Greetings everyone, from San Antonio Texas!
First of all, my sincere thoughts and prayers to my Dallas neighbors who were affected by the Sunday evening tornado.
Well, it’s been a whirlwind 96 hours that has taken me all over Texas, from Sherman to San Angelo to Coldsprings, and, yesterday, over to the border cities along the Rio Grande River of Del Rio and Eagle Pass. Yep, like the commercial for Capital One credit card says, “that’s a lotta miles.” The great thing about being in my Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is that the open road gives you time to ponder, reflect, think deeply about what you have seen, and whom you have met.
I was speaking to members of the Republican Party of Maverick County in Eagle Pass at a local restaurant. I met a multigenerational family of three Latinas. I took pause and asked them if they were registered to vote. What had to be the mother and grandmother looked to the younger woman who explained in Spanish what I had asked. Then the Chairman of the Republican Party of Maverick County, an 18-year-old Hispanic young man, engaged them fully. He later went and got his voter registration applications from his car.
So, last night, while driving the dark road US Hwy 57 from Eagle Pass — and yes, I went through Border Security checkpoints — I thought about my message to the Latino community.
Those who have been around me long enough know that I present a simple definition of the difference between the Republican Party and the Democrat (socialist) Party: Republicans (constitutional conservatives) make victors, Democrats (progressive socialists) make victims.
So, I would like to take this opportunity to give fair warning to Latinos, using the Black community as an example of this delineation.
First, we should learn from history. The Republican Party of Texas was founded on July 4th, 1867 by 150 blacks in the Houston-Galveston area. One of its early chairmen was a successful black businessman named Norris Wright Cuney. The black community saw the Republican Party as their champions of liberty and freedom. A political party that would enable them to become victors in America. At that same time, Democrats were creating the Ku Klux Klan who wanted to terrorize, and victimize Blacks and suppress the freedoms of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments in our constitution. The party of Jim Crow, segregation, poll taxes, literacy tests, separate schools and facilities, and lynchings in the history of these United States has been the Democrat (socialist) Party.
Yes, the 1964 Civil Rights Act was signed into law by a Democrat president, Lyndon Baines Johnson, a Texan. But Senate Republicans — led by Everett Dirksen — were instrumental in its passing. President Johnson shared his real intent with several southern Democrat Governors who were upset while aboard Air Force One, “if we get this passed we will have those (n-word) voting for us for 200 years.”
What was Johnson’s true intention? Yes, through this and his Great Society programs intended to end poverty, he created more. He turned a strong Christian conservative community into victims.
I was born in a Black’s only hospital in Atlanta Georgia, Hughes-Spalding, in 1961. The traditional two-parent household in the black community was in the mid 70 percent range. Today, that number is down to 24 percent. Yes, only 24 percent of black children have mom and dad in the same home. The black family has been decimated.
Since 1973, Roe v. Wade — 46 years — 20 million black babies have been murdered in the wombs of black women. That was never part of the black community! And, thanks to the work of white supremacist and racist, Margaret Sanger, her dream of eradicating the “undesirables” and “weeds” has come to fruition by way of the organization she founded, Planned Parenthood. An organization vigorously supported and defended by the Democrat (socialist) Party. Planned Parenthood has over 70 percent of their “clinics” in minority neighborhoods.
Our black community is a strong, Christian one, but sadly we have become so victimized that we embrace an ideological agenda and philosophy that is antithetical to our faith beliefs. Just recently Bob Frank O’Rourke, who gave himself a Hispanic nickname to deceive Latinos, threatened churches that don’t embrace same-sex marriage. Unfortunately, many black pastors didn’t speak our, nor did black elected officials. They are more than happy to placate the left and be the overseers on a new 21st-century economic plantation.
I could go on about the lack of educational freedom in our urban centers, controlled by Democrats. I could talk about the lack of small business entrepreneurship, and the rise of gangs, drugs, and the horrific numbers of black on black crime, but I think y’all get my point.My warning to the #Latino community is that you’re next. You’re the next target of the progressive socialist left, the Democrats. #election2020 #2020election Click To Tweet
A once proud and highly successful black community is being slowly destroyed, all because we abandoned our conservative principles and values and allowed ourselves to be made victims by the Democrats.
My warning to the Latino community is that you’re next. You’re the next target of the progressive socialist left, the Democrats. You have these traitorous elected officials here in Texas, such as the Castro twins, who will betray you for less than 30 pieces of silver. I don’t know if we can ever restore the black community to greatness, as it’s been over 50 years of Democrat victimization. But maybe you can be saved. The left will destroy your families, kill your unborn — and born — babies, trap you into hopelessness and despair, reduce your educational freedoms, enact policies that undermine your economic opportunity, and disarm you, leaving you defenseless in the face of criminal illegal immigrants and gangs that infest your community.
They will preach a message of caring, all the while speaking of you in disparaging terms as they victimize you. Think about it: how many Republicans have you heard about wearing blackface? We in the black community are so lost that these true racists can disrespect us and we still cower since we need Massa and Missy to take care of us. No, Black Lives don’t Matter to them, just those that can be leveraged to keep us controlled.
Latino community, don’t let this be your fate. Don’t lose your wonderful pride, dignity, and honor. Don’t allow charlatans like Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Maxine Waters, Sheila Jackson Lee, Eddie Bernice Johnson, and Al Green to do the bidding of the white progressive socialists, and relegate you, and your children, to permanent victim status. These people want open borders so as to create a permanent dependency society, where they will maintain power.
I am Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West, an American black conservative, a victor, not a victim. I am 58 years of age and I am angry about what the Democrats have done to blacks in America. Don’t let them succeed in the Latino community.
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During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
West is a commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. He’s Fox News Contributor, former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, and, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, and the forthcoming We Can Overcome.