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The Real Source of Election Fraud by Steve Hochstadt

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Gerrymandering is one way for a party to create unfair elections, along with side voter suppression. Republicans have tried every possible way to limit the democratic electoral process. In Idaho, Republican legislators tried to make it more difficult for citizens to place an initiative on the ballot by doubling the number of required signatures, but the Governor vetoed the measure. In 1999, they were successful, and no initiatives qualified for the 2000 ballot. But this year, Medicaid expansion was an Idaho ballot initiative and won by over 60% to 40%.

Modern democracy is fragile. It depends on complex rules, which can  be subverted by politicians, who face no penalties except perhaps embarrassment for cheating. We all must be vigilant, if we wish our votes to be meaningful.

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Thank you. Let's not forget Tammany Hall. This is an inspiring little video about Thomas Nast, cartoonist, and his continuous relentless exposure of Boss Tweed:


Corruption, Cartoons, and Communication This is a 10 minute documentary about Thomas Nast and his struggle to bring down the corrupt Boss Tweed in New York. This 10 min doc was created in 2005 ...
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