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My Michelle Obama transcript has been removed from the Google database.
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Posted on 02/22/2008 1:13:45 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee

A few days ago, the transcript I posted of Michelle Obama's remarks was the first hit you got when you googled phrases like "we have to fix our souls", but now you can't see it anymore:

GOOGLE - we have to fix our souls
In fact, you can't see it even when you require that Google restrict its search to Free Republic:
GOOGLE - we have to fix our souls site:freerepublic.com


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To: coloradan

I just went back in time!!!! And I didn’t even have to get the car up to 88mph!!!!


51 posted on 02/22/2008 1:54:50 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Tim 1:4; Gal 1:6-10; 1Cor 2:2; Matthew 22:30; Mark 12:25; Luke 20:34-35; 2Thess 2:11; Jude 1:3)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

See post #12


52 posted on 02/22/2008 1:55:14 PM PST by laotzu
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Even though it wasn’t yours, I found many references when I typed in “we have to fix our souls” without the quotation marks.


53 posted on 02/22/2008 1:56:50 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

You are right, sorry — on the Google search this came up:

“YouTube - Michelle Obama: We have to fix our soulsVideos, Channels. Michelle Obama: We have to fix our souls ... Transcript here: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-n... Excerpts from speech which Michelle ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEdMH8VHwGE - 94k - Cached - Similar pages”

And since it looked like a direct link to an FR posting, I though it was. After your post to me, I did follow the link and it went to youtube, but you fortunately posted a link to your post of the treansctipt on FR and indirectly one could get there — but you are absolutely right, Google didn’t pick it up and showed at FR.


54 posted on 02/22/2008 1:57:24 PM PST by FocusNexus ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Yahoo is your friend:

Right - but it's been scrubbed from Google.

55 posted on 02/22/2008 1:58:43 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: weegee

I didn’t post that. But it doesn’t matter, because you know what they meant, right.


56 posted on 02/22/2008 2:00:46 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: chaos_5
I think you're getting either an "old" server at Google, which hasn't been told [yet] to flush its cache, or else maybe your ISP is caching results, and you're pulling that page off of your ISP's cache.

Try it again in a few hours [or tomorrow], and see if you still get the same result.

57 posted on 02/22/2008 2:03:06 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee; All

As I mentioned earlier.

I just bumped this thread........ http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1972093/posts

I thought that generates traffic and therefore signals Google and other search engines that hits to the site are heavy.

And that the more hits a site generates, the higher in the placement that it will be found.

Is that not true anymore?


58 posted on 02/22/2008 2:09:24 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (John McCain. 2008ís version of Bob Dole.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
And that the more hits a site generates, the higher in the placement that it will be found. Is that not true anymore?

Yes, that's the way it normally works - and, indeed, until a few days ago, my transcript was the #1 hit at Google.

But someone at Google has gone in and completely removed my transcript from their database.

59 posted on 02/22/2008 2:16:59 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Progress.

Or maybe not. Now when you google “Michelle Obama - We have to fix our souls - our souls are broken [AUDIO & TRANSCRIPT]”

What do you think you get?

That’s right. This thread!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1974690/posts


60 posted on 02/22/2008 2:30:51 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (John McCain. 2008ís version of Bob Dole.)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Can anyone Gogle THIS

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=56626

on Obama?


61 posted on 02/22/2008 2:32:44 PM PST by 2harddrive (...House a TOTAL Loss.....)
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To: 2harddrive
Yes, that I can see:
GOOGLE: I took drugs, had homo sex with Obama

62 posted on 02/22/2008 2:39:24 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Now when you google... What do you think you get? That’s right. This thread!

Yep, that's how quickly the Google spider caches these things; this thread is now what you see when you search for the original thread:

GOOGLE - we have to fix our souls site:freerepublic.com
But they've intentionally scrubbed the original transcript from their database.
63 posted on 02/22/2008 2:42:33 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee; Allegra

Won't you please help.

64 posted on 02/22/2008 2:47:41 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

So, they didn’t block Free Republic, just your one post?


65 posted on 02/22/2008 3:22:35 PM PST by SlapHappyPappy
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To: SlapHappyPappy
So, they didn’t block Free Republic, just your one post?

Right - they don't want people to see the full transcript of her remarks at UCLA.

66 posted on 02/22/2008 6:44:24 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

The cache is still there.

http://209.85.207.104/search?q=cache:http%3A//www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1972093/posts

Its possible that they adjusted their search of it to make it harder to find but one thing to consider is that recently updated pages rank higher. A new page can rank high but then drop off unless other pages continue to link to it.


67 posted on 02/22/2008 6:53:44 PM PST by gondramB (Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Except the video and other transcripts are still listed...


68 posted on 02/22/2008 7:00:28 PM PST by SlapHappyPappy
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To: SlapHappyPappy
Except the video and other transcripts are still listed...

Right, but my full transcript, which used to be the #1 hit at Google, is no longer there - not even if you direct Google to search only at Free Republic:

GOOGLE - we have to fix our souls site:freerepublic.com

69 posted on 02/22/2008 9:10:04 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: gondramB
The cache is still there.

As you point out, that file is still in their cache database, but they've removed it from their search database.

Its possible that they adjusted their search of it to make it harder to find but one thing to consider is that recently updated pages rank higher. A new page can rank high but then drop off unless other pages continue to link to it.

No, you can't see it, even if you require Google to search only at Free Republic:

GOOGLE - we have to fix our souls site:freerepublic.com
Again, they've deliberately removed it from their search database.
70 posted on 02/22/2008 9:10:19 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

#2 in my search on google


71 posted on 02/22/2008 11:08:13 PM PST by Tainan (Talk is cheap. Silence is golden. All I got is brass...lotsa brass.)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

I am convinced you are right... this search pretty clearly shows the trhead is not showing up in searches

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Your search - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1974690 - did not match any documents.
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72 posted on 02/22/2008 11:16:04 PM PST by gondramB (Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
OK, it’s been several days now. When I click your third link, your post http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1972093/posts is the first on the list, and this one is the second.

Do you still think google is censoring political speech?

73 posted on 02/25/2008 9:37:57 PM PST by chaos_5 (McStain and Suckabee 2008)
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To: chaos_5
Do you still think google is censoring political speech?

I've spent a lot of time thinking about what happened.

Within about a day of posting this thread, my transcript had re-appeared at Google.

My best guess is that originally a pro-Obama employee at Google had gone in and removed the link to my transcript from their database.

Then when this current thread appeared, either:

1) His supervisor found out that he had deleted the link and ordered him to restore it, or

2) Because of this very thread, the Google spiders automatically re-seeded the database with the link to the transcript.

If #2 is the correct answer, then the Google employee who removed the link might not even know that the link has been re-seeded into the database.

You know, now that I think about it, there could be a third possibility: That a pro-Hillary employee at Google heard that the link had been removed, and she went in and restored it to the database.

But I'm convinced that the original removal of the link from the database was not a random act of Mother Nature.

74 posted on 02/26/2008 9:20:37 AM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
Is it not possible that the primary search server you use went down for schedule maintenance, and you then defaulted to an old cache which did not include the link. After the maintenance was over, and the server running, you then got the up to date search info?

It just seems like such a stretch to think that any one at google cares in the least what we here at FR post about.

I further think this is much more likely of a scenario since google is not one all mighty search engine. It has lots of servers all over the world. To try and scrub one single entry from the entire system would probable be more work than it is worth.

You do seem absolutely convinced that there is a conspiracy against you and your post. I doubt I'll talk you out of that position.

75 posted on 02/26/2008 2:42:02 PM PST by chaos_5 (McStain and Suckabee 2008)
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To: chaos_5
Is it not possible that the primary search server you use went down for schedule maintenance, and you then defaulted to an old cache which did not include the link. After the maintenance was over, and the server running, you then got the up to date search info?

I have thought about that, and while it is a possibility, I think that it's a very slim possibility.

I'm convinced that someone intentionally removed the link from their database.

But can I prove that? No, of course not.

76 posted on 02/26/2008 3:14:34 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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