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Tuesday, October 26, 2004

It's like Canada doesn't exist

Hand Counting Can Be Efficient, Fast, Reliable

"An MIT/Cal Tech study done in 2001 shows that manually counted paper ballots are the most accurate system out of the 5 systems used in the last 4 presidential elections. They are totally verifiable, and first-world nations across the globe still use them, including Canada which counted their last presidential election in four hours.

And yet I am told repeatedly by vote reformers that there is no hope of America ever returning to paper ballots because too much money has been spent on the machines, and because the public is being sold on their benefits.


A Brief History of Computerized Election Fraud in America
By Victoria Collier

t r u t h o u t | Perspective


"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty" --Thomas Jefferson .

... Folks, let's look at this honestly. We are already deep into a horrible and expensive mess that could all be avoided by skipping the computerized middleman and simply counting paper ballots.

These vote machines should be dumped by a righteously angry crowd in a metaphorical Boston Harbor post haste.

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