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Puppets for the New World Order

By Chuck Baldwin America’s Founding Fathers wisely instituted a federal government with three separate branches with the intention of creating built-in checks and balances designed to protect the liberties of the American people and the independence of the sovereign states.…

Rep. West viewed as moderating tone

By Henry J. Reske
More ways to share… Mixx Stumbled LinkedIn Vine Buzzflash Reddit Delicious Newstrust Technocrati Seven months in Washington apparently has had a moderating effect on Rep. Allen West, R-Fla. The fire-breathing, tea party sensation who urged followers to take up arms against a “tyrannical government” is altering his battle plan, columnist Dana Milbank writes in an Op-Ed in The Washington Post.

“You could do the front assault, like at Gallipoli or the Charge of the Light Brigade, but when you end up losing a whole lot of people [all you can do is] pat yourself on the back and say how valiantly we charged that hill, like Pickett’s Charge,” West said recently.

West added that the smarter approach would be for Republicans to outmaneuver Democrats, like they did in the debt-limit battle: “We checked and checkmated them.”

“From a bayonet charge to a Washington chess match: Talk about going native,” Milbank wrote. “The African American conservative with the flattop can still talk like a militant, calling Democrats ‘socialists’ and ‘the enemy.’ But on his first big test, West joined the socialist enemy in the soft middle.”