Category Archives: Voting

We’re Missing The Point About Trump’s Charges Of Illegitimate Elections

It’s the self-projection, stupid. What I mean by that is everything Trump accuses someone else of doing, he’s doing himself. Sexual assault by Bill Clinton? Turns out Trump is a serial groper–and boasts about it. The Clinton Foundation is thoroughly … Continue reading

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Pick-Up Artistry Versus Winning Over Voters

One of the baffling things to me since the primary season is how inept a subset of Clinton supporters have been at winning over former Sanders supporters and undecideds. Somehow, hectoring possible voters–voters Democrats need–is supposed to convince them to … Continue reading

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Convincing The Unconvinced: The Tactical Effects Of Voting

As prelude, I fully intend to vote for Clinton, even though I was a Sanders supporter in the primary (so, for Intelligent Designer’s sake, don’t yell at me by proxy). What I’ve noticed is that there are quite a few … Continue reading

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More On Hacking The Vote

And I don’t mean hack in that positive lifehacking sense. I’ve written many times before about how, during the 2008 and 2012 elections, both in the general and Republican primary, there appears to be a pattern in multiple states, wherein … Continue reading

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Maybe Now, We’ll Take Electronic Voting Hacking Seriously?

This column by Bruce Scheier raises a very good point about the November elections (boldface mine): Even more important, we need to secure our election systems before autumn. If Putin’s government has already used a cyberattack to attempt to help … Continue reading

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District Primary Endorsements

Since the powers that be ignored my suggestion that D.C. hold the first Democratic primary, there’s really only one item on the ballot worth discussing: the At-Large Member of the Council (which sounds kinda porny). The most important thing is … Continue reading

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Obama’s SCOTUS Appointee Opposed Congressional Representation For D.C.

But what’s voting rights among friends, amirite? Locals will remember one of Garland’s most famous rulings: the 2-1 decision against D.C. in the Alexander v. Daley case in March 2000, which sought to extend full voting rights in Congress to … Continue reading

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