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punpirate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-26-03 05:07 AM
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2. Gee, Al...
... you'd think that with as big a story as this, you could be just a bit more enthusiastic.... :evilgrin:

Yeah, it's now got legs, in large thanks to you and Bev. I think a good catch-all device to keep the attention of the press would be something like "the Diebold Challenge," a way of forcing them to put their money where their mouths are. I suggested something like this yesterday-- nudge them into letting a non-partisan group grab a random machine which has been in service and ship it off to an ITA they did not use previously for a thorough workout to prove all their claims. I lamented that one couldn't make a citizen's arrest on a voting machine. Maybe one can, with the help of the press. Might talk to Bev about it.

Cheers, and thanks.

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  -The Scoop/Diebold UBERPOST: Ratings and Rantings from the South Pacific althecat  Jul-26-03 04:45 AM   #0 
  - UberRockz!!!  yowzayowzayowza   Jul-26-03 04:59 AM   #1 
  - Gee, Al...  punpirate   Jul-26-03 05:07 AM   #2 
  - Great Idea... citizen's arrests on voting machines....  althecat   Jul-26-03 05:16 AM   #3 
     - Guess what Diebold did? Quietly innoculated all their voting machines  BevHarris   Jul-26-03 09:07 AM   #6 
        - All machines? Everywhere?  punpirate   Jul-26-03 09:12 AM   #7 
        - Someone please fill me in on Kaptur...  althecat   Jul-26-03 09:14 AM   #9 
           - Marcy Kaptur is...  punpirate   Jul-26-03 09:31 AM   #14 
        - I thought it one of my better lines...  althecat   Jul-26-03 09:12 AM   #8 
        - Another good line...  althecat   Jul-26-03 09:17 AM   #10 
        - Version changes?  punpirate   Jul-26-03 09:17 AM   #11 
        - No no -- the ubiquitous Dr. Brit Williams is marketing himself  BevHarris   Jul-26-03 09:34 AM   #16 
           - Brit Williams _is not_ an ITA!  punpirate   Jul-26-03 09:39 AM   #17 
        - Publicize the versions and date of change...  punpirate   Jul-26-03 09:26 AM   #12 
        - I agree with punpirate.. Lets get this angle packaged.  althecat   Jul-26-03 10:32 AM   #19 
           - Taken under advisement....  punpirate   Jul-26-03 10:41 AM   #20 
           - Anyone have the FEC Regs handy?  Eloriel   Jul-26-03 01:03 PM   #27 
              - Extremely good points Eloriel  althecat   Jul-26-03 01:39 PM   #29 
        - Bev, what counties in 2000 election  nomatrix   Jul-27-03 03:57 AM   #36 
  - Time to kick this up for the morning people...  punpirate   Jul-26-03 06:51 AM   #4 
  - Wonderful post -- but gave me credit for a couple other peoples work  BevHarris   Jul-26-03 08:57 AM   #5 
  - OOOoops Sorry Faun... late night not enough coffee  althecat   Jul-26-03 09:28 AM   #13 
  - So I was not over the top  seemslikeadream   Jul-26-03 09:33 AM   #15 
     - seemslikeadream  althecat   Jul-26-03 10:26 AM   #18 
        - Thanks to my new friend  seemslikeadream   Jul-26-03 10:42 AM   #21 
           - Nah, nah, nah, don't worry...  punpirate   Jul-26-03 10:45 AM   #22 
           - Brian looked pissed off and bored until your mentioned the NY Times...  althecat   Jul-26-03 10:49 AM   #23 
           - I heard you  donsu   Jul-26-03 12:22 PM   #25 
  - Two interesting new threads... One Old One New  althecat   Jul-26-03 12:05 PM   #24 
  - kick  donsu   Jul-26-03 12:24 PM   #26 
  - How to get Yahoo to work better on the diebold story.... REQUEST FOR HELP  althecat   Jul-26-03 01:15 PM   #28 
  - A kick for this one  shirlden   Jul-26-03 05:43 PM   #30 
     - kick n/t  althecat   Jul-26-03 05:51 PM   #31 
  - Kick  althecat   Jul-26-03 10:59 PM   #32 
     - "Diebold Voting" - WashPost WEEK IN REVIEW : July 20 - 26  althecat   Jul-26-03 11:23 PM   #33 
        - Keeping it going....  RedEagle   Jul-26-03 11:57 PM   #34 
           - kick n/t  althecat   Jul-27-03 02:57 AM   #35 

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