Allen West: Obama May Want His Policies to Fail


allen-westWith a record 20 percent of households on food stamps, former Florida Rep. Allen West says it’s time to stop saying President Barack Obama’s policies are failing.

They may be performing exactly as intended, he says.

West, a Republican, said he recently reread the Cloward-Piven strategy, proposed by two sociologists and political activists in 1966. The purpose of the strategy, offered to Democrats at the time, was to overload the welfare system so that people could be given “a guaranteed annual income and thus an end to poverty.”

Obama’s economic policies may be intended to do something similar, West hinted during a Wednesday appearance on Fox News Channel’s “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.”

“We’re seeing an incredible growth of the welfare nanny state; we’re seeing the poverty rolls explode; we’re seeing the food stamp rolls explode; we’re seeing more dependency on government largesse and programs,” he said. “We’re seeing a desperation and a despondency out there that’s being created by this administration.”

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  1. I am the person who wrote comment 3. I DO NOT LOOK TO ALLEN WEST IN ANY WAY. Matzav conveniently changed my words in my comment by their “halacha” to make sure that my comment was twisted to actually support their cubby buddy Mr. West. He is a proud fraud. I do not look to Allen West.

  2. It’s clear the Beethoven’s Friend is the Leftist Liberals friend. The Leftists are not the friends of the Jews or of Israel so beethoven’s buddy’s opinion doesn’t coincide with the interests of the yiddishe olam.