not accurate.")
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To: nanetteclaret
How disingenuous!

Rome wasn't built in a day. When is the last time you heard any national politician even hint at this?


I think this is foreplay; a trial balloon. West wants to know who is with him and who is against him; who his friends are and who his enemies are; who is a patriot and who is a spineless RINO.

Let's see how people respond. Let's see how many contact him with words of support. Let's see how the supposed conservative politicians respond to this when the left becomes outraged at such accusations -will they seek compromise or will they stand up and be counted?

Better yet, let's unleash the dogs of war and call them what they are -call Obama a commie!

What will RINO Romney say about this?

54 posted on 04/11/2012 1:32:25 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
80 out of 435 is 18.39%. For comparison, the latest elections in Russia gave Communists 20.46% (92 seats out of 450.) Need only 10 more and the House will outperform the original communists.
55 posted on 04/11/2012 1:34:34 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: brityank

Well, I was able to get back to a Cleaver page, after waiting a while, but when I click on the member list, I get a different page from the one that originally opened, with the black and white pictures of of the members. I’d like to see that page.

56 posted on 04/11/2012 1:35:16 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"80" is not an accurate number. Here, you can view the entire list right here on their website!
57 posted on 04/11/2012 1:46:14 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA (Pick Your Poison)
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To: bluecat6

This is a brief excerpt from the DSA web site section, Who are we? It’s important because the Democrats are using this as a big organizing tool for the election. Watch for May Day Protests across the country, which will include unions, Black Panthers, immigrant groups like La Raza, OWS protesters and just plain Democrats. They are holding what they call, “Democracy Schools” all over the country, which are just anti-corporation organizing groups that are advocating an amendment to the constitution to keep corporations from investing in campaigns.

Q Private corporations seem to be a permanent fixture in the US, so why work towards socialism?
In the short term we can’t eliminate private corporations, but we can bring them under greater democratic control. The government could use regulations and tax incentives to encourage companies to act in the public interest and outlaw destructive activities such as exporting jobs to low-wage countries and polluting our environment. Public pressure can also have a critical role to play in the struggle to hold corporations accountable. Most of all, socialists look to unions make private business more accountable.

58 posted on 04/11/2012 1:48:11 PM PDT by Eva
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To: ExCTCitizen

Only 80?? I thought it would be more!!!

Thats the elected ones. If you count the Czars, members of the press, hollywood and or GLBT,Soroses . Probably have sleepers in key positions within Intel/FBI/CIA/Pentagon/Military and probably the Boyscouts.
It may be a few percent of the population but they have a lot of power ($) and infuence ($).

59 posted on 04/11/2012 2:10:27 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

P.J. O’Rourke said “Liberalism is just communism sold by the drink,” so Colonel West is probably pretty dead on with his assessment.

He might even be LOW in his estimated numbers.

How about the “news” rooms in America?

60 posted on 04/11/2012 2:12:02 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: luvbach1
A communist is a socialist who wants to be one of the few who lives high on the hog.

So right. No one who advocates communism believes they will be living any other way when it comes. Amazing ain't it.

61 posted on 04/11/2012 2:18:38 PM PDT by Fudd Fan (VP Cheney always had my heart symbolically and he can have it literally if he needs it.)
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62 posted on 04/11/2012 2:32:18 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Eva
Not sure where you were, but the link I hit tried to place me in Barbra Lee's House page but she's not there anymore, so it bounces over to Cleaver. Piss poor web design - but then it's good enough for government work! ;^)

The CBC is affiliated (strongly) with DSA/USA, and they are both offshoots of Socialist International.

There's little difference between socialism and communism unless you're a party official.

63 posted on 04/11/2012 2:32:18 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: brityank

Maybe that is what was happening to me. The pages were changing so fast, that I couldn’t read what they were. Maybe I had three pages before the error message. I never even heard of Emanuel Cleaver before. Barbara Lee, I am familiar with, somewhat.

Most of the time, I just got an error message.

64 posted on 04/11/2012 3:09:18 PM PDT by Eva
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To: TheConservativeParty

check out my tagline...

65 posted on 04/11/2012 3:21:52 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: DBeers; All
There should be a list published.

Communist Party Members You Voted Into Congress.
66 posted on 04/11/2012 3:22:26 PM PDT by RedMDer (
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To: newheart

Lets put their names out here!


Keith Ellison

Raúl Grijalva

Vice Chairs

Tammy Baldwin

Judy Chu

William “Lacy” Clay

Sheila Jackson-Lee

Chellie Pingree


Hank Johnson

Senate Member

Bernie Sanders

House Members

Karen Bass

Xavier Becerra

Earl Blumenauer

Corrine Brown

Michael Capuano

Andre Carson

Donna Christensen

Yvette Clarke

Emanuel Cleaver

David Cicilline

Steve Cohen

John Conyers

Elijah Cummings

Danny Davis

Peter DeFazio

Rosa DeLauro

Donna Edwards

Sam Farr

Chaka Fattah

Bob Filner

Barney Frank

Marcia Fudge

Luis Gutierrez

Janice Hahn

Maurice Hinchey

Mazie Hirono

Rush Holt

Michael Honda

Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Dennis Kucinich

Barbara Lee

John Lewis

David Loebsack

Ben Ray Lujan

Carolyn Maloney

Ed Markey

Jim McDermott

James McGovern

Brad Miller

George Miller

Gwen Moore

Jim Moran

Jerrold Nadler

Eleanor Holmes Norton

John Olver

Frank Pallone

Ed Pastor

Jared Polis

Charles Rangel

Laura Richardson

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Bobby Rush

Linda Sanchez

Jan Schakowsky

Jose Serrano

Louise Slaughter

Pete Stark

Bennie Thompson

John Tierney

Nydia Velazquez

Maxine Waters

Mel Watt

Peter Welch

Frederica Wilson

Lynn Woolsey

67 posted on 04/11/2012 3:32:35 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He says that he won’t name names, but then he outs the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Progressivism has a direct link to Communism, ergo every member is either not aware of what they espouse, or are fully aware and in support of it.

68 posted on 04/11/2012 3:45:10 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: patriot08

They look like commies to me.

69 posted on 04/11/2012 3:55:17 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: MrB
"Demand they define the difference or suck it up and defend communism."

Well said.

70 posted on 04/11/2012 4:02:19 PM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: RetiredArmy

71 posted on 04/11/2012 6:45:44 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Start with the black caucus.

72 posted on 04/11/2012 7:55:40 PM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved:
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

That number, 57 communists, was taken off a bottle of Heinz Ketchup in the movie. It was something to gain attention to Raymond Shaw’s mother’s husband in order to get him the nomination for President. Then years later we have John Kerry (who served in Viet Nam) marrying a woman... well you know. Interesting.

73 posted on 04/12/2012 4:37:24 AM PDT by mc5cents
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To: Eva

He joined in order to preclude them from being able to operate under the radar without scrutiny.

74 posted on 04/12/2012 5:25:40 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All

Allen West Contact Form

I sent him a supportive email.

75 posted on 04/12/2012 8:39:36 AM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

O my Gosh... All of a sudden anticapitalist progressives, communists and liberals are against “guilt by association”... and McCarthyism... all the while Zero favors his political donors...

How about that!? (sarc off)

They all are utterly corrupt and deranged hypocritical individual without any shame. The only thing holding them in their arrogance right now is corrupt money and the globalist battle fckr mindset.

Whether it is covering up for the fact that gays should be sued for spreading AIDS, or Mitterand the socialistas gangsta for covering up Soviet corruption by not handing out KI during the Chernobyle disaster, and all this EU/US/SSR project, they all are corrupt and mentaly diseased.

I say, embrace the suck, “be” a liberal today, and watch your sanity go down in flames. Embrace the PC blue falcon way in their midst. It is the way to get in their ranks and check it out as a good journalist. It’s entertaining.

76 posted on 04/12/2012 10:05:08 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I love this guy...but I am afraid he has just taken himself off the vice presidential list

77 posted on 04/14/2012 5:35:00 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Only 80?

78 posted on 04/15/2012 1:39:28 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: PGalt
I hadn't looked at the debt clock in several months. One thing that's not highlighted is that the clock represents stale government data from 2 years ago - forcasted to the present date/time. It's not "real time" like portrayed.

Also, I noticed the tabs at the bottom on Gold Demand. What really jumped out is the demand in ounces by India of 40B, China of 30.8B, Vietnam 4B, USA of 6.8B, German of 6.1B, Turkey of 5.5B, Saudi of 2.3B, and UK, Italy, France < 1B (only 351,000 oz. for France). Why would the EURO countries, except Germany, have such paltry demand for gold...? Hmmmm....

79 posted on 04/15/2012 5:37:57 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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