Nation wide popular vote does not matter.
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, began Friday at 9 AM with 91,000 votes to work through.
Over 9,000 are spoiled or provisional, which require more time to solve each one.
So, thank you to the volunteers and county employees getting the results.
Mail in and military included.
From the article:
“… the president Friday afternoon warned Biden against claiming a premature victory—a comment notable only because Trump himself made such a baseless claim Tuesday night, long before most votes were counted.”
Looks like Coward Trump’s only hope now is mass violence and utter chaos. Things he will be perfectly happy to promote, if he is able to.
Nevada, my state, our website claims results by 11/13.
The whole voting system with such processing systems that we have with covid means it all about ‘hurry up, and wait.’
Just the way it is.
For the cost of a couple of F-35 Boondogles, we could have an effective, and honest, vote tallying system in America. It’s the way it is, because we don’t give a damn.
It is obvious that the antiquated ‘electoral college’ should come to an end. Not only would it inspire more people to vote, it would end this ‘swing state’ nonsense.
This is the best source I have found. The trend is clear, Bozo the clown is fired!
The people who have gone into self quarantine, the military overseas and in the navy, the little old lady who can’t drive anymore, and in some cases those who are already infected with the virus, are using mail in ballots.
So, in real terms, is Trump telling the military that they have no right to have a say in things? And, of course, the rest of us neither. Sounds like FASCISM EXPOSED!
The F35 is in about the same shape as America’s election process
Slow and hard to maneuver., and massively over rated.
This is all just pathetic. Imagine what we might have accomplished if progressives had put all their energy into a half-way decent candidate, instead of this monster. Whoever won would know that we are a power to contend with.
“As the votes nationwide have been counted over recent days it has become increasingly clear that Biden received an overwhelming majority of the popular vote and, …”
“Overwhelming” is a little overwhelming, I’d say.
If nothing else the votes show this nation is divided down the middle and there are a lot of angry depressed frightened people who need help in one way or other.
Now that the madman hopefully is packing his bags, it is time to tackle the issues of the pandemic, climate disaster, and the inequalities in this nation. The battle is not Dems vs Repubs, it is the 99% vs 1%. I am not sure Biden is up to what is needed. Let’s see whom he puts in his Cabinet, that will be telling. Hopefully the words “nothing will fundamentally change” uttered from his mouth was political hogwash. The Corporate Dems are shoving the progressive movement out the door even before the ink is dry.
And let’s hope that the Senate’s final tally will be 50/50.
But do not count on Biden and his fellow Democrats to expose that fascism. In the article Biden continues to insist that the country must have “patience” while still refraining from declaring victory. Biden has also not denounced the attempted coup of Trump and his desire to incite violence by his fanatical supporters which consist of a fascist nature. And when Obama openly states that the election is an intramural scrimmage between two sides on the same team one should instantly recognize, as the link below incisively points out, that there is little substantial difference between the two corporate and militant political parties. The only major publication which has had the common sense to state that Biden has defeated Trump is Vox while all the network and cable news programs have still refused to say that Biden should be declared the winner. By not doing this the media gives Trump the excuse of saying that he has been “stabbed in the back” by the media and liberals which then provides more fuel to his crazed supporters. The link states how Lindsay Graham says how he will work with a Biden administration but only if Biden accepts certain conditions from Graham while the Democrats still refuse to play hardball against the Republicans.
It is a sad thing that Americans are so weak, feckless, disempowered, pharmaceuticalized and otherwise made into compliant sheep that we are feeling relief that a corporate conservative Democrat can unseat a fascist Fuhrer.
Our country has become center-right; even many so-called liberals are all for maintaining capitalism, an ecocidal system that relies on human population growth, increasing consumption of the biosphere, increasing pollution and urbanization, and a vertical hierarchy in which most people are compliant wage slaves.
One can hope Joe will see the light, and become FDR 2.0. He might, but probably he won’t. Nevertheless, getting rid of Fuhrer Trump is a major victory, and we can celebrate the crumbs that fall from that table, hoping the Trump cult will be demoralized and defanged by the loss of their dangerous, demented, daughter-humping hero.
I strongly suggest that you paste the link from the wsws article as it clearly informs the reader that there is little hope that Joe and the spineless Democrats will ever see the light. Continuing to place one’s faith in the Democrats is the very definition of insanity and that would be, as Einstein pointed out, doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. As Lance Selfa brings out in his brilliant book called The Democrats: A Critical History, there are many substantial reasons why the Democratic Party should be known as the graveyard of social movements. The time is long overdue for third and fourth parties to emerge which can point out the serious flaws of the two corporate and militant political parties in the United States.
I don’t put any faith in any political party, including so-called Greens, etc.
I don’t put any faith in our species.
We are fatally flawed due to evolutionary biology and our culture.
Humans are inherently selfish, ecocidal, brutal.
That’s how we became the world-killing apex predator.
When people try to appeal to the better angels within us, they mostly fail, and often end up murdered (Jesus, MLK, Gandhi, John Lennon, etc.)
Trying to convince the American sheeple to become an ethical, peaceful, earth-loving, kind, just, intelligent, sharing, generous, compassionate, egalitarian, anti-capitalist society is a fool’s mission.
Politics is the art of selling people what they already want to buy.
And what most humans want to buy is a higher standard of living, more toys, more babies, more cities, more “growth,” more animals tortured and slaughtered to feed non-vegans.
We’re doomed, and no third party political movement will save us from ourselves, from the sixth mass extinction event we’ve created and which is happening right now.
Maybe between now and '24 we can make some beneficial changes.
But once again, we Pennsyltuckians found out the stark truth of our Keystone state. If there weren’t nearly 2 million African American voters in the Philadelphia area, our state would be as red as Alabama.
Make that '22
Start with the House races.
…and State Races
Unfortunately, Nancy already let the cat out of the bag for 2022. They are going to double down and find some more center/right Nixon republicans to run for house seats.
It seems that Einstein’s definition of insanity has become mantra over at the DNC.
It seems the Obama method has rubbed off onto Biden. The wish to pacify the beasts that are about to eat you, working across the aisle, looking forward and not backwards-which leads to making the same mistakes again.
We need to go destroy the devils among us.