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Desperately Needed: Republicans with Political Killer Instincts


Allen West


August 29, 2023

I remember Eric Holder being caught on video stating, “When they go low, we kick them.” Of course, that came after the infamous Barack Obama statement in 2010: “We’re gonna punish our political enemies.” Who can ever forget now-Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) asserting from the steps of the US Supreme Court that Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh had ” . . . [R]eleased the whirlwind, and you will pay the price.” He even went so far as to state that they would not know what hit them. We know that the leftists violated the US Code and law and protested conservative SCOTUS justices outside their homes, and there was an assassination threat against Justice Kavanaugh. Whatever happened to Rep. Maxine Waters and her blatant call for violence against Trump administration officials just for being Trump administration officials, calling leftists to get in their faces and confront them everywhere?

Does anyone remember the leftist Bernie Sanders supporter who picked up and drove from Illinois to the DC area and attempted to assassinate GOP members of the Congressional baseball team at practice? There is not too much talk from the left about gun control after that attempted political assassination. Just recently, parents took to the streets in Los Angeles to protest the ideological agenda and policies of the California leftist legislature to force child gender mutilation surgeries and protocols upon their children without their consent or knowledge. They were met by members of the domestic terrorist group called Antifa, and surprisingly, the LA Police Department did what Portland and Seattle did not do by arresting Antifa members.

How interesting that a leftist organization called the Southern Poverty Law Center — which had an employee arrested at an Antifa assault on law enforcement in Atlanta — would designate an organization called Moms for Liberty as a hate group.

I am very sure that as you read this missive, you can name countless other instances of the progressive socialist left willfully and intentionally targeting their political opposition with threats, intimidation, fear, coercion, and, yes, violence. In the face of this totalitarian and tyrannical political violence, it is time for Republicans to find the courage to develop a political killer instinct.

Now, you can bet your bottom dollar that leftists will read this and take umbrage. They will respond with unrighteous indignation, believing that my words mean I am calling for retribution. That is not the case.

What I am establishing is a need for the GOP to use the rule of law to defeat the leftists and thwart their efforts. Where we have an out-of-control, Soros-backed District Attorney focusing more on political opponents than keeping criminals off the streets in red states. Republican governors should be removing these individuals from office. Instead of sitting back and watching the left overrun our country with illegal immigrants, a lot of single military-age males, Republican governors should be enforcing the law and repatriating these individuals back south of our border and undermining the reign of the terrorist Mexican drug cartels.

Consider that absurd declaration of Illinois Democrat Governor Pritzker, who wants to make illegal immigrants law enforcement officers. Every law-abiding constitutionally-minded sheriff in Illinois should speak out against this and declare that they will arrest any illegal immigrant masquerading as a law enforcement officer.

Why do we not hear more Republican governors and elected officials asserting constitutional nullification? In other words, sending a message to the Biden administration that his ideologically driven executive orders will not be followed if they are not consistent with the enumerated constitutional powers granted? I mean, you hear about the left wanting a “state of emergency” around climate change. Or how about this insanity in Montana, where young people sued on the grounds that they were being “adversely affected” by climate change? Now we are witnessing the return of mask and shot mandates.

The stakes are very high for the future of our Constitutional Republic, and we can ill afford to wage this ideological conflagration from the position of being on defense and reacting. It has to be very apparent to every American that the progressive socialist left does not believe they should abide by the Constitution. Heck, I find it abjectly humorous that the left always invokes the 14th Amendment when it was the same Democrat Party that voted against the 14th Amendment, proposed by Republicans, to give citizenship to former slaves. Oh, by the way, the Democrat Party did not support the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery. The Republican Party was founded in 1854 with the sole purpose of ending slavery.

Last week, we had the first GOP presidential primary debate, and Donald Trump had a mugshot. Okay, it is time to move on. Who will be the one with the courage, competence, conviction, and character to go on full assault against the progressive socialist left? Who will call them out every day? Who will be the one who will stop acquiescing to the intimidation tactics of the left? Having a killer instinct does not mean killing anyone. It means you have the will, desire, and determination to stand and fight to defeat your adversary.

Here is an example of having a political killer instinct: The left believes they can keep Republicans on the defense on the issue of murdering unborn babies in the womb. First, let’s stop using their language, “women’s reproductive rights” and “pro-choice,” because the bottom line is that the leftists are the extremists who wish to use murder in the womb as a means of birth control and are advocating infanticide. As well, the position of the left aligns with that of the Satanic Temple of America.

Genocide? Look no further than the goals of Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger, and the deaths of over 20 million black babies in the womb since 1973.

Leftists want to expose our children to male perverts dressed as women who expose themselves sexually. Why not just expose our children to pornography? Oops, sorry, that is what they are doing with certain books and curricula. All the while, our children are falling behind in reading and math.

The leftists do not want us to Live Free; they want us to succumb, submit, and subjugate ourselves. They want our children, our stoves, our cars, our dishwashers, our businesses. They believe themselves to be above the rule of law, hence why they could challenge an election outcome, create alternate electors, deny losing an election, and seek to alter the results of an election, and it is just fine. But if Republicans do so, then they will enact every leverage of power and domination to destroy those who would dare do so.

There are two books every Republican and conservative should read before the end of this year: Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” and Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War.” Republicans are being consistently outmaneuvered from a strategic political perspective, and that must end. It can only end if you understand the leftists and what drives them. Then, develop the political killer instinct to defeat them, deny them their objectives, and go on offense against their delusions and derangement.

Steadfast and Loyal.

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