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Re: OT: U.S. 2004 Election Fraud.
From: Paul Schmehl <pauls () utdallas edu>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 12:02:16 -0600

--On Sunday, November 14, 2004 06:02:41 PM +1100 Dave Horsfall <dave () horsfall org> wrote:

Let me see if I have this right, as this could well be a computer
security  issue (the reported discrepancies between the exit polls and
the actual  vote, with an interesting correlation to the actual
vote-recording box  used in that area).

No, it's not a security issue. There is no correlation between electronic balloting and supposed anomalies. A number of competent scientists have proven this conclusively. Why we are still even talking about it is a mystery.

Or doesn't the statistical bell-curve work here?

No, it doesn't.

You don't vote for your beloved leader (as they do in some places).  You
don't even vote for your beloved party (as they do in Britain and
Australia, the former being where I was born and the latter being where I

Instead, you vote for a bunch of people who will vote on your behalf,
usually by ignoring the popular vote and casting it 100% for their party.

What did I miss?

The entire thing. We *do* vote for the leader we want. Just read the Federalist Papers if you want to understand how the American political system works and why it's designed the way that it is.

Again, this has nothing to do with security, so stop filling up the list with it.

Paul Schmehl (pauls () utdallas edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member

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