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December 09, 2020

The Morning Report - 12/9/20 [J.J. Sefton]

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Good morning, kids. Wednesday and yet again, our guts are being taken for a ride as we go from promising news to disappointing and/or bad news about the ultimate outcome of the theft of the election. Let's not beat around the bush here. That is exactly what happened, via a combination engineered plot to wreck all the safeguards (minimal to non-existent as they were) because of a phony health crisis to mass ballot dumping in four major metropolitan areas across six states when it became clear that the initial plot wouldn't work. As a result, the nation is now on the brink of catastrophe. Whatever the legal as well as the political aspects of attempting to secure redress via regular order there are, the situation we find ourselves in has gone way beyond anything in our history.

It's particularly infuriating to me that the easiest, or at least the clearest most obvious recourse in all of this is the GOP-controlled state legislatures doing their duty by invoking Article II and awarding their electors to President Trump. Failing that, they can or at least should refuse to certify their elections and throw it to the House of Representatives. But with a combination of fear of physical violence against them and their families or worse, collusion with the Chinese-controlled Democrat-Enemy, they are trying to fob off their duty on someone else. They swore the same oath to the Constitution that anyone in uniform does, and it carries with it every bit of the same weight. I don't give a flying fig about what BLM and Antifa might do to them or the Democrat shit-holes that caused this situation. Your duty is clear. Your moral failing and cowardice even clearer. I cannot describe for you how hateful that is.

Circling back to the initial gut punch, yesterday evening the news broke that SCOTUS has refused to hear the lawsuit challenging the election results in Pennsylvania. Particularly disturbing was that the decision was unanimous. Hello? Justice Alito? Ted Cruz reacted:

"I'm disappointed that the Court decided not to hear the case challenging the election results in Pennsylvania. The anger and division we see across the Nation needs resolution. Late last year, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed a law that purported to allow universal mail-in voting, notwithstanding the Pennsylvania Constitution's express prohibition. This appeal filed raised important and serious legal issues, and I believe the Court had a responsibility to ensure our elections follow the law and the Constitution."

My rebuke for the state legislators above is directed in equal measure for the Supreme Court. Some have suggested that perhaps this is maneuvering on Alito's part to clear the way for the suit brought by the state of Texas, and now with a number of other states joining in as co-plaintiffs, which encompasses not only Pennsylvania but seeks to overturn the theft in Michigan, Georgia and Wisconsin as well. Forgetting Roberts or even Gorsuch, it is unfathomable to me that individuals like Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Amy Coney Barrett would refuse to hear a case like this that is clear, unambiguous and historic in its magnitude and implication. The fact that there has been radio silence from the bench about why they refused to hear it makes it that much more frustrating.

Yet on the positive side, there is the lawsuit from Texas et al against PA, GA, MI and WI (Pagamiwi?) that the court must hear. And it's a doozy.

The Texas lawsuit argues that the four defendant states changed their mail-in voting rules without going through the constitutional, legislative process. By doing so, they assured illegal mail-in votes, meaning all votes under the new "rules" were illegal from the get-go. These invalid votes override the will of those who legitimately cast votes, tainting the national election.

After all, we are a federation of states. While the individual states control their own election rules, each state is affected by the election outcomes in the other states. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's statement about the lawsuit perfectly sums up the correct legal standard:

"Trust in the integrity of our election processes is sacrosanct and binds our citizenry and the States in this Union together. Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin destroyed that trust and compromised the security and integrity of the 2020 election. The states violated statutes enacted by their duly elected legislatures, thereby violating the Constitution. By ignoring both state and federal law, these states have not only tainted the integrity of their own citizens' vote, but of Texas and every other state that held lawful elections," said Attorney General Paxton. "Their failure to abide by the rule of law casts a dark shadow of doubt over the outcome of the entire election. We now ask that the Supreme Court step in to correct this egregious error."

Because this is a suit between two states, the Supreme Court has original jurisdiction. It's also a factually pure case, that does not require looking at the reams of evidence demonstrating fraud...

No wonder it appears that eight other states have joined the case (Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina). The only thing that remains to be seen is whether the Supreme Court justices are willing to show the necessary courage to ensure that the will of the people, and not the will of the corruptocrats, prevail in this election.

Bingo. Again, the physical evidence, the eyewitness testimony, the digital forensic evidence, the circumstantial evidence and all the rest of it - when given a thorough review with an open mind - is incontestable. But as I have postulated about similar situations in the past, it seems as if the more clear and solid the case the more apt those who must make the right decision do the exact opposite. I hope to G-d I'm wrong here. John Roberts supposedly considers it his mission to preserve the integrity and alleged impartiality of the Supreme Court. If he fails and then we lose the two seats in Georgia (also no doubt stolen five weeks ago), then he can kiss the integrity of the Court goodbye along with any power or influence he wields on it. Kind of ironic that in order to keep himself relevant, he has to save the presidency of a man he personally hates.

I stated above, whatever is happening here is far outside the scope of anything even approaching the ordinary. Yet the legislators, the justices and as a last resort Congressmen still have the power and authority to do their duty and restore justice. If they are collectively or individually trying to perform some sort of Solomonic miracle with a scalpel, they're wasting their time. What is needed here is an Excalibur-sized terrible swift sword of Justice. I pray to G-d that He opens these people's minds and stiffens their backbones.

Otherwise, it's going to be a very long and dark night.

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