Skip to comments.Linguistic analysis uncovers phony names on White House petition
Posted on 07/07/2012 12:10:55 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
Linguistic analysis of a White House petition against increased coal-ash regulations submitted by coal industry front group Citizens for Recycling First in late 2011 revealed that hundreds of Chinese signatures from Colorado on the petition that are less than authentic.
The most basic of the fake names appear to be generated by software or small group of individuals that only changes simple things in the names names like Fred Smith, Larry Smith, Larry Williams, George Jones, William Jones, James Jones, Henry Jones, Peter Jones.
Other names are more inane, inanimate objects. These names are not traditional Chinese names, but foods or even animals. Some of these names include Steamed Bun, Older Sister, Steamed Bun Little Sister, Big Grey Wolf, Little Duck, and Little White Rabbit.
Some names are, in fact, invitations to travel, such as Come to China Big and Come to China Donkey.
Thirteen of the names in the petition include the first name Handsome, including Handsome Six, Handsome Good Looking, Handsome Dragon and Most Handsome Guy.
Historical literary figures even came out in support of coal ash, including Dasheng Sun, the monkey king in Journey to the West (a famous Chinese novel), and Shanbo Liang, who is the protagonist in a well-known Chinese legend.
The petition was asking to protect coal ash recycling by promptly enacting disposal regulations that do NOT designate coal ash a hazardous waste. It gained 5,400 signatures within the first month, warranting an official White House response.
Liberal groups are horrible liars because they're used to lying to groups like the New York Times and Washington Post - groups that will believe ANYTHING that falls from a liberal's mouth...
So this is funny - but not a surprise.
Was this a computer generated petition? Is there software floating around out there capable of generating fake names? Is that what happened to Thad McCotter?
Random name generator.
I think that is actually Barney Frank's married name.
Well, yeah, but they AIN'T a liberal group. They appear to be a coal industry group committing fraud.
So I guess it ain't so funny now.