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Democrats, media confused by word “supplemental”

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The FBI report is in, and there is nothing new. What a shock, am I right? Not according to the major players. Whether it be Mitch McConnell, Joe Biden, or even the Democrats if they are honest, the necessity of the investigation was well overplayed. But alas, McConnell needed to secure the votes, a task he is uncharacteristically impressive at. So a supplemental investigation was authorized by the Whitehouse. Despite getting what they said they wanted, Democrats who were already opposed to Kavanaugh complain that this wasn’t a real investigation. Dr. Ford’s lawyer took to twitter and the media to complain about the ordeal.

So lets break down this statement. First, Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh already testified under oath. So what is the point of a second interview. Is it their hope that enough interviews will cause Kavanaugh to confess? Surely they aren’t so irrational as to think that this scenario would happen. Furthermore, Ford’s case would likely falter in a second statement. Her case is weak, and a second interview would merely be a Hail Mary attempt to ensnare Kavanaugh even further.

Second, there are no witnesses who corroborate her story. The FBI cannot interview people who do not exist. So let Ford’s lawyer drag out the Easter Bunny, and let the FBI investigate potential witnesses. Thirdly, she stands to financially and politically gain by bringing forth these accusations. To date people have given her over $777000. And this is before these same people buy her ghostwritten book sure to come out before the 2020 election. As far as her political career is concerned, she is easily a candidate for speaking at the DNC and has name recognition to mount a serious campaign should she decide to run in the leftist playground of California.

Senators Dianne Feinstein and Chuck Schumer both criticized the process in their press conference.

These Senators already had their minds predetermined and aren’t really interested in further investigation, unless of course there were enough investigations and one crooked one crafted evidence implicating Kavanaugh. But McConnell isn’t trying to win them, he’s trying to win over the progressives that can be negotiated with. Cocaine Mitch isn’t messing around.

For the Diction Confused

Merriam Webster defines supplement as “something that completes or makes an addition.” By definition, the FBI investigation was an addition to the Senate investigation. Therefore neither Ford nor Kavanaugh needed to be interviewed again. They already told their sides so the investigation need not repeat the entire process that the Senate Judiciary Committee underwent. Otherwise it wouldn’t be a supplemental investigation. It would be an actual investigation. Alas, the Senate Judiciary Committee performed the actual investigation and found nothing. The purpose of the supplemental investigation is to provide evidence that would contradict or elaborate upon the findings of the primary investigation. The FBI did its job and the Democrats are butthurt that the results didn’t say what they wanted.

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Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

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Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

It was arguably the most watched gubernatorial race in the nation this past midterm election season and it didn’t disappoint. It took a recount and multiple lawsuits to finish, but in the end Republican Ron DeSantis defeated Democrat Andrew Gillum.

The mayor of Jacksonville finally conceded for the second time today, nearly two weeks after election day. He already conceded once on election fight.

Andrew Gillum concedes in Florida governor’s race for second time

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2018/11/17/andrew-gillum-concedes-florida-governors-race-second-time/2041301002/In a four-minute video posted live on Facebook, Mayor Gillum stood with his wife R. Jai, a Tallahassee park in the background and both dressed in Florida A&M University orange and green. Gillum first thanked his supporters. Then, he officially acknowledged Republican Ron DeSantis as the winner.

“R. Jai and I wanted to take a moment to congratulate Mr. DeSantis on becoming the next governor of the great state of Florida,” Gillum said in the video posted at about 5 p.m.

DeSantis Tweeted acknowledgement of the concession.

Florida is a bellwether for the 2020 presidential election. The closeness of the race and the apparent corruption in the state means both parties have a lot of work to do. The state needs to get their act together before then as well.

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Stacey Abrams doesn’t concede in her non-concession speech

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Stacey Abrams doesn't concede in her non-concession speech

Republican Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia. He defeated Democrat Stacey Abrams by receiving 50.2% of the vote, negating the possibility of a runoff election.

Abrams isn’t happy about it. She said today she’s unwilling to concede but acknowledged that Kemp would be certified as the winner. In a strange political doublespeak way, she fought back against a system that prevented her from rightfully winning.

Or something.

Bottom line: She lost. She, President Obama, and Oprah Winfrey failed to get her enough voters to win the election. Whether she actually concedes or not is irrelevant.

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Kamala Harris pushes fraudulent ‘petition’ to build her 2020 fundraising spam list

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The worlds of marketing and political campaigning have many things in common. Their intention is to persuade people. They’re both selling something. They employ tested colors, designs, and buzzwords to get people excited. One of the keys to their success is something called “list-building.”

With ballots from the 2018 elections still being counted, Senator Kamala Harris is wasting no time building her 2020 list. To do it, she’s employing a deceptive technique, promoting an online “petition” that’s really nothing more than a way to get people to willingly give her campaign their contact information. These people will be targeted with campaign fundraisers later.

No official announcement has been made about her 2020 presidential run, but it’s hard to believe she’s not running after purchasing 1,100 Facebook ads to promote these “petitions.” A Facebook ad doesn’t have a set cost, but we can assume big money is being put into these list-building ads because of the sheer volume. To put it into perspective, Beto O’Rourke spent around $5 million on Facebook ads for his Senate campaign. Presidential campaigns can easily spend 25 times as much as an expensive Senate campaign.

Unlike a valid petition people often sign to get a candidate or proposition on a ballot, these list-building petitions don’t actually do anything. People are told they’re demanding this action or that, but in the end they’re just giving over information. Some go so far as to ask for everything, including name, address, phone numbers, email, and occasionally even income. These lists grow much more slowly because of the depth of the information requested.

A more common technique is to ask for minimal data to encourage people to fill it out. At the end of the day, all a campaign really needs is an email address they can later use in fundraising campaigns. Here’s an example of an ad Senator Harris’ campaign recently put out:

Kamala Harris Petition

The meta data reveals the page was titled, “Acquisition: 180822 Mueller FB.”

“FB” means it was a Facebook campaign. “Mueller” was the topic. “180822” is the tracking number for A/B testing. “Acquisition” is the goal. Anyone who signed this “petition” has just had their contact information acquired. Mission accomplished. They will soon be receiving emails asking them to donate to the Kamala Harris 2020 presidential election fund.

As for the results of the “petition,” they will go nowhere. There won’t be a Congressional action that is enabled by the thousands of people who “signed” it. You won’t see Kamala Harris standing in front of the White House reading off the names of the people who participated in the “petition.” She couldn’t do that even if she wanted to because the “petition” only asks for a first name. Are there really people out there who believe signing a petition only requires a first name?

Senator Harris is promoting fraudulent petitions with the sole purpose if building her 2020 fundraising spam list. Anyone who “signs” it believing they’re demanding protection for Robert Mueller is a sucker. That’s exactly who she wants to target.

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