DeKalb Board of Elections sets up early voting, goes into sketchy executive session

Jonathan Grant @Brambleman UPDATE: The Board of Elections (presumably the staff) has relocated the Atlanta in DeKalb early voting site to the Bessie Branham Recreation Center, 2051 Delano Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30317. The Board  originally approved Coan Park Recreation Center. No reason given for the change. Big numbers During discussion, Executive Director Erica Hamilton said that the DeKalb Board of Elections has about 40,000 voter registration applications pending and is receiving absentee ballot requests at the rate of “about 500 a day.” Board Chairman Samuel Tillman called that “a good thing” because it would help alleviate lines at the polls on election day. Not sure how staff (there are only 15 or 16 full-timers) feels about that. Hamilton also said the Board…

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Georgia GOP House candidate Ellen Diehl: “Understanding Islam—If you’re not Islamic, they want to kill you”

Jonathan Grant @Brambleman In case you missed it, see Raw Diehl of the Day #1: Ellen Diehl and the global witches’ coven Raw Diehl of the Day #2 I’m posting videos that Georgia House District 81 candidate and ardent Trump fan Ellen Diehl deleted from her YouTube channel after I published a blog post about them and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution picked up on the story. I’m looking through them again, and this one … is interesting. Posted on Wed. May 31, 2017, it contains a drifting riff about Donald Trump and Russia. Spoiler alert: It didn’t happen! (Note: Today, Trump campaign aide Georga Papadopoulos was sentenced after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. His drunken bragging about Russian dirt on Hillary Clinton is…

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Georgia GOP House candidate Ellen Diehl and the global witches’ coven

Jonathan Grant @Brambleman Raw Diehl of the Day #1 This isn’t one of her greatest hits, but since she deleted them, we’re gonna play ’em all! Choice Cuts (at 1:24) “Then later, Zeresh says to her husband Haman, ‘You better stop trying to go against Mordecai because God is with him, it will be fatal to continue opposing him. So, the left, it will be fatal for them to continue opposing Donald Trump. I mean it. I’m so, so, so, so serious.” (at 2:20) In her prayer from protection for Donald Trump and his administration, Diehl adds, “That we would pray protection over ourselves against this nnNnnnnNnnnn (makes gesture) global witches’ coven that is trying to create pandemonium and wreak havoc on…

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Raw Diehl: Anti-Muslim Trumper ditches extreme rhetoric in race against Georgia Rep. Scott Holcomb

Update: After the Atlanta Journal Constitution linked to this post and published an excerpt in The Jolt (last item)  those YouTube videos were deleted. Sad! But here’s the one I originally posted (see description later in blog post) as an MP4 file:   Jonathan Grant @Brambleman Question: If you’re a proud deplorable who believes—among other things—that Barack Obama is a corrupt Muslim terrorist with a fat-assed ugly wife, how do you campaign against a popular Democratic incumbent in a state House District where Trump received only 35 percent of the vote? By cutting the crazy talk? Sounds like a plan. Just one problem: the videos. All about the Donald “I was a huge Trump supporter,” Ellen Diehl said in one of her…

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Malfunctioning Melania and a stunt FLOTUS? A tale of 3 tweets

  Conspiracy theory–or just saying? Seriously, she she’s acting like a malfunctioning robot tfw you get excited about using your platform as FLOTUS to end cyberbullying but then remember your husband is a world-historical cyberbully pic.twitter.com/5B12qd0LOM — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 27, 2018 Time to bring out the stunt FLOTUS again Hey @foxandfriends @foxnews @maddow @TheDailyShow @StephenAtHome @CNNPolitics WHO IS THIS BODY DOUBLE AND WHERE IS MELANIA TRUMP???? pic.twitter.com/xWZ96u13I6 — Comedian Avery T ?? (@Avery__T) August 25, 2018      

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Trump claims good poll numbers. Reality says Nope.

Jonathan Grant @Brambleman This morning, President Trump made a claim that has pollsters scratching their heads. Over 90% approval rating for your all time favorite (I hope) President within the Republican Party and 52% overall. This despite all of the made up stories by the Fake News Media trying endlessly to make me look as bad and evil as possible. Look at the real villains please! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 27, 2018 For the record, Trump doesn’t come close to a 50 percent approval rating in any reputable poll. No one disputed that (the diminishing number of) Republicans loves them some Trump, but nobody could find a poll that shows this, although some have suggested he may have seen the…

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