Keep the Iowa Standard Going!
We are a month beyond Election Day and for many Americans, skepticism remains about who won the Presidency.
I want to say a few things about this:
- There is a lot of misinformation circulating on the internet. Before you share something, please do a brief five-minute search to see if a claim is credible. Please. Those who are skeptical of the election result will lose a lot of credibility if they spread things that are not true. Stick to the facts or what can be proven. At least make sure you can source who said it.
- This is getting exhausting. None of us are built for the long haul anymore when it comes to political battles. We like things to be over-and-done with relatively soon. But America has to get this result right in the sense it is truly the will of the people. Do not give up on this process until you are satisfied that you believe the truth is being carried out by those in power. Or, at the very least, make sure your concerns are heard and looked into and then let the chips fall where they may.
- Full disclosure, I’m extremely skeptical that Joe Biden won the presidency. I’ll reiterate why in a little bit, but I’m also extremely skeptical anything will be done about it. In order to overturn the “result” reported by mainstream media, there would have to be some sort of smoking gun. I’d be shocked if that happened since it has not already.
Now, I want to elaborate on why I am skeptical of the election results. And I want to be upfront about it. Much of what I’m about to say would be considered “circumstantial.” And in order to comfortably overturn a result, I’m sure most judges (if not all) and most state legislators (if not all) would need a plain-as-day, even Stevie Wonder can see it smoking gun.
That said, the numbers make no sense. And from what I have gathered, while circumstantial, these are factual numbers:
*President Trump earned millions of more votes in his re-election bid and supposedly lost re-election. That hasn’t happened in 150 years.
*Of the nation’s 19 bellwether counties, President Trump won 18 of them. These are counties that, from 1980-2016, sided with the winner every time.
*President Trump won Ohio. No person has lost Ohio and won the presidency since 1960.
*President Trump won Florida. Florida has gotten it right six times in a row and every time since 1972 except for 1992.
*Republicans did not lose control of a single state legislature. Republicans, meanwhile, flipped the New Hampshire Senate and House.
*Republicans gained a significant number of seats in the U.S. House and nearly took control back from Democrats.
*Joe Biden has received nearly 81 million votes. That’s nearly 12 million more than Barack Obama received in 2008 and more than 15 million more than Obama got in 2012.
*Biden won fewer counties than Hillary Clinton did and 200 fewer than Obama won. Yet he still came out on top.
*Biden underperformed Hillary Clinton in every metropolitan area except for Philadelphia, Detroit, Milwaukee and Atlanta.
*President Trump won a higher percentage of minority voters than any Republican since 1960, garnered 95 percent from Republican voters and won the middle class but somehow still lost.
Now, if two or three of those were true, then sure, we could call it an aberration. But for all of them to be true it demands skepticism.
Based on the facts and trends Biden would’ve had to have bucked, he would’ve ran the most effective, inspiring presidential campaign in our nation’s history.
The guy stayed in his basement for most of it.
Can you tell me the name of Biden’s campaign manager without looking it up? Can you tell me Biden’s campaign theme? His slogan?
And by the way, yes, I recognize that as much as millions of people love Trump, there are millions who despise the guy and would’ve voted for anyone else. I get that, I do.
But considering all those facts and figures presented above, does it add up?
It wasn’t Republicans clamoring for mail-in voting.
Why has the media not hyped that Biden receives millions of more votes than Obama? Why has the media not reminded us over and over that Biden received a record-breaking number of votes?
I think it is because even the media doesn’t believe it.
As for Dominion, if none of these allegations about their machines or their software are true, how come they aren’t filing lawsuits and sending cease and desist letters?
Maybe they are and I don’t know about it.
But they are a company that relies on its ability to provide vote-counting services and right now a significant chunk of the American public doesn’t trust them one iota.
If it was my livelihood on the line, my reputation at stake and I knew that I knew that I knew these allegations were bogus, I’d have lawsuits in hand and start spitting them out like they were in a Pez dispenser.
But, to my knowledge, they’re not.
There is a lot we do not know about this 2020 Presidential Election. Unfortunately, I believe there will always be a lot we do not know about the election.
Regardless of the result, millions of Americans will not trust it. They won’t buy it. It will further divide us and it will, potentially, depress voter turnout in future elections because some will believe their vote doesn’t matter.
We have not even discussed the hundreds of sworn affidavits that have been filed under penalty of perjury.
There are other possibilities I won’t even mention because bringing up the idea of conspiracy theories takes away from the facts presented above.
Even 30 percent of Democrats believe this election was stolen from Trump.
The question is, what can be done about it.
Let’s be honest, 97 percent of us have our minds made up whether we believe this election was stolen or not. The only thing left to figure out is what, if anything, should happen in return.
Ultimately, all we can do is hope and pray for truth to prevail.