In Georgia this week, state and local election officials will be conducting a second recount of nearly 5,000,000 ballots, this time by machine scan, as is allowed by law, and as requested by the President’s legal team.
Political king-maker, Joseph Kennedy, father of then U.S. Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy bragged to many in the almost immediate aftermath of the 1960 contest of the resources involved in vote-buying and tabulation ‘assistance’ in Illinois and Massachusetts, as well as the able support of these efforts in Texas by supporters of U.S. Senator Lyndon Baines Johnson.
Since my first election, a General Primary in 1980, I have missed voting in one Special Election Bond Referendum, and one Presidential Preference Primary, back when we did not have ‘no excuse’ Absentee Voting in Georgia (1984). My voting patterns and loyalty even pre-date the “I Have Voted” stickers.
"If a man continually blusters, if he lacks civility, a big stick will not save him from trouble, and neither will speaking softly avail, if in back of the softness there does not lie strength, power..." President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919).