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Reporter Thought She Hung Up Phone, Ends Up Giving GOP Candidate an Earful and The Result is Costly

This is a pretty big blunder.

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A reporter for the Huron Daily Tribune in Michigan made the mistake of all mistakes on Monday, having believed she hung up the phone after an interview with Michigan Republican Senate Nominee John James.

As it turns out, she hadn’t hung up. In fact, she accidentally left James a voicemail message expressing her true feelings about the candidate, and her thoughts ended up costing her big time.

Brenda Battel called James’ campaign at the start of the week and left a voicemail requesting a post-election interview and then thought she hung up the phone before saying what she thought of James, according to audio obtained by The Daily Caller.

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After Battel thought she hung up the phone, she said: “Man, if he beats her… Jesus! F**king John James. That would suck! Whew, I don’t think it’s going to happen though.”

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In a statement to The Daily Caller, campaign manager Tori Sachs said the message reflected the media’s willingness to protect politicians in power.

“The liberal media can’t stand the idea of a job creator and combat veteran coming to Washington to shake up the system,” Sachs said. “This happened as we closed in within the margin of error.”

A couple of hours after the story came out, the Huron Daily Tribune reportedly fired Battel, according to Daily Caller reporter Henry Rodgers.

Here’s a video of the voicemail:

Guess the take away here is two fold. First, if you’re a professional journalist you’re job, while on the clock especially, is to be as objective as possible. This means you leave your own personal opinions at the door. It seems this is a struggle in modern day journalism.

Second, make sure when you’re done taking a call, you hang up the phone. Like really hang up the phone.

Source: Daily Wire

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Infamous ‘Tic Tac’ UFO Spotted Clear Across The Atlantic

And just days ahead of the Pentagon’s big disclosure.

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The US government, in an unprecedented move, is set to release a treasure trove of previously-classified data to Congress and the public at the end of the month, all regarding one of the most mysterious phenomenon in the world:  UFO’s. This disclosure comes after the military, somewhat surprisingly, began divulging the fact that they had been in pursuit of, and had video of, a number of incidents that seemed to defy both logic and physics.  The most famous of the incidents is known colloquially as the “Nimitz Tic Tac” event, and is perhaps the most well-documented and credible UFO sightings of all time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXmQHwmNa_4 Now, just a few days before the Pentagon drops their much-anticipated report, an eerily similar incident is being reported thousands of miles away from the original sighting. The UFO resembling a “white Tic Tac” spotted in 2004 by Former U.S. Navy pilot Cmdr. David Fravor while on duty at the USS Nimitz is back – but this time it’s floating over England. Pictures of the notorious UFO were snapped by Lucy Jane Castle, from Hinckley in south-west Leicestershire, who managed to grab a snap of the unexplained object and posted it on a UFO hunter’s Facebook page, which was found by the Daily Star. “It was hovering for a while and within a blink of an eye it had gone,” Castle said. “Never seen anything like this before in that shape… Quickly took a picture while it was very still and within a blink of an eye it disappeared.” The photo wasn’t terribly convincing, however. https://twitter.com/SusanFensten/status/1406359808257765380?s=20 The Pentagon’s UFO report is expected to hit the headlines around June 29th.

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Swing State Getting Serious, Dumping 100K Off of Voter Rolls

This is the first such cleanup in YEARS.

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Over the course of the next several years, America is going to be taking a good hard look at how she handles elections, and things are likely to get somewhat ugly in the process. That’s because we’ve allowed the false dichotomy of the two-party system to stake claims to how we vote.  On the left, a free-for-all.  On the right, a far more serious application of election laws that could be commandeered by ne’er-do-wells looking to massage the electoral results. So, as we head to the polls in 2022 and 2024, we will do so under the auspices of angst, almost undoubtedly, after having seen a great deal of fussing and fudging of the system itself. In Georgia, a massive cleanup of the voter rolls are now underway, for example. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger intends to remove 101,789 “obsolete and outdated” voter files from the state’s voter registration rolls, his office announced. “Making sure Georgia’s voter rolls are up to date is key to ensuring the integrity of our elections,” Raffensperger said in a statement. “That is why I fought and beat Stacey Abrams in court in 2019 to remove nearly 300,000 obsolete voter files before the November election, and will do so again this year. Bottom line, there is no legitimate reason to keep ineligible voters on the rolls.” The more than 100,000 voter files set to be removed include 67,286 voter files linked to a National Change of Address form submitted to the U.S. Postal Service; 34,227 voter files that had election mail returned to sender; and nearly 300 that had no contact with elections official for two general elections. This is the first serious sanitation attempt since 2019, and has already seen over 18,000 dead Georgians removed from the rolls.

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