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Let’s save the world, we’ve got a Republic to reclaim!
Let’s start by fighting for integrity in our elections!
Let’s make sure we never again have another election like the disgrace of an election which went down in 2020.
Disenfranchising well more than 75 million Americans who voted for former President Donald J. Trump, who did so much for our country.
Get off your butts. We’ve got a country to save!
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• Conservative Election Lawyer, Deborah Silver from the Law Office of Deborah Frankel Silver.
• Georgetown Law Graduate
• Successfully did a stellar job of handling an election case on behalf of my clients, Dasha Pruett, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for the fifth congressional district of Pennsylvania, and poll watcher observers – Gregory Stenstrom, appointed by both President Trump and candidate Thomas Killion for the PA. Senate in the ninth district, and Leah Hoopes, committeewoman and observer appointed by candidate Craig Williams, who was a candidate for the PA. House of Representatives for the 160th legislative district.
The Law Office of Deborah Frankel Silver includes conservative election law, pelvic mesh litigation, personal injury and estate planning.
Attorney Deborah Silver's office is based in both Philadelphia and Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
Update: Appellate Brief filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on Monday, April 19, 2021!
Click on Appellate Brief to read and/or download.
Very interesting read!
The Appellate Brief was filed by Bruce Castor (President Trump Impeachment defense attorney), and was prepared by me, with edits by Bruce Castor, and his associate Dan.
Here is the Reproduced Record. Click here to read and/or download.
Please pray for favor with the panel of judges of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, who will read the appellate brief, hear oral argument, and decide our appeal.
We are appealing the Order of Judge Capuzzi from the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, issued January 12, 2021, docketed January 13, 2021, which Order denied with prejudice Appellants' (Gregory Stenstrom and Leah Hoopes) Petitions to Intervene, and for Sanctions against the Board of Elections, for violating a Court Order, and for violating the Election Code provisions as to observers.
We want the appellate court, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, to reverse Judge Capuzzi, remand the case back to the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, for an evidentiary hearing, and to issue a Declaratory Order against the Board of Elections, holding that the members of the BOE are in contempt for flagrantly violating the 11/4/2020 Order of Judge Capuzzi, and that the members of the BOE are guilty of a misdemeanor for violating the Election Code, as to the allowance of observers at all stages that the ballots are being opened, handled and counted.
Thank you for your continued support and prayers.
The Fight of My Life!
I am fighting for my life and my career, for my ability to practice law, which is my sole profession.
The BOARD of ELECTIONS (“BOE”) is trying to get me sanctioned, suspended or even disbarred!
They are trying to get my clients Dasha Pruett, Gregory Stenstrom and Leah Hoopes to pay THEIR legal fees of well over $19,000!
We have to stop them.
Please pray that Judge Capuzzi will deny the BOE’s petition for counsel fees, which they directed against my clients.
God will not allow our enemies to bring us down. No weapon formed against us shall prosper. If God be for us, who can be against us?
Be that as it may, please do your part to help me in this important cause I am fighting for, integrity in our elections.
My clients and I were merely trying to fight for integrity in our elections by bringing our petitions seeking sanctions against the Board of Elections for willfully violating a court order and the Election Code as to observers.
Judge Capuzzi wrongly concluded that the Board of Elections completely complied with his order as stated on page 10 of his Opinion.
He is wrong logically, factually and legally. The Board of Elections completely kept observers from the rear room where mail-in ballots were being opened, handled and counted for 3 days!
When observers were finally allowed in the rear room where mail-in ballots were being handled and resolved, at 11:00 am on November 5, they were only allowed in for 5 minutes every 2 hours.
Rather than at all hours that the mail-in ballots were being opened, handled and counted, until the counting is completed, in direct violation of paragraph 1 of Judge Capuzzi’s Order, and in direct violation of Section 3506 of the Election Code.
So my clients and I timely sought sanctions against the Board of Elections pursuant to Section 1806 of the Election Code, which allows in the court’s discretion, a prison sentence of up to one year in prison, a fine of up to $1,000, or both.
For conduct by the Board of Elections which interfered with the ability of the observers to enter the rear room where mail-in ballots were being resolved. For 3 days.
If the Board of Elections was in full compliance with the Election Code why was it necessary to file an emergency petition with the emergency judge on duty, Judge John Capuzzi, in the first place?
Waiting 48 days is not undue delay. There is no deadline in the Election Code for bringing a petition for sanctions against the Board of Elections.
My clients and I do not have “unclean hands,” nor are we “contemptible” as stated on page 10 of Judge Capuzzi’s Opinion, for bringing our petitions a mere 48 days after Judge Capuzzi issued his 11/4/2020 Order.
Nor am I “unconscionable” for not citing to a November 2020 Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that actually helps our case. This case states that observers must at least be allowed in the room where mail-in ballots are opened, handled and counted.
As stated above, the Board of Elections completely kept out observers for 3 days!
Why didn’t Judge Capuzzi call the lawyers for the Board of Elections “unconscionable” when they failed to cite this Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision in the 90-page response which they filed with the court?
They failed to cite this case either. Why?
Because they know, as do we, that this case helps us!
We are being targeted for submitting petitions against the Board of Elections, which were filed for the sole purpose of fighting for integrity in our elections.
Why should the Board of Elections be rewarded with counsel fees well exceeding $19,000 when they violated a court order and the Election Code?
The American Rule of legal fees is that each side pays its own legal fees absent a statute or contract which says otherwise.
This petition for counsel fees is akin to a SLAPP suit.
WHAT IS A SLAPP?
The rights to speech and petition are enshrined in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Free speech and healthy debate are vital to the well-being of a democracy. In fact, the United States Supreme Court has said that the right to petition the government is the very foundation of our democracy.
SLAPP = Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation
SLAPPs are Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation. These damaging suits chill free speech and healthy debate by targeting those who communicate with their government or speak out on issues of public interest.
SLAPPs are used to silence and harass critics by forcing them to spend money to defend these baseless suits.
SLAPP filers don’t go to court to seek justice. Rather, SLAPPS are intended to intimidate those who disagree with them or their activities by draining the target’s financial resources.
SLAPPs are effective because even a meritless lawsuit can take years and many thousands of dollars to defend.
To end or prevent a SLAPP, those who speak out on issues of public interest frequently agree to muzzle themselves, apologize, or “correct” statements.
The Board of Elections is paid for with your tax dollars.
When the Board of Elections did not do their job, when they completely kept out observers who had a legal right to be present in the room where the mail-in ballots were being counted, they have the gall to seek more money from my clients to pay their legal fees!
The Board of Elections should pay my clients’ legal fees.
For causing my clients to waste their time and money to bring petitions against the Board of Elections for sanctions, because they refused to do their job.
And Judge Capuzzi castigated my clients and I for wasting his time?
On page 10 of his opinion.
Something is seriously wrong here. Punishing my clients and I for trying to enforce the judge’s own order and for seeking sanctions against the Board of Elections for violating it.
For violating the Election Code.
This should have been a slam dunk case.
Judge Capuzzi says our case was baseless without a “scintilla” of evidence to support it.
Yet Judge Capuzzi did not allow my clients and I the evidentiary hearing we asked for in the prayer for relief in the petition to intervene and the petition for sanctions.
My clients, Greg Stenstrom and Leah Hoopes, yesterday on February 11, 2021, filed a pro se appeal with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, in Harrisburg. They thereafter filed a revised notice of appeal, on February 12, 2021.
Read and download their pro se Praecipe to Substitute and Attach, and their Revised Notice of Appeal, both filed February 12, 2021, with the Commonwealth Court, by clicking on the hyperlink below.
Appealing Judge Capuzzi’s Order docketed January 13, 2021, denying our petitions to intervene and for sanctions WITH PREJUDICE.
A final order if ever I heard one.
Click on hyperlink below to read and download Judge Capuzzi's Order and Opinion, denying our petition to intervene, and our petition for sanctions "WITH PREJUDICE."
Listen to Leah Hoopes, speaking on her Facebook page, about her courageous decision to join Gregory Stenstrom, in appealing Judge Capuzzi's Order denying our petitions with prejudice.
Click on the hyperlink below to listen to this Live video of Leah Hoopes describing her feelings. Bold move, to file a Pro Se appeal!
Please pray for us, we need it!
My New “Give Send Go” Fundraising Page
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In order that my Facebook friends, and other friends across America, and the World, who are patriots, and Conservatives, will enable me to live to fight another day, for integrity in our elections.
That is certainly a worthy cause which is worth funding, wouldn't you agree?
Please help me in this battle, with your money, and with your prayers. I need it.
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"My name is Attorney Deborah Silver.
I am handling an election case.
My clients are Dasha Pruett, Gregory Stenstrom and Leah Hoopes.
Dasha Pruett was a political candidate who ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2020 General Election.
Greg Stenstrom is a fraud and tech expert, as well as a poll watcher observer, who was appointed by Donald Trump and Candidate Thomas Killion, who ran for re-election to the Pennsylvania Senate (he lost his re-election bid, unfortunately).
Leah Hoopes is a committee woman and poll watcher observer, who was appointed by Candidate Craig Williams, who successfully ran to represent District 160 in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
We all reside in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Our election case was filed in Delaware County, in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in Media, Pennsylvania, against the DELCO Board of Elections.
Our petitions to intervene and for sanctions against the Board of Elections were both denied by Judge Capuzzi, the judge whose Order we were seeking to enforce, by way of contempt sanctions.
We also requested that the Board of Elections be declared guilty of a misdemeanor for violating the Election Code provisions as to observers.
Thereafter, on February 11, 2021, Stenstrom and Hoopes filed a Pro Se Appeal, and a Notice of Appeal, appealing Judge Capuzzi's Order dismissing our case, with the Commonwealth Court, the intermediary appellate court, hoping to reverse Judge Capuzzi.
On that same day, February 11, 2021, the Board of Elections, through its Duane Morris lawyers, Manly Parks and Nicholas Centrella, filed a Petition for "Counsel Fees," which is nothing but a disguised sanctions request because our case was dismissed because of perceived lack of standing, like many election cases across America.
The Members of the Board of Elections asked Judge Capuzzi to issue an Order, forcing my clients, Pruett, Stenstrom and Hoopes, to pay their lawyers, Manly Parks and Nicholas Centrella, a whopping $19,224.56 in legal fees!
This is what I have been fighting ever since.
The last significant payment I received on account of my unpaid legal fees was made to me in early January of 2021.
Since that significant payment I received in early January, I have not been paid any significant sum, notwithstanding that I put in well over 100 hours since then, working on the election case, both before and after our election case was thrown out by Judge Capuzzi on January 12, 2021.
This includes the extensive time I recently spent preparing an Opposition to the Petition for Counsel Fees, and a Memorandum of Law in Opposition to the Petition for Counsel Fees, since February 11, 2021, until the present, February 19, 2021, and my work on these pleadings is ongoing.
Our response in opposition is due on March 3, 2021. I have been working around the clock to defeat this unjust attempt to make my clients pay their legal fees, when it should be the other way around.
It is the Board of Elections that has "unclean hands," was "contemptible," and "unconscionable," yet Judge Capuzzi falsely accused my clients and I of these things when he hurled insults against us in his scathing Opinion dismissing our case based on a perceived lack of standing.
I have been threatened multiple times by the lawyers for the Board of Elections, with sanctions. They threatened to report me to the Disciplinary Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar, when I have done nothing wrong.
In fact, I am a hero, patriot and a rock star, according to my clients, fighting for integrity in our elections.
I have tried to hold the members of the Board of Elections accountable for their lawless conduct.
Their misbehavior includes their flagrant violation of Judge Capuzzi's Order, the Election Code and both recent and long standing Pennsylvania Supreme Court case law precedent, all of which state that observers have the right to be present in the room where mail-in ballots are opened, handled and counted, until the counting has been completed, AT ALL HOURS!
The members of the Board of Elections completely kept out observers from a rear mail-in ballot resolution room at the Wharf Office Building in Chester, Pennsylvania, for 3 days, from November 3-5, 2020, and then only let observers in that rear room for 5 minutes every 2 hours, and not at all hours, as required by law.
I have since learned from Exhibit C-1 to the Petition for Counsel Fees that Manly Parks and Nick Centrella spent 3.3 hours preparing and editing a letter seeking sanctions against me, the Petitioners' Counsel.
These lawyers are trying to obtain an Order from Judge Capuzzi which will force my clients to pay for their legal fees for time spent trying to sanction, suspend, and perhaps, even disbar my clients' own lawyer!
What a disgusting unjust travesty of justice we are seeing unfold before our very eyes!
I, for one, will not take this lying down. And neither will my clients.
I am fighting for my clients, while at the same time I am also fighting to continue practicing law in the future, which is my sole profession.
Sometimes I feel very alone in what may be the biggest battle of my life.
I need your help.
I am doing this alone, by myself, taking on the Board of Elections, their lawyer, Solicitor William Martin, and their Duane Morris attorneys, Manly Parks and Nicholas Centrella.
I know that with God I will have the victory. God will destroy my enemies.
They are trying to take me out once and for all, to silence me, so I cannot represent anyone else in the future.
To them, I am their enemy, when all I have done is to try and enforce the law, and not to change it.
This is the cancel culture, to intimidate clients and their attorneys, in election cases, so candidates in the future will be unable to obtain legal representation, and good luck trying to find a lawyer to represent you.
We must stop them or we will never again have a free, transparent and fair election. If we don’t all fight for integrity in our elections we will not have any.
That is something every American should want.
Everyone needs to step up and do what needs to be done, to fight the utter lawlessness of the members of the Board of Elections.
If they get away with this, they will be emboldened, to do this and worse in future elections.
I have reached out to Trump impeachment lawyers, Mike Van Der Veen, and Bruce Castor, both of whom are willing to review my pleadings and to assist us in opposing the Petition for Counsel Fees, but they require a $25,000 retainer.
My clients today starting their own fund raising effort on the Give Send Go platform, to raise the $25,000 needed to pay this retainer, and to pay me for my unpaid legal fees.
Litigation is expensive. Lawyers are in business to earn money. They have bills to pay, to rent an office, to pay their employees.
I am a sole practitioner. I have worked many hours for which I have not received any compensation.
With God all things are possible. No weapon formed us shall prosper.
These are the times which try men's souls. We are engaged in a battle for the very soul of our nation.
To the Democrat leftists which control the White House, the U.S. Congress, and the left wing fake news lame stream media -- the fraud, illegalities, irregularities and lawless conduct by the Board of Elections, is all "one big lie." They said this repeatedly at Trump's impeachment trial.
Courts across America, including Judge Capuzzi in our own election case, dismissed our petitions based on a presumed lack of standing, without ever giving us an evidentiary hearing, which we requested.
Because of this, the mountain of evidence of fraud, illegalities, irregularities and misconduct by the Board of Elections was never even heard, let alone, considered and weighed, by anyone!
Yet Judge Capuzzi called our case baseless, without even a "scintilla" or "smidgen" of evidence to support it, even though he never allowed my clients their day in court, and did not give them the opportunity for due process, to present eye witness testimony that would prove, once and for all, that the members of the Board of Elections flagrantly violated a court order, the Election Code and Supreme Court case law, as to observers.
Please do your part. I cannot fight them alone, Judge Capuzzi, the Board of Elections, Solicitor William Martin (paid for with tax dollars from the citizens of Delaware County, Pennsylvania), and Duane Morris lawyers, Manly Parks and Nicholas Centrella (the outside counsel of the Board of Elections).
Please make a donation, however big or small, to pay for my legal fees.
I have the honor of representing Dasha Pruett, Greg Stenstrom and Leah Hoopes, my clients who have also become my dear friends.
Help me to help them, by funding my legal fees.
Make a donation today, without delay, before it is too late.
My clients say I am a patriot, a rock star, and their dear friend. Their friendship is the greatest complement of all.
Thank you so much for considering this “Give Send Go” fundraising request.
God bless you, and God bless America.
The land of the free, and the home of the brave, one nation under God, indivisible, with justice for all. Our pledge of allegiance, to our Flag.
The greatest Democracy in the world. Let's fight to keep it that way.
Paying my legal fees is helping to keep it that way.
Do your part, and may God bless you for doing that.
Protect our vote. Don't let yourself be disenfranchised by the lawless conduct of the Board of Elections.
Make your voices heard in a meaningful way by donating to my legal fees.
Please do it, do it today.
Our opposition in response to the Petition for Counsel Fees is due on March 3, 2021.
Update: The excellent response was filed yesterday. You can read it on the court's public access website, Delaware County Republican Executive Committee v. The Board of Elections, in the Court of Common Pleas in Delaware County, Pennsylvania (Media Courthouse).
Here's the link to see all of the pleadings filed in our case, including yesterday's opposition in answer to the petition for counsel fees filed by the Board of Elections: https://delcopublicaccess.co.delaware.pa.us/search/case
It will soon be too late to hire Attorneys Mike Van Der Veen and Bruce Castor to assist me if my clients do not raise the $25,000 for their retainer.
Update: My clients, Leah Hoopes and Gregory Stenstrom, raised the money to pay their initial retainer. They raised this money is just two weeks (February 12-February 26), with God's help!
I will file the opposition and memorandum of law which I prepared, on my own if necessary.
Update: That was not necessary, thank God!
As to Attorneys Mike Van Der Veen and Bruce Castor, we really need them. It would really help our case if my clients can raise the $25,000 to pay their legal retainer.
Update: I was right, the opposition prepared by Bruce Castor was fantastic!
Three heads are better than one. I know that their collaboration with me could make all the difference, between winning and losing.
And make no mistake, we cannot afford to lose.
This is a battle. We cannot afford to lose this battle.
We cannot afford to allow the Board of Elections to get away with their unjust Petition for Counsel Fees against my clients, which was filed to silence and intimidate them. And to punish them for doing nothing other than seeking to hold the Board of Elections accountable for their failure to comply with the law.
They should be paying for my clients' legal fees, rather than the other way around.
Please donate today. Before it is too late.
Greg Stenstrom and Leah Hoopes have become advocates for change. They seek to be the public voice promoting change in the manner by which our elections are held. They advocate for change which will enable our electoral system to become open, transparent and honest.
Politicians now associate their faces with accountability to your constituents.
They have testified before Pennsylvania State Legislators in Gettysburg. Their testimony was broadcast live on television, and live streamed to the entire world, in many different languages.
We should all do our part, to support those who are fighting for integrity in our elections.
Do your part, do it today!
It was a bold move, to file a Pro Se Appeal!
Leah Hoopes, along with Greg Stenstrom, bravely stepped up to do their part to fight for integrity in our elections. Leah Hoopes is a "beast" for the cause. Don't let her fight alone.
Click on the hyperlink below, listen to this Live video of Leah Hoopes describing her feelings about filing a Pro Se Appeal of Judge Capuzzi's Order, dismissing our case.
Step up, do your part, fund my legal fees.
So that I can continue to help her. So that I can continue to help my other clients, Dasha Pruett and Gregory Stenstrom.
Rest assured that our joint efforts will also help you, and all of America, the greatest democracy in the world!
In this, our greatest battle, fighting for integrity in our elections.
Unless we fight for integrity in our elections, we will never have any.
Do your part, join our fight. Donate today!"
Here is the link to my new “Give Send Go” fundraising page, https://givesendgo.com/AttorneyDeborahSilver
Please share it with your Facebook and other friends, so I can reach a broader audience.
There was nothing nefarious about President Trump's selection of January 6, 2021 as a date to invite his supporters to come in large numbers
to hear his speech in Washington, D.C.
There was no nefarious purpose in selecting January 6!
President Trump stated specifically in his speech to his supporters on January 6 that he wanted their peaceful and patriotic presence at the Capitol to encourage and bolster the weaker Republican senators to do the right thing and not to certify election results in states where there were fraud, illegalities and irregularities, in states where those results ought not to be certified.
He said the strong Republican Senators do not need encouragement or bolstering, only the weaker Republican Senators do.
Listen to his speech. That is what he said!
You have to judge the intent in a person’s heart not from some secret method of inferring this or that. But rather by the words that the person actually says.
Especially to prove a specific intent crime like inciting others to commit violence. It’s the words that matter, and which are most demonstrably credible evidence of his intent.
And what President Trump told supporters in his January 6 speech at the Ellipse was that he wanted his supporters in great numbers to stand peacefully and patriotically at the Capitol to bolster weaker Republican senators.
Not for any nefarious plan to cause a violent insurrection or break-in at the Capitol to disrupt the proceedings. He said he wanted the Joint Session of Congress to debate and evaluate whether they should certify the electoral votes in the disputed battleground states.
The reason that President Trump selected January 6 to hold the rally was not for any nefarious purpose. But he wanted his supporters in great numbers to stand peacefully and patriotically at the Capitol to bolster weaker Republican senators.
Judge him by his words. He had no hidden nefarious agenda. Why isn’t it enough evidence of his innocence to a charge of incitement that then President Donald J. Trump told his supporters to make their voices heard peacefully and patriotically?
To get rid of their strongest political opponent, who more than 75 million Americans voted for in the debacle of the 2020 general election, the Democrat politically motivated House Impeachment Prosecutors, seeking so wholeheartedly to bring down Donald J. Trump once and for all, so he cannot run again for President, presented NO sound evidence that a later date had first been selected, which was closer to Inauguration Day.
Do you recall any solid evidence ever having been presented by the House Prosecutors? That the date was changed to January 6 when the rally in Washington, D.C. had initially been scheduled for a later date? I don't.
And that is what Attorney Mike Van Der Veen told a Fox News reporter tonight, 2/13/21, when he was being interviewed shortly after former President Trump was acquitted.
Let's not bash former President Donald J. Trump, I love him!
Happy Valentine's Day!
No one should be censored.
If we block and unfriend every one of our Facebook friends because they disagree with us, that is very sad indeed.
We should not allow politics to divide us, remember what we have in common.
Neither Trump nor Biden is the Messiah. Jesus, Yeshua Ha Mashiach, is. That is my opinion, and I am entitled to it.
Today is Valentine’s Day in America. Let’s show love towards one another.
Half the country believes that the 2020 election was stolen, most of whom voted to re-elect Donald J. Trump.
There are those who criticize and demean President Trump because they believe that he does not have good morals.
Who made you judge and jury over the morals of former President Trump?
Are you without sin? Are any of us?
We all need to look at our own conduct, and misconduct, before pointing the finger at others, and maligning someone else’s moral or immoral character.
We all need to repent of our own sins, before pointing out the sins of others.
We all live, figuratively, in glass houses, and therefore, we shouldn’t throw stones at others.
As to President Trump, who did so much for our Country and for Israel, shouldn’t we give him even a little bit of grace?
As for Israel, Donald Trump was the strongest president supporting Israel in recent history, and perhaps even the strongest president to support Israel, EVER!
Most American Jews never visited Israel, or only have visited Israel infrequently.
I am an Israeli citizen, as well as an American citizen, and I lived in Israel for almost 10 years.
My husband Elliot and I have spent lengthy vacations during the Passover holidays in Israel for the past number of years, starting back in 2013, if I remember correctly.
We married in the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem.
I was present in Israel during the original Gulf War, back in 1990, and it is during the first Gulf War that I became an Israeli citizen.
Joining ten’s of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of immigrants, new olim, who immigrated to Israel during the first Gulf War.
From the former Soviet Union, and from Ethiopia.
We came through a door that God almighty opened, came to live in Israel. And we carried and donned our gas masks when needed, while Iraq was threatening us with chemical weapons, and raining missiles down on us.
Saddam Hussein repeatedly sent missiles raining down on Israel’s major population centers.
In 2003, a coalition led by the United States invaded Iraq to depose Saddam, in which U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair erroneously accused him of possessing weapons of mass destruction and having ties to al-Qaeda.
Saddam's Ba'ath party was disbanded and the country's first ever set of democratic elections were held. Following his capture on December 13, 2003, the trial of Saddam took place under the Iraqi Interim Government. On November 5, 2006, Saddam was convicted by an Iraqi court of crimes against humanity related to the 1982 killing of 148 Iraqi Shi'a and sentenced to death by hanging. He was executed on December 30, 2006.
Miraculously, with God’s protection, there were zero deaths, or perhaps just one death, from a direct missile hit in Israel, in Tel Aviv, which is a highly densely populated City.
On missile falling on an American battalion, in a vacant desert area near Iraq, killed many American soldiers, even though they were in a sparsely populated desert region.
You cannot discount God’s hand in protecting Israel and its people, during the first Gulf War.
I was there at the time, clerking for Justice Shlomo Levin, in the Supreme Court of Israel, in Jerusalem.
I brought my gas mask to work with me every day. I took shelter in a crowded Jerusalem bus station bomb shelter, when the sirens went off, alerting all of us that missiles were about to fall down on us!
Those were the days that try men’s souls, and I was there, in Israel, living through all of this!
So I, perhaps, more than you, can fully appreciate all the good which former President Donald J. Trump did for Israel!
Recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Holy City of Jerusalem, Israel’s Capital, the Golan Heights, Judea and Samaria, called the “disputed territories” by Israel’s enemies and her opponents.
What other U.S. President in history ever did these things in support of Israel, during their presidency?
No one. Only Donald J. Trump.
I will be forever grateful to him for his strong support of Israel!
And former President Trump kept his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, where every other president – and there many of them – failed to follow through on their promise to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
Donald Trump, with benefit of years of hindsight, wisely seeing the longstanding failed Middle East Peace Process of former presidential administrations, with their failed attempts to appease the Palestinian leadership, decided to bravely chart his own course.
And we all know where this course led us to.
A historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates!
Full Title: The Israel–United Arab Emirates normalization agreement, officially the Abraham Accords Peace Agreement, as a Treaty of Peace, Diplomatic Relations and Full Normalization Between the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel. This Peace Treaty was initially agreed to in a joint statement by the United States, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on August 13, 2020.
This peace agreement officially is referred to as the Abraham Accords.
The UAE thus became the third Arab country, after Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994, to agree to formally normalize its relationship with Israel, as well as the first Persian Gulf country to do so.
The agreement normalized what had long been informal but robust foreign relations between the two countries.
The agreement was signed at the White House on September 15, 2020. It was approved unanimously by the Israeli cabinet on October 12, 2020, and was ratified by the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, on October 15, 2020. The UAE parliament and cabinet ratified the agreement on October 19, 2020.
On August 16, 2020, Israel's foreign minister, Israel Katz, made a public declaration about military cooperation with the UAE amidst rising tensions with Iran.
Also, on the same day, the UAE for the first time established telephone links to Israel by unblocking direct dialing to Israel's +972 country code.
The first direct commercial flight from Israel to the UAE took place on August 31, 2020, and the first ship carrying cargo from the United Arab Emirates to Israel entered the Port of Haifa on October 12, 2020.
On August 26, 2020, King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa explained to visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the Gulf state is committed to the creation of a Palestinian state, implicitly rejecting the normalization of ties with Israel. The Country of Bahrain, however, later agreed to normalization of ties with Israel, which was announced by former President Donald Trump on September 12, 2020.
What a tremendous step forward which would not have occurred, now or perhaps ever, were it not for Donald J. Trump and his administration's efforts, which resulted in a Peace Treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates!
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi welcomed the deal, saying that he praises the parties' efforts to "achieve prosperity and stabilization in our region". He also personally congratulated Emirate of Abu Dhabi's crown prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the deal.
In Somaliland, Bashe Omar Awil, envoy to Kenya, welcomed the normalization between the two countries. Stating that it "emphasizes the eternal aspiration of reaching peace with neighbors" and it being a key example of how bilateral cooperation is paramount to regional stability.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lauded the agreement as a pathway to achieving peace in the Middle East. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian voiced similar sentiments, with the former adding that it was time for direct dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians, while the latter stated that it created an opportunity for resuming the talks.
France and Germany saw the agreement as keeping hopes up for a two-state solution. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called up Israeli foreign minister Gabi Ashkenazi to congratulate him.
A European Commission spokeswoman said the deal was an important for both Israel and the UAE, in addition to ensuring their stability. Italy meanwhile hoped that it would usher in peace and stability in the Middle East.
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed "any initiative that can promote peace and security in the Middle East region".
On September 9, 2020, the Arab League refused to condemn the UAE's decision to normalize relations with Israel after several other countries objected to the submitted Palestinian draft resolution!
The New York Times regarded the peace accord between Israel and the UAE as a timely foreign policy breakthrough for President Donald Trump in the context of the November 2020 presidential election, where fake opinion polling had him trailing his presidential challenger Joe Biden amidst social unrest in the United States and during an economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
With Sudan and other countries soon following. On October 23, 2020, Israel and Sudan agreed to a deal to normalize ties between them.
Donald Trump wisely predicted that, sure the Palestinians, other Arab nations, and the World may protest his decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, but he accurately predicted that nothing will happen, that everyone will get used to it.
And that is precisely what happened.
Do you even care about all the good that Donald Trump did for Israel during his presidency?
Or are you, like many other American Jews, living safely and securely in the good old U.S.A., largely because there is a strong Country like Israel in existence, with military superiority in the Middle East and in the World for that matter, content to bash former President Trump because you think he has bad moral character?
Actions speak far louder than words!
His good character was amply exemplified by his courageous support of Israel where few, if any, former presidents have ever taken such a courageous stance!
I am entitled to my opinion, and so are you.
I am not trying to censor you, don’t try to censor me.
And God bless Mr. Zuckerburg of Facebook for giving me and all of the folks on Facebook the opportunity to express their personal views on the Facebook platform.
Free speech at work in the greatest Democracy in the World, America, the land of the free, and the home of the brave.
Can’t we at least agree on that?
Opening Statement Which I Prepared, for Donald Trump
to Read at his Impeachment Trial today, 2/9/2021
See the Opening Statement I prepared. Short and sweet, you don' t want to put people to sleep, and it covers all the points
Donald Trump should make, to obtain the acquittal which he so clearly deserves.
You can click on the hyperlink below, to read and download my opening statement.
News articles -- Published by the Philadelphia Inquirer
and the DELCO Daily Times.
See article about case I was handling at link above.
Well at least the DELCO Times reporter, Alex Rose, gave me a few short sentences at the very end of his article.
After stating for over 5 pages all the drivel that Judge Capuzzi spewed in his scathing opinion, where he ripped us a new one, and after all the sentences he gave Solicitor William Martin and Manly Parks.
Why does his article make them seem so good and my position seem hardly worth mentioning?
Fair play I guess (yeah, right).
Click Below to Download & Read the Newspaper Story by Vinny Vella, in the Philadelphia Inquirer Newspaper, Published on January 14, 2021.
On the Radio: The Conservative Voice, 1/29/2021
Listen to the entire radio segment on the Conservative Voice radio show, WWDB am Radio, from January 29, 2021, listen to me talking about our election case on minutes 31 to 37 of the radio segment.
In the fight!
Click below to download and read my (1) hard-hitting reply brief, and (2) legal strategy memorandum to President Trump and his impeachment attorney, Bruce Castor, dated February 3, 2021.
Satisfied Client Testimonials
Testimonials from my happy satisfied clients saying I am a rock star, a patriot and now their dear friend.
Leah, Greg and Dasha - now my friends! An honor to serve them.
Here are some excerpts from the letter of recommendation from Greg Strenstrom and Leah Hoopes:
“Our attorney Deborah Silver is a patriot and a rock star, and has also become our dear friend,” said Leah Hoopes during the live radio show, the Conservative Voice, on 1/29/21.
“I am thrilled with the final product, and grateful to everyone for their patience and diligence, and especially Deborah’s grace and stamina under pressure.”
Gregory Stenstrom opined that the pleadings prepared by Attorney Deborah Silver were well-written, concise, made sense to the average reader, and did not put people to sleep.
Gregory Stenstrom said he appreciated Deborah Silver’s will and stamina! On December 22, 2020, after reviewing both the Petitions and Memoranda of Law prepared by Deborah Silver, he told her that both of her petitions (to intervene and for sanctions) are “concise, well written, easily understood, and accurate.”
Gregory Stenstrom also made the following observations:
“Most importantly, this is the first and only case I am aware of where the issue of standing of a candidate and election observers is supported by your stated case citations. This is the first and only case where spoliation is called out. This petition also avoids the filing time constraints because it is asking for Contempt of Court, and for remedies and sanctions which are appropriate to the Court of Common Pleas, yet reviewable by the PA. Supreme Court and the SCOTUS should it be summarily dismissed.”
Click below to download and read the strong letter of recommendation from my clients.
Opinion Throwing Out Our Election Case
Judge Capuzzi’s venomous Opinion dated 1/12/21, throwing out our election case, never citing to anything in our petitions or reply brief, and finding that our case lacks even a “scintilla” of evidence, notwithstanding that he never held an evidentiary hearing allowing us to present eye witness testimony to what really went down at the Wharf Office Building in Chester in the aftermath of the 2020 General Election.
Judge Capuzzi for some unknown reason found on page 10 of his opinion that the DELCO Board of Elections was in “full compliance” with his order, even though we know full well that this is simply not true.
The Delaware County (DELCO) Board of Elections (BOE) completely kept observers from a rear room where mail-in ballots were being opened, counted and resolved for three days, from November 3-5, and when the BOE finally allowed observers in the room they were only allowed for 5 minutes every 2 hours, and not at all hours while the ballots were being resolved, in violation of paragraph 1 of Judge Cappuzi’s 11/4/2020 Order, and in violation of the Pennsylvania Election Code, which allows observers to be present at all times that the ballots are being resolved until the ballots are fully counted.
Even though the DELCO Republican Executive Committee never objected to the DELCO Board of Elections violating Judge Capuzzi’s Order and the Election Code, the DELCO Republican Executive Committee does not represent the interests of my clients, who were intended beneficiaries of Judge Capuzzi’s 11/4/20 Order.
Notwithstanding, Judge Capuzzi threw out our case, stating that we have no standing, and that we have “unclean hands” for waiting a mere 48 days to file our petitions for sanctions and to intervene, even though the Election Code does not set forth any deadline for bringing a petition against the DELCO Board of Elections for violating a court order and the Election Code, as to observers.
See venomous opinion of Judge Capuzzi, where he claimed that I and my clients are the contemptible ones, using language that never appears in any judicial opinion that I have ever encountered in my over 30 years of active law practice.
Click below to download and read Judge Capuzzi's Opinion and Order, throwing out our case, by denying our petitions to intervene and for sanctions against the DELCO Board of Elections, for violating a court order, and the Election Code, as to observers:
Encouragement from an unlikely source, Theodore Roosevelt,
“Man in the Arena” – sent by Attorney John Rendemonti.
We are not sorry we tried to enforce the law, and to seek punishment in a court of law against the DELCO Board of Elections for violating the law. Someone has to stand up to the utter lawlessness that has been plaguing our elections for years.
Judge Capuzzi will not silence us, no one will!
When we cave in and give up, we will never again have another free, fair and transparent election in America. That is something neither party, nor any American should want, whether we are Democrats or Republicans.
My Clients, Leah Hoopes and Greg Stenstrom, are Appealing!
On a Pro Se Basis. Because I was threatened with disciplinary action and sanctions if I pursued an appeal, where Judge Capuzzi considers
our underlying case to be baseless and without legal merit.
Without a scintilla of evidence, even though he never held
an evidentiary hearing to consider any of our evidence!
Leah Hoopes and Gregory Stenstrom filed a pro se appeal today, appealing Judge Capuzzi's Order throwing out our case,
denying our petition to intervene, and our petition for sanctions against the Board of Elections,
for violating a court order, and the Election Code, as to observers.
Here is the link to her Facebook Video informing her Facebook friends of their pro se appeal: https://www.facebook.com/695897982/videos/10158269994612983/
Just today, 2/11/2021, the Board of Elections, through their Duane Morris Attorneys, Manly Parks and Nick Centrella, filed a Petition for Attorney fees totaling $15,579.56, against my clients, Dasha Pruett, Greg Stenstrom and Leah Hoopes.
Just when we thought things couldn't get any worse!
Here is that Petition, seeking legal fees against my clients:
We need your prayers desperately!
Justice is served! Or is it?
We cannot get justice in the Court, that's for sure.
And now my clients, Dasha, Greg and Leah, have to respond to the
Board of Elections' Petition for legal fees in the amount of $ 15,579.56!
With a picture of me holding a judge’s gavel, and a plate with delicious challah bread on it, in our kitchen, at “Studio 54”,
54 Shadeland Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA.
Board of Elections Duane Morris Attorneys Manly Parks and Nick Centrella are even seeking to be paid $4,380.46 for 10.6 hours they spent researching and preparing their "Petition for Counsel Fees"! This is a chilling effect on candidates and their attorneys who will surely be very reluctant to bring any legal action against the Board of Elections, for their utter lawless conduct in violating a court order and the Election Code, as to observers!
This will intimidate lawyers and their clients, who will not be able to obtain legal representation, and good luck finding a lawyer to represent you!
Jiving with my Favorite President, Donald J. Trump!
It's okay to have fun, we need to have a sense of humor to get us through the tough times!
But I am deadly serious about fighting for integrity in our elections!
Like my wonderful client, Dasha Pruett, says: "If we don't fight for integrity in our elections we will never have any."
Dasha Pruett's family left a socialist country to come to America, so she, more than most Americans,
does not take our great democracy for granted. Let's not disappoint her.
Dasha values free, fair and transparent elections. Like we all should.
So get off your collective butts, and start fighting with us, for integrity in our elections!
Absolute Proof: You Decide.
Was there widespread evidence of fraud in the 2020 General Election?
This was just sent to me.
I was told by the sender to watch it quick before it is censored by state run media and social media platforms.
Don’t shoot the messenger.
Just asking for your honest opinion on this documentary.
Entitled: "Absolute Proof"
Sub-Title: "Exposing Election Fraud and the Theft of America!"
Produced by Mike Lindell of My Pillow.
For those of you who do not think that there was widespread evidence of fraud in the 2020 General Election, keep an open mind.
Listen to this video. It just may change your mind. It is less than 2 hours in length. Worth watching.
After I posted this video link on Facebook, Facebook immediately posted on my own Facebook page a link to this rebuttal article, which attempts to counter what is said in Mike Lindell's documentary of fraud in the 2020 General Election:
Somehow, if I had posted the second rebuttal article, I seriously doubt that Facebook would post a link to Mike Lindell's video as a rebuttal.
While not blatant outright censorship, they certainly want to get the last word, don't they?
And part of the rebuttal video's claim that foreign countries did not remotely hack into our voting machines' software, to switch votes from Trump to Biden, this article states as follows:
"Dominion, U.S. government cyber security teams, established independent private voting technology experts and election officials have all said that's not possible and defended the integrity of the 2020 election, which has been described as the "most secure in American history."
Are you kidding me? The most secure election in all of American History? Frankly, I personally am not buying it.
Biden getting more votes than any president in history, with early signs of dementia or loss of cognitive ability, campaigning from his basement, got more votes than Obama?
Are you kidding me? Again, I personally am not buying it.
But you decide.
President Trump did not need to cheat to win, he is one of the most popular presidents in recent history. The fake polls got it wrong, AGAIN.
The amount of fraud had to be pretty immense to overcome the huge lead Trump had, comprised of legal votes cast by actual registered voters. President Trump didn't need dead people or illegal aliens to vote for him.
I suspect that many, if not most, believe in their hearts, after hearing all of the fraud, illegalities and irregularities that went down in this disgrace of a 2020 General Election, do not accept that this election was the "most secure in American history."
The fake news will have to do better than that to fool the over 75 million American voters that cast their legal votes for Donald Trump.
I am not prepared to fold my hand, give up and let whoever stole this election to get away with it. I am not prepared to just say, well we will try to do better the next election.
It will only get worse if we ignore the fraud, illegalities and irregularities that occurred in this election, if the perpetrators are not punished and brought to justice.
Rampant lawlessness must be stopped. And we must stop canceling each other out, both sides deserve to have their voices heard.
Congress should hear, weigh and evaluate the mountain of evidence of fraud, since the Courts have not been willing to hold any evidentiary hearings. Courts have elected to throw out many cases because of a lack of standing before the evidence of fraud is even considered.
And Democrat lawyers should stop trying to silence and intimidate conservative lawyers bringing election lawsuits just because those conservative lawyers represent a candidate that the Democrat lawyers don't like.
If losing a case was enough to subject the losing lawyers to disciplinary and financial sanctions, or even disbarring them, then a lot of lawyers would get sanctioned and even disbarred.
That kind of intimidation against lawyers will prevent lawyers from vigorously representing their clients.
It will intimidate lawyers that might otherwise want to take on cases, which will keep good people from obtaining legal representation.
Good luck getting any lawyer to represent you!
This has to stop. Hear the evidence of fraud, consider and weigh it, you decide. But don't silence or intimidate someone with a view that opposes your view.
That is not Democracy. That is not freedom of speech, thought and expression.
That is more akin to socialism, which many immigrants have fled from, when deciding to immigrate to America, the greatest Democracy in the world.
Let's not disappoint them.
Let's keep America great, by fighting for integrity in our elections, which is something every American should want and value.
And don't be hypocritical by calling for "unity" while pursing a politically motivated unconstitutional impeachment trial against a president that has already left office, against Donald Trump who has done so much for this country, including those that didn't vote for him.
He is the reason you can get a Covid vaccine in your arm, with Operation Warp Speed. The Pfizer vaccine would not be here after less than a year were it not for Donald Trump, don't you think it's time you showed some gratitude?
Stop bad mouthing your former president, thinking yourself smart for doing so.
Let's see if Biden can do any better. And God help us, if he can't deliver for the American people.
Many of you have yourself to blame for not seeing the handwriting on the wall. It is still not too late to wise up, stop allowing yourself to be brainwashed by the lame stream fake news media, into feeling that you are victims, instead of recognizing all the opportunities that every American has in this country.
We don't want to become a socialist country. At least I don't want this for America. The land of the free, and the home of the brave.
You decide. But start pledging allegiance, to the flag, and to the Republic for which it stands. One nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all.
Amen. Can I get a witness? I will give myself a strong and mighty witness.
And let's start praying for our country. Lord knows we need it!
Unity Versus the Cancel Culture - A Dilemma, Yes?
Funny fictional story about “unity” or lack thereof. Told by Rabbi David Chernoff today at Congregation Beth Yeshua:
A synagogue had been fighting among themselves for a good many years, about which Jewish tradition was right, to sit or stand when reciting the ancient prayer, the “Shema.”
“Shema Yisrael ADONAI Eloheinu, ADONAI echad”; “Hear, O Israel! ADONAI is our God, ADONAI is One”.
When the congregational leaders got tired of this repetitive fight they decided to take the matter up with a senior member of their synagogue who had been attending for 75 years!
The prevailed on him to solve the problem by asking him whether 75 years ago the tradition was to stand or sit when the “Shema” was being recited.
He answered them, neither was the tradition back then.
Outraged, they asked him to please answer their question to solve their heated argument.
He answered them, “that was the tradition 75 years ago, the fighting.”
Funny fictional story with great implications for us today.
How do we get unity?
How about we stop fighting and listen to one another?
Stop the cancel culture and don’t seek to castigate someone who has a different opinion than you do.
Amen. I will give myself a strong and mighty witness. Will you?
How about guidance from the Bible, on how to get unity?
I will try my hand at Biblical commentary and analysis, in the spare time I do not have.
See Psalm 133 (King James Version):
"Verse 1: Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
Verse 2: It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;
Verse 3: As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commended the blessing, even life for evermore."
That is a powerful Biblical passage, with a powerful message about unity, which is still relevant to our lives today.
First - Ointment is thicker than oil and, hence, it takes a long time to run down, when poured on Aaron's head (the priest, who used oil and ointment as part of his priestly duties in the Tabernacle, where God's presence dwelt).
Second - It takes a long time for ointment to run down, when it was poured on Aaron's head, until it reached his beard, and then the skirts of his garments.
Third - Mount Hermon is located in the most Northern part of Israel, both then and now. The mountains of Zion, on the other hand, are located in Jerusalem, which is in the center of the country. These two locations where dew is descending are far apart from one another, geographically.
Fourth - Yet the precious dew, when it is present, is particularly important in a desert region like Israel, in order for the ground to remain moist and fertile, or no food will grow, and the country will descend into famine.
Fifth - Where the dew descends, on the mountains of Zion, and on Mount Hermon, it is in these places where the Lord commended the blessing, even life for evermore.
Sixth - That is the importance of unity, dwelling together in unity. It is life sustaining, and it commands and commends God's blessing when brethren dwell together in unity. And, how good and pleasant that unity is, when it is achieved.
Seventh - However long it takes, and however far apart we are, it is worth our efforts because unity is life sustaining, and brings God's blessings upon us.
So, how is that for a Biblical commentary on Psalm 133, which is still highly relevant to our lives today, in a Country that is so divided politically. Certainly not claiming to be a Biblical scholar, with experience or expertise in examining and interpreting the Bible. Just trying to expound on observations made by my husband Elliot, during our Shabat afternoon walk in our neighborhood today.
So think about this passage in the Bible, when are you next tempted to cancel out your conservative brother or sister, because he or she has an opinion that is different from your opinion.
We cannot have unity and the cancel culture at the same time. They are the antithesis of each other, and contrary to God's word, as stated in Psalm 133. This Biblical passage contains a lesson for our lives at this difficult moment we find ourselves in, as a County today.
So Democrat Senators, and the few rogue Republican Senators that are trying to unconstitutionally impeach a president that did so much for our country, wise up.
It is not too late to drop this politically motivated impeachment of a president that is no longer in office.
That hardly promotes unity, now does it?
Facebook & the way they try to discredit me, an attorney with over 30 years of legal experience, who graduated from Georgetown University Law Center,
and who was first in her LL.M. Class at
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific!
Just yesterday, I put together this informative new Conservative Election Law Home Page as an addition to my law firm website, after practicing in this area of law, which is something new for me.
I then proudly posted the link to this new Conservative Election Law Home Page on my Facebook page, so my friends could see it, and give me what I hope will be their positive feedback.
I just noticed a "?" (question mark) hovering over my website, https://deborahsilverlaw.com, hosted by VistaPrint, a billion dollar company, where my law firm website has been hosted since July of 2017, for going on 4 years!
Last year, and the year before, I bought two additional domains, https://phillypelvicmeshlawyer.com and http://phillymeshlawyer.com, both of which point to the exact same website I have had (http://deborahsilverlaw.com), for the past almost 4 years.
So when I clicked on the question mark posted by Facebook over my website, I found the following message:
phillypelvicmeshlawyer.com registered: Less than 2 years ago From WHOIS
Facebook Page: Not found for phillypelvicmeshlawyer.com
When I clicked on the question mark posted by Facebook over my other domain, https://deborahsilverlaw.com, I found the following message:
deborahsilverlaw.com registered: Less than 5 years ago From WHOIS
Facebook Page: Not found for deborahsilverlaw.com
So, it seems that Facebook is trying to discredit me, my website, and my law practice. Thanks Mark Zuckerberg, for nothing.
So my business and my website has been up less than 5 years? And there is no Facebook page for my law practice?
Since when does an attorney who graduated from a prestigious law school like Georgetown University Law Center, and who has been practicing law for over 30 years, who clerked for Israel Supreme Court Justice Shlomo Levin, and who worked for years for the Deputy Attorney General of the Israel Ministry of Justice, Tana Spanic, need Facebook's stamp of approval for her law practice, to give it some kind of bogus threshold of legitimacy?
Social media is getting ridiculous. Is that how all of you select a lawyer to represent you? Really? Because the law firm has a Facebook page? What an utter moronic idea, but that's only my humble opinion.
You all do what you want in selecting a lawyer. I don't care.
But give me the respect I deserve. I've earned it!
Us Against Them Mentality is Destroying any Hope of Unity.
Working towards unity is a lot harder than I thought. I have to change my own ways that do not engender unity before I look to change the behavior of others. I must be the first to recognize that about myself, and to strive to improve, so we can make the world a better place. Change starts with one's self.
My struggles and vision, and my need to keep fighting for integrity in our elections, keep me up at night.
I do not want to join my Facebook friend's group against fact checkers and gatekeepers because I do not want to get kicked off Facebook, which is the social media platform which I most frequently use.
It is important for me to have a place and space where I can express my thoughts and opinions.
I want and need to share my conservative perspective with my many brainwashed leftist Facebook friends, many of whom are both never-Trumpers and who voted for Biden.
I did immediately follow my Facebook friend's suggestion and manually blocked every fact checker and gatekeeper that came up on the settings page of Facebook and encouraged others to do likewise. It is annoying to see supposedly unbiased "fact checkers" cover your posted article, claiming it to be false, on your own Facebook page!
Now I must remove my mean spirited responses to one of my Facebook "friends" last night, during the Super Bowl, a distraction I am sorry I ever wasted my time engaging in. Political divisions continue to cause rifts between so-called friends, if we let them.
She threw the first nasty insults but I should have refrained from responding.
I have since removed her and many others among my Facebook friends that actively attack almost every conservative post I write, many attack me personally just as one of my Facebook "friends" did to me last night.
And her husband stood by his wife’s insulting me, calling her remarks acceptable and true, while saying me and my responses are repulsive.
You cannot win with leftists, truth is not a part of their value system.
You can check off who you do not want to receive your posts and then Facebook defaults to making your future posts include a more limited audience which you have previously selected.
I, now, no longer have my posts going to many of my so-called "friends" on Facebook, at least those who have been the most combative, in opposing me and my conservative Facebook posts. I have neither the time nor the inclination to deal with them.
I will use my limited time to influence the Facebook friends which do not attack and oppose me so vehemently.
The others are too brainwashed to influence any way, you cannot reason with them or engage in a discussion that involves them really considering any opinions other than their own.
You may be well served to also consider carefully tailoring who your Facebook posts go to, or you will be wasting a lot of time arguing with those who refuse to hear you.
Sad "cancel culture," and "us against them" mentality, that prevents unity of any kind, which is sparking animosity and divisiveness among groups of so called "friends" on Facebook, which is a microcosm of our nation, and the world in general.
You might ask me how many negative responses I have received from people in general.
And I will answer. Half and half, from never-Trumpers, or from those that voted for Biden.
My conservative friends are mostly too intimidated to make their voices heard.
At times it feels to me as if I am fighting this battle alone, for the most part.
And sometimes I feel like being apathetic and giving up.
I am human and get discouraged sometimes.
But then I realize if I stop fighting for integrity in our elections we will never have any.
And then God gives me the strength to keep fighting.
You need to know what we are up against. From a spiritual perspective, and we are all spiritual beings, this is not a flesh and blood battle we are fighting, but rather, a war including principalities in high places.
The forces of evil are trying to bring this Country down, which is founded on God, and on Judeo-Christian principles.
I will not stand idly by and let that happen. Will you?
Let’s start praying, Lord knows we need it!
Please pray for me. God called me to be in the trenches on these important issues our country and our world are facing.
I sometimes struggle sleeping too. I frequently wake up each morning with a lot that God has placed on my heart, that I must say and do.
The leftist democrats are on a whole different plane. I will never believe what they believe, nor do I want to.
And they feel the same about us. The conservative Americans that are trying to preserve what is left of free speech and our democracy.
Lord, I put my trust in You!
Beautiful song by Misha Goetz. What a great encouragement!