Florida Republicans' Ballot Fraud 2012

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But Townsley's staff can't conduct supervised voting without permission from retirement homes.

Real change will have to start with legislators in Tallahassee. The chances of that happening before November? Nil.

Johnson, the Hialeah activist who exposed the latest rash of fraud, believes only a citizens' revolt against the GOP fraud machine could spark reform.

"To paraphrase Thomas Jefferson: When the people fear the government, we call it tyranny," he affirms. "But when the government fears the people, we call it liberty. It's time we take our country back."

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Francisco Alvarado was born in Nicaragua and grew up in Miami, giving him unique insight into the Magic City and all its dark corners. An investigative reporter with a knack for uncovering corruption, Alvarado made his bones as a staff writer at Miami New Times and remains in dogged pursuit of the next juicy story.

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