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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 12:06 PM
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How To Steal An Election
September 15, 2008 at 09:58:12

Headlined on 9/15/08:
How To Steal An Election

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Here are some steps you would have to take to quietly steal an election:

1. Create the impression that the election is very close. This is key to fooling the public. The closer the race seems before the election, the less suspicious any tampering might seem afterwards.

2. Make every effort to suppress opposition voting. For Republicans, this means suppressing minority voting since they are mostly Democrats and easy to spot. They tend to clustered in urban districts, often have minority sounding names and, in some states, they may have to indicate their minority status on voter registration forms. Minority targeting is well underway already. Some mainstream newspapers have begun reporting about it. If you havent heard much about it, try going on Google and type the word caging.

3. Next, identify those key voting precincts within "swing" states where the vote count must be altered. Vote tampering has become highly scientific; a vast coordination of narrowly targeted operations. It may be facilitated by electronic voting machines and partisan Secretaries of State. For lots of further information about this, try

4. You must also control exit polls. This is done by creating sampling bias, such as under representing minorities. If exit polls dont agree with tampered vote counts, simply attack the accuracy of exit polls. Beter yet, arrange to eliminate exit poll results altogether, as happened in 2002, right under our noses.

5. Finally, you have to either suppress recounts or destroy evidence of vote fraud before a recount, as happened in parts of Ohio in 2004. Dont believe me? Check the Net for former Ohio officials inprisoned for that fiasco.


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ladjf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 12:08 PM
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1. Very good post! Thanks.
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kansasblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 12:22 PM
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2. A great movie: STEALING AMERICA: Vote By Vote /

Easy to follow, excellent visuals, funny at times. Peter Coyote narrates. Covers exit polls and fraud.
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Stevepol Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:25 PM
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3. K&R! Thx Kpete for your consistent hyping of this issue, the most critical in the country.
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tom_paine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:56 PM
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4. K & R
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offog Donating Member (263 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 05:20 PM
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5. Good post, but you forgot something, kpete!
Some states have passed laws requiring people to show photo i.d. before they can vote. This disproportionately affects the poor, minorities, elderly, people with disabilities, and other marginalized people.

This has been on my mind lately because we're having a Federal Election in Canada right now. Starting this election, voters now have to show i.d. to verify their identities and addresses. I'm very suspicious about this new requirement, knowing that the Stephen Harper Conservatives have been using the Republican playbook on a lot of issues.

We haven't had real voter fraud problems here, any more than the Americans have. In fact, unlike the Republicans, Canadian Conservatives haven't been making a fuss about alleged voter fraud. I've seen no news coverage about this new i.d. requirement. The only reason I know about it is because I visited the Elections Canada website to check on an unrelated matter.

So all you progressive Canadians, raise some hell!
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