Electronic Voting Machines stealing votes

We were warned that those @#$%^ machines were going to screw up. We were warned that those *&^%$ machines were going to be manipulated. It’s already started BIG TIME with early voters,
Crooks and Liars links to a Texas television station that reports:

KFDM continues to get complaints from Jefferson County voters who say the electronic voting machines are not registering their votes correctly.
Friday night, KFDM reported about people who had cast straight Democratic ticket ballots, but the touch-screen machines indicated they had voted a straight Republican ticket.

And the Miami Herald reports:

Several South Florida voters say the choices they touched on the electronic screens were not the ones that appeared on the review screen — the final voting step.
Mauricio Raponi wanted to vote for Democrats across the board at the Lemon City Library in Miami on Thursday. But each time he hit the button next to the candidate, the Republican choice showed up. Raponi, 53, persevered until the machine worked. Then he alerted a poll worker.

The smart thing for everyone to do is vote by paper absentee ballot. Ronni Bennett has been enouraging that, and her post, including comments, provides information on how to do that in various states. The absentee ballot has to be in by 8 p.m. election day.
Like any kind of powerful technology, it only works for the general good if there are good people implementing and monitoring it. Otherwise, you get what we’ve got now — widespread invasion of our privacy and the outright pirating of the one vehicle we have to enforce change for the better.
This is what the ordinary German people must have felt like as their government leaders marched them over the cliff.

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