This is not a man who will roll over and fail concede.
UPDATED with full speech
Protest votes to explain Biden gains doesn't pass the sniff test.
You might have pondered how a near-octogenarian who barely got the nomination for his own party could arouse the interest of voters in a way never seen before. Maybe even how by enlisting the candidate (Kamala) who dropped out early in that part of the process and was generally disliked for VP, ..could possibly help?
The fact that for most of the 2020 part of his campaign he hid in a basement? And when he did emerge to ‘spread the word,’ was to crowds that were often smaller than a turkey dinner gathering put on by PETA, ..it certainly makes for a real head scratcher.
The image on the right which is widely circulating suggests this last part very clearly. Common sense says no f’ing way is it possible.
But have no fear my doubt filled friends! As explained to you by your Republican friends and allies who are perfectly willing to allow this fraud to happen, that “55% of the vote was FOR Biden, and 45% was AGAINST Trump!”
Realistically, it seems would have to be 70-30 instead ..just to hit the shear vote number total being asserted as I hammer this thesis out. Frankly, given the 10s of thousands attending and interested in each of Trump’s rallies vs the mostly less than 100 at Biden’s (including the press), any number for Biden above 40 Million as a built in Democrat (alive, dead, for a dog, ..or rat) basis is just plain suspect.
Some photos from Traverse City November 02, 2020.
Donald Trump is a machine.
Not only is HE a machine, they clearly have a machine working full time to manage the logistics of the Dozens of last rallies. Managing 10s of thousands of rally goers and getting the president in and out of each event is mind boggling.
The only possible trouble his team might have had is evidenced by the President joking with the tech crew in Wisconsin as I type this. His management skills, or those of whomever he chooses are clearly superior. Especially when one considers getting a 70+ year old guy to each of said evens in one piece, and having him remain coherent and understandable.
I want to give a shout out to the RBSN folks for a second. (See pic at right) These guys have made it possible to watch most of the Trump rallies out of sheer tenacity and showing up. They have overcome technical issues and done what NONE of the other networks were willing to do; namely bringing the immensely popular president to those with an internet connection when ‘regular’ media refused. God bless em for being able to keep up with Trump.
And Trump’s stamina notwithstanding, the throngs of supporters seemed to make all necessary efforts to attend the rush of gatherings scheduled iin the last days of the 2020 election cycle. All these things were attended ‘bigly.’
Just one day after state Rep. Jim Lower (R-Greenville) announced his primary campaign challenge to ‘Never Trumper’ U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade), one of Rep. Lower’s most conservative colleagues, Rep. John Reilly (R-Oakland) gave strong praise for Lower on the House Floor as well as on Facebook.
The remarks from Reilly carry some significance because he shares much in common with Amash. Like Amash, Reilly is one of only a few lawmakers to post explanations for each of his votes on Facebook. And Reilly often votes against the majority of his own party when he feels it violates his liberty-oriented principles.
According to various scorecards at MichiganVotes.org, Reilly has one of the most conservative voting records of any of his colleagues.
Yet Reilly saluted Lower the very day after the Congressman announced his bid to unseat Amash on the occasion of Reilly’s first bill of the year passing the House.
“This common sense bipartisan legislation has faced surprising hurdles at every step, but throughout the process, Local Government Chairman Representative Jim Lower helped move this legislation forward to do the right thing for these needy children,” Rep. Reilly posted on Facebook. “Thank you Representative Lower for your hard work and support for this bill.”
Reilly’s legislation, which would increase the number of children permitted in foster homes located on large properties of 20 acres or more from 6 to 10, had passed Lower’s committee last year, but was vetoed by then-Governor Rick Snyder. Rep. Reilly re-introduced the bill, which was referred again to Lower’s committee. After passing in the Local Government Committee, the bill was re-referred to the House Ways and Means Committee, where Lower testified in support of the bill alongside Reilly. The bill then passed that committee unanimously.
It is therefore possible that Reilly was simply thanking his colleague for his support of the bill. However, given that Lower announced his candidacy just the day before, Reilly may have went out of his way to signal his support for Lower. Reilly’s office declined to comment.
It is worth nothing that Reilly is an outspoken Trump supporter, for his nationalist ‘America First’ economic policies and restoration of U.S. sovereignty. Reilly is probably the liberty movement’s most shining legislator in Lansing. The fact that Reilly stands with Trump and not with Amash in his impeachment crusade shows that Amash’s hostility toward the President is alienating liberty supporters.
On the House floor, Reilly thanked “the chairman and representative of the 70th district” for his patience and support for the bill. House rules forbid members from naming one another in speeches.
Also, check out the first edition of my biweekly video blog series, “Cronyism in the Capitol.” It is about the legacy of Arlan Meekhof and the hidden costs of auto insurance reform!
It should come as no surprise to any conservative that the SWAMP is looming over the MIGOP State Convention scheduled to take place Friday and Saturday at the Lansing Center. While we tell voters we are going to drain the swamp, typically the swamp is coronated at these kind of affairs. It’s part of the immense hypocrisy that stains our party.
The swamp has its chosen candidates picked out. At the top of the ticket is former State Rep. Laura Cox, who lost a winnable State Senate seat to a completely unknown Democrat no-name challenger last year. After demonstrating her inability to connect with the public, she is going to be rewarded with the biggest leadership position in the party. It doesn’t get much more swampy than that.
Making matters worse, Cox is running a gutter campaign against her opponent Gina Barr, who was Director of Women and Urban Engagement for the Republican National Committee and worked as a regional field director helping win elections for Republicans across the country. The special interests are deluging delegates with false information urging them to vote for Cox, whose record of supporting tax hikes, spending increases, and crony capitalism in the state legislature is well-known.
"I'll just hang out here in the white house and sulk about the wall.." LOL
It drives those with TDS crazy when they think the guy has finally made some major blunder, then finding out they’ve been fooled again.
If you aren’t sure what I am referring to? Its OK. Not a big deal. in the mean time Just appreciate that we have Michigan Service members in that crowd below. May God continue to bless the Trumps, and our nation.
We have all been licking our wounds for this past week, but the time has come for serious introspection about where we are going to take the Michigan GOP in the years to come. We cannot afford another electoral disaster in 2020 because that could easily surrender the Presidency back to the radical left whether it’s Hillary, Pocahontas, Biden, Kamala or whoever else taking the reigns.
While we were fortunate to keep the Michigan House and Senate, last week’s election was especially catastrophic because of the passage of the proposals. In particular, Proposals 2 and 3 will allow Democratic control over the entirety of our state government. By surrendering control over redistricting to an “independent” commission (please note that Bernie Sanders and the ACLU are technically “independents”) and making it easier for felons and morons to cast votes, the writing is on the wall for what Michigan will become in the upcoming decades. We all hope that the Republicans have lawyers working overtime on challenges to these amendments, otherwise Michigan will pretty much inevitably become California at some point.
Let’s not beat around the bush. Last week’s nightmare happened because of the top of the ticket. Bill Schuette felt he was entitled to this position, and it showed on the campaign trail. Because Schuette did such a lousy job during his run for Governor, we have literal Soros activists serving as Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State now. We have an LGBT Attorney General who will use her power to punish Christian conservatives and obstruct the President’s agenda. We may ultimately lose the state for good, and the blood is on Schuette’s hands for all of this.
All of Michigan residents are winning from the Republican tax reforms.
While some claim the tax cuts only increase the debt, the reality is that the economy must expand, it must grow. It is only growth that can support the already ballooned national debt, and it is only growth that can free those who are chained to dependence on others including services that cost taxpayers so much.
So is it the rich who are the sole beneficiaries of the tax reforms? In Michigan alone, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. From Bonuses, to lowered utility bills, the tax breaks extend to all, and allow the state’s economy to expand and create new opportunities that The Democrats would prefer you didn’t see. Democrats like Debbie Stabenow, who wouldn’t support such performance increasing reforms.
Americans for Tax Reform have documented specific financial benefits (by state) that have developed as a result of Republicans taking the queue from President Trump. They report that:
Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by the Republican congress and signed by President Donald Trump, 90 percent of wage earners have higher take-home pay. And companies of all sizes are already giving bonuses and raises and expanding the scope of their operations.
Michigan specific benefits are as follows:
Across the country, electoral politics have been extremely fun to watch as chaos besieges the entrenched establishments of both major political parties. With Trump out there doing his thing, we are seeing the establishment vs. insurgent dichotomy emerge throughout the country. There hasn’t been too much of it going in Michigan, as calls for ‘unity’ win the day, with the exception of the tense GOP primary battle between John James and Sandy Pensler for US Senate.
Pensler is a Wall Street tycoon with plenty of independent wealth that he is using to fund his race for Senate. He is similar to Trump in substance rather than style as he will not owe anyone favors if he is able to win his seat. James runs his family business and has an admirable record serving his country as a military veteran. Other than that, he is virtually a complete unknown. Pensler has run for office in the past as a moderate, but claims he has evolved over the years on social issues like abortion (similar to Trump yet again in that regard).