Electronic voting machines
Check out the forwarded article- please call your reps this week and ask them to vote against HR 811, which privatizes the vote count in the US, makes the counting secret and unaccountable to the public, enshrines software systems that have been proven to be hackable and unreliable (CA Secretary of State Bowen recently decertified all the
electronic voting machines), and also makes the Executive appointed Election Assistance Commission permanent- they're in large part responsible for the current situation.
Making the World Safe For Voting Machine Vendors
Scoop Independent News
At a New Jersey town meeting this July, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) said of his bill, House Resolution 811, “It’s not my bill anymore.”
Why shouldn’t the world be safe for vendors? Microsoft in particular? After all, they pay the bills. Just let them have whatever they want and let the rest of us be thankful we’ve got jobs. This is the prevailing philosophy in Washington, DC, your capitol and the supposed heart of modern democracy.
Hacking Democracy (HBO Special) Electronic voting machines count about 87% of the votes cast in America today. But are they reliable? Are ... all » they safe from tampering? From a current congressional hearing to persistent media reports that suggest misuse of data and even outright fraud, concerns over the integrity of electronic voting are growing by the day. And if the voting process is not secure, neither is America's democracy. The timely, cautionary documentary HACKING DEMOCRACY exposes gaping holes in the security of America's electronic voting system.
At the end of this Film Cleveland, Ohio. Dec. 23rd 2005. Cuyahoga County spent 22 million Dollars on these Diebold voting system. Cuyahoga did not change there mind after a hearing. What does this tell you? Business as usual, and F the American people, we're using them anyway. Argue all you want! They are going to what they want, not what we want.
Sign up for NATIONAL HAND COUNT REGISTRY HERE http://www.bbvforums.org/cgi-bin/forums/board-profile.cgi?action=register Black Box Voting WebSite http://www.blackboxvoting.org Forum http://www.bbvforums.org/cgi-bin/forums/discus.cgi HBO Info http://www.hbo.com/docs/programs/hackingdemocracy/synopsis.html I'm a 911 Activist Chuck Newell, and it time to make a change in a America, and fix our Voting System.