(In chronological order, with newest articles at bottom of page...)
12/6/04: EXCLUSIVE: Original "WHISTLEBLOWER AFFIDAVIT" Story
A BRAD BLOG Exclusive!
The story that started it all! Florida programmer, Clint Curtis, tells all about the original meeting in 2000 when Tom Feeney, the incoming speaker of the FL House & one-time running mate of Jeb Bush, asked him to create a "vote-rigging software prototype" while employeed at Yang Enterprises, Inc. (YEI)
12/6/04: EXCLUSIVE: Curtis' Affidavit [PDF]
A copy of the actual affidavit outlining Curtis' charges
12/7/04: BRAD BLOG Responds to Concerns of Bev Harris
BRAD BLOG replies to concerns of Black Box Voting's Harris who was skeptical originally about Curtis' claims, but has since retracted the bulk of her concerns since BRAD BLOG posted this and responded to her questions.
12/8/04: Clint Curtis Radio Interviews
Media appearances by Curtis after the story originally broke.
12/9/04: Good Questions & Answers
BRAD BLOG answers the skeptics questions.
12/11/04: YEI & Attorneys Respond
Initial terse replies by Yang and company.
12/13/04: EXCLUSIVE: STUNNER! CURTIS TESTIFIES UNDER OATH TO U.S. HOUSE JUDICIARY DEMS! NAMES FEENEY PUBLICLY!
Curtis shows up to testify under oath! A first-hand report from inside the hearing room!
12/13/04: Video (and Transcript) from Curtis' Sworn Congressional Testimony! [UPDATED]
The stunning video tale of the tape!
12/14/04: EXCLUSIVE: Hai Lin "Henry" Nee Pleads Guilty Oct '04 on 'Missile Parts to China' Charge, Set Free!
Illegal alien reported by Curtis as working for YEI is indicted on three counts of espionage, pleads guilty to one, and is let go with probation and a $100 fine! What's going on here?!
12/15/04: YEI Issues "Full Statement"...BRAD BLOG Replies In-Kind! With EVIDENCE!
Full statement by company posted on their website. Contains several demonstrably incorrect statements. BRAD BLOG responds to each point, and includes Email evidence and Weekly Time Reports which indicates they are not telling the truth in many points of their statement!
12/17/04: Feeney's HOMETOWN PAPER Reports "Vote-Rigging" Charges!
Florida's small weekly paper, The Seminole Chronicle, reports on Curtis' affidavit and his testimony before U.S. House Judiciary Committee members!
12/18/04: Curtis Week 2 Media Links & FULL Sworn Testimony Video!
More Curtis media appearances...
12/22/04: EXCLUSIVE: Disgrunted employee" charge once again debunked with hard evidence! "Farewell Card" given to Clint Curtis by YEI's CEO!
A scan of the card given to Curtis at the "Farewell Party" thrown by YEI for him! Including statement by YEI CEO telling him "the door is open" anytime he wishes to return!
12/22/04: MSNBC's Olbermann blows story! BRAD BLOG sets it straight!
Keith Olbermann finally reports on the story. Only to get it completely wrong and provide an un-fact-checked, one-sided account of the story from the Feeney, YEI point of view.
MSNBC Newsman Fails to interview Curtis or check unnamed YEI attorneys bogus claims.
12/24/04: EXCLUSIVE: Feeney Attorney Threatens Reporter with LEGAL ACTION!
Seminole Chronicle receives warning letter from Feeney attorneys for simply reporting on this story!
12/29/04: EXCLUSIVE: YEI Attorneys send 'Virtually Identical' LEGAL THREAT to Hometown Paper!
YEI Attorneys sending matching letter to Seminole Chronicle! Signed by attorney who was out of the country at the time! Who wrote the YEI Attorney letter?
12/30/04: Feeney Statements to Ethics Commission 'Contradicted' by 2002 Email!
Investigation by Daytona Beach News-Journal in 2002 showed that Florida State Ethics Commission whitewashed report on Feeney! Illegally failed to interview key witnesses and review uncovered email showing that Feeney lied to hand-picked commission!
12/31/04: Feeney Goes "Off Record" for his OTHER Hometown Paper!
Oviedo Voice gives Feeney's point of view in promised interview, but Feeney refused to go on record for it!
2/9/05: Broward/Palm-Beach Paper Enters Feeney, Yang, Curtis Fray!
New Times Broward Palm-Beach issues first report on FeeneyGate! Shows that Curtis' various non-vote-rigging charges have all largely been proven correct over the past three years!
2/9/05: YEI Offered Curtis $1 Million for No-Work/No-Show Job!
PLUS: Curtis Answers BRAD BLOG Reader Q's!
A report from Brad Friedman's live Interview with Clint Curtis in UT at the Freedom Cinema Festival. Charges of "hush money" offered by YEI and possibly Feeney to Curtis discussed for first time on BRAD BLOG!
2/13/05: Has Hai Lin Nee (a/k/a Henry Nee) turned YEI Informant to the FBI?
Time Magazine article discusses the number of Chinese aliens turning informant for the FBI. Could this be why Nee received such a light sentence in October of 2004 after a four-year sting?
2/18/05: EXCLUSIVE: YEI Attorney's Alleged Curtis "Threat" to "Firm and Top Officers" Discovered! Police Report shows not "Threatening" at all!
"In writing" letter reported as so threatening as to require a police report, which was irresponsibly reported by MSNBC's Keith Olbermann is discovered by BRAD BLOG! Letter seems meant as effort to help YEI CEO's executive secretary Mike Cohen, not "threaten" him! YEI may have put Cohen up to it!
2/21/05: EXCLUSIVE: Hai Lin "Henry" Nee Confirmed by Federal Officials to be an Illegal Alien!
Report obtained exclusively by The BRAD BLOG from the FDOT Inspector General, validates yet another Clint Curtis Allegation! Nee, the convicted Chinese spy, was illegal when he worked for YEI who also petitioned INS on his behalf!
2/28/05: Feeney Caught Lying Again About His Association with Yang Enterprises!
BRAD BLOG discovers private party/reception thrown by Yang Enterprises Inc. for Tom Feeney in 2003! Even while Feeney has been telling media that he's had no connection with the scandal-plagued FL software firm since 2002!
3/2/05: FDOT's CLINT CURTIS REPORT RELEASED! - Tom Feeney Client, Yang Enterprises, Overbilled FDOT! Refund Demanded!
Report based on investigation initiated by Clint Curtis confirms YEI overcharged some $300k to Florida Dept. of Transportation...Chalk yet another one up for the veracity of Clint Curtis!
3/8/05: CLINT CURTIS INVESTIGATOR'S 'SUICIDE' CASE REOPENED BY GEORGIA POLICE! CRIME SCENE PHOTOS --- SAID NOT TO EXIST --- ARE POSTED ON NET! CONFIRMED BY GEORGIA POLICE!
Raymond Lemme, the first investigator in Florida to look into Curtis' charges, had told Curtis in June 2003 that "the corruption goes 'all the way to the top" and his report would be out soon. Two weeks later, Lemme was found dead in a Valdosta, GA motel room. Crime scene photos --- said not to exist in the police report --- are published on the net! The photos, additional evidence and unexplained FDOT involvement with the Valdosta, GA police investigation raise new questions in this mysterious death!
3/9/05: Tom Feeney Linked to DeLay Ethics Scandal!
Accused of Illegally Taking Luxury Golf Trips on Lobbyist Tab!
What? Unethical Behavior by Comrade Feeney? Say it ain't so!
4/7/05: The Moscow Times Covers the Clint Curtis Story!
While the American Media continues to yawn...But perhaps not for too much longer...
4/8/05: CLINT CURTIS PASSES LIE-DETECTOR TEST!!!
St. Petersburg Times' Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, Lucy Morgan gets a big break in the story! Then, she goes about screwing up the rest of it with incorrect information, omission, unbalanced comments from Feeney's side only and other object lessons in the failure of the Mainstream Media
4/13/05: Miami Herald Discusses Clint Curtis, Decries E-Voting!
For the first time that we know of, Miami Herald mentions the C-Word...Clint Curtis!
4/13/05: Clint Curtis Makes Wisconsin's Capital Times!
Who ask, "Is your vote being counted?"
4/22/05: Clint Curtis Story Makes Papers Around the Country and Around the World!
UPDATE: Story also makes its way into Philadelphia Enquirer on 4/26/05
9/30/05: Clint Curtis Interview at National Summit to Save Our Elections
Text Transcript and complete audio from on-stage interview Brad conducted with Curtis on 9/30/05 at Portland, Oregon's "National Summit to Save Our Elections," sponsored by the Oregon Voting Rights Coalition.
10/5/05: Tom Feeney --- Alleged Vote-Rigging Conspirator --- Introduces New Elections Bill in U.S. House
Further disenfranchises Democratic voters, doesn't guarantee accuracy of results. CLINT CURTIS: 'Feeney trying to protect his fixed voting system'
10/29/05: Feeney Op/Eds in Orlando Sentinel About his Election Reform Bill
Misleads readers about his bill, 'Voter Fraud' and real purposes for his National Photo ID Plan; On the same day a U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Ban on Georgia's Photo ID Requirement
Brad Op/Eds back in return...
11/12/05: Brad Interviews Clint Curtis on Free Speech TV
2/13/06: CLINT CURTIS EYEING RUN FOR CONGRESS AGAINST TOM FEENEY!
Whistleblowing Computer Programmer Seeking to Challenge GOP Congressman Charged With Asking Him to Create Vote-Rigging Software!
2/15/06: A Q&A With Candidate Curtis
Former Republican turned Democrat says: 'I'm Purple with a Blue Tint'
On Opponent Tom Feeney and Friends: 'The values of the Republican party have ceased to exist', Will Ask Feeney to Take Polygraph!
2/20/06: Feeney's Corruption Continues to Make Front Page News
St. Petersburg Times Outlines Mounting Ethics Allegations Against DeLay Supporter, Abramoff Connections
5/8/06: Feeney/St. Andrews/Abramoff and Ney/HAVA/Abramoff Connections Still Flying Beneath the Radar
...As Ney Chief of Staff Becomes Latest GOP Player to Cop a Plea Today
7/6/06: Hustler Finally Runs Raymond Lemme / Clint Curtis Photos, Story
9/6/06: Tom Feeney Calls Clint Curtis the 'Craziest Man in America'
The 'Battle Between Good And Evil' Is Off To A Quick Start
9/8/06: FEENEY REVEALS CAMPAIGN STRATEGY TO REPORTERS, ONLOOKERS, DURING ELECTION NIGHT 'CELEBRATION'!
Says Seminole Chronicle is 'dumbass paper' to Seminole Chronicle editor!
Reveals plans to smear Clint Curtis as 'having mental problems'
9/25/06: FEENEY WATCH: 'Corrupt' Congressman's Campaign Creates 'Crazy Clint Curtis' Smear Website!
Rudimentary Site 'Paid for by Tom Feeney' Offers Extraordinary Claims, Smears, Doctored Photos of Congressional Opponent, Vote-Rigging Whistleblower, But No Evidence to Back Up Claims
Smear Blogsite Gives No Indication if it's Paid for by Feeney or Not (In Violation of FEC Rules?)
10/17/06: VIDEO EXCLUSIVE - The Clint Curtis / Tom Feeney Vote-Rigging Scandal as Seen in the New E-Vote Documentary 'Eternal Vigilance'
Whistleblower-Turned-Congressional Candidate's Story Told as Part of Film on Citizen Patriots Fighting to Save Democracy
'Crazy' Smear by Curtis' Opponent, Feeney --- the Man He Says Asked Him to Create Election Flipping Code in Florida --- Continues to Shame Corrupt Congressman...
12/21/06: Tom Feeney Says Democratic Congressional Exercise of Constitutional Duty in FL-13 Election Challenge is 'Total Political Dictatorship'
And Who Knows 'Total Political Dictatorship' Better Than the Corrupt Bully-Boy Feeney?!
(Who Also Has Now Had a Congressional Challenge Filed in His Own Election!)
1/3/07: Feeney Reprimanded by House Ethics Commitee, Ordered to Pay Back Costs of St. Andrews Golf Trip Taken With Abramoff
Committee Issues Short Statement, Slap on Wrist for One of Congress's 'Most Corrupt' Members on Last Day Before Democrats Take Over
But Troubles May Just Be Beginning for Florida Congressman...
3/4/07: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Clint Curtis Documents Evidence of Widespread 2006 Florida Election Fraud
The Whistleblower Turned U.S. House Candidate Continues His for Fight for Election Integrity and His Federal Challenge to his 2006 Race with the Corrupt Tom Feeney
4/23/07: FEENEY FINALLY INTERVIEWED BY FBI IN ABRAMOFF CASE
Congressional Aide On 2003 Scotland Golf Junket with Both Men, Pleads Guilty, Is Cooperating With Feds
Corrupt Congressman Has Reportedly Spent $23k on Legal Fees So Far This Year...
4/24/07: TOM FEENEY FINGERED AS 'REPRESENTATIVE #3' IN FBI FILING
Noose May Finally be Tightening for the Corrupt Florida Congressman
BRAD BLOG HELPS FBI: Lists a Few More Feeney Matters They May Wish to Inquire About...
4/25/07: FEENEY UNDERSTATED COSTS OF SCOTLAND GOLF JUNKET WITH ABRAMOFF, ACCORDING TO COURT DOCS
Former Chief of Staff Jason Roe 'Abruptly Resigns' From Romney Campaign as Abramoff Said to be 'Talking so Much He Doesn't Have Time to Eat'
Heat Continues to Build as Everyone Starts Singing in the FBI Investigation of Corrupt Florida Congressman...
4/25/07: Clint Curtis Campaign Calls for Congressional Investigation of His Contested U.S. House Race Against Tom Feeney
Says Panel Must Review 'Hard Evidence' Gathered Showing '12-24% More Votes Than Stated in Official Results'
Vote-Rigging Whistleblower Turned Candidate Says All Four Challenged Races in Florida Must be Investigated by House, Not Just FL-13's Jennings/Buchanan Race...
[UPDATED WITH VIDEO INTERVIEW OF CURTIS]
4/26/07: EMAIL SHOWS FEENEY'S OFFICE WAS INSTRUCTED ON HOW TO REPORT GOLF TRIP TO SCOTLAND WITH ABRAMOFF
New Revelation Appears to Counter Corrupt Congressman's Denial That He Was Aware of the Lobbyist's Funding of Overseas Junket...
4/29/07: FEENEY SENT LETTER OPPOSING ENERGY PROGRAM ALSO OPPOSED BY ABRAMOFF CLIENT
Action on Policy, In Which Congress Had No Say, First Signs of Possible 'Quid Pro Quo' by Corrupt Florida Congressman
ALSO: Feeney's Golf Trip to Scotland Paid for Out of Lobbyist's 'Slush Fund,' Senate Documents Find...
5/8/07: House Admin Committee Unanimously Votes to Dismiss 4 of 5 Federally Contested 2006 House Elections
Hundreds of Sworn Voter Affidavits Collected by Curtis Campaign, Suggesting Inaccurate Counts on Electronic Voting Machines in FL-24 Race Against Feeney, Disregarded as 'Not Enough Evidence'...
But Without Access to the Machines or Source Code What Other Evidence Could There Be?
6/22/07: Tom Feeney Creates Legal Defense Fund
'I always have acted with honesty and integrity,' Says Corrupt Florida Congressman, Alleged Vote-Rigging Conspirator...
UPDATE: Feeney Creates Own Blog, Welcomes Your Comments!
8/23/07: 3 Found Dead in Home of Tom Feeney Campaign Consultant, Friend
Ralph Gonzalez, Whose Firm Created 'CrazyClintCurtis.com' Smear Website, Apparently Murdered
8/28/07: Another 'Hole' Plugged in the Clint Curtis/Tom Feeney Vote-Rigging Scandal via Dan Rather Report on Sequoia's Gaming of Florida Punchcards in 2000
ALSO: More Feeney Lies, Ethical Problems Revealed as Florida 'Vote-Rigging' Software Firm Owner Contributes $5000 to the Corrupt Congressman's Abramoff Legal Defense Fund...
9/18/07: Tom Feeney 'Most Corrupt' in Congress for Third Successive Year!
The BRAD BLOG Congratulates the Not-Yet-Indicted Florida Republican on His Latest Impressive Accomplishment!
6/27/08: Clint Curtis Testifies at Texas Legislature on the Ease of E-Vote Flipping
Florida's Whistleblowing Programmer Demonstrates for House Committee on Elections How Simple it is to Hack an Election
Predicts Texas, Like Florida, Will 'Get Rid of E-Voting'...
9/23/08: 5 Years Later: Feeney Finally 'Apologizes' For Lobbyist-Funded Golf Trip to Scotland With Abramoff
Desperate Campaign Ad Features Corrupt Florida Congressman Hoping to Fool Voters...
9/27/08: 'Murder, Spies & Voting Lies: The Clint Curtis Story' Feature Documentary Premieres on DVD and LinkTV!
The First Film Devoted to the Tom Feeney/Clint Curtis Vote-Rigging Scandal and BRAD BLOG'S Four Year Odyssey in Reporting it...