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Theft of the U.S. Presidency
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Like you, probably, and a zillion other people, I stayed up late November 3rd periodically checking a map of the election returns. I went to bed relieved: Trump/Pence would win the majority of the electoral college. Only to wake up next morning to discover that swing states had flipped and Biden/Kamala won the majority instead.

So far everyone at the Ayn Rand Institute has been silent about the ensuing vote count controversy, tacitly accepting a probable fraud that strikes at the heart of our government’s legitimacy. Everyone? There is one exception, Yaron Brook. No tacit acceptance for him, he is outspoken about it, pooh-poohing the very idea that people wanting Biden president would or could steal the election.

The following is from Mr. Brook’s podcast of 5 November 2020. [1]


[Reads question] “Any chance there has been tampering with elections?”

Obviously the questioner refers to the current presidential and congressional elections. Mr. Brook begins his reply by answering a different question, in his signature strident and self-righteous manner:

“Of course there’s always been tampering with elections.”

He mentions how the Democrat won the Presidency in 1960, then continues to avoid the original question for a while by answering other questions.

“So is there fraud out there? Yes. Is it only Democrats? No. Why would you think that? What is there in the world to suggest that only Democrats would do this?”

Later in the show (we jump ahead to consolidate this point):

“Why are we assuming that powerlusters on the left are better at this than powerlusters on the right and do it more frequently? I see no evidence to suggest that that is true.”

There are two reasons to think Democrats are more prone to engage in vote fraud than Republicans. First, people eager to use government to “redistribute” your property, and who are fanatic about ruining America for you in general, are more likely to use deceit to steal your vote as well your property. The second reason is that Democrats have a history of attempting to steal elections and succeeding. For example the Richard Nixon – John Kennedy presidential race of 1960 and the Coke Stevenson – Lyndon Johnson Senatorial race of 1948. Contrary to Brook’s insinuation that Republicans have cheated as much as Democrats, there is no Republican example remotely comparable in importance to those two.

“Is there a grand scheme? No, couldn’t get away with it. ... I mean really, if there is fraud it’s likely to be small scale, it’s likely to be here and there, it’s likely to affect both political parties. Is there fraud at a scale that would win this particular election when lawyers are everywhere ... where would there be fraud if there are lawyers looking over everybody’s shoulder?”

Apparently that last is supposed to be a metaphor. In several states the ballot-counting observers (who are probably not lawyers) were observers in name only because they were required to stay so far away it was impossible to observe anything. After Mr. Brook mentions the ensuing lawsuits he finally answers the original question about vote fraud in the 2020 election:

“My guess is – educated guess – there’s gonna be none of it, none of it’s gonna be provable.”

Make that his prejudiced and hopeful guess. After mentioning a cherry-picked example of a false vote fraud allegation:

“The problem is, people just are unbelievably, unthinkingly, gullible, and buy into any story. Particularly if it reinforces their prior beliefs. ... The reason I have been so anti-Trump all these years is because of exactly what’s going on tonight. He is a President who before he ran for president was a conspiracy theorist. ... He was a president who is now using conspiracy theories to try to hold onto power when it looks like ... the democratic process, the process of voting, has voted him out.”

In short, if you think Biden is winning by fraud you are a gullible conspiracy theorist.

Mr. Brook then asks us to remember that Trump thinks he would have done even better in 2016 were it not for vote fraud, and that:


“... if he believed that, why didn’t he send even more lawyers? Why wasn’t he even better prepared? I mean, don’t buy this nonsense. Don’t buy it.”

When Democrats attempt something risky, fighting the clock, they will do it well and thoroughly:


“If Democrats are cheating ... why aren’t they cheating more effectively? Why are they so bad at it? ... If they’re really this good, don’t you think we would have seen a blue wave? Why didn’t the Democrats cheat to the extent of a blue wave?”

Later Mr. Brook repeats the same point when responding to someone’s comment that the DNC is good at vote fraud, look at how John F. Kennedy won in 1960:

“It was back then, yeah ... it doesn’t look like they’re very good right now. They should have had Biden win much easier. They could have had the Senate and could have gained in the House.”

And towards the end of the show he repeats the point yet again:

“If they’re committing fraud they aren’t very good at it.”

I’ll have to remember Mr. Brook’s argument next time I’m up for bank robbery.
Judge:  “Well, Mr. Hunter, what do you have to say for yourself this time?”
Me:     “I’m innocent, your honor. I only had time to – I mean, would I take only $100,000 when there was $1,000,000 in the vault?”

He mocks those concerned about the vote count:


“Democrats were supposed to win in a landslide? And they didn’t! That seems suspect to me.”

Mr. Brook thinks a prospective Biden administration is nothing to panic over:


“It looks like the Republicans will hold the Senate, and if the Republicans hold the Senate then what can Biden do? How bad can it really get? All the things that we were told ... are not gonna happen because the Republicans, the bastions and protectors of freedom, will not let it happen.”

He is not being sarcastic.  The truth though is that few Republicans in Congress can be relied upon and the President has extensive powers separate from those of Congress.

After talking about other subjects Mr. Brook winds up the show on an optimistic note:


“Think about the potential that we have. There are eight billion people on planet earth. Many do not live in even semi-freedom. But more and more of them are living under relative freedom. Think about what that does to progress. Think about billions of minds working on problem solving. Billions of minds entering the global economy ...”

Etc, man as Homo economicus.  Then we should:

“... embrace freedom so that we can fully get all the benefits of that.”

After offering a raft of ridiculous arguments about what strikes at the heart of government, we are to worry about Nigerians, Vietnamese, the whole world, and embrace freedom. That is, the freedom that remains in what will be, if Yaron Brook has his way, a banana republic.

-oOo-

Below are links to articles and videos explaining the evidence for vote fraud, what is being done about it, and what can be done about it. In some cases the titles have been abbreviated or made more descriptive.

Rudy Giuliani speaking in Philadelphia
video, 4 November 2020

Livid! Trump v. Biden Election While Votes Still Being Counted
by Bill Whittle, et al (video excerpts),  4 November 2020 [2]

Why President Trump Still Has the Advantage
by Scott Adams (video excerpts),  8 November 2020 [3]

President Trump Should Not Concede – No Matter What
by James Kirkpatrick,  10 November 2020

The Stolen Election, Part One: American Pravda
by Bill Whittle (video),  10 November 2020

The Stolen Election, Part Two: Hiding Biden Laptop
by Bill Whittle (video),  24 November 2020
(see also  Journalists Show How They Operate  17 March 2021)


A Stolen Election?
by Paul Craig Roberts,  4 November 2020

Evidence Mounts of a Stolen Election
by Paul Craig Roberts,  5 November 2020

Press Prostitutes Make Fools of Themselves Trying to Cover Up Vote Fraud
by Paul Craig Roberts,  5 November 2020

The Media Whores Can’t Keep Their Lies Straight
by Paul Craig Roberts,  6 November 2020

The West is Throwing Itself Into the Ash Bin of History
by Paul Craig Roberts,  9 November 2020

Why Do the Presstitutes Deny the Obvious?
by Paul Craig Roberts,  11 November 2020

Overview of the Stolen Election
by Paul Craig Roberts,  12 November 2020

The New York Times Lie Sheet: “No Election Fraud”
by Paul Craig Roberts,  14 November 2020

Trump Readies to Expose Democrats’ Corruption
by Steve Turley (video),  5 November 2020

Software Used in Michigan County that Stole Votes Used in All Swing States
by Jim Hoft,  6 November 2020

Democrat Insider Details Mail-In Voting Fraud Operation
by John Binder,  30 August 2020

How Might Election Fraud Get Litigated?
by Alexander Macris,  8 November 2020

Statistical Evidence the Election is Being Stolen
by The Red Elephants,  5 November 2020

Of Color Revolutions: Foreign and … Domestic?
by Brett Redmayne-Titley,  8 November 2020

The Voter Integrity Project
by Matt Braynard (video),  8 November 2020

The Statistical Case Against Biden’s Win
by Steve Cortes, senior advisor for Trump’s campaign  9 November 2020

The Tar Baby of the Post Election False Narrative
by Polly St. George (Amazing Polly, video),  9 November 2020

Michigan: Ballots Renamed When From Someone Who Had Already Voted
by Patty McMurray,  10 November 2020

No Invoices or Work Orders for Election Day Water Main Break in Atlanta
by Joe Hoft,  11 November 2020

Recordings of Michigan Poll Workers Being Trained in Deceit
October 2020

Erie, PA Postal Worker Placed on Unpaid Leave for Reporting Ballot Backdating
by Project Veritas,  11 November 2020

Recording of federal agent and assistant browbeating postal worker
by Richard Alex Hopkins (see above), et al, Project Veritas,  11 November 2020

Hundreds of Thousands of Invalid Ballots
by Sidney Powel1 (video),  11 November 2020

Dominion Whistleblowers Are Coming Forward
by Rudy Giuliani (video),  11 November 2020

The Dirtiest Election in Recent Historypulled by YouTube
by Rudy Giuliani (video),  11 November 2020

Collage of Interviews About the Election
by Ardent Videos,  10 November 2020

Nevada Whistleblower Describes Biden Vote Van
by Emily Larsen,  9 November 2020

The difference Between Glitches and Design
by Bill Binney, NSA whistleblower,  9 November 2020

Deep State Meddling
by “Dark Journalist” (interviews Joseph Farrell, a bit of a crank but interesting here),  10 November 2020

Federal Election Commission Chair Calls Election Illegitimate
by Gabriel Keane,  12 November 2020

The Number of Illegitimate Votes in Four Swing States Are Enough to Overturn Election
by Joe Hoft,  13 November 2020

Pennsylvania Results Show a Statistically Impossible Pattern
by Joe Hoft,  13 November 2020

The State of Michigan
by Rudy Giuliani (video),  13 November 2020

Dominion and Silicon Valley Fraud
by Sidney Powell (video),  13 November 2020

Why Pennsylvania Doesn’t Add Up
by Paul Kengor,  13/14 November 2020

Official Overseeing Arizona Vote Count Tweeted About Trump’s “Neo-Nazi Base”
by Paul Watson,  12 November 2020

One Simple Question Asked of People Who Work With Fraud
by Larry Correia,  12 November 2020

The Georgia recount may be as corrupt as the original count
by Andrea Widburg,  14 November 2020

Lin Wood Explains His Lawsuit Against Georgia’s Secretary of State
The John Fredericks Show (audio & transcript),  17 November 2020
(Wood lost on 19 November – he lacked “legal standing” – and lost his appeal on 5 December)


Sans Fraud Trump Likely Won Popular Vote as Well as Electoralpulled by YouTube
by Lin Wood (video, John Fredricks),  16 November 2020

Michigan: Physical Intimidation Causes GOP Officials to Cave in
by Washington Watcher II,  18 November 2020

I Know Sidney Powell and She Is Telling the Truth
by John Zmirak,  19 November 2020

Giuliani’s Legal Team Presents Overview of Election Fraud Evidence
by Paul Craig Roberts,  19 November 2020

U.S. Embassy Cable Proves Smartmatic’s Connection to Venezuela
by Paul Craig Roberts,  20 November 2020

Leftists Want One-Party Government
by Ekaterina Blinova,  22 November 2020

Negative Trump Counts?
by Joe Hoft,  23 November 2020

Democrats and Media Abandon Democracy
by Paul Craig Roberts,  23 November 2020

Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock, About the Election Steal
by Patrick Byrne (video),  25 November 2020

Sidney Powell Files Complaint in District Court of Atlanta
by Andrea Widburg,  26 November 2020

Nine reasons why the 2020 presidential election is deeply puzzling
by Patrick Basham,  27 November 2020

Review of Statistical Analyses
The Red Elephants,  27 November 2020

The Proof Is In: The Election Was Stolen?
by Paul Craig Roberts,  30 November 2020

This might be the most important speech I’ve ever made
by Donald Trump (video),  2 December 2020

William Barr, Swamp Creature
by Judge Jeanine Pirro (video),  5 December 2020

Yes, Democrats Cheat. We Have to Win Georgia Anyway
by Ann Coulter,  2 December 2020

Commentary from Australia
by Sky News,  3 December 2020

Election Fraud Claims Debunked (Extended Sarcasm)
by Bill Whittle (video),  8 December 2020

How Fractional Vote Algorithm Used Vote Ratios Across Precincts to Flip Votes in Penssylvania
by Edward Solomon (video),  5 December 2020

Texas Sues Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin Challenging Election Procedures
by Ken Paxton, TX Attorney General,  8 December 2020

Pennsylvania Legislator Suing Governor for Election Fraud
by Frank Ryan, American Thinker  5 December 2020

Eight Other States Join Texas in Supreme Court Lawsuit Against Georgia
by Bob Adelmann, The New American,  9 December 2020

Sidney Powell, Patrick Colbeck, and Jesse Morgan
interviewed by Lou Dobbs (video excerpts),  10 December 2020

Voter Fraud Never Happens! Except in These 10,000 Cases
by Ann Coulter,  9 December 2020

Coffee County, GA Election Workers Demonstrate Dominion Voting Machine Flaws
by Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics  10 December 2020

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Suit Seeking to Subvert Election
by Adam Liptak,  The New York Times (no, this is not an editorial) 11 December 2020

The Fight Continues Despite Supreme Court Ruling on Texas
by Joe Hoft, The Gateway Pundit  11 December 2020

Antrim Michigan Forensics Report
by Allied Security Operations Group,  13 December 2020

Gateway Pundit Requests Video Footage of Detroit’s Biden Ballot Dump
by Ben Wetmore,  17 December 2020

During Audit a Michigan Official Tells Volunteers to Count Ballots with Duplicate Signatures
by Jim Hoft, The Gateway Pundit  18 December 2020

Six Key Dimensions of Election Irregularities
by Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President  17 December 2020

Some of the Most Significant Allegations of Election Miscounts, Errors, or Fraud
by Sharyl Attkisson,  20 December 2020

Requiem for Donald Trump
by Paul Craig Roberts,  21 December 2020

Contesting Election Results
by Donald Trump (video),  22 December 2020

You’d have to be blind not to see it
by John Perazzo,  23 December 2020

Pennsylvania Congressmen Find Certified Results Off by Over 200,000 Votes
by Rep. Frank Ryan,  28 December 2020

Sen. Josh Hawley to challenge certification of electoral votes
by Melissa Quinn,  30 December 2020

Georgia Senate Judiciary Hearing Excerpt
by Jovan Pulitzer (abridged),  30 December 2020

Joint Statement of Seven Senators and Four Senators-Elect
by Marsha Blackburn, Mike Braun, Ted Cruz, Steve Daines, Ron Johnson, John Kennedy, James Lankford, et al,  2 January 2021

The Year Ahead
by Paul Craig Roberts,  4 January 2021

Georgia Election Credibility
by Scott Adams (video excerpts),  6 January 2021

Warnock Defeats Loeffler After a Night of Vote Fraud
by Cristina Laila,  6 January 2021

Elites Taught America That Violence Works
by Peter Brimelow,  7 January 2021

U.S. Capitol Protest: Ruling Class Tantrum
by James Kirkpatrick,  9 January 2021

The Rally and the Riot: What Really Happened on January 6th
by Rudy Giuliani (video),  9 January 2021

The Rally and the Riot: Part 2
by Rudy Giuliani (video),  14 January 2021

81 Court Cases , 30 Still Active, And Not One Court Has Allowed Evidence to be Argued
by Joe Hoft,  24 January 2021

Democrats Broke Chain of Custody Laws
by Jim Hoft,  10 February 2021

How DJT Lost the White House
by Patrick Byrne

Ch. 1:  All the President’s Teams (Nov. 3 – Dec. 17)
27 January 2021
Ch. 2:  Was There Foreign Interference in this Election?
31 January 2021
Ch. 3:  Crashing the White House (Dec. 18 – Dec. 22)
1 February 2021
Ch. 4:  The Christmas Doldrums (Dec. 23 – noon Jan. 6)
4 February 2021
Ch. 5:  Agitation & Chaos (Jan. 6 – 20)
8 February 2021
Ch. 6:  The Aftermath
9 February 2021

The Navarro Report
by Peter Navarro (pdf),  2 February 2021 [4]

Erskine Radio Interview
of Michael Flynn & Sidney Powell,  25 February 2021

Courts Repeatedly Refused to Consider Trump’s Election Claims on the Merits
by Bob Anderson,  11 March 2021

Compliation of videos showing evidence of voter fraud
2021

Regent University Election Integrity Conference
by David Clements, law professor  27 March 2021

Open Letter from Retired Generals and Admirals
by Flag Officers 4 America  12 May 2021

Maricopa County Arizona Elections Officials DELETED ENTIRE DATABASE from Voting Machines – Including “All Election Information” from Main Database
by Patty McMurray,  12 May 2021

Antrim County, MI, Attorney Finds Audit Trail Logs Scrubbed to Eliminate Evidence
by The Last Refuge,  12 May 2021

Arizona State Senate Asks County Officials to Testify About Deleted Files, Significant Irregularities
by The Last Refuge,  13 May 2021

Windham, NH: Audit Finds Cameras of Ballot Counting Machines in Audit Room Disabled for 90 Minutes
by The Last Refuge,  17 May 2021

Georgia: “Pristine” Biden Ballots That Looked Xeroxed
by Paul Sperry, RealClearInvestigations,  8 June 2021

Pennsylvania State Sen. Doug Mastriano Initiates Forensic Investigation of 2020 Election
by Debra Heine,  7 July 2021

Why Trump supporters believe the election was stolen
by Darryl Cooper, read by Tucker Carlson  July 2021.  See also the text version The Disillusionment of the Deplorables.

Fulton County, Georgia Election Riddled With Errors and Provable Fraud
by Debra Heine,  13 July 2021

Voter Fraud in Fulton County, Georgia
by Tucker Carlson,  14 July 2021

Massive election fraud in Fulton County, Georgia
by Andrea Widburg,  15 July 2021

Highlights from Arizona Audit Hearing
by Dennis Michael Lynch,  15 July 2021

Findings of Maricopa County Election Audit
by Election Fraud at a Glance  24 September 2021

Election Audit Documents
Arizona State Senate Republican Caucus  24 September 2021

AZ Forensic Audit Summary: “Election Should Not Be Certified” ... “57,734 Ballots with Known Issues – 6 Times Margin of Victory”
by Refreshing News,  27 September 2021

Overview of Arizona Audit Report
by Hunter Cathey,  5 October 2021

Eruc Coomer Deposition Verifies Antifa Facebook Posts, Extreme Left Bias
by Ben Wetmore,  12 October 2021




1  “Post Election – What Now? Creating the World We Want!”
Yaron Brook Show, 5 or 6 November 2020
youtube.com/watch?v=LocYwSZlhsE-

UPDATE:  Peter Schwartz weighed in on 10 January 2021, posting an article on Facebook titled “Saving the Republican Party.”  It reads in part:

“At Trump’s core is a militant emotionalism — not a willingness to lie, but a belligerent indifference toward the truth. If he wants to believe that the election was stolen from him, he will refuse to acknowledge the results. The fact that dozens of courts, consisting of both Democratic and Republican judges, have examined his allegations and concluded that they are baseless, is irrelevant to him.”

Leftists are known for accusing their enemies of what they themselves are doing and the Obleftivists at ARI are no exception. With the phrase “belligerent indifference toward the truth” Mr. Schwartz describes himself and the others at ARI perfectly.
facebook.com/PeterSchwartzIDS/posts/3030296527256586

2  Excerpted from:
youtube.com/watch?v=RoDdRNQc2rA&t=49s

3  Excerpted from:
youtube.com/watch?v=01vnDL4yFrA&t=1m17s

4  peternavarro.com/the-navarro-report

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