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Allen West: Our Incompetent President’s Defense Cuts Decimate the Military


Rep. Allen West (R-FL) gave an interview to Washington D.C. radio station WMAL on Friday, in which the shy and retiring former Army colonel quietly expressed a few mild criticisms of the Obama Administration’s recently announced military cuts. 

Also, he’s just the tiniest bit displeased with the way both House and Senate Republican leaders handled the “payroll tax cut” drama at the end of the year.  The hosts really had to work to bring Rep. West out of his shell.

West makes an interesting point about the timing of these defense cuts, which were announced even as Iranian madman Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was packing his toothbrush for a tour of South and Central America.


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John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.

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