By John Gideon on 3/24/2006, 5:22pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

ES&S gave officials in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania an ultimatum, "Either accept 50 percent of your order by 5 p.m. (Wednesday) or get nothing." Buyer beware! I guess. Buyer beware, indeed. The folks in Cook County and Chicago are beginning to wish they had been better aware of what they were doing when they made deals with Sequoia. Now they are threatening to withhold any further funds from contracts due to the machines that did not work as advertised. For their part Sequoia did what the vendors always do; blame the voter and the poll workers for everything. ...

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