[linux-elitists] Handheld computer - as free as can be
Tue May 13 22:41:13 PDT 2003
On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 10:24:08PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com):
> > While there were problems with the voter roll purges
> > (proprietary software, a complete opaque system &&etc), post
> > election investigation showed that the "police road blocks"
> > thing was a total canard--the closest roadblock to a polling
> > place was a drunk driving checkpoint over a mile away.
> This account is at odds with what local police _themselves_ said,
> as quoted in a January 2001 BBC News story:
> Police patrol officials have denied accusations that they set up
> roadblocks to intimidate black voters. They said the roadblocks were
> a spur-of-the-moment safety measure, not authorised by higher
> officers, which were not intended to scare anyone away from the
> You say the roadblocks didn't exist; the police say they were benign
> and just one of those funny-ha-ha coincidences. How 'bout the two of
> you get together and work out a consistent story?
I guess RTFM is too much work for you?
"police road blocks" thing was a total canard--the closest
roadblock to a polling place was a drunk driving checkpoint
over a mile away.
Do I deny roadblocks happening?
And the Beeb is, well, not much better than the CNN or the NYT.
"Fiat justitia et ruat caelum"
(Let justice be done though the heavens fall.)
--legal maxim originating with the Senate of Rome.
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