The Democrats are not done with stealing elections. They now plan to rig every future vote, thereby guaranteeing permanent one-party rule.
The Democrat-controlled House recently passed along partisan lines, by a vote of 220-210, H.R. 1, otherwise known as the “For the People Act.” It should really be called the “For the Politicians Act.” It is a naked power grab masquerading as election reform.
H.R. 1 would cement the voter fraud and election theft that took place in November 2020. It establishes national automatic voter registration—anyone who gets a driver’s license is automatically registered to vote, including non-citizens and illegal aliens. It is then up to the non-citizens to declare themselves ineligible and opt out of the voter rolls. If they don’t, then they can—and many will—vote illegally. It’s an open invitation for millions of illegals and immigrants on work visas to cast ballots in our elections.
Moreover, the bill enshrines national mail-in balloting. It codifies cheat-by-mail into law, making what were supposed to be temporary provisions due to the pandemic permanent. Hence, all of the fraud and corruption that stemmed from vote-by-mail in the 2020 election—people voting multiple times, non-citizens casting illegitimate ballots, individuals out-of-state voting illegally, ballot harvesting, and lack of signature verification on absentee ballots—will be allowed to take place in every future U.S. election.
There is a reason no other advanced Western-style democracy uses mass mail-in voting in their elections: It is rife with fraud. MIT did a famous study, in which mail-in balloting was specifically singled-out for being susceptible to rampant fraud, cheating, deception and abuse. Canada, Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Ireland, Japan (I could go on and on)—none of these democracies use universal mail-in voting. For example, France tried it in the 1970s. It turned out to be a disaster. It not only leads to massive voter fraud and electoral corruption, but badly undermines voters’ trust in election integrity and the legitimacy of the results—corroding faith in democracy itself.
H.R. 1 would transform America’s election system into that of a Third World banana republic. It would make free and fair elections a thing of the past.
Yet, H.R. 1’s greatest (and most dangerous) flaw is that it federalizes U.S. elections; it calls for a central government takeover of the American election system, running roughshod over states’ rights and overriding state sovereignty. The Constitution is clear: State governments are the primary authority in conducting and controlling the procedures and laws guiding elections—federal, state and local. It is black letter law. The bill is not only immoral, but blatantly illegal and unconstitutional. In fact, it borders on the criminal.
It directly prohibits every state from cleaning up its voter rolls, thereby continuing to allow dead people and illegal aliens to vote. These are all crimes. Furthermore, H.R. 1 seeks to roll back and prohibit the voter ID laws passed in about 30 states, requiring some kind of photo identification in order to vote. Under the bill, voter ID would become illegal—paving the way to unlimited fraud and election corruption. States would become vassals of the federal government, mere extensions of the corrupt Democratic machine. Democrats could rig and steal every future election with impunity; Republicans would be reduced to a minority rump. The United States would be transformed into a one-party socialist regime.
The problem, however, is that, H.R. 1 is so extreme and pernicious, it faces major resistance in the Senate. Only by breaking the filibuster can Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and the radical Democrats ram it through.
Hence, Biden has done the unthinkable: He issued an executive order Sunday that circumvents Congress and which establishes many of the provisions in H.R. 1. “The Executive Order on Promoting Access to Voting” directs all federal government agencies to encourage voter registration, especially urging all Americans to vote by mail. It also demands that multilingual services be provided in heavily minority communities to ensure massive voter registration—including communities with large numbers of illegal immigrants. It promotes voter registration for federal prisoners; convicted violent criminals are being targeted to vote.
The executive order demands the Justice Department’s civil rights division unleash lawsuits against state voter ID laws, seeking to abolish and prohibit them. It seeks to use the DOJ as a cudgel to smash states’ rights on their ability to have and preserve basic election safeguards, such as insisting on photo identification in order to cast a ballot or purging ineligible voters from the rolls.
Moreover, Biden’s order says that federal agencies must combat and make voters aware of “misinformation” directed at his administration. For example, the investigative stories published by The New York Post exposing Hunter Biden’s lucrative (and corrupt) business ties to Communist China were branded by Big Tech and the Fake News Media as “misinformation” and “disinformation” that needed to be suppressed. Despite the fact that those stories were proven accurate and true, the executive order empowers the government to crackdown on and dismiss any reporting that criticizes or challenges the Biden presidency. In short, its goal is to install a vote-rigging and censorship regime—all of it through executive fiat and an end-run around Congress.
This is the act of a dictator. The reason Biden is doing it is obvious: By ensuring future elections are stolen it enables the Democrats to pass their radical leftist agenda—amnesty for illegals, the Green New Deal, waging a “domestic war on terrorism”—without fear of a backlash from the voters. They will never lose again at the ballot box.
Biden’s authoritarian and illegal executive order must be resisted at all costs. It must be challenged in the courts. Republicans need to ferociously oppose it. States must declare they will nullify it, and refuse to abide by its unconstitutional dictates. Otherwise, America is finished.
-Jeffrey T. Kuhner is host of “The Kuhner Report” on WRKO AM-680 in Boston. His daily show airs 6:00-10:00 am EST. He can be reached at: JeffreyKuhner@iheartmedia.com
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