1 in 5 Mail-In Ballots Rejected as Fraudulent in New Jersey Election

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The Headline

1 in 5 Mail-In Ballots Rejected as Fraudulent in New Jersey Election

The Grind

With mail-in voting, what could possibly go right?

New Jersey has given it a try, and it has amounted to a larger failure than any critic of the practice could’ve ever imagined. According to Mark Hemingway at RealClearPolitics:

Following accusations of widespread fraud, voter intimidation, and ballot theft in the May 12 municipal elections in Paterson, N.J., state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal (pictured) announced Thursday he is charging four men with voter fraud – including the vice president of the City Council and a candidate for that body.

The Details

With races still undecided, control of the council hangs in the balance. Paterson is New Jersey’s third largest city and the election will decide the fate of a municipal budget in excess of $300 million, in addition to hundreds of millions more in education spending and state aid.

In the City Council election, 16,747 vote-by-mail ballots were received, but only 13,557 votes were counted. More than 3,190 votes, 19% of the total ballots cast, were disqualified by the board of elections. Due to the pandemic, Paterson’s election was done through vote-by-mail. Community organizations, such as the city’s NAACP chapter, are calling for the entire election to be invalidated.

This comes after it was reported that many Republican voters in one New Jersey township received ballots listing only Democrat candidates in the mail. Read more…






The Headline

Disney Caves to Outrage Mob, Will Re-Theme Splash Mountain Ride

Who knew Splash Mountain was offensive? The outrage mob, that’s who. Earlier this month, CNN reported that fans were calling on the ride to be re-themed.

And they got their wish.

The Details

Today we are thrilled to share a first glimpse of a project Imagineers have been working on since last year. Splash Mountain – at both Disneyland park in California and Magic Kingdom park in Florida – will soon be completely reimagined.

The theme is inspired by an all-time favorite animated Disney film, “The Princess and the Frog.” We pick up this story after the final kiss, and join Princess Tiana and Louis on a musical adventure – featuring some of the powerful music from the film – as they prepare for their first-ever Mardi Gras performance.

Tiana is a modern, courageous, and empowered woman, who pursues her dreams and never loses sight of what’s really important. It’s a great story with a strong lead character, set against the backdrop of New Orleans and the Louisiana bayou. Read more…




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