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Peace Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-08-05 01:51 PM
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83. Well, I am in a state where we had the best Sec of State in the nation,
Kevin Shelley, who decertified and sued Diebold for their lies about the security of their machines, provided Californians with a paper ballot option, and backed strict time-lines for voter verified ballots (and got his standards passed unanimously by the legislature).

He's gone now--driven from office by trivial, unproven charges. And guess who led the witch hunt?


One of them--L.A. county elections chief Connie McCormack, who wines and dines and vacations with her buddy, a Diebold sales person. MCormack openly advocates for Diebold and paperless voting.

So the difficulty is not just if you live in a state controlled by BushCons. The problem is deeper than that, and crosses party lines.

Yes, I think Velvet Revolution has the right idea. Diebold & other such companies do more than provide stinking, lousy, insecure, hackable, unverifiable voting technology. They have all kinds of government contracts, and undoubtedly have all kinds of government funds (such a teachers pensions) invested in them. These two at least--Diebold and ES&S--need to be driven out of government, and any public funds invested in them need to be withdrawn (as well as private investment).

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