Archive for August, 2010

Bob Fitrakis On Saturday I marched with ten thousand people in downtown Detroit demanding “Good Jobs Now” as part of Rev. Jesse Jackson’s “Rebuild America” rally. I then visited my desolate boyhood westside Detroit neighborhood, Brightmoor, to remind myself what happens when an advanced nation foolishly refuses to have an industrial policy. Brightmoor was a […]

Free Press Free Film Night: “People to People”

Posted by webmaster on August 21st, 2010

Free Press Free Film Night Tuesday, August 24 at 7:30pm Drexel Theater, 2254 E. Main St., Bexley “People to People” This is a 45-minute doocumentary film co-produced by the Cuban Film Institute and the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples. It tells the story of the USA/Cuba Friendshipments in which hundreds of caravaners from […]

Diebold Deal In Ohio Ensures Inaccurate Elections

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on August 15th, 2010

By Bob Fitrakis Aug. 15, 2010 The teaser in Thursday, August 12th’s Dispatch proclaimed “Diebold deal helps counties.” It should have read “Diebold settles lawsuits by offering free and discounted shoddy election hardware and software.” This is the equivalent of the Ford Motor Company settling the lawsuit against its incredible exploding Pintos by offering the […]

Bob Bytes Back Archive: 11/27/96 12th Avenue Freezeout

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on August 10th, 2010

11/27/1996 FEATURED ARTICLE 12th Avenue freezeout by Bob Fitrakis An age-old question on government abuse asks: “Who watches the watchers?” In Columbus, the answer is easy, it’s Copwatch. Active and visible in the OSU campus area since the May 17, 1996 confrontation between Columbus police officers and 12th Avenue partiers, their slogan is “Refuse to […]

It is fitting on the fifth anniversary of the death of Bill Moss, lead plaintiff in the legendary Moss v. Bush 2004 lawsuit in Ohio, that the Associated Press is admitting the easy hackability of Diebold machines. “A hacker has discovered a way to force ATMs to disgorge their cash by hijacking the computers inside […]

FightBack Talk Radio July 23, AG Shutsdown Fed Attny Firing Investigation

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