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MOT Poll basis for Ballot conclusions on theft: It is considered here that profit in goods and services, including emotional profit, is the driving motivation behind politics, work, money, philosophy, advancement, family, religion, power, beauty, competition and creativity.

MOT writers consider that profit is necessary to all successful and happy human societies in accordance with a sequential line of following beliefs: 1. Survival is the primary desire from effort for nearly all animals and humans. 2. Survival and profit are the primary desires from work/trade-effort for all humans, but profit alone, including emotional profit, is required for the happiness of humans. 3. Beyond profit is the theft of the products from the efforts of others - an often marginal distinction that is addressed herein. 4. Beyond theft is insanity, or an insane action or transaction that provides bad things for both victim and perpetrator.

During the first years of sustenance and nurturing after birth, when a human child gets everything for physical and emotional survival for nothing 'given' in return except esteem,  pride, and hope for parents, a time eventually arrives when they (we) are required to make efforts for our own welfare and happiness. For many, there is a reluctance during this transition to have to work at things they (we) don't like to do, and a propensity can evolve to steal in lieu of working much, or not working at all, to attain what is desired. For this reason, bounds are normally placed on children by their parents and cultures to halt theft for the purpose of both physical and emotional survival in their part of the world. Free societies seem to fade into darkness when its people do not weigh, or are not allowed to weigh, profit versus theft in the lives and actions of their leaders, their representatives, and themselves.

Margin of Theft (MOT) Poll   Video:   Below is a conglomeration of explanations in support of the existence of this poll.

This is a poll by human beings in the United States of any gender, age, affiliation, or belief, and who desire to be polled on their evaluation of government and media actions. The poll can also be used for just ovservation, education, and discussion. These government and media actions may constitute the theft of things, including rights, from them. As with any polling methodology, the results can be manipulated by those who desire to cancel a vote from another, as with website 'shadow bannning', and the mis-use of voter identification. Therefore the MOT Poll does not require voter ID. The MOT Poll also minimizes cheating by restricting a vote on any action (Ballot) presented to one vote per day from every electronic voting place... every WiFi address at this time. Also, the voter can see his/her vote count instantly by the mere observance of the change in the average weight of their vote when the vote is placed ('Sent'), which comprises the Poll.

The MOT Poll collects related facts and histories on subjects of concern to provide more accurate analyses and conclusions derived from them. It then provides a free and accessable voting database for public feelings about these conclusions that can be used as grounds for making better, more informed, decisions for actions that are in the best interest of the United States and its citizens.

Readers receive current Ballot data and graphic quantifications on-screen in real time. (See reports 1 and 2 for detailed statistics.) Statistical inferences and "margins of error" are left to the reader. What is seen on the Ballot is what one gets within and outside the averaged Margin of Theft (MOT) for each Ballot. What the reader sees has taken place after MOT Poll personnel are out of the picture. Averages and percentages are done automatically and instantly upon each US reader's vote for all to see.

Theft herein includes the stealing from, or waste of, US citizens' tax money, health, time, lives including murder, work effort, security efforts, trust in government, and national integrity. The MOT Poll is a public theft and insanity identifier, used to collect and weigh harmful actions. Facts and conclusions are presented for the weighing of importance by US residents. These judgments  are sent from any US computer or cell phone, and are counted in the MOT (Margin OTheft) POLL for viewing, and for data in support of possible future actions. For actions already polled to be insane, go to Report 2 under Statistics in the Menu above. 

The MOT Poll is also an ongoing poll, where a subject can be voted on by any US Resident once a day after the Poll Ballot creation date, and can thusly provide trends of importance. It is for those who care enough about a subject to vote on how they feel about it, and also for those who want to see what others feel and have felt about it. The Poll measures the perception of theft taking place in the margin that is past profit and into insanity.

Credibility: Motpoll vote counts would be difficult to alter. The voter can already see instantly his/her vote be counted and averaged with all other votes when pressing the ‘Send’ button.

Ballot Voting Risk: All that can be determined at this time is if a particular WiFi (geographic location) has been used to access the website, or any other website, for possible reading. Similarly, there is no internet or other capability to identify any individual who actually accesses the site. Currently, the only known way of violating the privacy of an individual accessing or voting on a MOT Poll Ballot is to spy on the individuals' fingering and/or screen display when he/she is using a computer keyboard. Therefore the 'voting risk' is determined by the user, who may be concerned that someone is physically looking over their shoulder when accessing

MOT Poll database

The MOT Poll database is an educational and entertainment methodology. It entertains the idea that universal judgments about theft can reveal more on issues that affect people's lives in the US. MOT Poll data provides a methodology for you to instantly judge and decide, and for all readers to see their and other's "Decisions" on screen in real time.  

Votes are location and time-limited

Votes are limited to residents within the United States. Votes are further limited to one per day per US WiFi address, as in, 'one vote per 24 hours, per any single Starbucks Coffee Shop, or home, office, airplane, or store location'. If enough people in the US want to run around to vote more than once on one Ballot each day, then a small difference could be made in the statistics. However, many people voting instantly a day, and especially again over a longer period of time, would reasonably preclude any significant impact on general recorded feelings made by ‘run-arounds’. The time limit on voting eliminates 'leaning on the button' that could significantly bias the statistics.

Ballot Facts

Ballot reported 'Facts' and photographs are obtained from historical records, ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, NewsMax, and major US newspapers and radio stations, all in the public domain. 'Facts' in the MOT Poll are considered 'Facts' when reported the same in both the 'left-liberal' and 'right-conservative' public news sources, without 'journalistic' opinions. 'Opinions' are included for separate agreement  and data source by the user within the 'Analysis'-'Conclusion' protion of each MOT Poll Ballot. For those Ballots that refer simply to the "President", please note the "Ballot Creation Date" under each Ballot to determine who the President was at the time. On many Ballots, the reader can click on words that are blue in color for further references on the subject. Clicking on the 'back', pointing left arrow, will then get one back to the Ballot.

Ballot Voters

Ballot voters can designate whether they agree or not with the facts and/or conclusions presented, and still vote a weight of theft. This allows the reader the personal range between agreeing with nothing presented and still voting 'insanity', and agreeing with everything and voting zero 'theft', meaning herein, just profit or survival. Voters are unrestricted by age, gender, or affiliations. Anyone in the US who is aware enough to read and operate a computer keyboard can be an anonymous MOT voter if desired.

Ballot Researchers, Analyzers, and Writers

MOT Ballot writers/analyzers (limited to nine) are US citizens. Credentials include:

* Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

* Bachelor Degrees in Engineering and Science.

* Decades of experience in Government, industry, the military, and farming.

Ballot Weights

Ballot weights are instantly averaged to four decimal places in order to show the immediate and unaltered inputs for each reader vote at the instant of voting. (Watch the average weight change up or down in numerical value when you click on the 'send' button, which thereby transmits your judgment on that date and time to the rest of the world.)

Ballot weights put a numerical measurement/intensity of how the voter feels about the magnitude of theft, if any, the Ballot presents.

The Margin of Theft (MOT) is defined on a weight-of-intensity scale decided by the voter averages between '0' (No Theft), '5' (Some Theft),'10' (Much Theft), and '15' (Insanity). An averaged Ballot weight below 5.0000 can be considered "Profit" or "No Problem" relative to theft. An averaged Ballot weight between  5.0000 and 10.0000 can be cause for concern. An averaged Ballot weight over 10.0000 (Listed in Report 2) is cause for alarm and possible action. 

Profit and Theft Parameters

"No Problem" or "Profit" in various forms is considered good, necessary, or not harmful, with an average MOT Meter theft weight of '0' to '5'. Theft is herein considered bad, even when good for the perpetrator if uncaught or unpunished, with a voter assigned theft weight of '5' or '10'. When an action is bad for both the victim and the perpetrator (Killing the goose that lays the golden eggs, destroying either the short or long-term hand that feeds you, or when help and compassion is used against those providing help and compassion [being a jerk]), it is considered insane or evil with a voter assigned weight of '15'. (There are other medical and varied uses of the word, ‘insane’. Einstein said it consisted of doing the same thing over and over again with the same bad rusults, and then expecting a different result when doing it again. The dictionary has many definitions including ‘utterly foolish or unreasonable’. MOT writers use a ‘victim and perpetrator’ application of ‘insanity’ to more easily associate the word to the action of theft where the results of action is bad for both, either soon or in the long term.)

Translations: The MOT Poll can be translated into any of 103 languages by utilizing the translation box in the upper-left corner of all pages.

US Congressional terminology: The US Congress is comprised of the two Houses of Congress, the Senate (100), and the House of Representatives (435). All members of the Senate are called Senators, regardless of sex. Members of the House can be called Congressmen, Congresswomen, or (seldom used) Congressperson. Members of Congress can be used as reference to both Senators and Congresspersons collectively, but is usually in reference to the House of Representatives.

Some MOT terminology:

MOT culture: One dedicated to theft and not making things, or not providing a service for legal profit. It has been most associated with pre-civilized tribes and gangs.

MOTsters: MOT people who are members of, or affiliated with, a cult, click, government, or religion. A full-time MOTster is one who is allowed to live their lives completely within the Margin of Theft where little or no product or service to or for society can be rationally detected or equated to the high products or services received by them from society. Today in the US, many Congresspersons fall within the confines of this definition. 

MOT Squad: A group dedicated to ferreting out and identifying MOTsters. Squad theme song is, "The Monster Mash" (1962) by Bobby Pickett imitating Boris Karloff. "It is a graveyard smash, and caught on in a flash. It is the Monster Mash!!"  

MOT Dwellers: Those whose primary physical needs for food, shelter, and clothing are provided by government or parents/relatives for periods of time and coverage past initial welfare considerations and allowances. This includes many second and third generation full-time welfare recipient families, and many US Congresspersons.

MOTus Operandi: Methodologies particular to MOT organizations such as stealth, vague wordings, hidden agendas, sleight of hand, head fakes, double standards, and creating confusion, negative emotions, and division.

Castle-Potentate MOT Extortion Scam: A Medieval practice of people in high places taking things from passers-by in exchange for not throwing rocks down on them. It is a primitive method of extortion.

Jabba the MOT: A MOTster with a secret desire to eat the planet.

AINO: American In Name Only

Moochment: A MOT 'Movement'

TINHAT: Another descriptor for a full-time Motster where, 'There Is No Honor About Thieves'. 

Queries and suggestions may be sent to, available with one click after selecting 'Contact' in the Menu.

Other 1: When was the last time you were polled? Who are the Poll people who ask the questions? Do you know any one of them? Do you ever wish a poll would call you to put in your two cents? Do Gallup, Rasmussen, Quinnipiac, Washington Post, Real Clear Politics, etc. polls ask questions other than for predicting or perhaps swaying elections, or for valuing candidate credibility and personalities? What about a poll that asks what you might think about specific actions that might harmfully affect you and your society now, and into the future? The MOT Poll places actions, including past concerns, that apply to the present, up front for current judgement… and this allows all persons, by polling themselves on many questions based on known facts, to then better make their determinations on candidates and officials who represent us.

Other 2: The MOT Poll is different from other polls in that US residents herein poll themselves for entertainment and information. It can give them pause to both evaluate their views given major facts in existence, and also to see what others think about things of national importance. Credibility of facts presented are determined by the reader based on information from all sources, including libraries and dictionaries, that are in the piblic domain. Voting anonymity is determined by the voter.

Other 3For an overall and more comprehensive view of theft trends in the US, it is best to read all MOT Ballots as chapters in a book. Also, many Ballots of even years-past creation dates remain viably current for consideration upon which to make a judgment.  

Other 4: The MOT Poll does not currently choose advertisers. Google does.

Other 5: The MOT Poll was partially inspired by the book, "Election 2016 and The Margin of Theft" by John C. Macidull

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