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Invasion: Illegal Aliens at San Diego/Tijuana Border

Posted by FactReal on November 14, 2018

The first wave of illegal aliens arrived at the San Diego/Tijuana border on Nov. 13, 2018. The group of 350 migrants (mostly men) traveled in 9 buses from Sonora, Mexico. After arriving in Tijuana, a group of men climbed the U.S. border fence and sat on top of it. One man taunted U.S. border patrol agents by jumping the border fence.

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A man taunted U.S. border patrol agents by jumping the San Diego/Tijuana border fence and then running back on Nov. 13, 2018. (USA Today)

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Men climbed the U.S. fence at San Diego/Tijuana border on Nov. 13, 2018. (USA Today)

Fox5 San Diego: Video shows group climbing border fence: (Nov.13, 2018; updated Nov. 14, 2018)

SAN DIEGO — People on the Mexican side of the border could be seen climbing the fence near Border Field State Park Tuesday afternoon after part of the Central American migrant caravan arrived in Tijuana.

Several people scaled the fence and sat on top of it. A few jumped or crawled to openings in the fence onto U.S. soil but quickly ran back as Border Patrol agents approached.

Several border agents were seen patrolling the area in trucks, 4-wheelers, a helicopter and on horses.

USA Today: Part of the migrant caravan has arrived (Nov. 13, 2018)

The first wave of the migrant caravan that President Donald Trump has been warning about arrived at the southern border Tuesday, setting the stage for what Trump views as a potentially dangerous confrontation but what the migrants view as their chance to apply for asylum.

Riding on nine buses, with a Honduran flag flying out the window of one of them, the group arrived in Tijuana after a month-long journey…[…]

About 350 caravan members arrived by bus in the border city of Tijuana on Tuesday, marking the first large group of migrants to reach the U.S. border…

But as we reported previously: VIDEOS: Caravan Migrants Want Jobs (Not Asylum).

ABC10 News: People climb on top of border fence as caravan approaches (Nov. 13, 2018):
Video taken Tuesday shows people climbing on top of the border fence near Friendship Park as the migrant caravan approaches.

ABC10 News: Preparations being made at border as caravan approaches (Nov. 14, 2018):
As a migrant caravan heads to the U.S.-Mexico border, officials at San Ysidro Port of Entry are preparing the fencing areas.

Center for Immigration Studies tweeted:

US Customs & Border Protection CBP San Diego tweeted:
“The first group of the migrant caravan arrived at the Tijuana border yesterday afternoon. #CBP has deployed resources to safely secure the area near Imperial Beach. All seeking entry into the U.S. are urged to present themselves at an official Port of Entry.”

Interestingly, the media miss Trump’s tweets.
USA Today:

Trump obsessed over the caravan in the month leading up to the midterm elections, warning voters at rallies about an “invasion,” tweeting about it dozens of times, deploying more than 5,000 active-duty military troops and signing a presidential proclamation to suspend asylum for some caravan members – a move that’s already been challenged in federal court.

But the president has gone silent about the caravan since Election Day, issuing zero tweets about it and signing his asylum proclamation without any news photographers present, as is usually the case when he announces new policies.

Are the mainstream media pushing a conspiracy theory here?
So, Trump is damned if he tweets, and damned if he doesn’t.

Trump tweeted this on November 9, 2018 (3 days after Election Day):
“Presidential Proclamation Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of the United States”

RELATED
Invasion: Illegal Aliens at San Diego/Tijuana Border

Eyeball-Tattooed Migrant in “Caravan” is also Violent [Video]

Invasion: “Viva, Honduras!” Yell Caravan Migrants When They Arrive Cities with Flags in Hand

VIDEOS: Caravan Migrants Want Jobs (Not Asylum)

Invasion of Illegals Broke Fence at the Guatemala-Mexico Border (Vids, pics)

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LIST: Democrat Lawsuits Seeking to Change Election Laws in Florida

Posted by FactReal on November 14, 2018

DEMS WANT JUDGES (NOT VOTERS) TO DECIDE ELECTIONS
A list of key lawsuits filed during the 2018 Florida recount was published by the Miami Herald yesterday evening. We summarize here reports by the Herald and others.
(This page will be updated as more information comes in.)
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SUMMARY OF LAWSUITS FILED BY DEMOCRATS:
Democrat Bill Nelson and Democratic Executive Committee vs. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner
Filed: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
Plaintiffs: Nelson and Dem. Exec. Committee

They want:
– an immediate injunction to force Florida to count as valid votes all mail-in and provisional ballots that are deemed to have a signature mismatch. That would challenge Florida law, which requires officials to reject signatures that don’t match the ones on file.
to extend Saturday’s deadline to canvass ballots until the legal matter is resolved.

The law states: Florida law requires officials to reject signatures that don’t match the ones on file.

Status: Judge Mark Walker is overseeing the case. A hearing is scheduled in Tallahassee for Wednesday afternoon.
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League of Women Voters, Common Cause and Joanne Lynch Aye vs. Republican Rick Scott
Filed: Monday, November 12, 2018 in federal court
Plaintiffs: Leftwing groups: League of Women Voters and Common Cause. Joanne Lynch Aye, a Broward voter.
Represented by the group Protect Democracy.

They claim:
– Scott is improperly using his position as governor to influence the recount in the U.S. Senate race in which he is a candidate.
– Scott is using the powers of his office “to benefit himself and his party and to intimidate the local officials and volunteers conducting the vote count.”

They want:
– Rick Scott to recuse himself.
– a judge to file a restraining order against Scott, to prohibit him from using his authority in any way to influence the 2018 Senate race.

[What is their proof?]
[Read: Judges side with Rick Scott in lawsuit against Broward & Palm Beach Elections Supervisors]
[Read: Rick Scott’s New Legal Complaints against Broward & Palm Beach Election Officials]

Status: A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday morning before Judge Mark Walker in Tallahassee.
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VoteVets Action Fund and the Democratic National Committee vs. State of Florida
Filed: Monday, November 12, 2018 in federal court
Plaintiffs: VoteVets Action Fund (a progressive veterans’ advocacy group) and Dem. Nat. Committee, and Dem. Senatorial Campaign Committe

They want:
that mail-in ballots that were postmarked before Election Day, but not delivered before the polls closed at 7 p.m., be counted.
– to get post-marked absentees to be counted within 10 days after the election, similarly to overseas military members’ ballots.

They claim: Nelson’s attorney, Marc Elias, cited the example of a few hundred mail-in ballots that were postmarked before Nov. 6 but got stranded at an Opa-locka postal facility, possibly because of an FBI investigation into a Miami-Dade man who sent pipe bombs through the mail before the election.

The law states: According to Florida law, mail-in ballots cannot be counted if they arrive after 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Status: Pending before U.S. District Judge Mark Walker in Tallahassee.
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Democrat Jim Bonfiglio vs. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner
Filed: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Leon County Circuit Court.
Plaintiffs: Bonfiglio, who was trailing by 37 votes against Republican Mike Caruso for House District 89. Nelson’s campaign filed a motion to join Bonfiglio’s lawsuit.

They want:
to extend the deadline for the machine recount from 3 p.m. Thursday to next Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 [see update below]

Status: Circuit Judge Karen Gievers suspended certain deadlines for the recount in Palm Beach County not only for Bonfiglio’s statehouse race, but also for three statewide races, including Nelson’s.

Detzner is trying to move the case to federal court in the Northern District of Florida in Tallahassee.

The law states: Under state law, the machine recounts must be completed by 3 p.m. Thursday and the manual recounts must be completed by noon Sunday.

Update: This case to extend the deadline has been moved to federal court:
Via Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 13, 2018:

An effort to extend the deadline for Palm Beach County’s race to re-tally votes in the state’s tightly contested races before a Thursday deadline has moved to federal court, making an oral state court decision to grant more time moot.

The case was moved Tuesday after a Tallahassee judge told Democratic candidate Jim Bonfiglio during a telephone conference earlier in the day that she would grant an extension. […]

[B]efore Leon County Circuit Judge Karen Gievers could issue the order in writing, attorneys for Secretary of State Ken Detzner filed a notice to move the case to federal court, meaning she no longer had jurisdiction. Detzner’s attorney’s motion was filed at 2:37 p.m. Gievers’ order was issued at 4:49 p.m. […]

[A]bout two hours before she finished writing the order, Detzner’s attorney filed their federal motion arguing that because Bonfiglio argues his U.S. constitutional rights under the Fifth and 14th Amendments were violated, the case should be heard in federal court.

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Democrat Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate vs. Ken Detzner et al.
Filed: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Plaintiff: Nelson’s campaign

Nelson wants:
– a federal judge to extend the deadlines for machine and manual recounts for an unspecified period of time.

The law states: Under state law, the machine recounts must be completed by 3 p.m. Thursday and the manual recounts must be completed by noon Sunday.

Status: U.S. District Judge Mark Walker in Tallahassee scheduled a status conference on the suit for 9 a.m. Thursday.
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THIS IS WHAT MARCO RUBIO HAS BEEN SAYING:
“In short, Dem lawyers came to Florida to get judges to change Florida elections laws, AFTER the election. That isn’t a strategy to win an election, that is a strategy to steal an election. 4/4”

SOURCES:
– Miami Herald, “Here’s a quick guide to the key lawsuits filed so far regarding the Florida 2018 recounts” (Nov. 13, 2018 at 07:24 PM)
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/election/article221575425.html

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Palm Beach illegally making duplicate ballots without submitting to full canvassing board?
Broward submitted vote totals that included ballots disqualified by canvassing board

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Broward Judge Offers compromise – Both Sides Agreed to Add 3 Deputies to Monitor Recount

Posted by FactReal on November 12, 2018

As reported previously, during the weekend Rick Scott’s campaign filed additional complaints.

The filings (PDF) against the Broward and Palm Beach elections supervisors requested that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the county sheriffs impound and secure all voting machines, tabulating devices and ballots when they are not in use until the conclusion of the recount.

Broward judge Jack Tuter offered a compromise.

“After Tuter told all sides to meet to discuss a compromise, they agreed to add three deputies to the elections office in Broward,” reported the AP.

Tampa Bay Times reported today:

A Broward judge on Monday turned down Gov. Rick Scott’s request to “impound and secure” all voting machines in Broward’s elections headquarters when they’re not being used to recount ballots.

But Circuit Judge Jack Tuter offered a compromise: Add three Broward Sheriff’s deputies to the current lineup of BSO officers and private security guards overseeing the recount under way at the county’s election’s center in Lauderhill.

Tuter stopped short of granting the Scott campaign’s request for an injunction to impound the machines, but agreed with his lawyers that “there needs to be an additional layer of confidence” in the vote-recount system in Broward. The votes in the U.S. Senate race between Scott and incumbent Bill Nelson are part of the recount.

The Associated Press via Star Tribune:

Broward Chief Circuit Chief Judge Jack Tuter held an emergency hearing on a request by lawyers for Republican Gov. Rick Scott, whose lead in the Senate race over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson has narrowed with the counting of provisional and other ballots. They asked for additional sheriff’s deputies to be sent to Snipes’ office to monitor ballots and voting machines. The lawyers requested that the deputies be present when the ballots and voting machines are not being used and until the recount is over.

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In their Broward request, Scott’s lawyers alleged that Snipes was engaging in “suspect and unlawful vote counting practices” that violate state law and that she might “destroy evidence of any errors, accidents or unlawful conduct.” The motion was supported by lawyers representing the state Republican Party and opposed by Snipes’ office, Nelson’s campaign and the state Democratic Party.

“I am urging because of the highly public nature of this case to ramp down the rhetoric,” Tuter said.

“If someone in this lawsuit or someone in this county has evidence of voter fraud or irregularities at the supervisor’s office, they should report it to their local law enforcement officer,” Tuter said. “If the lawyers are aware of it, they should swear out an affidavit, but everything the lawyers are saying out there in front of the elections office is being beamed all over the country. We need to be careful of what we say. Words mean things these days.”

After Tuter told all sides to meet to discuss a compromise, they agreed to add three deputies to the elections office in Broward.

During the hearing, Scott lawyer Jason Zimmerman argued that Snipes has a long history of election errors and irregularities. He said the only goal of the request was to “protect the integrity of the vote.”

“This is not about voter suppression. This is not about stopping this vote,” Zimmerman said.

Snipes’ lawyer, Eugene Pettis, said that Zimmerman’s goal in filing the motion was to “undermine” the public faith’s in the election in case Nelson overcomes his deficit and wins the recount.

He said Snipes’ office already has deputies, security guards and cameras guarding the ballots, and the recount process is conducted in view of four representatives each from the Republicans and Democrats.

Bipartisan experts agree that voter fraud is a rare phenomenon across the nation.

To be sure, Broward County has experienced glitches with tabulation machines and mistakenly counted 22 absentee ballots that had been rejected. Still, officials said there was nothing illegal happening.

HOW DO YOU GET EVIDENCE OF ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES INSIDE THE ELECTIONS OFFICES?
Cameras banned by Elections Supervisor during Public Ballot-Counting in S. Florida
Video: Bill Nelson Campaign Endorses Broward Canvassing Board Breaking The Law
– Where is a live streaming 24/7 inside election offices while the counting goes on?

SOURCES:
– #http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/11/12/judge-denies-rick-scotts-bid-to-impound-voting-machines-offers-compromise/

– Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric (Nov. 12, 2018)
#https://www.apnews.com/105ce13715ae4c9da23ba2adf5cafae0
#http://www.startribune.com/mishaps-protests-and-litigation-overshadow-florida-recount/500253532/

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Video: Bill Nelson Campaign OK with Breaking the Law by Broward Canvassing Board

Posted by FactReal on November 12, 2018

LEFTISTS ARE HERE TO WIN…EVEN IF THEY HAVE TO BREAK THE LAW
Video of Broward Canvassing Board meeting on Saturday, November 10, 2018:

At video mark 0:17, you can see Bill Nelson’s campaign standing up and stating that their campaign is “not objecting” to the Canvassing Board’s illegal activity of counting ballots after the noon deadline this past Saturday.

People there loudly celebrated the Nelson’s campaign comment.

(Will the leftist mainstream media call this conspiracy theory too?)

Bill Nelson Campaign Endorses Broward Canvassing Board Breaking The Law (Saturday, November 10, 2018)
Via Rick Scott’s website:

More than an hour after the noon deadline to submit all ballots (besides military and overseas ballots), the Broward County Canvassing Board continued counting ballots, in violation of state law.

After multiple objections, the lawyer representing Bill Nelson’s campaign stood up and stated that their campaign is “not objecting” to the illegal activity.

RELATED
Rick Scott’s new legal complaints (PDF) asking judge to bar Broward County canvassing board from including ballots counted after Saturday’s noon deadline in the final vote tally, because it is a violation of state law.

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READ: Rick Scott’s Two New Legal Complaints against Broward & Palm Beach Election Officials

Posted by FactReal on November 12, 2018

During the weekend, Rick Scott filed additional complaints against Broward and Palm Beach supervisors 
(None of the complaints calls to invalidate lawfully cast ballots.)
One of the complaints (PDF) is asking a judge to bar Broward County canvassing board from including ballots counted after Saturday’s noon deadline in the final vote tally, because it is a violation of state law.

– The other filings (PDF) against the Broward and Palm Beach elections supervisors request that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the county sheriffs impound and secure all voting machines, tabulating devices and ballots when they are not in use until the conclusion of the recount.

Statement and links via Rick Scott’s website:

Following the continued antics, failures and willful disregard of the law by Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes and Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher, the Scott for Florida team has filed emergency motions and complaints to protect the security of ballots and the ongoing recount process. View the complaints HERE.

These filings request that FDLE and the Sheriff’s Office be required to impound and secure all voting machines, tallying devices and ballots when they are not in use until the conclusion of the recount.

Considering Supervisor Snipes’ history of breaking the law by destroying ballots and Supervisor Bucher’s recent failure to follow legal requirements for reviewing ballots, these filings also request that both Supervisors be ordered to comply with all legal obligations and preserve all ballots and records connected with 2018 election.

Additionally, the Scott for Florida team has filed a complaint requesting that ballots illegallycounted after Saturday’s noon deadline by the Broward County Canvassing Board -a violation of state law- not be included in official returns. View the complaint HERE.

“The Broward and Palm Beach County Supervisors of Elections has already demonstrated a blatant disregard for Florida’s elections laws, making it more important than ever that we continue to do everything possible to prevent fraud and ensure this recount is operated responsibly. Senator-Elect Rick Scott will continue to fight to protect the will of Florida voters.” –Chris Hartline, Spokesman for Scott for Florida

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Palm Beach’s Duplicate Ballots Issue (FOX GUARDING THE HENHOUSE)
Broward “Accidentally” Mixed Bad Ballots with Valid Ones – Miami Herald
Cameras banned by Elections Supervisor during Public Ballot-Counting in S. Florida
Florida Reporting Status by County
Judges sides with Rick Scott in lawsuit against Broward & Palm Beach Elections Supervisors
READ: Florida Election Law being Violated in Broward & Palm Beach
READ: Rick Scott’s Lawsuits against Broward & Palm Beach Election Offices
Florida: Protesters at Broward County Elections Office
Rick Scott: Fla. Dems “Finding” Votes in Heavily Democrat Counties (Video)
ALERT: Florida Dems “Finding” Votes to Change Election Results

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VETERANS DAY 2018: 100th Anniversary of End of World War I

Posted by FactReal on November 11, 2018

Today’s Veterans Day marks 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I.
Armistice (temporary cessation of hostilities)

History:

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans—living or dead—but especially gives thanks to living veterans who served their country honorably during war or peacetime.

World War I ends:

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compiégne, France. The First World War left nine million soldiers dead and 21 million wounded, with Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, France, and Great Britain each losing nearly a million or more lives. In addition, at least five million civilians died from disease, starvation, or exposure.

Remarks by President Ronald Reagan at the Veterans Day National Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 1985:

“We celebrate Veterans Day on the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, the armistice that began on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. And I wonder, in fact, if all Americans’ prayers aren’t the same as those I mentioned a moment ago. The timing of this holiday is quite deliberate in terms of historical fact but somehow it always seems quite fitting to me that this day comes deep in autumn when the colors are muted and the days seem to invite contemplation.”

“It is, in a way, an odd thing to honor those who died in defense of our country, in defense of us, in wars far away. The imagination plays a trick. We see these soldiers in our mind as old and wise. We see them as something like the Founding Fathers, grave and gray haired. But most of them were boys when they died, and they gave up two lives — the one they were living and the one they would have lived. When they died, they gave up their chance to be husbands and fathers and grandfathers. They gave up their chance to be revered old men. They gave up everything for our country, for us. And all we can do is remember.”

“[T]he surest way to keep a peace going is to stay strong. Weakness, after all, is a temptation — it tempts the pugnacious to assert themselves — but strength is a declaration that cannot be misunderstood. Strength is a condition that declares actions have consequences. Strength is a prudent warning to the belligerent that aggression need not go unanswered.”

“Peace fails when we forget what we stand for. It fails when we forget that our Republic is based on firm principles, principles that have real meaning, that with them, we are the last, best hope of man on Earth; without them, we’re little more than the crust of a continent. Peace also fails when we forget to bring to the bargaining table God’s first intellectual gift to man: common sense. Common sense gives us a realistic knowledge of human beings and how they think, how they live in the world, what motivates them. Common sense tells us that man has magic in him, but also clay. Common sense can tell the difference between right and wrong.”

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