Congressional Hearing on Ohio Voting Irregularities
December 8, 2004 1:13 PM   Subscribe

Preserving Democracy - What Went Wrong in Ohio Judiciary Democratic Forum - December 8, 2004. Congressman Conyers hosted a forum on the Ohio Voting Irregularities. Participant list and statements here. Covering such issues as the Warren County lockdown, the Franklin County "glitch", and much more. Wiliam Rivers Pitt provides a good on the scene report.
posted by dinsdale (9 comments total)
What went wrong in Ohio? Rhymes with Hackwell.
posted by Peter H at 1:21 PM on December 8, 2004

Peter, election fraud doesn't rhyme with Hackwell (and yes, I do get it). And there is nary a mention of a penis in your comment at all.

And you thought no one paid attention!

Dinsdale, thanks for the post. There'd been requests in Meta for some more election posts. I'm sure the whiners are limbering up their fingers as I type.

It does bother me that the election issues have gotten pretty well zero airtime in the news. I'm not demanding a recount but I am demanding that the system's problems be addressed and fixed. And that is, apparently, too much to ask for. (That and adequate armor plating for the vehicles the soldiers are driving around in Iraq in).
posted by fenriq at 1:27 PM on December 8, 2004

Ha, thank you fenriq. Nice always to speak with you. My penis hits a thousand! I do appreciate the recognition, and (since you're a friend) ... Penis.

(x) (o) Secretary of State Blackwell
- i love the irony of the four main links on the Blackwell page, btw. ... A Passion for Truth. A Quest for Excellence.

posted by Peter H at 1:48 PM on December 8, 2004

Bush won the state?
posted by drscroogemcduck at 3:56 PM on December 8, 2004

I've been pleasantly surprised how much coverage this has been getting on Ohio Public Radio. Seems like recently they've had a story almost every day air on my local NPR station.
posted by Otis at 4:00 PM on December 8, 2004

I'm sure the whiners are limbering up their fingers as I type.

Ha. Certainly you can find the humor in you calling others whiners.

Pot kettle black was invented for you.
posted by justgary at 6:29 PM on December 8, 2004

When I tried to post this information days after the election it was removed by Matt for being a "sore loser" or some such nonsense.
posted by EmoChild at 8:46 PM on December 8, 2004

I've found that the best source for well-written, not-sensationalistic-but-not-ignoring-what's-going-on news is Keith Olbermann's blog; he seems to be the one person in the national mainstream media who has decided to make this story his personal beat.
posted by yankeefog at 1:56 AM on December 9, 2004

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