Tag: election sabotage

Voting Outside the Box

By FritzCast | United States

If you followed the primary elections of the past week (the day of August 07, namely), we saw a truly lackluster performance for a primary series that is leading up to what the news has hyped as a “pivotal” mid-term election for 2018. Some immediate key takeaways are how many “Trump Approved” candidates easily walked away with a win, almost every candidate that “Social Democrat” hopeful Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed lost, but the real nail-biter was Ohio District 12 Special Election, where even at the moment of this writing, news agencies are reporting that it is too close to call.

Despite those reports, many flocked to Twitter with the hashtag #OH12 ready to lay the blame for the Democratic loss on Green Party voters (A total of 1,127 people according to NYTimes). Leading that charge was Actor Alyssa Milano, who tweeted out the following:

Now, we live in a crazy world where Alex Jones can get kicked to the curbside by various Social Media platforms, and granted private entities like them are allowed to develop their own rules and policies and enforce them as they see fit, but for some reason, nobody will call out Alyssa Milano for this complete fabrication. In this single tweet, she: Alleges Russian collusion; completely devalued the votes of 1,127 people; blames it all on inaction against voter protection.

For some godforsaken reason, independent voters come under scrutiny when a side loses an election. You will hear people screaming from the mountain tops that the third party voters royally screwed everything up, as if the votes were owned by the other candidate and them casting a protest vote proves how selfish they are.

Why is it that people are so quick to devalue a person’s vote? I thought, after all, that voting was one of the quintessential pillars of our society, yet people are so willing to condemn those outside the box.

The same theory was applicable to the 2016 Presidential Election, where I had to face more than a handful of “friends” willing to tell me I was selfish for casting my vote for Gary Johnson, thus somehow costing Hillary Clinton her guaranteed win. I was told my vote was no better than simply casting a vote for Trump, and the hilarious angle in all of that was the fact that my state of Delaware and its low number of 3 Electoral Votes went to Hillary Clinton.

Some may say that our voting system is a little flawed, but more and more I find that the collective philosophy is flawed. Whether you look at Ohio District 12 or the Presidential Election of 2016, the argument always comes to numbers and comes back to that lovely term we float around, Democracy.

Despite the fact that we are not a democracy, everyone so desperately wants to cry out about how our very democracy is under threat while ignoring the fatal fallacy of democracy: just because 51% say Yea doesn’t mean that what they are saying Yea to is moral, just, right, or fair.

You want to blame third party voters for the fact that we demand better of our system? You want to scream in our face that it is so selfish and petty of us?

Shame on you. Shame on you all. You don’t value us, our mind, our opinion or our vote and stop at nothing to try to legitimize our voice, all the while there are thousands more simply not voting at all, either because they do not care or are unwilling to participate because they feel dejected.

Let’s just play your numbers game for a minute, with the Ohio District 12 results (numbers according to Politico:

50.2% Troy Balderson GOP 101,574
49.3% Danny O’Connor DEM 99,820
0.6% Joe Manchik GP 1,127

Let’s assume all the Green Party voters magically belonged to the Democratic Party (it obviously makes sense! That’s why they voted for the Green party guy!). Do the basic math, add those votes to Danny O’Connor…you’ve still lost the election, because it only takes him to 100,947 votes. Even then, we fall back to my argument (which actually works in your favor here): the difference is 627 votes.

Do the same thing with the 2016 Presidential results, if you want:

Candidate / Party Popular / Votes

  Donald J. Trump, Republican – 62,980,160

Hillary R. Clinton, Democratic – 65,845,063

Gary Johnson, Libertarian – 4,488,931

Jill Stein, Green – 1, 457,050

Evan McMullin, Independent – 728,830

How do you even begin to guess where McMullin’s, Johnson’s and Stein’s votes would fall, and split them evenly among Trump and Clinton and you’ve still got what I see as rather measly numbers.

This very thing is what turned me into a Libertarian individual. I don’t want the Government, myself nor the mob dictating aspects of the lives of everyone else on this fallacy. Thomas Jefferson warned us against it:

Democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where 51% of the people may take away the rights of the other 49%

America, its time to do away with this toxic line of thinking…we as people can trample a person’s rights as easily as the king did, as easily as a dictator does, we just somehow find comfort in our moral justification that because we had one more person agree with our side, we’re the winners and they are the losers. Now is the time to reiterate our true principles of liberty, independence, and individualism before they are sacrificed.

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It’s Time for the Libertarian Party to Give up on Elections

By Mason Mohon | @mohonofficial

The perpetual war between liberty and state control rages on day-by-day, year-by-year, and era-by-era. The United States of America was founded with the intention of creating a government that would limit itself and yet here we are with the largest centralized governance in the history of our nation.

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Voter Fraud Investigation Launched in Alabama: Out-of-State Voters?

By Jason Patterson | USA

“We came here all the way from different parts of the country…”

An investigation has been opened up on the senate race former Alabama senate race between Moore and Doug Jones. The investigation will be conducted by Alabama Secretary,  John Merrill who will be looking into potential voter fraud.

During an interview, by FOX 10  a Jones supported made comments which fired up the investigation. A man was approached by a camera and was asked by the reporter why he is so excited about Jones’s victory. The man said quite passionately said, “Because, we came here all the way from different parts of the country as part of our fellowship, and all of us pitched into vote and canvas together, and we got our boy elected!”

As of now, we have no evidence of voter fraud occurred, however, Merrill is very curious as to who this unidentified man is and wants to know more information.

It seems very suspicious  when someone who’s not from Alabama says that they voted in Alabama’s election,

“We don’t have any evidence of people doing that, our numbers do not indicate that has happened, but when you have someone actually recorded on television saying that they voted, and that’s what he said, then we’ve got to get to the bottom of that,” Merrill later stated.

We don’t know if, in fact, these claims are true, and if this is the next Water Gate or just a nothing story.

CNN Lied About Trump Campaign Access to WikiLeaks

By Jason Patterson | USA

On Friday,  Washington Post destroyed CNN’s report claiming the Trump campaign had early, secret access to hacked DNC emails from WikiLeaks.

The left-wing news channel trumpeted that Congressional investigators obtained a mysterious 2016 email that was directed to President Trump and other top interns and campaign staffers including Donald Trump Jr.  What apparently contained information on how to get an early look at hacked information that WikiLeaks had acquired. The email, as CNN reported, offered a “decryption key” to obtain the documents.

In this article, CNN got several key dates wrong and tricked the American public into thinking WikiLeaks was offering to collude with Team Trump.

Alan Futerfas, an attorney for Donald Trump, Jr quoted that, “… this massive error has only cemented the skepticism of those that slammed the network’s self-righteous campaign.”

“Wikileaks has uploaded another (huge 678 MB) archive of files from the DNC,” a person named Michael J. Erickson wrote in an email to Trump and his employees on a date CNN put at Sept. 4.

This would have made it a week before WikiLeaks tweeted the emails for all the free world to see. However, in reality, backed with proof it was not sent on Sept. 4, but on Sept. 14, a day after WikiLeaks DNC document dump.

This caused lots of controversy and was noticed by several key Trump employees.

“So CNN misreported the day of the WikiLeaks email that @DonaldTrumpJr received, meaning that the entire point of the story – that the campaign might have gotten advance warning of the leaks – is wrong. Wow,” Washington Examiner White House Correspondent Sarah Westwood tweeted.

Trump Jr.’s legal team was quick to pounce on one of the administration’s favorite targets. Attorney Alan Futerfas noted the campaign and individual members including Trump Jr. received thousands of emails from supporters. Although they have been turned over to congressional investigators, many of them were never even seen by their intended recipients.

This email arrived after published media reports disclosed 12 hours earlier that hacked documents had been posted,” Futerfas wrote in a statement. “The suggestion that this information was not public is false. The writer is unknown to us.”

This gives more proof that CNN is, in fact, out to get Trump and “fake news.”

Flynn Charged for Falsifying Info Before FBI, While Hillary Clinton Walks Free

By Jason Patterson | USA

Michael Flynn, a retired United States Army Lieutenant General, who served in the U.S. Army for 33 years from 1981 until 2014 has been charged for making false statements to the FBI. Hillary, who formally sent and received classified emails on a private server, then attempted to delete them, lied to the American public and could have made false claims to the FBI, however, she remains ”innocent.”

This shows hypocrisy at its highest and another reason to drain the swamp. Even though politicians have done far worst then Flynn, he still broke the law and was rightfully charged.

Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the F.B.I. about conversations with the Russian ambassador last December, becoming the first senior White House official to pledge cooperation in the special counsel’s wide-ranging inquiry of election meddling.

Flynn’s  discussions before the inauguration with the Russian ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak, were part of a team attempt with aides running Mr. Trump’s transition into the White House to create foreign policy before they were in power. They released the documents as part of Mr. Flynn’s plea confession show. Their efforts trick the old policy of Former President Barack Obama and flouted a warning from a senior Obama administration official to stop meddling in foreign affairs until after Trump took office.

This does not show for a fact what Mr. Trump knew or if he knew about Mr. Flynn’s conversations. However federal prosecutors did say Mr. Flynn was directed by a “very senior member” of the presidential transition team.  President Trump’s attorneys think that unidentified aide was Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner.

The transition was led by TTrump’srunning mate and now  Vice President Mike Pence. Other key contribuaters are  Mr. Kushner, Reince Priebus, President Trump’s first chief of staff, and K.T. McFarland. Mr. Flynn discussed to her about discussing sanctions against Russia with Mr. Kislyak.

On Dec. 29, according to court documents Mr. Flynn called a senior transition official who was with other members of the team at Mr. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida “to discuss what, if anything, to communicate to the Russian ambassador about the U.S. sanctions.”

In this statement he  entered his plea in a federal courthouse in Washington, Mr. Flynn, 58, denied “false accusations of ‘treason,’” but said that he had agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors, who are examining whether Mr. Trump’s campaign colluded with Russians during the election and whether the president or his aides sought to cover up those efforts.

“I recognize that the actions I acknowledged in court today were wrong, and, through my faith in God, I am working to set things right,” Mr. Flynn stated. “My guilty plea and agreement to cooperate with the special counsel’s office reflect a decision I made in the best interests of my family and of our country. I accept full responsibility for my actions.”

This shows that Flynn’s lies are secondary to the demonstration that the Trump administration was actively undermining American foreign policy before it took office. However, it is crucial to understand we have no idea who else played a role in this and how much knowledge Trump had. This will most likely prove the most abiding scandalous fact of the Mueller investigation. And it’s one that nobody on either side of the aisle could possibly defend.