Posts Tagged: elections

links for 2008-02-12

ActBlue — Start Fighting Now ActBlue has a widget you can put on your site to start fundraising for the Democratic presidential candidate, whomever they might be. (tags: politics election 2008 fundraising)

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I think Bryan Caplan is a fucking dickhead

Oh, the things I have to say about this New Yorker article on economist Bryan Caplan’s book “The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Politics.” And alas, no time to say them, because we have to go out the door. But I’m putting Bryan Caplan on the list of arrogant jackholes whose

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Make Sure You’re Registered to Vote!

In all the recent hullabaloo surrounding the GOP purging voter rolls in Indiana, it turns out that although I returned my postcard with my corrected new address on it promptly, my voter registration was not updated. I talked to at least one other person who discovered that they are no longer registered to vote either

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Princeton Researchers Break Voting Machine Security

Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy have proven that they can easily, undetectibly hack Diebold voting machines and alter votes and the outcome of elections, and they’re publishing a paper on their findings. Abstract This paper presents a fully independent security study of a Diebold AccuVote-TS voting machine, including its hardware and software. We

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Indianapolis Progressive Candidates You Might Consider

Below are candidates that have been supportive of GLBT issues and strong on progressive issues in the past. Please consider voting for them tomorrow when you go to the polls for the primaries. Marion County Superior Court Judge Karen Celestino Horseman “Every so often an elected official will go to extraordinary lengths to improve the

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Having Trouble Voting?

Source: Fast Company “Trouble voting? Call or text these 3 resources to report election problems now“ Call, text, or visit these resources: Election Protection – 866 Our Vote This is a coalition made up of voting-rights and civil-rights groups. Its hotline is 866-OUR-VOTE. USA Today reported earlier that it expects thousands of calls before the

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