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GOP Leaders: Allen West for Speaker of House!
RobCunninghamUSA ^ | Rob Cunningham

Posted on 01/02/2013 1:08:46 PM PST by RobaWho

Send a loud, strong and bold message! Cost = Nothing. Value = Party Salvation.


TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: allenwest; boehner; conservatism; speaker

1 posted on 01/02/2013 1:08:55 PM PST by RobaWho
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To: RobaWho

I’ve always understood that the Speaker doesn’t have to be an elected Rep. This would send shock waves to the center of the Liberal and RINO (redundant?) establishments. That it could be so.


2 posted on 01/02/2013 1:13:11 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: RobaWho

Did you forget he lost his election?


3 posted on 01/02/2013 1:13:27 PM PST by Andy'smom
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To: RobaWho

Wouldn’t that be wonderful.


4 posted on 01/02/2013 1:14:51 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: Andy'smom

There is NO requirement for Speaker to be a sitting member of Congress.


5 posted on 01/02/2013 1:15:58 PM PST by RobaWho (I Love the U.S. Constitution, as written.)
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To: Andy'smom

West lost the election, in a redistricted area. Want him to win, put him in a more favorable district. A Conservative running in the West Palm Beach area and loosing? WAFS.


6 posted on 01/02/2013 1:18:53 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: RobaWho
There is NO requirement for Speaker to be a sitting member of Congress.

Even if true, arrangements would have to be made for a salary and benefits.

7 posted on 01/02/2013 1:19:09 PM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Zhang Fei
Even if true, arrangements would have to be made for a salary and benefits.

That should be easy, just put a bucket on the House floor. It seems to be hemorraging money these days.

/johnny

8 posted on 01/02/2013 1:22:04 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: RobaWho

yes. if not that, west for senator.


9 posted on 01/02/2013 1:23:22 PM PST by dadfly
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To: RobaWho

West as Speaker would be priceless, and it would take the democrats favorite weapon of race off the table.


10 posted on 01/02/2013 1:23:40 PM PST by moodyskeptic (Counter counterculturist)
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To: Zhang Fei
"Even if true, arrangements would have to be made for a salary and benefits."

Seems there's no problem for The Messiah to appoint Czars, and I'm sure salary and Benefits are included there.

Just Elect him as Speaker, he gets the same Benefits and Salary as the phony-whiner in there now, and he would put Pelosi in the Peanut Gallery!

11 posted on 01/02/2013 1:24:05 PM PST by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: RobaWho

I would take Newt again: He did a good job one time before and I think he is capable of checkmating Obama.


12 posted on 01/02/2013 1:26:47 PM PST by classified
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To: RobaWho

I like it! But they’ll never do it. THis is an overwhelmingly RINO good old boy network..and they’ll nominate one of theirs because, after all...”it’s his turn”. They select their Presidential candidates that way, theyll do the same for SOH. And I don’t want Eric Cantor..but I’d accept Paul Ryan.


13 posted on 01/02/2013 1:28:38 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

That’s exactly what the Republican leadership wanted. Allen West was too hot for them to handle and his political stances were too inconvenient for the Party leaders who really only care about keeping power and little else.


14 posted on 01/02/2013 1:36:06 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: moodyskeptic

Black Speaker vs Black President. Georgian vs Hawaii (or wherever). Patriot vs Pussy. Conservative vs Communist. Christian vs Black Liberation Theologist. Individualist vs Collectivist.

Let’s pick the fight. Bring everything out in the open. Debate every issue.

Let’s beat the crap out if these pathetic progressives!


15 posted on 01/02/2013 1:38:31 PM PST by RobaWho (I Love the U.S. Constitution, as written.)
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To: moodyskeptic
West as Speaker would be priceless, and it would take the democrats favorite weapon of race off the table.

There is nothing Republicans can do to take the race card off the table. See Thomas, Rice, Gonzales, RGIII... etc. The moment they smell conservative they are no longer true minorities, and they get smacked in the head with... the race card.

16 posted on 01/02/2013 1:40:22 PM PST by mwilli20 (BO. Making communists proud all over the world.)
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To: Zhang Fei

Who gives a Damn about that insignificant amount of chump change when our very Nation’s existence is at stake?

You can’t be serious, right?


17 posted on 01/02/2013 1:40:40 PM PST by RobaWho (I Love the U.S. Constitution, as written.)
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To: RobaWho

>Value = Party Salvation.<

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I am not even sure if the present group of republikans is interested in the salvation of the party.


18 posted on 01/02/2013 1:44:13 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: RobaWho
Like that would ever happen

Cost = Nothing. Value = Party Salvation.

Cost = Nothing. Value = Nothing.

19 posted on 01/02/2013 1:45:22 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: RobaWho

Would be nice, but in any event:
Hey! Hey!, Ho! Ho!;
John Boehner’s got to go!


20 posted on 01/02/2013 1:46:44 PM PST by AZhardliner
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To: RobaWho

We can dream!

Although the spineless GOP would NEVER go for it.

21 posted on 01/02/2013 1:47:25 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: moodyskeptic

“West as Speaker would be priceless, and it would take the democrats favorite weapon of race off the table.”

Hahahaha! Any republican is by definition not authentic.


22 posted on 01/02/2013 1:48:41 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: RobaWho
Who gives a Damn about that insignificant amount of chump change when our very Nation’s existence is at stake? You can’t be serious, right?

Sequestration, the worst case scenario, meant an automatic increase in the debt ceiling coupled with $200b in tax increases and spending cuts per year. It's hard to see the Dems agreeing to anything bigger than sequestration. Meaning that either way (i.e. sequestration or the just-passed bill), the real problem - excessive spending - doesn't get addressed. Whomever becomes Speaker, Obama is still the President and the Dems still have a majority in the Senate. Note also that West lost his district in 2012, meaning his political skills aren't exactly sterling. If he can't win over a district in FL, how is he going to win over the nation's electorate? Ultimately, the people who voted for the politicians who passed the 1965 immigration bill are to blame for this disaster, but its effects aren't reversible at this point.

23 posted on 01/02/2013 1:57:40 PM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: 353FMG

Neither were some pathetic voters sadly. they wante idiot romney and so they have only themselves to blame for the election loss. And they have temselves to blame for not voting for Murdoch and Akin among others in states that went for Romney and they did not give us the senate. Shame on these fake traitor voters.


24 posted on 01/02/2013 2:33:22 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: classified

Newt,was a lousy negotiator against Clinton. (De ja vue all over again.)


25 posted on 01/02/2013 2:34:12 PM PST by rcofdayton (.)
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To: 353FMG

“I am not even sure if the present group of republikans is interested in the salvation of the party.”

Neither do some pathetic voters sadly. They wanted idiot Romney and so they have only themselves to blame for the election loss. And they have themselves to blame for not voting for Murdoch and Akin among others in states that went for Romney and they did not give us the senate. Shame on these fake traitor voters.


26 posted on 01/02/2013 2:34:56 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: Andy'smom

Did you forget he lost his election?

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It won’t happen even though the Speaker doesn’t have to be from the elected group. The House hasn’t ever elected someone that wasn’t currently an elected member of the House to that position and isn’t going to start tomorrow. JMO.


27 posted on 01/02/2013 2:40:19 PM PST by deport
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To: Bringbackthedraft

West lost the election, in a redistricted area. Want him to win, put him in a more favorable district.

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West got something like 8,000 less votes than did Romney in St. Lucie and Martin counties. Had West just done something like 2,000 votes better he’d have won.


28 posted on 01/02/2013 3:01:19 PM PST by deport
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To: Zhang Fei

“Even if true, arrangements would have to be made for a salary and benefits. “

West as Speaker of the House would be worth the cost of every worthless congressman’s salary combined.


29 posted on 01/02/2013 3:03:01 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: fwdude; Andy'smom
Electing Allen West as speaker has a lot more value for America than shot waves. He is one of the few people not intimidated by the media and is willing to stand up to Obama. In my opinion he would be an excellent choice and would give leadership and courage to a ravaged and disjointed (R) majority.

Ironically, some of his greatest potential might lie in the fact that he is not an elected member of congress and doesn't have to kiss butt everyday worrying about his bid for reelection.

30 posted on 01/02/2013 3:05:48 PM PST by Baynative (Those that work for a living are now outnumbered by those that vote for a living.)
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To: moodyskeptic
Uncle Tom's Cabin House.
31 posted on 01/02/2013 3:11:15 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: RobaWho

AMEN!


32 posted on 01/02/2013 3:27:06 PM PST by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: moodyskeptic
West as Speaker would be priceless, and it would take the democrats favorite weapon of race off the table.

Sadly, no, it wouldn't. Just remember how they treated Clarence Thomas, and still do, for that matter.

33 posted on 01/02/2013 5:06:27 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: Baynative

Bravo and brilliantly stated! My sentiments, exactly! How about Sarah Palin or Thomas Sowell or Victor Davis Hanson or Mark Levin or Michelle Bachman or Bill Whittle?

So much talent. So little courage and imagination!


34 posted on 01/02/2013 6:04:39 PM PST by RobaWho (I Love the U.S. Constitution, as written.)
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To: Baynative

Bravo and brilliantly stated! My sentiments, exactly! How about Sarah Palin or Thomas Sowell or Victor Davis Hanson or Mark Levin or Michelle Bachman or Bill Whittle?

So much talent. So little courage and imagination!


35 posted on 01/02/2013 6:04:44 PM PST by RobaWho (I Love the U.S. Constitution, as written.)
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To: Baynative

Bravo and brilliantly stated! My sentiments, exactly! How about Sarah Palin or Thomas Sowell or Victor Davis Hanson or Mark Levin or Michelle Bachman or Bill Whittle?

So much talent. So little courage and imagination!


36 posted on 01/02/2013 6:04:51 PM PST by RobaWho (I Love the U.S. Constitution, as written.)
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To: Baynative

Bravo and brilliantly stated! My sentiments, exactly! How about Sarah Palin or Thomas Sowell or Victor Davis Hanson or Mark Levin or Michelle Bachman or Bill Whittle?

So much talent. So little courage and imagination!


37 posted on 01/02/2013 6:04:51 PM PST by RobaWho (I Love the U.S. Constitution, as written.)
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To: rcofdayton

He was there and helped curb the Clinton era spending, of which Clinton is now trying to take full credit for, but if it hadn’t been for the republicans stopping a lot of the spending, Clinton’s legacy would be different.


38 posted on 01/02/2013 7:46:59 PM PST by classified
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