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bench scientist

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Stein dined with Putin and Flynn.

I don't know what she's doing with this recount but I do question this. The is not company supportive of the Democratic party nor democracy.

Posted by bench scientist | Thu Nov 24, 2016, 04:21 PM (16 replies)

Lt. Gen. Flynn was paid by Russian government to speak and sat right next to Putin.


and here is a picture of the Flynn NEXT to Putin.


How in the WORLD can he be NSA?
Posted by bench scientist | Fri Nov 18, 2016, 01:37 AM (9 replies)

Voter Intimidation # The Election Protection Hotline:1-866-OUR-VOTE or 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA Espanol

From the ACLU
ALSO can contact :

The U.S. Department of Justice Voting Rights Hotline: 800-253-3931; TTY line 877-267-8971

Q.What is voter intimidation?
Federal law, and many states’ laws, prohibit voter intimidation. Federal law makes clear that "no person … shall intimidate, threaten, coerce … any other person for the purpose of interfering with the right of [that] person to vote or to vote as he may choose."

If someone is interfering or attempting to interfere with your right to vote, or with anyone else’s right to vote, that may be voter intimidation and a violation of federal law.

Voter intimidation is not common. But here are some examples:

Aggressively questioning voters about their citizenship, criminal record, or other qualifications to vote , in a manner intended to interfere with the voters’ rights;
Falsely presenting oneself as an elections official;
Spreading false information about voter requirements, such as an ability to speak English, or the need to present certain types of photo identification (in states with no such requirement);
Displaying false or misleading signs about voter fraud and the criminal penalties related thereto; and
Other forms of harassment, particularly harassment targeted towards non-English speakers and voters of color.
Posted by bench scientist | Tue Nov 8, 2016, 02:24 PM (0 replies)

Photo catches Trump double-checking Melania’s ballot — and the internet erupts with laughter

Posted by bench scientist | Tue Nov 8, 2016, 01:24 PM (21 replies)

I have pneumonia but voted today in Illinois- good turnout here in Chicago.

Nothing was going to keep me from voting.Nothing.
Feel guilty that I can't help with the Victory Counsel in MI like I was scheduled to but-at least you can bank 1 for Madam President and Sen. Duckworth.
Good turnout.
I have faith in America. Hillary will win.
I'm guessing 322 EV and 48% popular vote miniumium. Hoping for so much more though.
Posted by bench scientist | Tue Nov 8, 2016, 09:14 AM (6 replies)

Cubs World Series celebration ranks as 7th largest gathering in human history

Officials estimate that 5 million people showed up to the Chicago Cubs parade and rally Friday, making it the 7th largest gathering in human history.

The Cubs celebration crowd even beat out the 3.5 million people who went to Rod Stewart's 1994 concert in Rio.

The following are the largest human gatherings in history:

1. Kumbh Mela pilgrimage, India, 2013 - 30 million

2. Arbaeen festival, Iraq, 2014 - 17 million

3. Funeral of CN Annadurai, India, 1969 - 15 million

4. Funeral of Ayatollah Khomeini, Iran, 1989 - 10 million

5. Papal gathering in the Philippines, 2015 - 6 million

6. World Youth Day, 1995 - 5 million

7. Chicago Cubs World Series celebration - 5 million

8. Funeral of Gamal Abdel Nasser, 1970 - 5 million

9. Rod Stewart concert, Brazil, 1994 - 3.5 million

10. Hajj pilgrimage, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 2012 - 3 million

11. Anti-war march, Rome, 2003 - 3 million

Also, for now, the Cubs World Series celebration is the largest human gathering in United States history. Until next year Go Cubs!
Posted by bench scientist | Fri Nov 4, 2016, 11:48 PM (5 replies)
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