Michigan Election Results Update: Did Trump Really Win the State?

I recall saying to a Bernie supporter voter suppression and close elections are the GOP’s preferred strategy for winning. In view of that this is interesting information:

The New York Times has a county-by-county listing of election results. As of November 11, the Times was giving Trump a 92 percent chance of winning Michigan; the results currently list Trump as receiving 47.6% of the vote and Clinton 47.3%.

Counter Information

Global Research, November 12, 2016
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Did Donald Trump really win Michigan’s 16 electoral votes?

The president-elect’s victory in the rust-belt state was heralded as a fundamental redrawing of the political map. That’s because Michigan, along with Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, had not gone red in a presidential election since the 1980s. Until Tuesday, that is, according to the prevailing narrative.

However, you may have noticed that many news organizations still considered Michigan up for grabs in their electoral college maps of the presidential election as of November 11. That’s three days after the election. In other words, they hadn’t officially added it to Trump’s column yet.

Thus, the answer to the question of whether Trump really won Michigan is:

He’s ahead now.

A spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office in Michigan told Heavy that office has “no reason to believe” there are “significant” numbers of…

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Some Years 

A beautiful post from Tosha Michelle

Everything I Never Told You


Some years we peel
open like a fruit.
This year an orange.
We devour the nectar
or, feeling badly for the
naked fruit, we handle
it with care.

Other years are fruitless.
We search through our
refrigerators until we find
a carton of large white.
Cracking the years open
like an egg, until the yolk
break, running through our
fingers and onto time.

-Tosha Michelle

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Meet and Greet Fridays…Week #37

A Meet and Greet on Yesterday After

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Title - Peaceful Sensation Digital Art Title – Peaceful Sensation – Digital Art ©Carolina Russo

Week #37 – MEET and GREET Fridays… (on a Saturday!) 😉

Welcome everyone to our weekly Meet and Greet Fridays, today posted on a Saturday! Sorry I wasn’t able to post it yesterday! But still I want to keep up with our weekly meet up event!  Today is Week #37 isn’t amazing?

I am very happy that you found your way  here especially if is your first time on my Blog, thank you for stopping by! This event brings joy every week. Right now no matter what surround you, it is time to relax a little during your weekend. 🙂 My week has been busy preparing and signing my Limited Edition Art Prints from my watercolor painting  “The Twilight Sad”   I had a wonderful response from the fans to this great Scottish band. I feel honored and thankful that they love to have my painting as a collector piece…

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The Mystery Blogger Award

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The Mystery Blogger Award

“Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts.  Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates.  They are one of the best out there and they deserve every recognition they get.  This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging and they do it with so much love and passion. – Okoto Enigma
The award was created by Okoto Enigma.  Here is the link: http://okotenigma.wordpress.com

A big thank you to LaurelWolfLives for nominating me for this award.

Rules For The Nominees:

  • Display the award logo on your blog. √
  • List the Rules. √
  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. √
  • Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well. √
  • Tell your readers three things about yourself. √
  • Answer five questions from the nominee. √
  • Nominate anywhere from ten to twenty bloggers. √
  • Notify the bloggers by leaving a comment on their blog. √
  • Ask your nominees any five questions of your choice, including one weird or funny question. √
  • Share the link to your best post. √

Three Things About Myself:

  1. I’m a Scorpio.
  2. I love Cats
  3. I have always lived close to the Ocean.

Questions asked of me:

1. Would you jump in front of a bus for a complete stranger?

Yes, probably. Definitely if the stranger was a child.

2.  If a neighbor was a hoarder and lived in unsafe and unhealthy conditions, would you ignore it or take action?  If you did, what would it be?

One of my neighbors is a hoarder. The result was degradation of the entire building. I confronted her with it and eventually she sought professional help. But not until we went through a lot of drama.

3. If you could go back in time and change one day in your life, which day would it be and why?

I would change the day of my childhood that caused me to develop Dissociative Identity Disorder.

4.  What is your favorite word?

ergonomic. It just feels right.

5. The weird question:  If you knew you could get away with it, would you rob a bank?

No.

And like Laurel, I have not yet written my best post.

My questions are the same as Laurel’s:

  1. Would you jump in front of a bus for a complete stranger?
  2. If a neighbor was a hoarder and lived in unsafe and unhealthy conditions, would you ignore it or take action?  If you did, what would it be?
  3. If you could go back in time and change one day in your life, which day would it be and why?
  4. What is your favorite word?
  5. The weird question:  If you knew you could get away with it, would you rob a bank?

My Nominees:

Mithai Mumblezz

sexuality and the city

A Momma’s View

Buffalo Tom Peabody’s blog 2

musingsofanoldfart

The Return of the Modern Philosopher

Cindy Knoke

Joyfully Stated

Adventures and Musings of an Arch Druidess

Eyes + Words

Secret Stains

Cornfedcontessa

Rethinking Life

thefeatheredsleep

Living a Beautiful Life

Life of an El Paso Woman

But I Smile Anyway…

Erika Kind

Roberta Pimentel

Gronda Morin

Br Andrew’s Muses

 

 

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