America’s Institutions are Broken — Including our Election System.

The vast number of “undervotes” and other irregularities are not new. But they are particularly American.

Why can’t we have an honest election?

These Diebold touchscreen voting machines, being inspected here back in 2013, are still in use in Shelby County, TN. Photo credit: © Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal/

Europe has scrapped electronic voting; why haven’t we?

Electronic voting is actually a third world voting system

What’s wrong with electronic voting systems?

Public distrust of the system

America is exceptional — even in electronic voting

Red machines, blue machines

Chart source: Penn Wharton study “The Business of Voting

How did we get here?

The Help America Vote Act of 2002

Ohio 2004 and the Diebold Debacle

The Democrats peer into the abyss

The Count Every Vote Act

Dominion rises and restores the balance of power

Mutual Assured Destruction

Maintaining the balance of power

Source: Research paper by Stanford and University of Tilburg (NL)

The end of Mutually Assured Destruction?

Exit Polls — the problem, the solution

Joe is a US Ex-Pat with dual US-EU citizenship, who travels Europe extensively, commenting on trends, attitudes, politics and more.

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