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BeFree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-18-08 01:30 PM
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28. Ya know?
There have been more solid investigations of hamburger meat than there ever has been of voting machines. And that's not saying much.

Even tho public funds are used to purchase the VCMs - Vote Counting Machines - no one has ever been able to look under the hood. No One.

The only good tiding in this report - thanks Brad - is that some election officials are now beginning to shit bricks over the VCMs.
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  -EXCLUSIVE: Voting Machine Company Threatens Princeton Profs BradBlog  Mar-17-08 09:25 PM   #0 
  - Do you think they have any case at all Brad?  gristy   Mar-17-08 09:31 PM   #1 
  - If they do, I can't imagine what it is...  BradBlog   Mar-17-08 11:14 PM   #8 
  - I love the smell of SLAPP suits in the morning.  bleever   Mar-17-08 09:49 PM   #2 
  - Please sue ... oh please sue  Botany   Mar-18-08 09:14 AM   #25 
  - "We will also take appropriate steps to protect against any publication of... its behavior" WTF?  troubleinwinter   Mar-17-08 10:27 PM   #3 
  - If they don't want their software examined, they shouldn't sell it to count our votes  havocmom   Mar-17-08 10:32 PM   #5 
  - Believe me, I know that and spend time in the Election Reform forum.  troubleinwinter   Mar-18-08 12:15 AM   #11 
  - My thoughts exactly? WTF? nt  Herdin_Cats   Mar-18-08 06:05 AM   #20 
  - behavior of the software=perfomance of software, i think, nt  tomp   Mar-18-08 09:05 AM   #24 
  - The evildoers will not go down without a nasty fight, will they? nt  Hekate   Mar-17-08 10:30 PM   #4 
  - So let 'em, but proceed with the disclosure. When the truth is revealed they'll be pissing in the  lonestarnot   Mar-17-08 10:32 PM   #6 
  - Legally they may have a point  MaryCeleste   Mar-17-08 10:51 PM   #7 
  - You think maybe they're worried what a couple of Princeton caliber  lutherj   Mar-17-08 11:59 PM   #9 
  - Assholes  alfredo   Mar-18-08 12:03 AM   #10 
  - Ok, this just makes no sense..  crimsonblue   Mar-18-08 12:35 AM   #12 
  - The basic problem with computers is that they can be programmed to do anything.  hunter   Mar-18-08 02:00 AM   #16 
  - The problem is, ANYTHING could be happening behind that screen  Canuckistanian   Mar-18-08 07:50 PM   #32 
  - kr  Progs Rock   Mar-18-08 12:53 AM   #13 
  - We have nothing to fear but fear itself.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Mar-18-08 01:14 AM   #14 
  - Sequoia is making the clearest case possible  suffragette   Mar-18-08 01:29 AM   #15 
  - K&R. (nt)  Kurovski   Mar-18-08 03:25 AM   #17 
  - K&R  Senator   Mar-18-08 04:42 AM   #18 
  - I dream of a day when our votes are counted by wildly partisan left-wing companies.  Perry Logan   Mar-18-08 05:39 AM   #19 
  - Hey, I think you have a bumper-sticker idea here!  KansDem   Mar-18-08 09:24 AM   #26 
  - LOL! :) From your keyboard  loudsue   Mar-18-08 09:49 AM   #27 
  - Privatized Voting--Brought To You Via The Neo Politicos formerly  NoFederales   Mar-18-08 07:05 AM   #21 
  - New Jersey's Governer can just give them retroactive immunity with a signing statement.  mainegreen   Mar-18-08 07:25 AM   #22 
  - A shining example of privatization at it's finest. Bah. nt  jtrockville   Mar-18-08 08:16 AM   #23 
  - Ya know?  BeFree   Mar-18-08 01:30 PM   #28 
  - open, democratic elections -- not in these corporate $tate$ of 'merikkka  Supersedeas   Mar-18-08 02:02 PM   #29 
  - "non-compliant analysis", George Orwell would be proud.  burythehatchet   Mar-18-08 02:47 PM   #30 
  - "non-compliant analysis?" What a load of crap!  electropop   Mar-18-08 03:25 PM   #31 
  - Screw These Fascist Pigs - Do It Anyway!  santamargarita   Mar-18-08 09:54 PM   #33 
  - Isn't this more proof that hte corporations own the country? Or are trying?i  higher class   Mar-18-08 11:58 PM   #34 
  - Threatening academics?  Elspeth   Mar-19-08 12:24 AM   #35 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   Mar-21-08 01:31 PM   #36 
 

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