Monday, November 14, 2011

On This Day: 14 November

November 14, 2000
Florida Sec. of State Katherine Harris, simultaneously co-chair of George W. Bush’s Florida presidential campaign organization and the public official responsible for the conduct of the election itself, certified Gov. Bush’s fragile 300-vote lead over Vice Pres. Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election.
Florida Judge Terry Lewis gave Harris the authority to accept or reject a follow-up manual recount from some counties where the count was open to question. Harris rejected the manual recounts.
It was the culmination of what had already starting to build especially in the previous couple of decades, the Death of Democracy in this country! The taking of the voices of the people who are Supposed to be the Government as we 'hire' our representatives, the rest that followed was made much easier!

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