By The Right Scoop


Allen West is leading his opponent in a new PPP poll by 51-42:

WPTV NEWS – Rep. Allen West (R-FL) is leading his Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy by nine points, according to a new FLDemocracy/WPTV/ TCPalm poll released Thursday.

Among likely voters surveyed, 51 percent support West and 42 percent back Murphy. Eight percent are undecided.

The same poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), found Mitt Romney leading President Barack Obama in District 18 by a 50 percent to 45 percent margin.

The battle for the 18 th congressional district, which includes Martin, St. Lucie and northern Palm Beach counties, is one of the closest watched races in the country. The race has been characterized by a flood of advertising–most of which is coming from West who has outspent his Democratic challenger by 4-1.

Allen West feels very good in his district right now and told Mark Levin that he will definitely be bringing home a “W” in November. Listen to the full interview below:

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  • stage9

    YES!!! You rock Colonel West!

  • TravisMonitor

    This is a relief. I was worried that one of our best rising starts wasn’t going to make it.
    Col West is a real patriot, hero and makes one of the few good Congress-critters.

    • Orangeone

      West has national support thanks to Scoopers and the Tea Party!

  • Sober_Thinking

    Two superstars in one clip. Wonderful!

    Allen West deserves to win. Next stop after this, the White House!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KYTC7EGQASGOTQYPY2KPC4XCZY Don

    Allen West has reserved his place in the nexr century of our nation. He has presented himself in a manner that places himself in a leadership role that will take us to the level of greatness that our fore-fathers had the brilliance to project for the course of our history.

  • nibblesyble

    So relieved…

  • marketcomp

    Perhaps the powers that be chose the wrong candidate to run for Senate in Florida.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      While I’d love to see West in our Senate, we’ll have to pull hard for Connie Mack. He’s been a good congressman from my district, and I pray he beats Nelson!!

    • Orangeone

      West is where he needs to be, Murphy would be a disaster in the House.

  • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Stewie

    IMO, that’s still too close. Not the 9 point spread, but the 51- West should be towering above 55.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Maybe and hopefully he will after tomorrow night’s debate. :-)

      • Orangeone

        Hey Scoop Sis, what debate is happening today?

        • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

          Allen West and Patrick Murphy tonight at 8 (?) I think it’s at 8

          • Orangeone

            Thx, I’ll see if I can find a You Tube after.  Go West!

    • http://boogieforward.us/ K-Bob

      Come on, there’s a huge population of Northeastern lefties living along the coast in Florida. It’s not some easy district, like up in the Panhandle area.

  • white531

    Allen West is the current Thomas Jefferson. He represents the future of this country. When Romney moves into the White House, after they fumigate it, Allen West will take over his duties as Secretary of Defense, and the world as we know it, will never be the same.

    One of the finest Patriots this country has ever known. Future President.
    God gave us this man, and He said, “I’m going to help you again, just this one last time. This man will help you clean up the mess you’ve made.
    Don’t blow this chance.”

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Don’t blow this chance. That’s it whitefriend.

    • Orangeone

      I am so very with you on this and have repeatedly tweeted Romney and Ryan to make this appointment. Our men and women in uniform would be well served under West’s leadership.

  • white531

    So now we move on to Mia Love. How’s she doing?

    • keyesforpres

      I think she’s doing well too.

  • 911Infidel

    Allen West is too good to NOT be in the lead. Nothing unexpectly new here. And not only is Romney up in Fl, he’s also up in Blue Pa. Uh-O. The shine is comming off the turd. Smile some more for us Joey Biden. I’m laughing too.

    • keyesforpres

      I’m Mitt Romney and I approve this message.

      • 911Infidel

        ROFLOL. That’s too funny.

  • famouswolf

    This is great news.

    Anyone know how it’s going in Texas, Indiana, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri for the Senate races in those states?

    • sjmom

      Last I heard Akin was a few points ahead of McCaskill in Missouri.

      • famouswolf

        Well, that’s something. Kind of thought Akin was toast a month or two ago.

        I’m really wondering how those others are doing too.

        Research time.

    • wodiej

      I live in Indiana and Rasmussen has Mourdock up by 5 against democrat Donnelly as of Monday the 15th. But there are 8% undecided. Mourdock beat RINO long term senator Lugar who was dubbed obama’s favorite Republican. He served several terms so for him to lose to Tea Party Mourdock shows voter sentiment and I don’t think Donnelly will win.

      • famouswolf

        Thanks.

  • sjmom

    Glad things are going so well in Florida. Always a pleasure listening to both of these gentlemen.

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    Oh, this is a breath of fresh air after reading some depressing things today. I LOVE this man!!! I hope, even though he’s not in my district, I can see the debate tomorrow.

    God Bless Allen West!! We need him desperately!!!

    • white531

      AmericanborninCanada, I love you today. More than I usually do. Do you mind that?

      Each of us have our days. You’re just having a hell of a day. God Bless you.

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        *blush* I don’t know what to say, except that’s the sweetest thing I’ve heard all day. Thank you whitefriend. I actually really needed that and I appreciate it :-)
        God Bless you too!!

        • famouswolf

          Between this and Romney I’m in a better-than-average mood too.

  • white531

    Allen West is a leader. That is an undisputed fact. There is not a single person on the Left, who does not fear him. Because they know what he represents. He represents the History of this great country. He can quote you the Constitution, from memory, without a teleprompter.

    He can tell you about military contests that took place in the sixteenth century, and who won, and why they won. Obama doesn’t understand what happened in World War II, for God’s sakes. He probably thinks Chamberlain had a good idea.

    We are witnessing the demise of the Liberal press. Their declining significance in the reporting of the major news events that affect us all. The internet is the reason. NBC, CBS, CNN, ABC, PBS, they simply can’t hide anymore, behind their lies. All you have to do, is turn on your computer and hit a couple of keys, and there you have it. Everything that happened in the world today. Without comment, without analysis, without some idiot, telling you what it means. You’re the idiot, and you get to use your own brain, to figure out what it all means.

    The major networks are history. YouTube has taken over. Whatever happens in the world, is on YouTube first, without commentary. Without some talking head journalist telling you what it really means.

    Its a refreshing new world, and I like it.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      And who’s having a heck of a day now?!
      :-) Well said white!!

    • anotherworriedmom

      Allen West calls out the lefties on their lies. And he does it with facts in a calm demeanor. He cannot be rattled. I think he’s awesome and I hope he runs for higher office when he’s ready.

      • Orangeone

        I would love to see West debate O’Bambi on foreign policy. Hopefully West will be in attendance at the last debate :)

    • nibblesyble

      Loved the post!

    • anotherworriedmom

      Yes. Allen West is a true patriot. I will vote for him for national office when I get the chance.

  • dave kenny

    Great guy but he should be asked about his voting record
    Not so impressive
    Why I wonder

    • famouswolf

      He has been, and admitted mistakes.

      I’d assume you mean Pigford, mostly. I’m giving him the benefit of a doubt, considering.

  • http://boogieforward.us/ K-Bob

    This isn’t an Open Thread, but there isn’t one close enough to drop this in.

    (Actually it’s ON topic in every thread, because it’s about this website!)

    Doug Ross, from his perch at the directorblue blogspot pages, has published a list of Conservative websites, ranked by traffic, as measured by Alexa.

    Check it out! Scoop has moved up there to #55, just behind Anthony Watts’ great climate blog. He’s ahead of some pretty heavy hitters on the right side of the blog – o – sphere, so I think congrats are in order.

    You people make this a nice place to hang out, too, and I commend you all for bringing so much info to the comment section.

    Keep up the great work Scoop!

    • wodiej

      It is a nice place to hang out. Many threads to post on each day. Thanks and congrats.

    • colliemum

      Congratulations!

      And if I may say so, being next in ranking to WUWT is brilliant.

      • http://boogieforward.us/ K-Bob

        Indeed! I’m guessing you probably read James Delingpole’s blog, then, colliemum.

        • colliemum

          I do indeed – always great, is Dellers.

          One other must-read at the Daily Telegraph blog are the posts by Lord Tebbitt, former cabinet minister in Baroness Thatcher’s government. A great conservative.

          • http://boogieforward.us/ K-Bob

            I’ll have a look! Thanks!

    • Orangeone

      Thanks for letting us know K-Bob and congrats Scoop! You’ve created not only a very informative place but a welcoming place. I’ve participated for just a few short months and have met many great people hear. You’re my first stop of the day and I follow throughout the day to keep informed and informed with the truth! And my intellect has risen accordingly!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/H3FKUGAPVG6CDFYSCJHSAIAZW4 david r

        Ditto!

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Whoo hooo! Way to go Scoop!!! We always knew you’re the best!! Good for you and well done!!

    • nibblesyble

      Woot Woot Scoop!

  • wodiej

    Sounds like a win for West.

  • Fireplug52

    I have already voted in my state of Florida via absentee and unfortunately Allen West is not in my district. I would love to have supported him with my vote, though I did with my money.

    Remarkable what stood out to me being of the same stripes as Allen West in that his comment about Connie Mack needing to tightened up his chin strap more. Amazing when those military terms creep out and you can interpret them in your mind because I was inculcated with them and in my mind I gave out a Hoo….ah!!!!!!

    • Orangeone

      Thank you for voting and thank you for supporting Allen West! He isn’t in my district or even my state but I support him for our country and for my friends at Scoop :)

  • colliemum

    Two of the best conservative brains in one interview: what a great start to the morning!

    Btw – I didn’t her any uh-ah-uh-ahs, nor did I hear any me-me-me-I-I-I in Allen West’s answers.
    Compare with you-know-who, and draw your own conclusions!

    • conservative58

      And he does all of that without a teleprompter!!!

      • Orangeone

        I’ve never seen him with written notes either. He is truly a brillant man. I hope his parents are still with us here on Earth and will witness him being sworn in as Sec of Defense in January 2013!

  • http://navalwarfare.blogspot.com/ Libertyship46

    This is good news but Allen West is still in a very tough race. I won’t believe anything until he is declared the winner. This is Florida after all, the land of the “hanging chads.” Lots of votes can mysteriously appear for Democrats there, thanks to groups like ACORN and SEIU. Donate to West, vote for him if you live in his district, and make some noise for this man. He’s probably the best conservative we have in Congress today and he needs to stay there.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/H3FKUGAPVG6CDFYSCJHSAIAZW4 david r

    What more can I say about these two great patriots who love this country, and the law of the land that governs it-The United States Constitution.
    I would love to have another great talk radio host come on down to Florida and open-up shop.
    We have Rush Limbaugh down here in his southern command in West Palm Beach, and we welcome the great one down here if he ever gets an inkling to do so.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YA62HBD3S76F5IGKWVUOLFRFMY Joseph

    Living in Oklahoma we do not get to see any of the great ads that are out there in the swing states nor do we know anything about Allen West’s opponent. However, whoever he is, I find it incredible that Lt. Col. West is not leading whoever he is by 50 percentage points. He is an incredible speaker and an undisputed patriot. Please show the debate here Scoop – we would all be most appreciative.

  • DebbyX

    I would LOVE to see Col. West debate that loser in our White House who barely knows how to give a proper salute!

  • CitizenVetUSA

    This is good news to hear about an American Patriot