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From American Thinker, https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/11/new_election_math_its_not_270_its_2624.html: It is the NEW 2021 Congress which would vote, and due to R house pickups Nov 3, the Democrats have just lost three delegations, and are on the verge of losing a fourth. The Democrats have now lost control of, and are now tied in: MN (now 4R, 4D), and MI (now 7R, 7D) and PA (now […]

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A path to a Trump victory exists without Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes. Trump presently has 214 electoral votes. Alaska (3 EV)is almost certain, making it 217. North Carolina (15 EV) is very likely, bringing it to 232. Arizona (11 EV) is still possible and not mathematically improbable, getting Trump to 243 electoral votes. Preview Open

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My Experience as a Poll Watcher in a Philly Suburb – Quintessentially American

 

My wife and I had the honor and pleasure on Election Day as serving as poll watchers at our local precinct (Edgmont Township, 1st Precinct, Delaware County, PA). I’m happy to share our experience.

We took the last shift, 5-8 p.m., and stayed around to watch the process after the polls closed.

We obtained our poll watcher certificates from one of our local Township supervisors and presented them to the judge of elections. She showed us where to sit – right next to her and 2 other election officials who were processing voters, behind plexiglass shields. It was busy, as it had been all day – waits were up to 2.5 hours early in the a.m. It slowed down by 6 p.m., with over 850 people voting in person – very high. And that doesn’t include the early and mail-in or drop-box voters (like me).

It was a wonderful, community experience. We caught up with neighbors. Nearly everyone voluntarily offered their drivers’ licenses for ID. Everyone wore masks. Everyone was respectful, obedient, and seemed genuinely happy to be there. No agitation, no anger.

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BREAKING: Michigan @USPS Whistleblower Details Directive From Superiors: Back-Date Late Mail-In-Ballots As Received November 3rd, 2020 So They Are Accepted “Separate them from standard letter mail so they can hand stamp them with YESTERDAY'S DATE & put them through"#MailFraud pic.twitter.com/n7AcNwpq80 Preview Open

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Roger Kimball has an excellent post in American Greatness. The Democrats are not sitting idly by, they are busy “harvesting” votes. Donald Trump needs to mobilize the public with a series of high-profile “Save Our Democracy” rallies. He was performing at 3, 4, or 5 rallies a day for the last couple weeks of the […]

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After a year and a half of pundits, pollsters, and general loudmouths pontificating on what will happen, the voters step in to make their voices heard. Biden’s victory looks very likely but it was more of a blue mirage than a wave. And in elections, like sports, the margin matters. Some, lacking any self awareness […]

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Quote of the Day: The Undecideds

 

To me, the remarkable aspect of this poll is not that Biden is leading. It’s that it shows 7% of the electorate is undecided. Really? Undecided? This late in the game? And with these two politicians? One who has been fed into our consciousness in every aspect of our lives over the past five years and is currently the president and the other who was vice president and has been in the public sphere for nearly five decades? Who in the hell are this 7% who can’t make up their minds?

And then it hit me: They aren’t undecided, they lean Trump, but they are waiting to make that final commitment. Something is stopping them. Something relatively intangible. It’s the “tone” thing. They are down with his policies and achievements, but they just don’t like the guy’s attitude. They prefer the “presidential” thing. – Larry O’Connor

Doug Schoen (author & campaign consultant) drops in to discuss his most recent book The End of Democracy?: Russia and China on the Rise, America in Retreat. He and Bridget have a frank conversation about the fact that we are so divided in this country we are failing to pay attention to the larger threats of Russian and Chinese influence in the world. They cover how a lack of common purpose and a failure to recognize the challenges we face in America puts us at risk, the damage caused by putting politics ahead of the greater good of the country, and the fact that if the US abandons the global stage, other countries will turn to Russia and China who are only too happy to intervene in ways that put our country’s interests at risk. They acknowledge how helpless individuals can feel in the face of such large-scale problems and how we must unite as a country behind some of our core principles, such as liberty and freedom of speech, if we are to have a hope of maintaining national resilience and international influence.

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https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/10/give_me_liberty_not_marxism.html The miscreants behind the veil of the Democrat Party are evil progressives, power-crazed and self-deluded. They are the most dangerous types of radicals who promise to redistribute America’s wealth to their liking and will use the strong arm of government to realize their will — a true Marxist strategy. Preview Open

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Yet another Ricochet member giving her take on these issues. I just hear things that burrow into my brain, and they incubate and hatch in a poorly timed post. 1.) Joe Biden’s DNC nomination speech: NPR was broadcasting bits of his speech and “analyzing” it. Their tone revealed how deeply serious and deep his deep […]

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We have early voting here in Florida and received our sample ballot that I’ll mark up and take with me. In light of the increased political, social and economical turbulence this year, I took a closer look at who is running for what in my state. Call it lazy or indifferent, in past years I […]

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What are ways that I can help support the Trump campaign from my deep blue home? I am trying to persuading two friends who live Wisconsin to vote for the president. What else can I do? Are there PACs that allow anonymous donations? If I use an invalid email address or phone number for a […]

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Trump vs. Biden: A Character Study

 

I’m going to ignore policies in this post. By now, I think we know where each candidate stands on particular issues. I want to focus on their character. The media constantly tells me how Trump is an awful, malignant human being, and that alone should disqualify him for office. I’m then told that Biden is the polar opposite of Trump, and would return prestige and decency to the Oval Office. I don’t agree with this at all. Here’s why:

Work ethic: Donald Trump was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Point against him, but that’s out of his control. He could have lived off of his inheritance for the rest of his life, but he chose to work in a highly competitive industry. I think that says something about character. Joe Biden has been in politics for his entire life. He dabbled in law briefly but otherwise doesn’t have any private sector experience. Thirty years old and he’s going to tell the rest of the world what to do.

Inappropriateness: There are several videos and images of Biden acting strange around women, sometimes underage women. He has been quite liberal with his hands and you can see how uncomfortable these women (and girls) are in the various Biden memes that are out there. Trump almost had his 2016 campaign tanked when the tape came out of him stating that women liked when he “grabbed them by the p***y.” He was making a crude statement, in private, about hypergamy. That’s not the same thing as rape. I do not think Biden is a rapist. But I’ve heard excuses for the way he gropes women such as “that’s just the way men of his generation act.” I ‘ve never seen Trump do anything like that and Trump is almost the same age as Biden.