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  • Ben Stein:Trump’s Blast Off

    03/01/2017 3:28:44 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 30 replies
    Let’s not kid ourselves. That was a super speech. Not flowery, except that in parts it was eloquent without being flowery. Not poetry, except that it was poetry. It was a blast from the heart of the heart of America. It was as if Mr. Trump did not even have to use words. His sincerity and power in touching what Americans want to hear was beyond prose. *snip* I have been a speechwriter since I was 18. First for Senator Joe Tydings (D-Md.) and then for Mr. Nixon and Mr. Ford and for decades for myself. I listen to all...
  • Ben Stein: Media ‘Looking for a Scandal’ Every Day with Trump to Do to Him What They Did to Nixon

    02/27/2017 9:08:28 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/26/2017 | Trent Baker
    Saturday, former Nixon and Ford speechwriter, actor and author Ben Stein said on “CNN Newsroom” that mainstream media like CNN and The New York Times are “looking for a scandal” with President Donald Trump and they want to do to him like they did to former President Richard Nixon. “Look, every day you pick up The New York Times, every day they’re slamming, slamming, slamming [Trump]. I’m a great fan of CNN; I watch it quite faithfully, every day CNN is slamming him, slamming him, slamming him. Every day, they’re looking for a scandal. They’re just turning the woods upside...
  • [VOTER FRAUD] Early and often? 31 people voted twice in Michigan election

    02/09/2017 5:06:18 PM PST · by Synthesist · 35 replies
    AP ^ | 9FEB2017 | ED WHITE
    <p>DETROIT (AP) — At least 31 people could face criminal charges after voting twice in Michigan in the fall election, an official said Thursday.</p>
  • Recounts or no, US elections are still vulnerable to hacking

    12/26/2016 7:01:17 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 26, 2016 9:13 AM EST | Michael Rubinkam and Frank Bajak
    Jill Stein’s bid to recount votes in Pennsylvania was in trouble even before a federal judge shot it down Dec. 12. That’s because the Green Party candidate’s effort stood almost no chance of detecting potential fraud or error in the vote — there was basically nothing to recount. Pennsylvania is one of 11 states where the majority of voters use antiquated machines that store votes electronically, without printed ballots or other paper-based backups that could be used to double-check the balloting. There’s almost no way to know if they’ve accurately recorded individual votes — or if anyone tampered with the...
  • It's Not Over: Jill Stein Now Asking Loretta Lynch To Investigate Electoral College

    12/26/2016 5:39:09 AM PST · by rktman · 76 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 12/25/2016 | Jason Hopkins
    Stein’s attorney addressed a letter to the Justice Department expressing concerns over "susceptibility to malicious interference and poor performance" of the voting machines used in the three states won by Republican Donald Trump. An excerpt from the letter goes on to say: "The attempted recount process has uncovered that voting machines relied on in these states and across the country are prone to human and machine error, especially in under-resourced black and brown communities, and vulnerable to tampering and hacking. The recount also found that the states' efforts to protect their systems may be insufficient, particularly in low-income communities and...
  • Stein pushes Justice Dept. for investigation of electoral system

    12/24/2016 4:42:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 24, 2016 | Brooke Seipel
    Jill Stein is continuing her push to investigate the integrity of the U.S. electoral system, with lawyers for the former Green Party presidential candidate asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to probe the issue. "We write to urge the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the integrity of our nation’s election system generally, and our nation’s voting machines specifically, based on the information we discovered in the course of this representation," reads the letter from Stein's counsel dated Friday. "The attempted recount process has uncovered that voting machines relied on in these states and across the country are prone...
  • What Jill Stein’s Recount Effort Actually Accomplished

    12/14/2016 6:34:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | December 13, 2016 | Daniel Marans
    Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein’s attempts to recount the election results in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are now over. Although Stein only secured a complete recount in Wisconsin, she is claiming to have won a victory for voters by exposing weaknesses in the voting system. In fact, Stein’s greatest service may have been to validate the Wisconsin results ― and thus demonstrate that voting irregularities did not tip the election in Donald Trump’s favor. “I’d like to think that the public appreciates that as a result of the examinations that occurred, that the results were not corrupted in any...
  • What Voter Fraud? Michigan Recount Uncovers Too Many Votes in 37% of Detroit Precincts

    12/13/2016 8:07:51 AM PST · by bobsunshine · 64 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | December 13, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s Michigan recount unintentionally exposed major voter fraud in Detroit. Election officials in Michigan found that 37% of precincts in Detroit tabulated more ballots than the number of voters tallied by workers in the poll books. Hillary Clinton won Wayne County over Donald Trump 67% to 30%. State officials are planning to examine about 20 Detroit precincts where ballot discrepancies occurred. Detroit News reported: Voting machines in more than one-third of all Detroit precincts registered more votes than they should have during last month’s presidential election, according to Wayne County records prepared at the request of...
  • Michigan Elections Panel Weighs Value of Recount (then votes down 3-1 to formally reject it)

    12/13/2016 4:34:39 PM PST · by drewh · 10 replies
    Election news.com ^ | 6:39 p.m. EST December 13, 2016 | Paul Egan
    LANSING — All sides agreed Tuesday that state and local election officials did a generally good job on a statewide presidential recount that was halted by the courts on Wednesday after two and a half days of counting. But testimony before the Board of State Canvassers differed on whether the partial recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein served a useful purpose. Still, the board voted Tuesday 3-1 to formally reject Stein's request for a recount. To Stein attorney Mark Brewer, who formally withdrew Stein's recount request at Tuesday's meeting of the state elections panel, the recount turned up...
  • Breaking: Federal judge dismissed Stein recount demand for PA

    12/12/2016 12:14:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 12, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    And then there was only Wisconsin. As widely expected, US District Court Judge Paul S. Diamond denied a demand from Jill Stein to order a statewide recount in Pennsylvania. Time had run out on that option, Diamond ruled, and he did not want to “disenfranchise some six million Pennsylvania voters.” A federal judge rejected a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots in Pennsylvania’s presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and scan some counties’ election systems for signs of hacking. So far, no publication of the order has emerged, but this outcome was all but certain on Friday. The...
  • Federal judge rejects push for Pennsylvania recount

    12/12/2016 9:24:56 AM PST · by servo1969 · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-12-2016 | FoxNews.com
    A federal judge dealt another blow Monday to the Green Party-backed push for a presidential election recount in key battleground states, rejecting a request to recount paper ballots in Pennsylvania and scan some county systems for signs of hacking. The Green Party has made similar attempts at recounts in Wisconsin and Michigan, all states won by President-elect Donald Trump. But while the Wisconsin count is almost done, a federal judge halted Michigan's recount last week - the decision Monday in Pennsylvania amounts to another setback for Jill Stein and her allies. In his 31-page decision, U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond...
  • US judge rejects Green Party's Pennsylvania recount case

    12/12/2016 7:35:37 AM PST · by pgkdan · 104 replies
    AP ^ | 12/12/16 | Marc Levy
    A federal judge on Monday issued a stinging rejection of a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots in Pennsylvania's presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and scan some counties' election systems for signs of hacking. In his 31-page decision, U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond said there were at least six grounds that required him to reject the Green Party's lawsuit, which had been opposed by Trump, the Pennsylvania Republican Party and the Pennsylvania attorney general's office.
  • Judge Rules on Green Party’s Pennsylvania Recount Request

    12/12/2016 7:54:50 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 13 replies
    Dennis Michael Lynch ^ | 12-12-2016 | A. Griffee
    Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein received another defeat Monday morning, in her efforts to force a recount of election ballots in Pennsylvania. U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond said “No,” on Monday, rejecting the case completely. Out of the 6 million votes cast in Pennsylvania, Trump had won over Clinton by about 44,000 votes. Stein had gone after the states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.
  • It's OVER in PA!!

    12/12/2016 7:08:51 AM PST · by billyboy15 · 97 replies
    BREAKING NOW!! PA COURT BLOCKS RECOUNT!! https://twitter.com/AP?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
  • Wisconsin Recount Results Day 11: What’s Left to Count?

    12/11/2016 6:47:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Heavy ^ | 12/11/2016 | Jessica McBride
    Democratic stronghold City of Milwaukee and a few others. Hillary Clinton has only reduced Donald Trump’s lead by several dozen votes in the days of recounting, nowhere near enough to alter the election. Trump won Wisconsin by more than 22,000 votes. Green Party nominee Jill Stein paid at least $3.5 million in donated money for the recount.The latest spreadsheet released December 11 shows that the City of Milwaukee’s totals still have not been fully updated to include absentee ballots, even though the Milwaukee County Clerk told the news media the recount was completed on Thursday, December 8, and only minor...
  • Michigan Halts Vote Recount Squashing Hopes Of Clinton Supporters, Trump is 45th President

    12/11/2016 2:30:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | December 11, 2016 | Tara West
    A federal judge ruled late Wednesday night that the Michigan recount should immediately be halted. The judge noted that the recount was a waste of taxpayer money as there was no proof of fraud or mistakes presented by Jill Stein or the Green Party. US District Judge Mark Goldsmith noted that a “recount as an audit” of an election with no proof of fraud has never been endorsed by any court and that Michigan will be no exception. However, Recount 2016 leader Jill Stein says the ruling was “disheartening.” CNN reports that a federal judge squashed all hopes of a...
  • Green Party candidate Jill Stein concedes Michigan recount is over

    12/11/2016 8:29:19 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 78 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 11 December 2016 | Ariel Zilber
    Green Party candidate Jill Stein concedes Michigan recount is over but vows to take fight over voter reform to 'court of public opinion' Stein raised over $7m to fund recount in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin Reversal of results in those states would hand presidency to Hillary Clinton Michigan court put a halt to the recount on Friday Donald Trump won Michigan by 10,704 votes, though Stein alleges voter fraud Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate in the recent presidential election, conceded on Friday that there would not be a recount of votes in Michigan. During a rally that drew dozens...
  • Wisconsin Recount Results Day 10: 95% In, But Where’s Milwaukee & Madison?

    12/10/2016 7:14:42 PM PST · by boycott · 66 replies
    Heavy.com ^ | 12-10-16 | Jessica McBride
    The latest update in the Wisconsin recount shows that 95% of all presidential ballots have now been counted, but there are still two glaring omissions: The City of Milwaukee and dozens of wards in the City of Madison. Both of those cities are populous Democratic and Hillary Clinton strongholds, and their recounted returns had not all been reported to the Wisconsin Election Commission as of December 10. The state must certify its results by December 13 or it risks its electoral votes not counting. There are 148,404 votes still missing from the public recount results posted so far, according to...
  • Breaking: Federal judge declines to end Wisconsin recount

    12/09/2016 11:41:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/09/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Two pro-Trump groups hoped to get a federal judge to end Wisconsin’s recount early, but Judge James Peterson put an end to those hopes rather quickly. The Associated Press had barely even reported the challenge when Peterson declined to intervene. The issue will become moot soon enough anyway: A federal judge will on Friday consider halting Wisconsin’s presidential recount.President-elect Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by more than 22,000 votes in the state. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein requested the recount to determine if election machines were hacked.Two pro-Trump groups, the Great America PAC and the Stop Hillary PAC,...
  • Jill Stein’s Pennsylvania recount request: Federal judge to rule by Monday

    12/09/2016 6:43:35 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 39 replies
    BillyPenn News ^ | December 9, 2016 | Anna Orso
    Federal Judge Paul Diamond heard arguments today. The computer science expert whose opinions catapulted presidential election recounts into the national spotlight today admitted in a federal courtroom in Philadelphia that there’s no evidence Pennsylvania’s voting systems were hacked. Meanwhile, an expert witness testifying on behalf of the GOP — which is working to protect electors for President-elect Donald Trump — said the likelihood that Pennsylvania’s voting system was hacked is about as likely as aliens living among us. It’s possible, but there’s no evidence to show it’s happening.