Allen West Confirms Americans Aren't Star Trek Characters, Rips on Occupy Movement

If you're a constituent of Rep. Allen West -- or even if you aren't -- it's time to subscribe to the congressman's "Weekly Wrap-Up."

The entertainment value is always on high, and it'll give you an idea of what West has been postulating over the last week -- like the time he dedicated a few lines of his diatribe to New Times, calling us "idiot Liberals," "delusional dummies," and "a bunch of losers."

This week, it's about those silly damned liberals again and a reminder that the American people aren't a race of cybernetic organisms from Star Trek.

Yes, really.

First West gave a shoutout to the Jewish folks for Yom Kippur and a happy Columbus Day to American-Italians. (We missed his happy Ramadan declaration.)

West says "liberal progressives" keep asking where his economic plan is. He explains that his plan is that, well, he doesn't quite have an exact plan.

"My response is that my plan is to trust the American people -- the job creators, the small business owners and the American entrepreneurial spirit," West says. "My plan is to create tax and regulatory policies that will promote long term economic and job growth in America, which is exactly what is sitting on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's desk."

West then went on to explain that President Obama doesn't understand American exceptionalism and that people should be rewarded for their work.

And in comes Star Trek.

"America is about the individual and not about a collective," he says. "We are not like 'The Borg' of Star Trek."

We'd like a clarification on that one, because West should know that American troops borrowed the catchphrase from the Borg to deliver to the Taliban.

He then immediately went to taking a stab at people who don't like corporate corruption interfering with their lives:

"Liberal progressives do not want to unleash our individual strength, they prefer to foment collective divisiveness, which is exactly what this 'Occupy Wall Street' movement is about," West says.

We're not sure exactly what West thinks the Tea Party is, but it's his newsletter.

West closed out his "Weekly Wrap-Up" with the same reminder politicians have been giving us for about a decade -- we're winning the war in Afghanistan.

Due to West's pop-culture reference and general loose-cannon behavior, we'll raise him one by playing his new unofficial campaign theme song:

Click here for West's rant in full.

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Its good to hear that we are still turning that tide in Afghanistan, Congressman West.  I'm also wondering, is Generalissimo Francisco Franco still dead?

One serious question though.  Have you ever done anything besides leach off the government to make a living? Irving the liberal progressive has to bust ass every week to make a payroll, and so far, so good. 26 years. Knock on wood. You should try that sometime, Congressman Assclown. Then spout your bullsh*t.

Ms. Truthy Saidit
Ms. Truthy Saidit

To whom it may concern,    Yes, Ms. Truthy Saidit is here to tell you the truth. Truth is what I believe in and Truth is what you'll get. Why cant everyone just get along. What is this world coming to! it's unbelievable I mean I cant even think to answer a question! I mean I don't even really understand why this column was written ? I'm gonna go watch Super girl and pop me some popcorn. I'll I can say is stay true to America!! The land we call home.Till next time I'm just hear to tell the Truth, the Truth that Grandaddy always told me to do.Best of Luck,Ms. Truthy Saidit 

Virgil Starkwell
Virgil Starkwell

I would like to see Spock pacify West with his vulcan grip.

Lifelong Dem
Lifelong Dem

So-called American exceptionalism is a warped fantasy. Anyone who believes it has not read any American history. Exhibit A:

In December 2009, historian Peter Baldwin published a book arguing that, despite widespread attempts to contrast the 'American way of life' and the 'European social model', America and Europe are actually very similar on a number of social and economic indices. Baldwin claimed that the black underclass accounts for many of those few areas where a stark difference exists between the US and Europe, such as homicide and child poverty.[69]However, critic Andrew Moravcsik alleged that some of Baldwin's evidence actually supports the stereotype of a distinctive American model: a free-market system with little labor protection, an adversarial legal system, high murder rates, high rates of gun ownership, a large prison population, inequitable and expensive health care, and relatively widespread poverty.[


"Oh my little soldier boy". The Shirelles were not singing about West.

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