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  • BLM credit card gets Wells Fargo into trouble…but not why you think

    01/17/2017 11:37:39 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 5 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 1/17/17 | Alan B. West
    Back in September of last year, Wells Fargo was rocked by a fake accounts scandal, whereas 5,300 of their employees had been in on a scam to create fake checking accounts for existing customers (without telling them, of course) so they could charge fees on the accounts to unsuspecting customers. In total, over two million fake checking accounts were created, and unauthorized applications for 565,443 credit cards were sent out. Needless to say, the $185 million in fines they paid is minuscule in comparison to what such scandals do to a brand’s image. And it’s with that in mind that...
  • Listen to A True American Hero, Soon to Be Seen On Mount Rushmore: Alan West

    07/23/2015 7:27:38 PM PDT · by lbryce · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | July 23, 2015 | Alan West
    You Tube:Listen to a Real American Hero, Not the Fake, Phony Pusillanimous Types Contrived By Bureacrats: Listen to Alan West
  • WHOA: Music Legend Comes Down HARD on Obama for Chattanooga Shooting

    07/17/2015 7:05:49 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 24 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | Allen B.West
    In the wake of yesterday’s terrorist attack that killed four unarmed Marines at military facility, a ever-louder chorus of voices is demanding important and immediate changes to prevent this type of attack from happening yet again. The most tangible change, of course, is getting rid of the policy that keeps our troops unarmed on their home base. But there’s another culprit of a more insidious nature that’s increasingly being called out: the environment of political correctness that so many on the left, including our president, seem to put above all else — including common sense and lives. Today, music legend...
  • Allen West Slams Obama’s Racial Cherry Picking For Political Benefit

    11/30/2014 1:21:00 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 34 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 11/28/14 | Tom Hinchey
    Lt. Col. Allen West was a guest on Fox News Channel’s On The Record with Greta Van Susteren Tuesday night when he slammed President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder for their inconsistency in talking about the injustice of white-on-black crimes while ignoring black-on-white crimes in this country. What I do find very hypocritical is that President Obama nor Eric Holder have said anything about the four black gang members who brutally carjacked and took Captain Kevin Quick, a Virginia reserve police officer, and murdered him. We did not hear them say anything about the nineteen-year-old New Jersey teenager, Brendan...
  • CAIR Confronts Allen West (Oldie, but a goodie)

    08/15/2014 5:18:51 PM PDT · by magellan · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 21, 2011 | Shark Tank Media, LLC
    CAIR Confronts Allen West
  • Is Bloomberg a racist because he targeted black Sheriff David Clarke?

    08/14/2014 6:03:30 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 9 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 8/14/14 | Allen West
    I don’t believe political party is as important as principle. Furthermore, the message should be based upon policy inclusiveness and not outreach. Therefore, when conservatives base their message on principle and articulate the pertinent policies, they will have success with the electorate — principle can win over party. And the most recent case of that premise just occurred in Wisconsin, with the primary win of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke. I first met Sheriff Clarke back in 2011 when we held a Conservative Black forum on Capitol Hill. In fact, we wrote about his pro-gun speech at the NRA convention...
  • Meriam Ibrahim arrives safely in Italy; will meet the Pope

    07/24/2014 7:43:52 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 4 replies
    Alan B. West ^ | 7/24/14 | Alen West
    With all the horrible news for Christians in Iraq and elsewhere, there is one bright spot. While we slept, Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim arrived in Italy. As the UK Telegraph reports, the 27-year-old woman, who was spared a death sentence for apostasy in June for refusing to renounce Christianity, landed in Rome where she is to meet Pope Francis before traveling to the U.S. I know she will appreciate all of you who prayed for her and her children and her perseverance through an almost year long-ordeal. Ibrahim and her family were flown to Italy in a government aircraft to...
  • I Wonder If Obama Knows About And Will Celebrate This Special Day?

    06/14/2014 10:52:57 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 6/14/14
    It’s Flag Day and the Army’s birthday. I wonder if Barack and Michelle will send a ‘shout out’ about the importance of this day, like they did to Michael Sams when he kissed a man on national TV. See below from Allen B West: Today, Saturday 14 June, 2014 is one of those special days for American patriots and Soldiers. It is a day intertwined in the uniqueness representative of the greatness and exceptionalism of America. Today is Flag Day — and also the 239th birthday of our United States Army. The Army was established on this day in 1775...
  • West on AM Tampa Bay: "Thing backfired in immense proportion..."

    06/05/2014 10:57:18 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    Former Congressman Allen West joined AM Tampa Bay Wednesday June 4, 2014 to talk about the Bergdahl swap. “I think that this is very serious when the president of the United States of America decides to release the enemy – prisoners – back to their previous state of nefarious actions,” West said. Host Tedd Webb asked West if he thought this was a political move that went awry to get the VA scandal off the front pages…? West said, “Absolutely, I mean you hit the nail on the head. Because the whole thing coming out Saturday, rose garden event, and...
  • More Florida voter fraud? 3000 registrations list UPS stores as residence

    05/02/2014 9:27:30 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 16 replies
    Alan B. West ^ | 5/1/14 | Alan West
    If there is one thing I learned in the 2012 election cycle, it was about voter fraud. My conservative warrior associate, Katherine Engelbrecht, and her organization, True the Vote, took up the mantle against the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections, Gertrude Walker, who admitted to sending “questionable” results to the Florida Secretary of State. It was somewhat disheartening that the Florida Secretary of State and Attorney General sat back, watched the news reports, and did nothing. With that background, I’d like to share a story written by Gregg Prentice: “Voter Fraud? If they’re not catching the easy stuff, what...
  • Allen West speaks out on Democrat’s strategic mistake in targeting him

    03/18/2014 12:11:25 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    Community Digital News ^ | 3/15/14 | Lisa M West
    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...
  • Democrat Sink: We need immigrants to clean our hotel rooms!

    02/27/2014 7:06:11 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    Alan B. West ^ | 2/27/14 | Alan West
    We’ve got a little Congressional special election going on over on the west coast of Florida to fill the seat left by the passing of Florida Statesman Bill Young, Chairman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. Republican David Jolly is running against Liberal Democrat Alex Sink. And the liberal media hypocrisy in covering politics is in full flower. Sink makes frankly bigoted comments on the subject of immigration reform, but of course the media doesn’t call her out on it. During a heated debate against Republican candidate David Jolly on Tuesday, Sink said “We have a lot of employers over...
  • It’s official: Hollywood is the hidden “Ministry of Propaganda”

    01/27/2014 9:49:18 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 20 replies
    Alan B. West ^ | 1/27/14 | Alan West
    Recently a left-wing writer for The Atlantic referred to the movie Lone Survivor as propaganda. Obviously, this person really can’t tell fact from fiction, but then again liberal progressives don’t live in the real world of facts. On that same note, the Obama administration is now going to the makers of make-believe for help in promulgating the grand lie and scheme known as Obamacare. As reported by John Nolte on According to an email invitation sent out by the Writers Guild East and obtained by Breitbart News, members of the Hollywood elite and the Obama Administration will be gathering...
  • A woman’s thoughts on Lone Survivor. And a message to candy-ass liberals.

    01/19/2014 11:00:24 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    Alan B. West ^ | 1/19/14 | Michele Hickford
    I saw Lone Survivor today. I wept. I’m a female, I can do that sort of thing in public. Here’s why I wept. In the first few minutes of the film, watching the Navy SEALS train, I turned to my friends and said what a travesty it would be if the physical requirements were ever adjusted downwards to accommodate women – or anyone who could not meet them for that matter, regardless of gender or orientation. These men, these warriors, are elite for a reason. They are capable of doing things very few can. That’s the way we want and...
  • Allen West On Obama” He “Abjectly Despises” Whites...

    01/16/2014 9:49:09 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 37 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 1/16/14 | John Hawkins
    ...& He And Holder “Are The Most Vile And Disgusting Racists” Liberal progressives don’t want to tackle the problem they created, the decimation of the black family. Fifty years ago only six percent of births in America were out of wedlock Today the number is 72 percent in the black community. There was a time when “acting out” at school resulted in having to stay after school and worse, a call home to mom and dad — talk about a beat down. …Perhaps this is why Holder and Obama want Debo Adegbile as the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil...
  • De Blasio sees “progressive movement” sweeping the nation. Per the Communist Manifesto,

    12/26/2013 11:29:11 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 20 replies
    Alan B ^ | 12/26/13 | Michele Hickford
    ...we’re already 80% there. A couple weeks ago, New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio met with President Obama and 15 other hand-picked, newly-elected mayors to talk about a “progressive movement” sweeping the nation. I sincerely hope he’s wrong, but when you examine The 10 Planks of the Communist Manifesto, it appears eight of them are in full flower in the US, meaning we could be 80 percent of the way there already. Here’s the score so far: 1. Abolition of private property in land and application of all rents of land to public purpose. In June of 2011, while...
  • Who defines our rights, and why I stand with Phil

    12/21/2013 12:29:56 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 16 replies
    Alan ^ | 12/20/13 | Alan West
    This morning as I did my regular run and workout I was thinking about the real issue surrounding Phil Robertson. Too many are focused on the words spoken, but there are some deeper issues to ponder. For me, the prevailing issue is centered around one word: “rights.” Phil Robertson is a born-again Christian and I’m quite sure the executives at A&E knew that from the get go. Phil was paraphrasing the following: 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 (New International Version) Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral...
  • Allen West on white jogger shooting: So who will Obama identify with this time?

    08/21/2013 1:53:40 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 8/20/13 | Michael Dorstewitz
    When news of the three teens who went out for a thrill-killing and shot and killed an Austrailian jogger in the back reached former Florida GOP Congressman Allen West, he took to the social media and called out, among others, President Barack Obama. Melbourne, Australia native Christopher Lane, 22, attended Oklahoma’s East Central University on a baseball scholarship when he was senselessly murdered “just for fun.” While Australia’s former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer blames the U.S. for the killing and has called for a boycott, West notes the sound of crickets emanating from the White House — especially after...
  • Allen West on white boy’s bus beating: Where’s Jesse Jackson?

    08/13/2013 9:21:44 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/12/13 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Former Florida Rep. Allen West had harsh words of criticism for nationally known civil rights activists like Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton, who have remained silent on a video showing black teens beating a white boy, on a school bus: “Ya’ll just make me sick.” The video, which went viral this past week, depicts a July 9 assault on a Pinellas County school bus. Three black teenage boys, all age 15, beat a white boy, while the bus driver — who has since resigned — tries to verbally halt the altercation but does not physically intervene. The beating,...
  • Fox News Channel Signs Former U.S. Representative Allen West to Contributor Role

    05/16/2013 3:33:42 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 33 replies
    Business Wire ^ | May 16, 2013 | Caitlin Frost
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX News Channel (FNC) has hired former U.S. Representative Allen West (R-FL) as a contributor, announced Bill Shine, Executive Vice President of Programming for the network. West will offer political commentary across various daytime and primetime programs. “Representative West’s congressional and military experience along with his fearless approach to voicing key issues will provide a valuable point of view to the FOX News lineup.” In making the announcement, Shine said, “Representative West’s congressional and military experience along with his fearless approach to voicing key issues will provide a valuable point of view to the FOX News lineup.” Currently,...
  • TrentoVision 5.9.13 - Navy SEAL Extortion 17 EXPOSED - Obama Failures

    05/09/2013 7:41:35 PM PDT · by Iscool · 42 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/09/2013 | National Press Club, Washington DC
    Navy SEAL Extortion 17 EXPOSED - Obama Failures Sick Video: Obama Has Islamic Iman Curse Dead Soldiers at Their Memorial Service (Seal Team VI)
  • Allen West Warns Left-Wing Students to Stop Harassing His Wife:

    04/18/2013 8:23:27 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 8 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/18/13 | Dave Urbanski
    ‘This Is Not a Threat, It Is a Promise’ Former U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) threw down big time Wednesday, saying campus “left wing groups” have been harassing his wife Angela, a trustee at Florida Atlantic University. In online messages, West—who was a highly decorated Army combat vet—seemed ready to declare war on those who’ve been attempting to intimidate his wife by “stalking” her, showing up at her office uninvited, and sending letters to her company. West’s advice: End it. “This is not a threat, it is a promise that if Angela calls and tells me of one more incident,...
  • Elections Review Supports Bucher [Alan West election supervisor]

    01/05/2013 7:35:19 PM PST · by StopGlobalWhining · 6 replies
    The Palm Beach Post ^ | January 5, 2013 | Dara Kam and Christine Stapleton
    St. Lucie’s elections mishaps came to light in the razor-thin U.S. House District 18 contest that prompted a prolonged recount and at least two lawsuits. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, a Democrat who was sworn in on Thursday, defeated tea party icon Allen West, who filed two lawsuits against Walker seeking a manual recount of nearly 38,000 early votes. Murphy was ultimately declared the winner by a slim margin of less than 1,800 votes.
  • Alan West Concedes

    11/20/2012 6:32:59 AM PST · by agondonter · 15 replies
    I just saw a thread on the bottom of my TV that said Alan West has conceded the election. Does anyone have any more info?
  • Allen West questions Romney team

    07/03/2012 1:20:57 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 53 replies
    Polutico ^ | Tuesday July 3, 2012
    Rep. Allen West suggested late Monday that Mitt Romney re-evaluate his campaign advisers, hours after top Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom said on TV that the individual mandate of President Barack Obama’s health care law is not a tax. “It’s a tax,” the Florida Republican told Greta Van Susteren of Fox News. “I think that the governor probably needs to look at who he has within his circle of advisers, and probably get … them to provide the right type of counsel and advice.”
  • Allen West: It’s about time we change the leadership in DC

    12/23/2011 5:52:26 AM PST · by radioone · 15 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 12-22-11 | Editors
    A lot of this interview is par for the course, where West defends the leadership in this current crisis and also explains what he doesn’t like about this deal. But when Greta starts complaining that the House waited until the last minute to get this done, just to create another extension because they always disagree, West said this: Well I tell ya Greta, give me the opportunity to be in leadership in Washington DC and I think you’d see something different. Because coming out of the military, we didn’t go home until the mission was complete. So maybe that’s what...
  • Whatever are we going to do with Alan West?

    09/05/2011 12:35:27 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 31 replies
    one man's opinion.....
    I turned on the TV shortly before noon. Wanted to see if C-span was carrying Palin's speech in NH. I hate those bugs and crawlers and other distractions on FOX, CNN, and MSNBC. It wasn't on C-Span, but they were airing Col. West's town hall from 8/31, and I watched it, and was totally blown away.
  • Allen West backing Boehner’s debt deal, Pelosi welcomes “age of austerity” (World turns upside down)

    07/25/2011 7:48:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/25/2011 | Allahpundit
    Via the Standard, the scoop on West comes from Cox Radio reporter Jamie Dupree. West himself weighed in on Twitter: I will support the new debt deal- it has enough of what I need including no tax hikes, spending caps and a step toward a balanced budget.US Senate has no credibility. Sen Reid has had 815 days to produce a budget- nothing & now he wants to produce a debt plan. Zero credibility Big news, needless to say. West’s support gives Boehner’s plan instant grassroots cred and therefore political cover for other tea-party freshmen to grudgingly support it, which is...
  • Go Man, Young West

    07/22/2011 1:43:34 PM PDT · by rhema · 3 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 7/22/11 | Jay D. Homnick
    [ . . . ] DW-S . . . is blissfully impervious to nuance in her political thought. She is thoroughly but not thoughtfully liberal, reflexively but not reflectively liberal, deliberately but not deliberatively liberal, contemptuously but not contemplatively liberal. She courageously does interviews even with hostile hosts, but her responses predictably consist of rewarmed pap. [ . . . ] Now DW-S has perpetuated her there-goes-the-neighborhood vendetta against West. While he was absent from the chamber, she used her speaking time in the House (using "incredulously" when she meant "incredibly") to lash out at West for backing the "cut,...
  • That’s no lady!

    07/21/2011 8:32:01 AM PDT · by freespirited · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Powerline ^ | 07/21/11 | Scott Johnson
    Barack Obama’s hand-picked head of the Democratic National Committee is one Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Rep. Schultz is perhaps best known, courtesy of Rush Limbaugh, by the handle Debbie Blabbermouth Schultz. She specializes in smarmy demagoguery that faithfully toes the party line, reducing it to its essence. It’s why Obama loves her. On Tuesday Schultz singled out fellow Florida Congressman Allen West for condemnation on the floor of Congress in remarks over the debt/budget showdown. “The gentleman from Florida,” she said, “who represents thousands of Medicare beneficiaries, as do I, is supportive of this plan that would increase costs for Medicare...
  • If Thomas Jefferson were alive today...(West's Weekly Wrap-Up)

    07/04/2011 6:39:06 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 8 replies ^ | July 4, 2011 | Rep. Allen West
    Dear Patriot, Greetings to our constituents, fellow Floridians, and to all Americans. It is once again time for our weekly update. During this time period I have done some extensive traveling. I returned from a 72-hour visit to Doha Qatar (Combined Air Operations Center) and Afghanistan this past Tuesday evening, 26 June. I can humbly state that in my first six months of being in Congress, I have spent more time in Afghanistan than our Commander-In-Chief in his first three years. We released our Afghanistan summary report which you can find on my website,, under "press releases". Feel free...
  • "Our troops are exhausted!" Rep. West on Cavuto

    06/22/2011 11:14:53 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 3 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | June 23, 2011 | swampsniper
    LTC West on Libya and Obama's folly.
  • Rep Allen West Violates Federal Flag Code On Diving Expedition - (BARF Alert!)

    06/14/2011 12:38:55 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 37 replies ^ | June 14, 2011 | Matthew Hendley
    There's nothing really bad to say about Rep. Allen West going diving off the coast of Deerfield Beach with a bunch of military veterans -- except for the fact that he violated U.S. federal law in the process and provided a pictorial of himself doing so. During his diving session Sunday, Lt. Col. West was photographed holding an American flag underwater, on top of an artificial reef -- which would be a violation of the United States Code. Let us flip to Title 4, Chapter 1, Section 8, Subsection B of the United States Code: (b) The flag should never...
  • Video: At Heritage, Rep. Allen West Examines the 21st Century Battlefield

    06/03/2011 1:46:04 PM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | May 31, 2011 | Bethany S. Murphy
    Today Rep. Allen West (R-FL) addressed a packed crowd at The Heritage Foundation to discuss how the battlefield in the 21st century has necessitated a change in military strategy. The speech was the closing event for Protect America Month, an annual series of events highlighting the importance of funding our military. The Washington Post immediately posted their coverage of Rep. West’s remarks, noting: In making the case for increased military spending, West, a retired Army veteran, drew upon several anecdotes from his 22 years of military service, telling the audience that at times, “my friends who were in tank units...
  • [Liberal] Radio Talk Show Host Arrested At GOP Town Hall Meeting

    04/27/2011 11:04:48 AM PDT · by MissesBush · 9 replies
    CBS News Miami ^ | 04/27/11
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBS4) – Former Air America radio talk show host Nicole Sandler was arrested Tuesday night after a raucous South Florida GOP town hall meeting. The meeting, held that the Calvary Chapel on West Crypress Creek Road, got off to a rocky start when a handful of protestors heckled speaker U.S. Rep. Allen West over Medicare and his requirement that questions had to submitted in writing. Police escorted them out of the room. When West tried to explain the Republican position on Medicare, Sandler peppered him with questions and comments. When she refused to stop to talking, Fort Lauderdale...
  • Allen West Heckled, Heckler Arrested (video)

    04/27/2011 11:02:27 AM PDT · by NoRedTape · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 26, 2011 | youtube
    Video showing the arrest of liberal 'talk show host' (lol) formerly of 'Air America' (lol), Nicole Sandler. She and some other idiot libs were heckling a speech by Alan West and Sandler refused to leave quietly. Bummer for her. The best part of the vid begins at 3:35...........................Video is here Another article is HERE
  • Allen West on Greta

    04/21/2011 11:30:24 PM PDT · by freejohn · 51 replies
    I really hope that this goes VIRAL! Allen West is The Real Deal!
  • Alan West: Boehner Needs to ‘Come to Jesus’ on the Budget. Votes 'No' Against the Measure.

    04/14/2011 12:57:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/14/2011 | Robert Costa
    The House will vote on the Boehner–White House spending deal this afternoon. Outside of the chamber, Republicans predict that the measure will pass, though numerous defections are expected, according to aides. One tells us that some members will likely watch the clock, waiting until Republicans hit 218, and then vote “nay.” As the vote nears, Tea Party heroes within conference are spoiling for a last-minute rumble. Rep. Allen West (R., Fla.) tells reporters that House GOP leaders bungled the deal. “My leadership needs to sit down and have a ‘come to Jesus’ with [each other],” he says. “Character and integrity...
  • Allen West: I’m sick and tired of everyone trying to castigate the Tea Party!

    04/03/2011 12:03:58 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 4/2/11 | Staff
    Wow! I am admittedly having trouble trying to enunciate the awesomeness of this speech. I’ve gone to the trouble of transcribing the entire speech for those of you who can’t watch it but to everyone else you must watch it. The transcription simply doesn’t do it justice. It may very well be one of the best speeches I have ever heard from Allen West.
  • Bachmann for president?

    08/08/2010 3:50:32 PM PDT · by pissant · 62 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/5/10 | Ben Smith
    Democratic challenger Taryl Clark’s latest attempt to cast conservative icon Michele Bachmann as out of touch with Minnesota voters comes in a fundraising e-mail seizing on speculation that Bachmann has her eye on the White House: Bachmann said she would run for president if she felt called to it, and said in another interview that it's not what she's doing "right now" - leaving the door wide open. She remarked recently to FOX News that her supporters want her to run for president. And Bachmann's multiple trips to Iowa prompted Politico to report: "Bachmann has been receiving a little attention...
  • West Winning Wild CD 22 Race, Poll Shows (Florida's Alan West, yeah baby!)

    10/21/2010 6:51:42 AM PDT · by milwguy · 1 replies
    sunshinestatenews ^ | 10/21/2010 | Kenric Ward
    Republican Allen West narrowly leads U.S. Rep. Ron Klein in a bruising battle for South Florida's 22nd Congressional District, a new Sunshine State News Poll shows. West leads Klein 47-44 in the survey of likely voters conducted Oct. 17-19. Nine percent of respondents are undecided. West, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, lost by 10 points to Klein in 2008, a strong year for Democrats. But with Republicans surging this fall, West is picking up more independents, along with solid tea party support. "West has to be the slight favorite here simply because of the turnout differential," said Jim Lee, president...
  • Black Conservatives: The New Face of the GOP

    05/06/2010 2:03:17 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 32 replies · 778+ views
    CBN ^ | May 4, 2010 | Jennifer Wishon
    WASHINGTON - The midterm congressional elections are seven months away. Republicans are already promising a strong effort to take back the majority and they're attracting candidates who are already making history. At least 30 African-Americans in 16 states are running for the U.S Senate and the House of Representatives. It's a surge of black Republican activism that America hasn't seen since the Reconstruction era. Returning to Slavery? Charles Lollar is one of the candidates. As a major in the Marine Corps Reserves and a businessman, Lollar is taking on the second most powerful Democrat in the House, Majority Leader Steny...
  • GOP Defends Army Officer

    12/01/2003 5:40:49 AM PST · by GigaDittos · 140 replies · 234+ views ^ | Monday, Dec. 1, 2003 | Jon E. Dougherty
    Republican lawmakers are standing behind a lieutenant colonel who has been threatened by the Army with early retirement or criminal prosecution for his use of an unconventional interrogation technique. In a letter to acting Army Secretary Les Brownlee, Reps. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and John H. McHugh, R-N.Y., said they were "highly disturbed" the Pentagon was considering leveling criminal charges against Army Lt. Col. Allan West, Copley News Service reported. The Army is considering charging West, an artillery unit commander, with aggravated assault, under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, for his dramatic interrogation technique against an Iraqi policeman suspected of...