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Ballot box“Never leave it to the judges.” This admonition of every rule-based combat sport goes double for elections. John Roberts has already amply demonstrated that he is no William Rehnquist. If we leave the 2020 presidential and Congressional elections to the courts, John Roberts will deliver the result George Bush wants: a boot in the face of every voter who dared to vote for President Trump. There will be no repeat of the 9-0 Bush v. Gore opinion. We need far more than President Trump talking about the foreseeable disaster of mail-out vote fraud, which he keeps mislabeling as mail-in voting.

We need immediate administrative and litigation work that spells out the specific, historically documented threat of massive voter fraud and that seeks as a remedy a strict prohibition on issuing ballots to any person or address not validated this year as a live voter address. We simultaneously need to collectively get off our duffs and fight like we have a country to save. I mean that we, you and I, have to be directly involved in getting every single possible real vote into the right box with the right candidates marked. Whatever the local rule, that is the game you and I must play or shut the federalism up!

As a casual fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), I have heard competent losers, after a bout went to the judges’ scorecard, say “I didn’t finish my opponent. You can never leave it in the judges’ hands.” Politics ain’t bean-ball, and there is no crying in presidential elections. Fight to win or don’t snivel about the results. It is not as if Democrats cheating is a new thing. As Salem Radio host Hugh Hewitt wrote in the summer of July 2004, the election after Al Gore and the Palm Beach Democrats tried to steal the 2000 election, If It’s Not Close, They Can’t Cheat.” The rest of the title? “Crushing the Democrats in Every Election, and Why Your Life Depends on It.” Yes. When your opposition is the party of two steps forward and one step back, of Rules for Radicals and Das Kapital, it actually, no kidding, for real is a matter of physical life and death for many in our lifetimes and of liberty or reeducation camps for many more. Until we reconquer our own nation’s culture, them’s the rules.

The president should not be granting the left’s lie. There is no “mail-in” vote scheme. There is a “mail-out” vote scheme. The source of the obvious universally understood fraud is the Democrat-controlled governments mass-mailing ballots to every mailing address as if it were junk mail. Mailing in ballots is what every responsible absentee ballot voter does each election cycle. Mailing out ballots is the basis of massive, planned fraud, of election stealing.

So, Bill Barr needs to man up, putting out a legal barrage even more well developed than the four-part case against China unfolded over the past month by the National Security Advisor, the FBI Director, and Attorney General Barr, with Secretary of State Pompeo in clean-up position. That campaign was long-planned and carefully coordinated. This shows that if Attorney General Barr had the will, he and President Trump have the ability to roll out the same sort of cross-agency case against massive real electoral fraud. It is put-up or shut-up time. Now.

At the same time, each of us must take responsibility where we live to ensure that President Trump wins in our state past the margin of cheating while pounding away in Democrat strong-holds to tie down leftist resources there. We saw a Republican win back a House seat in California, this year, despite the Left’s worst efforts in a special election. We can and should win the presidency, the House, and the Senate. Do we want it more than the socialists?

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  1. Jules PA Member

    I want to vote in person.

    The thing that scares me is the leftist anarchists will probably set fire or block poll places on Nov 3. 

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    • July 27, 2020, at 7:07 PM PDT
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  2. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Jules PA (View Comment):

    I want to vote in person.

    The thing that scares me is the leftist anarchists will probably set fire or block poll places on Nov 3.

    So plan for that. And act to ensure your ballot and your friends’ and neighbors’ ballots get cast. By any means necessary.

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    • July 27, 2020, at 7:11 PM PDT
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  3. Jules PA Member

    I suppose I could be a martyr voter in person. I won’t do mail in unless it is solid legit. I’m not convinced about PA. 

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    • July 27, 2020, at 7:21 PM PDT
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  4. Phil Turmel Coolidge

    Jules PA (View Comment):

    I suppose I could be a martyr voter in person. I won’t do mail in unless it is solid legit. I’m not convinced about PA.

    You don’t have to be a martyr. Consider rounding up friends, family, and acquaintances to be unofficial guards for your precinct. Take care to be strictly legal. If you can, organize similar for nearby precincts.

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    • July 28, 2020, at 5:09 AM PDT
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  5. Ontheleftcoast Member

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Jules PA (View Comment):

    I want to vote in person.

    The thing that scares me is the leftist anarchists will probably set fire or block poll places on Nov 3.

    So plan for that. And act to ensure your ballot and your friends’ and neighbors’ ballots get cast. By any means necessary.

    My precinct went 93% for Hillary in 2016 and Trump barely outpolled Jill Stein so we’re probably safe.

    • #5
    • July 28, 2020, at 9:38 AM PDT
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  6. Ontheleftcoast Member

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Jules PA (View Comment):

    I want to vote in person.

    The thing that scares me is the leftist anarchists will probably set fire or block poll places on Nov 3.

    So plan for that. And act to ensure your ballot and your friends’ and neighbors’ ballots get cast. By any means necessary.

    My precinct went 93% for Hillary in 2016 and Trump barely outpolled Jill Stein so we’re probably safe.

    The sense of entitlement is such that a woman with a couple of pre-teen girls posed by the door of the polling place holding a Hillary campaign sign for someone to take a photo of her with her “I voted” sticker. She wanted to memorialize helping to elect the First Woman President.

    Entitlement?

    No person, on election day, or at any time that a voter may be casting a ballot, shall, within 100 feet of a polling place…

    a) circulate an initiative, referendum, recall, or nomination petition or any other petition;

    (b) solicit a vote or speak to a voter on the subject of marking his or her ballot;

    c) place a sign relating to voters’ qualifications or speak to a voter on the subject of his or her qualifications…

    (d) do any electioneering as defined by Section 319.5. As used in this section, “100 feet of a polling place…” means a distance 100 feet from the room or rooms in which voters are signing the roster and casting ballots. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor. (California Elections Code Ann. § 18370)

    “Electioneering” means the visible display or audible dissemination of information that advocates for or against any candidate or measure on the ballot within 100 feet of a polling place… Prohibited electioneering information includes, but is not limited to, any of the following: (a) a display of a candidate’s name, likeness, or logo; (b) a display of a ballot measure’s number, title, subject, or logo; (c) buttons, hats, pencils, pens, shirts, signs, or stickers containing

     

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    • July 28, 2020, at 2:50 PM PDT
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  7. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Phil Turmel (View Comment):

    Jules PA (View Comment):

    I suppose I could be a martyr voter in person. I won’t do mail in unless it is solid legit. I’m not convinced about PA.

    You don’t have to be a martyr. Consider rounding up friends, family, and acquaintances to be unofficial guards for your precinct. Take care to be strictly legal. If you can, organize similar for nearby precincts.

    Exactly so. And think further. Are there efforts to get the nursing home vote? Be there in the voter registration period and be there in the time period when absentee ballots get mailed out.

    • #7
    • July 28, 2020, at 3:48 PM PDT
    • 1 like
  8. Sisyphus Coolidge
    Sisyphus Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Jules PA (View Comment):

    I want to vote in person.

    The thing that scares me is the leftist anarchists will probably set fire or block poll places on Nov 3.

    So plan for that. And act to ensure your ballot and your friends’ and neighbors’ ballots get cast. By any means necessary.

    My precinct went 93% for Hillary in 2016 and Trump barely outpolled Jill Stein so we’re probably safe.

    The sense of entitlement is such that a woman with a couple of pre-teen girls posed by the door of the polling place holding a Hillary campaign sign for someone to take a photo of her with her “I voted” sticker. She wanted to memorialize helping to elect the First Woman President.

    Entitlement?

    No person, on election day, or at any time that a voter may be casting a ballot, shall, within 100 feet of a polling place…

    a) circulate an initiative, referendum, recall, or nomination petition or any other petition;

    (b) solicit a vote or speak to a voter on the subject of marking his or her ballot;

    c) place a sign relating to voters’ qualifications or speak to a voter on the subject of his or her qualifications…

    (d) do any electioneering as defined by Section 319.5. As used in this section, “100 feet of a polling place…” means a distance 100 feet from the room or rooms in which voters are signing the roster and casting ballots. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor. (California Elections Code Ann. § 18370)

    “Electioneering” means the visible display or audible dissemination of information that advocates for or against any candidate or measure on the ballot within 100 feet of a polling place… Prohibited electioneering information includes, but is not limited to, any of the following: (a) a display of a candidate’s name, likeness, or logo; (b) a display of a ballot measure’s number, title, subject, or logo; (c) buttons, hats, pencils, pens, shirts, signs, or stickers containing

    I bet she doesn’t always follow the speed limit or signal turns, either. Some people.

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    • July 28, 2020, at 7:13 PM PDT
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  9. Jules PA Member

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Jules PA (View Comment):

    I want to vote in person.

    The thing that scares me is the leftist anarchists will probably set fire or block poll places on Nov 3.

    So plan for that. And act to ensure your ballot and your friends’ and neighbors’ ballots get cast. By any means necessary.

    My precinct went 93% for Hillary in 2016 and Trump barely outpolled Jill Stein so we’re probably safe.

    The sense of entitlement is such that a woman with a couple of pre-teen girls posed by the door of the polling place holding a Hillary campaign sign for someone to take a photo of her with her “I voted” sticker. She wanted to memorialize helping to elect the First Woman President.

    Entitlement?

    No person, on election day, or at any time that a voter may be casting a ballot, shall, within 100 feet of a polling place…

    a) circulate an initiative, referendum, recall, or nomination petition or any other petition;

    (b) solicit a vote or speak to a voter on the subject of marking his or her ballot;

    c) place a sign relating to voters’ qualifications or speak to a voter on the subject of his or her qualifications…

    (d) do any electioneering as defined by Section 319.5. As used in this section, “100 feet of a polling place…” means a distance 100 feet from the room or rooms in which voters are signing the roster and casting ballots. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor. (California Elections Code Ann. § 18370)

    “Electioneering” means the visible display or audible dissemination of information that advocates for or against any candidate or measure on the ballot within 100 feet of a polling place… Prohibited electioneering information includes, but is not limited to, any of the following: (a) a display of a candidate’s name, likeness, or logo; (b) a display of a ballot measure’s number, title, subject, or logo; (c) buttons, hats, pencils, pens, shirts, signs, or stickers containing

     

    Really, because there are all kinds of laws being disregarded all over, and I have no confidence that laws will stop anarchists from forcing their will on people on election day. 

     

    • #9
    • July 28, 2020, at 8:55 PM PDT
    • 2 likes