You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #8: We joined the same day. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Election Reform Donate to DU
Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-13-10 11:58 AM
Response to Reply #6
8. We joined the same day.
Edited on Tue Apr-13-10 12:01 PM by Wilms
There were dozens of good people who left long before lever discussions gained momentum. They were here long before numerous email groups/listservs were established. And they left as they joined those groups, as Dems got elected, as HAVA implementation became finalized in more and more states. All of the organizing that happens occurs elsewhere. If you don't know that, you aren't paying attention. If you do, it's misleading to post what you just did.

Shall we bring up exit polls arguments that also accompanied the fall of this forum?

But more to the point, I didn't argue that Lipari wrecked this forum. I've argued that he advocates the replacement of lever machines with computerized vote counting. And I have pointed out erroneous, misleading statement by him. I've pointed out that he is insulting election integrity activists (who don't share his "my way or the highway" attitude). Have you read his latest blog?

You think the discussion has fallen flat? You've have enough posts to start a thread. Go for it.

Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
  -E-Vote Counting in the Filipines: "Fired up with faith and hope" Bill Bored  Apr-10-10 12:23 PM   #0 
  - This reminds me of those Nigerian email scams.  Wilms   Apr-10-10 12:37 PM   #1 
     - Reminds me of some of our New Yorkers, only it's a bit less secular.  Bill Bored   Apr-10-10 01:58 PM   #2 
     - Uncalled For.  Yellow Horse   Apr-11-10 04:55 AM   #3 
        - Are you, and have you been paying attention?  Wilms   Apr-11-10 08:35 AM   #4 
        - Indeed I have been paying attention; I joined DU 12/25/2004.  Yellow Horse   Apr-13-10 11:32 AM   #6 
           - We joined the same day.  Wilms   Apr-13-10 11:58 AM   #8 
           - Thread not hijacked. Much of NYS uses same e-voting system as the Phillipines.  Bill Bored   Apr-13-10 01:21 PM   #11 
        - Talk about uncalled for. Look what Lipari writes about election activists.  Wilms   Apr-11-10 09:50 AM   #5 
           - I agree with what Bo Lipari wrote. It's common sense.  Yellow Horse   Apr-13-10 11:46 AM   #7 
              - Pardon?  Wilms   Apr-13-10 12:05 PM   #9 
              - Thank you for putting words into my mouth and then telling me to shut up.  Yellow Horse   Apr-13-10 01:50 PM   #12 
                 - While Bill Bored covered it well, I'll add that I agree that I don't know who you are.  Wilms   Apr-13-10 02:27 PM   #13 
                 - People haven't made the right legal arguments, have they?  Bill Bored   Apr-13-10 02:53 PM   #14 
                    - Here's a case that was pretty close. It quickly got tossed.  Yellow Horse   Apr-13-10 03:27 PM   #15 
                       - Try not to be misleading.  Wilms   Apr-13-10 04:42 PM   #16 
                       - Wilms, I was present at every day of the proceedings on that suit. Yes it was pretty much tossed.  demodonkey   Apr-13-10 05:40 PM   #17 
                          - Well, thanks for chiming in despite the tight schedule.  Wilms   Apr-13-10 07:27 PM   #19 
                             - Quick reason why (IMO) and then I have to go to sleep...  demodonkey   Apr-13-10 10:39 PM   #21 
                       - Oh come on! You can do better than that, can't ya? This is not similar to the Nassau case at all.  Bill Bored   Apr-13-10 06:04 PM   #18 
              - You're missing the point. It's not about Lipari. Here's the deal:  Bill Bored   Apr-13-10 01:06 PM   #10 
                 - Speaking of the audit "...policy of Lipari, NYVV, the LWV ...", what's their position?  Wilms   Apr-13-10 08:42 PM   #20 
                    - Their position seems to be: kill the levers now; ask questions later. nt  Bill Bored   Apr-13-10 11:04 PM   #22 

Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Election Reform Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC