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kath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-25-08 10:02 AM
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12. Exactly - machines are a HUGE waste of money and make our elections so easy to steal.
Paper ballots, hand-counted *at the precinct*, with plently of observers is the ONLY way to go!
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  -Machine vendor miscalibrated vote scanners, county officials say FreakinDJ  Mar-25-08 04:52 AM   #0 
  - Yet another in an endless list of "innocent mistakes"  DCKit   Mar-25-08 05:24 AM   #1 
  - Ooops  mac2   Mar-26-08 10:55 AM   #16 
  - Okay, even IF true, why use such crappy equipment in the first place?  acmavm   Mar-25-08 05:29 AM   #2 
  - The two eternal rules of government procurement:  Kutjara   Mar-25-08 08:30 AM   #5 
  - Makes sense.  acmavm   Mar-25-08 08:55 AM   #6 
  - The two eternal rules for electronic voting machine vendors:  Stevepol   Mar-25-08 09:17 AM   #9 
  - The lowest bidder would be hand-counted paper ballots.  rucky   Mar-25-08 09:46 AM   #11 
     - Exactly - machines are a HUGE waste of money and make our elections so easy to steal.  kath   Mar-25-08 10:02 AM   #12 
  - It's all leftover '80's equipment that they salvaged.  sutz12   Mar-26-08 11:18 AM   #18 
  - K&R  flashl   Mar-25-08 06:59 AM   #3 
  - What's to say that this won't happen again? McCain is a shoe-in  newburgh   Mar-25-08 07:21 AM   #4 
  - Clinton's having some fun with the machines eh?  Skink   Mar-25-08 09:43 AM   #10 
  - It's" "shoo-in" not "shoe-in".  juajen   Mar-25-08 10:12 AM   #13 
  - Will they ever have enough evidence so they will scrap these things?  old guy   Mar-25-08 09:07 AM   #7 
  - But the scanners at WALMART WORK FLAWLESSLY...  grahamhgreen   Mar-25-08 09:15 AM   #8 
  - It's a simple process like counting.  mac2   Mar-26-08 11:05 AM   #17 
  - "ahh, here's your problem, the switch was set to evil!" nt  Javaman   Mar-25-08 10:55 AM   #14 
  - Good way to steal votes at a central command in S. Sacramento  mac2   Mar-25-08 11:36 PM   #15 
 

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