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Allen West to Obama et al: ‘Get the hell out of America’

posted at 1:51 pm on January 29, 2012 by

New York’s Daily News may have exaggerated when it adorned the front page of its October 29, 1975 edition with the headline “FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD,” but there is no missing the rancor in the choice words Rep. Allen West had over the weekend for the president and Democratic leaders (h/t The Blaze).

The congressman was speaking at a Palm Beach County GOP Party event on Saturday when he said of Florida:

This is a battlefield that we must stand upon. And we need to let President Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and my dear friend, chairman of the Democrat National Committee, we need to let them know that Florida ain’t on the table.

Take your message of equality of achievement, take your message of economic dependency, take your message of enslaving the entrepreneurial will and spirit of the American people somewhere else. You can take it to Europe, you can take it to the bottom of the sea, you can take it to the North Pole, but get the hell out of the United States of America.

The video clip, which is here, is bound to be used by Democrats in this election year as an example of Republican oppositionalism, hostility, ill will, and a host of other sins. All GOP members have to do to fight back is focus on the yawning chasm between the promises of post partisanship made by Barack Obama in Chicago’s Grant Park the night of the election and the reality that has ensued in the years since. Commentary’s Peter Wehner has a catalog of some of these lofty pledges. He also has a link to a Gallup poll that highlights Obama’s unprecedented polarization of the country in each of his three years in office.

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I just love Rep. West! Thank you for saying and standing up for American’s! Thank you Rep. West for your service to our country. I would love for you to be someone’s VP!
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letget on January 29, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Yes, Howard it was over the top.

But you do understand that even toned republican messages get zero press though, right?

My god, Boenher has tried it for how long now, and it gets absolutely no traction anywhere, even within the party. And for good reason.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on January 29, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Bravo!

magicbeans on January 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM

I still wish Col. West would re-consider running for president.

oldleprechaun on January 29, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Here is an issue that is happening in FL against Rep. West? Seems some are not all that thrilled with West? BTW, I posted this earlier on another thread and maybe those here from FL can give some information on this?

http://www.redstate.com/leon_h_wolf/2012/01/28/why-is-the-gop-florida-legislature-trying-to-screw-allen-west/
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letget on January 29, 2012 at 3:06 PM

the Romney camp is leading the charge to kneecap Allen West and redistrict his seat, i wonder why……:

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/01/allen-west-being-redistricted-out-of-existence-in-effort-led-by-romney-florida-spokesman/

golembythehudson on January 29, 2012 at 3:28 PM

West is great! Thanks for sharing his latest comments, Howard.

Mr. Prodigy on January 29, 2012 at 3:28 PM

“and my dear friend, chairman of the Democrat National Committee”

Obama’s other orifice……

Rovin on January 29, 2012 at 3:51 PM

This much needed “red meat” needs to be posted on the front page. Awesome!

redridinghood on January 29, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Here is an issue that is happening in FL against Rep. West? Seems some are not all that thrilled with West? BTW, I posted this earlier on another thread and maybe those here from FL can give some information on this?

http://www.redstate.com/leon_h_wolf/2012/01/28/why-is-the-gop-florida-legislature-trying-to-screw-allen-west/
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letget on January 29, 2012 at 3:06 PM

the Romney camp is leading the charge to kneecap Allen West and redistrict his seat, i wonder why……:

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/01/allen-west-being-redistricted-out-of-existence-in-effort-led-by-romney-florida-spokesman/

golembythehudson on January 29, 2012 at 3:28 PM

Wow! That is a great speech, no wonder mitt is attacking him…in case someone picks him as VP. Thanks for the posts!

tinkerthinker on January 29, 2012 at 5:14 PM

but get the hell out of the United States of America.

No doubt the state own media will blow this completely out of proportion or try to but this is the daily liberal drumbeat, if you don’t like our socialist programs get the hell out.

Well, the socialists here can go to any number of failed states and enjoy there fondest dream world but Conservatives, people who desire American as founded, as she should be, there’s nowhere else.

We either stay and fight or disappear into the soft gentle night.

Speakup on January 29, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Note to Rep. Allen West: MORE, PLEASE…

“Cogito, ergo TEA Party!” ~ DeepWheat

DeepWheat on January 29, 2012 at 7:15 PM

most excellent

get’em buddy

cmsinaz on January 29, 2012 at 8:19 PM

•Shock poll: 48% of white blue-collar Dems oppose renominating Obama

LOL I’ve been saying this for awhile but I had absolutely nothing to back it up! I couldn’t imagine that regular working class democrats were willing to give up their livlihood to prop up this communist.

Night Owl on January 29, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Oh, and

Newt/West 2012

It looks like if he’s redistricted out of office he’d be available!

Night Owl on January 29, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Night Owl on January 29, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Guess it serves him right; after all, it seems he doesn’t want them, either.

The Obama Campaign Plans to Abandon White Working Class

PatriotGal2257 on January 29, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Guess it serves him right; after all, it seems he doesn’t want them, either.

The Obama Campaign Plans to Abandon White Working Class

PatriotGal2257 on January 29, 2012 at 9:18 PM

The comments over there were funny too!

Night Owl on January 29, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Bring ’em on, baby!

Col. West, keep shouting this from all venues, as often as possible.

PatriotGal2257 on January 29, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Night Owl on January 29, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Ohhh, yeah. Very funny.

If you get a chance, take a look also at the comments for Col. West’s video on YouTube. HuffPo is calling him a demagogue. Ha!

PatriotGal2257 on January 29, 2012 at 9:42 PM

I wish West was running for president!

CTpatriot on January 29, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Cool.

Tell them to their faces, in D.C., and I’ll follow you to the gates of hell.

avgjo on January 29, 2012 at 10:36 PM

letget on January 29, 2012 at 3:06 PM

golembythehudson on January 29, 2012 at 3:28 PM

WTF?? I bet he brings more money to the GOP than all of them combined. What is going on??

Eren on January 30, 2012 at 8:19 AM

Are we sure we can’t get him to run for president?

jayhawkingeorgia on January 30, 2012 at 1:58 PM

I can’t Ef’fing believe the Florida legislature is going to screw Col. West out of his seat with their redistricting plan. Wish he’d move to Northern Virginia so I could vote for him as my Congressman.

olesparkie on January 30, 2012 at 2:59 PM

As much as I applaud Rep West for all he’s done in his career. I do hope he won’t consider running for VP for ANY of the candidates.

But i will damn well contribute as much as a private citizen can to help him be heard!

Rep West has great potential to be in the top slot. But we need him to write legislation and get it passed in office now; let him serve another term, then advance as we get a proper media spread for people to hear him outside the walls of the Old MSM.

Brutal fact: West as VP now, while appealing, will outshine ANYONE in the top slot of the race NOW.

Sounds familiar? And how did that work out for the country?

BlaxPac on January 30, 2012 at 3:13 PM


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