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 November 06, 2008 5:53 PM

All Diebold Touch-Screen Systems Impounded By Judge in PA County
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2008 elections, voting machines, touch-screen, DREs, Diebold/Premier )

Jessica
- 1 minute ago - bradblog.com
Straight-Party Ticket Votes Failed to Allow Voters to Review Names of Presidential Candidates Before Casting 'Ballot' | Same Flawed, Hackable, Unverifiable Machines Being Used in GA Senate Race, Elsewhere...
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 October 07, 2008 2:23 PM

Election 2008: Election Law (and How They Break It)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: election 2008, corruption, obama, mccain, law )

Natasha
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
There's rigging elections with illegal tactics, (e.g. the NH phone jamming effort that I can speak to), and there's the rigging by use of responsive cord messages that are effective in getting voters to even vote contrary to their self interest.
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 September 27, 2008 7:06 PM

Veterans For America Let Ohio Troops and Vets Vote!Please Sign!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, abuse, constitution, vetrans, military )

Maryann
- 5 hours ago - veteransforamerica.org
IT IS UNTHINKABLE that anyone from any political party would try to block our servicemembers and wounded veterans from voting, but a new lawsuit in Ohio is threatening to do just that. Ohioans are allowed by law to register to vote and cast an absentee
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 September 26, 2008 4:48 PM

American Election Hacker Testifies
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Offbeat  (tags: 2008, elections, republicans, democrats, independents, computers, hacking, hackers, malware, fraud, computers, crime, business, investigation, voter, fraud, rigged, technology )

Gregory
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
Computer programmer Clinton Eugene Curtis tells how he was hired by Congressman Tom Feeney in 2000 to build a prototype software package that would secretly rig an election to sway the result 51 / 49 to a specified side. How honest will 2008 be?
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 September 20, 2008 2:21 PM

Conyers Calls McCain Out Over Voter Suppression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Conyers Foreclosure Vote Blocking, Conyers McCain, Conyers Mccain Vote Suppression, Conyers Warns Mccain, Gop Foreclosure Vote Blocking, Gop Vote Suppression, John Conyers, Mccain Vote Suppression, Republican Vote Suppression, Politics News )

Blue
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
...using lists of residents of foreclosed homes to block their participation at the ballot box -- a voter suppression tactic called by some a form of "vote caging." Conyers called on John McCain to direct his supporters to stop the practice.
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 September 20, 2008 2:10 PM

Night of the Living Vote-Snatchers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, cheney, candidates, VOTES, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, government, Govtfearmongering, lies )

Susie
- 33 minutes ago - gregpalast.com
In 2002, George W. Bush signed the Help America Vote Act.When a Bush tells you he's going to "help" you vote - look out!The result: in the 2004 presidential election, over three million votes - 3,006,080 - were cast and not counted. Like, what the !@#!?


"THEY'RE STEALING YOUR VOTE... WELL, STEAL IT BACK!"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: vote, Steal the Vote, corruption, elections, ethics, crime, republicans, freedoms, americans, usa )

Susie
- 41 minutes ago - stealbackyourvote.com
Willie Nelson has his copy. In just days, you'll be able to get yours, too. Sign up for updates, and we'll let you know the moment it's ready!Robert F. Kennedy Jr. blew the lid off the Theft of 2004 in his masterful Rolling Stone article.Investigative
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 September 18, 2008 9:46 AM

Lose Your Home, Lose Your Vote?
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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2008 election, voter caging, voting rights, McCain, Republicans, Michigan, foreclosuresdishonesty, corruption )

Jessica
- 38 seconds ago - youtube.com
This year, Republicans in Michigan have hit an all-new low -they plan to target homeowners subject to foreclosure and prevent them from voting.
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 September 13, 2008 12:33 PM

A Must Watch Story!! Free for 2 Weeks Only..Documentary of USA Lobbyist!!!
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World  (tags: corruption, usa, politics, Congress, Lobbyist, HumanRights, government, freedoms, bush, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', war, world, unitednations, news )

Roxie
- 13 hours ago - youtube.com
In a recent CNN poll 67% of Americans said they believe the American government is corrupt. Even more alarming, it seems 99.9% of the population does nothing to change it. Things in Washington are even worse than I imagine!!
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 September 11, 2008 6:40 PM

McCain Sends Out 1 MILLION Faulty Abesntee Ballot Apps.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: McCain, election fraud, disenfranchisement, dirty tricks )

Jessica
- 6 minutes ago - dailykos.com
The McCain campaign has mailed over 1 million fraudulent absentee ballot applications to registered Democrats in Ohio, Michigan, New Mexico, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Florida (i.e. swing states).
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 August 14, 2008 4:12 PM

Georgia War a Neocon Election Ploy?
World  (tags: Georgia, Russia, Randy Scheunemann, John McCain, war, October Surprise, 2008 election, dirty politics )

Jessica
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 1 minute ago - truthdig.com
Before you dismiss that possibility, consider the role of one Randy Scheunemann, for four years a paid lobbyist for the Georgian government who ended his official lobbying connection only in March, months after he became Republican presidential candidate
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 August 07, 2008 3:18 PM

The New Dirty Politics McCain
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats 2008, Dirty Tricks, Jack Kemp, John McCain, Mccain, Michelle Obama, Obama, Presedential Election, Republicans, Politics News )

Blue
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 19 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The new Dirty Politics McCain is the Republican's man of the hour, and Republican heavy hitters are conveniently forgetting that for years they have regarded McCain as mentally unfit for the presidency.
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 August 07, 2008 3:17 PM

Record Number of US Voters May Cast Paper Ballots
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, americans, abuse, usa, government )

Cal
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 11 hours ago - ap.google.com
Come November, more Americans might cast their ballots on paper than in any other election in U.S. history
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 July 13, 2008 11:22 AM

Former Voting Machine Exec Looking to Become America's Next Vice President?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2008 election, Barack Obama, Chuck Hagel, voting machines, one-party system )

Jessica
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 3 minutes ago - bbvforums.org
Two significant dangers of an Obama-Hagel ticket: 1.) The few remaining differences between the two corporate parties could cease to exist; and 2.) Chuck Hagel's past--esp. his ties to a controversial voting machine corporation.
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 July 06, 2008 1:32 PM

Exclusive: Secret Film Reveals How Mugabe Stole Election - Shows Opposition Detainees Inside Harare Central Jail
World  (tags: Zimbabwe, secret film, angry prison officer, secret camera, Guardian, vote-rigging, Zanu-PF, supervision, Harare, central prison, former staffer, MDC, prisoners, general secretary, Tendai Biti )

Jill
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 1 day ago - guardian.co.uk
Film made by Shepherd Yuda,who fled Zim this wk, shows how Harare jail staff had to vote under Zanu-PF supervision. At Zanu-PF rallies, voters told to pretend illiterate so ballot filled in for them. Also filmed MDC gen secretary Tendai Biti in leg irons
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 June 22, 2008 6:24 PM

President Morgan Tsvangirai's Statement as MDC Withdraws From the Presidential Runoff
World  (tags: Zimbabwe, elections )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 4 hours ago - crybelovedzimbabwe.blogspot.com
...we salute...the...masses of Zimbabwe who have been maimed, raped, tortured, lost homes and properties in the pursuit of...a free and democratic Zimbabwe...Victory is certain, it can only be delayed.
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 June 22, 2008 6:20 PM

Richard Hayes Phillips, Author of "Witness to a Crime: A Citizens' Audit of An American Election"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, crime, cover-up, usa, freedoms )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 1 day ago - opednews.com
The American hero who published the "smoking gun" book of evidence that the 2004 election was stolen, talks about being a trail-blazer, musician, and election fraud investigator, plus some remarks on credibility & the freedom of paddling your own canoe.
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 May 06, 2008 1:19 PM

(IN) Voters Experience Problems at the Polls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2008 election, voting problems, incompetent pollworkers )

Jessica
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 42 seconds ago - wsbt.com
Hums Elementary School in Mishawaka, location of three precincts, opened one hour late today. The reason? The pollworkers overslept! Nice way to start a crucial primary, huh?
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 May 04, 2008 5:28 PM

Dan Rather Reports: "The Trouble With Touch Screen Voting Machines"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dan Rather, Election fraud, stolen elections, Sequoia Voting Systems, faulty voting machines, ethics, crime, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, lies )

Elisa
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 1 day ago - hd.net
Dan Rather Reports presents conclusive evidence of the failure of touch screen voting machines across the country. The episode, "The Trouble with Touch Screens", is an entire hour devoted to new information

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 April 24, 2008 10:57 AM

It's Official! Paper BALLOTS for the State of New York!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, voting machines )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 1 hour ago - bradblog.com
Last of the DRE (Touch-Screen) Voting Machine Vendors Withdraws Attempt for Certification in the Empire State. Though There Remains Plenty About Which to Remain Vigilant...
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 April 23, 2008 6:30 PM

Pennsylvania Changed Nothing, But Cable News's Need to Hype Overrides Reality
US Politics & Gov't

  (tags: 2008 elections, corporate news drama, "horse race" )

Jessica
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 35 seconds ago - cjr.org

So, where are we after the epic seven-week-long, make-or-break campaign for Pennsylvania? About the same place we were before it. But you wouldn't know that if you watch cable news.
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 April 21, 2008 9:42 AM

If ABC Ran the Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858
Business  (tags: Controlled Media, Corporate Media, Debate, Media Shills )

Barry
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 6 hours ago - opednews.com
If this were any other time in history, it would be funny.........
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 April 21, 2008 9:36 AM

Hart/Sequoia Hostile Takeover: Brad Blog Report Publicly Confirmed By Sequoia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting machines, privatized elections )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 1 hour ago - bradblog.com
jurisdictions across the country --- including New York state which is in the middle of a $100 million deal with the company --- could be adversely affected by the takeover of the cash-poor Sequoia, whose equipment currently control elections in some 20%
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 April 17, 2008 5:36 PM

Anti-Democracy Activist: Sarasota's Supervisor of Elections, Kathy Dent
US Politics & Gov't

  (tags: elections officials, crooks )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 20 hours ago - bradblog.com

concerning her inappropriate (and illegal) placement of pro-touch-screen brochures in polling places, Dent admits she was aware of a voter's complaint about it, but ignored it "because she had assumed it was from 'one of the activists' that had been criti
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 April 17, 2008 5:34 PM

You Can't Count Your Change
US Politics & Gov't

  (tags: elections, optical scanners, central tabulators, secret vote counts )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 17 hours ago - opednews.com

Would you like it if banks and store clerks counted out your money but told you that you could not recount your change until after you had left the bank or the store? (This is an article I just wrote about why machines in elections are never good.)
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 April 15, 2008 6:04 PM

Political Snarl Has Election Watchdog on a Short Leash | Freep.Com | Detroit Free Press
US Politics & Gov't

  (tags: elections )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 3 minutes ago - freep.com

The nation's election watchdog sits paralyzed -- unable to meet, give advice, fashion rules or open investigations, even as the most intense presidential campaign in recent memory rages on.
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News to Note April 15, 2008 5:39 PM

Hart Intercivic Attempts Hostile Takeover of Sequoia Voting Systems
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privatized elections, hostile takeovers, screw the voters )

Mark
StarsButterfliesGold Notes
- 9 hours ago - bradblog.com
Your state tests voting machines from two companies, rejects one as shoddy and buys the other. Then the first company buys out the second. You're stuck with a multi-million-dollar contract with the company you had rejected. Read this and weep.
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