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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-04-04 09:34 PM
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696. I said that I am an historian, not a fortune teller.
My personal belief, as far as the future goes, is that Americans won't tolerate democracy being stolen from them by anyone.

I forsee paper opti-scan ballots, or at least paper receipts for computer voting. I prefer the former.

For the first half of the 19th century, the main argument among Americans was whether or not the founders had tried to steal true democracy from Americans through the implementation of the Constitution. So there is an historical precedent for what is going on now. We still have the constitution, but I doubt that unverifiable computer voting will be around in 20 years.
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