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Allen West Hopes To Reform Islam With His Constant Insults To Muslims

The military apparently taught Allen West conflict resolution real good, since his latest grasping ploy to end 9/11 amounts to telling Islam (which did 9/11) more loudly that Allen West does not care one bit for 9/11 (which did Islam). Here is Allen West talking at an event he hosted in Florida to promote an anti-ground zero mosque movie 365 news cycles too late: “I think we need to recognize some of the ideological differences that separate us, and if you want to get to a point of having peaceful coexistence, I think it’s where they need to reform some of these things.” Thanks for that, Allen West, “they” will get right on these “things,” whoever “they” are. Is everybody friends yet?

No! Because being friends would require Allen West to stop talking about 9/11, i.e. FORGET, which is a NEVER in the Allen West handbook right up there with hair cuts lacking a flat surface.

More of his drivel from the Miami Herald:

“We must never let events like Pearl Harbor or 9/11 go away,” he said. “We must never forget the things that happened those two days, or the attack upon the United States of America. My fear is that maybe we could end up forgiving what happened on 9/11 because of certain things, this political correctness or this desire to be a multicultural America.”

Oh, go make out with Joe Lieberman already. Just watch out for Lindsey Graham, we hear he’s a jealous type. [Miami Herald]

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  • genxr

    “We must never let events like Pearl Harbor or 9/11 go away,”

    NEVER ALWAYS AGAIN!!!11!

    • Swampgas_Man

      So does he hate the Japanese as much as the Islams?

    • Gurkman

      yeah, why did they take down the Japanese internment camps after the war? Don't they know America is in peril?

  • widestanceshakedown

    So he's in as Cain's VP pick, right?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Just because he is tossing Herman's salad doesn't mean that he has a prayer. Especially since Uncle Herman would probably prefer a white Veep (assuming he ever needed one).

      • widestanceshakedown

        That's an image I could do without, even if it hurt alot.

        • Pristine_ODummy

          That was mean of me, wasn't it, widestance? But was it mean enough to win a prize?

          I never seem to win any prizes on teh Wonketz, no matter how many times I guess Hitler even.

          • widestanceshakedown

            While there's no actual prize, you have won the honor of disturbing a generally un-gross-outable fellow. So there's that.

          • Pristine_ODummy

            Thank you. You made my morning.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid
      • widestanceshakedown

        The only joy in this process is watching the freaks outfreak themselves, isn't it?

      • Pristine_ODummy

        Yes, as a matter of fact, he is.

  • Duly_Noted

    More drivel from the Socrates of Plantation Florida. So is he saying he wants to bitch slap the Japanese every year into eternity?

    • Texan_Bulldog

      Think this'll be a fine plan until Muslims start making 52" plasma TVs, iPads/Pods and anything else that WalMart wants to sell.

      • WunkRocker

        I'm pretty sure a lot of them are already mf'd in indonesia.

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        We don't seem to have a problem with Mooselimb oil.

    • DashboardBuddha

      or slap them from here to eternity

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        Johnny Fontane will never get that movie!!

    • AJWjr.

      12/7 just doesn't have the same ring to it as 9/11, nevar forgit!

  • OC_Surf_Serf

    Muslins? Japanese?? I have more fear of needing to learn Chinese…

    • Ruhe

      What percentage of the Chinese population would have to convert to Christianity in order for them to completely outnumber the "Western" Christians. That's something for Allen to fear.

      • Pristine_ODummy

        *Worldwide* Chinese population? Or only those in China? Nearly every city in the world has a thriving "Chinatown," and many of those early emigres adopted the Christian faith. So it all depends on how much Allen fears the Yellow Peril, methinks.

    • AJWjr.

      Do like I did, and buy "Hooked on 屁艾尺哦艾娜艾西艾丝"

  • nounverb911

    “We must never let events like Pearl Harbor or 9/11 go away,”
    Why is West still mad at the Germans?

  • freakishlywrong

    Fearfearmuslins911ReagantaxcutsfearReaganjobkillingregulations911repeal
    ObamacarefearReaganblahblahblah.

    • Duly_Noted

      You've cut out the coded jargon to make The Great West's words far more understandable.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      Is that the dance Allen does before the Queen of Liberty after he flies back to the hive mind?

  • Lucidamente1

    "Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no!"

  • http://yakkingmelmoth.blogspot.com/ Porter Melmoth

    I'd like to propose that Allen West be nominated as an Honorary Middle Aged White Guy. Why? Because he cares about the same issue: that we middle aged white guys are under a lot of pressure to make God's Will a reality. Our Old Testament-given rights are under siege, so cut him some slack, OK?

    • Dudleydidwrong

      Right. And when West finishes telling God what his (God's) will is, then he can announce the start of the second phase of this project–making whatever that will is a reality. God? Are you listening? Do you have somebody taking this all down in shorthand?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Something tells me he'll be in for a HUGE surprise the first time he looks in the mirror.

  • tihond

    WE MUST NEVER STOP REMEMBERING THE MAINE!

    • Dr_Zoidberg

      Or the Alamo! Or Oklahoma City! Or that fantastic sale at Wal-Mart where I picked up 30 American flags for $20!!

      • OzoneTom

        My Lai!

      • V572 T-Blow

        Or the Ludlow Massacre.

        What? Everybody forgot already? When you take Saturday off, or file a claim on your employer-provided health insurance, remember these guys. Junior Hoffa certainly does. I do. E L Doctorow does.

        • flamingpdog

          Or when a governor like Scott Walker orders the National Guard out to "calm down" a labor situation in his state, remember these guys.

          • V572 T-Blow

            Or Kent State.

          • flamingpdog
          • V572 T-Blow

            Funny how the history I grew up learning focused on those relatively few occasions when people of color attacked whites – Pearl Harbor, the Alamo, the Maine, Custer’s “last stand,” etc. We’re always the victims! Why do they hate us so?

        • Bonzos_Bed_Time

          This is my favorite massacre to remember: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Meadows_mas

          • GunToting[Redacted]

            Romney libel!

          • Bonzos_Bed_Time

            Don't forget, there are two Mormo-Massacerers in this race!

        • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

          Same thing happened to the Indians. Somebody mistook them for union members.

      • Pristine_ODummy

        Well, they're made in China, of course they're cheap.

    • http://yakkingmelmoth.blogspot.com/ Porter Melmoth

      Or Esquire Magazine's 'Dubious Achievement Awards'!

    • Lucidamente1

      Or the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which led to job-killing safety regulations, the end.

      • genxr

        When progressives took away our freedom to work long hours in unsafe conditions.

        • Pristine_ODummy

          Those progressives! They're JUST like NAZIs!!!

      • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

        Well, do you see anyone making shirtwaists anymore? I rest my case.

        • Swampgas_Man

          I see a buncha pantywaists running on the Gooper ticket.

    • OneYieldRegular

      Or Paul Revere, ringin' them bells and shootin' them guns.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      WHATEVER THE MAINE IS. (response of anyone born within the last 30 years)

  • SorosBot

    This is like how we could have peaceful coexistence with the teabaggers and Breitards, if we just reform some of that stuff, and look at those events and things that happened, and the different whatsits in the way we do actions and perform our thoughts, because there are some things that could be changes, or not, but something should be done about all those problems, then maybe that would be better.

  • charlesdegoal

    Yeah, and Blacks should behave like Whites if they want discrimination to end.

    • http://www.wonkette.com sunmusing

      Blacks should be White.

      So to speak.

    • Dudleydidwrong

      Financial tip: Invest in skin lighteners.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      I keep telling them that, but they just refuse to cooperate. All they have to do is BE WHITE! What's so hard about that?

  • WhatTheHeck

    Yes, well… speechifying is not something he should try on a regular basis.
    Makes him look like an ass. But he knew that of himself already.

  • cheetojeebus

    I think the politically correct thing would be for this sac-munch to shut his fucking pie hole.

  • EatsBabyDingos

    "We must never forget when Smrkantia smote Dgario in the Archino Wars of 4400 BC, which is when the last dinosaur died."

    • tihond

      John McCain wishes he could forget this.

      • SorosBot

        Don't worry, he'll forget it soon enough, just like Reagan.

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

    Isn't it time to forget 9/11, if only for a few second?

    • mereoblivion

      Friends don't let friends forget 9/11.

    • freakishlywrong

      First rule of 9/11. Never stop talking about 9/11.

      • Beowoof

        Republican rule: never let the electorate stop being fearful of 9/11.

    • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

      Can I? Please?

  • http://thethingsrepublicanshate.com/ Chillwaver

    “We must never let events like Pearl Harbor …"

    Allen is right. That movie sucked harder than Rick Perry on a corndog.

  • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

    Ya know, 70 years after Pearl Harbor we buy Japanese cars (now with the fresh scent of U-235!), walk past sushi restaurants and celebrate Japanese baseball players. Seventy years from now, we'll be cheering Mohamed Akbar, starting pitcher for the Tallahassee Oompah Loopahs.

    • mereoblivion

      Well, I won't, 'cause I expect to outgrow baseball before I turn one hundred and thirty, but I like your vision of el futuro.

    • V572 T-Blow

      And the Vietnamese, whom we punished until they won the war, are here, manicuring our nails and teaching our kids physics. How does that Hate Industry reconcile that?

      • EatsBabyDingos

        Foe to Pho

  • Barb

    Hey Allen, remember saying this:
    “I had a Top Secret/​Security Compartmented Information classification, that is the highest you can have in the United States Army. You don’t get a security classification like that if you have financial issues like that. I still retain a Secret security clearance. And I tell you, if you look at the application for a security clearance, I have a clearance that even the president of the United States cannot obtain because of my background.”

    So, the Army lets you play Army games even though you aren't in the Army anymore?

    • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

      I have a clearance that even the president of the United States cannot obtain because of my background…

      Allen West is a total psycho who thinks he gets briefed on stuff more secret than the commander in chief of the armed forces.

      • littlebigdaddy

        Classic looney tune. Even by Repub standards, such as they are.

    • AlterNewt

      Maybe he's just really fond of saying "clearance".

      • Beowoof

        Maybe its Clarence his secret boyfriend.

    • Not_So_Much

      Yes, but his briefings are straight from the Mother Ship via the special helmet he made after watching an episode of McGyver. Allen West knows things…

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      I wonder how many hit points he thinks he has.

      • GunToting[Redacted]

        Can I hit him repeatedly with a +4 Sword of Reality to find out?

        • Biel_ze_Bubba

          You can use a 2×4 Sword of Home Depot for all I care.

    • Lucidamente1

      Yeah, but he forgot to mention he's on Double Secret Probation, so his clearance doesn't count.

    • Steverino247

      Yeah, well, I had the same clearance and I'm an atheist liberal, so STFU, West.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Somebody should ask him how come he spent ALL those years in the army and never even made chicken colonel. He escaped a dishonorable discharge by the skin of those large horsey teeth.

  • AlterNewt

    My fear is that maybe we could end up forgiving what happened on 9/11 because of certain things, this political correctness or this desire to be a multicultural America.

    Yes. Because forgiveness is so…

    • OneYieldRegular

      …Islamic?

    • BerkeleyBear

      Amish?

    • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

      Adult?

    • AJWjr.

      Divine? Like the wind?

      • Pristine_ODummy

        Kamikaze forgiveness?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      American?

    • Nothingisamiss

      Christ-like? (Not the one on teevees, the one who loved the poors.)

  • V572 T-Blow

    Got to say there're a few good points about Sharia law.

    First: divorce is much easier, but (even better!) with four wives you don't have to unload the first one when your disposable income reaches levels that attract a younger, hotter replacement.

    Second: no interest.

    Well, okay, I can see why Wall Street and the banks fear this.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      In many Muslim countries, you cannot marry a second wife without the agreement and permission of the first.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        I don't like my chances, even if we do convert…

        • Pristine_ODummy

          You planning something, Biely? A little something I should know about, maybe?

  • Redhead

    "maybe we could end up forgiving what happened on 9/11 because of certain things, this political correctness or this desire to be a multicultural America.”

    Or, you know, we could just hold responsible the people who actually WERE responsible for 9/11, and not this "they," or the rest of the world.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      You mean, like, forgive the Catholics for the Oklahoma City bombing?

    • HobbesEvilTwin

      and the USMerka never did anything to any Middle Eastern country that could possibly lead certain people to hate the fucking fuck out of us.

      • Pristine_ODummy

        No, of course not. They hate us for our freedumbz.

  • Texan_Bulldog

    OT but we still have Shelly Bachmann to kick around. She is going to give a rebuttal to Barry's jobs speech tonight. I think for fun, they should just have 20 cameras in front of her to see if she can pick the right one to blabber to.
    http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-

    I look forward to hearing about how we should not be trying to create jobs.

    • V572 T-Blow

      Wasn't it funny last night to hear all those Republicans bragging about the jobs they have or will create, apparently with deficit reduction, regulatory reform, and magical thinking. Because THE STIMULUS DIDN'T WORK. NO MORE BAILOUTS.

    • freakishlywrong

      Jesus H. What percentage of The American People™ are not fooled by this treasonous obstructionism you think? I say…26%.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      They haven't heard what he's going to say, but they've got a "rebuttal" scheduled already. That pretty much says it all.

      • Dudleydidwrong

        Their "rebuttal" is: HE'S BLACK!

        • Pristine_ODummy

          True. And you cain't say nothing to rebut THAT, blacky-black-blacksters.

      • AJWjr.

        And they picked their star hitter, the one that can speak extemporaneously on any subject!

        • Swampgas_Man

          She doesn't even need a subject!

        • Pristine_ODummy

          That might be misspelled. I believe she speaks extemporANUSly.

          • AJWjr.

            My favorite commentor libel!

          • Pristine_ODummy

            I might get away with it. S/he's not here today. (rubs hands, chuckles)

          • AJWjr.

            Check the “Goblins” post and refudiate.

          • Pristine_ODummy

            Don't sic him/her on me, dood.

  • Bonzos_Bed_Time

    I still think he was the best Batman!

    • mereoblivion

      Fer sher the gayest. (Is that the same thing?)

      • Bonzos_Bed_Time

        Hey, Marcus has the series on VHS and DVD, just sayin'.

  • hollywooddood

    I see Japs everywhere.

  • Mahousu

    West is right, so far as he goes, but he shouldn't stop at Pearl Harbor. We can't ever forgive the sinking of the Lusitania, either, or the Maine, or the firing on Fort Sumter, or the Alamo, or the Boston Massacre …

    By my reckoning, we should be in perpetual war with pretty much everybody except maybe the French. Oh, no, there was the Dreyfus Affair. Well, maybe New Zealand, then. Unless we're too upset at how the Lord of the Rings movies ended.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      N.Z. is probably up to something … we should do a Cheney on 'em and strike pre-emptively, just in case.

      • AJWjr.

        Fucking hobbits won't even let us park our nucular fleets in their harbours!

        • Pristine_ODummy

          That should be sufficient reason to nuke the shit outa them.

    • BerkeleyBear

      Judging by the reaction to Perry's execution record last night, we've long forgotten about the unjust imprisonment of anyone, much less some nebbishy Jewish army captain. But we should still hate the French for their involvement in the undeclared wars of Jefferson, the XYZ affair, and being cheese eating surrender monkeys.

      As to the Kiwis, just remember that their lamb is costing ranchers in the US their jerbs!

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

    West's idea of "peaceful co-existence" with Muslims is that they kill themselves so that Amerikkka doesn't have to spend our dwindling resources on killing them.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Well, it would certainly be a proactive solution to this problem.

  • DaRooster

    "My fear is that maybe we could end up forgiving what happened on 9/11 because of certain things, this political correctness or this desire to be a multicultural America.”

    We won't forgive it… we do however want to worry about the people that actually did it though… not just all random people that may believe differently than us.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Forgive? Hell no! I mean, what would Jeebus do? Huh? Wait… no, really?

      • Pristine_ODummy

        I thought you weren't in the WWJD business. Or maybe there's some truth to that old Mormon rumour that you and He were Brothers?

        • Biel_ze_Bubba

          Those jokester Mormons … always making stuff up. As if they were a real religion or something.

          As for the WWJD biz, I'm not exactly "in" it — but somebody has to short the market.

          • Pristine_ODummy

            And who better, indeed? Thank you, Biely, for renewing my … faith in you.

  • http://www.wonkette.com TanzbodenKoenig

    It's called tough love, you terrorist baby-killing wife beaters! Why can't you learn to love the society that hates you irrationally?

  • SayItWithWookies

    “I think we need to recognize some of the ideological differences that separate us, and if you want to get to a point of having peaceful coexistence, I think it’s where they need to reform some of these things.”

    Yeah, we're not going to be judgmental and say which xenophobic autocratic know-nothings need to change. But it's them, not us.

  • http://yakkingmelmoth.blogspot.com/ Porter Melmoth

    Is Allen West related to Cornel West? It doesn't seem like he is…

    James T. West, maybe . . . ?

    • V572 T-Blow

      Cornel West is a different kind of self-important gasbag. One of ours.

      • http://yakkingmelmoth.blogspot.com/ Porter Melmoth

        At least Cornel's gas isn't the fartistic type, like Brother Allen's is.

    • SayItWithWookies

      Western civilization? Not even a resemblance.

    • OneYieldRegular

      Westworld.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Wildwild West, actually.

  • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

    Creeping Shari'a should be the least of West-bot's worries — it sounds like he's succumbed to "feature creep": trumpeting with zeal every time you develop a new way to be morally repugnant.

  • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    Oh yeah, Mr Army guy. That whole terrorizing Japanese Americans and demonizing them for Pearl Harbor worked out great.

    Of course, it would do wonders if this asshole remembered the sacrifices made by the 442nd Regimental Combat Team aka "Go For Broke" made up of the same demonized Japanese Americans who paid for their citizenship in blood including 21 Medals of Honor.

    • V572 T-Blow

      West was probably furious about the apologies made to the Japanese-Americans who were moved to concentration camps during the war.

      Interesting sidelight: they wanted to do it in Hawaii (which was under martial law all through WW II) as well as the West Coast. But Japanese Americans ran all the banks, city government, stores, water works, everything, so they couldn't.

      • BerkeleyBear

        Well, you left out the biggest problem – the Territorial Guard, who'd be tasked with doing the rounding up? Yep, largely Nissei kids, many of whom would enlist in the regular army and form the core of the 442nd once the Army got over its paranoia about yellow agents everywhere (at least as far as letting them serve in Europe).

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        You know who ELSE was indoctrinated by a bank manager in Hawaii?!

        • Pristine_ODummy

          Hmm … how about "definitely not Hitler"?

      • Pristine_ODummy

        Mention should be made of Republican Governor of CO, Ralph Carr, who welcomed the Japanese-American community to his state and protested their internment as unconstitutional, which, during those fearful times, cost him the Governorship. A politician of principle, Carr insisted that the Japanese-Americans interned in CO be treated fairly. A grateful community honours his memory till today.

    • BerkeleyBear

      I grew up in Torrance, which along with Gardena was the home to a number of 442 vets (highest rate of Purple Hearts in the ETO, not to mention overall commendations/medals). I met a couple in high school when I gave a woefully naive speech about America that singled out their actions as one of the best examples of true patriotism, and at one point had a copy of the closest thing to an official history of the unit in print, a book called "Japanese Eyes, American Hearts". I was glad they finally upgraded a bunch of them to Medal of Honor status, inlcuding Sen. Dan Inouye, but it took almost 50 years too long.

      Those guys were some severe badasses, and I think even now Sen. Inouye could snap Alan West in half (one armed, no less). West would have shit himself if he ever had to do one tenth what Inouye and his colleagues did, and he should just learn to STFU.

      • Steverino247

        Well said, sir.

      • AJWjr.

        I came of age in the Owens Valley, and knew a lot of Manzanar prisoners. Why they didn't go crazy on all of us upon their release is a wonder to me.

  • littlebigdaddy

    (In Peewee Herman voice): "I…remember…the ALAMO!"

    • http://yakkingmelmoth.blogspot.com/ Porter Melmoth

      Peewee's Big Adventure was a lot bigger than Allen West's.

  • SorosBot

    "“We must never let events like Pearl Harbor or 9/11 go away,” he said. “We must never forget the things that happened those two days, or the attack upon the United States of America."

    Because when one nation or ethnic group holds a grudge forever over some atrocity members of another group performed against them, even if it was centuries ago, it always works out very well; just ask the people of the former Yugoslavia, for instance.

    • AJWjr.

      et tu, Hatfield?

  • SorosBot

    But they're all dead; there's no fun in hating people you can't punish anymore.

  • widestanceshakedown

    What is this 9/11 thing he speaks of? Did something bad happen that the lamestream, liberal-biased gotcha media made me forget?

    Why does the media hate my memory implants?

  • fuflans

    i wish people like this would just go away or i could move to canada.

    • SorosBot

      The Canadians burned down Washington in 1812! NEVER FORGET!!

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      A few years ago, I visited Halifax, Nova Scotia. One of the historical attractions there is a seaside fortress that they built to defend themselves FROM the Americans. That was a trip.

  • Ruhe

    "Never forget". Allen West is the Proust of jingoists.

    • SayItWithWookies

      A madeleine a day keeps the forgiveness away.

      • V572 T-Blow

        Particularly if you dip it in the blood of a terrorist.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      It's the smell of napalm in the morning that brings it all back.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/30500320@N06/ DerrickWildcat

    "My fear is that maybe we could end up forgiving what happened on 9/11 because of certain things, this political correctness or this desire to be a multicultural America.”

    He knows he's African American right?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      I doubt it. And I'm sure he has no clue that his words are making those pasty-white teabaggers squirm as they desperately try to suppress their rabid fantasies of machete-wielding Mau-Maus who look JUST like dear old Allen whooping and hollering as they rape every single white woman in Amurkkka and behead all the men, in revenge for the unforgiving of slavery and its attendant ills.

      The guy is so self-unaware, he gives me chills.

  • Come here a minute

    Rep. West would be happy if the Muslins just reform a little, like forgetting about that Mohammed guy (peace be upon him) and accepting Jesus as their personal savior and the son of God.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      Muslims have already accepted Jesus as one of their prophets, so what is the goddamned beef?

  • Terry

    "We must never let events like Pearl Harbor or 9/11 go away"

    So, we should all still be p.o.'ed at the Japanese? Someone should introduce West to that elderly Japanese soldier who lived in a cave on a Pacific island for decades thinking the war was still raging. I think the two of them would get along famously….for enemies.

  • flamingpdog

    "If 10 years, or nine years after Pearl Harbor, if the country of Japan had come to the United States of America and said ‘we want to erect a memorial to Japanese naval seamanship at Pearl Harbor,’ what would we have said?" West said.

    What if ten years after Pearl Harbor, a group of Japanese-Americans had said we'd like to erect a Shinto temple and community center in Honolulu? An actually reasonable analogy, you racist douchebag! The U.S. Army kicked your sorry ass out for being a sick, sadist fuck, and you can be sure the only "secrets" you're receiving are coming via the tin-foil helmet they gave you on your way out the door.

    • BerkeleyBear

      I'd swap out Buddhist for Shinto, but otherwise a good parallel. And like the actual community center at issue, the hypothetical one would be going up in an area that already had several such structures without any complaints or issues before and after the event in question.

  • genxr

    It's okay, Allen, I forgive you for 9/11.

  • V572 T-Blow

    O/T, but what happened to Miche1e's hair last night? Even the disk jockeys are talking about it. Any tonsorial expertise here in the Wonkette commentariat?

    Plus Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/08/us-usa-

    • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

      She skipped the bus, and to show her independence road to the debate sans helmet on a hog Vespa.

      • V572 T-Blow

        a hog Vespa Schwinn.

    • Beowoof

      Marcus was busy sucking the gay out of some guy and couldn't get there to help.

    • GunToting[Redacted]

      Fuck! She's gone Full Vader!

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      So Rollins and Polyansky are her campaign's Death Panel?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      I dunno, but she really needs to do something about those terrible neck tendons. They make her head look like that egg-injecting creature in Alien.

  • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

    Allen, Allen, the town's name is Islamabad not Islam_is_bad you silly. And besides everyone knows it was teh ghey Klingons who did 9/11.

  • SaintRond

    The Republicans know there's a personality disorder for every occasion. This guy, with a mutant head shape like a bread box, appears to have Intermittent Explosive Disorder. Same with that Christie character and that dried up old fart on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

    There isn't a mental disorder that Republicans haven't learned to promote, extoll and exploit. On the other hand, it's great for emotionally disturbed people's self esteem to know that their hideous mental problems somehow make them respectable.

    Hey, you wanna see my wiener?

    Peace… God bless…

  • http://johnnyzhivago.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

    I thought Michael Bay did Pearl Harbor??

    • Chichikovovich

      Yep. And I'm never going to forgive him for that.

  • tihond

    It's interesting that the party of Reagan is really concerned with people forgetting things.

    • Nothingisamiss

      Very, very +++. Holy shit, that made me laugh.

  • http://www.wonkette.com sunmusing

    Maybe she should hire the person who does Ricky's hair. Why bother tho, it just shows how much her campaign is cooked.

  • ingloriousbytch

    “We must never let events like Pearl Harbor or 9/11 go away,”

    The Constitution and the Civil Rights movement, however, we can crap all over.

  • Pristine_ODummy

    What the fuck is this walking loony bin babbling about now? He's looking like he's coming apart at the seams, and his begathon ads are EVERYfuckingwhere. Sheesh, go make out with Joe Lieberman already, you putrid prick.

  • timbo71351

    Dear people in Florida who voted for this publicity hungry asshole.

    Fuck you

  • prommie

    Remember Bunker Hill! Fuck the British!

  • DashboardBuddha
    • Pristine_ODummy

      I just wanna say that he sure looks like he knows what he's doing, and enjoying it.

      • DashboardBuddha

        Yeah, but Adam is all…"whatever, pass the spliff."

        • Pristine_ODummy

          I guess he's just not *gay* enough. (Adam — we already know about Ricky.)

  • Goonemeritus

    Finally someone with the courage to advocate drone strikes against Tokyo as well as someone that will hold the line against creeping Shintoism.

    • iburl

      Obama is a secret Shintoist.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Somebody's gotta hold the line against that terrorist Gojira.

  • x111e7thst

    Battle of Bladensburg and burning Of DC. Never 4get !1!1

  • iburl

    Forgetting is OK, man. Especially when 9/11 amounted to a bloody punch in the nose in the grand scheme of things. (<— Heresy)

    It's not like an invading army occupied our country(s) for a decade based on the actions of a few random criminals.

  • Sue4466

    Someone with no apparent grasp of Islam is the perfect person to "reform" it. Much like someone with no apparent grasp of economics, foreign affairs, energy, or much of anything is the perfect person to be president.

    West/Bachmann 2012!

  • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

    A guy who never lets anything go must be a blast at family reunions…

    • Pristine_ODummy

      I'll bet Allen is just *heaps* of fun at Xmas. Bet he's a mean drunk, too.

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        He will shoot a pistol next to your head until you say "Merry Christmas, Sir!!" instead of that PC "Holiday" subversion.

        • Pristine_ODummy

          I guess I know where I'm *not* spending Xmas from now on.

  • owhatever

    Mister West went on to advocate changing the wording of the Bible to coincide more closely with the writings in the Koran, thus narrowing "some of the ideological differences that separate us.

    Also, he has forgotten the Maine, which he was told in school to remember.

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    Allen is ignoring areas where he and Fundie Islam can find common ground. For example, that disrespectful trollop Debbie Wasserman Schultz would have to avert her doe-eyes in a ladylike fashion, make him sandwiches, and shape up his fade every morning with electric clippers.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Oh, that last one really hurt!

  • proudgrampa

    Heaven help us. Where did they find this crackpot?

    • AJWjr.

      I think if he'd have gone to prison instead of the Army (thanks a LOT, Judges) he'd have become a Black Muslim instead, and his rantings would be somewhat different in content and tone. (Maybe?)

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        What? He came from a career military family, and entered as a commissioned officer.

        • AJWjr.

          Oh, you know and I know, but it's still more fun to make shit up.

    • Pristine_ODummy

      We should waterboard him to find out, just so we can seal it off. In case any more of his eraserhead gumby friends try to squeeze on through.

  • Guppy06

    "The military apparently taught Allen West conflict resolution real good"

    With a gun.

    Talk is cheap. Defense contracts are expensive. (Apologies to FASA.)

  • Thurman Munster IV

    Remember Remember the 5th of November. Also

  • Naked_Bunny

    We must never let events like Pearl Harbor or 9/11 go away

    Indeed. This is why, like all patriots, I get my cartoons with ten-year-old girls getting tentacle-raped off of Bittorrent instead of paying for them. Take that, Japan!

  • Guppy06

    "I think we need to recognize some of the ideological differences that separate us"

    The Annunciation, the Virgin Birth, the Ascension… there's no way West could agree to any of those ideas!

  • Steverino247

    Hey what is it about being a Lieutenant Colonel and being named for a compass direction that makes you a right wing asshole?

    LTC West (USA), LtCol North (USMC)…

  • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

    An iceberg sank the Titanic and did we forgive and forget? HELL NO!! We've spent a hundred years making war on their kind and we won't stop until the last one has melted…er, been banished to hell to cavort with Hitler, Stalin, and Franklin Roosevelt! U-S-A! U-S-A!

  • Dumbedup

    That's it! He looks like Clarence Clemons' evil twin circa 1982.

  • glamourdammerung

    Too bad they "forgave" a certain lunatic for firing a weapon at a prisoner's head for no good reason.

  • a_pink_poodle

    Always remain suspicious of the Japanese!

  • ttommyunger

    “I had a Top Secret/​Security Compartmented Information classification, that is the highest you can have in the United States Army…" He did, he really did. Be afraid, be very afraid, we are so fucked.

  • AJWjr.
  • Pristine_ODummy

    He strikes me as being perilously close to flying off the handle. Far be it from me to kibitz on Ms. Wasserman-Schultz' decisions, but I hope to fuck-all she's carrying, competent, or surrounded by those who are. This guy sounds like he's going to try for her carotid with his teeth in 5 … 4 … 3

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    The two will be starring in a Broadway revival of "The King And I".

  • Pristine_ODummy

    I just hope he doesn't bite through her artery live on stage.