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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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Extensive fraud found in New Jersey mailed ballots

The end of valid elections: Officials in New Jersey have discovered extensive fraud in a local election involving one out of every five mail-in ballots, putting into question the election results and resulting in the indictment of four men, including one candidate.

In the City Council election, 16,747 vote-by-mail ballots were received, but only 13,557 votes were counted. More than 3,190 votes, 19% of the total ballots cast, were disqualified by the board of elections. Due to the pandemic, Paterson’s election was done through vote-by-mail. Community organizations, such as the city’s NAACP chapter, are calling for the entire election to be invalidated.

The article is a horror-show, showing starkly how going to mail-in ballots will guarantee that all future elections will be rigged. This quote especially illustrates this fact:

[D]ozens of lawsuits have been filed across the country contesting state requirements used to certify mail-in ballots. “Among the main targets are witness and signature requirements for absentee ballots — such as signing the envelope, or getting a witness or notary to sign it, or making sure the voter’s signature is legible,” notes an NPR report earlier this month.

Those lawsuits seeking to expand vote-by-mail include one brought in Nevada earlier year, which aims to do away with signature verification on mail-in ballots altogether – even though ballot signatures not matching voter records was the reason Paterson disqualified over 2,300 ballots.

Since voting is controlled by local authorities, and since very few Republicans at the local level seem willing or able to fight these measures, I honestly do not expect the November election to reflect an accurate count. Instead, I think it will be heavily rigged in favor of the Democrats.

The only hope for overcoming this rigging will be that the many voters who have never voted before come out in huge numbers and vote against their incumbent governments. Unfortunately, I see little sign that this will happen.

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7 comments

  • Col Beausabre

    As a Jersey resident, I can state that Passaic County (Paterson is the county seat) is better than Hudson, which looks down at Chicago as a bunch of amateurs, but not by much. It shows you how corrupt places that are that are ruled by one party – and it doesn’t matter which one – as the years and decades pass

  • wodun

    I’ve seen media reports of Republicans getting ballots with only Democrat candidates listed and a youtuber who said he got a ballot in the mail for someone that didn’t even live at the residence.

  • Andi

    Corruption? In NJ? I’m shocked, shocked!

  • pzatchok

    Look mail in voting is just fine.

    At the rate of fraud convictions there really is almost no known positively proved cheating.

    The dems attitude is that its legal until they are caught, convicted and forced by the courts to stop.

  • Edward

    From the article: “Hasen argues that it’s not cause for concern, however, noting there were only 491 prosecutions related to absentee ballots nationwide between 2000 and 2012.

    Only? During that time period Republicans kept decrying elections, saying that there was widespread voter fraud, and state registrars of voters continually assured us that there was no voter fraud at all. Now we are being told that there were almost 500 prosecutions for a crime that rarely has any evidence that it happened, much less enough evidence for criminal prosecution. Have any of these registrars seen the movie “The Great McGinty,” which shows how easy it can be to stuff ballot boxes throughout a city?

    Does anyone remember which county had more votes than adults, a few years ago? Should we be surprised, when so many counties across the country have more registered voters than adult residents?
    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/01/07/five_states_face_federal_lawsuit_over_inaccurate_voter_registrations__142089.html

    Even in Robert’s linked article, there are only four defendants where it looks like fraud could have been far, far more widespread than just those four.

    the small risk of fraud, and the likelihood that fraud will get caught.

    Small risk of fraud? The article says: “The ballot rejection rate drops to 8.1% if Paterson’s results are excluded.” Aren’t ballots rejected because of fear that they may be fraudulent? Eight percent is a small risk? If there were no fear of fraud, then there would be no reason to reject a ballot — unless the registrar of voters is throwing an election.

    This does not even include the many “found” ballots around the country, which (surprise!) overwhelmingly are votes for a Democrat who is lagging in the count (the way Minnesota’s Al Franken got elected to the Senate in 2008). These days, California gives fraudsters a whole week to create votes after voting day is over. Who needs to “find” ballots in California when it is acceptable for them to naturally arrive a week late.

  • Cotour

    GYN OWNERS AND GOP CANDIDATE JOIN FORCES TO THWART OPPRESSIVE GOVERNOR

    This is a brilliant play for both the gym owners and the U.S. Senate candidate.

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/new-jersey-gym-owners-partner-with-gop-senate-campaign-to-keep-business-open

    “Embattled Atilis Gym owners Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti partnered with a local political candidate running for the U.S. Senate in an effort to keep the state of New Jersey from closing their gym.”

    This location is now a political office and gathering place where you can spend you time, make a donation and work out if you like. Brilliant play.

  • Cotour

    Not “GYN”, GYM.

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