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Posted on 12/21/2009 3:42:04 PM PST by American Dream 246
GETS FORMER SEQUOIA CO. VP NAMED AS ADVISER TO U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
Earlier this month, Obama made his first official move to corrupt and undermine the 2010 elections. The move consisted in the little noticed appointment of a technical adviser to the Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
The importance of the appointment was explained at The Brad Blog last Monday.
The Official Press Release of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission read as follows:
U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION 1225 New York Ave. NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005
For Immediate Release December 11, 2009
Contact: Jeannie Layson Sarah Litton (202) 566-3100
New Technical and Scientific Experts Appointed to EACs Technical Guidelines Development Committee
WASHINGTON- The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced the appointment of four new technical and scientific experts to its Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC), which is charged under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) with assisting EAC in developing federal voluntary voting system guidelines that are used to test and certify voting systems.
The following new members were appointed jointly by EAC and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST):
Thereupon it lists a series of advisers appointed, among whom is:
Edwin B. Smith, III, vice president of compliance and certification at Dominion Voting Systems. Before joining Dominion Voting Systems, Mr. Smith was vice president of manufacturing, compliance, quality and certification at Sequoia Voting Systems. He also served as the operations manager at Hart InterCivic and the senior director of operations at K*TEC Electronics. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in engineering technology from Texas A&M.
Both Sequoia Voting Systems and Dominion Voting Systems have been at the center of infamous voting irregularities in different elections across the country, according to Brad Friedmans article on the subject, which appeared in the Gouverneur Times at the end of November.
At his Blog, Brad Friedman explains who Edwin B. Smith is:
Smith is the guy who, after years of paying a crackpot contractor named Mike Gibbons to do this and that for Sequoia with loads of federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) tax-payer cash, assigned him to do an independent analysis of Sequoias touch-screen machines after they failed in NJs 2008 Super Tuesday election. That was just after Smith had sent a letter threatening two Princeton computer scientists with legal action to stop any infringement of our intellectual properties, including any non-compliant analysis, if they performed the actually independent analysis of the machines as they were tasked by NJ election officials to do. (Additional outrage/irony shortly thereafter uncovered by The BRAD BLOG: Sequoia didnt even own the Intellectual Property rights to the machines in question. Rather, the IP rights were, and are still to our knowledge, owned by Smartmatic, a Venezuelan firm tied to Hugo Chavez. Sequoia lied to both federal investigators and state election officials about that relationship.)
After The BRAD BLOG exposed who Smiths friend Mike Gibbons actually was a Sequoia insider, as well as a drunk and a philanderer with an obnoxious Facebook page seeking a well endowed blond nymphomaniac, only to change the page after wed outed him to feature a photo of him and George Bush Sr. and a professed love of Jesus Christ instead Gibbons was fired. (He would be found dead a few months later, the actual cause of which weve never been able to ascertain.)
Smith was severely reprimanded at Sequoia for the embarrassing incident, and has now been rewarded by moving on to Dominion, which is in partnership with his old friends at Sequoia to supply the new, failed e-voting systems recently deployed, disastrously, for the first time in last Novembers election the one where the results of the NY-23 Special Election for U.S. House will now forever be in question. The Sequoia/Dominion contract to supply faulty, secret vote counting machines to NY-23 is worth some $20 million federal tax-payer dollars.
The Post & Email notes that the other appointees to the Technical Committee have qualified liberal connections: Iowa State Elections Commission and the University of Columbia. Neither are experts in computer software, or the forensic investigation of computer hacking.
A copy of the official Commissions Press Release can be read at Brads blog. The Commission describes itself and its importance in overseeing the counting of votes in elections across the country, thus:
The EAC is an independent commission created by the Help America Vote Act. The EAC serves as a national clearinghouse and resource of information regarding election administration. It is charged with administering payments to states and developing guidance to meet HAVA requirements, adopting voluntary voting system guidelines, and accrediting voting system test laboratories and certifying voting equipment. It is also charged with developing and maintaining a national mail voter registration form. The three EAC commissioners are Gineen Beach, chair; Gracia Hillman, vice chair; and Donetta Davidson. There is one vacancy on the commission.
The appointment makes the commission much more able to assist the 2010 Elections, but not in the sense you and I mean by the word assist.
Finally, you can read the exchange between the president of Sequoia Voting Systems and Brad Friedman in the comments section of the article he wrote at the Gouverneur Times.
The “Reichstag Fire” goes cybernetic...
no surprise then .
he cheated in the last election and still there is no way he took my state.
He now will rig the 2010 election and the the 2012 election.
that is why he is not bothered by the polls because he knows his cheating will get the wins for him regardless of the record low poll numbers of any president at this time of their term
Ain't it great having a thug for president? /sarcasm>
Now that it is Sequoia, let the hypocrisy begin!
All electronic voting should be made illegal. Period.
I expect the administration’s more severe critics to be imprisoned before the 2012 election. I’m frankly surprised that Holder’s Justice Department hasn’t made up charges against Rush Limbaugh yet. I expect them to do so in 2010. He’ll be the first example.
And it will be up to us to defend him, till death if necessary.
Not such a mystery why bammies past records and BC issue are not given any attention, is it.
Well, it’s not going to do us much good to just stand around and watch it happen.
VA & NJ governors need to clean up their voter rolls and election process before 2010. They need to follow Obama’s example and use every minute of their time as governor to ensure we have free elections or they may never have another chance. Same for other states.
The Obamao Syndicate has no intention of leaving America’s elections up to the people. The people are going to have to force the issue.
ping for my ‘going viral’ email distribution.
They’ve stolen their LAST election. Dirty rotten bat-turds.
I expect the administrations more severe critics to be imprisoned before the 2012 election. Im frankly surprised that Holders Justice Department hasnt made up charges against Rush Limbaugh yet. I expect them to do so in 2010. Hell be the first example.
Or make them put on 3 hours of ‘anti-Rush’ - imagine the tiny audience for *that.* Argh.
“It’s not the votes that count, it’s who counts the votes” — Joseph Stalin
This about how SICK this statement is related to our current state of affairs. We MUST fight for Freedom!
Do you guys remember this person? I recall it was some moonbat with DU ties, but that was quite a few years ago.
The Obamao Syndicate has no intention of leaving Americas elections up to the people. The people are going to have to force the issue.
The dems have their fraud all in place and know they will be re-elected and gain in 2010. Why else would they go against the people?
And the republicans sat by and allowed this to happen. They had both houses and the presidency and refused to act because they thought they might get a few minoriy votes.
A third party should have been started 20 years ago when the first “new world order” Bush was running.
I just sent this link to Rush and Beck. Has anyone sent the info to Malkin, Levin, etc.?? I also called my Congressman (Republican) with the info.
How do these vermin differ from the Taliban or Al Qaeda? Not at all.
Isn't that an internet correspondence school?
Hey now, I've got a U of P MBA. Sat in actual classrooms with chairs and everything. Of course, I don't exactly go around bragging about it, but my employer at the time paid for it, so what the heck . . .
Thanks. Thanks. BTTT!
Rush is too sharp to let that happen, Holder may press charges nut he won’t get Rush.
Besides, Rush owns his own jet, he can leave if he sees it coming.
There’s no mystery involved when the chief tactic is thuggery. The dude who knew something about the passport files is telling no tales.
AHHH HOW DO WE STOP HIM?!
Same for Savage, Beck, Levin, etc.
Once the First Amendment is gone, the Second will soon follow.
Ah...yes. I was wondering what the current “today” outrage would be....since the Healthcare/Deathcare travesty was officially considered “yesterday’s news”.
Do any of you still think the thing to do is wait until November, 2010 to show these commie aholes what Americans...REAL Americans are made of? Hoo boy, we’re really gonna show them then, eh?
GET A GRIP ON REALITY, FOLKS...PLEASE. Before it really IS too late.
Photo ID’s and purple ink!
Photo IDs and purple ink!
And paper ballots.
If they successfully target people like Limbaugh and Beck...we know that we “little people” are next on their list.
Time to show these commie fascist mf’rs that they have vastly underestimated the will and resolve of American patriots.... once again, still, and for the last time (their last time, that is).
Rush would never leave. That’s too easy...the wuss’s way out. Rush is a fighter. Sure...his way of fighting is verbal vs. physical, but it is still fighting...and he’s damned good at it...ergo why he’s now a millionaire and a target of the Commies in Command in DC.
The list, ping
Knock it off with sidebar spamming!
Yup, which is why that’s not going to happen. Even Obama isn’t stupid enough to be that obvious. For the same reason, they won’t go directly after the Second Amendment. Maybe do something else like buy up all the ammo (eg, 200,000,000 rounds of .40 cal), but they won’t be blatant.
That also means there are limits to what fraud they can accomplish, so bad enough polls do matter...
Isn't a death certificate a matter of public record? Does anyone know if there are any online obituaries for him?
Quick, name the Republican equivalent of ACORN; name the Republican equivalent of Soros? Yeah, there is a difference.
The Good Lord willing, I hope you are right.
It seems our will is being tested and our reaction will indeed be recorded in history....time will tell.
My thoughts exactly. Thanks!
Except now there is evidence. Look at the precinct results in NY 23rd. How is it that the Conservative Party wins every precinct in a city, except one, in which he receives not a single vote? Something wierd happened.
If Diebold had gone Chapter 11 then, then Sequoia would not have had the opportunity to do what dirty deeds it did in the last round of elections.
Neah. But all electronic voting should leave a date and time stamped paper trail...
Yep, same guy. Where are all the voting rights activists when you need them!
Candidates will have to do what Chris Chrisie in NJ did - had over 300 lawyers at the polling places. He won fair and square that way and if you’ll notice - there wasn’t any shenanigans from the RATS.
Rush can broadcast from anywhere in the world - I did not mean to imply he would quit the fight, just move his theater of operation.
Besides, if they arrest him, a large portion of America would physically fight them.
Thanks, gcatz. I thought he sounded familiar!
Say, I seriously wonder why there are NO online articles about Mike Gibbons' death, nor can I find any obituaries for him; I wonder if this Mike Gibbons fellow is a deep cover FBI or CIA operative?
Well, I suppose that if the electronic voting machines are entirely rigged, that our intel agencies would be close to the perpetrators, ya know????
With the exception of a mention in a Houstan online mobile paper, there is simply no digital trail to Mike or Michael Gibbons, supposedly a native of Sugarland, Texas.
QUESION: Who is this Mike Gibbons, and where was he allegedly found dead and when did it occur?
Interesting. You do realize that were they to issue an arrest warrant for him and a large segment of the U.S. population physically fought back --- that all that would achieve is to correctly identified all Americans who staunchly believe in the Constitution and are armed & trained to fight?
What you are posing shows a dangerous way for them to correctly identify that which they believe to be the truly "dangerous" part of the population, the one part that could offer true resistance, were resistance necessary.