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There is something remarkable going on in America

America choosing between Woke versus Traditional.

Polls are open, Queues are long, the National Guard has arrived, and random piles of bricks are already in place (ready for Civic celebrations by the Party of Tolerance?) Walmart has pulled guns and ammunition off its shelves (maybe they don’t want them stolen?) Shops are boarded up. It’s everything you need for an election.

Trump Trains are everywhere.

What a phenomenon. There’s even allegedly a 96 mile Trump Train in Arizona. Holy Smoke!

Whatever happens today, that passion, that fervour and dedication is not going to go away. This kind of energy just can’t be put back in a box.  (And if the youtube should vanish, see it at this tweet).

Some members of the Party of Love are pretending the US Flags on these cars could be ISIS banners, calling the Trump Trains “Vanilla ISIS”. Yeah. Like, that’s not divisive.

But people who love America are having a lot of fun.  Through their sheer exuberance, they must be pulling people in. Would you rather join the party of Optimism and Pizzazz or the Woke complainers?

Listen to the effect the sight of a Trump Train pursuing a Biden Bus has on the policeman driving alongside (Starts at 2:03). (Click the link above if there is no video here.)

h/t Michael Smith News

Later in this video cars keep piling in, including a white car that drove erratically and swerved into the truck, which pushed back. In Australia, this incident of a Trump supporter nudging a “Biden car” was national prime time news. But the execution of a Trump supporter in the last month, not so much. (Search the ABC for Bernell Trammell). If only Trammell wanted to vote for Biden, his black life might have mattered to the ABC?

Big Bankers support Billionaires people who they can get bail outs from

Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden is raking in Wall Street cash from all the big banks at five times the rate of President Trump, a CNN report admits. The securities and investment industry donated just $10.5 million to Trump’s presidential campaign and outside groups aligned with it, according to a new tally by OpenSecrets. It has sent nearly five times as much cash, $51.1 million, to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

This should be enough to scare anyone into voting

The Democrat-led House of Representatives is ready to decide the 2020 presidential election if the results are disputed, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.

Trump takes the biscuit race

A Pennsylvania bakery that has successfully predicted the last three presidential elections with its cookie poll has revealed the final tally in its Trump-Biden contest ahead of Election Day. They show President Trump leading former Vice President Joe Biden handily, with a staggering 27,903 red Trump cookies sold compared to just 5,114 blue Biden cookies.

In the Censorship Race

Google edges ahead in the Censorship race by sending Breitbart traffic to junky plagiarists instead of Breitbart. Naturally all fellow canceled skeptics will respond by linking to Breitbart as often as possible, and warning their readers to use a different search engine. In July, Breitbart News published data showing that Breitbart’s Google search visibility is down 99 percent compared to the same period in 2016. RealClearPolitics later published data corroborating this, and showing that the same silent expulsion from Google search results has happened to a variety of other conservative news websites as well.

Facebook meanwhile, is warning of unrest, and to save the nation it will postwarning labels on posts declaring early winners.

Zuckerberg stated: “If any candidate or campaign tries to declare victory before the final results are called, we will put a notification to the top of People’s Facebook and Instagram feed letting them know the results aren’t final yet and we’ll put an informational label on the candidate’s post.” Zuckerberg added that Facebook was taking the initiative as “There is a risk of civil unrest across the country, and given this, companies like ours need to go well beyond what we’ve done before. Obviously we can’t have Democrats doing any premature wrecking. The Trump Campaign has a set of phone numbers to call if you see any funny games going on. Not only are SUV’s for TRUMP roadtrolling America, but the Amish are doing it too:

Then there’s the Amish for Trump too:

Nigerians for Trump (in Nigeria)

.. Trump for Trump:

….

Just in case #Election2020 #electionday #Vote2020 pic.twitter.com/677oX9HzkM — Melissa Tate (@TheRightMelissa) November 3, 2020

Want some spare bricks?

The bolts on the chair have been taken out, and in comments on the tweet there are plenty of people, shocked and willing to pick up the bricks.


A few small results are already starting to come in: @PpollingNumbers says Trump is 1% ahead in Florida, (but without Miami Dade). CNN has no tallies yet.
The phenomenon in Butler PA is an “indictment of the ruling class”. Donald Trump is still a vote against The Swamp.

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    David Maddison

    The Left in America and throughout the world are not fundamentally different to their national and international socialist predecessors, it’s only a matter of degree.

    Obviously they intend violence with the piles of bricks and we saw the outcome of the Leftist riots in recent months. Even the Leftist media declared “mostly peaceful demonstrations” against a backdrop of burning buildings.

    Fortunately Trump has torn away their mask of civility and exposed their true selves (analogous to the way alcohol reveals the true character of a person).

    Decent people everywhere need to take notice and push back against this great Leftist evil trying to destroy the United States and Western Civilisation in general.

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    bobl

    Paul Murray Last Night had pre-polling numbers on 5 battleground states – Background, the polls say chicken little Democrat voters terrified of coronavirus are expected to prepoll 2:1 (66% to 33%) in favour of democrat on party allegiance, yet no battleground state has more than a 2% democrat lead after prepolls. Two states are prepolling in favour of Trump.

    This doesn’t look like any sort of blue wave, I think after the last election where Republicans lied to pollsters (Publicised on Fox at least) may have triggered many Republicans to deliberately lie to the pollsters for kicks.

    It will be a day I think

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    RossP

    For Biden to win Florida he has to get over 70% of the vote in one particular county (sorry forgotten the name) but with 65% of the Democrat vote already in he is 30% down on Clinton’s numbers for that county.

    Alan Jones said he had spoken to the boss of Ladbrokes yesterday. The guy is really worried because they are taking multiple $50,000+ bets on a Trump win. He said did not even have bets that size on the Melbourne Cup.
    Also he spoke to Miranda Devine, who I believe works in NY now and she is picking Trump with over 300 EC votes.

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    David Maddison

    When re-elected I would like to see Trump remove the section 230 CDA protections of social media which allow them to falsely claim they are “common carriers” (like a telephone service) and not publishers (like a newspaper or TV station) which they obviously are due to their editorial policies against conservatives and anyone else to the right of Pol Pot. Trump has already signed an executive order to this effect. Bring the billionaire socialists under control and make them accountable for their election interference and other evil they do.

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    RossP

    Looking good in Florida, already as Jo points out above. The guy, in this article, is tracking the data well

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/11/breaking-update-early-voter-turnout-florida-indicates-big-day-president-trump/

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      RicDre

      RealClearPolitics Flips Key States for Donald Trump in Final Days of Election

      RealClearPolitics (RCP) flipped four crucial battleground states from Joe Biden (D) to President Donald Trump in the final days leading up to the election.

      Trump has taken the lead in key states — including Iowa, Georgia, North Carolina, and Ohio — in the final days of the election, according to RCP. Voters have largely looked to the RCP average to measure which candidate has the momentum going into Election Day. Some, such as Trafalgar Group’s Robert Cahaly, have warned that most polls are not taking the ‘hidden” Trump vote into account.

      https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/11/03/realclearpolitics-flips-key-states-for-donald-trump-in-final-days-of-election/

      I guess they are afraid of being embarrassed they way they were four years ago.

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        OriginalSteve

        Yes and I think the hidden trump vote is in direct protest against the average public dealing with 50 different bathrooms, PC, masks and being over the Left lunacy generally…..

        Its going to be a big fat “payback” vote that I suspect will result in the Lefties not having enough sky to scream at….or enough bricks to throw. Although I think the public may assist with the lefts self inflicted foolishness if it picks a fight that pits a ticked off armed population against it….proof that stupidity is self limiting.

        *sigh*

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      wow well done to him to come up with some numbers – based on a reliable model I’m guessing. All the election trackers I can find put the candidates neck and neck at 0 votes each.

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      RicDre

      Biden Campaign Asserts It Can Win Without Pennsylvania and Florida

      Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign asserted on Tuesday that he could still win the general election without Pennsylvania and Florida, two battleground states rich in electoral votes.

      Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, who has led the former vice president’s campaign since the end of the Democrat primaries, told supporters during a virtual election protection briefing that Biden had many paths to the White House. The campaign manager, in particular, emphasized that, even were the Democrat nominee to lose the biggest swing states considered up for grabs — Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, and Texas — they were still confident of victory.

      https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/11/03/biden-campaign-asserts-it-can-win-without-pennsylvania-florida/

      I wonder who they are trying to convince, us or themselves.

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    PeterS

    Still expecting a big win for Trump but if I’m wrong and Biden wins I will just say to America “enjoy eating your own vomit”.

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    TedM

    Yesterday I did a search on Google for “Rudy Giuliani’s common sense” page. All I came up with was links that were trying to debunk Rudy and his work.

    So I then did the search on Duckduckgo and came up with Giuliani’s common sense page immediately.

    Google’s censorship is criminal. Avoid it if you can.

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    Kalm Keith

    Liked the Tucker Carlson comment.

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    RossP

    I know the Aussies are big punters but this guy in the UK is in another league. $7 million to win $19 million on a Trump win.

    https://www.news.com.au/world/north-america/us-politics/the-130000-bet-that-shows-huge-us-election-favourite/news-story/fc4714998743b5aae8f0d3afe4427f5c

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    Something I have noticed with all of these Trump trains and car supporter rally drive bys.

    They are nearly all of them in those big trucks, or ‘utes’ as we might refer to them here in Oz, although the typical ‘ute’ has now morphed into a small truck really.

    But they are all these type of vehicle, and there are so many of them.

    And hey, isn’t it the Democrat and lefty crowd who are advocating for the end to oil, and the move to electric cars, or toys.

    It would seem that oil and umm non electric cars have a long future.

    Tony.

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      Serp

      Yeah, I continue to wonder at the imbecile EV guff which countries are mandating to be implemented over the next five to twenty years; which brings to mind the saying of the croaky-voiced old ABC film reviewer John Hinde which I used to hear back in the nineties when one still listened to ABC radio: “if wishes were fishes we’d all have gills”.

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      Mark D.

      Keen eye Tony, and yes that would be a non-Biden (non AOC) realist driving a working vehicle rather than a battery powered grocery getter/commuter (to and from fuzzy community organization meetings)

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      David Maddison

      Conservatives/Libertarians use cheap energy to liberate the people and improve their standard of living.

      Leftists deny the masses the use of cheap energy and make energy expensive to reduce the standard of living of the masses, but the Elite Leftists are millionaires or billionaires and can afford profligate use of energy such as with their private jets etc..

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    NuThink

    The media (me dear) are saying that the election is to decide who will become the most powerful man in the world. So as I understand it, it is a choice between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. But as Xi already has a full time job and not born in the USA, has he appointed Joe as his proxy in the USA?
    Joe is Xi’s man in Scranton PA but hoping to be Washington DC (with acknowledgement to Graeme Greene “Our man in Havana”)

    Another thing. Channel 7 is saying that they will have the best reporting of the election. How do they know something like that ahead of time?

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    Analitik

    Quite a lot of provisional red on the USA map and very little blue but it’s still early in the count

    https://www.politico.com/2020-election/results/president/

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      robert rosicka

      ABC have Biden at 190 and Trump at 88 college votes , this is using their method of predicting though and they are calling a result with only a handful of votes counted .

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        they are… basically it is the same as the AP predictor plus the can’t lose states added (eg California before any votes are counted)

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        Analitik

        The ABC “coverage” will be quite funny in retrospect, as will all the “analysis” from the talking heads they have presented over the past month (Bolton, Scaramucci, et al)

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    Good link here to watch the result.

    Hover your mouse over each State. Follow President, Senate and House in menu bar at the top.

    Updated automatically every 60 seconds.

    Tony.

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      Analitik

      Isn’t that the same link?

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      Another Ian

      Have a look at https://www.realclearpolitics.com/

      Via Small dead Animals

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      Fuel Filter

      This one seem the best I’ve seen. Frequent updates. Every 1/2 at least, from what I’ve seen.

      If you reg you can get much more granular.

      https://results.decisiondeskhq.com/

      Been watching for over 4 hrs now. Seems to be a whole lot better than most US coverage by hrs. Don’t EVER trust the “normal” US rags like Political, etc.

      Registering is really no big deal. Don’t want to be tracked? So get a new email acct just for that and reg any way you care to.

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        RickWill

        The best reporting of the results I have seen – appreciate the link.

        I do not understand Virginia though. Trump has the popular margin by a long way but he has lost the State – I do not understand how they were able to call so early?

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          Analitik

          Yes, I was just about to comment on Virginia as well – Trump well ahead but Politico are also calling as a confirmed Biden win

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            The Depraved and MOST Deplorable (and still asleep) Vlad the Impaler

            The predictions are based on some fairly accurate statistical methods that look at “key” precincts, and how they voted. Even if the vote count is a small percentage, it is usually fairly accurate as to how the State will eventually go in the Electoral College vote (the one that counts, and actually elects the President/Vice President).

            Very often the news media use their own methods, and come election night, the data are of sufficient accuracy that the final vote count only confirms the ‘informed guesstimate’ of the initial call.

            May the Good Lord bless us all with a good outcome,

            Vlad

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              Mark D.

              Amen Vlad.

              On the other hand if the Good Lord has a plan that I am not aware of, then what?

              If Biden wins then I won’t have to ever vote again because it will be no use.

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            …..Virginia as well – Trump well ahead but Politico are also calling as a confirmed Biden win.

            That Politico site I linked to (as you did yourself 12 minutes before I did) has Virginia as confirmed Democrat.

            However, on the second Politico site linked to by Another Ian, they have Virginia as still undecided and not included in the EC vote.

            Add all those States (shaded) still to be decided, but with Trump ahead, then he’s up around 280 EC votes.

            To me, this is looking an awful lot like 2016.

            On that second Politico link, they have closer House and Senate results as well, as are the Governors.

            Say, if we relied on the ABC for our results, then it’s still looking like a very easy Biden win. Boy, will they get a surprise!

            Incidentally, at that first Politico site, hover your mouse over the DC circle at right of the big map. Biden has almost 93% of the vote there. Swamp always supports its own.

            Tony.

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    TedM

    Republican’s have a bigger hurdle to overcome. Cyber manipulation of the vote. General Machinary (not sure of correct spelling) explains.

    https://youtu.be/MthuUWRSiGM?t=1314

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    David Maddison

    I never cease to be amazed that so many Sheeple support socialism when it is not a movement of the “downtrodden masses” but a movement of the super Elites, hence the large number of socialist billionaires telling the Sheeple what to think.

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    Fuel Filter

    Do not worry ‘bout the big states going for the China crook.

    The big cities ALWAYS report sooner than the rural areas. It always takes time for those votes to come online.

    Just wait a few hours. Right now it 11:38 AM OZ time. It’s only 8:38 PM Arizona time. We have a long way to go.

    PDJT is gonna beat the crook by a country mile.

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      Fuel Filter

      BTW, those of you who don’t understand the Electoral College, you should look up how it works and, MOST importantly, why our Founders put it in place.

      Put very simply, it was put there to prevent tyranny of the majority.

      That is why they never even considered a parliamentary system (among the many, many other reasons).

      And thank God for that.

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      true about the rural and city divide but there has never before been so many prepoll/postals and they can be rural or city and, depending on the state might be counted early or late. These don’t necessarily favour the incumbent.

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    Orson

    Stuart Varney — FoxBusiness net star, a Brit turned Yank — reports that betting markets have gone to Trump win by 65%.

    Flipped. But thin markets? Not so thin are NASDAQ futures, up by 3.6%.

    Meanwhile, the counting persists, or not in Democrat Philadelphia. Some 350,000 votes by mail will wait. But Republican Party reports that their Trump vote margin will be 800,000 in Pennsylvania.

    Can cheating Democrats manufacture 500,000 new Biden “votes”? To steal Pennsylvania?

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    Vanilla is actually black. But hey, progressives aren’t very smart.

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      Oh Karim you are such a pedant, how could you ever be wrong?

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanilla_(color)

      The color vanilla is a rich tint of off-white as well as a medium pale tint of yellow.

      The first recorded use of vanilla as a color name in English was in 1925.[2]

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        Vanilla is black. I base my knowledge on nature, not some weird misinterpretation of it.

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          OriginalSteve

          Its ok…leaf appears to be testy as he is currently looking at Trump winning a second term….

          Heads exploding and all that…plenty of sky to scream at though..and its free….

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      markx

      What color is pure vanilla?

      brown
      Pure vanilla extract is made from dried vanilla beans and alcohol. It has a rich, sweet flavor and a deep, dark-brown color. Always look for the word ‘pure’ when buying vanilla extract, as the imitation versions have a bitter aftertaste.

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        Graeme No.3

        ‘pure’ vanilla i.e. 99%+ is an off-white powder, but that is most likely to be of synthetic origin. Alcoholic extract of vanilla beans includes other ingredients and comes as a dark brown liquid. Also vanilla can become dark brown in solution by oxidation.
        Regarding synthetic vanilla, this may be ethyl vanillin a synthetic form much more ‘potent’ than the pure form. Usually used in smaller concentrations because of its more pronounced smell. Its origin culd be as a byproduct of wood pulp.
        The type of extract sold in supermarkets may contain as little as 0.02% vanillin.

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    RossP

    Steve Turley gives a good summary of the night. He is calling it for Trump with 295 votes without including Arizona which he said was very prematurely called for Biden, by Fox. In fact he rips into Fox. He says when Conservatives say CNN and MSNBC are giving fairer and better coverage than Fox, they have a real problem.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vb6I6nYEbVE&t=12s

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    Malcolm Picton

    It’s looking more like 2016 again, yeah Hillary’s got it, yeah, Joes got it, well nahh, the numpty leftard pollsters haven’t got any better at guessing, have they.

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    C. Paul Barreira

    Forty years ago to the minute I stood on our front verandah looking to the summit of Mount Remarkable in the mid-north of South Australia. The radio had just informed me that Ronald Reagan had been elected president. How long will we have to wait this time for the figures for the electoral college to be resolved? Much has changed over the course of the last four decades, most of it for the worse. One unexpected change is the failure of the American republic to maintain an effective electoral system. It’s broken. And, apparently, possessed of no capacity for repair.

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    Peter C

    Arizona a win for Biden?

    I am stunned, especially after watching the show of support for Trump with the 96 mile long Trump train.

    I hope we see better news tomorrow as the count continues.

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    John of Cloverdale

    Looks like Robert Cahaly of Trafalgar Group might have done it again.

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    DOC

    Trump says he’s worried, then so am I. The outcome from this election is huge, not just for the US but for the entire Western World. Potentially it may become the USSR of America, and with a President potentially in blackmail hock to China, Russia, and the Ukraine. Israel potentially getting access to the Raptor will presumably disappear. Gottliebsens idea of Australia doing the same with an updated F22 fleet will also go. Would Biden even resurrect the Raptor production for the USA and upset China? The yuan dropped early today when it appeared Trump was in the box seat; wonder what happened later in the day? Biden shuts down the US economy to try to suppress COVID-19 and the US is stuffed. Those borders open with healthcare for all, and the USA is stuffed. Biden tries to drop fossil fuel supply and the USA is stuffed.

    On and on one could go through the plans of the Democrats. Americans won’t know what hit them if he wins. The extreme socialists, the globalists and the billionaires will run the place, not as an independent nation but as a non-democratic branch of the UN and EU socialist elites. We work in a censored media environment, and Dan’s Victorian police have given us a first hand view that the men and women in uniform there really scare rather than reassure.

    I hope those mail-in ballots throw another spanner in the expectations of the Democrats over the next 24hours or it will be time to head for the bush. As a retiree I thought the Australian Reserve Bank was bad enough. America becomes heavily socialist and the West is done.

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    Serp

    Trump is calling for counting to stop in Georgia and North Carolina. I noted here a few weeks ago that when their Supreme Court stopped the counting, or was it recounting, in Florida 2000 I was perplexed that such rulings are considered legitimate for surely ballots are to be counted till none remain. Clearly I am missing something.

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      RicDre

      In 2000, Al Gore wanted to only recount the Florida precincts that he thought he could flip but not other precincts which might have gone the other way if recounted. The The Florida Supreme Court sided with him but the US Supreme court said that if there was a recount, all precincts had to be recounted. The process had gone on for so long at that point that they were up against the deadline for the Electoral College to meet and the choice became either post Florida’s result or have Florida excluded from the Electoral College. Bill Sammon’s book At Any Cost is an excellent review of the 2000 US presidential election.

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    Another Ian

    I hear that vote counting has stopped for the night.

    Is the reproductive time for copulating votes less than 24 hours?

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    GD

    At 11pm Wednesday, the Oz’ coverage is disgracefully biased. Peter Van Onselen disparaging Trump, Biden lauded for wins but only negative reporting of Trump.

    Why do I bother subscribing?

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    FrankH

    Google Censorship

    I took Breitbart’s first example and searched Google for “Joe Biden Touts ‘Most Extensive & Inclusive Voter Fraud Organization in History of American Politics”. On page 5 of the Google search I got this familiar message:
    “In order to show you the most relevant results, we have omitted some entries very similar to the 55 already displayed.
    If you like, you can repeat the search with the omitted results included.”

    When I repeated the search to include the “irrelevant” results, the Breitbart story was on the first page.

    Just for completeness, I repeated it on Duckduckgo and the Breitbart story is the first hit.

    Does anybody remember “Don’t be evil”? Anybody at Google, that is?

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    CHRIS

    When I think of Techs like Google, I’m reminded of the saying, ‘Power corrupts, but absolute power corrupts absolutely’. The Tech giants are all heading that way, and must be stopped (unfortunately, most world governments are too lily-livered, or…you guessed it…corrupt to stop them). BTW,the 2020 Election result is down to 6 states: Nevada, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia. Trump ahead in 3, Biden in 3. Since Trump is 500K votes ahead in PV, I’d give that state to him. The other 5 are way too close to call.
    And to cap it all off…the Pollsters (with a few exceptions), were, yet again, way off target.

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    tom0mason

    There’s something remarkable going on …
    From https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2020/11/04/the-update-in-michigan-that-looks-awfully-suspicious-n2579437

    An update that was made to Michigan’s totals is raising red flags after 138,339 votes were found in the state which happened to all go to Joe Biden. Not a single one went to President Trump. As the Federalist’s Sean Davis quipped, “That doesn’t look suspicious at all.”

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    CHRIS

    Isn’t it odd (?) that any postal/early votes in most states (especially the battleground states) are all going to the Democrats? Hmmmm….

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