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Reply #11: In other words, if the margin is greater than 1/2 percent you don't get a recount. [View All]

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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-22-10 10:58 AM
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11. In other words, if the margin is greater than 1/2 percent you don't get a recount.

And you say working for better audit and recount law while advocating your alternative computer voting system is a "waste of time"? Seems fighting for paper ballots alone under such circumstances is quite dubious. What, in fact, is needed is both at the same time. To say otherwise is lying to voters. Why is that SO hard for you to admit. (I figure you're smart enough to recognize it.)

An "uncalled-for attack" is precisely what's perpetrated on voters AND democratic values when systems, such as you and Bo Lipari peddle (and that VV covers up with their bullshit audit maps), are held up as a standard--golden or otherwise. Another one is your call for me to "get the hell off these boards" because you seem sooo unwilling to admit the obvious. New York just had the first paper ballot general election and control of the state senate was handed over to Republicans by computer tally, inadequate auditing, and recount blocking judges...just like in FL2000 and OH2004. And it's the EXACT system YOU and LIPARI advocate. And you scream at me for decrying that? Talk about personnel attacks...

I know you, and the other Liparistas, cringe at the reality of the pro-lever lawsuit that NY Nassau county election officials have been trying, but that's another fact you all like to gloss over--your scolding of me notwithstanding. What makes me cringe is the fact that those election officials and the ones in Columbia County are left out in the cold by "advocates" such as you and Lipari. You could learn a thing or two from them.

I don't tell you to "shut-up". Considering the damage done, I think it's just fine that you all stand up and identify yourselves.

You've served well the Harris/Blackwells of the world giving them precisely the tools they need.

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