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How Long Will Americans Have to Stand in Line to Vote This November?

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

This week, in a moving tribute to Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones - who did more than just listen to her Ohio constituents when they told her of their systematic disenfranchisement during the 2004 election - Congressman John Conyers brought the issue of election integrity to the Democratic National Convention saying, “Never again would we see […]

John Conyers Brings It to the DNC

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Appearing with other member of the Congressional Black Caucus at the Democratic National Convention tonight for a moving tribute to their recently deceased colleague Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee John Conyers brings the issue of fair elections and election integrity to the convention.
Speaking after Charles Rangel of New York, Chairman Conyers […]

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Dobbs

Monday, August 25th, 2008

How can Lou Dobbs be so right on one thing and so wrong on another?!?!
In response to a story by CNN’s Dobbs in which he “told viewers that substantial evidence suggests that large numbers of non-citizens, including undocumented immigrants, are voting in federal elections and could be the deciding factor in November’s elections,” Truth in […]

Your Own Private Ohio: Seven Ways Your Vote Might Not Count This November

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Steven Rosenfeld author of Count My Vote: A Citizen’s Guide to Voting writes at Alternet, “Some of the most serious election protection problems can be discovered and fixed before the presidential voting begins.”
What voters often do not know is that long lines or delays in polling place voting can result from many factors — some […]

It Started By Showing a Movie

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

A frequent question being asked now is “why are films like Uncounted all suddenly coming out in a clump” and “why are these films important?”
Although the answer may be obvious to some, we sometimes forget that not everyone is consumed by the fight for free and fair elections. People are busy…they have lives…families…jobs…And the little […]

Matthew Segal: A Tribute To My Friend, Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

A fitting tribute to a great lady from her good friend. We join Matt in sending our heartfelt condolences to Congresswoman Tubbs Jones’ family, friends, and all those who had the privilege of working closely with her throughout the years.
Most everybody who is a friend or colleague of mine has come to know of my […]

Seeing STARZ

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Defenders of democracy unite! Just in time for the crucial 2008 presidential election, Starz Edge and Starz Cinema present the world television premiere of Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections, the documentary that shows how election fraud changed the outcome of the 2004 election, led to even greater fraud in 2006 and now looms […]

BradBlog: LUCKY!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

The BRAD BLOG Goes to the DNC…
All in all, we’d rather be in St. Paul. But, then again, nobody involved with the Republican National Convention invited us to speak in Minnesota. We will, however, be speaking on a panel about “Clean, Fair and Transparent Elections” at a forum sponsored by The Nation magazine and the […]

If the Man Won’t Come to Uncounted, Then Uncounted (and Bob Edwards!) Will Take it to the Man

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

The outrage of systematic voter disenfranchisement looms large over the 2008 presidential election. It is in this highly charged atmosphere that David Earnhardt’s UNCOUNTED: The New Math of American Elections screens at the American Film Institute’s prestigious AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Tuesday, September 9, at 7:00 PM.
Veteran broadcast […]

How Does He Sleep at Night?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

From the CBS Story, Voting Machine Doubts Linger:
“Touch-screen voting machines have proven to be accurate, reliable, and secure time and time again”
– Ken Fields, spokesman for ES&S
Seriously.

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