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Allen West

American,  Politician
Total Quotes : 70
Education City United

A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.

- Allen West

Baby Punishment Having

I do not believe having a baby is punishment.

- Allen West

Think The Most Important

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.

- Allen West

Last Became Mattress

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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Country Fact Last Year

But when I look at the fact that today is 1,000 days that we have not had a budget for the United States of America, you know, the House, one of the things we did, we passed a budget last year. But that is still sitting over there at the Senate. And so we have got to get this country back on track.

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Sick Serve Fellow Man

I am sick and tired of hearing that it is our moral duty to serve the state, because conservatives believe that it is our moral duty to serve our fellow man regardless of race, sex, affiliation or creed, and when we serve, we believe that it is the state's duty to get out of the way.

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Think I Think Need

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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Here Conservative Other

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 solider, I'm here to set that record straight.

- Allen West

Storm Afghan Enduring

As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom, I understand both the gravity of giving the order, and the challenge of carrying it out.

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United States Pretty

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

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Think About Divisive

I don't think there's anything divisive about me.

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I Am Country Willing

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

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Independence Binds

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

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Bad Denial Bad Behavior

I believe the election and reelection of Obama were among the most conspicuous acts of denial in recent years. Voters just stopped paying attention. They accepted consistently bad behavior and rewarded it. Then they wonder why they get more bad behavior.

- Allen West

I Think Allow Muslim

I think we have to understand that when tolerance becomes a one-way street, it will lead to cultural suicide. We should not allow the Muslim Brotherhood or associated groups to be influencing our national security strategy.

- Allen West

Want Been Person

I've been married for 22 years. That's the only person I want.

- Allen West

Safety Should Safety Net

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

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Myself More Line

When I retired out of the military, I registered myself as a Republican because my views and perspectives were more in line with that party.

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Communist Congressional

I believe there's about 78 to 81 members of the Democrat Party who are members of the Communist Party. It's called the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

- Allen West

Small Year Oasis

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

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