The timing is suspect

November 05, 2018

The “invasion” of thousands of people from the Central American countries such as El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and other countries in Latin America was planned and timed for the mid-term election in the U.S. on Tuesday, November 6, an attempt by the Democrats to capture more seats in Congress; only to give the Democrats an edge against the Republicans, hoping to gain sympathy from the Latino votes who have been easily allowed to enter the United States during the Obama presidency to favor the candidacy of Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.

As covered by the world news, so many illegal immigrants were allowed to enter the United States and vote for the Democratic candidates even if illegalities were committed.  There were many incidents reported of newly entered immigrants ferried to the polling precincts to vote for Hillary, without being an American citizen.

There is something terribly wrong in the American elections.  Everybody is allowed to vote once they are inside the United States without even the need for identification.  It was said that some voting precincts occasionally asked for the voters’ driver’s license.

I was shocked when I heard that in the U.S., in some states, the immigrants are allowed to vote despite their illegal status.  That’s stretching “freedom” and “democracy” too far.  That’s cheating, plain and simple and should not be allowed in any country in the world.

In the Philippines, things are done differently.  Despite registration voters’ IDs use of indelible ink tainting on the index finger which is hard to remove and could at least last up to the day after election day.  But since 2010, the Philippine elections were done electronically – “push button” called the “cheating machines.”  It’s the machines that vote and declare the winners.  I don’t know which is better.

Many countries have discarded electronic voting and went back to manual voting.  Germany is one big example how dangerous to use electronic machines in the elections.

Manual voting is actually the more reliable in an election, national or local.  But the votes counted in the precinct level decides after canvassing, unlike in the Philippines where ballots already counted in the precinct level are forced by law to forward from the precinct level or polling level to the municipal level, then forwarded to, God only knows where thereafter.  The ballots are transmitted to several levels where massive cheating takes place.  That’s where the candidates are made to shell out big expenses.

At ‘yong mga rallies at campaigning at TV appearances and radio interviews ay pakitang tao lang.

Actually, itong mga TV interviews at radio interviews, including campaigning outside the campaign period are illegal and should not be allowed for it gives the rich candidates an edge over those candidates who are less abled.

Something must be done to rectify the systems we have had in this country.  The U.S. must do the same.  What a great travesty of the law to allow illegal immigrants to vote without being citizens of the United States.  I never heard of that before.

No wonder this “caravan” of immigrants from Central America are forcing their way in to the U.S. through the Mexican border.  Mexico should have cooperated by not allowing those illegal immigrants to enter the Mexican border and traverse to get to the U.S./Mexican border.

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