The Insanity Rises by christnmusicreleases in politics
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Ha! Have you flown lately? They won't let you wear 2 masks on a plane, but you have to wear one.
FBI Investigation Uncovers 256 Emails Between Schiff and Epstein by Trump_WG1WGA in news
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Yes. I didn't realize there was a name for this and that it also refers to the visible sclera below the iris.
1 BIG WARNING Every New Gardener Should know - Never Buy this Common Item for your Garden by RelianceTrust in gardening
More advice, if you don't mind. I have access to as much horse manure as I want, but I don't know how useful it is.
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I know you're being funny, but have you seen Schiff's eyes? In my experience, when you can regularly see the whites ABOVE the iris, that person has mental issues. I'm not joking.
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Yes. I kept reading because I hadn't heard of any Schiff/Epstein connection and wanted to see some reliable sources. It took me a few seconds to realize what they did down in the belly of the article. At first, I thought I had misread something.
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Is misplacing posts in the wrong sub against the rules, or just poor posting? I guess it could be labeled as misleading?
Did you read the article? It devolved into "The Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise" from the Star Wars universe. Sort of like a "Rick Roll". I'm guessing the people who up-voted didn't read the article or came from alternate accounts.
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This does not belong in s/news. Maybe s/funny or s/starwars.
Honest Question by smart_jackal in technology
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This was a great read. The article was written back in 2016, but has all the parallels.
Biden vote harvester arrested in Texas for election fraud by scrubking in politics
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This post is literally about someone being charged with cheating.
Fulton County, Georgia - Election worker Ruby and others caught on video *With Audio* Discussing Stealing Votes by Orangutan in politics
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What were the TOS that were violated?
Like I said, I'm not convinced the machines were hacked or that China or any other foreign country had direct involvement in any voter fraud.
I'm with you. It's more the standards in vote authentication that I was talking about. I should have made that more clear. Not verifying registrations that the would-be voter fits one of those 5 (except some states that now allow some felons to vote), and then again not verifying that the actual person voted and on time. One of my father's neighbors got 3 mail-in ballots and got one for his underage daughter. He thought they were mistakes and threw them away. He know realizes he should have kept them. He also lives in one of the areas that supposedly got counterfeit ballots from China. I am still waiting on proof of the China accusation.
Remember the Texas woman caught by Project Veritas admitting to massive voter fraud? She’s now been ARRESTED by Trulytimes in politics
I think you're right. I think there were illegal registrations and ballots in all the swing states, even the ones Trump won. My question is: is this a coordinated effort among a loosely affiliated group of individuals, a bad "culture" of vote gathering with similar training within the party, or a leader at the top with commands working down to the lowest level.
You may be looking at this wrong. The politicians may be working for the same people the ones stuffing the boxes are.
A lot of states, using the Secretary of State office, relaxed their voting standards, against the laws set up by the state legislatures. That is what Texas had filed suit against. It is specifically in the U.S. Constitution that only state legislatures can make (or change) election laws. Article II, Section 1. There would have to be an Amendment to standardize all the state elections.
The coordination in (what seems to me) the swing states, even the ones Trump won, is what worries me. I hope I am wrong on my feelings about that.
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I like your ideas. We have a readable paper ballot that gets printed when we vote locally. We hand deliver it to a poll worker who drops it into a locked box. I think they only use it for hand-to-eye recounts but it is there for a hard copy back-up.
I have issue with two avenues for fraud. The first is mail-in ballots. In years past, the absentee ballots were fewer and easier to authenticate. This year, the mail-in ballots were way too easy to misuse: from ballot harvesting to fake (or any ineligible) voters. The second is voter I.D., or lack thereof. I was the victim of this. I did not find out until two years later and there was nothing I could do about it.
Your ideas included with proper authentication would sure up most of the problems, in my opinion.
Bill Gates: America’s Top Farmland Owner by Panzerfaust in USnews
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I remember when Ted Turner was buying up land in the western U.S. and the media said he was saving the land from development. So far I haven't heard otherwise.
You are correct. There is no right to vote for the individual citizen, and I see your point about the citizens of the state holding their own officials accountable. Maybe this will loosen up some investigations in other states or strengthen the effort of those who want to see more investigation by their officials.
Well, I know I have bias with voter fraud since I have been on the receiving end, but I think of these instances of voter fraud coming to light as the pieces to a puzzle of a bigger, national fraud. Just because Texas went for Trump doesn't mean that some people didn't try to swing it to Biden. If there was indeed a fraud campaign in Texas, then there is probably a link to fraud campaigns in other states. If the pieces don't fit, then I'll be satisfied that it wasn't "stolen".
Are you good with puzzles?
Should saidit eventually adopt a subscription model? by foreskin_burglar in SaidIt
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I am not advocating that at all. I like it the way it is. I think leaving it free to use keeps the most traffic and diversity. I was only replying to income generation. While I think subscription would bring in more money, it would also bring in and keep more "like minded" people. But I am not an internetster or webinator (or marketing expert), so I probably don't know what I'm talking about.
Facebook is now censoring actual quotes on fascism! Ideas and thoughts are becoming dangerous every day by Stroika in censorship
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"The best form of government is a benevolent dictator."
Why would it matter who won?
Parler Switches Domain Registry to Epik Following AWS Ban by MarcoPolo in technology
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I think most people are unaware of how much the U.S. government gives to big tech both with and without reporting it. The money makers in the headlines the past few years all do business with the Pentagon (and more), including intelligence work and technology development.
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Actually, it would probably bring in more money than the model Mags has now. People tend to use things when they pay for it, or pay more for it. Look at your local soft-ball league. Teams that make their players pay a few dollars to cover t-shirts tend to have more participation. The ones that have 100% sponsorship, often have trouble keeping a consistent line-up. I think the donations here is less than $100 a month. If 20 users paid $5 a month, it would reach that.
Biden pick to head DOJ Civil Rights Division wrote Blacks had 'superior physical and mental abilities' by Zapped in politics
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It appears that her PR team is already scrubbing this from the internet. I wonder how Tucker got this information?
Biden pick to head DOJ Civil Rights Division wrote Blacks had 'superior physical and mental abilities'
8 days ago by Zapped to /s/politics from foxnews.com
Biden says he will prioritize helping non-white businesses recover after covid by FriedrichLudwig in debatealtright
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What they don't show you is the tall guy missed the first few innings because he had to build the boxes for the other two.
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I have heard a lot of the Indian-owned hotels are financed from other Indians at high interest.
20 Years Ago by JasonCarswell in whatever
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$400 each? What is this? How is that possible?
Why Parler Is Likely to Fold by diogenesjunior in technology
Interesting take, but seems like a loose theory to me.
Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services. by diogenesjunior in corruption
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Yes! That's a great description. Out of everything in the news the past 10 years, it's the throttling and filtering of information that scares me most.
Ben Carson reacts to Trump being banned from Twitter "Silencing a significant number of voters and erasing history is no way to unite us; it only further divides" | News Thud by carn0ld03 in censorship
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That's how Trump got elected. He was the conduit for the voice of the unheard, or so many of his voters believe. Same with Obama.
We should probably go back to calling them 'transexuals' by SnowAssMan in GenderCriticalGuys
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It's not only that, but the offended decide what the meaning is behind the words you use.
Dennis Prager: “There Is No Example of the Left Having Power and Not Suppressing Speech – Free Speech Is Its Dire Enemy” by MarcoPolo in politics
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Well said. I hadn't thought of it that way. I think the Dunning-Kruger effect only applies to the vocal followers (well, maybe some leaders). Paralysis by analysis, somewhat. Too much noise.
60 Seconds debunking Georgia video. Thoughts? by Automoder in politics
If the state BoE had shown this footage at the press conference in November when they refuted fraud claims, I think it would have gone a long way to help people believe them. The snide comments made by the official at the beginning and end show his bias, which should be hidden. Until I see a hand recount with legal voter verification, I will always be skeptical of this election because I have seen voter fraud first hand.
Calling u/jasoncarswell, meme maker by Zapped in Collusion
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That's the idea of which I was thinking.
Calling u/jasoncarswell, meme maker
9 days ago by Zapped to /s/Collusion from self.Collusion
Black Lives Matter Activist Took Part in Storming of Capitol by MarcoPolo in news
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Now you're talking out of your ass. I don't know if you're a troll or having trouble with comprehension.
Trump deletes tweets after being banned from Twitter [Updated] - Imagine companies that are so powerful that they can force the most powerful man in the world to self censor. Big Tech is flexing their power in this election to force other politicians to fall in line. by awdrifter in politics
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Roosevelt had the Fireside Chat when radio was young. However the President has to get your message out to the people is ok. Technology moves forward and so do the tools. Obama had a phenomenal publicity machine that used new platforms. Either you grow with technology or you get left behind.
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I actually like the Epoch Times for a couple of reasons. First, it was started as a project against the censorship of the CCP. Second, it gives air to stories that are normally suppressed by the MSM. Of course it's right leaning/biased and I've been a little disappointed lately that it has been leaning even harder. I know, I know, you don't feel the MSM leans left and we'll just have to always disagree on that. I did follow your link to Wikipedia and saw a line about beforeitsnews.com being fake news. I thought it was more lefty bias, but wow, that "reporting" is like cancer.
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I think this is the guy everyone is talking about. He admitted climbing through a window, but in the pictures and videos I've seen of him, he's just following alongside with his phone/camera. He's the one who didn't stay inside the velvet ropes. Ha. Also, I think he's the one who got the clearer video of Ashli Babbit being shot.
Georgia election shows signs of being rigged for Democrats, just like the general election by JesusSaves in Collusion
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All I remember were the "hanging chads" in Florida. As I recall, they were recounted to show "intent" and Bush ended up with a larger margin of victory once the absentee ballots were counted. I really thought Gore was going to win that election.
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Or he could be an embedded freelance journalist.
The Shot Heard Around The World: Unarmed Pro-Trump Woman Shot By Capitol Police Has Died by christnmusicreleases in politics
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Thanks for educating me. I was confused about the timing (and meanings) of those reports.
So much for "2021 is going to be better" by diogenesjunior in whatever
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It's almost like the Republicans were playing along being the "good cop", pretending like they were trying to get majorities and the White House, and then didn't know what to do since they didn't expect it. The Democrats are like the 'bad cop" and will plow through with "change".
I hope you're wrong, but I would bet against it.
How can I, as an individual, jump in and fight government corruption in a positive and non-violent way? by christine_grab in politics
I think they are saying that if you attack the individual, the other government officials will "circle the wagons" to protect each other and take turns making your efforts harder, effectively putting up roadblocks or more hoops for you to jump through to the point that you won't get anything accomplished and trying to make you look like the unreasonable one.
I'm sick and tired of this by jykylsin2034 in Fascism
Get involved. Start with local politics and go from there. That's the only way to change things "upstream". Take care of family, local community, extended community, in that order.
I guess you've heard by now that a Capital Police officer was killed by a blow to the head with fire extinguisher.
I look at it like this:
I put myself in Babbit's shoes. There's no way I would have broken into the Capital building under these circumstances, much less tried to break through a barricade with guns drawn on me.
I put myself in the officer's shoes. There is an angry mob trying to breach a barricade having already violently assaulted other officers. It was his job to keep the occupants safe. He had every right to assume they were going to be assaulted with deadly force if the mob broke through.
The nationwide riots are other incidents. I support mass arrests of violent and even "peaceful" protestors who disrupted traffic and business (more than cases of mild inconvenience). I even support Kyle Rittenhouse's self-defense. Imagine yourself in those situations. Would you even be there? If not, maybe you shouldn't be making excuses for them; Ashli Babbit or George Floyd. Actions have consequences.
Hey, we're both wrong. The medical examiner released memos along with the autopsy report. These statements were in those memos:
"The autopsy revealed no physical findings that support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation,"
"Mr. Floyd had underlying health conditions including coronary artery disease and hypertensive heart disease. The combined effects of Mr. Floyd being restrained by police, his underlying health conditions and any potential intoxicants in his system likely contributed to his death."
We both stand corrected.
You know, I think you are both right in a way. Neither Babbit nor Floyd should have been "martyred" by their respective sympathizers. They both put themselves in each of their respective positions and paid the consequence. I'm sure Floyd didn't plan on OD'ing after getting caught passing fake money (read the coroner's report, his death had nothing to do with the cop kneeling on his neck). Babbit didn't think her actions of violently breaking into the US Capital would result in her being shot (the cop had every right to assume she was breaking in to do bodily harm or murder). Did either "deserve" to die? I don't think they should have, but they, themselves, helped make it happen.
What do you think Trump will do now that he has conceded the election? by Zapped in AskSaidIt
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Thanks for your opinion. Where do you think this leads?
I appreciate the detail and reasoning in your predictions.
What do you think Trump will do now that he has conceded the election?
13 days ago by Zapped to /s/AskSaidIt from self.AskSaidIt
Gun sales soar amid coronavirus pandemic, George Floyd fallout by Tuesday3 in news
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I think the hoarding helped push gun sales up. Plus, most people had extra money from the "Covid-19 relief" act to pay for them, and a lot of people used that money for guns and ammunition instead of saving it for essentials. I think you're correct that the riots and looting were the main catalysts for the run on firearms, though.
BREAKING: Protestors swarm capital building. All politicians evacuated. by Tarrock in politics
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This happened in June of this year right outside of the White House.
I'm not saying that what happened today was the right thing to do, but u/jet199 is correct.
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Thanks so much. I'll try to work on this project this weekend.
Mexico Decrees Ban on GMO Corn and Monsanto's Glyphosate Weed Killer by Drewski in environment
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‘Amen and Awomen’: U.S. Congressman mocked for gendered prayer finale by Zapped in politics
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This is a prime example of people injecting different meanings into the words of others to create "purpose" for themselves. The epitome of SJW.
The Monty Python clip buried down in the body of the article hits home. Soon, it's about the fight and forget the reason it was started.
‘Amen and Awomen’: U.S. Congressman mocked for gendered prayer finale
15 days ago by Zapped to /s/politics from globalnews.ca
China conducting biological tests to create super soldiers, US spy chief says. (The Guardian 2020) by HibikiBlack in conspiracy
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The U.S. already has a history trying to chemically alter their soldiers suing amphetamines for pilots and LSD for mind control in the MK Ultra project. MK Ultra is one example of why I no longer blindly dismiss conspiracy theories, even if I don't believe most of them.
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I understand that Monsanto developed the corn to be resistant to the Round-Up, but why ban all GMO plants? The native corn is modified by selective breeding. Pretty much the same thing. Sure, GMO usually means more yield but less nutrients, but why ban it? It has it's uses.
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I want to install a DIY urinal in my detached garage shop and have heard that you can run the drain straight into a compost barrel. do you have any advice for that, or is just that simple?
Witches Butter! - How to Identify and Forage Tasty Edible Fungi by RelianceTrust in realfood
Keep up the posts, OP. Just what I've been looking for.
UFO Falls In Ocean As Hundreds Watch In Hawaii | REAL 92.3 by christine_grab in conspiracy
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With today's consumer tech, I think we have to assume it's a personal RC craft unless proven otherwise.
Billionaire Jack Ma missing after criticism of CCP by StrategicTactic in news
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I was thinking that there was an actress that this happened to last year.
Hello everyone by cqtz in Introductions
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Look at the new guy here already telling site mods what to do. JK. Good catch and welcome.
Virginia To Offer Illegal Immigrants Legal Driving Permits Starting Jan. 1 | The Daily Wire by christnmusicreleases in news
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Of course there is, and I tried to make that distinction.
Personally, I have known illegal aliens who are good people. In a perfect world, they wouldn't have to worry about being legal residents. There is no easy solution, but I can compartmentalize the handing out of driver's licenses to illegal aliens. I think that it is a mistake to lump all issues related to illegal immigration together. If you do, you can find no common ground to find a solution. Most people want good things for themselves as well as others. It's how we think we get there that's different.
In the recent past many blacks felt white America considered them inelegant or unintellectual. Many working-class whites felt and feel the same about themselves. At present, liberals are inventing new prejudices against lower-class whites. “It is now almost mandatory to hate deplorables.” by Chipit in politics
Classic divide and conquer. Push people of different political ideologies towards feeling like they have a group to look down upon.
Pro-Trump lawyer Lin Wood insists he is not insane after tweeting that Mike Pence should face execution by firing squad by [deleted] in news
Even if some of the election fraud claims are true, making outrageous statements like this from one of the "leaders" in the fight doesn't help the cause.
Angry Voter by hennaojichan in funny
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This is sad to me; directing hatred towards people who vote differently than you do. Just because someone doesn't see what you do does not make them evil.
Researchers achieve sustained, high-fidelity quantum teleportation by Zapped in science
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Wow. What a great way of looking at it.
Totally different argument. I thought I gave a pretty good analogy. I guess we're just too far apart on how we view this.
Whatever happened to u/realpanzer? by Zapped in AskSaidIt
Glad to hear. I enjoyed a lot of your posts, even though I didn't have time to read all of it.
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I understand that the copying is done at long distances using some poorly understood connection between the "paired" particles. Think of the Cheech & Chong movie "The Corsican Brothers".
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I'll give you this analogy: I print counterfeit money. I buy candy from the store with that money. Everyone's a winner, right? I get candy for next to nothing. The store owner makes a profit off the candy. The candy manufacturer makes money from producing the candy, and on and on up the supply chain. Everyone's a winner, right? No one is harmed, right? We all (society) lose because it destabilizes our whole system of value (or values).
Again, you can argue for/against open borders, but this specific example rewards people for breaking the law by allowing them privileges of a legal resident. Why should any of us follow the rules (law) if breaking them means nothing?
Former Houston Police Captain Arrested In Alleged Scheme To Prove ‘Voter Fraud’ by wendolynne in ConspiracyTheory
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Crazy. If there is indeed massive voter fraud, it will be proven through the courts, no matter how long it takes. No need for this kind of stunt.
Scientists Just Set a New World Record in Solar Cell Efficiency by Chop_Chop in Solar
I'm waiting for them to improve the efficiency of photo-voltaic paint or developing material to be used as vehicle wrap.
Right? It seems like this is more like copy/paste.
Winey the poo by tomatosplat in whatever
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I think it is more concerning that people were being paid by the public while goofing around at their workplace than making a little bit of homemade wine.
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Because it rewards people for breaking the law. If you're weighing the pros and cons, that's a different argument.
So if this leads to teleportation of objects like that seen on Star Trek, does it create a Ship of Theseus paradox? What happens to the original object?
Researchers achieve sustained, high-fidelity quantum teleportation
18 days ago by Zapped to /s/science from phys.org
Whatever happened to u/realpanzer?
18 days ago by Zapped to /s/AskSaidIt from self.AskSaidIt
The increase in the murder rate nationwide could set a record this year by P-38lightning in news
It's not that the murder rate is going up; it's that it's mainly climbing in the poor, black neighborhoods (at least in my area). Police departments are gun-shy (no pun intended) to be as active or even pro-active in these neighborhoods. It seems that they are letting this type of crime happen there and then moving in. There is not as much outreach or even action as they see things escalating. In the larger cities here, the politicians are keeping the police from doing anything but cleaning up afterwards.
WE CAUGHT THEM: Pallets of Fake Ballots in Georgia's Fulton County Were Identified, Filmed and Sampled Before Moving Trucks Picked Them Up and Shredded Them by christnmusicreleases in politics
It should be pretty easy to trace the shipping information and supply chain for these. I think I heard about these last month. Why haven't they been traced back to their source?
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." Mark Twain by muellermeierschulz in quotes
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Yes. I think the quote should be closer to it's easier to fool people that to get them to admit to being fooled.
VOTER FRAUD ON DISPLAY: Houston Ballots All Have Same Signature and Same Address by christnmusicreleases in politics
I appreciate you sharing your experiences and views. I think you're right that things will get better after this when verifying votes (and the voters). And I agree that the poll workers are generally selfless individuals who seem to do it out of duty instead of the very little pay they get. I've only seen one that let her political opinion known.
The Waco siege was a 51-day standoff between the US government and the Branch Davidians (a religious sect led by David Koresh), near Waco, Texas in 1993. The incident resulted in the deaths of many citizens including pregnant women and children. What say you? by theswervepodcast in whatever
The grenades "could have" started a fire under the right conditions, not that they were proven to start any fires there.
Sidney Powell: ‘It Is a Mathematical Impossibility for 100’s of Thousands of Votes to Show Up For VP Biden Alone, and to Have Been Injected Into the System the Way That They Were’ by christnmusicreleases in politics
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Yes. It's so easy, a child could do it.
[–]Zapped 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun - 19 days ago (0 children)
Thanks for the pep talk. I think Biden will be a moderate President and is still friendly with most Senators. Bill Clinton was a good President even with his moral deficiencies, and I think Biden can work across the aisle. I hope the Senate holds, though. I remember what happened the last time the Democrats took both chambers of Congress and the White House, although there is no chance for a super-majority this time.
Fraud only has to impact a few states to make a difference in the national election. There are reports of officials relaxing and even skirting the mail-in ballot safeguards.
I hadn't even thought about internet voting. I'm not sure I'll ever be comfortable with that. You'd have to make sure both ends are secure.
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David Koresh ordered the complex to be burned. There is audio recording of it happening. It was not the FBI.
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It's the extremely high percentage of Biden votes in those early morning drops that makes me suspicious. The number of ballots "dropped" at once don't bother me since it can mean that's how groups of votes collected were tallied and then reported at once. There was a 125,000 drop in Wisconsin with 100% for Biden. How does that happen? I did not hear of any 100% vote drops for Trump if they were dropping totals for each individually, even if Trumps drops were half the size or less.
I'm not convinced that the voting machines were hacked as some people say. In my area, a paper ballot is printed after we vote. We read it and then take it to a poll worker for back up. Mail in ballots are where I think the fraud played a role. Some states removed safeguards to make it easier for fraud by mail-in voting. I think the ballot dumps just mean when they are reported in large groups, but 95% Biden for over 100,000 ballots in at least one case? Also, absentee ballots are different than the roll out of the mass mail-in ballots. I understand that this is a special year and it was challenging to get people access to the polls. I think it could have been much better handled. I will not be satisfied unless these mail-in (and even the absentee) ballots are verified. See Lyndon Johnson's Senate campaigns in 1941 and 1948. I know that will take many months and I think that is why so many are trying to "move on". Even in the North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice race, the Democrat conceded after a sample hand-to-eye recount even though she lost by only 400 votes out of over 5 million cast. She is not allowed to ask for a state wide hand-to-eye recount.
As much as in-person voting is supposed to be the most secure, I was the victim of in-person voter fraud in 2016. Someone walked in to a neighboring precinct and told the poll workers they were me. They don't have to offer any proof and the poll workers are not allowed to ask. They said "I" had moved so that they could fill out a provincial ballot. I voted in person the same day. I did not know until 2018 when I was told I was at the wrong polling station. It took weeks to straighten out and was told it was a simple mistake, even after I found out the new address was an abandoned, unlivable house. I will always be skeptical for this reason, unless I see proof that all steps were made for a secure election and not just a "reasonable" effort. I am an unaffiliated voter, but the Democrat Party in my state has been fighting the Republicans for voter ID laws. I say this because this is why I need to see more proof of life for an honest election than many. And, I distrust the Democrat Party specifically when it comes to potential voter fraud. I feel they have to most to gain from it and feel that's why they fight against safeguards.
Thank you for your reasonable, well put together thoughts on this with backup examples. This site needs more users like you. Great ending quote, too.
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Very true, except for calling people names. Both major political parties did a good job of voter drives, with the Republicans pushing for in-person, election day voting and the Democrats pushing for mail-in voting. The Democrats also peppered friendly neighborhoods and schools to increase their voter base. Even with mail-in ballots favoring Biden, the "ballot dumps" at 4am are disturbing to me with the unrealistically high percentage of Biden votes, but it's up to the Trump teams to come up with the proof.
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I have seen emptier hospitals in less densely populated areas. The larger urban areas with stricter lockdowns have had more patients until recently. Now some of the smaller, rural hospitals are seeing that traffic.
This. I have relatives in the medical field and they say the same thing. It's not that the ICU's are full right now, it's that they are filling up, as well as the morgues. It does have the potential to overwhelm the hospitals and that's why the hospitals have been cleared. There is also something about the ambulance services having to circle the area sometimes, waiting on approval to find a hospital. Some areas are worse than others. Any non-Covid-19 related hospital visit is discouraged and you are sent home ASAP. They say there are so many people coming through with Covid-19, that you don't want to be there to take a chance on getting infected. I don't believe in the government lockdown, but I do believe this is a very contagious bug that hits really hard on the health-compromised and occasionally on the healthy.
This woman is the funniest crazy person i've ever seen by Bannerlord in whatever
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"You didn't put a fuckin' dime in the stock market. You loser!"