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emcguffie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-14-11 09:45 AM
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4. Do you honestly think your attitude helps anything?
I like Richard Charnin, and he has the respect of a lot of activists, and at least some of them know a thing or two about numbers. :think: I think he deserves a hand instead of whatever it is you're dishing out. Numbers can prove that something is wrong in an election. But you have to have the attention span to follow it. I admit, that can be challenging. That's one of the reasons, apparently, election fraud is so easy to get away with. You can do it right in front of everyone, without bothering to really have to make the numbers and match up, and pretty much nobody notices. But experts -- experts with numbers -- who do look hard do notice.

I guess that's why we hire chemical engineers to do things with chemicals, and nuclear engineers to do things with atomic reactors, instead of listening to the guy who is saying, no, prove it to me, prove it to me, that can't be true! Show me that there's all that energy in that little tiny thing that I can't even see that you say is there!

Those guys prove all kinds of things with numbers. The fact that I may not be able to understand it doesn't make it any less so. And sometimes I do understand it. I do understand Richard Charnin's point with the exit polls. And back in 2004 I could see by the numbers that something was seriously wrong. But since I'm not really a numbers person, I can't remember what it was that was so obvious to me then.

My daughter, who loves science but has a problem with math, was just telling me that Einstein didn't like math either, but recognized it was a tool he would have to rely on. So he made his peace with it.

You know, I think they're using Charnin's daily recount spreadsheet in the Wisconsin recount. Gee, I'm going to have to look up a smilie for that! :toast:

And here's a link for the Facebook election integrity group:

Done any recounts lately?

You know, all that negativity is probably not good for your health.

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