Today is the 232d anniversary of the document that formed the world’s longest-running Constitutional Republic, our America.
The challenge for us today is to thwart the rising tide of tyranny — called progressive socialism — which seeks to fundamentally transform our Republic.
Sadly we don’t teach our Constitution by way of Civics, therefore, new generations arise who can be easily swayed, manipulated. Ours is a Constitution that codifies the preeminence of the rights, liberties, and freedoms of the individual over the institution of government. Our Constitution is our rule of law, and reigns supreme over ideological agendas.
As Benjamin Franklin said 232 years ago, “you have a Republic if you can keep it.”
Happy Birthday to the Constitution of the United States of America, for which I took an oath to support and defend against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
Yep, that includes the progressive socialist left which seeks to undermine our rule of law, the Constitution.
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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.