The Friday Letter / No. 525 / January 27, 2023
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Being careful what we wish for
Republicans gloating over Brain-Dead Biden’s implosion should pause to consider what might replace it. By acclamation on all sides, Simpleton Kamala Harris is out of the question. Who, then? Unemployed RINO Liz Cheney? Please. But if you think Elitist Gavin Newsom or Pothole Pete Buttigieg or even Mr. Michelle Obama can’t win, think again.
Brain-Dead Biden was unelectable in 2020. He didn’t campaign, embarrassed himself when he talked, had never accomplished anything – nothing – in 50 years of feeding from the public trough, was already known as corrupt even with social media and their government partners censoring legitimate news reports of his nefarious scheme, and he promised to disarm law-abiding Americans. And, he openly called for giving illegal aliens citizenship and voting rights.
We find it easy to imagine Newsom as the Democrat nominee, given Commie California’s permanent slide into Third World status under his watch. Are voters stupid or ignorant enough to think the Newsom plan is a swell idea for the whole country? Apparently yes, if you believe the 2022 midterm results were legitimate.
Today, the Emerson College poll has Trump with a big lead for the 2024 nomination over DeSantis, and with a narrow lead over Biden. Emerson produced credible polls for the 2022 midterms, missing only two major races that are highly suspected of fraud: the Senate election in Pennsylvania and the governor’s race in Arizona. Emerson predicted Republican wins, as did a couple of other polls.
But as we have noted before, polls don’t account for the fraud factor, and no lucid person can say with a straight face that the 2020 presidential election was not stolen from Trump through a combination of ballot fraud, long periods of early voting that rendered the debates less meaningful, media-government collusion on censorship, and incompetence.
The Democrat front-runners today appear to be Biden, Buttigieg, and Newsom. Any of these would usher in single-party rule in perpetuity. At the conservatives’ ages, the Supreme Court would almost certainly flip from its 5-4 (sometimes) conservative majority to 5-4 Democrat. (Please don’t make me laugh and say that Roberts is a conservative. He is not.)
Unless you and I start putting the heat on our state legislators and demand election reform as they head into their 2023 sessions, we might as well find something better to do during the 2024 campaign season. While the most ballot-prone fraud states are Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Georgia, Michigan, and Arizona, almost every state should tighten its practices, requiring photo ID and eliminating most early and no-excuse absentee voting, and drop boxes. The state legislatures are ground zero in this fight. If they don’t perform, it’s game, set, and match.
Election fraud update
The Vermont Supreme Court ruled last Friday that non-citizens may continue to vote in local elections. It expands a growing movement in blue states to allow aliens to take part in our nation’s most sacred right, once reserved for American citizens.
Vermont’s law says only non-citizens legally in the state may vote. But since no government entity, federal or state, has any idea how many illegals are in the country and who they are, the idea that this provision can be enforced is a farce.
“The statute allowing noncitizens to vote in local Montpelier elections does not violate Chapter II, § 42 because that constitutional provision does not apply to local elections,” the court said, quoted at the Burlington Free Press.
The U.S. Constitution empowers the states to regulate their elections. To our knowledge the federal courts have never prohibited the states from allowing resident or non-resident aliens to vote in state and local elections. But only U.S. citizens may vote in federal elections, those that choose Members of Congress, Senators, the president and vice president.
Given the loose controls that some states have of their election procedures, one can easily see why descending the slippery slope of allowing aliens to determine how Americans choose their representatives is highly dangerous.
“Such a system can cause chaos in local election offices and their administration of elections, as city clerks would have to keep two sets of voter rolls and put in place procedures to distinguish who can and cannot vote in an election that has both federal and local offices on the ballot,” Victoria Marshall writes at The Federalist. “This would muddle already messy state voter rolls, especially at a time when confidence in American elections is at an all-time low.”
States such as Pennsylvania, Arizona, Wisconsin, Illinois, Commie California, Georgia, and others that already exert little oversight of their election procedures may already have widespread alien voting. Anyone who believes these states won’t try to merge these two procedures under the cover of darkness is gullible at best.
The obvious problem here, one that could eventually spark challenges under the 1965 Voting Rights Act, is that citizen votes are diluted when aliens vote. And so while you may not want your city to raise property taxes to pay welfare benefits to homeless illegal aliens, the homeless illegal aliens might find this a really swell idea.
Deeper inspection reveals another problem. Article 1, Section 4 says “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof.” If – when – leftist states like Commie California and Vermont and New York decide that alien voting is such a great idea that it should be expanded, soon we will see votes for the state legislature and governor come under the everybody-has-the-right-to-vote doctrine.
They will argue that denying illegal aliens the right to vote is racist and discriminatory, and that is the end of that.
As state legislators decide how to run their state’s elections, we will see more and more Haitians, Somalians, and Salvadorians deciding how to allocate electors for president. Laugh if you must, but it isn’t funny.
If you think this can’t happen, think back, say, a couple of years. Did you think then that Democrats would be promoting drag queen story hour in our nation’s schools? Did you think the president of the United States would appoint cabinet members, Supreme Court Justices, and ruling bureaucrats solely on the basis of their skin color and sexual deviancy? Just asking.
The Daily Signal
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The Daily Caller
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