The Democrats’ Plan to Transform America

The Democratic Party attempts to thwart even modest measures designed to ensure election integrity.

Then-Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on July 29, 2016 in Hatfield, Pennsylvania.

By Ken Blackwell Published on April 2, 2018

The election high point this century for Democrats was 2008. They took the White House and Congress. They then hoped to addict Americans to government-provided medicine, causing people to vote Democratic forever.

But the plan failed. Since then Republicans have won most elections. Not just nationally, for president and Congress, but also for governor, state legislatures, and other state and local offices.

However, Democrats thought 2016 was the election they could not lose. But lose it they did. The presidency along with Congress and a record number of state governments. Which has made them desperate.

Obviously, Democrats are out of sync with the American people. Most Americans want to restrain government and keep more of their money. They believe in a strong military and defense, in killing, not appeasing terrorists. They don’t want stupid regulations and high taxes to get in the way of economic growth and job creation.

Instead of listening to the people, Democrats are trying to get different people to vote. It doesn’t matter if the people are actually eligible to vote. All they need do is cast ballots for Democrats.

When You Can’t Win, Redistrict!

This process is going on in Pennsylvania. First, Democrats gained a stranglehold over the state supreme court. Democratic justices believe their job is to overrule the people’s representatives whenever the Democrats lose.

Second, after routinely gerrymandering elections in their favor when in power, Democrats now express shock to learn that politics influences legislatures. The Democratic answer is for the courts to seize control of the redistricting process. Pennsylvania’s Democratic court majority imposed a plan that was even more favorable to Democrats than that pushed by the Democratic Party.

Third, the Democratic governor is pushing “reforms” which would reverse Republican victories by putting Democrats in charge of redistricting and inviting illegal and fraudulent votes in future elections. If you can’t win based on the districts and people you have, change the districts and people!

Gov. Wolf’s Bad Ideas

Gov. Tom Wolf’s first idea is for a nonpartisan commission to draw election maps. The idea may sound appealing, to take politics out of redistricting. But drawing legislative lines is inherently political. There is no such thing as an independent, objective panel.

Most so-called experts have opinions. And someone political must choose the supposedly “independent” members of whatever commission or other body is created. It is impossible to take politics out of, well, politics.

Instead of listening to the people, Democrats are trying to get different people to vote. It doesn’t matter if the people are actually eligible to vote. All they need do is cast ballots for Democrats.

While politics is sometimes unseemly, it does ultimately allow accountability. Moreover, it is transparent: we know who is making the decision. That is better than allowing partisans to pose as modern Vestal Virgins.

Even more insidious is Gov. Wolf’s proposal to abandon standards for registering to vote. He would allow election-day registration and automatically sign up anyone who applies for a drivers’ license or other government service. Finally, he would allow anyone to use an absentee ballot without an excuse.

Throwing Election Integrity to the Wind

All of these changes would be convenient, but convenience is not the appropriate standard for elections. Even a cursory review of registration rolls nationwide shows widespread error and fraud — non-citizens and the dead voting, for instance. Lawsuits filed by the American Civil Rights Union have exposed how little many local officials do to protect the votes of their citizens.

Yet the Democratic Party attempts to thwart even modest measures designed to ensure election integrity. Simply showing a photo ID is considered too onerous for would-be voters.

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All of Wolf’s proposals, intentionally or not, would enable and encourage more fraudulent voting.

Same day registration creates chaos for registrars at the very moment their focus should be on balloting. More important, there would be no verification of eligibility.

Non-citizens routinely get drivers’ licenses. Partisan activists manipulate unregulated use of absentee ballots.

If fraud is later discovered, it will be too late. Then the newly elected Democrats can even help cover up the process.

A Big Leap Backward

Gov. Wolf talked of bringing the state’s electoral process into the 21st Century. Actually, he’s proposing a big leap backward, into the 19th Century when vote fraud was rife.

Instead, officials at all levels should work to improve the safeguarding of our election process. The foundation for American democracy is free and honest elections. Without that, the American people understandably will lose faith in their government.

No doubt, in the future Democrats will again win the presidency and control of Congress. The latter could come as soon as seven months. But if so, Democrats should win honestly, through legal votes cast in the ballot box.

 

Ken Blackwell is the former Secretary of State of Ohio.

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  • Shawn Blinke

    WHAT?!?!? The Nazicrats using honest elections? The Commiecrats official slogan during campaigns should be… “Win if you can, lose if you must but always cheat.”

  • JP

    They should just follow what the lgbt crowd did to get homosexual “marriage” down our throats. The courts made this possible.

    • John Connor

      How has gay marriage been shoved down your throat? You don’t have to marry someone of the same sex if you don’t want to…. The courts did the right thing in extending to gays the same rights as everyone else enjoys.

      • JP

        The people did not want homosexual “marriage”. It was voted on and the courts overturned it. No one should have based on their sexual preferences and perversions.

        • John Connor

          It’s just marriage and equal rights shouldn’t be voted on.

          • Jim Walker

            Gay union is not marriage. Equal rights ? Then all Pedos need that too since kids can now decide their gender and can be leave their parents, so they have rights to be in union with Pedos. You don’t even know how destructive your obsession with equal rights are. It is people like you that have no moral boundaries that will destroy society, if not stopped.

          • John Connor

            As ridiculous as expected. Pedophilia is illegal and has absolutely zero to do with gays marrying. You know nothing about my moral boundaries.

          • Jim Walker

            Well LGBT was illegal. These Pedos will use the same successful strategy of LGBT to gain acceptance and soon you will be called a Bigot much.
            I know very well your moral boundaries when you support gay marriage John.

          • John Connor

            Nonsense

          • Sapient

            Interesting…Who sets the moral boundaries that you claim to know so much about?

          • John Connor

            Society and self. Not a supernatural being

          • brothergc

            and yet the courts are the ones that imposed its will over the peoples will so your responce ,and I quote ” Society and self” does not hold water and if you disagree or not on SSM the courts imposing its will over the peoples will should alarm you greatly .

          • John Connor

            Marriage is a civil right and there’s no reason to deny gay people that right.

          • Jim Walker

            Then you must accept all forms of marriage. Pedos n Kids, Brother n Sister, Mum n son, man n animals.
            Love is Love, right?

          • John Connor

            So ridiculous. Typical.

          • Jim Walker

            Tell me – when did you start to accept and support the LGBT agenda? If initially you weren’t and now you are the spokesperson for their equal rights, why are you so narrow minded to say the above “marriages”are so ridiculous? Will you ever change your mind and support them later in the future ?
            If never, then there is nothing wrong for us to reject the union of LGBT and the spread of their propanganda.
            At least your moral boundaries are not so far left after all.

          • John Connor

            I’ve always supported equal rights for all. Narrow minded? Children cannot consent to sex or anything else. The idea is nonsense. Gays marrying harms nothing. Abuse of children does….

          • Jim Walker

            when did you start to support gay ? Is there a point in time you weren’t supporting ?
            Children can now decide their gender and can leave their parents if they don’t accept. The next, they will ask for marriage with Pedos. Its what you people call “progress”. OK what about union of Parent and kid, Man and animals ? Does it harm anyone ? Soon they will use gays’ route to success to have the same laws. Don’t you get the drift already ?
            We are not so much worried about gays marrying harms no one, we are saying such unions are an abomination together with all that I have describe.

          • Sapient

            And what society? Ours or another?

          • brothergc

            so you support perversion and risky life styles ? Acording to the CDC it is a very risky lifestyle and when you take the natural use of a man or a woman and twist it that is perversion. ( or do you need a biology lesson ? )

          • John Connor

            What people do in their bedrooms is none of my business.

          • brothergc

            such a uncompassionate attitude . As long as it does not affect You directly you do not care ? Wow what a great moral attitude ( rolleyes) typical selfish mentallity that is prevelent in todays society .

          • John Connor

            It’s none of your business either

          • brothergc

            that is where your WRONG ! to take something that had been the norm for thousands of years and prevert it into this travesty , you bet is is my business , it can never take the place of the natural order , it is by defination perverted !

          • John Connor

            Opinions vary

          • Andrew Mason

            So as long as child molesters do it in the bedroom it’s nobodies business? Okay then. You’ll need to remember not to express negative views or refuse service if you wish to retain your employment and freedom once a court confirms that sexual orientation is a protected right.

          • John Connor

            We’re not talking about pedophiles. These are married gay folks.

          • brothergc

            and if you think that their are not gays out their that prey on the youth then Your just ignorant , what you think that that marrage licence locks them into some kind of fedelity ? yea right , sure thing buddy if you would do some honest research you would be shocked

          • Andrew Mason

            Except we’re not we’re talking about sodomites with a bit of paper. And paedophiles can be legally married, it simply depends on the jurisdiction in question. If it’s the law that makes the difference then whether homosexuals or paedophiles can and should marry simply comes down to what any particular government says at a specific point in time.

        • brothergc

          I agree with You JB , homosexual marrige is a travesty . It should have been up to the each state to decide the issue but the courts overturned the will of the people and stepped outside its athority and made law . That in inself should be of grave concern no matter what the issue is

  • Valerie

    The Democratic Party needs to kick George Norcross OUT of the Democratic Party. He’s caused division and distrust

  • Sapient

    The Democrats (aka Leftist Radicals) are aggressively engaged in nothing less than an insidious form of soft treason. They seek the fundamental transformation of this country—which really means that they want to raze our constitutional foundation, revise and rewrite the history books, open our borders, transfer sovereignty over key aspects of our society to various global governance structures, and otherwise bring about a socialist/communist revolution. They couldn’t get it done with the electorate they had to work with so they are quite simply out to replace it. For them and their agenda, the more illiterate, uneducated, destitute, and dependent the foreign population they usher into this country to replace you the better. The weaponization of migration against western cultures is playing out the world over. It is by design.

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