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"There must be accountability and consequences for those who commit heinous crimes. Without accountability, extremists will be emboldened." ~Gretchen Whitmer

I agree with Gretchen 100%. That's why tyrannical murderous psychopaths that assume public office and then use that trust and power to intentionally genocide the elderly in nursing homes should be tried for crimes against humanity...and if found guilty be put to death via public execution.
 

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What is it about these f*cking female Dimocrat governors and mayors? Have you seen the crap the Cuomo replacement New York governor has been stuffing down the state's collective throat?

After locking the New York state down for the innocuous Omicron, in the past couple of days she has ruled that there must be no more gas connections to buildings, all heat from now on will be via "clean" electricity. Well, just where in the hell does she think electricity comes from?

I accused her of thinking? Well, stupid me, she doesn't think, she emotes.
Very late to respond here, but better late than never I always say.

In my view she - and most of these tyrants - think just fine.

If you believe that their goals are the same as yours (wellbeing and happiness of the population) then they appear stupid. But once you accept that their goals have nothing to do within anyone's health or wellbeing then their actions make perfect sense. It's likely that some of them probably are just deeply stupid, but plenty of them know exactly what they are doing.
 
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Very late to respond here, but better late than never I always say.

In my view she - and most of these tyrants - think just fine.

If you believe that their goals are the same as yours (wellbeing and happiness of the population) then they appear stupid. But once you accept that their goals have nothing to do within anyone's health or wellbeing then their actions make perfect sense. It's likely that some of them probably are just deeply stupid, but plenty of them know exactly what they are doing.
Ding ding ding...winner winner....they don't think like normal people because they're not out to make the lives of the average person better. Only thinking how to gain more power.
 

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Ding ding ding...winner winner....they don't think like normal people because they're not out to make the lives of the average person better. Only thinking how to gain more power.
And this is where their LACK of thinking shows.

If they DESTROY our lives, to grow their power...even if we're too drugged, immobilized, and conditioned to revolt...as we starve, their power doesn't grow. Their money, their stolen wealth, becomes useless.

Gold (as a representative of all money) is only useful in its exchange (ignoring high-tech industrial use). Its power is in that people who create wealth, want it. When those who would create wealth, are starving or are persecuted, and have been reduced to immobility...what good is the gold?

What good are the aircraft without maintainers, without infrastructure - parts and technicians and supplies, including manufacturing chains - to keep them usable?

These are not hard things to understand. If I, not being able to understand a VPN, even, can see this aspect of economics...these people should be able to. I take it that they're in willful denial - they not only hold their own opinions, tight; but cling to their own set of facts.
 

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And this is where their LACK of thinking shows.

If they DESTROY our lives, to grow their power...even if we're too drugged, immobilized, and conditioned to revolt...as we starve, their power doesn't grow. Their money, their stolen wealth, becomes useless.

Gold (as a representative of all money) is only useful in its exchange (ignoring high-tech industrial use). Its power is in that people who create wealth, want it. When those who would create wealth, are starving or are persecuted, and have been reduced to immobility...what good is the gold?

What good are the aircraft without maintainers, without infrastructure - parts and technicians and supplies, including manufacturing chains - to keep them usable?

These are not hard things to understand. If I, not being able to understand a VPN, even, can see this aspect of economics...these people should be able to. I take it that they're in willful denial - they not only hold their own opinions, tight; but cling to their own set of facts.
SOON!

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Very late to respond here, but better late than never I always say.

In my view she - and most of these tyrants - think just fine.

If you believe that their goals are the same as yours (wellbeing and happiness of the population) then they appear stupid. But once you accept that their goals have nothing to do within anyone's health or wellbeing then their actions make perfect sense. It's likely that some of them probably are just deeply stupid, but plenty of them know exactly what they are doing.
They know and are ok with it.
 

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but plenty of them know exactly what they are doing.
I would posit not so.

Because when their Grand Plan is completed, they'll be as hungry and cold and not-amused as the rest of the miserable survivors. They're LEACHES; and in killing their hosts, they have to either re-learn how to do for themselves, and without the economies of scale of large industrial economies...or they also die, as early pioneers had to do when a crop failed or a drought hit.

They may not be "stupid" as we think. But they are appallingly ignorant, and are unable to use even the rudimentary knowledge of history that they probably have, to know what a wonderful future is post-industialization.
 

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I would posit not so.

Because when their Grand Plan is completed, they'll be as hungry and cold and not-amused as the rest of the miserable survivors. They're LEACHES; and in killing their hosts, they have to either re-learn how to do for themselves, and without the economies of scale of large industrial economies...or they also die, as early pioneers had to do when a crop failed or a drought hit.

They may not be "stupid" as we think. But they are appallingly ignorant, and are unable to use even the rudimentary knowledge of history that they probably have, to know what a wonderful future is post-industialization.

I think that makes them foolish. Not stupid. Those fools think they will be OK.
 

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And this is where their LACK of thinking shows.

If they DESTROY our lives, to grow their power...even if we're too drugged, immobilized, and conditioned to revolt...as we starve, their power doesn't grow. Their money, their stolen wealth, becomes useless.

Gold (as a representative of all money) is only useful in its exchange (ignoring high-tech industrial use). Its power is in that people who create wealth, want it. When those who would create wealth, are starving or are persecuted, and have been reduced to immobility...what good is the gold?

What good are the aircraft without maintainers, without infrastructure - parts and technicians and supplies, including manufacturing chains - to keep them usable?

These are not hard things to understand. If I, not being able to understand a VPN, even, can see this aspect of economics...these people should be able to. I take it that they're in willful denial - they not only hold their own opinions, tight; but cling to their own set of facts.
I personally think that all of their BUSINESS interests drive our national SECURITY interests and have done so for a while now. They don't make these decisions based on what is good for the people and nation, but what is good for their paychecks.
 

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I personally think that all of their BUSINESS interests drive our national SECURITY interests and have done so for a while now. They don't make these decisions based on what is good for the people and nation, but what is good for their paychecks.
In my view their business interests drive every aspect of policy. This certainly includes "national security". Our country, and every other country, is run by a gang of organized criminals. Almost(?) everything they do is criminal.
 

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Again. What good is money, without an infrastructure that creates things to buy?
Your contention is that the parasites kill the host and then have nothing.

That just isn't what happens.

Empires rise and fall, but the populations and infrastructure remains. Occasionally the infrastructure becomes degraded (e.g. fall of Rome), oftentimes it does not and it is merely that the center which acts as a magnet for the world's wealth moves to a different place. The parasites remain. They are always wealthy independently of the native population. Poor countries still have fabulously wealthy potentates wallowing in luxury, eating all the best food and surrounded by dancing girls even when the poor have nothing at all.

Sometimes individual parasites fall from grace and are destroyed by the mob. This is rare. More commonly they turn on each other and one is destroyed in the struggle, but that is the nature of the lawless jungle which they prefer to inhabit. They understand the risks and rewards and are willing to live that way.

The British empire diminished and then collapsed in the early part of the twentieth century. The Royal family, and much of the British aristocracy still live a life most of us can scarcely imagine. See what I mean?
 

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Your contention is that the parasites kill the host and then have nothing.

That just isn't what happens.
But it IS! How did the Elites of Greece, fare? Of Rome? We don't know - they disappeared. We DO know their vomitoriums and aqueducts were abandoned. So was general literacy. Nobility in the morphing duchies and kingdoms of Medieval Europe, lived far worse than Roman slaves.

No Elite Class has ever survived a collapse and rebirth. They're either slaughtered or they disappear into the masses, one more face.
 

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The British empire diminished and then collapsed in the early part of the twentieth century. The Royal family, and much of the British aristocracy still live a life most of us can scarcely imagine. See what I mean?
No, the British "fall" was more of an ordered realignment to their political cousin and heir, the United States.

THAT is a first. The Bourbon kings of France, and their large nobility class...are all gone. Some claim to be descendants. That and a ten franc note will get you a coffee.

There is always an Elite class, an aristocracy. But who it is that is so favored, completely changes with collapse and rebirth.
 

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No, the British "fall" was more of an ordered realignment to their political cousin and heir, the United States.

THAT is a first. The Bourbon kings of France, and their large nobility class...are all gone. Some claim to be descendants. That and a ten franc note will get you a coffee.

There is always an Elite class, an aristocracy. But who it is that is so favored, completely changes with collapse and rebirth.

Various thoughts.

1. Your point is that the elites are stupid because their policies are self-defeating even in terms of their own goals. But this is clearly not true - even the examples you quote (Greece, Rome, Bourbon France) lasted for many centuries. In the case of Rome it lasted for 1600 years, give or take. Over the period of their existences, the elites in these civilizations achieved their goals of wealth and power at the expense of the rest of the population for generation after generation after generation. Even in the case where a civilzation ended in complete collapse and total destruction of its ruling class, the majority of the elites achieved their goals, and died passing their wealth and power on to their children.

2. The vast majority of elite classes do not end in total destruction amidst a welter of blood. Perhaps this has never happened although it is true that individual families die out. Even in the case of Carthage, powerful Punic families continued to prosper in Hispania and Rome itself hundreds of years later (e.g. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Cornelius_Balbus_(consul_40_BC)). Mostly the power of the civilization declines and the associated elite becomes less powerful, but still retains huge privileges as compared to the rest of the population. Britain is not a first at all. Charlemagne's France, Viking Denmark, Venice, Florence, Holland, Spain, Ottomans, Japan (and others) for example all came and went without their elites going down in utter destruction.

To take even your examples

(a) the elites of Greece retained their heads and much wealth and influence even as they were conquered first by the Macedonians and then, in turn, the Romans. They persisted through the fall of the Western Roman Empire and Byzantium. My guess is that there are plenty of their decsendants alive and well and prosperous today.

(b) there were families in medieval and Renaissance Italy who could trace their lineage back to Roman senatorial families. For example https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornaro_family

(c) There are more French members of the French aristocracy alive today than there were at the time of the revolution. https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-37655777. Many of them have quite successfully preserved a fair degree of their wealth and influence. And there remain Bourbon monarchs in Europe today. Spain and Luxemburg are still ruled by Bourbons. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Bourbon#Aftermath.

"The Bourbon dynasty seemed finished in Spain as in the rest of the world, but it would be resurrected. The Second Spanish Republic was overthrown in the Spanish Civil War, leading to the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. He named Juan Carlos de Borbón, a grandson of Alfonso XIII, his successor in 1969. When Franco died six years later, Juan Carlos I took the throne to restore the Bourbon dynasty. The new king oversaw the Spanish transition to democracy; the Spanish Constitution of 1978 recognized the monarchy.

"Since 1964 the Bourbon-Parma line has reigned agnatically in Luxembourg through Grand Dukes Jean and his son Henri. In June 2011, Luxembourg adopted absolute primogeniture, replacing the old Semi-Salic law that might have guaranteed the survival of Bourbon rule for generations.

"Though it is not as powerful as it once was and no longer reigns in its native country of France, the House of Bourbon is by no means extinct and has survived to the present-day world, predominantly composed of republics.


"The House of Bourbon, in its surviving branches, is believed to be the oldest royal dynasty of Europe (and the oldest documented European family altogether) that is still existing in the direct male line today: The House of Capet's male ancestors, the Robertians, go back to Robert of Hesbaye (d. 807) as their first secured ancestor and he is believed to be a direct male descendant of Charibert de Haspengau (c. 555–636). Should this be true, only the Imperial House of Japan would outmatch the Bourbon's age, being reliably documented – as a ruling house already – from about 540. The House of Hesse traces its line back to 841, the House of Welf-Este and the House of Wettin are both emerging in the 10th century (and so do some Italian non-ruling houses like the Caetani or the Massimo family), whereas most of the other ruling families of Europe only turn up to the light of history after the year 1000."

3. I strongly disagree that the life of a slave in Rome was better than the life of a medieval noble. Is it possible that some slaves in Rome led a life of great privilege and were better off than a medieval noble? Sure. But even most house slaves in Rome itself, let alone the agricultural, industrial or mining slaves which made up the majority were most definitely not. For example the average recorded age at death for the slaves of the city of Rome (many of which were the relatively privileged household slaves) was extraordinarily low: seventeen and a half years (17.2 for males; 17.9 for females). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_ancient_Rome#Demography

I'm pretty sure we agree that these people are parasites and that their behavior is evil and damages everyone else's happiness to a great degree.

But I disagree that their behaviour is unintelligent in terms of their own goals. They have a very good chance of leading a life of great material wealth and comfort, dying of old age, and passing their wealth and power on to a succeeding generation.
 
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We're gonna have to agree to disagree on this.

Your last point: There are more French nobility-descendants alive now, than then, is probably correct. But they are NOT...NOBILITY. Their ancestors fell from power and they have to live as everyone else does. And we don't know how many of the direct children of the noblemen survived. Probably a small number...just happened that they were quite fecund once the Revolution had wound down.

I stand by my point. The Elites in our world are playing a jackass game that will destroy them, as well as us. They will be sitting on a pile of fiat, or digital account numbers, or even gold...and have nothing to do with it. No one to plant for them, or harvest, or satiate them sexually...or make their aircraft, or pilot their yachts.

They are destroying their own world. As has happened in the past.
 

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I strongly disagree that the life of a slave in Rome was better than the life of a medieval noble. Is it possible that some slaves in Rome led a life of great privilege and were better off than a medieval noble? Sure. But even most house slaves in Rome itself, let alone the agricultural, industrial or mining slaves which made up the majority were most definitely not. For example the average recorded age at death for the slaves of the city of Rome (many of which were the relatively privileged household slaves) was extraordinarily low: seventeen and a half years (17.2 for males; 17.9 for females). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_ancient_Rome#Demography
Slavery in antiquity was nothing like slavery in the prewar American Southern States. Slaves had rights. Depending on the nation-state and the era, many could themselves own property. I don't have facts on nutrition, except to note that general life expectancy fell considerably with the end of the Western Empire...IIRC, in Medieval Europe, the average lifespan for a male was 38 years.
 

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"The Bourbon dynasty seemed finished in Spain as in the rest of the world, but it would be resurrected. The Second Spanish Republic was overthrown in the Spanish Civil War, leading to the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. He named Juan Carlos de Borbón, a grandson of Alfonso XIII, his successor in 1969. When Franco died six years later, Juan Carlos I took the throne to restore the Bourbon dynasty. The new king oversaw the Spanish transition to democracy; the Spanish Constitution of 1978 recognized the monarchy.
Franco installed him. For his own reasons. Probably one of them was respect for traditions; but prior to his selection, he was just one more citizen-subject of the military dictatorship of Spain, only with an interesting family tree.

That is not the same as a ruling Elite Class surviving upheaval.
 

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Again. What good is money, without an infrastructure that creates things to buy?

For those who are greedy, it's sometimes hard to see past the bottom line.
 

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Your last point: There are more French nobility-descendants alive now, than then, is probably correct. But they are NOT...NOBILITY. Their ancestors fell from power and they have to live as everyone else does.
My point, and the point of the article, is that many of them have preserved significant wealth and power. They continue to live far better than the average joe.

The Bourbons themselves can trace their ancestry back 1500 years, continue to rule two European countries and occupy countless positions of nobility, wealth and power in Europe today. Does their power rival that of Louis XIV? No but they still manage very nicely indeed thank you very much. They have mostly certainly not destroyed their infrastructure to the point where they are starving and have less than if they had never embarked on their great, 1500 year parasitic enterprise.
 

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Franco installed him. For his own reasons. Probably one of them was respect for traditions; but prior to his selection, he was just one more citizen-subject of the military dictatorship of Spain, only with an interesting family tree.

No he wasn't. His family retained a great deal of wealth. He grew up in Rome in exile, lived a life of luxury, engaged in hobbies such as yachting, skiing and big game hunting, and received a very expensive education. As a teenager he killed his brother which was ruled an accident without trial or even an investigation. He married a princess, was very wealthy and had countless relations throughout Europe in positions of power and influence. He "accomplished" all this many years before Franco appointed him to anything.

Neither of us know exactly what prompted Franco to choose Juan Carlos as his successor, but I would guess that Juan Carlos and his relations were able to bring a great deal of influence to bear on the matter.

And of course he is not the only Bourbon who retained a position of great power and influence. Here's an article on Jean, count of Paris (the heir to the French throne): https://peopleai.com/fame/identities/jean-count-of-paris. It puts his worth at $111 million. Yes - a tiny fraction of what his forefathers had - but it is still a sum which affords him a lifestyle far beyond anything most of us can dream of. There are still dozens of Bourbons who continue to hold titles all over Europe, marry into other royal families, control billions of dollars between them, can muster a great deal of political influence, and who live lives of great wealth and privilege.

That is not the same as a ruling Elite Class surviving upheaval.

Yes it is.

I'm not saying that the every generation has more wealth and power than the previous one. Nor am I saying that no family ever loses the game and dies out. I entirely agree that power waxes and wanes, and some families do disappear for one reason or another.

I am simply disagreeing with this statement that you made:

"Because when their Grand Plan is completed, they'll be as hungry and cold and not-amused as the rest of the miserable survivors. They're LEACHES; and in killing their hosts, they have to either re-learn how to do for themselves, and without the economies of scale of large industrial economies...or they also die, as early pioneers had to do when a crop failed or a drought hit.

They may not be "stupid" as we think. But they are appallingly ignorant, and are unable to use even the rudimentary knowledge of history that they probably have, to know what a wonderful future is post-industialization."


Using the Bourbons - which you chose as your example - they patently continue to live in luxury and wield tremendous wealth and power. Is it as great as when they were at their zenith? No I agree it is not. BUT they most certainly have not had to "re-learn how to do for themselves". They have managed to preseve for themselves positions of power and influence for 1500 years through the rise and fall of many nations and empires, countless wars, and huge changes in the nature of society. At no point in time has any of their behavior resulted in them being poorer than if they had chosen not to be parasites.
 

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Slavery in antiquity was nothing like slavery in the prewar American Southern States. Slaves had rights. Depending on the nation-state and the era, many could themselves own property. I don't have facts on nutrition, except to note that general life expectancy fell considerably with the end of the Western Empire...IIRC, in Medieval Europe, the average lifespan for a male was 38 years.

The conditions of slavery varied in place and time. Slaves in Rome had no rights at all. They could be tortured, maimed, or put to death at the whim of their master. Legally any property they owned belonged to their master, husband and wife could be separated, and children could be sold away from the mother.

Custom dictated that house slaves were usually (although not always) treated better than this, and skilled slaves (doctors, accountants etc.) were too valuable to treat this way. But agricultural slaves typically lived a miserable existence, and the life expectancy of a slave sent to the mines was measured in months.
 

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Late to this although the subject has went off the rails like any good thread will do.
On Whitmer, I don't get it. In interviews she comes off as intelligent and confident but other than that where is the charm a person would need to win over the Michigan electorate? She looks like a figure from a wax museum. Her face is disturbing. The evil arched eyebrows. When she speaks her voice is a grating deep whiny. Her forced smile and resting b!+ch face finish it up.
Like Biden's 81 million voters I wonder if they didn't do some 3am vote switching.
 

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Late to this although the subject has went off the rails like any good thread will do.
On Whitmer, I don't get it. In interviews she comes off as intelligent and confident but other than that where is the charm a person would need to win over the Michigan electorate? She looks like a figure from a wax museum. Her face is disturbing. The evil arched eyebrows. When she speaks her voice is a grating deep whiny. Her forced smile and resting b!+ch face finish it up.
Like Biden's 81 million voters I wonder if they didn't do some 3am vote switching.
Friends in Michigan (I worked in the UP two years) tell me, she was a Party insider. A hack.

It was her turn, after former governor Snyder ran out of terms (term limits). It helps when the whole of Detroit is unquestioningly in the Party's pocket.

So she got in. I've been told she has some German roots, family ties to...yeah, THAT party. She's always been a power-seeker.

Man oh man. There; Oregon; other places and political offices...when a totalitarian lust is combined with hypergamy, you wind up with a literal Christless mess.
 

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Top Prosecutor Drops Out of Whitmer Kidnapping Case​


We recently discussed the collapse of the Whitmer kidnapping case after a jury acquitted defendants in Michigan. Now, one of the lead prosecutors is leaving the case, according to a motion filed by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Roth. That adds questions about how the case will move forward after the earlier loss.

Shortly before the 2020 election, Gov. Whitmer stood before cameras describing her narrow escape from being kidnapped and murdered by “domestic terrorists.” Despite the fact that the Justice Department in the Trump Administration made these arrests, Whitmer blamed former president Donald Trump. President Biden agreed that Trump was fostering a “civil war.”
The media went into a frenzy, declaring that the case proved that “Trump’s rhetoric and policies have unleashed a second pandemic in the form of far-right domestic terrorism.”
The problem is that the case — and the narrative — quickly fell apart after the election. A Michigan jury recently acquitted Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta and hanged on the verdicts against Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. Fox is portrayed as a ringleader of the group and leader of the conspiracy.
While Fox and Croft can be retried, the acquittal raises an additional challenge. Harris and Caserta may feel fewer inhibitions in testifying. With the exception of perjury, they can safely take the stand to discuss their actions — and more importantly, the actions of the government.
The Michigan case stands as one of the most chilling examples of entrapment techniques used by the FBI. While Whitmer declared Trump “complicit” in her planned execution, the FBI increasingly appeared more “complicit” in the creation of a government-inspired, government-funded, and largely government-staffed plot.
The problem was that these guys seemed at points more interested in partying than conspiring. The FBI, therefore, decided to take control and get them serious about some major crimes. An informant known as “Big Dan” was paid over $50,000 to get the conspiracy going, including paying for the defendants to travel to Wisconsin to “train.”
Special Agent Jayson Chambers pushed Big Dan to get the men to take violent acts against Whitmer. The defendants reportedly resisted those entreaties. Dan pushed the alleged leader to fire a round into the window of Whitmer’s home and mail the casing to the news media. On Sept. 5, 2020, Chambers texted to remind Dan “Mission is to kill the governor specifically.
The Whitmer conspiracy was a production written, funded, and largely populated by FBI agents and informants. At every point, FBI literally drove the conspirators and controlled their actions. In the end, a majority of the “conspirators” were actually FBI agents or informants.
As discussed earlier, various key FBI agents and informants were removed from the case due to their own legal problems.
Now, Roth is pulling out. That will create a vacuum in the second trial. Retrials often allow prosecutors to better prepare for defense arguments. Yet, it has lost one of the prosecutor most experienced in the case.
Politically, it would be highly damaging for both Biden and Whitmer to have the case dropped. The question is whether the reduction of the defendants and the change in the prosecution team will change the prospect for convictions. It could work for the defense if the two acquitted parties are more active in the case. Conversely, focusing on the alleged leader could strengthen the optics for the jury by eliminating marginal figures.
There could also be a more generous plea deal offered to the defense to avoid the threat of acquittal. It is notable to see a lead prosecutor bow out in such a high-profile case. Whether this indicates other significant changes in the case will likely become clear in the coming days.
 

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HISTORIC HUMILIATION: Trump-Endorsed Candidates Sweep Establishment GOP Picks as Michigan Grassroots Rise Up… Win Against All Odds​

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100 Percent Fed Up Exclusive – In what can only be described as a historic election, MI GOP delegates wiped out decades of establishment rule yesterday at the GOP State Convention with their votes to elect Trump-endorsed election integrity candidates Kristina Karamo for Secretary of State and Constitutional Attorney Matt DePerno for Attorney General as their choice to run in the 2022 general election.

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MI GOP candidate for Secretary of State Kristina Karamo and MI GOP candidate for Attorney General Matt DePerno

Over 2,000 GOP delegates and alternates gathered together today in Grand Rapids, MI, to cast critical votes for the next Republican Secretary of State and Attorney General candidates for the upcoming general election in November 2022. Both races were highly contentious, with two Trump-endorsed, grassroots election integrity candidates, Kristina Karamo for SOS and Constitutional Attorney Matt DePerno. Karamo and DePerno, two grassroots candidates with no political experience and limited campaign funds, ran against career politicians like Tom Leonard, who was showered with money and endorsements from establishment Republicans and anti-America First PAC money.

Not surprisingly, populist candidate Kristina Karamo walked away with 1344 votes and emerged victorious in her bid to become the next GOP candidate for SOS in Michigan. Her next closest competitor, a sitting MI State Representative Beau LeFave, got 390 votes, and Cindy Berry, a Macomb Co. city clerk, got 267 votes.

Constitutional Attorney Matt DePerno ran against the popular former Speaker of the House Tom Leonard and MI State Representative Ryan Berman. In the first round of voting, DePerno came in just under the 50% threshold needed to win the election on the first ballot. He was forced into a runoff with second-place Leonard after Berman conceded and threw his support behind Leonard. Even with Berman’s delegates getting behind Leonard, he still lost to Trump-endorsed Matt DePerno, who walked away victorious with just under 54% of the vote in the runoff election.
DePerno made the following statement after winning the runoff vote:

“Today marks the first step towards taking back our state and our country. I am eternally grateful to the freedom-loving patriots of the convention who put their trust in me to be their standard-bearer.
Together, we will create a red wave to wash over the Wolverine State this Fall!
My general election opponent, Dana Nessel, is a socialist Soros sycophant out of touch with Michigan voters. In November, she will be out of time as well.
I look forward to continuing to campaign across the state.”
Michigan GOP delegates also sent a strong message to the school boards at 3 major universities in Michigan when they elected anti-mask, anti-vaccine mandate, and anti-CRT candidates to serve on the boards of the increasingly liberal universities: Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University.

The attacks from the media were swift, labeling Kristina and Matt “conspiracy theorists” and “election deniers.” BuzzFeed, the first publication to push the fake Russian dossier, attempted to paint Kristina Karamo as someone pushing fake conspiracy theories because she believes there was massive voter fraud in the 2020 election.

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Local media spent much of last night and this morning whining like children over the populist candidate’s nominations.
Detroit News whiner who also writes articles for the once moderate publication explained how Karamo and DePerno’s wins resulted from Trump’s “hold over a changing GOP.”

What Mauger, who spends most of his time doing hit jobs on conservatives, doesn’t understand is that the majority of Republicans have been hoping for decades that someone like Donald Trump would come along and re-build the party that, for too long, has allowed the establishment leaders to control it while turning up their noses at grassroots candidates like Kristina and Matt.

Michigan is unique because of the massive grassroots structure in place across the state. Still, the sentiment remains the same in states across America, where Republicans are desperate to break free from establishment hacks like Mitt Romney and Mitch McConnell and elect candidates who truly represent them and their values, and not the values of their favorite lobbyist.

Crain’s Detroit writer Chad Livengood, who also doesn’t understand the power of President Trump’s endorsement, ignored the support Matt DePerno and Kristina Karamo have received from across the state and claimed the MI GOP is in for an electoral disaster, while the arrogant never-Trump John Truscott tweeted that Michigan’s lawless AG Dana Nessel had been saved by DePerno’s victory last night.

The former MIGOP Chair, and RINO Laura Cox, attacked Michigan’s queen of grassroots, co-Chair of the MIGOP Meshawn Maddock, calling her “crazy” and calling MIGOP Chair Weiser “rich, uninterested and distant.” MIGOP Co-Chair Meshawn Maddock had the perfect response, telling the bitter, unpopular former chair, “Put down your drink, Laura,” adding, “Winning isn’t something you would understand.”

The dig was aimed at Cox, who did little to nothing to protect our 2020 elections. Instead of safeguarding our elections, she allowed fraud to run rampant across the state while grassroots organizers like Meshawn Maddock, MIGOP Grassroots Vice Chair Marian Sheridan, and MI Conservative Coalition founders Rosanne Ponkowski, Bill Rauderwink, and Matt Seely who is now a candidate for US Congress in Michigan’s 8th district, and Diane Schindlbeck, who is running for State Rep. in Michigans 101st District, helped to organize armies of poll challengers across the state

For two years, Michigan Republicans begged their Republican-led House and Senate to conduct a serious investigation into voter fraud in the 2020 election. The lawmakers ignored their requests. MI lawmakers also ignored over 7,500 affidavits from citizens demanding a forensic audit. Only months after hundreds of Republican poll challengers came forward with accusations of voter fraud and irregularities, MI Senate Oversight Committee Chair Ed McBroom issued a report on the 2020 election that claimed there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud in Michigan.

He didn’t stop with accusing members of his own party of making up claims about election fraud; Republican Senator Ed McBroom actually asked Michigan’s lawless Democrat Attorney General to consider investigating individuals who’ve pushed false claims about the 2020 election “to raise money or publicity for their own ends.” His statement, of course, was meant to chill the investigation by Constitutional Attorney Matt DePerno, who was collecting donations to help fund a massive investigation into potential voter fraud in Antrim County, MI.

Michigan Republicans, like Republicans across America, are tired of electing people with an “R” behind their names who refuse to address voter fraud, and they’re actively seeking candidates like Kristina Karamo and Matt DePerno, who are fearlessly fighting back against the establishment who refuse to fight to protect and defend our elections.


Buckle up, America, Michigan is a precursor of what’s coming in 2022. If you don’t think Trump’s endorsements matter—think again!

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"They Shut Us Down": Michigan Businesses Sue Whitmer For Losses Due To COVID Lockdowns​

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BY TYLER DURDEN
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022 - 09:25 PM
Authored by Steven Kovac via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),
A coalition of five bowling alleys and family entertainment centers is suing Michigan’s Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, for losses incurred due to her mandatory COVID-19 shutdowns in 2020.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer listens to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in Clawson, Mich., on March 18, 2019. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services director Robert Gordon is also a defendant in the case.
The plaintiffs allege that the shutdowns imposed by Whitmer and Gordon were a “taking” of their businesses without just compensation in violation of both the state and the U.S. Constitution.
The case has been winding its way through the federal courts since January 2021.
Fred Kautz runs the lane oiler at Kautz Shore Lanes in Lexington, Mich., on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/The Epoch Times)
The coalition lost the first round of the legal battle when the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan ruled against it.
Oral arguments were recently held before a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit.
Plaintiff’s chief counsel David Kallman told The Epoch Times after the appeals court hearing, “The oral arguments from both sides were vigorous. The judges asked a lot of questions. It was the kind of proceeding that makes you proud to be a lawyer.
“Even the defense acknowledges that we are presenting ‘novel’ arguments.
“Michigan is the only state in the nation where a governor’s public health emergency powers were overturned as unconstitutional.
“If we lose in the court of appeals, we will take this case to the U.S. Supreme Court.”
Scott Bennett, executive director of the Independent Bowling and Entertainment Centers Association, told The Epoch Times,
“The governor’s actions were devastating to our industry.
“Things went from ‘two weeks to slow the spread’ to indefinite shutdowns.”
Bennett said that the forced closures were not based on solid scientific proof that bowling alleys and family entertainment centers would spread the virus any more than the Walmart stores or the GM plants that were allowed to remain open.
“They were allowed to operate with hundreds and even thousands of people in them but we had to shut down. We feel our industry was unfairly singled-out.
“We cannot stand for a repeat of such arbitrary treatment and don’t want the people of Michigan to forget what was done to them.”
With the recent uptick in COVID cases and the approaching mid-term elections, Bennett said his members that survived the 2020 shutdowns feel like it can happen all over again.
“It’s like operating day-to-day with a hammer held over your head. The uncertainty is altering business plans. The value of our businesses is dropping through the floor,” Bennett said.
Brian and Mindy Hill work the counter at their bowling alley in Imlay City, Mich. on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/Epoch Times)
Fred Kautz, the proprietor of Kautz’s Shore Lanes in Lexington, Michigan, started working in the family business when he was 13.
The business has 12 bowling lanes, a bar, an arcade, a restaurant, and living quarters upstairs.
“We’ve owned this place for 42 years. For me and my family, it’s more than a place to work. It’s a way of life. And it has become an institution in our community—a real gathering place,” said Kautz.
He said he is still smarting from what happened after Whitmer’s executive actions were ruled unconstitutional by the Michigan Supreme Court in the fall of 2020.
“We got a little reprieve. We thought we were in the clear until she came back with another round of forced closures, this time under the authority of the Michigan Department of Public Health.
The first 30 days knocked us right on our butts. But we were willing to cooperate, to do our part. We were all scared and we did not want to see harm come to anybody.
We lost a lot of money at the time. We are coming back slowly, but our overall revenue is still down 20 percent from pre-pandemic days. That’s hard to make up.
“In the spring of 2020, I tried to do what was recommended and go along. Never again!
“If my Dad was still alive, he’d have never closed at all,” said Kautz.
Brian and Mindy Hill, owners of I.C. Strikes, a 16-lane bowling alley, bar, and snack bar in Imlay City said their business was hit hard by the shutdowns.
Brian was the town barber for 25 years, before purchasing the bowling alley where he learned to bowl as a child.
“We took over in December 2018. We’d saved up money to buy this place and make some upgrades. When COVID hit, we were forced to close down. It took all the money we saved for improvements just to survive,” said Brian.
The Hills said they never thought they’d see the day when their own government could do something like that to them.
Mary Bacon, assistant manager of Jump City, a family recreation center, cleans an arcade machine in Imlay City, Mich., on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/The Epoch Times)
They shut us down. They took away our livelihood with no end date in sight. Then they wanted to loan us money. Think about that. They first put us in a situation where we had zero income to pay our previous debt. And then they wanted to loan us more money.
“Lots of small business people lost their businesses but kept their debt. It ruined them,” said Brian.
The Hills did apply for and receive a Small Business Administration loan at 3.25 percent interest for 30 years, and they participated in the Paycheck Protection Program which helped their business survive.
Up the road from the Hill’s bowling alley is Jump City, a large indoor recreation center offering an array of bouncy houses and arcade games for children.
Assistant manager Mary Bacon told The Epoch Times, “We lost a lot of business. We were forced to close for 15 months and had to make our payments with no income.”
Bacon remembers the morning of March 16, 2020, when many area businesses were gearing up for big St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
“By afternoon everybody had to close. All that food went to waste.
“The shutdown was supposed to be for a couple of weeks. Nobody foresaw it would drag on for a year and three months.
“Oh, they said we could open again, but they so severely restricted the number of customers that we lost all of our big birthday parties. With so few kids allowed in, we couldn’t operate. We were losing too much money.”
Bacon said people are coming back to the center but are still scared, even though the games and bouncy houses are continuously cleaned and sanitized.
Navaeh Smalstig, 8, climbs out of a bouncy house at Jump City in Imlay City, Mich., on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/The Epoch Times)
Before the pandemic, Danny Brown owned a roller rink in Grand Blanc and Owasso, two south-central Michigan towns.
“The lockdowns forced us to sell the Owasso rink for less than half of what we paid for it. We will be trying to make up our loss for years to come.”
Brown, who is a plaintiff in the lawsuit, told The Epoch Times, “To keep going I had to decide to triple our debt. Since the shutdown, I am three-quarters of a million dollars deeper in debt.
“Small businesses put everything on the line. All of our personal and family money. I am personally responsible for our debt. If I die my children will have to pay it.”
Brown said Michigan’s government acted without a real understanding and regarded the state’s small businesses as “nonessential throwaways.”
“One of the reasons we filed suit is to push the government to think differently,” he said.
According to Brown, family entertainment centers like skating rinks, bowling alleys, arcades, pool halls, miniature golf, and go-cart tracks have been nearly wiped out.
“A few years ago, there were 3,500 roller skating rinks in the United States. Now there are 700. There were five rinks in Genesee County, now there are two.” he said.
Brown attributes the decrease to years of ongoing government mandates and interference that led up to the COVID-19 lockdowns.
“They took, they stole our businesses!” he said.
Donn Slimmen, another plaintiff in the case, owns Spartan West Bowling in the west Michigan resort town of Ludington.
“The lockdown just about killed us. It was 14 to 15 months of agony. Our bank payments and utility bills didn’t stop. We went from being two to three months behind to more months behind.
“We entered into survival mode. We ate a lot of pork and beans and hotdogs. We’re still trying to work ourselves out of the hole. By the end of this summer, we might be solvent again.
“We were lucky to survive. We are still hanging on by threads,” said Slimmen.
Along with 16 bowling lanes, Slimmen operates a full-service restaurant.
It’s never come back. Pre-pandemic, we’d serve 200 customers at an ordinary Friday fish fry. Now our best night is 100.
“Our restaurant went from a thriving seated-guest business to a take-out operation grossing only two to three percent of the seated sales.
“We were spending $400 to take in proceeds of $100.
“The politicians and bureaucrats don’t understand. They never cleaned a toilet seat or climbed into a bowling machine to fix it,” said Slimmen.
Slimmen blames Gov.Gretchen Whitmer for the plight of his community and the state.
“You didn’t see Republican governors closing businesses. Their states did so much better.
“Drive through downtown Ludington or Muskegon and look at all the boarded-up storefronts. So many places are out of business. Michigan is in terrible shape,” Slimmen said.
The Tomassoni family has been in the bowling business for 84 years in the western Upper Peninsula town of Iron Mountain, Michigan.
We had to close bowling and our banquet facility a total of 161 days in two different periods of time in 2020. After the second shutdown, we could operate at 25 percent occupancy and only during restricted hours. No wedding receptions, no special events. It was a disaster.
“It ripped my heart out. I am so bitter towards my government,” said owner Pete Tomassoni.
Tomassoni’s business suffered further because of its proximity to Wisconsin which is only minutes away.
“Wisconsin closed for just 30 days. For the most part, they were wide open. That really hurt us.
“Our governor was picking and choosing which of our state’s businesses could operate. To force a business to close with no notice and without proven science is straight out wrong.
“I think that she came down so hard on small business because we, by and large, lean to the right.
“The state dangled the threat of yanking business licenses to keep people in line.
“Some of our businesses tried to defy the state and stayed open
 

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"They Shut Us Down": Michigan Businesses Sue Whitmer For Losses Due To COVID Lockdowns​

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BY TYLER DURDEN
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022 - 09:25 PM
Authored by Steven Kovac via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),
A coalition of five bowling alleys and family entertainment centers is suing Michigan’s Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, for losses incurred due to her mandatory COVID-19 shutdowns in 2020.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer listens to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in Clawson, Mich., on March 18, 2019. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services director Robert Gordon is also a defendant in the case.
The plaintiffs allege that the shutdowns imposed by Whitmer and Gordon were a “taking” of their businesses without just compensation in violation of both the state and the U.S. Constitution.
The case has been winding its way through the federal courts since January 2021.
Fred Kautz runs the lane oiler at Kautz Shore Lanes in Lexington, Mich., on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/The Epoch Times)
The coalition lost the first round of the legal battle when the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan ruled against it.
Oral arguments were recently held before a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit.
Plaintiff’s chief counsel David Kallman told The Epoch Times after the appeals court hearing, “The oral arguments from both sides were vigorous. The judges asked a lot of questions. It was the kind of proceeding that makes you proud to be a lawyer.
“Even the defense acknowledges that we are presenting ‘novel’ arguments.
“Michigan is the only state in the nation where a governor’s public health emergency powers were overturned as unconstitutional.
“If we lose in the court of appeals, we will take this case to the U.S. Supreme Court.”
Scott Bennett, executive director of the Independent Bowling and Entertainment Centers Association, told The Epoch Times,
“The governor’s actions were devastating to our industry.
“Things went from ‘two weeks to slow the spread’ to indefinite shutdowns.”
Bennett said that the forced closures were not based on solid scientific proof that bowling alleys and family entertainment centers would spread the virus any more than the Walmart stores or the GM plants that were allowed to remain open.
“They were allowed to operate with hundreds and even thousands of people in them but we had to shut down. We feel our industry was unfairly singled-out.
“We cannot stand for a repeat of such arbitrary treatment and don’t want the people of Michigan to forget what was done to them.”
With the recent uptick in COVID cases and the approaching mid-term elections, Bennett said his members that survived the 2020 shutdowns feel like it can happen all over again.
“It’s like operating day-to-day with a hammer held over your head. The uncertainty is altering business plans. The value of our businesses is dropping through the floor,” Bennett said.
Brian and Mindy Hill work the counter at their bowling alley in Imlay City, Mich. on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/Epoch Times)
Fred Kautz, the proprietor of Kautz’s Shore Lanes in Lexington, Michigan, started working in the family business when he was 13.
The business has 12 bowling lanes, a bar, an arcade, a restaurant, and living quarters upstairs.
“We’ve owned this place for 42 years. For me and my family, it’s more than a place to work. It’s a way of life. And it has become an institution in our community—a real gathering place,” said Kautz.
He said he is still smarting from what happened after Whitmer’s executive actions were ruled unconstitutional by the Michigan Supreme Court in the fall of 2020.
“We got a little reprieve. We thought we were in the clear until she came back with another round of forced closures, this time under the authority of the Michigan Department of Public Health.
The first 30 days knocked us right on our butts. But we were willing to cooperate, to do our part. We were all scared and we did not want to see harm come to anybody.
We lost a lot of money at the time. We are coming back slowly, but our overall revenue is still down 20 percent from pre-pandemic days. That’s hard to make up.
“In the spring of 2020, I tried to do what was recommended and go along. Never again!
“If my Dad was still alive, he’d have never closed at all,” said Kautz.
Brian and Mindy Hill, owners of I.C. Strikes, a 16-lane bowling alley, bar, and snack bar in Imlay City said their business was hit hard by the shutdowns.
Brian was the town barber for 25 years, before purchasing the bowling alley where he learned to bowl as a child.
“We took over in December 2018. We’d saved up money to buy this place and make some upgrades. When COVID hit, we were forced to close down. It took all the money we saved for improvements just to survive,” said Brian.
The Hills said they never thought they’d see the day when their own government could do something like that to them.
Mary Bacon, assistant manager of Jump City, a family recreation center, cleans an arcade machine in Imlay City, Mich., on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/The Epoch Times)
They shut us down. They took away our livelihood with no end date in sight. Then they wanted to loan us money. Think about that. They first put us in a situation where we had zero income to pay our previous debt. And then they wanted to loan us more money.
“Lots of small business people lost their businesses but kept their debt. It ruined them,” said Brian.
The Hills did apply for and receive a Small Business Administration loan at 3.25 percent interest for 30 years, and they participated in the Paycheck Protection Program which helped their business survive.
Up the road from the Hill’s bowling alley is Jump City, a large indoor recreation center offering an array of bouncy houses and arcade games for children.
Assistant manager Mary Bacon told The Epoch Times, “We lost a lot of business. We were forced to close for 15 months and had to make our payments with no income.”
Bacon remembers the morning of March 16, 2020, when many area businesses were gearing up for big St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
“By afternoon everybody had to close. All that food went to waste.
“The shutdown was supposed to be for a couple of weeks. Nobody foresaw it would drag on for a year and three months.
“Oh, they said we could open again, but they so severely restricted the number of customers that we lost all of our big birthday parties. With so few kids allowed in, we couldn’t operate. We were losing too much money.”
Bacon said people are coming back to the center but are still scared, even though the games and bouncy houses are continuously cleaned and sanitized.
Navaeh Smalstig, 8, climbs out of a bouncy house at Jump City in Imlay City, Mich., on May 13, 2022. (Steven Kovac/The Epoch Times)
Before the pandemic, Danny Brown owned a roller rink in Grand Blanc and Owasso, two south-central Michigan towns.
“The lockdowns forced us to sell the Owasso rink for less than half of what we paid for it. We will be trying to make up our loss for years to come.”
Brown, who is a plaintiff in the lawsuit, told The Epoch Times, “To keep going I had to decide to triple our debt. Since the shutdown, I am three-quarters of a million dollars deeper in debt.
“Small businesses put everything on the line. All of our personal and family money. I am personally responsible for our debt. If I die my children will have to pay it.”
Brown said Michigan’s government acted without a real understanding and regarded the state’s small businesses as “nonessential throwaways.”
“One of the reasons we filed suit is to push the government to think differently,” he said.
According to Brown, family entertainment centers like skating rinks, bowling alleys, arcades, pool halls, miniature golf, and go-cart tracks have been nearly wiped out.
“A few years ago, there were 3,500 roller skating rinks in the United States. Now there are 700. There were five rinks in Genesee County, now there are two.” he said.
Brown attributes the decrease to years of ongoing government mandates and interference that led up to the COVID-19 lockdowns.
“They took, they stole our businesses!” he said.
Donn Slimmen, another plaintiff in the case, owns Spartan West Bowling in the west Michigan resort town of Ludington.
“The lockdown just about killed us. It was 14 to 15 months of agony. Our bank payments and utility bills didn’t stop. We went from being two to three months behind to more months behind.
“We entered into survival mode. We ate a lot of pork and beans and hotdogs. We’re still trying to work ourselves out of the hole. By the end of this summer, we might be solvent again.
“We were lucky to survive. We are still hanging on by threads,” said Slimmen.
Along with 16 bowling lanes, Slimmen operates a full-service restaurant.
It’s never come back. Pre-pandemic, we’d serve 200 customers at an ordinary Friday fish fry. Now our best night is 100.
“Our restaurant went from a thriving seated-guest business to a take-out operation grossing only two to three percent of the seated sales.
“We were spending $400 to take in proceeds of $100.
“The politicians and bureaucrats don’t understand. They never cleaned a toilet seat or climbed into a bowling machine to fix it,” said Slimmen.
Slimmen blames Gov.Gretchen Whitmer for the plight of his community and the state.
“You didn’t see Republican governors closing businesses. Their states did so much better.
“Drive through downtown Ludington or Muskegon and look at all the boarded-up storefronts. So many places are out of business. Michigan is in terrible shape,” Slimmen said.
The Tomassoni family has been in the bowling business for 84 years in the western Upper Peninsula town of Iron Mountain, Michigan.
We had to close bowling and our banquet facility a total of 161 days in two different periods of time in 2020. After the second shutdown, we could operate at 25 percent occupancy and only during restricted hours. No wedding receptions, no special events. It was a disaster.
“It ripped my heart out. I am so bitter towards my government,” said owner Pete Tomassoni.
Tomassoni’s business suffered further because of its proximity to Wisconsin which is only minutes away.
“Wisconsin closed for just 30 days. For the most part, they were wide open. That really hurt us.
“Our governor was picking and choosing which of our state’s businesses could operate. To force a business to close with no notice and without proven science is straight out wrong.
“I think that she came down so hard on small business because we, by and large, lean to the right.
“The state dangled the threat of yanking business licenses to keep people in line.
“Some of our businesses tried to defy the state and stayed open
Yeah...good luck with that lawsuit. "CDC recommendations..." is going to be their get out of jail free card.
 

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Hero Sheriff Dar Leaf Sues Lawless MI AG Nessel, Dishonest MI SOS Benson For Interfering, Obstructing and Covering Up Crimes In Election Fraud Investigations, Including Machine Voting, Ballot Harvesting and Trafficking​

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Published June 4, 2022 at 11:48am
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100 Percent Fed Up Exclusive – Hero and American treasure, Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf and the Barry County Sheriff’s Office is suing MI Attorney General Dana Nessel, MI Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, the Director of MI Bureau of Elections Jonathan Brater, the MI State Police, MI State Police Trooper Bryan Fuller and MI State Police Trooper David Geyer in their official and individual capacity.
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Michigan Election Code specifically states that it is the duty of any police, sheriff or other peace officer, present and having knowledge of any violation of any of the provisions of this act to forthwith institute criminal proceedings for the punishment of such offender.”
MI Election law also states that a MI Sheriff is required to investigate any alleged or suspected illegal or fraudulent voter registration activity:
If a township or city clerk has knowledge that there is a probable illegal or fraudulent registration in the township or city, or in any ward or precinct of the township or city, the clerk has the power and duty to make a full investigation of the facts concerning the registration and to ascertain whether any name has been illegally or fraudulently registered. A township or city clerk is authorized and empowered to call upon the police department of the city or the sheriff of the county in which the city is located, or both, to assist in making the investigation, and the police department and the sheriff are required to render assistance if the clerk makes a request for assistance, and to furnish the clerk at his or her request with all available assistance in making the investigation.
TRENDING: BREAKING: Hero Sheriff Dar Leaf Sues Lawless MI AG Nessel, Dishonest MI SOS Benson For Interfering, Obstructing and Covering Up Crimes In Election Fraud Investigations, Including Machine Voting, Ballot Harvesting and Trafficking
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Barry County, MI Sheriff Dar Leaf
Sheriff Dar Leaf’s lawsuit addresses the lawless and obstructive actions of Attorney General Dana Nessel, who regularly mocks and threatens her political opponents, together with Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, who’s blocked the efforts of citizens and law enforcement to investigate voter fraud and voter irregularities related to the 2020 election.
Benson has also been caught in numerous lies related to the election and like her fellow Democrat activist attorney general, she has mocked and threatened her political opponents while preventing Sheriff Dar to perform his duties and responsibilities as an elected official.
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MI SOS Jocelyn Benson (D) and MI AG Dana Nessel (D)

The Barry County Sheriff is also suing MI Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s henchman, Jonathan Brater.​

Jonathan Brater is Michigan’s Director of Elections, a member of the executive branch of state government, and an employee of the state. As director of elections, Mr. Brater is “vested with the powers and shall perform the duties of the secretary of state under his or her supervision, with respect to the supervision and administration of the election laws.”
Defendant Brater has no law enforcement or executive authority to encroach upon law enforcement functions of a constitutional sheriff.
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MI SOS Benson appointed Director of the Michigan Bureau of Elections Jonathan Brater
From the lawsuit, filed by Detroit Attorney Stefanie Lambert:
This lawsuit represents a flagrant violation of constitutional and statutory law on the part of Defendants, both named and unnamed, who took it upon themselves to bully, harass, intimidate, threaten, and ultimately to unconstitutionally usurp, and/or cause to be usurped and replaced, and/or to invade and encroach upon the powers and duties of Plaintiff as the Constitutional Sheriff of Barry County, in the performance of his constitutional and common-law duties, and in adhering to his oath of office by choosing to honor and uphold state and federal laws by exercising his constitutional and statutory duties to investigate alleged election fraud and crime.
The lawsuit states that Attorney General Nessel, who has no accountability to the Barry County Electorate, and even less authority to encroach upon the law enforcement functions of a constitutional sheriff, has committed a flagrant violation of constitutional and statutory laws by usurping the power of Sheriff Dar Leaf by obstructing, impeding, prejudging the ability of a duly elected official to conduct a criminal investigation into allegations of criminal acts related to the 2020 election and voting.
  • Defendants, without authority, encroached upon Sheriff Dar Leaf’s duties by obstructing and interfering with his lawful investigation, obstructing justice in the process, and covering up evidence and crimes, including those that they themselves were involved in and conspired with others to commit.
  • Defendants usurped and otherwise obstructed an elected constitutional officer and prevented him from performing his constitutional, statutory, and common-law duties as County Sheriff in accordance with the Michigan Constitution, and state and federal laws.
  • Defendants, without legitimate authority, also unconstitutionally and unlawfully confiscated property, documents, and information (including voting machines with its attendant software, programs, and data), all of which was required to be sealed, preserved, protected, and retained by federal law.
  • Defendants acted in concert or individually to transfer and reallocate the duties and powers of the Plaintiff, usurping his power and removing from him or otherwise preventing his ability to perform his constitutional and statutory duties.
  • Defendants acts included but are not limited to threatening, harassing, and interfering with witnesses, local government officials (including township clerks), deputies, agents, and experts, and interfering with, obstructing, and otherwise defiling investigative works and the results of such works; confiscating and/or destroying confidential files and information pertaining to an ongoing investigation; unconstitutionally and unlawfully (and without the proper procedure) usurping Plaintiff’s law enforcement functions and authorities, which are exclusively reserved to him under Michigan common law and statutory law; stepping in to quell an ongoing legitimate investigation, confiscating confidential files and documents related thereto; obstructing, harassing, and/or threatening his deputies and agents conducting the law enforcement function on his behalf as they are allowed to do exclusively and with immunity under Michigan law, confiscating voting equipment and information and data that is required by federal law to be protected and preserved.
On or about November 3, 2020, Plaintiff Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf received information that election fraud and voting machine fraud was taking place in Barry County, Michigan, before, during, and after the November 2020 election.
Pursuant to his exclusive common-law and statutory duties to investigate and ferret out criminal activity occurring within his county, Sheriff Leaf opened an investigation.
As with all such law enforcement investigations, confidentiality, protections and investigatory privileges are sacrosanct and necessary to properly perform the law enforcement function because leaks and disclosures that erode these principles reduce the likelihood that true justice and truth will prevail. As one court has noted, generally, “the law enforcement privilege plays a critical role in litigation involving the government. The purpose of the privilege… is to prevent disclosure of law enforcement techniques and procedures, to preserve the confidentiality of sources, to protect witness and law enforcement personnel, to safeguard the privacy of individuals involved in an investigation, and otherwise to prevent interference with an investigation.”

Under MCL 168.941, “It is hereby made the duty of any police, sheriff or other peace officer, present and having knowledge of any violation of any of the provisions of this act, to forthwith institute criminal proceedings for the punishment of such offender.”​

Defendant Nessel has shown her inherent bias against any fraud claims or suspected criminal acts committed in relation to the investigation of rampant voter fraud that occurred during the November 2020 election, including the suspected hacking and manipulation of voting machines.
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MI Dem. AG Dana Nessel
  • Defendant Nessel has also shown her mockery and disdain for Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf in her multiple “Twitter” posts and on other social media and biased “news” articles.
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  • Even before the November 2020 election was over, Defendant Nessel “predicted” that counting of ballots would not stop and go on much longer than election day.
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  • Defendant Nessel also urged the DOJ not to investigate Michigan election integrity and allegations of widespread fraud and voting machine anomalies.
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  • Defendant Nessel even attacked Monica Palmer for not wanting to certify the 2020 election.
  • In light of these admitted biases and her mockery and disdain for Plaintiff, and all others who point out the now demonstrated problems with voter fraud, illegal ballot harvesting and trafficking, and voting machine hacking, Defendant Nessel is conflicted out and unable to ethically or legally overview, direct, authorize, or otherwise involve herself in any ostensible “investigation” of voter fraud and alleged criminal activity that may have occurred in Barry County, and in the process of that she is nonetheless forbidden from obstructing, interfering with, encroaching upon, or otherwise usurping the exclusive constitutional duties of Plaintiff County Sheriff.
Nessel preemptively threatened anyone who questioned the results of the election. In a series of two tweets, the lawless MI AG used her power as Michigan’s top law enforcement officer to warn anyone from questioning the election results saying, “Any effort to discount over half of all votes in our state is nothing short of a coup.” She then threatened the citizens she represents, “The Michigan Department of Attorney General will be ready to counter such an effort.”

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Defendant / Respondent Jocelyn Benson SOS (SOS Benson), is the Secretary of State for the State of Michigan and a member of the executive branch of state government.

Secretary Benson is responsible for assuring Michigan’s local election officials conduct elections in a fair, just, and lawful manner.

Beyond this, Secretary Benson, or any other Defendant or party, has no law enforcement or executive authority to encroach upon law enforcement functions of a constitutional sheriff.​

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  • Defendant Benson has shown her inherent bias against any fraud claims or suspected criminal acts committed in relation to the investigation of rampant voter fraud that occurred during the November 2020 election, including the suspected hacking and manipulation of voting machines (finally acknowledged by the media and as demonstrated in multiple unbiased and impartial expert analyses).
  • Defendant Benson has also shown her mockery and disdain for Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf in her multiple “Twitter” posts and on other social media and biased “news” articles.
In light of these admitted biases and her mockery and disdain for Plaintiff and all others who point out the now demonstrated problems with voter fraud, illegal ballot harvesting, and trafficking, and voting machine hacking, Defendant Benson is conflicted and unable to ethically or legally overview, direct, authorize, or otherwise involve herself in any ostensible “investigation” of voter fraud and alleged criminal activity that may have occurred in Barry County, and in the process of that, she is nonetheless forbidden from obstructing, interfering with, encroaching upon, or otherwise usurping the exclusive constitutional duties of Plaintiff County Sheriff.

The lawsuit includes Michigan State Police:​

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Michigan State Police (MSP), is an unelected and unaccountable strong arm of the state, a partisan and politically controlled, run and operated “state police” force in every sense of the term, acts as a law enforcement branch for and on behalf of the executive branch of the state government, including Defendants AG Nessel, SOS Benson, Director Brater, and at all times relevant to the facts and circumstances described in this complaint, acted at the direction of or in collaboration with any and all of the other Defendants, named or unnamed, and who were and remain an arm of the executive branch of government.

Defendant MSP and Individual Trooper Defendants (to be named) have no law enforcement or executive authority to encroach upon law enforcement functions of a constitutional sheriff.

The lawsuit, filed on June 3, 2022, can be viewed here:

BARRY CO., MI SHERIFF DAR LEAF COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY, MANDAMUS AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; AND DAMAGES, INCL… by 100PercentFedUp on Scribd


Here is one example of SOS Benson, Jonathan Brater, and the MI State Police working together to reportedly usurp the power of a duly elected clerk:​

On May 23, 100 Percent Fed Up reported about Michigan’s lawless Secretary of State Benson, who has yet to pay any price for asking clerks across the state to break the law by telling them to ignore signature matching but was hell-bent on making Adams Twp. Clerk Stephanie Scott pay a steep price for not complying with voting machine updates on her timeline.

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The Adams Twp. Clerk became the target of SOS Benson when she refused to allow updates to her voting machine over concerns that election data from the 2020 election that, by law, is supposed to be preserved for 22 months will be compromised or, worse, erased.​

In a threatening Oct. 25, 2021 letter from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office written by Director of Elections Jonathon Braeter with a copy sent to Dana Nessel’s office, the Adams Twp. Clerk was “directed” to “provide immediate access to all election equipment and records, including tabulator, voter assist terminals, absentee ballot applications, ballot envelopes, and polling place materials. They also informed her that her access to the Qualified Voter File would be suspended until further notice and that she would be charged with a misdemeanor if she refused to comply.

On October 29, only four days after receiving the letter from SOS Benson’s office, Sergeant Barkley of the Michigan State Police, apparently acting at the behest of Michigan’s partisan Attorney General Dana Nessel and allegedly at the direction of the dishonest and lawless Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, seized the township’s election tabulator from a locked cabinet in the office of Adams Township’s Clerk, Stephanie Scott.

A “search warrant” was procured seeking a scan unit for a Hart inter civic tabulator used in the November 2020 election and to be used for an upcoming local election being held in the township on November 2.

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Letter to Scott.
According to Ms. Scott’s attorney, Stephanie Lambert, the County Treasurer entered the Clerk’s office and unlocked the cabinet to allow Sergeant Barkley to remove the tabulator and other items. Lambert explained, “The treasurer has no authority to go into the Clerk’s office to open the cabinet.”

At 2:52 pm, the Clerk’s attorney received a message from Sergeant Barkley saying he had what he was looking for and that her client did not need to come to unlock the cabinet in her personal office.

Ms. Scott’s attorney asked the state police sergeant whether the Treasurer had opened the cabinet without her client’s permission, which had obviously occurred. She also asked if the sergeant had any questions for her client, to which he replied, “I will come up with a list of questions and get with you in the next few business days.” When asked for a copy of the affidavit, which would have to have been presented to the judge who authorized the search, Sergeant Barkley refused to provide it and said that she would have to obtain it from the court where the warrant and affidavit would be filed. In order to obtain a search warrant, the requesting entity or individual officer has to sign an affidavit to explain the probable cause basis for the search warrant, which must then be reviewed and approved by a judge. In this case, the warrant was presented to and signed by magistrate Megan Stevenson for the 2nd District Court in Hillsdale County.

Stephanie Scott, who was elected to run her township’s elections, has been officially stripped of her election responsibilities and is now facing a recall over her actions.​

On May 13, the County Election board approved the language for the recall petition of Stephanie Scott. The recall is based on Jonathan Braden’s letter, which Lambert says is unlawful. Lambert is appealing the recall language that is not accurate or clear and has filed suit against defendant Hillsdale County Clerk Marney Kast, who made the resolution for the petition and for essentially usurping Scott’s authority.

Sheriff Dar Leaf is seeking Temporary Injunctive Relief to:​

  1. prevent Defendants from further usurping and interfering with the performance of his duties and his investigations;
  2. prevent Defendants from seizing and keeping property and information and data created during, related to, or subject of said investigations, and order Defendants to return all such information;
  3. prevent Defendants from tampering with or otherwise adulterating the property and evidence that it unlawfully confiscated;
  4. prevent Defendants from harassing, threatening, seizing, or otherwise interfering with by interviewing and confiscation of their property all deputies and agents lawfully engaged by the Plaintiff to assist him in conducting his investigation;
  5. prevent Defendants from obstructing justice, interfering with, and/or destroying all investigatory confidences and privileges;
  6. prevent Defendants from leaking information related to Plaintiff’s investigation to the press and to further refrain from commenting or otherwise alerting the public of the nature of such confidential investigatory information as is protected by law; enter an order pursuant to MCR 3.310, enjoining Defendants from carrying out or otherwise causing to be carried out any and all tampering, deletion, erasing, or adulteration of the data and evidence related to the general election of November 2020 as required by federal law, and order that all evidence related to the investigation that is in their possession be returned to Plaintiff;
  7. Order Defendants to show cause as to why its proposed actions are authorized by law and are not ultra vires of their constitutional and statutory authority, and thereby in contravention of and directly violative of Plaintiff’s exercise of his constitutional and statutory duties as a constitutional, elected official of a known legal character with certain duties and powers provided by law, and beholden to his electorate;
  8. Order that a hearing be held on the merits of this Complaint wherein it shall be determined whether the Defendants must honor their respective constitutional, statutory and legal obligations vis-à-vis Plaintiff in his official capacity as a constitutional officer and perform those actions and procedures deemed necessary to bring about compliance by Defendants with state and federal law and to restore to Plaintiff his ability to perform his independent duties and functions; whether Defendants must further refrain from unconstitutionally encroaching upon the Plaintiff’s constitutional office in violation of the doctrine of separation of powers and the exercise of his exclusive powers, and such other relief as this Honorable Court deems just and equitable under the law.
It’s about time a sheriff in Michigan stood up to Michigan’s top two elected officials whose job it is to serve all of the citizens of the state of Michigan. Instead, they have chosen to ignore their demands to investigate the 2020 election, and, even worse, to obstruct and threaten one of the only duly elected sheriffs in the state of Michigan who is brave enough to investigate the 2020 election.
 

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This would be a good media tour
 

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Shit like this has been going on for a long time here, Detroit and lansing are filthy corrupt. Problem these communist parasites are having is detroit's population isn't big enough to swing the rest of the state anymore. So what they had been getting away with in a hand full of townships had to be moved to a state wide operation, which of course is impossible to hide.

Now we'll see if anything happens to them all.


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