Just a last reminder to go out voting today how bad the weather might be or not. And try to use paper ballots wherever this is possible so that your vote might actually be counted for the candidate you voted for.
Below two videos from “The Onion” reminding you in a humorous way of a quote from Russian Dictator Joseph Stalin: “The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything”
Click on the images below for the links (multimedia)
Voting Machines Elect One Of Their Own As President
Now go out and VOTE
- Cartoon: Voting machines
- Humor: Voting machine accidentally leaks results of 2008 election early
- The Economist: On issues with US voting machines
- USA: 5 More Friends uncensored
It’s said that the electoral process in democracies has three important parts.
What happens before the voting – who you can vote for and how these are selected and can communicate, the voting itself, and what happens afterwards once the votes have been cast.
Well I guess that means one down.
Great video with very dark humor from one of our favorite web sites “The Onion”.
Check the echoed lines on the voting machine in the video.
…ERROR: segregation fault…delete file: voter data…
In his last edition top European business and political magazine The Economist has an interesting brief article on US voting machines.Crash and re-boot, that’s how the article is titled, is looking into how the wrong kind of voting machines could bring chaos to the mid-term elections. Even the Economist that rarely is using stronger wording [...]
If that video would have been created with top-level bank managers it would certainly qualify for the most expensive political clip ever done. But it was created with the help of some of the best known actors of this planet – and some of them still believe that having an opinion, standing up for it and be heard is more important than a few
Million of bonus payments.
Now Americans GO OUT AND VOTE!
Be a role model. Not only in the U.S. but also for all the other countries that soon will be voting on the same cause.