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Anonymous claims to have blocked GOP election theft with Ohio firewall (o rly?)
examiner.com ^ | November 18, 2012 | Michael Santo

Posted on 11/18/2012 6:24:00 PM PST by Olog-hai

Hacktivist group Anonymous has done some good things and some bad things. It all depends on your point of view. Now the group has come forward and said they are the reason that Karl Rove nearly went apoplectic on Fox News on Nov. 6, Election Night 2012.

Thom Hartmann reported the claim on his radio show on Friday, which is simulcast on Current TV (video of the Current TV broadcast is embedded). Of course, Anonymous has claimed things in the past which later turned out to be false, but as Hartmann said: "it makes sense."

Republican strategist Karl Rove seemed incredibly surprised when the results came back from Ohio. It wasn't just the surprise that Mitt Romney exuded—he reportedly had no concession speech written—it was genuine. …

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: anonymous; electionfraud; votehacked
So Anonymous helped steal the election, is that it?

The GOP won’t do anything about this, even with Rove’s alleged apoplexy.
1 posted on 11/18/2012 6:24:14 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

It’s looking more and more like this was Mugabe-style election.


2 posted on 11/18/2012 6:27:08 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Olog-hai

Nope...the GOP won’t do a damn thing. They have their scapegoat - conservatives and tea party “extremists” like me. That’s ok. After 25 years of loyal GOP support, I’m done. And I’m ready for a real 3rd party - the same ones I’ve railed against in the past as an unreal and un-needed reality.


3 posted on 11/18/2012 6:28:36 PM PST by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: Olog-hai

I don’t really have any idea whether these idiots could have anything to do with Romney’s loss but it seems to me that it creates a real problem for Obama if it gets any media.


4 posted on 11/18/2012 6:28:42 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Solson

Look I supported Romney after Palin stood aside.

But frankly, he failed.

Get over it. No more Romney.


5 posted on 11/18/2012 6:31:55 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Oh sorry on my spin, but you get my point.

:)


6 posted on 11/18/2012 6:33:02 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: cripplecreek

That’s the thing - the media is just an extention of the obozo administration, so the likelyhood of this info seeing the light of day outside of a few blogs is very low ...


7 posted on 11/18/2012 6:33:24 PM PST by Ken522
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Yup, Romney is gone. Now to get rid of his professional staff, incidental but noisy residual supporters, and maybe some of his donors.

Time to move into a glorious new future devoid of the GOP-e and it's formula for losing.

8 posted on 11/18/2012 6:34:47 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Olog-hai

If Anonymous can STOP others from committing voter fraud, they surely can COMMIT voter fraud for 0bama.


9 posted on 11/18/2012 6:38:46 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Well, yeah . . . but how could their very interference in the voting process ever be interpreted as “stopping” election fraud??


10 posted on 11/18/2012 6:41:48 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Solson
They have their scapegoat - conservatives and tea party “extremists” like me.

WRONG! They are trying to have such a scapegoat but anybody with sense knows who is really to blame.

There's another election coming up in less than 2 years. The GOPe had better be careful what they wish for.

11 posted on 11/18/2012 6:42:41 PM PST by tsowellfan (Allen West for Speaker!)
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To: Olog-hai

I have a sneaking suspicion that no, they DIDN’T come across any sinister GOP cyber attack to stuff the ballot boxes or to stop any legally eligible voter.

Rather — they, like the Democrats, are in projection city.


12 posted on 11/18/2012 6:44:22 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Viennacon

ONLY 14 out of 88 counties went for Obama. The Urban areas were to blame. The GOP’s only hope to ‘win’ those areas is to out ‘freebie’ the Dems.


13 posted on 11/18/2012 6:45:08 PM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: Ken522

In every aspect, Entertainment also. They provide in-kind constant media propaganda.

A couple weeks ago, before the election, I watched an NCIS (new) episode. Of course, the character Abby mentions she’d rather be locked in an elevator (something to that effect), with Michelle Obama. Small compared to the daily barrage from the MSM and Entertainment Media but a HUGE donation of time to the Obama camp.


14 posted on 11/18/2012 6:51:47 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: Olog-hai

“I totally believe that this occurred.Rove is scum and one day, the Bush admin. and his handlers/cohorts will be exposed as the criminals that they are.”

This comment about the story sounds so familiar...Replace Rove with say, Rohm Emanuel or David Axelrod, and Bush admin. with Obama admin. and it is the same sentiment many of us have. This guy is waiting four years down the road for the Bush admin to be exposed. Hmmmmm. How long will we have to wait either way. For me, I hope within the year for Obama.


15 posted on 11/18/2012 6:51:57 PM PST by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: Olog-hai

Examiner appears to have pulled the article (the links given aren’t working at this moment) — maybe they are updating it.

I’ve found snippets elsewhere that Anonymous claimed the GOP had back doors into the counting systems in 3 states, so they could change the results, and that Anonymous added firewalls to those access points to block them.

I’m not saying I believe them — I can’t imagine the GOP actually did this, or that it is even possible to do so given how they actually collect and report votes from the electronic machines, and how the machines are NOT networked.

On the other hand, I could believe that Anonymous could have blocked ORCA itself, so that it was unusable. But that doesn’t appear to be what Anon was claiming.


16 posted on 11/18/2012 7:02:32 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: cripplecreek

“I don’t really have any idea whether these idiots could have anything to do with Romney’s loss but it seems to me that it creates a real problem for Obama if it gets any media.”

They hacked Orca. That’s the only thing I can come up with. And it makes sense. Security was probably the last thing on their minds. They wanted to get this up and running for election day.

Hack into it, change a couple of lines of code and get out. It’s chaos out there on election day. Plus, who is going to come forward and say someone hacked their system, especially when no one knew who did it?


17 posted on 11/18/2012 7:05:03 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (George W. Bush is the Emmanuel Goldsten of the modern era.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

If they demonized Romey, imagine what they’d do to a real conservative?


18 posted on 11/18/2012 7:05:22 PM PST by jersey117
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To: griswold3

“The GOP’s only hope to ‘win’ those areas is to out ‘freebie’ the Dems.”

Will never happen. They would vote for Mugabe if he had a “D” next to his name.

The only way to win those areas is ensure that the voting place has been thoroughly reviewed and getting rid of the poll workers.


19 posted on 11/18/2012 7:09:03 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (George W. Bush is the Emmanuel Goldsten of the modern era.)
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To: Olog-hai

This is all just so disgusting. We are so screwed. Pray that God feels some mercy on all of us, cause’ that’s about the only answer to this mess.


20 posted on 11/18/2012 7:12:38 PM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: Olog-hai

This is all just so disgusting. We are so screwed. Pray that God feels some mercy on all of us, cause’ that’s about the only answer to this mess.


21 posted on 11/18/2012 7:12:44 PM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: Olog-hai

This is looney bin type sruff


22 posted on 11/18/2012 7:13:13 PM PST by Homer1
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To: Olog-hai

This is just BS. But it does prove one thing once again. The voting system should not be connected to the internet in any way shape or form. It should not even be connected to a phone line. Also computers should not be used in any way shape or form in the process of voting or the initial hard copies of voting results. If any electronics are used to design a voting machine then they should be hard wired discrete logic machines with no software.


23 posted on 11/18/2012 7:18:52 PM PST by Revel
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To: jersey117

Yes but imagine a candidate who you could enthusiastically support, thick and thin?

Someone whose judgement you trust, and who you would support, and enthusiastically go to bat for over and over.

I’m series.

Imagine that. Then try to remember having a candidate like that...

Go ahead. Try. Not even Ronald Reagan was as strong.


24 posted on 11/18/2012 7:19:39 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Olog-hai

This so called “election” is invalid. The Kenyan boy and his commie toadies rigged this farce. The ballot box don’t work in America anymore.


25 posted on 11/18/2012 7:41:50 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (We need Comprehensive Election Reform, NOW!)
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To: cripplecreek
"I don’t really have any idea whether these idiots could have anything to do with Romney’s loss but it seems to me that it creates a real problem for Obama if it gets any media."

Most people know next to nothing about how words or images get to their portable or desktop devices. Our voting systems were once based upon trust and paper, trust because ballots were counted by people from each precinct and representing each party, before the ballots left the room in which they were cast. Anyone in the counting room could ask to see a ballot. After the count each ballot was place in a secure box, again, in plain site of everyone present. The counters signed their names. Those were the official counts. The stored boxes were only opened by court order.

Today, any electronic vote is untraceable. Where the Internet is used, computers used to presumably report the count are accessible to hackers, or to those who determine what the count should be. Explaining who was at fault, or what was missing in a campaign is fruitless. We don't have anything close to a reliable vote count. Who knows why senior Republican decision makers have not raised the issue. One assumes Republicans have used the control of the reported vote themselves, and are loathe to be called sore losers, or racists, just because the SEIU, which counts votes in most states, might be suspect in manipulating counts.

In California the SEIU counts most absentee ballots (I don't know of any they don't count, but am not that close to the process). November 6 was not an election, it was a demonstration of who is now in control of our electoral processes. Remember that we allowed the unionization of government workers. George Soros wisely supported, with his Secretary of State Project, candidates in each state who would serve the left.

We ignore the obvious, like AG Holder failing to prosecute New Black Panthers because they are “my people.” There may be no way to effect a change than to await the inevitable financial collapse, and have organized a large enough group of believers in our Constitution to take over local process, sovereign state by sovereign state. There is little doubt that there are more of us than of them, even of our elections don't reflect it.

26 posted on 11/18/2012 7:58:25 PM PST by Spaulding
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
"Get over it. No more Romney."

There are plenty more Romeney clones on the GOP-E bench.
Let's see:
John Huntsman, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, etc.
I bet they'd even try to run McCain again! That's how stupid I think the GOP-E is and that's how much they hate the conservative, TEA Party type Republican voter.

27 posted on 11/18/2012 8:22:52 PM PST by StormEye
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I’m over it. I worked hard for Romney this time. Actually think he would have been an excellent President. I don’t have a problem with him. However, the party failed miserably.


28 posted on 11/18/2012 8:33:08 PM PST by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: Olog-hai
No I think anonymous is claiming they blocked the GOP or Romney from stealing the election. I believe there was election fraud from The Democrats not the Gop and you know what else I think the admin had someone kill Breitbart
I don't care what is thought of me for saying that but this administration is EVIL and will do anything to get what they want and will get rid of anyone in there way.
29 posted on 11/18/2012 8:52:54 PM PST by funfan
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To: Solson

I worked for Romney too, although I did have some problems with him.

I don’t for a minute think the vote count is remotely close to valid votes actually cast.


30 posted on 11/18/2012 8:57:19 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Olog-hai

Added a firewall... Lol!

I’m reminded of all these tv shows where they magically “enhance” low res images to get high res images. The technically illiterate believe it.

Adding a firewall without disrupting all kinds of normal network traffic is a frickin’ fantasy. They might add - or more likely REMOVE - a firewall RULE to eliminate access, but our budding tech writer on this article is an idiot. If an illegitimate firewall rule existed on the system, they’d HAVE proof someone was tampering.

“Enhance!”


31 posted on 11/18/2012 8:58:25 PM PST by bolobaby (Hostess closes? Atlas just shrugged in yo' faces, union beyotches!)
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To: Viennacon

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2957976/posts?page=118=


32 posted on 11/18/2012 8:59:24 PM PST by patriot08 (Native Texan)
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To: Olog-hai

Folks, I know it may be too late, but why aren’t we, the GOP, pushing for the same action on a national scale (Mainly the areas where the results did not seem right). If the results for Allen West are not correct, maybe the main presidential election numbers may not be correct either.
The GOP has many great qualities. 99% of the time, if a GOP candidate looses he simply gets on stage and gives a very gracious concession speech. The Dems know this. And they use it to their advantage. America was furious with Obama’s antics. Do you think this most election came along, and all of the sudden the same complainers said “You know what, I will just stay home and not vote.”

Maybe I don’t get it. Maybe I should have stayed home. I don’t think so. Apparently when Allen West was given the results he said, “No, wrong answer. Count again....” Should the GOP not do the same thing?


33 posted on 11/18/2012 9:00:48 PM PST by drinktheobamakoolaid (There is still time to make a difference)
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To: funfan

“this administration is EVIL and will do anything to get what they want and will get rid of anyone in their way.”

All leftist thought, from the limousine liberalism of a George Clooney to the murderous horrors of Mao, Stalin, and Pol Pot, is of and from Satan. Leftism is a contaminant in the human cognosphere, not a natural component of it.

Satan is smarter than we are, and he never sleeps. Those over whom he has the most influence are like maniacally evil energizer demons.

The Oboohoo regime positively reeks of the father of lies.


34 posted on 11/18/2012 9:05:36 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Solson

I worked hard for Romney/Ryan too.

God willing I will be able to work hard for a more conservative candidate next time, but I will resist these lying socialist thieves and beggars by supporting whichever candidate is going against them.

That’s just how I roll.


35 posted on 11/18/2012 9:14:44 PM PST by BeauBo
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To: Olog-hai

Hire the mossad to track them down and kill them.


36 posted on 11/18/2012 9:26:44 PM PST by NoLibZone (Secession nation(s) will be free of history tied to slavery.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America; All
If Anonymous can STOP others from committing voter fraud, they surely can COMMIT voter fraud for 0bama.

Which is why their claim is all the more troubling. I don't believe them but it certain demands Holder's DOJ investigate the claims of Anonymous and what, if anything they did with election data and how they were able to gain such access.

We should not hold our breath.

37 posted on 11/18/2012 9:27:32 PM PST by newzjunkey (Still waiting for Akin defenders to come clean and apologize... Romney 2016?)
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To: machogirl

It’s everywhere. Rented a DVD from Redbox - and what do you know? There was a Michelle Obama commercial for something.


38 posted on 11/18/2012 9:28:02 PM PST by PghBaldy (Pete Hoekstra RE: Petraeus "There's more here than meets the eye.")
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To: Olog-hai; All

What Anonymous might have done was that the firewalls they created may have kept the Dem vote fraud from getting worse hence the more reaqlistic vote numbers for Obama.


39 posted on 11/18/2012 10:14:02 PM PST by mdmathis6 ("Barry" Xmas to all and have a rapaciously taxable New Year!)
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To: dsc
>"The Oboohoo regime positively reeks of the father of lies."

He certainly gives him credit.

Thank You Satan 1:50sec

40 posted on 11/18/2012 10:18:59 PM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: CharlesWayneCT; All

“Anonymous claimed the GOP had back doors into the counting systems in 3 states”

Anonymous may have found the backdoors put there by Dem operatives, of which Anonymous is mistaken in blaming the Republicans for. The implications of what Anonymous might have done would lead to an investigation of the system and caused an exposure of the Dem fraud operations....hence watch this story abruptly disappear!


41 posted on 11/18/2012 10:20:27 PM PST by mdmathis6 ("Barry" Xmas to all and have a rapaciously taxable New Year!)
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To: newzjunkey

Anonymous works for 0bama and Holder, just as OWS did and the faggot in Jail (Pvt. Manning).


42 posted on 11/18/2012 11:17:20 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Olog-hai

The only thing that might save this country are paper ballots and purple fingers along with voter ID. We shall not get even one of these with the criminal enterprise named obama that now runs the country.


43 posted on 11/19/2012 4:05:40 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Olog-hai
Our elections are a fake sham.. therefore we have no legitimate government... and we have no representation with which to fight back. We are living on the cusp of destruction.

LLS

44 posted on 11/19/2012 4:39:45 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (I AM JOHN GALT)
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To: Olog-hai
Some realize just how impossibly complicated an operation like this would be. Even if you knew every path, every router and could thwart BGP, you would still need numerous people on the inside to pull off something like this. These guys are a bunch of dorks who occasionally stumble across an unpatched or poorly designed publicly facing server (and there are a lot of them, trust me), nothing more. Their only power is in their numbers... thousands of pimply faced idiots who want a name for themselves. They also have the advantage of the media who will run their lame stories over and over as if they are some magical force composed of people so smart, no one can even understand them.

BS. They are punks with too much time on their hands.

45 posted on 11/19/2012 4:43:42 AM PST by FunkyZero (... I've got a Grand Piano to prop up my mortal remains)
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To: PghBaldy

It’s like mold infestation.


46 posted on 11/19/2012 7:25:02 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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