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  • Voting Machines in Manassas, Virginia

    11/03/2016 8:46:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/03/16 | Dat. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    “So there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that those stickers were purposefully placed over the manufacturer’s identifying plates in order to keep their origin a secret." An acquaintance returned from early voting in Manassas, Virginia, quite irate. The stakes are high in this highly unusual once in a lifetime presidential election. As she was waiting for her registration paperwork to be processed, she studied carefully the rear of each of the voting machines that were about three feet from her. She wanted to find out the name of the manufacturer of the machines being used.
  • Why Trump could face a Jimmy Carter scenario

    10/28/2020 10:33:29 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    cnn ^ | 10/25/2020 | John Harwood
    (CNN)The last president facing re-election troubles like Donald Trump's was Jimmy Carter in 1980. Injured by recession and impotent against a national crisis, Carter lost big. To describe the current incumbent's predicament, substitute Trump's botched coronavirus response for Carter's inability to free American hostages seized by Iran. Then look at the numbers. Today, Trump's national polling deficit of around 10 percentage points matches Carter's popular vote deficit against Ronald Reagan -- who won a 44-state landslide while fellow Republicans seized control of the Senate.
  • Joe Biden spent decades warning of voter fraud — now called a myth by Dems

    10/12/2020 11:34:37 AM PDT · by DFG · 2 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09/19/2020 | Jon Levine
    The Democratic Party line treats voter fraud as little more than a GOP fever dream — yet the party’s presidential candidate Joe Biden spent decades of his career sounding the alarm about it. Biden, the Democratic standard bearer, consistently shared GOP concerns about voter fraud during his 36 years as a United States senator from Delaware. “Should Voters Be Allowed To Register On Election Day? No,” Biden wrote in an op-ed to a now-defunct Wilmington, Del. newspaper in 1977. He even chided President Carter for proposing it. A “reservation I have and one that is apparently shared by some of...
  • Jimmy Carter, the oldest living former US president, turns 96

    10/01/2020 10:05:19 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 85 replies
    cnn ^ | 10/01/2020 | Scottie Andrew
    (CNN)Jimmy Carter, the son of a Georgia peanut farmer who'd go on to be America's 39th president, turns 96 today. He's the oldest living former US president -- and he's outlived every other occupant of the Oval Office. At 96, the Nobel Peace Prize winner remains the longest-living president in US history, surpassing George H. W. Bush, who died in 2018 at 94. Carter's kept busy since his last birthday. He was hospitalized for much of the latter half of 2019 to recover from brain surgery, infections and two falls. His health woes forced him to stop teaching Sunday school...
  • Jimmy Carter is heard but not seen in Democratic convention appearance as he gives off-camera endorsement to 'loyal and dedicated friend' Joe Biden

    08/19/2020 12:12:40 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    dailymail ^ | 08/19/2020 | Tim Stickings
    Jimmy Carter gave an off-camera endorsement to Joe Biden at the Democratic National Convention last night, 44 years after he himself first accepted the nomination. The former president, 95, said Biden has the 'experience, character and decency to bring us together' and hailed him as 'the right person for this moment in our nation's history' on the night that Biden was formally chosen as the Democratic nominee. Biden, 77, was already on Capitol Hill during Carter's presidential term from 1977 to 1981 and the 39th president described him as 'my first and most effective supporter in the Senate' when he...
  • Jimmy Carter speaks out against Israeli sovereignty plans, touts former accords

    07/02/2020 11:07:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has criticized Israel’s plans to apply sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria, more commonly known as the West Bank. “Israel’s planned annexation of up to 30 [percent] of the West Bank as early as today would violate international laws prohibiting the acquisition of territory by force and changing the status of occupied territories,” said Carter in a statement on Wednesday. “The planned move would violate the Oslo and Camp David Accords, and jeopardize Israel’s peace treaties with Jordan and Egypt.” …
  • Just as in 2016, the Democrats and the Press Think We're Stupid

    06/20/2020 7:21:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    American ^ | June 20, 2020 | J.B. Shurk
    Do you remember how Democrats were openly scheming to help nominate Donald Trump during the 2016 Republican primary? Paul Krugman wrote a Labor Day column back in 2015 defending Trump from Jeb Bush and praising his economic platform. Jimmy Carter told the British Parliament the following February that he preferred a President Trump to a President Cruz because Trump would be a pragmatic and non-ideological leader. A Democratic National Committee email released by WikiLeaks later that year revealed that the Clinton campaign and the DNC were colluding to ensure that Trump won the nomination. An attached memorandum outlined how important...
  • President Trump has upended four decades of successful U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East

    05/27/2020 3:43:45 AM PDT · by Skepolitic · 53 replies
    Foreign Policy (via Twitter) ^ | 5/23/2020 | Foreign Policy
    Refers to an article by Hal Brands, Steven A. Cook, and Kenneth M. Pollack. Trump’s break with decades of U.S. strategy in the Persian Gulf has been conducted in his typically cavalier manner. But it did not come out of nowhere. Americans have been debating their long-standing strategic commitment to the Gulf for several years now. Critics of that commitment have offered multiple arguments for why Washington ought to pull back from the region. Each is founded in realities that should refine U.S. strategy toward the Gulf, but not abandon it, as Trump appears to be doing.
  • Heed Jimmy Carter on the Danger of Mail-In Voting

    04/11/2020 4:14:47 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 20 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 10, 2020 | John R. Lott, Jr
    ‘Absentee ballots remain the largest source of potential voter fraud.” That quote isn’t from President Trump, who criticized mail-in voting this week after Wisconsin Democrats tried and failed to change an election at the last minute into an exclusively mail-in affair. It’s the conclusion of the bipartisan 2005 report of the Commission on Federal Election Reform, chaired by former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James Baker III.
  • A follow-up on the Carter Page warrant is, once again, not flattering to the FBI

    04/05/2020 4:56:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    THE JUSTICE Department’s inspector general has followed up his devastating December report on the FBI’s securing of a secret intelligence-gathering warrant on U.S. citizen Carter Page and, once again, the news is not flattering. In December, the inspector general, Michael Horowitz, found that the FBI supplied a secret panel of judges with unverified, inaccurate and, in one case, falsified data in support of its warrant applications regarding Mr. Page. Mr. Horowitz’s new report, released March 31, makes clear that this was not an isolated incident. In 29 cases drawn from five years’ worth of FBI secret warrant applications, Mr. Horowitz...
  • Jimmy Carter says Buttigieg "doesn't know what he's going to do" after South Carolina

    03/01/2020 3:04:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 67 replies
    CBS 'News' ^ | 3/01/20 | Jack Turman
    Plains, Georgia - Former President Jimmy Carter suggested Pete Buttigieg's campaign is searching for answers after a disappointing fourth-place finish in Saturday's South Carolina primary, the first test of candidates' support in a state with predominantly African-American voters. Buttigieg and his husband Chasten paid a visit to Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter on Sunday morning, joining them for breakfast here in Georgia, which holds its Democratic primary on March 24. Carter told reporters at Buffalo Cafe in Plains that he is fond of Buttigieg, mentioning their work on a Habitat for Humanity project in South Bend, Indiana, where...
  • An Aide’s View: Jimmy Carter as ‘the Anti-Trump’

    01/15/2020 7:18:06 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    nytimes ^ | 01/14/2020 | Stuart E. Eizenstat
    In “Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1979” (Sunday Review, Jan. 12), Stephen Metcalf argues that President Trump’s decision to kill Qassim Suleimani stems from his obsession with being the anti-Jimmy Carter. But the image of Jimmy Carter as a weak president defies reality. As a former submarine officer, Mr. Carter considered a naval blockade of Iran’s ports, but his national security and military advisers were concerned that it would enhance the influence of the Soviet Union and lead to the hostages being returned in coffins. As president he reversed the decline in post-Vietnam War defense spending. All the weapons...
  • Newt Gingrich: US vs Iran: Liberals don’t get that we’ve been at war for 40 years – But Trump does [Good read]

    01/08/2020 4:56:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 8, 2020 | Newt Gingrich
    President Trump on Wednesday gave the most honest, direct speech about Iran's dictatorship that has ever given by an American president. It was a refreshing break from the lies and self-deception that have characterized much of the American establishment’s efforts to avoid thinking about it. Watching the various reactions to the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, I have been struck by how historically ignorant most politicians and commentators are – and how our political-diplomatic language and mindset block us from reality. The reality is: Iran's dictatorship has been waging war against the United States for more than 40 years....
  • Kissed by a Hellfire Missile

    01/04/2020 3:37:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies ^ | January 4, 2020 | D.W. Wilber
    Since 1979 the Islamic Republic of Iran has been at war with the United States. Generally a very one-sided war with only the Iranian fanatics in Tehran inflicting any casualties. The United States has been reluctant to really engage Iran, partly out of fear of things escalating into a larger regional conflict. And partly out of some misguided belief that one can negotiate with religious fanatics and expect them to abide by any treaty or agreement they enter into. In 1979 the Iranian regime took and held American diplomats hostage for four hundred forty four days, only releasing them when...

    01/03/2020 10:46:33 AM PST · by george76 · 56 replies
    Melanie Phillips ^ | JANUARY 3, 2020 | Melanie Phillips
    It’s impossible to exaggerate the importance of the elimination of the Iranian al Quds commander Qasem Soleimani. He was killed by a US airstrike which targeted him at Baghdad airport, where he had been met by his close henchman Abu Mahdi al Muhandis and who was killed alongside him in a vehicle convoy with five others. This was America’s response to Iran’s escalating aggression, including an attack on US forces at an Iraqi military base on December 27 that killed a US contractor and wounded several others, and after an Iranian-backed mob attacked the US embassy on December 29 scrawling...
  • 'You can't do a damn thing!' Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei hits back at Donald Trump

    01/01/2020 10:37:36 AM PST · by conservative98 · 90 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | PUBLISHED: 05:04 EST, 1 January 2020 | UPDATED: 13:01 EST, 1 January 2020 | AFP
    'You can't do a damn thing!' Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei hits back at Donald Trump after the president threatened to make him pay a 'big price' for US embassy attack Khamenei strongly condemned US airstrikes on Iraq which killed 25 militants from Kataeb Hezbollah on Sunday night and refurted Trump's claim that Iran 'orchestrated' yesterday's embassy assault in BaghdadThousands - many of them members of the Iran-backed militia - rushed the heavily fortified Green ZoneToday photos emerged showing the scorched interior of the embassy's secure entrance after it was set alight One militant had said: 'God willing if this fire...
  • Top FISA Court Judge Condemns FBI for Providing ‘False Information’ to Court, Demands Prompt Government Response

    12/21/2019 8:48:05 AM PST · by george76 · 36 replies
    The Epoch Times. ^ | December 20, 2019 | JEFF CARLSON
    FISA Court questions whether ‘information contained in other FBI applications is reliable’. Less than a week after Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz released his investigation detailing FBI misconduct in obtaining a FISA spy warrant on a Trump 2016 presidential campaign aide, the presiding judge of the FISA Court, Rosemary Collyer, issued a Four-Page Response Order on Dec. 17, 2019. This unprecedented order by the FISA court condemned—and verified—ongoing wrongdoing by the FBI in the entire approach to the FISA process. Judge Collyer’s order also highlighted just how serious these breaches of conduct actually were, and the potential...
  • James Comey is a Pathological Liar

    12/19/2019 7:16:11 AM PST · by george76 · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 19, 2019 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Before the first FISA application was signed and submitted mired by the pompous, self-serving serial liar James Comey, who signed three of them, Carter Page wrote Comey a letter telling him he was a government asset working with the CIA and the FBI. If that letter had been presented to the FISA court by Comey, as it should have been, the FISA court never would have approved the Obama administration surveillance of Carter Page and Team Trump. ... If you don’t have a legal foundation to surveil somebody and you keep doing it, is that bad?” Sen. Graham asked Horowitz....
  • Senator Kennedy Asks Trump to Declassify Carter Page FISA Applications

    12/14/2019 9:48:45 AM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | December 14, 2019 | ZACHARY STIEBER
    Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) wants President Donald Trump to declassify the applications to spy on Trump campaign associate Carter Page. “The Inspector General report showed the FBI was willing to do anything in order to spy on Carter Page, including making 17 significant inaccuracies and omissions. The American public deserves to know everything the FBI did,” Kennedy said ... “I’m asking President Trump to declassify the entire record so that Attorney General Barr and FBI Director Wray can release it to the American people. If the FBI wants to continue the employment of rogue, politically-motivated agents, then let the public...
  • Iran has world’s ‘fastest-growing church,’ despite no buildings - and it's mostly led by women: documentary

    12/03/2019 3:03:33 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 27, 2019 | Caleb Parke
    the story of the "fastest-growing church" in the world, an underground, persecuted Christian movement in a country known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism — Iran. People in Iran.. are fleeing Islam in droves as believers bow their knee to Jesus .. Sheep Among Wolves ... God is moving powerfully inside of Iran ... the best evangelist for Jesus was the Ayatollah Khomeini.. The ayatollahs brought the true face of Islam to light and people discovered it was a lie...After 40 years under Islamic law — a utopia according to them — they’ve had the worst devastation in the 5,000-year history...