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Potential Blow To GOP: Rep. Allen West Is Apparently Defeated

The Washington Post
Rep. Allen West is apparently defeated
By Aaron Blake , Updated: November 10, 2012

Conservative firebrand Rep. Allen B. West (R-Fla.) appears to have lost his reelection bid, with final vote totals in the state’s new 18th Congressional District showing him trailing by more than 2,000 votes.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Democrat Patrick Murphy leads West by 2,442 votes — 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent. That is outside the margin (0.5 percent) for a computer recount.

The Associated Press, however, has not called the race, and West is vowing to continue fighting.

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Excellent news! Thanks.

Excellent news! Thanks.

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

West lost because he was not

West lost because he was not a Ron Paul Republican.

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Good riddence to another

Good riddence to another Neocon dirt bag!

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Unfortunately, West is replaced by another Israel bot. Shocker!

Straight from his website and straight out of the AIPAC play book, Patrick Murphy's primary issues include:

Protecting Israel--

Ensuring the security of our ally.

Immigration & Border Security--

Creating a fair path to citizenship while securing our borders.

Iran--

Effectively managing threats to America and its allies.

Patrick, you punk, make my day

Break your oath to the Constitution. Is Treason your style? Go ahead, do it.

Free includes debt-free!

hey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34Vo6WgDGqU he wasn't true to the liberty movement he talk the good talk but didn't walk the walk :)

Albert Camus — 'The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.'

they till have the military

ballots to count.

He's a wack job that helped Obama win

All of the GOP wackos only made people want to vote for Obama more.

Good by COL West

I sent you a note of encouragment through AKO when you originally ran. You fooled me very well. You are a shill, fraud and all around POS. No wonder our military is so screwed up. They had leaders like you, shaly-CASH-Vee-lee and now Gen BEE-TRAY-US...

Change your name to COL North, because you both are discusting in my eyes.

or

COL East, because your record is that of a fascist/commy.

or

COL South, because your record drove this country futher into the brink/hell hole.

Alan West....another "Tea Party" poseur, down in

flames.

Goodbye and good riddance Alan West..

Teo-cons like you, we do not need. I'm glad you have been defeated!

Restore the Foundations - "If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?"

Since he revealed himself as a war-mongering Neo-Con...

...he got just what he had coming.

Just as with many Tea Party types who got elected to congress in 2010, he fooled me for a while.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

The Republican party is in tatters

Shattered!

All this chitter-chatter, chitter-chatter, chitter-chatter bout
Shmatta, shmatta, shmatta -- I can't give it away on 7th avenue

Don't you know the [tax] rate is going up, up, up, up, up
To live in this town you must be tough, tough, tough, tough, tough!

my apologies to the Rolling Stones (they said crime, not tax, but I couldn't resist):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nULwgHsVqw

lol, nice

lol, nice

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

Germandered Out Of Office By The Democratic Party

They did germander the hell out of his district as he was targeted for defeat, regardless of his neocon ways. Apparently all the tough talk wasn't convicing enough for the hard right, as the GOP leadership and their coffers failed to help him win.

At the same time, the left germandered his district to favor the democrats and their candidate..

Wonder how many votes were thrown away or not counted...We'll never know the truth..So sad to see both sides are responsible for screwing up the process...

Like him or love him...he wasn't trusted by either side...So they flushed him..

Expect to see more of this in the future...

God help America....Come soon Lord Jesus..

He used the real Tea Party to

He used the real Tea Party to get in. The real Tea Party got sick of his crap and stayed home on election night.

I think the GOP had big plans for Allen West

He spit a good game, and sounded very liberty minded, and then his Zionism would come pouring out.

He was a perfect puppet for where they see America heading. He had the right message, the right skin color, everything an American could hope for but he was ultimately just a Zionist puppet.

They were protecting this guy big time, pulling videos, carefully molding his career.

This is a big loss for the establishment. I wouldn't be surprised if he pops up in Obama's cabinet. He'll find a new place in the establishment.

GOP Media Complex

...has been selling this guy to their sheeple. A lot of outside money went into this race.

West was the Neocons

neocon. looks like the Neocons are being rooted out. We will get the rest of them out in 2014. Bastards.

No, West is NOT a "neocon"...

he is a REPUBLICAN. REPUBLICAN. He was a REPUBLICAN POSING as a Tea Party. Just like REPUBLICANS are POSING as "Liberty candidates." The REPUBLICAN PARTY needs rooted out.

The Constitution Party.
The Libertarian Party.
NOW!

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

No...

West is a tag along neoconservative. In fact, he's a pretty sparkling example of what neo-conservatism looks like in this country.

Eric Hoffer

Good Riddance FAKE-TEA GOPer...

Pigford fraud, the racist CBC, debt ceiling hikes, NDAA, Patriot Act, nation-building, CISPA, Stimulus...

Allen West is a PERFECT EXAMPLE of a Tea Party co-opting republican. Just like the Liberty Movement co-opting republicans.

Until the republican party is COMPLETELY REJECTED, nothing will change.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

West Had Lots of Baggage

Too much authoritarian military experience which fed his god complex.
(Often confused with leadership).

GOOD I HATE ALLEN NEOCON ANTI

GOOD I HATE ALLEN NEOCON ANTI MUSLIM BIGOT WEST .... BURN YOU MOTHER EFFER BURN!

All paper money eventually returns to its real intrinsic value, zero. - Voltaire

GOOD I HATE ALLEN NEOCON ANTI

GOOD I HATE ALLEN NEOCON ANTI MUSLIM BIGOT WEST .... BURN YOU MOTHER EFFER BURN!

All paper money eventually returns to its real intrinsic value, zero. - Voltaire

Good riddance...

When we don't get a liberty candidate, I'd rather have a liberal with a (D) at the end if his or her name than a "liberal" with an (R) at the end of his or her name.

Neocon West gave conservatism a very bad image.

Rand Paul 2016 for Peace

HATEFUL BIGOTED NEO-CON

GOOD!!!

the recount started this morning...

a partial recount of his district started this morning as there appeared to be more ballots than voters.

This makes me happy.This guy

This makes me happy.This guy was a clueless neo-con that gives a bad name to veterans.

Ha Ha... He is a freak'n Loud-Mouth NEO-CON... Ha Ha!

Good News.

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