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To recap, Antrim County saw some odd numbers in their voting. One location tallied 2 votes for a local R candidate when one family of 6 all voted for them. This caused them to halt counting and audit. The end result was 6,000 votes that had been tallied for Biden were actually for Trump.  This […]

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Politics is a dirty business, and apparently so are elections. Andrew McCarthy is an attorney whom I’ve admired for years. So, when he seemed to state that fraud in elections is inherent in the process, I was very disappointed. But then I realized that his statement was reasonable. And deeply disturbing. It wasn’t the fact […]

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Trump Taught Us How to Fight Back

 

For years I’ve listened to and agreed with the diatribes about the feckless Republican party. Republicans were known for being cooperative, reasonable, even polite in their interactions with Democrats. They would also whine and complain endlessly about lying and cheating they faced, but nothing seemed to change.

People have proposed forming a new party to replace the Republicans, but that might not be necessary. We’ve had a four-year seminar on how to fight back against the Democrats and the media, and it may have been ugly, chaotic, and confusing, but the public is finally taking note: You may not like Donald Trump, but he’s a power to be reckoned with.

We’re watching Trump’s feisty and predictable demands for fairness in this election; that every vote be counted, and that fraud and manipulation are the unacceptable strategies of the Democrats in several states. Those kinds of actions are not new, but Trump is finally telling everyone that the Democrats are not going to get away with these tactics. He is calling them out big-time and will fight tooth-and-nail for the voices of the people to be heard.

Why Do We Assume the Worst?

 

Yesterday, I was in a state of high anxiety as I worried about the outcomes of the election. Fortunately, I was commenting on a post and expressed my concern, and the suggestions, comfort, and humor that were shared were such a great relief for me and for others. We laughed and made fun of each other in the most caring way.

Today, the darkness has descended. There have been all kinds of evidence cited that demonstrate that the Democrats are cheating. Doom and gloom engulf our environments and psyches. I’m not here to criticize these attitudes, but they motivate me to ask a question:

Why do we assume the worst?

Tom Wright, an investigative journalist who spent 20 years at The Wall Street Journal and co-author of Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood and the World, joins Carol Roth to break down this fascinating story, which involves the biggest financial heist in history (somewhere between $6 and $7 billion), politicians, Hollywood celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and banks like Goldman Sachs. Tom and Carol discuss the background of the book, where the main heist perpetrator- Jho Low- is today, how the scam ironically financed The Wolf of Wall Street movie, an update on 1MDB and Malaysia, recent developments for Goldman Sachs and much more in the utterly fascinating interview about one of the most unreal, and unknown stories of the past few years.

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on the 4th most populated country on Earth.

In 2011, Melayna Lokosky blew the whistle on what she perceived as fraud on the behalf of her employer, Acclarent, Inc., a medical device company owned by Johnson & Johnson. In July of 2016, the company’s former CEO and the former Vice President of Sales received a split decision in Federal Court in Massachusetts – acquittal on 14 felony counts but conviction on 10 misdemeanor counts of introducing adulterated and misbranded medical devices into interstate commerce. The following month, the Department of Justice reached an $18M settlement with Johnson & Johnson to settle outstanding civil claims.

Concurrent with her whistleblower work with the DOJ, Lokosky developed “The Sociopathic Business Model” to help the DOJ understand venture capital startup fraud and is the owner of MMpiHer (pronounced “Empire”) Strategic Consulting. Melayna joins Carol Roth to talk about how and why she became a whistleblower and how she helped get a dangerous $40 million/year medical device off the market. She shares her opinions on fraud being rampant in unicorn VC funding and other challenges faced in regulation for consumer safety.

Status and Statutes of Limitation

 

Barr Omar and EllisonIt is likely that Congresswoman Ilhan Omar got to this country at age 12 as a matter of immigration fraud by her father, got her citizenship at age 17 as a result of her father’s further immigration fraud, and committed immigration fraud herself in a sham marriage to a biological brother who wanted status in this country. AND. None of this, because of the way the laws are written, will likely result in her being stripped of her citizenship or facing any federal charges. What we can and should expect is a high profile public briefing by Attorney General Barr, laying out the facts and the law and, very importantly, tying the facts of this case to the massive fraud perpetrated on American citizens by Somali “refugees.” Attorney General Barr should then tie the massive fraud to our government agencies and to supposedly do-gooder non-governmental organizations, several with Christian churches in their names. In so doing, Barr should also address the way this past fraud has been revived and multiplied at our southern border.

Ilhan Omar likely got to this country at age 12 as a matter of immigration fraud by her father.

Scott Johnson and the Power Line team have done much of the heavy lifting on real reporting about Ilhan “Omar.” Most recently, he provided a useful summary of the cast of characters in the Ilhan Omar family drama:

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This sort of thing has now happened twice. Last year some time Chase called following up on suspicious credit card activity.  (Actually it was my own activity and quite legitimate.)  That’s good, I appreciate the intent, but there was a difficulty:  Why would they ask for the name on the account?  And the address?  And […]

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Baseless, Degrading, Unverified, and Quite Possibly True

 

A reporter asked President Trump, “if the administration was looking into possible immigration fraud committed by Ilhan Omar for possibly marrying her brother.”

Trump replied, “Well, there’s a lot of talk about the fact that she was married to her brother. I know nothing about it, I hear she was married to her brother. You’re asking me a question about it. I don’t know, but I’m sure there’s somebody who will be looking at that.”

Jim Geraghty of the National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America break down the Republican Party’s special election victory in Pennsylvania’s 12th District. They also grumble about the early release of ‘American Taliban’ anonymous Lindh and use the discussion of terrorism to highlight Jim’s brand new book, “Between Two Scorpions.” And they’re not exactly shocked to learn about Michael Avenatti getting indicted on a new series of criminal charges for allegedly defrauding his former client, Stormy Daniels. However, they do use it as yet another example of the media lavishing praise on an obviously disturbed figure just because it helps their political narrative.

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In January, I noticed strange activity on my Amazon account and set up two stage verification. In February, I happened to find that a large number of Hilton Honors points had disappeared. It turns out that Amazon has a program with HH which I didn’t know existed. I called HH and they found a large […]

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The Latest Way to Steal an Election

 

When winning is seen as the most important outcome, committing fraud is an inconvenience. I think that is the opinion of most people on both sides of the political spectrum. Since “ballot harvesting” gives us one more reason to distrust politicians and their supporters, and risk illegitimate election outcomes, we have to stop this absurd practice—now.

Given the mainstream media’s priority of attacking Republicans, much has been made of the mid-term election in North Carolina. One example of note alleged that Republican political operatives illegally collected and possibly stole absentee ballots in a still-undecided congressional race:

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This one’s for our legal guys. Leaving aside whether and how much 2018 election counts were corrupted, if we were to prosecute someone for voter fraud, what would the actual crime be called? Would it be state level or federal? What kind of sentencing would be possible? Would the perpetrator be punished differently if he […]

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Welcome to this special edition of the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast – because, well, because, …, because, because, because, because, becaaaauuuuse – because we wanted to do more to fill the world with silly podcasts.

In this special edition we talk about three topics. First, what happened in Virginia? Was it the repudiation of Trumpism? Was it rather the repudiation of NeverTrumpism? Is there any meaningful justification for the continued existence in the pundit sphere of Evan McMullin, Bill Kristol, Jennifer Rubin, Bret Stephens, etc, etc, etc??? Mike tries his hardest to advance the “dignity in the White House”/”the (Grand Old) Party is better off out of power than being trodden upon by Trump” arguments of the McMullin holdouts amongst our listeners. We know you are out there. I won’t go as far as to say that we feel your pain.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are very encouraged by the final two names President Trump is reportedly considering for the Supreme Court vacancy.  They also cringe as Trump once again insists he lost the popular vote only through rampant voter fraud by illegal aliens.  And they slam Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for claiming a lack of federal assistance is to blame for the huge number of murders in his city.