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Thu Apr 21, 2016, 08:38 PM

Elections / Voting [View all]

* Elections have become big business. Look who is making the money and you'll know who the nominee will be.


* Voters don't decide the nominees; the delegates do.
* The delegates are chosen by the parties and are not bound by primary / caucus results.
* The super-delegates are chosen by DNC. They can choose who to vote before BEFORE the primary / caucus.
* Registered voters can be removed from the rolls without notice or recourse. Even if the lawsuits in NY and AZ are favorably decided, does anyone believe it will it change the result?

* In the general election, it is well known that the software in voting machines can be remotely altered or deleted.
* Paper ballots are dumped or ignored or ballots with "hanging chads" dismissed.

* SCOTUS now has precedent to stop the counting of ballots and choose the winner.

For the first time since 1968 I'm trying to figure out why I should bother to vote for the lesser of two evils. I used to be passionate about voting. Now it seems like a cruel joke.

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