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Ellipsis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-20-08 02:30 PM
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20. Good info on the deposition and links to background from this article
Edited on Sat Dec-20-08 02:32 PM by btmlndfrmr


with John Michael Spinelli

Connell Deposition Sealed on Answers to Threats from Karl Rove Threats, Govtech Trade Secrets

Columbus, Ohio: Mike Connell, a long-time Bush family IT handyman who whose religious convictions and political ideology have driven him to work exclusively for Republican grops and officeholders, endured two hours of deposition ordered last Friday by a Federal court judge in Cleveland, according Clifford O. Arnebeck, who after questioning the computer experts some call the high-IQ Forrest Gump of the computer world, "If there's any concern about Connell not being a team player, there's no need for that concern."

In an email to OhioNewsBureau from one ePluribus Media researcher who had talked with Mr. Arnebeck following today's deposition, Mr. Connell was "very relaxed" but an "obstructionist" when it came time to answer Arnebecks questions about his role in 2004 and 2004 designing Ohio election computer systems, whether he had been threatened by Karl Rove to not implicate "Bush's Brain" in voting corruption practices during the last eight years and what he knew about Triad, a technology company hosting the voter registration databases of 55 of Ohio's 88 counties sources, and whether they stole votes from Democrat John Kerry to President Bush in Ohio, and maybe other states then and now, as some suspect happened in previous elections.

Anatomy of a Deposition

"This is about politics...seeking to re-try an election that has already taken place," said James Ervin, one of the defense attorneys in court in Cleveland last Friday on behalf of their client Mike Connell. Mike the IT Guru could become as famous as Joe The Plumber, but for different services. Whereas Joe The Plumber says he cleans out drains to make water flow freely despite not being a licensed plumber, Mike the IT Guru may being using his considerable computer expertise to allow votes to flow freely from Democratic candidates like Kerry in 2004 to Republican candidates, as Mr. Arnebeck and others hope deposing him will show. A data security expert lending his credibility and expertise to Mr. Arnebeck said Mr. Connell is extremely adept at designing and managing computer architecture such that it can be "tuned" to Republican candidates like President Bush in 2004 and maybe John McCain now, who he worked for after leaving the White House but who he says he no longer works for.

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