“Fair and Balanced” Fox News hires former Tea Party Rep. Allen West

Via Politico… Fox News has hired former Tea Party congressman Allen West to serve as a network contributor, according to a report in The Washington Post.

West served for just two years in Congress after a career in the military. Since losing his seat in Flordia’s 22nd (after being redistricted into Florida’s 18th), he has […]

Allen West will not go quietly into that good night….

Despite having clearly lost his bid to be reelected to the U.S. House of Representatives, tea party Republican Allen West just doesn’t want to honor the democratic process. Firebrand Republican Rep. Allen West was defeated by Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, according to the state’s vote count Saturday, but the incumbent won’t concede.

The state issued […]

Do not go gentle into that good night: Rep. Allen West

Carpet Bagger and Tea Partier Extraordinaire Representative Allen West (R -FLA) was soundly beaten in his race to remain in the US House of Representatives in his newly chosen district…except he isn’t accepting defeat.

Although well outside the margin of error that would suggest a recount was in order, Rep. West is going to demand […]

American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institute Scholars Agree: Republicans are the Problem

Thomas E. Mann (Brookings) and Norman J. Ornstein (AEI) agree that the problem in Washington lies completely with the modern Republican party. A must read!

Rep. Allen West, a Florida Republican, was recently captured on video asserting that there are “78 to 81” Democrats in Congress who are members of the Communist Party. Of course, […]

Lunatic Wingnut Allen West Channels his Inner Joseph McCarthy [UPDATE 1]

Uhhh, what?

The conservative tea party icon also got in shots at Democrats and President Obama, who spoke Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University. West said Obama was “scared” to have a discussion with him. He later said “he’s heard” up to 80 U.S. House Democrats are Communist Party members, but wouldn’t name names.

Communists??? Really? […]

Rep. Allen West: true American patriot!

To call freshman Republican Rep. Allen West a patriot would be a gross understatement. After all, look at the man – he’s scuba diving with an American flag! It doesn’t get much more patriotic than that, does it?

Image courtesy Associated Press

Oh wait….what’s that you say? Scuba diving with the American flag isn’t […]

Republican Rep. Allen West: “I will take my hands off Medicare when there is no Medicare”

During a recent town hall meeting with his constituents in Pompano Beach, Florida, “Tea Party” Republican Rep. Allen West drew the ire of elderly constituents in his district who were upset with Rep. West’s vote in favor of the 2012 Paul Ryan budget, a budget that would end Medicare and Medicaid as we know them.

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He who would be King

Paul Ryan has had a series of \"listening sessions\". The problem is, for the first time in ryan’s career, his constituents are actually paying attention. They do not like what they see. Ending Medicare, along with tax cuts for the rich are not as popular in the 1st congressional District as it was was when […]

Ballots vs. Bullets

Watch and listen as Joyce Kaufman, who will serve as the chief of staff to newly elected Republican Congressman Allen West of Florida, describes in July 2010 how she’d resort to armed violence if Republicans didn’t get the outcome they wanted in the 2010 midterm elections: In addition to espousing violence as a means of […]

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