Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Crosscheck, caging, and how the GOP stole the 20016 elections.

Image result for voting rights jim crow images  The Field Negro education series continues.

"Before a single vote was cast, the election was fixed by GOP and Trump operatives.

Starting in 2013 – just as the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act – a coterie of Trump operatives, under the direction of Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State, created a system to purge 1.1 million Americans of color from the voter rolls of GOP–controlled states.
The system, called Crosscheck, is detailed in my Rolling Stone report,
The GOP’s Stealth War on Voters,” 8/24/2016.
Crosscheck in action:  
Trump victory margin in Michigan:                    13,107
Michigan Crosscheck purge list:                       449,922
Trump victory margin in Arizona:                       85,257
Arizona Crosscheck purge list:                           270,824
Trump victory margin in North Carolina:        177,008
North Carolina Crosscheck purge list:              589,393
On Tuesday, we saw Crosscheck elect a Republican Senate and as President, Donald Trump.  The electoral putsch was aided by nine other methods of attacking the right to vote of Black, Latino and Asian-American voters, methods detailed in my book and film, including “Caging,” “purging,” blocking legitimate registrations, and wrongly shunting millions to “provisional” ballots that will never be counted.

Trump signaled the use of “Crosscheck” when he claimed the election is “rigged” because “people are voting many, many times.”  His operative Kobach, who also advised Trump on building a wall on the southern border, devised a list of 7.2 million “potential” double voters—1.1 million of which were removed from the voter rolls by Tuesday. The list is loaded overwhelmingly with voters of color and the poor. Here's a sample of the list

Those accused of criminal double voting include, for example, Donald Alexander Webster Jr. of Ohio who is accused of voting a second time in Virginia as Donald EUGENE Webster SR.

No, not everyone on the list loses their vote.  But this was not the only racially poisonous tactic that accounted for this purloined victory by Trump and GOP candidates.

For example, in the swing state of North Carolina, it was reported that 6,700 Black folk lost their registrations because their registrations had been challenged by a group called Voter Integrity Project (VIP). VIP sent letters to households in Black communities “do not forward.”  If the voter had moved within the same building, or somehow did not get their mail (e.g. if their name was not on a mail box), they were challenged as “ghost” voters.  GOP voting officials happily complied with VIP with instant cancellation of registrations.

The 6,700 identified in two counties were returned to the rolls through a lawsuit.  However, there was not one mention in the press that VIP was also behind Crosscheck in North Carolina; nor that its leader, Col. Jay Delancy, whom I’ve tracked for years has previously used this vote thievery, known as “caging,” for years.  Doubtless the caging game was wider and deeper than reported.  And by the way, caging, as my Rolling Stone co-author, attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr., tells me, is “a felony, it’s illegal, and punishable by high fines and even jail time.”

There is still much investigation to do.  For example, there are millions of “provisional” ballots, “spoiled” (invalidated) ballots and ballots rejected from the approximately 30 million mailed in.  Unlike reporting in Britain, US media does not report the ballots that are rejected and tossed out—because, after all, as Joe Biden says, “Our elections are the envy of the world.”  Only in Kazakhstan, Joe.

While there is a great deal of work to do, much documentation still to analyze, we’ll have to pry it from partisan voting chiefs who stamp the scrub lists, Crosscheck lists and ballot records, “confidential.”

But, the evidence already in our hands makes me sadly confident in saying, Jim Crow, not the voters, elected Mr. Trump.

What about those exit polls?

Exit polls are the standard by which the US State Department measures the honesty of foreign elections.  Exit polling is, historically, deadly accurate. The bane of pre-election polling is that pollsters must adjust for the likelihood of a person voting.  Exit polls solve the problem.
But three times in US history, pollsters have had to publicly flagellate themselves for their “errors.”  In 2000, exit polls gave Al Gore the win in Florida; in 2004, exit polls gave Kerry the win in Ohio, and now, in swing states, exit polls gave the presidency to Hillary Clinton.

So how could these multi-million-dollar Ph.d-directed statisticians with decades of experience get exit polls so wrong?

Answer:  they didn’t.  The polls in Florida in 2000 were accurate.  That’s because exit pollsters can only ask, “How did you vote?”  What they don’t ask, and can’t, is, “Was your vote counted.”

In 2000, in Florida, GOP Secretary of State Katherine Harris officially rejected 181,173 ballots, as “spoiled” because their chads were hung and other nonsense excuses.  Those ballots overwhelmingly were marked for Al Gore.  The exit polls included those 181,173 people who thought they had voted – but their vote didn’t count.  In other words, the exit polls accurately reflected whom the voters chose, not what Katherine Harris chose.

In 2004, a similar number of votes were invalidated (including an enormous pile of “provisional” ballots) by Ohio’s GOP Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell.  Again, the polls reflected that Kerry was the choice of 51% of the voters.  But the exit polls were “wrong” because they didn’t reflect the ballots invalidated by Blackwell.

Notably, two weeks after the 2004 US election, the US State Department refused the recognize the Ukraine election results because the official polls contradicted the exit polls.

And here we go again. 2016: Hillary wins among those queried as they exit the polling station—yet Trump is declared winner in GOP-controlled swings states. And, once again, the expert pollsters are forced to apologize—when they should be screaming, “Fraud!  Here’s the evidence the vote was fixed!”

Now there’s a new trope to explain away the exit polls that gave Clinton the win.  Supposedly, Trump voters were ashamed to say they voted for Trump.  Really?  ON WHAT PLANET?  For Democracy Now! and Rolling Stone I was out in several swing states.  In Ohio, yes, a Black voter may have been reluctant to state support for Trump. But a white voter in the exurbs of Dayton, where the Trump signs grew on lawns like weeds, and the pews of the evangelical mega churches were slathered with Trump and GOP brochures, risked getting spat on if they even whispered, “Hillary.”

This country is violently divided, but in the end, there simply aren’t enough white guys to elect Trump nor a Republican Senate.  The only way they could win was to eliminate the votes of non-white guys—and they did so by tossing Black provisional ballots into the dumpster, ID laws that turn away students—the list goes on.  It’s a web of complex obstacles to voting by citizens of color topped by that lying spider, Crosscheck." {Source}

Knowledge is power.

Stay woke, people.


Anonymous said... rock! 30 yrs later u r still laying it down.

Yīshēng said...

Clinton should rescind her concession.

finefroghair said...

this might have been so rigged
it would make Rube Goldberg proud
the list seems long
the failure by the press
is most concerting
FBI tampering,outrageous
foreign intervention
even Lindsey Graham wants
an investigation
the specter of jim crow
shit we know the particulars
it was a coup d'état
welcome to the third world

De Nile said...

"Knowledge is power."

Paranoia is dysfunctional.

Mathmatical illiteracy is terrifying.

Acting like a crybaby is unbecoming.

Whining because you lost is embarassing.

Cheating your ass off and still losing anyway is pathetic.

Sweet Justice said...

Michelle Obama finally gets what Trump was talking about:

Anonymous said...

The Lying Press rigged the polls against BREXIT and Trump.

The Good Guys won.

Yīshēng said...

Unethical Whypipo been cheating since they mutated their way into existence. Where's the surprise??

And the pollsters weren't wrong. UWs lied about who they were voting for!

rob said...

I used to toe the liberal line and vote reliably democrat, but over the years I felt less and less of a connection to where the party was going. Trayvon Martin was the tipping point for me. As a denizen of Shekel Island, I was always aware of identity groups, but learning that White people were collectively guilty and responsible for a mestizo killing some dindu that went ape on him was the last straw. The media narrative and commentary was unbelievable.

I feel good about voting for Trump and about where the country is headed.

Yīshēng said...

Poor/middle class Whites are gonna rue the day they voted Trump in office.

And because I'm not as sadictically racists as they are, I will NOT be happy about it.

Winning! said...

LOL! The salty butthurt flows like Niagara.

Winning! said...

In four years, Trump will be pulling 35+% of the black vote. Good luck to dems ever winning again.

Yīshēng said...

Dirt poor pu$$y grabbers will have it the worst since deep down, Trump despises poor white trash!!

Fox Deportes said...

I hope for their sake Mexico has been saving money up to pay for our wall.

finefroghair said...

this cat this Donald trump
retching, vomiting, contorting
the most foulest of hairballs
the cabinet of the orange foolius
imagine the chunks
as they form, and congeal
some may turn into Sarah Palin
the horror, the absolute horror
an Alien facehugger,
on the whole nation
we are in some real pretty shit
game over, man, game over
I can see, Ashe gurgling, smiling
the Alien, is coming for us all
it didn't burst from our chest
we let him in, through the front door
they mostly come at night, mostly
we thought it was a stand up fight
turns out, it was a Bug Hunt!
Clinton was afraid of bugs
she wouldn't get in the sewer
trump eats bugs, hell all reptiles do
now we got an orange shit stain
on the Constitution
paranoia, wait and see
yep, I'm gonna be as civil
as the right, was to Obama
if we have any chance at all
we will have to fight
like Newt and Ripley
keep these Alien facehuggers
from strangling the whole nation
and we don't have Bishop
crawling to our salvation
they mostly come at night, mostly

Anonymous said...

20016! Back to the future!

Anonymous said...

I think you meant Black to the Future!

Areola Jefferson said...

Repeating these crazy conspiracy stories is not helping, Field. I know people really want this stuff to be true, but grasping at fantasies you wish were real doesn't help us navigate reality. As John Oliver correctly pointed out Sunday night, folks are being fed what they want to hear and they’re eating it up like a starving person. The most important thing in a functional society is a well-informed public. What we have now is not only uninformed but misinformed masses. That’s something that should scare us all.

Anonymous said...

"imagine the chunks
as they form, and congeal
some may turn into Sarah Palin

Bravo finefroghair, bravo.

You are the next Maya Angelou, dude.

dinthebeast said...

I've been posting links to this here and other places for a few days now. This, in my way of thinking, is not why we lost the election. We lost because we didn't show up and vote. We already know they cheat. They always cheat, so to win elections, we have to actually show up and vote. Trump got about 60 million votes, pretty much the same amount of votes as Romney and McCain, even though there are more people here now, so what he did, while ugly by design, was no big potatoes. Hillary beat him by one to two million votes, but given that they cheat, that's not enough. Obama got almost 70 million in '08, and 65 million in '12, and 62 million just won't cut it against 60 million when they cheat. We knew that already. We have the voters in our coalition, we just failed to get them to actually vote this time.
While in a certain sense, it's hard to fault them for not wanting to participate in anything as stupid and ugly as this election was, I do anyway, because no matter how stupid or ugly or repulsive the election itself was, it's gonna pale before the shitstorm of fail it has brought about. And we knew that, so really, it's on us.
This kind of thing didn't help. And now that we've let it beat us this time, it's gonna get worse. Watch for Kobach to get a high level job in the Trump failure, I mean administration.
I can't think about this idiocy any more right now, I just got home from seeing Neko Case at the Fox Theater and I don't want to fuck up the memory of such beautiful music with things so base and hateful.

-Doug in Oakland

Hattie said...

What an awful bunch those Republicans are.

field negro said...

republicans,Hattie. Small "R".

Anon 375 said...

oh year, half-gays Tom Hanks and pompous midget Robert De Niro are getting "Medal of Freedom" awards from Obama, because they supported Democrat candidates. So now "Medal of Freedom" has been debased so as to have zero meaning.

De Niro's father abandoned the family to go live the lifestyle of having gay gangbangs in Manhattan many years ago. So the deeply scarred De Niro chose to steep in it and even made a movie honoring the family-abandoning father. What a twisted doosh, he's pure Hollywood.

Anon 375 said...

field, Floyd Mayweather visited Trump this week at Trump Tower. When are you going to put Mayweather in the house negro sidebar? Or are you going to ignore this?

Anonymous said...

Doug shrieked...

"I can't think about this idiocy any more right now"

Don't sell yourself short Doug. Your idiocy knows no bounds.

Anonymous said...

yisheng doesn't care.

She lives next door to KFC and can get her "fordys" at the package store across the street.

Plus her cousin is connected to the military. Her cousin works as a custodial engineer at the post exchange. She has access to everything on the top shelf of the broom closet.

Yisheng said...

@375 degrees of stupid, NO ONE cares that a violent Neanderthal visited TRUMP.

Anon 375 said...

with this article, the blog descends from black racist tripe to complete idiocy. there is even the lying claim from the white cuck writer that exit polls are "deadly accurate". Sure, like New Hampshire 2008 when Hillary stomped Obama even though the polls said they were tied. (Dyson hat fits on tv the next morning claiming "racism".) Reagan/Carter 1980 polls had Reagan behind by 10 points but he won by a landslide.

Not to mention the rich pollsters were all big donors to Hillary, and they rigged the polls to try and discourage Trump voters. The article is jus a arthetic attempt to excuse the far left wing from losing the election.

It's looking like Doug is the only non-echo-chamber member of the anti-white bunch here. He must be a "classic liberal" like Hitchens, not a politically-correct doosh like the rest here. Deluded, to be sure, but not a liar.

Anon375 said...

it turns out that mulatto maroon Colin Kaepernick has never registered to vote in his life. Typical hero of black racists and white cucks&sluts.

Yisheng said...

Looks like I was right a LOT sooner than I thought I would be:

What y'all low/middle class whooteemoos got to say now?

Anonymous said...

NPR lies to the math-challenged.

Mortality said...

Hattie said...
What an awful bunch those Republicans are.
Republicans aren't the reason you are bitter, old and manless Hattie.

You did that to yourself.

Anonymous said...

Wow it sure is easy to be a doctor these days. Just blog away 24/7

Oops, forgot th perennial vacations too!

James Deplorable said...

"We lost because we didn't show up and vote. We already know they cheat. They always cheat"

Third Law:  SJW's Always Project.

3 million illegal aliens on the voter rolls nationwide.  McAuliffe illegally pardons tens of thousands of felons to allow them to vote.  Massive ballot tampering in Broward Co., FL.  And you whine about a few challenged voters... who still would have been allowed to cast provisional ballots.

Whatever "safe" headspace you're living in, reality doesn't intrude.

OBTW:  great trolls and links above!

Ovaria Jimenez said...

We must cease immigration immediately to save innocent brown people from coming to Trump's racist America.

Indigenous peoples need to know Trump's America is a violent repressive hate-regime they should avoid at all costs.

No one who truly cares about People of Color would let them come here to suffer under the yoke of Trump's oppression.

Anon 376 said...

John Conyers' son is missing! Daddy Conyers is sobbing and said he can't even plot against whitey today, he's so distracted.

If anybody knows any white prostitutes, PLEASE check there. Also, negroes please check your local crack houses. Thanks a bunch.

Anon 375 said...

I thought it was "the yolk of Trump's eggspression"?

field negro said...


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Burge said...

For every right wing psychopath in a mountain cabin, there are 50 left wing psychopaths in a faculty office.

Yisheng said...

"Some 20 or 30 students protested Lewandowski’s appearance outside the venue Wednesday, with chants of “No borders, no nation, stop the deportation,” “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA” and “Dump Trump, dump Corey and their pet the fucking Tories.”

Sounds good!

Think said...

No nation? No borders?

How might that affect your life?

The Purple Cow said...

Quote:Anon 375

with this article, the blog descends from black racist tripe to complete idiocy

Well fuck off back to Stormfront then, there's a good little boy.

Yisheng = nigger said...

Has anybody signed the petition for the Electoral College to vote Hillary Clinton? Do it! It's so important for the future of this country!

Yisheng said...

So Trump is taking a victory lap to the states he won?!? Da' f**k, so Clinton is President of the states he lost?

@3:01, f**k your grandmammy with a 10 foot wide spiked pipe.

Yisheng's stalkers are jealous, haters said...

And this is for the remaining days of the year:


Now e(1,000,000) that comment for the rest of your pathetic, miserable life!


George Swill said...

It's hard to argue with Yisheng's thoughtful and well-stated positions.

Jimmy Crisco said...

All this rioting over the election is crazy. Democrats haven't been this upset since Republicans took their slaves away.

random said...

You know we black people can bathe in the sun without sun screen and have since we walked this earth. If your so natural and not the inbred mutant fixed albino i know you to be. Test the theory and die from cancer. I invite all delusional albinos to do so

random said...

Until then know your place. A lifeless existence so traumatized you seek comfort and attention from those who hate you more than your family

Yisheng said...

I'm really going to miss having an educated and classy FLOTUS!

greenwarrior said...

This seems like Greg Palast's style of writing, but I don't see his name on the post. Did he write this?

The Purple Cow said...

"You know we black people can bathe in the sun without sun screen and have since we walked this earth."

On a personal note, I really wish that were true.

field negro said...

Yes Marion, the link will take u to his post.

Paradoctor said...

All right, this is the way to attack. He stole the election, here is how he did it, that is what to protest.

MLK said...

field negro said...
Yes Marion, the link will take u to his post.


James Deplorable said...

random is triggered again.

Probably because another Entitled-American has been put out of work by an immigrant.

random said...

Another lifeless racist

Jakester said...

Trump stole the election, lol, you must have felt it.
Figure a black criminal lowlife like you would accuse the opposition of behaving just like you and your leftist dindus would
What am I really saying is like most black leftists, there is no hard divide between your lies and your delusions
People like you shouldn't be putting people in jail, you should be put in jail

Lt. Commander Johnson said...

" Yisheng said...
I'm really going to miss having an educated and classy FLOTUS!

5:17 PM"

It will be nice to have a FLOTUS who doesn't take a week or so to take her family, friends, distant relatives on vacation for a week or two, all at the taxpayer's expense.

How many folks was that? How much did it cost me?

Let's not go Hawaii.

field negro said...

MLK,,I know that the school system in West Virginia is not the greatest, but these little things [" "] are called quotation marks.

James Deplorable said...

"these little things [" "] are called quotation marks. "

... says the so-called smart guy who nevertheless still hasn't figured out how to go into his blog options and pick a comment timestamp which includes the date as well as the time of day.

Paradoctor said...

Hey field, what is with the sore winners who troll your comments sections? Why has trump's stolen election made them so bitter? Maybe they know, but can't admit, that they've lost too?

field negro said...

Not sure Para, trolls gonna troll no matter what. It gives meaning to their otherwise meaningless lives.

The next big thing on their calender is the trump victory tour.

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