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GOOGLE's Anti-Conservative Agenda
RightMarch ^ | 5-3-05 | Bill Greene

Posted on 05/03/2005 11:33:07 AM PDT by Bob J

This CONSERVATIVE ALERT is a special message for Bob Johnson from RightMarch.com: ALERT: Do you think we have a hard time fighting against the left-wing bias of the liberal mainstream media?

Well you're right -- but it's worse than you thought.

Now, it turns out the people running the big search engines are liberally biased, too -- and they're CENSORING conservative search ad results!

Specifically, we're talking about the biggest search engine: GOOGLE. Everyone uses Google. It's even a verb now -- "I'll Google that to find out."

But it's also an advertising vehicle -- you can pay Google money, and they'll put your short ad on the right-hand side of the page of search results, based on what people are searching for.

Well, we saw that if you typed in "Tom DeLay", all of the ads were ANTI-DeLay ads. So, we took the time and spent the money so that our PRO-DeLay ad would show up too -- first.

But then we wanted to also put up an ad that exposed the hypocrisy of the Democrats -- basically, showing how the Democrats are going after Congressman DeLay for things that they've done MUCH WORSE in. So, we copied one of the ads posted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee almost WORD FOR WORD, but changed "Tom DeLay" (the GOP leader) to "Nancy Pelosi" (the Democrat leader, who violated ethics rules much worse than what DeLay is accused of).

That's all we did -- we took the LIBERAL ad, and changed the words to make it a CONSERVATIVE ad.

And Google CENSORED our ad.

They pulled the ad, and the reason they gave was, "Google policy does not permit ad text that advocates against an individual, group or organization."

But the LIBERAL ad is still up. Click Here to take a look at the liberal ad; then look at our ad (and Google's rejection) by clicking here.

OUTRIGHT DISCRIMINATION! So now we need YOUR help to expose this blatant anti-conservative bias at the largest search engine on the planet!

TAKE ACTION: We're launching a major media blitz TODAY, with press releases to every media outlet in the country, plus broadcast interviews and an expose' on our weekly radio show this week. We're also placing this Action Alert across a network of major news websites, and dozens of blogs are already picking up this story. Google may think they have a "right" to apply their rules differently to different people -- but WE have a right to SPEAK UP when we see them exhibiting BLATANT liberal bias!

We need YOUR help. We've set up our site so that you can send messages to YOUR local media -- newspapers, television, radio, etc. -- DEMANDING that they report on the LIBERAL BIAS of the largest search engine in the world.

You can only send to five local media sources at a time on our system, but feel free to use our pre-written form repeatedly to FORCE the media to DO THEIR JOBS and report on this bias. Click here NOW to send your messages (we recommend you re-write the letter in your own words, to have a better chance of getting it published):

http://www.rightmarch.com/050305.htm

NOTE: For those who want to take more direct action, here are some contacts at Google:

Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043 phone: 650-253-0000 fax: 650-253-0001

Questions on "Ad Approvals" - http://snipurl.com/ela9

Media Contacts: Google Media Hotline 650-930-3555 or press@google.com

Corporate PR David Krane 650-623-4096 david@google.com

Corporate PR Steve Langdon 650-623-4950 slangdon@google.com

Advertising PR Michael Mayzel 650-623-4565 mmayzel@google.com

Technology PR Nathan Tyler 650-623-4311 nate@google.com

Consumer PR Eileen Rodriguez 650-623-4235 eileen@google.com

We don't have to sit idly by anymore when we see this kind of anti-conservative, pro-liberal bias ANYWHERE. Be sure to send this Alert to EVERYONE you know who wants to help DEMAND that the mainstream media report on Google's ideological discrimination. Thank you!

Sincerely,

William Greene, President RightMarch.com


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters
KEYWORDS: bigbrother; boycott; boycotteverything; boycottgoogle; censorship; delaybashing; doublestandard; goodlucklol; google; hypocrites; liberalelites; lyingliars; mediabias; rightmarch; tomdelay; tomdelaybashing; whocares
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1 posted on 05/03/2005 11:33:13 AM PDT by Bob J
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To: Bob J

The 650 area code (SF burbs) is all you need to know. It doesn't get any more blue statish than this!


2 posted on 05/03/2005 11:34:31 AM PDT by GOP_1900AD (Stomping on "PC," destroying the Left, and smoking out faux "conservatives" - Take Back The GOP!)
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To: Bob J

snopes.com is another growing anti-conservative site taking advantage of the built up users


3 posted on 05/03/2005 11:38:08 AM PDT by sure_fine (*not one to over kill the thought process*)
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To: Bob J

Boycott Google!!!!!!!!


4 posted on 05/03/2005 11:38:26 AM PDT by wk4bush2004
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To: Bob J
Boycott Google.

Use DogPile.com. It's a search engine that searches all other search engines. You get results from all the other search engines on the net on one page!!!

5 posted on 05/03/2005 11:38:41 AM PDT by concerned about politics (Vote Republican - Vote morally correct!)
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To: Bob J

Are there any search engines that are not biased or are conservative based?


6 posted on 05/03/2005 11:38:59 AM PDT by wk4bush2004
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To: wk4bush2004

"Boycott Google!!!!!!!!"


I already do - I still Yahoo


7 posted on 05/03/2005 11:44:22 AM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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To: Bob J
http://clusty.com/


No need to take the interstate if you have the time for an enjoyable drive on the back roads. ;)

8 posted on 05/03/2005 11:44:31 AM PDT by G.Mason ( Because Free Republic obviously needed another opinionated big mouth ... Proud NRA member)
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To: Bob J; MeekOneGOP; Grampa Dave

BTTT


9 posted on 05/03/2005 11:44:45 AM PDT by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: wk4bush2004
Are there any search engines that are not biased or are conservative based?

Try Dogpile.com.

It lists all available articles and which search engines they were found on. You can avoid all the radical left wing engines and web sites.

10 posted on 05/03/2005 11:45:03 AM PDT by concerned about politics (Vote Republican - Vote morally correct!)
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To: Bob J

There isn't a SINGLE sponsored link in a Pelosi search.

There are several with DeLay, all negative.


11 posted on 05/03/2005 11:48:37 AM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: OXENinFLA; gubamyster; mhking

Ping


12 posted on 05/03/2005 11:53:08 AM PDT by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: G.Mason

Thanks for the link to http://clusty.com/ - looks like a good resource.


13 posted on 05/03/2005 11:55:19 AM PDT by knittnmom
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To: concerned about politics

I just had a look at dogpile. It looks good. Thanks, I'l start using it.


14 posted on 05/03/2005 11:56:46 AM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: Bob J

I will be interested to see if this affects their stock price. They are flying high at the moment, at 227/shr. Since that is way inflated, this could be the pin that pops their bubble, if it is done right.


16 posted on 05/03/2005 12:01:19 PM PDT by Little Pig (Is it time for "Cowboys and Muslims" yet?)
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To: sure_fine
snopes.com is another growing anti-conservative site taking advantage of the built up users

Are you sure about that?

One of the founders went bezerk on Michael Moore (in person) and repeatedly called him a liar (face to face).

She eventually was mocked by the media for losing it, and did a partial, slight retraction, but I do know that she (and either her husband or partner or whatever) voted for Bush.

In the website itself, under a 9/11 thing, its referanced.

17 posted on 05/03/2005 12:01:29 PM PDT by Sonny M ("oderint dum metuant")
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To: Little Pig
Since that is way inflated, this could be the pin that pops their bubble, if it is done right.

There's no reason why bloggers can't make Google as....ahem.... popular..... as Air America, right? Let them both die an agonizing death. They've made their "choice" of whom to serve.

18 posted on 05/03/2005 12:04:24 PM PDT by concerned about politics (Vote Republican - Vote morally correct!)
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To: 80 Square Miles
Had a peek at clusty as well. Neat. I'll use dogpile and clusty, I'll take 'em for a test run.

From what I've read, yahoo is a big democratic contributor.

19 posted on 05/03/2005 12:06:08 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: wk4bush2004

"Are there any search engines that are not biased or are conservative based?"

I find the Yahoo search engine to be very easy to use and basically without political bias.

It is very effective to find out if an author of a hate GW, conservatives or Christians article is a long time Gay Advocate pusher or just a lib who hates America, GW, conservatives and Christians.


20 posted on 05/03/2005 12:06:57 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (The MSM has been a WMD, Weapon of Mass Disinformation for the Rats for at least 5 decades.)
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To: Sonny M

Snopes has always leaned slightly to the left. If the urban legend they're investigating is political, they'll give a little more weight to the left than the right.


21 posted on 05/03/2005 12:07:35 PM PDT by randog (What the....?!)
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To: Sonny M
for about the last year and a half, I have been reading on this forum

Snopes Forum

this is where they decide what is, and what isn't... too many libs in that bunch

22 posted on 05/03/2005 12:07:48 PM PDT by sure_fine (*not one to over kill the thought process*)
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To: Bob J

You all don't seem to understand that the ads that are on the Google results pages are from people who PAID Google to put them there in the first place. There are presently two pro-DeLay ads on the results page. If more pro-DeLay folk pay for those other slots, they can supplant those anti folk.


23 posted on 05/03/2005 12:08:42 PM PDT by mhking ("Today, we're gonna do things the RIGHT way...")
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To: sure_fine

snopes.com for the past 2-3 years has lost any objectivity it may have had if politics are involved.


24 posted on 05/03/2005 12:08:43 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (The MSM has been a WMD, Weapon of Mass Disinformation for the Rats for at least 5 decades.)
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To: concerned about politics

I believe that Google owns Bolgger.com and Blogspot.com .


25 posted on 05/03/2005 12:12:12 PM PDT by rmlew (Copperheads and Peaceniks beware! Sedition is a crime.)
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To: Grampa Dave

its about like that Wikepeka (?) encyclopedia, anyone can login and rewite history there


26 posted on 05/03/2005 12:12:23 PM PDT by sure_fine (*not one to over kill the thought process*)
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To: mhking

Huh? The article said they TRIED to pay for an anti-Pelosi ad that was identical to an existing anti-Delay ad, and Google refused to let it run.


27 posted on 05/03/2005 12:13:53 PM PDT by beezdotcom (I'm usually either right or wrong...)
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To: mhking
You all don't seem to understand that the ads that are on the Google results pages are from people who PAID Google to put them there in the first place.

Ahhhh, so google knows they'll reach more people with their biased searches since more people cannot afford their fee.

28 posted on 05/03/2005 12:16:36 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: randog
Snopes has always leaned slightly to the left. If the urban legend they're investigating is political, they'll give a little more weight to the left than the right.

If they had done that after that garbage movie by Moore came out, it would have helped them.

Screaming, yelling and calling Moore a liar, might have felt good for them, but Scopes was embarrassed by the whole thing. There is a partial apology to their behavior towards Moore.

However, based on that, I can't say I'd call them left leaning, but I do concede its possible they overcompensate.

29 posted on 05/03/2005 12:17:27 PM PDT by Sonny M ("oderint dum metuant")
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To: sure_fine
for about the last year and a half, I have been reading on this forum

That site is definatley wacked out, but snopes.com is actually only 2 people really.

The wife (she could be a sister) was the one who went insane on Moore in public and making a huge scene.

Either way, despite her apology, she and the other founder, did vote republican.

I don't know how that forum is associated with them, but snopes is a 2 man operation that mostly uses phone calls, internet research, a trip to the library and a quick run of the experts to come to its conclusions.

30 posted on 05/03/2005 12:22:30 PM PDT by Sonny M ("oderint dum metuant")
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To: concerned about politics

Thanks for the heads up on DogPile. I will now use them instead of Google.


31 posted on 05/03/2005 12:24:00 PM PDT by bella1 (red county, blue state)
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To: EdReform; devolve; PhilDragoo; yall
bump / ping!

32 posted on 05/03/2005 12:25:46 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: Bob J

Try www.icerocket.com. It's a nice replacement for google.


33 posted on 05/03/2005 12:29:47 PM PDT by aimhigh
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To: 80 Square Miles

You are most welcome. I hope it serves us well. ;)


34 posted on 05/03/2005 12:36:51 PM PDT by G.Mason ( Because Free Republic obviously needed another opinionated big mouth ... Proud NRA member)
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To: aimhigh

Thanks for the link.


35 posted on 05/03/2005 12:38:19 PM PDT by G.Mason ( Because Free Republic obviously needed another opinionated big mouth ... Proud NRA member)
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To: Bob J
They pulled the ad, and the reason they gave was, "Google policy does not permit ad text that advocates against an individual, group or organization."

But the LIBERAL ad is still up. Click Here to take a look at the liberal ad; then look at our ad (and Google's rejection) by clicking here.

Having explained how your ad was created, this should be a slam dunk.
If it was a paid ad, and rejected, shouldn't Google be forced to divulge that they are contributing (probably illegally) to the Democratic party?

36 posted on 05/03/2005 12:39:03 PM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are ignorance, stupidity and hydrogen)
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To: Bob J

Hmmm... I was wondering why my (Conservative) Website has always been lacking on google's search engines. Yahoo has what, much less than half the volume, but has twice as many hits? Not saying I'm convinced bias is a factor, but I'd like to know if others have similar issues:

Links from an Internet Search Engine - Full list
- Yahoo 113 146
- Google 64 64
- MSN 35 35
- Ask Jeeves 8 8
- Netscape 4 4
- Dogpile 3 3
- Google (Images) 3 3
- Mamma 2 2
- AOL 1 1
- Ask Jeeves UK 1 1
- Others 2 2

(this is all from the first few days of may)


37 posted on 05/03/2005 12:41:53 PM PDT by traviskicks (http://www.neoperspectives.com/foundingoftheunitedstates.htm)
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To: mhking
And you all don't seem to understand that when an identical ad was paid for to be placed with only the person's name changed... it was rejected.

Can't get any more clear and blatant than that.

38 posted on 05/03/2005 12:43:47 PM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are ignorance, stupidity and hydrogen)
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To: Bob J

Interestingly enough Google insiders are selling like gangbusters.

http://www.argusgroup.com/

This stock will be a good short soon.


39 posted on 05/03/2005 12:47:57 PM PDT by Rockitz (After all these years, it's still rocket science.)
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To: Bob J

none of those email addresses work from gmail.


40 posted on 05/03/2005 12:48:50 PM PDT by traviskicks (http://www.neoperspectives.com/foundingoftheunitedstates.htm)
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To: Rockitz

http://search.msn.com/


41 posted on 05/03/2005 1:27:17 PM PDT by UB355
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To: CyberAnt

BTTT


42 posted on 05/03/2005 1:35:15 PM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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To: Bob J
Google may soon be ranking search results for news according to the quality of the source.
43 posted on 05/03/2005 1:55:04 PM PDT by NCnodeLOGICBOMB (Noise is a byproduct of inefficiency.)
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To: Rockitz; Bob J
Interestingly enough Google insiders are selling like gangbusters.

This stock will be a good short soon.

Didn't a bunch of them just buy a 767 to use as a corporate jet?

44 posted on 05/03/2005 1:59:50 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Andrew Heyward's got to go!)
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To: Bob J; All

Hold on, hold on... before you go nuts many times these searches are doctored by liberal computer geeks. If you type in "failure" you get the bibliography of George W. Bush and then you get MichaelMoore.com. Search status is given by the number of hits a website gets based on a keyword. If you sat there and searched "failure" then clicked MichaelMoore.com every time eventually that link would climb the charts. I believe there are programs that do this automatically too, it's lame, I know.


45 posted on 05/03/2005 2:36:05 PM PDT by Roots (www.GOPatUCR.com - - College Republicans at the University of California, Riverside)
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To be honest, this group sounds like a bunch of whining crybabies with a pointless cause... but to each their own.


46 posted on 05/03/2005 2:41:54 PM PDT by Roots (www.GOPatUCR.com - - College Republicans at the University of California, Riverside)
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To: Bob J

well it looks like they caved in because right now on google, if you type Tom Delay the first Paid advert is by Rightmarch.com


47 posted on 05/03/2005 2:42:53 PM PDT by chudogg (www.chudogg.blogspot.com)
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To: concerned about politics
There's no reason why bloggers can't make Google as....ahem.... popular..... as Air America, right? Let them both die an agonizing death. They've made their "choice" of whom to serve.

You're nuts if you are comparing Google to Air America. Google is one of the country's few remaining high-tech tycoon stories. Air America bounced checks; Google is awash in black ink.

48 posted on 05/03/2005 3:59:40 PM PDT by L.N. Smithee (Honestly - would anybody be surprised if it was revealed George Felos is a necrophiliac?)
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To: Sonny M

Snopes has BEEN biased left. They weasel out of their slamming republicans and giving democrats a pass by saying true or false depends on their framing statement.

They still refuse to call Hillary a liar over the Sir Edmund Hillary claim. They say that maybe her mom was a liar instead. Riiiiiight.


49 posted on 05/03/2005 4:23:13 PM PDT by weegee (WE FOUGHT ZOGBYISM November 2, 2004 - 60 Million Voters versus 60 Minutes - BUSH WINS!!!)
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To: Roots

The leftists have time for such nonsense. The rest of us have jobs.


50 posted on 05/03/2005 4:24:51 PM PDT by weegee (WE FOUGHT ZOGBYISM November 2, 2004 - 60 Million Voters versus 60 Minutes - BUSH WINS!!!)
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