Opinion

After 100 Years of Women Voting, All Votes Are in Peril

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Posted: Aug 13, 2020 12:01 AM
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After 100 Years of Women Voting, All Votes Are in Peril

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On August 18, 1920, with the ratification of the 19th Amendment, all U.S. females of age became enfranchised and by decree, for the first time, enjoyed the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Who could have foreseen that such rights are now in peril for both women and men?

The women's suffrage movement in the U.S. represented both a moral and legal decades-long struggle to secure the right to vote and to hold public office. As we approach the 100th anniversary of this momentous occasion, it is ironic that our one-person, one-vote rule of law is in deep jeopardy, and that female politicians such as Nancy Pelosi, Kamala Harris, and others in prominent positions are doing all that they can to thwart the voting process.

Voter Fraud is Rampant

Recent reports of fraud and manipulation have already surfaced in California, Nevada, West Virginia, and New Jersey. Despite the bogus claims from legions of media outlets and research centers (who all know better) that voter fraud in America is a minor issue, through investigative efforts and, as a case in point, two Washington Post reporters determined it is likely that 17,800 non-U.S. citizens, just in North Carolina alone, voted in the 2008 elections.

The buried Washington Post feature also cited that 1 in 16 non-citizens in the U.S. voted in the 2008 election. Nationally, illegal immigrants now total 15.7 million people, so upwards of nearly 1,000,000 illegal votes might have been cast. 

Barack Obama carried North Carolina in 2008 by a mere 14,177 votes. With more than 80 percent of these 17,800 individuals voting Democratic – when they had no right to vote at all – one quickly sees that John McCain's electoral votes from North Carolina may have been stolen.    

In Wake County alone, the NC Voter Integrity Project identified 532 non-citizens who were registered to vote. How were these people revealed? Jay DeLancy, the founder of the Voter Integrity Project, said, “Actually, they revealed themselves.” When called to serve on jury duty, over a three-year period, 532 people disqualified themselves by demonstrating to an officer of the court that they were not U.S. citizens. 

Only 18 of the 532 obeyed the law by obtaining a “legal presence” on the path to citizenship. Then, over time, seven of the 532, or 1.3 percent, eventually became U.S. citizens. Now, add in millions of deceased voters on the rolls nationally, double voters, mail-in vote malarky, and late ‘found’ votes, and you have the formula for utter chaos.

The Implications are Staggering

If a single illegal vote is cast for one party, that vote neutralizes a legitimate vote cast for the other party and effectively shreds the one-person, one-vote rule.

When voter fraud and vote tampering incidences are uncovered and publicized, some people, primarily on the Left, are quick to say that such fraud represents ‘isolated incidents.’ Their reflexive response, always, is to downplay any indication that voter fraud occurs en mass across America, all the time. Let's consider, however, the implications of The Washington Post findings.

From a three-year snapshot, in a single county, at least 532 people are registered to vote who should not be. Considering that North Carolina has 100 counties, and recognizing that the 532 people who jumped jury duty likely represent a tiny subset of all illegal voters, the situation reveals a likely staggering contortion of democracy in all 50 states.

Suppose we were to undertake a study in 49 other states to determine who voluntarily attempted to jump jury duty and then, in a like manner as described above, determine how many people were illegal voters. The answer would be unfathomable. 

Such findings, however, would not make the front page or, perhaps, even the back page of The New York Times, or The Washington Post, or your own city paper. The Post slipped this feature discussed above onto their website, late on a Friday; an opportune time to ensure that a distracted public will not see it. Why hide it? Continuing evidence of voter fraud does not serve the agenda of left-leaning media moguls.

A Not so Hidden Agenda

Media and political pundits who claim voter fraud to be a minor issue don’t wish to reveal that they are at odds with the effective functioning of our democracy. Why aren't more people aware of outright voter fraud? Major media outlets bury any findings by staff reporters or via their own surveys which don't support their agenda. 

What could that agenda be? The most obvious answer is to steal elections, to contort democracy, and to ensure that their side wins by any means necessary. After all, they know best, so get out of their way.

Is there something you can do about voter fraud? Absolutely. When citizens, on both the left and right, and even in the middle, volunteer to be observers at every precinct, the incidence of voter fraud declines. The national election is within a few months. That gives you plenty of time to contact your county board of elections and let them know that you are willing to volunteer.

You can be an observer, be involved in the final count for your precinct, or possibly be involved in safeguarding the transportation of any paper ballots. When the opportunity for fraud is diminished, democracy benefits.