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Friday, August 07, 2020

As President Donald Trump reflects on his sinking approval ratings and grows more desperate by the day, he's been floating a dictator's dream: postponing the November election. Even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Trump loyalists, including the Federalist Society co-founder Steven Calabresi, swiftly rejected this authoritarian fantasy.

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I've deleted people from my life who still support this schmuck after all the reasons he isn't worthy of respect or support. It isn't political, it's right vs wrong. If they still support him after the myriad of reasons they should turn their backs on him, it says they have no moral core, and aren't the kind of people I welcome in my life.

#1 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2020-08-07 08:35 PM | Reply

Hey Unity.

Morals are for poor people.

MAGA

(make america germ-infested again)

#2 | Posted by LostAngeles at 2020-08-07 09:42 PM | Reply

For Trumpy and his deplorables:

Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs or ------- the passage of the mail, or any carrier or conveyance carrying the mail, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 778; Pub. L. 103"322, title XXXIII, 330016(1)(B), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2146.)

We are watching.

#3 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-08-08 04:47 AM | Reply

So, how does mail in voting work?

Being in the military, I always use absentee ballots. It's a pain the ass. You have to go to a website, fill out an online form, then mail said form, and assuming you dotted every i and crossed every t, you'll get an absentee ballot. It can be tricky, and it isn't confidential (you can't do confidential absentee voting), but it seems pretty secure.

Is voting by mail somehow different? I assume that anyone trying to vote without going to a polling station is having to take the same steps I do when I vote. Is that not correct?

#4 | Posted by madbomber at 2020-08-08 07:56 AM | Reply

#4 The process varies by state, since the Constitution delegates the logistical "time, place, and manner" of federal elections down to the states.

In Wisconsin, you have to request an absentee ballot by showing your photo ID in person or by emailing a picture of your photo ID to the elections commission. You then receive a ballot in the mail that you need to sign and have a witness sign as well.

#5 | Posted by JOE at 2020-08-08 08:46 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

That still seems pretty secure to me. Even more secure than the measures I take to vote.

I didn't have to show an ID or anything.

#6 | Posted by madbomber at 2020-08-08 09:27 AM | Reply

Agreed. When i vote in person it is less onerous (no witness requirement).

#7 | Posted by JOE at 2020-08-08 01:08 PM | Reply

I didn't have to show an ID or anything.
#6 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

I guess stating your name isn't anything.
Prove it. What's your name?

#8 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-08-08 01:36 PM | Reply

Are we counting the Kanye prong?

#9 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-08-08 02:19 PM | Reply

#4

A federal statute applies to military and overseas voters. It provides for some uniformity among the various state processes. www.justice.gov

Here's the military portal. www.fvap.gov

#10 | Posted by et_al at 2020-08-08 03:15 PM | Reply

she is almost right, Trump does not need any help discrediting the mail, they do a good enough job of that already. I am still waiting for my invite to my cousins wedding that was mailed almost 3 years ago, I have had to call to get magazines resent on a half dozen occasions, seems someone at the post office likes my taste in magazines, i am still waiting for a key a relator mailed me three weeks ago. and you want to tell me that we can trust the post office? get real, they have no credibility. and you think they can get ballots to where they have to be in a timely manner> get real!

#11 | Posted by gtjr at 2020-08-08 03:57 PM | Reply

There will be no election in November, maybe never

Trump and the GOP are going to institute some sort of bastardized theocracy under the cover of a covid paralyzed population

And all the christotrumpers here and elsewhere will swoon in delight. It's what they want. Step out of line, get punished. There will be no exercising of rights not pre approved and ordained in the America they envision

Not even our passports can save us now

Thanks --------

#12 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2020-08-08 04:10 PM | Reply

I get my mail just fine

Don't know what country gtjr is posting from. Sounds like a real --------

#13 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2020-08-08 04:14 PM | Reply

"I am still waiting for my invite to my cousins wedding that was mailed almost 3 years ago"

Did you show up and marry your cousin despite not getting the invite?

#14 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-08-08 04:32 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Many people are saying that a three-pronged attack is what Trump, Epstein and Dershowitz do to 13 year old girls.

#15 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2020-08-08 04:38 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

There will be no election in November, maybe never

Trump and the GOP are going to institute some sort of bastardized theocracy under the cover of a covid paralyzed population

And all the christotrumpers here and elsewhere will swoon in delight. It's what they want. Step out of line, get punished. There will be no exercising of rights not pre approved and ordained in the America they envision

Not even our passports can save us now

Thanks --------

#12 | POSTED BY CHIEFTUTMOSES

Trump can't postpone the election. But for the sake of argument let's say he did.
His term still expires Jan 20, 2021 @ Noon, when he will be escorted out of the whitehouse by the secret service and or the dc police.

#16 | Posted by a_monson at 2020-08-08 05:47 PM | Reply

I get my mail just fine

Don't know what country gtjr is posting from. Sounds like a real --------

#13 | POSTED BY CHIEFTUTMOSES

He is posting from the troll farm St Petersburg, Russia.
I hear the Daddy Vlad's mail service is real slow there.

#17 | Posted by a_monson at 2020-08-08 05:52 PM | Reply

#11 | POSTED BY GTJR

I can count on one hand the number of times I've had a problem with mail delivery.

Maybe you've treated your mail people like crap and that's why they don't care about getting your mail to you.

#18 | Posted by jpw at 2020-08-08 06:57 PM | Reply

Articles don't get much more important than this.

#19 | Posted by Tor at 2020-08-08 07:07 PM | Reply

"I am still waiting for my invite to my cousins wedding that was mailed almost 3 years ago,..."

IOW GTJR's family didnt invite him to the wedding.

#20 | Posted by truthhurts at 2020-08-08 07:14 PM | Reply

It's already too late.

#21 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2020-08-08 07:17 PM | Reply

#16 | Posted by a_monson

Removal by MQ-9 Reaper would be a lot more entertaining :)

The White House can be rebuilt.

#22 | Posted by billy_boy at 2020-08-08 09:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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