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Message Mark E. Smith
The new Harri Hurst report on Diebold voting machine security flaws was released today.

A redacted version in pdf format can be seen here:

The screwdriver issue is really the least of our worries. The software and firmware are actually even less secure than the machine casing.

Oh, and one other little detail. Any attempt to discover if an upcoming election has been preprogrammed, will erase evidence of previously rigged elections.

I've been echoing Bill Kristol's prediction that the Democrats would win in November. My basis for thinking this way was that if the Republicans don't rig the voting machines and let the Democrats win a majority in a Congress that is now irrelevant to a unitary presidency with a lapdog Supreme Court, it would restore just enough public confidence in elections to enable the Republicans to steal another presidential election in 2008.

Now I'm not so sure. If election integrity issues force us back to paper ballots, hand counted, at the precincts, in public, and the perfect storm of corporate-party corruption scandals, immigrant outrage, anti-war sentiment, and general disgust with gas prices and the economy should come together by November, even you, yes, YOU the die-hard Democrat, may find yourself voting Green.

In that case, welcome aboard!
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