Former Rep. Allen West’s Book Filled With Fake Founding Father Quotes
Credit: Gage Skidmore
April 4, 2014

Via Liberaland:

A review of a new book by former Congressman Allen West reveals that quotes he attributes to our founding fathers were never uttered.

According to the Palm Beach Post, West’s “Guardian of the Republic,” which outlines his political philosophy and his “warrior code,” includes many quotes that have been described by historians as erroneous.

“Thomas Jefferson said it first: ‘A government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take it away,’” West wrote.

According to researchers at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation in Charlottesville, Virginia, while that quote has appea...

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