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News :: Politics
The Washington Post Exposes Electronic Jim Crow to Late.
26 Oct 2004
The Washington Post has just published an online video showing that the "back door" on the Deibold touchscreen electronic computer voting system is wide open.
The Washington Post Exposes Electronic Jim Crow to Late.

The Washington Post has just published an online video showing that the "back door" on the Deibold touchscreen electronic computer voting system is wide open. With nearly one-third of the nation's votes going through these paperless electronic Jim Crow voting systems and the late and ineffective reaction from the Democratic Party one has to wonder how the Democrats will possibly be able to the challenge the theft of the election after the fact and with no paper trail to point to or in fact whether they really want to.

So the corporate media gets on the story and pretends that the alternative media that surfaced story of electronic voting machines and the leaking of the Deibold software package for the touching voting system on to the Internet doesn't exist and that the legal actions that Deibold took against Internet activists didn't happen. But I guess with the Progressive Democrats facing a political extinction they're beginning to realize that they miscalculated the swing vote strategy and that they must now mobilize to challenge albeit too late the theft of the election.

The one area that also needs to be discussed is exactly how and where will the U.S. military be faxing these so-called absentee ballots from. Will they be faxed as they are needed in order to win counties and states on election night after the polls have closed just as they were used in Florida, New Hampshire and Tennessee to tip the balance.

It seems this election is essentially the modern-day continuation of the civil war that came back to life with the Hayes/Tilton dispute that led to the end of Reconstruction, and the beginning of the Jim Crow laws. With the Dixiecrats taking over the Republican Party in the 20th-century it only makes sense the Republican Party and the Republican dominated institutions of the U.S. military, intelligence communities, the Conservative elite dominated energy industries and defense contracting industries and Supreme Court would join together in less messy bloodless coup d'etats in elections so that they could spill all the blood they wanted to between elections.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/technology/interactives/evoting/evo
See also:
http://dadapop.com

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Re: The Washington Post Exposes Electronic Jim Crow to Late.
27 Oct 2004
I'm confused. How are electronic voting machines going to enslave black people? That is what you implied. Do you think that a generation of Xbox users can't push buttons? Or is that Burger King diners don't know how to place in order at a window? WHat exactly is the point of your claim? Are these machines going to shut down if black people use them? Are they going to lynch voters? Explain yourself.
For those who have been living in caves
27 Oct 2004
Diebold vote eaters & their friends have been covered exhaustively, including at http://blackboxvoting.org/
Oh, you kid.
29 Oct 2004
Sounds like a paranoid Luddite fantasy to me. A machine should err randomly. A Vote counting machine would not be able to be a racist, since it lacks any human motivations. This seems to be another case of people projecting their own feelings of weakness and futile ineptitude on blacks and on machines.
touched a nerve have we
29 Oct 2004
You haven't read a word about this issue, have you?

If you did & still hold that position, then you think the distribution of unauditable voting machines is random, and trust votes to be collected by machines that have been comprimised in a dozen ways. Why such deep, unquestionable faith?