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OnTheOtherHand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-16-11 08:23 AM
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18. beware of people who try to use you as a sock puppet
A few years ago, a user was banned for that. I'm sure you can work out some acceptable arrangements with the mods. I don't want anyone else to pay for Charnin's efforts to sell his books, however sincere they may be.

He (Bill Bored) has misdirected DUers for years by failing to mention that NY votes cast on Levers were tabulated on computers.

Reality check: vote totals -- even hand-counted vote totals -- generally end up being "tabulated on computers." Charnin's spreadsheets are "tabulated on computers" too. The question is whether and how one can check the tabulation.

It's a pretty subtle question: New York's canvass procedure isn't foolproof. But it's selectively gullible to conclude that it was off by double digits in 2004 -- and that Kerry won the state by over 30 points -- based solely on Charnin's interpretation of the exit poll data plus a hand-waving invocation of "computers."

What has Bill ever done other than snipe.
When has he ever refuted my work?

When has TIA ever done other than snipe? When has he ever refuted BB or any of his other critics?

TIA, from beyond the grave, is still trying to drag this board to a place where substantive discussion is impossible, and all we can do is parse subjective conjugations: "I refute, you quibble, they snipe." Yes, this bothers me. Why shouldn't it?
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