Allen West Quotes

Who is Allen West?

Allen Bernard West is an American politician and retired military officer.

Born February 07, 1961

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“And always remember, Abraham Lincoln only served one term in Congress, too.”

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“As for everyone else, unless you have been shot at by the Taliban, shut your mouth, war is hell.”

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“Compassion comes from a choice and not the liberal definition of a choice – the choice to say I can do with a little less so my brother can have a little more.”

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“Conservatives understand that the power that binds our republic together is fierce independence held high on the shoulders of compassion.”

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“Every year, thousands of Californians flee that populous paradise for tax-eased small government oasis of America's red states.”

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“For far too long we've allowed the other side to paint us as racist, as sexist, inhumane war mongers – well, today as a conservative black Republican and former soldier, I'm here to set that record straight.”

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“From 1971 onwards, the Memorial Day holiday was officially observed on the last Monday in May and became the unofficial start of the summer, with barbecues, blockbuster movie openings and mattress sales.”

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“I am a black male who grew up in the inner city of Atlanta and no one ever followed me in a mall. I don't recall any doors clicking when I crossed the street. And I never had anyone clutching their handbag when I got on an elevator. I guess having two awesome parents who taught me to be a respectful young man paid dividends.”

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“I am angry about the mammoth, out-of-control social welfare entitlement programs from Washington, D.C., that were supposed to solve our problems. The obvious truth is these impractical, politically motivated programs have irreparably damaged the fabric of our black society and community.”

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“I am willing to work with anyone that wants to do what is best for this country.”

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“I do not believe having a baby is punishment.”

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“I don't look to a man to get pride in myself. It's not about having a black president, it's about having a good president, and I think that's the most important thing.”

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“I must confess, when I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat to the gene pool.”

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“I spent 22 years in the United States military, so I'm a pretty strategic level thinker.”

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“I support transitioning from the progressive tax to a flat tax system – both individual and corporate/business.”

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“I taught high school for one year in Deerfield Beach, Fla., and in the end, it was such an enjoyable experience breaking up fights daily, that I decided to return to the combat zone of Afghanistan.”

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“I think that there is a changing wind. There are black conservatives out there, and their voices need to be heard.”

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“I'm a conservative because I believe we're here on this earth to do a little more than crawl through life, comfortable in the cradle of government excess and oblivious to the duties required to keep this republic standing.”

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“I'm not going to sit at home and eat popcorn.”

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“I'm tired of liberals dividing this country up into little groups, setting them upon each other, breeding spite and envy, and then having the nerve to accuse conservatives of hatred.”

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“Indeed, there are Islamic terrorist training camps in America.”

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“Leadership is about being a servant first.”

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“Nowadays, many Americans have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day. At cemeteries across the country, the graves of the fallen are sadly ignored, and worse, neglected.”

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“Of course we have compassion. We just don't believe the safety net should be used as a hammock.”

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“The future does not belong to those who attack our Embassies and Consulates and kill our Ambassadors.”

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“The republic I fell in love with, the republic I risked my life to defend, the values I hold dear, the integrity that we all share – these do not know prejudice and they do not accept partiality.”

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“There is a simple maxim that I use to express this situation, 'when tolerance becomes a one way street, it leads to cultural suicide.”

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“There's a dishonest tyranny in the liberal/progressive/socialist agenda that comes down and says 'we are here because we care about you; we want what's best for you'. But really what they want is the control of your life.”

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“There's nothing on this green earth that a liberal progressive fears more than a black American who wants a better life and a smaller government.”

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“These Planned Parenthood women, the Code Pink women, and all of these women have been neutering American men and bringing us to the point of this incredible weakness. We are not going to have our men become subservient.”

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“It is the mind of man alone that is the cause of his bondage or freedom.”


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