statement from the Young Democratic Socialists in the aftermath of the 2004 elections. This post-election analysis may be helpful for student/youth activists working against the Bush administration and the corporate elite. Offers suggestions and strategy points for developing a progressive majority in the U.S. and advancing radical social change.Available as a PDF at: http://www.ydsusa.org/statements/2004post.pdfMore about YDS at: www.ydsusa.org
First they were told that they were building a wall between the two populations for the protection of both.
….. Then they told them that the wall on their land was necessary for the protection of Israel.
Then they told the Palestinian farmers on whose land the wall rests that they would have unlimited access to their lands……after which gates were erected along the wall – gates which would be opened only three times a day.
…. Then the Palestinian farmers were told that if they wanted to work their land – now on the Israeli side of the wall – they would have to get special Israeli work permits in order to pass through the gates.
In short, technical analysts – though not all in agreement – have found the concept of a rigging program plausible. Most note that without the original source code, such a program would be undetectable.
"Activists from around the country are taking an in-depth look today at what really happened on Election Day, as Common Cause co-sponsors "Voting in 2004: Report to the Nation on America's Election Process."
author: Steve Rosenfeld, Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman
The bitter battle over the stolen November 2 election in Ohio has turned into a rapidly escalating all-out multi-front war with the outcome of the real presidential vote count increasingly in doubt.