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Newly released Clinton document describes Internet as ‘right wing’ tool of ‘conspiracy commerce’
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Posted on 04/18/2014 5:16:29 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Newly released Clinton document describes Internet as ‘right wing’ tool of ‘conspiracy commerce’

Posted By Giuseppe Macri On 6:01 PM 04/18/2014 In | No Comments

A previously unreleased White House document among the 7,500 published by the Clinton presidential library Friday warns that the burgeoning Internet of 1995 is being “seized” by the “right wing” and turned into a “communication stream of conspiracy commerce.”

The 1995 report, titled “The Communication Stream of Conspiracy Commerce,” describes the Internet as a new method of communication ”employed by the right wing” and used to “convey their fringe stories into legitimate subjects of coverage by the mainstream media.”

Among those “fringe stories” were the now-infamous reports and lawsuits alleging extra-martial affairs with the president, including accusations from model and actress Gennifer Flowers, and murmurings about former Arkansas state employee Paula Jones, Mashable reports.

The White House counsel’s office and Democratic National Committee produced the report, which explains how “Republican staffers surf the Internet,” and describes it as “one of the major and most dynamic modes of communication.”

“The Internet can link people, groups and organizations together instantly,” the report reads. “Moreover, it allows an extraordinary amount of unregulated data and information to be located in one area and available to all. The right wing has seized upon the internet as a means of communicating its ideas to people. Moreover, evidence exists that Republican staffers surf the internet, interacting with extremists in order to exchange ideas and information.”


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Well, N.S. Bubba.............
1 posted on 04/18/2014 5:16:29 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Cry havoc and let slip the tweets of war.


2 posted on 04/18/2014 5:17:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

But...but...Al Gore created the internet.


3 posted on 04/18/2014 5:18:19 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: Sub-Driver
extraordinary amount of unregulated data

They will REGULATE our data...?

In other words CENSORSHIP.

The first amendment swiftly follows the second.

4 posted on 04/18/2014 5:19:21 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Sub-Driver
Communication stream of conspiracy commerce.”

I like Communication Cache of Conspiracy Commerce

the alliteration makes for a much more fluid and therefore morememorable CLICHE
5 posted on 04/18/2014 5:19:39 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver
 photo VOICE_zps36743a79.jpg

6 posted on 04/18/2014 5:19:43 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Sub-Driver

First time I’ve ever heard Media Matters, ThinkProgress, Huffy Poast, MSDNC ad nauseam described as “right wing tools”.


7 posted on 04/18/2014 5:20:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Sub-Driver

Among those “fringe stories” were the now-infamous reports and lawsuits alleging extra-martial affairs with the president, including accusations from model and actress Gennifer Flowers, and murmurings about former Arkansas state employee Paula Jones, Mashable reports.
ALL TURNED OUT TO BE TRUE!!!!! So much for fringe stories


8 posted on 04/18/2014 5:20:42 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Sub-Driver

unregulated data and information

That says it all. Back in 1995 they admitted they regulate information.

As for the right wing connecting groups to groups, I guess they hadn’t considered that left wing groups might do the same. Such as The Huffington Post and Moveon.org to name a few.


9 posted on 04/18/2014 5:20:49 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Sub-Driver

I have always like conspiracy theories, they are so interesting but don’t really believe most of them.

As far as the Clintons tho, I would believe about anything. I would not be surprised at all if both of them were guilty of murder. Actually multiple murders.


10 posted on 04/18/2014 5:21:57 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Sub-Driver
Internet of 1995 is being “seized” by the “right wing”

If only.

11 posted on 04/18/2014 5:22:06 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: yarddog
As far as the Clintons tho, I would believe about anything. I would not be surprised at all if both of them were guilty of murder. Actually multiple murders.

I was going to ask Vince Foster and the David Koresh folks what they think, but remembered they aren't here anymore.

12 posted on 04/18/2014 5:25:18 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Sub-Driver; kristinn; Jim Robinson

I remember when this came out. IIRC wasn’t it a Sid Vicious (Blumenthal) production?


13 posted on 04/18/2014 5:30:03 PM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: Sub-Driver
Gotta fault dailycaller.com for a very misleading headline.

Newly released Clinton document from 1995 describes Internet as ‘right wing’ tool of ‘conspiracy commerce’

would have been a lot better.

14 posted on 04/18/2014 5:30:28 PM PDT by upchuck (Support ABLE, the Anybody But Lindsey Effort. Yes, we are the ABLE!!)
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To: cripplecreek

Post of the day!


15 posted on 04/18/2014 5:31:59 PM PDT by Taxman
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To: gaijin
unregulated datat

That stood out. Detestable tyrants they be.
16 posted on 04/18/2014 5:32:49 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: upchuck

Yeah those flash mobs are all right wing extremist


17 posted on 04/18/2014 5:33:50 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: Sub-Driver
According to Clinton, his presidence suffered its scandals because of a synergy between the Right and the mainstream press. The right fabricated stories of scandal, and the mainstream press dutifully passed them on. This explanation was first tried out on the public in 1994 when Clinton's political adviser, James Carville, described the occult process as a "Media Food Chain." By 1997 White House staffers had composed, presumably at taxpayers' expense, a 331-page report on the Food Chain.

Titled "Communication Stream of Conspiracy Commerce," it depicted the flow of these shocking fabrications, advancing from their point of origin on the Right and heading into the mainstream press. The Right's sources were identified: London's Sunday Telegraph, Richard Scaife's Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times, and the American Spectator. In an early post-presidential interview Clinton explained to Newsweek magazine, "We live in an historical period when the fanaticism of America is on the right, and it has an apparatus to support it."

For all his public smiles Clinton is an angry man; and throughout his retirement he has frequently given vent to this anger, often at odd moments.

From The Clinton Crack-Up: The Boy President's Life After the White House," by Emmett Tyrrell.

Copyright © 2007

18 posted on 04/18/2014 5:35:06 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Sub-Driver

AOL + Post Office + NSA = REGULATED internet

boring + slow + surveillance

Won’t THAT be fun...?!


19 posted on 04/18/2014 5:39:26 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Sub-Driver
"Meat ration INCREASED to 300 grams"

"We are at war with East Asia. We have ALWAYS been at war with East Asia."

Sounds great, huh...?

20 posted on 04/18/2014 5:41:55 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Sub-Driver

Was that before or after Democratic Underground?


21 posted on 04/18/2014 5:47:16 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Sub-Driver
The White House counsel’s office and Democratic National Committee produced the report, which explains how “Republican staffers surf the Internet,” and describes it as “one of the major and most dynamic modes of communication.” “The Internet can link people, groups and organizations together instantly,” the report reads. “Moreover, it allows an extraordinary amount of unregulated data and information to be located in one area and available to all. The right wing has seized upon the internet as a means of communicating its ideas to people. Moreover, evidence exists that Republican staffers surf the internet, interacting with extremists in order to exchange ideas and information.”

That wording sounds like it could have come directly from a Stasi report, where Commie apparatchiks and informants are explaining to their superiors how the enemy operates. Did the Commies directly train the Democrats, or do they all just naturally talk that way?

Is there any meaningful difference between the Communists of East Germany or the Soviet Union and the Democrat leadership? Not that I can tell...

22 posted on 04/18/2014 5:48:15 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Sub-Driver

the right had the lead in 1995 and they let themselves be overtaken by the loony left


23 posted on 04/18/2014 5:48:31 PM PDT by Homer1
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To: Sub-Driver

I thought this was Free Republic?!!? Did clintoon just accuse me of joining du?!??


24 posted on 04/18/2014 5:48:36 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Sub-Driver

Paranoid kooks


25 posted on 04/18/2014 5:50:34 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think they are looking at us. There’s probably spy’s all this place. So they own the mainstream media but they don’t own conservative websites yet.


26 posted on 04/18/2014 5:50:34 PM PDT by Vinylly (?)
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To: gaijin

27 posted on 04/18/2014 5:50:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Yeah right,Bill:

www.democraticunderground.com

and

1) CNN: 52
2) The Huffington Post: 393
3) Time: 553
4) NPR: 1,524
5) Slate: 1,569
6) Newsweek: 1,690
7) U.S. News & World Report: 2,408
8) Politico: 2,470
9) Salon: 2,455
10) Indy Media: 3,534

11) The Democratic Underground: 6,992
12) The Atlantic: 8,538
13) The Village Voice: 8,922
14) Daily Kos: 10,385
15) Eschaton: 10,496
16) New Yorker: 12,429
17) The Daily Beast: 12,512
18) Alternet: 15,763
19) Common Dreams: 18,144
20) Crooks and Liars: 19,337

21) Buzzflash: 19,423
22) TPM Cafe: 21,592
23) MoveOn: 21,786
24) Mother Jones: 22,277
25) Amnesty International: 23,807
26) Counterpunch: 23,841
27) The Nation: 24,552
28) Antiwar: 24,799
29) Think Progress: 25,168
30) Raw Story: 26,663

31) The New Republic: 26,867
32) Planned Parenthood: 28,207
33) Information Clearing House: 28,605
34) What Really Happened: 31,583
35) OpEdNews: 31,835
36) Bad Subjects: 33,120
37) Political Wire: 34,698
38) World Socialist Website: 35,122
39) ACLU: 37,195
40) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: 37,494

41) Media Matters: 37,650
42) Feministing: 38,376
43) Truthout: 38,809
44) Drudge Retort: 41,472
45) The American Prospect: 42,082
46) Harper’s Magazine: 42,659
47) Firedoglake: 42,836
48) TruthDig: 44,389
49) Wonkette: 45,704
50) AmericaBlog: 45,195

Honorable Mentions

51) FiveThirtyEight: 46,521
52) The Washington Monthly: 48,238
53) Michael Moore 48,918
54) Bartcop: 48,109
55) Air America: 54,928
56) Oliver Willis: 55,743
57) MyDD: 57,251
58) Center for American Progress: 58,713
59) The Brookings Institute: 61,302
60) Zmag: 65,741


28 posted on 04/18/2014 6:01:28 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Olog-hai
First time I’ve ever heard Media Matters, ThinkProgress, Huffy Poast, MSDNC ad nauseam described as “right wing tools”.

They were part of the response organized by the Left to counteract the "threat" described in this paranoid document.

Which means that rather than being designed as tools of information sharing, those site above were instead designed as tools of information (and political) dominance.
29 posted on 04/18/2014 6:03:10 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Sub-Driver

This will come as a big surprise to tens of thousands of dirty, small-minded petty tyrants writing comments from their parents’ basement on DemocRat Underground.


30 posted on 04/18/2014 6:11:28 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
He would say that, considering he's an enemy of the United States, just like his wife-in-name-only. First one recent and related, the rest are from the FRchives: Thanks Sub-Driver.
31 posted on 04/18/2014 6:15:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Sub-Driver

In 1995 the internet was truly an alternate, uncontrolled media. It took almost 10 years to change that.

It’s affect on the 2000 election was the straw that broke the camel’s back.


32 posted on 04/18/2014 6:16:22 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: gaijin

Bump


33 posted on 04/18/2014 6:29:38 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Sub-Driver

unregulated data and information AKA free speech


34 posted on 04/18/2014 6:42:48 PM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: Sub-Driver

Once Bill learned he could use the internet to meet women, he did a 180 on the issue.


35 posted on 04/18/2014 6:51:32 PM PDT by matt1234 (Hitler blamed the Jews. Obama blames the Tea Party.)
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To: Sub-Driver
They would just love for the Internet to be EXCLUSIVELY a left wing tool.

36 posted on 04/18/2014 7:13:28 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: cripplecreek
Cry havoc and let slip the tweets of war.

ROFL!

Post of the Day!

37 posted on 04/18/2014 7:17:53 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: vladimir998

YES< Blame Al Gore.


38 posted on 04/18/2014 7:18:41 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Sub-Driver
No wonder Hillary wanted a gatekeeper on the internet back then.
39 posted on 04/18/2014 8:21:15 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

Always happy to boast that I am a proud Founding Member of Mrs. Bill Clinton’s “Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.”


40 posted on 04/18/2014 8:53:42 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Any time the lie of the Tyrant can be unveiled in a matter of minutes, it is a threat to the Tyrant, and must be destroyed.


41 posted on 04/18/2014 9:13:16 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Internet is to politicians what the over kitchen light is to cockroaches.


42 posted on 04/19/2014 6:03:42 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: tanknetter

BTTT!


43 posted on 04/19/2014 1:28:10 PM PDT by Pagey (HELL is The 2nd Term of a POTUS who uses the terms “social justice” and “fair distribution".)
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To: Sub-Driver

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Wondering why all the problems with Netflix streaming?

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Customers are the victim of stalled negotiations between ISPs and Netflix.

by Jon Brodkin - Mar 29 2014, 7:00am CST

Faster than streaming on Verizon and AT&T.
Kristin

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But that question gets asked by customers of some Internet service providers (ISPs) a lot more than customers of others. Netflix’s February rankings show that Google Fiber’s average Netflix speed of 3.74Mbps was more than twice as high as Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon, which are the first, second, and fourth biggest broadband providers in the country. Cablevision, Cox, Suddenlink, and Charter beat the biggest ISPs in the national speed rankings too. RCN, a smaller carrier in the Northeast, last year outperformed all opponents in a speed test of just the Boston area.
Further Reading
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But what about Netflix customers stuck with Verizon or AT&T? There’s nothing to do but wait.

For all its complaints about the country’s lack of net neutrality rules, Netflix has shown that it’s willing to pay what it calls ISP “tolls” to secure a better experience for users. But so far it’s only struck a deal with Comcast, and that may be because Comcast wanted to avoid extra scrutiny as it tries to convince the US government that it should be able to purchase Time Warner Cable.

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Read at:

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44 posted on 04/21/2014 6:45:40 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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