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Talk about election fraud! If this is true....

by Josh K / October 19, 2012 11:43 PM PDT

It appears that the company that owns Ohio's new electronic voting machines is owned by Mitt Romney's son, Tagg (you know, "I'd like to punch the president").

This has got to be a huge conflict of interest if true, and the Attorney General is being asked to investigate.
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There is a large article in Harper's this month about the
by Ziks511 / October 20, 2012 12:33 AM PDT

ownership, and absence of security in operation, of voting machines.

This is an issue which has been fermenting for more than a decade, and was highlighted in 2004 by the Ohio exit polls which differed massively from the results that came from the Voting Machines supplied by Diebold, a big Bush supporter and contributor.

A Frontline episode in 2006 or 7 on the 2004 Ohio election and the machines demonstrated that the voting machines could be made to yield any result no matter what the ballots run through it said.

Diebold in Ohio also destroyed the ballots very quickly following the election, much earlier than was legally permissible. Surprisingly, the Bush Justice Department wasn't at all interested in investigating the accusations which were covered well in Ohio, but never reached the National audience. It's that Liberal Media Bias that probably prevented the publicizing of the Ohio accusations.


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(NT) Oh, you have to buy the magazine, it's not available online.
by Ziks511 / October 20, 2012 12:34 AM PDT
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Tagg Romney, a nice calm detached guy. Not.
by Ziks511 / October 20, 2012 2:10 AM PDT
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You forgot to mention "classy"
by grimgraphix / October 20, 2012 3:13 AM PDT

Classy like Jimmy Carters brother Billy, was classy.

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heh, heh, heh
by James Denison / October 20, 2012 2:52 AM PDT
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(NT) Nervous laughter...
by JP Bill / October 20, 2012 3:58 AM PDT
In reply to: heh, heh, heh
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how can you stop that?
by Roger NC / October 21, 2012 3:43 AM PDT

you can't unless you're going to take the manufacture of voting machines away from private companies.

And if you make it government run, isn't the incumbent party always going to be suspect of the same manipulation?

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by Josh K / October 21, 2012 8:39 AM PDT
In reply to: how can you stop that?

Don't buy voting machines from the son of one of the candidates.

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(NT) and when were the contracts issued?
by Roger NC / October 21, 2012 9:08 AM PDT
In reply to: Easily
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