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A dog ate the logs in Michigan electronic vote

It’s awful bad luck for the Democrats.  The forensics report for Antrim County is in and there’s no evidence the 6,000 flipped votes was a clerks error, as we were told, but there is evidence of “fatal flaws” “gross negligence”, “bad faith” and or “wilful non-compliance”. The adjudication logs are missing. The security logs are missing. Worse, the normal error rate of ballots is 1 in 250,000, but the 2020 rate was sixty five percent (percent!). I make that about 160,000 times higher than normal (can that be right?).  It’s hard to make sense of that number.

Ballots that are classified as “adjudicated” can be altered by administrators, something that is normally recorded in the logs. Since the machines have past logs from other years, but not the 2020 logs, it looks like someone went in and deleted them.

 Crucial Logs Missing From Antrim County Dominion Voting Machines: Forensics Report

Ivan Pentchukov, Epoch Times

“Significantly, the computer system shows  vote adjudication logs for prior years; but all adjudication log entries for the 2020 election cycle are missing. The adjudication process is the simplest way to manually manipulate votes. The lack of records prevents any form of audit accountability, and their conspicuous absence is extremely suspicious since the files exist for previous years using the same software,” the report, authored by Russell Ramsland, states.

“We must conclude that the 2020 election cycle records have been manually removed.”

 Could be one of the largest understatements in US history:

 “The allowable election error rate established by the Federal Election Commission guidelines is of 1 in 250,000 ballots,” Ramsland said. “We observed an error rate of 68.05 percent. This demonstrated a significant and fatal error in security and election integrity.”

You’ll be glad to know that Polifact rated the rumours of fraud in Antrim as “mostly false”.

The forensic audit says “The results are not certifiable”. “This is a national security issue”. Furthermore, it also mentions Trumps executive order and the DNI report — they want all the adjudication errors investigated.

There comes a time when the Dog Ate My Log excuse just doesn’t work. A time perhaps that keeping logs (or climate records) should be legally required with jail time on offer for those who lose the logs without any reason.

The  forensics report for Antrim County makes for an interesting read.

 

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61 comments to A dog ate the logs in Michigan electronic vote

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    John Galt

    This is a concerted effort to enact a coup d etat.
    That is a treasonous act.
    The highest penalty for treason is death.
    Sign me up as one of the firing squad.

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      PeterS

      If that is the case, and I’m not saying it isn’t, then Trump has to pull his finger out and use the Insurrection Act et al to instigate martial law, take over the social media outlets and MSM, start the military trials of the traitors and if found guilty put in prison for life. He has until Jan 20 to start the ball rolling so a lot can happen between now and then, such as the SCOTUS doing their job right and disqualifying the election, which up to now looks unlikely.

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      Just Thinkin'

      Didn’t I read somewhere about the death penalty
      being enacted for Federal Crimes?

      Or, was that just wishful thinking?

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    wokebuster

    Stinks to high heaven. The US is a banana republic. Surely there is a law against wilful destruction of electoral records.

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      PeterS

      Not yet. It will become a banana republic after Jan 20 if Trump doesn’t use the last option available to him under the Constitution and force the issue. If he does not carry out his duty under the Constitutional Law then he ends up being derelict in his duty and in effect allows the Constitutional Federal Republic to become a banana republic. The problem also gets more serious and deeper as elections from then on are no longer relevant.

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    Dennis

    The land of the free, a model of democracy, that was until the rot gradually but deliberately set in with the intention of taking control.

    And with huge foreign interference involved aiding the people’s enemies within.

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    Harry Passfield

    Well, going by the legal tricks, back-flips and out-and-out bare-faced lies, I wish luck to whoever gets to present this to a court. The Democrat-owned (and paid-for) press are happy to tell any and all that none of the court-cases succeeded and were thrown out. What they miss is that none of the key ones even got to have their day in court and were dismissed on technicalities. But…I really hope this one flies, and that someone does time for it.

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    Is there no retention obligation for ballots over a certain time ?
    I believe in Germany it’s up to 60 days before the next voting after 4 years.

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      Richard C (NZ)

      >”Is there no retention obligation for ballots over a certain time ?”

      2 years, and not just ballots:

      COMPUTERS WERE WIPED CLEAN ON NOVEMBER 4:

      DePerno told us that the report shows “internet and adjudication files were wiped clean on Nov. 4th,” adding “They destroyed election results!—They destroyed election results in a violation of state law.” He told us, “They were required to keep these records for two years after the election, and they deleted them!”

      “We can’t assign motive to that, but we can speculate.”

      From Gateway Pundit

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        Clyde Spencer

        In a criminal trial, if critical evidence were to be lost, or even if the chain of custody were broken, the defense might well move to have charges dismissed because of the lack of indisputable evidence. The fact that there is no outcry about the deletion of the logs makes the whole situation stink! At the very least, those responsible for the security of the logs should be prosecuted for dereliction of duty. However, if the situation is as reported, then the votes should be declared invalid.

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    Zigmaster

    It is clear that the goings on in Antrim County were indeed a mistake but not in the way it seems.

    In perpetrating the total election fraud the fraud needs to be incremental not substantial otherwise it is too noticeable. If the result from Antrim had not been so out of whack with previous votes for the county no one would’ve queried it, but the votes for Joe Biden were so implausible that it was obvious to even the most hardened democrat apologist that there was something wrong with votes for that county. When planning the steal this wasn’t meant to happen. This wasn’t an error by the machine the machines will have been manipulated to impact results at the margin. Someone was either overzealous or just stuffed things up to highlight what is a clear anomaly which could be seen to be obvious under the glare of 24/7 TV viewership. Anyone from Antrim county seeing their votes flashing through on the screen would know straight away that things were wrong. Where the forensic ananylsis will be more difficult to prove will be in the areas where the fraud was executed properly with the fraudulent votes exceeding the normal voting patterns by more plausible amounts where the incremental changes are at the margin.
    That being said some of the massive midnight voting dumps from Democrat strongholds showed totals in swing states but democrat city counties of implausible 100% Biden votes over 130000 votes. Even the most Democrat cities have a small number of individuals who will vote for someone else. Without even doing a forensic audit when results are too perfect then the only plausible explanation is fraud. I suspect if the individual votes included in those midnight votes could be identified and every person contacted to confirm that they voted in the election and their vote was for Joe Biden I suspect very quickly they could establish that these votes did not originate from the people they were supposed to have come from.

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    RossP

    While it is clear that President Trump has a couple of “nuclear options” I think he desperately does not want to use them unless absolutely necessary, but given time is ticking that necessity is only a day or so around the corner. I’m sure DNI Ratcliff would have finished his report and President Trump will not have to wait until Dec 18.

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      Dennis

      Under the circumstances prevailing, since at least the election of POTUS Obama, does President Trump have any choice but to use the “nuclear options” to remove the threats to the nation and its people?

      I don’t think so.

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        Stuart

        The nuclear option is there but even Trump will think twice (and is). It will result in bloodshed on the streets and despite what the media says about him I believe that the President will want to avoid such a situation if he can. We have already heard rumors of SCOTUS arguing that if they hear the case people (BLM, Lefty, anarchists) will riot and so they decided to subvert the actual course the law to avoid bloodshed. If Scotus is swayed by threats of riots then the US is stuffed. Trump can either walk away and leave the USA to the great reset or he can implement his emergency action at the end of the week if he gets enough information from the investigation reports. The media will be stunned and will double down as they are all complicit in the wrong doing and the cover up. The weekend will bring a damp squib or fireworks to rival the 4th of July.

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      Peter

      Well we will all find out in the next few days, but it is clear that Trump does not have time to waste, and now needs to force a forensic audit of the ballots in all of the swing states, along with a much greater and multi state forensic audit of the dominion voting machines.

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        RossP

        Peter
        I’m not sure an audit would do the trick because you can guarantee ballots have been “lost”, machines have been wiped clean (as seen in MI) etc etc.
        Frankly I think the only real solution is a new election overseen by the military and if machines are to be used they are all audited first and some sort of “cyber lock” ( a mechanism to stop them being interfered with directly or remotely) put on them.

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    So what?
    The errors in Antrim county Michigan were found and corrected, so the right vote totals were included in the Michigan vote.

    It is a rural county with few votes, that I had to look up on a map, and i live in Michigan.I drove through the county once and didn’t even remember it. This does not change the Trump loss in Michigan. Nor can it be extrapolated to other Michigan communities.

    It appears the Trump legal team has failed him. It appears that no judge has been presented with actual fraud witnesses.
    It appears that the chief argument is over states illegally changing election laws without legislative approval. That angle did not work. Giuliani and Powell, in my opinion, seem like two ranchers with big hats and no cattle.

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      Sure — the Dems could have used the same cheating software in every county, but only used it in Antrim.

      Your attempt to defend the indefensible is admirable but pathetic at the same time.

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        Ms. Nova
        Your consistent character attacks responding to my comments are not logical arguments. The errors in Antrim County Michigan were huge — easily detected — and they were reversed before the Michigan vote was certified.

        The error was so large that is suggests human error, not a deliberate attempt to fix the vote uby deliberately reprogramming the computers. Election fraud that was so easy to spot is most likely to have been accidental.

        You can speculate about Dominion computer systems elsewhere, but speculation and statistical anomalies did not change the minds of any state judges in the past six weeks.

        A character attack (“pathetic”) is leftist style “debate”, not worthy of this website.

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          Richard, you don’t know what a character attack is. I was discussing your arguments.

          Self evidently, you have nothing to say about the data or conclusions in the long PDF this post discusses. You posit banal speculation of a trite uninformed kind. The conclusions in the report were not “easy” to spot, they took a forensic analysis and legal permission to get access.

          Maybe try reading the post and the PDF before your next comment?

          Please stop wasting our time lecturing me on the nature of skeptical blogs when you parrot decisions made by judges who haven’t even considered the evidence. (You haven’t read their judgements either have you?)

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            There you go again.
            Another character attack on me.
            Didn’t surprise me.
            I was already wearing a helmet.

            The error in Antrim County was quickly reversed.
            It was a huge mistake easily spotted.
            No one with any sense would commit election fraud so blatant it would be spotted almost instantly.

            Writing a report about a miscount in one rural county does not mean it was deliberate fraud.
            Writing a report does not make everything said in the report true.
            The author, Russell James Ramsland, Jr., has made HUGE mistakes before:
            https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/11/do-trumps-lawyers-know-what-they-are-doing.php

            I read the purpose and preliminary conclusions from the report before making my comment, not the whole 23 page report. I am not a computer expert who would fully understand the remaining 18 pages..

            Even if true, the report is NOT proof of election fraud elsewhere in the U.S.
            Election fraud can be committed by people using computers.
            Election fraud can be committed by people using paper ballots.
            Election fraud could be committed by people using stone tablets for ballots.
            Election fraud remains speculation, based on statistical anomalies, until a judge is convinced it did happen.

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              OK, so you don’t understand the report, and Ramsland is human rather than an infallible God, and “therefore” you know that if the Democrats cheated electronically in one county and were accidentally caught there, then it means nothing.

              Good idea with the helmet.

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      Kalm Keith

      So don’t blame the ranchers: the cattle aren’t there because the Rustlers have been active too long.

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    robert rosicka

    Just watching this vid on GEorgia and exactly how easy it is to manipulate the Dominion voting machine , sorry if this has been shown previously but goes into some detail that was new to me .

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tc89YQGUnA8&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR2cWZBhXk8BCyKfMQnefZZ8ARaL5EnIPcCgmykM2yE1irdLOajTzCrCwXU

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    Dennis

    Was it Joe’s Dog that ate the logs?

    And he broke his ankle chasing it trying to lock it in the basement?

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    Mikky

    There is a video somewhere (sorry, don’t recall where) of a woman pretending to be concerned about fraud via the dominion machines. She demonstrated how easy it was to login as administrator. Was this a warning or an instructional video? To me it was the latter.

    Problem is, there were many ways to commit fraud, but little definitive evidence that any of them were employed. A lousy electoral system, with a lousy political system preventing it from being fixed.

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      Richard C (NZ)

      >”She demonstrated how easy it was to login as administrator”

      In the Antrim report, the password was taped to the top of the screens.

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    Binny Pegler

    With politics (and the media) you have to watch the hole , not the donut.
    Politics 101 ‘Never launch and investigation unless you’re sure of the out come’
    If the really was nothing to find I’m sure we would have committees, special counsels, and public hearings .With all the bells, whistles , drum rolls and fanfare that political theater could muster.
    As hard as this is to believe. It’s the ‘no evidence’ stonewalling that make me suspicious.

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    Analitik

    the computer system shows vote adjudication logs for prior years; but all adjudication log entries for the 2020 election cycle are missing

    This is the answer to those who keep asking “Where is the evidence?”

    A cover-up hides or disposes of the direct evidence so you need to examine the extent of the cover-up

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    Richard C (NZ)

    >You’ll be glad to know that Polifact rated the rumours of fraud in Antrim as “mostly false”.

    Also,

    PolitiFact – Is the U.S. “very close to a vaccine” for the coronavirus, as President Trump said during tonight’s coronavirus briefing?

    Public health experts say it could take a year and a half to roll out.

    From Daily Caller – ‘Warp Speed Doubters’ Tweets Come Back To Haunt’

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    Richard C (NZ)

    “We Had to Do This Because We Believe Fraud Happeneed” — UPDATE and LOCAL REACTION: MI State Police Block Republican Electors From Getting Inside Capitol
    Gateway Pundit

    Michigan Electoral College Proceedings Open With ‘Black National Anthem’
    Gateway Pundit

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      Lawrie

      I note from the frantic reaction of the MI AG Nessel that she does not want that information out and about. That sounds suspiciously like she wants something hidden. The dog ate the log and the AG wants to hide the evidence. It is strange but marvellous that the audit began because a citizen objected to a dope outlet on main street and did not believe the outcome of the vote. Sometimes it is the smallest things that bring a big crime unstuck. Maybe Trump should have been going to court over the dodgy outcomes of local dog catcher elections.

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    Richard C (NZ)

    Antrim Michigan Forensics Report
    (Preliminary)

    22. Research is ongoing. However, based on the preliminary results, we conclude
    that the errors are so significant that they call into question the integrity and legitimacy of the results in the Antrim County 2020 election to the point that the results are not certifiable. Because the same machines and software are used in 48 other counties in Michigan, this casts doubt on the integrity of the entire election in the state of Michigan.

    # # #

    Plus the other 27 states that use the same system

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    Richard C (NZ)

    Sidney Powell previews massive RICO case against Smartmatic, Dominion
    Natural News

    “We have identities, roles, and background of Dominion … Smartmatic people,” the letter adds. “This will turn into a massive RICO filing. It is Smartmatic, Dominion Voting Systems, Sequoia, SGO. If you come forward now to cooperate with law enforcement, you will be better off.”

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      William Astley

      Here is a human-interest story about the Canadian company, Dominion whose equipment modifications, helped facilitate the 2020 US election fixing.

      In Oct. the US Milt flew to Toronto with US Milt Lawyers from the 305 Milt Intelligence to meet with the cocky Dominion lawyers and the scared Dominion senior executives to discuss the evidence that their company’s equipment was used/modified to facilitate the 2020 US election fixing.

      In Jan. after the US Milt makes an announcement to the US people… The US state will become a hyper efficient state and will get things done to fix some problems. Respect, law and order is number one.

      So, later in January… the US Milt is going to return to Toronto with a large group of staff and a plan. The ‘meeting’ with Dominion executives and scared Dominion lawyers ….

      (Dominion lawyers actually leave/run from the ‘meeting’ when they read what is on a couple of charts) … is a brief summary of what is going to happen and how Dominion is going to help. Milt staff will be stationed at Dominion until their investigation is complete …. And their company destroyed.

      Canada politicians (cowards) stay away as the US Milt talked to them as part of the Plan before coming up.

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    Hivemind

    I fail to see any circumstances in which it would be legitimate to modify somebody’s vote. At all !

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    Zigmaster

    In drug cheat circles evidence that a sample has been refused or tampered with creates a finding of drug taking with the implementation of penalties the same as if the fraud has been proven. The same should apply to Antrim County where it should be easy to find out who erased the data and put them in jail. This might help get to the bottom of things if in particular Democrat whistleblowers were encouraged that any evidence that is given to authorities might give such whistleblowers protection from jail.

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    OldOzzie

    Michigan Judge Orders Release of Damning Forensics Report of Dominion Vote Tabulation System, Full Forensics Report

    After considerable legal filings intended to block the release of a forensic report of Antrim County Dominion vote tabulation systems, a Michigan judge has lifted a gag order allowing the plaintiff, Allied Security Operations Group, to publicly release the findings.

    The results of the forensic audit [full pdf here], while limited only to the vote tabulations in Antrim county, are damning for the Michigan system of elections.

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    TedM

    What’s happening in Antrim County right now.

    https://youtu.be/6oUNqLpjRaM?t=2813

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    Serge Wright

    The only people who can delete security logs are those with system root (ie:administrator) access. In this case, we assume that after the votes were modified for Biden, a person from either the cyber security team or the vendor support team was contacted and deleted the logs that showed who had committed the crime.

    In terms of dealing with this issue, where security logs are deleted and the results are therefore compromised, the usual action would be to hold a federal police inquiry and interview all those with system admin access, check their mobile phone records, bank accounts, etc. My guess is that there will be no investigation and no repercussions to any individual or group of individuals. This is a typical deep state activity, “nothing to see here, move along…”.

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    Ian

    There is another side tooth’s reports that, unsurprisingly, is not mentioned here.

    https://tinyurl.com/y9qm5ju9

    “State officials are disputing a report on Antrim County’s voting equipment — signed by a consultant who confused Michigan and Minnesota voting districts in an earlier election analysis — that says the county’s equipment “is intentionally and purposefully designed with inherent errors to create systemic fraud and influence election results.”

    Michigan Elections Director Jonathan Brater said in a weekend court filing the report “makes a series of unsupported conclusions, ascribes motives of fraud and obfuscation to processes that are easily explained as routine election procedures or error corrections, and suggests without explanation that elements of election software not used in Michigan are somehow responsible for tabulation or reporting errors that are either nonexistent or easily explained.”

    Ramsland, a cybersecurity analyst and former Republican congressional candidate, mistook voting jurisdictions in Minnesota for Michigan towns in one recent flawed analysis of voter turnout in the Nov. 3 election. In another, filed in support of a federal lawsuit filed in Michigan, he made wildly inaccurate claims about voter turnout in various Michigan municipalities claiming that Detroit, where turnout was 51%, had turnout of 139%, and that North Muskegon, which had turnout of 78%, had voter turnout of 782%.

    In his court filing in the case, Brater said the report suggests it is improper to divert write-in ballots for adjudication, but that is the only way those ballots can be counted. Contrary to the suggestion in the report, this does not allow administrators to “change votes,” beyond determining for whom write-in votes should be counted, Brater wrote.

    Brater said the report references system capabilities for ranked choice voting, which is used in some jurisdictions, but which is not used or authorized for use in Michigan elections.

    “Because voting tabulators in Michigan use hand-marked, paper ballots, any alleged errors in tabulators can be caught during a hand recount, which any candidate could have requested in Antrim County,” Brater said.

    “This week the Michigan Bureau of Elections and Antrim County will also be conducting a hand tally of all ballots cast in the presidential election in Antrim County, which will provide further verification that the Antrim County results are accurate.”

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      Richard C (NZ)

      Larry Johnson’s summary:

      * The machine tabulated results reported on November 3, 2020 show there were 12,423 votes for President–with Joe Biden receiving 7,769 and Donald Trump garnering 4,509. The machine count for 3 November shows that only 56% of the registered voters cast a ballot for President. But a subsequent tabulation three weeks later (21 November) put Trump on top with 9,748 votes to Biden’s 5,960. The total votes for President increased by 3,526 and the turnout approached 73%.

      * A staggering number of the ballots cast in Antrim required ADJUDICATION. The Dominion system classifies ballots into two categories, 1) normal ballots and 2) adjudicated ballots. Ballots sent to adjudication can be altered by administrators, and adjudication files can be moved between different Results Tally and Reporting (RTR) terminals with no audit trail of which administrator actually adjudicates (i.e. votes) the ballot batch.

      * In Central Lake Township, for example, 81.96% of the 1,491 total ballots cast were adjudicated, which means that the decision about who received the vote was made by election personnel.

      * All the ADJUDICATION logs for the November 2020 election cycle are missing while the files for previous years still exist. The lack of current records prevents any form of audit accountability.

      * All server security logs prior to 11:03 pm on November 4, 2020 are missing. This means that all security logs for the day after the election, on election day, and prior to election day are gone. These logs contain domain controls, authentication failures, error codes, times users logged on and off, network connections to file servers between file accesses, internet connections, times, and data transfers.

      * An unauthorized user unsuccessfully attempted to zero out election results on November 21, 2020.

      * The Election Event Designer Log shows that Dominion Image Cast Precinct Cards were programmed with new ballot programming on 10/23/2020 and then again after the election on 11/05/2020. Specifically, the Central Lake Township tabulator tape totals were significantly altered by utilizing two different program versions (10/23/2020 and 11/05/2020), both of which were software changes during an election–a clear violation of election law.

      * Antrim County used two software packages with the Dominion machines–one counted actual votes (i.e. tabulated) and the other CALCULATED ballot totals.

      * The tabulator tape totals prove there were large numbers of votes switched from the November 3, 2020 tape to the November 6, 2020 tape. This was solely based on using different software versions of the operating program to calculate votes.

      * A high “error rate” in the election software (in this case 68.05%) means an algorithm was used that weighted one candidate greater than another (for instance, weight a specific candidate at a 2/3 to approximately 1/3 ratio). The Antrim logs show that the RCV or Ranked Choice Voting Algorithm was enabled (see image below from the Dominion manual), which allows the user to apply a weighted numerical value to candidates and change the overall result.

      * The Dominion voting machines used in Antrim County are used in 48 other Michigan counties, which calls into question the entire results of the Presidential election.

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        Ian

        This is what Antrim County officials had to say.

        https://tinyurl.com/y7yzdg6r

        There were no software “glitches” that “switched” votes in Antrim County or anywhere else. The errors identified in Antrim County were isolated human errors not involving Dominion.

        Officials failed to update the programming in their tabulators after requiring changes to their ballot.

        Human errors around election programming are caught during public Logic & Accuracy testing, which is performed after election programming is finalized.

        Officials in Antrim failed to conduct Logic & Accuracy testing.

        The post-election canvass process is designed to catch errors, which is exactly where these errors were discovered.
        There was no digital adjudication of votes in Antrim County.

        There was no digital adjudication of votes in Antrim County.

        Antrim County does not license nor use digital adjudication. To the extent Antrim County needed to resolve any absentee ballots, it was done manually—by hand—outside the tabulation system.

        Digital adjudication requires the use of ballot images. Antrim County does not record images.

        Any U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) accredited VSTL can easily and independently verify whether adjudication is used by review of the database structure.

        Antrim County (and all of Michigan) has a paper ballot record for every vote cast on a Dominion machine.

        Voters make, review, and cast their paper ballots. These paper ballots are in full custody of the election officials of each county. The proof of the accuracy of tabulation machines can be verified by hand counts and audits.

        Antrim County does not use modems.

        While the State of Michigan requires all tabulation systems to be capable of transmitting election results from the precincts via modems, Antrim County does not use modems.

        If modems are ever used, they are external on Dominion machines so that poll workers and poll watchers can easily identify when they are in use.
        Dominion results servers are designed to not be connected to the internet.

        Since they are in the custody of election officials, many officials have EAC accredited VSTLs perform audits to forensically confirm that they have not been connected to the internet.
        When there is any doubt, officials can always revert back to the hand counts and audits of the paper ballots that NEVER leave the county.

        Antrim County does not use Rank Choice Voting.

        A simple review of the ballots easily confirms this, as there is only one marking area beside each candidate. Any EAC accredited VSTL could also verify this through source code and database review.
        Dominion systems have passed rigorous state and federal testing and certification protocols to prove they are accurate and reliable.

        Extremely thorough and rigorous audits are performed on all EAC certified tabulation systems by third-party test labs, chosen by the bipartisan Election Assistance Commission and accredited by a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Their tests include complete source code reviews, volume and accuracy tests, along with post-election audits and verifications.

        Antrim County does not license nor use digital adjudication. To the extent Antrim County needed to resolve any absentee ballots, it was done manually—by hand—outside the tabulation system.
        Digital adjudication requires the use of ballot images. Antrim County does not record images.
        Any U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) accredited VSTL can easily and independently verify whether adjudication is used by review of the database structure.
        Antrim County (and all of Michigan) has a paper ballot record for every vote cast on a Dominion machine.

        Voters make, review, and cast their paper ballots. These paper ballots are in full custody of the election officials of each county. The proof of the accuracy of tabulation machines can be verified by hand counts and audits.
        Antrim County does not use modems.

        While the State of Michigan requires all tabulation systems to be capable of transmitting election results from the precincts via modems, Antrim County does not use modems.
        If modems are ever used, they are external on Dominion machines so that poll workers and poll watchers can easily identify when they are in use.
        Dominion results servers are designed to not be connected to the internet. Since they are in the custody of election officials, many officials have EAC accredited VSTLs perform audits to forensically confirm that they have not been connected to the internet. When there is any doubt, officials can always revert back to the hand counts and audits of the paper ballots that NEVER leave the county.
        Antrim County does not use Rank Choice Voting.

        A simple review of the ballots easily confirms this, as there is only one marking area beside each candidate. Any EAC accredited VSTL could also verify this through source code and database review.
        Dominion systems have passed rigorous state and federal testing and certification protocols to prove they are accurate and reliable.

        Extremely thorough and rigorous audits are performed on all EAC certified tabulation systems by third-party test labs, chosen by the bipartisan Election Assistance Commission and accredited by a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Their tests include complete source code reviews, volume and accuracy tests, along with post-election audits and verifications.
        Get more facts about Dominion here, including our work in swing states like Michigan.

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      Kalm Keith

      Sorry to hear about all the confusion; hope it works out O.K.

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    Roger Knights

    Here is a re-post by Michal Prescott in his blog of the claims:
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    A lightly redacted copy of the Antrim County (MI) forensics report has been released. I’ve read all 23 pages. It certainly sounds bad, though we must bear in mind that the conclusions are already in dispute and the report’s author, Russell Ramsland, has been criticized for errors and misstatements in a prior court filing.

    In any case, here are some highlights, with the caveat that these claims may not hold up:

    //The Dominion Voting System … intentionally generates enormously high number of ballot errors. The electronic ballots are then transferred for adjudication. The intentional errors lead to bulk adjudication of ballots with no oversight, no transparency, and no audit trail. This leads to voter or election fraud.…

    The allowable election error rate established by the Federal Election Commission guidelines is of one in 250,000 ballots (.0008%). We observed an error rate of 68.05%.…

    The tabulation log for the forensic examination of the server for Antrim County from December 6, 2020 consists of 15,676 individual events of which 10,006 67 or 68.05% of the events were recorded errors. These errors resulted in overall tabulation errors or ballots being sent to adjudication.…

    The Dominion Voting System produced systemic errors and high error rates both prior to the [software] update and after the update; meaning the update (or lack of update) is not the cause of errors….

    All server security logs prior to 11:03 PM on November 4, 2020 are missing.… Other server logs before November 4, 2020 are present; therefore, there is no reasonable explanation for the security logs to be missing.

    On November 21, 2020, an unauthorized user unsuccessfully attempted to zero out election results. This demonstrates additional tampering with data.…

    The Dominion Image Cast Precinct (ICP) machines have the ability to be connected to the Internet…

    The same machines and software are used in 48 other counties in Michigan.//

    Much of the report outlines the practices used to image the contents of the hard drives and analyze them. Among other things, the forensic team found that the Windows software had not been updated for more than three years, while the antivirus definitions were more than four years out of date. There were other obvious security problems.

    Reviewing the tabulation logs for November 6, the team found “there were 1,222 ballots reversed out of 1,491 total ballots cast, thus resulting in an 81.96% rejection rate.” Additionally, “In the logs we identified that the RCV or Ranked Choice Voting Algorithm was enabled… This allows the user to apply a weighted numerical value to candidates and change the overall result.”

    Some of the claims seem trivial or spurious. For instance, the report says that “write-in ballots were flagged to be diverted automatically for adjudication,” which would allow “a computer operator to decide to whom to award those votes.” But I don’t see any other way of tabulating write-in ballots, since the machines cannot recognize handwriting.

    The more technical parts of the report were redacted by court order to protect Dominion’s proprietary software. Needless to say, Dominion and officials of Michigan’s state government strongly dispute the report’s conclusions.

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    Philip

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch, Tassie is billed as The Nation’s Battery, meaning the mainland is stuck with expensive crap energy.

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    Philip

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch, Tassie is billed as The Nation’s Battery, meaning the mainland is stuck with expensive crap energy.

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    wes george

    I’ve been following Jo Nova for over a decade now and I have often found her insights as well as the chatter here enlightening. But not this time. Ya’ll are just wrong. I get it that you’re pissed off. So am I. But that’s not an excuse for arguing to undermine the American due process system…Let me explain:

    The Democrats have been serial election cheats since the days of Jim Crow. PA NV and MI have been notoriously union mobster controlled for generations. Everyone knows that. The Democrats are the party of revolution and for them “The Ends” always justify “The Means”, because they fanatically believe they have “the arc of history” on their side, beside they live off graft. Socialism is corruption institutionalised. It was the Democrats who seceded to kick off the last civil war because they lived off slavery before they discovered graft and socialism. It’s the Democrats who riot and burn cities every couple of years demanding more free stuff from a bigger welfare state. It’s the Democrats who justify antifa terror and BLM looting by their moral self-righteousness. Democrats stand for we want your stuff. Why wouldn’t they loot your vote too?

    When it came time for the 2020 elections only the most naive imagined that the Democrats wouldn’t cheat. Hell, they promised they were going to cheat! No way was Trump ever gonna win, they said. Twitter, Facebook and Google all censored the Hunter Biden corruption scandal, along with most of the mainstream media. They didn’t even try to hide it. They smilingly told us that BLM and Antifa were going to riot until Trump was deposed and threatened that if he did win, they would riot until 2024. They don’t respect constitutional order. But we do. We know it is the only thing between us and the abyss.

    Now that they did exactly what they promised to do- stole the election – it’s time to take a deep breath and be calm. We were warned. We’re the noobs. It’s our own fault that our side of politics allowed it to happen. We knew they would cheat us if they could. They’ve been cheating against Trump from before he was elected, since the FBI used Clinton’s opposition research on the Trump Campaign in 2016 to drum up an unconstitutional investigation into Trump and his people. And now you’re SHOCKED! that they stole the election? What did you expect?

    It’s time to accept Biden won this election by hook or crook and let that much go. Why? Because WE are the people who love America and the constitution. We got mugged, yeah, so the f-what? You wanna get a gun and go shoot some muggers??? That’s smart, man. Not.

    Life is not fair. What are you going to do about it? Start a revolution? Destroy what we are here to save? Maybe twist the constitution to set up precedent for a wannabe El Presidente to hole-up in the White house, surrounded by a tank corps while the whole country – aye, the whole world – descends into total chaos? Wow, that’s an innovative solution!

    It’s pathetic to read people here arguing for what will amount to civil war or a coup d’état and lead to the destruction of all we hold dear. The Democrats want to stack the courts, dump the electoral college system for popular rule of mob vote, maybe add a few new Blue states to own the Senate. Defund the police and install a new party stazi who will decide your carbon footprint allowance according to your social conformity rating on Facebook. The Left want to destroy America with one party rule. Better yet, they want YOU to go frickin’ loco and burn it all down for them, baby.

    And yet, here ya’ll are arguing for exactly the same sort of unamerican behaviour we expect from the likes of Antifa and the neo-Marxists left. They’re happy with their foul ends-justifies-the-means tactics because they WANT to destroy the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. But we can’t do that kind of crap, because we believe in the rule of law and due process. We love the American Republic and the political system. So do not let me read here about “executing traitors” or overturning the electoral college count by Executive Order or insanities like armed insurrection or rounding up opposition politicians.

    That’s inanely wrongheaded and ultimately plays into the hands of those who hate America and want to see it destroyed. You cannot imagine how disillusioned I am with those here who I once thought had a good head on their shoulders.

    Sure, we got shafted. But there will always be another election. That’s how the American system works. Do not try to end run around the system. Use it, don’t lose it. Instead of gobbing about taking it to the streets – as if Main Street USA, hasn’t suffered enough at the hands of Antifa riots – organise to make sure this election farce can never happen again. Swear that never again shall one party be able to control the guts of an election count. That should be where your energy is channeled, not towards setting new counterproductive precedents against constitutional order. Never forget what happened and you don’t have to forgive, but do not play into the hands of Antifa and neo-Marxists who are baiting you, trolling you into doing unamerican things and thinking unamerican thoughts.

    I am very disappointed in Jo Nova for not focusing more on all the positive strengths we have as rational, Enlightened republicans (in the classic sense of those words) to work within the system to remedy future election fraud. Instead, the focus has been on ridiculously unamerican Kraken babble. Perhaps that is because Jo is an Australian and as such might not grasp just how epically important it is to preserve the American due process system, separation of powers, states’ rights, the Bill of Right and fidelity in BOTH the SPIRIT and the LETTER of the Constitution. I imagine the authors of the Federalist Papers would speak in my voice against the silly short-sighted tantrums Jo Nova and her followers have advocated here. Sure, be pissed off, but let anger animate our will to preserve rather than erode precedent. Do not help the Left in their tireless crusade to dismantle American constitutional tradition!

    Even as an Australian, perhaps unfamiliar with the US federal system of states and balances of power, it should be clear that if America dissolves into a civil war over something as fleeting as a single mangled election cycle that’s the end of Australia too.

    Actually, our fate will be much worse than America’s. The US could become a basket case of feuding blue and red states militias and still survive as a couple of heavily armed nuclear powers, but that would end Pax Americana in the Pacific. The Chinese would arrive to claim Australia as a slave colony for our iron, coal, wheat, cotton before ten years past. We live in a sketchy neighbourhood which has only been on good behaviour because of American hegemony. Take that away and 25 million Aussies plus our mates in NZ are just useless round-eye squatters on stolen land as far as Chinese imperial ambitions are concerned. How do you say harmonious genocide in Mandarin? So how smart is it to barrack for Trump over conserving America’s hegemony over the Pacific? Not too geo-strategically clever, really. We need America to stay American. Biden can’t destroy America in four years, but all the crap you guys propose would do the job in 6 months.

    In conclusion, play to win, play hard and smart, but never kick the table over just because you were dealt a loaded hand by a frickin’ card cheat. Because it’s the only table you got. You kick it over and you lose it all. The card cheats don’t care. They’re thieves anyway. They’d love to dispense with the game of constitutional order and get right down to the business of confiscating your property and life at gun point. It’s you and your family that have everything to lose and nothing to gain by going ballistic.

    Think about it, ya’ll. Stand down. Walk away. Then come back and figure out how to keep the next election honest rather than thinking bad thoughts of vengeance and mayhem. That’s what your mama would have you do. That’s what the world needs too.

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      Kalm Keith

      Wes,

      That’s an extraordinary piece of writing; the first half was brilliant.

      The characterisation of the Dem/Lab handout/gimme/we’re victims was right on.

      From there I must say it concerns me that you can be so at peace with the current situation that you think no counter action is needed.

      Just one point alone helps illustrate the problem: before the election there was unbelievable civil turmoil with physical violence to people and property, dismissal of any consideration for life and decency.

      Essentially the governments responsible for the regions involved did almost nothing and showed that they endorsed the criminal behavior. Why was that?

      The only chance of turning this systemic sham around was to avoid O’Barris being elected and saying finally; enough is enough.

      To add insult to injury the vote was the epitome of corruption that exists all the was up to SCOTUS.

      You are saying, let it go, better luck next time.

      No chance when all levels of government and bureaucracy are choc a block full of troughers.

      Change now or accept future long term slavery under the U.N., the WEF the EEU and other pointless exalted groups of slavemasters.

      KK

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      Analitik

      Stand down. Walk away.

      That only encourages further cheating to make the deep state and leftists perpetuate the practice.

      Many of us (not all, I know) don’t think that Trump should impose martial law nor that non-lefists who feel cheated should start vigilante action backed by guns. But what needs to be done is to continue to protest visibly and be obstructive in the same manner as the leftists have been through slow response and then a white mutiny style compliance (literal, unthinking adherence to the letter for requests/demands).

      I still believe that the vast majority of Americans would do and vote for the right things if they understood the full picture of the deep state and leftists. But it needs to be made plain to them the outright fraud that has taken place in the swing states, the level of coordinated witch hunting used to cripple Trump’s Presidency, the blatant obstruction against Trump’s policies and the cover-up of Biden’s corrupt foreign dealings.

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        Analitik

        And if Trump does walk away from office (which I believe he will do if the final legal challenges are quashed), then his final act in the Oval Office should be to pardon Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and anyone else connected with WikiLeaks, as the final finger up to the statists who were the core of “The Resistance”

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

      Mr. George:

      With all due respect for your view, I will have to disagree with what you say.

      The level of corruption in this vote (and Lord knows how many others) is such that once Barris/Hiden are installed, there will forever be NO free and unbiased elections ever again in the United States. The goal of these people is to destroy any semblance of freedom, any glimmer of independent thought or action, by anyone, other than themselves, who they view as being some kind of “elite”, endowed with the right, and the duty, to rule over everyone and everything, forever. No one will be allowed to be a ‘Republican’, or an ‘Independent’, or a ‘Libertarian’. You will be told what to think, and when to think it.

      I know you think I’m exaggerating. The level of corruption here is on a scale not seen in decades, and the lust for absolute power (think: Machiavelli) is almost incomprehensible. Either we take what might be a very short fight, right now, or we never have the opportunity to ever fight again. Anyone who does not follow the Party line will either be “re-educated” or … … well, you get the picture. Communism is communism. A tiger is a tiger, it is not a sparrow, and never will be. These people have one plan, one idea, and will execute it (double entendre there) to the fullest extent possible.

      Stay passive, if you must. Should we prevail, then you’re welcome. Should we be vanquished, then we join our brothers at Gettysburg, Leyte Gulf, and the Alamo. It is often said that ‘cowards die a thousand deaths, but the valiant taste of death but once’.

      Regards,

      Vlad

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    Who did the audit ya’ll are asking…

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    John Hutton

    So, where is the proof any mistake was made by Democrats and where is the proof that it favoured Democrats over Republicans?

    There is none. Jo Nova continued this pursuit of nothing merely so she can try and generate US traffic and to make money. Just another grifter.

    [ x 100. Proof? Dems run chicken from every chance to audit of votes. “Hutton” repeats the same message no matter what the reply. – Jo]

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