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Facts About the “Pending Voters” in Georgia

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The Associated Press ran a story on October 9 about “pending voters” claiming that 53,000 voters have been placed on a “pending voter” file in Georgia because of a law called “exact match.” That law requires voters to exactly match their drivers license on their voter registration information. The Associated Press interviewed one such voter on the pending voter...

No, Brian Kemp is Not Stealing the Election By Cancelling Voter Registrations

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The left is playing up a political activist’s story that Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State and the Republican gubernatorial nominee, is cancelling voter registrations in order to “steal” the election in Georgia. It is simply not true. In fact, federal law requires that states purge their voter rolls of voters who have moved or died. Because no one ever calls the...

You Can’t Fight That Way

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There is a movement afoot on the right to embrace tactics the left embraces in public, namely harassing politicians, chasing them out of restaurants, and otherwise engaging in mob like tactics. But there is a problem with this and I think conservatives, particularly faith based conservatives, need to avoid these tactics. I think the embrace of movements on the right that behave like Antifa and...

Democrats Are Losing Because They Believed Their Own Press

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“We’ve got to be more ruthless,” more than one Democrat strategist has proclaimed since Saturday’s vote to put Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court. They’ve just gone through three weeks of a targeted, organized character assassination of a Supreme Court nominee and think they need to be more ruthless. Ponder that for a minute. But the real issue here is that the...

Senate Republicans Must Confirm Brett Kavanaugh Now

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Christine Blasey Ford made for a strong witness before the United States Senate. She came across as compelling and sympathetic. It seems clear something happened to her at some point in her life. But Rachel Mitchell performed masterfully yesterday exposing the action against Brett Kavanaugh as a leftwing character assassination. Questioning Ford, Mitchell established that Ford’s legal team:...

Why I Do Not Believe the Accusers

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Several people I very much respect have asked me for an explanation of why I am willing to assert the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh are false instead of keeping an open mind. Given my respect for those people, I will lay out my thinking and your mileage may vary. First, let me set three parameters specifically with regard to Christine Blasey Ford. I do not dispute that she could have been...

Maybe the Hardy Boys or Sherlock Holmes Can Investigate the Kavanaugh Accusation

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Just the other day, Professor Ford’s lawyer said on television that Ford looked forward to being able to share what happened to her. Now they are demanding the FBI investigate a purported sexual assault that is outside the jurisdiction of the FBI instead of testifying before the Senate. Perhaps the Hardy Boys or Sherlock Holmes could investigation as fictional detectives might do a better...

Don’t Turn to Pharaoh. Turn to God.

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I always think it sounds crazy to say stuff like this, but here goes — I was on the treadmill yesterday and just distinctly and overwhelmingly had the need, not just urge, to read Exodus 5. That is the most random thing ever, I realize. Of all the bits and pieces in the Bible, I am doing 7 mph on a treadmill and suddenly overcome with the unshakable conviction I must slow down the...

Abortion Is Killing More Than Kids. It’s Killing Our Constitutional Institutions.

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If the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade tomorrow, abortion would become a state level issue. States in progressive control could permit abortion till birth. States in conservative control could ban abortion. People who lived in states where abortion was restricted could travel to states that allow abortion and have one with no penalty from their home state. Entirely new...

Meet the Accuser in Private, If At All

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A man faces accusations from a woman that he did something indecent in high school once. Democrats are playing a high stakes game on this single accusation from a woman whose financial giving, though small, suggests Democrat ties and more likely than not hostilities to the perceived positions of the nominee. I do not think Republicans should give a single accuser of a three decades old claim from...

Erick Erickson

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