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2004 US election – True Vote or Computer Fraud?

by Bo Filter

Common Ground: Archive: October 2004

Tribute to Athan Lee Gibbs, Sr.Athan Gibbs died under suspicious circumstances in a two-vehicle collision just north of Nashville on March 12. He had begun marketing the US-government-certified TruVote voter validation and verification system, a touch screen machine that gives voters a verifiable paper audit trail. The machine issues a number that the voter can verify through an election office printout, a toll free number or a secure site on the internet. The machine rectifies voting irregularities cited by a joint study conducted by the Carnegie Corporation, Cal Tech and MIT. The joint project found that between four and six million votes were lost in the 2000 election. The Tennessee General Assembly presented Gibbs with a joint resolution honouring his invention. Read more

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Why So Many Wars?

by Bo Filter

Common Ground : Archive : September 2004

To reaffirm hegemony is nothing new in history, but worse, a perpetual practice of entrenched aristocracies.  In case anyone fails to understand which side of the fence Bush sits, Moore shows televised footage of Bush bragging amongst the elite that he is proud to be one of them.  Throughout history, aristocracies have used all forms of guile to maintain their position of privilege. Read more