Re: [OVC-discuss] ClearCount Flyer

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Mon Aug 17 2009 - 19:00:39 CDT

On Mon, 2009-08-17 at 16:21 -0700, Edward Cherlin wrote:
> We can't edit what you
> sent out. I can make that up in Open Office or in Google docs, unless
> that was your source format. I also need the diagram of how our system
> works as a separate source graphic. It should go on the Web site, too.
I gave a link to the drawing a little earlier today:

In case you missed it, it's an Inkscape SVG file. Inkscape is the open
source replacement for Illustrator. Inkscape is avail free for Linux,
Windows, etc.

The odt file is here:

One other file ... this part is ugly ... I needed to create a separate
PNG for the bar code scan.

I had to export the svg file as a bitmap, then replace the picture of
the bar code scanner.

I am asking a graphic artist volunteer to do the whole thing in

> > Then you say, "California
> > Secretary of State Debra Bowen says we shouldn’t buy them any more."
> >
> > Okay, but I'm not buying ANY voting systems.
> As a citizen, you are certainly paying for them.
Not exactly. It's a sunk cost. We already paid for them. The point is
that no one is buying voting systems these days. Your framing is

> > However, your flyer conveys nothing about the serious consequences. I
> > mean consider that in just the last 18 months, two countries, Iran and
> > Kenya, were nearly torn to pieces -- with quite a bit of death and
> > destruction.
> True, but can we make the connection in the reader's mind?
 We have to try to do that in some way as best we can.

> > Your flyer conveys nothing of the dangers of bad election
> > administration.
> "None of your business" works on me.
Not good enough, IMO.

Alan D.

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