For any of you in the DC area, come see this film at the American Film Institute (before Sara Palin tries to cut funding...if elected...and shifts public money to infomercials for housewives).
Tuesday, September 9, 6pm at the AFI's HQ in beautiful downtown Silver Spring. Guest panelists: Bob Edwards, XM Radio's The Bob Edwards Show (Panel Moderator) DeForest Soaries, former commissioner, U.S. Election Assistance Commission (2004-2005) Mimi Kennedy, chair, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) Matthew Segal, founder & executive director, Student Association for Voter Empowerment (SAVE) Robert Fitrakis, Ph.D., journalist & author, What Happened in Ohio? Rebecca Wilson, co-chair, SaveOurVotes Maryland
"An explosive documentary which makes the compelling argument that election fraud changed the outcome of the 2004 election, led to even greater fraud in 2006, and now looms as an unbridled threat to the outcome of the 2008 election. This controversial feature film by Emmy award-winning director David Earnhaerdt examines how easy it is to change election outcomes and undermine election integrity across the US. Noted computer programmers, statisticians, journalists, and experienced election officials provide the evidence."
It's that time again. Dieboldt's been gearing up their machines. You know, I wasn't all that impressed with HBO's Recount, though the metaphors evident in the personages of Brits Tom Wilkinson as James Baker and John Hurt as Warren Christopher say all that needs to be said. The West Indians call it "fuckery." Don't be surprised if we see a repeat. The GOPs back is up against the wall. The proof: they are stepping off the precipice, hands clasped with John McCain. Given the stakes, well...