Allen West, Amateur Biologist, Thinks Obama Supporters Are a Threat to Human Evolution
Who knew Rep. Allen West practiced biology on the side? At least he's proven he believes in evolution.
In West's column on Red County this week, he describes how upset he is with unemployment, federal debt, and federal spending, as well as how it's all President Obama's fault.
That brings West to his scientific conclusion: "I must confess, when I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat to the gene pool."
Therefore, West must believe that the pro-Obama alleles in the human gene pool must die out for natural selection to advance the species.
Then again, West must know that decreasing gene pools are what leads to the eventual extinction of species -- like what's threatening the Florida panther right now.
West recognizes the threat of reverse evolution, in which Americans could devolve into "PIIGS" if the country defaults on its debt.
"Neither I nor any other reasonable person wants to see the United States default on its debt interest payments and threaten a potential rise in our interest rates," West writes. "I do not want to see my country devolve into the European situation played out in Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, or Spain (PIIGS)."
We'll skip the Ph.D. for West at the moment.
He also has political-based problems with Obama, as he explains the House GOP's "Cut, Cap, and Balance" plan:
President Obama has added some $4.5 trillion to our national debt in less than three years. President Obama has produced record deficits, the negative difference between revenues and spending, of $1.42 trillion, $1.29 trillion, and an estimated $1.65 trillion for each year since taking office.
The unemployment rate under President Obama is a problem of epic proportions, national (9.2%), black community (16.2%), and among veterans (approx 12%). This comes from someone who told us his almost trillion-dollar stimulus would keep unemployment in America under 8%. As well, the almost $2 trillion Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been a disaster, and the worst is yet to come.
to read West's entire rant.
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