Skip to comments.Preparing for a Disputed Presidential Election: An Exercise in Election Risk Assessment and Management
Posted on 11/08/2020 8:56:25 AM PST by dontreadthis
This Article considers the possibility that a major dispute over the outcome of the 2020 presidential election could arise, even without foreign interference or some other extraordinary event, but rather just from the ordinary process of counting ballots. Building upon previous research on the blue shift phenomenon, whereby adjustments in vote tallies during the canvassing of returns tends to advantage Democratic candidates, it is easy to imagine a dispute arising if this kind of blue shift were consequential in the presidential race. Using examples from both Pennsylvania and Arizona, two states susceptible to significant blue shifts in previous elections, the article shows how the dispute could reach Congress, where it potentially might metastasize into a full-fledged constitutional crisis. The most frightening scenario is where the dispute remains unresolved on January 20, 2021, the date for the inauguration of the new presidential term, and the military is uncertain as to who is entitled to receive the nuclear codes as commander-in-chief. In order to avoid this risk, Congress should amend the relevant statute, 3 U.S.C. § 15.
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Curiously, it was written 1 year prior to the election but its description of the present situation is uncanny.
As a candidate, Trump paid slews of very smart people to protect his interests.
Not only that.......remember, he IS still the president.
Pres Trump had 17 intel agencies at his disposal.....and the buzz is they were on this like white on rice from the get-go.
God knows what evidence the 24/7 ever-vigilant NSA, alone, uncovered.
Wow, you must have been smoking the hopium early today. The intel agencies are out to get Trump. How do you explain the allegations that the CIA was involved in rigging the vote counts in favor of Biden?
There has been no shortage of bureaucratic, partisan "Resistance", active and passive, over the last four years.
Trump and team could have significant trouble extracting any actionable intel from that part of The Swamp.
And don’t forget this new agency that was created in 2017 - 2018.
I can’t imagine they are not all over this.
For example, the VOA, which as I understand it is basically a mouthpiece for the CIA, participated in the gaslighting by reporting that Trump, “without evidence”, was alleging election irregularities.
Depends on who chartered them - are they part of the gaslighting team, or are they actually good guys? Note that many Republicans seem to be gaslighting right now.
Oh, please.......Trump knows better than that.
You can be sure no intel was accepted without a thorough screening by him and his team.
The buzz is intel sometimes “accidentally” latches onto good stuff.......like a China scam.
They apparently traced Biden ballots that emanated from China that were routed to a Chinese consulate in Texas.
“They apparently traced Biden ballots that emanated from China that were routed to a Chinese consulate in Texas.”
First I heard of this. Could you post a source?
Please provide a link for your Chinese ballot claim.
My understanding, and it may be incorrect, is that this was a DNC operation and not the CIA or at least directly. I think I read that the (D) operatives overseeing the CIA during Obama’s reign acquired it for DNC purposes. Allegedly, the Obama cartel of the DNC wouldn’t deploy it for HRC. The DNC did deploy it for Buyden. Someone correct me if I’m wrong.
I think that the 14th Amendment, especially Sections 2 and 3 should be included in the discussion.
The other shoe that should be dropped is the filing of a private party federal RICO lawsuit by Trump or the Republican party. Such suits are more about monetary damages (triple damages plus legal fees), but still bankrupting the Democratic party and labeling is as “organized crime” might end their power once and for all time.
This may shed some light.
Note the date. He knew this was
going to happen and you can bet
he and his team have put things
in place to ensnare the evil
doers. Using the COVID scare as
cover for producing illegal
Donald J. Trump
RIGGED 2020 ELECTION: MILLIONS OF MAIL-IN BALLOTS WILL BE PRINTED BY FOREIGN COUNTRIES, AND OTHERS. IT WILL BE THE SCANDAL OF OUR TIMES!
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“Depends on who chartered them - are they part of the gaslighting team, or are they actually good guys?”
True. This agency is under the Department of Homeland Security which has generally been supportive and responsive to the Trump team. It was created less than 2 years ago.
It should be new enough not to be corrupted (I hope).
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