ROMNEY/WEST 2012!!! A winning combination that could take this country back. Gov. Romney, are you listening?!? NO MORE RINO's!!!! Thank you Rep. West for speaking what most sane Americans think, and for serving our country!
Col. West is definitely what is needed but he can't do it alone, folks. We need to start at the ground up. look into the GOP at state and local level. GET IN THERE so that when we have conservative caucuses WE will be able to control the GOP, not the DC elites.
WE have to help.
Otherwise all is lost and the elitists will surely own us forever.
America! There still is hope to save our beloved republic. With people like Allen West representing us in the halls of congress. The republic has a chance to survive as well as thrive.
Mr. Benjamin Franklin what have you given us the people said a woman? "We have given you a Republic..if you can keep it".
I think Allen West needs to keep himself seperate from establishment candidates like Gov Romney.....someday in the near future America will be ready for a man like Col West ...but not yet.
If Romney wins and does not slow the growth of Gub'mnt in his first term he should be primary'd by a Allen West or someone like him.
I would be wonderful to see Col. West lead the Tea Party contingent into the upcoming convention to snatch the assumed nomination away from Romney and sieze the day ... an for that matter the next four years.
An article worth reading. The Exasperating Insufficiency of Mitt Romney: http://markamerica.com/2012/07/09/the-exasperating-insufficiency-of-mitt-romney/
I agree with the article, but the big problem here is that people had the chance to pick someone else and the people chose Romney. Whatever the reasoning, they have spoken, they have voted, and they picked the plastic politician.
No use bemoaning it now. I hear everyone saying Romney ought to say this or that, and it doesn't matter. Worse, people get a false hope that someone will miraculously save us all at a convention. They won't.
The people voted. They rejected all the others and picked this guy. And as for Candidate X; if they had wanted to run, they would have done so. It sucks, but here we are.
Rosie, I still dream of that ticket. It's not impossible.
Newt and West are both fearless men and would take it to Obama with the truth.
Allen West for President. Can't say it enough.
This man is willing to stand and take the hits. Where is Mitt Romney?......*crickets*
I love that man. Not one stutter. Not one "um." Conviction. Fearlessness. Intelligence.
Romney doesn't have the cajones to choose Allen West as his VP. But I hope he's watching and listening to him, because he could learn something.
A few months ago I had dreamed of a Gingrich/West ticket. Can you imagine those two fearless warriors together? But if Obama is the progressive's puppet, then we will have our puppet too. It's up to all of us to force Romney to be the person he pretends he is.
Oops, we did it again. And this after swearing up and down we wouldn't. We let the media pick our candidate. It all started with Romney's faux victory in Iowa. It continues with the media's silence on the shenanigans being played at the state conventions to assure renegade delegates get back in line.
If we are indeed stuck with Romney (please delegates, ignore your state bindings for the good of the country!), then a plurality of delegates from five states can shove Col. West as VP down Romney's throat as he has been shoved down ours. Now wouldn't that be a better choice than, say, bean counter Rob Portman? Yes. Can we trust Romney not to make such an idiotic pick? No.
More awesomeness from a man's man. He's like Washington who would regard a President like Obama, who leads from the rear, with utter contempt. Washington isn't the only great American who had/has multiple bullet holes in his coat. Col West is another such great American who also refuses to lead from the rear; whose bullet holes are leftist darts that keep missing the mark.
Tyranny only succeedes when good men are silent. Spartans like Col West never back down from a fight.
This ought to be Col West's theme song for his political campaign:
YES!!! That should definitely be his theme song!! I just watched/listened and, WOW, perfection! I could so picture him accepting the nomination at the convention and that song playing! How exciting! THANX for posting! You made my day!! (Can you tell????) :)))))))))lol
I love that Allen West doesn't pander and hem and haw and just tells it like it is. Every time someone asks him if he wants to take back his comments he says no. I meant what I said. And then he explains them. I wish more members of congress and the senate were spoke like him.
He's getting a lot of press lately. That's great, because even if liberals don't like what he says it might get some of them thinking. That, and I love listening to him talk.
Excellent, as always. I'm sorry he's not going to be the one leading us out of the living nightmare we are in.
If not him, who? The elephants have systematically and effectively purged the GOP of any and all principled leadership.
West could be the next Ronald Reagan. Like West, Reagan didn't care what the liberals or the mainstream media thought about him. In fact, Reagan actually made fun of the mainstream media and ignored them. Shows you what real leaders are made of. Real leaders actually stand for something. They don't wait for focus groups to tell them what to believe in, they have a basic set of core principles that they live by, and you either take them or leave them based on those principles. West is a leader like that. He has a great future ahead of him. I hope to see him as president some day.
We need to get Rep. West into the Florida Governor's chair in 2014. Then he can run for President in 2016 with the right sort of resume—so that even those idiots in the Republican party will have to accept he's the real deal.
I think the times we now live in is exactly how 1775 must have felt for those early patriots. We must remain free or everything they sacrificed is wasted, because of us. I will not die an old man, laying in my bed wishing I would have done more to preserve our Republic!
"Let us be sure that those who come after will say of us in our time, that in our time we did everything that could be done. We finished the race; we kept them free; we kept the faith." - Ronald Reagan (of course)
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." -RR
Well said again Allen West! I love this country and am appalled by what is happening to it. We need more honest, conservative, Constitutional loving, American patriots joining this race. From the smallest community boards and councils to State government to Congress and Senate!! I pray we have a chance to turn this nation back around.
What we see now did not start when obama took office. It has been the culmination of decades of conservatives sitting on their hands, putting RINO's into office and not expecting accountability from them. We have had many Republican presidents who have overstepped their bounds on authority, abdicated responsibility to the American people on various fronts including illegal immigrants flooding our country, fraud, waste and abuse in entitlement programs and congressional pet projects. Bush Jr. was the last straw.
If we had been acting like the Christians we proclaim that we are, this country would not look like the bottom of a sewer hole. It seems the only way God can get us to pay attention is through suffering. "The love of money is the root of all evil." (1 Timothy 6:10)
I may just have to look into running for local office. I have a cousin who is a state senator. He was a state rep before that. Maybe he could give me some pointers.
Do it librtifriend! What's the worse it could do? We need regular folks who believe in American values, small government, the Constitution to run. They need to start somewhere- local office, school board, county commissioner whatever. If I was a citizen, I would have run long ago. No one would vote for me, because I'd be too radical I'm sure, but I would have run. We need regular folks again who know what real life is.
I believe we are watching the vetting of the future Vice President West. If not Romney is making a mistake, he can take the conservative message of personal responsibility to the USA people and millions stand with him. One man can make a difference, that man is Col. Allen West. Are you listening Mitt!
Yes, it is so very easy to imagine! I would be overjoyed if that could happen! I don't want to wait until 2016... we need his leadership NOW.
Romney is nothing but a businessman and a failed governor. Obama? A back bencher, insignificant senator that accomplished nothing. Neither are good for the country.
LTC West, on the other hand, is a studied, well read, experienced, Soldier and Statesman. Things Romney and Obama pretend to be. An administration under West (and maybe North) would be the thing American needed to finally turn back in the right direction: back towards the Constitution and the rule of law.
The Army has 7 Core Principals:
Where do you see those kinds of values in Romney or Obama? NOWHERE. LTC West represents precisely the kind of president we need: not a politician, but a patriot, and a patriot that is unafraid to be a patriot.
Even though he had voted for Obama, McChrystal and his new commander in chief failed from the outset to connect. The general first encountered Obama a week after he took office, when the president met with a dozen senior military officials in a room at the Pentagon known as the Tank. According to sources familiar with the meeting, McChrystal thought Obama looked "uncomfortable and intimidated" by the roomful of military brass. Their first one-on-one meeting took place in the Oval Office four months later, after McChrystal got the Afghanistan job, and it didn't go much better.
The Army and Marines produce people that should be running this country. People of Honor and Integrity; concepts alien to the Obamas. Now, you can see why he's so intimidated and uncomfortable in their presence. A guy that's lived his life spitting on them/us (Veterans/Active Duty), and everything they/we stand for, and looking down on them/us, finds out the hard way who truly is the inferior. Being confronted with a guy like LTC West that has openly stated that he "can't stand" Obama must be a true nightmare for him. No wonder he can't get any work done.
there are millions of us, Sandra. Col. West speaks. many of us simply wait, watch and keep our kit in good order.
Why do you think America bought so many guns and so much ammunition. we're not so foolish as to agree with the lies coming out of the Washington Swamp.
Many of us are old. Many of us have seen our share of hell but we can STILL whip our weight in wolverines. The bell's about to ring and these Marxist pups are about to get old schooled.
Make that 10,000, Alan! :) 911Infidel posted this above and its awesome:
This ought to be Col West's theme song for his political campaign:
It gets easier as each day goes by, considering what the choice is now, on both sides of the political spectrum.