Tag Archive for Allen West

The Speakers Who Weren’t

John Boehner successfully got his caucus together long enough to re-elect him as Speaker of the House on the first ballot, beating out Nancy Pelosi. We know what to expect from Boehner’s leadership (basically nothing — the 112th Congress was…

Rep. Allen West Ignites Red Scare

Must. Crush. Capitalism.

Representative Allen West is distilled Tea Party crazy. He’s called fellow Representative Keith Ellison the “antithesis of the principles upon which this country was established” because Ellison is a practicing Muslim. He’s complained that gas prices are so high he…