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Allen West: ‘Where’s the outrage from Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and the NAACP?’

by George Bennett | August 10th, 2012

UPDATED with response from Patrick Murphy’s campaign

U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Palm Beach Gardens, says an ad depicting him punching white women would make liberals “apoplectic” if a Republican used it against a black Democrat. But West, appearing on Fox News this morning, says a double standard applies to black conservatives like himself.

“On the left they believe that when you look at black conservatives, especially, they feel that they have an open game,” West said. “You know, where’s the outrage from Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and the NAACP about this? They’re not going to say anything because they’re nothing but an effective wing of the Democrat Party whatsoever and they have effectively kept them well placed so that they can continue to have a black electorate voting bloc.”

The ad was produced by American Sunrise PAC, which is largely financed by Coastal Construction CEO Thomas Murphy Jr., whose son, Patrick Murphy, is West’s likely general election opponent.

“I would find it hard to believe that the son does not know that the dad is running this superPAC and what the dad is doing,” West said.

The Murphy campaign wouldn’t comment Thursday, saying it had nothing to do with the ad. Today, however, it offered this statement:

“The Murphy campaign had nothing to do with the content or creation of this ad. However, it is amazing to hear Allen West complain considering he recently called Social Security ‘slavery,’ said the President is trying to ‘enslave’ Americans, and told a female colleague she was ‘vile and despicable.’ Further, it is telling that West does not dispute the votes cited in the ad, including his vote to dismantle Medicare, open up the prescription drug donut hole, and against women’s healthcare and insurance coverage. He even voted against the Violence Against Women Act. His anti-senior and anti-woman record is clear.”


82 Responses to “Allen West: ‘Where’s the outrage from Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and the NAACP?’”

  1. Gotta Tell Ya!! Says:

    Gotta tell ya…Mr. West you have no respect from a lot of Americans! Your gestapo military tactics are not helping our country move ahead. You should have stayed in the military my friend…you were probably a better soldier than you are a Congressman (at least I hope so). Stop the “Waa Waa” stuff and do something good for this country. And stop acting like Joe McCarthy…get help for your paranoia.

  2. Tea Ignorance Says:

    Both sides are doing this. Super Pacs are ruining the country. Contrary to what the Supreme court found as un-Constitutional by the Citizens United verdict , this will continue to ad to the lack of civility in the political arena, It also will continue to breed ignorance in the electorate that already is lacking fundamental knowledge on issues across the board. Mr West…you are the pot calling the kettle black……no pun intended.

  3. DRBuzzard Says:

    Yup, lousy ad, another example of the poor ruling by supreme court that allows unlimited funding by pacs and corporations and the law says candidate can have no connection to pac, giving ultimate denial-ability. Very poor taste this ad, racist. Even worse, we get the choice of murphy or west, 2 out of area carpetbaggers, to represent our district.How about if all politicians had to speak for themselves and not hide behind pacs? Never happen, all rotten stinkin’ cowards.

  4. rawhide Says:

    Now West wants help from the black community, the people who until now he shunned.

  5. Dude Says:

    Who will listen to all of West’s Hot Air when Mr. Murphy gets elected?

    Go Murphy, Go!

  6. Brotherdavid Says:

    @Allen West. It’s hard for the NAACP to see you’re black through the white sheet you normally wear over your head.

  7. WTFig Says:

    Allen West stands for people taking control of their lives and moving ahead by the sweat on their own brow. He is for a social system when needed. The very idea that Black people would write in in favor of a silver spooned, gay white child whose father would run you over with his blue Bently is beyond belief. Get over the self hatred Black people, it has not only defeated you it has made you into the victims of pity. Knowledge is king and unfortunately that is not popular.

  8. Educator Says:

    What a well spoken and professional man. Mr. West is absolutely correct about the double standard. As you can see from some of the racist post above this one… Unfortunately there are millions of sheep out there that actually believes what the media says with out taking the time to EDUCATE themselves on the actual topic.

    Keep up the good work Mr. West the silent majority will out vote these nimrods and put you back representing us for your next term.

  9. Dale E Shaw Says:

    ObviouslyMr. west has never watched Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” or the Colbert Report. He would understand better how Super PACs function and all the hypocrisy behind them. On the other hand, both camps are allowed to play this game, and Republicans play it just as nasty so I find it a little funny to see him complain.

  10. TS Says:

    Why are those on the left in in such denial that this double standard exists? NOW, NAACP – they’re political, and not for women or african-americans, but for a liberal ideology. I think it’s not only incredibly accurate to point out the lack of outrage, but also why it exists. I’m just glad the PBP actually ran the story with just the facts and no liberal opinion. Maybe there is hope for them….

  11. Ralph Nader Says:

    I can’t wait to see Allen West go the way of the Corvair.

  12. tornado Says:

    The campaign ad had it been used by West against Murphy would be a national outrage. Domestic Violence is not a laughing matter and should never have been used. Truly in poor taste and I pray it backfires on Murphy so bad he will look up and say “please don’t spit I can’t swim”.

    GO ALLEN WEST – Honorable!

  13. Greg Says:

    Seems like most of the pots are from the Racist Left Wing Communists

  14. Craig Andresen Says:

    Jesse, Al and their ilk, leftist liberal/socialists SUPPORT this sort of thing UNLESS it is leveled against those of their OWN political ideology. Expect NO outrage from ANY on the left regarding this or any other slime attack and you’ll not be disappointed.

    Rather than deal with the ISSUES, liberals attack on a personal level. Allen West IS dealing with the issues in a common sense way and he does what liberals just won’t do…HE TELLS THE TRUTH!!!

  15. Valerie Says:

    I live in Mississippi and I am also a friend of Allen’s. Jesse Jackson was over in our capitol of Jackson on Monday and no one even knew it until he was ready to leave!!

    This is getting ridiculous. Why are these types of attacks not against the law? If Allen had done this to his opponent, they would be calling for a recall election. People just don’t get it anymore.

    There are so many people out there thinking they can do what they want and it just can’t go on. I want my America back and truly believe that Allen is one of the men to help give it back to us.

  16. Melissa Says:

    I cannot believe that someone is slamming this man. He has served his country honorably and is still serving. Reminds me of when Clayton Williams was running against Ann Richards and someone left the mike on and he said and I quote “If rape is inevetible, just lay back and enjoy it” Lost this woman’s vote. People need to think before they speak…you never know who is listening. Could be all of your voters…OOOPS

  17. Lenny Scurry Says:

    For Murphy’s henchman to say he didn’t know anything about the ad is simply an outright lie. The media likes to stereotype and if you’re black, you must be a liberal Democrat. That’s why they hate West. He doesn’t fit their cookie cutter mold.

  18. Karen Griggs Says:

    I admire Col. West….he speaks his mind and you know where he stands. I appreciate that, I may not always agree with him but I do know what he believes. That is refreshing in this day of double talk and endless spin. I am so tired of negative campaigning that I don’t even turn on the TV any more. My mail goes straight to the trash since I get my bills online. I don’t know everyone who I will vote for yet but I do know that if you lie to me now, you will lie to me the entire time you are in office. Tell me what YOU will do, not about someone else.

  19. jebamoni4 Says:


  20. R.C.S. Says:

    What ever happened to truth and honesty?? What ever happened to the REAL American ideals??? There is a double standard out there and a very selective feigned outrage by design from Jackson and Sharpton to incite the uneducated masses for their ultra liberal Anti-American agenda. The candidates and policies they endorse have proven over the last 40 years to produce just what they claim they are trying to solve. Facts are facts. If they had real credibility and character they would be outraged at this ad and stand up for Mr. West.

  21. david Says:

    It’s sad, the democrat party is the biggest pusher of constant reminding on the different races and if you don’t tow the party line you’re not a real person of color or race or gender policy fairness. If Al Sharpton were to depart even a.little from the liberal talking points he’d be ostrisized.

  22. Mimisbees Says:

    Let it go… There’s no way they’ll stick up for you .. Stay focused… The issue is Medicare, taxed, etc… Give your view and solutions! Keep your eye on the prize!

  23. Janice Hensley Says:

    Allen, you have OUR support. You don’t need such groups as the NAACP anyway. You are so far above and beyond that totum pole! People with the correct mind set wouldn’t pay one bit of mind to that ad! It’s just as hideous as it’s creators. God bless you Allen and keep on keeping on!

  24. HorseFace Says:

    Watching reading and researching. I find the Adult supposed to be leaders/congress/President and ALL like spoiled children, lieing, cheating, manipulators. Teaching the generation coming. Seperation of the races rampant. Are we moving backwards? Here we have in Allen West a Proud man, loves his Country and not scared to speak up for it. And then there is the left trying to tear him down. Should this not be telling? Sharpton/NAACP tactics keep racism going, feed it. When they could be praising/supporting. NO that would be to hard for them… easier to smash progress.

  25. nemo Says:

    Sharpton & Jackson are just thr type of blacks that the PBP llkes. Left wig, liberal, and oh so predictable.

  26. David Kappeler Says:

    So much for the open mindedness, loving, and tolerant Murphy supporters/campaign.

  27. Ron Says:

    Educator Says:
    August 10th, 2012 at 11:45 am
    What a well spoken and professional man
    Normally when someone endorses a clown, I would just think it is a difference of opinion…However when someone calls themselves “educator” and referes to Al, the speaker of: “there are 78 to 81 Communist members of the ‘Democrat’ party in Congress”, as “well spoken…”, one wonders whom they educate, at what profit motivated charter school they ‘teach’??

  28. Jamey Horton Says:

    Seems like men like Jackson, Sharpton and ther leadership of the NAACP only are indignant or offended when they feel it is directed toward their cause or beliefs or when they can step in and grab national media attention. Wrong is wrong.

  29. Mimisbees Says:

    Stay focused! They don’t like u anyway… What are your solutions and ideas? Keep your eyes in the prize!

  30. vcobbs Says:

    Watch for the demise of Coastal Construction in the near future. The ‘silent majority’ will definately re-elect Mr. West. We will be heard loud and clear again in November like we were heard loud and clear in 2010!!
    Stay tuned….

  31. Carrie Says:

    Points to Ponder about Allen West before casting your vote.

    $) Allen West refuse to debate before the primary…why?

    $) Allen West refuses to be interviewed on any other programs besides Fox ..why?

    $) Allen West makes bold statements but backs up none of his rhetoric with facts…why?

    $) Allen West supports raising taxes on the middle class but not the upper 1% of society…why?

    $) Allen West supports an in-surge of federally funded dollars to the tune $3.7 trillion dollars increase to military spending over the next ten years even-though congress is required by law to underfund/de-fund the military spending by $50 billion dollars by 2013 and $50 billion every year after…. why?

    $) Allen West..where do you plan on getting the extra money to fund the military’s’ already bloated budget…”Allen West…Are you planning on taking that money from the poor/disabled in way of their Social Security Disability Insurance?

    $) West supports drilling for oil in the Florida Keys but refuses to expand on that bold statement…why?

    $) Allen West claims that he knows what best for the treasure coast but lives in Palm Beach ..why?

    I find it hypocritical that Col West represents anyone other than Col. West

    Oh the Palin Truth

  32. Louise Mann Says:

    There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs-partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.

    Booker T Washington
    4/5/1856 – 11/14/1925


  33. Jim Says:

    Is he still preachin’ that 999 plan?

  34. Cat Honaker Says:

    Allen West is a true American. He is one of the few people in politics, or America, for that matter, that understands that we are a republic and believes in our constitution. Jesse, Al, and the like are all just scum bags working the black people to keep rasism alive. If we did not have scum like them there would be far less rasism but then that same scum wouldn’t have an income would they. They instigate it. They live and breath rasism. It’s their bread and butter. They did give a flying crap about “their” people. If they did, they would not be doing the things that they do.

    Those that stand with the honorable Allen West are true Americans that see our country being destroyed from the inside. He is one of the few in politics that also sees it and is wiling to fight for our rights given to us under the constitution. Those that do not stand with him, regardless of race, are those that wish to be slaves to the govt. If you want a “master”, go ahead and vote against him. If you want to live “free” stand with him.

    You might also check the history. If you do you will learn that it was the democrats in America that have always been for slavery. They were against freedom for the slaves and they fought to keep people in chains. They are no different today. The chains are no longer made of steal but they are still chains. Wake up and educate yourself on the REAL history or live in poverty and chains forever.

  35. Earnest P. Worrel Says:

    West is an aberration to most black people and a scourge to black voters for sure. He is far removed from reality.

  36. Carrie Says:

    In Allen’s Own Words….


    Poor Folks
    The Disabled
    The Elderly
    His Own Race…

    Is there any one besides the sluppers in the bitter tea party that he likes?

  37. Patatty Says:

    Black folks are coming around to the same conclusion the rest of us already know: Jackson, Sharpton and their ilk will only support those that conform to their ideology. A successful and popular black conservative doesn’t get with the program and is their enemy-they will tear them to shreds. Lt. Col. Allen West is their worst nightmare, an effective, strong leader that WE THE PEOPLE love and respect. I doubt they will ever come to the realization that WE THE PEOPLE out here do as MLK said: we judge people by the content of their character, not the color of their skin. West is an exemplary man and a fine example for the youth of America to emulate. Jackson and his ilk could not stand in the shadow of either MLK or West. Take a good look – your children should learn a lesson from this man. He is a natural-born LEADER; Jackson and Sharpton are prostitutes of racism with the only intent of stuffing their own fat coffers. They are corrupt and stuck back in the 60′s. They have never moved forward. Lt. Col. Allen West is the new wave of Patriot, fresh and inspiring and this is very important: NOT A RACIST. Take a note, kids. This is the man you should look up to.

  38. Anybody BUT West Says:

    Boo Hoo. Same old, same old from West. He loves to dish it out with his ridiculous and absurd comments but just cries “I am being picked on” when someone takes him on. West needs to grow up. This is politics American style and both sides do the mud slinging equally. If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen aptly applies. West is pathetic!

  39. Benji Says:

    Its okay Mr West,,,this is just proof that the Democrats and Liberals are scared to death of you and what you stand for. You are the kind of leadership our great Country needs, especially now in these trying times, and they can’t stand it! You actually Love this Country and they do not!!! Keep up the good work, you’re awesome and we (the USA) need you!!!

  40. Carrie Says:


    And the fruit does not fall far from the tree of hate…so what does that say about u?

  41. brian Says:

    Carrie Allan West is a hard working,patriotic black man that won’t let the liberal control his thought process.He is what America was built upon and I’d want my children toi look up to him and not Sharpton or Jackson

  42. Tbone Says:

    Wow, I cannot believe the African American people who are against Allen West. Do you want handouts and not a hand up. You are voting for slavery when you vote for Obama. You are feeding the disease which is poverty and the poverty mentality. We have become a gimme mentality instead of a I will survive mentality. That is why Kennedy was killed when he stated ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country. He wanted to make all aid temporary and not a way of life…. Wake up People….. Taken handouts is like feeding the drug addict.

  43. ante best Says:

    Seems all you hacks have forgotten the main issue.
    HE STRUCK A WOMAN !! Intentionally and with violence.
    This should not be about politics but rather criminal charges against this worthless piece of crap..

  44. brian Says:

    Liberalism is a disease. Obama wants to make sure 51% of the population is on some form of Government assistance to keep his job and the dumbocrats in control. He’s just about their with the numbers.

  45. tornado Says:

    ante best Says:
    August 10th, 2012 at 1:08 pm
    Seems all you hacks have forgotten the main issue.
    HE STRUCK A WOMAN !! Intentionally and with violence.
    This should not be about politics but rather criminal charges against this worthless piece of crap..


  46. Tea Ignorance Says:

    I find it hard to take Allen West seriously. If for one reason only. He has NEVER EVER held a job in the private sector. How then sir , do you know what the private sector does if you have never stepped foot in it? Oh thats right………you heard someone else say it. Eric Cantor perhaps? Nope not him either! Mr Cantor has NEVER held a job in the private sector either!! Hmmmmm who then could tell you! OH!!! Mitch McConnell!! He is so old he had to work in the public sector! NOPE , NEVER !NOT ONE DAY. HMMMM AND THE TEA PARTY THINKS YOU GUYS ARE AWESOME!!!! What a bunch of rubes!

  47. brian Says:

    Democrats have struck a new low with their vile lies and attacks . Not one shred of evidence. Liberals truly are sick and killing this great nation. The socialist party of america said the democrats will do their job of turning us into a commie-socialist country, so far they are right.

  48. B ORTLOFF SR Says:

    The Murphy family are a bunch of rip-offs..Those of us who’ve worked around them know this.Mr. Allen West is a great man. The scum who put this crap out there and those who post all there negative comments are _______. These kinds of political ads should be banded. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton,and the naacp are racist that’s why they’re not speaking out.

  49. npgator Says:

    Sharpton and Jackson are two of the biggest losers in this country. West is the best congeresman in DC!

  50. realistic Says:

    Fact is , Mr West has encourage this type of vile backlash. When are “We the people” going to demand better representation? It used to be that the most rational candidate with the best ideas won. They won because they built a consensus not by drawing a line. Politicians inspired people to vote across party lines. Both parties have created this embarrassment equally ans equitably . If you think its one party more than the other , you have become the sheep. United We Stand! Divided We Fall!!

  51. jebamoni4 Says:

    West is an non entity in American politics. He should be water boarded. Unfortunately, he is still on board.Floridians should wake up this time and know about this war criminal.

  52. Gail Case Says:

    I see the Progressives are out in full SWING against Mr. West. Those of us in support of Mr. West were told that the big money would be available to defeat him, as well as the leftist bloggers. A successful reelection to you Col. West!

  53. Sandy Says:

    Don’t care about skin color – care about what someone says & haven’t been impressed by Mr. West. Personally, I prefer Pres. Obama much more. As far as complaining about this ad… I’m not familiar with the details. If he never struck a woman as the ad seems to be claiming, then he clearly has the right to sue whoever is responsible for the claim. What makes me wonder is that he is not saying that he never struck a woman, instead he is saying he is the victim of a double standard. I don’t give a rat’s a$$ about the color of a woman that he supposedly hit – if a man strikes a woman does it really matter if they are white, black, red, yellow, or any other color? I’m sorry, but I find it hard to defend any man that strikes a woman unless there were exceptional circumstances. I was raised that men don’t hit woman… Unfortunately I’ve learned that’s only somewhat true – that while most men can control themselves & don’t hit women, there are some males out there that do.

  54. Mick Wenlock Says:

    wow it’s good to see that the racist bigots and hatters are just hating on Lt Col West! I had no idea that there were so many low IQ haters on the left – once again they have proven that there really is no excrement that they will not wallow in.

  55. Gerald Raef Says:

    great site!! You could start many more. I love all the info offered. I will stay tuned.

  56. Bye Bye Murphy Says:

    Come general election, Murphy is not going to have any idea what is about to hit him. He is going to lose so big!!

  57. Valerie Says:

    Some of you guys are just plain dumb — as to the sheet — Don’t know how much you know about the Klan but trust me — Allen would not meet their membership criteria!! As to him never being interviewed by anyone but Fox, can i presume that those were very good clones I have seen recently on CNN, ABC, NBC, and CBS?

    and as for the person who said he was jumping up and down and hurting women — you are beyond stupid — not only would Allen never hit a women, he’d probably go after any man who did!! He is the husband of a very brilliant and beautiful woman and the father of two very beautiful and smart daughters — don’t you think if he had ever done that before it would have surfaced before now? As far as I’m concerned, Murphy is a hick Southern Sheriff that thinks his stuff don’t stink — well guess what — it does!!!

  58. Ed Says:

    Mr. West, keep up the fight. Lead the way and we will follow. Liberals and democrats have a hypocritical double standard going on and we need to call them out on it. Finally, CBS and CNN have called out the Obama administration over the SuperPac ad against Romney and a the death of a Steal workers wife. To allege a connection to her death with Romney is a crime. Just like what they are doing to you punching an old white lady. You and Romney need to stand up and bring criminal charges and law suits against your opponents for such blatant violations. We need real leadership, we need you Rep. Allen West. Thank you for being a patriot and thank you for all your devotion, sacrifices and services to our our Great Nation. God Bless America!

  59. Jason Williamson Says:

    Interesting to see the ignorance from the left growing on a daily basis. After reading some of the comments about Mr. West I wonder what it is that make people spew so much inaccurate information. If only people were held accountable for their actions and for what they say. I tilt my hat to Allen West, may there be more like you, who show true leadership and dedication to their country. Semper Fi.

  60. Holly Hansard Says:

    Allen West is a good guy. He is not a bad guy. Allen West is not for punching white women in the tummy! OMG! RE: THE BIG LIE!

  61. Dave Says:

    sharpton and jackson are the biggest racists out there. they’d never lift a finger to help a white for anything. these ads against west are crap, he is intelligent, educated and has common sense and is a black man, a conservative black man, that scares people and they attack what scares them and goes against their evil plans, mr west, keep on keeping on, america needs you.

  62. Gloria Schmidt Says:

    Allen West does not deserve the treatment he is getting from the left. They must be very frightened – with good reason. Congresssman West will win this election – hands down. He is spot on with his beliefs and is a proven leader. Sharpton and Jackson cannot hold a candle to West – that’s a fact. Go West !!!

  63. floridagirl7 Says:

    I have read all of these comments and I am amazed at the ignorance of the left. One person asked who hit a woman. hopefully no one ever hits a woman. woman violence is a big issue. every day we have battered woman, to use this in a ad is incomprehensible. to use a senior being punched in the mouth is obscene at the very least. Just what is the indication of a black man taking money from black families. they seem to be perpetuating the allusion of the black man screwing his friends and family. Murphy’s dad ran this ad so I am sure murphy knew about it. Their certainly is no leader in that camp.
    I will give my vote to Allen West

  64. BW Says:

    Progressives whether black, white or whatever, Republicrat or Demlican are anti-G d, anti-Constitution (repeal 16th & 17th like 18th due to Wilson-progressive slime) and are domestic enemies and traitors! Most are members of communist or socialist movement!

  65. brian Says:

    Liberals just plain suck

  66. Tim Says:

    The Party of Slavery isn’t interested in an honest discussion, they don’t care if they win the election legitimately, to them winning and being in power supercedes the need for any real solutions. It is best not to fight with them. If you fight with a fool, he will bring you down to his level and beat you with experience. Offer the best solutions you can, articulate them to the people, commit you path to God. As for the Democrats it’s still the same, much ado about nothing. There they go again.

  67. Betty Says:

    So if the other side produces an add with Obama punching a white woman OMG the left would be screaming so loud we would all need ear plugs. But ya I know thats different
    Pathetic is the only word to use for the dems latest ads
    Mr west has not turned his back on the black community he has chosen to live a life that rather than admire the community has chosen to treat like a strange odd choice in life

  68. Frank Hannah Says:

    As a former supporter of Patrick Murphy, and one who is still adamantly opposed to the reelection of Mr. West, I regret that I will not be able to vote for Mr. Murphy unless he disavows the boxing ad.

    The ad is a disgrace to the political process, and is reprehensible at several levels: it trivializes abuse towards seniors, implies racism, attempts to turn violence into a comedy and seeks to entertain rather than inform.

    I was initially disappointed in candidate Murphy when his staff responded to my suggestion that he endorse gun control legislation by simply saying that the topic needed consideration. Now, with this boxing ad, my hopes to find in him a responsible legislator rather than a run-of-the-mill politician have evaporated.

  69. Kathrine Says:

    Mr. West you are so right, it is very heart wrenching that racism still exists I say this because of some of the other comments…. This isn’t about Race it is about doing the right thing for this Country and that is what you stand for THANK YOU God has your Back and the MEDIA IS BIASED FOR SURE GOD BLESS YOU AND KEEP IT UP

  70. JRyan Says:

    So much disinformation about Allen West. The commercial is vile as bad or worse then the Paul Ryan throwing the lady over the cliff.
    As to a couple of comments
    1 Allen West speaks for himself he does not hide behind anyone. And he stands by his comments PERIOD.
    2 Allen West represents all the people in his district he does not divide people into tribes like the democrats do. He gives the same speech no matter the complexion of the audience.
    These are 2 reasons so many dislike and are scared of this truthful plain speaking PATRIOT

  71. Andrea Soucy Says:

    It is sad beyond measure that one cannot be other than a democrat if one is black. I personally consider Mr. West as a hero who has suffered for his honesty and integrity. Mr. West is the epitome of the martial virtues of courage, honor, and integrity–virtues which are all too often absent in our present legislators. I can think of only a few who would lay their life on the line for our country; the rest are there to fill their pockets while they sellout their country. Sadly, true patriots are a rare find in DC and I am grateful for each and everyone of them. Allen West is one of those rare few. Many are the politicians in DC but rare are the statesmen. Mr. West is a statesman.

  72. Andrea Soucy Says:

    So, the super pacs are evil incarnate. What the heck are the unions but super pacs and they preceded the super pacs by many years. The only difference is that the super pacs raise their funds from people who freely give and the unions use their members’ dues to curry favors; dues that most of the time are not paid voluntarily but demanded as a right to work at a job. Much of the time those dues support candidates the members themselves would never vote to elect, but they have no say in the matter. The union bosses show up in busses and take the workers to the site of the protest and hand them printed signs and tell them to walk or else. You can always tell a union rally from one engendered by the true feelings of those walking. The latter come with home made signs, the unions with pre-printed ones–done at a union shop, of course. And if you think unions are the end all and be all then explain to me why they were able to get the president to bypass bankruptcy law, throw the bond holders–ordinary people like you and me–under the bus and give the unions all thge wealth at GM. The only reason GM’s sales figures are up is because Mr. Executive Orders mandate that all govt. agencies had to buy GM vehicles, esp. Volts. That’s right, first your taxes bailed out GM and now they are buying Volts with your taxes. Of course, BHO and union presidents wouldn’t be caught dead in a Volt, they’re just for the peasants. Same thing happened in Germany during the Weimahr Republic–they called them Volkswagons–literally, People Cars. History does love to repeat itself, tyrants come and tyrants go, and then they come back in a new incarnation.

  73. Demre Says:

    Keep fighting the good fight Allen West! ‘ol Jessie and Sharpton… They’re not there speaking out in your defense because there is no money in it for them… You don’t buy into their ‘Victimhood’ Philosophy therefor not worth their time…The Democrat Socialist Party and the Communist Party USA are alive and well in America and yes they are in Washington telling their lies and taking full advantage of the useful idiots their tactics helped to create! Thank you for trying to wake the sheeples – you can lead a sheep to water but you can’t make ‘em drink it…

  74. done with murphy Says:

    I was voting for Murphy, not now. Like many, this ad has changed our views and has backfired. You could thank your father for one of the WORST campaign ads ever created. MY VOTE GOES TO WEST!!
    How dare you support an ad that shows a black congressman hitting old white people.

  75. T. J. Ewing Says:

    Cry baby West is the king of ridiculous commentary and obviously can dish it out but can’t take it. He doesn’t respond to his constituents correspondence except by form email promising a response that never happens. How does that make for a good Congressman? Since the Supreme Courts Citizen United decision, the PAC’s can now contribute unlimited funds for advertising to political candidates. Both sides are using dirty tricks but the cry babies on the right seem to be complaining the most. What a bunch of hypocrites. When West claimed that there we more than 80 Democrats that were Communist, the right didn’t blink an eye. West wouldn’t or couldn’t name one. West claimed that Blacks who are Democrats were part of a “plantation mentality” where was the outrage? West stands for divisive rhetoric and nothing more. When someone else attacks him, West claims it’s discrimination. Look up Popvox and see what little legislation West has introduced. If you like a loud mouth do nothing non-communicative to his constituents Congressman, than West is the man for you. Apparently the right chooses rhetoric over substance. I am so glad West is leaving district 22. Good luck to the voters in district 18 if West wins. Your going to need it!

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    You make a complete fool of yourself trying to talk about a subject you know nothing about!!

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