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UC Berkeley Research Team Sounds 'Smoke Alarm' for Florida E-Vote Count
Statistical Analysis - the Sole Method for Tracking E-Voting - Shows Irregularities May Have Awarded 130,000 - 260,000 or More Excess Votes to Bush in Florida
Research Team Calls for Investigation
Blue Lemur touches on this study as well.
The Boston Globe touches on the lack of media coverage concerning this crucial issue: Did the votes of the American populace actually put Mr Bush in office? More importantly, can the new voting technologies be trusted?
Can we trust the media?
I think the unfolding of the attack on Iraq shows us the media have failed to give "We the People" the information necessary to analyse what our government is doing on the world stage in our name. We need to call them to task on the issue of electronic voting machines, an issue that touches on one of the cruxes of our present American situation. How can we export Democracy from the barrel of a gun while it seems one political party here seems afraid of the will of the people, the other is silently (strategically, I hope, we'll see as this plays out) complicit in what appears to be the willful thwarting of Democracy at home while the media at large remains silent.
Ralph Nader is doing Democracy a service, the New Hampshire partial recount is underway.
The Green Party along with the Libertarian Party are working to make a recount in Ohio a reality, seeing to it that the recount will be done before Ohio's Electors meet on December 13th.
Sounds like the possibility of Vote Fraud will get an airing.
Going there made my heart light. Thank you TF for the link.
I read a thought provoking article "History of Fundamentalism: How far apart are Al-Queda and Extremist Judeo-Christianity?" and thought I should recommend it.
In these uncertain times I like to go to Fantastic Planet and read the ongoing translation of the Gospel of Thomas offered there.
While there I came across this link to an article about ex-Marine recruiter Jimmy Massey, a man who is is truly a hero. It is a must read. See how youngsters are fed into the "economic draft" system by hook or by crook. Read why Mr Massey left the Corp.
This fine person of conscience was interview by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!; audio here, transcript here.