Saturday, January 01, 2005

20 Amazing Facts

20 Amazing Facts About Voting in the USA. I think the most amazing fact is that the fellow in charge of counting the votes in Ohio, Kenneth Blackwell, is the Bush-Cheney campaign chairman for Ohio, just as the woman in charge of counting the votes in Florida in 2000, Katherine Harris, was the Florida Bush-Cheney campaign chairman in that race! How the hell does that sort of thing happen? Did you know that when Americans play the popular game called American football - a much less exciting version of the game called Canadian football, developed apparently to make it easier for bookmakers - the quarterback for one of the teams also serves as the referee?