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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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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Friday, December 30, 2011 - 8:54am
Has America’s Stolen Election Process Finally Hit Prime Time?
It took two stolen US Presidential elections and the prospect of another one coming up in 2012. For years the Democratic Party and even much of the left press has reacted with scorn for those who’ve reported on it. But the imperial fraud that has utterly corrupted our electoral process seems finally to be dawning on a broadening core of the American electorate---if it can still be called that. The shift is highlighted by three major developments: 1. The NAACP goes to the United Nations
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Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 9:03am
Will the 1% Steal Ohio's Labor Rights Referendum?
Tuesday’s most important vote is the repeal of Ohio’s vicious anti-labor Issue 2. Polls show the repeal winning by 20% or more. But will it---like the 2004 presidential election---be stolen by a 1% intent on crushing working people and stealing huge sums of money? Like Wisconsin’s millionaire assault on the bargaining rights of public unions, the thoroughly bought Ohio legislature has passed a draconian law aimed at crippling the organizing ability of working people.
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