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Court win lets Trump campaign present ballot fraud evidence, potentially overturning Biden's Nevada 'win'

stop the steal
© Jae C. Hong/AP
In its first court victory, a Nevada judge has agreed to let the Trump campaign present its evidence that fraud and illegalities plagued the state's election, enough to reverse Joe Biden's win and set an example for other state challenges.

According to Trump officials, the judge set a Dec. 3 hearing date and is allowing 15 depositions. What's more, the campaign plans to present its evidence that could result in the rejection of tens of thousands of mail-in ballots in Democratic Clark County where Biden ballots outnumbered Trump ballots by 91,000 in unofficial results.

"BIG news in Nevada: a Judge has allowed NV Republicans to present findings of widespread voter fraud in a Dec. 3rd hearing. Americans will now hear evidence from those who saw firsthand what happened — a critical step for transparency and remedying illegal ballots. Stay tuned," White House chief of staff Mark Meadows tweeted.

Smiley

Canada's Trudeau pranked by fake GRETA in phone call about NATO, private world leaders' club... and South Park's Terrance & Phillip

trudeau animation
© YouTube / Vovan222prank
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has been duped by Russian pranksters pretending to be Greta Thunberg, commiserating with her about geopolitics and world leaders, and promising to introduce her to Terrance and Phillip.

Pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, also known as Vovan and Lexus, connected in a 10-minute phone call with Trudeau in January, after a Ukrainian airliner was shot down in Iran. A recording of the conversation between Trudeau and a voice posing as the acclaimed child environmentalist was posted to Vovan and Lexus's YouTube account on Monday.

Trudeau tried to assure fake Greta that he was doing his best to "de-escalate" international tensions following the airliner tragedy. "I'm asking you to impact on [President Donald] Trump and NATO, so they will lead to the fact that not only the future, but the present will be stolen from us," fake Greta said.

"Indeed. We are balancing many different things in Iraq," Trudeau said. "There's an understanding that yes, there are real questions around the international community and the American engagement and their actions, while at the same time there is a recognition that in the fight against terrorism, in the fight against ISIS, Daesh, there is a need for international military presence, including the Americans, to ensure stability in the region."

Question

Prank? Mysterious object found in Utah during sheep count - Update: 4chan sleuths uncover coordinates of 'Utah monolith'

Mysterious object in Utah
© Utah Highway Patrol
Not since a monolith was found on the surface of the moon in Stanley Kubrick's classic "2001: A Space Odyssey" has a mystery object confounded the greatest minds of our generation.

Or maybe not.

The Utah Highway Patrol posted a photo to social media Friday showing a curious metallic-looking object found during a count of big horn sheep somewhere in the state.

Comment: The gumshoes over at 4chan were hard at work attempting to decipher the location, apparently using a series of photos to determine the solar azimuth, declination and elevation of the site to find the coordinates of the mysterious silver slab.




Grey Alien

Prince Philip has spent decades collecting library of books on UFOs and aliens

prince philip aliens
Prince Philip is an avid reader of books about UFOs and aliens. The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, has spent decades building up his collection.

His interest was sparked by his uncle Lord Mountbatten, who wrote an official report about an alien in a silver spaceship landing on his estate.

Philip spent last summer reading The Halt Perspective, revealing the inside story of Britain's Rendlesham Forest incident.

Troops at two US airbases in Suffolk witnessed strange bright lights for three nights running from December 26 1980. Officers carried out sorties and one even claimed to have got close enough to touch a triangular spacecraft.

The book was co-written by retired US Air Force Col Charles Halt, who was the base deputy commander at the time, and retired West Midlands detective John Hanson.

Sheriff

Russia's FSB finds explosive device in raids on Islamic State followers in Moscow, says they planned terror attacks

Russian FSB

Russian FSB
Following a series of Moscow raids, captured on camera, Russia's Federal Security Service (the FSB) announced the arrest of followers of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), on Wednesday. The terrorist group is banned in Russia.

Footage from the operation shows special forces entering apartments and detaining suspects. The images also show a homemade bomb being disarmed by a robot.

As explained by the FSB's Public Relations Center, the arrested parties planned to commit "acts of sabotage and terrorism in the Moscow Region." It linked one of the suspects to an already ongoing investigation in the Vladimir Region, east of the capital. Without giving his nationality, the security service described him as "Central Asian."

Take 2

CNN guest explains why a mayor who protected killer cop from going to jail has no place in Biden cabinet, gets cut SECONDS later

Jamaal Bowman
A CNN interview on why progressives are unhappy with Joe Biden's possible cabinet picks was cut less than a minute after it began, as the guest pointed out that one of the candidates had covered up a murder while in office.

Rahm Emanuel, a star Democratic fundraiser and the former mayor of Chicago, was floated this week as a potential secretary of transport for Biden. After the suggestion was met with a tsunami of anger from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party, rumor had it that a "less visible" position would be offered to him instead.

On Tuesday, CNN invited Jamaal Bowman, a progressive New York politician who earlier this year unseated 16-term congressman Eliot Engel in a primary landslide victory, to discuss Biden's transition and whether there was a "progressive enough" candidate to get his endorsement.

Comment: It's pretty entertaining to watch the progressive Left slowly realize that the man they voted for really doesn't care at all about progressive politics and just cozied up to them during the campaign so they'd vote for him. Now that he's (possibly) the POTUS, there is no longer the need to keep up the pretense.


Red Pill

Open letter to patriots everywhere - Live free!

Live Free
In the modern secular church of fakers, they tell us anger is wrong, outrage is wrong, acceptance in hypnotic sleep is what we must aim for.

Always bow to "smooth transitions." When there is disagreement, swallow your bile, give in, make peace with tyranny. The pain will only last for a little while. Then you will reach a higher understanding.

The authorities and their minions of the press have the final word. Our job is to fit ourselves into their scheme of things.

WE must be flexible. THEY can be inflexible.

If these rules seem backwards and upside down, that is OUR problem, not THEIRS.

This is the position of our would-be masters.

Question

Is Russia less religiously tolerant than Saudi Arabia? 'Freedom' lists beloved of US state media reach new level of absurdity

Moscow Cathedral Mosque
© Getty Images / Anadolu Agency / Sefa Karacan
A general view of the Moscow Central Mosque, also known as Moscow Cathedral Mosque and Moscow Jum'ah Mosque, on September 15, 2015 in Moscow, Russia
Social media users will be familiar with measures of 'freedom' pushed by US state media, based on data from Western researchers, which invariably reflect badly on Russia. It's time to look at their inherent, often absurd, biases.

Perhaps one of the biggest misnomers in academic life is 'social science'. Ever since the Age of Enlightenment, scholars have sought to apply the scientific method to social phenomena, to which end they have also sought to quantify everything in sight. In some cases this works, but much of the time social life doesn't lend itself well to the quantitative method. The choice of what to measure, how you define it, and then how you assess the data you collect, all influence the result, with bias.

This can be seen in the modern tendency to rank countries for freedom, democracy, and happiness. One example is the annual World Happiness Report, which ranks nations according to how 'happy' they are. The report bases its ratings on GDP per capita, social support, life expectancy, and other similar criteria. These criteria strongly bias the rankings in favour of rich countries with a liberal social-democratic orientation. Unsurprisingly, Scandinavian nations top the list. For what the report really measures is not happiness, but how like Norway you are.

Comment: There's more to the JW story than meets the eye. The organization appears, unwittingly or not, to have been used as a cover for Western NGO activities detrimental to the country.


USA

Milwaukee Elections Commission refuses to allow Trump reps to see absentee ballot envelopes or ballots clearly

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The Trump campaign paid millions of dollars for a recount in Wisconsin's Milwaukee and Dane counties.

Recall, Wisconsin suspended counting on election night when President Trump was ahead of Joe Biden by approximately 130,000 votes.

Then suddenly a day after Election Day at 3:42 AM, Joe Biden received a dump of 143,379 votes.

President Trump tweeted out the graph showing Wisconsin's time stamped entries and the massive ballot dump shows a huge spike at 3:42 AM on Wednesday, November 4.



Comment: Out of all 8954 ballot dumps captured by the NYT feeds for the entirety of the count nationwide, this batch is the second most statistically anomalous of all of them, next only to the one in Michigan around two hours later that gave Biden a similar number of votes. They weren't even trying to be subtle.


We are now on day 5 of the Wisconsin recount and Milwaukee election commission officials are still not allowing Trump's representatives to see absentee ballot envelopes or ballots.


Comment: "There's no evidence." To the extent that that's even true, it's because Democrats want to keep anyone from seeing it.

At least they're segregating "indefinitely confined" ballots:






Briefcase

Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan legislatures to hold public hearings on election - PA judge blocks state's vote certification

Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy
© Samuel Corum/Getty Images
The Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee holds a public hearing Wednesday at the Wyndham Gettysburg hotel to discuss the 2020 election issues and irregularities with President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Nov. 25, 2020 in Gettysburg, Pa.
The Trump campaign's legal team announced Tuesday that state legislatures in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Michigan will be holding public hearings on the 2020 general election to restore confidence in election integrity.

"It's in everyone's interest to have a full vetting of election irregularities and fraud," President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said in a statement. "And the only way to do this is with public hearings, complete with witnesses, videos, pictures and other evidence of illegalities from the November 3rd election."

The Pennsylvania State Senate will hold its first hearing on Wednesday in Gettysburg. Participating senators will each provide a 5-minute opening statement, followed by testimony from witnesses who have filed affidavits alleging election fraud, the Trump campaign announced. Giuliani, former New York City mayor, will also be attending to hold a presentation.

The Arizona legislature and the Michigan legislature will each hold their own hearings on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 respectively.

Jenna Ellis, Trump's personal lawyer and legal adviser to the Trump campaign, said that the campaign is "pleased" about the hearings.

Comment: The first witnesses spoke today in the PA hearing. They told a now familiar story of blatant fraud:
Poll observers Justin Qweder and Kim Peterson — the first two witnesses at the Pennsylvania hearing — testified that they could not properly observe anything at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

Qweder said he was a certified observer on the day of the election and returned as a volunteer observer for the next 10 days where he estimated he spent around 85 hours at the center. He said what he saw was "problematic to say the least."

"The Philadelphia board of elections processed hundreds of thousands of mail in ballots with zero civilian oversight or observation," Qweder said.


"The board of elections erected a fence about 50 feet into the hall that ran the length of the room, all observers were corralled behind the fence. More than a hundred board workers processed and opened mail in ballots on the other side of fence."

Qweder said the workers were arranged about "10 feet to more than 200 feet away from us." He said the room was approximately 350 feet by 350 feet.

"Due to the distance of the workers from the erected fences it was impossible for me or any observer to see what the workers were doing with any type of specificity," he said. "The observers were not able to challenge any decision or determination being made about the processing of these mail in ballots."

The second issue Qweder said he found to be irregular was the board's duplication process. As the days progressed, observers were informed that the board was going to be duplicating damaged mail in ballots that could not be read by their scanners. He was told there were more than 5,000 of these damaged ballots and that the actual number was unknown and could be higher.

The process for counting these duplicated ballots involved 2 workers, one reading aloud what was marked by the damaged ballot, and the second worker using a pink highlighter to mark the choice on a blank ballot. The board's plan, he said, was to run the pink highlighted ballots through the scanners and workers did this over a course of days.

On Nov. 12 the observers were informed that the pink highlighters could not be read by the scanners and that the board had to redo all of them.

"The board of elections solution was to give the workers stacks of hundreds of what amounted to blank mail in ballots, "Qweder said. "The workers, individually, were to fill in the corrected highlighted ovals with dark pen. No observation."

"They were marking thousands of blank mail in ballots," he said. "The workers did this double recreation work for hours before the observers realized what was going on, because we weren't told what was going on."

"Only when the observers confronted the deputy commissioner about this irregularity was a system set up where the workers would show the observers each double recreated mail in ballot by flashing it at them for a second from a distance of 6 to 20 feet away ... Thousands were ultimately counted in this way."

Qweder said he found this to be an issue and that it was irregular.
Also in Pennsylvania, a judge ordered state officials not to certify until her court holds a Nov. 27 hearing on a lawsuit brought by Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.), Republican congressional candidate Sean Parnell, and Pennsylvania House of Representatives candidate Wanda Logan:
Commonwealth Judge Patricia McCullough ordered the state to not take any further steps to complete the certification of the presidential race, which the state announced on Nov. 24. She also blocked the certification of all the other election results.

"To the extent that there remains any further action to perfect the certification of the results of the 2020 General Election for the offices of President and Vice President of the United States of America, respondents are preliminarily enjoined from doing so, pending an evidentiary hearing to be held on Friday," the judge wrote in her order (pdf).

"Respondents are preliminarily enjoined from certifying the remaining results of the election, pending the evidentiary hearing."

McCullough is presiding over a lawsuit brought by Republican lawmakers and candidates against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, and the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

The plaintiffs allege that Pennsylvania's vote-by-mail statute — Act 77 — is in violation of the state's constitution.

"Act 77 is the most expansive and fundamental change to the Pennsylvania voting code, implemented illegally, to date," the lawsuit, filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, states.

"As with prior historical attempts to illegally expand mail-in voting by statute, which have been struck down going as far back as the Military Absentee Ballot Act of 1839, Act 77 is another illegal attempt to override the limitations on absentee voting prescribed in the Pennsylvania Constitution, without first following the necessary procedure to amend the constitution to allow for the expansion."
UPDATES: From the hearings:









The full hearing: