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Back where I grew up in New York City, everybody who was registered to vote, did so on the first Tuesday in November, except the few who were infirm or out of town, in which case they used absentee ballots to vote. On that November day you went into the voting booth, after a voting clerk confirmed your address and verified that your signature matched the one on the voting rolls. Once in the voting booth you closed the curtain, pulled the lever for your candidates, and when you reopened the curtain to exit, your vote had been cast. No hankey-pankey with early voting, or voting weeks and months in advance of the November voting day. No “universal mailed-in ballots” were sent to my house, without my asking, and all votes were tallied and results announced by late evening on election day or early the next morning. It didn't take weeks to know the results, and there were very few claims of illegal votes being cast, unlike today.
So what happened recently with so many election totals being challenged? It seems that modern technology has screwed up our election system. Many Americans have lost confidence in our election process and results, questioning its integrity. Our trust is further weakened with the knowledge that outside companies, with foreign ties, were hired to tally our votes. Using modern cyber technology was supposed to enable us to tally the election results more quickly and accurately, but in reality, the opposite has happened.
It seems one political party, the Democrat Party, has fervently led the charge in altering our voting system, not for the better, but for the worse. By making it easier to vote several weeks in advance, they were able get more of their voters out to vote, whether their ballots were legally cast or not. In many states, the verification of signatures and the requirement of photo I.D's. was disregarded, thereby eliminating safeguards to insure that the person voting was in fact registered and eligible to vote. Also, the Democrats campaigned to have blank voting ballots mailed out to all addresses, regardless if people at those addresses were 'real' voters. It has been alleged that many of those “universal mailed out ballots” were returned without any authentication or validation as to whether they were legitimate or not. As a result, large numbers of ballots were mailed to the tabulation centers, without verification signatures or valid postmarks. Some states actually allowed votes that lacked a valid postmark to be counted days after the November election date. Those decisions were made illegally, because according to the U.S. Constitution, only state legislatures can make voting rules, changes, and procedures, not state governors or state or local election officials.
This past presidential election has brought all these problems to the forefront. Many in the media have claimed that the winner of the election, is Joe Biden, paying absolutely no attention to the charges and evidence of voter fraud manipulation. This is journalistic malpractice at best.
It has been charged that the company hired by most states where allegations of fraud have occurred, is a company with dubious credentials called Dominion Voting Systems. Dominion was acquired by State Street Capital in 2018, founded by former members of George Soros' funded Carlyle Group. In fact, the State of Texas refused to use them because they found them to be lacking in reliability. Even some Democrat politicians, Sen. Amy Klobachar and Sen. Elizabeth Warren complained about the reliability of the Dominion Voting Systems in the past.
My solution to this serious problem of maintaining voting integrity, is to go back to “in-person voting” where photo and signature verification can be ascertained at the time of voting. Also, to insure that we make in-person voting more accessible, voting should be available on the weekend when most people are off from work, as well as on the Monday before election day. Any voting not done in-person should have legal methods to verify the signature and postmark of the absentee ballots. Every “legal” vote should be counted.
We can't have another election like this past one, as most people in both parties believe this election was riddled with fraud. Our right to vote is sacred. Ensuring the integrity of our election process is critical to maintaining our Democratic Republic. Let's return to in-person elections like in the past before modern technology screws up another election.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
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