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Russian v. US Elections (tags)

elections

America's Supremes: Court Over Constitution (tags)

America governs lawlessly

Transitioning to Linux and a (Late) Report on the 2009 Linux Expo L.A. (tags)

A non-technical person switches to Linux, and a late report on this year's Linux Expo in L.A.

Elections Expert Speaks at Activist San Diego (tags)

Elections expert Sal Magallanez spoke to Activist San Diego Monday, October 13 as part of a presentation that also included a documentary film, "Hacking Democracy," about Seattle activist Bev Harris and her exposés of the ease with which computer-counted elections can be rigged. Magallanez, an official elections observer for the Democratic Party, noted how the San Diego County Registrar of Voters — hired by an all-Republican County Board of Supervisors — has made suspicious policy decisions that may help Republicans in this year's and future elections.

Subverting Democracy Through Electoral Fraud (tags)

Rigged election show democracy is pure fantasy.

Washington v. Cuba After Castro (tags)

The passing of an era in Cuba and Washington's hostile reaction.

Demcrat Agenda Omissions (tags)

Democrats in Congress again betraying the public trust.

BTL:Electronic Voting Fatally Flawed (tags)

Interview with Pokey Anderson, independent journalist, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Honor voting rights Martyrs with deeds (tags)

Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner. The names of the three civil rights martyrs still ring like a bell four decades after they disappeared in Neshoba County, Mississippi, June 21, 1964.

Voting Rights Groups 'Block' Talk of Machine-Free Elections (tags)

These groups give people false hope, instead of a sensible solution.

It Was And Is the Theft of the Election Stupid. (tags)

Could somebody please tell me how this alternate reality appeared totally blotting out the well-documented history of election 2000. The alternate reality I am speaking of is the one that seems to have taken over the minds of the Democratic Party and their party hacks like Paul Bagala a host on CNN's Croosfire who up until Nader announced his candidacy to run for the presidency in 2004 claimed over and over and over again on the air that George Bush and the Republican dominated Supreme Court stole the presidential election in 2000. All across America Democrats screamed about the theft of the election over over and over again.

United Cerebral Palsy Launches DontBlockMyVote.org (tags)

Launched Wednesday, United Cerebral Palsy's online campaign,www.DontBlockMyVote.org, allows activists to send a free letter to their Congressmen calling for full funding of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), which guarantees equal access to polling places and voting machines for millions of Americans with disabilities. With the last Presidential election hinging on a little over 500 votes, the potential disenfranchisement of 26 million voters with disabilities is an important and significant cause, and the lack of full funding for HAVA could greatly swing a potentially close election. UCP is also in partnership with Rock the Vote, calling on people to register for this year’s elections

'Vanishing Votes (tags)

by Greg Palast how african americans are being defrauded of the right to vote. Wake up people

Who is counting your vote? Diebold & Bush vs. the public interest (tags)

Who is counting your vote? Now is the time, before November 2004, to ask that and a few other questions.

E-Vote Protest Gains Momentum (tags)

Swarthmore College students embroiled in a legal battle against voting-machine maker Diebold Election Systems have received a groundswell of support from universities and colleges nationwide.

All the President's votes? (tags)

A quiet revolution is taking place in US politics. By the time it's over, the integrity of elections will be in the unchallenged, unscrutinised control of a few large - and pro-Republican - corporations. Andrew Gumbel wonders if democracy in America can survive

UK Independent reports Republicans use E-voting systems to steal elections (tags)

If much of the worry about vote-tampering is directed at the Republicans, it is largely because the big three touchscreen companies are all big Republican donors, pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into party coffers in the past few years. The ownership issue is, of course, compounded by the lack of transparency. Or, as Dr Mercuri puts it: "If the machines were independently verifiable, who would give a crap who owns them?" As it is, fears that US democracy is being hijacked by corporate interests are being fuelled by links between the big three and broader business interests, as well as extremist organisations. Two of the early backers of American Information Systems, a company later merged into ES&S, are also prominent supporters of the Chalcedon Foundation, an organisation that espouses theocratic governance according to a literal reading of the Bible and advocates capital punishment for blasphemy and homosexuality.

Republic of Fear (tags)

In mid-April the New York Times tried to take the edge off a poll showing that, even as US troops were entering Baghdad, a majority of Americans remained opposed to the policy of pre-emptive war that Bush invoked in attacking Iraq.

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