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Heilong Jiang

Dopey Fibune writers at it again. If the Trump campaign must pay for the recount in advance, how exactly will it cost La Crosse County even 1 cent.

Pamela T

One last thought ... When, oh when is a judge going to throw that piece of filth and his frivolous lawsuits out the door with prejudice? Or is the strategy to simply allow Trump's legal goons to waste their time and energy on endless, repetitious, delusional frivolity?

It's just a sad fact that hate, malice and destructive passions never seem to tire, never seem to ever run out of energy.

Scientists say that there is no such thing as an inexhaustible energy source, but the modern right wing is an awfully convincing counterexample. The sonsabiches never tire, never rest, never stop producing a continuous overdose of adrenaline - like an endless crack cocaine high that never ends in a crash.

Too bad all that infinite energy is so focused on destruction. If that limitless, inexhaustible energy could be harnessed for good, imagine where our species - and our planet - would be today.

Heilong Jiang

You call that a thought (last or not)?

Trump is only doing what Biden said he would do (not concede) and what that miserable wretch Hillary advised Biden to do (not concede) until all recourse was exhausted.

It would seem the tactic has the blessings of the Democrat Party.

Pamela T

Drop dead, go to hell. ,and make it fast you homicidal piece of garbage.

amotiv

Recount will only be in Dane and Milwaukee counties, so hopes for this administration to bring any jobs to the county (even for a few days) dashed again! When will I ever learn not to raise my hopes?

Pamela T

Should make him pay all or nothing.

While it's easier to smuggle an atomic bomb onto a commercial airliner than it is to cast a fraudulent ballot in Wisconsin, it's the WOW counties and the northern part of the state where the motivation to cast fraudulent ballots is at its most intense - for Trump, of course.

Make the piece of garbage pay for a full recount or none at all.

Veridic

The population of La Crosse County is 2.03% of WI. If it takes $63,250 to count 2%, it should only take $3.1 million to count the whole state.

Why is Trump being charged over $7 million?

RNeibuhr

Because some counties had higher percentages of absentee or early votes which take longer to verify, thus more man-hours to pay. Probably also has to do with how staffed-up your clerks office is--if they don't have enough people, they'll have to pay overtime rates. There are also likely additional statewide staffing payments to aggregate and verify the data from counties. It also may have to do with how many volunteers are available---perhaps La Crosse is doing some of this with volunteer labor. Not everything is a conspiracy.

Heilong Jiang

And not everything can be explained by your uninformed speculation (guessing).

oldhomey

Yes, it is SO refreshing to see you step forward and roll out the actual facts that you use to substantiate your charge that Mr. Neibuhr is only speculating, Mr. Feehan. You are SUCH a nimble intellect.

Mobley

Trump lost the election, period. Go home all you right wing crybabies. WAAAA!

Heilong Jiang

He may have. But both sides have an interest in determining if the counts were accurate. Both sides.

LAX2408

The cost of zero seats in a Center Project that a chance of paying itself of...??????????? FIX THE STREETS THEN COMPLAIN !!!

Heilong Jiang

And dont pay for any more ridiculous murals downtown.

MaryLarPhot

Yes it sounds like you should have just counted properly to begin with. I can't wait to check and see if my vote actually went to who I voted for. I'm told I have to wait 45 days to find out who my vote was actually cast for. I don't trust your machines and I don't trust your employees.

RNeibuhr

Do you have any evidence that it was not counted accurately the first time? Or are you just full of it?

Heilong Jiang

You suffer from severe deficit of comprehension. Read Mary's post again. Slowly. Use your fingers to keep your place. You may even move your lips when you read, no-one will tell.

oldhomey

So you find it offensive that Mr. Neibuhr would ask this phony poster what his/her evidence is to make such charges? We also would like to see the president's evidence. It is a pretty legitimate request, do you not think, Mr. Feehan? Lick your lips, if you please, and then answer.

Heilong Jiang

Fake news. And another poorly written and incendiary article by the illiterates at the Fibune.

Try this:

Apparently, the Trump campaign has not yet decided to request a recount.

If the Trump campaign requests a recount they will have to pay the cost up front.

So, how could it cost La Crosse County anything at all if they are paid in advance for the expense?

oldhomey

Why does Trump not make his intentions clear right now, Mr. Feehan? What does he think he has up his sleeve to subvert the will of the people of the United States of America. Why do you think the Trump campaign, two weeks after the fact of the election, while Trump himself endlessly tweets out how the election was rigged and he was cheated, does not immediately ask for a recount? The money aspect is immaterial. The intent of Donald Trump is extraordinarily material. What is he up to? Why is he making all these accusations without acting to produce proof of what he is saying? If Trump asks for a recount and says he can't afford it, I think the people of La Crosse County might even kick in $5 or $10 per family, more, if you are crank and Dmoney, to set the record straight. It is time for Trump to shjt or get off the pot, and stop trying to hold the nation in ransom. How do you feel about that, Mr. Feehan? Will the county Republicans and the party itself give generously to this cause?

TalksWithAngels

It takes time to gather evidence homeboy. He may not have to make the entire country recount, just the skunkholes that flipped it at 3a.m. when they were "counting" with no observers. And correcting the Dominion voting machine "glitches". Plus they have 10's of thousands of sworn affidavits to process and investigate. It ain't over til it's over Homes.

TalksWithAngels

Also Homes, check out NewsMax to see what's really going on. Not just the "No fraud, it's over" mainstream media.

RNeibuhr

You mean it takes time to invent evidence? The one court case where they actually tried to say that no observers were in the room was thrown out when they had to admit to the judge that there were a "non-zero" amount of Republican observers watching the process. It's been two weeks. The Republican party can't find enough lawyers to read this affidavits in two weeks? So far those "tens of thousands" of affidavits have produced essentially zero real evidence. Certianly no evidence of any impropriety anywhere close to the level that would swing any state. It's been over. It still is. Trump even knows it is and has admitted it twice. The sad part is that you all believe it's not--which is what he wants so that he can keep collecting your money to pay his debts.

capedcrusader

TWA - you mean that rightwing TV station? Really?

RNeibuhr

This has got to be joke, right? How gullible do you have to be to believe that "newsmax" does any actual news. You don't know wether to be angry at these people or just feel sad for them.

oldhomey

Amen, Mr. Neibuhr. Can you imagine the president's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, scouring the nation for evidence? He looks for nothing but excuses.

new2Lax

When polling numbers show Biden 17% ahead in Wisconsin and the vote count separation was a 1/2%, this is not an anomaly, this is an attempt to suppress the conservative vote. One year could be an aberration, unlikely but could be but with that in mind there is no way it would happen again. For four years these folks said it could not happen again and you can bet it couldn’t happen again. What they did learn from the polling was that it could be used to suppress voters thinking there was no point voting with the polling numbers they were reporting, no chance for a Trump win. Now you take those suppressed votes, 100% media bias and of course Russia, China connections supporting Biden and what do you get, Biden elected. Impeachment proceedings must start the day after the inauguration.

oldhomey

new2! So surprised to see you here again! You seemed to have melted into the woodwork since Trump lost the election. I should have guessed that you would be back once Trump began throwing his tantrum with the assistance of Rudy Giuliani talking points that normally wouldn't even be allowed into the comics section. But since you are here, let me humbly ask you what sort of suppression was used against Republican voters in Wisconsin in the Nov. 3 election? No generalizations are allowed. These ares serious charges. Specifically, what did the Democratic Party do to suppress the Republican vote?

capedcrusader

Russia and China connections supporting Biden? You are a hoot. Are you finally back from rehab? It didn't do a thing to help with your trolling apparently. Fool.

PhysicsIsFun

Newt is LaCrosse's answer to Rudy Gouliani. Newt should have a press conference and shout his idiotic ideas to the cameras. Maybe he can start sweating and drip hair dye down his face. The Republican Party under Trump is trying to subvert democracy. Luckily they are so stupid that they are not being successful, but they are sure making an effort. They are traitors to American democracy. Newt is also a traitor. He supports a want to be dictator, who does not care about the American people. All Trump cares about is Trump. I have never seen such atrocious behavior in a president. Nixon had nothing on Trump. Trump's supporters are either idiots (Newt) or evil (Newt?), January 20th can not come soon enough.

oldhomey

new2? My question was sincere. Please tell the rest of us how Democrats worked to suppress Republican votes in the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin. Surely, since you made that charge, you must have some evidence you could share with us.

Rick Czeczok

Like the county has trouble spending money. They and school board raised there share of property taxes 10% last year alone.

canman

With Trump’s history of not paying for political events, make sure the payment is paid in advance.

johnnybragatti

The trump-humpers, also known as the "scum of the Earth", who show their homely faces, in super numbers, at trump"s Nazi rallies, are beginning to see,how truly,DUPED, they really were !!! Decent real Americans...had the last laugh.

capedcrusader

I see that moron Trump fired another guy. He still thinks this is a TV game show. Somebody should tell that phony that Biden can hire any of those people back if he wants. We gotta get rid of Trump so the real lawsuits begin.

amotiv

Well, it's good to see this administration finally bringing some jobs to the county, even if it's only for a couple of days.

skayc56

Should have been counted correctly in the first place. Then we would not have to deal with the recount. Voter Fraud is rampant in our country.

amotiv

It's difficult to see any evidence of this - could you share a concrete example? The vast majority of county clerks seem to be quite patriotic and dedicated to their oath regardless their political preferences. There's been a couple of cases of user error (which were in Trump-voting counties by Republican clerks) where the error was caught as part of the normal routine or where a clerk was asked to step down due to incompetence. (https://www.foxnews.com/politics/2600-uncounted-ballots-found-recount-efforts-georgia). Otherwise harassing elderly women voting as Mrs. (husband's name) on national TV has been a rather pathetic spectacle - that's not voter fraud. And other cases which were submitted to police for felony indictments, again caught by normal routines...

shameless

$10 says the proof posted is a trump tweet. That’s about all there is.

amotiv

I think we're making the same point...read my message again. But I will take your ten bucks anyway. Please click on the donate button here: https://www.greatriversunitedway.org/

oldhomey

amotiv, shameless is on your side and makes that clear in the 2:08pm post.

amotiv

ach sorry @shameless misunderstood

oldhomey

S'okay, my friend. I have been guilty of doing the same thing myself. It is embarrassing, but unintended.

YellowBee

Well I wouldn't recount anything until he pays for it and pays for the other bills he owes for security.

Pamela T

Yup, make him pay up front. We all know what his credit score is...

capedcrusader

Four bankruptcies and counting. We got that count right. And I wouldn't be surprised one bit if another is on the way as soon as next year.

MaryLarPhot

What is his credit score? Or are you just talking to feel important?

capedcrusader

We know what we know don't we? We haven't seen his tax returns how would we see his credit "score"? After several bankruptcies I'd be willing to bet you money it isn't very good and that's why he had to go to foreign banks to secure his loans. Any more questions genius?

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