Allen West on the NAACP and Institutional Racism

Apparently in addition to running for Congress in Florida’s 22nd District, LTC(R) Allen B. West also writes for a motorcycle rag in South Florida called Wheels on the Road. There’s a lot of good stuff there as I browse through their site, including the picture you see here. The magazine price is only $3 a shot, but you can download it for free (.pdf) also. There, hopefully I just paid for the use of the picture.

Allen West from July Wheels on the Road
Is this a guy you'd vote for? I would!

West wrote for the August issue (not yet available on .pdf) about “Liberal Racism” and the NAACP, a copy of which was provided to African-American Conservatives;

It never ceases to amaze me that as we get closer to our monthly submission of this regular missive that the topic becomes evident. I often use an ole saying from my parents, “sometimes you just have to thank God for stupid people”….and I do. The focus for this month without any doubt has to be the NAACP and its President/CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous.

Let me make one thing very clear, my Mother, Elizabeth Thomas West, was a lifetime membership holder with the NAACP. Therefore growing up in our home I clearly understood the mission and vision for this organization. It was a mission and vision that enabled me to have the pride in myself and the heritage of my parents, grandparents, and extended family. It was a mission and vision that, to me, fostered a desire to excel beyond the standard and have a commitment to excellence regardless of skin color.

However, something has happened to that mission and vision, something horrific and inconsistent with the principles and values I recalled emanating from the “ole school” black community. Somewhere along the way victimization mentality has taken root in the black community resulting in astronomical unemployment rates, high incarceration rates, appalling murder rates, breakdown of the black family, and embarrassing teen pregnancy rates.

Since he provided the advance copy to the AAC, go there and read it all, it’s worth your time.

Meanwhile, here’s West speaking a couple of days ago about the same topic.

Follow Alan West on Twitter, if you don’t already.

And kick Alan West a $20, I just did.