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    Slot vs. voting machines

    The slot machines in Las Vegas are more trustworthy than any of the current electronic voting machines, and the Washington Post explains why:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...031600213.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by chiph View Post
    The slot machines in Las Vegas are more trustworthy than any of the current electronic voting machines, and the Washington Post explains why:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...031600213.html

    Chip H.
    And voting itself is pointless, no matter how accurate the count - if you're not a statist.

    No matter who wins, you lose.

    Voting is just a means for legitimating the centralized state - and deciding which individuals/groups will be exploited.

    There is never a real choice against statism, in defense of the liberties of individuals. Some minor delays in the onrush of statism, yes. But never a meaningful rollback or fundamental change.

    Voting is worse than a waste of time. It perpetuates the system we have.

    Stop voting!

    If enough people did, the system would lose its legitimacy - and then maybe we'd see some real change!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric View Post
    And voting itself is pointless, no matter how accurate the count - if you're not a statist.

    No matter who wins, you lose.

    Voting is just a means for legitimating the centralized state - and deciding which individuals/groups will be exploited.
    Worse than that - the people who gamble have the money - it makes their access to the machine possible.

    Where as many states just allow people to walk in and vote - no proof of citizenship, residentcy, etc. In Chicago you should also have a certificate to prove you're still alive - as graveyards full of folks have voted in many Chicago elections!

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