Skip to comments.Rep. Allen West reaffirms statement calling Dems ‘communists’
Posted on 04/18/2012 3:20:02 PM PDT by DBeers
Tea Party favorite Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., isnt backing down from comments he made at a fundraiser two weeks ago calling members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, including former Speaker Nancy Pelosi, communists. In fact, hes coming out swinging.
West received considerable media criticism for his remarks, and the CPC immediately denounced him and denied it has connections with the Communist Party USA, Democratic Socialists of America or any other socialist group.
We completely disavow it, Jennifer Gore, communications director for CPC Chairman Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., said.
Many on the left accused him of evoking the ghost of Joe McCarthys ulcerous accusation.
Various members of the CPC have maintained unofficial ties with the DSA over the years, and the DSA formerly maintained a page dedicated to supporting much of the CPCs agenda on its website until a few years ago.
I dont regret it whatsoever, West told Red Alert Politics Tuesday at a Capitol Hill event sponsored by a new congressional organization calling itself Conversations with Conservatives. I think that if you were to take the time to study the political spectrum of ideologies at the turn of the century, American communists renamed themselves as progressives.
If you study the Woodrow Wilson, people referred to the Woodrow Wilson administration as a progressive administration, West continued. Now I would hope maybe you in media would do a little bit of research and look at political ideologies and what they stand for.
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Prove it. Take one single position they don't wholeheartedly agree with. I dare ya.
It would be nice if the GOP nominee does the same loudly and repeatedly.
The truth. How refreshing.
When you're right, and it's obvious that you're right, and being right infuriates and disorders your opponents, why, I guess "coming out swinging" makes a lot of sense.
This is good as far as it goes, but West needs to get into specifics of *how* the communists are following communist doctrines, so that no matter how they pretend otherwise, they *are* communists.
Just state succinctly 10 communist agenda items, then state, “When these people involve themselves in these subjects in *any* way, they are not doing it for America, but for communism. It is ‘their cause’. And when they speak of ‘the cause’, what they mean is communism.”
They didn’t like being exposed. It shows. They got very defensive instead of laughing it off.
So he agrees with me then...I’ve been sayin that for YEARS!
On the other hand, we can pretty much count Mr West out of the VP sweepstakes - I'm sure he's giving the GOP the vapors.
Never said I was....just said I did.
I’m waiting to see him go after the top commie like he did to Newt.....hope I don’t have to hold my breath.....
West continued. Now I would hope maybe you in media would do a little bit of research and look at political ideologies and what they stand for.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
THATS a Good hit!
But Obama is much worse than any progressive could dream. Obama plays progressives like a communal fiddle.
You’re right. Sorry.
It is refreshing to see a Congressman stand up and repeat it.
I sincerly hope that his congressional district realizes what a gem they have in Col. WEST.
Prima facie, I should think.
I am sure there are a few of the old line yellow dogs left in America, but there is no doubt that Obumbo is a Communist, and
the devout Marxist have decided to make the Dimocrap party
into a viable version of the CPUSA.
If true Americans can not regain control of education and the media, America will be history.
An entire generation has already been lost to the so called progressive (Communist left) movement.
yes, we need this man, big time.
“Prove it. Take one single position they don’t wholeheartedly agree with. I dare ya.”
How about I publish the Communist Manifesto with the Democratic party platform ‘08 in place of the old goals and see if anyone notices?
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