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Comment Re:And the reality happened (Score 5, Informative) 327

The otter convient fact is that the voter roles are being looked into because there are wide scale voter fraud.

When Kobach was Kansas Secretary of State, he made ferreting out voter fraud a centerpiece of his administration and conducted a two-year investigation. He found nine cases, mostly older Republicans.

http://www.politico.com/magazi...

There is no wide scale voter fraud. It doesn't exist.

https://www.brennancenter.org/...

Comment Re:Reminder (Score 1, Interesting) 327

Have you seen how voting works in Massachusetts?

There are certain (blue) states that have done a good job of voter information security. There have already been proof of concept deanonymization attacks on voter machines in certain (red) states.

Have you seen how voting works in Texas?

Comment Re:Bullshit (Score 1) 327

Explain how that's possible at all...

Two of the items on the demand list from the voter fraud "commission" are 1) party affiliation, and 2) voting record. The possibility of deanonymization of votes in several states has already been proven. In fact, there are data brokers selling personal information of conservative voters. For more information about this, I suggest checking EFF's site. This has been an issue of theirs for a while.

 

Comment Reminder (Score 3, Insightful) 327

One of the pieces of information that the Trump administration is demanding from the states is how voters voted. They want to know if you voted for Trump or one of his opponents.

Let that sink in for a second. Imaging the Slashdot comments section if a President Clinton or President Obama demanded this same information from the states. Remember, the Constitution gives the power over all US elections to the states.

Comment Re:There's an obvious reason (Score 5, Informative) 986

I doubt Republicans consider engineering, math, biology, English and such as bad.

Sadly, there's plenty that do. I'm currently living in Texas, and I can take you to meet several of them right now. Here's a Republican elected official over in Arizona.

http://tucson.com/news/local/e...

“It got hijacked by Washington, by the federal government,” said Melvin, a candidate for governor, and “as a conservative Reagan Republican I’m suspect about the U.S. Department of Education in general, but also any standards that are coming out of that department.”

Melvin’s comments led Sen. David Bradley, D-Tucson, to ask him whether he’s actually read the Common Core standards, which have been adopted by 45 states.

“I’ve been exposed to them,” Melvin responded.

Pressed by Bradley for specifics, Melvin said he understands “some of the reading material is borderline pornographic.” And he said the program uses “fuzzy math,” substituting letters for numbers in some examples.

Comment angry and drunk (Score 1) 7

Experts said Kasowitz could have trouble getting a security clearance because of what multiple sources described as a recent history of alcohol abuse.

What else would you expect from Donald Trump's personal attorney?

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