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Ryan Casts Doubt On “Bizarre” California Midterm Results, by Tyler Durden

This is either an indictment of crooked California voting procedures, illegal immigration that has overrun the state with Democratic-voting immigrants, or both. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has cast serious doubt over the “bizarre” California midterm election results, where it appears that seven GOP-held seats will flip to Democratic control, weeks later.

The election result “just defies logic to me,” said Ryan during a Washington Post live event.

“We were only down 26 seats the night of the election and three weeks later, we lost basically every California race. This election system they have — I can’t begin to understand what ‘ballot harvesting’ is.”

Ryan, who is retiring after this year, has previously declined to side with President Trump and other Republicans who have complained of election related irregularities and suspected fraud in places such as Florida and California, according to The Hill.

California does have a more liberal policy when it comes to counting ballots. The Golden State allows absentee ballots to be counted if they are mailed by Election Day and arrive at the registrar by the Friday after the election. That’s why results in a handful of close California House races were not called until days, or weeks, after Nov. 6.

In many cases, the GOP candidates had been leading on Election Night, but Democrats ultimately prevailed as additional absentee and provisional ballots were tallied in the days after. –The Hill

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American’t: From Midterms to End Times, by Selwyn Duke

To MAGA, we must first MAMA. From Selwyn Duke at selwynduke.com:

WWII? As for today, how many see that the United States is at what some call a tipping point, what others may call a Fourth Turning? Whatever you call it, the American republic is in its last days. This is too scary for many to contemplate, but there’s something far scarier: playing ostrich and not being prepared for things to come.

The so-called Left, ever violent since its French Revolution birth and as power hungry as ever, wholly controls the culture: the media, mainstream and social; academia; and entertainment. This means it controls long-term politics, since the latter is downstream of culture. So is big business, mind you, which is why the Left controls most of it as well; this, of course, translates into funding.Trump’s 2016 victory will not MAGA; it was merely a stay of execution, a prolonging of the inevitable. This should have been obvious in a country that could elect Barack Obama and then, like the Titanic having backed up to hit the iceberg again, re-elect him. If it wasn’t, it should be obvious now that the Democrats have seized the House in a Watergate-level rout.

The notion that this was a standard result for a president’s first midterm is only comforting when viewing matters in relative terms; that is, the “‘political spectrum’ always has a right and left side no matter how far ‘left’ that spectrum moves.”

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Progressivism Survives Trumpism, by James Ostrowski

Other than Ron Paul, there is no major political figure, including Trump, championing individualism and freedom as paramount ideals. The belief in governments’ coercive power and beneficence runs deep. From James Ostrowski at lewrockwell.com:

In my book, Progressivism:  A Primer (2014), I advanced a bold thesis: that progressivism, properly understood as the belief that aggressive state violence in the form of various interventions into the market and private voluntary behavior will improve human life, is America’s ruling ideology, dominating the thinking of both parties and accepted to a large degree by the vast majority of Americans including Republicans.  I provided evidence that no major progressive programs were abolished during Republican administrations, even during periods when the Republicans controlled the Presidency and both houses of Congress.  The question now is, has anything changed in light of the election of Donald Trump and subsequent events?

Trump’s own ideology, to the extent that it can be discerned, does not contradict my thesis.  He is a pragmatist with no clear or firm ideology beyond his populism and nationalism.   As explained in my book, pragmatism melds nicely into progressivism as it leads to a desire to experiment with various government interventions that a rigid ideology might preclude.  Populism can be defined as the desire to do what is good for average people as opposed to elites, which, in the absence of ideological libertarianism, could very well involve a variety of progressive programs.  Nationalism is yet another fuzzy concept susceptible to many meanings including a libertarian interpretation.  Trump’s nationalism manifests itself mainly in the form of increased trade protectionism.  Using tariffs and other legal means to restrict and regulate trade with foreign counties is itself a clear example of progressivism.  It is the use of aggressive government force—force against peaceful people–to make human life better.

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What the Republicans Could Have Done by Laurence M. Vance

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. No matter what party is in power, the government gets bigger and more powerful, and individual liberties shrink. From Laurence M. Vance at lewrockwell.com:

Another Republican majority has come and gone. And with nothing to show for it.

Although Republicans controlled both Houses of Congress under a Democratic president during two years of Harry Truman’s presidency, the last six years of Bill Clinton’s presidency, and the last two years of Barack Obama’s presidency, there have been three times in recent history when the Republican Party had absolute control of the government.

The Republicans controlled both Houses of Congress during the first two years of Republican Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency.

The Republicans controlled both Houses of Congress for over four years during the presidency of Republican George W. Bush.

The Republicans have controlled both Houses of Congress since the presidential inauguration of Republican Donald Trump. However, because of Democratic gains in the recent midterm election, Republicans will lose control of the House when the next Congress (the 116th) meets in January.

Republicans under Eisenhower could have repealed the New Deal. They didn’t. And the road was paved for a massive welfare state.

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The Hitlergate Hearings, by C. J. Hopkins

One thing we can be sure of over the next two years. Trump will be investigated, and investigated, and investigated by various House of Representative committees and subcommittees. From C. J. Hopkins at unz.com:

OK, so, that was a close one. For a moment there, I was starting to worry that the Democrats weren’t going to take back the House and rescue us from “the brink of fascism.” Which, if that had happened, in addition to having to attend all those horrible stadium rallies and help the government mass murder the Jews, we would have been denied the next two years of Donald Trump-related congressional hearings and investigations that we can now look forward to … I’m going to go ahead and call them the Hitlergate Hearings.

Staging these hearings has always been a crucial part of the Resistance’s strategy. As history has proved, time and time again, when literal fascists take over your democracy, outlaw opposing political parties, and start shipping people off to concentration camps and revoking journalists’ White House access, the only effective way to defeat them is to form a whole buttload of congressional committees and investigate the living Hitler out of them. This is especially the case when the literal fascists who have commandeered your democracy are conspiring with a shifty-eyed Slavic dictator whose country you have essentially surrounded with your full-spectrum dominant military forces, and who your media have thoroughly demonized, but who is nevertheless able to brainwash your citizens into electing his fascist puppet president with a few thousand dollars worth of Facebook ads.

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Marc Elias, Lawyer With Ties To Clinton Campaign and Perkins Coie, Leads Florida Democrats Recount Bid, by Jon Hall

Marc Elias is a behind-the-scenes Democratic operative with a dubious reputation. He was instrumental in the Fusion GPS scandal. From Jon Hall at fmshooter.com:

Prominent members of the GOP party have blasted the scores of liberal lawyers swarming Florida in a calculated bid to steal the recent Senator and Governor elections – with forced recounts becoming reality after Republicans won both highly-sought spots of the state’s government.

Marc Elias, the firmwide chair of Perkins Coie, is one of the top lawyers overseeing Florida’s recounts. Not only is he highly involved with Perkins Coie – the same law firm that investigated the accusations against Jim Jordan that he ignored years of sexual misconduct while coach of OSU’s wrestling team – he’s also closely connected with the Clintoncampaign.

If you have any wonders of Perkins Coie’s true motivation, just look at their top donators on OpenSecrets

The DNC tops their donation list with Hillary For America, Obama for America, and Priorities USA Action – David Brock’s former PAC – also making appearances; along with many other high-profile Democratic fundraising efforts.

As if all of this wasn’t enough, Marc Elias even retained Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Trump – resulting in the infamous Steele dossier. Marc Elias, with Perkins Coie, reportedly even drafted Crowdstrike to aid with the DNC’s hacked servers.

Now, Elias and Perkins Coie – both steeped in partisanship and bias – are overseeing a highly contested recount in Florida.Of all things, and if any one thing should be, a recount must remain apolitical and unbiased. However, we have the opposite in Florida with Elias, a Democrat flunky, doing the bidding and manipulating of the Establishment elite to steal the election and hand Democrats the win.

Still think the claims of Democrats rigging the elections is outlandish?

What about a Broward county employee signing an affidavit admitting they saw election staff filling out blank ballots?Or Matt Gaetz being removed from filming election officials as they were secretly loading boxes in and out of election offices?

A Palm Beach election observer witnessed multiple infractions and was threatened with expulsion if they dared to speak out.

Bear in mind, none of this is even mentioning the connections between Elias, Perkins Coie, and top Democrats…

It is staggering that such an obvious steal of an election could just be allowed to happen, teetering America even closer to being a Banana Republic than ever before. As the left crows and screams about voter fraud and rigged elections, their own side is guilty of the most cardinal sins.

The worst – or maybe least shocking – part of this entire situation, is that it proves yet another instance of Mainstream Media/Democrat complicity: with the Fake News media writing off any dissenting voices as “conservative conspiracy theories”, the truth is sure to never see the light of day…

 

GOP To Dems: Here, Take Our Wallet, Too! by Ann Coulter

It’s always Democratic votes that are “discovered” on recounts, and its always Republicans who roll over and play dead. From Ann Coulter an anncoulter.com:

Election recounts would be more plausible if Democrats occasionally let the Republican win. But they don’t. Ballots miraculously discovered days and weeks after the election — in the back seat of a car, after helpful “corrections” to the ballots by election supervisors, etc. — invariably result in a surprise win for the Democrat.

Voters are just supposed to accept that, unless Republicans win an election by an insuperable margin, the Democrats will steal it.

And the thieving is cheered on by our media. Whenever President Trump has the effrontery to mention that GOP victories are being stolen by corrupt Democratic officials, the media snippily note that his claim is “UNSUBSTANTIATED.”

Thus, for example, in the first 60 seconds of CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront” on Monday, Burnett said:

— “(The email from Trump headquarters) without providing any evidence … warns that, quote, corrupt Democrats are trying to, quote, steal election victories in Florida. …

— “It’s a baseless claim that President Trump has been pushing for days. …

— “(Gov. Rick) Scott (is) talking about rampant fraud without providing any evidence. …

— “Now, ‘steal an election,’ ‘committing fraud’ are big claims to make without having evidence.”

Hey! I have an idea! Why doesn’t CNN rustle up some reporters to go and investigate the biggest story of the year?

No, the burden is on random Republicans — who have jobs other than “reporting the news” — to produce bulletproof evidence of voter fraud. Otherwise, it’s just a wacky coincidence that these “recounts” always result in mysterious new votes for Democrats.

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