First off I want to thank all those who have served in our military and for the sacrifices they have made to secure our freedoms. Happy Veterans Day goes out to all the fine men and women in our United States Armed Forces past and present. I wanted to address an issue today that in my opinion threatens the very freedoms our veterans protect. The issue has to do with voter fraud. It’s been five days since the election and it’s still not sitting well with me. It’s not sour grapes because our candidate lost. It’s something deeper. In all my life I have never felt so sure about an election as I was sure about this one. All the things that cannot be measured by a poll led me to believe along with many political experts who have been in this game a long time that Romney and Ryan would win. There was an energy in the air; a feeling that we couldn’t lose. The enthusiasm was real because you could see it in the large crowds Romney and Ryan were drawing at their events. In fact I told my wife that the only way Obama wins is through massive fraud and now there are mixed reports coming in from many of the swings states of possible voter fraud in key counties in those states. Understand voter fraud is very difficult to prove so don’t expect much out of the claims. In fact the main reason I am discussing it in this post is to continue to raise the level of awareness on this issue. Voter fraud is a direct threat to each of our liberties and our republic and those who commit it must be identified and punished. A few weeks ago The Blaze produced a very good article about this topic. They used the term “spigot cities” to describe what was possibly going on in heavily populated Democratic counties. Even UN observers were shocked to see that the requirement of a photo ID wasn’t a standard requirement at voting locations throughout the nation. This is exactly why we have an Electoral College and why the founders rejected the idea of the President being elected by popular vote.
They feared that public opinion could be manipulated by a tyrant and that the entire voting process could be subverted through fraud. The Electoral College was the checks and balance against this. Hamilton wrote in the Federalist Papers:
It was equally desirable, that the immediate election should be made by men most capable of analyzing the qualities adapted to the station, and acting under circumstances favorable to deliberation, and to a judicious combination of all the reasons and inducements which were proper to govern their choice. A small number of persons, selected by their fellow-citizens from the general mass, will be most likely to possess the information and discernment requisite to such complicated investigations. It was also peculiarly desirable to afford as little opportunity as possible to tumult and disorder. This evil was not least to be dreaded in the election of a magistrate, who was to have so important an agency in the administration of the government as the President of the United States. But the precautions which have been so happily concerted in the system under consideration, promise an effectual security against this mischief.
You can read more about the Electoral College here. Over the last few years there have been groups pushing a popular vote agenda at the state level where the winner of the popular is awarded all the state’s Electoral College votes. This is a dangerous path to walk down because it not only eliminates the checks and balance in our process that were instituted by our founders, but diminishes the voting power of the electorate. Our constitution was crafted for a moral people and when people lack integrity the systems fails. This is where we are at now in America. There is a large segment of society that wants free stuff and will do whatever it takes to win even if it means cheating. These people are canceling out your vote and perverting the entire system whether its on a national or local scale. This is the danger of a democracy and why the founders chose a constitutional republic over it. They felt a democracy was nothing more than mob rule and the mob would sometimes act in a subversive manner to achieve its goal. The one thing for sure is that voter fraud is a very real problem in America and if it occurs on a widespread basis in selected counties, it can impact an election. I’m sure we will hear more about this in the coming weeks. In the end maybe what happened on Tuesday had less to due with voter fraud and more to do with Obama’s strategy of class warfare and how it worked. In either case maybe that bad feeling I was experiencing was me coming to terms with the notion that America has indeed been fundamentally transformed and is forever lost. That maybe we are the generation that could not keep the republic our founders gave us. Something to think about. Now on to the LINKs.
Below are links to outstanding articles by conservative/libertarian bloggers. Please take the time out of your day and visit them. When you are there if you like what you see hit their tip jars if they have them. As always they work hard to bring you the stories the mainstream media ignores and the truth they try to bury. So tee it up and enjoy another SENTRY JOURNAL round at the links.
It’s called electioneering and it’s illegal at polling places
A Conservative Teacher: The Worst Case Scenario of Obama Re-Election
Ace of Spades: FBI Agents “Outraged” That Compromised CIA Director Was Left In Place…
Adrienne’s Corner: Wild Bill: The morning after…
America’s Chronicle: Impending Market Crash On Wall Street
American Glob: Pundit Press Reports Rampant Dem Voter Fraud in 2012
American Perspective: Did Obama Spend Humanitarian Aid for Libya on Weapons? #coverup
America’s Watchtower: New Hampshire Senators demand General Petraeus testify to the Congress…
ARRA News Service: Obama Administration Endorses New U.N. Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations
Atlas Shrugs: Massive Voter Fraud: MIlitary Vote suppressed
Blog de KingShamus: Election Day 2012
Breitbart: 333,000 Votes in 4 Swing States Would Have Given Romney the Presidency
BUNKERVILLE: Obama unleashes ‘Preferences’ juggernaut
Capitol Commentary: Armistice Day, 94 Years Later: Capitol Commentary Remembers
Conservative Hideout 2.0: Anti-Semitism Alert: Obama Supporters Call for Israel’s Destruction
Conservatives on Fire: Would’a, Could’a, Should’a _ Whatcha Gonna Do Now, House Republicans?
COMMON CENTS: Dennis Miller “Mr Romney – I’m proud of you!”
Doug Ross@Journal: In 1835, Alexis de Tocqueville predicted the 2012 elections
Elephants in the Blue Grass: It’s Not All Bad
Fuzzy Logic: Working Through The Five Stages Of Grief
Hot Air: Video: Utah coal mine lays off 102 workers over Obama “war on coal”
iOwnTheWorld: ALLEN WEST PREVAILS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY
J O S H U A P U N D I T: Chris Christie Gets Outed
Laughing Conservative: An American Tragedy
Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion: Post-election Breitbarting
Liberty At Stake: If You Think the Economy Sucks Now …
Libertarian Republican: Ten States Voting on Nullification Measures this Week
Maggie’s Notebook: Mark Levin: Do Not Accept Bipartisanship in Pursuit of Tyranny
Manhattan Infidel: America Votes for Free Stuff
Mind Numbed Robot: A New Beginning…
Moonbattery: What Won on Tuesday
Motorcitytimes: Reality Bites: Coal Company Layoffs Across The Country
NoOneOfAnyImport: For Some Reason I’m Smiling Now
Pirate’s Cove: FBI Whistle Blower Spoke To Eric Cantor Two Weeks Ago Regarding Petraeus
Politics et al: GayPatriot » Disturbing that Obama won by distorting and demonizing
Political Clown Parade: And So It Would Seem…
Political Realities: President Obama’s Second Term
Proof Positive: A Little Veteran’s Day Music
Randy’s Roundtable: Ohio Gets What It Voted For
Right Klik: How a little common sense could have swayed the elections
Right Truth: One of the Main Reasons Why Republicans Lost the Presidency
rjjrdq’s America II: It’s Over
Say Anything Blog: North Dakota’s Electorate Throws Republicans For A Loop
Spellchek: Who is Abu Sufian Ibrahim Ahmed Hamuda bin Qumu?
teresamerica: Obama Re-election Has Real Life Consequences: Massive Layoffs
Texas Conservative News: Election Night Analysis: Our Nation’s Future
That Mr. G Guy’s Blog: Veterans Day 2012
THE ASTUTE BLOGGERS: How come Petraeus had to resign for having an affair-But Bill Clinton didn’t?
The BLAZE: ‘Viewers Ought to Be Outraged’: Frank Luntz Explains Where Pollsters Failed in 2012
The Camp Of The Saints: Quo Vadis, Conservatores?
The Classic Liberal: Seriously, Just Don’t Vote #VRWC
The Daley Gator: Massive Voter Fraud In St. Lucie County, Florida
The Foundry: Filibuster Reform Just the Latest Senate Power Grab
The Libertarian Patriot: Mark Steyn: The Edge Of The Abyss
The Lonely Conservative: You Get What You Vote For
THE OTHER McCAIN: The Stalinist at Montclair State
The Reaganite Republican: Reaganite’s Sunday Funnies
THE rightscoop: GOOD NEWS: Allen West gets a partial recount of early votes
The TexasFred Blog: Should Texas Secede from the Union?
Theo Spark: DEAR VETERAN by 13 Year Old, Liz Sams
Thomas Jefferson Club Blog: Yes, We Are Doomed
To Be Right: The Future of the United States, Federalism, and the Republican Party
TOTUS: Obama’s Youth Voters: The Lamest Generation!
Virgina Right: Reid Says He Wants To Weaken Filibuster
What Would The Founders: Why Vote For an Imitation When You Can Have The Real Thing?
WESTERN HERO: Don’t Cry for US Argentina
WyBlog: House GOP must go nuclear and let all the Bush tax cuts expire
Zilla of the Resistance: It IS the Stupid Culture, Stupid! Let’s punish it
2012 Election county by county
When you examine the map you can see the comparison of counties won by Romney in red and those won by Obama in the blue. Some how we must figure out a way to convey the conservative message in these blue counties. We must show the good people of these counties how conservative ideas will actually improve their condition and create opportunities for them and their children. They deserve better than government scraps. They deserve a shot at something more than government assistance. They deserve the truth. As you can see by the below map, even though we lost the election we did make up some ground. We still have miles to go and a great deal of work ahead us.
Thanks for all the outstanding articles. You are all great patriots. No one said this was going to be easy. We all understand this a marathon and not a sprint. It will take time to undo 80 years of terrible progressive policies. But undo them we will a piece at a time. One other thing I don’t feel like we have regressed. Instead I feel like overall we have made some progress. Just look at the map The end results in terms of wins and losses might not reflect this progression, but it is there. We must continue to expose the lies of those who wish to enslave us. We must continue to fight for liberty. Have a great week.
Liberty forever, freedom for all!