MOT POLL Information Page

MOT = Margin Of Theft = That area of action that lies past profit and before insanity. It is an area where theft takes place. Some persons are known to spend their entire 'working' lives within the MOT. Many spend much time testing the two boundaries of the MOT - where estimates of fair profit end, and where insanity begins, with theft in between.

Theft herein = the stealing of US taxpayer money, time, health, security, justice, and trust in government. Actions of theft are listed in 'All Ballots'. Those actions voted to be ‘Insane’ are listed in 'Statistics', Report 2.

The MOT Poll is like a bag of potato chips to be snacked on during periods of leisure or concern. Actual voting on poll Ballots can be equated to dipping chips into a political sauce. This poll is of and for people in the United States of any gender, age, affiliation, or belief who desire to be polled on government and media actions relative to theft. The poll can also be used for awareness, education, and discussion of things that are important to everyone. The results (Theft Percentages) can be phoned in to the Media. 

MOT philosophy behind human motivation for actions of theft: 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 many 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. ('Civics', that establishes some societal bounds, is no longer taught in nearly all American schools. The course had been required for all students in all public schools seventy years ago.)  

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. Often this profit is attained through an unfair margin of advantage called theft. In both trade and sports, an un-level playing field provides an unfair advantage to the thief. The human condition can disguise these advantages through a variety of descriptive and accepted margins of interpretation.   

Margin of Theft (MOT) Poll Video:  https://youtu.be/u3pp-iWR_ow   

Credibility: The ballot voter can see instantly his/her vote be counted, and the average weight changed up or down when pressing the ‘Send’ button. (One 'send' per Ballot, per WiFi, per Day) 

Ballot Voting Risk: This is determined by the user, who may be concerned that someone is physically looking over their shoulder when accessing or using motpoll.com on their computing device.

MOT Poll database: The MOT Poll database is an educational and entertainment methodology. It entertains the idea that universal judgments about theft by people in the US can reveal more on issues that affect people's lives in the US. 

Voting times and locations: Votes are limited to residents within the United States. Votes are further limited to one per day, per Ballot, per US WiFi address, as in, 'one vote per 24 hours, per Ballot, per any single Starbucks Coffee Shop, home, office, waiting area, airplane WiFi, or store location'. Remaining time before voting can be seen, on screen if voting is attempted before the required 24 hours wait has expired at that WiFi location, for that Ballot.

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' portion 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.

Voter Agreement: 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 US reader the personal range between agreeing with nothing presented and still voting 'insanity', and agreeing with everything and voting 'zero theft'/ 'no problem'. A voter can also not agree or not disagree (no opinion) with Facts and/or Conclusions, and still vote a weight of theft. These percentages are provided by Ballot listed in Report 1 in the 'Statistics' section. 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 pollster/voter. These agreements, non-agreements, or 'no opinions', are also statistics contained for each Ballot in the "Statistics" section, Report 1 (also instantly updated).

MOT Ballot Researchers, Analyzers, and Writers:

MOT Ballot researchers, analyzers, and writers (limited to nine) currently possess credentials that include:

* Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

* Bachelor Degrees in Engineering and Science.

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

* US Citizenship

* Holders of several US Patents for new ideas.

* Four US military awards for heroism, one foreign award for gallantry.

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.) A single Ballot vote of 15 is an 'insane' designation of theft weight. Ballot thefts voted higher than an average weight of 10.000 is considered insane at the time of review (Also see 'Statistics', Reports 1 and 2.).

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.

Search WindowTo see if the MOT Poll has any past theft reference to any current item of interest, type what is desired in the Search Window and see if there is a Ballot that applies. If one were to type in "Warren", for example, two ballots of the past will appear that mention Senator Elizabeth Warren. If one were to type in, "Ebola" today (2019), one ballot from 2014 will appear to vote on if desired, and one can thereby be aware if anything significant has been done about it since.  

Some MOT terminology:

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

MOTsters: People of a MOT culture 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 for society can be detected. They can often be identified by the use of unearned high quality items and services from society. Today in the US, many Congresspersons fall within the 'full time' application 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 human needs and welfare considerations. 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 similar to Principalities, Duchies, Earldoms, and many Mid Eastern countries today.   

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 INHonor Among Thieves'. 

Polliterate: Someone who uses the MOT Poll as a free-speech common language word to vote their feelings about things, and to be relevant to the determinations of societies' actions. 

Mojjo: A MOT Ballot voter - MOJudge and Jury Operative. Only American residents can currently be Mojjo's. Other country residents can have their own MOT Poll, as would be French Mojjos. America can provide, under franchise, the methodology. 

Queries and suggestions may be sent to motmeter@cox.net, available with one click after selecting 'Contact' in the motpoll.com 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 may be harmful to 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 interested persons, by polling themselves on many questions based on known facts, to then better make their determinations on policies and 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 public domain. Voting with anonymity or not is determined by the voter.

Other 3: Insane and Crazy: To call or judge someone "Insane" or "Crazy" means little without an understandable and acceptable definition or reference from which the judger can judge. MOT Ballot judgements are largely based on a desire to recognize and avoid actions of 'insanity' in a society. MOT 'Profit ' is considered good for the individual and society. MOT 'Theft ' is considered bad for society, but can be considered good for at least some when they are not caught and punished. MOT 'Insanity ' is considered bad or evil for everyone, both victims and thieves. These latter insane actions seem parasitic in nature, where eventually the situation results in the host society being eaten by individual parasites until both 'species' are dead.

Other 4: For an overall view of specifiic theft trends in the US, it is best to review 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  5: The MOT Poll was partly inspired by the book, "Election 2016 and The Margin of Theft", Dorrance Publishing, 2016, Pittsburgh, PA.

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