Did George W. Bush Steal America’s 2004 Election?: Essential Documents By Bob Fitrakis, Harvey Wasserman, and Steve Rosenfeld. CICJ Books. 767 pages. $40.What Went Wrong in Ohio: The Conyers Report on the 2004 Presidential Election Academy Chicago Publishers. 142 pages. $10.95.
Archives for July 27, 2018
After reports of alleged Russian hacking into Democratic Party computer networks, some commentators have suggested that the Russians could hack the results of the U.S. elections. Other analysts have, well before this year’s campaign, suggested that election results in the U.S.
As the political media delirium of the Republican nominating contest has descended on South Carolina, it has done so against the backdrop of a year of extreme racial violence.
Russia, Russia, Russia!!! But what about the Americans? Attorney-General Jeff Sessions has confirmed the Russians hacked into as many as 39 state data bases, and did all they could to affect the electronic vote count that put Donald Trump in the White House.
In 2010, before the Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress, the pharmaceutical industry’s top lobbying group was a very public supporter of the measure. It even helped fund a multimillion-dollar TV ad campaign backing passage of the law.