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Who challenged the 2000 election?
By Mr. David Zanotti

Has the media has lost its collective memory? It was 2000 and the Presidential election came down to a single state and a vote count margin of 537 votes. Democrat Al Gore challenged the legitimacy of that election all the way to the US Supreme Court, paralyzing the nation for weeks.

Does anyone think that if this election comes down to a single state and a slim margin that the losing party will NOT challenge in Court? In fact, democrat supporters have already begun challenging the 2016 Election by suing the state of Ohio. Democrats are trying to force Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to place hundreds of thousands of dead people's names BACK onto the registered voter rolls. This suit sets up a clear path to challenge to the outcome of the 2016 Ohio election.

Where is the outcry over this attempt to challenge the outcome of an election even before it is completed? Stay tuned for more on this week's edition of The Public Square and please - tell a friend.


Thursday, October 20, 2016, 12:19 AM

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Voter Fraud is Real
By Mr. David Zanotti

For years we considered it a fractional problem. Yes, some people were gaming the system but hardly enough to make an impact. Yes, there are dangers in the foolhardy way we use technology in voting machines. Again, this is a marginal concern. If you add both of those problems up, maybe we run into a more serious challenge, but again -- the honor system we have established in voting integrity is holding up. That's what we used to think. Not anymore. 

The problems we are now facing with voter fraud are systemic. That means we have passed laws that have planted problems into our systems of voter registration, voter verification, and the accuracy of voter rolls. These are three areas that the media will not talk about because they do not understand them. They keep looking for "the guy" who breaks the law by voting in the name of a dead person. Sure that can and does happen but that is an existential problem. In other words, that is the experience of a singular criminal action. The problems of fraud that we are looking at now are systemic. That means they are in the system of how we process elections. These systemic flaws birth opportunities for larger scale fraud across the nation.

We have been doing a lot of research on this growing concern. The results will be published here and on The Public Square programs starting this coming Friday, October 21st. Stay tuned - this stuff really matters. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 11:40 AM

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If you are under the age of 30...
By Mr. David Zanotti

This history may be really important. A younger person recently reminded me that most students never get to read the history of the Clinton Presidency and Impeachment. By the time they get to the period of the 1990's the school year is almost over and somehow this important part of our recent history never gets discussed.

Here you will find a well-written synopsis of the historical record surrounding the impeachment of President Clinton.The US Senate narrowly voted to not convict the seated President. This historical record has been largely forgotten by Americans. Those who lived through it will quickly recall these difficult days. The names will reappear with a strange familiarity. For the millions who were not yet born in the mid 90's or who were too young to remember, this is the history you probably never read in school. The audio clips of the real moments are brief and worth hearing as well. Here is a piece of our shared history. www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/impeachments/clinton.htm

Saturday, October 08, 2016, 10:31 PM

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Actors are people too
By Mr. David Zanotti

Check out the headlines, including those on the APR site and you will find much to do about a child actress asking a question at a Town Hall for Mrs.Clinton. The question was not uniquely her own. She had the help of her father who is a Democrat State Senator and financial contributor to Mrs. Clinton. He is a person too and has the perfect right to help his daughter the actress to ask a question. Good for both of them. 

It would be nice, though, if Mrs. Clinton played along with a bit more sincerity. Perhaps she might add something like, "I am glad you asked that question -- and I am glad that your Dad and my staff helped you get this question to this forum because it is very important." 

My daugther is an actress. I would have been proud of her asking a question in a national forum and you can bet I would have been willing to help her formulate that question. But I wouuld have felt real creepy that night, if I discovered she had been used by a politician in a staged event where the candidate was pretending to look surprised by the performance. 

Back in 1997, the Clinton campaign for the Senate used a similar approach in a debate against Barack Obama. CNN exposed the charade. The President-to-be was not very happy with Mrs. Clinton's tactics badk then. Perhaps we should all be on the lookout at Sunday night's Presidential debate for any questions "from the people" that lack full disclosure - from anyone, for anyone. 



“This above all: to thine ownself be true.And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” (Hamlet) 


Friday, October 07, 2016, 10:43 AM

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Losing my sense of humor
By Mr. David Zanotti

This campaign is getting to me. In particular, the NY Times and the Associated Press. Both these "icons" of the establishment media have thrown their "October Surprise" into the mix with the singular purpose of knocking Donald Trump out of the race and proving to their friends that they are big enough and strong enough to elect a President. 

Well isn't that special...

So while the rest of us are trying to figure out the critical issues facing the nation and how we can find our way out of a $20 Trillion national debt, a Supreme Court deadlock, Sharia Law, Jihad and Radical Islamic terrorism, riots in the streets and a whole host of big scary realities.... the Big Boys in the Media are dragging this campaign into the gutter. They are joining in the agenda to avoid any discussion of real issues and focus solely on destroying Trump. 

OK. It's still a free country for some and people can make up their own minds. The Candidates can fight it out. If Trump can't figure out how to deal with the Clinton machine and their willing media allies - he will get bulldozed like so many others since 1992.

Our beef is with the media. Here we are all losing our sense of humor. Here is just one simple, factual, non-political reality about the HUGE story on Trump's taxes. Note to the NY Times: To claim a near billion dollar loss against future taxes you actually have to LOSE a real BILLION dollars. It's not just a "write-off" so you don't have to pay your bill. You really truly have to lose the money. 

And why do such provisions exist in the tax code? To keep people who are highly invested in the economy alive when times get really rough and they get bounced hard. I knew a few people back in the 1990's who lost everything when the real estate markets collapsed. Some even lost their families and left the country to start over again. These were hard times for many. So Congress has made provision to try to keep these people in the economy and give them time to recover so they can pay taxes again someday and the sooner the better. It is not a place anyone wants to be. It is a horrible situation and incredibly painful for most. It is something the reporters for the NY Times and other most likely don't understand and will never experience. 

So can we at least get our facts straight? To apply a HUGE business loss to future taxes you really, truly have to lose a HUGE amount of real money. Any volunteers? 


Monday, October 03, 2016, 07:25 PM

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