Tuesday, March 11, 2003

The right of voting for representatives is the primary right by which all other rights are protected. To take away this right is to reduce a man to slavery.
-- Thomas Paine

Elections Now Your Vote Is The Property Of A Private Corporation

Santa Clara County, of all jurisdictions in America, should have known better. They could have started by looking at Florida. Who knows what evil lurks in the minds of men? proclaimed a popular radio program of the 1940s. The answer then was, The Shadow knows. Now, in today's swirl of electoral scandals, the right answer could be, The Machine knows.
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