Allen West “The hypocrisy is glaring”

News Conference Held To Unveil Petition Asking House To Investigate Benghazi Embassy Attack

by Allen West via Facebook

Last night I spoke at an event in Alexandria for EW Jackson, GOP nominee for Lieutenant Governor in Virginia. Jackson’s story is a powerful one, initially raised in poverty in a foster home, juvenile delinquency, reunited with his dad, former Marine, summa cum laude from U Mass, and Harvard law school graduate. However, the story yesterday was an attack against his daughter in POLITICO. The liberal media revels in attacking minority conservatives — prominent Hispanic conservative Senator Ted Cruz experiences the same treatment. However, the party of slavery, secession, segregation, Jim Crow, and the KKK especially enjoys attacking black conservatives, well aided by a highly complicit liberal progressive media and black liberals who remain silent. Consider how, on the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s March on Washington, not a single black conservative was invited to speak. No Justice Clarence Thomas or Senator Tim Scott. However, the man who cancelled the DC school voucher program for deserving black kids, Barack Obama, was celebrated. The hypocrisy is glaring. The continual practice of not just disagreeing but seeking to destroy the lives of those minority conservatives who do not embrace liberal dogma is vile. However, no one can destroy our steadfast resolve. Black conservatives are especially hated by liberals because we so love America.

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@AllenWest ” I am sick of these race-baiting cowards who will not address the primary issue in the black community”

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by Allen West via Facebook

Yesterday on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, head of the National Urban League, Marc Morial, stated that white sheets had been turned into white button-down collar shirts. And Jesse Jackson compared the Constitutional Conservative grassroots movement, the TEA Party, to the Confederacy. Really? I am sick of these race-baiting cowards who will not address the primary issue in the black community: a culture of death and criminal activity. Yesterday, the NAACP put on the 50th anniversary event marking the March on Washington and did not invite one single black Republican or Conservative. Why? I guess because their grievance message cannot stand against the truth. Oh, and here is yet another example of the failure of liberal progressivism in the black community… so I guess Obama will issue an executive order banning knives.    https://bit.ly/18oRfk5

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READ Allen West’s Op-Ed “How MLK’s Dream Got Derailed”

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How MLK’s Dream Got Derailed

Liberal politics is preventing the black community from fulfilling the vision of the March on Washington

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous, “I Have a Dream” speech. Dr. King delivered that monumental speech to ensure that the words of Thomas Jefferson, “We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal,” lived up to their meaning, just as Lincoln sought to do. It is therefore quite appropriate that the monuments to these three astute Americans are within eyeshot of each other.

However, where have we come in these 50 years and what is legacy of that speech today?

Dr. King postulated that, “the Negro is still not free. One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. One hundred years later, the Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity.”

There can be no doubt that we have highly successful blacks in all walks of life, but when we examine the state of America’s inner cities we must all be appalled; shall I say Detroit?

We have fought to break the chains of physical bondage, but today the chains of economic bondage are even worse. This is not about social justice but about ensuring that the economic opportunities of America can resurrect small business entrepreneurship in the black community. Our economic, tax, and regulatory policies must promote free market growth, investment, innovation and ingenuity to enable self-reliance.

We need to promote the growth of our small community banks in order to provide the capital for those in our inner cities with an idea in their heads and determination in their hearts. The Reagan administration proposed such an initiative – urban economic empowerment zones.

Dr. King stated that, “America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked insufficient funds.” Today, the government is issuing electronic benefits transfer cards and even recruiting for enrollment. The government is issuing free cell phones. This is not the dream King wanted, the nightmare of dependence.

North of Dr. King’s birthplace in Atlanta, a young black teenager sits accused of shooting a 13-month-old baby in the face. We know of the killings in Duncan, Okla.,  and Spokane, Wash., the murders in Chicago and the school bus beating in Gulfport, Fla. Black males comprise 6 to 7 percent of the American population but are responsible for nearly 55 percent of violent crimes … that is not part of the dream.

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