The winning ticket: Hillary and Diebold in 2008

By Mike Whitney
Online Journal Contributing Writer


Jan 16, 2008, 00:14

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“It’s not who votes that counts. It’s who counts the votes.” –Attributed to Joseph Stalin

Something doesn’t ring true about Hillary’s “upset” victory in the New Hampshire primary. It just doesn’t pass the smell test.

All the exit polls showed Clinton trailing Obama by significant margins. In fact, in the Gallup Poll taken just days before the election, “Crocodile tears” Hillary was down by a whopping 13 points. Her “turnaround” was not only unexpected, but downright shocking. The results for the rest of the candidates — excluding Clinton and Obama — were all within the margin of error. Clinton was the only anomaly. Surprise, surprise.

If this election had been conducted in any other country in the world, the Bush administration would have immediately dispatched an independent team of election observers and demanded a recount. But not in the good old USA, where stealing elections is replacing baseball as the national pastime. Would it surprise you to know that, according to Black Box Voting, the marketing and sales director of the company that tallies the votes (LHS) “was arrested, indicted, and pleaded guilty to “sale/CND” and sentenced to 12 months in the Rockingham County Correctional facility, and fined $2000.” That would be LHS Sales Director Ken Hajjar.

Here’s an excerpt from Bev Harris’s Black Box Voting web site: “The Diebold ballot printing plant at the time we got records on the overages [that is, more ballots than needed for election] was being run by a convicted felon who had spent four years in prison on a narcotics trafficking charge. No, not New Hampshire’s voting machine programming exec Ken Hajjar, who cut a plea deal in 1990 for his role in cocaine distribution. This was another convicted felon, John Elder, who ran the Diebold ballot printing plant; he’s now an elections consultant.”

Still feel confident about the election results?

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Hillary wins, scam or not, and there’s nothing you can do about it

Meet the new Prez same as tho old, a shill for the New World Order. Assisted by Burson-Marsteller. Yep, the same PR firm that helps Blackwater USA and assisted the Bush/Cheney gang in 2000 and 2004. Oh, and Tony Blair.
Just call them the PR firm for the New World Order.(travellerev)

By Jack Balkwill
Online Journal Contributing Writer

Oct 16, 2007, 01:54

”She was practiced at the art of deception,
I could tell by her blood-stained hands”
 – Mick Jagger, “You can’t always get what you want”

In a desperate attempt to keep the country in the hands of National Security State stalwarts, corporate media are pushing the “inevitability” of Senator Hillary Clinton as the choice of the Democratic Party.

Hillary will ensure that the war continues unabated, health care will remain in the hands of the medical mafia, and the lion’s share of revenues will continue to go to ruling transnational investors who finance our political campaigns at the expense of the public interest.

The Christian Science Monitor last week declared, “Hillary Clinton now has what a presidential candidate seeks: a sense of inevitability about eventual nomination.” Citizen polling reflects back that which 24/7 mass media coverage creates, and Hillary is all but president.

The owners would prefer a sycophantic Republican, but realize polling now shows that it may be impossible to elect one to hold the Oval Office post for them over the next term, Diebold magic or not. The next best thing is someone in the leadership of the Democratic Leadership Council — that would be Madam Hillary.

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Petraeus for president?

GOP Operative Ed Gillespie ‘hard-wired’ into Petraeus’s shop
by: Matt Stoller
Sun Sep 09, 2007 at 12:41:26 PM EDT

As if this is not obvious already.Another new arrival in the West Wing set up a rapid-response PR unit hard-wired into Petraeus’s shop. Ed Gillespie, the new presidential counselor, organized daily conference calls at 7:45 a.m. and again late in the afternoon between the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, and the U.S. Embassy and military in Baghdad to map out ways of selling the surge.

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Is China Dumping the U.S. Dollar?

September 10, 2007 | From theTrumpet.com

Questions loom whether China is behind recent dollar sales—if it is, America’s way of life is about to change. The only question is how badly and how fast. By Robert MorleyThe U.S. dollar is standing at the edge of a cliff, and most people don’t even know it.

Data released by the New York Federal Reserve shows that foreign central banks have been net sellers of U.S. treasuries over the past five weeks, with $48 billion having been sold since late July, and $32 billion in just the last two weeks.

The U.S. runs budget deficits each year. If foreigners stop buying treasuries—or worse, start selling them—the dollar could be in big trouble.

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