A lot of changes in name and power
"ISIS didn't exist when my brother was president. Al-Qaida in Iraq was wiped out when my brother was president."
Shifts but not flips
On whether the Iraq War was a mistake.
Only some Guard members -- and that pay cut is for part of the year
"The FL Guard has defended our freedom in Afghanistan, Iraq, and put their lives at risk; now the fed govt is going to cut their pay 20%."
West ultimately got a reprimand and fine
An Army report stated Allen West "performed illegal acts, merited court martial, faced 11 years in prison.'"
Referring to the pace of the drawdown
Mitt Romney "said it was 'tragic' to end the war in Iraq."
Blunt but accurate
Says that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says troops are leaving Iraq "too fast."
Fraudulent contract spending is kind of his thing
"$360 million of our tax dollars went straight to ... the Taliban."
An interesting story about West's past
Says Allen West helped thwart a terrorist plot by shooting a gun in the direction of an Iraqi detainee, then reported the incident to his superior and said it was wrong.
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