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Reply #56: This will be my last post. Bush created HAVA. HAVA created the EAC. So why is it [View All]

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robinlynne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-22-11 12:45 PM
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56. This will be my last post. Bush created HAVA. HAVA created the EAC. So why is it
far fetched to say that the EAC comes from Bush? The two commissioners are Bush appointees. Do you trust them to regulate ES&S? Or don't you think they might legitimize the process even further?
What do you think of HAVA? It is all one thing, one group. one idea, one notion. HAVA, the Election Center. Florida 2000. These are not isolated coincidences. And it is working very well for the far right and election corporations.
They won. They are in charge of "democracy". They regulate themselves. The structure they built up is strong. Do you get that one private corporation is counting 85% of the votes in our country? And inserting itself into all the other aspects of elections, from absentee voting to maintaining voter data to creating the ballots? The woman who created the "butterfly ballot in FLorida 2000....is from the Election Center."

Do you believe Obama only won by 51%? really? for a second?

Both parties are pushing absentee strongly. It is all privatized. It is the easiest thing in the world to change those votes when you do not have public accountability. For goodness' sakes, a Diebold machine determines which voters' signatures to accept or reject! (faster than a human.....)
And when there is a recount, as in wisconsin, the ballots in wide open bags were included in the count!!! Computer tapes dated one week before the election were included and counted.
As far as I know, noone even checked the jurisdiction with the 14,000 extra votes to see if the voters listed in the roster books really voted. There are no voters' signatures in the rosters to cross check.
When in 2004, there were 13 congressional races contested, congress decided NOT to investigate. (a Dem Congress, and all 13 were Dems who contested the results. Only one of those elections was investigated because of the public outrage.)

I'm glad you don't defend the election center.
Anyway, this is tiring. whatever you want is fine with me.
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