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Reply #10: Never mind THIS election. Where has he been for the last 2 years? [View All]

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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-17-10 12:46 AM
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10. Never mind THIS election. Where has he been for the last 2 years?
Lipari should know there's worse than a snowball's chance in hell of getting any of that shit passed, esp. now that the legislature is divided, thanks to these unverified elections. The Dems had both houses for 2 years. They didn't do fuck all on election integrity and Lipari and crew didn't say "Boo!"

Instead they hid in undisclosed locations hoping that the lever machines and their supporters would go away and that all future elections in New York would be landslides. Neither of those scenarios happened.

They could take a lesson from the Congress as they debate how NOT to reduce the deficit, burdening future generations with it. New Yorkers will now have the burden, for the foreseeable future, of unverified, software-driven, computer-counted elections. Or maybe another $50-million in taxpayer dollars spent on the "backup system" -- computers to check the computers we're not checking now.

The handwriting was on the wall for years. No one in NY wants to hand-count paper ballots, least of all our election officials (with a few notable exceptions). What they want is to TRUST their "certified" ballot scanners as if they were lever voting machines rather than computers -- despite ALL the expert advice to the contrary.
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