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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 04:32 PM
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46. So we are going to spend millions on scanners so we can HAND COUNT? Get real!
Once those black boxes are in place, elections will be run on software.

Half the folks in this movement don't even realize that scanners are computers, thanks to the exclusively anti-DRE propaganda some have been churning out.

If you want hand counts, you don't count with software unless and until you have laws in place to require hand counting enough votes to confirm the outcomes of elections. No one is going to be willing to do this once they start counting ballots with software. Not even Debra Bowen has been able to make this happen. Not even Nancy Tobi.

Once you go down the software road, it's very hard to turn back.

The sad thing is that those who are pushing scanners have NOT been pushing for verifying what the scanners will be telling us. They essentially trust the software, whether they admit it or not, as long as it's not DRE software.
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