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Stephen Heller is famous as the "Diebold Whistleblower". He turned over much evidence of Diebold's defrauding of the State of California and for, his efforts, was rewarded with a three felony count indictment.
West Coast premiere of "Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections"
The west coast premiere of the documentary "Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections" will be in Sacramento on January 15 at the Crest Theatre. On Thursday, January 17th, there will be a screening in Oakland at the Grand Lake Theatre. If you are in the San Francisco area or know someone who is, I hope you will attend the screening.
Monday, December 3, 2007
"Lights, please" - Revisiting "A Charlie Brown Christmas"
So it isn't that we progressives have become overly sensitive finger-pointers,it's that there has been a dramatic and seemingly relentless shift towards the Christianization of all aspects of American life.Today,those of us who believe in little things like the First Amendment and who fear the theocracy that fundamentalists want need to frequently kick up a fuss in an attempt to remind America that there is another way...
Monday, October 29, 2007
"Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections"
There's a new documentary that is generating a lot of interest in the Election Integrity community.The film is directed by David Earnhardt and features interviews with activists who have been trying to preserve our democratic republic in the face of almost limitless opposition,massive & well-funded voter disenfranchisement efforts and repeated violations of the right to vote and have our vote counted accurately.
Friday, August 10, 2007
Action Alert! Call LA County Clerk to express support for SoS Bowen
Ms. McCormack has said she is not happy with Sec. Bowen's review and restrictions, and shockingly, Ms. McCormack expressed concern about Diebold's financial bottom line. That is just not acceptable. The information and some talking points are below. Please call if you can. Thank you for caring about your democracy.
Sunday, July 22, 2007(2 comments)
My Election Reform Wish List
The only thing secret about our elections should be the secret ballot. The machines used to create,process and tabulate these ballots must be absolutely transparent.No secret machines,no secret software.If companies that make these machines refuse to accept that proprietary information laws don't apply to voting system components,the voting machine companies are cordially invited to get the hell out of the voting business.
Diebold Whistleblower to be on Bev Harris's radio show Friday
This coming Friday,July 20 at 10:00 A.M.PST,I will be a guest on Bev Harris' internet radio show,Black Box America.Black Box America pertains to citizens prying open government secrets,and the proprietary trade secrets that run our government.You can tune in to the show at this link: completely free to listen,no registration required. Please feel free to call in during the show! 877-864-4869
Thursday, July 12, 2007
Some good news on the election front, for a change
Late news this afternoon, sent to The BRAD BLOG moments ago, reveals that a judge in an Alameda County, California election contest is set to rule that a contested ballot measure election from 2004 must now be reheld since the county destroyed data from the election when they sent the Diebold DRE voting systems back to the company in Plano, Texas.
Thursday, June 7, 2007
Action Alert! Help Restore the Writ of Habeas Corpus
Sen. Dodd (D CT)is sponsoring a bill called the Restoring the Constitution Act (RCA), and he is asking for citizen co-sponsors.The RCA would,in the words of Sen. Dodd,ensure "that suspected terrorists will be treated consistent with norms of our national law and the Geneva Conventions, to which we remain a signatory,[so that] we can protect our national security while upholding the international credibility so critical to [us]