too much typing—since 2003


"vote" scrambled is "veto"

While it's sad that actual democratic input into society has been whittled down primarily to people's right to vote every few years, even that option is becoming less and less dependable. Here's an extremely disturbing story detailing the astonishing number of flaws inherent in paper-free touch-screen voting systems (and, in this case, in the people charged with running and overseeing those systems). And here is a concise summary of the situation, and an examination of its implications. (Via

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