Re: "Unbelievers are allowed to depart"

From: Kathy Dopp <kathy_at_uscountvotes_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 23 2005 - 09:46:23 CDT wrote:

>Kind of testy. Have you considered that possibly others may have
>opinions that you will not be able to unilaterally dictate. If you are
>the final word on this matter then I will depart. If you are not then
>expect my resistance to anything which gives vote fraud comfort.


While I think you're great, and you've offered a lot of good ideas as
well on this list, Ed is right on this one. The secret ballot is more
than a time honored tradition and American law, it protects our
democracy IMO, and it's a waste of time to make proposals that undo our
secret ballot, especially when it would immediately open up voters to
bribery and coercion. Lay off it please. There is plenty else to
discuss here that makes more sense than trying to undo one of the
protections of democracy in the form of secret ballots. What scares me
most is that you might succeed in undoing this protection, not the
practicality that we currently have it.

That said, keep up the good work Clint.

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