Archive for June 11, 2012
The Koch Brothers and the Republicans would rather have us believe that elections are somehow being compromised by individuals showing up at their local polling places claiming to be someone else. To actually believe this happens en masse, you would have to be someone who doesn’t vote because if you did, you would be familiar with the process in your local precinct and you would see first hand how highly improbable that would be.
So let’s cut the voter ID silliness and talk about real problems. This book is not intended to be of a partisan nature or about election stealing, but I think we all know who would be the beneficiary of a stolen election between the two parties if one should happen.
Broken Ballots – Will Your Vote Count?
by Douglas W. Jones and Barbara Simons
“The public remains dangerously unaware — in part because of the media’s refusal (again) to do its job — of the technological threats to honest elections. Read this book to understand the situation, and what we can do about it.”
— Dan Gillmor, author of “We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People” and “Mediactive”; and former columnist for the San Jose Mercury News.
Professor Jones recently read from the book at Prairie Lights Book Store in Iowa City and a webcast is hopefully coming soon.