Bob Fitrakis

Bob Fitrakis is a Political Science Professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences department at Columbus State Community College. He and Harvey Wasserman have co-authored four books on election protection, including Did George W. Bush Steal America's 2004 Election?, As Goes Ohio: Election Theft Since 2004 , How the GOP Stole America's 2004 Election & Is Rigging 2008, and What Happened in Ohio

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 12:15pm
Corporate Pot Goes Down in Ohio
Official vote counts in Ohio indicate a major defeat for the nation’s first corporate-sponsored marijuana legalization referendum. But it’s complicated. And the ultimate issue is far from settled, as cannabis supporters are looking to 2016 to finally make pot legal here. Amidst the usual “glitches...
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Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 8:00am
Will Ohio Legalize Pot on Tuesday?
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders now says he’d end it, and would vote for legalization. He joins Rand Paul. Hillary says she’s thinking about it. On Tuesday, Ohio will vote directly on whether to take pot off the state's Drug War agenda. But the vote is not so simple. It’s actually opposed by...
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 8:30am
How the GOP Bought, Rigged, Stole and Lynched the 2014 Election
Since the Bush-Cheney-Rove theft of the 2000 election in Florida, the right of millions of American citizens to vote and have that vote counted has been under constant assault. In 2014, that systematic disenfranchisement may well have delivered the US Senate to the Republican Party. If nothing...
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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 1:30pm
Twelve Ways Jim Crow is Winning in 2014
Jim Crow is already the big winner in this year’s election. The corporate elite needs him to gouge the planet, wage perpetual imperial war and rule the rest of us. So the voting rights of millions of student, elderly, black, Hispanic and other citizens are being lynched. Which may now decide...
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 6:45am
George Will Confirms Nixon's Vietnam Treason
Richard Nixon was a traitor. The new release of extended versions of Nixon's papers now confirms this long-standing belief, usually dismissed as a "conspiracy theory" by Republican conservatives. Now it has been substantiated by none other than right-wing columnist George Will. Nixon's newly...
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Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 10:15am
Does Your E-Vote Now Belong to the Romney Family?
Through a closely held equity fund called Solamere, Mitt Romney and his wife, son and brother now have a direct investment stake in the electronic voting machines that may decide the November election.
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Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 12:44pm
Will E-Voting Machines Owned by His Buddies Give Mitt Romney the White House?
Electronic voting machines owned by Mitt Romney's business buddies and set to count the votes in Cincinnati could decide the 2012 election. The narrative is already being hyped by the corporate media. As Kelly O'Donnell reported for NBC's Today Show on Monday, October 8, Ohio's Hamilton County is "ground zero" for deciding who holds the White House come January, 2013.
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Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 7:56am
Will the GOP Steal America's 2012 Election?
The Republican Party could steal the 2012 US Presidential election with relative ease. Six basic factors make this year's theft a possibility: 1. The power of corporate money, now vastly enhanced by the US Supreme Court's Citizens' United decisions;
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Monday, August 27, 2012 - 10:09am
Four Ways the Ohio GOP is Already Stealing the 2012 Election
The Ohio Republican Party has moved four ways to steal America's 2012 election. The Buckeye State is almost certain to emerge as a decider in this year's presidential election, and the GOP is moving fast to ensure victory, no matter what it takes.
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Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 12:35pm
2012's Civil Liberties Apocalypse Has Already Happened
In case you missed it, President Barack Obama has signed a death knell for the Bill of Rights. It's a hell of a way to begin a year many believe will mark the end of the world.
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