About Allen West

Lt. Col. Allen West (ret.) is the Executive Director of the American Constitutional Rights Union and ACRU Action Fund. He is a constitutional conservative, combat veteran, and former member of the U.S. Congress. Lt. Col. West is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family. During his 22-year career in the U.S. Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors, including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award. In 1993, he was named the US Army ROTC Instructor of the Year. He is also a former commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. In November 2010, West was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District. As a member of the 112th Congress, he sat on the Small Business and Armed Services Committees. West is the former Executive Director of the National Center for Policy Analysis in Dallas, Texas, and a former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative (BTWI) for the Texas Public Policy Foundation. In July of 2020, Mr. West was elected Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas by an overwhelming majority of State delegates. Lt. Col. West is an avid distance runner, a Master SCUBA diver, and in his spare time, he enjoys cheering his beloved Tennessee Volunteers. He is a legacy life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a life member of the American Legion, a life member of the Association of the United States Army, the Society of the First Infantry Division, the 4th Infantry Division, and 101st Airborne Division. He is Patriot Life Member (Benefactor) of the National Rifle Association and Life Member (Benefactor) of the Texas State Rifle Association. West is an inductee into the University of Tennessee Army ROTC Hall of Fame. Lt. Col. West is the author of three books: Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom; Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death; and We Can Overcome: An American Black Conservative Manifesto. He is married to Dr. Angela Graham-West, a financial adviser, and they have two daughters, Aubrey, a Board-certified Physician Assistant, and Austen, a nursing assistant. He is also the proud grandfather of grandson, Jaxton.

Constitutional Duty

By |2023-09-28T03:24:30-04:00September 28th, 2023|

Next year, in 2024, it will be time to issue pink slips to many elected officials, or else we get what we deserve.

Cowards and Communists

By |2023-09-26T11:08:45-04:00September 26th, 2023|

The American people find themselves stuck between two opposing factions: one of cowards, the other of communists.

The Hypocrisy of the Hunter Biden Hustle

By |2023-09-19T10:33:32-04:00September 19th, 2023|

Hunter Biden is a millstone about the neck of Joe Biden, who has willingly kept him close and involved, it appears, in formal government business, just as Joe Biden appears to have been involved in Hunter's illicit business dealings.

The Constitution is Absolute

By |2023-09-14T17:01:41-04:00September 14th, 2023|

We have now had two prominent progressive socialist elected officials utter the nonsense that no amendment to the Constitution is absolute.

The Ghosts of 9/11

By |2023-09-13T02:53:12-04:00September 11th, 2023|

Where were you this day, 22 years ago, and how will you remember this day, not just today, but for every day going forward?

Live Free TV: What’s Really Being Taught to Your Kids in Public Schools | Human Trafficking is Real

By |2023-09-21T11:33:06-04:00August 31st, 2023|

Prepare to be shocked with this episode of Live Free TV. Allen West welcomes guest Trayce Bradford. President of Texas Eagle Forum and with an extensive political background, Trayce shares what's happening with school curriculums and "woke" school boards. More importantly, Trayce offers tips on what you can do to get involved and stop school administrators and some teachers from acting as if they own your children.


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