I don't know much about Allen West, but I have seen some speeches on Youtube. Although convincing, it all seem to have this military, overly populistic sauce! And glorifying the ancient Spartan culture -- which is interesting to learn about, and had it's gems, but was really a radical and harsh socialistic state where everyone was living for the good of all -- sounds more then a bit over the clip for me. Still, I don't want to conclude to soon, but not a good start. And Glenn Beck.. I mean.. Tjeez.. If you know all this stuff about the world, and still cannot endorse Ron Paul, you are sick in the brain.