Virtually every legacy media story about the 2020 election includes the phrase “baseless claims of voter fraud” in disparaging President Trump and anyone else who dares to point out the need for full forensic audits to sort out the mountain of election irregularities that continue to be uncovered. It reminds me of the endless repetition of the word “gravitas” during the 2000 presidential campaign, as the Democrat-media agitprop worked overtime to disparage George W. Bush. Check out the DuckDuckGo search results for “baseless claims of voter fraud” below. The leftwing and legacy media are good at repeating Democrat narratives; after all, most of them are Democrats (or at least vote Democrat).
Except that every single one of the “journalists” (sic) writing these articles – not to mention any prominent Democrat who cites them as “factual” – is a bald-faced liar, as the opposite is true: there is a MOUNTAIN of evidence, independent analyses, affidavits, testimony, videos, and statements from various election experts that have laid the foundation for full forensic election audits across the country. For example:
- The 2020 Election Evidence Project is an incredible resource that continuously compiles evidence of election fraud – dozens and dozens of hot-linked sources.
- Promoting American Election Integrity has posted reports from their “team of authors of 2020 election-related analyses … whose expertise covers a wide range of fields (Cyber Security, IT, Statistics, Physics, Economics, etc.).” In addition to state-specific analyses, they produced a ground-breaking election recommendations report with specific details on how to improve election laws in all states.
- In addition to election fraud-related reports by a number of independent reporters at places like UncoverDC, TGP, JustTheNews, and others, your correspondent has compiled seven detailed election-related reports covering each of the past seven weeks (see here, here, here, here, here, here, and here). This article is number eight in the continuing series.
How those legacy media types can call themselves “journalists” while failing to investigate and/or ignoring the above evidence is disgraceful. Any article about election fraud written by ANYONE that contains the phrase “baseless claims of voter fraud” is nothing but Democrat agitprop. Methinks they doth protest too much, as surely any forensic audit would “prove” the Democrats’ claim that 2020 was the “most secure election ever.” Except the entire Democrat-media complex is doing everything in its power to thwart the completion of even one real audit in Maricopa County while marshaling the DoJ’s Civil Rights Division to sue states that have passed new laws that improve election integrity.
Social media personality @KanekoaTheGreat on Telegram points out the absurdity of the Democrat-media narrative about audits in simple terms:
IRS audits don’t undermine the integrity of taxpayers, financial audits don’t undermine the integrity of corporations, but the far-left radical media wants people to believe state legislatures auditing elections undermines the very fabric of our Constitutional Republic. Have you ever seen anyone fight so hard against transparency?
Never fear, as the momentum is on our side, not theirs, as the revelations keep coming, Pennsylvania is moving forward toward a three-county forensic audit, and their “baseless claims” lie is being ignored by most thinking Americans. Do they really think we’re going to swallow election lies from the same crowd who breathlessly repeated and supported Dr. Fauci’s ChiCom virus flip-flops over the past year-and-a-half, as well as the plethora of “Trump gotcha” lies such as “Russia collusion” that have been subsequently debunked? Please. A 2 July Rasmussen poll confirms that many Americans aren’t buying the Democrat-media spin, with 51% replying “yes” to the poll question, “How likely is it that cheating affected the outcome of the 2020 presidential election?”
“How likely is it that cheating affected the outcome of the 2020 presidential election?”
Very or Somewhat Likely-
White – 51%
Black – 49%
Oth Non-White – 56%
Dem – 30% 🧐
Unaffil – 51%
GOP – 74%
All Voters – 51%
— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) July 2, 2021
Here is this week’s summary and commentary; may it add to the angst increasingly being displayed by the Democrat-media complex.
- In a major precedent-setting ruling, the US Supreme Court upheld two recently-passed Arizona voter integrity bills signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey (R), as reported here:
[T]he Court rejected Democrat claims that the Arizona laws – one which bans “ballot harvesting” in which third party activists collect and return other people’s ballots – and another which invalidates votes cast in the wrong precinct – don’t violate the 1965 landmark Voting Rights Act.
[The importance of this decision cannot be underestimated, as ballot harvesting has been an important weapon in the Democrats’ election fraud arsenal, and now legal impediments against banning ballot harvesting have been washed away by SCOTUS. And top Democrat lawyer Marc Elias knows it, too, as pointed out by Redstate colleague Nick Arama here.]
- The state senate is going to issue a second subpoena for the missing routers and passwords that Maricopa County has refused to supply, per this OAN report:
Arizona election audit spokesman Randy Pullen said the state senate will subpoena the routers and passwords that are still being withheld by election officials. He announced the state’s plans to issue the subpoena on Wednesday while noting it has been difficult to complete the audit without information on the routers and passwords.
[Arizona Conservatives Take Action (@ArizonaConservatives) on Telegram provides some amplification: While the actual interview that OAN is citing as the source for this information is vague, Senator Kelly Townsend just confirmed that a new subpoena will be issued. Will the County Supervisors respond differently to a second subpoena for the same information? Out of session (and without Boyer’s cooperation), the Senate has no subpoena enforcement power. Hopefully, they have more tools in their arsenal than limp subpoenas that are likely to be ignored.]
- And sure enough, Sen. Townsend weighed in with a Telegram post explaining the plan(s):
Senator Kelly Townsend Confirms New Subpoena Will Be Issued and Discusses Plans B and C Post Sine Die Via @KellyTownsend:
I am seeing some comments suggesting that I somehow was bought off by going home after session ended. I understand the frustration and I am not comfortable going home especially after a new subpoena is about to be issued. However, I could tell that I was not going to be able to stop the other senators from going home after the 3rd longest Session in Arizona history. I don’t know that everyone understands how important it was to stay in session in case we need to enforce the subpoena, or maybe they do understand but gave up because Paul Boyer was never going to vote yes to hold the county supervisors in contempt so we therefore don’t have the votes regardless even if we were in session. It’s frustrating knowing you have the means to take care of the issue but because of people like him, you cannot. Here is my backup plan.
Plan B – Ducey Special Session
I negotiated a special committee to review the outcome of the audit to decide if we should call for a special session. Other committees like the Judiciary committee could do the same thing in calling for that special session and so could the house as well as you, the public. I want to believe that the Governor will call the session for us. In the event that he does not or that we never get the items we need to finish the audit, then here is my next plan.
Plan C – Budget Amendments Next Year
As for any legislation that is needed to ensure we have a secure election for the primary, we will need to close session by April 30th in order for the 90 days to pass in time for the laws to be an effect before the primary. If that cannot happen due to the struggles of only having a one seat majority then my last option is to get the election reforms into the 2022 budget which will become effective immediately once it is signed by the Governor. Those provisions will need to have an appropriation attached in order to be in the budget.
I am not giving up, I have not sold out or been bought off, I am moving my chess pieces on behalf of you the best I can under the circumstances. Our biggest problem right now is not being able to enforce the subpoena but as you can see, having people like Paul Boyer make that next to impossible anyway. That is my call to you. Please make sure he is not reelected in the August primary of 2022.
Support Anthony Kern who will be challenging him and I will be putting up information regarding his campaign shortly so that you can donate. You are not powerless, and we will tackle this one way or another.
- Seth Keshel (former US Army captain, military intelligence, and a protégé of Gen Flynn) has been conducting demographic analyses of voter registration data in order to analyze voting patterns and the irregularities in many states (including Red ones). Here is commentary on Arizona from his Telegram account (@RealSKeshel):
If I were Katie Hobbs and felt confident about the certified results in Maricopa County, I would sit back and let the audit and, by connection, everyone who supports it, self-destruct. There is no better way to solidify an administration with highly questioned legitimacy from coast to coast than to let the audit make your opponents look like idiots as your results are confirmed.
Katie knows what is going on. She’s acting like a fool, now shifting the argument to “even if the audit showed fraud, we couldn’t change anything.” They are setting the stage to paint Cyber Ninjas as biased, incompetent, and conspiracy theorists. None of their argument is about the anomalies or about the tons of affidavits and testimonies alleging misconduct in the administration of the election. It is the left spilling out “status reports” in order to make the audit ship appear leaky.
If that audit reveals substantial problems, like missing ballots, or enough illegal ballots to reverse the state, then she and the entire Maricopa Board of Supervisors is utterly toast. Remember: Maricopa hasn’t been blue since 1948 It was even red when Bob Dole lost Arizona in 1996, the first loss since 1948. Trump won Maricopa in 2016 with fewer votes than Romney Trump decided to set a GOP record by gaining 248,000 additional votes from his 2016 total just so he could lose the county for the first time in 72 years Dems have never gained more than 116,000 new votes in Maricopa. So it’s totally natural of course, for Biden to come in 338,000 over Clinton to BARELY win the state. Why? He needed every one of those votes. They appear to have known the score of where Trump would come in, which is why they awkwardly counted a few batches of votes per day until they ran out of them.
Katie knows. So do their lawyers, because the thing I do to celebrate a once in a lifetime achievement is send lawyers out to cover it all up. Hobbs is famous for referring to Trump supporters as “Neo Nazis” in 2017. Arizona appears on the way to be the first state *confirmed* to be wrongfully awarded in the electoral college. That’s called a national crisis. Oh, Pima County is also highly fraudulent. Sow the wind…
(Final addition: I don’t know when results will be released. No news is good news. We don’t want leaks. Don’t believe any news articles alleging anything.)
- Speaking of Katie Hobbs, is this the data breach that she’s allegedly been covering up for months? Whatever happened to that FBI investigation? This is what the FBI was looking for, according to that Forbes article: “… any evidence within the seized computers that showed they’d been used to access the IT network at the office, as well as ‘protected voters’ information’ and any indication that it had been disseminated to other people.” I wonder what tipped them off – or has this all been swept under the rug now, too?
- The Democrats dirty tricks squad is allegedly working overtime to gum up the works of the audit, in this case through voter intimidation via the canvassing process, as reported here:
[Volunteer audit worker Liz] Harris discusses -in broad terms- how the canvassing is being done and how commercials are being deployed throughout the region by “Protect Democracy” the leftist activist group. It appears the DNC affiliate is running ads in an effort to get canvassed voters to provide them “voter intimidation” ammunition for the DOJ to use against the audit workers. But wait, it gets worse… AND very familiar for those who walk the deep weeds.
Ms. Harris describes a very familiar tactic previously used by the SEIU operatives (purple orcs we called them), where they impersonate audit canvassers (and/or election workers) and actually do intentionally intimidate the voter (very aggressive). The canvassed voter then thinks they have been intimidated by an audit worker and reports that conduct to the DOJ who in turn use that evidence against the audit team to file lawsuits. We saw this exact type of operation carried out by the SEIU in Pennsylvania circa 2007 as the DNC wanted to keep the RNC under a consent decree (long story). This is also how Bob Creamer operated when he was planting fake protestors in Trump rallies on behalf of Hillary Clinton.
- Speaking of dirty tricks, in keeping with its standard anti-audit reporting, Salon stated that several women involved in the audit are filing sexual harassment claims against male co-workers. Is this coincidental or something more?
Several women who’ve participated in Arizona’s partisan election “audit” are alleging sexual harassment by male co-workers, and they say management initially ignored their complaints.
- Colorado is a big-time mail-in ballot state. Here is a link to Part V of an excellent series entitled, “Election Irregularities Project, Dateline Colorado: How Could a largely Conservative-but Progressive State Like Colorado Go Blue??” This part focuses on the use of modeling and simulation to influence the ballot adjudication process. Recommend reading the entire series posted here.
- Well, lookie here: Sec’y of State Brad Raffensperger (RINO) is back-peddling like crazy with evidence of fraud making his claims of election security “inoperative.” He knows the posse is hard on his heels. He now wants Fulton County election operations taken over by the state:
[Raffensperger] discussed using the new election integrity law to have the State Elections Board take over the Fulton County election counting prior to the 2022 midterm elections. When asked whether the state using the law to take Fulton County into receivership was an option, he said “yes is the answer.”
“With SB 202, habitually failing counties can – actually the state election board can – come in and replace the election director and really take over the governance of that,” he said.
[As this article puts it nicely, “Brad Raffensperger is lying.”]
- Kandiss Taylor, a gubernatorial candidate, put out a press release detailing over 168,000 ballots in Cobb County with no chain of custody:
[T]he vote was flawed and did not protect the chain of custody of the ballots. The cards, which contained the ballot information and your vote totals, were haphazardly and, without chain of custody, mishandled with no proof of security or time-stamp.
Cobb County had 174,979 Early Advance votes. Only 6,057 early advanced votes were processed correctly. The result of this action is that 168,922 early advanced votes have no chain of custody, violated the vote security of the citizens of Cobb County, and therefore put into question the validity of the Cobb County votes.
- Jonathan Turley reports that the DoJ lawsuit aiming to torpedo Georgia’s new election integrity law is likely to fail due to the SCOTUS ruling that upheld Arizona’s two new election laws, as reported here:
While the court just stated a narrow interpretation of Section 2, the Biden administration advanced a sweeping interpretation and a strikingly unfocused claim of racial discriminatory impact. While the claims are not identical, this case will now go forward in conflict not only with the general thrust of Brnovich, but in reliance on the same type of presumptions of racism rejected by the court. This follows the court’s 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder that effectively ended preclearance requirements for states like Georgia under the Voting Rights Act.
Ironically, the Justice Department filed on the eighth anniversary of the Shelby decision, but chose to file before it could read the last post-Shelby opinion on laws burdening the right to vote. In the new decision, the court declared that all voting rules create some sort of burden but “mere inconvenience cannot be enough to demonstrate a violation of Sec. 2.”
None of that bodes well for the Georgia lawsuit. Indeed, it strongly suggests that the Biden administration is setting itself up for failure. The case is weak, the precedent is hostile, and timing is suspect. So why would Attorney General Merrick Garland green light a case that seems likely to fail in spectacular fashion?
While I have great respect for Garland, this does seem like a rare moment of weakness in yielding to political pressure from the White House and Congress. The lawsuit legitimates Biden’s over-heated rhetoric on Republicans dragging the nation back into the Jim Crow era.
[The Hologram’s “over-heated rhetoric” about returning to Jim Crow laws is a sign of pure panic by Democrats!]
- The RNC and the NRSC must be feeling the heat from Republican grassroots (to whom the GOP establishment in those two organizations doubtless refer to as “rubes” in private), as they have joined Georgia’s defense of the new election law against the DoJ lawsuit: “The Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee said they are intervening to defend Georgia in a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice.”
- Under the radar of the legacy media (or at least suppressed) are election laws that will go into effect after the Democrat governor’s veto was overridden. The bills spiked efforts by Democrat-friendly third-party groups like the League of Women Voters to register new voters, as reported here:
House Bill 2183 adds new restrictions and penalties for touching somebody else’s ballot, distributing ballots, helping someone turn in their ballot, or altering the postmark on an advanced ballot.
Under the law, false representation of an election official is a felony crime with a punishment of up to 17 months in prison and a $100,000 fine.
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed HB 2183 and House Bill 2332, which includes new restrictions on the distribution of applications for a mail-in ballot. The Legislature’s two-thirds Republican majority overrode her vetoes, clearing the way for the laws to take effect on July 1.
- Seth Keshel (@RealSKeshel) on Telegram provided this shocking election analysis of deep Blue Maryland:
Think election was only bad in swing states? Dive into blue state blues. Here is a 4-county selection from MD. 3 of 4 voted DJT in 2016. AA and Fred Co. are trending Dem in reg (noted on left-hand side), and when that happens you can expect a larger % of D victory or tighter margin of D defeat. Carroll trended slightly D but GOP still registered more in a county where R has huge Reg. advantage. Harford trended more R and should have been more favorable to DJT. On righthand side we have number of new reg voters in each. AA – 7% pop growth since 2010, same amount of new [registered voters] RVs this year as 2016. 2016 gain for Ds was 2k voters. This year… 44k. They are about 22-32k over what could be expected even with D reg. advantage. Fred – 11% growth since 2010, 22k new RVs. Trump went from winning by 2.4% to losing by 9.6%, Dems at least 12k over what could possibly be expected. Carroll- <1% growth. 10k gain for Dems. Impossible. Harford– 4% growth, fewer new RVs than 2016. Trump solid gain, Biden 16K (!) gain.
In reference to my info on MD – I do not believe it to be a Trump state. I believe blue states were hyper inflated to ensure a Biden popular vote win, and also to make the flagrant steals in the Midwest, GA, AZ, and NV not appear glaringly obvious. “How did trump lose PA but get within 6 in Washington?” So everything had to be artificially pushed out. I do however think that you’d be horrified if you could ever pull a forensic in Baltimore City/County. I’ve identified the same stuff in WA, OR, CA, NY, HI, and other blue hives.
- Unbeknownst to many Americans, state governments allegedly have an arrangement with Twitter by which they can get Twitter to suspend accounts that criticize the government (a direct violation of the First Amendment). This allegedly happened to Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai during his campaign for the US Senate last fall, after which point, he filed a lawsuit, as detailed here by UncoverDC:
[This] is now a historic First Amendment case because, according to Shiva, the most important speech we have, political speech, has been—and is being—violated by the government of the United States through their social media proxies. He alleges that it wasn’t Twitter, a private entity, who took him down but, rather, it was the government who ordered Twitter to take Shiva off their platform.
The government of Massachusetts had contacted Twitter directly as well as the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED), which is also a state organization. Michelle Tassinari, the State Election Director, was also exposed by Shiva because she was about to become the President of the NASED. The NASED also contacted Twitter through their “Trusted Twitter Partnership.” In November, Judge Wolf ordered that the state of Massachusetts and the NASED should no longer contact Twitter and “if you have a problem with Dr. Shiva, you will rebut him on Twitter”—a huge win for freedom of speech.
Shiva found on the night before his court hearing on May 20, “a document written by the Twitter Legal Counsel in the UK about what is called a Partner Support Portal (PSP) to enable the government to report on potential threats to Twitter. That same infrastructure was deployed in India, in the recent election, and also deployed in Taiwan and Australia and was brought here in 2020,” according to Shiva. Importantly, “the PSP portal is ONLY for government officials—separate but unequal,” according to Shiva.
He also found a set of playbooks on a server called the “Election Influence Operations Playbooks” for state and local officials. “This,” Shiva claims, “is not just a document. This is a standard operating procedure of censorship, of government using Twitter so that the government can launder censorship.” Twitter Legal and Michelle Tassinari are chief architects of the playbooks.
[This is a landmark case that is completely unreported: state governments are allegedly using proxies like Twitter to violate political speech rights under the First Amendment. I hope President Trump reached out to Dr. Shiva to leverage this case in his class-action lawsuit against Twitter and Facebook.]
- Lawyer Matt Deperno details the remote access from foreign IP addresses to election management machines in Antrim County, as reported by social media personality @KanekoaTheGreat on Telegram:
[From] the affidavit by CyFIR’s Ben Cotton on an anonymous user remotely accessing the Antrim County EMS. First, he points out IP addresses from Taiwan and Germany. Each machine was connected to the internet by Verizon modems. All of the administrators shared the same password except two who didn’t use a password. The hard disk [wasn’t] encrypted. Microsoft SQL was set so an unauthorized user could manipulate the database. The Antrim EMS last updated their Windows Defender Antivirus on 7/16/2016. LOL. An anonymous user logged on 11/5/2020 at 5:55:56 PM and 11/17/2020 at 5:16:49 PM EST. How were hackers able to get past all the administrators using the same password, the administrators not using passwords, and still manage to get past “Windows Defender Antivirus 2016” to access the “most secure election in history” through the Verizon modems connected to the internet.
Matt DePerno: “In MI, GA, and AZ, we have found anonymous user remote access logons that have elevated privileges in the election management system… anyone who does that can access the actual database and change results.”
DePerno also notes that Maricopa County and the AZ SoS have known since 11/3 that there was a security breach of the voter registration servers — and they have hidden this information from the public.
- Jovan Pulitzer on Telegram notes Barack Obama’s rant defending Michigan State Sen. Ed McBroom (the RINO who released a “report” claiming there was no need to do a forensic audit in Michigan) as being even more rationale for doing an audit!
- In upholding a lawsuit by the New Hampshire League of Women Voters (a Democrat front organization), the state supreme court struck down a 4-year-old law requiring voter ID, as reported here:
In the ruling, the justices wrote that they agreed with the lower court rulings that the law “imposes unreasonable burdens on the right to vote” and that lawyers for the state failed to demonstrate that the law was related to an “important governmental objective.”
The law required voters to show additional proof of identification if they registered within 30 days of a federal, state or local election.
[This state is slip-sliding into Democrat Hell if their state supreme court can’t see that voter ID is “related to an important governmental objective,” i.e., election integrity!]
- Several concerned Nevada residents are demanding a full forensic audit, as reported here:
Nevada residents Mindy Robinson, Rhonda Rau, Bonnie Taylor, and Deana Villei served notarized affidavits claiming maladministration to Governor Steve Sisolak, Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske, and Speaker Jason Frierson.
[From the article: “…a team of data scientists and whistleblowers found 130,000 ‘unique instances of voter fraud in Nevada,’ including 42,000 who voted more than once, 1,500 dead people, 19,000 non-residents, and 4,000 non-citizens.”]
- Grass roots complaints about election fraud may be having an impact in this state, too, as reported here:
[S]ome Republican lawmakers in North Carolina are asking questions about the state’s process for counting votes. … Republican state Rep. Jeff McNeely framed the inquiry as one in which legislators wanted to sift truth from fiction. “We are just trying to see if there are any legs to the rumors we hear about ballots and machines, we want to know if there is anything that could have been changed by the machines, we gave them a deadline to get back to us,” he said.
The North Carolina House Freedom Caucus issued a statement about its exploratory activities.
“The 2020 election results were reviewed, as well as the different voting machines and their internal parts. Specifically, questions about modems and the ability for the machines to be accessed by the internet were discussed,” the statement said.
- Bombshell! On 7 July, State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R) announced a full forensic audit in three counties in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, York, and Tioga). Read his press release here:
— Audit War Room (@AuditWarRoom) July 7, 2021
- Democrat Gov. Tony Evans vetoed a bill that would ban private funding of elections by entities such as Mark Zuckerberg’s “nonprofit” the Center for Tech and Civic Life, which “gave over $6 million in grants to five Wisconsin cities last year.” The Democrats have no intention of curtailing actions that undermine election integrity when they have the power to prevent it.
- Social media personality @KanekoaTheGreat on Telegram provides a great service in summarizing and reminding us of past incidents of ballot fraud, including when Democrats and their media allies expressed their own concerns about this. Here are some excerpts from those examples:
- From The NYT On Mail-In Voting In 2012: Votes cast by mail are less likely to be counted, more likely to be compromised and more likely to be contested than those cast in a voting booth, statistics show. “You could steal some absentee ballots or stuff a ballot box or bribe an election administrator or fiddle with an electronic voting machine,” [Heather Gerken, a law professor at Yale,] said. That explains, she said, “why all the evidence of stolen elections involves absentee ballots and the like.”
- From Slate On Mail-In Voting in 2016: Voter fraud does happen—but it almost never occurs at the polls. Instead, as election law expert and occasional Slate contributor Rick Hasen has explained, voter fraud occurs through absentee ballots. … And the only voting fraud schemes with the potential to actually swing elections involved mail-in ballots, not impersonation at the polls.
- From the 2005 bipartisan report on Federal Election Reform: The 1997 Miami mayoral election that resulted in 36 arrests for absentee-ballot fraud. The election had to be rerun, and the result was reversed.
- A much longer list of vote-by-mail fraud cases is available at this link. Yes, yes, Democrats; there are no historical examples of voter fraud, and besides, only “baseless claims of voter fraud” are behind the push to audit the 2020 election (not!).
- And finally, from a research report by John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center entitled “Why Do Most Countries Ban Mail-In Ballots? They Have Seen Massive Vote Fraud Problems,” comes this reminder: Among the 27 countries in the European Union, 63% ban mail-in absentee voting unless living abroad and another 26% require a photo-ID to obtain a mail-in absentee ballot. 22% ban the practice even for those who live abroad. There are 16 countries in the rest of Europe, and they are even more restrictive. Every single one bans mail-in voting for those living in the country or require a photo-ID to obtain a mail-in ballot.
- I really, really like this reminder from conservative political commentators Rogan O’Handley on Telegram about the vote tallies in several states at the moment of “The Great Pause” in counting ballots on Election Day night – which has never been explained by the Democrat-media complex:
- In their typical back-handed anti-audit way (more screeching of “baseless claims”), Newsweek nevertheless reported that Mike Lindell will provide cyber evidence of massive hacking of US elections last fall in a symposium in Sioux Falls, SD, on 10-12 August. Will Newsweek retract this article (and many others) after that symposium is concluded?
- Here’s a great article that dissects Democrat House Whip James Clyburn’s efforts to spin non-ID cards like voter registration cards are suitable for voter ID purposes. The Democrats are trying to get ahead of the growing push for voter ID while retaining the fraud that benefits Democrats. Here are a couple of excerpts:
[CNN’s Dana] Bash points out that, last year, Clyburn was calling ID “voter suppression.” This year, though, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-State of Duplicity) saying voters should show ID or a utility bill, Clyburn is singing a different song. (Incidentally, utility bills do not prove that someone is who he says he is.) When Bash asks if Clyburn could go along with Manchin’s plan, Clyburn enthuses:
Absolutely. Dana, when I first registered to vote as a 21-year-old — back then, 18-year-olds could not vote — I got a voter registration card. And I always present that voter registration card when I go to vote. And that is voter ID.
No, that is not “voter ID.” That is a lie. A voter registration card merely says that someone named Jim Clyburn is registered to vote. However, it does not show that the person holding that card is, in fact, Jim Clyburn. Only a driver’s license, state ID card (for those who don’t drive), or a passport — all of which have reliable photos — provide identification.
After that outright lie, Clyburn throws a lot of dust in the air about student “activity” cards, hunting licenses, and the fact that he doesn’t own a gun. It is true that, in some states that require concealed carry licenses, those licenses, just like a driver’s license, have a photo. However, that requirement does not apply to owning a gun or hunting. As for student IDs, there’s no way to ascertain that the hundreds of different ID cards students might present are valid.
- Finally, AZ state senator Wendy Rogers (R) called for audits in all counties in the US that use electronic voting machines, including in Red states. Amen to that!
2020 Election Integrity: Arizona – Senate Forensic Audit – Republican Senator on AZ Senate Judiciary Committee on Electronic Voting Machines Nationwide … https://t.co/Krlc26tKZh
— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) July 5, 2021
Conclusion. So much for the Democrat-media narrative of “baseless claims of voter fraud” being the motivating factor behind the push by several states for full forensic audits of the 2020 election. That dog won’t hunt! They will be shifting to damage control mode bigly in trying to get ahead of the audit results in Arizona (and Pennsylvania and Georgia and ….).
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