Sponsored Content




Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!



Recent Entries
Absent Friends
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups





















Leaked Fox News Internal Ratings Show "Catastrophic" Loss of Audience | Main | Quarantine Cafe: Weird Musical Cult Edition
November 09, 2020

Barr Orders DOJ to Investigate "Substantial Allegations" of Voter Fraud

I fear this is misleading, and that Barr is tanking any possible investigation.

The Supreme Court ruled that the desegregation challenged in Brown vs. Board of Ed. must end "with all deliberate speed."

The lawyers challenging segration were initially thrilled -- it sounded like the court was ordering desgregation at maximum speed.

But then they looked up "deliberate" -- which of course means "considered, careful, slow."

So what at first glance looked like a mandate to desegrate immediately actually meant "when caution and consideration permit."

An order to investiage "substantial allegations" of voter fraud may sound bad-ass.

But what is it really saying? Is it saying "investigate any allegation"?

No. It's saying to only investigate the "substantial" allegations -- which I take to mean the allegations which already, without any investigation, have substantial evidence to support them, and/or which are "substantial" in the sense that the allegation, if proven, would reverse the race.

On its own.

So I see "substantial" as being a limitation on lawyers' mandate to investigate. A double limitation -- a Democrat DOJ lawyer (and almost all of the career attorneys are in fact Democrats) as far as both evidence already, pre-investigation, that exists, and as far as the allegations' ability to overturn the election in and of itself, not considered in combination with other allegations.

So my fear is that Barr wrote a directive that will be used by Democrat DOJ lawyers to reject the need for any investigation into almost any -- or maybe just any -- allegation.

They'll say "Nope, can't investigate this one, not a 'substantial' amount of evidence for it at the moment."

Now, it's up to investigators to find such evidence, but here it's an out to not bother looking in the first place.

If I had ordered this -- and if I wanted a real investigation -- I might have said, "all plausible, nontrivial allegations of voter fraud." I would limit the limitation -- not expand the limitation.

I hope I'm wrong.

But I don't think I am. I think this is quite deliberate, and the wording was selected to give the impression of a full investigation, while actually being crafted to insure almost no investigation at all.


digg this
posted by Ace at 07:54 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Village Idiot's Apprentice: ""They are amazing, maybe it's additional brass but ..."

Martini Farmer: "Regarding web anonymity... The NSA scarfs up mo ..."

NaCly Dog: "Week in Pictures continues to be good. I will ..."

rhennigantx austere religious scholar : "Twenty percent of Americans aged 18 to 29 agreed w ..."

Outside of Life: "Vote for nikki? check it out. https://tinyur ..."

Nikki Haley - No R candidates will discuss voter fraud because Trump said pussy: "That's just their gag. Last pic is always a girl, ..."

Huck Follywood: "I want to hear Kamala Harris explain Bidens "milli ..."

Divide by Zero [/i]: " [i]Looks like Leonid and Friends will be playing ..."

Nikki Haley - No R candidates will discuss voter fraud because Trump said pussy: "Nikki! How's the Buick? -- Tired. No, ser ..."

Huck Follywood: "Thankfully, Hayward is gong to keep doing "Week In ..."

JT: " Looks like Leonid and Friends will be playing in ..."

Warai-otoko : "Is there a single drug that hasn't required taxpay ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64