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Nov-3

The Bill Handel podcast.

Showtalk
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Nov-3

Yes, they do but someone oversaw the entire thing.

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Nov-3

Gmail is safer than yahoo mail.

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Nov-3

She’s great! Nothing bothers her.

WALTER784
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Nov-3

Showtalk said...

Gmail is safer than yahoo mail.

So, you trust and are fine with Google reading all of your private E-mail?

Personally, I would NOT consider that safe!

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WALTER784
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Nov-4

EXCLUSIVE: Tuesday’s Georgia Supreme Court Ruling Will Likely Lead to Audit of 147,000 Suspected Fraudulent Ballots in Fulton County in the 2020 Election

By Joe Hoft
Published October 28, 2022 at 12:00pm

The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Georgia citizens, including voters, have the right to sue government officials who violate state law.  This ruling puts the review of 147,000 ballots in Fulton County Georgia from the 2020 Election back in play. 
 
Georgia’s Supreme Court, the highest court in the land for Georgia elections, ruled on Tuesday that citizens do have the right to sue their government officials when they violate state law.  This ruling is consistent with nearly every ruling to date on this matter.
 
VoterGA’s Garland Favorito released a press release included above regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling and how it applies to one of its cases.
 
VoterGA’s case against Fulton County is greatly impacted by this ruling.  In a court filing in December 2020, VoterGA requested based on a list of issues, that the court rule on the 2020 Election in Fulton County, in part, as follows:
 
In the exhibits to this filing, signed affidavits from multiple individuals were included that declared ballots switching from President Trump to Joe Biden at Fulton County during the days after the election and before the vote was certified.  Others had similar stories of fraudulent activities occurring in Fulton County.
 
One woman provided an affidavit where she says she say ballots that appeared to be machine-made that all went to Joe Biden.
 
VoterGA has the right and standing to make the above requests of Fulton County.  They now have the Georgia Supreme Court backing to support their requests. 

EXCLUSIVE: Tuesday's Georgia Supreme Court Ruling Will Likely Lead to Audit of 147,000 Suspected Fraudulent Ballots in Fulton County in the 2020 Election (thegatewaypundit.com)

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From: WALTER784

Nov-4

'Massive' Win: PA Supreme Court Rules Undated Mail Ballots Can't Be Counted

Spencer Brown
November 01, 2022 6:12 PM

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with an argument made by Republicans in their lawsuit seeking to prevent the counting of improperly completed ballots in next week's general election, throwing out a lower court's ruling that would have allowed PA election officials to count absentee and mail-in ballots that were not correctly dated and signed.
 
PA's Supreme Court justices vacated the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals' decision that would have allowed the counting of ballots that were not completed as the Keystone State election laws require, and ruled that the "Pennsylvania county boards of elections are hereby ordered to refrain from counting any absentee and mail-in ballots received for the November 8, 2022 general election that are contained in undated or incorrectly dated outer envelopes."
 
The PA Supreme Court also in its ruling directed "the Pennsylvania county boards of elections segregate and preserve any ballots contained in undated or incorrectly dated outer envelopes" and noted that the "Court is evenly divided on the issue of whether failing to count such ballots violates 52 U.S.C. §10101(a)(2)(B)."
 
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel celebrated the win in Pennsylvania as "massive" for "election integrity."
 
In a longer statement to Townhall, Chairwoman McDaniel heralded the ruling as a win for the "rule of law":
 
This ruling is a massive victory for Pennsylvania voters and the rule of law. Following an RNC, NRCC, and PAGOP lawsuit, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court has made clear that incorrectly dated and undated mail ballots can not be counted. Republicans went to court, and now Democrats and all counties have to follow the law: this is a milestone in Republicans’ ongoing efforts to make it easier to vote and harder to cheat in Pennsylvania and nationwide.
 
As Townhall reported earlier this month, the RNC, NRCC, Republican Party of Pennsylvania, and several Keystone State voters filed a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to prevent the counting of mail-in ballots that don't meet explicit state requirements. 
 
At the time the lawsuit was filed to ensure only mail ballots filled out in accordance with Pennsylvania's election laws were counted, a joint statement from RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, NRCC Chairman Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), PAGOP Chairman Lawrence Tabas noted that, "as the Pennsylvania legislature and U.S. Supreme Court have made clear, undated mail-in ballots should not be counted" and pledged that "Republicans are holding Pennsylvania Democrats accountable for their brazen defiance of the Supreme Court and the rules duly set by the legislature."
 
"Pennsylvania Democrats have a history of election integrity failures and Pennsylvanians deserve better," the joint statement continued. "This lawsuit is the latest step in Republican efforts to promote free, fair, and transparent elections in the Keystone State." And now, their argument has won in Pennsylvania's highest court. 
 
Pennsylvania law requires that "a voter who uses an absentee or mail-in ballot 'shall...fill out, date and sign the declaration' printed on the outer envelope of the ballot." The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has previously upheld that law, ruling any absentee or mail-in ballot that does not comply with the law "is invalid and cannot be counted in any election after the 2020 general election." In addition, Pennsylvania's official election information portal explicitly explains that ballots submitted without the declaration section on the return envelope properly completed "will not be counted."
 
But, as Townhall reported and according to the Republicans' now-successful lawsuit, Pennsylvania's acting Secretary of State was directing local officials to include ballots that were not properly filled out, signed, and dated despite SCOTUS' recent decision to vacate the Third Circuit opinion that sought to allow the counting of improperly completed mail-in or absentee ballots.
 
Earlier in October, the Secretary of State's office was tweeting that local officials were "expected to include undated ballots in their official returns for the Nov election," guidance that the PA Supreme Court has now superseded with its order for incorrectly dated or undated ballots to be excluded from vote counts next week.
 
Now all that remains to be seen is whether local officials abide by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's order to "segregate" incorrectly dated or undated ballots and exclude them from their Election Day ta
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Nov-4

RNC has launched 73 election lawsuits in 20 states: 'Most litigious' election cycle

Published October 24, 2022 2:00am EDT

RNC invested heavily in new election integrity operations infrastructure

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has launched 73 lawsuits on election integrity issues in 20 states during the 2022 midterm election cycle, an increase from 2020 that has already secured GOP victories in battleground states this year.
 
The scope of the legal challenges stretches from the rights of poll watchers to observe the counting of votes to the illegal counting of mismarked absentee ballots.
 
This aggressive legal approach is an effort to meet RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel's vision of making this cycle the RNC’s "most litigious," according to an RNC spokesperson. The strategy includes offense-minded lawsuits, such as suing Democratic secretaries of state and challenging Democrat-friendly election laws, and defensive actions that include intervening in lawsuits brought by the Biden administration in Republican states.
 
The strategy comes two years after a cycle that left some Republicans wanting a bigger effort to rein in state election activities and a presidential election result that prompted former President Trump to file dozens of lawsuits. One GOP group welcomed the decision to take aggressive legal steps to make sure states aren't allowed to stretch their election rules beyond what's in state law.
 
Republican National Convention Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel (Republican National Committee)
 
"After the shortcomings of the last election, a proactive and pre-emptive legal strategy is critical to the election integrity voters deserve in 2022, 2024 and beyond," Michael Bars, executive director of the Election Transparency Initiative, told Fox News Digital. He added that "significant strides" have been made over the last two years to "restore voters' faith in fair and secure elections."
 
The lawsuits are the result of a "multimillion-dollar investment into building an election integrity operations infrastructure that draws on its legal, political, data and communications resources," according to RNC spokesperson Gates McGavick.
 
In Vermont and New York, for example, the RNC sued to strike down voting laws that would allow non-U.S. citizens to vote. In June, it successfully argued in the New York State Supreme Court to strike down a law that would have added at least 900,000 non-citizens to voter rolls.
 
On Oct. 16, the RNC sued after Pennsylvania's decision to dodge state law and a Supreme Court ruling by saying it will count undated absentee ballots.
 
People use voting machines to fill out their ballots as they vote in the Georgia primary at the Metropolitan Library on May 24, 2022, in Atlanta. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
 
Also this month, the RNC won two legal challenges in an effort to ensure that poll workers equally represent both political parties, which forced Nevada and Arizona to produce poll-worker data.
 
And just last week, the RNC won a legal challenge against Jocelyn Benson, Michigan’s Democrat secretary of state, who imposed illegal restrictions on poll challengers, which are people appointed to challenge the eligibility of voters.
 
"Jocelyn Benson not only disregarded Michigan election law in issuing this guidance, she also violated the rights of political parties and poll challengers to fully ensure transparency and promote confidence that Michigan elections are run fairly and lawfully," McDaniel said in a statement.
 
A voter casts a ballot at a polling location in Pittsburgh on May 17, 2022. (Nate Smallwood/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
 
With the November midterms looming, McGavick told Fox News Digital that the infrastructure in place also puts the party in a position to fight legal battles that may result from close races. But he said the RNC’s "aggressive pre-election litigation efforts in many states have been successful in ensuring the rules of the road are clear ahead of time."

RNC has launched 73 election lawsuits in 20 states: 'Most litigious' election cycle | Fox News

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Nov-4

Facebook fined $25 million for breaking state election laws

'Breathtaking' intentional disregard for transparency measures

By Art Moore
Published October 27, 2022 at 5:17pm

Facebook's parent Meta was fined $25 million Wednesday after a judge in Washington state ruled the company violated the state's political disclosure laws 822 times during the 2020 election campaign.
 
King County Superior Court Judge Douglass North ordered Meta to come into compliance with the transparency laws within 30 days and pay attorney's fees along with the fine, the Seattle Times reported.
 
North said Meta intentionally violated laws requiring advertisers to "disclose the names and addresses of political buys, the targets of such ads and, the total number of viewers of each ad."
 
The lawsuit against Meta was filed by Washington Democratic Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who said he had "one word for Facebook's conduct in this case – arrogance."
 
"It intentionally disregarded Washington's election transparency laws," Ferguson told the Times. "But that wasn't enough. Facebook argued in court that those laws should be declared unconstitutional. That's breathtaking."
 
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During the 2020 election cycle, Zuckerberg gave $419 million to two nonprofit organizations that distributed grants to about 2,500 local election departments in five key battlegrounds.
 
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis – whose state became one of the first to ban such private donations, dubbed "Zuckerbucks" – described the operation from his perspective in an interview with WFLA in Tampa Bay.
 
Zuckerberg, the governor said, "poured $420 million into these non-profit groups and these non-profits would go into communities that were in important states and they'd go to the election office and say, 'Here's millions of dollars for you guys, but you gotta bring in our operatives, you've gotta ballot harvest, you've gotta have mass mail balloting' and all of this stuff."
 
Zuckerberg also influenced the 2020 election through censorship. He admitted in an interview in August with podcaster Joe Rogan that the FBI warned his company to watch out for "Russian disinformation" prior to the 2020 presidential election. That led to Facebook's censoring of evidence that Joe Biden and his family were selling access to the White House to Chinese Communist Party operatives, Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs, and others.
 
In September, newly acquired emails showed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fed Facebook false information regarding the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines for children in the social media platform's crusade against "misinformation."
 
A lawsuit against Meta by Ferguson in 2018, alleging violations of transparency laws, prompted a vow by the company to stop selling political ads in the state. But when a report revealed Facebook had continued the practice, Ferguson filed another lawsuit, in 2020.
 
Facebook claimed the laws "unduly burden political speech" and are "virtually impossible to comply with."
 
The state AG filed a motion in July charging Meta had failed to respond to inspection requests regarding the ads, and the case was referred for possible legal action in September 2021.
 
'Punish and ruin'
 
It was Ferguson who brought the high-profile case against a Washington state florist who declined to design a floral arrangement for a same-sex wedding because of her Christian beliefs.
 
The Alliance Defending Freedom, which represented the florist, Barronelle Stutzman, said Ferguson was vindictive, taking unprecedented action in suing her personally for alleged violation of Washington's nondiscrimination law and the state's Consumer Protection Act. Ferguson bypassed the human rights commission, which normally takes on discrimination cases, and took on the lawsuit himself.
 
"This is about sending a message to not only people in Washington state, but to scare those on a national level and to really punish and ruin someone who doesn’t agree with the attorney general’s ideology," said ADF attorney Kristen Waggoner.
 
Stutzman said she was "devastated" when she got th
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Nov-4

2020 Election rollcall...

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