On November 7 tens of thousands of eligible Florida voters were wrongly prevented from casting their ballots. Nearly all were Democrats, nearly half of them African-American. ...more
For Gtech, an In With The Bush Family is Worth More Than Anything Lottery Players Have in Their Hand
Congratulations to George W Bush and to Camelot on their victories.
More than a year ago, we reported that the Government had decided to let Camelot retain control of the National Flutter in perpetuity. That was two weeks before the formal bidding process began. Despite our announcement, Richard Branson soldiered on, refusing, like the last dinosaur, to heed the voice whispering: ‘Excuse me, but you’re extinct.’ …more
Salon.com's Politics Story of the Year. Florida Republican leaders hired a private firm to vet the rolls for felons which wrongly kept
thousands, particularly blacks, from casting ballots ...more
Gregory Palast examines the sources of the $500m that boosted Bush's bid for the White House. ...more