The headline is the fact. The rest of this is what I could gather gleaning, while theoretically working one of my several day-jobs:

Mike Connell was an IT professional who worked for the Republican National Convention and set up hosted services for them.

Mike Connell is mentioned as being responsible for setting up the non-White-House email server that was used to by staffers to communicate without recording/oversight.

Mike Connell was implicated in various and sundry “electronic voting irregularities” in Ohio during the 2004 election.

Mike Connell reported threats against himself and his family from Karl Rove with the aim of interfering with his testimony regarding aforementioned 2004 election irregularities.

Mike Connell was apparently told not to fly his plane due to the possibility of it having been tampered with.

Mike Connell had apparently decided not to fly his plane a couple fo times because he thought he detected tampering.

Mike Connell died when his plane crashed on Dec 20 2008.

MarketWatch: Bush Insider Who Planned To Tell All Killed In Plane Crash: Non-Profit Demands Full Federal Investigation

Larisa Alexandrovna’s blog: One of my sources died in a plane crash last night…

PRNewswire-USNewswire via Yahoo!News: Bush Insider Who Planned To Tell All Killed In Plane Crash: Non-Profit Demands Full Federal Investigation

Ohio Action 19 News (video): Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Thought Plane Was Sabotaged

Telegraph (UK): George Bush aide dies in plane crash

SourceWatch wiki info on Mike Connell

E Pluribus Media: Ohio Attorneys Seek Protection for Mike Connell and his Family against Alleged Threats from Karl Rove

McClatchy: Computer expert denies knowledge of ’04 vote rigging in Ohio

The Raw Story: ‘Karl Rove’s IT guru’ Mike Connell dies in plane crash (previous article/background material:Republican IT consultant subpoenaed in case alleging tampering with 2004 election)

Velvet Revolution: UPDATE: 12/20/08: Michael Connell Killed: VR Demands Full State And Federal Investigation

Enjoy doing whatever homework you think might be required.


December 22, 2008 · Posted in Everything Else  

…assuming nothing worse happens in the next twenty-two days.


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December 9, 2008 · Posted in Everything Else