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2020

Mail-In Ballot Fraud in New Jersey Signals National Trouble

Concern over mail-in balloting is rising as the presidential election approaches.

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Micah Morrison: Concern over mail-in balloting is rising as the presidential election approaches.

Last month, Judicial Watch highlighted California Governor Gavin Newsom’s brazen mail-in ballot scam: an executive order mandating mail-in ballots “to preserve public health in the face of the threat of Covid-19.” Judicial Watch challenged the executive order in federal court, prompting the state legislature to pass a law ensuring that mail-in balloting would take place.

Problems with mail-in, or absentee, balloting are not new. In 2005, the bipartisan Carter-Baker Commission noted that “absentee ballots remain the largest source of potential voter fraud…. Absentee balloting is vulnerable to abuse in several ways: blank ballots mailed to the wrong address or to a large residential building might get intercepted. Citizens who vote at home, at nursing homes, at the workplace, or in church are more susceptible to pressure, overt and subtle, or to intimidation. Vote buying schemes are far more difficult to detect when citizens vote by mail.”

Now comes news from New Jersey that has election observers worried. In a well-documented case of ballot fraud, the state attorney general charged four men with casting fraudulent mail-in votes, tampering with public records, and falsifying documents. It’s a template for crooked electioneering and perhaps a sign of things to come.

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The charges surround city council elections in Paterson—Democratic Party turf and New Jersey’s third largest city, with a $287 million municipal budget. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, like his counterpart in California, issued an executive order authorizing a vote entirely by mail-in ballots. Mark Hemingway of Real Clear Politics reports that problems quickly surfaced after election day. Bundles of ballots appeared in neighborhood mailboxes, raising the suspicions of U.S. Postal Service inspectors. Over 2,300 ballots were disqualified when the signatures appeared to not match voting records. Piles of mail-in ballots were left on the lobby floors of apartment buildings. Reporters tracked down citizens who were listed as having voted but insisted they never even received a ballot. Nearly 20% of the 16,000 ballots were disqualified.

Investigators for the attorney general quickly traced the bogus ballots to two local politicians and their hired hands. City Councilman Michael Jackson and councilman-elect Alex Mendez were charged with election fraud for illegally collecting ballots and tampering with the certification paperwork. Shelim Kalique and Abu Razyen were charged with fraud for improperly collecting ballots. The scheme appears to have been simple: the men collected blank ballots, forged the paperwork and signatures, and submitted fake votes. Read more on the charges here.

The fairy tale among Democrats and the Left is that conservative concerns about election fraud are nothing but attempts to deny voters access to the ballot box. But election fraud should be a bipartisan concern. As Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton told Congress last month, “if you’re a Leftist Democrat trying to take on an incumbent in a corrupt jurisdiction, voter fraud can keep you from gaining traction.”

Paterson underscores Tom’s argument. It’s a historically corrupt city dominated by Democratic Party politics. The defendants in the ballot fraud case are not criminal masterminds—a closer approximation would be Curly, Moe and Larry—but in a way that’s the point. Ballot fraud is easy.

RCP’s Hemingway reminds us that while Paterson’s municipal balloting has little in common with a national election, the 2016 presidential race was decided “by fewer than 80,000 votes in a handful of swing states.” Paterson demonstrates that the national rush to mail-in balloting has left plenty of room for fraud and error. And that’s a signal of trouble for November.

Micah Morrison is chief investigative reporter for Judicial Watch.

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2020

Legendary NFL Quarterback Brett Favre Officially Endorses President Trump

Saying, “My vote is for what makes this country great,” NFL legend Brett Favre has now officially endorsed Donald Trump for re-election.

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Saying, “My vote is for what makes this country great,” NFL legend Brett Favre has now officially endorsed Donald Trump for re-election.

The star Green Bay Packers quarterback has been a friend of the president and many times expressed his admiration of the president. But he has never actually endorsed Trump until now.

In a Friday tweet, Favre wrote: “My Vote is for what makes this country great, freedom of speech & religion, 2nd Amnd, hard working tax paying citizens, police & military. In this election, we have freedom of choice, which all should respect. For me & these principles, my Vote is for @realDonaldTrump.”

At a townhall, Favre recently asked the president about the horrid ratings befalling the NFL.

In reply, Trump said that people just want to watch sports, not get hit over the head with anti-American protesting.

“If people want to protest, they can,” Trump said. “But they shouldn’t be protesting on the sidelines during the football game, especially when they are making $10 million a year for something that they’d be doing anyway, for free if they weren’t in the NFL or in the NBA”

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2020

Philadelphia Firefighters Union Upholds Endorsement of President Donald Trump

The Philly firefighters union endorsed President Trump’s re-election, but some complained. Now the union has voted and upheld the endorsement.

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The Philadelphia firefighters union endorsed President Donald Trump’s re-election, but some complained. Now the union has voted and upheld the endorsement.

Per Fox News: “The American Arbitration Association, which represents the International Association of Firefighters Local 22, sent ballots to its members two weeks ago asking if the firefighters union should revoke its support of the Trump administration.”

Despite the complainers who said that the union should not have endorsed Trump, the union has now reasserted the choice.

The union counted more than 1,400 votes were in favor of supporting Trump while only 782 voted to rescind the endorsement.

Many unions, especially those representing first responders, have abandoned the Democrats and opted to back Donald Trump this year. And for good reason. The Democrats stand 100 percent against our police, firefighters, and other first responders.

The Democrats stand 100 percent in favor defunding and disbanding our police.

This union did the right thing.

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2020

IMPORTANT VIDEO: Mark Levin’s Inspiring Final Plea for America to Vote for Trump and ‘Save This Nation’

This is one of the most important videos you can watch ahead of Election Day on Nov. 3.

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This is one of the most important videos you can watch ahead of Election Day on Nov. 3.

In this video, talk radio king Mark Levin explains why this election is so important and how a vote for Donald Trump will save this nation.

Please watch this video and pass it on to everyone you know…

The pollsters and liberal media are attempting to depress you into staying home on Tuesday. They want you to think that Trump can’t win.

Despite the left’s lies, Trump CAN win.

But YOU MUST VOTE.

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2020

Early Voting Trends Show Democrats Falling Behind in Battleground States

The latest look at the early voting numbers shows that Democrats are unexpectedly falling behind their targets in 3 of 4 key battleground states.

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The latest look at the early voting numbers shows that Democrats are unexpectedly falling behind their targets in 3 of 4 key battleground states.

It has always been assumed that Democrats vote early in bigger numbers and that Republicans then turn out big on Election Day to vote in person. But if the numbers being seen now follow past trends, the Democrats may be in trouble because the current numbers show that Democrats do not have the big early voting edge they had in 2016.

Per The Hill, it doesn’t seem to be working out for the leftist party:

Forbes polling indicates that roughly half of all voters plan to vote early, with 62 percent of Democrats planning to vote early while 72 percent of Republicans plan to wait and vote on Election Day. If that happened and independents split evenly (last time Trump won them), then Democrats would need to win early voting at least 70 percent to 30 percent to be on pace to barely overcome a 31 percent to 69 percent disadvantage in partisan Election Day votes.

The Elect Project indicates Democrats are only hitting that mark in one of four battleground states where data on the partisan breakdown of early voters is available.

The paper goes on to claim that only Pennsylvania shows the Dems hitting their mark as currently 79 percent of Democrats have voted early while only 21 percent of Republicans have.

However, the same is not true in other key states. The Democrats are short in Iowa (63-37), Florida (Dems only have a 57 percent edge), and Nevada (Dems 58 to GOP 42). According to the formulas, the Democrats would need 72 percent in each of these states, but they are way, way short of that target.

It still looks like this election is going to be close, America. You Republicans MUST get yourselves and your friends to the polls.

Don’t assume Trump will win.

VOTE, VOTE, VOTE.

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2020

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Wisconsin Democrats’ Demand to Keep Counting Ballots Beyond Election Day

The Trump campaign just won a huge victory in Wisconsin when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a vote-counting demand from Wisconsin Democrats.

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The Trump campaign just won a huge victory in Wisconsin when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a demand from Wisconsin Democrats to force the state to keep counting votes for days after Election day.

The high court shot down a Wisconsin judge’s order to allow the state to continue counting late ballots for weeks after Election Day. The SCOTUS ruled that the Wisconsin legislature was the only authority permitted to make election rules, not district judges and their Democrat activist pals.

The decision was 5 to 3 with the court’s hardcore liberals dissenting.

Per Just The News:

“No one doubts that conducting a national election amid a pandemic poses serious challenges. But none of that means individual judges may improvise with their own election rules in place of those the people’s representatives have adopted,” Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote in the majority opinion.

Chief Justice John Roberts wrote a concurring opinion, just days after siding with the liberals in a different opinion involving Pennsylvania. “In this case, as in several this Court has recently addressed, a District Court intervened in the thick of election season to enjoin enforcement of a State’s laws. Because I believe this intervention was improper, I agree with the decision of the Seventh Circuit to stay the injunction pending appeal.

In a dissent, Justice Elena Kagan criticized the majority ruling as a health risk. “As the COVID pandemic rages, the Court has failed to adequately protect the Nation’s voters,” she wrote.

It is a shock that the now fully left-wing John Roberts made such a proper ruling, but it is a good one, just the same.

Judges and activists do not make election law.

Period.

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2020

Democrats Planning Their Post-Election Rioting and Targeting Whites for Violence

Liberals are openly announcing their post-election campaign of rioting, violence, and attacks on whites.

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Liberals are openly announcing their post-election campaign of rioting, violence, and attacks on whites because it appears they are now assuming Trump will win his re-election.

A new editorial at Issues & Insights notes that the left is planning a huge campaign of violence and unrest starting on Election Day, November 3. They intend to completely destroy America on that day and the days after. And you can bet people are going to die.

Liberal activist groups such as the terror groups Antifa and Black Lives Matter, are being joined by new groups, including one called “Shutdown DC,” in planning riots for Election Day because they think Trump will win.

As I&I notes, they are working from a particular premise:

Get that? “In the streets before the polls even close,” means mass intimidation and instilling public fear. The left’s imagined bogeyman? A Trump “coup,” which, of course, in their fevered imaginations means any Trump victory at all.

“Trump has shown that he will stop at nothing to maintain his grip on power. Trump will not leave office without mass mobilization and direct action,” the group says. Expect riots.

I&I also notes that it isn’t just the hardcore, anarchists either:

Lest you think this is will happen at the fringes, think again. Even the supposed “mainstream” Democrats have plans to make Republicans miserable, especially if the GOP wins.

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, now working a gig in — where else? — far-left academia, proposes a re-education program if Biden is elected.

“When this nightmare is over, we need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It would erase Trump’s lies, comfort those who have been harmed by his hatefulness, and name every official, politician, executive, and media mogul whose greed and cowardice enabled this catastrophe,” Reich tweeted on Oct. 17.

“Regardless, it’s clear the left’s plans don’t include peace of mind for America’s voters on Nov. 4, the day after the election. Or “bringing the country together.” Rather, they see unending turmoil, political anger and rage, street protests, riots, litigation, and, if they win, retribution for those who dare to disagree,” I&I concludes.

Folks, Democrats are un-American. Not just some of them. All. Of. Them.

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Youtube Interferes in Election by Labeling as ‘False’ the Truth That Biden Said He’d Ban Fracking

Google-owned Youtube has just gone all-in to elect Joe Biden by pushing a fake “fact-check” that claims Joe Biden never said he would ban fracking.

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Google-owned Youtube has just gone all-in to elect Joe Biden as president by pushing a fake “fact-check” that claims Joe Biden never said he would ban fracking.

During the primaries, Biden repeatedly said he would ban fracking. And so did his VP candidate Kamala Harris.

But Youtube is pushing the lie that Biden never said it.

Per Breitbart News:

Searches for “Joe Biden fracking” and “Biden fracking” currently return a prominently-featured “fact check,” positioned above the list of videos.

The first result in the search results is a clip of Biden and Trump’s exchange on fracking during the second presidential debate, in which the Democrat candidate said his administration would “transition away from the oil industry.”

“The oil industry pollutes, significantly. It has to be replaced by renewable energy over time,” said Biden.

The second result in a YouTube search for “Joe Biden fracking” is a video of Biden attempting to walk back the comments at a recent live event, insisting he is not “banning fracking.”

But the truth is, Biden said he would ban fracking over ad over again over the past year.

Watch:

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