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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Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Why Hurricane Ike Demands Paper Ballots on November 4
Hurricane Ike has made it clear that paper ballots must be made available for all voters in Ohio and throughout the nation on November 4. Ike has blown all the way up into the Great Lakes region with devastating impact. Power has been knocked out and airports shut by gale-force winds up to 78 miles per hour. Days later, hundreds of thousands of Midwesterners remain blacked out, and casualties still mount. Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has declared a state of emergency, with up to 2 million Ohioans still without power.
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Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Ten Ways the McCain/Palin GOP Is Now Stealing the Ohio Vote
The McCain/Palin GOP is already in the process of stealing the Ohio vote, as was done in 2004. Among those at the center of the GOP strategy is Bush Family computer operative Michael Connell, who programmed the key vote counting mechanisms that were used to give George W. Bush his second term. Except for John Kennedy in 1960, no candidate since 1856 (James Buchanan) has won the White House without carrying the Buckeye State. No Republican has ever done it.
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Sunday, March 23, 2008
How an Unwanted Guardianship Cost a Firefighter His Freedom and His Fortune
Norman Baker is an American hero who has been detained against his will for more than three years. His "crime": owning too much property. His sentence: a court-appointed guardianship on the brink of costing him everything he spent his life building. His rights in this case: virtually none, significantly less in many ways than an actual law-breaking criminal. His future if this continues: long-term de facto imprisonment, followed by abject poverty, if he has anything left at all.
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Monday, March 10, 2008
Did Republicans Give Hillary Her Victory in Ohio?
Hilary Clinton's larger-than-expected victory in Ohio may have been won with votes from Republicans, and from independents who usually vote Republican.
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Friday, May 18, 2007
Will Al Gore Face His Inconvenient Truths About Our Stolen Elections?
Al Gore has just made his second major contribution to our national political dialog. His first, "An Inconvenient Truth," has helped make the perils of global warming real to the American mainstream. Now his "Assault on Reason" is excerpted in Time Magazine. With it he paints a compelling portrait of a democracy being obliterated by money and television. The content is very much on point. But the former Vice-President must finally face the huge personal responsibility he bears for much of the problem.
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