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BradBlog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-23-09 06:47 PM
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The 'Baghdad Bobs' of the E-Voting Industry


The 'Baghdad Bobs' of the E-Voting Industry

"I triple guarantee you, there are no American soldiers in Baghdad."
Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf (aka "Baghdad Bob"),
Iraqi Information Minister, April 2003


Michelle Shafer is the "Baghdad Bob"-in-chief of the e-voting industry. She's the VP and spokesperson for Sequoia Voting Systems and spokesperson for the e-voting industry as a whole via the Election Technology Council (ETC), a "trade group" created and sponsored by the nation's top four e-voting companies (ES&S, Sequoia, Diebold/Premier and Hart Intercivic) to help spread their anti-science, anti-reality, pro-e-voting propaganda.

In the very last line of an article published on Thursday, on yet another e-voting related issue (which we may cover in more detail later), Michelle "Baghdad Bob" Shafer is quoted thusly:
Sequoia spokeswoman Michelle Shafer noted, however, that no electronic voting system has been compromised in an election.

As irony would have it, Thursday was also the very same day that news broke of the arrest of a cabal of election official insiders -- including a circuit court judge, the school superintendent and a number of both Democratic and Republican polling place judges -- having used the electronic voting system to compromise election after election, from 2002 to 2006 in Clay County, Kentucky...

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=7008
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Stevepol Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-23-09 09:46 PM
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1. Let us all praise the famous idiots of the e-voting industry.
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