1. This is absolutely wild.
Did you know that the most comprehensive, detailed and well articulated exposal of the dangers inherent in the wdespread implementation of electronic voting systems came from a Democrat, and a it happened a decade ago way back in 2010?
2. John C. Bonifaz is an attorney and political activist specializing in constitutional law and voting rights. 
He also ran for Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2006 as a Democrat.
(Just so we can dispense with the "right-wing conspiracy theory" right now)
3. On July 6th 2010 he highlighted to the Technical Guidelines Development Committee
and Its UOCAVA Working Group what is, in essence, the exact same concerns that the Trump team including @SidneyPowell1 @RudyGiuliani @LLinWood have repeatedly underscored over the last few weeks.
4. If you didn't know that this was from 2010, you'd be convinced that this was a document written by the Trump team to make their case for election tampering. Which makes the existence of this decade old document absolutely astonishing.
The juciest excerpts follow.
5. "federal charges against voting systems company Diebold and its former chief executive officer Walden W. O‟Dell during the years in which Diebold made voting systems, and in which O‟Dell wrote a letter in which he said he would deliver Ohio for then-President George Bush"
6. "the swift rise this spring of Dominion, a little-
known foreign company engaged in Internet voting and with no reported income, to become
the first or second largest voting machine company in the United States, after purchasing, in
May 2010, voting systems made by Diebold"
7. "Diebold formerly was the second largest voting
systems company in the U.S. and no longer has a U.S. voting systems business), and after
purchasing, in June 2010, Sequoia Voting Systems, the voting machines of which rely on.. "
8. "proprietary source code developed and owned by Smartmatic, a company headquartered in
Venezuela with ties to the Hugo Chavez government of Venezuela"
9. "The movement of
cyber security legislation to the U.S. Senate floor as cyber warfare from foreign nations and persons accelerate"
10. "A major challenge of internet voting (and of any form of electronic voting) is that there
is no known way to confidently audit electronic voted ballots, including ballots
generated by email, fax, or phone voting."
(Isn't this exactly what we're saying right now?)
11. While fraudulent transactions occur in commerce, we
eventually detect them, because commercial transactions create records that are
checked by the people who are allegedly the originators of the transactions."
12. "Election
theft is much harder to detect, because there is only one transaction per person, and
that person has no way to later audit his or her vote."
13. "If no reliable post-election audit or recount is conducted, then incorrect software or
malicious code could result in the wrong candidate being declared the winner. . . ."
14. I wasn't prepared for this one. But he actually invokes Robert Mueller. Yep.
"In a March 2010 talk, FBI Director Robert Mueller is quoted
as saying that the FBI‟s computer network had been penetrated and that the attackers had “corrupted data.”
It gets wilder.. read on
15. "The implication of Mueller‟s comments and the Google attack is that voting system
software could be rigged by outsiders, including attackers from another country. (The
Google attack appears to have originated in China).."
He presciently spoke about China way back in 2010.
16. "Elections are a fundamental component of our national security, and they must be
treated as such. Introducing new voting methodologies into real elections demands
rigorous risk assessment to ensure the most fundamental election property: integrity."
17. "Dominion, Now the Largest or Second Largest Voting System Company, Is Foreign Controlled and Depends Upon Secret Source Code Created and Owned by Smartmatic, a Foreign Controlled Company With Ties to The Venezuelan
Government Led by Hugo Chavez"
(He said this 10 years ago)
18." Privately-held Canadian voting system company Dominionin the past few weeks has
purchased Diebold voting systems from ES&S, and Sequoia Voting Systems.
purchases reportedly make Dominion the largest or second largest voting system company in
the United States."
19. "Dominion is reported by Dun & Bradstreet to be a Toronto-based
company with one listed key official, board members and employee, John Poulos, and under
$18 million in sales for which the company obtains no income."
(Again, he's describing this in 2010)
20. "Before the Sequoia acquisition, Dominion had worked with Sequoia in
New York State for over three years, and had hired away one or more senior officials from
Sequoia, including Edwin Smith, who now is a member of the Technical Guidelines
Development Committee."
21. (Recall that Dominion most recently hired Nancy Pelosi's Chief of Staff Nadeam Elshami as part of a lobbying team representing them. Past predicts future directionality)
22. "Dominion has acquired Sequoia‟s
inventory and all intellectual property, including software, firmware and hardware. But
Sequoia could only sell to Dominion that which its owns."
23. "When Smartmatic sold Sequoia to
an investment group led by Sequoia‟s management team, during an investigation by the
Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) into the identity of the
person(s) who ultimately own Smartmatic..."
24. "and its ties to the Chavez government, Smartmatic
apparently retained ownership of the software used in Sequoia voting systems to cast and count
votes, licensing to Sequoia that software, which Smartmatic develops in Venezuela"
25. "Efforts to date have not succeeded in determining the ultimate owners of Smartmatic or the
extent to which Smartmatic and the Chavez government of Venezuela have influence over U.S.
26. "through Smartmatic's control of the software that counts votes for Sequoia (now
Dominion) voting machines. Concern is that Smartmatic‟s sale of Sequoia 'was fraudulent,'
'a sham transaction designed to fool regulators'"
27. "Dominion apparently will employ Venezuelan-run Smartmatic‟s propriety software in at least
the Sequoia voting systems that it now owns. Dominion also is engaged in Internet voting
outside the United States and could employ Venezuelan-run Smartmatic‟s propriety software "
28. "Appearing before the Election Assistance Commission earlier this year, a “CIA cybersecurity expert suggested that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his allies fixed a 2004 election
29. The expert, Steve Stigall, remarked that "I follow the vote. And wherever the vote becomes an electron and touches a computer, that's an opportunity for a
malicious actor potentially to . . . make bad things happen”
30. "Stigall reportedly told the EAC
that “voting equipment connected to the Internet could be hacked, and machines that weren't
connected could be compromised wirelessly"
(Again, all that this is from 10 years ago)
31. "For the reasons stated in Voter Action‟s April 26, 2010 comments to the EAC and for the reasons stated in this letter, and the exhibits referenced in these letters, the
EAC Technical Guidelines Development Committee should recommend against EAC adoption"
32. Reading this document it appears plainly apparent to me that it wasn't that the dangers of electronic voting systems were underappreciated. In fact, it was quite the opposite. The right people knew back then what we know right now.
33. The only logical conclusion is that pandemic provoked mass hysteria accomplished the dual goal of opportune timing for the implementation of an unauditable system while quashing any resistance to it by using the cudgel of social justice and voter disenfranchisement.
34. There were no bugs. Only features. And these were long known to have existed.

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The same thing happened a few months ago in September. Image
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How the hell do you go from a completely corrupted and unusable database to just needing a software update? Image
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