Republican IT Specialist Dies in Plane Crash

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Republican IT Specialist Dies in Plane Crash

A top Republican internet strategist who was set to testify in a case alleging election tampering in 2004 in Ohio has died in a plane crash. Michael Connell was the chief IT consultant to Karl Rove and created websites for the Bush and McCain electoral campaigns. Michael Connell was deposed one day before the election this year by attorneys Cliff Arnebeck and Bob Fitrakis about his actions during the 2004 vote count in Ohio and his access to Karl Rove’s email files and how they went missing. [includes rush transcript] Continue reading

Stolen Elections And Media Blackouts + Palast on BET + New Poll Tax

Sent to me by Jason Miller from Thomas Paine’s Corner. Thanks, Jason.

Carolyn Baker Interviews Mark Crispin Miller

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(Burlington, Vermont: October 24, 2008) Shortly before a public lecture presented at Champlain College, I sat down with Mark Crispin Miller, Professor of Media Studies at New York University, to ask him a number of questions regarding stolen elections-a subject Miller has researched and written about extensively. Greg Palast, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Bev Harris, Steve Rosenfeld, Bob Fitrakis, and Lynne Landes, have provided monumental contributions to the subject of election fraud, each with their own unique styles and methods of targeting the issue. Mark Crispin Miller’s 2005 book Fooled Again, impeccably documents the stealing of the 2004 election, and Loser Take All, a 2008 collection of essays on stolen elections incorporates the research of other investigators of election fraud such as Robert Kennedy, Jr; Bob Fitrakis, and Steve Rosenfeld. Continue reading

The 2008 Election Will Be Stolen By David Swanson

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By David Swanson
April 19, 2008

A new collection of essays edited by Mark Crispin Miller called “Loser Take All: Election Fraud and the Subversion of Democracy, 2000 – 2008,” tells the story better than any single source I’ve seen yet.

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A 12-Step Program to Save US Democracy by Mark Crispin Miller

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by Mark Crispin Miller
January 30, 2008 at 19:10:55

Certainly the outlook for democracy seems pretty bleak—and how could it be otherwise? The surest way to make a problem worse is to pretend it isn’t there, which is exactly what our press and politicians have been doing; and the rest is, unfortunately, history.

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