Archive for February, 2008

From Pollbooks To Voting Machines, Penn State Prof Says Nyet

Posted by moderator on February 26th, 2008

Attention All Voters: This is a must-see video Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner commissioned a test of the electronic voting machines in Ohio and here are the results! This Penn State professor is not an election rights advocate, but he’s a computer expert and his results will convince any voter that using computers in […]

Free Admission Drexel Presents WAR MADE EASY

Posted by moderator on February 23rd, 2008

The Free Press and the Drexel Gateway Theater present:Normon Solomon’s WAR MADE EASY: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death. Narrated by Sean PennThursday, February 28, 2008 at 7pm Admission is free! Drexel Gateway screening room Discussion will followWar Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of […]

Thanking The Speaker For His Support Of Renewable Energy

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on February 23rd, 2008

From the Sierra Club   Right now, there is an opportunity to potentially have a major impact on the energy legislation. Some are saying that at this point, House Speaker Jon Husted is leaning towards leaving nuclear energy out of the substitute bill he is drafting.  From what we are hearing, he simply doesn’t think […]

Join Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman’s radio show

Posted by moderator on February 23rd, 2008

You are invited to join Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman’s radio show We’re recording live at 2:00pm every Saturday at Victorian’s Midnight Café, 251 W. Fifth at Neil. Join the audience, grab a mike, let your voice be heard. Bob and Harvey are joined by Andrew Davis and Rob Jones for some political talk, discussion, […]

Ohio Election Protection Seminar Cleveland Today 5-7 P.M.

Posted by moderator on February 21st, 2008

Atttention Cuyahoga County Residents: You must see this presentation on computerized voting machines! Patrick McDaniel, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering of Penn State University gives a must-see presentation on the perils of computer voting. Prof. McDaniel led the academic team that exposed vulnerabilities of the computer voting systems in Ohio as part of […]

You’re Invited To Help Us Preserve The Historic Drexel Theatre

Posted by moderator on February 19th, 2008

                                   Dear Movie Lover,    On Sunday, February 24th Drexel Theatres will be having its 11th straight Academy Award Party and this year’s Red Carpet Bash will benefit the restoration of the historic 1937 neighborhood movie theatre. We hope you will join us for Hollywood’s biggest night, from the red carpet arrival of the stars […]

Bob Bytes Back Archive: 6/19/2002 Jackson Must Go!

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on February 16th, 2008

by Bob Fitrakis Columbus Police Chief James G. Jackson should do us all a favor and resign. No, not because of the obviously botched handling of the Columbus Police Commander Walter J. Burns case. We can rest assured that Assistant Safety Director David Sturtz will conduct a fair and thorough investigation. When Sturtz was Ohio’s […]

Come Join Us At The Free Fress Salon

Posted by moderator on February 9th, 2008

Saturday Feb. 9, 6:30-9 P.M.  Food – fun – relaxation – political discourse Bring your friends! Free Press office – 1000 E. Main St., parking in rear or next door at Salvation Army parking lot 253-2571 Every Second Saturday!

by Bob Fitrakis Helluva way to kick off Gay Pride Month. For the fourth straight year–and I do mean “straight”–Ohio’s Executive Committee of the Bourgeoisie (aka Ohio State University trustees) refused to consider health insurance coverage for the “domestic partners” of graduate assistants. Domestic partners are couples in committed monogamous long-term relationships attested to by […]

Bob Bytes Back Archive: 6/05/1996 Copwatch

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on February 1st, 2008

6/05/1996 by Bob Fitrakis Put a hundred of “Columbus’ finest” in riot gear and you can count on a riot–usually a police riot. The police tactics on Friday, May 17 are simply the last in a long series of police-instigated rioting and misconduct in the campus area. Last Friday, May 31, I spoke with a […]

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