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Lord, we pray that the Supreme Court would rule with true justice and in accordance with the U.S. Constitution.

In the coming days, we will learn whether the Supreme Court will consider the merits of a Petition filed by the Republican Party of Pennsylvania to overturn a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that extended by three days the time within which mailed-in ballots in Pennsylvania could be received and counted as validly cast, among other things.  The Trump campaign has sought to “intervene” in this case as a “party” by adopting the arguments made by the Petitioners.

On Monday, the Trump Campaign and two Pennsylvania voters filed a new lawsuit alleging that the ballot handling processes by which mailed-in ballots were received, pre-canvassed, and canvassed, violated the constitutional rights of Pennsylvania voters in having a fair and accurate tabulation of votes.

The left-wing pundit class of “experts” on election law have waved off these lawsuits as having no chance of success, which is now a narrative that 99% of the media has run with But this is all part of the same plan to convince Americans that Trump has lost the election, that a Biden Presidency is inevitable, and that the legal efforts underway are all part of an effort by Trump to remain in office — which is something the media began trying to condition the public to be suspicious of months before the election. . . .

I have a practical point of view that once an agreement to do something nefarious extends beyond 5-6 people, the chances of the agreement remaining clandestine are practically zero.  Somebody says something they shouldn’t have said, someone is overheard making an incriminating statement, an email gets inadvertently forwarded to someone not involved, a participant changes their mind, etc.  But that is something different than an entire class of individuals sharing a common goal in mind, and repeatedly acting and speaking in ways intended to bring that goal to fruition — especially when there are inconsistent “facts” against them.  “Ignore the inconsistent facts, and keep bleating the mantra of inevitability” is the game plan.  The lawsuits are inconsistent facts so wave them off and don’t let them take root in the public consciousness.

But they are going to take root because the allegations are going to be pursued through a litigation process that will produce courtroom testimony under oath, and legal opinions that include statements of fact. . . .

For now, let’s take a look back in cursory fashion at the ACTUAL outcome of Bush v. Gore — as opposed to the media narrative of what happened in Bush v. Gore.  . . .

Bush v. Gore began as an election challenge in one County in Florida, and it initially began as a question over whether there were uncounted “undervotes” that might change the outcome of the statewide vote in Florida.  Within just a couple weeks of the end of voting, and on a dramatically expedited basis which was necessary when the outcome of an election was in doubt, a trial was held in a Florida Circuit Court the outcome of which was that there were “undervotes” in the “punch-card” ballots used by Florida counties where no vote for President had been recorded by the voter.  The trial produced evidence that some of the ballots recorded by the tabulating machines as “undervotes” did, nevertheless, have indications that the voter “intended” to vote for a particular candidate.  But the voter had not sufficiently “punched-out” the paper “chad” such that the tabulating machine would read the ballot as having a vote.  The Circuit Court judge ordered that there be a recount of the “undervotes” in order to determine whether ballots that had been recorded as “undervotes” did have evidence of intent by the voter to cast a vote for a particular candidate.  The Florida Supreme Court eventually heard the matter and ordered a statewide recount of all “undervotes” to determine if the “intent” of the voter could be discerned from reviewing each such ballot and treating each one accordingly. . . .

Seven Justices found that the absence of any “standards” for conducting a statewide recount as ordered by the Florida Supreme Court was a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.  Without consistent standards to guide the recount process, there was no way to assure that individual voters in different counties would have their ballots reviewed, evaluated, and accepted/rejected in a manner that assured their right to equal participation in the election process.

Of those seven, five Justices agreed that there was no practical way for that defect to be remedied by the time the case was before the Court, and overturned the Florida Supreme Court’s order that a recount take place.

Justices Souter and Breyer were the two who agreed that the manner in which the recount was ordered was unconstitutional, but they would have sent the matter back to the Florida courts to correct the deficiency — if possible within the timeframe available prior to the meeting of the Electoral College.

Only two Justices — Ginsberg and Stevens — would have allowed the recount to proceed in the manner ordered by the Florida Supreme Court. . . .

The second consequential decision in Bush v. Gore was the concurring opinion written by Chief Justice Rehnquist, in which he addressed the implications of Art. II, Sec. 1, Cl. 2 of the Constitution on the actions of the Florida Supreme Court.  That provision of the Constitution states that Presidential electors shall be selected in the manner determined by the “legislature” of each state.

The left-wing legal pundits have long treated the Rehnquist concurrence dismissively because only two of the other eight members of the Court joined the Chief Justice in his “textualist” approach to the meaning of “legislature” in Cl.2.  On that same basis, they are treating the Petition to invalidate the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s order that extended the ballot-receipt deadline — which raises the argument made by Chief Justice Rehnquist in concurrence — with similar dismissiveness.  I’ll go into more detail in a subsequent story looking at the legal issues involved in his textualist approach.

But, what is important to know now is that Justice Thomas was one of the two Justices who joined Chief Justice Rehnquist’s concurrence.  Further, the “textualist” view of Constitutional law has gained much ground in the judiciary since 2000.  Justices Gorsuch and Barrett are clearly “textualists” in their approach to statutory and constitutional interpretation, and while not quite as clearly defined, Justice Kavanaugh has already written that he has significant issues with what the Pennsylvania Supreme Court did.

If Chief Justice Roberts lines up with the three liberals, and there is a 5-4 vote to overturn the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision, the senior Justice in the majority determines who writes the Court’s Opinion. That would be Justice Thomas, and it is my prediction that in that event he would choose to write the opinion himself. . . .

(Excerpt from Red State. Article by Shipwrecked Crew. Photo Credit: The White House.)

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Bruce A Corley
November 16, 2020

Our adversary is the father of lies. Telling an untruth is simply natural for him and his. They will never grant room for our side to function but will simply “litigate” us into oblivion. What if red states and blue states simply parted company permanently? Then everyone could be governed by the dictates of morality. They hate our God, they hate private ownership and our having the power to resist (2nd amend). They also enshrine the taking of innocent blood (Roe). Time for us and them to go our separate ways.

November 16, 2020

The officials of Zoan are nothing but fools;
the wise counselors of Pharaoh give senseless advice.
How can you say to Pharaoh, “I am one of the wise men,
a disciple of the ancient kings”? Isaiah 19

Father God, we ask you to confuse the opposing counsel in these court cases. We ask that those “wise” counselors who are giving advice to those engaged in wickedness would give senseless advice. For it is written:

“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;
the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.

Yes, Lord. We ask you to destroy the so-called wisdom of those who are opposing your will.

1 Corinthians 1
Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? May you give godly wisdom to President Trump’s counsel that confounds the “wise” in this world. In Jesus Name. Amen.

November 16, 2020

Lord – the word impossible doesn’t exist with you. Odds or percentages of success are not weighed with you. You alone know truth and justice through pure eyes…we see dimly.
But we humbly ask you to show favor and blessings on these cases. We long for righteousness, honor, integrity and truth to be the hallmark and the predominant rule of our court system. We ask for your complete favor to be cast over the cases that seek truth and justice…and that you would set your hand against those who oppose the truth. Allow your light to shine brightly on every deceptive word and argument that is in opposition to the truth.
We ask this in your holy name. Amen.

    November 16, 2020

    Amen! God himself will push back the darkness. Darkness is as light to him. Those who say, “Surely the darkness will hide me, and the the light become night around me,
    even the darkness will not be dark to you;
    the night will shine like the day,
    for darkness is as light to you.”

    God makes the sun stand still so that the shadows cannot shift and the darkness can be exposed.

Michelle Andres
November 16, 2020

Lord, we know You provide a way before we even step onto the path before us – You have assured every step of the way – You have provided a way but we must uphold You, Your decisions and provisions and follow you into the difficulties of this fight and fight for the truth because You are the Way, the Truth and the ever exposing Light – take our enemies who dealt with us falsely and deal with them with their own motives and intent – bring out the false votes, the false actors and false winners of any election because You are God and there is no other and mere men do not set up leaders and take down on their own accord – Psalms 2 says you laugh at those that would oppose and strategize against You father – to us – it is no mere matter for great and terrible things await or innocent children yet to be born and walking the earth today – we cry for You Lord to have mercy in Your wrath against these evil doers – cut them off from their source and bring all justice to reign down on those treasonous and ungodly wicked men. Amen

Dorothy Cameron
November 16, 2020

Father God,
As the lawsuit is presented to the Supreme Court, we call upon You, the righteous Judge, to bring to justice to the Pennsylvania voters. May the facts take root and the testimony be effective.
Jesus, You have provided weapons of warfare that are divinely powerful for the taking down of strongholds! We pray by Your power and authority that the deception and lies of the news media, reporters, journalists, broadcasters, social media, YouTubers, columnists, correspondents and all those using public tools to spread their false agenda be exposed. We pray that their words would fall to the ground and have no authority, influence or impact on the American voters. Instead, we pray that all Parties will see the violation of our Constitution as unacceptable.
May we, Your people, humbly pray for those who are guilty for ‘You take no pleasure in the death of the wicked but rather they repent and live.’ (Ezekiel 33:11).
Our eyes are on You, Father!! Please bring healing to this nation in the mighty name of Jesus. Amen

Thus says the Lord : “Keep justice, and do righteousness, For My salvation is about to come, And My righteousness to be revealed.
Isaiah 56:1 NKJV


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