I'm going to Temple.
After my experience at a university in Texas where black students turned their back on me as I told my story, I want to tell you that I reached out to a young black man at the next school I visited: UCLA.
He told me that he grew up in the inner-city and believed the lie of the left because he never heard anything different.
His conservative roommate convinced him to come to my speech, even though the liberal group on campus was sponsoring a rival event targeted to pull black students away. This black young man came and found himself surprisingly agreeing with me as I spoke. For the first time in his life, he was exposed to conservative principles told by someone he could relate to.
He came up to me after my speech and he was visibly shaking and totally changed. And it was because of the support of you and people like you that I was able to speak to him.
There are more bright young people who are hungry for something to satisfy their desire to improve their lives. But all they know are the rants of racism and so-called 'solutions' of Socialism.
This is why I'm going to tell my story at Temple University, a school in the inner-city of Philadelphia -- a city torn by unemployment and crime -- a true vision of liberal utopia!
This is where I need to spread our message of freedom and personal responsibility and help shape our students with my story and shape the next Allen West!
The students in our schools will soon be the ones writing our new welfare laws. I MUST reach them. I can push harder into the schools if you'll continue supporting me.
Mobs determined to stop people from hearing me won't shut me up! I'll take protection and I'll take a police escort if I have to, but their determination to silence my message shows how much more work I have to do.
That's why I'm marching into these dens of entitlement where liberal professors are ingraining into our children's minds that they're entitled to other peoples' money!
That they don't need to work.
That they don't need to be responsible, because the government will always be there to pick up the pieces.
The entitlement mentality is tearing our nation apart!
I won't let angry radicals dictate the future of our children -- those who are next in line to run our nation -- and close their minds to personal responsibility, capitalism and freedom.
Are you with me? Help me go to the colleges across our country and fight the radicals and spread the real message of freedom and set our nation free!
The grasp of the welfare state is cruel. I lived off and on it for seven years of my life. It wasn't until I realized that true freedom can only exist when I took responsibility for my own life that I found freedom.
Once I was free, I could never return to the government's plantation. And when I can reach out and change someone's mind about big government, I promise, that person is on our side for life.
And that's why I need to reach out to our youth now, more than ever.
Will you march with me into our schools with an immediate financial contribution of $50, $100, $500, $1,000 or even $2,500?
Our nation can't wait while tenured hippy professors are training our children to carry on their liberal legacy -- broken homes, unemployment and hopelessness -- when they retire and this is a crucial year to spread our message.
Please join me right now and donate as generously as you can by immediately clicking this link.
Your foot-soldier for freedom,
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