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Google Buries Drunk Baucus Story
Google ^ | December 29, 2009 | me

Posted on 12/29/2009 8:25:17 AM PST by Bon mots

Google has begun to spike the "suggestions" which appear via "AJAX" when you enter "Baucus" into the Google search box.

Yesterday, the first suggestion at the top of the list was "Drunk". Today, even if you type in the entire phrase "Baucus Drunk" - the suggestion is GONE.

This is that annoying feature of Google's whereby stories that reflect negatively upon Democrats disappear and/or get quickly 'modified' or hidden, while anything even slanderous against a Republican or especially Sarah Palin will zip to the top of the rankings and STAY THERE.


What the Google AJAX suggest algorith suggested yesterday.
You can try it yourself today, there is no such suggestion anymore. This algorithm is automatically generated by users... frequently searched terms rise to the top automatically. In this case, it was REMOVED for the benefit of the drunk Senator from Montana.

(Excerpt) Read more at google.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: baucus; censorship; drunk; google
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1 posted on 12/29/2009 8:25:18 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

If I owned a web browser, I’d enter suggestions if it was a Democrat.


2 posted on 12/29/2009 8:28:34 AM PST by wastedyears (If I'm going out, I'm going out like Slim Pickins in Dr. Strangelove.)
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To: Bon mots

The toothpaste is out of the tube and the genie out of the bottle. It’s still #1 on bing


3 posted on 12/29/2009 8:30:21 AM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: Bon mots
Hmmm..

I googled "Bush drunk" and..surprise! that one still works.

4 posted on 12/29/2009 8:31:50 AM PST by floozy22 ("As government expands, liberty contracts." RWR)
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To: Bon mots

We definitely need a more reliable search website.

And a more reliable version of You Tube as well. They buried many of the Tea Party vids.


5 posted on 12/29/2009 8:33:01 AM PST by Lorianne
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To: Bon mots

Go to Google News. Type in ‘Max’...

The very first thing that comes up is ‘Max Baucus drunk’

http://news.google.com/news/search?aq=0z&pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=max+baucus+drunk&oq=max


6 posted on 12/29/2009 8:33:32 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Merry Christmas, FReepers!)
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To: Bon mots

Bump


7 posted on 12/29/2009 8:33:32 AM PST by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Bon mots
The search gives you this; # News results for Baucus Drunk Max Baucus not drunk on Senate Floor - war of words‎ - 1 day ago In the process, his tired, angry, articulate tirade was such that online Conservatives activists elected to make a charge that Max Baucus was drunk. ... San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - 66 related articles » # Senator Max Baucus Drunk / Intoxicated on Senate Floor - Shouts ... 6 min - 5 days ago - Rated 4.5 out of 5.0 Senator Max Baucus, Democrat from Montana Drunk on the US Senate Floor debating National health Care www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5Y9X5ggxzA - Related videos - # Max Baucus's speech under conservative fire - PATRICK GAVIN ... Dec 29, 2009 ... Was Baucus so intoxicated by the sound of his own voice that he went off the deep end? Or perhaps he was so drunk with power over shaping ... www.politico.com/.../baucuss_speech_under_conservative_fire.html - 38 minutes ago - # Is Max Baucus drunk and slurring on the Senate floor? | dscriber Dec 28, 2009 ... Sen. Max Baucus, who was instrumental in passing a health care reform bill last week, is facing a merciless barrage of blogging from mainly ... dscriber.com/.../879-is-max-baucus-drunk-and-slurring-on-the-senate-floor.html - # Baucus Drunk | Breaking News Dec 27, 2009 ... What happened to Senator Max Baucus? Is he truly drunk in that video? This is a little bit funny for Senators debating under the influence ... www.junaldpascua.info/2009/12/baucus-drunk.html - # Max Baucus Drunk Dec 28, 2009 ... Could the Max Baucus drunk story be true? The Max Baucus drunk episode has certainly given the opposition a chance to sack him. www.khurak.net/max-baucus-drunk-009034/ - Cached - # MAX BAUCUS DRUNK? The question here isn't whether or not Senator Baucus is hammered (I'm about 80% sure he's half in the bag), the question is why did this video clip remain. thenewsjunkie.com/2009/12/max-baucus-drunk/ - Cached - # Brendan Calling » Blog Archive » Is Max Baucus Drunk? Dec 23, 2009 ... “Max Baucus voted for legislation that forces you to buy overpriced junk insurance… and he shows up DRUNK for work.” ... brendancalling.com/2009/12/23/is-max-baucus-drunk/ - Cached - # Moonbattery: Baucus Drunk on Senate Floor Baucus Drunk on Senate Floor. Posted by Van Helsing at December 27, 2009 12:05 PM. Presenting Senator Max Bacchus I mean Baucus (D-MT), one of the heroic ... www.moonbattery.com/archives/2009/12/baucus-drunk-on.html - Cached - # Senator Max Baucus Drunk (Video) » Right Pundits Dec 27, 2009 ... Come see the spectacle of Montana Democrat Max Baucus drunk on the Senate floor during debate on the health care package in Congress. ... www.rightpundits.com/?p=5231 - Cached - # Senator Max Baucus Drunk On Senate Floor [Raw Video] | Bossip.com Dec 28, 2009 ... Trends Insights » Senator Max Baucus Drunk On Senate Floor Raw Video (Bossip) » Bossip, here, article, Lists, Senator, Baucus ... bossip.com/.../senator-max-baucus-drunk-intoxicated-on-senate-floor-raw-video/ - Cached - # Blog posts about Baucus Drunk Max Baucus Drunk On Senate Floor : NO QUARTER - NO QUARTER - 18 hours ago Max Baucus Drunk During Health Care Debate | National Legal and ... - National Legal and Policy Center - 1 day ago GayPatriot » Was Senator Baucus Drunk On Senate Floor? - GayPatriot - 23 hours ago
8 posted on 12/29/2009 8:35:04 AM PST by jessduntno ("The system is working just as it should..." - Jan "The Man" Napolitano)
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To: Bon mots
google has been my last choice in search engines since mid-July 2008.

At that time I watched in horror as they "disappeared" half a million hits on image searched for "obama birth certificate".

By July 17th that search had only 50,000 hits. Few of which were actual birth certificates, fewer still (like maybe 3 in the first 500 hits) were obama's alleged certificate. Images of bowls of fruit scored higher.

9 posted on 12/29/2009 8:35:40 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 342 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Lorianne

YouTube also spiked this story. Yesterday the suggestion at the top of the list for Baucus was “DRUNK”.


10 posted on 12/29/2009 8:36:04 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

http://news.google.com/news/story?hl=en&source=hp&q=baucus+senate+speech&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ncl=dIOsLEOj0Lm3tYM&ei=oy86S5HEIYOXtgeWscGKCQ&sa=X&oi=news_result&ct=more-results&resnum=1&ved=0CAgQqgIwAA


11 posted on 12/29/2009 8:36:25 AM PST by deport (64 DAYS UNTIL THE TEXAS PRIMARY....... MARCH 2, 2010)
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To: Bon mots

google is evil


12 posted on 12/29/2009 8:37:38 AM PST by Hegemony Cricket (The emperor has no pedigree.)
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To: Bon mots

Legislating while intoxicated - shouldn’t that be a actionable offense, at the very least? Impaired functions at the podium indicates impaired thinking in any other sphere of activity.

Public intoxication - isn’t that also actionable in many jurisdictions?

Suggested sentence, confinement to stocks for a day.


13 posted on 12/29/2009 8:38:43 AM PST by alloysteel (....the Kennedys can be regarded as dysfunctional. Even in death.)
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To: deport

Yep. It’s a news story.

You gotta search in ‘News’

;-)


14 posted on 12/29/2009 8:38:53 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Merry Christmas, FReepers!)
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To: Bon mots

“biden drunk” however has not been removed from Google.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ


15 posted on 12/29/2009 8:42:21 AM PST by quantim
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Yep. It’s a news story.

You gotta search in ‘News’

;-)

We were not saying it disappeared from search results, only that it disappeared from the "AJAX" suggestion box which appears when Google is loaded in your browser (not using the Google toolbar or browser search) and you begin typing. Auto-generated suggestions based upon search frequency appear in a drop-down list below your typing.

Yesterday, before you got the first three letters of Baucus's name typed in, the word "DRUNK" appeared at the top of the list. Today it is GONE.

These suggestions continue to appear as you type in Bush D...

Try it.

Google <---- Go to the full page browser version of Google.

16 posted on 12/29/2009 8:43:00 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

I know how it works.

Instead of a general Google search, go to their ‘News’ section. Type ‘Max’. The first thing in the drop down is ‘Max Baucus Drunk’. The first thing.

Don’t blame the tool....


17 posted on 12/29/2009 8:48:06 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Merry Christmas, FReepers!)
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To: Bon mots

http://www.ixquick.com/


18 posted on 12/29/2009 8:53:45 AM PST by Chattering Class of 58
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To: Bon mots

BAUCUS DRUNK!?!

Gee, would hate for that to appear so many times it overwhelms search.


19 posted on 12/29/2009 8:55:05 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (There is no amount of work you can perform that they can't steal from you.)
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To: Bon mots

Google Results 1 - 10 of about 818,000 for baucus drunk. (0.09 seconds)


20 posted on 12/29/2009 8:55:43 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (There is no amount of work you can perform that they can't steal from you.)
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To: Uncle Miltie
Google Results 1 - 10 of about 818,000 for baucus drunk. (0.09 seconds)

I think you missed my point...

I did not say that they censored all of the search results, merely that the AJAX 'suggest' feature was spiked not to show "Drunk". In my screenshot taken yesterday, you can clearly see that it appeared at the top of the list. Today it is gone.

SCREENSHOT FROM YESTERDAY:



However, regarding your point... it is interesting to note that the VERY FIRST RESULT is a lame article immediately written to defend Baucus in an obscure blog at the San Francisco Chronicle.

Baucus Coverup - 1st result on Google now

21 posted on 12/29/2009 9:02:48 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

use “Bing”...owned by Newscorp


22 posted on 12/29/2009 9:03:55 AM PST by rman04554
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To: Bon mots

I don’t think you understand how the Google “suggestions” box works. If news outlets aren’t reporting on it in large numbers, and users aren’t searching for it in large numbers, then it falls out of use and out of the box.


23 posted on 12/29/2009 9:14:50 AM PST by ctdonath2 (Virtue is to be apologized for. Depravity commands respect. - Galt)
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To: Bon mots
yesterday, you can clearly see that it appeared at the top of the list. Today it is gone.

Google is a very dynamic system. What happened yesterday may not happen today.

24 posted on 12/29/2009 9:16:15 AM PST by ctdonath2 (Virtue is to be apologized for. Depravity commands respect. - Galt)
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To: Bon mots

“baucus drunk” is number 1 on Bing


25 posted on 12/29/2009 9:23:53 AM PST by caver (Obama's first goals: allow more killing of innocents and allow the killers of innocents to go free.)
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To: ctdonath2
Google is a very dynamic system. What happened yesterday may not happen today.

I would think that "Baucus Drunk" would still be one of the top Baucus searches, today.

26 posted on 12/29/2009 9:56:31 AM PST by FreeReign
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To: ctdonath2
I don’t think you understand how the Google “suggestions” box works. If news outlets aren’t reporting on it in large numbers, and users aren’t searching for it in large numbers, then it falls out of use and out of the box.

Actually, I do understand that. But the term COULD NOT fall out of the suggestion box COMPLETELY in 24 hours. You cannot tell me in all seriousness that there are now more people searching for "Bush Drunk" than the current news story "Baucus Drunk".

You can test the Google Suggest AJAX for a number of terms and see for yourself. It was obvious by the growing number of hits in Google News as well... this was clearly manipulated manually to skew the results... something which is not done for Republicans.

Test it with Palin, Bush or any Republican...

27 posted on 12/29/2009 11:43:03 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: FreeReign; ctdonath2
Google is a very dynamic system. What happened yesterday may not happen today.

I would think that "Baucus Drunk" would still be one of the top Baucus searches, today.

Bush Drunk, Palin Drunk, almost any Republican drunk gets hits...

There is no way this could go from a top hit yesterday - one which appeared after typing just the first three letters of Baucus's name... to not even being on the list today. No way without a manual adjustment.

28 posted on 12/29/2009 11:45:15 AM PST by Bon mots
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29 posted on 01/01/2010 1:32:12 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year!)
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