It's been a rough week, so today on The BradCast, we try and catch up on a whole bunch of stuff we haven't been able to get to over the past several days in the wake of Orlando. [Audio link to complete show follow below.]
It's now been one full year since Donald Trump entered the race --- and since we accurately predicted the precise effect he would have on the GOP's 2016 Presidential Primary. Sure enough, the wheel's are now falling completely off for Republicans. Among the fresh evidence: John McCain declares (repeatedly) that Obama is "directly responsible" for the Orlando Massacre, while lying about how and why we 'left' Iraq. It's now so bad for Republicans that George W. Bush, of all people, is coming to the party's 'rescue'. Good luck with that. But, no worries, the GOP has declared the Republican National Convention a gun-free (and fruit-free) zone, so all is well.
On the Democratic side of the aisle, Bernie Sanders offers an online message to supporters, calling on them to work together to defeat Trump and to run for office at the state and local level to the continue the "political revolution". Meanwhile, polls begin to look verygood for Hillary Clinton nationally and even in a number of traditionally very "red" states (could a Dem actually win in Utah and in Kansas this year?) All of that would seem to be good news for Democrats, but only if they are allowed to vote this November, which may just have gotten slightly easier for some in Kansas, where GOP "voter fraud" fraudster, Sec. of State Kris Kobach, continues to shame the state.
Finally today, we finish up with the latest Green News Report following the hottest May ever recorded on Planet Earth, and the emergence of new proof that Trump was for action on climate change before he decided to pretend it was all "a hoax".
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I did. And that graphic means next to nothing. Yes, Clinton did better in places with no "paper trail". Well, the places with no "paper trail" are the places that use 100% unverifiable touch-screen systems. The places that use such systems happen to be the larger and/or more urban jurisdictions. Larger and/or more urban jurisdictions have more minority voters. Clinton does better than Sanders among African-Americans and Hispanics,etc, so it's little surprise she'd also do better in such jurisdictions... with no "paper trail".
Someone, at some point, may come up with proof that it was "stolen". But that "evidence", like most of the allegations I've seen to date this year, is pretty weak tea.
BTW, for anybody who believes CA was "stolen", we do have a law out here that allows any voter to demand a hand-count in any jurisdiction, county or precinct that they like.
Using available tools for finding out how people actually voted, rather than using circumstantial guesswork, conjecture and unsupported allegations, would be a much smarter way of finding out who actually won or lost. Though finding that out may not actually be of interest to many of the folks making those allegations.
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said on 6/19/2016 @ 11:50 pm PT...
I don't know how anybody could demand a hand count in places that don't have any paper trail, like the ones Clinton supposedly won, so we're left with Clinton saying she won and the rest of us saying the man who filled up stadiums most likely won on the blue, um, "democratic" side.
In other words, I guess I'd say the Stanford paper has as much validity as anything else.