Saturday, September 15, 2012

Congressman Allen West Excoriates Obama Over Military Sequestration

Hat Tip Shark Tank

Congressman Allen West delivered the Weekly Republican Address today and excoriated President Obama for forthcoming military sequestration budget cuts by stating, “It was his administration’s idea to begin with.” West also noted that the Democrat controlled ‘do-nothing’ Senate, has done just that, done nothing to work with the Republican-led House of Representatives. West also said that the President Obama,”Opposed or disregarded every attempt we’ve made to work with him on a solution.”

Mr. President: for you – the Commander-in-Chief of our Armed Forces – to sit idle and do nothing while this dark cloud hangs over our military, it is shameful, it is irresponsible, and it is wrong. It is dead wrong. In your nomination acceptance speech, you stated your goal was to have the strongest military the world has ever known. You have proven this promise to the American people is nothing more than empty rhetoric. All of this as a bargaining chip to raise taxes.

“For the sake of our country and our future, I hope you will do the right thing, sir, and work with us to eliminate this threat so we can confront the grave threats to freedom around the globe, to us and our allies.-Congressman Allen West

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