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A THANKSGIVING TALE FROM THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG! 

truro-massTwo thousand fishermen from Cape Cod had gone off to enlist in the Continental Army, and in their absence the British had repeatedly landed raiding parties to harass the citizens.

Every man, woman and child on the Cape hated the soldiers and sailors of King George and would do anything to work them harm. When the Somerset was wrecked off Truro in 1778 the crew were helped ashore, but they were immediately marched to prison.

It was November – the night before Thanksgiving Day in fact – and ugly weather caused a British three-decker warship to yaw wildly and drift toward land with a broken tiller. No warning signal was raised on the bluffs; not a hand was stirred to rescue. The New Englanders who saw the accident watched with sullen satisfaction.

Ezekiel and Josiah Breeze – father and son – stood at the door of their cottage and watched the warship’s peril until three lights twinkling faintly through the gray of driving snow were all that showed where the enemy lay, straining at her cables and tossing on a wrathful sea.

They stood long in silence, but at last the boy Josiah said “I’m going to help the ship.”

“If you stir from here to help King George’s men, you’re no son of mine,” said Ezekiel. Continue reading

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MORE TRUMP COURT WINS AS ELECTION DRAMA PLAYS ON

Stop the Steal signDe facto Third Party President Donald Trump, the hero of the working class and the poor against America’s corrupt political system, just picked up a few more First Downs on his desperation drive down the field with time running out in the 4th Quarter. A Judge has blocked final certification of Pennsylvania’s results pending a further hearing on Friday. (link below) 

In Nevada a similar judicial action handed Trump another chance to present evidence regarding the already infamous levels of vote fraud in the tainted 2020 election. (link below) PLUS, in New York’s 22nd Congressional District, final results of that House race are on hold as well, over fraud-friendly “mail-in” ballots being filled out in the name of dead people. (link below) This country’s already well-known political corruption is being exposed even more with each passing day.

UPDATE: Privileged white male one-percenter and Techno Fascist Jack Dorsey’s Twitter has banned the account of Doug Mastriano, the Pennsylvania State Senator who organized the Gettysburg Election Integrity Hearing. Dorsey and his ilk were elected by nobody but they are appointing themselves judges of what the rest of us are allowed to discuss and hear about. They are garbage. Absolute garbage. Continue reading

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TRUMP: A POLITICAL JANUS LIKE THEODORE ROOSEVELT

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Here at Balladeer’s Blog I’ve long made clear my fascination with the political humor magazine Puck (1871-1918). Puck political cartoons – especially from the covers – are still much sought-after and I own a few myself.

The magazine started out as a German language publication targeted at new arrivals from Europe and the cartoons stood out early on. There is no language barrier to satirical political cartoons, so even Americans who spoke no German could follow the editorial drift of those humorous illustrations. In 1877 Puck began publishing both English AND German language editions.

Here’s a cartoon from its pro-Theodore Roosevelt heyday depicting the wildly different opinions of the bombastic, “rock the boat of political corruption” Teddy Roosevelt. President Trump is a lot like T.R. and his cousin F.D.R. – hated by corrupt career politicians but loved by the working class and the poor. Like Trump, Theodore Roosevelt was at odds with the loathsome Republican Party establishment – think of vermin like Mitt Romney and the Bush Family.   

theodore roosevelt like donald trump

Finally the paper shortage during World War One brought about the end of this iconoclastic magazine.

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CNN EXPOSES HOW EASY IT IS TO HACK DOMINION VOTING MACHINES

Trump is like jfk

One by assassination, the other by vote fraud?

As the disputed election of 2020 continues to expose the incredible rot in America’s notoriously corrupt political system, let’s take a momentary break from the ongoing court cases and challenges.

CNN of all outlets did an expose on how easy computerized voting systems like Dominion are to hack. HILARIOUS since they now pretend it’s blasphemy to imply that that can happen. And remember, in 2019 even Democrats like Elizabeth Warren warned about how easily hijacked Dominion systems are. But now we are told to pretend that’s not so. “We have always been at war with Eastasia.”

We watched hackers break into voting machines – YouTube

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A BRIT LOOKS AT THE ATTEMPTED COUP AGAINST TRUMP

democrat voterDe facto Third Party President Donald Trump, who has helped the working class and the poor more than any other president of my lifetime, has been fighting America’s cesspool of corruption for years now. Paul Weston in the U.K. weighs in on the ramifications of the blatant, in-your-face vote fraud which took place in 2020 and Trump’s ongoing struggle against it.

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2020 ELECTION DRAMA CONTINUES: STILL NOT OVER

STOP THE STEAL SITE.      PROTECT THE  VOTE SITE.   JOE CHEATED SITE

trump vs goliathThe disputed election of 2020 is still rolling along. December 8th is the date for vote certification and the Electoral College meets on December 14th. It has ALWAYS been this way, but here in 2020 the Democrats and their media outlets keep acting like everything is over and done with. They didn’t think so in 2016, in fact some of them still claim Hillary Clinton was the real winner. They didn’t think so in the year 2000, when Al Gore didn’t concede until DECEMBER 12th.

The news media – like most anti-Trumpers – have very little understanding of America’s actual political processes, as evidenced by their hilariously rabid and deranged reaction to the Trump Team’s press conference yesterday. Here are some thoughts and some items to keep an eye on:

stop the steal*** AMERICA’S DEMOCRATS DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT THE WORDS “DEBUNKED” AND “DISCREDITED” MEAN. They seem to think that as long as there is ANY alternate point of view to any information or argument being put forth then that means the information has been debunked or discredited.

               Conveniently, any piece of information which does not pander to their preconceived notions is dismissed as if it’s been “debunked” or “discredited.” “Disproven” is joining the list of words that Democrats apparently can’t use correctly. The buffoons on Facebook (“The confirmation bias community”) are especially guilty of this farcical maneuvering.  

*** AMERICA HAS LONG BEEN KNOWN FOR HAVING ONE OF THE MOST CORRUPT POLITICAL SYSTEMS IN THE WORLD. Democrats, in fact, LOVE pointing that out … except when that corruption benefits THEM.  

*** IN CONNECTICUT, A COMPUTER ERROR WAS FIXED AFTER THE DEMOCRAT WAS MISTAKENLY DECLARED THE WINNER. THE REPUBLICAN HAS NOW BEEN NAMED THE WINNER. Funny how these “computer errors” overwhelmingly favor Democrats, isn’t it?

*** NINE MAJOR TAKEAWAYS FROM THE PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY.   MORE. Continue reading

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SITE FOR REMINDING STATE LEGISLATURES OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS DISPUTED ELECTION

Stop the Steal signWith so many lawsuits and vote audits still up in the air regarding this tainted 2020 election and with the December certification of votes and the meeting of the Electoral College still weeks away, here is some positive action that voters can take.

Below is the link to remind your State Legislatures – especially in states where the heavily flawed Dominion system was used – of their responsibilities and their power regarding this clearly dishonest election. (Bush got away with stealing the 2000 election so, unfortunately, it IS possible that Biden will get away with stealing the 2020 election. Let’s not pretend that the real winner – Trump in this case – is guaranteed to prevail in America’s notoriously corrupt system.)

Trump in the wayAnd don’t forget, there are still court cases winding their way through the system while the rest of this drama plays out. 

The link regarding state legislatures.  (This link was disabled by the TechnoFascists. Thankfully a reader pointed this out to me. To avoid that happening again I am providing links for the 6 individual states in question:

ARIZONA    And HERE

GEORGIA HOUSE and SENATE  Continue reading

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SOME REMINDERS ABOUT WHAT A WEAK, INEPT AND CORRUPT PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WAS

Obama sad face 1Barack Obama has often been called “The piece of dog crap stubbornly clinging to the bottom of history’s shoes.” And with good reason. In the midst of this disputed 2020 Election the country just looked down and noticed that we all just stepped in a pile of Obama again.

The man once voted “The worst president of the post-World War 2 Era” (CBS News/ Quinnipiac Poll) recently slithered out to try lecturing the rest of the country. Hilarious! He was also called “The most unfit president ever.”

As we once again scrape that little demagogue off the bottoms of our shoes let’s revisit several items pointing out what a weak, inept and crooked president Barack was.

(And remember when a member of Obama’s administration resigned over having SHOT AT a police officer? I do.) Plus here’s a hilarious video that lists just a handful of the Obama scandals: (MEANWHILE, TRUMP’S APPROVAL RATING IS STILL AT 52%)

The piece of garbage called Obama is in no way fit to lecture the rest of us about anything.

And here are TWENTY BOOKS ABOUT OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SCANDALS. There are plenty more out there but I just went with the Top Twenty here:

Gangster Government

GANGSTER GOVERNMENT – Written by Columbia School of Journalism graduate David Freddoso.

The title Gangster Government would be the perfect title for any list of books about Obama.

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: OBAMA AND HIS TEAM OF TAX CHEATS, CROOKS AND CRONIES – It’s been said that the Obama Administration may have been the most corrupt since the days of the Ohio Gang under Republican President Warren G Harding. This book details why.

Worst President in History

THE WORST PRESIDENT IN HISTORY: THE LEGACY OF BARACK OBAMA – Written by Matt Margolis and Mark Noonan, this thoroughly documented and highly detailed work of investigative journalism has been called “the definitive takedown of the Obama Presidency.”

THE SCANDALOUS PRESIDENCY OF BARACK OBAMA – Another of Matt Margolis’ blistering exposes of one of the most damaging and crooked presidencies in history.

THE OBAMA SCANDALS: THE TWENTY-TWO WORST OUTRAGES OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION – This riveting book was authored by Keith Koffler and is a must-read.

Commander In Failure

COMMANDER-IN-FAILURE: AN AFRICAN AMERICAN REFLECTS ON AMERICA’S FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT AND HOW HE FAILED US ALL – Martin Luther King Person of Courage Kiara Ashanti penned this masterful deconstruction of the weak, inept and crooked little man named Barack Obama.  

THE PEOPLE VS BARACK OBAMA – A very apt book title when it comes to the president who damaged the working class and the poor more than any other president of my lifetime. 

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ELIZABETH WARREN & OTHER DEMOCRATS AGREED THAT DOMINION COULD ALTER VOTES … BUT APPARENTLY IF IT HELPS THEIR PARTY IT’S OKAY

trump march for election integrity

PART OF THE CROWD AT SATURDAY’S TRUMP MARCH FOR ELECTION INTEGRITY

Independent Voter site Balladeer’s Blog notes that de facto Third Party President Donald Trump is exposing the way Democrats apparently want the U.S. to be a corporate fascist state masquerading as a Democratic Republic. Even Democrat Senators Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Ron Wyden plus Democrat House member Mark Pocan warned in 2019 about Dominion election software and the way it could be used to destroy election integrity, like it seems to have done in this 2020 disputed election. (States like Texas which rejected the Dominion system did not have the problems discovered in states WITH Dominion.)

“These problems threaten the integrity of our elections.” Senators Elizabeth Warren (D), Amy Klobuchar (D) & Ron Wyden (D) issue a formal complaint in 2019 to Dominion Voting Systems. Among the complaints? Allegations of ‘vote-switching.’

 

warren.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/ 

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Democrat rat

DEMOCRAT PARTY

And please note: NINETY-SIX PERCENT OF DOMINION VOTING SYSTEMS POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS WENT TO DEMOCRATS. (link below) Were those contributions a way of getting those Congressional Democrats to overlook Dominion’s shortcomings? And was some other form of cooperation expected from Dominion? Reasonable people might ask such questions.  

Lawsuits and other actions are moving forward to have state legislatures refuse to certify the election results in those states where the Dominion system has called the integrity of those results into question.

trump vs goliathPresident Trump and his team are courageously fighting the good fight but the well-known spinelessness of the Republican Party’s office-holders may well cause that Party’s politicians to abandon the voters. If they do it will inevitably result in the 2020 presidential election joining the 2000 and 1876 elections as the most tainted in American history. As a minimum.  

Federal Election Commission Chairman Trey Trainor has joined the growing chorus of voices referring to this year’s presidential election as “illegitimate.” It was rather symbolic the way the corrupt George W Bush, accused of stealing the year 2000 election, was so eager to congratulate Joe Biden, accused of stealing the 2020 election. Is “Illegitimate presidents have to stick together” a saying? Continue reading

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IT’S “STOP THE STEAL” TRUMP MARCH DAY

vote fraud in 2020While assorted legal issues are still working their way through the courts, especially regarding any certification of votes, today is the day across the United States for Trump Marches regarding the tainted 2020 election. 

STOP THE STEAL SITE.      PROTECT THE  VOTE SITE.   MILLION MAGA MARCH ON WASHINGTON  (Other locations are available for those who can’t join us in DC).    JOE CHEATED SITE

And remember in the year 2000 AL GORE DID NOT CONCEDE UNTIL DECEMBER 13th AND DEMOCRATS DIDN’T CLAIM THAT WAS BEING A SORE LOSER OR ENDANGERING THE NATION. AND HILLARY CLINTON STILL CLAIMS SHE REALLY WON IN 2016.

Hat tip to HocusPocus13 for the info below:

DEFEND DEMOCRACY RALLY Tomorrow Sunday November 15 DC 10am

For information #BrandonStraka   #walkaway

trump is still your president

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