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As we all know, voter fraud is a Republican myth. Ballot box shenanigans never happen except in GOP fevered dreams. Strangely, then, Michael “Ozzie” Myers, a former Democratic Congressman from Pennsylvania, was charged on Thursday with multiple voter fraud charges. Here’s the story from The Washington Free Beacon.

The article ends with more fake news: “[I]n New Jersey’s recent special election, 19 percent of mail-in ballots were found to be fraudulent.”

I just don’t understand why the media keeps reporting these fairy tales.

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  1. Percival Thatcher
    PercivalJoined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    A bunch of voter fraud cases broke within a week of Chris Matthews Cuomo Wallace assuring his viewers that there was no evidence of major mail-in voter fraud.

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    • July 26, 2020, at 8:47 PM PDT
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  2. Randy Webster Member

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

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    • July 26, 2020, at 8:48 PM PDT
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  3. Percival Thatcher
    PercivalJoined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    How do they expect the deceased voters in Cook County to get to a mailbox?

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    • July 26, 2020, at 8:54 PM PDT
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  4. Randy Webster Member

    Percival (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    How do they expect the deceased voters in Cook County to get to a mailbox?

    They’ll have help.

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    • July 26, 2020, at 9:05 PM PDT
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  5. Sisyphus Coolidge
    SisyphusJoined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Percival (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    How do they expect the deceased voters in Cook County to get to a mailbox?

    They’ll have help.

    George Romero or Sam Raimi?

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    • July 26, 2020, at 10:56 PM PDT
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  6. Randy Webster Member

    Sisyphus (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Percival (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    How do they expect the deceased voters in Cook County to get to a mailbox?

    They’ll have help.

    George Romero or Sam Raimi?

    Not really. I think ordinary Dem operatives will suffice.

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    • July 27, 2020, at 2:48 AM PDT
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  7. Bruce Caward Thatcher
    Bruce CawardJoined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Going to every length to make sure the vote count is legit should be the number one priority of a self-governing people, more important than any other issue that is decided by a vote. Period.

    Anyone who is against this is currently cheating.

    Amazon processes millions and millions of orders a day, somehow they get the right stuff to the right people, and bill the right people for the stuff. How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

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    • July 27, 2020, at 5:06 AM PDT
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  8. Jon1979 Lincoln

    The key paragraph in the story is this:

    According to the charges, Myers, who worked as a political consultant in Philadelphia, bribed elections judge Domenick DeMuro to inflate voting results for candidates in Democratic primaries in 2014, 2015, and 2016. The former congressman was charged with stuffing the ballot box, bribing an elected official, falsifying records, voting multiple times in federal elections, and obstructing justice.

    The same thing has happened here in Texas over the years — i.e., Democrats will rat each other out over mail ballot voter fraud in primary elections, but will deny there’s any mail ballot voter fraud at all during general elections, when they’re running against Republicans. The mindset is it’s only ‘fraud’ if it hurts Democrats, so what is an outrage against free and fair elections during the spring and summer becomes something to deny in the fall, since once the leaves start falling from the trees it’s merely another tool in allowing the proper people to obtain political power.

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    • July 27, 2020, at 7:32 AM PDT
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  9. Jim McConnell Member
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    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    Going to every length to make sure the vote count is legit should be the number one priority of a self-governing people, more important than any other issue that is decided by a vote. Period.

    Anyone who is against this is currently cheating.

    Amazon processes millions and millions of orders a day, somehow they get the right stuff to the right people, and bill the right people for the stuff. How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    Think of the recent Iowa Democrat primary vote reporting. They may have set a record for difficulty in counting that can only be equaled by a typical first grade elementary school class.

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    • July 27, 2020, at 9:46 AM PDT
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  10. Randy Webster Member

    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    Going to every length to make sure the vote count is legit should be the number one priority of a self-governing people, more important than any other issue that is decided by a vote. Period.

    Anyone who is against this is currently cheating.

    Amazon processes millions and millions of orders a day, somehow they get the right stuff to the right people, and bill the right people for the stuff. How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    1.  It’s the government.
    2. You have to actively not want to, and many do.
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    • July 27, 2020, at 3:02 PM PDT
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  11. kedavis Member

    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    Going to every length to make sure the vote count is legit should be the number one priority of a self-governing people, more important than any other issue that is decided by a vote. Period.

    Anyone who is against this is currently cheating.

    Amazon processes millions and millions of orders a day, somehow they get the right stuff to the right people, and bill the right people for the stuff. How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    Maybe because Amazon charges money, and the Supreme Court has decided that a “poll tax” is not allowed?

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    • July 28, 2020, at 10:54 AM PDT
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  12. Jimmy Carter Member
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    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    Racist.

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    • August 2, 2020, at 1:45 PM PDT
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  13. Sisyphus Coolidge
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    Jimmy Carter (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    Racist.

    He used a three syllable word. Oppressor.

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    • August 2, 2020, at 2:33 PM PDT
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  14. Chris O. Coolidge
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    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    I refer you to the Obamacare web site rollout, as well as the Iowa caucauses. I would (after some back and forth thought) trust Amazon to handle tallying the votes, but the contracts will go to cronies who won’t care after the check clears.

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    • August 2, 2020, at 5:06 PM PDT
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  15. Taras Coolidge

    Chris O. (View Comment):

    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    I refer you to the Obamacare web site rollout, as well as the Iowa caucauses. I would (after some back and forth thought) trust Amazon to handle tallying the votes, but the contracts will go to cronies who won’t care after the check clears.

    Amazon has been charging my credit card for somebody else’s Prime membership since February.

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    • August 3, 2020, at 2:01 AM PDT
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  16. Stad Thatcher

    Richard Fulmer: “[I]n New Jersey’s recent special election, 19 percent of mail-in ballots were found to be fraudulent.”

    One or two percent of voter fraud can turn a close election. But nineteen percent? That would be such a horrific fraud as to render elections worthless – something our Democrat and Republican elites probably desire . . .

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    • August 3, 2020, at 5:36 AM PDT
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  17. kedavis Member

    Taras (View Comment):

    Chris O. (View Comment):

    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    I refer you to the Obamacare web site rollout, as well as the Iowa caucauses. I would (after some back and forth thought) trust Amazon to handle tallying the votes, but the contracts will go to cronies who won’t care after the check clears.

    Amazon has been charging my credit card for somebody else’s Prime membership since February.

    Well, Bezos is a lib, so what would you expect? :-)

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    • August 3, 2020, at 8:07 AM PDT
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  18. Unsk Member

    On this issue we must consult one of the patron saints of the Democratic Party, one Joseph Stalin:

    “Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.”

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    • August 3, 2020, at 8:07 AM PDT
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  19. Bruce Caward Thatcher
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    Taras (View Comment):

    Chris O. (View Comment):

    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    I refer you to the Obamacare web site rollout, as well as the Iowa caucauses. I would (after some back and forth thought) trust Amazon to handle tallying the votes, but the contracts will go to cronies who won’t care after the check clears.

    Amazon has been charging my credit card for somebody else’s Prime membership since February.

    Yikes, you have a point there.

    I tried to access my Prime account recently while in Germany. I clicked on a likely looking box, and suddenly discovered that I had signed up for a new German Prime account.

    I have not been able to successfully close it, so my German girlfriend uses it.

    For some reason, when my son in Colorado logs onto my account, he inescapably always gets the German one. I haven’t been able to sort any of this out, so maybe Amazon is a bad example.

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    • August 3, 2020, at 8:15 AM PDT
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  20. Fake John/Jane Galt Coolidge

    Unsk (View Comment):

    On this issue we must consult one of the patron saints of the Democratic Party, one Joseph Stalin:

    “Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.”

    This is the truth of it. But in this country the corruption is not total yet. So they can not totally rig the election but they can sway it quite a bit. Like a butcher that puts their thumb on the scale when weighing the meat they sell you. If enough come out they can override the corruption and the cheating. But if Trump does not get over 60+% of the votes then the Democrats win. Always remember that almost all of the governments of this country are Democrat affiliates. They are ran my unions that have pledged their souls to Democrats and their workers are mostly Democrats. These are the people that are doing the counting and they are cheating for all they are worth. For the more Democrats they get in offices the more money they get in their pockets, the better their retirements.

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    • August 3, 2020, at 8:18 AM PDT
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  21. kedavis Member

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    Unsk (View Comment):

    On this issue we must consult one of the patron saints of the Democratic Party, one Joseph Stalin:

    “Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.”

    This is the truth of it. But in this country the corruption is not total yet. So they can not totally rig the election but they can sway it quite a bit. Like a butcher that puts their thumb on the scale when weighing the meat they sell you. If enough come out they can override the corruption and the cheating. But if Trump does not get over 60+% of the votes then the Democrats win. Always remember that almost all of the governments of this country are Democrat affiliates. They are ran my unions that have pledged their souls to Democrats and their workers are mostly Democrats. These are the people that are doing the counting and they are cheating for all they are worth. For the more Democrats they get in offices the more money they get in their pockets, the better their retirements.

    Part of the problem here aligns with another widespread issue, pointed out recently by a poster with the handle “Kevin”:

    Interesting podcast where a bunch of people who have few children (does Robinson have 4? Ross I don’t know…) speculate on why no one has kids. Ask yourselves and your wives? Outside of intense religiosity feminism means your wife works and the kids go to daycare and there isn’t much left for kids beyond 1-3. Whites in the US are below replacement rate and almost at European levels. Religiosity is falling like a brick. These are connected as the rise of feminism even among the religious, and celebrated by conservatives who want their daughter to be a doctor not a mother, results in people being too concerned with this world and not the future and their children.

    How this relates is the idea of conservative people tending to believe that counting votes etc is not as… prosperous?… as being an investment banker or whatever. But if you let the other side count your votes, well then maybe your votes don’t get counted like they should.

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    • August 3, 2020, at 8:39 AM PDT
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  22. Flicker Coolidge

    Taras (View Comment):

    Chris O. (View Comment):

    Bruce Caward (View Comment):

    How frickin hard can it be in this day of computers to know the legit total of votes in an election? You have to actively not want to.

    I refer you to the Obamacare web site rollout, as well as the Iowa caucauses. I would (after some back and forth thought) trust Amazon to handle tallying the votes, but the contracts will go to cronies who won’t care after the check clears.

    Amazon has been charging my credit card for somebody else’s Prime membership since February.

    Netflix did that to mine for three months until I caught it. I called Netflix and asked for the e-mail address the person used and they said that they couldn’t tell because it was encrypted. I had it refunded by the credit card company.

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    • August 3, 2020, at 1:00 PM PDT
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  23. tigerlily Member

    Percival (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    How do they expect the deceased voters in Cook County to get to a mailbox?

    I dunno, but somehow they’ve always found there way into the polling booths so I don’t think they’ll have problems getting their ballots in the mail.

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    • August 3, 2020, at 4:05 PM PDT
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  24. Richard Fulmer Member
    Richard Fulmer

    tigerlily (View Comment):

    Percival (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    How do they expect the deceased voters in Cook County to get to a mailbox?

    I dunno, but somehow they’ve always found there way into the polling booths so I don’t think they’ll have problems getting their ballots in the mail.

    There’ll be dead drops all over town.

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    • August 3, 2020, at 4:32 PM PDT
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  25. kedavis Member

    Richard Fulmer (View Comment):

    tigerlily (View Comment):

    Percival (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Mail in voting will be a disaster.

    How do they expect the deceased voters in Cook County to get to a mailbox?

    I dunno, but somehow they’ve always found there way into the polling booths so I don’t think they’ll have problems getting their ballots in the mail.

    There’ll be dead drops all over town.

    Weren’t the dead people already voting absentee? (Hard to get more absent than being deceased…)

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    • August 3, 2020, at 5:10 PM PDT
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