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Co-Founder of the Coalition for Voting Integrity. Host of "Voice of the Voters! Radio & Internet. Nationally recognized expert in Quality, Process improvement and Change Management. Associate of the late Dr. W, Edwards Deming. Speaker/seminars at major Universities, Harvard, MIT, USC, Penn etc as well as at Economic conferences relating to building stronger America. Work referenced in numerous books & articles including the best seller "The Deming Management Method" translated to 15 languages. Consultant to major Corporations as well as government, health and education organizations, Chair of "Second Declaration of Independence" signed by national/ state legislators, business, unions, community & education leaders. Financial background. Started electronics company at age 30 which grew to 250 employees before moving to work with Deming implementation. Started PACE which became model for many states to help retain jobs.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Peggy Holman on Voice of the Voters Wednesday, 4/1
Peggy Holman,founder of Open Circle Company&facilitator of
"Journalism That Matters" conferences,explores how bringing a
diversity of voices together is essential to achieving "emergent
change"&allows us to turn crisis into opportunity.Where citizens
used to be merely consumers of news and journalists the providers,now
they join together into a "new news ecology" that is frightening to the old order but brings with it
(7 comments) Thursday, March 5, 2009 My Wal-Mart Prayer: Your Challenge
As Wal-Mart racks up profits which go to the top as well as overseas, America continues economic decline and very possibly the onslaught of a Major Depression.
As Wal-Mart prospers, Sears suffers and is now considered a company at risk of going under...yet Sears has supported our Military through making up differences in pay, ensuring jobs, on return from service....Wal-Mart has not!
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 Tonight 3/4 on Voice of the Voters: Internet Voting: Future Promise or Future Problem?
Tom Geairn,an Internet security expert,is informed about the theory and steeped in
practicality,he has been doing in-the-field development work in the
area of Internet security for military installations, public and
private corporations,and educational institutions.Skip Parish adds a unique perspective having been involved in the
engineering & set-up of communications lines leased by Operation Bravo. Was it a success?
(2 comments) Wednesday, February 18, 2009 Internet Voting: Future Promise or Future Problem? on Voice of the Voters 2/18
The DoD is urging states to enact legislation that
allows military and overseas voters to return their completed ballots
by email over the Internet.Several states are now considering
legislation to allow some form of Internet voting or to authorize its
study.NIST, the GAO, and dozens of nationally recognized computer science experts warn against casting ballots over the Internet with its current architecture.
(1 comments) Wednesday, February 4, 2009 One woman's fight for open government on Voice of the Voters, 2/4
Ellen Brodsky is in the "fight of my life to clear my record."The State of FL has charged Brodsky with a criminal charge of "Trespass After
Warning."Brodsky,a nationally known activist from Broward County&former candidate for Supervisor of Elections,will discuss the charges
against her,her Not Guilty plea,and why HER fight is OUR fight.But,she
maintains,"I am not alone--EI groups all around the country are supporting me!"
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 Wednesday, January 21st on Voice of the Voters - The Tipping Points in Election Integrity
America has a new President and a new Congress facing historic
challenges. What are the Top Challenges facing the Election Integrity
movement? Join a round table of Election Integrity experts as they
discuss the most significant legal, legislative and technical hurdles
and goals of election integrity activists. Learn about the impact of
the growing financial crisis on voting efforts and visibility.
(3 comments) Monday, January 19, 2009 Tears for Tuesday
"Wall Street may be bruised &battered but it still donated more money than any other U.S. industry to Obama's inaugural festivities on Tuesday,a study has found."OUR challenge is to find a way to get past the power stranglehold surrounding Obama & see if he will live and act the message of his campaign. We MUST find ways to help Obama BE the Obama so many people were drawn to, worked for,voted for, and believe in.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 Richard Hayes Phillips on Tonight's Voice of the Voters 11/26
Richard Hayes Phillips, Ph.D., is the author of "Witness to a Crime: A
Citizens - Audit of an American Election." This is the document of record for the fraudulent 2004 presidential election in Ohio, the state that decided the election. It is based upon 30,000 photographs of actual forensic evidence - ballots, poll books, voter signature books, ballot accounting charts, and other election records.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 Ellen Brodsky and Clint Curtis on tonight's Voice of the Voters!
Both Brodsky&Curtis have recently suffered losses in the general election.Brodsky lost to incumbent Dr.Snipes in the race for Supervisor of Elections in Broward County & was later arrested at the direction of her political competition.Curtis lost his primary race for Congress in the 24th District of FL.This now-famous whistle blower against purpose-designed vote flipping
software will talk of the state of voting in FL&beyond
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 Our Eyes on the Prize: What did we see? On Tonight's Voice of the Voters, 8pm ET
Join us for a whirlwind wrap-up of the 2008 elections!Reports from leaders in the Election Integrity Community including:Brad Friedman, John Gideon, VotersUnite
Bo Lipari,New Yorkers for Verified Voting,Marybeth Kuznik, VotePA
Jeremy Epstein,Virginia Verified Voting,Paddy Shaffer,Ohio Election Justice Campaign,MANY OTHERS! * --what they saw* --what they learned
* --what impact our work had on the process *--what now?
(7 comments) Tuesday, November 4, 2008 URGENT CALL TO PA CITIZENS AND JUDGES OF ELECTIONS
PA already has 2 important LAWS which should be the 1st line of decision making and protection for voting rights.Put the two laws together,it seems clear that if a single machine break-down disrupts order by costing voters to leave or undue burden of long lines to form,the elec.judge should immediately act to request in accordance with sworn duty and the above statute that emergency paper ballots be permitted to citizens.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Voice of the Voters 10/29: What to do as "situations" arise on Election Day
Ruth Matheny is a Judge of
Elections and authored a pollwatchers toolkit that provides a checklist and
guidelines for pollwatchers to spot and report problems.Madeline Rawley has done extensive
research on voting procedures in PA and has communicated extensively
with legislators, election officials, and voting rights groups for many years to improve the process.
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 Voice of the Voters, Wednesday, 10/8, 8-9PM, EST
Today's global economy is on the verge of depression era collapse.How did it happen?What forces were ignored or deployed to create this
condition?Is the problem with the "Fed"?Inept or corrupt oversight?What can be done near term to keep things
normalized?Can the system be rebooted?Financial "Guru" Bill Glynn will join guest host James Strait as they attempt to bring clarity to
the murkiest of conditions.
(15 comments) Thursday, October 2, 2008 ACT NOW! House limits constituent e-mails to prevent crash
HOW DARE OUR REPRESENTATIVES LIMIT CONSTITUENTS E-MAILS ABOUT BAIL-OUT ...AFRAID OF A SYSTEM CRASH!TOP ECONOMISTS OPPOSE THIS RUSH TO ACTION AS DO RESPONSIBLE LEADERS IN "REAL" FINANCE NOT THE DERIVATIVE JUNK TYPE WHO HIJACKED OUR FINANCES AND UNDERMINED THE SECURITY OF OUR ECONOMY AND MARKETS.LET'S GET THE FACTS.LET'S FIND OUT THE REAL PROBLEMS AND REAL ROOT CAUSE(S) - ESPECIALLY THE EXTENT.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 Student Voting 101: the "How-To" and "Who-Is" on Voice of the Voters 9/24/08
The Brennan Center's recently-released guide provides student voters with information on voting residency,registration,identification,and absentee balloting requirements on a state-by-state basis.We will discuss: Are certain states friendlier than others towards student registration
and voting? How do the battleground states rate?What barriers to voter registration and voting should students be aware of?Myths to worry about?
(6 comments) Wednesday, September 10, 2008 PA Needs SOS but not this SOS: Bonifaz & Friedman on Voice of the Voters 9/10/08
Pennsylvania's Secretary of State has just issued a non-binding
directive requiring that emergency paper ballots be issued only if ALL
machines in a precinct malfunction. But the state already has a law
which allows ( but does not require) paper ballots if just one machine
per precinct malfunctions. In addition, PA has a directive allowing
electronic votes to be destroyed if the "record" button is not pushed.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Moles in the Garden:Vendors Undermine US Elections on Voice of the Voters 8/20
How Dependent are we on vendors to run our elections?What have we lost?What are some election officials doing to reclaim our elections?What can both election officials & citizens do in time for 2008 to limit vendor dependency & reclaim PUBLIC ownership of elections.Ellen Theisen looks at the depth of vendor-dependency,some repercussions, and election officials who are resisting corporate control of our elections.