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Time Magazine’s extraordinary admission, the election was no accident, it was “fortified” by a secret cabal

Let the bragging begin — Who manipulated the election to “Save Democracy”? A Corporate Cabal!

Now that the Left have the main levers of power, it’s safe for them to come out and tell the world how important they are. Indeed the race to the top of the vanity pile is on. This is not an accidental admission. When the real game is to get to the top of the pecking order, bragging is part of the plan. 

And brag they do. Time actually published this:

The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election

by Molly Ball, Time Magazine

The Cabal decided the “proper outcome” of the election.

“Every attempt to interfere with the proper outcome of the election was defeated,” says Ian Bassin, co-founder of Protect Democracy, a nonpartisan rule-of-law advocacy group. “But it’s massively important for the country to understand that it didn’t happen accidentally. The system didn’t work magically. Democracy is not self-executing.”

US Congress at night: Photo by Darren Halstead on Unsplash

Photo by Darren Halstead, Unsplash

Which rather flies in the face of that quaint old idea that the government is meant to be by the people and for the people? If it isn’t self executing, it’s done by outside design. Do we need to say that it’s profoundly un-democratic to pick rulers by secret cabals?

But the participants want this story told, mostly for their own personal aggrandizement. See how important I must be, pulling the levers of power? 

That’s why the participants [of the cabal] want the secret history of the 2020 election told, even though it sounds like a paranoid fever dream – a well-funded cabal of powerful people, ranging across industries and ideologies, working together behind the scenes to influence perceptions, change rules and laws, steer media coverage and control the flow of information. They were not rigging the election; they were fortifying it. And they believe the public needs to understand the system’s fragility in order to ensure that democracy in America endures.

It sounds like a paranoid fever dream, because it is one — a cabal of shadowy powerful people are manipulating what people think by “controlling the flow of information”. That’s not what a good work colleague does, it’s what a predatory office narcissist uses as their main tool of oppression. It’s the idea that holding back information is better for the punters.

Who rules you? The person who decides what information you are allowed to hear. The lie-by-omission is still a lie. This is not the whole truth and nothing but — it’s the authoritarian dictocrat who lords themselves over you.

Say this with a straight face: 

“They were not rigging the election; they were fortifying it.

Essentially  democracy is fragile because the dumb punters might have voted for someone  The CabalTM didn’t want. Fortifying our outcome means stopping them picking theirs. Autocrats with a conscience tell themselves they were fortifying things to make them feel better. Autocrats without a conscience tell it to the world as a public relations message.

Time Magazine admits it was a conspiracy between Big Gov and Corporate Giants to take the election

Remember the days when elections were about persuading the most voters that you had the best policies?  Now, it’s about who is in bed with with the biggest Corporations.

Remember the days when elections were about persuading the most voters that you had the best policies?  Now, it’s about who is in bed with with the biggest Corporations.

Once upon a time, corporations were evil capitalist bastards, then they started colluding with unions and Greens to wring more power and profit out of the people, and that makes them “good”.

They admit they expected violence after the election (it’s how they themselves react eh?)  They admit there is a cabal.

They admit Trump was right about the Big Corporate-Government conspiracy working against him:

Trump said on Dec. 2. “Within days after the election, we witnessed an orchestrated effort to anoint the winner, even while many key states were still being counted.”

In a way, Trump was right.

There was a conspiracy unfolding behind the scenes, one that both curtailed the protests and coordinated the resistance from CEOs. Both surprises were the result of an informal alliance between left-wing activists and business titans. The pact was formalized in a terse, little-noticed joint statement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and AFL-CIO published on Election Day. Both sides would come to see it as a sort of implicit bargain–inspired by the summer’s massive, sometimes destructive racial-justice protests–in which the forces of labor came together with the forces of capital to keep the peace and oppose Trump’s assault on democracy.

When the workers vote to keep out the corporate cabal, that’s an “assault on democracy”.

Isn’t a cabal between Corporates, Unions and one side of politics exactly what “the Media” is meant to expose to scrutiny before the election, not to help “keep it a secret”?

The handshake between business and labor was just one component of a vast, cross-partisan campaign to protect the election–an extraordinary shadow effort dedicated not to winning the vote but to ensuring it would be free and fair, credible and uncorrupted.

For more than a year, a loosely organized coalition of operatives scrambled to shore up America’s institutions as they came under simultaneous attack from a remorseless pandemic and an autocratically inclined President.

Their work touched every aspect of the election. They got states to change voting systems and laws and helped secure hundreds of millions in public and private funding. They fended off voter-suppression lawsuits, recruited armies of poll workers and got millions of people to vote by mail for the first time. They successfully pressured social media companies to take a harder line against disinformation and used data-driven strategies to fight viral smears.

Translated, protecting democracy means getting more money, making laws that suit their cabal, not the voters, and censoring information they didn’t like. At no point does Molly Ball brag about reaching the people with policies that mattered to them, with ideas to lift them from poverty, help them get jobs, stop crime or even do one survey of voters to find out what the people wanted.

The USA, Constitution, We the People.

The nitty gritty of intense Psy-Ops to “save Democracy”

The hero apparently is a guy called Mike Podhorzer, who worried that Trump might “win by corrupting the voting process”. Somehow the Left always projects onto their opponents exactly what they do themselves.

The usual tools of data, analytics and polling would not be sufficient in a situation where the President himself was trying to disrupt the election, he wrote. “Most of our planning takes us through Election Day,” he noted. “But, we are not prepared for the two most likely outcomes”–Trump losing and refusing to concede, and Trump winning the Electoral College (despite losing the popular vote) by corrupting the voting process in key states. “We desperately need to systematically ‘red-team’ this election so that we can anticipate and plan for the worst we know will be coming our way.”

Podhorzer was head of the AFL-CIO — (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations ). Others approached him to join forces, including a group of former elected officials was researching emergency powers they feared Trump might exploit. That was probably the Democrats who read the Executive Order 13848 — and knew that if there were foreign interference in the election, Trump could respond. Presumably, that EO would only concern a group who happened to think there might be foreign interference designed to help them win.

So the Democrats gamed out those scenarios, and came up with a plan which amounted to non-stop Psy-ops on a level of detail and a scale never seen. Rather than trying to appeal to millions of voters, the main game was to appeal to the few gatekeepers who might decertify results that looked … dubious.

Election boards were one pressure point; another was GOP-controlled legislatures, who Trump believed could declare the election void and appoint their own electors. And so the President invited the GOP leaders of the Michigan legislature, House Speaker Lee Chatfield and Senate majority leader Mike Shirkey, to Washington on Nov. 20.

It was a perilous moment. If Chatfield and Shirkey agreed to do Trump’s bidding, Republicans in other states might be similarly bullied. “I was concerned things were going to get weird,” says Jeff Timmer, a former Michigan GOP executive director turned anti-Trump activist. Norm Eisen describes it as “the scariest moment” of the entire election.

 

Protestors, USA.

Image by Aaron Cass

They had activists on tap to surround key people at airports at both ends of the flight path. They knew their schedules. They had lawyers ready to frame everything to intimidate the two people who were critical to warn them they would be investigated “for bribery” if they voted Trump’s way. They had media liasons to report and amplify these stories. They even arranged for street artists to project their images onto buildings outside where they were drinking, with the words “The World Is Watching”. When the normally small time boards were meeting Twitter was there with a special hot hashtag to get thousands of onlookers to add to the pressure. They gas-lit everyone constantly, certifying junk results was really “affirming democracy”, “respecting voter wishes”.

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The bullies who doxxed people and threatened their children called Trump the bully, over and over, and defenceless normal Americans caved under the weight of relentless pressure. Humans are gregarious, after all, and few are evolved to withstand this kind of group, cultlike attention.

After that, the dominoes fell. Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and the rest of the states certified their electors. Republican officials in Arizona and Georgia stood up to Trump’s bullying. And the Electoral College voted on schedule on Dec. 14.

Time Magazine didn’t mention the intimidation done by the Cabal. They didn’t mention that in Michigan two Republican canvassers only certified under duress, and only with the agreement that there would be a full audit of the ballots, which never happened. The Time authors don’t mention the two canvassers decided to rescind their votes and signed affadavits to that effect.

It’s all about controlling your flow of information isn’t it? 

Another tight situation was the Capitol Hill vote, and the hero Podhorzer even admits that they strenuously arranged and organised so that there would be no counterdemostrators on the day lest they be blamed for the mayhem. Given that Trumps supporters almost never caused mayhem, nor tore down statues or set fire to Wendy’s — they barely left litter behind, it rather says a lot that the Cabal knew there would be mayhem that day. Molly Ball forgets to tell readers that there were BLM and Antifa guys there but they were disguised as Trump supporters while they broke windows and incited the crowd to “Burn it down”.

Rioters on Congress

 

If hypothetically, someone had set up a false flag event, they really would be afraid their own mad mob might turn up and steal the show:

HOW CLOSE WE CAME

There was one last milestone on Podhorzer’s mind: Jan. 6. On the day Congress would meet to tally the electoral count, Trump summoned his supporters to D.C. for a rally.

Much to their surprise, the thousands who answered his call were met by virtually no counterdemonstrators. To preserve safety and ensure they couldn’t be blamed for any mayhem, the activist left was “strenuously discouraging counter activity,” Podhorzer texted me the morning of Jan. 6, with a crossed-fingers emoji.

The Time Magazine article is a feature (unwittingly) on how Democracy has been destroyed. Even if we ignore the evidence for corruption, cheating and flipping of votes, the entire article is a back-patting propaganda article demonstrating that winning elections has nothing to do with policy or what the voters want. It’s about manipulation, games, psychological warfare, and deception.

None of this, not a thing, was about respecting the voters wishes.

Bonchie, RedState

And while I’m sure some fact-checker will have qualms with me describing what this group did as manipulation, I believe the objective definition of that word more than applies here. When you seek to stop people from having information that could affect their vote, that’s manipulation. When you go and lobby to get certain laws changed specifically to help your side, that’s manipulation. It is what it is.

Meanwhile, Republicans can get in the game or get busy losing again.

h/t to David Maddison, David E, Bill C, others too. Thanks!

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176 comments to Time Magazine’s extraordinary admission, the election was no accident, it was “fortified” by a secret cabal

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    Penguinite

    This is one scary admission! If it happened in the USA Democracy everywhere is doomed!

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      Dennis

      The inevitability of gradualness.

      The Fabian Society, socialist organisation founded in England late 1800s, new world order.

      Here The Australian Fabian Society of mainly Labor membership.

      As Cory Bernardi pointed out on Sky News last week, they infiltrated the League of Nations and later the United Nations to push their political objectives, late 1940s, so they have remained under the radar for most people until recent times, and for many they remain unknown.

      Globalists, whatever the description.

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        truth

        As well as continuing to expose the election fraud with every possible tool and strategy they can deploy… and that should never stop IMO….American conservatives should keep their eyes on what is probably the next move from the Fascist Cabal.

        The Cabal knows that the fact that most threatens its death grip on America…is the reality that so many Americans are devout Christians …not just most of the >75 million who voted for Trump on November3…but many who didn’t vote at all but may do next time …and even some Democrats or independents…who can now see what it means to have given this massive power to an evil junta that is hell bent on destroying American sovereignty…desecrating the Constitution… weakening America and the Western world for the foreseeable future….and killing the futures of their children.

        The junta has shown its hand…shown this very large cohort of Americans that America’s fate will no longer be in the hands of Americans…that their own family’s destiny will no longer be the province of the mums and dads of America and their loved ones…but the plaything of an international Socialist/Communist cadre that wants America cowed crippled …subservient…Western civilization and everything our grandparents fought and died for canceled….and the murderous genocidal Communist Chinese dictatorship in the ascendant.

        It looks to me as though the desperate Democrats and their evil enforcers will now try to don a new mask to seduce the Christian bloc…especially as it knows that many of the South American illegal entrants…the new voting bloc for ‘Democrats’ that it’s summoning to the border in a ‘Democrat’ version of the Camp of the Saints scenario…are Christians …and that the captive blocs it was beginning to lose while Trump was POTUS …ie African Americans and Hispanics …are largely Christian.

        So this weekend at the SuperBowl…that eternal warrior for the Cabal….the loyal footsoldier who celebrates the lies and propaganda…the destruction of democracy…who championed the use of the airwaves almost exclusively for the promotion and deification of the Junta and the evisceration of Trump…the duly-elected POTUS …will present himself[ we’re told] as one of ‘them’.

        The Cabal’s great persuader will brush aside the lost jobs…give the finger to families destroyed at the stroke of a pen…to pose as a member of the cohort he has so despised and egregiously betrayed…the people his junta wants canceled…treated like a herd of farm animals…divested of their children….re-educated and denied many of America’s once-sacred freedoms….eg freedom of speech and information…freedom of religion…freedom of travel….freedom from miseducation and indoctrination of their children…freedom to live autonomous lives…freedom from being arbitrarily targeted by the Democrat-controlled IRS as the Cabal’s sainted Obama was wont to do…because they could see too clearly what the Cabal had in store for them .

        Springsteen…the supposed working man’s hero…uber-rich warrior for the Socialist International….will play dress-ups… don the gear of a Trump supporter …feign piety and humility… and kick off the Cabal’s desperate ploy to bring the herd into the corral in preparation for the end game.

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          OriginalSteve

          The Left have been successful because they have infiltrated and basically damaged all levels of society.

          What conservatives need to do is starting recovering lost ground at all levels – local councils, school boards, peacefully really taking it to the ones who advocate in-ya-face activism.

          Once conservatives start working together and creating blocs of influence, we will further bulldoze the tide of leftist mind debilitating group think effluent thats damaging kids and society, back.

          As always, this is a peaceful push back against left wing nonsense.

          Some thoughts:

          PC – oppose it and refuse to be cowed by it.
          Leftist Cause du Jour – oppose it.
          School boards – get involved, make a noise, oppose what you know is leftist nonsense.
          Local council – get involved, make a noise, oppose what you know is leftist nonsense.
          Local elections – be visible, explain the alternative points in the public square.
          Local papers – constanty write to editors. Make an appointment to see the editors.

          Buy a copy of Alynskis book and use it to understand the tactics. Use them agains the Left.

          There is much we can do peacefully to make a significant difference.

          We can use the same Leftists tactics against them.

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            David Maddison

            No need to buy Saul Alinsky’s book. Don’t give the Left money. Just Google “saul alinsky rules for radicals pdf” and you’ll find it. Make sure you get the whole book, not just “the rules”. It was one of Obama’s favourite books.

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        R.B.

        Shaw was a leading Fabian and had opinions decidedly fascist. As Bertrand Russell said

        . Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power. When you see large masses of men swayed by what appear to be noble motives, it is as well to look below the surface and ask yourself what it is that makes these motives effective.

        It makes me wonder if it’s brain washing to make the populace more sheep like rather than sincere fight against racism.

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      Tilba Tilba

      If it happened in the USA Democracy everywhere is doomed!

      I’m not sure B follows A here … it’s arguable that there are many more robust democracies in the world (with cleaner electoral systems) than the US.

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        Speed

        The Canadian voting systems require proof of Canadian citizenship and photo ID. The Commycrats call that voter suppression. I believe Biden and company are trying to incite protests so that he can firmly pummel the protesters with thousands of armed National Guards and then proceed to rule as an autocrat. Shades of 1930’s Germany at play. They are truly evil people.

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          OriginalSteve

          Ghandi proved you can defat a much larger enemy with peaceful protest.

          We just dont give in.

          They will lose eventually.

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          Tilba Tilba

          I believe Biden and company are trying to incite protests so that he can firmly pummel the protesters with thousands of armed National Guards and then proceed to rule as an autocrat.

          I’m sort of interested where these sorts of ‘beliefs’ come from. Is there any evidence to present that indicates President Biden won’t end his term on 20 January 2025? Or even – although I expect it’s unlikely to happen – 20 January 2029?

          Where do such fears come from? The National Guard have been deployed because a large number of angry ferals stormed the US Capitol and threatened elected people – how much reason does a government need?

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          Reader

          No, the Canadian system does NOT require proof of citizenship when voting, only proof of your address.

          You can be asked if you are a citizen, but not for proof of citizenship when you go to the polling station.

          It is suspected there are large numbers of non-citizens who vote on election day, with parties busing them in the last hours to the polling stations to overload the system. They even bring along people (already on the election rolls) to vouch for other voters being eligible when they are not on the voters rolls, though I believe a person who vouches for another can only do it once.

          The last election I worked on was the Canadian federal election of 2015 and had for many years until I got fed up with the extreme amount of abuses by “my” former party in regards to exactly this. I now have no party allegiance.

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      Roger

      I have been saying for 20 years that the true battle, actually war, of the 21st century will be to retain and restore democracy.

      That has been based on the actions and political influence of the self-styled global elite with no allegiance to any nation or culture and the ruling of the UK by the EU.

      The EU set out to excise democracy and replace it with unaccountable, unelected bureaucrats. It has been structured to leave an impression of democracy whilst actually neutering democracy.

      BUT UK voters saw through this and we have left, albeit with problems still to resolve. The worry with the USA is that the systems to allow and perpetuate voter fraud by the left wing may be entrenched by dopey Joe.

      Very worrying times ahead.

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        WXcycles

        At least you have Boris …

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        R2Dtoo

        Take a look at the Gatestone Institute’s article today. The HR 1 and S1 voting procedures bills in the USA are revealed. This is an unbeatable plan for the left and explains very action we see unfolding – especially open borders.

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      The full Time article is available at Time on-line – VERY SCARY admissions of and by the SWAMP.

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      OldOzzie

      Rigging the Election for China and Profit

      Emerald Robinson tweets:

      @EmeraldRobinson

      The corporate media: “People who say there was a shadow campaign to rig the 2020 election are conspiracy theorists!”

      Time Magazine: “Read our story on the shadow campaign to rig the 2020 election!”

      She’s referring to the most astonishing story of the week, Molly Ball’s article in Time: ”The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign that saved the 2020 election,” a sordid tale of how Big Tech, BLM, organized labor and big business, particularly the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, colluded to defeat Donald J. Trump’s reelection.

      The participants justified their behavior as “saving democracy.” Was this a “modified limited hangout” in the old Watergate sense? An effort to undo the public perception that the election was illegally stolen with an alternative that there was an unsavory but legitimate perception management by powerful people and institutions to defeat the man who had captured the angst of the middle class and worked to improve their lives? Or were members of the cabal playing neener neener on the voters they bested to further dispirit them and keep them from tipping over the chessboard they set up to wipe out the pawns? All these theories have merit, but I think these powerful people — or most of them — have been coopted by China and Biden is the perfect puppet to carry the sellout to China and to defeat Trump’s moves to strengthen America and improve the lot of working Americans and their communities.

      – The Cabal
      – China Was the Real Winner of the Election

      I have no simple solution to return us to democracy, though I think Roger L. Simon is correct when he argues that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ lead should be followed by all Republican state legislatures.

      Almost half the states are fully under Republican control, several others have Republican legislatures, and they have the power to do this. I think it is a better means to preserve democracy than allowing the U.S.-China oligarchy to turn us in an autocracy. Punch back twice as hard, as Instapundit urges. Next, I think set strict limits on gubernatorial emergency powers, and by all means strengthen and tighten election procedures, and dump the cabal’s new rules that maximize the ability to rig the vote.

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      OldOzzie

      The Art of the Steal

      For every American, the fallout from Democratic control of the presidency and both Houses is to be slowly dispossessed of their freedom to choose, speak, assemble, bear arms, and to be assured that your children will be given a proper education free of political animus, gender confusion, and allegations of racial privilege. Putting 52 stars on the flag, overstuffing the Supreme Court, and loading up the voter rolls with illegal aliens will usher in a permanent political class exercising one-party rule. Apart from a bit of moaning and groaning, there seems little backbone from the Republican political establishment to hold the hill. As for the working class, COVID has been instructive to the far left on how fearmongering and shaming can bring Americans to heel and condone the theft of their rights and privileges.

      For the entire country, the legitimacy of the past presidential election remains an open wound that will not soon heal. Tens of millions are concerned that Biden was installed, not elected, and that Democrat majority rule will set the stage for an encore in two years’ time.

      To stir the coals, Nancy Pelosi secured passage of House Resolution 1. It would extend the use of mail-in ballots to all 50 states, trample federalism underfoot, destroy state’s rights to regulate the conduct of their own elections, and codify forthcoming fraud.

      – Where is the investigation of security camera videos of suitcases stuffed with ballots being dragged out from under a table by a mother/daughter team of poll workers in Atlanta?

      – And what will come of the 24 pallets containing upwards of a quarter million completed ballots illegally transported overnight by a USPS truck from Long Island to Pennsylvania, only to disappear shortly thereafter from a Lancaster postal terminal?

      – The FBI’s missing-in-action response to plain view evidence of massive vote fraud in the presidential election seems poles apart from the agency’s enforcement priority to bring to justice the Capitol rioters.

      On November 3, we went to bed in America. On November 4, we woke up in Venezuela.

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        OriginalSteve

        The States need to peacefully dissolve the USA, then re-align initially along blue and red states.

        That way there is no federal power if there is no federation.

        Job done.

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      RoHa

      Piffle. US elections have long been corrupt.

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    Susan Fraser

    Truth bombs from the honestly outraged Mike Lindell are my preference to the stomach turning relevelations of the perpetrators of crime. Stealing votes is Treason.

    Thanks to those who have investigated the motives of why Time published these criminal admissions. You are braver than me. Tales of violent criminals confessing their motives and actions to Detectives to show how clever they are, come to mind.

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    Harry Passfield

    Nah. The BBC will say that Time’s article is just ‘more baseless claims’ – and all the anti-Trumpers will celebrate their man, Biden. I predict they will live to regret. I know the people will.

    (What many people call allegations)

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      Saighdear

      Whaaat? you mean I’ve got to sit thru all the covid hash on the news in case I Miss this news? Don’t think the D Mail has a “story” on it yet either. …. I used to read the DM headlines only to nod off with World Service in background: there was a regular point when their News headlines corresponded with the Daily M. but then so much Clim Change rubbish infiltrating every report that I “flung” the radio. Sad to say that ALL TV stations carry adverts relating to Clim change “propaganda”. and as for commercial radio: its covid propaganda. Pity my old Cassette Deck is somewhere invisible at the moment: Autoreverse was great for your 100 Best tunes.

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    Dennis

    This information is important background material, an extract from a website of timeline and history about a now former Australian Prime Minister, Liberal Party side of the Liberal and National Coalition:

    1972

    Turnbull also appears to have despised sport. In his “senior prefect’s report”, he discourages both watching and participating in sport, calling it a “jockstrap attitude”. He also tells his fellow students that, despite his authoritarianism as head prefect, he remains someone engaged in system-bucking and is merely running a “Fabian line” of gradual infiltration rather than revolution.

    “As one who has done his share of ‘system-bucking’, and then become part of that system, I can confidently say that much of the conservatism of the ‘establishment’ is the direct result of non-cooperation on the part of the boys … I am arguing a somewhat Fabian line when I say that the best way to change things is not through confronting the system head on — because in a confrontation it must win — but by working with and within the system to promote change.” 5

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    wokebuster

    A truly shocking read but no surprises really. I had to read the article 3 times to take it all in and consider the ramifications. My brief conclusion: the United States is f***** and the rest of the free world with it.

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      Dennis

      Be reasonable, it’s democracy for them and they always know what is best.

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        Orson

        Angelo Codevilla, who retired as professor of political science at Boston University a few years ago, states that the USA is now a classic oligarchy.

        “ Clarity in Trump’s Wake-The United States of America is now a classic oligarchy. The clarity that it has brought to our situation by recognizing this fact is its only virtue.”

        https://amgreatness.com/2021/01/19/clarity-in-trumps-wake/

        That was only weeks ago. This libertarian has been chronicaling US politics as a classical liberal class war struggle — from the Royalists versus Country Party in England, forward — since 2010.

        He remains adept at calling out the cards in the deck we’re dealt.

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      truth

      If I hadn’t believed already that the Fascists had stolen this election I certainly would believe so after reading this triumphalism of an insane mob that has completely lost touch with reality.

      Their brag is the mea culpa of these last two centuries… the absolute essence of the ‘banality of evil’.

      This mob that declares itself not just successful but pure and good and the very pinnacle of nobility because its maniacal members were able to deceive and manipulate the American people…feed them only information that damaged and nobbled Trump …deprive them of information about their own candidate’s obscene betrayal of America for his own enrichment …so that in the end …with all the forces of darkness mobilized against Trump….their person ‘won’.

      They’re a cross between the mad Jonestown cult leader who poisoned his flock with toxic Kool-Aid to ‘save’ them…the mentally-sick parent who tops him/herself and kills the kids too…to save them from a wicked world…and the schizophrenic who runs amok because ‘the voices’ tell him everyone he encounters is the devil in disguise.

      But all of the above are suffering an illness.

      This mob of sociopaths has killed America….ostensibly to save it from a fate worse than death…same claims as those of the mentally-ill ….but with unhinged delusions and detachment from reality that should see them all in jail….or maybe a very secure mental institution.

      They’ve ensured that no one whose values…speech …actions have not been approved by the savages of their Left wing mob , will ever be allowed to get to first base in an American election …let alone be elected POTUS….and that the American people will feel that voting in any election from here on in is futile…the fix is well and truly and permanently in.

      How could any conservative person ever again be vested in an election campaign in America …if these people are not made accountable?

      How proud and triumphant they are of their rancid corruption and destruction of democracy…about their use of Communications…Big Tech…the Deep State…the Chamber of Commerce…idiot airhead business carpetbaggers…the piranhas of fake news media ….to deprive the American people of a fair and fraud-free election by ensuring they had only the mob-approved information …ensuring that Trump was nobbled…silenced when ‘they’ found it necessary …to save democracy ..they keep telling us.

      Translated to Australia…the local counterparts have probably got their heads in a huddle right now…especially as this week we hear certain WetLeft cretinous LNP MPs are plotting with GetUp in their ongoing campaign to purge conservatives….but translated to Australia we can picture CFMEU and boss John Setka or whoever leads them now sitting at his kitchen table with a few of their meth-manufacturing comrades …their Labor MP stooges….the big hair Big Tech poseurs and other rich sons….the cancel crowd…the BigBiz hostages to their CCP dictatorship benefactors…all the usual suspects working from the shadows …who have all the answers, they claim…but militantly will not be questioned ….because to engage with their victims is to ‘give them a platform for their crazy lies and misinformation’.

      That in their extreme hubris, they’ve shown their hand… is the only positive thing to come out of it all.

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    Peter Fitzroy

    We have the who, and the what, and when, and where, but how seems to be missing

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      WokeBuster

      We do have the “how” but due to fortification it either has “no standing” or “laches”

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      Kalm Keith

      The how?

      Simple, just use loads of toilet paper to wipe it all away.

      And remember to flush.

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      Broadie

      Happy to help PF. Here are the actors and the script, all happily presented with sub titles for our terminally cognitively dissonant friends.

      https://rumble.com/vdlt25-mirror-everything-wrong-with-the-1-6-capitol-shooting-in-21-minutes-or-less.html

      This shortened to a length that may help PF is the how. (warning the last scene contains nudity!) Once you understand this has occurred in the Capitol Building of the USA in front of the Capitol Police and both the House and Senate Representatives the ‘How’ is blindingly obvious.

      I believe this is also a chance for the US to announce the existence of the ordinance called the ‘Banana Bullet’. This projectile does not need to be fired from a pistol in the direction of the target. The target is stunned then at a period of time in the future the head implodes in red ketchup.

      This was like watching Team America – World Police, the line “your an Actor, use your acting” comes to mind.

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        Kalm Keith

        Good vid. It was weird looking at the actions of everyone in the scene.

        As follow-up, where is she now, the name of the person who shot her?

        Death certificate?

        The strangest thing was that nobody, repeat, nobody went looking for the wound location immediately after she went down.
        Strange stuff.

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      Serp

      You’re forgetting how’s companion why.

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        Broadie

        Why?

        ‘Because!’

        Sorry I have had that argument with my 2 year olds many times.

        The breakdown of Trump’s crime at the Capitol Building was almost Chaser Boys like in its stage craft.
        I love the American people, the Actor’s hand is covered in blood and announces a woman has died and the immediate reaction is ‘you are an actor’. The actors then satisfy themselves they have completed their play and decide to call it a day.

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    Dave in the States

    We have had all kinds of naysayers saying if something nefarious on a grand scale happened, surely somebody is going to talk. Well here you go.

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    Dave in the States

    They were not rigging the election; they were fortifying it.

    Right………

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    Analitik

    Has anyone else seen this? Video footage of boxes of ballots being delivered to the Michigan TCF center at 3:30 in the morning of the 7th of November by a white van with state emblems. This validates the statements made by GOP observers that were subsequently ignored by the courts (ie discounted, not disproved)

    Twitter has suspended the account of The Gateway Pundit for releasing this.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/02/exclusive-tcf-center-election-fraud-newly-recovered-video-shows-late-night-deliveries-tens-thousands-illegal-ballots-michigan-arena/

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      Analitik

      4th of November, not 7th

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      Tilba Tilba

      Has there been evidence that they were illegal ballots, rather than votes arriving from other precincts in the county?

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        Greg Cavanagh

        How about the jump in Biden votes at the time they were counted? It’s not just suspicious, it’s very freaking unlikely.

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        Analitik

        The fact that they were delivered at 3:30am, 7 hours and 30 minutes after the 8pm deadline for delivery of ballots, ensures that they were illegal. It does not ensure that the ballots were heavily biased towards Sleepy, Creepy Joe but the fact that GOP observers were the ones that reported it makes it EXTREMELY likely that they were used to tip the balance to Biden.

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          Analitik

          And as I further expanded in my response to Anton, the implication is that there was probable electoral fraud which then warranted investigation when the cases were brought before the court to
          1) prove/disprove that electoral fraud took place
          2) if it was proven that electoral fraud took place, then find who benefited from it.

          The dismissal of the cases by the courts on technicalities prevented this process from taking place, ensuring an almost certain election (statistically) steal by the Democrats.

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          Ian

          An article by the Gateway Pundit claims that a “newly discovered video shows late night deliveries of tens of thousands of illegal ballots 8 hours after deadline.”

          The reality is Gateway Pundit does not understand the process it is describing.

          Detroit election officials have confirmed that ballots were delivered to the TCF Center early Wednesday morning but that those ballots met the 8 p.m. deadline for voters to return them and had been verified by the city clerk’s office as legally cast. The 8 p.m. deadline was for voters to return ballots, not for ballots to be delivered to the TCF Center.

          In Michigan, voters had until 8 p.m. on Election Day to return absentee ballots. The deadline was for casting ballots, not delivering or counting them.

          A sworn affidavit written by Christopher Thomas, the former Michigan Director of Elections who worked at the TCF Center, in response to a lawsuit against the city says that no late-arriving ballots were ever counted.

          “No absentee ballots received after the deadline of 8 p.m. on November 3, 2020, were received by or processed at the TCF Center. Only ballots received by the deadline were processed,” Thomas wrote.

          In his affidavit, Thomas explained that early in the morning on Wednesday, approximately 16,000 ballots in 45 trays containing approximately 350 ballots each were delivered in a white van used by the city.

          “The ballots delivered to the TCF Center had been verified by the City Clerk’s staff prior to delivery in a process prescribed by Michigan law. … It would have been impossible for any election worker at the TCF Center to count or process a ballot for someone who was not an eligible voter or whose ballot was not received by the 8:00 p.m. deadline on November 3, 2020,” Thomas wrote.

          In his opinion in the lawsuit against the city denying the request to delay the certification of the election, Wayne County Circuit Chief Judge Timothy Kenny determined that the lawsuit’s account of fraud and misconduct — including its assertion that late-arriving ballots were illegally counted — was “incorrect and not credible.”

          https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2021/02/05/gateway-pundit-video-doesnt-show-election-fraud-detroit/4411975001/

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            Analitik

            So where was the provision for observers to validate that these additional ballots had been verified by the City Clerk’s staff? The video discusses this point

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              Were the boxes unsealed? Why didn’t they arrive in normal certified, seal ballot boxes? Why didn’t they allow observers at all stages of the process? Why did they stop counting votes. Why is there a sudden spike in the graph?

              The video is not “proof” of anything, though it does support the witness affadavits.

              If only the Michigan TCF Centre hadn’t also gone to so much trouble to block Rep observers…

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            Tilba Tilba

            The reality is Gateway Pundit does not understand the process it is describing.

            Indeed … and I expect a very high percentage of the claims of “election fraud” fall into this category, and it’s also the reason why many of the claims did not make it to first base in the various courts (many of which had Republican-appointed judges).

            Some commentators and bloggers were so keen to announce / denounce electoral fraud, that they failed to investigate why certain things happen the way they do. Claiming it was “after the closing deadline” is a classic example.

            Apart from anything else, for many of the “election fraud” claims to be true would require a lot of coordination, and a lot of cooperation from a number of people – not all of whom would have been pro-Biden, or willing to be part of fraudulent behaviour.

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              Hanrahan

              Indeed … and I expect a very high percentage of the claims of “election fraud” fall into this category

              How do you know, were you there?

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              truth

              Doesn’t the TIME article explain how it was done , Tilba Tilba?

              ‘The progressive universe: the labor movement; the institutional left, like Planned Parenthood and Greenpeace; resistance groups like Indivisible and MoveOn; progressive data geeks and strategists, representatives of donors and foundations, state-level grassroots organizers, racial-justice activists and others’, all chipped in, ‘they’ proudly explain.

              But you can see their angst can’t you at having their lucrative selling of babies’ body parts threatened…their indoctrination of the world’s children interrupted by parents wanting their kids educated…and the criminal dictator Trump planning to give parents ‘school choice’.

              You can see why they had to disenfranchise and silence mums and dads who were wanting no Marxist intrusion into their children’s minds to scramble their brains before they get into Elementary School and irretrievably damaged thereafter….

              You can see how ‘they’ couldn’t have Americans voting to keep the lights kept on…to keep their jobs and their homes…wanting to decide in which sort of area and milieu they want their children to grow up….you can see what a threat the mums and dads are to the Fascists’ noble aim of ‘disrupting’ and destroying ‘the nuclear family’.

              You can see what a threat to their version of democracy it was with conservative mums and dads and their POTUS Trump wanting China’s takeover kept at bay instead of facilitated and promoted by greedy grifters using their fraudulently-gained American vote as a stepping stone to unfathomable riches at America’s expense.

              I mean you can feel the pain of this smug…self-absorbed rampaging mob… right?

              You can see how ‘they’ just felt compelled by their own extraordinary goodness..and rightness….to mobilize the massive mob they brag about….to kill America to save it from democracy..from prosperity….from the pursuit of happiness…right?

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          Maptram

          I recall seeing graphs of the counting in various states, that showed votes going 100% to Biden.

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        John in Oz

        Have you not seen the video of boxes of votes appearing from under the benches AFTER the Republican checkers were told the count was paused and they left the building?

        How about the video of a person putting the same votes through a counting machine several times?

        One vote checker states that she was in attendance for many hours and did not see even one vote for Trump, a highly unlikely scenario.

        As others have pointed out, sudden jumps of votes for one party over another, in the 10’s of thousands, is virtually impossible in a fair voting system.

        Merely ignoring these and claiming nothing happened does nothing for the argument that all was fair and above board.

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      Anton

      Why should this not be a late delivery of genuine ballots to be counted, due perhaps to vehicle breakdown?

      I don’t trust the election result one inch, but this van is often said to be a smoking gun and it isn’t, at least without more information.

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        Analitik

        See my response to Tilba Tilba. Late deliveries were not allowed, even for ‘legitimate’ reasons. And if it were for a delivery issue, then why wasn’t an exemption applied for in a public, transparent manner?

        The whole point is that this sort of thing is NOT proof that the voting was skewed to Biden but that the voting WAS potentially skewed in some way or another. This means that investigation into electoral fraud was warranted and that the courts should not have blithely dismissed the cases brought before them.

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        GD

        Why should this not be a late delivery of genuine ballots to be counted, due perhaps to vehicle breakdown?

        It wasn’t just one van unless that van broke down repeatedly while delivering many drops of fake ballots.

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          Tarquin Wombat-Carruthers

          Yeah sure! The van was fine for 4X365+1 (for the leap year). Those odds would be less likely than a single gerbil winning both The Preakness and the Superbowl (as a defensive tackle) in the same year!!!!!!!!!!!!

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        GD

        due perhaps to vehicle breakdown?

        Perhaps?

        Yeah, sure, that’s likely, maybe, and pigs could fly.

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        Just Thinkin'

        Anton,

        Maybe the van was ok.

        The thing that was NOT probably ok
        was the fact that NO ONE from either party
        (especially the Republican Party)
        verified the votes that were counted from
        that van.

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        Hanrahan

        A delivery error is no excuse. The boxes should NEVER have been unsealed without observers present.

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    Tilba Tilba

    The last two paragraphs of the Time article:

    As I was reporting this article in November and December, I heard different claims about who should get the credit for thwarting Trump’s plot. Liberals argued the role of bottom-up people power shouldn’t be overlooked, particularly the contributions of people of color and local grassroots activists. Others stressed the heroism of GOP officials like Van Langevelde and Georgia secretary of state Brad Raffensperger, who stood up to Trump at considerable cost. The truth is that neither likely could have succeeded without the other. “It’s astounding how close we came, how fragile all this really is,” says Timmer, the former Michigan GOP executive director. “It’s like when Wile E. Coyote runs off the cliff–if you don’t look down, you don’t fall. Our democracy only survives if we all believe and don’t look down.”

    Democracy won in the end. The will of the people prevailed. But it’s crazy, in retrospect, that this is what it took to put on an election in the United States of America.

    I fail to see where the problem lies … the anti-Trump forces formed an effective coalition, played the game hard, and squeezed out a very narrow win. They took on the Trump campaign at their own game.

    Just to reiterate, I remain non-partisan: I didn’t like Trump one bit (full of himself, dumb), and don’t like Biden much at all (too old, too old-school), so I am rather sceptical about the article being some giant (even ingenuous) admission of guilt.

    Nor do I think the winners are bragging especially – but they are pretty darn proud (not unjustifiably) that they beat the Republicans at their own game.

    Let’s not forget that the Trump campaign (and state-based Republicans) in the months before the election, filed some 600 lawsuits that were all essentially about suppressing the Democrat vote – even in a pandemic. They played the game very hard themselves, but this time they lost.

    They seriously miscalculated by discouraging mail-in voting – handing a huge numerical advantage to the Biden ticket.

    So mock outrage is out of place in my view. For example, there is no evidence of fraud and corruption in the Time article. And it was no secret that labour, big business, and many other stakeholders (including I expect quite a few in the Republican Party) wanted an end to Trump and Trumpism.

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      Kalm Keith

      Yes, I can see how it would all fall into place for a highly, free educated, Whitlam era, non partisan, “objective” free thinker.

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        Ian

        Actually KK the whole thing is a beatup by Gateway Pundit over an incident the authors of the piece either did not or chose not to understand. I’ve written about it in a comment above but to repeat the crux is the 8pm deadline was for votes to be received and certified before they were sent to counting centres not for votes to be delivered to counting centres.

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          Orson

          There are practically zero non-metric reasons to think this election reflects real votes by voters.

          The headless coattail results (ie, less popular down ballot offices unexpectedly won by Republicans). The extraordinary number of key indicator counties – going to Trump AND to the presidential winner virtually always, yet not won by “winner” Biden.

          In fact, Biden won a record low number of counties for a “winner”.

          How could this happen? Because Democrats waged a campaign of local ballot stuffing in Democrat machine areas, hiding it in minority precincts.

          The one sure way to build counterfactual evidence for this explanation – illegal voting in key precincts – is to conduct fine grained voter surveys in these voter precincts.

          If these do not support massively skewed Biden voter turnout there, then the ballot stuffing explanation gains significant traction.

          As far as I know, this simple exercise has not yet been conducted, however.

          None of this empirical testing gainsays the claim of smaller skewing of pro-Biden vote results in many, many more states, as has been reported by statistical sleuthed.

          But the key precincts ballot stuffing theory in Corrupt Democratic machine counties to turn the 5 to 7 states remains the liveliest explanation on the table.

          For example, Biden voter turnout in St. Louis and Charlottesville was expected to be lower because enthusiasm polled lower. And it was!

          So, why were cities like Detroit (Michigan), Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Atlanta (Georgia), so different?

          This test can determine if this skew turning these states was representative of real votes or else fraudulently manufactured.

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          R2Dtoo

          Nice try Ian, but chain of custody rules would allow secure tracking of any “legal” ballots cast before deadlines. Such records are “missing” – even though they are required by law. The messiness created, and reflected in the Time article would have to work out like this: 1) place ballot boxes all over a jurisdiction, 2) send out thousand of mail ballots to all addresses real or imagined, 3) have no signature verification when counting, 4) ballot harvesting isn’t allowed, but who is stopping anyone from dumping hundreds of ballots into boxes at any time, 4) for chain of custody requirements, a Republican and Democrat representative would have to be standing at each voting “box” with a key for entry and lock for closure when ballots are emptied at 8pm. The ballots would be boxed. sealed and immediately transported to a central site for tracking. Good luck with this.

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        Tilba Tilba

        Yes, I can see how it would all fall into place for a highly, free educated, Whitlam era, non partisan, “objective” free thinker.

        Perhaps if you addressed and discussed some the points raised, rather than resort to ad hominem personal attacks, that might be more interesting.

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      GD

      it was no secret that labour, big business, and many other stakeholders (including I expect quite a few in the Republican Party) wanted an end to Trump and Trumpism.

      Despite the wishes of the majority of ordinary American voters.

      Well done, Tilba, you have just condoned the stealing of an election.

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        Tilba Tilba

        Well done, Tilba, you have just condoned the stealing of an election.

        I have done nothing of the sort – in fact I don’t believe the election was stolen, or at least will remain deeply sceptical until someone with a lot more understanding of things than “gateway pundit” demonstrates there was any fraud.

        Some people seem unable to accept that Donald Trump was deeply unpopular – his approval ratings never got above about 45% over his entire presidency, and this is an historical low. For labour and big business to work together to defeat Trump does not constitute collusion or corrupt behaviour … it’s just politics played the US way.

        Also – for a lot of months leading up to 3 Nov – almost all polls (and averages of polls) showed Joe Biden leading in the swing states, and it is no surprise to me (and many others) that he won by the small margin he did.

        A better, younger, candidate might well have won by a lot more. And BTW I have seen and heard all the arguments about the polls being part of the anti-Trump corruption. Again, it just reflect too little understanding of how polling works.

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      truth

      Tilba Tilba….

      Your comment is contempt for democracy..decency….honesty from beginning to end…but typical unfortunately of the mindsets of a lot of dangerous people who can’t be bothered thinking [ to give you the benefit of the doubt].

      Not one shred from you of acknowledgement of the inherent corruption of democracy that for the last five years has marked the daily operations of this Fascist Cabal that now rules America.

      You clearly don’t give a damn about the Fascist ‘Democrats’ very real collusion and law-breaking with very real enemies of America and the free and democratic world ….collusion that the Fascists deployed in order to fabricate a bogus case to destroy Trump….and innocent Americans as collateral damage.

      You disclose in your casual ratbaggery …an absence of any values at all…so why would you bother saying anything?

      You obviously don’t give a damn that the American people have lost their freedom of speech rights…their rights to information vital for their voting decision…their jobs ..livelihoods and homes in a heartbeat.

      They’ve lost the sovereignty of their country…must live in fear that their children will succumb to the fentanyl that China is providing the murderous Mexican drug
      cartels with precursor chemicals for… in an asymmetric warfare campaign that Communist China’s business partner Joe Biden …the sock puppet POTUS… is underpinning for them.

      You just flick away the very long list of Trump achievements…all of them enhancing and saving American lives …across the spectrum of policy and race….not costing lives and destroying them as the Fascists are doing at breathtaking pace.

      I’m sure you know that the Trump lawsuits were not about suppressing the vote….but about preventing the occurrence of the massive voter fraud, that everyone knew postal voting would ensure …with laws and rules changed in breach of the Constitution and in ways that that anyone with half a brain could see would facilitate and insulate the fraud they were designed for.

      As if Trump would think there was any possibility on this earth of him being able to get away with anything nefarious if he wanted to.

      Malevolent actions such a you allege are entirely the province of the Left who have been placed above the law in America and in Australia as well…even when pedophilia is alleged and accompanied by very strong evidence.

      The Left needs people like you for getting away with their evil war against reason like they need oxygen to breathe.

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      Lucky

      “in the months before the election, filed some 600 lawsuits”
      This was the reason courts would not hear, The complainers have no standing as no harm had been suffered at the time complaint was made.

      ” beat the Republicans at their own game”
      This time it is pertinent to ask for evidence.
      Electoral fraud is a specialty of the Left and authoritarians that produce Executive Orders at a record rate.

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      Lucky

      TT reports quoting Time, ‘Georgia secretary of state Brad Raffensperger, who stood up to Trump at considerable cost’.
      Well, how much was his cost?

      That poor Raffensperger, who ordered $107 million of Dominion machines just before the 2020 election, without the authorization from the Georgia legislature, illegal, and without testing, illegal.

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      dinn, rob

      mock outrage may be out of place
      deep in the jungle keep your pace
      move along unless you have panther-like eyes
      real outrage comes, someone dies

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      Tarquin Wombat-Carruthers

      Stay on that hallucinogen, TT! Obviously it floats your boat!

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    Greg Cavanagh

    The second paragraph of theirs reads like a promo video as shown in Starship Troopers. Full of exciting hyperbole, not related to the actual reality.

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    Antoine D'Arche

    Great piece Jo. I think they just hung themselves. I suspect that there is a majority of people in the US, comprised of Trump supporters and the more normal Democrat voters, who will see this for it is. Interesting times ahead.

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    Greg Cavanagh

    Re: “Meanwhile, Republicans can get in the game or get busy losing again.”

    The Republicans were part of the steal. They didn’t lose, because they weren’t trying to win the election.

    Each of those RINO’s who voted against the Trump administration were doing so for their own profits and their own position in the machine. Their own position in the machine, they knew where things were going and they actively worked toward making it happen.

    Jack Sparrow : Worry about your own fortunes, gentlemen. The deepest circle of hell is reserved for betrayers and mutineers.

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    John R Smith

    “Fortified”
    Not rigging, not cheating.
    “Fortifying”
    Think vitamins and minerals.
    Stay healthy with double masks.
    Warming may cause a new Ice Age.
    They are red and scaly with bifurcated tails and carry hay forks.

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    OldOzzie

    This particular paragraph is especially chilling:

    “This is the inside story of the conspiracy to save the 2020 election, based on access to the group’s inner workings, never-before-seen documents and interviews with dozens of those involved from across the political spectrum. It is the story of an unprecedented, creative and determined campaign whose success also reveals how close the nation came to disaster. ‘Every attempt to interfere with the proper outcome of the election was defeated,’ says Ian Bassin, co-founder of Protect Democracy, a nonpartisan rule-of-law advocacy group. ‘But it’s massively important for the country to understand that it didn’t happen accidentally. The system didn’t work magically. Democracy is not self-executing.’ ”

    Who decided that the 2020 Election needed “saving”? And what does one consider “the proper outcome of the election”? There are 74 million people who do not like what was deemed as a proper outcome or the way this outcome was accomplished because it goes against everything our Constitution stands for. There have been numerous Orwellian and fascistic efforts to silence those voices. This is definitely not how a Constitutional republic works, nor is it democracy. It’s a fascist regime — command and control by your “betters.”

    “Their work touched every aspect of the election. They got states to change voting systems and laws and helped secure hundreds of millions in public and private funding. They fended off voter-suppression lawsuits, recruited armies of poll workers and got millions of people to vote by mail for the first time. They successfully pressured social media companies to take a harder line against disinformation and used data-driven strategies to fight viral smears. They executed national public-awareness campaigns that helped Americans understand how the vote count would unfold over days or weeks, preventing Trump’s conspiracy theories and false claims of victory from getting more traction. After Election Day, they monitored every pressure point to ensure that Trump could not overturn the result. “The untold story of the election is the thousands of people of both parties who accomplished the triumph of American democracy at its very foundation,” says Norm Eisen, a prominent lawyer and former Obama Administration official who recruited Republicans and Democrats to the board of the Voter Protection Program.”

    So all that talk about the possibility of rigged voting machines in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, Georgia, and Nevada wasn’t such a stretch after all. Maybe the alleged ballot switching caught on camera in Georgia with only Democrat poll workers wasn’t just some anomaly. Were all of those judges who kicked out the election cases “on the merits” (which is just legalese that says, ‘I don’t want to touch it’) part of “monitor[ing] every pressure point”?

    Two months ago there was purportedly nothing to see here. After reading the article, all those things are now sounding less and less QAnon conspiracy theory and more and more credible.

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      Chris

      And they mailed out 15 million ( fraudulent) ballot papers. We saw people standing before the cameras saying I received this ballot paper by mail and I didn’t ask for it.

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      Ian

      You may find it particularly x]chilling because the piece shows the fraud claims so frequently levelled at the election were not fraudulent at all.

      “Their work touched every aspect of the election. They got states to change voting systems and laws and helped secure hundreds of millions in public and private funding. They fended off voter-suppression lawsuits, recruited armies of poll workers and got millions of people to vote by mail for the first time. They successfully pressured social media companies to take a harder line against disinformation and used data-driven strategies to fight viral smears. They executed national public-awareness campaigns that helped Americans understand how the vote count would unfold over days or weeks, preventing Trump’s conspiracy theories and false claims of victory from getting more traction. After Election Day, they monitored every pressure point to ensure that Trump could not overturn the result. ”

      As is apparent these measures that cover most of the reasons advanced by those claiming fraud were put in place before the election and were perfectly legal.

      You also write “So all that talk about the possibility of rigged voting machines in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, Georgia, and Nevada wasn’t such a stretch after all.”

      Perhaps you should read this piece in the Washington Post,

      https://www.washingtonpost.com/elections/interactive/2020/election-integrity/

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        PeterPetrum

        So all that information on Mike Lindell’s video is all a figment of his and his contributors’ imagination then? And you failed to mention that most of the rule changes on voting procedures within the States were made illegally by Governors and not by the Electors.

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          Ian

          “So all that information on Mike Lindell’s video is all a figment of his and his contributors’ imagination then?”

          Apparently so. I would not watch anything on OAN but those that have state

          “rehashes old conspiracy theories, touching on claims that have been repeatedly debunked by state and local officials, thrown out by the courts and contradicted by federal agencies,” according to Politifact. OAN gave a 90 second disclaimer before screening the video

          https://www.newsweek.com/disclaimer-steals-show-mypillow-ceo-mike-lindells-election-fraud-documentary-1567365

          The disgraced former president’s legal filing indicates he plans to repeat his lies about election fraud at trial, the same lies that My Pillow founder Mike Lindell keeps spouting in interviews even after being sued by Dominion Voting Systems. #Colbert​ #ALateShow​ #Monologue​

          You Tube and Vimeo took it down

          You also write “And you failed to mention that most of the rule changes on voting procedures within the States were made illegally by Governors and not by the Electors.”

          The Constitution simply states that “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations” (Article I, section 4).

          It should also be remembered that according to Article 168, Constitution of Legislatures the State Governor is a part of the State Legislature.

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            Ian

            Could you tell me why my comment is awaiting moderation? I didn’t think it was offensive or off topic. I will willingly change it if you will advise what is amiss

            [Just logged on Ian and wading through the pile as fast as I can.]AD

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              Ian

              Thanks for the rapid response JAD it is much appreciar=ted

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              Broadie

              Ian
              you probably need to listen to Candace Owens address to the Liberty University. Being a victim feels good initially, lots of hugs and support. The truth is that it is lonely out there, come in have a beer and enjoy the fun side of the island.

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            Lucky

            “Article 168, Constitution of Legislatures the State Governor is a part of the State Legislature.”
            The interpretation of the rule being offered here is that a part, any part, of the Legislature is the Legislature and may make rules. Thus voting by the Legislature is unnecessary.
            Even the current SC may have a problem with that.

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        truth

        Ian…

        You give a good impression of a person who doesn’t really believe his own claims.

        When ‘they ‘…

        [ ‘got states to change voting systems and laws and helped secure hundreds of millions in public and private funding.’ ]

        ‘They’ changed the voting systems and laws in breach of the Constitution…that was explained by judges in dissenting judgments at the States courts level.

        ‘They’ did it with intent…intent to use the ‘standing’ and ‘laches’ circular argument that …once the law is brazenly changed in breach of the Constitution…prevents the defrauded political party from having the issues heard in any courts at all…either before the election when they could have prevented the fraud situation from occurring…or after the election when …having been fobbed off before the election…they now try to show that the fraud they had anticipated… had actually occurred ….as was the intent of the un-Constitutional changes ‘they’ made.

        Unfortunately …as the whole world now knows the American legal system and judiciary apparently have nothing but contempt for their wonderful Constitution.

        If it doesn’t work to ensure free and fair elections without massive fraud…and if deep suspicion of fraud by many Americans willing to sign affidavits and testify under oath cannot be tested ….it’s not worth a cracker which is a horrible situation to be forced to come to terms with ….for a people who have revered it for the whole of their lives.

        What the Left describes as ‘voter-suppression law suits’…[ a claim that’s always made by the perpetrators of election scams ]…were in fact attempts by the Trump administration to mitigate and forestall the massive unprecedented fraud they knew the unconstitutional changes ….and the Democrats’ by-then unequivocally-proven total contempt for the law of the land…at every level of governance …and in all the once- trusted institutions …would inevitably ensure.

        And with the total contempt for the law being shown daily by the Democrats’ supporting Fascist cabal….the sinister confluence was almost certain to foster fraud.

        The claim that…

        ‘They successfully pressured social media companies to take a harder line against disinformation and used data-driven strategies to fight viral smears.’

        … has to be translated into real-speak to say exactly what happened….that ‘they’ admit that ‘they’ prevailed upon their Big Tech Fascist comrades to use their control of their platforms to defraud the election by deleting commentary by conservatives so that most of the voting population would go to the election unaware that Joe Biden was the CCP’s pick for POTUS as advised to them by Hunter’s Chinese honeypot/minder …unaware too of Biden Inc’s lucrative pay-for-access multi-million dollar business arrangements with the world’s and America’s most threatening adversary …the Chinese Communist dictatorship …unaware that the whole BigTech-Big Corporate Money-Deep State-Hollywood- Communications-MSM-industrial complex was making sure that the only person they would allow to win this ‘ most secure election in history’ would be the CCP’s and the People’s Liberation Army’s…ie the Peoples’ Republic of China’s… sock puppet POTUS .

        ‘State procedures often include robust chain-of-custody procedures’ sez the Cabal.

        ‘Often??’ ..not ‘always?? Americans are supposed to be reassured by that?

        Chain-of-custody is massively important and it was obviously an optional extra in your ‘non-fraudulent’ election….along with scrutineering of the counting by representatives of both parties.

        I guess the manhandling of Republican poll-watchers …all the way out of the counting room…and then blocking out the windows with cardboard was near enough and good enough adherence to voting rules and laws for ‘them’ and for you .

        IMO Krebs own demeanor gave the lie to what he was very lamely and unconvincingly saying when he declared this to be the most secure election in American history.

        He looked like a scared-to-death hostage with a gun at his back.

        And how does this…

        [ ‘ Per federal law, all ballots, applications, and registrations related to elections for federal offices, such as those for President and Vice President, Members of the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives, must be retained and preserved for 22 months from the date of the election.’….]

        ..fit with the total evisceration of Trump and his team and supporters for wanting an audit of the vote?

        What is that clear and unambiguous law for…if not so that those ballots and other documents can be checked in an official audit?

        There can be no other reason than to verify…verify… the election result.

        The Fascist Democrats’ Cabal walks like it …talks like it…looks like it and is a guilty party.

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      “There are 74 million people” objecting to his, writes OldOzzie. But if Mike Lindell or Patrick Byrne is to be believed, that number is close to80 million — the disenfranchised majority of this illegitimate Fraudulence.

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    Ross

    FORTIFYING is now becoming a buzz word or even a meme. Apparently when the Australian cricket team was recently caught ball tampering in South Africa – it wasn’t cheating it was “fortifying”. Tom Brady (NFL) was apparently “fortifying” the result when it was found the footballs had the incorrect pressure. Possibly the whole Russian athletic team weren’t doping – they were” fortifying’. The list is endless.

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      Robdel

      Was not Zali Stegall fortified at the last election and now they are trying more fortifications against Craig Kelly.

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    RossP

    There is another way to look as this spin.

    Maybe the left realise it is only a matter of time before they are totally exposed over the fraud in the election and they are valiantly trying to front foot the narrative, as the PR people say. If that is the case, then I think they have over egged it completely and left themselves totally exposed, basically asking to get arrested, in some cases.

    I think Mike Lindell’s video is another major step towards exposure.

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      Greg Cavanagh

      In an honest world, you would be correct.

      But when everyone in power and authority are corrupt, they aren’t going to find that the corruption, which they themselves participated in, is wrong.

      Nothing has been done about it, and nothing will be done about it.

      The fix is in, and it was successful. Nobody and nothing can dislodge the corrupt system now in place.

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    PeterS

    As the 2020 US election has unequivocally has shown, it’s wide open to fraud. Whether the election was stolen from Trump or not is not the issue I’m focusing at this point – I’ll come to that below; it’s a totally separate one. The point I’m making here is the 2020 election is proven fact because the US electoral system is unsafe, not transparent enough and wide open to manipulation by various means. Video evidence and eye witness reports have been presented. Therefore, the election of 2020 can’t be trusted and so the current POTUS although duly processed can’t be taken as credible. What the people of America do about it is up to them. They can pretend to ignore all this and go about their normal lives, or they can rise up and march in the streets as law abiding US citizens and demand the election be investigated, and if found enough fraud has taken place to steal the election from Trump then it has be considered as an act of Insurrection and due process under the Constitution executed to put in place a temporary military government and trials conducted to sort out the perpetrators. Then a new election under the supervision of the military instigated ASAP.

    So, it’s now up to all Americans. Over to you. Good luck!

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      GD

      Whether the election was stolen from Trump or not

      Of course the election was stolen from Trump. The myriad smoking guns unequivocally point to collusion to remove Trump no matter what, as shown by this Time Magazine article.

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        PeterS

        I also believe it was stolen but my initial point is more relevant and important because even if it wasn’t stolen how can anyone of sound mind and intelligence trust future elections? They might as well use a lotto system to select a POTUS; at least they would have a better chance of selecting the best candidate.

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    I have just subjected myself a half hour of pain (cynicism can do that) by reading The Time article. In essence, my take away is that the swamp believed that Trump had some kind of (undefined) conspiracy theory to usurp power for (undefined) reasons. The massive organised effort to prevent this from happening was therefore noble and justified and success was achieved without a single illegal vote being counted.
    The moral high ground is no more than a pile of steaming dung.

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    Cute how they use a nice sounding euphamism for rigging an election.

    How righteous they must feel, not unlike the Notsees.

    Evil always wraps itself in the cloak of goodness.

    Poop on them!

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    Terry

    When will smug turn to despair?
    At what point will it finally dawn upon all of those sanctimonious “Zali” mothers that they “saved” their children (and their grandchildren) from the great climate inferno only to see them impoverished, enslaved, and then sacrificed on the beaches of the next Normandy.
    #toostupidtosurvive

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    PeterPetrum

    You know, they are boasting and bragging about how successful they were at ensuring the vote went the way they wanted. But in the end they miscalculated on the following that Trump had, despite all the barriers put on his ability to communicate. This led to a last minute panic when Trump was so far ahead in all the swing states and this led to the hurried vote rigging with the fraudulent postal votes. Now in plain sight, this may still become public knowledge, leading to a widespread recognition that the Biden administration is illegitimate. One can only hope.

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      Serp

      The stopping of the count simultaneously in six states was individual random events under no coordinating agent; sure thing, I’ll have two of those please.

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    Chris

    Why did the TIME magazine publish this? I’m sure this will come up during the impeachment trial one way or another.

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      Greg Cavanagh

      This would be a great question to put to an end year psychology class room. I’m sure there are many answers to this question.

      Freud would say it was a mother complex. Ha, just kidding 🙂

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      Brian Parker

      A reply to Chris
      They are trying to normalise it

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      wokebuster

      One of the first thoughts I had after reading the article is that it was written with the expectation the truth will eventually come out. This long article therefore wasn’t so much about bragging but more a framing of the narrative and justification for those that voted Biden. Orange man was so bad, an unholy alliance between big business and unions was required to get rid of him.

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        Dave in the States

        “The ends justify the means,” is the very essence of corruption.

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        R2Dtoo

        Watching all of this from Western Canada, with covid restrictions and -50C keeping me inside, I have tried to piece together what has happened. First, if you take the Time article at face value, it would be an extension of its its own focus. By that I imply that the whole meme is simply more distraction from the real issues. Everything stated in the article could be considered unethical, but very little would be illegal. This, of course, changes the discussion from true fact-finding efforts on election fraud to a “we are smarter than you” gotcha fluff statement. I read this as deflection from the fact Lindell just might have found the truth about one way votes were manipulated. Why were the same players implicated in the Time article so quick to take down the video?

        Putting together some known information one can raise several key questions that demand answers. The Antrim County MI investigation revealed that about 70% of the ballots were sent for “adjudication”, and someone other the voter determined what the voter “intended”. This work was done by highly qualified techies and, to my knowledge, has not been refuted. This also shows that one local judge was not a part of judicial blockade to scrutiny. This turns the question to who actually did the adjudication of the ballots.

        This may be where Lindell comes in. I watched the entire video before it was removed. Interesting, to say the least. The most intriguing part was the massive “hacking” data with IP addresses attached – in real time documentation.
        The missing piece for me is whether there is a direct tie between the high percentage of ballots sent for adjudication and the hacking from foreign sources. This type of analysis is above my pay grade, but I would guess it could be done. At the very least some government/military/appointed commissions should be pursuing this data.

        Another fallacy may be that only one type of interference may have occurred. If the Time article is correct, and the manipulation was very broad, several different types of interference may be involved. For example, I am intrigued
        by the type of analysis that Jovan Pulitzer has revealed. Thousands of “prepared” ballots dumped in the night could bypass the hacking software and be straight-up counted. Pulitzer’s programs to identify machine printed markings, no down ballot voting, unofficial ballots and never-creased mail-in ballots would bring all of these forward. If, as Time suggests, this was a massive effort to control an election, more than one pathway would have been used.

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    OldOzzie

    Police Officers Involved in George Floyd’s Death Were Suspended the Next Day – After More than a Month We Still Don’t Know Who Shot Ashli Babbitt

    In May of 2020 George Floyd died in Minneapolis during an arrest. One police officer kneeled on his neck for 8 minutes. The gruesome death led to protests around the country and the four policemen involved were fired the day after Floyd’s death.

    Last month four Trump supporters died on January 6th in Washington DC yet we don’t know in detail how the four Trump supporters died since we’ve seen no investigative reports nor autopsies. One victim, in particular, was Ashli Babbitt who was gunned down by a policeman at the capitol during the protests. To date, this officer’s name has not been released. After more than a month we don’t know who killed an unarmed Trump supporter in the Capitol.

    Despite the Democrats’ and Liz Cheney’s beliefs, Americans know very little about the riots on January 6th.

    We now know that authorities knew about the threats weeks in advance!

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      Lawrie

      Ashli was a Trump supporter, had served in the military and was white. She did not meet the criteria that generates fake outrage. The left probably want to congratulate the shooter. From the video the shooter was under no threat from anybody including Babbitt. He was either very poorly trained or given the job to execute a Trump supporter which the coward did.

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        Serp

        Obviously you haven’t seen the video “Everything Wrong With the Capitol Shooting in 21 Minutes Or Less”; I could of course wish I hadn’t but that doesn’t unsee it and undo the aura of switched-frames-in-the-Zapruder-film inauthenticity of the production.

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    OldOzzie

    “He Was Really Working Against this Administration in a Lot of Ways” – Trump Administration’s Peter Navaro on Deep State’s AG Bill Barr

    According to Peter Navaro, Bill Barr was fast-tracking Biden’s Executive Orders while he was slow-walking President Trump’s. Navaro shared that the last checkmark that had to be done to complete the Executive Order (EO) process was to run the order by the Department of Justice (DOJ):

    Here’s the news behind the news. Bill Barr, President Trump’s Attorney General, also it turns out, happens to be Joe Biden’s first Attorney General because here was what was happening. We had over 30 executive orders queued after Election Day, ready to go but we kept running into these roadblocks, roadblocks, and hurdles. It turned out that Bill Barr’s office of legal counsel was fast-tracking all of these Biden EO’s and basically it was a Deep State coup. Now this has implications Maria.

    Navarro went on to explain how the DOJ helped approve a Biden EO where he allowed the Chinese access to the US power grid which would have horrible consequences if the US gets into a predicament with China. Biden’s order will allow China to take down the US grid and Barr’s DOJ approved it. At the same time, Navarro was unable to get through an order on offshoring which never went through the DOJ.

    Yeah, we got slow-walked at the Department of Justice. The problem I told Barr about numerous times and he should have been fired months before he was. By the last year of this Administration, he was really working against this Administration in a lot of ways.

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      OldOzzie

      Sunday Talks, Peter Navarro Talks About Bill Barr DOJ Working to Advance Interests of Joe Biden

      Posted on February 7, 2021 by Sundance

      In this important interview former Senior White House Economic and Trade Advisor, Peter Navarro, discusses how the Bill Barr DOJ prepared advanced review for an incoming Joe Biden administration and supported the creation of a blitz of executive orders.

      However, stand back a few more feet from the picture that Navarro describes and you start to see something CTH has discussed for several years (people didn’t want to admit). It is the DOJ as an institution that is working against the interests of the United States. The institution is filled with Lawfare allies and aligned ideological interests. First, WATCH:

      Second, all of the appointed leadership within that corrupt DOJ system, including the FBI, are only in place to maintain defenses against the American people. This is why we see the two-tiers of justice. This is why targets, any targets of the DOJ and FBI, are all identified on one side of the political spectrum. The U.S. Department of Justice is weaponized to defend corruption, and attack any entity that is a risk to the state controls.

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      Lucky

      OldOzzie- Thanks for that about Bill Barr. It demolishes arguments put up on here that say- even Bill Barr who was on Trump’s side being a Republican..

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    OldOzzie

    PAY ATTENTION – Those Still Advocating Against a Third Party Need to Move to Acceptance Phase, GOP is NOT Recoverable

    Posted on February 7, 2021 by Sundance

    Wyoming GOP representative Liz Cheney, a Decepticon of the highest tier, appears smugly on Fox News for an interview. As much as the interview itself is insufferable in its disconnect many people need to watch and accept.

    Cheney ramps-up the attacks against President Trump and his supporters. Keep in mind that Trump holds more than 85% approval within the party, yet Cheney and the Decepticons just don’t care; they hate anyone who does not facilitate their power demand. They hate you.

    They hate us.

    Additionally, two-thirds of the republican house conference voted to keep Cheney in her position. There is no way to reconcile the disconnect between what the elected GOP are doing against the will of the majority unless you accept they just don’t care. Trumpet!

    Stop being a battered conservative and start accepting that two-thirds of the republican party do not want you in the room. Remind yourself of this example when the insufferable apologists try to tell you a third party is not needed. The republican party must be destroyed or we will continue the cycle of abuse.

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    A Message From Rush Limbaugh to President Donald J Trump

    Posted on February 6, 2021 by Sundance

    A Synopsis – Read the lot

    “My days on earth are numbered; But before I fade away, there is something important I need to say. It may not be important to anyone else; but it’s important to me. Win, lose or fraud President Trump, I just want to say thank you for the last four years.

    Thank you for making it cool to be an American again. Thank you for showing us that we don’t need to be under China’s thumb anymore economically, or any other way. Thank you for one of the strongest economies we’ve ever experienced in my lifetime.

    Thank you for all you have done for the minority communities, and the outstanding decrease in the unemployment rate you had. Thank you for making it feel good to love our country and to be a proud patriot again.”

    Thank you for allowing us to experience a President that wasn’t a lifelong politician, but a lifelong American. THANK YOU MR PRESIDENT… YOU DID YOUR BEST…”

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      David Maddison

      Outstanding. Thanks for posting.

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      PeterS

      Yes, Trump did his best but he’s just one person. The swamp ocean of deceit and lies from the left was too much for him. Of course he could have won easily in spite of the fraud if more Americans were awake as to what’s really happening and stopped listening to the propaganda and fake news of the MSM. Many Americans decided not to vote for Trump for stupid reasons, not because they were all lefties. You see it all comes down to the people. The buck stops there. Even in a partial democracy, if the popular decision is not so popular in favour of Trump and against the obvious lies of the left headed by the new administration, then I’m afraid they have to learn it the hard way. “So let it be written, so let it be done”.

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        Hanrahan

        It certainly is a big, deep swamp. Peter Navarro says Bill Barr was working with Biden to prepare his 17 EOs to sign on day 1.

        I never trusted Barr, he certainly talked the talk but as hard as I looked I never saw him take one step of the walk.

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        PeterPetrum

        Many Americans decided not to vote for Trump for stupid reasons, not because they were all lefties

        Not sure if that is completely true, Peter. It would seem that Trump got, literally, millions more votes than he actually ended up with on the scoreboard. Look at the list of votes taken from Trump on the spreadsheets towards the end of Mike Lindell’s video.

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          PeterS

          You miss the main point. Yes Trump got more votes than before but clearly not enough to overcome the fraudulent election. It didn’t take much to swing it the other way. If say 80% of Americans voted for Trump he would have won easily. Given the facts speak for themselves about Biden and Trump, any normal intelligent population with a sound mind would end up 80+% for Trump making any attempt of fraud no matter how sophisticated impossible to swing it enough for Biden to win. You follow?

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            PeterPetrum

            I did not say you were incorrect. Only that the systems were set up to make sure that Trump could not get too far ahead, no matter what. Unfortunately (or fortunately) they misjudged the volume of votes that Trump did get in the swing States and had to revert to plan B, which is going to be their Achilles heel in the end, I hope.

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    Dennis

    Meaning of fortify in English:

    fortify
    Pronunciation /ˈfɔːtɪfʌɪ/

    See synonyms for fortify
    Translate fortify into Spanish
    VERBfortifies, fortifying, fortified

    [WITH OBJECT]
    1Provide (a place) with defensive works as protection against attack.
    ‘the enclave has been heavily fortified in recent years’

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    Serge Wright

    Putting the rigged election outcome to one side, what this Time Magazine article is really about is the cancelling of conservative politics. Conservative politics is essentially enemy number one for the elites in the USA and it’s fast becoming enemy number one across all western democracies. The cancelling of conservative leaders along with their influential followers and even private businesses that are indirectly affiliated, is the “end game” being played out. It’s scarily similar to that Marvel movie, where 50% of all people are cancelled into dust and Thanos creates his new fantasy green world. In our real world scenario, all conservatives are being cancelled and Thanos is represented by the Democrats and green Marxists along with their anarchist supporters, trying to create their Marxist green world by the use of violence, censorship and exclusion.

    With Biden now in power, the USA now has no global authority. They are now a sterile and impotent power without any conviction, ready to be lead by the influence of minority groups and sinister foreign powers. Iran is already salivating at the concept of having the sanctions dropped but without comprimise to expanding their nuclear arsenal and the Chinese will surely regain their trade imbalance advantage because they have direct monetary influence over the president and his family. It would seem the only matter of importance to the Democat/elites is to eradicate conservatives to allow the enforcement of their brutal social agenda. This Tim Magazine article is a reflection of the level of hatred the elites have towards the great western culture that their aspire to eradicate, along with its proud history.

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      AOC Is Not the Victim. She’s the Perp.

      History has a new greatest monster – move over Hitler, meet Marjorie Taylor Greene. She’s a congresswoman in the minority party who doesn’t represent me, that narrows her down to half the House. If she posted something stupid or offensive in the past, who cares? I’m more concerned with the morons holding power who are currently working to undermine the country and individual liberty. All those people have a (D) after their name.

      One of the most vocal, if least effective and dumbest, leading that charge is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

      When I say “dumb” I don’t mean stupid; she got herself elected to Congress, so the stupid people are those who voted for her. She’s dumb in thinking she can get away with her charade that made her indefinitely. Sooner or later, the piper always demands payment.

      Her latest scam is another twist on her default position: claiming victim status. Any criticism she faces is met with a “You’re only saying that because I’m a woman” or a “You’re attacking me because I’m Hispanic.” When really desperate, she combines the two.

      This week she broke out a new one: she’s a victim of sexual assault.

      I don’t know if she really is or not, it’s irrelevant to the point of how she operates.

      The poor dear. After years of lying about any Republican who ever dared disagree with her, accusing Ted Cruz of trying to get her killed, singing racism and misogyny all the way, she finds herself on the business end “of bad-faith smears.” Those “smears” involve accurately quoting her and a simple lesson in geography. Those monsters.

      As is often the case, the person screaming the loudest about how they’ve been wronged is the guilty party. AOC isn’t a victim, she’s the perp.

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    OldOzzie

    Does this describe the Time Article, DemoCraps, RINOs, Big Companies and Mainstream Media and Tech

    Zombie Creatures: What Happens When Animals Are Possessed by a Parasitic Puppet Master? [Slide Show]

    From fungi to flies, some parasitic species have figured out how to control their host’s behavior to get what they need. See what happens when bugs go really bad

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    STJOHNOFGRAFTON

    An apt quote about euphemisms like Time’s “They were not rigging the election; they were fortifying it,”
    by Victor Davis Hanson in Feb. 21, 2019 Patriot Post:

    “Changing Reality With Words”
    “Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes in vocabulary are usually admissions that reality is unwelcome or indefensible”.

    It’s like a Time editor saying: “I was not robbing the bank, I was fortifying my income”.

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    Ross

    The whole US electoral and political system is basically a media circus when you come down to brass tacks. It’s probably been moulded over many decades to provide more newspaper sales, ears to the radio, eyes for the TV and now more likes and retweets. It would appear the swamp people are deeply embedded all the way through the old and new media. The Time magazine article just reflects this. The swamp fought back. In fact its not even a Democrat vs Republican thing. It was Trump vs the swamp and his threat to the establishment. Trump was originally a Democrat voter and then joined the Republicans. For starters that’s a lot of either political party who are going to hate you straight up. He definitely embarrassed a lot of GOP politicians because of his popularity. There was just as many GOP swamp dwellers as Democrats and if he decides to form his own political party it would decimate the GOP. I think he would also draw in a lot of maybe old style Democrat voters and more importantly those disenfranchised citizens who have never voted in elections. But, I think a lot of those latter group DID vote in either 2016 or 2020. The GOP/Democrats don’t like these voters because they would probably never donate their dollars towards joining either party. What is depressing is probably the number of people who voted fairly who were prepared to vote for anybody but Trump. They may start to realise they voted in a dud President by mistake.

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      el gordo

      Biden should be okay, he has a strong support team to assist.

      The key element in the election was encouraging people to get out and vote for anyone they like. That is when Donald knew he was sunk.

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        Great Aunt Janet

        Just finished reading Lee Smith’s stunningly clear essay ‘The Thirty Tyrants’ in Tablet magazine. For anyone who can’t work out how we got to where we are, this will make you breathless. It certainly ain’t conspiracy theories, but it lays out exactly why elites are working against ordinary people. I knew it was happening, but I am shocked.

        Just one of the questions Lee asks – and answers – is “Why did journalists automatically seek to discredit the Trump administration’s skepticism regarding Beijing’s origin story of the coronavirus? Why wait until after the election to allow the publication of evidence that the CCP’s story was spurious? Sure, the media preferred Biden and wanted Trump gone at any cost—but how would it affect the Democrat’s electoral chances to tell Americans the truth about China and COVID-19?”

        https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/the-thirty-tyrants

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          Henning Nielsen

          Janet, thanks a lot for this link. Of the myriad of articles about the American debacle this is one of the very best and most illuminating.

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        Dennis

        A ship without a competent captain will forever sail into the wind.

        Sailing ship before the industrial revolution.

        A leader must lead and set an example for others, respect is earned not demanded, passenger chief executives are a burden.

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    Brian Parker

    Yes but they don’t have nuclear arsenals.

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    Simon B

    “Every attempt to interfere with the proper outcome of the election was defeated,” says Ian Bassin……’.
    Conservatives have been miles behind the game for a long time now, infact, at least 4 years. They seriously underestimated how far the Democrats could go to protect the swamp and it’s machinery. The longterm democrat swamp dwellers are seasoned negotiators and manipulators to fill their pockets with coin and heads with power. They first were gobsmacked that an outsider could use the swamp rules (electoral college) to defeat an anointed insider, then surprise turned to anger and the plans started. Don’t believe for a second that Porhorser is the brains of the corruption. He, like all the other tentacles of this corruption have a specific skill set and are useful ideological idiots for the cause. Just like antifa.
    I never want to hear the term ‘racial justice’ used in relation to what the leftwing domestic terrorists did to US cities for months. Antifa hijacked initial protests and then the Democrats used antifa to continue riots attempting to goad Trump into military uniforms in the street for their propaganda videos.
    Conservatives have been naive all along, accepting the misdirection and disinformation of a well organised media activist machine where every planned act of the corruption was first directed at Trump, so even the lowest left wing keyboard warrior was useful in brainwashing others into believing anything Trump said against the Cabal was ‘debunked’, ‘fact checked’ projecting ‘conspiracy theories’ that were Trumps plan!The
    This Time article is the postscript, where the machinery rewrites history and claims their corruption as a Captain America salvation to forever ‘debunk’ anyone with the gall to show it for what it is. The corruption was meticulously planned even down to the threats to law firms not to represent Trump or they would cease to exist. That was the nail in the coffin of democracy as all Trump was left with was a couple of loyal hasbeens, easily vilified by the tolerance media and so out of the loop they didn’t have a coherent plan.

    Sadly the US is lost now as conservatives don’t have the heart for the fight required to regain democracy and the Republican swamp dwellers will go back to business as usual. The writing is on the wall for the rest of the worlds democracies and conservatives the world over have to start shoring up their systems now, because with the UK wavering under a green conserve and the WEF about to follow Biden’s executive orders with ‘The great reset’, democracies will fall like dominoes – eaten from within!

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    Did they need to provide definitions for the disingenuous?

    “proper outcome” = the vote is counted correctly

    “not accidentally”= we put a lot of effort into making sure that the election could not be fraudulent.

    Why does this need to be stated?

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      Hanrahan

      “proper outcome” = what we wanted

      “not accidentally” = whatever it takes.

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      Simon B

      You are naive Gee Aye! The activist media has also described the election as the ‘fairest election in US History’. Really? How brilliant that was achievable right when needed considering the scourge Trump was to democracy! Why did they feel the need to declare it as such? Surely if conservatives were just frothing at the mouth with conspiracy theories then no response was necessary?

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    graham dunton

    A well written summery from outside America. This fraud is capturing international, exposure.
    https://richardsonpost.com/howellwoltz/20495/its-official-biden-stole-the-election-fair-and-square/

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      Susan Fraser

      Was just about to share this latest from Howell Woltz who says Mike Lindell’s Absolute Proof leaves no doubt the Election was stolen, as well as other evidence he references.

      Howell Woltz answers some of the questions I’ve been pondering … what will the US military do about having the Election stolen by China and their agents? I’m expecting quick action in response to what is an Act of War by cyber attack.

      Best bit for me, that under the Insurrection act, all assets of anyone who participated in this treason will be siezed.

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    WXcycles

    If I say what I think of this will I be free of political retribution, or will the state seek to destroy me for daring to say anything?

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    DOC

    If the whistle blower was correct re the behaviour of the SCOTUS justices behind closed doors, then the Chief Justice has a lot of explaining to do and Justice Clarence Thomas is completely vindicated, and should be held in highest esteem for his alleged remarks that ‘if we refuse to hear the cases presented (alleging election fraud), then Democracy is dead!’

    Those decisions will be historical as the one chance the USA, by SCOTUS, had to save itself from the true deceivers
    attempting to destroy that democracy. Those politically ignorant young and middle aged people that have been subjected to every propaganda piece under the sun into believing Democracy has no more claim to being their form of governance than has communism, totalitarianism or dictatorship, need to be dissuaded from that view by some intensive ‘re-education’ programs put to them by both conservatives and democrats scared to death about where they have taken the nation and by the methodology used. The combination of forces used against Trump can be used to suborn any elected governing body that it chooses to defy.

    Google has shown the way to take those dictator bodies apart. Attack them, one by one where they hurt; in the hip pocket. When all it took for Google to backdown re leaving Australia altogether if Morrison didn’t change his tune, was to tell it it could leave asap if it wanted, but our government will tend to our own future, our people, our method of governance and our Democracy. It takes guts and fight to protect a nation, even from its own collective of billionaires and powergroups that would destroy it. The same has to happen to Twitter etc, instead of being shy because the price of that convenience is too high.

    It will take that same guts to face down the Climate Change zealots where the end game is also to take down the Democracies; the communists and the dictators will never be governed from the UN nor any body like it. To them such bodies are merely a means to an end, with nary a shot to be fired nor to confront a power they could never defeat.
    To kick off with, the saying ‘the science is in’ has to be scorned and Science restored to its proper place in society. That could take threats against politicians to vote them out unless they learn to listen to Australians and stop being silently ‘governed’ by the EU and UN. This requires more guts than Boris appears to have to stand against the tide, but its really the same game as that being played out in the USA. China knows the game very well. Hence it is putting its money and its students where it does the most damage – into the Universities. This determines what those universities say officially about topics, what they won’t allow to be said nor discussed on campus (nor in private if they can) and what science will be funded. Our governments appear to do exactly the same in obedience to those international causes via Climate Change. Our governments began the process of giving away our independence 50years ago and the intensively manipulative left have perfected their methodology with time.

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    RoHa

    The accursed power which stands on Privilege
    (And goes with Women, and Champagne and Bridge)
    Broke — and Democracy resumed her reign:
    (Which goes with Bridge, and Women and Champagne).

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    OldOzzie

    The Reichstag Fire of the Democrats

    A pretext for political terror.

    There are thousands of soldiers outside Congress and political terror inside its halls. That political terror isn’t coming from a QAnon Shaman who only eats organic food, but from the Democrats who are using a manufactured state of emergency to purge the opposition.

    Democrats deployed 26,000 troops to Washington D.C. at a cost of $500 million. Thousands of soldiers, authorized to use deadly force as they were forbidden to do either at the border or during the Black Lives Matter assault on the White House, will stay to fight an imaginary threat.

    While walls, razor wire, and military encampments rise outside the halls of government, inside them the Democrats have unleashed a true coup. Protesters have “stormed” Congress before, from both the Left and the Right, which cannot be called overthrowing the government. But Democrats began their own overthrow by launching an unconstitutional post-office impeachment of President Trump for speaking at a peaceful protest and a push to remove Senate members who objected to the stolen election by abusing the 14th Amendment.

    The fake emergency has been extended to March. The FBI continues falsely claiming that there is some sort of threat that requires 7,500 soldiers to conduct a military occupation of the nation’s capital. The FBI’s claims that this threat would occur during “First Amendment-protected protests” has a massive credibility problem because there have been no protests in D.C.

    Even though these protests have yet to emerge for over a month, the occupation goes on.

    History offers ominous precedents as the Democrats engage in a military occupation of D.C. and seek to purge political opponents by treating opposition as, in their own words, “seditious”.

    Like their National Socialist and Communist ideological forebears, the Fascist Left has spent the past four years inventing new and undefined political crimes, beginning with “disinformation” and escalating to “incitement” and “sedition”, which lack any resemblance to normative legal usage.

    Democrats keep claiming that the First Amendment doesn’t permit “shouting fire in a crowded theater”, even while they’re shouting, “Reichstag fire” in the crowded theater of government.

    The Democrats have only begun exploiting their permanent state of emergency. And they intend to use it to usher in a one-party state while purging the political opposition. Russia and Germany show us how these purges by megalomaniacal fascists will end once they are set into motion.

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    Betty Luks

    How many Americans know that the Chinese could have a greater stake in their country’s MSM than realised?

    I found this on the Internet:

    Source: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/f/forbes.asp

    “Just like other media companies, Forbes has a major digital footprint in addition to its print property. Its digital platform, Forbes.com, is updated daily, providing readers with news and features, as well as long-form and investigative stories, videos, and its famous lists. The company boasts 66 million digital visitors every month in the United States and 108 million visitors who log on to the site around the world.5

    Special Considerations

    The majority of the company is owned by Integrated Whale Media Investments.6 Forbes Media sold a majority interest to the Hong Kong-based company in 2014, according to a post on the company’s website by Steve Forbes.7

    The terms of the deal, including the amount of the sale and the size of the stake, were not disclosed.6 The Forbes family, though, remains a stakeholder in the company.8

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    Zigmaster

    I have found it interesting that this confession seems to be having the result that commentators even conservative ones seem to be suggesting , yes the election was rigged but it was rigged legally because it was done within the rules. There seems to be a reluctance to take the step from saying they manipulated it to that they committed outright fraud. For instance Paul Murray when talking about it said that ballot harvesting was done but was legal. However I think it is a fine line between collect a bunch of ballots because the people are in a seniors home and you are enabling their right to vote by taking their vote to the ballot box , and collecting a bunch of votes addressed to a group of seniors in a nursing home and filling them out with your candidate. One is legal , one is fraud and jail time. I sense that as damning as this expose is it is drafted in a way to suggest yes we orchestrated the election to ensure our candidate won but we did it within the rules. My son with his legal training kept saying to me when listening to what they did that he didn’t hear anything that was legal.
    And that’s what they want us to believe. Fess up on the manipulation, keep quite about the fraud. They’ll thank us in the end, it’s for their own good.This nonsense of fortifying the election is just delusional interpretation of a circumstances which is criminal interference in an election. To me the people who orchestrated this coup are clearly domestic terrorists. What it also tells me is if they were prepared to admit to such a determined approach to push the legal boundaries of the law they would not hesitate to cross that line. I cannot believe that a non biased justice department can’t prosecute offences from the admissions in the article. The problem is that no one would be found guilty because the court system is rigged too.

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    wokebuster

    One interesting fact about Time’s article is that its owner, Marc Benioff, first considered himself a Republican,then was a bigger donor to the Democrats and early last year announced he was not making any political donations to any party and yet he still maintained good business relations with the Trump administration. https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/3/3/21162629/marc-benioff-political-donations-endorsements-democrats-california-primary. I seriously doubt any left leaning media organisation such as the NYT would have published the Time article, at least, not in its current form (too many bone throws to the deplorables). Putting 2 and 2 together here I’m wondering whether the magazine owner’s disatisfaction with the Democrats (perhaps he caught wind of what the Democrats were planning to do when they came looking for donations in late 2019/early 2020) is the real motivation behind its publication. Surely they would have predicted the article’s impact and the conclusions it would draw.

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    Peter Qualey

    Astonishing, the bravado, the chutzpah
    And Trump knew, else why 13848
    Was Giuliani too drunk to respond
    – ostrich + head + sand
    The populace were cheated
    – definitely lions led by neomorts
    Well two can play that game
    American politics has truly become feral

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    EWM

    “Remember the days when elections were about persuading the most voters that you had the best policies?” No, and shame on anyone who allows their mind to be that controlled.

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    CHRIS

    The “New Capitalism” is making its mark very quickly. It has joined with some of the left, and the CCP, to push for a “New World Order”, which makes 1984 look like a doddle. If this cancer is not stopped soon, I’m afraid that most of the world’s population will be squashed under the heel of this evil.

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    I don’t understand why this story is getting so much attention — the anti-Trump bias was obvious in 2016, and it never stopped. It even earned a name: “Trump Derangement Syndrome”, and is stronger than ever today, during an unconstitutional Senate kangaroo court, with Trump as a private citizen after he left office.

    I believe the 2020 election results would have been different if the American people were told about the Biden family influence peddling before the election.

    That story was clear to some of us in summer 2019 — but almost completely censored, especially after the discovery of Robert Hunter Biden’s laptop computer contents.

    Surveys suggest at least five percent of all people who voted for Biden would have changed their minds if they had known about the Biden crime family before the election.

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    markx

    Can’t see why you proclaim all this in amazement as if it is some great expose’.

    Interfering with postal votes and postal vote processes.
    Pressuring election boards to bypass normal accepted conventions.
    Promoting demonstrations.
    Trying to anoint the election winner early in the voting counting process.

    All Trump team strategies.
    All successfully countered.

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    Susan Fraser

    https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/everything-wrong-with-the-capitol-shooting-in-21-minutes-or-less/

    Some say the whole riot is a hoax.

    I watched this anaysis of footage from where ‘the shooting’ occurred…

    Hmmm
    Source was found on richardsonpost.com

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