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2018-11-16 08:15 by Karl Denninger
in Corruption , 106 references
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Cry me a river.....

Former Infowars Washington Bureau Chief Jerome Corsi said in a livestream on Monday that he expects to be indicted soon for perjury in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, which has already produced dozens of indictments since it began in May 2017.

Corsi said he had recently received a subpoena from two FBI agents who arrived unannounced on Aug. 28 at his home, leaving his wife "startled" just three days before his 72nd birthday.

So what?

You get a subpoena.  If it's not straightforward and easy to comply with (e.g. they want more than just documents) you hire a lawyer.  Said lawyer responds to said subpoena.

Why the hell would you "cooperate" -- especially when it comes down to being grilled?  **** that.

If the FBI was an actual reputable and ethical agency, well, maybe.  But they're not.  Not anymore.

If you're dumb enough to put yourself in a position where you can be played in a perjury trap then perhaps you ought to re-think your level of intelligence and willingness to be "nice" before you say anything.

Note that you're not obligated to answer anything that might incriminate you or lead to another question that could.  That's pretty broad.  If they want to issue subpoenas for things, let them.  Either you have evidence of wrong-doing on or in the "thing" or you don't.  If you do, then eventually you're probably going to be busted.  If not, then not.  That's pretty simple.

But beyond that my view has changed.

"I decline to answer under the 5th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States."

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2018-11-12 13:56 by Karl Denninger
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This ********** needs to be in irons -- now.  He also needs to be assessed all costs of said suit by both sides, along with all costs of the court system in dealing with this clearly-frivolous complaint, and his counsel must be sanctioned for this crap.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Lawyers for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday filed a federal lawsuit that claims Florida is disenfranchising voters by not counting mail-in ballots it received after Election Day.

The lawsuit comes after 266 absentee ballots from the post office’s Opa-locka sorting facility arrived at Miami-Dade’s election office on Sunday. State law requires all mail ballots to be received when the polls close – which was 7 p.m. on November 6.

Florida law is clear -- mailed-in (absentee) ballots must be received by the close of the polls on election day.

The reason for this requirement is to prevent fraud by ginning up votes after the polls have closed.

Again, it does not matter whether the votes are for one candidate or another, or where they are in terms of counties.  If they're not received by the elections office by the close of the polls the state is barred by law from accepting them.

Period.

Attempting to turn over a clearly-nondiscriminatory law intended to promote election integrity because you think breaking the law would help you must be responded to with handcuffs.

Now.

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2018-11-12 09:35 by Karl Denninger
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I have long written on the lack of the Rule of Law and what it means for America.

It was the focus back in 2008 when I started writing The Market Ticker and has remained so since.

Nobody went to jail after 2008.  Almost-literally nobody.  The fraud was endemic, it was massive, it spanned trillions of dollars of securities and properties yet exactly nobody in the large firms most-responsible went to prison.

Broward Couny has long been the seat of election corruption.  The SOE there was implicated by a judge -- not just partisan political candidates -- in a long series of criminal violations of Florida law, including ballot destruction long before the period of time for retention had run that made inspection of the results of a race impossible.

This same individual has, multiple times, designed ballots that have no resemblance to reason.  In Florida, as in most places, there is one ballot that contains federal, state, county, and local questions and races -- and which may be different depending on exactly what precinct you live in (e.g. school board seats, county commission, etc.)  Rather than set standards -- such as that all federal races must appear at the top of the ballot in a specified order -- Florida allows the SOEs in each county to design the ballot.

Both Palm Beach and Broward have a very high percentage of retired and partially-disabled residents.  Many of them cannot see well enough to drive and/or are incapable of safely driving due to other conditions.  In 2000 the Democrat Party, which controls the SOE in those counties, printed up "palm cards" with the number to punch to vote for Al Gore and handed them out by the thousands to Seniors they drove to the polls in buses.  But they were so incompetent that they printed the wrong number on said card -- it was actually for Buchanan instead of Al Gore, and the result was that a county with the heaviest representation of Jewish people in the state cast a higher percentage of votes for someone who has repeatedly raged against Israel than any other county!  Despite the screams of "hanging chads" and such the truth is that the Democrats attempted to cheat and it blew up in their face, costing them the Presidency.

"Punch card" voting was binned after 2000 in Florida due to that debacle.  But then there's this, which happened more than a decade later:

The Department of State is asking county election officials to verify the information. Election supervisors are contacting voters and if someone is not a citizen, their name will be dropped from the voter rolls.

But an initial list drawn up by the state — and not widely released — shows that a comparison of voter lists and driver's license information turned up a list of nearly 182,000 people who may not be U.S. citizens.

This occurred in 2012 or during Rick Scott's term as Governor.

Were those rolls verified and non-citizens purged?  Most of these people identified were listed as "active" voters, meaning they not only registered they voted.

If you're a non-citizen that's a criminal offense.  I do not recall one prosecution making the news in this state for doing so and yet that preliminary investigation showed that a material percentage of these people, while here legally (e.g. on student visas, etc) were not eligible.  Where were the thousands of prosecutions Mr. Scott?  As Governor you are the head of the FDLE -- the State Cops!

As I pointed out yesterday there is no legitimacy in any Florida State election nor the results any longer.  200,000 illegal votes with a 7 million (roughly) turnout is enough to change the results of any race by up to three full percentage points.

This is not the razor-thin margin usually required for small-ball cheating to work -- it's huge and it virtually always favors by a factor of 10:1 Democrats.

Then there's this:

 

That's organized, institutional, SHERIFF-SPONSORED cheating.  Exactly the same thing led directly to the Battle of Athens -- except this time around we are a nation of Soyboys rather than men.

Got this folks?  The County got caught cheating, an Airport Employee saw hard evidence of it, called the cops, the original cops did nothing and the same Sheriff who ignored multiple felonies by the Parkland shooter sent the bomb squad and closed the airport rather than finding and arresting the driver of said vehicle on suspicion of felony election tampering.

Oh, and the number of news outlets that covered the reason for the fake bomb alert last night?

Zero.

**** this state, **** Broward and their Sheriff, **** the residents of Broward who let this take place and sat on their ass, **** every employee of the FDLE from those who claim to be "sworn officers" but really are nothing better than members of a mob down to the janitor in FDLE buildings, **** all the media with a rusty chainsaw who have refused to report on any of this in a reasonably-honest manner, **** you Rick Scott you piece of five-alarm ****; you do not deserve an honest election as you intentionally failed to enforce the ****ing law and if you think I'm setting up a business that could employ dozens or more people in Florida this coming year, which I fully intended to do until this election you're out of your ****ing mind.

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2018-11-11 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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This movie is instructive.

It is real.  Yes, this really happened, here, in America - and not that long ago.

The year was 1946.  We had just won WWII.  And in the middle of America, a corrupt local government tried to steal an election.  It was not the first election they had stolen.

But this was to be the last election they would steal.

This was when men were men.  When they understood that election integrity was important enough that they might have to go to war -- literally -- with men in their own nation.

When does election integrity start to mean something.  When does the Rule of Law mean something?

Rick Scott sat back and allowed Broward's Brenda Snipes to violate Florida law, including alleged felony violations, in previous elections.  This time ballots were moved well after the election in violation of chain-of-custody laws -- opening the question as to whether legitimate ballots were swapped with hand-filled out ones to rig the outcome.

Tampering with elections never matters unless an election is very close.  When there's a wide differential in vote the amount of tampering required to swing the outcome is so large that it would be very hard, without widespread coordination between different groups in different counties, to swing the outcome.

This was a close election and one race has already been swung.  Two more remain open but within the margin of tampering in a large county like Broward.

Were our state governed under the Rule of Law, especially after 2000 when the same crap went on, this woman would have been removed from her post under authority the governor has - long ago.  She was not.  Now Rick Scott stands to lose a race it appears he should have won due to his own refusal to enforce the Rule of Law, just as he has refused with medical monopolists over his term as Governor which puts him in charge of State Law Enforcement, just as Trump is in charge of the DOJ.

So should Scott lose due to corruption he fomented and approved of, he deserves it.

However the State's residents not only do not deserve it they shouldn't tolerate it.

That doesn't mean we need to storm the elections offices in Broward by dark of night.

But it does mean that if the State of Florida wants to claim to give a crap about the Rule of Law State Law enforcement must immediately act to arrest all involved in illegal movement of ballots, to disqualify all contaminated or invalid ballots, including those the SOE's office caused to be contaminated that cannot be separated and that all "found" ballots that were "found" post the Florida-mandated cut-off times and dates must be disregarded.

In addition if, as has been reported, Broward has more registered than elegible voters then the entire county must be considered for being excluded from results on that basis since it is virtually impossible to decontaminate the results of an election after the fact in in such a circumstance.   If there is a way to decontaminate the results after the fact that is of course preferable -- but a contaminated result in a close race that changes the outcome cannot be tolerated.

If this is not done right now, and this lawless behavior is allowed to stand then no election held in this state can be considered legitimate and no alleged legislative or enforcement action taken by any alleged winner in this state is legitimate either.

You ought to think long and hard about the implications of silent acceptance of this crap as they are grave indeed.

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2018-11-03 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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Gee, nothing wrong here, right?

Nothing like spending campaign funds on illegal invaders.

Oh, and lying about it.

But gee, what's the problem since nobody cares about The Rule of Law anymore, right?

The video exposes how his campaign staff appear to be illegally using campaign resources to buy supplies and help transport Honduran aliens. This is the eighth undercover video report Project Veritas has released in a series revealing secrets and lies from political campaigns in 2018.

And of course the root of this is that "borders shouldn't exist, so **** the law."

Just like the entire medical system says "**** the law" daily.

Gee, I wonder where they got the idea this sort of crap was ok?

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