We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
For those of you who don't know about Allen West: here's the website of his campaign for Congress. You will also get many insights at the other videos of him at Youtube.com. After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, West is a retired LtCol, after which he taught high school. West's clarity, sanity and decency - delivered with rare oratorical skills - shine through the foggery that masquerades for most politicians' thinking and masks their evasions. We need West in Congress, no matter where we live. West is "We the people..." Go to his website and contribute. you'll be contributing to yourself.
BTW: Here's an annotated copy of our Declaration of Independence. It started our successful experiment with respect for the rights of "We the people...", and it is worth re-reading for those who want to continue living under our dependence on inherent rights and independence and resistance to any who dare trample them. Also important is to re-read the resulting Constitution, which begins: