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About dead people voting.

So we have heard from Rand Paul and others about dead voters. Let's look a little closer at the situation in Wisconsin.

Here is an article that addresses several complaints that could be looked into.


From that article:

Dead voters

Nicole Granato of Menasha said that just by going through publicly available obituaries and the state’s voter information website, she said she was able to find 42 people who voted early but who died before Election Day, meaning that under state law, their votes shouldn’t have been counted.

Another man, who did not respond to a request for comment, emailed Tusler and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Nov. 17 alleging that someone he did not name in the village of Brandon in Fond du Lac County “voted and has been dead for many years.”

Fond du Lac County Clerk Lisa Freiberg said that after speaking with officials in Brandon, she thought she knew who the deceased person in Brandon was but that his ballot was never returned and there was nothing in the village’s post-election numbers to suggest anything amiss.

Granato provided records from the state’s MyVote website, which allows people to track a person’s voting history if they have the voter’s name and date of birth. She found 42 people from around Wisconsin who are listed as having voted in the Nov. 3 election but who also appear, according to obituaries that bear the same name and birth date, to have died before that date.

“The fact that I was able to easily find 42 people who voted who died before 11/03 is concerning,” she wrote Assembly Speaker Robin Vos in a Nov. 18 email. “It warrants investigation.”

Granato acknowledged to the State Journal that there’s no way to know how those 42 people voted and that the small number of votes weren’t enough to swing the presidential election.

Wisconsin law instructs Wisconsin clerks not to count absentee votes from people who have died before the election if they have proof they are in fact deceased, but in the absence of such proof, “The casting of the ballot of a deceased elector does not invalidate the election.”

Magney said that the WEC gets lists of people who have died from the Department of Health Services and those names are checked against the state voter list. When it appears there’s a match, an alert is sent to the local clerk so the clerk can update the poll book, he said. “I can’t say that every single registration list alert was addressed before the election, but I know we did a lot of work to bring that number down.”

Here's some statistics for those who need to some facts with real numbers.


In Wisconsin, 138 people die every day...6 an hour. That figures to .00236% of the entire population dying per day. 1,957,514 voted absentee and each day about 46 of that number died (on average). If the voting occurred over a period of 30 days, it is probable 1380 total died....about two thirds before election day. That's about 920 that shouldn't have been counted, but these would, according to the article, not invalidate the election. Further, that anyone would call such voting, "Voter fraud" is ludicrous.

Granato, only able to find 42, should be investigated to see what she is hiding.

Don't know about you, but I'm really pissed the insurectionists caused this lockdown.

Even with the Covid out of control, people would certainly have been allowed to come to the Washington Mall to celebrate the end of Trump and start of building back better.

Here's what I'm watching:


I read recently that Indiana, at one time, did not allow any blacks to come to the state.

I couldn't believe it, but reading about Pence's future and some discussion about what he did in the past led me to the following article.

Here is the line about banning blacks: Increasing tensions nationally between antislavery and slavery factions beginning in the late 1830s resulted in increasing prejudice against blacks. The culmination of this prejudice in Indiana was Article XIII of the Indiana Constitution of 1851, which stated that "No negro or mulatto shall come into, or settle in the State, after the adoption of this Constitution." Section 2 set fines for violations of the article, and Section 3 provided that money from fines be used to defray costs of sending blacks in Indiana to Liberia. Additional legislation required all blacks already living in Indiana to register with the clerk of the circuit court.


Can you say "Systemic Racism"?

Sometimes after starting a post, I decide not to continue.

As there is no "Cancel" button on the "Post a New Discussion thread" page (See below) I usually have to delete what I wrote and then move back or forward to another destination. Is there another alternative, or do you think a Cancel button should be added?

Did everyone see the video of the Helicopter hovering just over the protestors' heads?

One of the many differences between the responses to the Protestors.

I don't think you'll find one from yesterday....but if you do, please post it below.

36th run for the America's Cup started today in NZ.

NZ, UK, Italy and US start with a round robin to pick the best boat to challenge. US now in the lead with two wins. These boats go 45 knots on foils that can retract or deploy as needed. Take a look!


Oh dear, they left Climate Change off the list for Tomorrow's debate.

Maybe you would like to sign a petition and get the subject some attention....as if the burning up of the entire west coast and flooding of the gulf course wasn't noticed.


I'm 73 and my memory may be failing me, but....

I don't ever remember people flying huge flags with a presidential candidate's name on it. Besides the trucks and the boats in Texas, there are boats right here in liberal Massachusetts flying the damn Trump things.

But maybe this isn't new?

When Kyle Rittenhouse was at the Militia training school,

he must have missed the session about how the carrying the guns is just for show. You're not supposed to use them, they are just for intimidation and bluster. Oh and be sure to stand in groups because if 10 angry citizens target you and your "piece", unless you are willing to start gunning down everyone you stand to lose your baby.

Did not anyone tell these people who decided they need to protect the properties by showing up with guns (see St. Louis etc.) that there might be consequences? Do they not see how these killings of unarmed citizens by the police has really got people worked up?

Road rage? Nothing compared to how I'm feeling right now.

California health official resigns. Does anyone remember the young lady who

reported problems with state data collection? Was that in California? Just wondering if it all connected.


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