The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

To Allen West At CPAC2013: ‘Is The Base Too Strident In Criticism Of Boehner?’

by Smitty Pete “Da Tech Guy” Ingemi and I enjoyed dinner with Allen West and his gracious wife last night at CPAC. You possibly could’ve, too, if you were at CPAC, and on the email list for Next Generation TV, which you should do right now. What a great American. Looking forward to hearing this […]

Allen West Concedes FL-18, Expected To Take Up Watercolors And Scrapbooking

by Smitty CNSNews has a writeup: Saying it’s time to “move ahead,” Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) announced Tuesday morning that he is conceding his House race to Democrat Patrick Murphy. “I think that now is not the time to try to draw the process out,” West told “Fox & Friends.” “We brought up some incredible […]

“Two Men, A Country In Crisis: You Decide”

by Smitty The tagline works for both West’s race and the presidential one: The entire Democrat party cold be seen as drunk and disorderly, after a fashion. Via Hot Air

Allen West Drops the D-Word

“Dhimmitude”! Congressman Allen West (R-FL) appeared on the Sean Hannity Show September 14 to discuss terrorist attacks on United States embassies in many countries where Islam is the dominant religion. “We’re operating in fantasy land,” West said. “What you see coming from President Obama and the Obama administration is what they call dhimmitude in the […]

Democrats: Allen West Is Willie Horton!

Remember when I said that Obama super-PAC ad had scraped all the way through the bottom of the barrel? Now Democrats are running an ad that shows Rep. Allen West beating up white women and stealing their money: More at The Lonely Conservative and Legal Insurrection. What strikes me about this ad is how it is coordinated […]

Separated At Birth: Beckel Boy / Tommy Boy Edition

by Smitty Oh, the vagaries of fate! How the one can grow up with at least a modicum of Falstaffian humor, whereas the other couldn’t crack a joke if it was written on an eggshell and he sat on it. Take a look, courtesy of AmericanInfidel on Twitter, at Beckel Boy trying to say something, […]

Allen West’s Enemy: Mike Haridopolos?

“America is threatened by many crises, ranging from economic recession to international terrorism, but none of these threats are quite so immediate or so fundamentally hostile to our democratic form of government as the existential menace of Florida.” – Robert Stacy McCain, Sept. 30, 2011 Florida Republican politics is a Byzantine web of intrigue and […]

Madness On The Conservative Front

by Smitty has said “NEWT DENIED ADVOCATING INDIVIDUAL MANDATE DURING THURSDAY’S DEBATE, 2009 AUDIO PROVES HE DID” At Legal Insurrection: This is wrong. I have listened to the entire audio recording, and Newt does not endorse the Obamacare mandate, in part because the speech took place before even the earliest draft of Obamacare had been […]

Faced With Maxed-Out Race Card, Can Eric Holder Get A Rep. Allen West Bailout? Why, No; No, He Cannot!

by Smitty The blogs have been on about Eric “The Bolder” Holder’s NYT interview, where he few a Hail Jerry* and said that: “This is a way to get at the president because of the way I can be identified with him,” he said, “both due to the nature of our relationship and, you know, […]

VIDEO: Rep. Allen West Serves Up The Red Meat Clip Of The Year

by Smitty Rep. Allen West summarizes “Bag” Holder’s ignoble career, and politely suggests that even #OccupyResoluteDesk may be complicit in Fast & Furious. Wow. To be a fly on the wall when Barack saw that one. . . via Nice Deb, who has a whole lot more. Update: Daily Pundit is less impressed. In response […]

Muslim Calls Republicans ‘Extremists’; Muslim Extremist Attacks U.S. Embassy

Those doggone extremists! October 28th, Tampa Bay Online posts a column by Hassan Shibly, J.D., a Muslim activist and the executive director of CAIR-Tampa, calling Adam Hasner and Allen West extremists. A few hours after this column is posted a Muslim gunman, in Sarajevo, Bosnia opens fire on the American embassy. . . . According to […]

Rep. Allen West Ecstatic About Iraq Withdrawal–Oh, Wait: He Says It Sucks

by Smitty He is categorically against pretty much everything BHO has done, except for greenlighting the snuffing of Osama. Pure, red, foreign policy meat. Oh, and Rep. West isn’t a fan of #OccupyWallStreet, either. Can’t we all just get along, Rep. West? Oh no Rep. West is not a 9-9-9 supporter. He wants reform, but […]

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