Bob Fitrakis

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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Sunday, January 22, 2017
We Are Mourning…But We Are Marching And Organizing for Democracy and the Earth
In the midst of a terrible national illness, we organize and march for the known and solid cures. For democracy and our natural planet. We have clear direction on both issues. This weekend's massive, powerful women's and other marches rocking the nation have dwarfed the turnout for Friday's...
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Friday, October 21, 2016
Trump's Racist "Rigged Election" Attack Is as Old as America
Donald Trump’s demand for “monitors” at polling places to prevent a “rigged election” is an old and ugly story. It’s obviously aimed – KKK style – at stopping black and Hispanic citizens from voting. But in fact both major parties have used such terror tactics – and updated electronic ones – since...
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Wednesday, November 04, 2015
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 01, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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 06, 2012
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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