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  • Forget Plague, Riots, and Socialism: Vote-By-Mail Will Be the Death of the Republic

    07/10/2020 8:07:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/10/2020 | Stephen Kruiser
    Vote-by-mail is the devil It’s valid for those of us on the right to be concerned about the fate of our beloved country, especially in this strangest of years. We are, after all, facing a host of problems: the coronavirus pandemic, the successful radical leftist indoctrination of two generations of public school kids, and the resulting lust for socialism on the American left resulting from that. There is also the fact that the idiot lefties are trying to ruin sports, entertainment, and even hamburgers, but we’ll have to save that for another day.When I survey the 2020 landscape trying to...
  • Voters Choice: Growth or Stagnation

    07/09/2020 1:36:15 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 8 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | July 8, 2020 | Phil Gramm and Mike Solon
    Tax cuts demagogued as giveaways to the rich were creating higher wages and bonuses for workers and producing the lowest unemployment rates on record for blacks, Hispanics, single women, the disabled and those with criminal records. Wages at the bottom were growing faster than at the top. Real median weekly wages have risen six times as much in three years under Mr. Trumps policies as they did in eight years under Mr. Obamas policies. Labor-force participation has risen by 1.1% under Mr. Trump while it fell by an astounding 4.6% under Mr. Obama. In the first three years of the...
  • Primary blog: Two hot races in South Jersey, Delaware votes on presidential race

    07/07/2020 3:51:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    WHYY ^ | 7/07/20 | P. Kenneth Burns
    Polls are now open in New Jersey and Delaware, where voters are largely expected to vote by mail because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In New Jersey, the nearly all-mail primary is emerging as a test of the states ability to deliver a drama-free election in the face of critical tweets from President Donald Trump and state Republicans seeking federal election monitors. The COVID-19 outbreak has forced lawmakers and state officials to prepare state and county election organizations for a surge in remote voting and it also delayed the usual June primary by a month. While the deadline has passed for...
  • Georgia will give voters more time to correct rejected absentee ballots (still counting)

    06/16/2020 10:57:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/16/20 | Kelly Mena
    Washington (CNN) Georgia voters will receive additional time to correct their rejected absentee ballots following last week's calamitous primary. Following a legal challenge by state Democrats on Friday, voters will now get three business days after the date they are notified that their ballot is rejected to fix issues, Georgia election director Chris Harvey said in a statement. "Any absentee ballots that have been rejected should have a cure notice mailed (and emailed, if applicable) to the voter as soon as possible," Harvey said. Counties have been struggling with the review process amid an overwhelming volume of absentee ballots that...
  • Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as county has more registered voters than people who can vote (16 counties)

    06/09/2020 12:06:33 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 09 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    EXCLUSIVE: A voter filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Bureau of Elections Director Jonathan Brater and other officials, claiming that in at least 16 counties voter rolls have not been properly maintained and that this leaves them vulnerable to fraud in November's election. Tony Daunt, a Republican active in his state and county parties, alleges that the Michigan voter registration rates in these counties are suspiciously high because their voting records have not been cleaned out to remove ineligible voters, including those who have died, moved, or been convicted of felonies. Retaining voter rolls bloated...
  • Imagine what Donald Trump would say: Key swing state sweats over vote-counting fiasco (Pennsylvania still counting)

    06/06/2020 2:25:09 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | 6/05/20 | Holly Otterbein
    PHILADELPHIA - Three days have passed since Election Day, and races for auditor general, state senate and state representative are still up in the air in Pennsylvania. Election officials havent finished counting the vote because they are grappling with an influx of more than 1.4 million mail ballots after the state implemented no-excuse absentee voting for the first time ever amid a pandemic, widespread protests and riots. In Philadelphia, the biggest city in the state, only about 14,000 of nearly 160,000 mail and absentee ballots had been tallied as of Friday afternoon. **SNIP** The fact that Philadelphia, a Democratic stronghold,...
  • Appeals Court Continues Halt on Expanding Voting by Mail in Texas

    06/04/2020 3:19:34 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    A federal appeals court on Thursday continued to keep on hold any expansion of mail voting in Texas, where President Donald Trump has cheered on a fight against relaxing balloting rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. The decision by 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is not the last word on the matter, but it stops, for now, a lower-court ruling that had opened the door for Texas' 16 million registered voters to cast ballots by mail. The case remains before the court with primary runoff elections in Texas, which are set for July 14, now less than...
  • Indiana holds delayed primary with some facing long lines (masks optional)

    06/02/2020 5:14:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    AP via Stl Today ^ | 6/02/20 | Tom Davies
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianas first election to feature widespread mail-in balloting concluded Tuesday with long lines in Indianapolis delaying the closure of in-person voting locations. Nearly 550,000 voters requested mail-in ballots - more than 10 times the number cast during the 2016 primary - after coronavirus concerns prompted officials to delay the primary by four weeks from its original May 5 date. Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden easily won Indiana's delegates in their respective primaries. Indianapolis voters faced waits of an hour or more at several voting locations throughout the day as Marion County had 22...
  • NJ NAACP Leader Calls For Paterson Mail-In Vote to Be Canceled Amid Corruption Claims

    05/28/2020 10:18:55 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 10 replies
    NBC New York ^ | Jonathan Dienst and Joe Valiquette
    A Paterson NAACP leader said the recent city council vote-by-mail election was allegedly so flawed that the results should be thrown out and a new election ordered. Invalidate the election. Lets do it again, said Rev. Kenneth Clayton said amid reports more that 20 percent of all ballots were disqualified, some in connection with voter fraud allegations. These kinds of acts make people not want to vote anymore. They feel disenfranchised, disconnected that their votes dont count, and that is not fair to people," he said. Rev. Clayton said the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will...
  • WATCH: GOP Leader McCarthy EXPLODES From House Floor As Congress Holds First Ever Vote by Proxy One Democrat Voted SEVEN TIMES

    05/28/2020 8:01:52 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 50 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 27, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    The House held its first proxy vote since Congress first met in 1789 and GOP leader Kevin McCarthy sued to stop the constitutional abomination.
  • Pelosi blasts House Republicans over lawsuit to halt proxy voting: 'Sad stunt'

    05/27/2020 2:12:17 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    The Hill via MSN ^ | 5/27/20 | Jesse Byrnes
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) late Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit from House Republicans seeking to block the chamber from holding proxy voting, in which members vote for colleagues remotely on the House floor. Pelosi issued a statement calling the lawsuit a "sad stunt" aimed at distracting from new efforts for an additional relief bill amid the coronavirus pandemic. "The House made its will clear two weeks ago when it voted to implement remote voting by proxy and other necessary measures to ensure that Congress can continue to protect lives and livelihoods," Pelosi said in a statement. "The House's position that remote...
  • Mail carrier accused of changing five ballot requests from Democrat to Republican [WV]

    05/26/2020 7:52:46 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 26 replies
    WV MetroNews ^ | May 26, 2020 | Brad McElhinny
    A postal carrier in Pendleton County is accused of committing attempted election fraud by taking requests for Democratic absentee ballots and re-marking them as requests for Republican ballots. Mail carrier Thomas Cooper, 47, of Dry Fork was charged with attempt to defraud the residents of West Virginia of a fair election. The charge was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. The investigator was Bennie Cogar of the West Virginia Attorney Generals Office and on behalf of the West Virginia Secretary of States Office. Cogar swore an affidavit, which was included with the filing....
  • Citizen Journalist Busts Democrat Mail-In Voting Nursing Home Scandal in Texas

    05/26/2020 9:48:16 AM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 34 replies
    National File ^ | 5-26-2020 | Patrick Howley
    Citizen journalist Colleen Vera has discovered evidence of what appears to be a massive voter fraud ring operating in the state of Texas involving mail-in voting and Democrat political campaigns. Evidence presented below includes a video of a Democrat campaign surrogate harvesting mail ballots from a nursing home, audio of a Democrat campaign worker admitting to harvesting ballots from a nursing home, and mail-in ballots from Harris County that all have the same handwriting and envelope process.
  • Trumps poor handling of the crisis may lose him the GOPs most reliable voters (fake news makes predictions)

    05/25/2020 7:11:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 94 replies
    One of the most durable political assets that Republicans have enjoyed throughout the 21st century is their edge among Americans 65 and older, who tend to turn out at the polls more reliably any other group. But with President Trumps inept and erratic handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic, he is rapidly losing support among the age group most vulnerable to its ravages - which is a big warning sign to Republicans as they look to the fall. Trump has also been showing slippage in support among the next-oldest cohort, those 55 and older. The shift has been showing up...
  • Trump: Democrats Trying to Exploit Coronavirus for Vote-by-Mail Scam

    05/24/2020 10:02:02 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 May 2020 | Joshua Caplan
    President Donald Trump said Sunday that Democrats are attempting to use the Chinese coronavirus pandemic to push mail-in ballot plans for the upcoming November election, warning the move will lead to the greatest Rigged Election in history. The United States cannot have all Mail In Ballots. It will be the greatest Rigged Election in history. People grab them from mailboxes, print thousands of forgeries and force people to sign, the president wrote. Also, forge names. Some absentee OK, when necessary. Trying to use Covid for this Scam:
  • Herschel Walker Blasts Biden for Comments on Black Voters: You Dont Determine Who We Vote For

    05/22/2020 3:42:12 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 22 2020 | DYLAN GWINN
    College football and NFL legend Herschel Walker ripped former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, after the Democrat nominee said that black people confused about who to vote for, aint black. During a Friday interview on The Breakfast Club, Biden told host Charlamagne tha God that if black people were confused about whether to vote for him or Trump, then they aint black. If you have a problem figuring out whether youre for me or Trump, then you aint black, Biden said to Charlamagne.
  • Vote-by-mail expansion plan heads to governors desk

    05/22/2020 2:57:01 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 15 replies
    WGEM ^ | 5/22/2020 | Mike Miletich
    The Illinois Senate voted 37-19 to pass a voting expansion plan for the November 3 election. The bill heading to Gov. JB Pritzker's desk for approval will greatly expand Illinois' vote-by-mail system following the COVID-19 pandemic. Senate Bill 1863 will give voters the opportunity to cast their ballots without going out in public, as there could potentially be a second round of COVID-19 spread this fall. "The right to vote is the foundational pillar of our democracy -- and, now, as our elected leaders are making some of the most consequential decisions of our lifetimes, it's more important than ever...
  • Ex-Sanders campaign co-chair Nina Turner rips Biden: Saying you 'own' the black vote is 'the highest insult'

    05/22/2020 4:26:57 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/22/20 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Former Bernie Sanders campaign co-chair Nina Turner on Friday blasted Joe Biden over the comments -- which he later walked back -- about black voters choosing between him and President Trump in November's election. Earlier in the day, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee raised eyebrows during an interview with Charlamagne tha God on the radio show "The Breakfast Club" as he defended his record with the black community. I tell you if you have a problem figuring out whether youre for me or Trump, then you aint black, Biden said. Turner offered a blistering response to the progressive media outlet...
  • Illinois House passes vote-by-mail expansion plan

    05/21/2020 9:18:45 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 42 replies
    WGEM ^ | 5/21/2020 | Mike Miletich
    The Illinois House voted 72-43 to pass an expansion plan for voting by mail for the 2020 General Election. This vote followed a lengthy debate between Republicans and Rep. Kelly Burke (D-Evergreen Park) who sponsored the proposal in the House. Democrats discussed the possibility of implementing a vote-by-mail plan earlier this year, but the COVID-19 pandemic sped up their process. Sponsors say Senate Bill 1863 will give voters the opportunity to cast their ballots without going out in public, as there could potentially be a second round of COVID-19 spread this fall. If the bill passes out of both chambers,...
  • Philadelphia Dem elections judge admits taking bribes to inflate vote counts

    05/21/2020 3:28:27 PM PDT · by DFG · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/21/2020 | Bradford Betz
    A former Democratic elections judge has pleaded guilty for his role in accepting bribes to cast fraudulent ballots and certifying false voting results in primary elections in Philadelphia, prosecutors announced Thursday. Domenick J. Demuro, 73, admitted that while serving as an elected municipal Judge of Elections, he accepted bribes in exchange for adding ballots for certain candidates on the voting machines in his jurisdiction and for including the fraudulent ballots in official tallies during the 2014, 2015 and 2016 primary elections in Philadelphia.