November 6, 2020
By Mike Huckabee
BULLETIN: BIDEN DECLARED COMMANDER IN CHEAT
UPDATE: Decision Desk HQ has given Pennsylvania to Biden, declaring him the winner of the Presidency with 273 electoral votes. But expect that to be challenged in court. This is not over.
The Trump campaign’s general counsel Matt Morgan issued this statement:
"This election is not over. The false projection of Joe Biden as the winner is based on results in four states that are far from final. Georgia is headed for a recount, where we are confident we will find ballots improperly harvested, and where President Trump will ultimately prevail. There were many irregularities in Pennsylvania, including having election officials prevent our volunteer legal observers from having meaningful access to vote counting locations. We prevailed in court on our challenge, but were deprived of valuable time and denied the transparency we are entitled to under state law. In Nevada, there appear to be thousands of individuals who improperly cast mail ballots. Finally, the President is on course to win Arizona outright, despite the irresponsible and erroneous ‘calling’ of the state for Biden by Fox News and the Associated Press. Biden is relying on these states for his phony claim on the White House, but once the election is final, President Trump will be re-elected.”
PRESIDENT TRUMP'S LEAD IN GEORGIA ERASED OVERNIGHT
By now, you might be getting used to going to bed with Trump comfortably ahead in a vital battleground state and waking up to hear that somehow, Joe Biden surged ahead in the middle of the night. Well, it’s happened again, with Trump’s lead in Georgia somehow erased and Biden now ahead by over 900 votes.
Could this have anything to do with incidents like this report from the state Republican Party Chairman that Fulton County officials told GOP poll watchers to go home because they were closing up for the night, then they kept on counting anyway?
And here are some more reasons why people suspect fraud in Georgia…
I’m not going to say there’s chicanery, because I don’t know for certain. But when this many places smell fishy, the odor becomes overpowering. Novelist Larry Correia, who used to be an accountant and auditor, explains that when you’re auditing a system, one or two red flags may be attributable to stupidity or dishonesty. But a giant pile of red flags, particularly ones that all wave in the same direction (like benefitting Biden) usually mean something bad is going on and some people need to go to jail.
The Democrats and the media (but I repeat myself) insist this is just the result of counting all those mail-in ballots that were mostly Democrat. The other side replies that it seems awfully strange that the mail-in ballots in must-win states lean so much more toward Biden than those in states he didn’t need to win. Or that urban minority districts in states that Biden needs seem to favor him so much more heavily than minorities did in states that weren’t vital to Biden winning, where Trump scored the highest support among minorities of any Republican in decades.
Still, no matter what you’re told, this is not over and it won’t be for a while. Citing numerous accusations of ballot irregularities, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel announced that the GOP has formed legal challenge teams in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan and Pennsylvania. She said they intend to insure that all legal voters have their votes counted, that observers are granted the access they’re due under the law (although it’s too late for that in Michigan and Pennsylvania, unless there's a recount), and any irregularities, whether due to malice or incompetence, are investigated to the fullest extent of the law.
President Trump also called on Joe Biden to stop saying that every vote should be counted and instead say that every legal vote should be counted. I already suggested that, but I don’t expect him to take us up on it.
REAL TIME COVERAGE
Despite the slow motion train wreck feeling of this election, there is so much happening so fast behind the scenes that it’s impossible for me to keep up with it all in our newsletter. So let me suggest that you bookmark Townhall.com’s live election blog, where their staffers are keeping up with the latest developments in real time.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, TUESDAY WAS DEVASTATING TO THE DEMOCRATS TOO
As sickening as it may be for Republicans to watch what’s going on with the long count (down) of President Trump’s votes, take heart that overall, Tuesday was a devastating day for Democrats. Their leadership, having swallowed their own media- and pollster-generated propaganda, were confident of a “blue wave” landslide that would win them a bigger House majority and a takeover of the Senate. The Senate balance is still in question, but it’s looking unlikely that the Dems will take over; and there actually were enough GOP wins and races still out to create a tiny possibility of a GOP takeover of the House.
(I’d like to point out that candidates supported by HuckPAC had a great record of success. Thank you for your donations, which did more to help Congressional Republicans than a quarter of a billion wasted dollars did for the Democrats.)
President Trump and the GOP made historic inroads into the black and Latino vote, as well as dominating the working class white vote, leaving the Democrats looking more and more like a Party of elitist urban latte-sippers.
On a conference call of House Democrats, Speaker Nancy Pelosi was blasted by more moderate members of her caucus for refusing to work out a deal for coronavirus relief and for allowing the Party to become associated with unpopular, radical movements like socialism, BLM, defunding the police and anti-Semitic attacks on Israel. They’re also struggling to figure out how to win back working class Trump voters (not to give them ideas, but a good start might be to stop calling them evil, stupid, racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, white supremacist Nazis.)
Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida, where Cubans went heavily for Trump, said the party’s playing footsie with socialism is not going to win over most Americans, and that claiming Tuesday’s election was a success for Democrats is putting lipstick on a pig.
If you immediately thought of the Democrats as the party that would actually force you to call a pig a woman if it put on lipstick and identified as one, then that pretty much sums up their image problem.
Also, there are two problems with replacing Pelosi with a more moderate Speaker. One is that she maintains such an iron grip on power it would take a crowbar to loosen her fingers from her gavel. Second is that the Dems have winnowed out virtually all real centrists. At this point, their top choice of a “centrist” Speaker replacement is New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who’s so close to Pelosi that he refuses to challenge her, and who is proud of his “F” rating on gun rights from the NRA. That’s what passes for a moderate among the current Democrat leadership. It’s like being the skinniest person at fat camp.
ELECTION DEBACLE: WHAT DO WE DO NOW TO SAVE AMERICA
Anyone surprised by the Democrats' no-holds-barred attempt to steal the Presidential election in broad daylight did not read Michael Anton’s pre-election article “The Coming Coup?”
We commented on this at length when it first appeared in AMERICAN MIND. Anton, a lecturer at Hillsdale College, is back now to say the coup is going according to plan.
In the earlier returns, Trump was defying the polls and outperforming his 2016 results in Florida, Texas, Iowa, Ohio and South Carolina. He was doing great in other key states as well, on his way to taking it. But then, ballot-counting STOPPED in the battleground states and things started to change. Trump not only stopped climbing, he started to go in reverse.
We’ve talked about how this is done --- about why the count has to be halted before fake ballots are counted --- but Anton describes it in detail in his segment “How It’s Done.” He points out that this is what they did to defeat Scott Walker in Wisconsin in 2018, Tom Foley in Connecticut in 2010, and Norm Coleman in Minnesota in 2008, in his Senate race against Al Franken.
This method, on a smaller scale, has a storied history within the Democrat Party. It has even dramatically CHANGED the course of history, as in 1960 when Sen. John F. Kennedy suddenly “won” Illinois after a last-minute influx of ballots from Cook County. Democrats waited until the downstate precincts (Republican) came in, and then they knew how many ballots from upstate precincts (Democrat) they'd need to win. They made up the difference so Kennedy would win by 8,000 votes, giving him Illinois’ 27 electoral votes.
How do we know this really happened? Kennedy later told a friend, journalist Ben Bradlee, that Mayor Daley had called him when the election was in doubt, saying, “With a little bit of luck and the help of a few close friends, you’re going to carry Illinois.” Sure enough...
And it sure seems to be happening again, because the results don’t make sense. As Anton says, “It’s hard to believe that an eight-point win in Ohio would be coupled with losses throughout the rest of the upper Midwest, or that historically deep-purple Florida would go strongly for Trump while Georgia and North Carolina would not.”
The problem we have now is that those in charge of running their state elections are also in charge of investigating them. Check out the viciously anti-Trump tweets from the person who oversees Pennsylvania elections.
And if Biden ends up controlling the DOJ, these abuses will never be touched at the federal level. The media are already saying that this is just Trump refusing to accept the election results. (I’ll pause while you fall to the floor, laughing helplessly.) Twitter is already “warning” against those who call this what it is or dare to question the result, while those who dismiss it as “conspiracy theory” will tweet to their hearts' content. And Hillary STILL maintains the lie that she "was the candidate that they basically stole an election from."
The challenges posed by the current scenario are immense. As for what needs to happen and what Trump should do, Anton offers these suggestions from REVOLVER NEWS.
1. Challenge every single ballot, if necessary. (I would add that a Georgia judge has already dismissed one of Giuliani’s lawsuits, so if it's time to go to the Supreme Court, so be it.)
2. Hold rallies in contested states. Every day! Express yourself, make a lot of noise, but be peaceful.
3. Urge GOP officials in close states to expose what’s going on, and in the event of a fake count, refuse to seat Biden electors. REVOLVER: “If there is clear evidence of electoral fraud in any of these states, then Republicans in the legislature have a moral duty to try to seat the correct slate of electors. There is clear precedent for this.” (It’s from 2000, Bush v. Gore.)
4. Mount an awareness campaign about the election being stolen and the need to ACT NOW. Anton would like to see the President on Tucker Carlson’s show explaining –- in a dignified way befitting his office –- what is happening. (He did do a press conference Thursday evening.) He and his best spokespeople need to be everywhere. Go around Big Tech, who will try to block you at every turn.
Here are more good suggestions from Andrew Busch, also in AMERICAN MIND.
I'd be remiss if I didn’t include their editors’ statement about the current situation, which they also foresaw.
The left, with all their blah-blah about “our democracy,” don’t care one bit about democracy, except as a means to an end (which, paradoxically, requires the end of democracy). As I’ve said, who needs Russia to interfere with our elections when we have these people to do it? If they're successful in getting Biden into the White House after so much blatant cheating, they will have succeeded in destroying our system, because we’ll no longer have any faith in it at all. America has no democratic foundation left if elections are going to be won this way.
The most frustrating thing right now is hearing election officials (and other partisans) say they don't see "any evidence" of election fraud. In a faraway place and time, they'd be the ones going on about how beautiful the emperor's new clothes are.
Finally, I’ll leave you with some stirring words from Newt Gingrich, as spoken to Sean Hannity on Thursday night (and please share this):
“I’ve been active in this since 1958; that’s 62 years. I’m the angriest I have been in that entire six decades. You have a group of corrupt people who have absolute contempt for the American people, who believe that we’re so spineless, so cowardly, so unwilling to stand up for ourselves that they can steal the presidency, and we’ll wring our hands, bring in a few lawyers, and do nothing.
"My hope is that President Trump will lead the millions of Americans who understand exactly what’s going on: [that] the Philadelphia machine is corrupt, that the Atlanta machine is corrupt, the machine in Detroit is corrupt, and they’re trying to steal the presidency, and we should not allow them to do that.
"First of all, we should lock up the people who are breaking the law. You stop someone from being an observer –- you just broke federal law. You hide and put up paper so nobody can see what you’re doing –- you just broke federal law. You bring in ballots that aren’t real –- you just broke federal law.
"I am sick and tired of corrupt left-wing Democrats who believe that we are too timid and too easy to imtimidate, and therefore they’ll just go out and steal it...You are watching an effort to steal the presidency of the United States, and this is not about Donald Trump. This is about the American people, [who] have the right, in an honest election, with honest, legitimate ballots, to pick their leader. Or are we now just sheep, to be dominated by the high-tech businesses, the news media, and the various political machines?...This is a crisis in the American system, comparable to Washington on Christmas Eve or...Lincoln at Gettysburg. This is a genuine, deep crisis of our survival.”
Gingrich said that in any precinct in which Republicans were not able to observe, the votes should be taken back –- “strip those votes out, do not count them, because they’re by definition corrupt.”
UPDATES: THE FIGHT CONTINUES
Late Thursday, the Nevada GOP sent a criminal referral to Attorney General Bill Barr regarding at least 3,062 instances of voter fraud, and they expect that number to "grow substantially." Thousands of people appear to have violated the law by casting their ballots after they no longer lived in Nevada. I call this criminal referral "a good start."
In Philadelphia, the Trump campaign obtained a court order to allow people, as the law allows, to watch the counting process. But they continue to DEFY THAT ORDER. A Philly prosecutor has reportedly threatened the President with jail if he shows up there. Another Pennsylvania prosecutor threatened to arrest the person who was hired to put video cameras above the ballot drop boxes, even though these are required by law.
As former Kansas Attorney General Phillip Kline told Laura Ingraham on Thursday, "We deserve transparent elections. You have admitted violations of the law involving tens of thousands of ballots by election officials. We CAN'T let an election stand where we have obvious and admitted violations of the law."
BIBLE VERSE OF THE DAY