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Grand Old Padding

Friday, June 27th, 2008

According to the GOP, you can’t make this voter fraud stuff up. But that sure isn’t going to stop them from trying.
In what can only be an attempt to prove the need for Republican-backed voter ID and proof-of-citizenship legislation in various states, the national GOP website recently introduced an online database that lists all 50 […]

David Letterman Gets Free Shipping, Too

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Because we want to celebrate the July 4th holiday with something special, we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all DVD orders from now through Sunday, July 6th. So why, besides FREE SHIPPING, should you buy UNCOUNTED in the next two weeks? With an homage to David Letterman, we offer our:
Top 10 Reasons To Buy UNCOUNTED
10. […]

Radio Free Heller

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Steve Heller, election integrity activist and one of the star whistleblowers featured in Uncounted, will be be visiting with Radio Free Kansas at 1pm (CDT) today. Oh, does he have stories to tell about blowin’ the whistle on Diebold. And, as part of the Velvet Revolution Strikeforce (I smell an animated series!), about contributing research, […]

What Happens In New York Shouldn’t Stay in New York

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Newsday is reporting that thousands of voters could be turned away from the polls due to inconsistent voter records:

A new database compares voter information to other government data and flags mismatches or duplicate records. That’s a requirement of the Help America Vote Act, which aims to improve voting accuracy and access for the disabled.
Board spokesman […]

The Weak Won’t Get Any Weaker

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

From an Election Assistance Commission Press Release [pdf]:
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chair Rosemary E. Rodriguez today issued a statement about the EAC’s Voting System Testing and Certification Program. The Election Technology Council (ETC), an organization that represents voting machine manufacturers, has issued a report calling for the EAC to reform its voting system […]

Uncounted on Alternet.org

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Marta Steele posted a review of Uncounted at OpEdNews that was picked up by alternet.org - the award-winning news magazine and online community. Alternet subtitles the review with “A must-see documentary for the large percentage of our population unaware that a large percentage of votes aren’t counted.”
In the review, Marta writes:
David Earnhardt’s expertise in […]

A Few Committed Citizens Made a Hella Difference

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Last night, Bernie Ellis and Deborah Narrigan of Tennessee’s Gathering to Save Our Democracy, were interviewed for a full hour by Dan Ashby on Election Defense Alliance Radio.
As Dan pointed out, it was “three years of determined organizing” which “culminated June 6 with the signing into law of the Tennessee Voter Confidence Act to require […]

Be a Poll Worker and Get Your Own Theme Song!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Two things happen to almost everyone who sees Uncounted. First, they become overwhelmed by the message of systemic voter disenfranchisement presented in the film. Then they want to know, “What can I do to help?”
One of the things in the film we suggest they can do is become a poll worker. It’s easy, it doesn’t […]

TONIGHT! Uncounted on the Steps of a State Capitol

Monday, June 16th, 2008

There’s something about a majestic state capitol building which stirs a patriot’s soul. Even more so when the capitol is one of the country’s originals. And so it is with great pride that we announce, for the first time ever, a screening of Uncounted in a legislative hall. We hope the ghostly - but not […]

Setting Us Up (a.k.a. Something’s Craw-fishy)

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Last week’s article in the NY Times, Democrats’ Vote Drive in Louisiana Stirs Concern, raised a red flag, but not because of the actual topic of the article - that a Democratic sponsored voter registration drive “has raised complaints from registrars about large numbers of duplicate, invalid or incomplete applications, and has led to an […]

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