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Officials: Early ballot system safeguards effective against fraud

With over 60 percent of Arizona voters expected to cast early ballots this year, state and county election officials say the public should be confident that the verification process is effective at preventing fraud.... Read more»

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Oct 31, 2012, 1:18 pm
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I’ve said it before, and I’ll keep on saying it because it comes from the heart…

As long as Grijalva, and most of the City Council, keeps getting reelected, I will never, ever, ever, ever, ever believe that voter fraud is not a game-changing problem. No electorate is that stupid, not even this one. No group of people would intentionally and repeatedly keep doing harm to their own community by putting in the same old corrupt, incompetent, and embarrassing leadership.

Oct 31, 2012, 1:56 pm
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There is rarely a problem with people who are actually voting.  It’s with the people who are counting the votes (and providing the electronic voting machines).  The first red flags we see on the horizon is the resistance to election transparency scrutinizing the black box voting process.

For those interested, here is an important and, dare I say, “newsworthy” event to attend tomorrow.  Hope you can make it:

From John Brakey-

PLEASE, be in court with us, and bring lots of friends, we need a big presence to show that this is a critical case and “we the people” are paying attention and we expect the judge to do the same.
Thursday, November 01, 2012 @  2 pm
Judge James E Marner’s Courtroom 668
Pima Superior Court: 110 W. Congress, Tucson, AZ

The Plaintiffs Mission in this Action is to restore public ownership and oversight of elections, work to ensure the fundamental right of every American citizen to vote, and to have each vote counted as intended in a secure, transparent, impartial, and independently audited election process

Oct 31, 2012, 2:06 pm
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We can’t all be as perfect as you, Bret.  We prefer to be represented by our peers.  Perhaps you should run, so we have “perfect” choices that are best for us and for our country.  I am not stupid and I voted for Grijalva.  I’m white, a baby boomer with a graduate degree in information technology, and make six figures.  My husband and I also have well over 250k invested in the local economy in a business that employs 13 people.  I wore combat boots for seven mostly peaceful years.  Grijalva was the only qualified candidate, period.  He may pop off at the mouth periodically, but I figure there has to be some counter weight to the carpet bagging kooks in the AZ Statehouse.
I am not an anomaly, either.  Most people actually vote after some analysis.  Only the truly brainwashed vote party line of any party.  Only idiots would let a news article comment calling them “stupid” cause them to rethink their vote.  Despite not quite meeting your 105 point IQ, most people have functioning intellects.

Oct 31, 2012, 2:54 pm
-3 +2


You see Grijalva as a peer, huh? I guess that means you see yourself as slovenly and hypocritical, with no respect for yourself or others and your loyalties lie with those who invade our country over those who reside here legally. Based on your past comments, none of those things surprise me.

As to the rest of your post…I call bullshit. No business owner in the world, ESPECIALLY one with payroll to meet, would ever support a congressman who called for an economic boycott of the state that said business owner is doing business in during a period of economic downturn. So, either you’re not a business owner, you didn’t research your vote, or you are indeed stupid.

‘nuff said.

Nov 1, 2012, 4:23 pm
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This is the man you voted for. Yeah, good job there…


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