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Reverend Moon: Cult leader, CIA asset and Bush family friend

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 4:47 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The death of Reverend Sun Myung Moon hopefully ends one of the strangest chapters in U.S. security industrial complex history. The self-proclaimed "Messiah" who owned dozens of businesses including Kahr Arms, and who once claimed to have presided over ... More >>

Defender of Democracy -- In Memoriam: Gore Vidal (1925-2012)

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 9:22 am | Bob Fitrakis

With the passing of Gore Vidal, we should honor his memory by reading his most historically significant work: his introduction to U.S. Congressman John Conyers’ report on the 2004 election entitled, “What Went Wrong in Ohio: The Conyers Report on the ... More >>

Wisconsin: None dare call it vote rigging

Monday, 18 June 2012, 3:36 pm | Bob Fitrakis

If vote-rigging prospers, none may call it vote-rigging. It simply becomes the new norm. Once again, the universal laws of statistics apply only outside U.S. borders. The recall vote in Wisconsin produced another significant 7% discrepancy between ... More >>

No need for NATO

Tuesday, 29 May 2012, 3:36 pm | Bob Fitrakis

This Memorial Day, our nation should honor our war dead by either withdrawing from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) or, better yet, completely dismantling the obsolete Cold War defense pact. NATO exists today not to defend against aggressive ... More >>

Great, powerful advocates of faith-based electronic voting

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 5:01 pm | Bob Fitrakis

In this election year, the most important companies to watch are two you've probably never heard of -- Smartech and Triad. In the 2004 presidential election, Averbeck worked closely with the late Michael Connell, the CEO of New Media Communications. More >>

Election night computer software meltdown in Franklin County

Monday, 14 November 2011, 5:23 pm | Bob Fitrakis

On election night 2011 during the evening and into the next morning, Franklin County pollworkers contacted the Free Press telling the paper that they were unable to make the electronic voting machines print out precinct-level results as required by law. More >>

Women's health danger: the other OSU coverup

Monday, 13 June 2011, 4:00 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The Columbus Free Press obtained public records documenting that the Ohio State Medical Center recently fired whistleblower Dr. Gerard Nuovo for allegedly filing frivolous charges of scientific misconduct against Sanford Barsky, M.D. More >>

New York Times forgets that Vang Pao was a drug dealer

Thursday, 20 January 2011, 3:21 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The New York Times, self-proclaimed "paper of record," failed to record that General Vang Pao, who died Thursday, January 6, was a wretched drug dealer who targeted U.S. troops in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines for drug sales. More >>

Brightmoor – Detroit's unnatural disaster

Monday, 30 August 2010, 9:22 pm | 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 ... More >>

Bob Fitrakis: Is Obama a Trojan horse?

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 1:15 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The American people voted out the policies of George W. Bush’s administration. Voters turned their back on W’s war policies and torture; repudiated his Orwellian anti-environmentalism and demanded green jobs; and rejected his bailout of the big ... More >>

Will Diebold steal Kennedy's seat – & the Senate?

Tuesday, 19 January 2010, 12:21 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The same types of machines that helped put George W. Bush in the White House in 2000, and “re-elect” him 2004, may now decide who wins the all-important “60th Senate seat” in Massachusetts. The fate of health care and much much more hang in the ... More >>

Bob Fitrakis: Al-Gathafi's big tent

Thursday, 26 November 2009, 3:45 pm | Bob Fitrakis

Colonel Muammar al-Gathafi lives in a really big air-conditioned tent with cushy rugs and incredible chandeliers. How do I know? I visited the tent on the 40th anniversary of the Libyan revolution, when a 27-year-old al-Gathafi overthrew the Libya government, ... More >>

Bob Fitrakis: Why Wright State is wrong

Friday, 16 October 2009, 12:01 pm | Bob Fitrakis

Who is Dr. Larry James? A man who in his biography claims responsibility for "Fixing Hell." Whose hell did he fix? Or did he look the other way while the Devil’s work was done? More >>

Roll over Damschroder and tell Rove the news

Friday, 18 September 2009, 2:36 pm | Bob Fitrakis

I’m always amazed at the political career of Matt Damschroder, Deputy Director of the Franklin County Board of Elections. He’s just been named to the bipartisan Committee to Modernize Voter Registration (CMVR). More >>

Rekindle the spirit of Kennedy’s 1980 run

Tuesday, 1 September 2009, 2:26 pm | Bob Fitrakis

Thinking about the death of Senator Edward Kennedy causes me to reflect on my own life and political activism. First, I was struck by the fact that “Teddy” was only one year younger than my father. The Senator always seemed eternally youthful, ... More >>

Bob Fitrakis: The passing of Aquino

Tuesday, 4 August 2009, 3:38 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The death of former Philippine President Corazon Aquino on August 1, 2009 should be remembered for many reasons: not just because she led the People Power revolution in the Philippines that stood for peace and human rights, and not just because she ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan Takes On The Robber Class

Sunday, 12 July 2009, 6:31 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The United States has produced several mythic historical figures – Paul Bunyan, John Henry and the like – but our actual prophetic peace activists are actually far more interesting. People like Eugene Victor Debs, Emma Goldman, and in our present ... More >>

GOP Voter Meddling In Ohio May Still Continue

Wednesday, 22 October 2008, 2:24 pm | Bob Fitrakis

In its on-going campaign to inject chaos and confusion into the voting process, the GOP has sued Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, demanding that she release to county boards of elections lists of registered voters. More >>

Propaganda To Cover-Up E-voting Flaws At New Low

Friday, 10 October 2008, 2:07 pm | Bob Fitrakis

The Columbus Dispatch editorial of September 19 proclaimed: “Votes of confidence” and the editors offered this subhead: “Poll shows Ohioans trust elections to be fair, with accurate results.” More >>

Ohio 2008 Opens With Subpoena, Election Protection

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 12:28 am | Bob Fitrakis

Ohio 2008 has opened with a surge of first-time voters and the subpoena of a shadowy Bush electronic operative who may have helped steal the White House, a subpoena that may be followed by one for Karl Rove. More >>





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