Maine SoS Threatens Legal Student Voters
PA County Examines Failed Touch-Screens

Cowardly Wingnut Issues Terror Threat to The BRAD BLOG

So Much for that Whole ‘Democracy’ Thing, President Carter
MUCH MORE…

 

 BRAD BLOG ALERT
October 3, 2011

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Maine’s Republican Sec. of State Sends Intimidating Letter to Lawfully Registered Student Voters

— Guest blogged by Ernest A. Canning

This year, on July 25th, the clueless ME GOP Chairman Charlie Webster asked Maine’s Republican Sec. of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to investigate 206 out-of-state college students whom he believed committed “voter fraud” because they registered and voted in the Pine Tree State.

Summers, after a two month investigation, was forced to admit that every one of the students was lawfully registered to vote in ME; that there was no evidence that any one of them committed voter fraud.

But why let a little thing like the absence of evidence of any crime get in the way of dissuading college students from exercising their right to vote? That’s exactly what Summers decided to do…

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8799

PA County Begins Exam of Failed ES&S Touch-Screen Systems; Will Vote on Paper Instead in Nov.

ALSO: For benefit of Venango County’s still-in-denial neighbors in Erie County, a brief history of ES&S’ epic failures…

— Guest blogged by Ernest A. Canning

“After months of legal wrangling,” Marybeth Kuznik of the non-partisan Election Integrity advocacy group VotePA told The BRAD BLOG last week, Venango County’s landmark independent forensic examination of the notoriously unreliable and 100% unverifiable ES&S iVotronic Direct Recording Electronic (DRE, most often touch-screen) e-voting system finally got under way.

Kuznik explained that the study comes in the wake of the county having experienced “numerous reports of vote-flipping, candidates missing from screens, write-ins missing, and high undervote rates in their May 17 Primary”…

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8796

Amusing Twitter Exchange of the Moment: Starring the Courageous @ShortGo in ‘The Battle of I-70!’

With cameo appearance by Kirsten Powers of Fox ‘News’

UPDATED: Previously ‘amusing’ conversation, now just pathetic as Jared Roberts sends us a terrorist threat…

It started with a Tweet yesterday morning from Kirsten Powers, Democratic contributor to Fox “News”, in response to President Barack Obama having killed U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki after targeting him for assassination with no due process whatsoever — not even a court order, as would have been needed to wiretap someone…

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8801

So Much for That Whole ‘Democracy’ Thing, President Carter – But Happy Birthday Anyway!

 

“The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation.” – President Jimmy Carter, (Inaugural Address, 1/20/1977)

Oh, well. It was a nice idea at the time.

Nonetheless, happy 87th birthday (yesterday), Mr. President!

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8809

Toon of the Moment: Starring Chris Christie in ‘The Seven Candidate Itch’!

URL: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8800

Recently related-ish at The BRAD BLOG, in case you missed it recently:
EXCLUSIVE: Christie’s Secret Keynote at the Koch Brothers’ Secret Seminar

IN CASE YOU MISSED THESE  PREVIOUSLY…

Not Just Touch-Screens, Paper-Ballot Op-Scans Could Be Hacked Same Way’: National Security Lab Scientist

Brad’s KPFK interview with Dr. Roger Johnston, leader of Argonne National Lab team who remotely hacked Diebold touch-screen…
FULL STORY, AUDIO: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8790


Previously related at The BRAD BLOG…
National Security Lab Hacks Diebold Touch-Screen Voting Machine by Remote Control w/ $26 in Computer Parts: My New Salon EXCLUSIVE
Hack team leader: ‘Can do similar things on pretty much every e-voting machine’…
MORE AT THE BRAD BLOG: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8785
FULL EXCLUSIVE AT SALON:
http://www.salon.com/news/politics/elections/2011/09/27/votinghack/index.html


Breitbart May be Pulled into ACORN-Related San Diego Lawsuit Against O’Keefe, Giles

PLUS: Local media outlet reports story accurately!…
FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8795

 


 

Ohio’s Anti-Voting Law Suspended as 300,000 Petition to Put it Onto the Ballot in 2012
Now THIS is what democracy looks like…

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8797

 


 

We Report, They Provide…Analysis: Maddow on Secret Koch Tapes, Hartmann on New Diebold Hack

UPDATE: Alaska’s Tea Partier Joe Miller and now even Fox ‘News’ are both paying attention to Diebold hack!…

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8794

 


 

‘Green News Report’ – September 29, 2011

With Brad Friedman & Desi Doyen…
6-MINUTE RADIO REPORT: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8793

 


 

Incredible Slideshow of Texas’ Record Drought…
Posted by TX Parks & Wildlife, as Gov. Rick Perry has failed to meet with state’s official climatologist even amid all-time record heat, drought, wildfires…
FULL STORY, SLIDE SHOW: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8787

CNN Calls The BRAD BLOG ‘The Squeakiest Wheel on the Subject of Voting’

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