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Election fraud: you can expect anything from people who gaslighted the nation with Russiagate

 

"We setup the most extensive and inclusive voter fraud organization in the history of American politics" - Joe Biden

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I think that it would fair to conclude that anybody actually willing to look at what has been revealed by this election will have to agree that this election was stolen, rigged, falsified -- chose your expression -- and that going to the courts to challenge this obscene miscarriage of the democratic process is a fundamental civil right and something which any democrat (small “d”) should support.

Trump’s Last Hurrah, by The Saker


Introduction

2020 will be remembered in history as the year when the USA election system was exposed as being on par or worse than in so called banana republics. Trump is a "national neoliberal" not nationalist as he sometimes  pretend, and he has many warts (his subservience to Israel is one), but there is a proper way to remove him from office, if this is what the US electorate wants. A color revolution, or any other form of coup run by intelligence agencies, is an odious way to get rid of him.

So,  this is not about Biden vs Trump (two marionette who in reality do not deserve our attention; only forces behind them do).

This is not even about Dems vs. Repugs (each represents a wing of the same alliance of MIC and financial oligarchy with slightly different interests).  The fact is that both major US parties are actually two wings of the same UniParty -- the Party of financial oligarchy and MIC. Nevertheless dirty political fights and election fraud between them are as American as apple pie and has a long and colorful history.

This is about integrity of election: one of factors that provides political stability:  which makes the  neoliberal elite legitimate rulers of the country, even if voters have no real chance to choice between one of two pre-wetted competing candidate (Remember how Biden was installed by DNC and Sanders was pushed under the bus).

So unless the question of integrity and transparency of the elections resolved, no "elected" candidate can't be classified as legitimate and political situation in the USA can became unstable. This is a huge risk, far more than whether Biden of Trump will be our next president (they differ much less then one can  assume and recruit people to the key position from the same think tanks, Wall Street firms and MIC)  They became kind of junta.  That's why both Trump haters or Trump lovers should be concerned about the integrity of our voting systems. This is not a political party issue.

Both Trump haters or Trump lovers should be concerned about the integrity of our voting systems. This is not a political party issue.

Please also do not forget that Dems are the party that gaslighted the country for four years with Russiagate. That means that the working hypothesis should be that Elections2020 was yet  another, final stage of the color revolution against Trump, after Russiagate and Ukrainegate failed to remove him from the office.

Judging from Dems behaviors during RussiaGate it is plausible that they  at least distorted the actual results.  If they can gaslight the whole nation for four  years, it is really trivial for them to inject tens thousand votes into the count in key battleground states. They have money, methods and motivation and in most battleground  states they iether control the executive branch, or the key position of the Secretary of State.  Their entire history is about rigging the votes: they have been doing it since the 1790s. For example, Sidney Powell's lawsuit against Georgia states ( Just The News)

At least 96,600 absentee ballots were requested and counted but were never recorded as being returned to county election boards by the voter. "Thus, at a minimum, 96,600 votes must be disregarded," the suit said. 

Also the Thomas More Society's Amistad Project file another lawsuit which disputes over 100K votes cast in Georgia:

The Thomas More Society's Amistad Project announced its latest battleground state litigation, claiming government data indicates that "well over 100,000 illegal votes [in Georgia] were improperly counted, while tens of thousands of legal votes were not counted."

Please do not forget that Dems are the party that gaslighted the country for four years with Russiagate. That means that the working hypothesis should be that Elections2020 was yet another, final stage of the color revolution against Trump, after Russiagate and Ukrainegate stages, while damaging Trump, failed to remove him from the office.

The 2020 election was the first election which was done mainly via so called "mail-in" ballots. and historically mail-in ballots are the source of classic vote fraud. Always were and always will be. They were among the key issues raised 15 years ago by the bipartisan Commission on Federal Election Reform (known informally as the Carter-Baker Commission) that sound eerily familiar in 2020:

Kay C. James, Carter-Baker Commission member (currently the president of the Heritage Foundation) noted that had Congress and state governments adopted the panel's recommendations, the 2020 postelection mess might have been avoided. The panel stated that absentee and mail-in ballots are the "largest source of potential voter fraud." It suggested the practice of allowing "candidates or party workers to pick up and deliver absentee ballots should be eliminated" entirely.

The commission concluded that states should better track registered voters who move, and election observers should have "unrestricted access" to monitor the system. Voting machines should be checked regularly for accuracy, and reporters should wait to "project" winners until all polls have closed.

Lastly, vote fraud should be prosecuted aggressively.

Carter-Baker Commission concluded that states should better track registered voters who move, and election observers should have "unrestricted access" to monitor the system. Voting machines should be checked regularly for accuracy, and reporters should wait to "project" winners until all polls have closed. The panel called on states to increase voter ID requirements and be leery of mail-in voting.

Dems exploited COVID-19 epidemics to their advantage and managed to weaken regular protection against ballots harvesting and staffing in many states. Ballot harvesting from narcoaddicts, homeless people, illiterate people, completely ignorant people, people demented in some way, etc  pose several  questions:

  1. Is universal voting rights really a right? Is not it a privilege?
  2.  If a person can't understand the political situation in the country,  or does not want to understand the situation, why his/her votes should matter? Does recent attempt to increase voter participation masks some nefarious motives on the part of Dem party operatives. Is not attempt to increase voter participation for this category of voters represent a hidden form of ballot staffing with a hypocritical cover up?  For example Stacey Abrams efforts in Georgia (in 2016 Georgia implemented automatic voter registration) clearly are on the edge of voter fraud, or at least in the grey zone. 
    • Abrams and many others blamed her loss on Kemp’s purge of 1.4 million registered voters in his role as Georgia’s secretary of state, which many called a conflict of interest that should have seen him recuse himself from that role amid the election. National Democrats rallied to Abrams’ cause.

      After her defeat, Abrams formed the organization Fair Fight last year to push her policy priorities, and supporters credit her with contributing to an 800,000-person increase in registered voters in Georgia since 2016.

  3. What should be the minimal level of competency below which a person should not be allowed to vote? Should not we introduce some "citizenship exam" like the USA administer to those who want to obtain the US citizenship.  Because below this basic level he/she is not a citizen but a puppet of external forces. He/she does not posses any "free will" in a political domain.  The famous Marxist maxim "illiterate person stands outside of politics" can be expanded to several other situation. Narcoaddicts generally also stand outside of politics too.

  4. Why people should allow oligarchs like Zuckenberg and Bloomberg to spec hundred of millions dollars on elections. Should not this  aform of election fraud, and is so  they probably should be jailed for this attempt to interfere with election? 

    • Facebook magnate Mark Zuckerberg and his wife gave a nonprofit $400 million to pay election workers, train poll workers and rent polling locations for the Nov. 3 vote in various states.

      The Zuckerbergs’ largesse is an unprecedented private expenditure on a process long held to be an exclusively public operation and has spurred at least nine lawsuits challenging the effort by the Center for Tech and Civil Life.
       

    • Mike Bloomberg takes big losses after spending over $100 million in Florida, Ohio and Texas. ...Billionaire and former presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s more than $100 million investment into three key states fell flat as President Donald Trump appears to have captured all of them.

History of election fraud in the USA

The USA has a very long and rich history of vote fraud. Tammany Hall is 150 years old. Republicans stole the 1876 presidential election, Democrats most probably stole the 1960 elections. Local elections are even more putrid – Ron Paul had a funny story about winning, then “losing” an election.

While Republicans are far from being squeaky clean (remember Bush's "Turd Blossom" -- Karl Rove, who was a master of dirty election tricks ), historically Democrats were always the party of political machines -- Tammany, Pendergast, Cook County.

In so called the Solid South  the entire section, larger than the Confederacy, voted Democrat for the better part of a century. See for example,   History of election fraud in the USA

Evidence of fraud in 2020 elections

There is plenty of evidence, both circumstantial and direct that 2020 elections were manipulated, which can be broken down into six basic categories (6 Factors Which Point to a Rigged Election – OffGuardian)

  1. Precedent – It has happened before.

  2. Motive – Deep State/Military dislike of Trump’s policies is widely known.

  3. Foreknowledge – Establishment voices predicted this exact situation and conduction games on how to deal with it

  4. Opportunity – The voting system is highly susceptible to fraud. Especially with  main-in ballots option (mail-in ballots are to a certain extent equivalent to vote fraud, as they represent a perfect instrument to abuse.) How otherwise can Biden get most votes in the history of the U.S.? Semi-senile Biden??  Have you heard how Biden speaks? He has difficulties even with teleprompter. Let me quote Dmitry Orlov: “… Biden is as fit to lead as a pig is kosher after rubbing its side against a corner of a synagogue.” In no way borderline senile Biden appeals to the committed Sanders base.

  5. Voting Irregularities – Known software “glitches” & irregularities in the reporting of the results, strange midnight injections of mail-in ballots; strange pause in counting votes in battleground states, blocking observers, etc.

    Everyone should look at this forensic analysis of the big ballot dumps in Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia in the wee hours of Nov. 4. The chances of getting these one-sided dumps in legitimate elections are less than 0.001, on several metrics. All three state results could and should be overturned on this one finding.

    Anomalies in Vote Counts and Their Effects on Election 2020 https://votepatternanalysis.substack.com/p/voting-anomalies-2020

     

  6. Cover-up  

    • PA Data Scientist- I Saw USB Cards Being Uploaded to Voting Machines

      I personally observed USB cards being uploaded to voting machines by the voting machine warehouse supervisor on multiple occasions.

      ...So I personally witnessed that happen over 24 times. We have multiple other witnesses who saw it, including Democrat poll watchers.

      Stenstrom said he had been told by U.S. Attorney William McSwain such conduct with USBs and voting machines is unusual.

      As of today, 47 USB cards are missing, and they are nowhere to be found,” added Stenstrom. “I was told personally that these 24 to 30 cards that were uploaded weren’t there.”

       

    • Early calls of MSM for Biden and the upper dishonesty in the reporting of the situation after the elections both in MSM. Strange and inconsistent, if not outright funny behaviour of  Dem party executives in battleground states (yesterday Russia esily had stolen the USA lection; now election somehow can't be stolen and anybody who suggest that is a "conspiracy theorist").  What bothers and shocks me, is how the MSM just plays "see no evil - hear not evil - speak no evil” with its reporting. It’s like watching  the version 2 of Operation Mockingbird in action.

Heuristic metrics also point in the direction of fraud (see also 5 More Ways Joe Biden Magically Outperformed Election Norms for some different metrics):

  1. The standard for any legitimate elections is the 'The absence of the "Appearance of Impropriety".' That standard has been violated.
  2. Of the 19 counties that have predicted the president perfectly over the past 40 years, Trump won 18 of them by an avg. of 16 points. Biden won one by 3. Of the top 58 bellweathers since 2000, Trump won 51 by an average of 15 points, Biden won 7 by an average of 4 points."  - Robby Starbuck - Twitter
  3. JFK 1960 won the presidency without winning Ohio. But, he took Texas and Florida. Until that time, going back to 1850, no candidate had ever won without taking both Florida and Ohio. Trump took Florida, Ohio, and Texas. Biden ain't no JFK. Also, 1960 was considered possibly the most "rigged" presidential election ever. Just ask the Chicago Democrat machine, and the mafia.
  4. What did the Dominion executive mean when he said, “don’t worry, Trump will never ******* win, I made sure of it” Just wondering if he was another Peter Strzok who created "insurance" against the victory of undesirable candidate. Was Mr. Coomer granted illegal access to the Dominion machines in Georgia to do a last minute "software update".  
  5. Democrats who screamed “Russia interference” for four years ago with no evidence suddenly all and at once became firm believer is the absence of fraud and/or foreign of domestic intelligence agencies interference via electric voting system which was in place in the US elections
  6. Sign of evidence of the destruction of documents about electronic machines and evidence used to verify ballots, nullifies the ballots; any legislative improprieties; any cyber fraud, and the lack of signatures to match ballots. This is already happening with mailed ballots envelopes, although by law they should be stored for several years.  Also Dominion suddenly decided to move its headquarters and this is impossible to ignore although MSM continues to gaslight us.

For example, the 2020 election in PA has way too much irregularities to access the results at face value: Pennsylvania State Legislature Holds Public Hearing on 2020 Election - YouTube.

There are some recent criminal prosecution of  election fraud (Election Fraud In America) so this type of criminal behaviour is not than unusual:

In Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the arrest of four people, including a county commissioner, for illegal vote harvesting on Sept. 24. The elected official charged in the scheme won his primary election by five votes in 2018 after his opponent held a 19% lead on election night.

The indictments total 123 felony charges for various corrupt election practices. The net result was someone won a race for an important local office—by cheating.

What types of election fraud we observe and should concentrate on

2020 election exposé a dirty underlining of the US election system. It is not a pretty picture. And in some respect it is far worse that in countries which are usually called banana republic.

Did the criminal action which undeniably occurred affect the outcome of the election? That is a logical question, the answer of which remains unknown. If the answer is "yes," then the "election was stolen." If no, then it wasn't "stolen,"  but still this is a criminal action.  See also

  1. Ballot harvesting -- this is done under noble slogan of "promotions of democracy" and  amporing minorities. But both are as fake as the USA promotion of democracy in foreign countries. Mass usages of mail-in votes, strong efforts of Democratic operatives in weakening of (almost non existent) layers of mail-in ballots security (signature verification individual request for ballots with the proof of residency, delivery to counting centers before 8PM on a voting day, etc)  was a policy supported by Democratic party and pushed exclusively by DNC lawyers, including notoirious DNC operative Mark Ellis.  The question is why ? 
  2. Difficulties with observing processing the mail-in ballots and counting created artificially for Republican observers in major metropolitan centers were such fraud historically concentrates. The absence of party observers in processing of mail-in ballots in PA iv very troubling and is enough to invalidate election results,  because this is the area where "low tech" fraud concentrates.   The way these Republican observer were  treated in PA was outright criminal and delegitimizes the elections in this state. 
     
  3. Voting Machines Fraud -- the key question is: Why voting machine which inherently are hackable and insecure were used at all ?  Who bought them and from where the money come from?  Was it regular political corruption or something more sinister? In any case it opened the door for the intelligence agencies to participate in the USA Presidential elections.
  4. Suppression of statistical analysis of mail-in ballots fraud. Why no statistical analysis of large, representative samples on envelopes was not conducted for critical states. They will give us an estimated how many dead voters votes and how many out of state voter voted among other things.  This will allow establish margins of error for mail-in ballots and provide some certainty as for were mail-in ballots were the fact of Biden victory or not.

    I do not understand why statistic sampling of address envelopes was not done in key states, especially in Georgia and Pennsylvania, where there are signs of "other irregularities." This will allow to establish the margin of error for mail-in ballots and this is important for Trump. Percentage of dead people voting and out of state people voting can be easily established is the sample is representative and large enough. And this does not cost much Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger can't be missing this so he acts as an enemy of honest and transparent elections.
     
  5. Analysis of over-voting. Overvoting, especially overvoting with mail-in ballots (which according to Guliani happened in mass scale in PA)  usually suggests the fraud is institutional -- there are bad apples inside. Why cases of over-voting were not analyzed. Why this compulsive desire to swipe the dirt under the carpet and move on.
     
  6. Violations of Benford's law -- generally with  the exception of small precepts election results should follow Benford's law.
    Cases were it is not should be carefully investigated. that was not done. This  constitute obvious red flag.
     
  7. Absence of publicly viewable  24 x7 video surveillance of places where votes are counted strongly suggest on existence of election fraud. Assess to rooms were votes were counted in certain cases, based on available video , extremely lax.  Possibility of voter counter to bring in fraudulent mail-in ballots and/or to the that same batch again and again in tabulator were high. Electronic surveillance is strong deterrent against unlawful action of corrupt voting clerks (for example discarding of votes and running the same batch of votes via tabulator multiple times). While not panacea they help to prevent or at least make it more difficult partisan hacks doing their  dirty job.  Chain of custody of ballot should be well defined line for evidence in any criminal trial. Also no actions on ballots, including transportation, should be permitted in the absence of observers from both parties and mail ballots should generally limited to such number as not to effect the result of election, even if this mean disenfranchising of some voters.
     
  8. Attempts to concentrate vote counting in some central locations
     
  9. Attempts to block party observers from observing votes counting, especially processing of mail-in votes, where most fraud concentrates.

There is no alternative to paper ballots and hand counting under video surveillance
 directly at voting places after their closing with the certification of results by observers from both parties

What events of 2020 demonstrates that there is not alternative to paper ballots and hand counting (probably assisted by simplest, banknote counting type tabulators).  Also ballots themselves should be produced like banknotes (and using all appropriate technologies) with several layers of protection to prevent duplications.  In this sense Tulsi was a visionary because she warned about exactly those times of fraud that we observe in 2020 election and proposed universal return to paper ballots.

Paper ballot should be produced like banknotes with built-in security mechanisms like watermarks, so that they can't be replicated using copying machines. This is especially import for mail-in votes (which generally should be prohibited without strong proof of their need from the voter).

Democrat party lawyers maneuvers before the election under the umbrella of caring for minority voters is pure hypocrisy. Dems are the party of Wall Street, and in no way they represent minority voters.

24 x 7 video surveillance with public access to tapes via special web sites is 101 of any election transparency and it is unclear why such simple measures were never implemented in the USA. Those stories about unmarked vans delivering mail-in ballots in the middle of the night are really characterize the USA as a country with voting system worse that in so called  banana republic.

Further delegitimization of neoliberal oligarchy rule

One of the major domestic achievements of Trump administration is the expose of evilness and legitimization of neoliberal oligarchy (Washington swamp, deep state, etc) rule.

The many allegations of fraud in the 2020 election may be the subject of controversy, litigation, and even civil unrest for possibly years to come.

As Republicans so often do, Sidney Powell has damaged her credibility by alleging that the Venezuelan government and assorted communists played a role in orchestrating vote fraud, a red herring on a par with Democratic Party claims of Russian interference in the 2016 election. If the CIA and/or NSA did in fact use cyber-warfare techniques to manipulate the outcome, they most certainly did not do so at the behest of Hugo Chavez. And if they did tamper with the vote totals, they will have ample opportunity to wipe the evidence.

But many legitimate question remain.

Known Red Flags

Here are are several red flags that observers are highlighted with the regard of 2020 elections:

The evidence

The evidence which make more plausible the the election "was stolen" and that there were a widespread fraud is growing. Here Is The Evidence You can watch the recent Ron Paul Liberty report where Daniel McAdam (an actual elections observer) listed a list of red flags. Summary of his findings:

  1. Every state that has had a delay has seen Biden has overtaken trump AFTER the delays were announced - Red flag
  2. Florida counted 10.5M votes in less than 24 hours, Georgia couldn't count 4.8M in 48 hours, why? - Red Flag
  3. In PA, the courts have barred all accredited observers from observing the vote - Red Flag
  4. In Detroit, the ballot counting centers barred windows and expelled observers, why? - Red Flag
  5. David Lim (Obama's former speech writer) sent a tweet out on Nov 4 (AFTER the election) asking for volunteers in Georgia to help people fix their mail in ballots so that they count, why? - Red Flag
  6. Participation in one PA county reached 90% turn out, beating the prior record that had stood for more than 100 years and almost 30% higher than the last election in 2016. Other PA counties saw voter numbers exceed 100% of registered voters compared to the last election, even accounting for same day registration this is statistically improbable- Red Flag

If you put in the effort to investigate this issue with an open mind you will find more evidence of suspicious activity during this election (First Thoughts on the Election, by Kevin MacDonald - The Unz Review)

The folks who firmly believe that Putin rigged the 2016 election and studiously ignore how supposedly neutral platforms like Google, Twitter, and Facebook have tilted their coverage in favor of the Democrats, now would have us believe that Democrats would not do anything to cheat. Given the long history of corruption in Chicago politics, it wouldn’t be at all surprising if Chicago Mayor Richard Daley swung the 1960 election to JFK. So it seems reasonably to suppose such things could happen in 2020 Philadelphia, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Atlanta. And there’s no question that at least some of the people in charge are activists for the Dems. Jocelyn Benson, Michigan Secretary of State in charge of elections, was a board member of the SPLC. Unprincipled pursuit of power is utterly characteristic of the Democrats and their media allies in recent years, and it would not be at all surprising to learn that there was a Plan B already decided on before the election.

Electronic voting machines do not have a paper trail, so in those cases the verification if voter fraud occurred is very difficult, if possible a all (Flashback- Philadelphia Judge Admitted Stuffing Ballots for Cash.) The USA does not allow foreign observers to verify the absence of irregularities during the voting.

Dominion  uses a very sinister looking scheme in which they put on the ballot special code (QR code) which might not corresponds to the voter intention but it is the code which is tabulated. As such Dominion machines has zero integrity and transparency.  Any IT specialist will tell you that QR code can be programmed in such a way that decoding of it would reveal that voter had chosen this is that candidate, but processing will be in favor of opposing candidate. Kind of steganography. This is a completely "black box" mechanism with zero integrity and transparency.

Also auditing the code of voting machines probably can't be accomplished during the timeframe allowed. 

Some suggestions

Install 24 x 7 videosurvellance of counting of votes and release those tapes to public via special websites.

This is a no brainier. Counting of votes is public service and there should no secrecy in it. And it limits possibility of certain types of fraud, for example, discarding valid bulletins or "curing" invalid. Ensure transparency of ballot counting. All counting should be videotaped. Observers from both parties should be present.

Discard electronic voting machines and tabulators

Technology now is so sophisticated that scanning paper ballots is not a problem and it ensure abuses like "clock-click-click" fraud when a corrupt election official goes to the booth and makes several hundred fraudulent votes.

Prohibit counting of votes unless one or better two observers from each party are present

This is another no brainer.

Install observers in USPS post offices during the day of elections and allow reps of both parties to control shipping of containers with mailed ballots.

No ballot received after the deadline should ever be counted. It should be entered into database as "late". All containers with ballots should be delivered to the counting location the same day. No exceptions.

On arrival to the counting location all mail-in ballots need to be timestamped, numbered and scanned.

Equipment for numbering should be removed the next day, making it easier to block attempts to insert fraudulent batches of votes. No personal bags should be allowed to the space where voting is performed.

Entrance to every counting location should be guarded 24x8 by police and all cars are checked.

Only authorized cars can enter garage. All employees should be checked so that they can't carry votes with them.

Prohibit ballot harvesting; improve signature verification mechanisms

Ballots harvesting is an invitation to fraud. Fraudulent ballots usually iether do not have signature at all of forges signature so this avenue of fraud needs to be cut.

End the big money dominance of our electoral process

In a democracy, public elections should be publicly financed. In Maine and Arizona, publicly financed elections have enabled people to run for office who would never have dreamed of running under a system dominated by big money interests. We, as voters, need to own our elections, rather than allow the process to be controlled by the wealthy few.

We also need to enact mandatory limits on campaign spending. In 1976, the Supreme Court wrongly struck down mandatory campaign spending limits for congressional elections. Massachusetts should help lead the way with campaign spending limits for our elections.

Ensure non-partisan election administration

The Secretary of the Commonwealth must be a Secretary for all of us, regardless of party affiliation. The Secretary should not be allowed to serve as a co-chair of campaigns of candidates. To ensure the people's trust in the integrity of our elections, the Secretary must conduct the administration of elections in a non-partisan manner.


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[Nov 26, 2020] THE [DS] PLANNED OUT AN ELECTION COUP AND THEY GOT CAUGHT:PATRICK COLBECK

Nov 26, 2020 | www.unz.com

Priss Factor , says: Website November 19, 2020 at 8:43 am GMT • 7.6 days ago

THE [DS] PLANNED OUT AN ELECTION COUP AND THEY GOT CAUGHT:PATRICK COLBECK


https://www.bitchute.com/embed/kfiBy43P8abX/

[Nov 26, 2020] Everyone should look at this forensic analysis of the big ballot dumps in Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia in the wee hours of Nov. 4.

Nov 26, 2020 | www.unz.com

Peripatetic Itch , says: November 26, 2020 at 2:18 pm GMT • 4.8 hours ago

@rebel yell p> Trump may not be able to sufficiently prove fraud at the ballot box

Everyone should look at this forensic analysis of the big ballot dumps in Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia in the wee hours of Nov. 4. The chances of getting these one-sided dumps in legitimate elections are less than 0.001, on several metrics. All three state results could and should be overturned on this one finding.

Anomalies in Vote Counts and Their Effects on Election 2020
https://votepatternanalysis.substack.com/p/voting-anomalies-2020

[Nov 26, 2020] Trump's Last Hurrah- by The Saker

Nov 26, 2020 | www.unz.com

There seems to be a quasi consensus that Trump will not prevail and that Biden and Harris will get into the White House no matter what. To my surprise, even the Russian media seems to be considering that the Trump presidency is over.

Yet, I am not so sure at all.

Why?

Because at this point in time, I think that it would fair to conclude that anybody actually willing to look at what has been revealed by this election will have to agree that this election was stolen, rigged, falsified – chose your expression – and that going to the courts to challenge this obscene miscarriage of the democratic process is a fundamental civil right and something which any democrat (small "d") should support.

And yet, because we live in a media-created pseudo-reality in which absolutely crucial things like the rule of law seem to have become secondary to ideological imperatives, no matter how extreme, there are those who simply refuse to see the obvious. Yes, the 9/11 false flag trained the western societies well and many now simply lack the lucidity and courage to face reality.

Courts, however, are bound by the rule of law, at least in theory, and don't have the luxury to simply pretend like crucial evidence presented to them simply does not exist.

True, the lower, state, courts are unlikely to resist the pressure put upon them to come up with the "right" conclusions, but never say never – all it takes is one single principled judge and Trump or, more accurately, the Giuliani team, might get the break they need. Still, it is pretty obvious that Giuliani's real hopes are with the Supreme Court. This makes sense, local judges are much easy to influence and sway than Supreme Court Justices who are unassailable and who realize that they will make history, the only question being is: how till they go down in history books, as a "profile in courage" or as impotent cowards who betrayed their oath?

I will say that I am, to put it mildly, not impressed by Trump's demeanor during these crucial days: he completely ceded the narrative to his opponents (a couple of incoherent and poorly phrased "tweets" do not qualify). True, Trump never displayed the qualities of a real leader, so this is hardly surprising.

Giuliani, however, is a tough SOB and he seems to be determined to take this fight right up to the Supreme Court. This is why I believe that it is very dangerous to make any assumptions about what the Justices might or might not do. Is it possible that even the Supreme Court justices would betray their oath and cave in to the Dem's pressure? Yes, I suppose so. Concepts such as truth, honor, integrity, courage and heroism are very much out of fashion in the modern world, especially in the US. This is why the traditionally hallowed term "hero" is applied left and right to every bureaucrat or civil servant simply doing his/her job: real heroes are long gone.

Then consider this: if the SC sides with Trump and overturns the hundred of thousands of illegal votes, the US will be immediately plunged into an orgy of chaos and violence, all of it encouraged and coordinated by the legacy corporate ziomedia à la CNN. The thugs of Antifa/BLM will immediately engage in Kristallnacht-like rampages in "protest" against the "racist system". Their main target? White, Christian, males, of course!

Some justices might even feel torn between standing up for what is both legal and moral and the practical considerations of the consequences of an adjudication in Trump's favor. Their oath ought to be their guiding principles, but considering how often the SC voted along party/ideological lines in the past, I am not very confident that the Justices will strictly do the only legally and morally right thing: uphold the law and vote their conscience.

Finally, whatever we may think of the election itself, it is obvious that the US elites have created the appearance of a fait accompli , hence the kind of nonsense like, say, Biden and his "Office of the President Elect". It is therefore reasonable to assume that even if the Supreme Court fully sides with the Trump campaign, the US elites will never accept this. They will try to find a way to impeach, legally or otherwise, those Justices who voted "wrong".

I think that there is also another consideration which we have to remain aware of: Trump's entire presidency is been one long and never ending prostitution of the United States to the desires and whims of Netanyahu and his gang of thugs. True, as Israel Shamir pointed out , the Israelis failed to deliver anything in return to Trump. And yet, as Philip Giraldi recently explained , Trump is still very much Israel's prostitute, which is why there are an increasing number of Israeli experts (see here and here ) who believe that Trump might strike at Iran as a "farewell" present to the Israelis.

Is that really possible? Could Trump really do something so crazy?

You betcha he could!

One one hand, I have always maintained that Trump is the Zionists' " disposable president ", meaning a one term president who will do everything the Likudniks want of him and who will then be jettisoned and replaced by a truly "kosher president" like Biden/Harris. On the other hand, however, there is the precedent of the US meekly taking the Iranian missile attacks in retaliation for the murder of General Soleimani which seems to indicate that the Pentagon just does not have the stomach for a full-scale war against Iran.

So which will it be?

Nobody knows. The only thing we can be sure of is that we are certainly entering very dangerous times.

Those who hope that a Biden/Harris presidency might be better are deeply deluded.

Why?

Because, as many have already pointed this out, even if Trump is ejected from the White House, "Trumpism", as an ideology, is here to stay. Even if you believe that Biden/Harris beat Trump in a fair election, surely must you still realize that there are tens of millions of Americans who feel that the election was stolen and that Biden/Harris are usurpers.

There seems to be a quasi consensus that Trump will not prevail and that Biden and Harris will get into the White House no matter what. To my surprise, even the Russian media seems to be considering that the Trump presidency is over.

Yet, I am not so sure at all.

Why?

Because at this point in time, I think that it would fair to conclude that anybody actually willing to look at what has been revealed by this election will have to agree that this election was stolen, rigged, falsified – chose your expression – and that going to the courts to challenge this obscene miscarriage of the democratic process is a fundamental civil right and something which any democrat (small "d") should support.

And yet, because we live in a media-created pseudo-reality in which absolutely crucial things like the rule of law seem to have become secondary to ideological imperatives, no matter how extreme, there are those who simply refuse to see the obvious. Yes, the 9/11 false flag trained the western societies well and many now simply lack the lucidity and courage to face reality.

Courts, however, are bound by the rule of law, at least in theory, and don't have the luxury to simply pretend like crucial evidence presented to them simply does not exist.

True, the lower, state, courts are unlikely to resist the pressure put upon them to come up with the "right" conclusions, but never say never – all it takes is one single principled judge and Trump or, more accurately, the Giuliani team, might get the break they need. Still, it is pretty obvious that Giuliani's real hopes are with the Supreme Court. This makes sense, local judges are much easy to influence and sway than Supreme Court Justices who are unassailable and who realize that they will make history, the only question being is: how till they go down in history books, as a "profile in courage" or as impotent cowards who betrayed their oath?

I will say that I am, to put it mildly, not impressed by Trump's demeanor during these crucial days: he completely ceded the narrative to his opponents (a couple of incoherent and poorly phrased "tweets" do not qualify). True, Trump never displayed the qualities of a real leader, so this is hardly surprising.

Giuliani, however, is a tough SOB and he seems to be determined to take this fight right up to the Supreme Court. This is why I believe that it is very dangerous to make any assumptions about what the Justices might or might not do. Is it possible that even the Supreme Court justices would betray their oath and cave in to the Dem's pressure? Yes, I suppose so. Concepts such as truth, honor, integrity, courage and heroism are very much out of fashion in the modern world, especially in the US. This is why the traditionally hallowed term "hero" is applied left and right to every bureaucrat or civil servant simply doing his/her job: real heroes are long gone.

Then consider this: if the SC sides with Trump and overturns the hundred of thousands of illegal votes, the US will be immediately plunged into an orgy of chaos and violence, all of it encouraged and coordinated by the legacy corporate ziomedia à la CNN. The thugs of Antifa/BLM will immediately engage in Kristallnacht-like rampages in "protest" against the "racist system". Their main target? White, Christian, males, of course!

Some justices might even feel torn between standing up for what is both legal and moral and the practical considerations of the consequences of an adjudication in Trump's favor. Their oath ought to be their guiding principles, but considering how often the SC voted along party/ideological lines in the past, I am not very confident that the Justices will strictly do the only legally and morally right thing: uphold the law and vote their conscience.

Finally, whatever we may think of the election itself, it is obvious that the US elites have created the appearance of a fait accompli , hence the kind of nonsense like, say, Biden and his "Office of the President Elect". It is therefore reasonable to assume that even if the Supreme Court fully sides with the Trump campaign, the US elites will never accept this. They will try to find a way to impeach, legally or otherwise, those Justices who voted "wrong".

I think that there is also another consideration which we have to remain aware of: Trump's entire presidency is been one long and never ending prostitution of the United States to the desires and whims of Netanyahu and his gang of thugs. True, as Israel Shamir pointed out , the Israelis failed to deliver anything in return to Trump. And yet, as Philip Giraldi recently explained , Trump is still very much Israel's prostitute, which is why there are an increasing number of Israeli experts (see here and here ) who believe that Trump might strike at Iran as a "farewell" present to the Israelis.

Is that really possible? Could Trump really do something so crazy?

You betcha he could!

One one hand, I have always maintained that Trump is the Zionists' " disposable president ", meaning a one term president who will do everything the Likudniks want of him and who will then be jettisoned and replaced by a truly "kosher president" like Biden/Harris. On the other hand, however, there is the precedent of the US meekly taking the Iranian missile attacks in retaliation for the murder of General Soleimani which seems to indicate that the Pentagon just does not have the stomach for a full-scale war against Iran.

So which will it be?

Nobody knows. The only thing we can be sure of is that we are certainly entering very dangerous times.

Those who hope that a Biden/Harris presidency might be better are deeply deluded.

Why?

Because, as many have already pointed this out, even if Trump is ejected from the White House, "Trumpism", as an ideology, is here to stay. Even if you believe that Biden/Harris beat Trump in a fair election, surely must you still realize that there are tens of millions of Americans who feel that the election was stolen and that Biden/Harris are usurpers.


rebel yell , says: November 25, 2020 at 10:37 pm GMT • 20.5 hours ago

Two points to add:
1. The most important fraud in this election wasn't with the ballots. The important corruption of our democratic process was the relentless media propaganda against populism, with increasing censorship of populist advocates, and the violent riots sponsored by the democratic party to destabilize the country. The Left used censorship and outlaw violence to swing the election. The outcome is illegitimate for those reasons alone, regardless of stuffing the ballot box.
2. Trump may not be able to sufficiently prove fraud at the ballot box to get the Supreme Court to overturn the results certified by state officials. The court will set a high bar for evidence before they will be willing to overturn state decisions on this. Even if fraud was widespread, meeting a high level of proof in a very short time, as Trump has to do, is not likely. Possession is 9/10ths of the law. If you can steal it and have it in your hand, a court may let you keep it.

A123 , says: November 26, 2020 at 1:43 am GMT • 17.4 hours ago

I rarely agree with The Saker, however this summary makes a great deal of sense.

There seems to be a quasi consensus that Trump will not prevail and that Biden and Harris will get into the White House no matter what.

Yet, I am not so sure at all. Why?

Because at this point in time, I think that it would fair to conclude that anybody actually willing to look at what has been revealed by this election will have to agree that this election was stolen, rigged, falsified

Ask yourself this question:

Why are the Biden drones so desperate to obtain a concession?

If they were certain they had it, they would be moving on to other things. Only FEAR can explain the "Trump Must Concede Now" frenzy from the TDS crowd. At some level they sense that their Blue Coup could fall apart at any second.

#NeverTrump took two big hits today in Pennsylvania and Nevada:

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/judge-blocks-certification-pennsylvania-election-results

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/huge-court-win-lets-trump-present-ballot-evidence-could-overturn-nevada-result

So many things are wrong in so many places, it is hard to see how the courts can resolve all of the challenges from multiple states before a Constitutional deadline in reached. They couldn't resolve a few problems in one state back in 2000.

Time is on Trump's side. If the Electoral College fails, it goes to the U.S. House. Each State gets 1 vote, first to 26 wins. The GOP controls 26 state delegations, DNC 21, Tied 3.

PEACE

Robert Dolan , says: November 26, 2020 at 5:12 am GMT • 13.9 hours ago

https://www.revolver.news/2020/11/definitive-case-proves-donald-trump-won-election/

Mikhail , says: Website November 26, 2020 at 6:01 am GMT • 13.1 hours ago

Netanyahu congratulated Biden as the new US prez. Does that limit Trump's enthusiasm for doing something so rash in Israel's favor?

The Real World , says: November 26, 2020 at 6:25 am GMT • 12.7 hours ago
@IvyMike

It's been going on a loooonng time, Mike. Where have you been living, Siberia?

And the 2020 election? It's so over-the-top how brazen and multi-tiered it was. Russell Ramsland knows precisely some of the electronic cheating angles. He showed election people in KY how it happened in their Gov race in 2019. Scroll to 30 min mark and watch that action.

Here, educate yourself.


https://www.bitchute.com/embed/7iHamGlCJNgJ/

A Competent Physicist , says: November 26, 2020 at 6:41 am GMT • 12.5 hours ago

Sometimes, things can turn on a dime.

https://defendingtherepublic.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/COMPLAINT-CJ-PEARSON-V.-KEMP-11.25.2020.pdf

Ray Caruso , says: November 26, 2020 at 6:41 am GMT • 12.5 hours ago
@IvyMike

The falsity of the Russian collusion allegations, for which there was zero evidence, in no way impugns the veracity of the current allegations of electoral fraud. In fact, the opposite is true: the existence of the Russia collusion allegations indicates a pattern of fraudulent scams directed against Trump by Democrat cockroaches. The Democrat Party is a criminal organization, one a country worthy of respect -- that is to say, a country very different from the United States -- would ban and one whose members said country would prosecute for corruption, sedition, insurrection, and treason.

Jimmy The Cop , says: November 26, 2020 at 6:59 am GMT • 12.2 hours ago

Would love to see Trump thumb his nose at the establishment on his way out by pardoning a whole cast of characters like Assange, Manning, Snowden, Peltier and countless other "enemies" of the state.

The government of the US is too important to leave to the will of a mob. Therefore you will hear nothing of what really happens when you vote. Maybe freeing a few whistle-blowers will shed some light on the deep, dark state of affairs that really pull the strings in the swamp.

Dumbo , says: November 26, 2020 at 7:04 am GMT • 12.1 hours ago
@IvyMike

So Biden was the most voted candidate in the history of the U.S.? Biden??

Lee , says: November 26, 2020 at 8:11 am GMT • 11.0 hours ago

For the more hopeful -- lawsuits have just been filed in GA and MI.

They can both be read online. Pretty convincing stuff -- will it be enough -- IDK.

Hard to believe that any lawsuit could cause a states court system to rule against the legislators that put the process in place that created the systemic voter fraud. We will see.

Derer , says: November 26, 2020 at 8:49 am GMT • 10.3 hours ago

Trump (most likely) lost the election. He was defeated by three forces:

a) Democrats' dishonest manipulation of mailing ballots especially in states they administratively control. Abhorrent deeds.

b) Corporate globalists influence Tramp was not their president.

c) Military junta influence they need wars and not withdrawal.

Jake , says: November 26, 2020 at 1:14 pm GMT • 5.9 hours ago
@RoatanBill of an occupying parasitic regime which sees them solely as a (cheap) commodity.

That parasitic regime is not new. It is the American version of the UK parasitic regime that saw the Irish, Scots, Welsh, and virtually all the non-elite English as serfs to be used and abused and cast aside when profitable to do so. It is a WASP thing, a central feature of WASP culture.

And for those who must have the villain be Jewish, as Jews have been indispensable bankers of WASP Empire back to archetypal WASP Oliver Cromwell, it is also a Jewish thing.

It is part and parcel of Anglo-Zionist Empire.

Jake , says: November 26, 2020 at 1:14 pm GMT • 5.9 hours ago
@RoatanBill

The best single line in that cogent overview is this one:

Whether they realize it or not, most Americans are serfs of an occupying parasitic regime which sees them solely as a (cheap) commodity.

That parasitic regime is not new. It is the American version of the UK parasitic regime

[Nov 26, 2020] Sidney Powell sues Georgia officials, alleging massive scheme to rig election for Joe Biden - Just The News

You can read the suit here: COMPLAINT-CJ-PEARSON-V.-KEMP-11.25.2020.pdf
Notable quotes:
"... "There is incontrovertible physical evidence that the standards of physical security of the voting machines and the software were breached, and machines were connected to the internet in violation of professional standards and state and federal laws." ..."
Nov 26, 2020 | justthenews.com

"The fraud was executed by many means, but the most fundamentally troubling, insidious, and egregious is the systemic adaptation of old-fashioned 'ballot-stuffing,'" Powell's suit alleged. "It has now been amplified and rendered virtually invisible by computer software created and run by domestic and foreign actors for that very purpose. Mathematical and statistical anomalies rising to the level of impossibilities, as shown by affidavits of multiple witnesses, documentation, and expert testimony evince this scheme across the state of Georgia.

"This scheme and artifice to defraud affected tens of thousands of votes in Georgia alone and 'rigged' the election in Georgia for Joe Biden," the suit added.

Powell's suit made a variety of allegations, including that:

The suit asked for more than a dozen remedies including an injunction blocking the state's certified results showing Biden as winning by 12,000 votes from being sent to the Electoral College, an audit where signatures are matched, the impounding of election machines, and the securing of video surveillance tapes from vote-counting settings.

[Nov 26, 2020] Voting Machine Company Co-Founder Killed in Small Plane Crash in Caracas

Nov 26, 2020 | www.bradblog.com

Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States of the acquisition of Sequoia Voting Systems by Smartmatic, a foreign-owned company

Even CNN Reported

The Democrats were worried

There are numerous articles going back decades on this stuff up until about two months before the election by all the major networks and newspapers. Everything got very quiet two months prior to the election.

Dominions manual says they have a remote access feature and they are connected to the internet despite their lies in front of Congress in January 2020 saying they did not. Their tabulators can be accessed remotely using Webx and other custom applications.

Unfortunately I have the manual in PDF and the link is not available. I find it interesting that their older manuals have blacked out portions just like a FOIA document release. Look for Dominion Democracy suite manuals 4.4 and 5.5 and up.

Look at the black box voting website and a gentleman on a voting commission built a simple application that runs in the background and switches vote fractionally across all voting company platforms as the software was all built on the same foundation application from Venezuela.

https://blackboxvoting.org/
The video is called fractional magic.

Evidence of fraud? It is massive and everywhere. We need to get back to paper ballots and same day voting with absentee ballots given on request with a legitimate excuse for not showing up on election day. Signature verification and sign in to vote. Voting locations in every precinct not a few locations per county. That is how it used to work. That would be cheaper than 100 million dollar mega systems connected to the internet with remote access.

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[Nov 26, 2020] 5 More Ways Joe Biden Magically Outperformed Election Norms

Nov 26, 2020 | thefederalist.com

5 More Ways Joe Biden Magically Outperformed Election Norms Surely the journalist class should be intrigued by the historic implausibility of Joe Biden's victory. That they are not is curious, to say the least. J.B. Shurk By J.B. Shurk NOVEMBER 23, 2020

In all the excitement among objective journalists for Joe Biden's declared victory, reporters are missing how extraordinary the Democrat's performance was in the 2020 election. It's not just that the former vice president is on track to become the oldest president in American history, it's what he managed to accomplish at the polls this year.

Candidate Joe Biden was so effective at animating voters in 2020 that he received a record number of votes, more than 15 million more than Barack Obama received in his re-election of 2012. Amazingly, he managed to secure victory while also losing in almost every bellwether county across the country. No presidential candidate has been capable of such electoral jujitsu until now.

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While Biden underperformed Hillary Clinton's 2016 totals in every urban county in the United States, he outperformed her in the metropolitan areas of Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. Even more surprising, the former VP put up a record haul of votes, despite Democrats' general failures in local House and state legislative seats across the nation.

He accomplished all this after receiving a record low share of the primary vote compared to his Republican opponent heading into the general election. Clearly, these are tremendous and unexpected achievements that would normally receive sophisticated analysis from the journalist class but have somehow gone mostly unmentioned during the celebrations at news studios in New York City and Washington, D.C.

The massive national political realignment now taking place may be one source of these surprising upsets. Yet still, to have pulled so many rabbits out of his hat like this, nobody can deny that Biden is a first-rate campaigner and politician, the likes of which America has never before seen. Let's break down just how unique his political voodoo has been in 2020.

1. 80 Million Votes

Holy moly! A lot of Americans turned out for a Washington politician who's been in office for nearly 50 years. Consider this: no incumbent president in nearly a century and a half has gained votes in a re-election campaign and still lost.

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President Trump gained more than ten million votes since his 2016 victory, but Biden's appeal was so substantial that it overcame President Trump's record support among minority voters. Biden also shattered Barack Obama's own popular vote totals, really calling into question whether it was not perhaps Biden who pulled Obama across the finish lines in 2008 and 2012.

Proving how sharp his political instincts are, the former VP managed to gather a record number of votes while consistently trailing President Trump in measures of voter enthusiasm . Biden was so savvy that he motivated voters unenthusiastic about his campaign to vote for him in record numbers.

2. Winning Despite Losing Most Bellwether Counties

Biden is set to become the first president in 60 years to lose the states of Ohio and Florida on his way to election. For a century, these states have consistently predicted the national outcome, and they have been considered roughly representative of the American melting pot as a whole. Despite national polling giving Biden a lead in both states, he lost Ohio by eight points and Florida by more than three .

For Biden to lose these key bellwethers by notable margins and still win the national election is newsworthy. Not since the Mafia allegedly aided John F. Kennedy in winning Illinois over Richard Nixon in 1960 has an American president pulled off this neat trick.

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Even more unbelievably, Biden is on his way to winning the White House after having lost almost every historic bellwether county across the country. The Wall Street Journal and The Epoch Times independently analyzed the results of 19 counties around the United States that have nearly perfect presidential voting records over the last 40 years. President Trump won every single bellwether county, except Clallam County in Washington.

Whereas the former VP picked up Clallam by about three points, President Trump's margin of victory in the other 18 counties averaged over 16 points . In a larger list of 58 bellwether counties that have correctly picked the president since 2000, Trump won 51 of them by an average of 15 points, while the other seven went to Biden by around four points. Bellwether counties overwhelmingly chose President Trump, but Biden found a path to victory anyway.

3. Biden Trailed Clinton Except in a Select Few Cities

Patrick Basham , a pollster with an accurate track record and the director of the Democracy Institute in D.C., highlighted two observations made by fellow colleagues, polling guru Richard Baris of Big Data Poll and Washington Post election analyst Robert Barnes. Baris noted a statistical oddity from 2020's election returns: "Biden underperformed Hillary Clinton in every major metro area around the country, save for Milwaukee, Detroit, Atlanta and Philadelphia."

Barnes added that in those "big cities in swing states run by Democrats the vote even exceeded the number of registered voters." In the states that mattered most, so many mail-in ballots poured in for Biden from the cities that he put up record-breaking numbers and overturned state totals that looked like comfortable leads for President Trump.

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If Democrats succeed in eliminating the Electoral College, Biden's magic formula for churning out overwhelming vote totals in a handful of cities should make the Democrats unbeatable.

4. Biden Won Despite Democrat Losses Everywhere Else

Randy DeSoto noted in The Western Journal that "Donald Trump was pretty much the only incumbent president in U.S. history to lose his re-election while his own party gained seats in the House of Representatives." Now that's a Biden miracle!

In 2020, The Cook Political Report and The New York Times rated 27 House seats as toss-ups going into Election Day. Right now, Republicans appear to have won all 27 . Democrats failed to flip a single state house chamber, while Republicans flipped both the House and Senate in New Hampshire and expanded their dominance of state legislatures across the country.

Christina Polizzi , a spokesperson for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, went so far as to state: "It's clear that Trump isn't an anchor for the Republican legislative candidates. He's a buoy." Amazingly, Biden beat the guy who lifted all other Republicans to victory. Now that's historic!

5. Biden Overcame Trump's Commanding Primary Vote

In the past, primary vote totals have been remarkably accurate in predicting general election winners. Political analyst David Chapman highlighted three historical facts before the election.

First , no incumbent who has received 75 percent of the total primary vote has lost re-election. Second , President Trump received 94 percent of the primary vote, which is the fourth highest of all time (higher than Dwight Eisenhower, Nixon, Clinton, or Obama). In fact, Trump is only one of five incumbents since 1912 to receive more than 90 percent of the primary vote.

Third , Trump set a record for most primary votes received by an incumbent when more than 18 million people turned out for him in 2020 (the previous record, held by Bill Clinton, was half that number). For Biden to prevail in the general election, despite Trump's historic support in the primaries, turns a century's worth of prior election data on its head.

Joe Biden achieved the impossible. It's interesting that many more journalists aren't pointing that out. J.B. Shurk is a proud American from Daniel Boone country.

[Nov 26, 2020] PA Data Scientist Says He 'Personally Observed' USB Cards 'Being Uploaded to Voting Machines' over 24 Times

Nov 26, 2020 | www.breitbart.com

910 PA Senate Republicans

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Gregory Stenstrom, a poll watcher in Pennsylvania and CEO of a data sciences company, testified on Wednesday that he witnessed over 24 instances of USB cards being connected to voting machines during the ballot counting process.

Stenstrom spoke at a State Senate Majority Policy Committee hearing in Gettysburg, PA. He addressed his observations as a poll watcher in Delaware County, PA:

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I personally observed USB cards being uploaded to voting machines by the voting machine warehouse supervisor on multiple occasions. I saw this personally. I brought it to the attention of the deputy sheriff who was there stationed, who was a senior law enforcement officer, and I brought to the attention of the clerk of elections.

I brought it to their attention. I objected, and I said this person is not being observed. He's not part of the process that I can see, and he's walking in with baggies -- which we have pictures of and it was submitted in our affidavits -- and he was sticking these USBs into the machines.

So I personally witnessed that happen over 24 times. We have multiple other witnesses who saw it, including Democrat poll watchers.

Stenstrom said he had been told by U.S. Attorney William McSwain such conduct with USBs and voting machines is unusual.

"As of today, 47 USB cards are missing, and they are nowhere to be found," added Stenstrom. "I was told personally that these 24 to 30 cards that were uploaded weren't there." jerryg1018 14 hours ago

The democrats had four years to plan for this. Probably accelerated their plan once they realized Trump wasn't going to be removed from office by impeachment.

50 Reply Share › Avatar Deplorable Badger jerryg1018 9 hours ago

My wife and I listened to the entire 3.5 hours yesterday on Right Side Broadcasting. I think the Demonrats were planning for a much lesser amount of cheating that would keep the books balanced, which probably entailed shaving votes from Trump and giving them to Biden. After seeing Trump was up by 700,000 votes at 9:00 am, they shut down the counting and did massive cheating during the night. According to PA's Secretary of State website, 1.8 Million absentee ballots were mailed out and 1.4 Million were returned. They final absentee ballot count was 2.5 Million. This cheating was massive and planned in a panic mode and seems to be getting uncovered.

After Trump rightfully wins his second term, Rudy Giuliani needs be appointed a Special Prosecutor or become Attorney General. Rudy sounded to me like he is putting together a RICO case against the bad actors. Rudy needs to crush the cheating Demonrat bastards. SoA-to-SoE Deplorable Badger 5 hours ago

Once again, they underestimated the vote count for Trump. Once it became apparent he was running away with this election, he was up so much, they had to move to plan D. With this amount of correction, things are bound to get sloppy and there are several loose ends. Hence the hurry to put a lid on it, declare Biden the winner and move on. Again, the man fights back which they still don't understand. The longer this goes on, the more nervous the bad actors get and all it will take is for Rudy to subpoena the people who want to come forward but fear for their safety if they come forward on their own. Once you get one songbird, this thing folds like a deck chair on the Titanic. This has been so coordinated and orchestrated at the highest levels it will shake this country to its core. Buckle up. amans patriam Deplorable Badger 6 hours ago

1.8 Million absentee ballots mailed
1.4 Million returned
2.5 million absentee ballots counted

On that data alone, how can any reasonable, fair minded, honest person conclude that the final PA vote tally should be used as a basis to select PA's EC electors?

I wonder if there is some confusion over "absentee" and "mail-in". Do the numbers cited above relate ONLY to "absentee" ballots? Gatsby'sPool amans patriam 4 hours ago • edited

Where did you get those numbers from?

The actual numbers are 3 million requested and 2.6 returned.

https://electproject.github... tom amans patriam 6 hours ago

Look at the charts on dominion , spike at 99% for biden after they shutdown the count . They have recorded the spikes and charted the impossible reading that doctoral country's don't get . Witnessed by a cyber war expert tom Gatsby'sPool 4 hours ago

Eyewitness testimony by the most professional tech guy watching 24 chips being up loaded into a internet vote counting machines. jersey jerryg1018 8 hours ago

They had a few primary elections to practice on first. I read somewhere they used same crap to steal primary election from Bernie in a few states.

[Nov 26, 2020] Judge Blocks Certification Of 'Remaining' Pennsylvania Election Results; Boockvar Appeals To PA Supreme Court -

Nov 26, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

A Pennsylvania judge on Wednesday ordered state officials to not certify the results of the 2020 election until her court holds a hearing on an election contest on Friday.

Commonwealth Judge Patricia McCullough ordered the state to not take any further steps to complete the certification of the presidential race, which the state announced on Tuesday. She also blocked the certification of all the other election results.

"To the extent that there remains any further action to perfect the certification of the results of the 2020 General Election for the offices of President and Vice President of the United States of America, respondents are preliminarily enjoined from doing so, pending an evidentiary hearing to be held on Friday," the judge wrote in her order ( pdf ).

" Respondents are preliminarily enjoined from certifying the remaining results of the election, pending the evidentiary hearing ."

McCullough is presiding over a lawsuit brought by Republican lawmakers and candidates against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf (D), Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, and the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

The plaintiffs alleged that Pennsylvania's vote-by-mail stature -- Act 77 -- is in violation of the state's constitution.

"Act 77 is the most expansive and fundamental change to the Pennsylvania voting code, implemented illegally, to date," the lawsuit , filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, states.

"As with prior historical attempts to illegally expand mail-in voting by statute, which have been struck down going as far back as the Military Absentee Ballot Act of 1839, Act 77 is another illegal attempt to override the limitations on absentee voting prescribed in the Pennsylvania Constitution, without first following the necessary procedure to amend the constitution to allow for the expansion."

The plaintiffs include Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.), Republican congressional candidate Sean Parnell, and Pennsylvania House of Representatives candidate Wanda Logan.

Marc Elias, one of the top attorneys leading the Democrats' post-election legal battles, called the lawsuit frivolous.

"Republican Congressman Mike Kelly has filed a new frivolous lawsuit in Pennsylvania seeking to block the state from certifying the election results and having the state legislature choose electors," Elias wrote on Twitter on Nov. 21. "This is absolutely shameful."

President Donald Trump responded to Elias, writing: "This is not at all frivolous. It is brought on behalf of one of the most respected members of the United States Congress who is disgusted, like so many others, by an Election that is a fraudulent mess. Fake ballots, dead people voting, no Republican Poll Watchers allowed, & more!"

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, signed Act 77 into law on Oct. 31, 2019. Eight of the nine sponsors of the bill in the Pennsylvania Senate were Republicans.

[Nov 26, 2020] Pennsylvania Judge Halts Further Vote Certification Steps

Nov 26, 2020 | www.msn.com

A Pennsylvania judge issued an order preventing the state from taking additional steps to certify its election results until she holds a hearing on Friday morning.

The ruling on Wednesday by Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough in Pittsburgh halts the process "to the extent that there remains any further action to perfect the certification of the results of the 2020 General Election." Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar certified President-elect Joe Biden's 80,555-vote Pennsylvania victory yesterday, and Governor Tom Wolf appointed electors for the state. Boockvar and Wolf are both Democrats.

he case before McCullough is separate from the federal lawsuit by President Donald Trump's campaign that seeks to undo Pennsylvania's certification unless it tosses out tens of thousands of mail-in ballots the suit alleges are illegal. The state case was brought by Pennsylvania Republicans led by U.S. Representative Mike Kelly, who sought to derail certification by arguing that the state's expansion of mail-in voting was illegal.

[Nov 26, 2020] Nevada Election Fraud case given the go-ahead for depositions. Read the full court filing that shows MASSIVE fraud, clear violations of US Constitution Equal Protection Clause use of faulty, faulty, faulty AI voter signature machines:

Nov 26, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

UndergroundPost , 1 day ago

And don't miss this:

Nevada Election Fraud case given the go-ahead for depositions. Read the full court filing that shows MASSIVE fraud, clear violations of US Constitution Equal Protection Clause & use of faulty, faulty, faulty AI voter signature machines:

https://www.democracydocket.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2020/11/nov-17-doc-2.pdf

Will Geriatric Joe Puppet and the lying DEM Machine be so keen on "reconciliation" after their fraud is so overwhelmingly apparent proving Trump really won?

[Nov 26, 2020] Fatal Vulnerabilities

Nov 26, 2020 | www.mintpressnews.com

Experts on both sides of the political divide concede that both voter fraud and election fraud occur with considerable frequency since the advent of electronic voting machines. In addition to Dominion and ES&S, only five other companies dominate this space: Tenex, SGO/Smartmatic, Hart InterCivic, Demtech, and Premier (formerly Diebold).

Virtually all have been accused of vote count manipulation or other irregularities associated with their systems. Hart, for instance, was accused of vote flipping (the practice of switching the votes from one candidate to their opponent) in Texas. Dominion also ran into issues in the Lone Star state when its systems failed certification over accessibility problems.

"Much of the equipment being used to record and count votes," explains Jonathan Simon, "is either modem-equipped, which leaves it highly vulnerable to remote interference, or programmed with the use of other computers than are internet-connected, allowing the alteration of memory cards and code running in either precinct-level machines (like BMDs, DREs, or Optical Scanners) or central tabulators."

Examples of these dangerous weaknesses were explored in a recent video published by a self-styled national security professional, L. Todd Wood , where conservative elections security expert, Russ Ramsland, breaks down his findings from a forensic analysis of a 1000+ page voter log taken out of Dallas County's central tabulation center in the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections.

https://cdn.iframe.ly/M7DMJcB?v=1&app=1

Ramsland identified instances of votes being replaced in 96 precincts, an inordinate number of database "updates" and other serious irregularities that point to vote-count manipulation and amount to election fraud. His most explosive allegation centered around claims of real-time vote-swapping in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Kentucky, where Ramsland asserts that thousands of votes originally given for the Republican candidate were swapped live on a CNN broadcast and added to the tally of the Democratic candidate, Andy Beshear, who would end up winning the election.

Ramsland also alleged that the election data of that race was being stored in a server in Frankfurt, Germany before being cycled through the central tabulation database, which syncs automatically with the numbers shown to television viewers. This server has been pounced on by Trump supporters in recent days and repeated by Rudy Giuliani in his podcast on Friday when he also purported to have direct evidence of election fraud.

While it is practically impossible for the layman to unravel the complexities underlying the encryption and cloud technologies underlying the present-day election system in the United States, few can doubt that moving towards a digital voting system removes whatever last vestiges of control the regular American citizen had in a once participatory exercise of democracy.

Asked if democracy can even exist under such conditions, Simon refers to a prediction he made in "CODE RED," in which he augurs "an inexorable progression to where we are now: public trust eroded, the losers making wild allegations, no one able to prove anything, [and] everyone kind of waking up to the realization that our concealed computerized vote-counting process does not yield evidence-based results."

[Nov 26, 2020] It's critical that the legal team nail down the machine manipulation using SMOTE (Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique) written by Aleksandar Lazarevic.

Nov 26, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

BulkBeing , 1 day ago

It's critical that the legal team nail down the machine manipulation using SMOTE (Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique) written by Aleksandar Lazarevic. Trail leads to Belgrade, Serbia and Dominion Voting Systems with chips made in China.

[Nov 26, 2020] The Help America Vote Act (HAVA), passed by a Republican-controlled House was the Troyon horse which made centralized election hacking possible

Nov 26, 2020 | www.mintpressnews.com

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In a prolific time for draconian government overreach, one of the lesser-known pieces of legislation proposed by the Bush administration was the Help America Vote Act ( HAVA ), passed by a Republican-controlled House and a unanimous vote by a Democrat-led Senate in December 2001. The bill was signed into law 11 months later and "greatly accelerated the full computerization of U.S. elections," according to Jonathan Simon, an election integrity advocate and author of "Code Red, Computerized Election Theft and The New American Century," in an interview with MintPress .

Simon describes the legislation's carrot-and-stick approach to goad states into adopting technologies like touchscreen voting systems known as DREs, which were later replaced with barcode systems or BMDs, which were "entirely lacking in cyber-security provisions to protect the increasingly concealed process it promoted." Among the bill's authors is none other than the current Senate leader and Republican kingmaker, Mitch McConnell, who has defended Trump's right to challenge the election results without committing to a particular outcome.

"If, as was claimed," Simon continues, "HAVA would make voting easier and thus increase turnout, as we can see clearly today, that was decidedly not a GOP goal, certainly not of a tactician like McConnell." The partisan motivations Simon ascribes to HAVA are clear enough, and, as he points out, should have been clear to Democrats as well. But, the argument that the American liberal establishment had no inkling of the ramifications fails to account for the Democrats' own forays into the closely held universe of electronic voting systems.

[Nov 26, 2020] Spook Paradise

Nov 26, 2020 | www.mintpressnews.com

With the extremes of the American political spectrum lighting up in deep reds and blues, whatever emerges out of the ashes won't resemble much that came before it, and regardless of the election results, America's inexorable march towards techno-fascism is moving right along.


Watch | America's Election Debacle Highlights Anti-Democratic Hijinks of Both Parties

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Actual voter and election fraud takes place in every national American election and is just as prevalent in state and municipal elections, as well. From vote splitting to voter suppression tactics to direct manipulation of election results, both political parties have usurped the electoral processes to lie and cheat their way into power more than once.

But with the advent of digital voting systems, even the scandals we always seem to hear about far too late will vanish from sight, as well. The most straightforward aspect of democracy – voting – is disappearing behind a curtain of ones and zeros that only technocratic lackeys will be able to pull back. Trump, who was plucked from the reality TV screen like Jeff Daniels in "The Purple Rose of Cairo" and inserted into the national contest for the highest office in the land, will do nothing to change that.

Publically available FBI documents show the sitting president has been an FBI informant since the early eighties and his rise to the highest office in the land was not the case of a brash, independent billionaire who decided to run for president to "Make America Great Again." After all, Donald Trump's long-standing ties with the very "deep state" many of his staunchest supporters are convinced he is dismantling, actually reveals a factional war among the ruling class behind the scenes.

With a president who is as deep state as it gets, if there's something we can take away from the last four years and these last few days since the election, it's that the American establishment's over-the-top partisanship has been a ruse undertaken to hide the fact that they are united in waging a class war like never before.

[Nov 26, 2020] Jimmy Carter warned 15 years ago of serious 2020 election problems

Nov 26, 2020 | www.wnd.com

Jay Stephen 2 days ago • edited ,

This election proves that our Department of Justice, the FBI, CIA, and all our intelligence agencies are controlled by the deep state and the military industrial establishment so that they can install the candidates of their choice in every election, otherwise they would have exposed the totally unsecure Dominion voting machines years ago. They didn't manipulate the 2016 presidential election because it was a foregone conclusion with them all that Hillary was a shoe in. It has been proven that they were able to access the software to flip votes in 2018 from Bevin to Beshear to install him as governor in Kentucky.

HongryHawg 2 days ago ,

So now the question becomes, why bother to vote at all, Republican or Democrat. The fixers are gonna choose, regardless of who gets the lever pulled for them the most. "Every vote matters" no longer matters.

IrishMailey HongryHawg 2 days ago ,

NO, always vote. The reason there is such obvious cheating on a national level is so many voted for Trump the leftist had to dig up pre-print4d "Biden" votes in the middle of the night in PA, WI, NV, and MI to counter the real vote. And their fear and mammoth cheating has displayed for the world how criminal and anti-American the left is. And for that blatant felony, we are going to win the election legally.

[Nov 26, 2020] Yes, Election Fraud is Real. And its a Longstanding Tradition on Both Sides of the Aisle

Nov 26, 2020 | www.mintpressnews.com

Cyberbullies

Part of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency's mission centers on assuring compliance with DHS dictates surrounding election security protocols. The standalone federal agency with oversight from the Department of Homeland Security was formed two years after an embarrassing incident involving DHS occurred during the 2016 general election, when Georgia's then secretary of state,­ – now governor – Brian Kemp, announced that cyberattacks on its voting systems had been traced to the federal law enforcement agency.

Washington Mulls National Guard at Polls as Obama-era Russiagaters Profer Election Advice A neoliberal think tank filled with Obama-era national security officials has been advising State District Attorneys Offices on how to prepare for election violence. MintPress News | Raul Diego | Nov 16

In 2020 with CISA firmly in place, DHS' cybersecurity division implemented a " 24/7 war room " to ostensibly guard against election hacking. CISA's Krebs, a former cybersecurity policy director at Microsoft, led the effort to "monitor a network of every state's election system simultaneously until every vote is counted," according to News Nation , which was allowed to bring a camera crew into the operation in Fort Meade , Maryland.

In the lead up to the 2020 election, warnings about Russian and Iranian cyberwarriors running roughshod over the electoral contest were everywhere in U.S. media. Dire warnings of an existential threat to democracy by foreign actors that never materialized were leveraged to implement new security measures in partnership with the private sector. Krebs floated the excuse for a conspicuously absent horde of Eurasian hackers, that America's enemies chose to "sit out this election" in a recent New York Times article .

The fact is that neither Russia nor Iran have anywhere near the level of access to America's election system as the handful of private companies who are part of an electronic voting machine cartel, which currently controls over 92% of the elections market in the United States.

[Nov 26, 2020] Exclusive -- Trump Lawyer Jenna Ellis Receives Threats- 'You Deserved to Be Raped'

Lawyers by nature of their profession sometimes are representing horrible criminals. So such threat need to be investigated as terrorism (use of vioolence to achieve a political goal) and the threat to the integrity of the US legal system.
Nov 26, 2020 | www.breitbart.com

Jenna Ellis, a legal advisor to President Donald Trump and senior legal adviser to the Trump campaign, has received threats, late night phone calls from unfamiliar numbers, and public calls for her disbarment, she told Breitbart News exclusively Wednesday.

Via direct message (DM), Ellis told Breitbart News that she had received "Hundreds of DMs and messages etc threatening me."

Some threats have been public, like attempts to have her disbarred and encouraging the public to file Bar complaints.

Others have been more direct -- and less subtle.

She added: "CNN reporter messaged today accusing me of my bar license being lapsed. Unknown number has called my cell dozens of times between midnight and 4am to blow up my phone and try to get through the DND [do not disturb]."

Ellis provided Breitbart News with a screen grab of text messages from an unknown person who attempted to provoke her to respond, ending with: "You're a f**king c**t. You're the reason people despise humanity. You deserved to be raped."

Other Trump attorneys have been harassed, including by the Lincoln Project, a group of Never Trump Republicans who have encouraged the public to harass law firms taking up the president's case.

The mainstream media has defended these efforts; the Washington Post , for example, published an op-ed Nov. 12 titled "Yes, going after Trump's law firms is fair game." Trump's lawyers in Pennsylvania withdrew the following day, reportedly because of threats.

Joe Biden has not said anything about the threats against Trump's legal team, as scholar Jonathan Turley has noted.

"When such actions were taken against lawyers representing civil rights groups and others in the 1960s, it was correctly denounced as an outrageous abuse of our legal system," Turley tweeted this week. "Now it has become a campaign supported by politicians, lawyers, and the media."

Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News and the host of Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot on Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT). His newest e-book is The Trumpian Virtues: The Lessons and Legacy of Donald Trump's Presidency . His recent book, RED NOVEMBER , tells the story of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary from a conservative perspective. He is a winner of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak .

[Nov 26, 2020] A battle between neoliberal corporatist Vs Neoliberal Corporatist is being described as left verses right

Nov 26, 2020 | off-guardian.org

It is like Gerald Celente always says. 'When everything fails they take you to war.'


Janken , Nov 22, 2020 12:11 PM Reply to White Horse Mountain

"The 2020 election was stolen because leftists were able to exploit the coronavirus pandemic to weaken, alter, and eliminate laws that were put in place over the course of decades to preserve the integrity of the ballot box."

'Leftist' in the American context is nonsense, there is nothing left-wing about these 'Leftists' Nothing! Political terminology in the USA has become absolute nonsense. This is Alice in wonderland stuff. A battle between neoliberal corporatist Vs Neoliberal Corporatist is being described as left verses right, it isn't. It is a war of the far-right against the far-right. They are the same, in every meaningful way.

Glen Batterham , Nov 23, 2020 11:21 PM Reply to Janken

True it's like a gang of mobsters.
Even though there is regular infighting for supremacy, they're all still in on the same racket.
Faction X vs faction Y is probably a better description than Democrat vs Republican or Labor vs Tories, or whatever. But it definitely isn't left vs right in any traditional sense.

Thom , Nov 22, 2020 9:17 AM

I think you mean 'imperialists' not 'globalists'. Globalism isn't a bad objective, which is probably why the far-right are trying co-opt and thereby malign the term.

From Far Away , Nov 22, 2020 1:47 PM Reply to Thom

[ Globalism isn't a bad objective ]

So what exactly are you talking about?

Here are three three examples:

(1) The development of social, economic, cultural, or technological networks that transcend national boundaries.
(2) The attitude or policy of placing the interests of the entire world above those of individual nations.
(3) The policy or doctrine of involving one's country in international affairs, alliances, etc.

[ which is probably why the far-right are trying co-opt and thereby malign the term. ]

I suggest you at least try to strive for a fair, honest discussion instead of impulsively ascribing bad motives on people. Sadly your observation reveals no logical, reasoned evidence but rather your obvious dislike of some people you clearly have no problem wilfully demonising.

Berrent , Nov 22, 2020 9:05 AM

Empire does some stuff under the banner of 'the left' for 4 years and then they do other stuff under the banner of the far-right. This creates the illusion of democracy. It's a sedative for the people. The fake left will never do anything that really helps the population, that is not allowed. The 'Green New Deal' is Corporate welfare just like Trump's tax cuts were. Nov 22, 2020 8:15 AM

George Soros's Antifa has gone quiet after the U.S.presidential election of November 3rd. Or has it? Two Republican election board officials in Michigan reversed their opposition to certifying the election after threats were made to them and their families.

Coincidentally similar, transparent threats went viral and no doubt election supervisors in many other districts saw this as a threat of vengeance if they dared to follow their conscience and stand up against election fraud.

You can be sure Antifa is moving hell and high water to ensure party discipline, as per the Open Society Foundation's objectives. They're busy. That's why they haven't been so active on the streets, except to swarm and threaten citizens who dared to rally in Washington DC and other cities in favour of fair and open elections.

JFK WAS JUST AN APPETIZER
Be careful what you wish for, is a trope in politics, especially when it means collaborating with anti-democratic forces for short-term objectives. The event of Nov 22, 1963, was a hair trigger, since when the willful destruction of the American political system has gone into overdrive. Like one of Shakespeare's tragedies, one murder required another until brother and son were silenced and then all those involved stood in line to share in the spoils: LBJ, Nixon, Ford and the Bushes in particular. To this day only Donald Trump and arguably Jimmy Carter were not connected to the assassins in some way.

The public execution of John F Kennedy was the work of external influences as much as internal. The U.S. has long been the plaything of interests that show no loyalty to mere citizens or institutions.

Those interests may be home-reared, like the criminal Rockefeller combine or foreign, like the bankers hiding behind the red shield or star. What they have in common is their readiness to use America as a permanent factory of war – the wartime economy as much as the people – and then to dump them.

Not only to drop them when they have served their purpose but to disassemble the economy on which they rely, to infiltrate society and destroy every one of its pillars – from family to fatherhood, selling a false promise to women and mothers that ends in loneliness and dependency, and attacking their children by promoting the dealing of drugs with a for-profit prison at the end of a one-way street.

When I first encountered the campaign of former LAPD detective Michael Ruppert against the Central Intelligence Agency's distribution of cocaine in inner city neighburhoods, I struggled to understand the mentality of those who would do this. See Ruppert confront CIA director John Deutsch https://youtu.be/IMBu0YTwfXc&nbsp ;

CONSUMING SOCIETY
George H.W. Bush came into focus because his involvement in the JFK assassination, which is beyond doubt: his long involvement in preparing the Cuban exiles cover story; his deliberate misdirection as to his whereabouts on Nov 22nd; his deliberate fingering of an innocent man; his attempt to misdirect FBI Director J.E. Hoover, recorded in a memo; photographs of Bush on the day; and the presence of he and his son in the long line of succession from the assassins.

His motives bothered me. I tried to get inside his mind: was it that of an ultra-right wing patriot who though he was saving his nation through assassination? (I think of Bush's associate in El Salvador's death squads of the 1970s-80s Roberto D'Aubuisson who ordered the murder, as he celebrated mass, of Archibishop Oscar Romero).

Then I returned to the work of Michael Ruppert and Gary Webb who exposed how Bush and his CIA-FBI-LAPD cohort viewed the country's Black population as nothing more than disposable, to be turned into an internal market for crack cocaine so that Bush could finance his wars in Central America; so that the FBI could undermine the Black Panther movement and create fake, FBI-manufactured terrorists in order to push the domestic political agenda rightward.

It goes on to this day. See Trevor Aaronson's The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's Manufactured War on Terrorism .

The LAPD built a computer database on the population from which it could not only track criminals but, arguably, cultivate them and use them in manufactured happenings for reasons much more nefarious than trying to justify a bigger police budget. After the FBI's counter intelligence program CoIntelPro was exposed in 1971, the LAPD's files found their way to the Western Goals Foundation, linked to the John Birch Society and the World Anti-Communist League.

JOHN BIRCH AS ORANGE MAN BAD
Here we veer into distraction. Researchers of the 1970s and 80s saw the John Birch Society as a hard-line wedge to build an authoritarian society -- and the CIA and the Council on Foreign Relations must have been happy for the Birchers to take the heat.

What we know today, however, casts a different light on those vested interests and we have a clearer view of who was seeking an authoritarian society in the service of globalist masters.

See this interview with Western Goals founder Congressman Larry McDonald on the links between the CFR, the United Nations and the CIA. McDonald speaks to Pat Buchanan and Tom Braden, co-hosts of Crossfire.
I recommend reading the words of Tom Braden with an ear to CNN journalists today, along with the rest of the Corporatist Media. The tone is identical, but so is their focus on denying a particular agenda.

MEDIA MOCKINGBIRDS AT WORK
Tom Braden was a CIA operative and journalist. In true Mockingbird media style, Braden quotes one of the CIA's own Mockingbird outlets, Newsweek, as if it is an independent source: "The John Birch Society considers communism only one arm of a master conspiracy in which socialist American insiders are plotting to establish world government."

Tom Braden: "That kind of silly, asinine statement is what makes people laugh at the John Birch Society."

This week the New York Times blithely ignored the World Economic Forum's stated policy and declared: The baseless 'Great Reset' conspiracy theory rises again , Nov 17, 2020.

MORE AT: https://moneycircus.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-jfk-to-new-world-order.html

Larry McDonald on the New World Order. Pt 1/2

https://www.youtube.com/embed/hlkD5z740w0?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent

Moneycircus , Nov 22, 2020 9:01 AM Reply to Moneycircus

Fixed link
Michael Ruppert confronts Director of Central Intelligence John Deutch over the use of inner city Black populations as a dumping ground for drugs https://youtu.be/IMBu0YTwfXc

Gerell , Nov 22, 2020 11:16 AM Reply to Moneycircus

There was NO New World Order, that is now very clear. it was a fantasy put out by the alt-right (CIA) to distract from the USA's aim of world hegemony, and which is the only game in town, supported by a ubiquitous CIA and 800 US military bases around the world, enforcing the dollar as universal currency.

The threat is not socialism, (I wish), the real threat is American Empire and their neoliberal corporate oligarchy which is sweeping the world.

kevin , Nov 22, 2020 5:12 PM Reply to Gerell

Actually, it is increasingly clear that we are on the verge of the totalitarian New World Order, and you don't need to be "alt-right" or whatever to see it.

Seamus Padraig , Nov 22, 2020 12:07 PM Reply to Moneycircus

Antifa is definitely not dormant. They attacked some of the demonstrators at the Million Maga March in DC just last weekend.

As far as the John Birch Society is concerned, they were controlled opposition from start. John Birch himself had actually been an OSS asset during the war; his 'missionary work' in China was just diplomatic cover. (The OSS, for those of you who don't know, was the Office of Special Services–the predecessor organization of the CIA founded during the war.) After his death, it was candy magnate Robert Welch who founded the society that bore his name. The Birchers would rail on and on about 'communism' rather than Globalism during the Cold War in order to give patriotic Americans the impression that all of the subversion going on in their country was the work of a foreign power rather than their own élites and government. And that's why, even though they sometimes raised a good point here or there–most controlled-opposition groups do eventually–they were never a true threat to the system, just a controlled opposition. (And they never, ever attacked Zionism . A Bircher could be expelled merely for uttering the J-word in public.)

kevin , Nov 22, 2020 5:00 PM Reply to Seamus Padraig

Larry McDonald, president of the John Birch Society at the time of his death, did condemn the subversion of the globalist elite: "The drive of the Rockefellers and their allies is to create a one-world government combining super capitalism and Communism under the same tent, all under their control Do I mean conspiracy? Yes I do. I am convinced there is such a plot, international in scope, generations old in planning, and incredibly evil in intent."

kevin , Nov 22, 2020 4:29 PM Reply to Moneycircus

Carter was definitely connected to the assassins, but much later. He was handpicked for the presidency by David Rockefeller after being recruited by his protege Zbigniew Brzezinski through the Trilateral Commission Rockefeller established in 1973, whose first director was Brzezinski. Carter's administration was known as the Trilateral administration with good reason. Carter himself may not have turned out to be the president they hoped for, however.

If it wasn't for their relationship with the Rockefellers, especially David, both Kissinger and Brzezinski would have spent their lives in academic obscurity.

Molinos , Nov 23, 2020 2:38 AM Reply to Moneycircus

Don't forget to add CIA boss Allen Dulles to your list of JFK conspirators. JFK had fired him and I am convinced he was the ringleader. See the book "The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America's Secret government" which is available as a PDF.

Lost in a dark wood , Nov 22, 2020 6:59 AM

I remember long ago when this used to be the standard way of doing interviews; i.e. calmly asking intelligent questions with the intention of eliciting information and clarification, and allowing the person the opportunity to give a proper answer.
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Sidney Powell: 'Biblical' Lawsuit Coming, Accuses Georgia. Gov. Kemp of Deal With Dominion
https://www.newsmax.com/newsmax-tv/sidney-powell-campaign-lawyer-dominion/2020/11/21/id/998181/
By Eric Mack – Sat, 21 Nov 2020
Levying explosive claims of widespread voter fraud specifically tied to Dominion Voting Systems and potentially a pay-for-play scheme with GOP Gov. Brian Kemp, Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell on Newsmax TV vowed to deliver a "biblical" voter fraud case this week.
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Sidney Powell: It will be BIBLICAL
Newsmax TV
Nov 22, 2020
Frontline member of the Trump legal team Sidney Powell comments exclusively on the claims that are going to be made in the legal battle to come over the presidential election results. – with political analyst Mark Halperin and Newsmax TV's Rob Schmitt

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y68pEknYyCM?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent

paul , Nov 22, 2020 4:14 AM

None of this should be taken too seriously.
As Carleton-Browne of the Foreign Office would say, the situation is hopeless but not serious.
As the US teeters on the brink of complete financial bankruptcy and general institutional dissolution, our Exceptional Friends are kind enough to provide us with a final Grand Spectacular Election Extravaganza, no effort or expense spared, starring none other than the Great-Showman-In-Chief himself, Trumpus Magnus. Like one of his late great beauty pageants, unfortunately minus the bimbos. Instead, we have a star studded supporting cast of billionaires, close relatives, superannuated generals, fraudsters, grifters, chancers, conmen, halfwits, religious nutjobs, certifiable lunatics & rabid warmongers.
Pitted against him are an equally colourful and motley crew, fronted by a gerontocracy worthy of the late unlamented Soviet Union in its final death throes.
Trumpus Magnus himself, at 73, appears a scandalously callow youth beside Pelosi, 80, at the helm of the legislature, Bernie, supposedly the Great "Left" Hope at 79, and Creepy Joe, who at 77 is slated to become the new Commander-In-Chief, or Vice President, or Senator, or Something Or Other, provided he can remember his own name and which country he's living in at the time.
So just break out the popcorn and watch the whole tawdry, degrading spectacle. It's the Greatest Show In Town, and it's all completely free.
They charge fifteen quid now to get in the local cinema, though admittedly that does include the popcorn.

Watt , Nov 22, 2020 5:43 PM Reply to paul

An enjoyable read, in spite of the unprepossessing content. Satire is truly a gift.

Schmitz Katze , Nov 22, 2020 2:26 AM

President Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address, known for its warnings about the growing power of the "military-industrial complex

Eisenhower's "Military-Industrial Complex" Speech Origins and Significance

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Gg-jvHynP9Y?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent

John Ervin , Nov 22, 2020 5:15 AM Reply to Schmitz Katze

It was so awfully cute of Ike to mildly fulminate to us so, well, almost "democratically", in his farewell speech to the nation, and so soon after he had just woken up from a Rip van Winkel-esque nap of 8 years, next the Oval Office.

It was almost as if he cared. He had shortly before this swan song told his security honchos, "I have nothing to leave the next President but a legacy of ashes" -- a phrase which became the title of a condemnatory tome on the CIA by Tim Weiner, who had previously received a Pulitzer for his first book on that murky topic.

"A LEGACY OF ASHES". That gray pile accrued while Eisenhower was working out the geriatric kinks of his golf swing, a passetemps made as familiar to us in our own times by another Republican President.

During his two terms, the actual bona fide Nazi Gestapo had completely embedded itself in Langley, with Josef Mengele (according to Fred Burks of wanttoknow.info, among others) training our agents on site, thanks to favoring treatment by Allen Dulles and Hitler's top Nazi spy, General Reinhard Gehlen, the two leading that key Agency all on Ike's dubious "watch".

And the rest is history, mystery, and much misery.

Ours, and above all, the rest of the world's .

You can trace the origins of our current Covid pickle directly to that.

Thanks Ike! For the warning Farewell.

Hope you didn't let the door hit you on the way out.

£4£+$4$+MY2¢~~~~

martin , Nov 22, 2020 6:47 AM Reply to John Ervin

May I add a reference to Eisenhower's death camps..

James Bacque 'Other Losses: An Investigation into the mass deaths of German prisoners at the hands of the French and Americans after World War II

John Ervin , Nov 22, 2020 7:31 AM Reply to martin

Yes, I've seen some on that. I just am not very impressed with Eisenhower, since many really sinister things rolled into our government and country, on his "watch". And it seemed like he didn't do much about it.

After JFK's execution, I heard an interview with "Jackie" not long ago, it happened back in those days:

REPORTER: So what DID your husband think of Eisenhower?

JACQUELINE: "Not much."

Frankly, it seems like in the court of (real) History, he would need a real good lawyer.

Robert MacNamara said in the great film by Erroll Morris' "The Fog of War" that if we had been the conquered, there would have been some real Nuremberg-esque war tribunals trying our leaders and hanging U.S. for war crimes.

That "confession" is in the film, from the lips of a man who bombed the hell out of much of Asia in his stint under Curtis LeMay, and his dubious commands.

And LeMay remained "gungho" after WW II.

I mean, any way you slice it, there is too much of that, from all of them.

It's just not right.

But, hey, Ike warned us about the MIC on his way out of the Big Round Room.

Why are we not impressed?

kevin , Nov 22, 2020 5:51 PM Reply to John Ervin

Eisenhower was a servant of the Wall Street/Eastern Establishment (now globalist) ruling class based in and around the Council on Foreign Relations and the CIA at its highest levels. Allen Dulles, CIA director under Eisenhower and CFR president in the late 1940s, was its embodiment. Eisenhower was their president and his warning about the military-industrial complex probably had more to do with the potential threat it posed as a rival to Wall Street interests.

Researcher , Nov 22, 2020 7:07 PM Reply to John Ervin

Yes. Too little, too late. It's like JFK's speech to the newspaper men in NYC. He was talking about future censorship of the press and a heating up of the Cold War. If he'd actually intended to expose Secret Societies and the banking cabal with their eugenics agenda, to the public he could have done it any time.

Maybe his only real mistake or perhaps secret purpose was signing Executive Order 11110 which gave the US the ability to issue its own notes against US silver reserves without going through the Fed.

The US silver reserves were probably stolen by the Fed from the Treasury after JFK's death. Going off the gold standard by Nixon further exacerbated the debt and inflation.

Certainly the manipulation of the silver market by JP Morgan and others and the inability of Congress or an independent body or any agency to audit the Fed, or Fort Knox is connected to aspects of that Act, Executive Order 11110.

Sometimes I wonder if the US really had a president with any integrity since Andrew Jackson left office.

[Nov 26, 2020] Lin Wood to Newsmax TV- Court Must Stop Certifying of Georgia Electors - Newsmax.com

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Famed attorney Lin Wood told Newsmax TV on Wednesday that he has filed an appeal with the 11th U.S. Circuit of Appeals to overturn Georgia's election results based on his claim that the Georgia secretary of state unilaterally and unconstitutionally changed election rules.

Wood, who famously represented Richard Jewell -- wrongfully accused of the Atlanta Olympic Park bombing in 1996 -- said he is seeking to void the election results and have the matter turned over to the Georgia legislature.


[Nov 26, 2020] Trump Legal Team And PA Republican Legislators Election Hearing At Gettysburg

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Contains 3:54 video LIVE- Pennsylvania State Legislature Holds Public Hearing on 2020 Election - YouTube
From comments to YouTube: "570,000 votes for Biden in 90 minutes" (1:30), "IM HONORED TO BE HERE REPRESENTING FREEDOM!", "The Legislature, are our Lawmakers and they need to enforce and protect the people from corrupt politicians who seek to capitalize on their position of power for person profit and personal gain."
" Fascinating testimony. Amazingly straightforward and easy to follow. Not surprised at any information given, only sadly disappointed that our country allowed itself to get to this point by not standing firm and stopping the deceit for several generations. Thank you for finally standing up and addressing the disgrace."
"It's in everyone's interest to have a full vetting of election irregularities and fraud," Giuliani said in a statement Tuesday. "And the only way to do this is with public hearings, complete with witnesses, videos, pictures and other evidence of illegalities from the November 3rd election."
"There were serious irregularities, we have proof of fraud in a number of states, and it is important for all Americans to have faith in our electoral process," Trump campaign senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis said in a statement. "All we have wanted from the outset is to count every legal vote and discount every illegal vote."
Nov 26, 2020 | www.realclearpolitics.com

WHO: Senate Majority Policy Committee Chair David Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill); Senate Majority Leader-Elect Kim Ward (R-39); State Rep. Dan Moul (R-91); State Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-89); and State Rep Paul Schemel (R-90); among other lawmakers will join Senator Mastriano in this historic hearing.

Mastriano is clear what is at risk.

"Elections are a fundamental principle of our democracy – unfortunately, Pennsylvanians have lost faith in the electoral system," said Mastriano, who recently called for the resignation of State Department Secretary Kathy Boockvar for negligence and incompetence. "It is unacceptable."

"Over the past few weeks, I have heard from thousands of Pennsylvanians regarding issues experienced at the polls, irregularities with the mail-in voting system and concerns whether their vote was counted," said Mastriano. "We need to correct these issues to restore faith in our republic."

WHERE: Wyndham Gettysburg, 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

The hearing will be streamed live on policy.pasenategop.com.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 25th at 12:30 pm.

"We want assurance that the issues encountered during this past election don't happen again," said Chairman Argall. "Senator Mastriano requested this meeting because Pennsylvanians deserve a fair election."

[Nov 26, 2020] Propaganda, Election Fraud and the Death of Journalism

Nov 23, 2020 | www.realclearpolitics.com
(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Easy question: Is it illegal to steal an election or not?

You would have to assume that it is no big deal based on the response to claims of widespread fraud in the contest between President Trump and Joe Biden. Big Media says the evidence just doesn't exist, and most Americans seem to be lost in a blue haze of blind acceptance that whatever they are told by the talking heads on TV must be true.

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This kind of unthinking obedience to authority is a frightening harbinger of an America that is no longer a nation of laws, but rather a nation of edicts. You can already see that unfolding in the sheep-like acceptance of COVID-19 restrictions that blatantly ignore the Constitution. But if you dare do your own independent assessment of facts -- whether regarding the efficacy of mask use in preventing spread of coronavirus or regarding the security of electronic voting -- you will quickly come to a different conclusion than that which is approved by Big Tech, Big Media and Big Money.

Unfortunately, most people don't take the time to do their own research. They simply believe whatever is told to them. For those in thrall to the establishment media, that means they believe that Trump's allegations of election fraud are "baseless." Remember, the media made that declaration within hours of the election, long before any evidence had been presented in a court of law and before analysis had begun on the raw vote totals. Once that narrative was established, it didn't matter how many affidavits were presented, how many witnesses came forward, or how much analysis suggested that the vote count may have been manipulated. The jury of the American people had already been tainted by Big Media to believe the narrative that Trump is a sore loser.

Don't forget, the mainstream media -- in the interests of public enlightenment (now known as wokeness) -- have spent the past four years reporting as fact that the duly elected president of the United States is a liar, a tax cheat, a Russian puppet, and a racist. In other words, he is a con man who never should have been anywhere near the Oval Office in the first place. So why would anyone now believe his claims that Democrats used phony mail ballots, vote-counting software and foreign manipulation to steal the election? Most of the media is pretending that there is not even a real story to report in what, if true, would be one of the gravest constitutional crises in the history of our republic.

As Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said in his press conference Thursday, "The coverage of this has been almost as dishonest as the scheme itself. The American people are entitled to know this," he warned the press. "You don't have a right to keep it from them. You don't have a right to lie about it."

But, the newsrooms at CNN and MSNBC are keeping it from the public. They refused to even carry Giuliani's press conference laying out the evidence of election fraud. As for Fox News, they covered it, and then put a reporter on the air to say the claims were "simply not true" or "baseless." Clearly, we are not going to get the truth from the media. Has there been even one reporter for a mainstream outlet such as the Washington Post asking questions about the vulnerability of electronic voting systems to hacking or manipulation? Is any news organization demanding that the Justice Department or FBI get to the bottom of the story?

The loss of a free and neutral press means that democracy cannot work even if its elections were completely above board. The capacity of the people to self-govern is dependent on their access to true and accurate information. Sadly, the opposite principle applies as well. When journalism abandons objectivity in favor of an agenda, then the people are in the position of cattle being led to slaughter.

Thomas Jefferson described the abuses of a free press in 1814 in a letter to his friend Walter Jones:

"I deplore the putrid state into which our newspapers have passed and the malignity, the vulgarity and the mendacious spirit of those who write for them These ordures are rapidly depraving the public taste and lessening its relish for sound food. As vehicles of information and a curb on our functionaries, they have rendered themselves useless by forfeiting all title to belief This has, in a great degree, been produced by the violence and malignity of party spirit."

Ouch! Take that, New York Times! Take that, CNN!

Of course, it is just such a malign "party spirit" that informs almost all mainstream journalism in the Age of Trump -- a spirit that is visible in the hostility towards Trump himself, but also in the accommodation towards Democrats such as Joe Biden. Last Monday's Biden press conference was a stunning abdication of responsibility by the media for its much-vaunted role of "speaking truth to power" -- or at least asking tough questions.

Three of the first four queries were merely anti-Trump questions asked in a new way. Instead of asking Trump "How do you justify your unprecedented attempt to obstruct and delay a smooth transfer of power?" the reporters merely asked Biden what he thought about Trump's "unprecedented attempt" blah blah blah. Then the next three questions were about COVID, which after six months of campaigning, even Sleepy Joe Biden could answer with his eyes closed.

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Isn't the media going to hold Biden accountable just like they claimed to hold Trump accountable? Why not ask about the curious patterns of vote counting in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Georgia that make millions of people think Biden tried to steal the election? Shouldn't he be asked to support a full investigation to prove his victory was legitimate? How about a question about whether Hunter Biden will come out of hiding now that the election is over? How about asking the "president-in-waiting" to condemn the BLM and antifa violence that sent several innocent Trump supporters to the hospital two weeks ago?

How about our celebrity journalists celebrate their own crucial role as defenders of democracy? If they don't want to "render themselves useless," they need to swear allegiance to facts, wherever they lead, and not to one party. Or as Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana put it more indelicately, "They have to be equal opportunity assholes."

But they aren't -- and sooner or later the American people will get tired of being manipulated. Journalism is supposed to give an honest account of the facts so that people can make up their own minds what they believe to be true. Propaganda, on the other hand, is a dishonest attempt to persuade people not to examine the facts for themselves. Journalism starts with facts and allows people to reach their own conclusion. Propaganda starts with a conclusion and manipulates people into accepting it as fact. You can decide for yourself whether what we have today is journalism or propaganda.

But the bottom line is this: Whether or not Donald Trump can prove his case in court should be irrelevant to the job of the press. What honest reporters ought to recognize is the significance of the allegation itself, the historical nature of the crime being alleged, and the importance to the future of our republic that the case must be heard.

Too bad there are so few honest reporters left.

Frank Miele, the retired editor of the Daily Inter Lake in Kalispell Mont., is a columnist for RealClearPolitics. His new book "How We Got Here: The Left's Assault on the Constitution" is available from his Amazon author page . Visit him at HeartlandDiaryUSA.com to read his daily commentary or follow him on Facebook @HeartlandDiaryUSA or on Twitter or Parler @HeartlandDiary.

steve399 2 days ago

Journalism has gone from news to confirmation bias. Thats the problem and not part of any solution.

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Uncle+Sam 2 days ago

Americans say there are greater conflicts between Democrats and Republicans than exist between other groups. If one steps back and looks at such partisan polarization dispassionately it becomes clear that by making the conscious decision to suspend judgment and truly listen to the "other side" reconciliation is possible. It seems if peace can break out in the Middle East certainly we can achieve it here at home. :-o

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jamessamuelwalsh 2 days ago

Frank is 100% correct. The media wants us to believe the people committing the fraud are credible when they deny the fraud. Let's get to the bottom of it. There is far more evidence of voter fraud than there was Russian collusion, but we still spent 3 years "investigating" Russian collusion.

Time to do the same. Appoint a special prosecutor. Spend 2 years and $60M million. Interview hundreds of Democrats, and file unrelated charges when applicable. Until we do the investigation, Biden is and forever will be a #FakePresident.

cubicle-monkey 2 days ago

Remember the old nugget that Washington Post film critic Pauline Kael allegedly said something to the effect of, "How did Nixon win [in a landslide]? I don't know anyone who voted for him." Well, now the right in their own bubble is doing the same thing, but unlike Kael, they conclude that if Trump didn't win, it must have been fraud. Why? They don't know anyone who voted for Biden! Or Trump's rallies were so big!

Ruckus 2 days ago

Biden received more than 15 million more votes than Barack Obama received in his re-election of 2012. Yet, Biden lost in almost every bellwether county across the country. No presidential candidate has been capable of such electoral jujitsu until now.

Ruckus 2 days ago

Trump's victories in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin were on target until, in the middle of the night, counting was arbitrarily halted. Miraculously, several hundred thousand votes – all for Biden – were mysteriously 'found'; Trump's real leads subsequently vanished.

Paul in Colorado 2 days ago

In the late 1500s the printing press destroyed the monopoly on information that the Roman Catholic church had held for over a thousand years, and its appalling corruption was exposed. A hundred years of religious war followed as the church tried to suppress the Reformation, but free minds prevailed and the Enlightenment followed in the 1700s. Now the Internet has destroyed the American Ruling Class's monopoly on information, and its appalling corruption is being exposed. Now they too are trying suppress the new information channels, but their violent reaction to independent thought will also fail. They do not understand or respect the American character, and the marionettes they put up as opinion leaders have no credibility. The power centers of their thought-police - the press, the TV networks, academia, Hollywood, social media, on-demand riots, etc. - are now greeted with disgust and derision, and their business models are collapsing. The peasant rebellion that put Trump in the White House is real, the hundreds of thousands of Americans who stood in line for hours to attend his rallies are real, and the continual erosion of Ruling Class power in America is real. As is their panic, so amply displayed in this election.

The times, they are a-changing, and a new Enlightenment is coming into view. One without the stifling dead hand of an ossified Ruling Class desperately clinging to its perch.

Ruckus 2 days ago

Donald Trump was pretty much the only incumbent president in U.S. history to lose his re-election while his own party gained seats in the House of Representatives. It's a miracle!

Notmisguided 1 day ago

Its certainly pretty interesting that all but one of what have been the "bellwether" counties since 2000 went for Trump. There was certainly fraud in this election but questionable as to the extent of it.

Ruckus 2 days ago

In a larger list of 58 bellwether counties that have correctly picked the president since 2000, Trump won 51 of them by an average of 15 points, while the other seven went to Biden by around four points. Bellwether counties overwhelmingly chose President Trump, but Biden found a path to victory anyway.

JZ North AZ 2 days ago

Great in dept look at journalistic fraud and its impact on of molding the opinion and will of the unthinking American public. Unfortunately, as a society we must have not reached rock bottom, yet. Otherwise, the people who need to read this would be and the people who recognize it as happening and speaking up to defend against it, would be thanked. Thank you!

Uncle+Sam 2 days ago

While it may seem easy to dismiss such attempts to expose alleged election fraud, following years of a coordinated effort to oust a duly elected president it doesn't seem so far-fetched. :-o

Rob Sjoberg 1 day ago We are to believe that Joe Biden went from 4th in the Iowa caucus to 5th in the New Hampshire Primary to 1st in the South Carolina Primary, after which he proceeded to run the board? Then practically without campaigning went on to win the Presidency, despite the fact his events had trouble drawing 50 people? A telling little detail is that the debates shown on Biden's YouTube channel would consistently have many more down votes than up votes, until late at night when suddenly about 30% of the downvotes would be gone, and just like that old Joe would be the winner! Come on, man!

DisgustedwithElitismNC 2 days ago

'Mika Brzezinski's exact words in reference to Donald Trump's calling out of the media for the failure to accurately report factual information were:

" that he can control, uh, exactly what people think, and that is, that is our job."'

from 'Is it true that MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski stated, "Our job is to control exactly what people think"?' (www. quora. com/ Is-it-true-that-MSNBC-host-Mika-Brzezinski-stated-Our-job-is-to-control-exactly-what-people-think)

So much for getting the fact

Ruckus 2 days ago

Biden underperformed Hillary Clinton in every major metro area around the country, save for Milwaukee, Detroit, Atlanta and Philadelphia." Robert Barnes, the foremost election analyst, observes in these "big cities in swing states run by Democrats the vote even exceeded the number of registered voters."

[Nov 25, 2020] MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT finds there is SUBSTANTIATED EVIDENCE of troubling and serious allegations of VOTER FRAUD AND IRREGULA

Nov 25, 2020 | thedonald.win

Michigan Supreme Court says they find the evidence of voter fraud to be SERIOUS, TROUBLING, and SUBSTANTIATED! Nothing said is to diminish the troubling and serious allegations of fraud and irregularities asserted by the affiants offered by plaintiffs, among whom is Ruth Johnson, Michigan's immediate past Secretary of State, who testified that, given the "very concerning" "allegations and issues raised by Plaintiffs," she "believe[s] that it would be proper for an independent audit to be conducted as soon as possible to ensure the accuracy and integrity of th[e] election." Plaintiffs' affidavits present evidence to substantiate their allegations, which include claims of ballots being counted from voters whose names are not contained in the appropriate poll books, instructions being given to

disobey election laws and regulations, the questionable appearance of unsecured batches of absentee ballots after the deadline for receiving ballots, discriminatory conduct during the counting and observation process, and other violations of the law. Plaintiffs, in my judgment, have raised important constitutional issues regarding the precise scope of Const 1963, art 2, §4(l)(h) -- a provision of striking breadth added to our Michigan Constitution just two years ago through the exercise of direct democracy and the constitutional initiative process -- and its interplay with MCL 168.31a and other election

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[Nov 25, 2020] What We Know About Sidney Powell by Jeremy W. Peters

Nov 25, 2020 | www.nytimes.com

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Ms. Powell did not have much of a reputation in conservative legal circles until last year when she took on the case of Michael T. Flynn, Mr. Trump's first national security adviser, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. but later sought to withdraw his plea. The case became something of a cause célèbre among many Trump loyalists, who have long insisted that the president and his allies were the target of nefarious "deep state" law enforcement and intelligence officials.

Ms. Powell, a native North Carolinian who began her legal career as an assistant federal prosecutor in Texas, certainly believed that. And through her aggressive defense of Mr. Flynn -- she often used incendiary rhetoric, accusing the F.B.I. of committing "atrocities" against her client -- she became an admired figure on the right and a frequent guest on conservative radio and television programs.

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In a statement to The New York Times earlier this year, Ms. Powell said she had long considered "prosecutorial misconduct and overreach" a problem. Conspiracies within the American government have been a preoccupation of hers for some time: In 2014 she self-published a book that purports to be a seminal work in "exposing 'the Deep State.'"

The book arose from her work in private practice, where she spent years representing defendants in the Enron financial scandal, including the accounting firm Arthur Andersen and James A. Brown, a former executive at Merrill Lynch. During that time she began to impugn the motives of one of the federal prosecutors on the case, Andrew Weissmann, who went on to be a member of the special counsel team under Robert S. Mueller III, who led the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.

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In an interview last week on the top-rated "Rush Limbaugh Show" -- in which she spoke for nearly 20 minutes and faced no skepticism from the guest host, Mark Steyn -- Ms. Powell claimed that the voting machines in question had been designed to rig elections for the former ruler of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, who died in 2013. They were "so hackable a 15-year-old could do it," she said. And she cited unnamed "math experts" she had supposedly consulted who told her how an algorithm added votes for President Trump to Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s totals.

In an interview the day before on Fox Business, Ms. Powell also said the conspiracy involved "dead people" who voted "in massive numbers" -- again offering no proof -- and described how fraudulent paper ballots were also part of the scheme.

Speaking early last week to the right-wing radio host Mark Levin, who has the fourth-largest audience in talk radio, Ms. Powell said she had obtained an affidavit from someone purportedly present when the scheme was hatched by pro-Chávez forces in Venezuela to rig his elections.

Because of her involvement in the Flynn case, the pro-Trump media often presented her as an expert with unimpeachable credentials.

"Sidney Powell is no joke," declared one Breitbart article published last week, which mentioned her early career as a federal prosecutor and her work for Mr. Flynn. Mr. Limbaugh, too, told his audience last week that he seriously doubts she would be putting her credibility on the line if she hadn't uncovered serious wrongdoing.

Other Trump allies were less convinced that her claims should be taken seriously. Tucker Carlson of Fox News said last week that when he pressed Ms. Powell, she failed to produce any evidence to support the elaborate conspiracy she purported to have uncovered. His dissent was not appreciated by the president's defenders, or by Ms. Powell, who said Mr. Carlson had been "very insulting, demanding and rude" to her.

Despite initial praise from the president, who announced less than two weeks ago that she had been added to his team of "wonderful lawyers," it was never clear during her brief time with the campaign what her job was supposed to be. Her efforts on behalf of the Trump campaign appeared to be largely limited to public relations She has defended the president and attacked the integrity of the vote solely on Twitter, on television and at news conferences, acting more as a publicity agent than a lawyer.

She has said she plans to file a suit in Georgia but hasn't yet. It is unclear whether that work will continue now that the Trump campaign has cut her loose.

Jeremy W. Peters covers national politics. His other assignments in his decade at The Times have included covering the financial markets, the media, New York politics and two presidential campaigns. He is also an MSNBC contributor.

[Nov 25, 2020] In Nevada: a Judge has allowed NV Republicans to present findings of widespread voter fraud in a Dec. 3rd hearing

Nov 25, 2020 | twitter.com

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BIG news in Nevada: a Judge has allowed NV Republicans to present findings of widespread voter fraud in a Dec. 3rd hearing. Americans will now hear evidence from those who saw firsthand what happened -- a critical step for transparency and remedying illegal ballots. Stay tuned.

[Nov 25, 2020] Listen VERY closely to what this witness in PA says happened with roughly 600K votes during curious "spikes" in the vote count... 570K to Biden... just 3,200 to Trump

Nov 25, 2020 | twitter.com



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Listen VERY closely to what this witness in PA says happened with roughly 600K votes during curious "spikes" in the vote count... 570K to Biden... just 3,200 to Trump?!?!? 470 7.8K 16.5K

[Nov 25, 2020] Yes, Election Fraud is Real. And its a Longstanding Tradition on Both Sides of the Aisle

Nov 25, 2020 | www.mintpressnews.com


merican democracy is in limbo after the long-anticipated, contested election has finally come to pass. More than a week removed from November 3, Democrats and Republicans peddle their own version of events as a corporate media blitzkrieg tries to manufacture consent for Joe Biden as president-elect in true Guaidó style. Trump plays the villain, ensconced in the Oval Office while his cabinet officials pitch weak legal challenges that fail to address substantive issues of electoral fraud and serve to simply prolong the stalemate and build up the tension for the grand finale.

Despite evidence of fatal vulnerabilities underlying the electronic voting infrastructure of the United States that leave the systems at the very heart of the democratic process open to election rigging on a massive scale, much of the American public is unaware of the extent of the problem and how easily election results can be manipulated without leaving a trace.

The bumbling incompetence of the Trump administration provides cover for the machinations of the U.S. establishment, which more nuanced independent coverage has revealed in great detail. Taking the deliberate preparations made for this particular eventuality into consideration, complete with table-top exercises and the creation of new federal agencies and programs since the start of the 2016 presidential race, it is clear that the 2020 Election was targeted as an opportunity to fundamentally transform the American political juggernaut, in tandem with the ongoing worldwide economic reset.

A statement released last Thursday by the director of one of the newest agencies, in charge of overseeing cybersecurity infrastructure in the United States, claimed that there was "no evidence [ ] any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised." Chris Krebs, the head of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), directly contradicted the Trump-appointed chairman of the Federal Election Commission (FEC), who last week told the conservative outlet Newsmax that voter fraud was definitely taking place.

Cyberbullies

Part of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency's mission centers on assuring compliance with DHS dictates surrounding election security protocols. The standalone federal agency with oversight from the Department of Homeland Security was formed two years after an embarrassing incident involving DHS occurred during the 2016 general election, when Georgia's then secretary of state,­ – now governor – Brian Kemp, announced that cyberattacks on its voting systems had been traced to the federal law enforcement agency.

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In 2020 with CISA firmly in place, DHS' cybersecurity division implemented a " 24/7 war room " to ostensibly guard against election hacking. CISA's Krebs, a former cybersecurity policy director at Microsoft, led the effort to "monitor a network of every state's election system simultaneously until every vote is counted," according to News Nation , which was allowed to bring a camera crew into the operation in Fort Meade , Maryland.

In the lead up to the 2020 election, warnings about Russian and Iranian cyberwarriors running roughshod over the electoral contest were everywhere in U.S. media. Dire warnings of an existential threat to democracy by foreign actors that never materialized were leveraged to implement new security measures in partnership with the private sector. Krebs floated the excuse for a conspicuously absent horde of Eurasian hackers, that America's enemies chose to "sit out this election" in a recent New York Times article .

The fact is that neither Russia nor Iran have anywhere near the level of access to America's election system as the handful of private companies who are part of an electronic voting machine cartel, which currently controls over 92% of the elections market in the United States.

You Don't Really HAVA Choice

In a prolific time for draconian government overreach, one of the lesser-known pieces of legislation proposed by the Bush administration was the Help America Vote Act ( HAVA ), passed by a Republican-controlled House and a unanimous vote by a Democrat-led Senate in December 2001. The bill was signed into law 11 months later and "greatly accelerated the full computerization of U.S. elections," according to Jonathan Simon, an election integrity advocate and author of "Code Red, Computerized Election Theft and The New American Century," in an interview with MintPress .

Simon describes the legislation's carrot-and-stick approach to goad states into adopting technologies like touchscreen voting systems known as DREs, which were later replaced with barcode systems or BMDs, which were "entirely lacking in cyber-security provisions to protect the increasingly concealed process it promoted." Among the bill's authors is none other than the current Senate leader and Republican kingmaker, Mitch McConnell, who has defended Trump's right to challenge the election results without committing to a particular outcome.

"If, as was claimed," Simon continues, "HAVA would make voting easier and thus increase turnout, as we can see clearly today, that was decidedly not a GOP goal, certainly not of a tactician like McConnell." The partisan motivations Simon ascribes to HAVA are clear enough, and, as he points out, should have been clear to Democrats as well. But, the argument that the American liberal establishment had no inkling of the ramifications fails to account for the Democrats' own forays into the closely held universe of electronic voting systems.

Electronic Voting

Voting machines fill the floor for early voting at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Oct. 12, 2020. Brynn Anderson | AP

A week ago, FOX Anchor Maria Bartiromo casually let slip on air that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's chief of staff, Sidney Powell, had become a lobbyist for Dominion Voting Systems – one of a handful of companies that maintain a close-knit cartel of electronic voting systems, which together control 92% of the election marketplace. Nevertheless, Dominion's market share is dwarfed by ES&S; the largest election voting machine company in the United States and whose "subcontractors that [do] the actual programming, maintenance, and distribution" are controlled by GOP political allies, according to Simon.

The wrangling these firms engage in to steal electoral markets from each other, and the inseparable political problems such dynamics can cause, was on full display in Louisiana just before the 2018 midterm elections when its Democrat governor, John Bel Edwards, canceled a $95 million dollar contract that had been awarded to Dominion after competitor ES&S filed a complaint about the contracting process. Edwards was accused by his Republican secretary of state of siding "with his political buddies over election security," which contradicts the prevailing notions of a pure partisan split along this issue.

Fatal Vulnerabilities

Experts on both sides of the political divide concede that both voter fraud and election fraud occur with considerable frequency since the advent of electronic voting machines. In addition to Dominion and ES&S, only five other companies dominate this space: Tenex, SGO/Smartmatic, Hart InterCivic, Demtech, and Premier (formerly Diebold).

Virtually all have been accused of vote count manipulation or other irregularities associated with their systems. Hart, for instance, was accused of vote flipping (the practice of switching the votes from one candidate to their opponent) in Texas. Dominion also ran into issues in the Lone Star state when its systems failed certification over accessibility problems.

"Much of the equipment being used to record and count votes," explains Jonathan Simon, "is either modem-equipped, which leaves it highly vulnerable to remote interference, or programmed with the use of other computers than are internet-connected, allowing the alteration of memory cards and code running in either precinct-level machines (like BMDs, DREs, or Optical Scanners) or central tabulators."

Examples of these dangerous weaknesses were explored in a recent video published by a self-styled national security professional, L. Todd Wood , where conservative elections security expert, Russ Ramsland, breaks down his findings from a forensic analysis of a 1000+ page voter log taken out of Dallas County's central tabulation center in the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections.

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Ramsland identified instances of votes being replaced in 96 precincts, an inordinate number of database "updates" and other serious irregularities that point to vote-count manipulation and amount to election fraud. His most explosive allegation centered around claims of real-time vote-swapping in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Kentucky, where Ramsland asserts that thousands of votes originally given for the Republican candidate were swapped live on a CNN broadcast and added to the tally of the Democratic candidate, Andy Beshear, who would end up winning the election.

Ramsland also alleged that the election data of that race was being stored in a server in Frankfurt, Germany before being cycled through the central tabulation database, which syncs automatically with the numbers shown to television viewers. This server has been pounced on by Trump supporters in recent days and repeated by Rudy Giuliani in his podcast on Friday when he also purported to have direct evidence of election fraud.

While it is practically impossible for the layman to unravel the complexities underlying the encryption and cloud technologies underlying the present-day election system in the United States, few can doubt that moving towards a digital voting system removes whatever last vestiges of control the regular American citizen had in a once participatory exercise of democracy.

Asked if democracy can even exist under such conditions, Simon refers to a prediction he made in "CODE RED," in which he augurs "an inexorable progression to where we are now: public trust eroded, the losers making wild allegations, no one able to prove anything, [and] everyone kind of waking up to the realization that our concealed computerized vote-counting process does not yield evidence-based results."

Spook Charade

Giuliani's promises of whistleblowers coming forward to save the day for the MAGA crowd and call the election off aren't likely to produce anything of consequence as this charade only serves to further pave the way for the ruling classes, who are consolidating their grip on power and wealth at mind-boggling speeds thanks to the peculiar advantages bestowed upon them by the pandemic protocols. Real evidence of election fakery is too widespread to confront as part of a national discussion, as that would threaten the position of the politicians who depend on a rigged system and the powerful interests that control them.

With the extremes of the American political spectrum lighting up in deep reds and blues, whatever emerges out of the ashes won't resemble much that came before it, and regardless of the election results, America's inexorable march towards techno-fascism is moving right along.


Watch | America's Election Debacle Highlights Anti-Democratic Hijinks of Both Parties

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Actual voter and election fraud takes place in every national American election and is just as prevalent in state and municipal elections, as well. From vote splitting to voter suppression tactics to direct manipulation of election results, both political parties have usurped the electoral processes to lie and cheat their way into power more than once.

But with the advent of digital voting systems, even the scandals we always seem to hear about far too late will vanish from sight, as well. The most straightforward aspect of democracy – voting – is disappearing behind a curtain of ones and zeros that only technocratic lackeys will be able to pull back. Trump, who was plucked from the reality TV screen like Jeff Daniels in "The Purple Rose of Cairo" and inserted into the national contest for the highest office in the land, will do nothing to change that.

Publically available FBI documents show the sitting president has been an FBI informant since the early eighties and his rise to the highest office in the land was not the case of a brash, independent billionaire who decided to run for president to "Make America Great Again." After all, Donald Trump's long-standing ties with the very "deep state" many of his staunchest supporters are convinced he is dismantling, actually reveals a factional war among the ruling class behind the scenes.

With a president who is as deep state as it gets, if there's something we can take away from the last four years and these last few days since the election, it's that the American establishment's over-the-top partisanship has been a ruse undertaken to hide the fact that they are united in waging a class war like never before.

Feature photo | Graphic by Antonio Cabrera for MintPress News

Raul Diego is a MintPress News Staff Writer, independent photojournalist, researcher, writer and documentary filmmaker.

[Nov 25, 2020] Trump's Legal Battle for the Election is a Mess by John Jalsevac

This is highly relevant critique of Trump legal team. But what the author misses is the systematic campaign of promoting mail-in ballots and enabling ballot harvesting fraud, which is quite provable and which violated constitutions os several states in which it was practiced. For example in Georgia the agreement was reached between the Secretary of State and Tracy Abrams, but the secretary of State has no legal authority to change the state election laws, COVID or no COVID.
Is not interruption in vote counting qualify as brazen interference? It was never explained. Just swiped under the carpet. Does neoliberal Dems manipulations with mail-in ballots quality as "brazen interference" ? i would say yes, it does, This is replica of Pendergast Political Machine methods. Please note that I am not a Trump supporter. I actually consider both Trump and Biden to be very similar abominations.
Nov 25, 2020 | www.theamericanconservative.com

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There is a lot of bad reporting in the media, but a lot of the blame rests on Trump, his legal team and the magnitude, complexity and implausibility of their claims

Trump's lawyers spent a lot of time at the podium lecturing the media on their "fake" reporting on the fraud claims. No doubt, after four years of mainstream media malpractice, they have reason for making this claim.

However, the moralistic lecturing was myopic and counterproductive, simply because even honest journalists (if there are any left) have been left with their heads spinning by the quantity and magnitude of the claims the Trump administration is putting out there right now.

Any honest person approaching the fraud claims without a pre-determined position on their validity (something that is, unfortunately, all too rare) has inevitably been left feeling overwhelmed and confused. There's just too much information. There are too many conflicting claims. There isn't enough time to adjudicate each one of them properly. Not only is some degree of media skepticism to be expected, it's actually the only responsible thing to do , given the complexity and magnitude of the fraud claims, and the stakes at play.

One of the central claims being made by Trump's legal team is that there exists a vast national and global conspiracy involving a network of shadowy electronic voting companies, communist regimes, foreign dictators, vote routing, switching and deleting involving complex algorithms, and the complicity of numerous Democratic governors and election officials. The evidence proffered so far to support this claim is a single affidavit by an unnamed Venezuelan official, and a number of non-specific allegations of data anomalies on election night.

Should we -- should the media -- simply assent to these claims, based solely upon the heat of Sidney Powell's rhetoric, and a single affidavit? How seriously should we even take them, given that the clock is ticking, and it is hard to imagine the Trump team actually proving these allegations by the safe harbor deadlines, whether they are true or not? How much effort should they expend chasing every new bone Sidney Powell and MAGA surrogates throw their way?

"Dianne Feinstein's husband! George Soros! Scytl! German servers! Raids by U.S. military! Spain! Hugo Chavez! Nancy Pelosi's chief of staff! Bill Gates! Cuba!" And so on and so forth.

It's exhausting just trying to keep up. However you look at it, much of it is extraordinarily confusing and, frankly, prima facie unbelievable. Of course, truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. Powell could be right. But how likely is it that all her increasingly wild allegations should come together just as she has laid them out? And how surprised should we be that people outside the MAGA camp are skeptical?

3) The whole thing feels like intellectual blackmail

Rudy Giuliani complained that his team is preparing and presenting cases that would normally take months, if not years to prepare and argue in normal circumstances. The media should give them time to make their case, and wait for the evidence, he said.

But who's fault is this? The Trump administration had four years to investigate Dominion, Smartmatic, and the dangers of electronic voting in general. They could have convened bipartisan committees to investigate voter fraud and the vulnerabilities of these voting machines.

In 2016, even after he won, Trump claimed that there were millions of fraudulent votes. If he really believed that, why didn't he do something meaningful about it while he was in office? Posting about it on Twitter doesn't count.

Sidney Powell has raised some good questions about electronic voting, if only that people will readily believe wild claims of fraud using it. These questions should be pursued, however, a few days ago, most of us had never even heard of Dominion, Smartmatic and Scytl, etc. Now we're being told that we must simply believe Powell's theory that these companies stole the election. Countless MAGA followers are posting that they are absolutely sure , without the slightest shadow of a doubt, that Dominion is behind the electoral theft. This feels mad.

"She's a competent lawyer!" her supporters say. "She's brilliant, she's honest! She's a patriot!" Maybe she is all of these things, but I'm not going to make a judgment about the outcome of a presidential election, or assent to a vast, complex, and highly implausible theory, based upon such thin gruel.

I need time. I need evidence. I need witnesses and counter-witnesses, examined and cross-examined. And being told by the MAGA crowd that I must assent to the theory, and to declare certainty that an election is invalid and that a coup has been perpetrated, without any of these, feels like intellectual blackmail.

The simple fact is, this process should not be happening under the gun like this. And that's on Trump, not the media.

4) Trump's legal team is making an amateur error in its approach to convincing the public

A thousand doubts does not constitute proof. Amateur debaters often fall into the trap of trying to win a debate by listing as many arguments as they can come up with. The mistake is in thinking that people are convinced by sheer quantities of evidence.

In reality, this almost always backfires. When you pound people over the head with argument after argument, they tend to become confused, bewildered, and, in the end, resentful. They resent not having the chance to really think through any one claim or argument in detail. Inevitably they begin to suspect that you're just trying to pull a fast one on them. Usually, they're right.

Trump and his legal team have fallen into this trap. At the press conference, they made repeated reference to the "hundreds" of sworn affidavits they have gathered, and the large number of their lawsuits. However, while hundreds of affidavits may be "evidence," in the legal sense of the term, they do not amount to proof.

A journalist for The Blaze reviewed the affidavits filed in Michigan and noted that many of them do not actually contain allegations of fraud. Instead, they often have to do with circumstantial things, such as how GOP challengers felt they were being "treated" by election officials, or described "fraudulent" behavior that could plausibly be interpreted as election officials following normal procedures that GOP challengers simply failed to understand.

Maybe some of the affidavits obtained by Trump's legal team contain slam-dunk proof of widespread fraud, but if they do, they are being lost in the noise.

Expert debaters know that the best way to win an argument is to select only the very best arguments, and to focus on those. If you go for quantity of evidence, inevitably you will include low quality evidence in your arguments. Your audience, which is not so much weighing each piece of evidence (an impossible task), as whether you are the sort of person who should be trusted, will often only remember your bad or weak arguments. The result is that they will write off everything else you say, as coming from a fundamentally unreliable source.

Trump and his surrogates have raised important questions about election integrity. Unfortunately, however, they have also repeated and promoted numerous false claims. Starting on election night, Trump began retweeting every claim of fraud that came across his Twitter feed, without any effort to fact check them. Many of them have subsequently been proven to be baseless.

It should come as no surprise that those who are not already on board the Trump Train are reacting to each new claim made by Trump with deep skepticism. The tragedy is that some of these claims may be valid. However, Trump's carelessness with the truth has fatally undercut his ability to lead a productive inquiry into voter fraud.

5) The fraud 'investigation' is being conducted ass-backwards

Trump, his legal team, and MAGA supporters all began with the conviction that the election was stolen. Then, they went in search of the proof.

People are skeptical of the effort, because that's the worst possible way to go about an investigation. The point of conducting an investigation is that you do not know the answer. You have a hypothesis or a suspicion, but not proof.

The Trump admin has, from the very beginning, claimed absolute certitude. Unfortunately, this isn't just bad epistemology, it's also insanely reckless, since, by definition, the very claim calls into doubt the very existence of democracy in America.

The word " coup " is being tossed around by MAGA followers carelessly. To say that's a loaded word is an understatement. But Trump and his team have left themselves no escape route. Even if incontrovertible evidence shows up at some point that the election was not stolen, a significant portion of the MAGA crowd will always believe that it was. At this point, there is nothing that could convince them otherwise.

Clearly, having a large body of citizens who believe that their government is illegitimate comes with potentially catastrophic unforeseen consequences. Nobody in the Trump administration or MAGA crowd seems to be giving any thought to this. Damn the torpedoes.

Given that it's Trump, we can expect him to throw out outrageous claims without making any real effort to determine if they're really true. However, it is our responsibility to prioritize truth over political expediency. Whatever our political affiliations, our duty is to investigate with indifference to the outcome, rather than seeking ways to substantiate our personal preferences. When faced with a choice between truth and winning, choose truth, every time.

6) The U.S. electoral system is a mess

Rudy Giuliani has at least this much right. The evidence Giuliani and his team have collected of conflicting processes and procedures around the country, the reports of irregularities, the evidence of actual fraud, and the ongoing efforts of Democrats to push less secure voting methods, may not be sufficient to actually overturn the result. But it absolutely is sufficient to suggest that the whole system is a mess, and vulnerable to exploitation.

While I believe the odds of Trump's fraud claims leading to the election being overturned are slim (although I am keeping an open mind on the question), we can at least hope that the whole sordid episode leads to some serious and much-needed bipartisan electoral reform, so that this does not happen again.

But in the end, that's only going to happen if cooler heads prevail, and reckless rhetoric only leads the country down a dark road of further division and strife.

John Jalsevac is currently working towards a PhD in philosophy. Prior to grad school, he worked for over a decade as a journalist, editor, and pro-life activist. His previous journalism and creative writing have appeared in The Public Discourse, Gilbert! Magazine, Dappled Thing, LifeSiteNews, and others.

muzan-e 4 days ago

The "conspiracy" gets more interesting the more deeply you look into it. For instance :

A government body exists that certifies voting machines and software as being 'okay to use' by individual states. There's a voluntary aspect to this, I believe -- states can choose to ignore the certification, yeah? But that doesn't matter, because the conspiracy is about Dominion , and Dominion was certified safe.

And this means that potentially complicit in the communist/globalist/Soros conspiracy to overthrow Trump are:

* Dominion, obvs.
* Those heads of state that okayed the use of Dominion machines (possibly)
* Those members of that government body most directly responsible for repeatedly certifying Dominion products
* The laboratory (Wyle, almost always) which repeatedly tested and cleared Dominion products

And if Wyle is itself on the take from communists/globalists/Soros, shouldn't we reasonably assume that every other voting product they've tested and cleared is therefore suspect?

And if that election commission is on the take from communists/globalists/Soros, mustn't we assume that they are only certifying voting products which serve their agenda?

And should we not question those most responsible for advancing the responsible parties in that commission to their present exalted state?

And what of Wyle's owners? (National Technical Systems) Should we not be particularly concerned by their voluntary acquisition of a laboratory group that exists as a tool of communists/globalists/Soros and sways elections on their behalf?

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kalendjay muzan-e 4 days ago

We need a public hearing all right. Like Watergate. Reminds me of when Sam Ervin said the telephone is the instrument of the devil. Wiser words I cannot think of.

John Woodard muzan-e 2 days ago

Every precinct in the United States uses a paper trail to ensure results can be audited. Every single vote cast involves a piece of paper with voter selections on it. In Georgia, where Dominion systems were used, the hand audit produced virtually identical results. That was a full hand recount. If the tally machines were switching votes, even a partial audit would pick up on that immediately.

Aurelian 4 days ago

Very good article here, and does a good job explaining why so many of us have trouble taking the claims of fraud seriously. Especially given Trump's long estrangement with truth generally, and his tendency to promote conspiracy theories, especially those which stand to benefit him if believed (see QAnon.)

The issues with electronic voting machines have been known for years, and I've seen the case made convincingly by commentators left, right, and center. I'm certainly glad to have cast a paper ballot in the last election, as everyone in my state does. Hopefully a silver lining from this mess will be the adoption of more robust paper balloting systems nationwide.

John Woodard Aurelian 2 days ago

Everybody casts a paper ballot in one way or another. In the few places that have voting machines (and I think it's very few honestly), a paper ballot is generated for auditing purposes.

Aurelian John Woodard 2 days ago • edited

Per my understanding, electronic voting machines are fairly widespread and fall into several categories. While some states do require a paper ballot to be generated for auditing purposes, there are some states like Kentucky and Indiana that have direct electronic voting without that capability. It is worth noting that none of those states are the swing states now in contention though, and that they are invariably red states.

See here: https://ballotpedia.org/Vot...

Martha Smith John Woodard 13 hours ago

My jurisdiction briefly switched to all-electronic machines, then quickly returned to the paper ballots read by optical scanning device . . . a much better system.

EyeProvidence 4 days ago • edited

"The mistake is in thinking that people are convinced by sheer quantities of evidence."
It works for the democrats, that all they ever do is 'level charges without evidence' in the MSM, and where Tucker was attempting to take Ms. Powell and it seems your on board like all the other conservatives tell us, we have to accept Biden, while we look into voting irregularities and fraud, sometime in the future [post GA's Jan 5th 2nd electronic vote steal].

EliteCommInc. EyeProvidence 4 days ago

I am going to eschew the question about Mr. Carlson and Ms Powell ----

But your observations about what works is accurate. It's a tactic that does work. It works for prosecutors How do you get 50 million people to believe the Russians actually invaded election boards and their processes across the country.

And yet, here we have vast irregularities in differing parts of the country. I think there is a case for fraud, but whether or not that is demonstrated, there is clearly a case for an audit on both machines and mail in ballots. and there absolutely needs to be an audit of votes to registered voters and no one needs to a HS diploma to comprehend that it's near impossible for all mail in ballots to be for x candidate and less than a 6th grade education to know that if you have 2000 registered voters or even a population of 2000 that the total number of votes is never going to exceed 100% -- if it does, there's serious problem.

disqus_5GSc0nKbtM EyeProvidence a day ago

What, no comment forthcoming from you about the terrible, awful, totally crooked election that happened in 2016, with millions and millions of fraudulent votes--- that Trump never looked into? In 4 years? At all?

Until he lost this election? He's been whining about how this election was going to be rigged, couldn't he have skipped a few golf games to actually look into it before it reared its ugly head and kicked him out of the White House? Sure, sure.

Scott 4 days ago • edited

No They haven't ! This thing is just to show President Trump won. And the election was fix. Everyone knows there not going to change anything.

The deep state was never going to let this to happen again. In 2016 they got caught with there thump up there ***

this time they were ready.

President Trump biggest mistake was his picks. AG Barr and Wray both big time never trampers. We the people sound nice but it's 🐂

LgVt 4 days ago

One thing that seems to have gotten lost in the fog--and that definitely got lost by this author--is that Giuliani and Powell are working on effectively two separate cases. Both are working for Trump, and both are working against Biden et al with regards to this election, but there is a clear line of demarcation between the two. Powell's focus is primarily, if not solely, on Dominion and the electronic case, while Giuliani's primary focus is on alleged physical fraud.

It makes no sense to assume that Powell's investigation should have begun four years ago, and then use that as a basis to sneer, as this author does, at Giuliani--whose investigation could not possibly have begun before November 4--for complaining about having to compress a type of investigation that typically takes years into less than a month.

I'm not sure what Powell has. Some of the anomalies she has obliquely referred to are already out there, if you look for them, and they are indeed suspicious (e.g. successive batches of votes, often 10 or more in a row, all with the exact same ratio of Biden-to-Trump votes--a statistical, if not literal, impossibility). However, it doesn't look like those would be enough to swing the election, because even in her telling, if the race had been closer, the Dominion irregularities would not have been discovered at all. The electronic interference was significant, but it wasn't what made the difference.

The meat of this case, with the potential to flip the results, lies with old fashioned physical fraud--ballot-manufacturing and box-stuffing--and Giuliani's mad scramble to find enough evidence in time.

My gut says he won't make it.

There are very strong indications that what Giuliani and the Trump team suspect did indeed happen. Most notable is the Democrats' brazen interference with GOP poll-watchers in multiple states; it is inexplicable if they did not have something to hide. But by the same token, that very interference successfully hid whatever it was that they did, and because of that, they have already gotten away with it--the evidence that Giuliani needs is gone forever.

The room is filled with smoke, but the fire has already been extinguished--and without the fire, Trump can't win.

Kent 4 days ago

"The mistake is in thinking that people are convinced by sheer quantities of evidence."

Evidence, philosophically, is something that is true. If I have an apple in my hand and I reach out and drop it, I can truthfully tell you that it will fall towards the ground. It is evidence of the existence of gravity. I can't see gravity. But I can see the apple fall (and anything else I drop). So can everyone in the world.

An affidavit is not evidence. It is a statement that someone is claiming is true. The statement may or may not be true. So a lot of affidavits is not a "sheer quantity of evidence". It's not evidence at all. Trump supporters need to understand that. And this is why Trump continues to have these court cases thrown out: he is not presenting any real evidence of fraud. Why? Because there isn't any.

REM Kent 4 days ago

You've got this wrong because your definition of evidence is wrong. An affidavit IS evidence.The truthfullness or importance of it is something decided in court. It is evidence just much as a fingerprint at a crime scene is evidence. The relevance of the fingerprint evidence still has to be determined in court.

eddie parolini 4 days ago

What's most obvious to me is that the lawyers making these far-fetched claims didn't themselves believe the claims. The effort was geared to flood the zone, so to speak, to create confusion and doubt resulting in state legislatures stepping in to settle electoral vote allocations.
Sowing doubt this way might be acceptable in criminal court, where defense lawyers are trying to establish reasonable doubt, however, here the objective should be to determine what happened, and not inventing things that might have happened.

Soros, Chavez, Spain and communists? I believe the term is "jumping the shark."

Adriana Pena eddie parolini 3 days ago

Those lawyers risk being charged with barratry. And it could cost them their licenses.

Miles R. 4 days ago

Mr. Jalsevac confuses two different facts under heading no. 6, "The U.S. electoral system is a mess." (1) The US electoral system is not a genuine system at all but an aggregate of electoral systems that vary by state and even by county. (2) Some of these systems are untrustworthy. It is clear that the second fact is cause for concern and in need of remedy. It is not so clear that the first one is. The diversity of electoral systems is a feature that contributes to the difficulty of manipulating national electoral results. It is the chief reason why the Trump team has had to resort to grotesque conspiracistic fantasies to maintain its claim that Trump is the legitimate winner.

Carlo Cristofori 4 days ago

"Durable, hand marked paper ballots must be established as the national standard for democratic elections in the United States. While using paper may sound antiquated, the consensus among election security experts is that nothing else provides the needed reliability,security, and transparency. Durable, voter marked paper ballots are appropriate technology for public elections....Hand Counted Paper Ballots are considered the 'Gold Standard' of democratic elections" ~ National Election Defense Coalition https://www.electiondefense...

Feral Finster Yourcenar 4 days ago • edited

Are there any electronic voting machines in Team D-controlled states? How did they get there? Did they sneak in across the border? Which political party held the presidency from 2008-2016? Were they pushing relentlessly for paper ballots, hand counted in public? For that matter, following the 2016 election, I heard lots of conspiracy theory talk from Team D, but little in the way advocating for paper ballots, hand-counted in public.

The Senate report was long on words, light on specifics. Great, if continuing a new cold war is your objective. Note that the House did not impeach on that basis, after two years and change of promising russiagate bombshells that never came.

marku52 Feral Finster 4 days ago

Both parties are in favor of hackable machines when they can get their hands on them. Neither advocates for clearly transparent elections.

gnt Feral Finster 4 days ago

According to this article, there are 8 states still using voting machines that produce no paper trail. It's not a long article, but I extracted this list:

"eight states that will use some form of paperless voting in 2020: Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kansas, Indiana, Kentucky and New Jersey. "

https://thehill.com/policy/...

gnt 4 days ago

There have been Democrats complaining about electronic voting machines for at least the last 20 years. You're a bit late to the party, but you're welcome to join. Our democracy works best when citizens are willing to work together toward goals on which they agree, regardless of whether or not they agree on all goals.

I would also be glad to see bipartisan electoral reform, but only if includes measures taken to protect votes before the actual voting starts. Some of the voter suppression measures we.ve seen in the last few years are:
- Purging of voter rolls near an election to keep voters from having a chance to vote
- Implementing postal procedures to reduce the speed of mail delivery to make it more difficult to vote by mail
- Removing mail sorting machines and post office drop boxes to make it more difficult to vote by mail
- Reducing the number of polling sites in areas populated by the other political party to complicate voting in person
- Rejecting mailed in ballots because trivial differences in the signature, such as a missing middle initial.

All of the Republican handwringing about "voter fraud" in the election seems to boil down to complaints that the judges stopped their efforts to steal the election. Some of that gets dressed up with pontification about the importance of the credibility of the election. The credibility of an election is supremely important, but voter suppression damages that credibility as much as voter fraud.

gnt 4 days ago

I noticed you did not mention the Ramsland affidavit in your discussion of the competence of Trump's legal team. The affidavit attempts to identify areas in Michigan in which more votes were cast than the number of registered voters. Unfortunately, all the examples provided were in Minnesota. That does not suggest thorough research. In addition, the areas listed in the affidavit tend to be in very Republican areas of Minnesota, suggesting that any voter fraud may be as likely to be Republican as it is to be Democratic.

Mark Thomason 3 days ago

"Keeping copies of the physical ballots does nothing to assuage these concerns"

I disagree. Here in Michigan we do regular hand checks of randomly chosen scanners, and of all of them if any problem arises. It has been remarkably accurate in my town.

The opposite of such scanning is prolonged counting, by fallible humans some of them partisan and fighting with other partisans. I don't see advantage there.

But yes, hacking of any electronic device is a monster problem, and must be addressed by regular and randomized physical confirmation, just as is done with any quality control issue.

Annie from Alaska Mark Thomason 3 days ago

To be effective against fraud the count needs to be compelled by law and done on a truly random sampling of ballots until statistical near-certainty of the result through hand-counting alone is achieved, falling back to a count of all ballots if the election is close.

Optional procedures executed in creative ways by goofy partisans is what "regular hand checks" sounds like to me, though I may be wrong.

I agree it's not worthless to save the ballots, and I'd even agree with you far enough to disagree with the author and say it's possible to design a good manual-check procedure. But I read what he said as a simplification of the truth: in 2016 there was so much sillyness in the law and the implementation of recount procedures that it'd be better if the machines weren't there at all, and I doubt that's changed.

Mark Thomason Annie from Alaska 3 days ago

When it is close, we by law have an automatic 100% recount of machine scanned ballots by hand. That is what was done in 2016. That was discontinued by agreement of both political parties after the initial round of those counts showed zero error. Zero. By agreement. Thus, it can be done. But you are correct about the sampling idea, and the need for uniform enforceable law on the matter.

Johnson 3 days ago

Now we're being told that we must simply believe Powell's theory that these companies stole the election.

No, you must either do your own investigating to try and ascertain the truth, (which NO media outlet seems to be doing) or keep an open mind that Powell will be able to prove what she says. Powell is not some two-bit lawyer. She's a seasoned federal prosecutor putting a lot on the line in making these claims. Grant her a modicum of respect in entertaining the possibility that she can back up what she says.

Also, the Trump campaign has filed exactly 3, and now 4 lawsuits - not 30-something as is continually and falsely reported and regurgitated by the media. The other lawsuits are by supporters and allies, but not Trump's lawyers. Yes, it's hard to keep up, but YOUR JOB is to at least try. Thank you.

John Seiler 3 days ago

I suggest young Master Jalsevac spend a couple of years living in one of our fine major cities to see how things really are run outside of political philosophy books.

Thomas Storck 3 days ago

One of the oddest things about this is that in the past, particularly in 2004, many Democrats charged that the Republicans had stolen the election, particularly in Ohio. Google: 2004 election stolen. You will find a lot of hits. Does anyone remember Diebold voting machines? Are they still in use? Were they manipulated on behalf of Republicans, then or later? I have no idea. But I want to make a few points: 1. Liberals have at times complained loudly about stolen elections and the ease of manipulating electronic results by various Republican-connected people. 2. Whether these were true or not have they ever been sufficiently investigated? 3. Why, now is it only a vast liberal conspiracy that is alleged to exist, and not perhaps the still existing conservative conspiracy from 2004? In November 2005 Mother Jones reviewed a book, Fooled Again: How the Right Stole the 2004 Election & Why They'll Steal the Next One Too

Woland Thomas Storck 3 days ago

The voting machine division of Diebold was taken over by Dominion Voting Systems. That's the easiest conspiracy theory in history. The real question, if you want to believe, is why the Republicans sold their election-stealer to the Democrats.

KevinS 3 days ago • edited

The Judge's decision in the PA case Rudy "argued." He is a absolute disgrace!

The full decision is here:

https://www.courtlistener.c...

This conclusion:

"In other words, Plaintiffs ask this Court to disenfranchise almost seven million voters. This Court has been unable to find any case in which a plaintiff has sought such a drastic remedy in the contest of an election, in terms of the sheer volume of votes asked to be invalidated. One might expect that when seeking such a startling outcome, a plaintiff would come formidably armed with compelling legal arguments and factual proof of rampant corruption, such that this Court would have no option but to regrettably grant the proposed injunctive relief despite the impact it would have on such a large group of citizens.

That has not happened. Instead, this Court has been presented with strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations, unpled in the operative complaint and unsupported by evidence. In the United States of America, this cannot justify the disenfranchisement of a single voter, let alone all the voters of its sixth most populated state. Our people, laws, and institutions demand more. At bottom, Plaintiffs have failed to meet their burden to state a claim upon which relief may be granted. Therefore, I grant Defendants' motions and dismiss Plaintiffs' action with prejudice."

Robert Gardner 3 days ago

You know, this kind of reasonable and thoughtful writing is why, as a liberal, I like coming over here to the dark side of town to see what's going on. Even while struggling to present an open mind, he admits to being buried in the silliness of it all. A good read. Not surprised to see all these calls for crucifixion in the comments.

Hannibal Barca Robert Gardner 3 days ago

You know, this kind of reasonable and thoughtful writing .......

It is neither reasonable or thoughtful. It pretends to be condemning the defense while pretending that they would otherwise have a case. And he is refusing to acknowledge that the why Trump has to turn to Rudy - his last resort - is because the reputable lawyers he had on his team are refusing to make bogus claims in court; to be fair, so does Rudy, but he is willing to make them to the press and they are not.

Even while struggling to present an open mind, he admits to being buried in the silliness of it all.

You are doing what Liberals so often do. They are so hungry for a Republican who is not calling them names and willing to admit that Trump is at fault, that they completely miss the point that the "admission" is trying to make. When Comey admitted that Hillary Clinton omitted no indictable offense, they praised him for his "fairness". But he was not being fair at all. He would have to be an evil crook to indict the nominee of one of our major parties when he knew she could not be convicted. But he broke every rule of propriety and launched into a condemnation that handed Trump what he needed to win the election. So this writer admitted that Trump is making no case . So what? You seem to have missed the fact that he is falsely claiming that Trump does have case to make. And that claim is utterly baseless!

I am not a partisan. I detest political parties. But I also detest seeing partisans complimented for being non-partisan for simply not being on the raving extreme of their party. It lowers the standard of what it beings to be non-partisan. Non-partisan means to make judgements consistently on principle, applying the same standards to everyone. I expect that many Republicans will read my post and conclude that I am being partisan - because that is taken nowadays to mean "condemns my party". But I get accused just as often by Democrats to being a Republican, so that is alright with me. But in so far as this particular quarrel is concerned, President Trump has no case at all. The Pennsylvania elections were run be declared Republicans. Prominent Republicans, and they gave both Republican Senators more votes. They counted the legal votes as they were cast. They ran a fair, honest and honorable election!

Robert Gardner Hannibal Barca 3 days ago

Thanks for the magnificent reply, 414 words, all thoughtful. You may have me there in your sterner criticism of Rod's equivocation about Trump, but consider the audience, after all. As for being a liberal hungry for a conservative who is not an asshole, guilty as charged. You make a good point that Rod still seems still to yearn for Trump to have a case to make and that is true, but I think Rod is fairly conflicted in this and other conundrums conservatives must find themselves as the whole enterprise sinks into hopelessness and tawdry hopelessness at that. It is a hard row to hoe, after all. I never said he was non-partisan, just a poor conservative religious guy trying to make his way in the difficult world while continuing to try to be a decent man. It is what is endearing about his writing to me sometimes. But I thank you for this response, it shows both feeling and intelligence.

John Woodard Robert Gardner 2 days ago

This is not the dark side. There are way darker places than TAC.

[Nov 25, 2020] Here is quite the interesting take on Trump allowing the GSA to move forward with "transition". Biden must sign / attest to / deny any "foreign interests" including investments. #laptopfromhell

Nov 25, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

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Pigeon , 5 hours ago

Here is quite the interesting take on Trump allowing the GSA to move forward with "transition". Biden must sign / attest to / deny any "foreign interests" including investments. #laptopfromhell

https://gellerreport.com/2020/11/gsa-letter-forces-biden-to-disclose-conflicts-of-interest-interest-with-himself-and-his-team-to-foreign-nationals-and-other-foreign-agents.html/

Letter from Emily Murphy: "I remind you that Section 6 of the Act imposes reporting requirements on you as a condition for receiving services and funds from the GSA."

Gyromancer , 5 hours ago

And the contents of the laptop are available online now; leaked within the last couple of days, if nor before.

Very interesting stuff on there.

mikka , 5 hours ago

Care for a link?

Gyromancer , 5 hours ago

Check out thedonald.win

There are threads about it with links. The traffic is through the roof there, and it's hard to get in sometimes.

Pigeon , 5 hours ago

Thanks for the link.

SurfingUSA , 5 hours ago

Here's the main discussion with links to the laptop files:

https://thedonald.win/p/11QRyIPAtb/this-is-the-most-important-thing/c/

Gyromancer , 5 hours ago

https://ia601507.us.archive.org/view_archive.php?archive=/8/items/hb-docs/HB_DOCS.***

[Nov 25, 2020] Gingrich- The Thieves Who Stole Our Election Got Sloppy -

Nov 25, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

Authored by Newt Gingrich, op-ed via The Epoch Times,

Laziness leads to sloppiness, and sloppiness is how the most brazen heist in American history is being exposed...

Stealing the 2020 election was a mammoth undertaking, involving widespread lawlessness and illicit partnerships between private actors and public officials. They've been working to cover their tracks since Election Day, but they didn't work fast enough. Now, the courts need to stop them from destroying any more evidence so that the people of Pennsylvania -- and the rest of the country -- can accurately assess the ramifications of their wrongdoing.

Explosive new litigation filed in federal district court on Nov. 21 details and documents a wide variety of illegal practices that were used to inflate the number of votes received by Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden, including disparate treatment of voters based on where they live and outright manipulation of Pennsylvania's voter registration system by partisan activists.

An unprecedented number of mail-in and absentee ballots were cast this year, and practically everyone expected that this would result in a higher-than-usual rate of ballots being rejected for various flaws, such as lacking a secrecy envelope or missing information. In Pennsylvania, tens or hundreds of thousands of ballots were likely to be rejected, based on historical patterns. Instead, a mere 0.03 percent of mail-in ballots were ultimately rejected -- somewhere in the neighborhood of about 1,000 votes.

Considering that a significant majority of mail-in votes were cast for Biden, the Democrat candidate benefited handsomely from this discrepancy. But how did this anomaly happen?

It turns out that election officials in Democrat strongholds such as Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Philadelphia County, and Philadelphia's collar counties -- particularly Delaware County -- exceeded their authority in order to give voters preferential treatment that wasn't afforded to voters in Republican-leaning areas of the state.

Specifically, election workers illegally "pre-canvassed" mail-in ballots to determine whether they were missing a secrecy envelope or failed to include necessary information. When ballots were found to be flawed, voters were given an opportunity to correct, or "cure," their ballots to make sure they counted. In at least some cases, Democrat Party officials were even given lists of voters to contact about curing their ballots.

Election officials in Republican-leaning counties rightly interpreted this as a violation of Pennsylvania's election code, but Democrat Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar issued guidance authorizing the illegal practices despite lacking the statutory authority to do so.

https://lockerdome.com/lad/13084989113709670?pubid=ld-dfp-ad-13084989113709670-0&pubo=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zerohedge.com&rid=www.zerohedge.com&width=890

That's not the only way Democrats broke the law to give their candidate an unfair advantage, though. Extensive on-the-ground investigations conducted over the past year and a half by attorneys and investigators with the Amistad Project of the nonpartisan Thomas More Society have uncovered another element of the plot that involved even more egregious behavior.

Boockvar also exceeded her authority by granting private, partisan organizations -- including the notoriously pro-Democrat group "Rock the Vote" -- access to the Commonwealth's Statewide Uniform Registry of Electors (SURE).

"Rock the Vote's web tool was connected to our system, making the process of registering voters through their online programs, and those of their partners, seamless for voters across Pennsylvania," the lawsuit quotes Boockvar as saying.

That's not supposed to happen. It's one thing for outside groups to submit registration applications to the state on behalf of would-be voters, but election clerks are the only ones who are supposed to enter this sort of information directly into the records.

It's easy to see why by inspecting post-election voter lists, which contain names such as "Mary April Smith," followed by "Mary May Smith," "Mary June Smith," "Mary July Smith," and so forth through the rest of the calendar. When the same voter lists were purchased just a week later, however, those suspicious names had mysteriously disappeared from the rolls.

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Under the circumstances, that's direct evidence of a systematic effort to conceal wrongdoing. All further alterations to the SURE system should be immediately halted to allow a thorough investigation of the records before any more evidence can be destroyed.

The thieves who attempted to hijack the 2020 presidential election were bound to slip up somewhere, and now they're trying to clean up the glaring evidence of their wrongdoing before the full extent of their crimes can be exposed to the American public. We can't allow that to happen, or we may never be able to trust the integrity of our elections again.


[Nov 25, 2020] Lin Wood filed the lawsuit as a citizen of Fulton county, GA can be copied, names and dates changed and then filed by every other citizen of Fulton county, GA too.

Nov 25, 2020 | theconservativetreehouse.com

President-Elect TwoLaine , November 17, 2020 at 9:54 pm

BTW, if you all haven't heard the Lin Wood interview it is really good.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/R2OHdRUM9Gc?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent

He said the lawsuit he filed yesterday as a citizen of Fulton county, GA can be copied, names and dates changed and then filed by every other citizen of Fulton county, GA too.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yam5mxlrkn9r3o5/2020-11-16%20Verified%20Amended%20Complaint_Wood%20v.%20Raffensperger%20et%20al.pdf?dl=0

[Nov 25, 2020] Mark Steyn Interviews Sidney Powell on Rush Limbaugh Show - The Last Refuge

Nov 25, 2020 | theconservativetreehouse.com

David Vicknair , November 18, 2020 at 12:12 am

Unfortunately IMHO, the Kraken was either a careless misspeak or a bluff to shake the trees to see if a whistleblower would fall out. If the later, it failed. If the former, I am inclined to give Sidney a break. She has done yeoman's work for Flynn. And so the Kraken seems destined to remain a creature of Scandinavian lore and Hollywood movies. I wish it were not so. The Dominion software apparently is easily hacked and allows votes to be directly manipulated without a trace. Hard to make a case without an audit trail. I wonder whether the outcry from MAGA supporters will be sufficient to encourage states to choose a more secure vendor or will Dominion still be in widespread use during the midterms? Kemp, Raffensberger and company should be ridden out of GA on a rail after a good tar and feathering. Other states have their own corrupt actors who should receive the same consideration. They all have sold us out -- if the Dems take the Senate, even to slavery under socialism -- for 30 pieces of silver. As for Kemp and Raffensberger, in a different age I might have suggested an appointment with a high, sturdy branch in one of GA's many 100 plus years old live oaks.

Maximus-Cassius , November 18, 2020 at 9:50 am

"Releasing the Kraken" would be Trump invoking BOTH the Insurrection Act AND his 2018 EO protecting against foreign intervention in our elections.

Will it happe? Who knows, but if Trump is to survive, IMO, that is his ONLY card left to play.

President-Elect TwoLaine , November 17, 2020 at 9:33 pm

It's going to be a bloodbath, on all levels.

President-Elect TwoLaine , November 17, 2020 at 10:23 pm

As I listened to Lin's interview today I tho't that there must be something in the Southern water. Both he and Sidney have that Southern drawl. Very genteel, polished and extremely intelligent.

I am a very brave soul, but I don't think I would want to go up against either of them in a court of law. 🙂

JustDoItNow , November 17, 2020 at 9:28 pm

I forget who it was, either Lou or Tucker, that ended their interview telling Sidney half jokingly to remember to lock her doors at night.
Please remember to PRAY God's protection for this wonderful woman!

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GB Bari , November 18, 2020 at 12:03 am

I have no doubt the President has put a very capable guard team around Sidney & family.

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Pvt. Idaho , November 18, 2020 at 1:37 am

It was Mark Levin who told her.

UniPartySlayer , November 17, 2020 at 9:37 pm

When are they going to lay out the case? Lin Wood and Sidney have been making serious statements. They have reputations beyond reproach. I believe them when they say they have the goods. It's like they have to get the election called for Trump or they will surely be political prisoners.

President-Elect TwoLaine , November 17, 2020 at 10:04 pm

Count on it! And DEFINITELY 2018.

IF you watch the movie "Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Elections"* you will see that a steal was supposed to happen in Florida that day and it got thwarted, before it got started,

PLUS, they didn't have the mail in ballot scheme in place yet to back up their theft back then. China Virus was their plandemic to make that happen, and to get the cash from the Care$ Act to get machines for everyone.

*"(2020)From voter registration to counting ballots, data security expert Harri Hursti examines how hackers can influence and disrupt the U.S. election system."

President-Elect TwoLaine , November 17, 2020 at 10:49 pm

This is the video I took it from. This is the Eric Coomer Whistleblower.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/9tHeiYgErnw?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent

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jessetmims , November 17, 2020 at 10:33 pm

@ Right to reply In my opinion, the Democrats SUCCESSFULLY stole JFK's election, at least one of Bill Clinton's, and BOTH of Obama's.

James Urso , November 17, 2020 at 11:03 pm

Love Sidney Powell but that interview did not give me a lot of confidence. I sure hope she has some solid evidence. Doesn't sound like she has much though. Don't have much time left.

Biggest heist in the history of the US and nothing can be done about it is sickening. Barr and Wray should be ashamed of themselves for letting something like this happen on their watch. They did nothing. Thanks to them the constitution is now worth nothing. The rights are gone. Law and order is gone. We are on our own.

How do Barr and Wray even look at themselves in the mirror?

Ospreyzone , November 18, 2020 at 6:46 am

Finally, I found out from this interview where I could send money to support this legal effort. I'm tired of the RNC doing nothing. Sidney Powell will get my direct support now.
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[Nov 25, 2020] One thing Trump layers certainly have shown, beyond any reasonable doubt, is that electronic voting is a terrible idea.

Nov 25, 2020 | www.theamericanconservative.com

At this point, the Trump administration has filed so many lawsuits, with so many affidavits, and has made such far-reaching claims of fraud, that it's nearly impossible to sort through them to know what, if anything, has actually been proven . However, one thing they certainly have shown, beyond any reasonable doubt, is that electronic voting is a terrible idea.

Notice, I do not say that anybody has proven that any fraud actually took place using electronic voting machines in the 2020 election. They haven't. Sidney Powell has presented many troubling questions about the vulnerabilities of electronic voting machines. As of yet, however, we have no hard evidence that anybody actually exploited those vulnerabilities (if they exist).

This is a distinction that many Trumpists are unfortunately failing to make. Casting broad doubts about the security of voting machines does not prove that the election was stolen. Such doubts, even if they turn out to be well-founded, will almost certainly be insufficient to convince any judge to invalidate a single vote, let alone overturn the entire election result.


[Nov 25, 2020] Fractional Magic (Ballot Tampering) The Burning Platform

Nov 25, 2020 | www.theburningplatform.com

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Well, this is mind-blowing stuff, if true.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Fob-AGgZn44?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent

If you don't have time to watch a 25 minute video, here is text explaining it (this is not a transcript of the video).

1 – SUMMARY –

This report summarizes the results of our review of the GEMS election management system, which counts approximately 25 percent of all votes in the United States. The results of this study demonstrate that a fractional vote feature is embedded in each GEMS application which can be used to invisibly, yet radically, alter election outcomes by pre-setting desired vote percentages to redistribute votes. This tampering is not visible to election observers, even if they are standing in the room and watching the computer. Use of the decimalized vote feature is unlikely to be detected by auditing or canvass procedures, and can be applied across large jurisdictions in less than 60 seconds.

gems-usaGEMS vote-counting systems are and have been operated under five trade names: Global Election Systems, Diebold Election Systems, Premier Election Systems, Dominion Voting Systems, and Election Systems & Software, in addition to a number of private regional subcontractors. At the time of this writing, this system is used statewide in Alaska, Connecticut, Georgia, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Utah and Vermont, and for counties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. It is also used in Canada.

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Fractionalized vote:

Instead of "1" the vote is allowed to be 1/2, or 1+7/8, or any other value that is not a whole number.

What fractionalized votes can do:

They allow "weighting" of races. Weighting a race removes the principle of "one person-one vote" to allow some votes to be counted as less than one or more than one. Regardless of what the real votes are, candidates can receive a set percentage of votes. Results can be controlled. For example, Candidate A can be assigned 44% of the votes, Candidate B 51%, and Candidate C the rest.

GEMS fractionalizes votes in three places :

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  1. The "Summary" vote tally, which provides overall election totals for each race on Election Night
  2. The "Statement of Votes Cast", which provides detailed results by precinct and voting method (ie. Polling, absentee, early, provisional)
  3. The "undervote" count

Fractions in results reports are not visible.Votes containing decimals are reported as whole numbers unless specifically instructed to reveal decimals (which is not the default setting). All evidence that fractional values ever existed can be removed instantly even from the underlying database using a setting in the GEMS data tables, in which case even instructing GEMS to show the decimals will fail to reveal they were used.

Source code : Instructions to treat votes as decimal values instead of whole numbers are inserted multiple times in the GEMS source code itself; thus, this feature cannot have been created by accident.

Fractionalizing the votes which create the Summary Results allows alteration of Election Night Web results and results sent to the Secretary of State, as well as results available at and local election officials.

Fractionalizing the "Statement of Votes Cast" allows an extraordinary amount of precision, enabling alteration of results by specific voting machine, absentee batch, or precinct. Vote results can be altered for polling places in predominantly Black neighborhoods, and can parse out precincts within a mixed batch of early or absentee votes.

Fractionalizing the undervote category allows reallocation of valid votes into undervotes.

Voting rights abomination

According to programmer notes, a weighted race feature was designed which not only gives some votes more weight than others, but does so based on the voter's identity. Ballots are connected to voters, weights are assigned to each voter per race, stored in an external table not visible in GEMS. Our testing shows that one vote can be counted 25 times, another only one one-thousandth of a time, effectively converting some votes to zero.

The study was prompted by two issues: (1) Anomalies in elections in Shelby County, Tennessee, which uses the GEMS election management system, in which inconsistencies were observed in reporting of results by GEMS; and (2) Concerns raised regarding the presence of middlemen during the election process, such that a single individual gains remote access to the election management program, in some cases in multiple jurisdictions.

The questions we examine are these:

Can election outcomes be controlled with enough versatility to allow a national impact? Does any mechanism exist that would enable a political consultant or technician to capture elections for repeat customers?

If the necessary features exist within the election management system to facilitate this:

Were such features embedded accidentally or on purpose; for what stated purpose were such features installed; if a reason was given, is that reason justifiable?

How might risks associated with inside access be mitigated?

Next:

Part 2: Context, Background, Deeper, Worse http://blackboxvoting.org/fraction-magic-2

[Nov 25, 2020] The Daley Machine vs mail-in ballots harvesting today

Nov 25, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com


5 hours ago

Not sure if this passes ZH / United States Censors:

Newspaper research . . .

The Daley Machine was one of attraction, promotion, and fear. Votes were generally cast at the Police Precincts. No one wants to go down to the Precinct; however, blocks of human populations of neighborhoods are divided into, as some would designate, Precincts.

The Daley Machine was composed of neighborhoods with party member volunteer canvassers who would distribute Voting Ballots to each address.

The Canvasser would wait for the Voting Ballot to be marked. Toe-tapping, fingertip tapping, brow-beating the Voter to mark a Voting Ballot, then collect, and then all canvassed Voting Ballots are aggregated to the Precincts. The bundles were twined. Twining is not a skill nowadays, but boxing is. The aggregate would be delivered to giant warehouses for counting. Seems all legitimate for the old ladies and old men volunteers who would not know who, which, or where the bundle or now box originated. Simply Count. Innocent.

The problem is/was many canvassers are lazy or expedient or late. Laughable - some voted multiple times, others dead, others gone, others - the newspapers sold much ink and paper for the disclosed variety of . . . uh . . . diversity of Voting cheats.

Traditional ingrained / inculcated PSYOP: Each voter studies the candidates. Each voter self-educates about a request/vote for action by government employees from Voters. After contemplative pondering based on personal assessed facts and desires, intelligently marks the ballot. Winners take all. And all congratulate the winners. Simple.

The Trumps were subject to massive, not fraud per se, but via hand held transceivers canvassers were organized that actually did travel address to address and waited for the occupant(s) to fill out the provided Voting Ballots.

With this toe-tapping, fingertip tapping, brow-beating and an sense of Hurry, canvassers waited as those who had no intention of voting marked Voting Ballots with a marker - ink, etc. And those who did not know were told to at least mark for the election of the President. The completed Voting Ballots were boxed and shipped for counting. Is this legitimate - yes. Are Voting Ballots properly filled - yes.

The Contemplative PSYSOP conflicts with Hurry-Up Reality. However, the Reality overrides the PSYOPS because the acts are legitimate.

If Voting Ballots are proven Daley Ballots the Trumps are going to have a very difficult time.

If Voting Ballots are proven not legitimate then the implication is the Entire United States Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village Governments run by United States Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village Government Employees are also not legitimate and Corrupt.

All United States Senate - not legitimate.
All United States House of Representatives - not legitimate.
All Executive Decisions and Bills signed in to USC Law - not legitimate.
All Supreme Court Decisions - not legitimate.

All Appointees by the Elected are not legitimate.

The entire United States Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village Government Employees Elected and Appointed - not legitimate.

If United States President Trump "wins" Voting Fraud lawsuits, the Entire United States Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village Governments run by United States Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village Government Employees are not legitimate.

Rules, Regulations, Policies, Procedures, and Laws - all not legitimate.

The afore is exactly why all those previous Elected and Appointed are adamantly against United States President Trump threatening the Foundations of the United States (corrupt) Democratic Republic with Truth.

United States Citizens and Others who are now tensioned, aghast, constricted over farcical sham Voting and Appointments would feel truly free, relieved, relaxed, and energized to participate once again. For many: The Truth Shall Set U Free!

The Greatest Event in Human History to remember for most all Remaining Human Time on Planet Earth is United States President Trump confirming what most people both United States Citizens and Others in previous centuries decades and years come to understand, know, and realize: Voting in the United States is a complete utter Farce and Fraud.

And, yes, United States President Trump would be remembered until the End of Time as the Greatest United States President who ever lived.

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NAV , 5 hours ago

It's a disgrace how the COVID19 coup d'etat was designed to allow hordes to shop for virtually anything at Costco et al or to riot and burn down cities but deemed it it too dangerous for the people to stand in line to vote.

SurfingUSA , 4 hours ago

Daley?

[Nov 25, 2020] Democrats and Media Abandon Democracy by Paul Craig Roberts

Nov 25, 2020 | www.unz.com

Michigan State Attorney General Dana Nessel has attributes of a Nazi. She, like Washington Post columnist Randall D. Eliason, wants to falsely prosecute attorneys who represent those making challenges to the election. She also wants to prosecute election officials who refuse to certify until irregularities are properly dealt with, and she wants to prosecute Pennsylvania Republican state officials who met with Trump at the White House. In other words, Dana Nessel has proved herself unfit for any public office by her effort to weaponize law for her political agenda.

George Washington Law School professor Jonathan Turley discusses Dana Nessel's attempt to coerce Republicans by threatening them with indictments. https://www.zerohedge.com/political/michigan-ag-calls-criminal-charges-against-gop-certifiers-who-wont-fall-line

Matthew Brann, a federal district judge appointed by Obama, refused to accept Giuliani's lawsuit against the Pennsylvania election fraud. The judge was not content to deny the case a hearing. He used the occasion for a propaganda attack, demonizing the lawsuit, based on affidavits from witnesses who signed under penalty of perjury, as "speculative accusations unsupported by evidence." The judge knows full well that affidavits are always evidence. So we now have an Obama federal judge who for political purpose pretends to be thoroughly ignorant of law and not know that affidavits signed under penalty of perjury are always evidence.

The presstitutes are not interested in Brann's extraordinary pretense of utter ignorance, which if true would disqualify him as a judge. Instead they are using his ignorant pronouncement as "proof" that the legal team has no evidence. https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/pennsylvania-judge-throws-out-trump-campaign-lawsuit

Democrats, who share Dana Nessel's determination to weaponize law and destroy democracy, are pushing Biden, if he becomes president, to prosecute Trump and his supporters. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Democrat from New Jersey, declared that "Donald Trump along with his worst enablers must be tried for their crimes against our nation and Constitution." If this sounds like a South American banana republic, that is what the Democrats are turning us into. https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/526978-biden-faces-politically-thorny-decision-on-trump-prosecutions

Attempting to prosecute Trump, of course, is what the Democrats have been doing for four years with Russiagate and Impeachgate without any evidence. Clearly, the Democrats envison a one-party state under them in which the abuse of law for political purpose to which they are giving birth cannot, in turn, be used against them. The Democrats are greasing the skids for America to become the most corrupt country on earth. https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/11/22/the-dnc-an-american-politburo/

... ... ...

Americans are faced with a so-called Democrat political party that has abandoned America's democratic ways. Democrats have made a power grab for ideological purposes that are hostile to principles such as election integrity which is essential for democracy. Americans are also faced with the absence of a media that serves as watchdog and reports objectively. Without objective reporting, Americans are denied the information that democracy requires to function. Instead, the media controls explanations for the Democrats that support the Democrats' power grab. The picture is clear that both Democrats and media have abandoned democracy because democracy is a check on their agenda. They value their agenda more than they value democracy, and they are going to force their agenda down our throats whether we want it or not.

According to polls, a majority of Americans believe the November 3 election was stolen by the Democrats -- https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/11/21/30-of-democrats-believe-democrats-stole-the-election-and-75-of-republicans-think-so/

If the Democrats succeed with their theft, whatever is left of public confidence in American institutions will evaporate. After Clinton's lies, 9/11, Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, Assad's use of chemical weapons, Iranian nukes, Russian invasions, Russiagate, Impeachgate, Covid, and now a stolen presidential election, confidence in government must be close to nonexistent. When there is no confidence raw power takes over. If Democrats get away with their theft of the election, we will have crossed the Rubicon.

Some say there has always been voter fraud in American elections and ask what is new this time. What is new this time is election fraud on a national level with the appearance of a plot to create a one-party state. What is new this time is the entirety of the media in support of the party that committed the election fraud. What is new this time is the calls for prosecution of members of the defrauded party. What we are witnessing is not only the suppression of evidence but also the prosecution of those who present it.

Despite the evidence of election fraud, the Democrats have a good chance to succeed with their theft. First of all, we all know that the media will not present the case against the Democrats. The media will continue to deny that hundreds of affidavits are evidence. Most Americans will never hear the story of the extraordinary audacity that stole a presidential election.

Second, Trump is a populist, and few populists in America have ever succeeded at the national level. Populists are in the way of the elite who have more money and more influence. From the media's perspective, Trump's majority are "deplorables"–racists and misogynists who must be overthrown. The fact that Trump is a Republican does not mean that he has the support of the Republican Party. Republicans have just as many feet in the establishment as Democrats have. To the establishment Trump is an outsider and, thereby, a potential threat to their interest, just as his intention to normalize relations with Russia was seen by the military/security complex as a threat to their budget and power.

The absence of any Republican Party support for Trump is obvious in the failure of the Barr Justice Department to bring (1) any indictments against the government officials who orchestrated the Russiagate hoax and committed federal felonies, (2) any indictments against Biden and his son for the corruption evidenced in Hunter Biden's laptop in the hands of the FBI, and (3) the lack of any Justice Department interest in obvious election fraud backed up by hundreds of affidavits.

The Republican Establishment has hung Trump out to dry and is urging him to concede.

A minority of Republican voters themselves, although they regard the election as stolen, nevertheless believe that Trump should concede and thereby preserve the undeserved reputation of "American Democracy." These feeble-minded people think that it is not democracy itself that is at risk, but America's reputation.

Over the course of my life I have watched the politicization of the federal judiciary. Judges are no longer appointed because they are competent to interpret law according to the intent of Congress and the Constitution. They are appointed according to whether they do or do not support abortion, racial and gender quotas, homosexual marriage, open borders, amnesty for immigrant-invaders, the globalist agenda, and so forth. The American judiciary is chosen according to which party's agendas are ascendant. This is the way countries are destroyed.

Consider: if federal district judge Matthew Braun truly believed that Trump's legal team's Pennsylvania lawsuit is invalid, the partisan judge would accept the case and let its falsity be proven in court. What better way to dispose of the charge? That he closed the court to the case despite majority opinion of the public that the election was stolen is proof that he knows the lawsuit is grounded in evidence. So he suppresses the case instead of trying it.

When it is not only the Democrat Party and media who don't respect evidence but also federal courts, the basis for evidence -based law no longer exists. Instead, law is based on power. Who has power has the law.

The country that the Democrats and media are birthing will not know justice.


anonymous [146] Disclaimer , says: November 23, 2020 at 4:12 pm GMT • 1.0 days ago

Banana republic. Funny you should mention that. The whole world came out with it at this month's Universal Periodic Review of the US, the most public forum in the world (remember the wall-to-wall press coverage of this vital gauge of US international standing?) Paraguay knows their banana republics, and they were the ones to adjure US compliance with SDG 16. This is the most halting, wobbly baby step of sustainable development: rock-bottom minimal institutional integrity of key state institutions.

For years now, international forums have related to the US in more and more pointed elaborations of "What the fuck is wrong with you people?" – aimed at the delegation apparatchiks, not at the long-suffering population. Russia, with no fucks to give, pointed to the underlying rot – CIA control of elections. (Thanks for that Wikileaks cable, by the way.) Here's the facts from Hopsicker and his monster stones (he got a visit from them, he's so balls-out)

https://www.madcowprod.com/2020/11/15/short-history-election-fraud/

At some point Sidney has to switch from Chavez euphemisms to the direct bill of indictment against CIA. That will be a very touchy moment in the Supreme Court. If it doesn't go just right, all nine hacks will wind up sporting matching petechiae at Cibolo Creek Ranch.

Patrick in SC , says: November 23, 2020 at 7:38 pm GMT • 20.6 hours ago

This creature is a sociopath. She is a direct descendant of the ethnic clique which murdered the Tsar and his children during the Bolshevik revolution. She has in mind the same thing for us.

Richard B , says: November 24, 2020 at 2:41 am GMT • 13.5 hours ago
@nickels e result is a devastating social incoherence. If enough people recognize this to form a critical mass a culture crisis breaks out. And that's the position we're in. From this perspective their rhetorical mask is a small band-aid on a gaping wound that won't heal because it can't stop bleeding.

Their efforts to establish a society free of control and sustained by force only increases the uncontrolled exercise of naked power. And that force, constantly applied, destablizes the very social institutions that power controls . Especially economic institutions. And when force fails there's no alternative. So the whole thing collapses. In fact, it already is.

TKK , says: November 24, 2020 at 7:17 am GMT • 8.9 hours ago

I researched the federal docket system PACER and deduced a possible reason The Trump Campaign distanced from Sidney Powell.

Attorney Powell is pursing Dominion's election corruption on a systemic level. This is a wide and far investigation with many moving parts: the software flipping votes, international actors, connections to Kamal Harris's husband.

Attorneys Jenna Ellis and Rudy Giuliani must frantically laser focus on state election official's certification of 7 million votes in PA and before the December 14 when the Electoral College convenes.

Judge Brann, the repellent obese hack appointed by Obama but who is a Republican , did exactly as Mr. Robert's aptly stated and amazingly ruled on substantive issues when only procedural ones were being presented at that time.

Because of Judge Brann's ruling dismissing (and demonizing and ridiculing) the complaint , Trumps's lawyers have filed an Expedited Emergency Motion for Leave to the Amend the Complaint to the 3rd Circuit.

This is just a way of saying: Let us present our evidence!

If the 3rd Circuit affirms Brann's dismissal- the Supreme Court is next step.

If SCOTUS denies review (which is most likely) that's the last Stop.

Derer , says: November 24, 2020 at 8:18 am GMT • 7.9 hours ago

Democrats imitating the 1918 Bolsheviks power grab in Russia but naively hopping in bloodless version of the coup unlike Bolsheviks. Ironically the main players are from the same brethren Lenin, Trotsky, Sverdlov, Kamenev, Zinoviev = Schumer, Nadler, Schiff, Soros, Bloomberg.

GeeBee , says: November 24, 2020 at 8:33 am GMT • 7.7 hours ago
@Franz he plutocrats have more money than the politicians – 'the vote' counts for nothing. Which is to say that to all intents and purposes, there is no 'vote' and thus, there is no 'check on government power'. The oligarchy wishes to implement – and therefore demands – what we might call 'Agenda A', and thus, at all elections in the entire West today, the hapless 'voters' are given the choice of electing 'Agenda A' in a red rosette, or 'Agenda A' in a blue rosette.

This is our much vaunted 'democracy and it stinks. The moment that the merchant became wealthier than the king – once the counting-house had more money than the palace – the people's fate was sealed.

John Wear , says: November 24, 2020 at 8:46 am GMT • 7.5 hours ago

This is an excellent article. I agree with Paul Craig Roberts that the federal judiciary has become heavily politicized. I also agree that if Trump's case is so weak, Matthew Braun should have heard the case and let its falsity be proven in court.

AnitaHulluvachick , says: November 24, 2020 at 10:04 am GMT • 6.2 hours ago

As a woman, I'm beginning to think we need 100 years in the penalty box for producing these creatures. Maybe we should reconsider the 19th amendment. Lol

Anonymous [290] Disclaimer , says: November 24, 2020 at 11:03 am GMT • 5.2 hours ago

When it is not only the Democrat Party and media who don't respect evidence but also federal courts, the basis for evidence -based law no longer exists. Instead, law is based on power. Who has power has the law.
The country that the Democrats and media are birthing will not know justice.
https://www.unz.com/proberts/democrats-and-media-abandon-democracy/

Paraguay knows their banana republics, and they were the ones to adjure US compliance with SDG 16. This is the most halting, wobbly baby step of sustainable development: rock-bottom minimal institutional integrity of key state institutions.
https://www.unz.com/proberts/democrats-and-media-abandon-democracy/#comment-4301369
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That's about as basic as things get. Institutional integrity of key state institutions has (as Roberts says) been lost, and in the 2020 Federal elections and current aftermath to same this integrity loss has been used to threaten the general population.

This has been done before with the USSR and the CCP. But all one-party rule does is place a rhetorical mask over the incompetence and corruption and does nothing to solve the many problems involved in the exhausting task and unrewarding responsibility of social management. It doesn't even work in homogenous cultures. How could it work in one as diverse as the USA?
This is exactly why what we're really witnessing is nothing less than The Pyrrhic Victory of The Hostile Elite. The reason is, though they may have been very good at infiltration, subversion, radical ingratitude, insane hatred, brazen effrontery, shamelessness, betrayal, destruction and death, they're no good at social management
. . .
Their efforts to establish a society free of control and sustained by force only increases the uncontrolled exercise of naked power. And that force, constantly applied, destabilizes the very social institutions that power controls. Especially economic institutions. And when force fails there's no alternative. So, the whole thing collapses. In fact, it already is.

https://www.unz.com/proberts/democrats-and-media-abandon-democracy/#comment-4302391

All of the above is true, and the underlying thought has been known in the West and repeatedly demonstrated for several thousand years. How, exactly, could these bedrock principles have been abandoned? Let's look outside of political theory and history of ideas.
Here's an earlier example of physical / economic events fundamentally changing political thought: Nietzsche pointed out c.a. 1900 that industrialization had destroyed European society. Religion died. ""God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers?" Ideas previously considered speculative and harmful had become mass beliefs as people moved from the farm to the city, found their village life impossible to live in the city, and looked for a new way of life that would let them eat and raise families. They found it in Enlightenment theory.

Here is our version of physical events changing political thought:

Franz , says: November 24, 2020 at 12:11 pm GMT • 4.0 hours ago
@Stonehands

Yes he did.

How many times are the soldiers better than the generals? More often than we think, maybe.

Or as David Niven once famously said of Errol Flynn: "You could count on him. He ALWAYS let you down."

Trump is still a mystery to plenty of people. If he's canny, why does he listen to Jared and Ivanka? If he wanted normal relations with Russia, why didn't he grab the ball when Putin literally tossed it to him? Why did he tolerate four years of hostile media when he had the money, or at least the investors, to start a network of his own?

Nothing in the last four years makes any sense. Not one bit.

RouterAl , says: November 24, 2020 at 1:06 pm GMT • 3.1 hours ago

Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee who's grave I often visited in Greyfriars church Edinburgh Scotland is reported to have said

"A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, which is always followed by a dictatorship."

The ironic part in all this is that the Jews and the oligarchs think they will be the beneficiaries of this collapse they have engineered , however they are in error. When law and order breaks down the strong will prevail over wimps like Zuckerberg, Bezos, Gates etc and all the rest of the spoiled virtue signalling wimps. The ex-military will become the strong and they will start the destruction then re-building of what's left of White Western Civilization. Maybe this time they will finally sort out Usury and what's left of the Jews, blacks and deny any role in public life for women, I can but dream, but at 70 I will not be here to see it.

Anonymous [315] Disclaimer , says: November 24, 2020 at 1:12 pm GMT • 3.0 hours ago

I live in Michigan. There was something very off putting about the 2018 Michigan election. That election swept many extremists into office. Mostly women. How we get rid of them is beyond me. Once these people get into office they seem to be firmly entrenched. No matter how awful they are, they have an equally awful fan base.

I absolutely believe in election fraud, and Michigan 2018 was a perfect example. Yet, no one has said a word. The population of Michigan will be further eroded because of the political climate in this state.

Realist , says: November 24, 2020 at 1:50 pm GMT • 2.4 hours ago

Michigan State Attorney General Dana Nessel has attributes of a Nazi. She, like Washington Post columnist Randall D. Eliason, wants to falsely prosecute attorneys who represent those making challenges to the election. She also wants to prosecute election officials who refuse to certify until irregularities are properly dealt with, and she wants to prosecute Pennsylvania Republican state officials who met with Trump at the White House.

So what dumbass Americans elected them.

AnonFromTN , says: November 24, 2020 at 3:26 pm GMT • 48 minutes ago

You cannot abandon something you don't have. The US was not a democracy for decades, if it ever was. Western media have declined in quality over the last ~30 years, from something palatable representing different viewpoints to today's monolith with uniformity of "opinions" matched only in Hitler's Germany in 1930s and Stalin's USSR in the same period.

[Nov 25, 2020] An Expert on Voting Machines Explains How They Work - Scientific American

Nov 25, 2020 | www.scientificamerican.com

Although the technology used in voting continues to evolve, it remains vulnerable to both malicious and unintentional errors. To protect the systems against both, explains Douglas W. Jones , a computer scientist at the University of Iowa and co-author of the book Broken Ballots , election officials need to be able to check and double-check the election's results.

"There's a nice dictum that that [computer scientist and electronic-voting-security researcher] David Dill came up with at Stanford University: if we do it right, the Devil himself could build the voting machines, and we could hold an honest election," Jones says. "And doing it right means having genuinely auditable technology -- with ballots where the average voter knows that the marks they made on their ballot express their real intent." Scientific American spoke with Jones about how voting machines work, their vulnerabilities, and what to expect on and after Election Day.

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What kinds of machines are in use across the U.S. today?

We've gotten rid of the punch card and mechanical lever voting machines. Those are now not so ancient history. What we're left with are two categories of voting machines, both of which were introduced in the 1960s and 1970s. Optical scan voting machines are the ones that are closely related to standardized test scoring machines, where you fill in a bubble on the ballot next to the candidate names. Those are, at this point, the most widely used voting technology in the U.S. The other category we have are the direct-recording electronic voting machines. The first of those was actually deployed in the 1970s in Illinois, but the vast expansion in the use of those machines happened after the Help America Vote Act was passed in 2002. It's very clear [that] the authors of the Help America Vote Act anticipated that direct-recording electronic voting machines would become the new normal. But, in fact, they were extraordinarily problematic for security reasons.

A fundamental flaw of direct-recording voting machines -- that is, ones where you pull the lever on an old mechanical machine or you touch the touch screen on a modern one -- all of those machines end up being completely impossible to audit. There's no way to know whether the machine was honest or not, short of taking it apart and actually being able to inspect the mechanism. We have no good way of doing that with software. The complete lack of any auditable record of the count, so that you had to completely trust programmers, was a real problem. [But] the vast majority of votes in the U.S. today are being recorded on paper ballots that are filled in by hand. That makes me feel reasonably good. And furthermore, a growing number of states have some kind of an audit law.

What other problems do we see with modern voting machines?

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This is an old rule in computer security that I first learned in the 1970s, no less true today. And that is: the biggest threat to all of our systems is not the malicious outside hacker but rather the fact that there are lots of perfectly honest normal people making errors. We humans have an amazing ability to be remarkably accidentally inventive with the mistakes we make. With fill-in-the-bubble ballots, a typical error would be printing the ballot with the candidates in one order but programming the scanner with the candidates in a different order. There was a famous incident of this happening [in] Pottawattamie County, [Iowa], in 2006 in its June primary. The net result was that the numbers that came up were pretty nonsensical and bore no relationship with anyone's expectation of the outcome of the race. The election officials noticed. They did a hand count, and that completely resolved the problem. And they could because they had paper ballots.

In-person voters can feed their paper ballots directly into a scanner to be automatically counted. But how are absentee ballots tallied up?

Late into the night on Election Night, at the election office, they've been counting absentee ballots all day, piling them up and putting them through high-speed scanners that scan 800 ballots per minute -- speeds like that. Some jurisdictions have automatic envelope openers where you just take a whole stack of absentee ballot envelopes, stack them up neatly, put them in the machine, and it goes up and takes a sixteenth of an inch off the edge of each envelope so that the ballots can easily be shaken out of the envelopes. You have signature-verification software being used by some jurisdictions, where the envelope gets sucked into the machine, put in front of a camera, and the signature is -- either by software or displayed on someone's remote computer screen -- checked. These actually resemble very closely the machinery used by the Post Office for automatically reading mail addresses, except the purpose is to verify the signature. And that's another whole can of worms, because in many cases, none of our laws really govern how we check signatures. It turns out that the mathematics of signature acceptance and rejection ends up being horrible. If you reject any signatures, chances are you're rejecting more signatures of honest, valid voters than you are catching invalid signatures.

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Does the counting process continue after Election Day?

We have long-standing traditions of things like a postmark deadline on the eve of the election. That's how it's been in Iowa for as long as I've been here. So for the week after the election, late mail is still dribbling into the election office -- and all those late envelopes are checked for their postmarks and, if the postmarks are acceptable, counted. Now there's a problem there, as the Post Office, over the past few decades, has been reducing the frequency with which it applies postmarks of any kind to letters. Yet the Post Office does automatically bar code every envelope that goes through its scanners these days. The Post Office has the records to tell you when that bar code was applied. Its computer system is really good at this, but it's not acceptable under some state laws. So postmark deadlines are a real problem because the Post Office has reduced the extent to which classical postmarks are still used.

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There's this period after the election during which the counts are checked and cross-checked, [a process called the canvass ]. For example, in Miami, they have this giant spreadsheet showing one column for each candidate for each office; one row for each precinct. After they had all those data, then they would go through the tapes printed out by the voting machines at the precinct -- the summary tapes that showed the total number of votes -- and they would compare it with that spreadsheet for the purpose of ruling out any error in their central tabulating software because there have been such errors. This can take several days after the election, even if they aren't handling late absentee ballots. At that point, the Board of Elections then signs off on the report of canvass. And the report of canvass is then forwarded to the state, which goes through the same process. A growing number of states do postelection audits before they sign the official canvass reports, and in other states, like Iowa, we do a postelection audit after signing the report of canvass. Although the Iowa law says that the audit cannot change the outcome of the election, at least you discover [if] you made a mistake. So it can take several weeks after the election to put the election to bed.

[Nov 24, 2020] Mark Steyn Interviews Sidney Powell on Rush Limbaugh Show

Nov 24, 2020 | turcopolier.typepad.com

LondonBob , 24 November 2020 at 10:22 AM

I agree with Robert Barnes, the Dominion stuff distracts from the main fraud of ballot stuffing and ballot harvesting. He views it as a deliberate distraction. Signature matching should be the focus and will be sufficient to flips most of the states needed, and PA and MI the legislature can just send there own electors if they vote to do so.

https://twitter.com/Peoples_Pundit/status/1330949246216937474?s=20

[Nov 24, 2020] Occam's razor would have you agree that voter suppression did occur

Nov 24, 2020 | www.theamericanconservative.com

PerceiveToBeWise bumbershoot 7 days ago • edited

Occam's razor would have you agree that voter suppression did occur (wildly inaccurate polling data broadcast from the MSM to suppress Trump voter turnout in the months, weeks, and days leading up to election (why vote when you are going to loose by double digits). Occam's razor would have you agree that electronic theft and illegality switching of votes which has been both proven in real time recorded on TV as vote totals were updated and shown in the JSON files which demonstrates substantial systemic voter fraud. This is rather humorous because your posts lack any intellectual rigor on your part or even showing any desire to dig for the truth - hence, you are just a troll

[Nov 24, 2020] Perdue, Loeffler Join Trump Call for New Georgia Recount

I do not understand why statistic sampling of address envelopes was not done in key states, especially in Georgia and Pennsylvania, where there are signs of "other irregularities." This will allow to establish the margin of error for mail-in ballots and this is important for Trump. Percentage of dead people voting and out of state people voting can be easily established is the sample is representative and large enough. And this does not cost much Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger can't be missing this so he acts as an enemy of honest and transparent elections.
Nov 24, 2020 | www.newsmax.com

The Trump campaign Saturday filed for a second Georgia election recount , saying the first failed to include signature matching and "other vital safeguards."

... ... ...

Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp asked Raffensperger last week to conduct an audit of signatures on ballot envelopes because of accusations from the Trump campaign and others.

"It's important to note that this audit only looked at ballots, not the signatures of the absentee applications or the signatures on the ballot envelopes," Kemp said. "It seems simple enough to conduct a sample audit of signatures on the absentee ballot envelopes and compare those to the signatures on applications and on file at the secretary of state's office."

[Nov 24, 2020] Rep. Barry Loudermilk to Newsmax TV- Ga. Needs 'Deeper Forensic Audit'

Nov 24, 2020 | www.newsmax.com

There has to be a deeper forensic audit done," Loudermilk told Monday's " Stinchfield. "

"What the Secretary of State is saying is we've already verified the signatures and we've separated the ballots from the envelopes. You still have to verify that people who are voting are people that should be voting.

"Whether you can discount their ballot or not in the last election, we need to know, if it's people who voted illegally, that they don't do it again in this runoff."

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Regardless, the fraud needs to be rooted out of Georgia, Loudermilk told host Grant Stinchfield.

"I believe there was fraud in this election," Loudermilk said. "People say, 'give us the evidence.' Well, you have to investigate to get to the evidence. We have a lot of circumstantial evidence. I mean, if you look in Georgia, Republicans won up and down the ballot, except for the presidential and the Senate race.

"Tell me how that has happened – when we Republicans held the House and the Senate. We made great gains in Georgia.

"A lot of interesting things will come out of this election, but we have to continue to fight to make sure future elections are trustworthy, that they have integrity."

[Nov 24, 2020] Dershowitz- Trump Has 'Two or Three Legal Constitutional Paths' -- 'I Don't Think that the Election Is Going to Be Reversed'

Nov 24, 2020 | www.breitbart.com

DERSHOWITZ: Well, let me give you my completely objective, not wishful thinking, constitutional analysis.

They have two or three legal constitutional paths. For example, in Pennsylvania, they have two very strong legal arguments, one, that the courts changed what the legislature did about counting ballots after the end of Election Day.

That's a winning issue in the Supreme Court. I don't necessarily support it, but it's a winning issue in the Supreme Court. And Justice Alito has already hinted that's a winning issue.

They also have a winning issue on the Supreme Court on equal protection, that some counties allowed flawed ballots to be cured, while others didn't. Bush vs. Gore suggests that an equal protection argument can prevail.

The problem with that argument is, they don't have the numbers necessarily to support it. If it's right that Biden is ahead by some 70,000 or 80,000 votes, they have to show enough contested votes, under those two legal theories, to change the outcome.

The other legal theory they had, which is a potentially strong one, is that the computers, either fraudulently or by glitches, changed hundreds of thousands of votes. There are enough votes to make a difference, but I haven't seen the evidence to support that.

So, in one case, they don't have the numbers. In another case, they don't seem yet to have the evidence. Maybe they do. I haven't seen it. But the legal theory is there to support them if they have the numbers and they have the evidence.

[Nov 24, 2020] PBS Newshour did piece on Dominion voting system before the election and what they found was troubling

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Nov 13, 2020 | therightscoop.com

PBS Newshour had a 'white hat hacker' named Harri Hursti inspect the system and he said "they have set up a complicated system which is centralized; it doesn't seem to have any safeguards."


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They described the system as having a lot of moving parts, saying "it's an assortment of laptops, iPads, magnetic cards, touch screens, printers and scanners."

PBS says the devices replaced touchscreens in 2019 which didn't created a paper ballot, but one of the women responsible for bringing about this change isn't terribly happy with the new system either. And election experts have found several troubling problems with the new system, especially the Q.R. codes it creates for tabulation:

Alex Halderman looked closely at the Q.R. codes where the votes are encoded for the scanner. "By analyzing the structure of the Q.R. codes, I have been able to learn that there's nothing that stops an attacker from just duplicating one, and the duplicate would count the same as the original barcode."

And in late September, another concern came to light. During testing, election workers found half the names of the 21 candidates for Senate intermittently disappeared from screens during the review phase. Dominion sent out a last-minute software patch.

Halderman caution: "I'm worried that the Georgia system is the technical equivalent to the 737 MAX. They have just made a last-minute software change that might well have unintended consequences and cause even more severe problems on Election Day."

Hirsti expressed concern that the system was being rushed out with the proper testing:

You never want to rush something which is mission-critical, and this is mission-critical, into production without proper time for testing.

That's really one of the ways bad actors are finding the vulnerabilities to exploit is looking for honest vulnerabilities and finding out if they can be weaponized, if they can be exploited.

The actual segment goes on for 7 minutes and you can watch it below:

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IWannaBFree 9 days ago ,

Face it, politicians in general are lazy, incompetent, power-hungry, greedy and worthless. Very few actually care about the American people or want to work for us. They keep getting re-elected over and over because of promises made and NOT kept. They get in a back room and make deals to NOT do their jobs and draw straws on who will take the blame. When election time rolls around again, the people continue to believe their propaganda and vote them in again...and the cycle continues. Look at Biden, 47 years in public office. The man has NO skills...he can't do anything else. Same for most politicians. Never vote for someone that has not worked in the real world...and don't vote for lawyers (they always find the loophole in every law and use it to keep themselves living a lifestyle we only dream about).

Warlock 06 IWannaBFree 9 days ago ,

When you look at politicians, they are mostly made up of failed lawyers.


Ken Fowler
10 days ago
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All of the Dominion Voting machines should be impounded; the States to be reimbursed and each machine checked by the Federal Government to see if software is corrupted or preprogramed to favor one party or the other. Then the Federal Government should order new unbiased machines-all should be checked and be calibrated in time for the next election. These should be stored under lock and key in a Federal Facility and guarded by Federal Marshals during the voting. It should be a Federal Crime to impede the will of the peoples vote. Next Subpoena Soros to testify in front of the Senate to explore his tactics and recommend Federal Prosecution for any violation of Federal or State Law in the United States.

Skiptomylou Ken Fowler 9 days ago ,

Everything connected to the internet is hackable. Why don't we just go back to paper ballots, photo ID and same day in person voting? I think it really is that simple.

Warlock 06 Christine Alford 9 days ago ,

I Georgia there are paper ballots, after choosing the candidates you want you review the screen then push print. A paper ballot with the selections are on the paper with the QR code. The ballot is then scanned into a machine where it is also collected in an internal box. Voters are encouraged to make sure their selections shown on the paper are correct before feeding the ballot into the machine. I voted in Georgia, but I did not know there were all of the problems with the security of the machines.

Derek Smalls Christine Alford 10 days ago ,

All those machines keep a digital photo of the ballet and election boards are required by federal law to keep those images for 22 months.

John E Turner Derek Smalls 10 days ago ,

Apparently Michigan turned off that option on their machines!

TXGRunner Fᵉᵈᵉʳᵃˡ ᶦˢᵗ ☑ 10 days ago • edited ,

The corrupt politician/attorney leading CISA (@CISAgov IT sec agency within DHS) is Christopher Krebs (@CISAKrebs). He only has 3 years experience in IT sec, much of that on non-IT related infrastructure security. He has no IT or IT sec background. His bachelor degree is "environmental sciences" and then he earned a JD. The schmuck is a lawyer who brownnosed his way into DHS 3 years ago and was handed IT/infrastructure security with zero experience.

Now, he says:
- 2020 was most secure election ever
>> bogus, unprovable claim: secure in what sense? Based on what, % of voter fraud, how would he know that for any previous, let alone current election.
- 2020 had highest voter turnout in since 1908, based on that alone, even if fraud % were steady with previous cycles, this election would have the most fraudulent votes cast ever, and as turnout goes up, fraud exploits do to.
- 2020 saw a huge % increase in mail-in and early votes, which are most subject to fraud; we would expect a higher % of fraudulent/illegal votes based on that alone - there is no metric upon which to base his claim
- he claimed there was no evidence of fraud
>> demonstrably untrue - the Texas SOS office recommended denial of Dominion software precisely because it lacked safeguards and was unsecure. As per reports above, Georgia had issues with software during primary. We also know of issue in Antrim County, Michigan. Krebs is lying.

- he told voters with questions about irregularities to "turn to your trusted election officials" - the same ones committing the irregularities...that's like asking the Nigerian Prince email scammer if he's real, do you expect them to be honest?

Krebs should not only be fired, he should be barred from working for the federal government ever again.

I've worked IT security for two decades. We wouldn't hire this joker to work frontline helpdesk.

WhiteBluecollarRedneck 10 days ago ,

Dominion voting systems got an "upgrade" before the election. But the powers that be don't care.
They won. They won because of it. Future historians will write about it, but by then, it won't matter.

mikwcas1 10 days ago ,

Paper ballots, in person voting, on voting day, across the country. 99% of the problem, solved.

nativeson mikwcas1 10 days ago ,

That's the way the GA runoffs should be handled. No absentee, mail-in or machine voting.


Recognizing_Truth
nc ✓s & balances 10 days ago
,

With a paper ballot, even if the machine screws up, and there is a recount, they recount the ORIGINAL PAPER BALLOT, and do so by hand.

With electronic votes, if they screw up vote assignment, you can't tell. If they lose votes, the counts don't match, but you've still lost the original vote. In both cases, it's IMPOSSIBLE to do a proper recount.

Rollercoaster on Fire 10 days ago • edited ,

Again, I believe this is where the focus should be. People need to know these systems worked properly.

Edit: GA republicans were so afraid of being called racist that they allowed this nonsense. Just shows how powerful such accusations can be.

[Nov 24, 2020] Report- Man gets death threats after exposing 'Dominion guy'- Internet profile is being 'scrubbed'

PBS Newshour had a 'white hat hacker' named Harri Hursti inspect the system and he said "they have set up a complicated system which is centralized; it doesn't seem to have any safeguards."
Alex Halderman looked closely at the Q.R. codes where the votes are encoded for the scanner. "By analyzing the structure of the Q.R. codes, I have been able to learn that there's nothing that stops an attacker from just duplicating one, and the duplicate would count the same as the original barcode."
Halderman caution: "I'm worried that the Georgia system is the technical equivalent to the 737 MAX. They have just made a last-minute software change that might well have unintended consequences and cause even more severe problems on Election Day."
Nov 16, 2020 | www.worldtribune.com

A Denver businessman said he has received death threats after exposing a Dominion Voting Systems employee who boasted about being able to rig the 2020 election against President Donald Trump, a report said.

In an interview with the Gateway Pundit's Jim Hoft on Sunday, Denver businessman Joe Oltmann said he was able to infiltrate Antifa and during a Sept. 27 conversation with Antifa members discovered "Eric from Dominion".

Oltmann told the Gateway Pundit that "Eric" was telling Antifa members they needed to "keep up the pressure." When one of the caller's on a September group call asked, "Who's Eric?" someone answered, "Eric, he's the Dominion guy."

As the conversation continued, Oltmann said someone asked: "What are we gonna do if F*cking Trump wins?" Oltmann paraphrased how Eric (the Dominion guy) responded, "Don't worry about the election, Trump's not gonna win. I made f*cking sure of that!"

Oltmann identified the "Dominion guy" as Eric Coomer. In 2010, Coomer joined Dominion as vice president of U.S. engineering, the report said. According to his biography, Coomer graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics.

Coomer was later promoted to voting systems officer of strategy and security at Dominion. He has since been removed from the Dominion page of directors.

Oltmann said he was banned from Twitter after exposing Coomer.

Oltmann also told the Gateway Pundit that Coomer's profile is in fact being completely "scrubbed from the Internet."

https://www.youtube.com/embed/IbqNLx1KXDw


[Nov 23, 2020] Swiping the dirt under the rug

Nov 23, 2020 | www.breitbart.com

Pennsylvania Legislative Committee Shuts Down Election Audit Request 3,782

A Luzerne County worker canvases ballots that arrived after closing of voting until Friday at 5 p.m. and postmarked by Nov. 3rd as vote counting in the general election continues, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
JOSHUA CAPLAN 23 Nov 2020 1,738 3:08

Pennsylvania state lawmakers on Monday turned down a formal call for the 2020 election to undergo an audit as President Donald Trump continues to challenge the key battleground state's election results.

PennLive.com reports:

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A bipartisan, bicameral legislative service agency on Monday, in a rare move, rejected a request from the House of Representatives to conduct a statistical-level review of the conduct of 2020 general election. The Legislative Budget & Finance Committee officers voted 2-1 against performing the "risk-limiting" audit that was ordered by House Resolution 1100 . That resolution, sponsored by Rep. Jesse Topper, R-Bedford County, passed the House on Thursday by a 112-90 vote, with all Republican members and three Democrats supporting it. [ ] Sen. Jim Brewster and Rep. Jake Wheatley, both Allegheny County Democrats, voted against taking on the audit. Sen. Bob Mensch, R-Montgomery County, favored the committee accept the assignment. Rep. Steve Barrar, R-Delaware County, who is retiring from the House at the end of this month, didn't participate in the Zoom meeting.

During the committee hearing, the Democrat members criticized the idea of conducting an audit to validate Pennsylvania's election results.

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"I'm at a loss as to what the purpose of the resolution is and why it's even necessary if the work is going to be done" by state counties, said Brewster.

"I really would suggest there are other ways to validate our election results," Wheatley added.

Conversely, Pennsylvania state Rep. Jesse Topper (R) argued that an audit would ensure "a statistical level of confidence in not only the outcome of this past election, but [also] ensure trust in all future elections here in the commonwealth."

"I'm disappointed that the fact they thought it was going to be too difficult and too much work dissuaded them from doing what I think is absolutely necessary for us to move forward with changes," Topper stated. "Anybody who [thinks] on either side changes don't need to be made to the process after what we saw in the days leading up to, during, the day of, and the days after the election is simply not engaged in reality."

"The Department of State is currently involved in litigation concerning this election and their role in providing a lot of the confusion that went on," he added. "Now we'll have to figure out a different path forward."

Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf (D) claimed that the legislative-request audit was pointless.

Wolf said in a statement: "The Legislative Budget Finance Committee has no expertise or role in election administration and no statutory authority outside the fiscal realm, and it is inappropriate to pretend it does. An audit by the LBFC would be incomplete, duplicative and unreliable." Bry 4 hours ago

What are they afraid of?

94 Reply Share › Avatar Mason Buschkopf Bry 4 hours ago

The same thing all criminals are afraid of, being exposed, going to prison, dropping the soap, that sort of thing. R@bbit61 Bry 4 hours ago

That's exactly the point. If there's nothing to hide, if there's no evidence of fraud, if this was such an open and honest election, why are they so dead set against finding out? If you want to be seen as guilty of something, act like it and this is exactly what they're doing. John Wayne R@bbit61 2 hours ago

They are scared of all the skeletons that will be exposed under such scrutiny. Not Buying It R@bbit61 4 hours ago

34 cases tossed out and no fraud wins. They are afraid of lying in a court of law.

18 4 Reply Share › Avatar Rick Crosley Not Buying It 2 hours ago

democrat judges

20 2 Reply Share › Avatar kai savage Rick Crosley an hour ago

Not to mention, Vichy RINO's. dibbledobble1 kai savage 19 minutes ago

"Vichy" is a good descriptor for these cruds. I would go as far as "Quislings" too.

[Nov 23, 2020] Here Is The Evidence

Nov 23, 2020 | hereistheevidence.com
Significance Claim State URL Type Timestamp Admissibility
1 - Voting Legislation
4 PA court rules against post-election vote curing Pennsylvania Source Court Ruling 12/11/2020 07:30 PM 4
2 Voting machine vendors are without regulation or security standards Nationwide Source Court Ruling 14/11/2020 04:51 PM 1
1 45 day after election, federal official assess if foreign governments had any effect Nationwide Source Document 16/11/2020 06:46 PM 4
2 - Illegal Votes
4* 353 counties in 29 states have more voter registrations than voting-age citizens Nationwide Source Material 19/11/2020 09:53 AM 4
4 32.6% of 1706 sample received absentee ballots without their request Pennsylvania Source Material 17/11/2020 08:07 PM 3
4 Rejected absentee ballots: 3.5% in 2018 to 0.3% in 2020 despite 500% more votes Georgia Source Statistical 14/11/2020 07:08 PM 4
4 66% of dead registered voters, born between 1800 and 1899, voted Pennsylvania Source Material 15/11/2020 01:38 PM 4
4 3,000 instances of alleged voter fraud filed with AG by Nevada GOP Nevada Source Witness 16/11/2020 11:14 AM 4
4 18,000 mail-in ballots didn't have a "Mailed Date" only a return date after Nov 3rd Pennsylvania Source Material 16/11/2020 12:40 PM 4
4 PA DoS removed signature verification from all mail-in ballots Pennsylvania Source Court Ruling 16/11/2020 01:49 PM 4
4 132,000 "Change of Address" flags in single GA county Georgia Source Material 16/11/2020 02:03 PM 4
4 "X" used for signatures for in fraudulent voter registrations Pennsylvania Source Witness 16/11/2020 06:29 PM 3
4 9,626 vote error discovered by recount monitor Georgia Source Witness 18/11/2020 03:29 PM 4
4 6,000 illegal votes in NV, according to NV District Attorney Nevada Source Material 17/11/2020 05:11 AM 4
4 1,600+ voters born 1800 and 1900 voted by mail in NC North Carolina Source Document 17/11/2020 12:07 AM 4
4 8,000 voter application submitted by couple on behalf of homeless and the dead California Source Material 18/11/2020 06:33 PM 3
4 223,000 intractable mail-in ballots sent to wrong addresses Nevada Source Material 18/11/2020 07:23 PM 4
4 109,421 mail-in ballots were "returned" for counting before they were mailed Pennsylvania Source Material 18/11/2020 09:02 PM 4
4 15,000 Nevada voters suspected to have also voted outside state Nevada Source Material 18/11/2020 11:36 AM 3
4 Claim that Maiden name was used to vote in election Nationwide Source Witness 16/11/2020 11:21 PM 1
4 2,000 ballots found in single sweep, despite numerous prior sweeps Pennsylvania Source Material 18/11/2020 10:03 PM 4
4 9,500 dead people returned mail-in ballots Michigan Source Material 18/11/2020 10:17 PM 4
4 834 counts of mail-in voter fraud prosecuted by OAG since 2004 Texas Source Court Ruling 19/11/2020 12:40 AM 4
4 40 of CO's 64 counties have more voter registrations than voting-age citizens Colorado Source Material 19/11/2020 10:01 AM 4
4 40,875+ ballots were cast in the name of another voter without their concent Pennsylvania Source Statistical 20/11/2020 04:09 AM 4
4 Determining the legality of a ballot is "optional" for absentee counting boards Michigan Source Document 21/11/2020 12:54 PM 4
4 135 AVBC precincts have 0 registered voters, leaving 173k untraceable votes Michigan Source Document 21/11/2020 12:56 PM 4
3 1994: Judge rules Democrat stole State Senate election in Philadelphia scheme Pennsylvania Source Historical Context 14/11/2020 04:42 PM 4
3 95% registered voter turnout in Philadelphia Pennsylvania Source Statistical 15/11/2020 11:51 AM 4
3 Jill Stein contested the results in 3 states 2016 for similar irregularities Nationwide Source Historical Context 16/11/2020 12:09 PM 4
3 1,298 proven instances of voter fraud with 1,121 criminal convictions Nationwide Source Historical Context 16/11/2020 12:11 PM 4
3 500 absentee ballots missing, never delivered by postal service Minnesota Source Document 17/11/2020 05:56 PM 4
3 143,379 vote dump at 3:42am had a 93% leaning towards single candidate Wisconsin Source Statistical 18/11/2020 11:44 PM 4
2 US decried Ukraine election due to expelled observers, mail-in ballots and 90% turnout Nationwide Source Historical Context 12/11/2020 10:14 PM 4
2 PA Auditors Warned of Dead People, Duplicates on State Voter Rolls Pennsylvania Source Historical Context 12/11/2020 10:34 PM 3
2 NYT FLASHBACK: Error and fraud at issue as absentee voting rises (2012) Nationwide Source Historical Context 13/11/2020 08:31 AM 3
2 782 more votes than than registered voters in Detroit from 2016 election Michigan Source Historical Context 14/11/2020 04:32 PM 4
2 Biden's Mail-in votes dramatically fail Benford Test Atlanta, all others pass. Georgia Source Statistical 16/11/2020 11:00 AM 2
2 Statistical anomalies in multiple states have a time correlation Nationwide Source Statistical 16/11/2020 06:36 PM 2
2 95% of Bellwether counties break voting pattern, creating statistical anomaly Nationwide Source Statistical 18/11/2020 11:56 PM 2
2 Lowest recorded mail-in ballot rejection rate in swing states Nationwide Source Statistical 19/11/2020 12:50 AM 3
2 139 unexplainable discrepancies in Clark County Commission race Georgia Source Material 19/11/2020 12:55 AM 3
2 Benford Analysis shows irregular Nationwide Source Statistical 19/11/2020 07:50 PM 2
1 FL precinct reports more than 100% voter turnout due to UCF Florida Source Material 12/11/2020 10:47 PM 1
1 Joe Biden states he put together the most "extensive... voter fraud organization" Nationwide Source Photo/Audio/Video 16/11/2020 11:57 AM 1
1 19,888 counterfeit U.S. driver's licenses from China seized by authorities Illinois Source Document 16/11/2020 02:14 PM 1
1 Double mail-in ballot received by around 1000 voters Virginia Source Document 16/11/2020 09:18 PM 3
1 Double mail-in ballots received by serval dozen voters Virginia Source Document 16/11/2020 09:20 PM 3
1 GA Secretary of State withholds ballot image from public viewing Georgia Source Document 19/11/2020 12:02 AM 1
1 Campaign offical ask for volenteers to track down ballot in PA Wisconsin Source Photo/Audio/Video 20/11/2020 10:47 AM 2
3 - Polling Place Irregularities
4 500 sworn affidavits and 11,000 reports of irregularities Nationwide Source Witness 12/11/2020 12:47 PM 4
4 234 pages of sworn affidavits for election irregularities from single county Michigan Source Witness 12/11/2020 10:26 PM 4
4 Pre-canvassing ballots in some counties weeks early, violating election laws Pennsylvania Source Witness 14/11/2020 05:19 PM 4
4 Poll observers forced to use binoculars to watch voting process, despite court order Pennsylvania Source Photo/Audio/Video 16/11/2020 06:45 PM 3
4 Recount protocol breached by workers silently passing on ballots Georgia Source Witness 18/11/2020 03:27 PM 4
4 39% of 1137 Republican ballots never arrived for counting, despite being mailed. Pennsylvania Source Material 17/11/2020 08:11 PM 3
4 2,600 new votes found in county's recount Georgia Source Material 18/11/2020 04:43 PM 4
4 70% of Detroit's 134 absentee counting boards had unexplained counting errors Michigan Source Digital (aka Glitch) 17/11/2020 07:43 PM 4
4 72% of Detroit's absentee ballot counts were off, Canvassers discovers Michigan Source Digital (aka Glitch) 17/11/2020 07:44 PM 4
4 200,000 mail-in ballots cast with the unverifyable "indefinitely confined" status Wisconsin Source Material 18/11/2020 06:48 PM 4
4 Observers forced to stand 30 feet away from ballot counting, despite state laws Pennsylvania Source Witness 18/11/2020 09:42 PM 3
4 Polling place illegally handed out handed out gift cards for absentee ballots Nevada Source Photo/Audio/Video 18/11/2020 07:50 PM 3
4 Poll Challengers were kick out for challenging suspect ballots Michigan Source Photo/Audio/Video 18/11/2020 10:27 PM 3
4 Recount monitors unable to track multiple tables with constant recount errors Georgia Source Witness 19/11/2020 01:08 AM 3
3 State and Election Officials acted against ballot curing Court Order Pennsylvania Source Witness 12/11/2020 09:32 PM 4
3 NV whistleblower describes Biden van vote factory Nevada Source Witness 12/11/2020 10:03 PM 4
3 89% failure rate with verifying signatures in Clark county Nevada Source Statistical 14/11/2020 05:11 PM 3
3 Dems receive new election after affidavits show an absentee ballot scheme North Carolina Source Historical Context 15/11/2020 01:06 PM 4
3 Dominion IT worker submits affidavit describing poll workers signing ballots Michigan Source Expert Witness 16/11/2020 11:15 AM 4
3 List of poll watchers being denied entry Pennsylvania Source Unlawful procedures 16/11/2020 10:56 PM 2
3 9,000 ballot counting error caught by recount moderators Georgia Source Material 18/11/2020 10:53 PM 4
3 6 recount monitors witness batches of ballots appearing to be marked by machines Georgia Source Witness 18/11/2020 11:09 PM 4
3 GOP Reps certified election on as an attempted to protecting their families Michigan Source Witness 19/11/2020 09:38 AM 4
2 FEC chair believes there may be fraud since observers banned Nationwide Source Expert Witness 12/11/2020 09:02 PM 2
2 MI state senators request a full audit of the election Michigan Source Expert Witness 12/11/2020 09:56 PM 4
2 Memory sticks used to program Philly's voting machines, stolen from warehouse Pennsylvania Source Witness 14/11/2020 04:54 PM 4
2 1 monitor for 10 tables of counters in recount Georgia Source Document 14/11/2020 05:07 PM 2
2 Detroit contracted poll workers from firm owned by key figure in corruption case Michigan Source Material 14/11/2020 06:40 PM 2
2 Poll worker instructed to adjust the mailing date of absentee ballot packages Michigan Source Witness 16/11/2020 06:35 PM 4
2 2,349 undated ballots counted after Board of Elections voted 2-1 against Elections Code Pennsylvania Source Material 17/11/2020 08:33 AM 4
2 200,000 ballots counted without human verification Nevada Source Witness 18/11/2020 07:56 PM 2
2 Email from Election Official Stressing Issues with Voters Using Sharpies Arizona Source Document 18/11/2020 02:44 PM 4
4 - Discarded or Destroyed Ballots
2 Ballot envelopes visibly identify the voter's party affiliation Florida Source Material 19/11/2020 09:39 PM 2
1 Discarded Mail-in Ballots Found Outside ATM California Source Material 11/11/2020 10:16 PM 1
1 Found Navy ballot envelopes in the dumpster. Georgia Source Material 11/11/2020 10:20 PM 1
1 18 mail-in ballots stolen from mailboxes Arizona Source Material 16/11/2020 09:01 PM 3
1 1,314 pieces of mail discard in wood by USPS working New York Source Material 19/11/2020 09:33 PM 1
5 - Voting Machine Irregularities
4 Dominion manual states high risk vulnerabilities, remedy is invalidate election Nationwide Source Document 14/11/2020 06:22 PM 4
4 Computer scientist proves voting systems can be hacked to steal votes Nationwide Source Expert Witness 14/11/2020 06:35 PM 4
4 Electronic voting systems rely on abandoned operating systems in PA counties Pennsylvania Source Digital (aka Glitch) 14/11/2020 07:00 PM 4
4 Electronic voting unprotected, has little accountability and not transparent Nationwide Source Expert Witness 14/11/2020 07:33 PM 1
4 CISA only did a critical product evaluation (CPE) on some vendor supplied systems Nationwide Source Document 16/11/2020 10:55 AM 2
4 ES&S misrepresented their machines as EAC Certified to US officials Nationwide Source Document 16/11/2020 11:10 AM 4
4 15,000 ballots found on flash drive after first being rejection by software filters Virginia Source Digital (aka Glitch) 16/11/2020 08:51 PM 4
4 Scanning results incorrect and officials unsure if it was hardware or software Georgia Source Digital (aka Glitch) 18/11/2020 10:08 PM 4
4 2,755 ballots found on memory card by recount auditors Georgia Source Digital (aka Glitch) 18/11/2020 11:30 PM 4
3 6,000 unofficial votes incorrectly show as votes for other candidate Michigan Source Witness 11/11/2020 10:10 PM 3
3 TX Officials rejected Dominion due to security concerns Texas Source Expert Witness 12/11/2020 09:37 PM 4
3 CIA expert explains how most electronic voting isn't secure Nationwide Source Expert Witness 14/11/2020 06:42 PM 3
3 Voting machine firm used in US: Venezuela vote rigged "without any doubt" Nationwide Source Historical Context 14/11/2020 06:48 PM 4
3 Litigation Smartmatic "glitches" alleges impacted in two Philippine elections Nationwide Source Historical Context 14/11/2020 06:56 PM 4
3 Voting machine "glitches" in Toronto election in Canada Nationwide Source Historical Context 16/11/2020 11:08 AM 3
2 PA DoS requested a function from Dominion to re-mark and re-scan ballots Pennsylvania Source Document 12/11/2020 10:20 PM 3
2 Confidential: Smartmatic is web of holding companies, suspected of fraud Nationwide Source Document 16/11/2020 10:27 AM 4
2 Dominion Security Chief states he "made sure" Trump would not win Nationwide Source Witness 16/11/2020 11:47 AM 2
2 93% of errors go unnoticed by users of ballot marking devices security Nationwide Source Statistical 16/11/2020 06:03 PM 2
2 Dominion licenses it's software to Smartmatic Nationwide Source Photo/Audio/Video 17/11/2020 12:08 PM 4
2 Dominion and Smartmatic have had contracts outside of public knowledge Nationwide Source Historical Context 17/11/2020 12:14 PM 3
2 Votes erased from memory card and story withheld from press Maryland Source Historical Context 18/11/2020 08:19 PM 3
2 1,127 ballots wrongly labeled through technical glitch Michigan Source Digital (aka Glitch) 16/11/2020 10:15 PM 2
2 Vulnerabilities give access to change the "Official" Databases Nationwide Source Expert Witness 18/11/2020 09:28 PM 2
6 - General
4 30 times lower rejection rate for mail-in ballots than in 2016 Pennsylvania Source Statistical 16/11/2020 06:49 PM 2
2 Dem Rep intimidates GOP Rep by insinuating his kids will become a public target Michigan Source Photo/Audio/Video 18/11/2020 04:30 PM 3
2 84,108 mail-in ballots were not counted or invalidated New York Source Material 18/11/2020 07:35 PM 2
2 20 seniors voted for canidate under pressure Wisconsin Source Witness 16/11/2020 09:23 PM 3
1 2016: GA had evidence that DoHS IP address tried to hack voter database Georgia Source Historical Context 14/11/2020 06:12 PM 1
1 Google searches for 'election fraud punishment,' increased ahead of election Nationwide Source Statistical 16/11/2020 10:33 PM 1

[Nov 23, 2020] Anybody that looks at the rest of this is going to see that something happened, but no one is going to be able to figure it out. That's your objective, to make it so convoluted that anyone can have a theory, but no one's got the facts

Nov 23, 2020 | turcopolier.typepad.com

JM Gavin , 22 November 2020 at 12:10 PM

A remarkably appropriate movie scene:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fbw4Fj-ax8

"Anybody that looks at the rest of this is going to see that something happened, but no one is going to be able to figure it out. That's your objective, to make it so convoluted that anyone can have a theory, but no one's got the facts."

-Jedburgh (that's Captain Jedburgh to you, Senator)
The Edge of Darkness, 2010

Eric Newhill , 22 November 2020 at 02:50 PM

This is extremely serious business, obviously. I expect massive social unrest being unleashed if it starts gaining legal traction/looks like the evidence is going to work.

Very dangerous times perhaps for all of us.

I too await the evidence.

blue peacock , 22 November 2020 at 02:55 PM

There are allegations and then there are requirements to provide irrefutable evidence to a state court that there is material fraud that would change the outcome of the election in the state. My money is not on the Honey Badger to meet the state courts test. Who believes that SCOTUS would be willing to buck the "realpolitik" of the situation and send the Democrat run cities into riots unless there is incontrovertible evidence that a fraud overturned the election results in many states? Why would they risk the media-driven hysteria that they are a partisan court?

The Republican party is not gonna back Trump all the way through the media hysteria. They've got what they wanted with a stronger position in the House and likely a majority in the Senate after the GA senate runoffs. They'll get back to "old-fashioned" partisan status quo horse-trading and prepare for the 2022 mid-terms. The oligarchy have been the big winner and they'll continue to press their advantage.

Trump is on his own. His MAGA soldiers have shown no propensity to create the mayhem that Antifa did. He'll have time to reflect on what may have been if he's unable to prevail in the courts. Should he have hired the Swamp in his term to all the key positions? Should he have used the powers of POTUS more aggressively with declassification? He still has a few weeks to give the Swamp a big FU by pardoning Snowden and Assange. His Twitter platform may very well be cancelled or throttled. How is he going to continue to suck up the media oxygen? The Democrats, could very well get him all on the defense with prosecutions for tax violations. A very interesting question is what happens to the 72 million people that voted for him? Will they remain loyal for another run in 2024 or will another more competent & ruthless candidate come along to capture their imagination?

[Nov 23, 2020] Trump Campaign Appeals Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballots Case as State on Verge of Certifying Election Results

Nov 23, 2020 | www.msn.com

The appeal, filed Sunday, came about 24 hours after District Court Judge Matthew Brann issued a ruling that tossed out allegations included in the Trump campaign's legal complaint. In his decision, Brann noted that attorneys failed to provide sufficient evidence supporting their insistent claims that misconduct on the part of elections officials gave Joe Biden his projected presidential win.

[Nov 23, 2020] 2 Charged With Voter Fraud, Allegedly Submitted 8,000 Fraudulent Registration Applications

Nov 23, 2020 | www.theepochtimes.com

2 Charged With Voter Fraud, Allegedly Submitted 8,000 Fraudulent Registration Applications BY JACK PHILLIPS November 17, 2020 Updated: November 18, 2020 Print

Two men were arrested and charged in Southern California on voter fraud charges after they allegedly submitted thousands of fraudulent voter registration applications on behalf of homeless people, said the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office on Tuesday.

Carlos Antonio De Bourbon Montenegro, 53, and Marcos Raul Arevalo, 34, were charged with one count each of conspiracy to commit voter fraud, eight counts of voter fraud, four counts of procuring and offering a false or forged instrument, and other charges, said the DA's office in a news release .

The office said Montenegro allegedly submitted more than "8,000 fraudulent voter registration applications between July and October 2020." He's also accused of falsifying names, signatures, and addresses on nomination papers "under penalty of perjury to run for mayor in the city of Hawthorne."

Montenegro also faces another 10 counts of voter fraud, seven counts of procuring and offering a false or forged instrument, two counts of perjury, and five misdemeanor counts of interference with a prompt transfer of a completed affidavit, the office said.

If convicted, Montenegro can face as many as 15 years and eight months in prison, while Arevalo could face seven years in prison, officials noted.

The FBI, District Attorney's office, the Los Angeles Public Integrity Division, and other agencies are investigating the case.

Other details about the case are not clear. It's also not clear if their alleged voter fraud scheme affected the presidential election in some way.

It's not clear if either Montenegro or Arevalo have lawyers.

According to local news outlet The Daily Breeze in a report in August, Montenegro, who was running for mayor in Hawthorne, had "turned in paperwork to run for mayor but failed to meet the required 20 signatures by Hawthorne residents."

Over the past two weeks, since the Nov. 3 election, President Donald Trump's campaign and other Republicans have raised questions about voter fraud and irregularities that may have tipped the presidential race to Democratic candidate Joe Biden. The president's team has filed several lawsuits in key states including Pennsylvania, Georgia, and other places, while citing sworn statements made by hundreds of witnesses.

The Department of Homeland Security's cyber-security division, in a statement last week, said the past election was the "most secure" in history. Meanwhile, secretaries of state have disputed Trump's claims of fraud.

However, the chairman of the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), Trey Trainor told Newsmax several days ago that he believes "that there is voter fraud taking place in these places." Trainor, in a tweet , said a recent claim from Trump lawyer Sidney Powell about his team being able to overturn the election with their cases should be taken seriously.

[Nov 23, 2020] The Georgian foxes recounted the hens and determined that none were missing

Nov 23, 2020 | turcopolier.typepad.com

Eric Newhill , 22 November 2020 at 03:26 PM

TTG,
yes, the Georgian foxes recounted the hens and determined that none were missing, just like they said the first time. Hardly what one would call a true audit.

Trump is asking for a truly audited recount - https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-joe-biden-donald-trump-georgia-elections-7bba105439653d530ee8023d54d7ec89

TV , 22 November 2020 at 04:11 PM


TTG
Recounts are usually done by the same people who did the initial tallying.
How many of these people are going to admit that they submitted a bad count the first time?
If elections were subject to serious audit, I'm pretty sure that most would be dirty or just plain out of wack.
Look at the people counting the votes -low level political hacks and temps.

Deap , 22 November 2020 at 04:11 PM

TTG - Guiliani in the press conference carefully explained why the Georgia vote counting would most likely come up with the same results.

Georgia threw away the mail in envelopes with the voter's signature, so there was no way to validate or recheck the authenticity of those mail-in ballots once the qualifying envelope was tossed. Hence their potentially illegal now naked ballot got mixed up with the qualified legal ballots. Therefore, the later count ---machine or by hand ----- would likely be exactly the same.

The issue in Georgia went well beyond the Dominion software counting process - it was their unverifiable intake process that was corrupted. Powell has claimed every possible level of voter fraud was exercised in Georgia. Not just one. Above is just one example of sloppy at best, corrupt at worst election process.

Fred , 22 November 2020 at 04:27 PM

TTG,

Counting every ballot just means the numbers add up, not that all the ballots were legal cast, nor legally recieved. Just like counting fake money mixed in with real money.

Deap , 22 November 2020 at 04:40 PM

Moving from fact into this recently presented speculation - was Georgia election fraud an inside operation?

Georgia is a perfect state for Powell to start this legal process, since Georgia, along with other former Jim Crow southern states, have been under federal Voting Rights Act jurisdiction now for decades.

"Deep state" federal agents therefore would know every twist and turn, every screw to tighten, every lock box to unlock in the entire Georgia election process - for those who are now speculating this might have some sort of "CIA operation". The crowd with US blessings that allegedly used to assassinate winning candidates they did not like.

[Nov 23, 2020] Subverting verification of mail-in ballots signatures by political hacks is very easy

Nov 23, 2020 | turcopolier.typepad.com

Deap , 22 November 2020 at 04:20 PM

Our county in Calif which uses Dominion software admitted only 40% of the signatures can be validated by machine. The rest must be hand validated.

When you all the sudden have a massive number of "signed" mail in ballots to process, and the original envelopes got tossed, how does anyone get to observer or double check the mail-in ballots, once they have been severed from the signed envelope?

Known weaknesses like this can or will be exploited, so the burden falls on the election department to prove fraud or even incompetent handling of ballots could never take place. They cannot even claim any "mistakes" were in a reasonable margin of error.

There can never be a perfect election; but there are degrees of imperfect ones. This potential voting corruption was off the charts since this was such a heavy mail-in vote this year. When numbers of mail-in ballots, as in the past, do not rise to a material level then one can claim "mistakes" would not have affected the outcome regardless.

But this time? Whole different story.

[Nov 23, 2020] I I live in MA. My son lived in Philly briefly, but that was several years ago. On Nov 3 the DNC left multiple messages on my voicemail asking me to vote in PA.

Nov 23, 2020 | turcopolier.typepad.com

I I live in MA. I have an old fashioned landline phone and have had my current number since the 1990s.

My son lived in Philly briefly, but that was several years ago.

On Nov 3 the

Richard W , 22 November 2020 at 11:32 AM


I I live in MA. I have an old fashioned landline phone and have had my current number since the 1990s.

My son lived in Philly briefly, but that was several years ago.

On Nov 3 the DNC left multiple messages on my voicemail asking me to vote in PA.

Posted by: Richard W | 22 November 2020 at 11:32 AM

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[Nov 23, 2020] Turning constituents into voters

Nov 23, 2020 | defyccc.com

There are those who always vote, those who never vote and those who may or may not vote. Maximizing voter turnout in the third group is the holy grail of the electoral official."

It is a holy grail of a leftist agitator. The US law recognizes a citizen's freedom not to vote as equal to the voting for a candidate of his or her choosing. Some people do not vote because they do not care, some because they do not know which candidate to choose, and some because they are angry at the society. Abstractly speaking, reluctant voters are not helpful to democratic process, just like reluctant jurors are not helpful for court proceedings. Practically, voter mobilization (from the word 'mob' ) is a tactic of the Left. People who do not care, or lack knowledge, or are angry, can be easily convinced to vote for the Left. Continue reading Dominion Voting Systems Corp →

[Nov 23, 2020] Dominion Voting Systems is Caught

Nov 23, 2020 | defyccc.com

November 13, 2020 -d , Big Tech , cybersecurity , dems , Dominion - , extra , long

Dominion Voting Systems' Democracy Suite has features that allow for election results manipulation. The back-end software has an elections results editor, called Results Tally and Reporting ( RTR ). Its users are election officials. RTR is an equivalent of Microsoft Excel, but for election results. The software allows its users to enter "election results" from removable memory cards, local file system, and network. It allows you to merge multiple election results files. It allows the users to manually edit election result files. It allows users to reject election results files. In other words, it allows arbitrary change of results.

RTR runs not on a voting machine, but on an ordinary Windows laptop, which can be connected to the Internet, and even controlled remotely.

The Dominion's training video ( https://www.dominionvoting.com/training/rtr/index.html ) has a subsection Flexible management of results after the election occurred (starting at 4:20). Look at a few screenshots from it: Continue reading Dominion Voting Systems is Caught →

[Nov 23, 2020] Shocking History of Dominion Voting

Nov 23, 2020 | defyccc.com

Technical Vulnerabilities of EVS Systems

The voting software developers can easily insert code, changing numbers in favor of or against one candidate. No hacking is necessary. The malicious code can be designed to pass tests and to be triggered only at the time of a real election, automatically or manually. Both case are possible even the the machine is disconnected from the internet and has no ordinary I/O devices. The malicious code can be activated manually in real time by inserting a ballot or another paper with a pre-defined QR or image code. An audit of the source code is necessary, but not sufficient. Dominion software runs on Windows, and the malicious code can be hidden in any part of the operating system. Malicious code can be hidden in the firmware, too.

If a state wants to take risks and to rely on testing and the source code audit, they should be conducted with the participation of technically competent representatives of both parties. If the system passes testing and auditing, the machine image must be securely stored. All supplied machines must have exactly the same hardware and the software as the audited system.

As far as I know, thorough tests and source code audits are conducted very rarely, if at all. Further, the vendors are not required to use only the audited image, and are allowed to update the software almost at will. That means that election commissions are forced to blindly trust the vendors. Blind trust is always wrong and invites abuse. But even "trust but verify" is applicable only to trustworthy vendors. Dominion Voting is the opposite of trustworthy.

The only real solution to the vulnerability of EVS is not to use them at all. Manual ballot counting has no software vulnerabilities, and is much cheaper. Virginia appears to be the only state that decided to use only manual ballots.

... ... ...

In August 2009 (corrected), the rough breakdown of the EVS market in the US was (per Brad Friedman ):

40% ES&S

30% Diebold/Premier

20% Sequoia/Smartmatic

10% Hart Intercivic

 0% Dominion Voting

Less than a year later, after the "antitrust" actions of Obama's DOJ, it became:

50% Dominion

40% ES&S (restricted in competing against Dominion)

10% Hart Intercivic

Thus, the DOJ's actions did the exact opposite of its words.

An elections system vendor should be non-partisan, in a demonstrable way. Dominion is not just partisan, but hyper-partisan in favor of the Democrat party, or even its pocket vendor.

Dominion has many more ties to the Democrat party and its prominent supporters in the US and abroad, which are not covered in this article.

Software Development in Serbia

Dominion develops much of its software in Belgrade, Serbia. Russia is a close friend to Serbia, if not its only one. If anybody sincerely thought that Putin wanted to hack American elections, their first location of interest would be the offices of Dominion Voting in Belgrade, rather than the Trump Tower in New York.

By the way, Serbian and Russian languages use the Cyrillic alphabet. Most letters have the same Unicode encoding in Serbian and Russian (the Basic Multilingual Plane, range 0410-04FF ). If any election officials found Cyrillic text on a Dominion voting machine in 2016, it was probably left by its developers in Serbia.

Remarks

This is the Agreement between Michigan & Dominion , including specs of many Dominion products (PDF, 161 pages). Wi-Fi connection and even a dial up modem are offered as an option.

Some of the companies referenced here as foreign based or foreign originating re-registered in the US.

Dominion Voting Systems Series
Part I
Part II (this)
Part III

Pekařová November 22, 2020 at 4:10 am

Just few thougts
Dominion develops much of its software in Belgrade, Serbia. Russia is a close friend to Serbia
At the time when ten SW was developing, Serbia had long beenin the hands of Germany and the EU. Which is the same as writing in the hands of Soros and his NGO. Written Serbian is more similar to neighboring Greek than Russian, and this also applies to Cyrillic.

[Nov 23, 2020] Eric Coomer and Dominions

Nov 23, 2020 | turcopolier.typepad.com

eakens , 22 November 2020 at 11:40 AM

A previous head of Dominions software was one Eric Coomer. He is a member or avid supporter of Antifa, depending on how you view the group.

The same Eric Coomer was previously a skinhead when he was at Berkeley, based on ok'd message board posts.

Google Eric Coomer Skinhead and view some of what comes up online.

From skinhead to Antifa? He is now apparently nowhere to be found. Seems to me at least, that there may be a chance he may be CIA and that this may have been a domestic op to get rid of Trump.

eakens , 22 November 2020 at 12:00 PM

Here are some sources as well:

https://hereistheevidence.com/

[Nov 23, 2020] If we assume that Venezuela is somehow connected to Dominion,that makes deploying these machines in the US a electoral crime.

Nov 23, 2020 | www.moonofalabama.org

Featherless , Nov 22 2020 18:18 utc | 26

An idea just occurred to me that might explain the "Dominion machines/Venezuela" connection :

If Venezuela is widely (bipartisanly) considered "electoral fraudsters", that taints these machines.

That makes IMPLEMENTING these machines a few years later in the US a WILLFUL electoral crime.


Featherless , Nov 22 2020 19:17 utc | 35

bevin, you're missing my point.

Here's an analogy : imagine the blues and reds both agree that I am a notorious thief, even if it's only a false narrative. Then they hire me as a security guard. That would be willfully, knowingly hiring a criminal, which would be criminal, not because of the facts, but because of the logic.

Stonebird , Nov 22 2020 19:37 utc | 38

A couple of thoughts about the Venzuela gambit. Evidently Tucker Carson wanted Sydney to tell him all about the "Dominion" vote flipping in a public interview. Which would have been tantamount to giving away all the potential Republican case, and given the Democrats prior knowledge of what to expect. A no-go. Mentioning "Venezuela-Cuba" could have the effect of heading off a direct civil war if the US Dems and Repubs have a" common enemy" to blame. (Too late for Russia, China too touchy, not many other major targets). Note that Venezuela has a paper trail created at the same time as the electronic vote...

[Nov 23, 2020] Interesting interview with Sidney Powell on Newsmax where she discusses voter fraud committed with Dominion

Nov 23, 2020 | www.moonofalabama.org

Down South , Nov 22 2020 17:58 utc | 22

Interesting interview with Sidney Powell on Newsmax where she discusses voter fraud committed with Dominion

https://youtu.be/Y68pEknYyCM

[Nov 23, 2020] HBO's John Oliver Called It 'Completely Insane' to Use Electronic Voting Machines in Nov. 2019

Nov 23, 2020 | www.breitbart.com

"They are very bad. If something goes wrong with one of them, you would basically never know, because you can't audit the results. And things have gone wrong," John Oliver said. "In one local New Jersey election, a husband and wife were both running for seats on their county's Democratic committee. The DRE machines said that they lost, but they were in the unusual position of actually knowing that that was a mistake."

Watch Below:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/svEuG_ekNT0?start=902&feature=oembed

"In one local New Jersey election, a husband and wife were both running for seats on their county's Democratic committee," Oliver continued. "The DRE machines said that they lost, but they were in the unusual position of actually knowing that that was a mistake."

The talk show host then played a news clip of the couple -- Ernest and Cynthia Zirkle -- explaining what had happened.

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"I knew 33 of the people that voted for us, and we lost 33 to 10, and I knew that that wasn't the case," said Cynthia Zirkle.

The results had been switched with those of their opponents.

"We started calling people that we thought we knew voted for us, because it was just a in this district of this township, and we know everybody in this district," added Ernest Zirkle.

Oliver noted it was true that Cynthia Zirkle had "literally went around and got signed affidavits from people saying that they had voted for her."

"The fact is, unless you happen to personally know everyone who votes for you on a paperless DRE machine, there is no way to know the results," he said. "It's a pretty good case against them, which makes it, frankly, completely insane that New Jersey not only still uses them, but plans to keep using them for the 2020 election."

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"And it's not just New Jersey, in 2016, 20 percent of voters voted on paperless DREs, and an estimated 12 percent will use them in 2020, meaning 16 million Americans, spread out across all these states, are set to be voting on machines that pretty much everyone agrees are deeply, deeply flawed," Oliver continued. "And if they malfunction, there could be no way of knowing, which is absolutely terrifying. What we have to do here is obvious, it's so obvious, in fact, even this guy understands it."

John Oliver then played a clip of President Donald Trump explaining why it is important to have a paper backup system with regards to voting.

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"He's right. That's it. He's just all the way, completely right," said Oliver.

Dominion Voting Systems -- which has faced scrutiny in the wake of the 2020 presidential election -- has an ImageCast X model, which can be deployed as either a Ballot Marking Device (BMD) or a Direct Recording Electronic Device (DRE), according to The Verified Voting Foundation .

While Oliver has made his case for why he believes DREs are dangerous, Verified Voting has also explained why it believes BMDs can be as well.

In 2019, Verified Voting clarified its position regarding the use BMDs in elections:

Verified Voting believes that voters should vote on paper ballots, but we recognize an important distinction between hand-marked and machine-marked ballots. Hand-marked paper ballots are not subject to inaccuracies or manipulation from software bugs or malicious code. In contrast, machine-marked paper ballots produced using BMDs might not accurately capture voter intent if the software or ballot configuration is buggy or malicious.

Verified Voting specifically opposes the purchase and deployment of new voting systems in which all in-person voters in a polling place are expected to use BMDs. The trustworthiness of an election conducted using BMDs depends critically on how many voters actually verify their ballots, and how carefully they do it. All voters who vote on BMDs should be made aware of the importance of carefully and conscientiously verifying their ballots before casting them, and should be actively encouraged to do so. However, empirical research thus far shows that few voters using BMDs carefully verify their printed ballots. Moreover, if voters do verify BMD-marked ballots and find what they believe are discrepancies, there is no reliable way to resolve whether the voters made mistakes or the BMDs did. For these and other reasons (such as cost) Verified Voting recommends that the use of BMDs be minimized.

Verified Voting appeared to have since wiped clean the section of its website clarifying its position on the usage of BMDs, but an Internet archive shows what was displayed on the page in August.

You can follow Alana Mastrangelo on Facebook and Twitter at @ARmastrangelo , on Parler at @alana , and on Instagram .

HalloweenGuy a day ago

It was and is insane.
Voter ID.
Vote in person.
Ballots only.
NOT negotiable.

78 Reply Share › Avatar Allen M. Ease HalloweenGuy a day ago

It is, indeed, completely insane to use electronic voting machines unless the whole idea is to be able to commit massive voter fraud and steal an election.
Some of these machines can be set to throw a set number of --- say Trump votes -- into a certain folder that can just be deleted making all of those votes disappear as if they never existed.
The first video below highlights the couple that John Oliver was talking about:
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A Hacker Shows Us How Easy It Is To Manipulate Voting Machines [2:16]
https://www.youtube.com/wat...
On this next one, it shows how many voters are just trusting these machines with EVERYTHING and no paper trail, basically saying to the computer, "Please mark my ballot the way I say and I trust you to do so".
Dominion Voting Machines have the ability to mark a ballot [2:16]
https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Electronic Voting Machine hacked by Computer Scientists (AcuVote-TS) [5:21]
https://www.youtube.com/wat...
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All electronic software can be made to cheat with voter fraud, especially if that is the OBJECTIVE ALL ALONG. ComradeAdam cageysea a day ago

It would depend on the voting machine, a machine can be built that has no real vulnerabilities and no way to change or input to voting data. And paper ballots are only as secure as the people that handle them and count them. The biggest problem with voting machines is that they keep processes of the machine secret so no one can trust what they are doing behind the scenes.
Personally, I think we need voter ID. Then the voting machines print out a paper ballot that you take from the machine over to a ballot box, present your ID for a second time and drop the ballot in the box.
The ballots must match the machines totals and the voter rolls and all partisan observers must agree.

2 Reply Share › Avatar Scottar ComradeAdam a day ago

And every voter gets a ballot copy to verify if election contested.

2 Reply Share › Avatar cageysea ComradeAdam a day ago

Excellent idea. Simple, elegant, and verifiable. The only people who would possibly stand against it are people with something to hide.

Share › Avatar dima dareios HalloweenGuy a day ago

in India, you have all that PLUS you affix your thumbprint to the ballot with indelible ink. The ink (apparently) is hard to wash off so that makes it harder for anyone to vote twice. A beautiful system.

1 Reply Share › Avatar AMD_Afficionado HalloweenGuy a day ago

Where I'm at, we had paper "Scantron" ballots and BMDs. Had a lot of older folk who did the BMD because they didn't think they could fill in the bubbles.

What I thought was odd was that the BMDs we had were designed for blind people but there was no way for blind people to verify their printout as it was just text, not braile.

Worst of all was that able-bodied younger people strideny thought that BMDs were electronic voting and that it was "more secure", so they would become irate when they discovered that they spent 15 minutes using a touch screen to print a ballot that they could've bubbled in 30 seconds by hand.

1 Reply Share › Avatar Southern Wolf HalloweenGuy 8 hours ago

Closing the barn door after the horse is stolen. Why weren't Trump voters and Trump himself anticipating just this sort of election theft before the election? ohn Law Gwynedd a day ago

"It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes."

Joseph Stalin

Share › Avatar Be Happy! Gwynedd a day ago

From John f'n Oliver of all people!

2 Reply Share › Avatar Gwynedd Be Happy! a day ago • edited

Yes. Did it slip out by accident? I've been critical, well more than critical, let's say completely objecting to the use of electronic voting machines for years. As somebody who worked in the tech industry, I realized that there is a belief in the minds of average people, that machines are objective and impersonal and cannot lie or make mistakes. Have you ever challenged somebody when there's an obvious data entry error and they rigidly stick by whatever the machine says versus what you're trying to tell them actually was the situation? Belief in the machine is almost a belief in an infallible oracle. Obviously data can be corrupted and falsified as anybody who has had their accounts hacked should realize. So voting systems that rely on electronics without some form of physical verification are subject to fraud, and any counting system that does not have oversight and is completely hidden from view electronically or otherwise is also subject to fraud or to quote Stalin, it's not who votes it's who counts the votes. Fraud in voting machines has been going on for decades. Even the very old paper punch systems used in the 40s through 80s could be gotten around by simply having certain precincts non-functional during the day and not tell the voters their votes would not be counted. I experienced this frequently in Philadelphia when I lived in a section of the city that did not like the mayor. doormouse a day ago

Where's Durham's report?

10 Reply Share › Avatar ricocat1 doormouse a day ago

Bill Barr did a great job, FOR THE DEMOCRATS, stalling the Durham Report. President Trump has hired a lot of traitors.

4 Reply Share › Avatar libsrnazi ricocat1 a day ago

Deep state is really, really deep...

Trump's mistake was trusting the experience of insiders...

He should have hired nothing but loyal people with no professional political experience, and not assumed those under the heels of the democrats weren't still beholden to them, (if not compromised), even if they publicly seemed to be enemies...

They had been in bed together for a century... Especially the petroleum industry, and Wall Street...

"Corrupted by wealth and power, your government is like a restaurant with only one dish. They've got a set of Republican waiters on one side and a set of Democratic waiters on the other side. But no matter which set of waiters brings you the dish, the legislative grub is all prepared in the same Wall Street kitchen." - Huey Long

"The only difference I ever found between the Democratic leadership and the Republican leadership is that one of them is skinning you from the ankle up and the other, from the ear down." - Huey Long 101010011000 a day ago

Analog voting machines. No more digital!

3 Reply Share › Avatar oldlady 101010011000 a day ago

Why have machines at all? We have until Jan. 20 to seat new winners. What is the rush? Old fashioned hand counting may take longer but it is more secure with proper oversight. We can wait a few days or even weeks if it means honest elections. Networks will just not be calling winners before votes are all tabulated and certified. It is not a horse race and shouldn't be treated as such. Hold your tickets, please, we have a photo finish. We need voter ID and that number matched to each vote. caperick oldlady a day ago

You're right. Any machine is corruptible. Hand counting with verified observers from both parties is totally doable. mrminwnc oldlady a day ago • edited

people act like it's impossible to count 100 million+ votes, but it's not at all. it can be easily done precinct by precinct, then all it takes is an adding machine. the old-fashioned kind, with the paper tape. theresa 12 hours ago

Hay, Hay all you shift for brains!

"Federal Statute Law Title 52 USC 20511: Criminal penalties Text contains
those laws in effect on November 9, 2020

Title 52-VOTING AND ELECTIONS Subtitle
II-Voting Assistance and Election Administration CHAPTER 205-NATIONAL
VOTER REGISTRATION
Criminal penalties
A person, including an election official, who in any election for
Federal office-

(1) knowingly and willfully intimidates, threatens, or coerces, or attempts to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, any person for-
(A) registering to vote, or voting, or attempting to register or vote;
(B) urging or aiding any person to register to vote, to vote, or to attempt to register or vote; exercising any right under this chapter; or
(C) exercising any right under this chapter; or

(2) knowingly and willfully deprives, defrauds, or attempts to
deprive or defraud the residents of a State of a fair and
impartially conducted election process, by-
(A) the procurement or submission of voter registration applications that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the
laws of the State in which the election is held; or
(B) the procurement, casting, or tabulation of ballots that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the laws of the State in which the election is held, shall be fined in accordance with title 18 (which fines shall be paid into the general fund of the Treasury, miscellaneous receipts (pursuant to section 3302 of title 31), notwithstanding any other law), or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both." Thomas737 theresa 12 hours ago • edited

Good. Now let's see how it is applied. Crockett7 a day ago

SOROS, One of the owners of Dominion and SmartMatic too...
Any one of these articles should be good for "Evidence".
Democrat Senators Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Ron Wyden ALL
WARNED the USA about DOMINION being a Security Problem in the Elections!
Even the New York Times warned the US....

This is the DEFINITION of FOREIGN ELECTION INTERFERENCE that the
Democrats Complained about for the past 5 years!!!

https://defyccc.com/shockin ...

https://defyccc.com/shockin ...

https://opslens.com/eric-co ...

https://www.thegatewaypundi...
naughtysheep
a day ago

Paper ballots. On Election Day. In person. Valid ID. If it's that important to people, they will find a way. Limited exceptions (deployed military, etc). Otherwise, make it a PRIORITY. Gary Eaker a day ago

Our Voting Systems are antiquated and insecure.
Complete Makeover Desperately needed.

2 Reply Share › Avatar CFLAP Gary Eaker a day ago

Actually, we need to go backwards BC. Before computers.

[Nov 23, 2020] Trump's legal team distances itself from Sidney Powell after she suggests that Georgia's GOP governor conspired to help Biden

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Trump's legal team distances itself from Sidney Powell after she suggests that Georgia's GOP governor conspired to help Biden win 23 Nov, 2020 00:58 / Updated 46 minutes ago Get short URL Trump's legal team distances itself from Sidney Powell after she suggests that Georgia's GOP governor conspired to help Biden win FILE PHOTO © REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst 15 Follow RT on RT Donald Trump's top lawyers disavowed Sidney Powell just three days after she joined them at a presser to help outline the president's election-fraud allegations, and hours after she lobbed fraud allegations at Georgia's governor.

"Sidney Powell is practicing law on her own," senior Trump lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis said on Sunday in a joint statement. "She is also not a lawyer for the president in his personal capacity."

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Giuliani and Ellis gave no explanation for the statement. Trump last week named Powell, a former federal prosecutor, among five well-known lawyers who would lead his legal team in challenging the results of this month's presidential election.

Powell was among three featured speakers when the Trump legal team held a press conference on Thursday to give an overview of its election-fraud cases in key states that the president apparently lost to Democrat rival Joe Biden.

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Powell focused largely on accusations that Dominion voting machines and Smartmatic election software were fraudulently manipulated to award thousands of fake votes to Biden. Her allegations went deeper, involving allies of the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez owning Dominion and having ties to Democrat billionaire donor George Soros.

But by Thursday night, Powell's story was being challenged by a conservative media superstar, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who said she had brushed off multiple requests to provide evidence of the Dominion-Smartmatic scheme for his show. She also was invited to be interviewed on his show, but "when we kept pressing, she got angry and told us to stop contacting her," Carlson said.

ALSO ON RT.COM Doubling down: Tucker claims other Trump legal team members yet to see evidence on rigged election software from Sidney Powell

Powell responded by saying she told Carlson not to contact her again because he was "very insulting, demanding and rude." She also provided him with an affidavit and referred him to a witness who could help him understand her statistical evidence. Carlson followed up the next night, saying he had heard from Trump sources, including other members of the president's legal team, who said that they hadn't seen Powell's evidence firsthand.

If Powell's allegations in the press conference seemed a little wild, her interview on Saturday night with conservative news outlet Newsmax took the case to another level. She accused Georgia's Republican governor, Brian Kemp, and the state's secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, of receiving financial benefits to help Biden win the state's 16 electoral votes.

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"Georgia's probably going to be the first state I'm gonna blow up," Powell said of her planned fraud cases. "And Mr. Kemp and the secretary of state need to go with it because they're in on the Dominion scam." She added that her Georgia lawsuit, which she hopes to file this week, "will be biblical."

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pogohere 4 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 08:17 PM

Some teams are harder to play on than others. Look at the Flynn case. The US Dep. of Justice surrendered to Powell et. al. and requested that its own case against Flynn be dismissed following the disclosure by Powell's efforts that the DOJ was withholding evidence-- a "Brady rule violation"-- of Flynn's innocence from the defense and the court. Flynn's prestigious Wa DC law firm earlier had Flynn plead guilty. The judge is holding up the dismissal of that case, against all precedent. Powell most likely isn't finished. Neither is The Donald.
GoldMorgsCom 4 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 08:31 PM
Giuliani and Ellis intimidated and gearing down? Powell least nervous at the presentation. Usually fraud by (voting)computers escapes the possibility of external proof. But a peculiarity in the Michigan-elections enabled it. See on the site vashiva (Shiva) MIT PhD Analysis of Michigan Votes Reveals Unfortunate Truth of U.S. Voting Systems. Its systematic fraud, save screenshots. Steven J. Miller Ph.D. published his testimony, that about 50'000 mail-in ballots of republicans have disapeared in Pensylvenia and 50'000 absentee ballots have been abused by others (in favor of Biden = +50000). It makes up about 150000 to the disadvantage of Trump in PA. Bidens surplus was about 75000. About Michigan and Pensylvenia it has been published that the number of fraud votes was sufficient for a fraud change of the outcome in favor of "the democrats". The signals are that the same happened in the other critical states . See also -- Trump lawyers allege 'MASSIVE' election fraud, point to sworn statements & efforts to threaten and silence them (VIDEO)-- 19 Nov, 2020 20:30 ( rt-search, on top at the right ) In the first ten minutes it is explained how the "democrat" bosses facilitated huge fraud with absentee ballots. In Pensylvenia 682'000 have been accepted without proper checks and with destroying the evidence of fraud. It is a federal offence not to store all election records (scans), even not collecting them, such as besiding mail-in envelopes and not checking them before opening them.
JingsGeordie 4 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 08:18 PM
Disavows? That's twisting the information (edit - they've now changed it to 'distances') From Gen. Flynn's twitter feed - ".@SidneyPowell1 has been suspended from Twitter for 12 hours. She understands the WH press release & agrees with it. She is staying the course to prove the massive deliberate election fraud that robbed #WeThePeople of our votes for President Trump & other Republican candidates."
Thesheperd666 4 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 09:02 PM
Trump fired Sidney Powell ? That is a huge mistake and might coast him the presidency. Trumps team looks weak now ! Sidney look more confident and much more calmer than Rudy Giuliani. I really don't trust Rudy as much as Sidney, wondering if they are afraid of spoiling the Republic party before the 12th amendment goes to the house for votes ? Either side your on this makes Trumps team look bad, and are starting to make up stories. I think Trump did win by a landslide and this years vote was stolen from the US citizens. Demarcates can breath a little more easier now that Sidney is gone, she was the strongest one on the team. Trump needs more Sidney Powell's not less, I don't trust Rudy nor do I think he has what it takes to win. Trump needs better Lawyers, Rudy is just a celebrity lawyer that will keep his image no matter what ! Trump needs tigers not mice !
anastasia265 3 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 09:27 PM
It's not true. She was never a part of that team and had her own funding site. Their strategy was to keep the two matters separate
J_P_Franklin 4 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 08:49 PM
Majority of Republicans are and have conspired against Trump since 2016. America First Trumpism is the opposite of Republican open borders/free trade treason.
GoldMorgsCom 4 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 09:03 PM
Peculiar is that the German chamber of commerce does not reveal any registration of the Dominions, neither of Smartmatic neither of Scytl neither of Amazone. These have not registrated or their registrations are being hidden on request. So who's prosecution by the German state prosecutors is to be requested?
Gerald Newton 2 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 10:56 PM
Sidney Powell has not released her evidence yet but it is coming. She has an impressive record and probably will crush much of the federal justice system. That is what she does. Read her book, Licensed to Lie. It is about the way federal prosecutors lie to prosecute like they did to Senator Stevens of Alaska.
Swanster6450 3 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 09:56 PM
I guess Sidney Powell is finding what happens to people from outside the political loop when they seek to stick their nose in and point out a few inconsistencies. Chucked under a bus is the usual outcome. Julian Assange is also finding out the same thing and, incidentally, so too is Donald Trump. All shafted and all chucked under a bus for pointing out a few inconsistencies.
RTreaderCaribb 3 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 09:56 PM
I have one question and one question only: why would Sydney Powell who seems to be very bright and a good lawyer say something of which she would know will be exposed only in less than 14 days to be totally untrue? This makes no sense at all. And so I think we all should pray that this woman does not end up like Jeffrey Epstein. We should take our time. 14 days are nothing in comparison to the endless work she has to put in . And if she cant show any fact for her allegations then we can maybe say something went wrong with her. But right now let this woman work. All this prejudgment in the public court is irritating to me. And if Sidney Powell did the same then yes, she would be irritating to me too. And for Trump: If he can prove voter fraud then he should go to the supreme court. If he cant then at some point he must concede. I guess the latest is December 14th and until then he should just figure out what it is. That is his legal right. And for the American people: if you were so stupid to vote for Biden then please bear the consequences thereof because you will go down the tubes. The man is not well in his head.
allan Kaplan 3 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 09:43 PM
Sidney Powell's stamina, her defiance and her antipathy is so real that those who have faced injustice by the hands of the powerful know what it takes to get such bullies sweating. The house of cards of the Democrat commies will come tumbling down once Powell gets to the podium of naming names, dates, places, and their coconspirators et al. I love her tenacity, determination, perseverance and her unflinching boldness that most of the dems are sweating about! Thank you Ms. Powell for a great American tradition and go full speed... the dissenting maverick you are!
GoldMorgsCom 3 hours ago 22 Nov, 2020 09:27 PM
They are so scared that the president Trump will conduct the great cleansing, to start with removing the authority on the dollar from the Federal Reserve to the usa federal state of the people. They are already blocking the president Trump during four years to keep him from that. They know they can now only keep the president Trump from the great cleansing by removing him from office. They will do more than the high treason of the fraud against the federal elections, to remove the president Trump from office. Eventually they will detonate a smuggled-in nuclear bomb and allegate Russia or fire a missile with a nuclear bomb from an unindentified submarine and allegate Russia. You believe the spread of Covid-19 this year was a coincidense? If Russia is being attacked any more (with allegations) it is a good reason for conducting the great cleansing in Russia. Those probably sly covered Khodorovski-types who are pressing forward (exports of) GMM-injections "against Covid-19" are probably backstabbing Russia; catastrophic future compensation claims on Russia and confiscation of all export-incomes. This is a good reason for conducting the great cleansing out of Russia of all Khodorovski-types. We hope that the reorganized government of Russia will cleanse out all Khodorovski-types, no matter the president Trump will continue office and conduct the great cleansing in the usa or not.
Marlin1091 12 minutes ago 23 Nov, 2020 01:06 AM
Google did and is helping biden. That is why I don't use google any more, I use Yandex and for fackrok I use vk

[Nov 22, 2020] Patrick in SC

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 5:55 pm GMT • 4.0 days ago 400 Words

My gut feeling is that this election was stolen by old fashioned, street level, ballot stuffing in 5 or 6 "inner city" (black) locations, including Philadelphia, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Detroit, and two less black but equally corrupt locations in Maricopa County (Phoenix) and Las Vegas.

I could be wrong, and I hope I am, but I think the Dominion corruption angle is going to end up unprovable and will just be further grist for the "debunking" articles in the MSM (liberal) media, along with the hoax about water marks on ballots.

"Occam's Razor" explanation:

At around the same time in all of these locations, with some adjustment for time zones, the voting ground to a halt. In Atlanta, they even came up with a now confirmed as false story about a pipe bursting. They sent the Republican poll watchers home, delivered the necessary 90,000 to 150,000 ballots needed to change the result, punched the totals into the machine, and that was it. Some Republicans actually caught them in the act, but they were physically threatened and ignored by the partisan media. Detroit was the most egregious, where they even saw boxes being delivered in the wee hours and they put up paper screens to hide what they were doing. None of these witnesses can really "prove" anything, of course.

I think Biden would have naturally closed the huge gap in PA just by virtue of the fact that the precincts around Philly genuinely were counted last (plus the mail in ballots, legitimate and fraudulent). This is why you see those weird, unprecedented spikes in Biden totals in the early morning hours: The boxes containing fraudulent and/or harvested ballots were dumped into the pot.

What enabled all of the above to really work was the "mail in" ballots.

And they're going to get away with all of this because it was predominantly blacks who were doing this and the fact that the media is the de facto Ministry of Information for the Democratic Party. In a country where blacks are permitted to loot, and in some areas get a misdemeanor citation if the stuff they steal is worth less than $1,000, and in other cases get away with murder when the victim is white, the media will simply not report this stuff. "If a tree falls in the forest and it's not on CNN or in the New York Times, did that tree really fall?"

[Nov 22, 2020] Will the Georgia election have to be nullified?

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

A123 , says: Next New Comment November 19, 2020 at 2:32 pm GMT • 3.2 days ago

Will the Georgia election have to be nullified?

Attorney Lin Wood lays out a fairly compelling case that this will be necessary.

PEACE

[Nov 22, 2020] Dec 8 is the crucial day to decide the 2020 presidential elections

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Reg Cæsar , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 8:18 pm GMT • 3.9 days ago

@Brett Redmayne-Titley nce William Plumer in 1820. (Novelist and Humphrey elector James Michener wrote that he would have if necessary in 1968, as he much preferred Nixon to the House and Wallace.)

Inasmuch as the US -- and every state -- has a religious feast day like St Patrick's and St George's, it would be Dec 8. Perfect date for a "Hail Mary"!

*Seven of the ten deviant votes cast in 2016 were counted, the other three replaced. State law rules here.

[Nov 22, 2020] Though of Powell presentation: But, Venezuela ? Cuba ? Possibly China ? Sounds like a HUGE crock. I can't back that. It's just a bunch of commie-bashing.

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Featherless , says: Next New Comment November 20, 2020 at 5:43 am GMT • 2.5 days ago

I watched the Sidney Powell video, hoping to root for " them ".

But, Venezuela ? Cuba ? Possibly China ? Sounds like a HUGE crock.
I can't back that. It's just a bunch of commie-bashing.

[Nov 22, 2020] The pattern and location of fraud in several states was very similar: Big cities controlled by Democrats where the vote was suddenly stopped with Trump far ahead, and in the dead of night, voila, a deluge of implausible or impossible Biden votes.

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[Nov 22, 2020] Sidney Powell has a tighrope to walk. Her opponent is not the opposing campaign of Dem hacks. Her opponent is CIA. CIA stuffed all those ballots.

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Wally , says: Next New Comment November 22, 2020 at 12:04 am GMT • 18.6 hours ago

@Brett Redmayne-Titley dney-powell-staggering-evidence-of-vote-fraud-dominion-machines-engineered-by-china-venezuela-cuba/
Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell Responds to Tucker Carlson: 'He Was Insulting, Demanding and Rude' : https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2020/11/20/trump-lawyer-sidney-powell-responds-to-tucker-carlson-he-was-insulting-demanding-and-rude/#
includes:

and more Powell interviews:

https://youtu.be/F5vndAmMqAM

anonymous [379] Disclaimer , says: Next New Comment November 22, 2020 at 12:20 am GMT • 18.4 hours ago

BRT 207, agreed that the interview was less than cathartic, but Sidney has a tighrope to walk. Her opponent is not the opposing campaign of Dem hacks. Her opponent is CIA. CIA stuffed all those ballots. Unfortunately for Sidney, in US law and regulation, CIA crime is secret. The perps are secret under the IIPA. The facts are secret under the operational files exemption. The law is secret under COG procedures. Flynn explained the birds and bees to her. Remember DIA is JFK's creation.

Now Sidney has to find a way to puke up evidence of CIA crime in court.

CIA ratfucked Chavez with their electoral malware, albeit ineffectually.

https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/06CARACAS2063_a.html (per that cheeky monkey PCR)

CIA put their Venezuelan proprietary through a couple of sheepdippings and turned it on Trump. Just like they used it on Kerry. Just like they do whenever you vote for the wrong guy. Honnête homme Hopsicker, offered a lifetime of hookers and blow to shut up, has the most synoptic take:

https://www.madcowprod.com/2020/11/15/short-history-election-fraud/

This is transnational organized crime by CIA. Sidney has to call CIA agents under oath. She has to protect them from DO's murderers. She has to explode everything you think about your bullshit fake democracy. I don't know if she can do it but I hope she can.

[Nov 22, 2020] -It Defies Logic-- Scientist Finds Telltale Signs Of Election Fraud After Analyzing Mail-In Ballot Data -

Highly recommended!
Nov 22, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

"It Defies Logic": Scientist Finds Telltale Signs Of Election Fraud After Analyzing Mail-In Ballot Data by Tyler Durden Mon, 11/09/2020 - 13:30 Twitter Facebook Reddit Email Print

A most interesting thread popped up on Twitter Sunday from a data scientist who wishes to remain anonymous, regarding mail-in ballot data which strongly suggests fraud occurred in the wee hours of election night, when several swing states inexplicably stopped reporting vote counts while President Trump maintained a healthy lead over Joe Biden.

Using time series data 'scraped' from the New York Times website, the data - comparing several states (swing and non-swing) - clearly illustrates what fraud does and does not look like, and how several anomalies in swing states left 'fingerprints of fraud' as Biden pulled ahead of President Trump.

Presented below via @APhilosophae :

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Continued...

This is based on their proprietary "Edison" data source which would ordinarily be impossible to access for people outside the press. The CSV is available here ( updated). And the script to generate it is here . I suggest that everyone back up both of these files , bc this is an extremely important data source, and we cant risk anyone taking it down.

What we are looking at will be time series analysis and you will see that it is extremely difficult to create convincing synthetic times series data. By looking at the times series logs of the ballot counting process for the entire country, we can very easily spot fraud.

One of the first things noticed while exploring the dataset is that there seems to be an obvious pattern in the ratio of new #Biden ballots to new #Trump ballots.

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As we can see on this log-log plot, for many of the counting progress updates, we see an almost constant ratio of #Biden to #Trump. It's such a regular pattern that we can actually fit a linear regression model to it with near-perfect accuracy, barring some outliers. How could this be possible? Is this a telltale sign of fraud? Surprisingly, as it will be shown, the answer is no! This is actually expected behavior. Also, we can use this weird pattern in the ballot counting to spot fraud!

Here is the same pattern for Florida . We see this linear pattern again.

And again (Texas)

And again (South Dakota)

And again all over the country. What appears to be happening is that points on the straight line are actually mail in votes . The reason they're so homogeneous across with respect to the ratio of #Biden vs #Trump votes is that they get randomly shuffled in the mail like a deck of cards. Since the ballots are randomly mixed together during transport, spanning areas occupied by multiple voting demographics, we can expect the ratio of mail-in #Biden ballots to mail-in #Trump ballots will remain relatively constant over time and across different reporting updates.

Lets dig a little deeper into this :

Here is a plot of the same Florida voting data, but this time it's the ratio of #Biden to #Trump ballots, versus time. What we see is that the initial ballot reportings are very noisy and "random".

The initial reporting represents in-person voting. These vote reports have such large variation bc in-person voting happens across different geographic areas that have different political alignments. We can see this same pattern of noisy in-person voting, followed by homogeneous mail-in reporting in almost all cases. What we see in almost all examples across the country is that the ratio of mail-in Dem to Rep ballots is very consistent across time, but with the notable drift from Dem to slightly more Rep.

This slight drift from D to R mail-ins occurs again and again, and is likely due to outlying rural areas having more R votes. These outlying areas take longer to ship their ballots to the polling centers.

Now we're getting into the really good stuff . When we see mail-in ballot counting where there isn't relatively stable ratios of D and R ballots that slightly drift R, we have an anomaly! Anomalies themselves are not necessarily fraud, but they can help us spot fraud more easily.

Now let's look at some anomalies:

This is the Wisconsin vote counting history log. Again, on the Y axis we have the ratio of D to R ballots in reporting batch, and on the X axis we have reporting time. Around 4am there, there is a marked shift in the ratio of D to R mail-in ballots . Based on other posts in this thread, this should not happen . This is an anomaly, and while anomalies are not always fraud, often they may point to fraud.

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By 4am the D to R ratio was all thrown out of whack. That is because these ballots were not sampled from the real Wisconsin voter population, and they were not randomized in the mail sorting system with the other ballots. They inherently have a different D to R signature than the rest of the ballots quite possibly bc additional ballots were added to the batch, either through backdating or ballot manufacturing or software tampering. This of this being kind of analogous to carbon-14 dating, but for ballot batch authenticity.

Lets look at another anomaly (Pennsylvania):

Here is Pennsylvania's vote counting history. For the first part of the vote counting process, we see the same pattern for mail-in ballots that we've seen in every other state in the country, which is relatively stable D to R ratio that gradually drifts R as more ballots. But then as counting continues, the D to R ratio in mail-in ballots inexplicably begin "increasing" . Again, this should not happen , and it is observed almost nowhere else in the country , because all of the ballots are randomly shuffled in the mail system and should be homogeneous during counting. The only exceptions to this are other suspect states that also have anomalies .

Again, this is evidence of ballot backdating, manufacturing of software tampering .

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Lets look at another anomaly:

In Georgia we see pretty much the same story as Pennsylvania: increasing fractions of mail-in D ballots over time even though it defies logic and we see this pattern no where else in the country.

In Michigan , we see a combination of Wisconsin strangeness, together with the GA/PA weirdness. We see both signs of contaminated ballot dumping, and ballot ratios drifting toward dems when they should not be.

Virginia:

Now in fairness, VA is the only state out of the 50 that has anomalies but has not had accusations of voter fraud, yet. I think this is the exception that proves the rule. Yet to figure out what causes this anomalous shift, but here it is so no one accuses me of holding it back.

Lets wrap this up: It appears Dems shot themselves in the foot bc making everyone do mail-in ballots actually makes it easier to catch mail-in ballot fraud . Bc all of the ballots go through the postal system, they get shuffled like a deck of cards, so we expect reported ballot return to be extremely UNIFORM in terms of D vs R ratio, but to drift slightly towards R over time bc some of those ballots travel farther. This pattern proves fraud and is a verifiable timestamp of when each fraudulent action occurred .

[Nov 22, 2020] Voter Fraud and Election Fraud has been around a long time. Read Vote Scam, a book taken out of the Library of Congress

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

anastasia , says: Next New Comment November 21, 2020 at 9:48 pm GMT • 20.9 hours ago

The system is set up for failure in proving election fraud. Firstly, the security agencies will not lift a finger unless there is "substantial evidence of voter fraud." This was as true in the past as it is now.

There is no way that a candidate can discover all the election fraud in the short time they have to do it, especially when there are obstacles in the fraud areas controlled by the other side.

The courts are reluctant to do anything unless you have substantial evidence that rises to the level of proof that would change an election. Cannot be based upon probabilities.

The overall concern of the government is for it not to appear illegitimate. This is a public policy reason for turning a blind's eye, by the government, by the media, by anyone who has the power to influence.

Voter Fraud and Election Fraud has been around a long time. Read Vote Scam, a book taken out of the Library of Congress. I am sure that there have been more than several candidates who have lost office because of it, but with the system in place, it's gonna be tough toogies for the candidate who lost..

[Nov 22, 2020] My gut feeling is that this election was stolen by old fashioned, street level, ballot stuffing in 5 or 6 "inner city" (black) locations, including Philadelphia, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Detroit, and two less black but equally corrupt locations in Maricopa County (Phoenix) and Las Vegas.

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Patrick in SC , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 5:55 pm GMT • 4.0 days ago

My gut feeling is that this election was stolen by old fashioned, street level, ballot stuffing in 5 or 6 "inner city" (black) locations, including Philadelphia, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Detroit, and two less black but equally corrupt locations in Maricopa County (Phoenix) and Las Vegas.

I could be wrong, and I hope I am, but I think the Dominion corruption angle is going to end up unprovable and will just be further grist for the "debunking" articles in the MSM (liberal) media, along with the hoax about water marks on ballots.

"Occam's Razor" explanation:

At around the same time in all of these locations, with some adjustment for time zones, the voting ground to a halt. In Atlanta, they even came up with a now confirmed as false story about a pipe bursting. They sent the Republican poll watchers home, delivered the necessary 90,000 to 150,000 ballots needed to change the result, punched the totals into the machine, and that was it. Some Republicans actually caught them in the act, but they were physically threatened and ignored by the partisan media. Detroit was the most egregious, where they even saw boxes being delivered in the wee hours and they put up paper screens to hide what they were doing. None of these witnesses can really "prove" anything, of course.

I think Biden would have naturally closed the huge gap in PA just by virtue of the fact that the precincts around Philly genuinely were counted last (plus the mail in ballots, legitimate and fraudulent). This is why you see those weird, unprecedented spikes in Biden totals in the early morning hours: The boxes containing fraudulent and/or harvested ballots were dumped into the pot.

What enabled all of the above to really work was the "mail in" ballots.

And they're going to get away with all of this because it was predominantly blacks who were doing this and the fact that the media is the de facto Ministry of Information for the Democratic Party. In a country where blacks are permitted to loot, and in some areas get a misdemeanor citation if the stuff they steal is worth less than $1,000, and in other cases get away with murder when the victim is white, the media will simply not report this stuff. "If a tree falls in the forest and it's not on CNN or in the New York Times, did that tree really fall?"

[Nov 22, 2020] Effect of Executive Order on Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election on 2020 Presidential election

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

Skeptikal , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 9:47 pm GMT • 3.9 days ago

Brett, can you please comment on this?

Below is a comment from James Kunstler's blog (apologies if this breaks a rule):

"BOMBSHELL: The 2020 election took place under a Trump-declared "National Emergency" that set an Election Day trap for the "unauthorized accessing of election and campaign infrastructure"

** https://www.distributednews.com/474016.html **

Wow What a doozy . Could be the trap that folks have been commenting on, why Brennan seems to be coming unglued, maybe why Esper was fired and replaced, why some Democrats seem to be been freaking out even more lately

I have pasted 3 sections from the article:

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"This story begins with the little-known executive order signed into existence on September 12, 2018, by President Donald J. Trump. That order, available at Whitehouse.gov, is entitled, "Executive Order on Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election." In that executive order, which almost no one has covered since the day it was signed, President Trump declares a national emergency. That emergency is still in play to this day, and the 2020 election was conducted under this state of emergency, which is a crucial point to understand what's coming next."

And,

"Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) says the US military just raided the server farm of Scytl in Spain

Lest you think this is all speculation and rumor, we now get to the part where the rubber meets the road. According to a video interview with Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) which aired earlier today, the US military has just conducted a raid on the server farm of the now-bankrupt Scytl company in Barcelona, Spain. The Gateway Pundit, which has been at the forefront of much of the bombshell reporting of the election rigging conspiracy that took place on November 3rd, reached out to its sources to confirm the military operations in Europe, as related to gathering evidence of election theft. Here's what TGP just reported: The US government, once they determined that this Dominion server was involved in switching votes, then the intelligence community began a search for the server and discovered that the server was in Germany. In order to get access to that server and have it available for use in a legal manner they had to have the State Department work in tandem with the Department of Justice. They had to request that the government of Germany cooperate in allowing this seizure of this server. The appropriate documents required to affect that kind of seizure were put in place, signed off on, and it appears there was also US military support in this operation. The US military was not in the lead. But this helps explain why Esper was fired and Miller and Kash Patel were put in place -- so that the military would not interfere with the operation in any way. By getting ahold of the server they now are going to have the direct evidence of when they were instructed to stop counting. They will also discover who gave the direction to stop counting and who initiated the algorithm that started switching votes. The CIA was completely excluded from this operation. Here's the interview with Rep. Gohmert, now on Brighteon.com , just in case YouTube tries to memory hole this video:"

Last, but not least:

"RECOUNTS no longer matter; the certification of votes is now irrelevant

The action plan to achieve all this is under way as you read this. Team Trump already has the full transaction logs of Dominion Voting Systems election alterations, and with raids taking place in Europe, more evidence of foreign interference is being secured. Importantly, this enormous cache of vote fraud evidence will be more than sufficient for President Trump to present this evidence to the American people, then declare an illegal insurrection attempt against the United States of America while deploying US Marshals or military police to arrest the treasonous actors in the United States who attempted to carry out this elaborate criminal fraud. No wonder John Brennan appears to be crapping himself every time he appears on live television. Once Trump's plan is fully activated, people like Brennan will need a lifetime supply of Depends. Once all the evidence is compiled and presented, President Trump merely needs to declare the entire election to be null and void as an artifact of a failed foreign coup attempt against the United States, aided by treasonous operators inside the Democrat party and certain dark corners of the intelligence community (CIA, FBI, etc.). As an immutable legal principle, any party that engages in a social contract (such as an election) and then cheats to try to unfairly "win" that contract, is disqualified by default. You cannot win an election by stealing it. There is overwhelming legal precedent for this in court decisions from both SCOTUS and Federal district courts. The recounts are irrelevant. The "certification" of the fraudulent votes is just theater. None of that matters once the overwhelming fraudulent nature of the entire operation is documented and revealed to all."

[Nov 22, 2020] Black box voting, a book by Bev Harriv

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

Skeptikal , says: Next New Comment November 21, 2020 at 2:05 pm GMT • 1.2 days ago

@Brett Redmayne-Titley Diebold?

Black Box Voting, Bev Harris, was in the forefront of that investigation, and alerted the public to the dangers inherent these machines and the scumbags who run the companies that make and program them. Harris's organization bills itself as nonpartisan.

And Jonathan Simon. Simon seemed like a very good guy, but he may be too partisan (high on the Trump-Hate-o-Meter) to throw his intellect and experience into the current fight. I don't know.

Harris's book:

https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?preview=inline&linkCode=kpd&ref_=k4w_oembed_HgpnGErXk44wLz&asin=1890916900&tag=kpembed-20

Some good info here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bev_Harris

[Nov 22, 2020] The wireless interface on these voting machines allows access by people sitting in automobiles outside.

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Ace , says: Next New Comment November 20, 2020 at 6:34 pm GMT • 2.0 days ago

@El Dato

The wireless interface on these voting machines allows access by people sitting in automobiles outside. I don't know if (some of) the machines are connected to the internet but there is no "air gap" such as would prevent outside electronic access:

It's not a question of "mystery software" that can "hack voting machines." Try to keep up.

[Nov 22, 2020] Which counties in Michgan use Dominion voating systems

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Reg Cæsar , says: Next New Comment November 19, 2020 at 1:38 am GMT • 3.7 days ago

@Robert Palmer

Also, some counties in Michigan use Dominion but most of them do not I believe.

Only about half the state. Of the top fifteen counties, Wayne, Kent, Ingham, Saginaw, St Clair, Jackson, and Berrien use Dominion. Oakland, Macomb, Genesee, Washtenaw, Ottawa, Livingston and Muskegon use Hart InterCivic, and Kalamazoo uses ES&S.


Voting Systems Map

[Nov 22, 2020] The claims made about Dominion voting alone would, if aggressively followed up, destroy the Democratic vote rigging infrastructure in several, perhaps most, states.

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

Anonymous [290] Disclaimer , says: Next New Comment November 19, 2020 at 11:19 pm GMT • 2.8 days ago

@Skeptikal ng all past Federal elections involving Dominion (and functionally identical) machines into question. The claims might, if aggressively followed up, significantly thin Democratic leadership. If the Democrats cannot quash this, it could be the end of the Democrats.

I have no particular objection to this, but the Democrats might (Who knows, ANTIFA might cheer.). If the Democrats were frightened before, they're much more frightened now. Frightened people act unpredictably. Unpredictable acts are particularly dangerous now because the Democrats still control the cities and several states. Remember that the Democrats, although visibly declining, are still immensely powerful. If a serious dispute arises, try not to get stepped on by the combatants. If you have any way to support Trump, this would be the time to support him.

[Nov 22, 2020] The role of Smartmatic software

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Loup-Bouc , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 11:25 pm GMT • 3.8 days ago

...Mr. Titley converts to mishmash much evidence and insight rendered by actual investigative journalists, competent attorneys', and expert data-analysts -- e.g. , one anonymous "data scientist's" prima facie credible argument respecting of the probability of election fraud, https://www.zerohedge.com/political/it-defies-logic-scientist-finds-telltale-signs-election-fraud-after-analyzing-mail-ballot

As in his first two articles concerning the 2020 election, in this third article, Mr. Titley utters false or questionable "facts" [ e.g. , misidentifies or fails to account accurately the voting apparatus or vote-tabulation software that particular counties or precincts used], and displays a deep, wide ignorance of pertinent law.

Mr. Titley's theme appears to misdirect attention to Dominion Voting Systems "voting machines" themselves. Dominion Voting Systems "machines" are not designed to be fraud-effecting devices. They were not devised to erase votes or create false votes or ballots -- though some experts argue that Dominion "machines" bear program-glitches that can cause tally-errors.

If (as seems to appear) massive fraud occurred with use of Dominion Voting Systems," either (a) individuals must have manually-manipulated or remotely-hacked the Dominion "machines" or (b) vote-count-altering software -- e.g. , "Smartmatic" -- must have been loaded into, and operated upon, particular Dominion "machine" systems.

According to Sidney Powell -- a previous Assistant United States Attorney and U.S. federal district Appellate Section Chief and now a private practitioner -- the problem is software named Smartmatic:

[S]oftware, dubbed Smartmatic, was designed for the sole purpose of shifting voting results.

"It was a feature of the system that was designed with a back door, so that people could watch in real time and calculate with an algorithm how many votes they needed to change to make the results they wanted to create."

https://www.oann.com/trump-attorney-sidney-powell-says-election-results-ready-to-overturn/
See also
(a) https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/11/14/the-lie-sheet-known-as-the-ny-times-claims-no-election-fraud/
(b) https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/11/16/sidney-powell-lin-wood-promise-theres-ton-voter-fraud/
(c) https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/11/05/evidence-mounts-of-a-stolen-election/

Mr. Titley says Sidney Powell is Trump's lead attorney. She is not such, but a simply a Trump-legal-team member. Mr. Titley says Sidney Powell asserted:

"They need to investigate the likelihood that 3% of the vote total was changed in the pre-election voting ballots that were collected digitally by using the Hammer program and the software program called Scorecard. That would have amounted to a massive change in the vote."

But Mr. Titley does not link or cite any document or video in which Sidney Powell uttered such statement. And in several videos Sidney Powell has pressed the argument that Smartmatic software's use is the culprit. See, e.g. ,
(a) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_p1sonhp-k
(b) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpEnpUN6FQ4 [starting at 221
(c) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95WWSQFBVCo

Sidney Powell has said also: (a) Evidence indicates that Smartmatic software was used not only in Dominion Systems "machines", but also in electronic voting/vote-tabulating "machines" other than Dominion; and (b) Smartmatic software's election-fraud-effect requires human operation seeking to alter vote-outcomes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95WWSQFBVCo

Mr. Titley closes his article with this:

Criminal charges and indictments must be brought against one and all proved to be involved in the attempt to circumvent the American election process.

That indictment: Treason.

Surely, much flagrant criminal conduct explains the egregious state of the 2020 election. But "Treason" does not -- cannot :

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

U.S. Constitution Article III, section 3, clause 1

Per Article III, section 3, clause 1, one cannot commit "Treason" against the United States unless either
(a) one wages war against the United States -- as by fighting for a foreign state attacking or attempting to attack the United States or by joining an armed insurrection (against the U.S. government)
or
(b) one adheres to -- adopts a supportive association with -- a foreign power engaged in open hostility against the United States AND renders ACTIVE aid or comfort to the troops or other belligerency-agents ( e.g. , spies, saboteurs) of that foreign power.

The Article III, section 3, clause 1 term "enemies,"applies only to troops or other belligerency-agents of a foreign power manifesting a state of open hostility against the United States; the term's denotation does not include U.S. domestic rebels engaged in insurrection against the U.S. government.

But if an insurrection's armed forces form a "body politic" (as did the Confederacy of the U.S. civil war), then such armed force's members are "enemies" per Article III, section 3, clause 1, since such belligerent body politic is effectively a "foreign" power. And if one adheres to such belligerent body politic and renders aid or comfort to its troops or other belligerency-agents, one commits "Treason." But such belligerent body politic is not an "enemy" unless its belligerency manifests as war (armed violent belligerence).

Article III, section 3, clause 1 applies only to disloyal acts committed during time of war or armed insurrection and in pursuit or support of such war or armed insurrection -- NOT to disloyal speech or anti-government conduct occurring in peacetime (rather than in war or armed insurrection).

Compare , e.g. ,
(a) pp.323-333 of https://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2589&context=ylj
(b) https://law.resource.org/pub/us/case/reporter/F.Cas/0026.f.cas/0026.f.cas.0018.2.pdf
(c) https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/67/635/
(d) https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/interpretation/article-iii/clauses/39
(e) https://law.justia.com/constitution/us/article-3/44-aid-and-comfort-to-the-enemy.html

Despite Democrats and their individual and corporate supporters appear to have tainted, criminally, this year's voting or other election processes, the Democrats and their supporters have NOT levied war or armed insurrection against the United States or given aid or comfort to the troops or other belligerency-agents of a foreign power. Hence, their likely crimes cannot be "Treason."

[Nov 22, 2020] The Scorecard potentially intercepts the data on the way to server and changes it. The NSA has access to all internet traffic and most likely a back door that allows them to defeat encryption in private virtual networks.

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

Dystopian , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 3:25 pm GMT • 4.1 days ago

@Mish S

You misunderstand how scorecard works. It intercepts the data on the way to server and changes it. The NSA has access to all internet traffic and most likely a back door that allows them to defeat encryption. Recently, some hackers discovered a back door in RSA keys which are used to encrypt internet traffic. It was patched but I'm sure there was either another way in or a new one created. Since all data is transmitted to a known server they would intercept all traffic to the server and modify it. TCP/IP is a protocol that has nothing to do the originating operating system. By the way, although not necessary for scorecard to work, many voting machines are connected to the internet. In a recent independent audit the machines examined, which run Windows 10, were unpatched and open to many know vulnerabilities. Windows 10 a virus in it's own right, connects to Microsoft hundreds of times a day and transmits god knows what information. They also had unauthorized software installed indicating that local users had administrative rights to the system. Another little known fact is that modern Intel processors have their own cell modem. So even without an internet connection it is still possible to hack into a computer. Since the connection is low level, intrusion prevention software is unaware of the unauthorized entry.

Agent76 , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 7:09 pm GMT • 4.0 days ago

Apr 27, 2016 US elections, RIGGED Computer Programmer TESTIFIES Congressional Meeting.

If anyone can provide any details as exactly when this took place, where and any detail as to who the people are in this video please comment and I'll fill in the details.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/nafAbO5qRrU?feature=oembed

[Nov 22, 2020] Computer-based voting machines should be removed from the US elections

Nov 22, 2020 | www.unz.com

Curmudgeon , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 5:47 pm GMT • 4.0 days ago

@AReply s, but not Trump's? Gore is every bit as much of a turd as Trump if not more so. The issue is the same regardless of who is behind it. It is wrong and has to stop.

It will not stop until electronics are removed. Who says that you have to know who has won the vote count before you go to bed? That is bullshit. More voting stations ensuring a voter is entitled to vote with paper ballots and the results counted where cast with observers signing off on the count will put a big screw into rigging. Elections ought not be instant gratification. Democracy is supposed to require work.

Yes, I am aware American style democracy is the best money can buy, but returning to hand counted paper is the first step of many, in re-claiming government.

Curmudgeon , says: Next New Comment November 18, 2020 at 5:54 pm GMT • 4.0 days ago
@Verymuchalive

From the site (emphasis added):

According to unconfirmed reports, the server of a Spanish company, which was used for large parts of the US election count, was in Frankfurt am Main.

[Nov 22, 2020] FLASHBACK- Hacker Demonstrates How Easily Voting Machines Can Be Forced To Change Votes

Highly recommended!
Although the machines hacked are old, nevertheless this an amazing, stunning example of incompetence or corruption of election officials all over the USA
Nov 22, 2020 | www.weaselzippers.us

R1 an hour ago ,

As anyone in computer security will tell you, once the attacker has physical access, it's game over.

Sentinel R1 42 minutes ago ,

And if the attacker is a contractor, you have bigger problems.

[Nov 22, 2020] Facebook's Zuckerberg funding election judges in Pennsylvania- 'What could go wrong-' – World Tribune- Window on the Real Wor

Nov 22, 2020 | www.worldtribune.com

Facebook's Zuckerberg funding election judges in Pennsylvania: 'What could go wrong?'

By World Tribune on November 6, 2020

by WorldTribune Staff , November 6, 2020

A federal lawsuit filed on Oct. 19 noted that Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg provided the funds to double the number of polling places in Philadelphia and that he is also paying for judges to oversee ballot counting.

Votebook: Turns out that Mark Zuckerberg has a heavy hand it what is transpiring in Philadelphia. / C-SPAN

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, highlights how a grant for $10 million from the Center for Technology and Civic Life (CTCL) explicitly requires the City of Philadelphia open no fewer than 800 new polling places – and failing to do so may require the City to forfeit the grant money. The funding from Zuckerberg also pays for judges to oversee ballot counts and the outcome of disputes that arise regarding the eligibility of ballots in the election.

The plaintiffs in the case, the Pennsylvania Voters Alliance and several officeholders and candidates, previously filed a complaint against Centre County, Delaware County, and the City of Philadelphia, and Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Kathy Boockvar.

"Municipal leaders have ceded their role as a local authority to CTCL with powers that rightfully belong to the people of Pennsylvania through their representatives in Harrisburg by effectively inviting this partisan billionaire into the ballot counting room," said Tom King, the legal counsel representing the plaintiffs in the case."

Washington Times reporter Rowan Scarborough noted: "They are still voting in Pennsylvania. Three days after Nov. 3. Dems tried that in other states but judges said no. Continued voting after election day would be considered fraud by UN observers. News reports said more ballots coming in. No post mark required. Or matching signature. UN observers would also consider that evidence of fraud."

Phill Kline, Director of the Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society, which is supporting the litigation in Pennsylvania, said: "We are fighting Mark Zuckerberg around the country where he is using CTCL, a nonprofit founded and managed by Obama-affiliated operatives, to funnel hundreds of millions of dollars to leftist strongholds in several battleground states to determine the outcome of the election. This is a scheme engineered by partisan activists under the guise of COVID-related support. The privatization of the election undermines the integrity of the election."

Political commentator Mark Steyn noted: "So swing-state elections are now a subsidiary of Facebook: Votebook. What could go wrong?"

[Nov 22, 2020] America's "Color Revolution". For those readers who may be unfamiliar - by Marisol Nostromo - Medium

Notable quotes:
"... not on those issues ..."
"... New York Times ..."
"... The Atlantic. ..."
"... New York Post ..."
"... Nota Bene: the author of this article was subsequently ..."
"... suspended from Twitter ..."
"... without explanation. Contact @TwitterSupport and ask them why. ..."
Nov 22, 2020 | marisol-nostromo.medium.com

For those readers who may be unfamiliar with the term "Color Revolution", it refers to what has now become the standard technique for promoting "regime change" in targeted nations.

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The term may have its origins in the works of Gene Sharp , who wrote some guidebooks on how to organize popular revolts using Madison Avenue-style marketing techniques. He recommended to the sponsors that rather than confusing or boring the participants with too much political theory, they should motivate their budding revolutionaries with pop culture, using catchy, content-free slogans, logos, and team colors.

Color R e volutions are expensive ( $5 billion in the case of Ukraine ) and are typically orchestrated by a public-private partnership comprised of government agencies such as the State Department and MI6 and/or CIA, combined with private funding and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

The most famous organization of this sort is the National Endowment For Democracy, a curious entity that is funded by the US Government through USAID (as well as by donations from major neocon private foundations), and has two sub-organizations that disseminate the funds to various Regime Change projects: the International Republican Institute, affiliated with the Republican Party, and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, affiliated with the Democrats. Both organizations carry out the same activity, which underscores the fact that on matters of subverting and bullying the rest of the world, there is a lot more bipartisanship in the US than people are inclined to think.

Another name associated with funding and orchestration is George Soros , whose various tax-exempt organizations such as the Open Society Foundations invariably pump money into the latest Color Revolutions, for reasons that are often more commercial than strictly political.

After the September 11 attacks in 2001, the neocons fanned the flames of indignation and xenophobia, and were able to exploit them in order to assume a dominant role in most American institutions, particularly the political parties and the media. Regime Change fever swept the foreign policy establishment, and anyone who looked cross-eyed at a neocon became a target.

Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama embraced the neocon ethos and gave them virtual carte blanche to carry out Color Revolutions around the world. The advent of social media, which fosters communication in the form of short, catchy slogans and images that can be made to "go viral," was particularly conducive to Gene Sharp's formula of organizing the masses around advertising copy and team colors. The Color Revolution techniques were used on a large scale in the former Soviet Union, such as in the 2003 Rose Revolution in Georgia or the 2005 Orange Revolution in Ukraine.

If the targeted populations can't be organized effectively to overthrow their leaders, there is always the fall back option of arming mercenary groups to seize power by violence, or if that fails, out and out military aggression by the US or NATO. The most reliable method seems to be a combination of non-violent and violent action, such as in the case of Ukraine's second Color Revolution in 2014 (a coup which was comically dubbed the "Revolution of Dignity" by its neocon sponsors, who know that a successful marketing campaign must never be understated.) A similar case was the 2019 protests in Hong Kong, where gang violence was deployed in hopes of provoking a crackdown by the state which could then be exploited for propaganda purposes.

But it was inevitable that these techniques would eventually be used on the US itself. Donald Trump campaigned on a platform of reducing US reliance on Regime Change wars and NATO "out-of-area deployments" as a centerpiece of foreign policy. This was anathema to the neocons. Once in office, Trump vacillated, bringing prominent neocons into his cabinet and allowing them to launch multiple Regime Change operations. However, Trump was not a doctrinaire neocon, and he angered them by advocating better relations with North Korea, Russia and China. And for the neocons, anything short of total allegiance to their ideology is tantamount to betrayal.

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The standard methodology was put into play the moment Trump was inaugurated. The team color was pink, in the form of the pink "pussy hats" (these ostensibly called attention to Trump's sexual vulgarity and libertine lifestyle, which lacked the charm of Bill Clinton's.) The buzzword was #Resistance, which was intended to conjure up images of the struggle by nations which had been conquered by Nazi aggression during World War II. Oddly enough, however, the aggressive moves by Trump against other nations were not #Resisted. In fact, those were the only instances where he received hearty praise from the corporate media.

But it's not possible to mobilize a population with hats and hashtags alone. There had to be some minimal political content, and herein lay the dilemma for the organizers of America's Color Revolution. There was widespread popular discontent with what has become known as the "forever war" policy, as well as the neoliberal economics which have produced an unprecedented income disparity between the 1% and the 99%, and this popular discontent was key in electing Trump. The neocons wanted discontent, but not on those issues , since they had no intention of changing those policies.

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Instead, they opted for a revival of the Cold War. Americans seem to have a particular susceptibility to jingoism, and the demonization of the former communist powers, which had already begun in 2014 with the neocon-sponsored coup in Ukraine, was cranked up to full volume in the corporate media, using all the imagery and sloganeering that had proved so effective during the 1950s.

This involved some spectacular feats of cognitive dissonance. Despite Trump's outbursts of bellicosity toward Russia and other neocon targets, Trump was portrayed as being "soft," an appeaser, or an outright enemy agent. The Democratic Party, which is considered to be the more liberal of the two parties and had in decades past expressed some nominal opposition to military adventures in Vietnam and elsewhere, swung way to the right of the Republicans in the jingoism derby.

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The secret police agencies and their pet journalists concocted what will be admired by historians as one of the most preposterous conspiracy theories in recorded history, the tale of Russia manipulating the 2016 election with a computer hack which somehow cannot be detected by the NSA , and puppy pages on Facebook .

There was also a big focus on Trump's personality, which is admittedly none too winsome. This is consistent with the neocon "Hitler of the Month Club" formula, where each new nemesis, from Manuel Noriega to Saddam Hussein to Muammar Gaddafi to Vladimir Putin, is depicted as the most brutish, authoritarian dictator ever to walk the face of the planet.

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They succeeded in impeaching Trump in December 2019, almost three years into his first term in office. They did not actually charge Trump with an impeachable crime, but rather offered the rationale that he had allegedly used the power of his office in ways that could benefit his re-election campaign (something that no other American president would ever dream of doing.) This was a far cry from the much sexier, hoped-for rationale of "collusion" with the Bolshevik Foe, which had been shot down by the Mueller Report. However, impeachment maven Adam Schiff managed to insinuate that this Collusion was the real basis for impeachment, every time he saw a TV camera. We faced the surreal spectacle of liberals begging John Bolton to testify, as the role of the neocons in orchestrating the #Resistance became ever more explicit.

The impeachment passed the House on purely partisan lines, and Senate voted not to convict on purely partisan lines as well. There has been much speculation that popular pushback to the whole spectacle may actually benefit Trump in this year's election. We shall see.

Meanwhile, with the massively FUBAR Iowa caucuses of February 2020, questions were once again raised once again about the Democratic nominating process. Bernie Sanders was emerging as a new threat to neocon dominance, this time from within the Democratic Party.

During the days leading up to Super Tuesday, there was a remarkable development. Every prominent neocon, from Bill Kristol to Max Boot to David Frum to Susan Rice, acted with synchronized, military precision to endorse Joe Biden. Several neocon-friendly Democratic presidential candidates abruptly withdrew from the race to endorse him as well. There was an immediate Pavlovian response from cable news pundits and other putative journalists. Russiagate was dusted off and started up again, this time for use against Sanders. On April 8, Sanders capitulated and withdrew from the race.

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No one in their right mind believed that the confused and incoherent Biden could defeat the also incoherent, but clever and confident Trump. But at this point, it was more important to the neocons that they keep control over at least one of the two parties, and a decision was made that it were better to throw the election to Trump rather than to allow Sanders' brand of left-populism to become ascendant in the Democratic Party.

But then the neocons saw a fresh opportunity, following the May 25 murder of African-American George Floyd by police in Minneapolis. Protest demonstrations by the Black community intersected the anxieties of a population frightened and frustrated by the one-two punch of economic collapse combined with public health isolation to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Violent groups from the Antifa milieiu, predominately white and possibly assets of the FBI's COINTELPRO progam, initiated vandalism and looting. Neocons were salivating at the prospect of Maidan-style chaos.

The beleaguered Trump had already been showing signs of psychological fatigue, and there had been significant lapses in his already questionable judgement. In addition to mishandling the public health measures and the economic crisis, he had capitulated once more to the neocons and went on an anti-China tirade. Then, when the social unrest began in the wake of the George Floyd killing, all of Trump's political flaws came into play.

The neocons triumphantly hit the airwaves and the digital arena. Their great oracle, The Atlantic , published an article that serendipitously confirms the central theme of the article you are presently reading. Neocon high priestess Susan Rice suggested that the Russians were to blame for the rioting. Trump's every misstep was amplified by neocon pundits. Suddenly the idea of electing Biden was no longer so implausible, as long as he could be kept away from live microphones.

It's important to bear in mind that the neocons are not in the least concerned with Trump's mishandling of COVID-19 pandemic or civil unrest. They were delighted when he ranted against China. But when he advocated reducing U.S. troop deployments in Germany and Afghanistan, they were livid. On June 26, the New York Times published yet another story based on anonymous leaks from the "intelligence community". This one claimed that the Taliban needed some incentives after being occupied by a foreign power after 20 years and was now accepting "bounties" from Russia in exchange for fighting the US military. In mid-September, General Frank McKenzie, Commander of the U.S. Central Command, told NBC News that no evidence had been found to support this claim. Neocons continued to speak of it as established fact.

Although the corporate press continued to depict Trump as a fanatical right-winger in coverage intended for the rubes, within the citadels of neoconservatism he was regarded as something entirely different. On September 30, 2020, the Atlantic published another revelatory article entitled " What a Second Trump Term Would Mean for the World ." Author Thomas Wright drops a few bombshells like this one, likening Trump to the great Progressive leader Henry Wallace (who is regarded by neocons as a close relative of Satan):

Looking back on U.S. diplomatic history, one of the great counterfactuals is what would have happened if Franklin D. Roosevelt had not replaced his vice president Henry Wallace with Harry Truman in 1944. Wallace was sympathetic to the Soviet Union and became an ardent opponent of the Cold War. If he had become president when FDR died, in April 1945, the next half century could have gone very differently -- likely no NATO, no Marshall Plan, no alliance with Japan, no overseas troop presence, and no European Union.

The U.S. is now teetering on another historically important moment. With Trump, we would not only be deprived of our Truman. We would be saddled with our Wallace -- a leader whose instincts and actions are diametrically opposed to what the moment requires.

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The good news is that the neocons are not omnipotent. They are adept at conning the public and they have the full cooperation of the corporate media, but the public is volatile and increasingly skeptical of the official "narratives." This is why the neocons are growing more and more hysterical in their public proclamations about "conspiracy theories" and "disinformation." They are in fact strongly in favor of conspiracy theories and disinformation, provided that it is their own conspiracy theories and not someone else's.

Neocons are demanding censorship of social media , to drive everyone into the arms of CNN and The Atlantic. As the election approaches, these demands have become increasingly more vociferous, leading to a major controversy with the decision by both Facebook and Twitter to censor the New York Post coverage of leaked email correspondence between Joe Biden's son and executives of the Ukrainian energy firm Burisma (which employed him at a rather remarkable salary). The rationale offered by the two social media giants, that the sourcing of the emails was unclear, did not impress media critics, who pointed out that if that policy were applied in an even-handed fashion, Russiagate could never have happened.

As long as the option is open, follow alternative news sources online. I recommend the Grayzone and Consortium News , both of which I have found to be quiet reliable. The neocons are frightened; they worry about what John Durham's investigation, or the declassification of documents ordered by Trump, may reveal about their methods of manipulation. Frightened people make tactical errors. We must keep our wits about us and find ways to turn those errors to our advantage.

Nota Bene: the author of this article was subsequently suspended from Twitter without explanation. Contact @TwitterSupport and ask them why.

[Nov 21, 2020] Blackwell: The Greatest Electoral Heist in American History

Nov 21, 2020 | www.breitbart.com

The pieces are finally coming together, and they reveal a masterpiece of electoral larceny involving Big Tech oligarchs, activists, and government officials who prioritize partisanship over patriotism.

The 2020 election was stolen because leftists were able to exploit the coronavirus pandemic to weaken, alter, and eliminate laws that were put in place over the course of decades to preserve the integrity of the ballot box. But just as importantly, it was stolen because those same leftists had a thoroughly-crafted plan, and because they were rigorous in its implementation and ruthless in its execution.

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Under the pretext of assisting election officials conduct "safe and secure" elections in the age of COVID, Zuckerberg donated $400 million -- as much money as Congress appropriated for the same general purpose -- to nonprofit organizations founded and run by left-wing activists. The primary recipient was the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL), which received the staggering sum of $350 million. Prior to Zuckerberg's donations, CTCL's annual operating expenses averaged less than $1 million per year. How was Zuckerberg even aware of such a small-potatoes operation, and why did he entrust it with ⅞ of the money he was pouring into this election cycle, despite the fact that it had no prior experience handling such a massive amount of money?

Predictably, given the partisan background of its leading officers, CTCL proceeded to distribute Zuckerberg's funds to left-leaning counties in battleground states.

... Zuckerberg and CTCL left nothing to chance, however, writing detailed conditions into their grants that dictated exactly how elections were to be conducted, down to the number of ballot drop boxes and polling places. The Constitution gives state lawmakers sole authority for managing elections, but these grants put private interests firmly in control.

... Philadelphia County alone, for instance, projected that the $10 million grant it received from CTCL would enable it to increase turnout by 25-30 percent -- translating to well over 200,000 votes.

The left didn't put all of its eggs into the CTCL basket, though. High-ranking state officials simultaneously took significant steps to weaken ballot security protocols, acting on their own authority without permission or concurrence from the state legislatures that enshrined those protections in the law.

In Wisconsin, Democrat Secretary of State Doug La Follette allowed voters to claim " indefinite confinement " in order to avoid having to provide a photocopy of their ID when requesting an absentee ballot. The exemption was intended for legitimate invalids, but COVID offered a convenient excuse for circumventing the law, despite the fact that Wisconsin had no pandemic-related lockdown rules that would have rendered anyone "indefinitely confined." The impact was far-reaching. About 240,000 voters claimed the exemption in 2020, compared to just 70,000 in 2016.

In Michigan, Democrat Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson unilaterally voided the legal requirement that voters provide a signature when requesting an absentee ballot, establishing an online request form. She then took things a step further by announcing that she would "allow civic groups and other organizations running voter registration drives to register voters through the state's online registration website," granting partisan groups such as Rock The Vote direct access to Michigan's voter rolls.

In Pennsylvania, election officials in heavily-Democratic counties that received CTCL funding allowed flawed mail-in ballots to be "cured" -- that is, altered or replaced -- prior to Election Day.

... This was particularly egregious when it came to ballot "curing," a process that actually involves election workers filling out brand new ballots on behalf of voters whose ballots purportedly could not be read by machine. This could have been due to something the voter themselves did, such as spilling coffee on the ballot. It also could have been due to something that election workers themselves did, such as crumpling ballots to prevent the machines from receiving them, just as a vending machine rejects crumpled bills.

... These election workers, it should be noted, were paid directly by CTCL's grants . These supposedly impartial arbiters of our electoral process are supposed to work for the people, but they were on Zuckerberg's payroll.

Ken Blackwell, former Secretary of State of Ohio, is the Distinguished Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, at the Family Research Council. He served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission from 1990-1993.

Jeff Schroer 3 hours ago

Anyone with functioning grey matter knows that this election was a fraud! The question remains, are people going to just throw their hands in the air and say oh well or is this the line in the sand that patriots are drawing and saying no more it's time to take a stand for freedom and liberty! Stay tuned!

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The issue is auditing the votes.

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Millions of ballots aren't any good. That's the issue.

The remedy is the Electoral College via State legislatures . If the Republicans won't keep Trump in the White House via the Electoral College than this is a Republican coup against Trump.

We know it's a Republican coup because the Republicans who were supposed to lose like Susan Collins all won easily. They rode Trump's coattails to victory, but the coat lost.

That's not how that works. Anyone trying to explain that is part of the coup ag

[Nov 21, 2020] Georgia governor calls for 'sample audit' of ballot signatures after secretary of state certifies election for Biden

Nov 21, 2020 | www.rt.com

Georgia vote recount found 'unacceptable' errors, Governor Brian Kemp said, urging his secretary of state to conduct an audit of at least some mail-in ballots to ensure confidence in the upcoming US Senate runoff elections.

Kemp spoke on Friday evening, after Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger certified Democrat Joe Biden as winner of the state's 16 electoral votes in the November 3 election, following a recount of the ballots. Both Kemp and Raffensperger are Republicans.

Acknowledging the "record number of absentee ballots" which he said was due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Kemp said the audit revealed "significant errors" in a number of counties across the state, including Floyd, Fayette, Douglas and Walton.

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"It's quite honestly hard to believe that during the audit, thousands of uncounted ballots were found weeks after a razor-thin outcome in a presidential election," Kemp said.

[Nov 21, 2020] Sidney Powell Claims That Dominion Is 'Shredding Documents' by Cortney O'Brien

Nov 21, 2020 | townhall.com

O'Connor pushed her about her claims that computer software used in the election, particularly Dominion Voting Systems, has been tainted, and he wondered how she would prove it. For starters, Powell said that her legal team has pictures of votes being manipulated in real-time.

"It is terrifying, and it is a huge national security issue," Powell said. "Why the Department of Justice and FBI have not done something, Dominion is closing its offices and moving. No doubt they're shredding documents. God only knows what else. More than 100 Dominion people have wiped any connection with Dominion off the internet."

She also claims that they have testimony from witnesses opening military ballots and trashing them if they were for Trump, and substitute ballots were put in for Biden.

"I'm essentially staking my personal and professional reputation on these allegations, and I have no hesitation from what I've seen in doing so," she noted. "In fact, I think it would be irresponsible if not criminal of me not to come forward with it."

She also says she would LOVE for Dominion to sue her over her allegations so she can conduct civil discovery. Powell also reacted to Fox News host Tucker Carlson's criticism of her on his program on Thursday night.

You can listen to their full interview below.

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[Nov 21, 2020] It Looks As Though Dominion, Smartmatic Played a Part in DHS' Election Defense

Nov 16, 2020 | townhall.com

The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a statement last week defending the integrity of the 2020 election. The problem, however, is two of the main election software companies that have been called into question – Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic – sit on CISA. And that information was never disclosed, the Epoch Times reported.

Below is the the joint statement put out by the Executive Committee of the Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council (GCC) and the Election Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Council (SCC):

"The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history. Right now, across the country, election officials are reviewing and double checking the entire election process prior to finalizing the result.

"When states have close elections, many will recount ballots. All of the states with close results in the 2020 presidential race have paper records of each vote, allowing the ability to go back and count each ballot if necessary. This is an added benefit for security and resilience. This process allows for the identification and correction of any mistakes or errors. There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.

"Other security measures like pre-election testing, state certification of voting equipment, and the U.S. Election Assistance Commission's (EAC) certification of voting equipment help to build additional confidence in the voting systems used in 2020.

"While we know there are many unfounded claims and opportunities for misinformation about the process of our elections, we can assure you we have the utmost confidence in the security and integrity of our elections, and you should too. When you have questions, turn to elections officials as trusted voices as they administer elections."

The two election software companies are members of the GCC's Sector Coordinating Council:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Arrikan, Inc./Chaves Consulting, Inc.
  • Associated Press (AP) Elections
  • BPro, Inc.
  • Clear Ballot Group
  • Crosscheck
  • DemTech Voting Solutions
  • Democracy Live
  • Democracy Works
  • DMF Associates
  • Dominion Voting Systems
  • Election Systems & Software (ES&S)
  • Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC)
  • Freeman, Craft, McGregor Group
  • Hart InterCivic
  • KNOWInk
  • Microsoft
  • Microvote General Corp.
  • NTS Data Services
  • PCC Technology Inc.
  • Pro V&V
  • Runbeck Election Services
  • SCYTL
  • SLI Compliance
  • Smartmatic
  • Tenex Software Solutions
  • The Canton Group
  • Unisyn Voting Solutions
  • Voatz
  • VOTEC
  • Votem
  • Voting Works
  • VR Systems

According to the Election Infrastructure Subsector Coordinating Council Charter , the goal of the group is to "advance the physical security, cyber security, and emergency preparedness of the nation's election infrastructure, in accordance with existing U.S. law" and "serve as the primary liaison between the election subsector and federal, state, and local agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), concerning private election subsector security and emergency preparedness issues."

CISA's goal , on the other hand, is to work "collaboratively with those on the front lines of elections -- state and local governments, election officials, federal partners, and vendors -- to manage risks to the Nation's election infrastructure

State and local election officials decide what voting software and programs to use and CISA has no control over that.

Interestingly enough, I received an email tonight from Dominion about "setting the record straight." They cited the above statement as reason to trust them but failed to disclose their CISA connection.

Here's some of the bigger points made in their email:

Dominion Voting Systems categorically denies false assertions about vote switching and software issues with our voting systems.

According to a Joint Statement by the federal government agency that oversees U.S. election security, the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity, & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA): "There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised." The government & private sector councils that support this mission called the 2020 election " the most secure in American history ."

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3) Dominion is a nonpartisan U.S. company

Dominion has no ownership relationships with the Pelosi family, Feinstein family, Clinton Global Initiative, Smartmatic, Scytl, or any ties to Venezuela. Dominion works with all U.S. political parties; our customer base and our government outreach practices reflect this nonpartisan approach.

  • As reported by the Associated Press , "Dominion made a one-time philanthropic commitment at a Clinton Global Initiative meeting in 2014, but the Clinton Foundation has no stake or involvement in Dominion's operations, the nonprofit has confirmed." The meeting included bipartisan attendees focused on international democracy-building.
  • There have been no "raids" of Dominion servers by the U.S. military or otherwise, and Dominion does not have servers in Germany.

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7) Assertions of voter fraud conspiracies are 100% false

All U.S. voting systems must provide assurance that they work accurately and reliably as intended under federal U.S. EAC and state certification and testing requirements. Election safeguards -- from testing and certification of voting systems, to canvassing and auditing -- prevent malicious actors from tampering with vote counts and ensure that final vote tallies are accurate. Read more from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency .

This isn't the first time Dominion's software has been called into question. Democrats voiced concern over the software last December. The Denver Post warned about their election security earlier this year. The Michigan GOP said a software glitch caused 6,000 votes to flip from Trump to Biden, although the Michigan Secretary of State said that wasn't the case. It's one of the reasons Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said the legal process needs to play out in the courts.

[Nov 20, 2020] Will The Trump Team Prove A Global Conspiracy Or Will Dominion Sue For Defamation

The last thing Dominion probably wants is additional attention and deatiual do internals of voting machines discussed in public.
Nov 20, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

Trump campaign counsel repeatedly accused Dominion and its officers of criminal conduct and business improprieties. Those are categories of "per se defamation" under the common law. No special damages must be shown in such per se cases. Individual officers could bring defamation claims and the company itself could bring a business disparagement action.

Businesses can be defamed like individuals if the false statement injures the business character of the corporation or its prestige and standing in the industry. In Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. v. Greenmoss Builders, Inc ., 472 U.S. 749 (1985) the Supreme Court allowed a business to sue a credit reporting agency for defamation where the agency mistakenly reported that the business had filed for bankruptcy.

Restatement Second § 561 Defamation of Corporations states:

"One who publishes defamatory matter concerning a corporation is subject to liability to it

(a) if the corporation is one for profit, and the matter tends to prejudice it in the conduct of its business or to deter others from dealing with it, or

(b) if, although not for profit, it depends upon financial support from the public, and the matter tends to interfere with its activities by prejudicing it in public estimation."

Dominion appears to be a company with a Colorado headquarters.

There could be lawsuits in Colorado or the place of the alleged defamation. The lawsuit would likely be filed under state law but moved to federal court under diversity jurisdiction arguments.

The press conference was an explosion of potentially defamatory claims by individuals or companies. The only clear defense is truth. The team insists that it can prove these allegations. It may have to do so. Not only can the individual lawyers face such lawsuits but the Trump campaign itself could be liable under the principle of respondeat superior, where an employer is liable for the conduct of his employees when they are acting within the scope of their employment. Ironically, the Latin term means "let the master speak." The President or his campaign could be forced to speak in a defamation case if they have not spoken in the promised court filings.

[Nov 20, 2020] 'Numbers don't lie'- Georgia secretary of state delivers bad news to Trump after recount, as state called for Biden

It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes
Nov 20, 2020 | www.rt.com

He had to send out a correction shortly thereafter, however, saying that the certification process was still ongoing but would be completed later on Friday.

Raffensperger's announcement dropped hours after the Associated Press officially called Georgia in Biden's favor, a move the Trump campaign slammed in a public statement from senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis, who claimed the state recounted illegal ballots in their audit.

"This so-called hand recount went exactly as we expected because Georgia simply recounted all of the illegal ballots that had been included in the total," she said.

President Trump has claimed he would have won in Georgia if not for voter fraud. Thousands of new votes were found in the recount, but they did not sway the outcome in his favor. Trump previously tweeted he did not have faith in Georgia's recount and slammed it as a "joke."

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Biden's victory in Georgia marks the first time a Democrat presidential candidate has won the state since 1992.

Trump continues to refuse to concede the race to Biden, claiming voter fraud occurred in multiple states, including Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

The president's lawyers, including Rudy Giuliani, presented their case for fraud during a Thursday press conference, citing numerous allegations, including Republican poll watchers not being allowed to properly observe counting, that Trump ballots were dumped, and thousands more fraudulent ballots were counted.

Mickey Mic 1 hour ago 20 Nov, 2020 12:22 PM

If the elections were fair and nobody cheated, we should have both sides counting the votes, as they live stream it on the internet so everyone in the world can observe the count in real time. Monitors are rejected only to cover up the biggest criminal heist of votes in US history as there is no other motivation to exclude the monitors from viewing the ballots. PS: Receipts can take away most fraud by paper on electronically !

[Nov 20, 2020] Can illiterate people vote in America

Nov 20, 2020 | www.quora.com

John Ohkuma Thiel , Never miss an opportunity to vote in an election. Answered August 31 · Author has 3.6K answers and 3M answer views

It's an interesting bit of history. When Black people gained the right to vote, a common voter suppression tactic was to require questions be answered correctly to qualify. So a White person would go to register and they would ask them a very simple question, like spelling their own name for example, but when a Black person tried to vote they would be asked something difficult like to exactly quote an amendment to the Constitution or the distance in kilometers to the Sun.

Literacy is fairly subjective. If you ask me most native English speakers are actually literate in their own language. They know the basics, but nothing more than that.

And yet they can vote. They can, they're permitted to vote, and obviously they do in great numbers. Richard Black , Ba Literature, Duke University (1974) Answered July 9, 2018 · Author has 4K answers and 1.1M answer views

Most illiterate voters (dropouts) vote democrat. Those simply ignorant of science vote republican. Other statistical likelihoods:

Mark Cascella , Licensed Professional Engineer at New Jersey Answered March 14, 2018 · Author has 276 answers and 186.7K answer views

Yes, they can and they do.

The question is- what kind of information do they get you from where?

[Nov 20, 2020] 6 Factors Which Point to a Rigged Election

Nov 20, 2020 | off-guardian.org

The US Election is still a burning issue almost two weeks after the people went to the polls, and though the race has been called for Biden by every mainstream media outlet in the world, the recounts are ongoing and irregularities manifest.

Trump's legal team, and many in the alternate media, are claiming the election was rigged. With one voice the mainstream media – and the entire political establishment – denounce these claims as "baseless", and scream there is "no evidence".

This is incorrect. There is plenty of evidence, both circumstantial and direct, which breaks down into six basic categories:

Precedent – It has happened before. Motive – Deep State/Military dislike of Trump's policies is widely known. Foreknowledge – Establishment voices predicted this exact situation. Opportunity – The voting system is highly susceptible to fraud. Voting Irregularities – Known software "glitches" & irregularities in the reporting of the results. Cover-up – Dishonesty in the reporting of the situation. 1. PRECEDENT

There is plenty of evidence that US elections have been rigged before.

Nobody is talking about it much, but US elections have been rigged before. Everyone is more than familiar with the 2000 election, which was called for Al Gore before Florida flipped to Bush and swung the election. The controversy over "hanging chads" and misplaced votes was all people talked about for weeks.

One noteworthy "error" with electronic voting machines, switched over 10000 votes from Gore to an obscure third-party candidate.

After weeks of legal battles, Gore eventually conceded. Within a year the "attacks" of 9/11 had happened, and the US was at war in Afghanistan and planning six more wars within 3 years .

More recently, it was revealed the DNC had gone out of its way to hand Hillary the presidential nomination over Sanders in 2016. Then in the 2020 primaries, despite embarrassingly lopsided losses in the first few primaries, Biden's presidential campaign had a "miraculous turnaround", thanks largely to irregularities in postal ballots in Ohio , Wisconsin and New Jersey .

This is evidence of precedent.

2. MOTIVE

The US Deep State has clear and publicly known motives for wanting to remove Trump from office.

It is no secret that many members of the US's political establishment oppose Trump and Trump's policies. This includes neo-con warmongers and chiefs of the military and intelligence agencies.

"The Resistance", billed as some voice of the progressive alternative, boasted former members of George Bush's cabinet as members.

The most strident opposition to Trump was on foreign policy – most specifically in the Middle East. Trump was committed to withdrawing from Syria, in direct opposition to the "Assad Must Go" crowd at the Pentagon and State Dept.

Just last week it was revealed that Department of Defense actually lied to Trump about their troop numbers in Syria , claiming to have pulled out almost everyone whilst they actually kept their covert war going.

Conversely, Biden has always been firmly in the establishment camp on Syria, and many warmongers are already predicting that Biden will want to "restore some dignity" to the Syrian people.

The US Deep State has carried out coups all around the world, many of them bloody and violent, in order to maintain Imperial ambitions and keep wars-for-profit going. They have every motive to want to remove Trump and put Biden in his place.

This is evidence of motive.

3. FOREKNOWLEDGE

Establishment voices have been predicting, and planning for, this exact situation for almost a year .

In January of this year – well before anyone could have predicted the effect the "pandemic" would have on the world – legal scholars were Wargaming the outcome of a disputed Presidential election based on postal ballots in Pennsylvania.

In August a group naming themselves the Transition Integrity Project published a document predicting a "disputed" election, that the counting would take much longer than usual and that it would not be certain who was President until January.

More generally, the outcome of the election was widely "predicted", with multiple press outlets claiming there would be a "red mirage" and a "blue shift". Meaning it would look like Trump would win, and then suddenly Biden would win at the last minute.

This is evidence of foreknowledge.

4. OPPORTUNITY

There is plenty of evidence that the US voting system is open to potential corruption.

Voting machines, for example, are owned and distributed by private companies . Many of which have political ties. An article in the Guardian, of all places, went into great detail about this just last year, when they were suggesting that Trump may have stolen the 2016 election.

Likewise, postal ballots are known to be susceptible to fraud. William Barr, the Attorney General, summed it up in a television interview in September, and written reports in 2007 and earlier this year , have gone into great detail about historical cases of postal vote fraud and possibilities of future occurrences.

This is evidence of opportunity.

5. VOTING IRREGULARITIES

There are plenty of irregularities in the results which suggest the possibility of something strange going on.

The story of the election by the numbers doesn't really make logical sense. The turnout is said to be 72%, the highest in 120 years, and the first over 60% for over 50 years.

In the process Joe Biden, we are told, shattered Barack Obama's popular vote record by almost 10 million votes.

Joe Biden?

This Joe Biden?

https://www.youtube.com/embed/hkP9s4ISlpI

got more votes than Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton?

Meanwhile Donald Trump increased his own popular vote by over 10 million, whilst increasing his vote share in almost every ethnic demographic, as well as with women and LGBT voters .

Making him the first incumbent president to increase his popular vote but still lose in over a century, and the only one since all 50 states were part of the union.

Even if you believe that narrative is possible, there's more than enough evidence of voting irregularities to warrant at least questioning the result and investigating further.

In one Michigan county an error in the software configuration swung thousands of votes from Republican to Democrat and called a Congressional seat for the wrong party .

This error was only spotted because of the historically republican record of the county. In a more hotly disputed seat, this error could potentially never have been picked up.

Another Michigan county reported an error which switched 5,500 votes from Trump to Biden – a swing of 11,000 votes.

The software used in this county is used in 30 other states – including Wisconsin, Georgia, Arizona and Pennsylvania, all of which were decided by less than 1% of the vote, and any two of which could swing the election to Trump.

In fact Dominion, the company which supplied the questionable voting software, was denied a contract by the state of Texas in 2019 when judges found there were "concerns" about "whether [it] is safe from fraudulent or unauthorized manipulation" .

A subsidiary of Dominion was kicked out of the Philippines for being too easy to hack .

This video clip appears to show CNN's coverage switching over 19,000 votes from Trump to Biden in Pennsylvania.

The graphed results of both Michigan and Wisconsin show decidedly odd jumps in Biden's vote.

The counting itself was also deeply suspect, with several states taking almost a week to count the last few percent of the vote, whilst managing to count over 90% of the vote on the first evening. In Wisconsin the National Guard were brought in to "transcribe" damaged ballots , whilst in Pennsylvania they were allowed to count postal votes with "no clear post mark" , fairly obviously

As Glen Greenwald wrote, the very fact the count was so arduous and complicated raises questions about the outcome .

6. THE COVER-UP

The media are engaging in lies and censorship.

To state there is "no evidence" of election rigging is a lie. There is plenty of evidence. Every news outlet, channel and website is singing from the same hymn sheet on this – even Fox News, so often Trump's supposed favourite channel.

Even before the election, as discussed above, all the mainstream media were running articles defending mail-in ballots, and claiming that they are not historically weak to voter fraud. This is totally untrue , as anyone who cared to research the topic would tell you.

In fact many countries have incredibly rigid controls on postal voting for exactly that reason.

And then, after the election, social media companies and mainstream media outlets censor the President of the United States .

So, why are all the media telling the same lies? Why are people being denied a platform?

This is evidence of a cover-up.

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Ask yourself:

If, in 2016, some voting software used in 30 states had flipped 5500 from Hillary to Trump, and later been revealed to be financially tied to the Republican party, would that have been "just a glitch", or evidence of cheating? If the Brexit referendum had swung violently to Leave after dumps of suspect postal ballots were permitted into the count by a judge who was a known Brexit supporter, would the media have kept quiet? If, in Russia, the media denied a platform to the opposition to accuse Putin of voter fraud, would that be "responsible media practice", or evidence of bias and censorship?

We don't know exactly what happened, or how the election was result was controlled, but as of right now the specifics do not matter.

The point is there is plenty of evidence suggesting something happened, more than enough to warrant asking rational questions and expecting reasonable answers.

Every time the media ignores the evidence, or censors those seeking it, they only display further that there must be some fire behind all of this smoke.


John Ervin , Nov 18, 2020 3:57 AM

From the coda above: "The point is there is plenty of evidence suggesting something happened, more than enough to warrant asking rational questions and expecting reasonable answers."

Of course, but as Gore Vidal, no slouch as an historian and observer of the American scene, said on WBAI at this time of year in 2004: "our elections which are pretty much rigged from the get go."

I've spent thousands of hours on this American vote-rigging beat, and I will say straight up that historically, whatever vote tampering the Democrats have done in a retail capacity, the Republican Party owns many franchises on the wholesale end.

That's just a fact. I have too many thousands of now dusty pages on this to summarize, yet I have even been invited by Bev Harris back in the day to guest interview some of the principals, like Ion Sancho and Victoria Collier, though for now just two fun facts:

Sen. Chuck Hagel, hard core right wing Republican war hawk, is (or was) part OWNER of ES&S voting company, (out of Omaha, Nebraska, a frequent investment stop for Ken Lay, convict supervillain fraudster) which at one point has counted as much as 80% of the American "vote" -- and Hagel greatly benefitted by a 60% (SIXTY!) vote swing (cf. polls) thru his company's machines in his original race to unseat the incumbent Democrat.

The legendary Republcan huckster Wally O'Dell of Diebold in Ohio who "promised" the election to W.

Bob Ney, of Ohio, in cahoots with all this, was the Republican head of HAVA, and resigned a few years later in a thick fog of alcoholism and the Abramoff scandal and later confessed it was the drink that made him do it, too late to undo the very decisive damage to our voting process.

I could go on through literally hundreds of like scenarios, if not actually thousands –seriously–almost all of them by Republican perps.

Or, 99+%, like our Covid survival data.

And suddenly that has all shifted to the polar opposite, like the Mayan Calendar was purported to predict for the Earth's axis in 2012?

REALLY?

I can believe anything, as a chronic Conspiracy Realist, but seriously

Steve Rendall , Nov 18, 2020 12:02 AM

Gotta love the "Foreknowledge" section suggesting nefarious goings-on because people who followed the news knew that in-person election day votes favoring the GOP would be counted first, in most cases; and early and mail-in votes favoring Democrats would be counted later. Malice aforethought!

Seriously, this is stupid.

Sophie - Admin1 , Nov 18, 2020 9:48 AM Reply to Steve Rendall

Why would mail-in ballots be counted separately? And why would they necessarily favor democrats? You seem to be making big assumptions and using them to breezily dismiss a lot of actual data.

maxine , Nov 17, 2020 7:30 PM

The real rigging began way before the election when the Democratic National Committee rigged the primaries both in 2016 and 2020, making sure that Bernie Sanders (who was ahead in all the polls and whose goals matched those of the vast majority) lost .Instead they chose warmongering, corporate Neo-Liberals, Hillary Clinton & Joe Biden who cared nothing about the 99%.

I despise all these Neo-Liberal Democrats .I despise Donald Trump .But I get the feeling that you would have preferred a 2nd Donald Trump term .Could that be because he's on the same page as O-G regarding COVID? .Just wondering.

John Ervin , Nov 18, 2020 6:22 AM Reply to maxine

All that primary rigging stuff has been rendered suspect, and is almost surely false-flagging, like the Russky 2016 "hacks" are bufoonishly lame and easy to refute. Even guys at my gym who aren't even remotely afficionados saw how ridiculous the allegations were, and Dave Emory has broadcast chapter and verse exposing all that and its nonsensicality.

But now it's a canard firmly entrenched for years to come.

Right here, In the USA?! What a surprise.

Sophie - Admin1 , Nov 18, 2020 9:53 AM Reply to John Ervin

The DNC basically admitted rigging the primaries in 2016 for Hillary. The data is out there.

Ort , Nov 18, 2020 10:23 PM Reply to Sophie - Admin1

Indeed. In the lawsuit against the DNC and Debbie Wasserman Schultz for rigging the 2016 Democratic primaries, DNC lawyers successfully argued that the Democratic Party is a non-profit corporation. As such, and more to the point, its charter permits party officials to secretly rig their internal selection processes (primaries) as they please– it's all strictly legit.

The DNC position prevailed, thus establishing that in the US, political party officials are perfectly entitled to craft secret plans to preserve their grip on power, and can engage in as much jiggery-pokery as they please; the party has no legal obligation to play fair in its internal procedures, much less disclose its self-serving scams and schemes to its loyal constituency.

Although it's virtually superfluous to state this, moral and ethical considerations are simply irrelevant and immaterial; business is business.

Paul Vonharnish , Nov 18, 2020 2:49 PM Reply to maxine

Hello maxine: You are right. The Democratic National Committee has been rigging elections for decades. "Democratic" voters refuse to wake up and notice the burnt coffee. The electoral college has also become a rigged stage, and acts in gross conflict with the original functions of the 8th Amendment.

Ask Tulsi Gabbard about effective DNC stone walling of her candidacy. Tulsi was the only vocal anti-war candidate in the primaries. The CIA and military contractors won the selection -- again

[Nov 20, 2020] Why Facebook, Twitter, Google, Fox News, CNN, and more giant corporations keep screaming at us that there was no election fraud

Because they are part of it ;-)
Pretty damning condemnation of fake news at 51:50
Nov 20, 2020 | www.nytimes.com
DNC PoliticalPrisoner 31 minutes ago Many wouldn't have believed there was election fraud except the media and Big Tech keep insisting that there wasn't. Facebook, Twitter, Google, Fox News, CNN, and more giant corporations keep screaming at us via notifications, messages, and broadcasts that there was no election fraud. Now, we're starting to think maybe there is something fishy going on.

[Nov 19, 2020] Trump Campaign Legal Team Exposes They describe a process of vote switching as well as "trashing" Trump votes through a simple drag and click process

If you mail-in vote and you own election board it does matter how people votes
Compressed coverage: Watch again- Trump's legal team holds press conference about the election - YouTube Pretty damning condemnation of fake news at 51:50
Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buQCdCSDWQQ&feature=emb_logo
Nov 19, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

During the presser, Giuliani also said there is a pattern in the voting data that suggests "a plan from a centralized place" to commit voter fraud in Democrat-run cities. Giuliani also said the Trump campaign will likely bring a lawsuit to Arizona.

They also said they have testimony from an insider who they say unearthed provable fraud regarding voting machines and software used in multiple states.

They describe a process of vote switching as well as "trashing" Trump votes through a simple drag and click process.

Additionally, they say this election involved a manipulation of the ballot count in a foreign country.

"This is a massive, coordinated, well-funded effort to deprive we the people of the United States of our fundamental right under the U.S. Constitution to preserve this Constitution republic we all cherish."

- Sidney Powell

And they describe multiple incidents where the number of votes cast far exceeded the population of the public in that county, including children.

https://lockerdome.com/lad/13084989113709670?pubid=ld-dfp-ad-13084989113709670-0&pubo=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zerohedge.com&rid=www.zerohedge.com&width=890

Democrats deny there is any evidence of "widespread fraud." They and the news media have broadly called the election for Joe Biden and urged President Trump to concede.

Surprise, surprise, not everyone was buying what Giuliani and Powell were selling.

"You are watching the last gasp of this legal effort by the president," Wendy Weiser, director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, told ABC News .

"This has been a flailing legal effort that hasn't raised any real issues from the get-go. We all knew how this movie would end. If I was writing the screenplay I would end it here."

Below you can watch the entire news conference and hear the claims of evidence to make up your own mind as to what you think about it.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/buQCdCSDWQQ

* * *

As we detailed ahead of the press briefing, with many questioning where this going next, though J PM's Michael Cembalest admits there is still a chance , President Trump's legal team is holding a press briefing to outline their strategy.

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In one post in a stream of tweets, Trump said the legal team will give an "important news conference today" and that they will explain their plans for a "very clear and viable path to victory".

"Pieces are very nicely falling into place," the president tweeted.

By one count, Trump campaign legal efforts to overturn election results or force recounts have been successful just once and suffered 26 defeats... so for the 70 million-plus Trump voters, we hope that Giuliani has a trick or two up his sleeve.


Eyeroller , 2 hours ago

Whether Trump wins or loses, the Dominion grift of American elections is OVER!
All because they overplayed their hand when they had to stop the count and recalibrate the machines to overcome Trumps massive lead. If this election had been close we would have never known...

jim942 , 2 hours ago

The cat is definitely out of the bag on Dominion.

JimmyJones , 50 minutes ago

That was a refreshing press conference, everyone should watch it in it's entirety. I think Rudy G, has them by the "balls" Sidney Powells work on the Dominion side is huge with the inside whistle blower. The Dems are toast, be prepared for the Dems to unleash ANtifa and try to burn down the world once it hits the supreme court.

truth or go home , 40 minutes ago

Folks,

It is not enough to know that Dominion is bad and the next election will be fair. They will whitewash right over that company and it will appear again with another name before you can ever think about it.

I said it two weeks ago, and I will say it again now. This is not a won or lost election. This was a Coup. It is time for Trump to declare marshal law, send the military in and take this thing back, assuming he knows for a fact that they won in a landslide - which is pretty obvious now.

This is not going to end well in a legal battle - the other side obviously has zero respect for what is legal or fair - they don't care - they will pay off whoever or do whatever they have to to get their way.

The hill is right here, right now. Send the military into the media offices and shut them down, until a new staff can be arranged who will give a fair account of news.

Takeover Twitter, Facebook and Google - throw out the owners and the leaders, and install a group of folks who will abide by the law.

Take control of the CIA, the FBI and the Justice department, plus the CDC and the NIH, which have all participated in this Coup.

Then - set up a new, free and fair election, and allow Joe to win on his own merits. No cheating on any side. An election by the people.

GreatUncle , 26 minutes ago

@JimmyJones

I liked the bit when Powell confirmed the German raid ... WTF!!! It was true.

HungryPorkChop , 1 hour ago

I think we can say the cat is out of the bag for ANY computerized voting machine. They will never be viewed the same again.

I'm still bewildered why everyone which votes is not given a 12 digit code they can visit a secure website that will show the results. They enter in their 12 digit code and it pulls up who they voted for.. Credit card companies have had this ability for 30+ years. All major retailers use this system worldwide on a daily basis 24 hrs non-stop. Not sure why the election process cannot use 30 year old technology to help validate and make sure votes were counted and counted correctly. Something smells...

Mr. Bones , 1 hour ago

Anonymity

A voter couldn't be compelled to view a certain way. Granted, that all goes out the window with ballot harvesting or mail-ins so...

GreatUncle , 20 minutes ago

Fails mate ... they give you a 12 digit code so you can see your vote right?

AI will tell you what you want to know but run another set of books with the name of who the AI cast the vote for.

It is too the point ... any computerised electronic system is open to fraud that only voting in person at the box with a legitimate ID prevents.

Even then it is who the vote is finally applied too ... in this case we have found a machines can fraudulently apply votes a lot faster than a human.

jim942 , 2 hours ago

Trump is not a quitter. The fight will go on.

Herdee , 2 hours ago

If you think that it makes any difference who sits in the Chair as the stooge master and puppet then I've got a bridge to sell you. It's all propaganda for the dumbed down sheeple American population. Welcome to The New World Order.

Dangertime , 2 hours ago

By that blackpill logic we will never win.

eatapeach , 2 hours ago

Herdee is right. The circus is scripted. They are both AIPAC/MIC candidates and they both do as their masters dictate.

gmrpeabody , 1 hour ago

Just because you would rather rollover doesn't mean everyone else wants to...

Another Comment , 1 hour ago

No one is saying that. But you have to make sure you're fighting the right battle. Watch what the magician is doing, not showing.

Omnibrad , 56 minutes ago

The American people have already rolled over for decades now. Wake up. The same people own the D party and the R party, and Trump is no exception. They own the schools. They own the press. They own the civil institutions. They own TV. They own Google and other big corps. They own the public square and censor you. And what have you done during these decades besides roll over?

"It may be inferred again that the present movement for women's rights will certainly prevail from the history of its only opponent, Northern conservatism. This [Northern conservatism] is a party which never conserves anything. Its history has been that it demurs to each aggression of the progressive party, and aims to save its credit by a respectable amount of growling, but always acquiesces at last in the innovation. What was the resisted novelty of yesterday is today one of the accepted principles of conservatism; it is now conservative only in affecting to resist the next innovation, which will tomorrow be forced upon its timidity and will be succeeded by some third revolution; to be denounced and then adopted in its turn. American conservatism is merely the shadow that follows Radicalism as it moves forward towards perdition. It remains behind it, but never retards it, and always advances near its leader. This pretended salt hath utterly lost its savor: wherewith shall it be salted? Its impotency is not hard, indeed, to explain. It is worthless because it is the conservatism of expediency only, and not of sturdy principle. It intends to risk nothing serious for the sake of the truth, and has no idea of being guilty of the folly of martyrdom. It always when about to enter a protest very blandly informs the wild beast whose path it essays to stop, that its "bark is worse than its bite," and that it only means to save its manners by enacting its decent role of resistance: The only practical purpose which it now subserves in American politics is to give enough exercise to Radicalism to keep it "in wind," and to prevent its becoming pursy and lazy, from having nothing to whip."
-Robert Lewis Dabney

aiinvestor , 1 hour ago

Infrequent voters in precincts with high turnout. State says they voted early/abs, but told us they did not cast a ballot:

State/Counts/% of Sample (who answered the question)

AZ / 21 / 0.94%
GA / 24 / 0.85%
MI / 18 / 2.80%
NV / 25 / 2.22%
PA / 22 / 0.70%
WI / 23 / 0.66%

Source:

https://twitter.com/MattBraynard/status/1329477772822065152

Absolutely nuts!

SDShack , 1 hour ago

Yep, that is what I can't figure out. It shows they are guilty because they are doing everything they can to hide it. Refusing repug poll watchers, refusing recounts, refusing absentee ballot signature matches, etc. and the list goes on and on. What ever happened to "it's the seriousness of the charge" that demorats said over and over when justifying all THEIR investigations even though they know they had NO EVIDENCE? In this case, there is REAL EVIDENCE of fraud that is being shown that has affected THOUSANDS of ballots, and the charge is this is just the tip of the iceberg. The potential for HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS or even millions of fraud ballots not only can change the election, but will change the demorat party forever. This is why they are fighting this. This is their Pickett's Charge.

ronin12 , 1 hour ago

Just the stuff Rudy is talking about in Philly and Detroit is INSANE.

It's crazy how corrupt these people are.

Shut. It. Down. , 59 minutes ago

Christopher Wray is too busy looking under rocks for non-existent "white supremacists" to be bothered with the theft of a presidential election.

Feel it Reel it , 1 hour ago

Biden/Harris barley ran a Campaign knowing full fell the voter fraud scam was in......Biden/Harris were just going through the motions to give the Illusion of a legitimate campaign when in fact it was a massive fraud......

Hoax Fatigue , 15 minutes ago

Yes. This is why they did the absolute minimum amount of campaigning. Zero sense of urgency against a guy drawing gigantic crowds because they deluded themselves into believing the fix was in.

Barnacles , 59 minutes ago

Holy wow. Sydney confirmed the Germany server was picked up by someone! Don't know if it's the good or bad guys.

Totally_Disillusioned , 23 minutes ago

Don't overlook Rudy's response to CNN using lack of FBI investigating in smearing Trump's campaign lawsuits...

"Where are you FBI? I don't know where the FBI has been for the last four years. our country has had its ballots counted, calculated and manipulated in a foreign country with a company controlled by friends of an enemy of the United States. What do we have to do to get the FBI to wake up? Maybe we need a new agency to protect us."

Perhaps a prescient statement of changes to come.

spyware-free , 1 hour ago

haha...Rudy doxxing Coomer now.

Pack your sh1t Eric. you're on the patriot radar now.

GreatUncle , 6 minutes ago

Yep ... bragged he was number one kingpin at Dominion on this.

I so like technology nowhere you can hide in this world too escape this.

Here is his deal ... give up your handler or get 100 years inside like on the movies no parole.

Then lets see how fast they kill him.

But then let the state execute him to get the dead mans handle of data of everything.

Nowhere too go but a coffin.

herbivore , 13 minutes ago

This was a powerful presentation that Giuliani and his legal team put on. As one of them stated, it was an overview of what they would present to a jury, not an evidentiary presentation. If they have the evidence that proves their charges, they win before a jury, but if they have to rely on a corrupt-to-the-core judiciary, they probably lose.

Nature_Boy_Wooooo , 46 minutes ago

So basically they used Nate Silver's crappy projections as a confidence interval for how many votes they assumed Trump would get. They then set the coefficient to adjust a certain amount of votes to Biden to move him slightly ahead of Trump without drawing attention to the fraud.

At 3 a.m. the number of Trump votes moved way outside of their projected confidence interval because Nate Silver's model sucks. At this point the 'educated' Democrats were soundly asleep and the stupid Democrats had to make adjustments to the vote adjustment coefficient..... that is when everything went wrong.

Nature_Boy_Wooooo , 30 minutes ago

It's most likely some type of linear regression machine learning algorithm that they were using.

They trained the model either on past data or fabricated data based on Nate Silver's crappy projections. The model was over fit with Nate Silver's crappy projections so in their simulations their model made good predictions and was able to adjust the votes to slowly move Biden into the lead.

But over fit models perform poorly on outliers. Trump was a big outlier and over performed Nate Silver's crappy projections.

Teamtc321 , 34 minutes ago

BOOM: Election Fraud Expert Russ Ramsland Files Affidavit Showing 'PHYSICAL IMPOSSIBILITY' of Election Results in Michigan

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/11/boom-election-fraud-expert-russ-ramsland-files-affidavit-showing-physical-impossibility-election-results-michigan/

[Nov 19, 2020] Trump Election Results- Tensions Rise as Allies Attack Process - The New York Times

Pretty damning condemnation of fake news at 51:50
Nov 19, 2020 | www.nytimes.com
DNC PoliticalPrisoner 31 minutes ago Many wouldn't have believed there was election fraud except the media and Big Tech keep insisting that there wasn't. Facebook, Twitter, Google, Fox News, CNN, and more giant corporations keep screaming at us via notifications, messages, and broadcasts that there was no election fraud. Now, we're starting to think maybe there is something fishy going on.

[Nov 19, 2020] Polls are a tool of voter supression

In a free society you need to convince citizens of the government legitimacy.
Nov 19, 2020 | www.youtube.com

Tucker: We heard you. It's hard to trust anything. Here's what we know.

[Nov 19, 2020] Tucker- Big Tech s coordinated suppression amounts to a censorship cartel

Nov 19, 2020 | www.youtube.com

Tucker Carlson exposes American corporations for teaming up to censor political opponents.

Clare Breanna , 8 hours ago

Seems like they want to isolate everyone. Makes us all vulnerable.

jim hall , 8 hours ago

Electing buying is like having a Trojan horse coming into this White House


Kirk Patrick
, 5 hours ago

Republican Senators to Big Tech: "Why are you censoring Americans?" Democrat Senators to Big Tech: "Why don't you censor Americans more?"

[Nov 19, 2020] In Shocking Reversal, Wayne County Election Board Republicans Rescind Certifications; Claim Family Threatened

Nov 19, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

In a stunning development out of Wayne County, Michigan - two GOP members of the Board of Canvassers have rescinded their certifications of the Nov. 3 vote, claiming they were bullied into approving the election results in the state's most populous county, which includes Detroit and surrounding areas.


yerfej , 58 minutes ago

I don't see how Biden could receive any votes as no one would be stupid enough to vote for a corrupt dementia addled bag man insider? Or are people on the left so desperate that they can't see through the con?

Ancient Handicapper , 43 minutes ago

yerfej, People agree with your description of Biden, perhaps, but TRUMP IS WORSE! That's why they voted for Mr. Biden. (Thank goodness!)

[Nov 18, 2020] The "Dominion" of Election Fraud- by Brett Redmayne

Nov 18, 2020 | www.unz.com

" The maintenance of Americans' constitutional rights should not depend on the good graces and sketchy ethics of a handful of well-connected corporations who have stonewalled Congress, lied to Congress, and have questionable judgment when it comes to security "

-Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore)

Barely two weeks ago allegations that the 2020 US Presidential election had been rigged on behalf of DNC presidential spawn Joe Biden were met with almost universal scepticism. This past week may have changed that.

In the article of Monday, Nov 9 the author examined the problems with the mail-in ballot totals in the five key swing states and the legal and legislative challenges to them including re-counts and the SCOTUS intervention of the PA Supreme Court.

The subject of alleged DNC election fraud has now shifted to an examination of the machines that count each ballot and render the results. The voter is supposed to believe that Joe Biden defeated Trump and at the same time lost seats in the US House and state legislatures. This is possible but highly improbable.

Today, Nov 17, in preparation for a multi-state legal challenge to results created by these voting machines, lead Trump attorney and former Assistant US Attorney Sidney Powell, said:

"They need to investigate the likelihood that 3% of the vote total was changed in the pre-election voting ballots that were collected digitally by using the Hammer program and the software program called Scorecard. That would have amounted to a massive change in the vote."

Here, begins that examination. As shown, there is reason for concern.

Numbers don't lie. Mounting evidence to date suggests that voting machines do, particularly the ones sold by Dominion Voting Systems Inc. As the third part of this chronology begins it has now become obvious that Trump's campaign operatives expected election fraud. They have since very quickly brought legal challenges to bear in AZ, GA, MI, PA, WI, and NV. However, most of this news first circled around only the mail-in ballots.

From Trump's perspective, as of this writing, 87,804 (WI-20,540; GA-14,045; PA- 53,219) are needed to flip the election. MI is the toughest and shows Biden up by a reported 146,123 votes.

Interestingly, regarding the numbers in each state- and AZ- the Dominion voting machine's results are in dispute in all. Whereas, the proceedings regarding the mail-in ballots may provide a switch of perhaps thousands of votes, issues with the Dominion machines, if proven, could be in the 100's of Thousands. Or More.

This past week, evidence is surfacing.

Before 2020: Warning Signs

Days before the 2020 election important news was buried. On September 30 a report in the Philadelphia Inquirer detailed that "a laptop and several memory sticks" used to program Dominion voting machines in Philadelphia had mysteriously vanished.

But concerns about Dominion had begun far earlier.

The U.S. Constitution leaves election management up to state and local officials, so voting systems and protocols vary across thousands of jurisdictions. Partly for this reason, a 2019 investigation was launched by senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and other Democratic lawmakers into the three largest suppliers of US digital voting machines, Dominion Voting Systems, Election Systems & Software, and Hart InterCivic. Together they hold over 92% of all US distribution of voting machines.

In review, the Senate committee wrote to all three firms saying in part,

"(W)e have concerns about the spread and effect of private equity investment including the election technology industry -- an integral part of our nation's democratic process These problems threaten the integrity of our elections and demonstrate the importance of election systems that are strong, durable, and not vulnerable to attack."

The Committee revealed that the Dominion machines were vulnerable to internal and internet hacking. Because all these machines interface their ballot totals via wireless digital modem external interference is all too possible. Further concerns were provided by NBC news in very early 2020.

In the State of Texas , well before the 2020 election Dominion Voting Systems and their proprietary "Dominion Democracy Suite 5.5 " was rejected three times. From the summary:

"The reports identified multiple hardware and software issues that preclude the Office of the Texas Secretary of State from determining that the Democracy Suite 5.5-A system satisfies each of the voting-system requirements Specifically, [if] the system is suitable for its intended purpose; operates efficiently and accurately; and is safe from fraudulent or unauthorized manipulation."

A 2019 report by the Brennan Center for Justice highlighted a lack of vendor oversight, raising this Congressional concern about voting machines in general, according to The Associated Press

Previously, Federal regulation attempts on voting machines in 2018 were fruitless since this was opposed by some state election officials and the White House on the grounds that it would impose on states' rights.

A prudent measure that had some bipartisan support ( S. 2593 in the 115th Congress ) ended up going nowhere. Introduced by Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) this bill would have required voting machines to produce a printout to let election officials confirm electronic votes. Lankford and Wyden had said that they intended to reintroduce paper-trail bills. They did not.

The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative published a report that explored their attempts to look into Dominion and other voting companies:

"Part of the challenge is that it is difficult to compile even basic facts about it. The industry earns an estimated $300 million in revenue annually is dominated by three firms [and is] limiting the amount of information available in the public domain about their operations and financial performance."

Nonetheless, Republicans and Democrats agreed in a 2018 omnibus bill ( Public Law 115-141 ) to divide among the states $380 million for voting system upgrades. Georgia's legislature also approved a plan to spend as much as $150 million on equipment that cybersecurity researchers say is still hackable . Most of that equipment was supplied by Dominion.

According to Business Insider , Georgia "became the only state in the country last year to overhaul its entire election system, paying Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems $106 million for new voting machines, printers and scanners."

The NY Times reported that some Democrats in the Georgia Legislature opposed purchasing the Dominion system and there is "some evidence that heavy lobbying and sales tactics have played a role in their adoption in Georgia and elsewhere."

In hotly contested Georgia, during 2019's test run a now-deleted Atlanta Journal Constitution article detailed "a glitch" that surfaced when six counties tested the Dominion system. The problem occurred in at least four of the six counties where the new voting system was being tested before being used statewide during the March 24 presidential primary. The problems weren't rectified by primary date, which was moved to June due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the New York Times :

"Georgia's statewide primary elections on Tuesday were overwhelmed by a full-scale meltdown of new voting systems Scores of new state-ordered voting machines were reported to be missing or malfunctioning, and hours-long lines materialized at polling places across Georgia. Some people gave up and left before casting a ballot Predominantly black areas experienced some of the worst problems.

Who is Dominion?

Dominion Voting Systems is a company from Toronto, Canada , that has headquarters in Denver, Colorado, and is one of the three major firms providing voting machines in U.S. elections. The others are Election Systems & Software, and Hart InterCivic with ES&C in the top spot and Dominion at number two.

A 2014 form filed with the State of California says Dominion was founded in 2003 in Canada and in 2009 moved to the U.S. Its principal officers were listed as John Poulos, CEO; Ian MacVicar, CFO; and James Hoover, vice president of product line management. Dominion Voting Systems , claims to work with 1300 voting jurisdictions including nine of the 20 largest counties in the nation.

Dominion produced the software used in MI , GA and all the remaining states in question.

Like many corporations, Dominion purchased influence in congress. Bloomberg reported in April of last year that Dominion hired lobbying firm, Brownstein Farber Hyatt & Schreck. House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi's former chief of staff, Nadeam Elshami, is one of the lobbyists for that firm.

At the state level, Dominion employs eight registered lobbyists in GA alone. They include Lewis Abit Massey , a former Democratic Georgia Secretary of State, and Jared Thomas, former chief of staff for Republican Governor Brian Kemp.

ES&S also has its own lobbying effort recently adding Peck Madigan Jones to the lobbying firm Vectre Corp. ES&S paid Vectre $80,000 during the last three months of 2018 alone. According to the Washington Post, Dominion also reported donating in between $25,001-$50,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Why the Clinton Foundation?

Locations of US voting machines: Dominion is shown in Orange; ES&S in Blue. (Source: Penn Warton)

The news site, Truthout, reported that Dominion "was recently acquired by New York-based hedge fund Staple Street Capital." An executive board member of Staple Street Capital, William Earl Kennard , is a former ambassador to the EU who was appointed to that position by Barack Obama. In 2018, Dominion publicly announced it had been acquired by its management team and Staple Street Capital.

Interestingly, on November 6, Deadline reported that Kennard was named to the board of WarnerMedia parent company to AT&T, which owns CNN .

Long ago, Dominion earned $44 million in 2012. It listed its addresses for manufacturing and development as Toronto; Belgrade, Serbia; Denver; Plano, Texas; and Baldwin Park, California. A 2020 filing lists their registered agent as Cogency Global in Florida. Its directors were listed as Hootan Yaghoobzadeh of Staple Street Capital, Stephen Owens , also of Staple Street, and Benjamin Humphreys. Yaghoobzadeh and Owens both have past ties to the Carlyle Group investment firm. In 2015, Carlyle was the world's largest private equity firm.

" Glitches."

Beyond the reports of problems with the mail-in ballots, in the aftermath of the election two weeks ago, the independent reports of voting machine irregularities have in combination developed serious concerns about Dominion and their software that they feature as "Democracy Suite 5.5." All of these problems favored Biden, never Trump.

First, on Tuesday, in the wee hours of the morning Dominion machines erroneously gave Democratic candidate Joe Biden a 3,000 plus vote advantage in Antrim County, MI. After a manual recount of the votes, officials posted updated results showing President Trump won the county with 9,783 votes making up 56.46% of ballots cast. Joe Biden earned 7,289 votes or 42.07%. CNN "went blue" for Biden before the error was discovered.

With the machine results being utterly mathematically disconnected to the hand-count tally Antrim County officials have blamed the county's election software saying totals counted did not match tabulator tapes.

In Oakland County, Michigan, according to the Royal Oak Tribune another glitch in a completely different ballot counting system, Hart Intercivic, switched over 1,200 Republican votes to Democrat. The switch initially caused County Commissioner Adam Kochenderfer to lose. Once the glitch was found, and the votes were properly attributed, Kochenderfer went from losing by 100 votes to winning by over 1,100. Hart uses its proprietary system called Verity. Eleven Michigan counties use Hart's systems

Back in GA, voters were unable to cast machine ballots for a couple of hours in Morgan and Spalding counties after the electronic devices crashed, state officials said. In response to the delays, Superior Court Judge W. Fletcher Sams extended voting until 11 p.m.

The companies "uploaded something last night, which is not normal, and it caused a glitch," said Marcia Ridley, elections supervisor at Spalding County Board of Elections. Ridley said that a representative from Dominion called her after poll workers began having problems with the equipment Tuesday morning and said the problem was due to an upload to the machines by one of their technicians overnight. Said Ridley,

"That is something that they don't ever do. I've never seen them update anything the day before the election."

There is a reason for Ridley's observation. By GA law the machines are supposed to be certified for accurate use by the state before the election day. How was this possible with Dominion uploading data unknown during that night?

This matter may be far from over in GA. Trump has already filed for an injunction, per state statute, which cites, "These vote tabulator failures are a mechanical malfunction that, under MCL 168.831-168.839, requires a "special election" in the precincts affected." The keyword here is precincts. Plural.

In Oakland County Michigan, Dominion machine errors resulted in a Democrat being wrongly declared the winner of a commissioner's race by 104 votes – only to have their seat flip back to the rightful Republican candidate after the error was caught.

More importantly, Wisconsin reports came in that showed that the vote totals for Rock County appeared to be switched between President Trump and Joe Biden. 9,516 votes were eliminated from President Trump and moved to Joe Biden. If this one report is proved true, then the 19,032-vote shift would nearly wipe-out, of its own, Biden's reported 20,540 vote lead in Wisconsin and his electoral votes.

Pennsylvania and its twenty electoral votes are also hotly in contention. Dominion machines are being used in Armstrong, Carbon, Clarion, Crawford, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Fayette, Fulton, Luzerne, Montgomery, Pike, Warren, York counties.

State Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York, says she started getting calls shortly after the polls opened Tuesday morning that the machines were jamming and causing delays.

Phillips also highlighted another problem. "If that ballot is rejected, for example, if they over-voted for county commissioner, and that ballot is rejected, then that person has no way of knowing that their vote has been invalidated. That's not acceptable," she said.

Due to Dominion machine delays, PA election officials admitted that if ballots could not be immediately scanned by the machines, those ballots were instead stored so they could be counted later in "emergency holding boxes will be scanned at the polling places."

Those "stored" ballots were not always scanned. The Pennsylvania GOP had to bring a lawsuit to ensure that all York County ballots were counted. These had been placed in suitcases quickly purchased by Dominion and none were scanned.

AZ is also reporting problems. Boasts Dominion's website: "Arizona: "Serving 2.2 million Maricopa County voters with Democracy Suite 5.5 "

Yep. Maricopa County. The contested county where this week, Arizona GOP Chair Rae Chorenky was been forced to resign after failing to sign the required Certificate of Accuracy for the Dominion voting machines.

Concerns Mount.

The key difficulty in examining potential election fraud by Dominion and possibly their counterparts is in going beyond isolated incidents and establishing a systemic fraud. One safety mechanism Dominion and other providers tout is that while voters might make their choices on a touchscreen machine, a paper ballot with a bar code is printed out where the voter can confirm their choices before inputting the paper ballot into a machine. Here's the problem, according to a US News story :

"[The machines] register votes in bar codes that the human eye cannot decipher. That's a problem, researchers say: Voters could end up with printouts that accurately spell out the names of the candidates they picked, but, because of a hack, the bar codes do not reflect those choices. Because the bar codes are what's tabulated, voters would never know that their ballots benefited another candidate."

These bar codes are vitally important to the subject of election fraud. They are also of great interest to Ray Lutz of California based Citizen's Oversight.

For those unfamiliar with Lutz and Citizen's, his organization has garnered great respect across the state for, among other examples, championing the successful closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station (SONGS) and next the exposure of demonstrative election fraud in the 2016 California primary that tipped the scales for Hillary Clinton rather than Bernie Sanders. Lutz is no stranger to using the courts effectively for the public good.

To this end, Lutz just a month before the election announced the launch of Citizen's new ballot checking software called AuditEngine . In reply to an inquiry for data, Lutz said,

"We are still gathering information at this time. We may have a lawsuit in NC to get poll tapes data. Also, we will be seriously looking at PA."

In a press release this week Lutz forewarned:

"Ballot images can thwart changes to paper ballots, magically losing or finding new ballots in the recount. Citizens' Oversight today sent a request to keep the images By preserving the ballot images, we can make sure the paper ballots recounted in Georgia match ballot images that were made on election night, and are not modified by any unscrupulous campaign operatives."

As Citizen's takes a closer look at GA and possibly PA while others examine the swing states, the likely hood of this showing a massive shift towards Trump in every state is a difficult proposition. However, in the era of the citizen investigator, the work of one anonymous source is picking up traction, so much so that many alternative media sources are quoting it, as is the Trump campaign.

The methodology of this investigation is thorough but needs corroboration by experts. However, the person releasing this analysis obtained the same data as was captured by the New York Times on election night from Edison Research. It is the same data that was used for election coverage by ABC News, CBS News, CNN and NBC News. The report provides a careful and plausible methodology and a state-by-state list of votes switched from Trump to Biden and of votes simply erased by Dominion machines. His results show discrepancies- some very large- in every state and particularly in GA and PA where, if proven, those states would flip for Trump.

Following the Dots Down the Rabbit Hole?

For the reader who cares to look beyond "Plausible Deniability" and connect the dots of possibility, days before the election of Nov 3 Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney (Ret.) cast his own suspicions that were in keeping with the charges levelled today by Sidney Powell.

McInerney stated he was warned in 2018 by Admiral James Aloysius "Ace" Lyons Jr., just before his death, that a plot to fix the 2020 election was in the works. Lyons served as Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet from 1985 to 1987. He also wrote a column about Seth Rich being the one who leaked the 2016 DNC email tranche that blew HRC out of the water and which The Washington Times deleted.

McInerney, although previously discredited for his backing of the 2002 Iraq "weapons of mass destruction" claims, thus described the two US/ CIA covert operations called "Hammer" and "Scorecard." Both were designed for the CIA in the aftermath of 9/11.

The author has verified the existence of both programs.

" The Hammer" is a counter-intelligence surveillance program used to spy on activities carried out through protected networks (like voting machines) without detection. "Scorecard" is a vote-manipulation application that changes votes during data transfer.

Adding credence to the allegations of both men is a previous report by Alan Jones and Mary Fanning of the American Report that was published on March 17, 2017 . The claims in that report mirror those of Lyons and McInerney and refer to the information provided by the man who designed both Hammer and Scorecard, Dennis Montgomery, who has turned whistleblower.

Montgomery states that Hammer and Scorecard were designed by him under the supervision of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper and then CIA director John Brennan. In a subsequent article, The American Report connects the dots from Brennan and Clapper to Christopher Krebs, currently the head of the DHS's Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency (CISA). It should be noticed that it is Krebs who has in recent days been the DHS point man for denying any and all allegations of election fraud as an MSM spokesperson on the matter.

[Breaking News: Moments ago, Trump fired Christopher Krebs effective immediately]

John Brennan, James Clapper and Krebs are all DNC disciples and have been vociferous in their public disdain for Trump over the past four years. With this and the week's aforementioned national news in mind, next came the news yesterday, that Sidney Powell considered the reports about Hammer and Scorecard credible, saying on Fox News, that,

" it explains a lot of what we're seeing All of those districts need to be checked for the software glitch that would change the vote for Michigan dramatically. The same thing is happening in other states. We've had hundreds of thousands of ballots appear for solely Mr Biden which is statistically impossible as a matter of mathematics. It can all be documented it is being put in files that we will file in federal court."

As if this all were not enough to create bi-partisan concern for the 2020 election, just moments ago it was revealed that a memory card was found during the audit in Fayette county GA with 2,755 votes, most of them for Trump. The news comes one day after 2,600 uncounted ballots were found on another memory card in Floyd County, GA – which were also mostly cast for President Trump.

The new margin total statewide in GA is now a 12,929 lead for Biden.

Observers might notice that there does not appear to be any sense of panic by the Trump campaign, nor their lawyers and that all have so far moved methodically via the courts and in announcing the steady stream of reported violations.

Certainly, Trump has lost in some court proceedings so far, but the big cases, such as the SCOTUS intervention with the rulings of the lower PA Supreme Court are still in play as are the states final vote certification, the results of which preclude further legal action.

[Breaking News: Officials in Wayne County, Michigan – home to the city of Detroit, have refused to certify the results of the Nov. 3 election.]

As suggested in the first article in this series, "Trump's (64Day) Election End Game" Trump continues to play the long game at least until the Jan 6 meeting of the Electoral College in Wash. DC. Since the time of that article, the subject of the Electoral College has been examined across the nation's news media and transformed from skepticism to probability.

What should become most important, if these many allegations come together as substantial truth, is that the issue of 2020 Election fraud must become a bi-partisan issue and quickly.

As was suggested in the previous article, "Of Color Revolutions, Foreign and Domestic," the advent of America's own color revolution may be at hand and become the most significant threat to America since the civil war. To view this only as an indictment of one party allows those loyal to that party to ignore consideration of facts. This will only split the country further.

To prevent a US color revolution, the one the Dems are already calling, "Purple," there must be a bi-partisan investigation by both sides of the aisle that transcends party loyalty to that of the priority of saving the country. Not Joe Biden. Not Donald Trump. Criminal charges and indictments must be brought against one and all proved to be involved in the attempt to circumvent the American election process.

That indictment: Treason.

About the Author: Brett Redmayne-Titley has authored and published over 180 in-depth articles over the past twelve years. Many have been translated and republished worldwide. He can be reached at: live-on-scene ((at)) gmx.com. Prior articles can be viewed at his archive: www.watchingromeburn.uk

[Nov 18, 2020] FEC Chairman- If Sidney Powell Says There Was Rampant Voter Fraud, 'I Believe Her'

Nov 18, 2020 | www.theepochtimes.com

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Dominion Voting Systems has denied several times to media outlets that its software and devices are not secure or that they were used to switch votes.

"Dominion Voting Systems categorically denies false assertions about vote switching issues with our voting systems," the company said in a statement . "Vote deletion/switching assertions are completely false."

"No credible reports or evidence of any software issues exist," the company stated, adding, "Human errors related to reporting tabulated results have arisen in a few counties, including some using Dominion equipment, but appropriate procedural actions were made by the county to address these errors were made prior to the canvass process."

A national coalition that includes the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Association of State Election Directors said there is a lack of evidence supporting the claim that voting software deleted or switched votes in the election.

"There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised," a joint statement from the coalition said, and called the 2020 election "the most secure in American history."

Dominion Voting Systems is a member of CISA's Election Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Council, one of two entities that authored the statement put out by CISA.

Trainor, in earlier remarks to Newsmax, said he believes locations where poll watchers were not allowed "meaningful access" to observe vote tabulation could be involved in voter fraud.

"I do believe that there is voter fraud taking place in these places," Trainor told the outlet . "Otherwise they would allow the observers to go in."

The official referred to a case in Pennsylvania, where a court ordered them to allow the Trump campaign to have poll observers watch from six feet away, but the order was defied.

"They have not been allowed that meaningful access," Trainor said, adding that if the law was broken in this regard, the election was "illegitimate."

[Nov 18, 2020] Stacey Abrams "My heart is full"; Probably the purse is full too

Stacey Abrams work for increasing turnout among minorities is all fake: the black share of Georgia's electorate fell to its lowest level since 2006
What is unclear whey it is considered a virtue to force people are not interested in politics and who do not want to vote to cast their votes
Nov 18, 2020 | thefederalist.com

The Huffington Post lauded Abrams's work driving up turnout among minorities.

"Experts say Black voter turnout in Georgia during the 2020 election likely broke records," read captions of a three-minute video, only for the unnamed "experts" to be shown completely off.

According to a subsequent analysis of updated voter data from The New York Times Tuesday, the black share of Georgia's electorate fell to its lowest level since 2006.

The race in Georgia, the Times explained, was decided primarily by demographic changes in the suburban ring surrounding Atlanta, where Biden outperformed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among wealthy and well-educated suburbanites.

... "My heart is full," Abrams wrote as Biden took the lead the week of election day.

[Nov 18, 2020] In Nevada, A Corrupt Cash-For-Votes Scheme Is Hiding In Plain Sight

Nov 18, 2020 | thefederalist.com

The mass mailing of unsolicited ballots is of course a recipe for fraud, even more so in a state where the voter rolls contain tens of thousands of people who haven't voted or updated their records in more than a decade. This is how you get dead people voting, as we reported here at The Federalist and as Tucker Carlson noted last week .

But there's another, less sensational but perhaps more consequential election scandal in Nevada that hasn't yet made headlines, even though it's been hiding in plain sight for weeks now. Under the guise of supposedly nonprofit, nonpartisan get-out-the-vote campaigns, Native American voter advocacy groups in Nevada handed out gift cards, electronics, clothing, and other items to voters in tribal areas, in many cases documenting the exchange of ballots for "prizes" on their own Facebook pages, sometimes even while wearing official Joe Biden campaign gear.

Simply put, this is illegal. Offering voters anything of value in exchange for their vote is a violation of federal election law , and in some cases punishable by up to two years in prison and as much as $10,000 in fines . That includes raffles, free food, free T-shirts, and so on.

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There are about 60,000 eligible Native American voters in Nevada who make up about 3 percent of the state's total voting population. That's almost twice the current margin of Biden's current lead over President Trump in Nevada. So the Native American vote really does matter, it could even be decisive. It therefore matters how many Native American votes were influenced by an illegal cash-for-votes scheme, especially if funding for it came from American taxpayers via the NCAI.

It also matters because this didn't just happen in Nevada. Organizers there might have been more obvious about what they were doing, but there's evidence that similar efforts, including gift card and electronics giveaways, were undertaken in Native communities in South Dakota , Arizona , Wisconsin , Washington , Michigan , Idaho , Minnesota , and Texas .

All of this coordinated illegal activity, clearly designed to churn out votes for Biden and Democrats in tribal areas all across the country, is completely out in the open. You don't need special access or some secret source to find out about it. You just have be curious, look around, and report it.

Unfortunately, mainstream media outlets are not curious and refuse to report on any of this stuff. What's described above is an egregious and totally transparent vote-buying scheme in Nevada that was likely undertaken on a similar scale across nearly a dozen other states, but you won't read about it in The New York Times, or hear about it on CNN.

That's not because the story is unimportant, but because, for the media establishment, it's inconvenient. No wonder these groups didn't try to hide what they were doing.

[Nov 18, 2020] Several Georgia Recount Monitors Describe 'Odd Batches of Ballots' That Stood Out Pristine Sheets with Perfectly Marked Bubbles 100% For Joe Biden

Nov 18, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

Teamtc321 , 1 hour ago

Several Georgia Recount Monitors Describe 'Odd Batches of Ballots' That Stood Out – Pristine Sheets with Perfectly Marked Bubbles – 100% For Joe Biden

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger recently ordered a statewide audit and hand recount amid overwhelming evidence of voter fraud.

The recount however appears to be rigged because elections officials are not checking signatures and now it is being revealed that the state is instructing officials to report original vote totals.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/11/several-georgia-recount-monitors-describe-odd-batches-ballots-stood-pristine-sheets-perfectly-marked-bubbles-100-joe-biden/

SirBarksAlot , 1 hour ago

Hold on there, Aquamaster. What about this televised shot of votes disappearing from the Trump Count and being added to the Biden count in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania Dominion transfers 20,000 votes from Trump to Biden on live TV.

https://streamable.com/b2ndze

Kentucky Dominion transfers Votes from Republican to Democrat for Governor:

https://welovetrump.com/2020/11/08/watch-election-fraud-caught-live-on-the-air-on-cnn-on-election-night-hammer-scorecard/?utm_source=website_link_trending1

[Nov 18, 2020] Georgia Recount Monitor Catches 9,626-Vote Error During Hand Recount -

Nov 18, 2020 | www.zerohedge.com

Georgia Recount Monitor Catches 9,626-Vote Error During Hand Recount by Tyler Durden Wed, 11/18/2020 - 14:35 Twitter Facebook Reddit Email Print

Authored by Ivan Pentchoukov via the Epoch Times (emphasis ours),

A recount monitor in Georgia discovered a 9,626- vote error in the hand recount in DeKalb County, according to the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party.

"One of our monitors discovered a 9,626-vote error in the DeKalb County hand count . One batch was labeled 10,707 for Biden and 13 for Trump -- an improbable margin even by DeKalb standards. The actual count for the batch was 1,081 for Biden and 13 for Trump ," David Shafer wrote on Twitter on Nov. 18.

" Had this counting error not been discovered, Biden would have gained enough votes from this one batch alone to cancel out Trump's gains from Fayette, Floyd, and Walton ," Shafer added, referring to the three Peach State counties which discovered memory cards with uncounted votes on Monday and Tuesday.

Shafer said that two official counters signed off on the miscounted batch. GOP attorneys turned over an affidavit ( pdf ) on the incident to the Georgia secretary of state and requested an investigation.

" We were limited to one monitor for every 10 counting tables and we were kept some distance from the tables. There is no telling what we missed under these unreasonable restrictions," Shafer said.

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Fayette, Floyd, and Walton counties discovered uncounted votes on Monday and Tuesday with each batch favoring President Donald Trump. The discovered votes cut former Vice President Joe Biden's lead in the state by more than 1,400 votes.

Georgia's deadline to complete the recount is at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday. The state is scheduled to vote on whether to certify the results of the 2020 election on Friday.

The recount in progress was initiated by Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger based on a new law that calls for an audit of one race after each election. The Trump campaign has challenged the recount process, asserting that it is meaningless unless it includes an audit of the voters' signatures .

The office of the secretary of state did not respond to a request for comment.

Georgia officials are probing the handling of the presidential election in the state's largest county. Officials are seeing "managerial sloppiness" and "chain of custody" issues in Fulton County, which has a population of about a million and includes Atlanta, Gabriel Sterling with the secretary of state's office told reporters on Tuesday.

Raffensperger said Tuesday that an audit of voting machines was completed with no signs of foul play. Voting systems testing company Pro V&V conducted the audit and "found no evidence of the machines being tampered."

The Trump campaign has alleged that voting machines and software by Dominion Voting Systems switched votes from Trump to Biden . Dominion denied the allegations.

Zachary Stieber contributed to this report.

Follow Ivan on Twitter: @ivanpentchoukov

[Nov 18, 2020] In 2006 George Soros Funded a Project to Elect Progressive Liberals to Secretary of State Offices -- Now You Know Why

Nov 18, 2020 | redstate.com

The "Secretary of State Project " was an American non-profit, progressive 527 political action committee focus