Allen West Says He's Heard 80 Democratic Congressmen Are Secretly Communists

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Apparently the spirit of Sen. Joseph McCarthy lives on in South Florida Rep. Allen West. While President Barack Obama was speaking yesterday in Boca Raton, West spoke to supporters in nearby Palm City and said he's heard that up to 80 of the 190 Democratic members of Congress are actually members of the Communist Party. Of course, he offered no names or proof to back up the outrageous claim.

A reckless and unsubstantiated claim such as that hasn't been made by a sitting U.S. member of Congress since Senator McCarthy in the 1950s announced he had proof there were several Communist sympathizers and spies working inside the State Department and other levels of the federal government.

After a bunch of ridiculous investigations and hearings, McCarthy was never able to prove his claims and was censured by the Senate. "McCarthyism" is now something of an insult in American politics.

However, it's really no surprise West has decided to go this route. His entire political career is based on his ridiculous statements. He's now fighting to be more than just a one-term loudmouth and has switched to the newly redrawn 18th District in hopes of remaining in the House.

West also said President Obama would be "scared" to have a one-on-one debate with him, even though debates between rank-and-file congressmen and presidents are virtually unheard of.

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Blueskies5
Blueskies5

Allen West in righ on target.  He needs to expose those who are members of the communist party.  Yes, Joseph McCarthy was also on target with his probe.  People in the US need to do some research into this issue and stop listening to the bad news media. 

Andrew
Andrew

 

Google:  CongressionalProgressive Caucus and communism. Make sure you add "-west" to takeout all the recent media garbage. This will show you that the CongressionalProgressive Caucus has been aligned with communist since the 90's. West is beingtruthful.

 

Proof at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/3573...

Drake Mallard
Drake Mallard

 are all republicans crazy?

allen west=Colonel Stinkmeaner from the boondocks

I always thought Sarah Palin was the dumbest on the planet, but I believe she takes a back seat to this very ridiculous man. Nothing that ever comes out of his mouth makes any sense.

Allen West you won the first time with the tea party support, you won't win this time. All you are doing is not being paid attention to. Your lies won't get you the election in the new district, that you moved to  to win the right to be in congress.

8811081
8811081

Mr. West will do or say anything to get in the news, and raise money. 

anthonyvop
anthonyvop

Only 80?

BTW  Senator McCarthy has been proven be history to have been right.  It is only the Media who perpetuates the lie because they consider in a feather in their cap

Mdjohns9
Mdjohns9

He was not. Please read your history

ChicoCDM
ChicoCDM

The Miami New Times is Racist. They think all blacks should be corralled like animals and lead only by Jessie, Al and Obama. Any black or Latino that leaves the Democratic plantation is attacked because of real racism of the left who see minorities as second class citizens that should not be allowed to think for themselves. We know Obama is a Communist. His mother, grandmother and mentors were all Communists. He hates capitalism but we never get an explanation as to what exactly he wants. 80 Democrats being Communists might be a conservative figure. Hating capitalism is one way to start determining if someone is a communist. There are only three options; Capitalism, Socialism and Communism. (two are virtually the same.)

Fat Hand
Fat Hand

Well Allen West has outdone himself this time. That is the dumbest thing I have heard this year.

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