As usual Allen West puts both feet in his mouth.
‘Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on Monday blasted reports that he equated the Social Security program to “21st-century slavery,” writing on his Facebook page that he is “committed to protecting social security retirement benefits for retirees and future retirees.”
‘West blasted the “liberal media” for reporting that he equated Social Security and slavery in the comment. West suggested his Facebook followers watch the interview for themselves’.
From : http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/07/09/1107974/-This-weekend-in-Republicanism
“What we’re doing is we’re creating a welfare entitlement class,” West told Fox News on Sunday, naming the rising number of Americans on Social Security disability and the poverty roll as well as increase in food stamp recipients and extension of unemployment benefits. “So once again we are creating the sense of economic dependence which, to me, is a form of modern, 21st-century slavery.”
Yeah you pretty much say people going on ‘social security disibility’ (you didn’t seperate social security and…
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