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Old 08-26-21, 07:09 PM
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There will also be a gentle suggestion sent to their home jurisdictions that they consider disbarment of the lawyers. I don't know how likely that will be. Maybe someone here can explain it to me.
Dunno if anything will come of this, but...

Texas' Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel has granted an investigatory hearing related to Powell's bar license, set for November 4.
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The Controversial Election Review In Arizona Confirms Biden's Win

In fact, the new hand recount for Biden exceeded the county's tally by 99 votes, while Trump received 261 fewer votes than the official results.


NPR story here
Old 09-24-21, 11:37 AM
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Obviously that audit was a false flag operation by the deep state!
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I'm afraid of some kind of longer term game plan. Does questioning election integrity open doors for future election fraud? Does it open discussion to try to block mail-in voting so all the homebodies don't vote?

Or, I mean, is the AZ GOP just a very un-serious operation? What are they going to do with all the MAGA people who thinks Surf Ninjas and GOP are now deep state?
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Troy, I think that the audit results actually strengthen Election integrity in the minds of most everyone who is not loony tunes insane. This was an audit done by a firm that is so in the tank for the GOP it is not even funny. When the audit results find that Biden won with slightly even more votes than originally reported while Trump actually had his vote count reduced a slight bit, well oopsie doodle, not what the MAGA folks were expecting to hear.

If AZ does not let this go, to use your words the AZ GOP are just going to considered a very un-serious operation. As the days pass-by, it is becoming more and more apparent to all but the real actual hardcore true believers in Trump (and Trumpism) to finally start to put some distance between Trump and the GOP. I for one welcome Trump running in 2024, as I feel a lot of folks will finally feel that is the straw that breaks the camels back and they start screaming at Trump to get the frack of the stage.

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Troy, I think that the audit results actually strengthen Election integrity in the minds of most everyone who is not loony tunes insane. This was an audit done by a firm that is so in the tank for the GOP it is not even funny. When the audit results find that Biden won with slightly even more votes than originally reported while Trump actually had his vote count reduced a slight bit, well oopsie doodle, not what the MAGA folks were expecting to hear.
I agree... at least in the near-term, the fraudit results strengthen the perception of election integrity. In the long term, I think it is dangerous. The Cyber Monkeys took a Keystone Cops approach to the task. The next demand for an audit will not be so inept. Everyone else will say, "sure, go for it... it'll backfire like the last time", but then it won't.

I think Arizona was a dry-run... test some things out, how far can they go, what will they need to do to inject votes, etc. Let's see what happens in Texas and Georgia.


Originally Posted by Inhumans99 View Post
If AZ does not let this go, to use your words the AZ GOP are just going to considered a very un-serious operation. As the days pass-by, it is becoming more and more apparent to all but the real actual hardcore true believers in Trump (and Trumpism) to finally start to put some distance between Trump and the GOP. I for one welcome Trump running in 2024, as I feel a lot of folks will finally feel that is the straw that breaks the camels back and they start screaming at Trump to get the frack of the stage.
I hope that you are right... but Trump received 10 million MORE votes in 2020 compared to 2016.
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This is exactly right... it was never about counting the votes... it was always about creating more uncertainty and doubt.


In other words, the Cyber Ninjas appear to have done exactly what they were hired to do. They were not hired to recount ballots that had already been counted. They were, instead, hired to slather some semblance of authority on top of conspiracy theories. To anchor irrational assumptions about fraud to something resembling rationality. It took longer than expected, but that’s what the draft report offers.

Perhaps I’m being overly cynical. Perhaps Logan will appear before the state Senate on Friday — without outside questions being asked, per the hearing announcement — and admit that there’s no legitimate reason to question the results of the vote in Maricopa County. But I doubt it. And in the meantime, critics of the review who were long warranted in their skepticism have celebrated that it generated the same top-line result that Trump and his allies never treated as important in the first place.

The Arizona review has at long last been put to bed. It’s rather surprising that anyone might think at this point that the conspiracy theories will be.
Old 09-24-21, 03:30 PM
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Yeah, I know I'm being cynical, but there's just no way some group will spend six months on a multi-million dollar job to just say "Yup, everything was on the up and up, there was no reason to do this. Big waste of time and money."

There's some long game in play.
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Let me sum up the Cyber Ninjas report that is going on right now: words, words, numbers, words, ballots, numbers, Trump lost, words, numbers, ballots, numbers
Old 09-24-21, 05:25 PM
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Let me sum up the Cyber Ninjas report that is going on right now: words, words, numbers, words, ballots, numbers, Trump lost, words, numbers, ballots, numbers
Now this is what I call news you can use!
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Yep, the actual results don’t matter. The goal is to keep sowing seeds of doubt to undermine Biden and the Democrats through 2022 and 2024, which is why they’re trying to do fake audits around the country.

Remember the infamous Ukraine call. All he wanted was the news that they would investigate the Bidens regardless of whether they actually did or not.
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Probably Arizona GOP: "do your duty as patriots, send us more $$$$, we need about $100,000,000 for this new audit, if we don't reach our goal you will no longer be considered a patriot but instead a liberal loving socialist"
Old 09-25-21, 12:05 PM
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What are they going to do with all the MAGA people who thinks Surf Ninjas and GOP are now deep state?
Old 09-25-21, 12:58 PM
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Yeah, I know I'm being cynical, but there's just no way some group will spend six months on a multi-million dollar job to just say "Yup, everything was on the up and up, there was no reason to do this. Big waste of time and money."

There's some long game in play.
I think the “long game” is “make money” and “undermine election integrity”, which they have already achieved here.
Old 09-25-21, 01:00 PM
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That was very intentional. Like 45, They don’t deserve the algorithmic boost.
Old 09-25-21, 05:15 PM
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Looks like the MyPillow Idiot is now guaranteeing the Orange Turd will be back in the White House by Thanksgiving.

I can see it now - it's 2035 and Mr. Pillow will claim "In the next 3 months Trump will be reinstated and his coffin will be relocated to the Oval Office!"
Old 09-25-21, 06:10 PM
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I think the “long game” is “make money” and “undermine election integrity”, which they have already achieved here.
Im surprised they ever bothered to provide results. They could make more money, just stringing people along,
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Im surprised they ever bothered to provide results. They could make more money, just stringing people along,
As the deadline for producing the results of the fraudit was approaching they tried to avoid releasing the results but they were forced to.
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Looks like the MyPillow Idiot is now guaranteeing the Orange Turd will be back in the White House by Thanksgiving.

I can see it now - it's 2035 and Mr. Pillow will claim "In the next 3 months Trump will be reinstated and his coffin will be relocated to the Oval Office!"
Has he totally trashed his company's net worth yet? I remember seeing a My Pillow display at Costco shortly after 1/6 and I complained to the management that we who pay for membership shouldn't be subjected to a sales pitch from a company whose CEO is trying to undermine our democracy. They were receptive and I haven't ever seen that demo booth since.
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Has he totally trashed his company's net worth yet? I remember seeing a My Pillow display at Costco shortly after 1/6 and I complained to the management that we who pay for membership shouldn't be subjected to a sales pitch from a company whose CEO is trying to undermine our democracy. They were receptive and I haven't ever seen that demo booth since.
He still has a store at here at Mall of America and had a big stall at our State Fair. Someone is buying those pillows.
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Someone is buying those pillows.
real capital P Patriots, that's who!
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I actually considered getting one a while back right before he became Trump’s footstool. Now I’ll never know if they’re comfortable or not.
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I actually considered getting one a while back right before he became Trump’s footstool. Now I’ll never know if they’re comfortable or not.
I got one for free at one point. It was fine. And then when Lindell went full Trumpet, I threw it in the garbage.
Old 09-27-21, 11:47 AM
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Now I’ll never know if they’re comfortable or not.
My wife got one as a gift years ago and didn't like it. I've heard some people say they used to be better than they are now...maybe corners being cut as they went more mass-market, I dunno. But I also don't know how many corners there are to cut when it comes to a sack filled with shredded foam.

Looking at comments like this Reddit thread and the Bed Bath & Beyond employee-centric subreddit, reactions generally seem to be in the "terrible to okay" range, with a few "I like it"s sprinkled in.

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