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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:26 pm    Post subject:

https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2020-11-21/wisconsin-officials-trump-observers-obstructing-recount

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Election officials overseeing the recount of presidential votes in Wisconsin’s largest county are accusing observers for President Donald Trump of unduly slowing the process.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:34 pm    Post subject:

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Friday he became "desperately ill" from Covid-19, but now believes he is "out of the woods" after receiving an antibody treatment.


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Like Trump and Christie, he received an experimental monoclonal antibody that is not available to anyone else.


On SNL, Dave Chapelle was so poignant when he said Trump saying "Don't let covid dictate your life" is like "Me taking hamburgers to a homeless shelter, eat it in front of them, and say don't let hunger dictate your life." LOL!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:45 pm    Post subject:

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Friday he became "desperately ill" from Covid-19, but now believes he is "out of the woods" after receiving an antibody treatment.


CNN

Like Trump and Christie, he received an experimental monoclonal antibody that is not available to anyone else.


On SNL, Dave Chapelle was so poignant when he said Trump saying "Don't let covid dictate your life" is like "Me taking hamburgers to a homeless shelter, eat it in front of them, and say don't let hunger dictate your life." LOL!


Yep, completely callous and entitled.

Sounds like Trump, Christie and Carson, had they been "ordinary" people, could have easily died from Covid or been in hospital ICU, intubated for multiple weeks and suffering for a long time, not certain if they would even survive. Herman Caine apparently did not have access to the antibody treatments, they might have not be available when he fell ill, and he suffered severe symptoms despite top notch care before he passed. How different would things have been if Trump, Christie and Carson suffered the same fate?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:05 pm    Post subject:

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“It is hard for me to imagine they would nominate Susan Rice” for Secretary of State Marsha Blackburn tells me. Sen Tom Cotton also tells me he would oppose a Rice nomination. “I cannot imagine a Republican Senate confirming Susan Rice to any position,” Cotton says.


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Does anyone seriously believe that senators would be lining up to preemptively oppose Ambassador Rice if she looked a little more like, say, Tom Donilon?
She is overwhelmingly qualified. The reasons for opposition to her--at least as I understand them--are nonsense.


These GOP clowns are so transparent. They better get used to women and POC being in high level positions.

So far, of the people Joe Biden has announced as members of his top WH aides, about 50% are women and about 50% are non-white. And I expect his cabinet will be similar. As it should be.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:13 pm    Post subject:

The world is about 84% non-white. These old-a$$ white (male) politicians need to make way for people who look like most of the rest of the world.

F*#king racist, POS U.S. politicians: the white & racist ones, that is.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:21 pm    Post subject:

Federal judge dismisses Trump campaign Pennsylvania lawsuit

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A US District Court judge Saturday dismissed a lawsuit by the Trump campaign trying to invalidate millions of Pennsylvania mail-in votes in a significant loss for the campaign. But Judge Matthew Brann, a longtime and well-known Republican in Pennsylvania, refused.

Brann went on to admonish the Trump campaign lawyers for not presenting factual proof for seeking to invalidate so many votes in the key battleground state. "One might expect that when seeking such a startling outcome, a plaintiff would come formidably armed with compelling legal arguments and factual proof of rampant corruption, "Instead, this Court has been presented with strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations, unpled in the operative complaint and unsupported by evidence."

"In the United States of America, this cannot justify the disenfranchisement of a single voter, let alone all the voters of its sixth most populated state. Our people, laws, and institutions demand more," the judge wrote." At bottom, Plaintiffs have failed to meet their burden to state a claim upon which relief may be granted."


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For non-lawyers, this is what a complete ass-kicking of the president's legal effort looks like.


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Translation for those of you who don’t speak legalese:

Get this (bleep) out of my courtroom, and don’t come back.


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Yes, this is the case argued by
Rudy Giuliani This isn’t just a routine loss. The judge’s opinion demolishes his feeble arguments.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:56 pm    Post subject:

Just what Republicons feared.

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President Donald Trump supporters protesting the outcome of the 2020 election have a new and surprising opponent: the Republican Party.

A viral video of protesters, as well as posts on social media platform Parler, indicate that Trump supporters are looking to boycott the upcoming Georgia Senate runoff elections.

A video, shared on Twitter on Saturday, shows a protester speaking into a mic criticizing Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Utah Senator Mitt Romney, who are both Republicans. The protester calls them "traitors."

Any Republican who allows this to happen is complicit, and we will finish you," the protester, donning a camo sweatshirt with an elephant on it, shouts into the microphone. "For any Republicans not explicitly helping Trump to 'stop the steal,' we will make sure you are never elected ever again."

Another demonstrator can be heard shouting a long "We're the new GOP."

Reading remarks off his phone, the protester in the camo vows to dismantle the party.

If the Republican establishment stands back and stands by and allows the steal to go through, we will do whatever it takes to completely destroy the Republican Party," he said. "We will accept nothing less than a Donald Trump victory."

a number of Republicans on the "free-speech" social media website Parler have demanded a boycott of the Senate runoff elections, citing a conspiracy theory about "rigged" voting machines.

DO NOT VOTE IN THE GEORGIA RUNOFFS, THE DEEP STATE WILL BE COLLECTING EVERYONE'S INFO. THIS IS A CHARADE, MEANT TO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WHO DON'T VOTE DEMOCRAT," one post read, which also lamented that potential victories for Warnock and Ossoff were a "small price to pay."


https://www.newsweek.com/georgia-trump-supporters-destroy-gop-boycott-senate-runoffs-1549245?amp=1
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:47 pm    Post subject:

How much of Parler, QAnon, OAN is social media manipulation I wonder.

They threaten but will they actually not vote? I am highly suspicious.

I guess we will find out soon enough!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:48 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:48 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:03 pm    Post subject:

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Trump campaign statement on the decision in Pennsylvania —

“Today’s decision turns out to help us in our strategy to get expeditiously to the U.S. Supreme Court."


Sure, our master plan is to lose as badly, as much and as quickly as possible. I have no doubt Rudy is telling Trump all we need to do is get to OUR Supreme Court and Trump believes they will side for him.

I hope SCOTUS takes one look at their steaming pile of bull (bleep) and refuses to hear the case.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:05 pm    Post subject:

Aussiesuede wrote:
Just what Republicons feared.

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President Donald Trump supporters protesting the outcome of the 2020 election have a new and surprising opponent: the Republican Party.

A viral video of protesters, as well as posts on social media platform Parler, indicate that Trump supporters are looking to boycott the upcoming Georgia Senate runoff elections.

A video, shared on Twitter on Saturday, shows a protester speaking into a mic criticizing Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Utah Senator Mitt Romney, who are both Republicans. The protester calls them "traitors."

Any Republican who allows this to happen is complicit, and we will finish you," the protester, donning a camo sweatshirt with an elephant on it, shouts into the microphone. "For any Republicans not explicitly helping Trump to 'stop the steal,' we will make sure you are never elected ever again."

Another demonstrator can be heard shouting a long "We're the new GOP."

Reading remarks off his phone, the protester in the camo vows to dismantle the party.

If the Republican establishment stands back and stands by and allows the steal to go through, we will do whatever it takes to completely destroy the Republican Party," he said. "We will accept nothing less than a Donald Trump victory."

a number of Republicans on the "free-speech" social media website Parler have demanded a boycott of the Senate runoff elections, citing a conspiracy theory about "rigged" voting machines.

DO NOT VOTE IN THE GEORGIA RUNOFFS, THE DEEP STATE WILL BE COLLECTING EVERYONE'S INFO. THIS IS A CHARADE, MEANT TO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WHO DON'T VOTE DEMOCRAT," one post read, which also lamented that potential victories for Warnock and Ossoff were a "small price to pay."


https://www.newsweek.com/georgia-trump-supporters-destroy-gop-boycott-senate-runoffs-1549245?amp=1


This may end up causing all old school Pubs to become part of Dem party, or alternatively, causing a 3 party system - Dems, Pubs, and then the complete nut jobs.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:11 pm    Post subject:

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Trump campaign statement on the decision in Pennsylvania —

“Today’s decision turns out to help us in our strategy to get expeditiously to the U.S. Supreme Court."


Sure, our master plan is to lose as badly, as much and as quickly as possible. I have no doubt Rudy is telling Trump all we need to do is get to OUR Supreme Court and Trump believes they will side for him.

I hope SCOTUS takes one look at their steaming pile of bull (bleep) and refuses to hear the case.


Yes, offer no evidence except rank speculation, then claim it supports your case when it gets tossed out of court - by a Republican.

Cuz, you know, they're in on the fix too.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:15 pm    Post subject:

Some of the justices on the Supreme Court may be grateful to Trump, but they'll still rule against him, that is, of course, unless they refuse to take up his specious legal arguments.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:17 pm    Post subject:

tlim wrote:
How much of Parler, QAnon, OAN is social media manipulation I wonder.

They threaten but will they actually not vote? I am highly suspicious.

I guess we will find out soon enough!


So, the very thing these QAnon folks rant about - e.g. bolshevik, Maoist, Communistic revolution, that drives their hate or fear of anything anti-Trump is ironically the very thing that a foreign influence would love to see be used to brain wash and cause America to have huge divisions. They can't see they are the ones being manipulated, refusing to use any sort of analytical or critical thinking in distinguishing fact from fiction.

It's alarming and concerning. You have someone like Trump who at this juncture is the avatar for these folks, and it appears many would almost do anything for him - as in millions. Trump is leaning more and more into that whole area, embracing it since it popularizes him. That's an awful lot of power for someone about to be escorted out of office to have.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:27 pm    Post subject:

Sydney Powell was apparently just on Newsmax giving a bat (bleep) insane interview.

https://mobile.twitter.com/AndrewFeinberg/status/1330339611831390211

Highlights
-Democrat conspiracy to rig elections going back decades. Must be a REALLY bad conspiracy if we lost the House, Senate and White House in 2016, and lost house seats this year.
-Democrats used their powers to add 35,000 votes to each of their candidates in every state
-Brian Kemp, of all people, and the Georgia SoS were in on the conspiracy in Georgia because they got paid to use Dominion machines
-Bernie won the 2016 primary but was paid off to keep quiet.


This is just off the (bleep) rails crazy. And this woman represents the president of the United States. And millions of people believe this stuff!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:31 pm    Post subject:

trmiv wrote:
Sydney Powell was apparently just on Newsmax giving a bat (bleep) insane interview.

https://mobile.twitter.com/AndrewFeinberg/status/1330339611831390211

Highlights
-Democrat conspiracy to rig elections going back decades. Must be a REALLY bad conspiracy if we lost the House, Senate and White House in 2016, and lost house seats this year.
-Democrats used their powers to add 35,000 votes to each of their candidates in every state
-Brian Kemp, of all people, and the Georgia SoS were in on the conspiracy in Georgia because they got paid to use Dominion machines
-Bernie won the 2016 primary but was paid off to keep quiet.


This is just off the (bleep) rails crazy. And this woman represents the president of the United States. And millions of people believe this stuff!


So, yea, Trump and Company do not wish to defeat Dems, "RINOS" and others anti-trump...it appears they want to completely bury them, extinguish them from the face of the USA.

Just terrific. This may start getting into unprotected free speech - that which will cause incitement to violence if they keep this garbage up.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:38 pm    Post subject:

They’ve apparently filed for another recount in Georgia. How many times does he want to lose the state?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:43 pm    Post subject:

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They’ve apparently filed for another recount in Georgia. How many times does he want to lose the state?


Already been certified, not sure if it is too little, too late.

It's pretty clear the strategy is to delay certification or bog things up enough to have the "House of Reps" scenario decide everything. That's been the strategy all along. The recent Trump supporter show in GA is also now an attempt to have the same Pubs be publically pressured into "finding for Trump" in that requested new "recount."

Just terrific.

EDIT: Just looked at an article on this, apparently after certification, Team Trump can ask for...another...recount. Not over, yet.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:47 pm    Post subject:

trmiv wrote:
They’ve apparently filed for another recount in Georgia. How many times does he want to lose the state?


He's not concerned about winning or losing the state. He just wants to sew the seeds of dissent and distrust in the system so that in the future, that contempt for the Dems can be utilized as a rallying cry for Republicans in future elections to get out the vote. That's why the GOP leadership is just sitting back and watching this absurd (bleep) show play out and accommodating Trumps non-sensical gambit. This isn't about this election, It's about positioning themselves for future ones.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:50 pm    Post subject:

Well apparently righties on Parler are calling for boycotting the Georgia runoffs. I don’t think convincing all of your voters that elections don’t matter is really the winning strategy they think it is.

https://www.newsweek.com/parler-pro-trump-call-georgia-runoff-boycott-threatens-mitch-mcconnells-plan-restrain-biden-1549282
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:56 pm    Post subject:

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They’ve apparently filed for another recount in Georgia. How many times does he want to lose the state?


He's not concerned about winning or losing the state. He just wants to sew the seeds of dissent and distrust in the system so that in the future, that contempt for the Dems can be utilized as a rallying cry for Republicans in future elections to get out the vote. That's why the GOP leadership is just sitting back and watching this absurd (bleep) show play out and accommodating Trumps non-sensical gambit. This isn't about this election, It's about positioning themselves for future ones.


Hope it backfires in his bloated orange face and Mitch ends up minority leader.

Some R voters in GA are saying they are going to write in Trump's name in the senate runoffs to make a statement or not vote at all in protest. They are dumb enough to do it.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:09 pm    Post subject:

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Watch: Hundreds of Activists Gather for ‘Stop the Steal‘ Rally in Georgia https://breitbart.com/politics/2020/11/21/watch-live-hundreds-of-activists-gather-for-stop-the-steal-rally-in-georgia/ via BreitbartNews Big Rallies all over the Country. The proof pouring in is undeniable. Many more votes than needed. This was a LANDSLIDE!


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:22 pm    Post subject:

Trump requests and receives another recount in Georgia. This is payed by Georgia taxpayers by law. I hope they remember this in January.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:17 pm    Post subject:

https://mobile.twitter.com/GeorgeTakei/status/1330348755216969728

That Kelly Loeffler done caught the 'Rona...with her insider trading ass.
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