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No, Google Isnít The Far Rightís Sugar Daddy
TechCrunch ^ | 12/05/2013 | Alex Wilhelm

Posted on 12/06/2013 11:59:27 AM PST by aimhigh

A report in PRWatch made it more publicly known that Google has made donations to a number of conservative groups, including Americans for Tax Reform, the CATO Institute, and Heritage Action.

Americans for Tax Reform is known for its founder Grover Norquist and his pledge, which many conservative politicians sign, promising to not raise taxes. The CATO Institute was founded with Koch money, and Heritage Action had a hand in the government shutdown.

Is Google a quiet firehose of cash to conservative causes and groups, foundations and think tanks? Not really.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: google

1 posted on 12/06/2013 11:59:27 AM PST by aimhigh
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To: aimhigh

IBTBP!

*In Before The Blog Police


2 posted on 12/06/2013 12:02:53 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: aimhigh

The Heritage Foundation unleashed Obamacare on us, long before the President was elected to any office. They should be considered a radical left wing group and forced into bankruptcy.


3 posted on 12/06/2013 12:08:18 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: aimhigh
Um, article says, "Google appears to be exceptionally partisan." That should be "Google appears to be exceptionally bi-partisan" based in the numbers presented.
4 posted on 12/06/2013 12:10:59 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

who’s the blog police?


5 posted on 12/06/2013 12:13:06 PM PST by MNDude
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To: MNDude

There are a few folks on FR who seem to enjoy busting anyone’s chops who posts an excerpt from a blog article...


6 posted on 12/06/2013 12:23:46 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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