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Allen West to Obama, Pelosi and Reid: Florida ain’t on the table, get the hell out of America

by Andrew Abramson | January 29th, 2012

WEST PALM BEACH — Lost in Herman Cain’s surprise endorsement of Newt Gingrich Saturday night at the Kravis Center was a rousing speech by Rep. Allen West, who received a bigger applause and ovation than either Gingrich or Cain.

West gave a 10 minute speech at the Lincoln Day Dinner, telling a very approving audience that, “We need to let President Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and my dear friend the chairman of the Democratic National Committee (Debbie Wasserman Schultz), let them know Florida ain’t on the table.”

West then told his rivals to, “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 the North Pole, but get the hell out of the United States of America.”

West was already expected to have a tough reelection campaign, but could find himself in an even more Democratic district because of redistricting. West challenged his rival party.

“This is not about 1 percent or 99 percent. This is about 100 percent,” West said. “This is about 100 percent of America, and I will not stand back and watch anyone defame, degrade or destroy that which my father fought for, my older brother, my father-in-law, my nephew and all my friends in uniform. I will not allow President Obama to take the United States of America and destroy it.

“If that means I’m the No. 1 target for the Democratic party, all I have to say is one thing: Bring it on.”

61 Responses to “Allen West to Obama, Pelosi and Reid: Florida ain’t on the table, get the hell out of America”

  1. Georgia Smith Says:

    Alan West, if you don’t like the fact that us liberals are trying to clean up the mess you right wingers have left our country in you can GET THE HELL OUT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Take your dirty politics somewhere that wants the likes of you…

  2. hope Says:

    Awesome!! Thank you Alan West!! You said what i have been thinking….finanlly! Thank you for supporting Newt…and fighting for America! Rage against the machine.

  3. Rick Says:

    The Republican Party has become the party of loudmouths. And who ever has the louder mouth, gets the most votes. Unfortunately for Mr. West, his own party is going to redistrict his bad self right of existence. Luckily for Hope and all the Little Limbaughs out there, West will most likely wind up at Fox News or some conservative talk radio show where his bigoted tirades will continue on indefinitely or until his geriatric audience passes on to live forever after with Ronald Reagan.

    .

  4. beth Says:

    Thank you, Mr. West. You know from being in the military what the military men and women fight have fought for and it’s definitely NOT socializing our nation or taking the moral standards we have based our country on and pitching those either. Thank you, Mr. West, for stating that which will be unpopular with those who think socialism is the way for our great country. Why do they not read history and information on those types of countries instead of listening to sweet, smooth talk full of untruths?

  5. Clothes on our back Says:

    The Republican Party’s policies very much insured that there is precious little of the United States of America to get out of since they got virtually everything out of it that they could cart away already. Really think about it, policies of deregulating the securities industry, the bond industry and the commodities markets. They even went after everyone’s homes, left nothing standing and will do it again as soon as the next Ayn Randian business brain child comes along to mimic wunderkind Alan Greenspan. You get out, and go bring back all of the cash your people swiped. All of my family were in arms & you’re so special that you get to wear an American Flag on your lapel.

  6. REAL TRUTH Says:

    What an arrogant little punk. I may just save a copy of this to put in his hand the day after the election when he no longer has a job. And I will be happy to tell him face to face “You get the hell out”
    He is an embarrasment to all congressmen and women.
    Those of you who have been decieved by this fraud and his lies, I feel sorry for you.

  7. BIG DEM Says:

    I am an undocumented immigrant and gay. So I know I will be voting for Romney.
    He is going to make it possible for me to marry my boyfriend.( he was for gay marriage in Mass. as Gov.) I know he will do it. And he will also give me amnesty so I can get all those programs I always hear about where they pay for your house and food so you don’t have to work really.(self-deportation means make them legal and all the illegals disappear on their own)
    See he tries to tell everyone he is a conservative but he really is a far left liberal. he father, who he speaks highly of, taught him to read and follow the teachings of Alinski. So He his father was very liberal and a friend of Alinski. Mitt always talks about how much his father was an influence on him and his beliefs.
    Yes, Mitt Romney will perfect Obamacare after all it was his invention. I wonder, since he is a Mormon and they believe in having more than one wife if he will make it legal for me to marry more than one of my boyfriends? I hope so.

  8. Need More Sugar Says:

    Hmmm, funny how this state has one of the highest concentrations the 1%-ers (aka the ‘job creators’) in the country, and yet we also have one of the highest unemployment rates and lowest average household incomes in the country.

  9. Rick Says:

    I will vote for Romney the day he goes on National TV and removes his “magic” Mormon underwear for all the nation to see.

  10. Joseph L Cooke Says:

    Well said, Col. West!

    Allen West for President.

  11. htownlawman Says:

    SEE VIDEO HERE> http://youtu.be/5Xxs3nUOKLA

  12. htownlawman Says:

    Col West just speaks his mind!!

  13. chase Says:

    WAY TO GO Alan West!!!!! I totally agree with you!! Wish you were running for President!!!!

  14. JUST SAY NO TO WEST! Says:

    Fascism anyone? West needs a lesson in Democracy 101. Thankfully West WILL BE A ONE TERM CONGRESSMAN as most of America doesn’t hate democracy like West does. Other than his outrageous and very stupid comments which always get lots of publicity, as a Congressman, West has done ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! West should GET OUT OF AMERICA and perhaps move to Cuba where only the opinion of the government is all that matters. He should fit right in!

  15. Bill D. Says:

    What an idiot. Another example of why West is a part of the problem, not the solution.

  16. Janet Says:

    Alan west is my kind of COON!

  17. beth Says:

    Janet, NO RACIST comments, please!!! Why was that necessary????

  18. J.Goodwin Says:

    Beth must not realize that PENSION, military or otherwise, is a result of socialism….

    Previously, if you did not work, you did not get paid period.

    Its funny to watch these people lambaste “socialism” and then go to their 40hr week job, with benefits without understanding that the idea of “benefits” and a 40hr work week are results of socialist advocates…….

    Little less Faux News, and a little more History Books would do you some good.

  19. JOY Says:

    aLLEN WEST R U CRAZY OR IS THIS RELLY U?!!! WHY DONT U GET THE H– OUT OF THE USA . YOU SAY THE MOST OUTRAGOUS THINGS TO IMPRESS YOUR “CROWD” TAKE THEM WITH U TOO. yOU NEED TO PRAY FRO REPENTENCE, YOU R NOTHING BUT A PIECE OF DIRT LIVING IN A HUMAN BODY. GOD SHOULD TAKE YOUR VOCAL CORD AWAY TO PREVENT U FROM ALWAYS SPEAKING NEGATIVE THINGS ABOUT OTHERS- YOU R SO UNHAPPY GET COUNSELING

  20. Learn some history Says:

    Social Security, Medicare and other employment “benefits” are classified as “Socialist” policies, yet I’ll bet each of these right wing NUTS are taking advantage of these programs, which incidentally, we EARN as working Americans. The Republican party has single-handedly made the middle class a thing of the past and created the “Communist” system we have today-the haves and the have nots. Time to wake up, people. Alan West aligns himself with the Tea Party and preaches Conservatism. The founding fathers of this country embraced Liberalism (from the Latin liberalis, “of freedom”) is the belief in the importance of liberty and equal rights.

    Conservatism …supports, at the most, minimal and gradual change in society

    So Beth, Chase and Htown lawman, that would mean that the Founding Fathers, who the Tea Party and Conservatives hold so dear as standard bearers of their cause, were actually liberals.

    Now ain’t that a…

  21. No Church Obamas Says:

    Obama=Black Liberation Theology

    A man who attended church for 20 years with Reverend Wright-”God damn, America”

    REMEMBER THAT!

    20 years in that church!

    Since the election the Obamas have attended church 4 times. If the Secret Service and police can stop Rush Hour traffic for Michelle Obama’s speech at a $30 million dollar Palm Beach home, they can stop traffic on a Sunday for the Obamas to go to church.

    Bringing up religion punishes the Obamas more than other candidates.

  22. Why? Says:

    Why is it that the Democrat party continually attacks the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces?

    It started with Vietnam Vets, then the pink protesters. ALL democrats! It’s their way. they constantly degrade those who fought and are still fighting.

    Here these vets fight for your rights and you kick them over and over and over.

    Thanks to all vets. You are not forgotten.

  23. kelly Says:

    What has Allen West accomplished since he came into office? Anyone?

  24. What a laugh Says:

    The democrats are the party of loudmouths. In Florida we have the biggest loud mouth around,

    DEBBIE BLABBERMOUTH SCHULTZ.

    Never heard or seen a more repulsive person.

    She is alienating. A SHREW. As a matter of fact that is how she is known in Washington, A SHREW!

  25. GO WEST 2012 Says:

    Col. West YOU ARE THE BEST…………..

  26. DavidW Says:

    Hopefully District 22 will follow the Army’s example and kick West out of Congress like they kicked him out of the Army.

  27. Publius Duo Says:

    Learn some history,

    I would suggest that you take some of your own advice. I would recommend a simple Wiki check. Early Liberalism, that which the Forefathers believed, is night and day different than Modern Liberalism. Early Liberalism was based on the premise of little governemental control and influence in society. Not the big govenement intrusiveness of the Modern Liberal agenda. I would also suggest a little reading of the Federalist Papers or even the Constitution. Modern Liberals have hijacked the term Liberal and perverted it’s true meaning. The Forefathers did not believe in BIG GOVERNMENT!

  28. beth Says:

    Publius Duo, thank you for posting that historically accurate info.
    JGoodwin, I do NOT work a “normal” 40-hr job and have always refused any government help (and will not accept any in the future after retirment. I live what I believe, so your rhetoric will not work here. I am just agreeing w/ what West said, not whatever his background or history is. Let us be as a country what this country was intended to be and was before the present socialism that started some decades back (gradually).

  29. J.Goodwin Says:

    Beth,

    you really dont get it.

    the entire idea of “RETIRING” is a socialist invention.

    The idea that the Army should provide your health care after you leave the service is a SOCIALIST IDEA.

    Prior to the invent of socialism, it was expected that you would work until you no longer could, and then your family would provide for you…

    The idea that you could work for a while, and then stop and the workplace would continue to pay you some residuals is a socialist invention.

    The idea that you have a right to work in a safe work place is a socialist invention.

    Get a clue already, dont be so obtuse. The world is much more complicated than Faux News would imply.

  30. Air Force NCO Says:

    I’m in the military and I’m not greedy or self centered enough to nit realize that I need a functional country when I retire! West is just using a platform for reelection or he would’ve spoken out before now. Where was West @ when Bush sent us into the longest war in our history. No 1 person represents 100% of Americans. But West is speaking like Castro now?

  31. beth Says:

    JGoodwin, I have no idea why you keep defining words like that. Retirement in modern language just means stopping the normal work of your life. Remember? I said I am against socialism like you and I understand socialism and agree w/ what you are saying. I don’t believe in relying on government for anything. I just liked the quote by West in this article. Why the attack on everything I have said to clarify my position? I agree w/ your thoughts!

  32. RENEGADE Says:

    @ Publius Duo

    You need to do a little research yourself. The Democratic party or ” Liberals” do not advocate “Big, Intrusive Gov’t” You are quoting right wing propaganda as fact and it is incorrect.Perfect example=President Obama( moderate)Gov’t has been reduced by 25% under his admin.

  33. RENEGADE Says:

    I see a number of posts saying that things like retirement and social security come from socialism. This is a common fallacy. People have a tendancy in this country to associate anything with the word “social” in it with socialism and that is a mistake that leads to a lot of misunderstandings.
    There is a big difference between “Social Programs” and “Socialism”. Social studies is not the study of socialism. Sociology is not the science of socialism. Socializing is not the practice of socialism. Social programs are not components of socialism. Every structured nation in the world has social programs. Police, Fire, Public Schools are all social programs. Water, sewer, trash collection, are social programs.So is FEMA, S.S., Welfare, Medicare/Medicaid. But they are not socialism. Socialism(simplified def.)
    is a economic system where the state ownes and controls most or all aspects of business. And everyone works for the state. And the state rewards individuals based on the value of their contribution as determined by the state.
    If people would get past the propaganda of politics and understand what things really are , it would solve a multitude of problems.
    Don’t take my word for it. Look these things up yourself.Google socialism and read the definition from credible sources.

  34. ALLEN WEST MUST GO Says:

    WHAT A LUNATIC!!!!!!!!!!

    ALLEN WEST MUST GO!

  35. J.Goodwin Says:

    Its funny how a woman who can vote and own property in this country as a result of socialist activism in the early 20th century, can now lambaste the same activism that had previously won her equality..

    If people want to have a real discourse, you need to stop using “socialist” as a curse word and understand the important role that Socialist thinking has played in delivering equal rights to millions.

  36. beth Says:

    Wow! Americans who have never lived in a socialist country need to study history and present socialist countries. In those countries, the voting is controlled and/or limited and so is the land because of astronomical inflation. The historical Republic of America w/ democratic society is not socialism.

  37. mary romano Says:

    I thank West for his service but he needs to get the HELL out of her. I would be voting for the GOP but since President Obama said I do, they have lost there steady course in the moral ring. The disrepect of word and action have shcoked me and my family. Obama had to take over a job that was destroyed by a goverment that couldn’t control a system were big business took over and killed the middle class. The rich got caught being greedy and the rest of us got bend over. So much for Bush.

  38. ALLEN WEST MUST GO Says:

    +++NOTE TO DEMOCRATS+++

    Stop trying to explain that we are not Socialists. They don’t care about the truth. If they did, they wouldn’t be using a term like that.

    INSTEAD, turn it back around and call them what they really are: FASCISTS.

    ALLEN WEST IS A FASCIST!

  39. NavyMom Says:

    Allen West is an idiot. @ nto church Obama – What the HELL attending church every Sunday have to do with anything. It is narrow minded people like you that is dragging down this country. Newt’s third wife calista went to church every Sunday all the while sleeping with married man.

    There is a saying that goes “going to church every Sunday does not make you a Christian, the way you live your life makes you a Christian.The devil is at church EVERYDAY too”

  40. Grega Says:

    Alan, really! Your advice to those who disagree with you is to tell them to leave the country. I do not profess to know what the tea party members actually stand for, but I don’t believe the founding fathers stood for my way or “the Wilderness Road.”

  41. sam Says:

    Mr. West you are a big pig and adolf started out like you.

  42. Laurie Says:

    It’s amazing that so many Lib/Dems are following what Allen West is doing, and of course crucifying him for saying the truth. Then there are those STILL focusing on slandering some of the current Republican candidates, based on PAST semi-truths/history. Really sad to think we are not focusing on getting O’Traitor-in-Chief OUT of office. We’re voting for a POTUS, not a priest. How about we THINK about their ideas, and ability to force REAL change. ABO!

  43. SouthPB Says:

    Everyone sing along:

    “Bye bye Allen, we hate to see you go!”

  44. Viejo Diego Says:

    To those who read the headlines only, and not the whole story, go back and read the whole thing. Here is what Congressman Allen West actually said:
    “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 the North Pole, but get the hell out of the United States of America.” Of course the best thing is to get Obama out of the US.

  45. Patti McTee Says:

    I wish Rep. Allen West was running for President. He is just what this country needs!!

  46. ALLEN WEST MUST GO Says:

    “Bye bye Allen, we hate to see you go!”
    “Bye bye Allen, we hate to see you go!”
    “Bye bye Allen, we hate to see you go!”
    “Bye bye Allen, we hate to see you go!”
    “Bye bye Allen, we hate to see you go!”
    “Bye bye Allen, we hate to see you go!”

    :)

  47. thanks Says:

    Well, he sure brought out the noisy, tantrum-throwing, taunting anti-constitution people out, didn’t he? True colors are always revealed.

  48. Shirley Says:

    Allen West you are no position to tell anyone what to do, simply because you are a “Half-Cracked” Tea Begger. One thats been no-where and going no-place.

    Allen West is a jealous no-body speaking “LOUD” hoping someone will hear you. Saddest person in Florida.

  49. Shirley Says:

    What normal person would vote for Allen West, Joe Welsh, Jan Brewer, and Sarah Palin the screaming Republicans’, and we are soooooooooooo scare.

  50. geoff Says:

    West Rocks!He’s too mild, though. I’d recommend exterminattion, not relocation.

  51. L Says:

    @geoff,

    I recommend you back up your c*ck s*cker

  52. Same Ole, Same Ole Says:

    Since neither the Putz nor anyone else above thought it important or bothered to show you, here is what Congressman West actually said:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ajsJNLNO8ds

  53. DavidW Says:

    Who cares what a one term congressman says anyways?

  54. candy Says:

    Hay loudmouth Rick: this is for you between 1840-1870 seven men were elected to congress seven of them and guess what they were black and guess what else they were republicans…While they were going into congress the DEMOCRATS WERE FORMING AND ORGANIZING THE KKK. It was a republican who freed the slaves the DEMOCRATS WERE CONSIDERED THE GOOD OL’BOYS. You head is so far up your bum you need a hose to give you oxygen..You must be raciest to make such a comment against Mr. West. Just picking up the OBAMA motto…I never realized what DEMOCRATS STOOD FOR UNTIL THIS NOT SOCIALIST THIS MARXIST BECAME PRES OF THIS COUNTRY…Try and find some information on this guy it is all sealed up WHY? I HAVE LEARNED THE DEMOCRATS ARE HYPOCRITS AND YOU CAN START WITH THAT “DO AS I SAY NOT AS I DO” illegal pres of yours…Oh, by the way MARTIN LUTHER KING WAS A REPUBLICAN!

  55. candy Says:

    She is really DEBBIE (use to be a man) SHULTZ…WHAT A BITTER UNATTRACTIVE WOMAN SHE IS…FL. SEEMS TO BE A FREEKING HOSTILE STATE READING THIS I HAVE BEEN THERE TWICE AND THAT WAS ENOUGH FOR ME. A BUNCH OF TRANSIANT REJECTS WHO COULDN’T MAKE IT FROM WHEREVER THEY CAME FROM SO THEY WENT DOWN TO THAT SWAMP LAND…HATEFUL BUNCH OF PPL. I GUESS THATS WHERE MOST OF YOU SOCIALIST OBAMA LOVERS ENDED UP AT LOOKING FOR THE GOOD LIFE…WELL TAKE A SWIM YOUR ONLY 90 MILES AWAY FROM HEAVEN (CUBA) GO SEE WHAT OBAMA SOCIALISM IS REALLY ALL ABOUT..I HATE THIS STATE IF THE WOMEN AREN’T LOOKING FOR A SUGAR DADDY DOWN THERE YOU ARE JUST SWEATING LIKE FL. PIGS….I HAVE NEVER MET A DECENT PERSON YET FROM THAT STATE…YOU SHLD SUCCEED AND YOU COULD BE SOCIALIST EVER AFTER…

  56. candy Says:

    IF CANCER TOOK ON A HUMAN FORM IT WOULD BE CALLED OBAMA…..

  57. J.Goodwin Says:

    Candy is repeating a well documented, and thoroughly defeated urban myth.

    King is quoted as saying neither the republicans nor the democrats were full of God, and never publicly endorsed a candidate.

    HOWEVER:
    In his personal correspondence in the 50′s he says that he would vote for Stevenson rather than Ike, and in his autobiography he says plainly that he voted for JFK in 60, and would have endorsed him in ’64.

  58. candy Says:

    /WELL, DAAHHHH KENNEDY WAS THE PRES. THAT PAST LEGISLATION TO EQUAL THE COUNTRY…BUT, WHEN HE DIED AND JOHNSON CAME IN AND PASSED MORE LEGISLATIONS AND THE GREAT SOCIETY LETS NOT FORGET THAT WELL, LOOK HOW WELL THAT TURNED OUT FOR THE EQUALITY…YOU GET FOOD STAMPS AND WELFARE AND PROJECTS…NO ONE EXCELLED THEY LIVED IN PROJECTS THE DEMOCRATS HOLD PPL BACK..PPL NEED A HAND UP NOT OUT…SOUNDS LIKE OBAMA….WE HAVE BECOME THE NATION OF GIVE ME GIVE ME GIVE ME….YOU OWE ME!!!! WE ALL LOVED KENNEDY ALTHOUGH I WAS NOT THERE I READ MY HISTORY..AND DID FALL IN LOVE WITH HIM…EVEN THOUGH HE ALSO USED THE WH AS A WHORE HOUSE LIKE CLINTON..ITS ONE THING TO HAVE AN AFFAIR IT’S ANOTHER TO USE OUR MOST BELOVED HOME TO HAVE IT IN…KING SAW AN OPPORTUNITY OF SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND OF COURSE HE WOULD DRAW TO THAT..WHO WOULDN’T KENNEDY WAS AHEAD OF HIS TIME…MAKES PERFECT SENSE…THIS IS NOT ABOUT KENNEDY THIS IS ABOUT OBAMA WHO IS CERTAINLY NOT A KENNEDY!!!!!!!!

  59. blackyb Says:

    Alan West and Rick Santorum are the greatest Statesmen we have in this era. They have my vote and my loyalty. When men are brave enough to stand for God, their family and their country, then they deserve our votes. We all need to realize how important this election is and vote on the side of Truth.

  60. blackyb Says:

    Many do not know Abraham Lincoln was the first Republican.

  61. blackyb Says:

    This present Administration makes news by having their noses into Mickey Mouse issues that is what the leftist, self-proclaimed “elitists” would term as “mass level.” There is the beer summit, the Flocking Fluke and free condom incident, the intimidators at the voting booth, etc. This president cannot get past the 60s rhetoric spouted in front of him as he matured. Obama chose to hang around those who are full of venom and hatred for a country who gave them a means to come into stewardships and be entrusted with leadership roles. This is their payback, as they are biting the hand that has fed them. They want everyone to think they and their thugs have been slighted and have a right to destroy what our forefathers have built. WE OWE THEM NOTHING but the chance to pursue happeness. We do not owe them but the right to pursue. That is all we all have, but they want to destroy that chance and obliterate rights of those who believe in God and the Laws of this Land. They will be stopped because there are a few good people out there who see them for who they are….power greedy deceivers who are not busy pursuing, but who are attempting to steal by lies and deceit the sustaining power Under God of this nation. They are attempting to, by using fringe mal contents and different groups who gather and make a large noise among themselves to excite themselves into wrongly thinking they can out scream Truth.

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