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autorank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-17-05 03:40 PM
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33. Free the data immediately. It belongs to the people!
I'm a big fan of the behavioral sciences for what they do for people. I'm not a fan of the research that is produced, heuristic at best (and that's about all, but often enough and certainly necessary).

If money is all it takes to release the data then I've got the source: HAVA. That's aka the Congressional Vendor Extortion Act (CVEA "see-va") that gives vendors money and said vendors then turn around and give it back to politicians. There's plenty of money around so then you favor this. That's progress.

My photograph analogy related to the permission to use. That's the point, CM and the network consortium do now have permission to use and then withhold public data. There is enough evidence (ask Land Shark directly if you don't believe me) to get this into court. This isn't about a "reporters" right to withhold data. They don't have permission to keep it under wraps. They've not yet been compelled so their voluntary withholding damns them for poor ethics and a disregard for their duties as citizens. The data must be freed despite the absence of one scintilla of public duty on the part of the EM-network group is just the first step; the next will be to compel them. These with holders can have a nice chat with Judith Miller in the Alexandria lock up if they defy an order on this one.

Re: our "lousy electoral system"--I like GB and have close family who are citizens of the realm. I wish that there was fraud in your election. It's the only redeeming explanation for re-electing the war criminal, Tony bLiar.

Exit polls were good enough for the Ukraine, they're good enough for the USA.
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