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Lynn Landes is a Philadelphia-based writer, researcher, and activist in the fields of politics, health, and the environment. Her articles and opinions have been published in several books, films, and online publications. Lynn is the publisher of three websites: TheLandesReport.com, ZeroWasteAmerica.org, and CountTheBallots.org. On the environment, she has been a commentator for BBC radio, a radio talk show host, and a television news reporter, and written numerous articles. Since 2002, Lynn has been one of the nation's leading researchers and analysts on voting security issues. In July 2004, Lynn filed the first federal lawsuit of its kind, suing local, state, federal authorities to ban the use of non-transparent voting systems, specifically, voting machines and absentee ballots. She unsuccessfully appealed the case to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2006. Lynn's latest venture is the development of PSAs (public service announcements) on a wide range of topics.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010(4 comments)
Save The Males And Females From Estrogen Overload
People are being bombarded by excess estrogens, particularly from the fossil fuel industry and pharmeceuticals. The result is a wide array of fatal diseases and developmental problems that threaten the survivability of our species.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009(1 comments)
Should I.N.N. and Free Speech TV (FSTV) Get Back Together?
In February of 2008, The International News Net (INN) World Report quit Free Speech TV (FSTV). INN said that a new time schedule had unfavorably affected their financial situation. Many journalists and activists want INN back on the air. This article briefly describes the background of the split and what can be done to repair it.
Monday, October 20, 2008 CountTheBallots (CTB) Calls for 'Citizen Audits' on Election Day - Warns of Widespread Fraud
Elections in America have been computerized, privatized, and outsourced to a handful of private companies," says Lynn Landes, one of the group's founders. "Our voting system is virtually invisible. It's a behind-closed-doors affair, a breeding ground for election fraud. A 'citizen audit' is not a substitute for a fair and transparent election. But, right now, it's the only game in town."
Thursday, January 10, 2008 There's a History of Suspected Vote Fraud In NH - Forget 'Official Recounts', Do Citizen Audits
So, here we are again in the dark as to what really happened.Let me be clear about this.Vote fraud is not just about the machines.Election integrity is about complete & total transparency.As long as we vote by absentee(first allowed in the 1870's), secret ballots(introduced in the 1880's),& voting machines(in the 1890's),voters & candidates alike will be sitting ducks for vote fraud.Our only good option is the Citizen Audit.
Tuesday, March 13, 2007 HR 811 - Electronic Tallies Can Still Trump Paper Ballots on Election Day
Although the Holt bill returns the paper ballot to the American voter, HR 811 also allows a handful of private, foreign, and multi-national corporations to remain in the driver's seat on Election Day. Republican-friendly ES&S and Diebold may continue to count 80% of all votes. And, if history is any judge, voting irregularities and Election Day chaos and confusion will continue to overwhelmingly benefit Republican candidates.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007(2 comments)
America's Unverifiable Election Results - The Case for A Return to 'Open Voting'
What's wrong with America's voting system? Just about everything. Voting is the linchpin of democracy. And democracy demands transparency,not trust.Yet,there is no meaningful transparency to our current voting system. For the sake of convenience and alleged voter protection,Congress has destroyed the transparency, verifiability, and integrity of America's voting process.Making matters worse, state legislatures have outsourced
Tuesday, November 14, 2006(1 comments)
Why Elect Majority Leader by 'Secret Ballot'?
Have the Democrats learned nothing? Electing a majority leader by 'secret ballot'? Or, is this particular nonsense in sync with other inexplicable strategies, particularly the Dem's decision to use Internet voting in the presidential primaries of 2000, 2004 and 2008?