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Ohio Voting Macines In The News Again

  1. Dec 18, 2007 #1
    It now appears that Ohio's voting machine count can be manipulated using only a PDA and a magnet.

    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/story?id=4008511
     
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  3. Dec 18, 2007 #2

    mgb_phys

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    Everyone treats these stories like they are a bad thing.
    Think of it as a new form of enfranchisement.
    Originally the person with most swords won.
    Then the person who bought the most voters
    Then the person who bought the most advertising space.

    Now it's the person who equipped with a screwdriver and a serial cable can hack fastest.
    Is there any reason to believe that this won't produce better results?
     
  4. Dec 18, 2007 #3
    The poll numbers for Congress and GWB say the public is at an all time disenfranchisement low.

    GWB and his gang stole two general elections, this is not progress.

    Yes, we should demand better!!!!
     
  5. Dec 18, 2007 #4

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    But those elections were stolen after the vote, the old fashioned way.

    When you have electronic voting machines you will see a large rise in voter turnout -
    I'm guessing the next election will be won by someone form google with a turnout of 2^32
     
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