NH Primary Fraud?

Two very important things: I have every confidence that the NH Primary results were correct and accurate, and, most importantly, unmolested. And, I’m also quite happy with them. But that doesn’t mean I’m not anxiously awaiting the results of the hand recount that Congressman Kucinich has requested. Conspiracy theories abound, and Diebold is a despicable […] » about 300 words

Is The Moller Skycar A Fraud? Will I Ever Get My Flying Car?

A recent comment here reminded me to check in on our options for flying cars, now at least seven years overdue. It turns out that Moller International, the folks developing the M400 Skycar aerodyne, are accepting deposits: As a result of the recent successful hovering flights of the M400 Skycar, Moller International is accepting deposits […] » about 400 words

I Hope You’re All Voting Today

Okay, even if this Diesel Sweeties cartoon is a little disheartening, please vote. The fact is, vote suppression is probably more likely than vote fraud. A tip of the hat to Lichen for alerting me to this, and for making the point that our users’ notions of “authority” are among the fastest changing features of […] » about 100 words

Dr. Frankenstein’s Stress-o-Meter

The Scientologists regularly have a table on <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=San+Francisco&ie=UTF8&ll=37.786827,-122.40823&spn=0.005053,0.013443&om=1">Powell St</a>., somewhere near Union Square. Their <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/maisonbisson/206274128/">crazy stress-o-meter</a> is not the weirdest thing about them. » about 100 words

GAO Report Confirms Election Fraud

This should be no surprise — especially to those who’ve been appropriately concerned about electronic voting machines: Lyn Davis Lear is reporting on a GAO report that concluded the 2004 election was fraudulent and a Diebold insider is blowing the whistle (via Engadget). What does the report confirm? Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman summarize: Some […] » about 500 words

The Struggle To Protect Democracy In Florida

My dad, who’s called Florida home for quite a while now, emailed me the following about goings on there: The big news here is the struggle to prevent Volusia County adopting the the Diebold touch screen ballot machines. They are bad news, because these Diebold machines do not leave a paper trail and so a […] » about 700 words

What Makes Ohio Red

It’s a story that won’t die, and yet it can’t get any attention. Since November 3rd, reasonable people have been wondering what happened. On election night, exit polls predicted a 5 million vote win for Kerry, but the official election results declared Bush the winner by 3 million votes. We’re all suspicious of polls, but […] » about 500 words