Friday Math Movie - Uncounted

By Murray Bourne, 11 Apr 2008

This week's movie is a trailer for a disturbing documentary, Uncounted - The New Math of American Elections.

From UncountedTheMovie [no longer available]:

This controversial feature length film by Emmy award-winning director David Earnhardt examines in factual, logical, and yet startling terms how easy it is to change election outcomes and undermine election integrity across the U.S. Noted computer programmers, statisticians, journalists, and experienced election officials provide the irrefutable proof.

The blurb on YouTube continues:

... the election fraud changed the outcome of the 2004 election [and] led to even greater fraud in 2006 -- and now looms as an unbridled threat to the outcome of the 2008 election!

The first mathematics that most of us ever do is counting. It is extraordinary that in the US, that so-called bastion of democracy, there are serious questions about the election process. They used computerised touch-screen voting machines, but there were serious questions raised by computer experts regarding the reliability of those machines.

This is serious stuff, especially considering all the other lies peddled by the Bush administration.

There is a link to the full documentary below this trailer.

Why haven't Bush, Cheney and the supporting cast of criminals been indicted?

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2 Comments on “Friday Math Movie - Uncounted”

  1. alQpr » Blog Archive » Friday Math Movie - Uncounted - squareCircleZ says:

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  2. george fowler says:

    I came to this site to learn a little more about Algebra and found a liberal political video that is cloaked under the guise of being about math, I noticed there was no mention of A.C.O.R.N and their doings or of Al Gore getting to have SEVERAL THOUSAND U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS VOTES DISCARDED becuse they were a day late but arrived in plenty of time top be counted for the election.

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