Skip to comments.Google is latest weapon against Republicans
Posted on 10/19/2010 9:11:13 AM PDT by facedodgeEdited on 10/19/2010 9:41:42 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
How many clicks does it take to soil a candidate’s online reputation? A prominent liberal activist would like to find out.
Chris Bowers, campaign director for the Daily Kos, is launching a behind-the-scenes campaign against 98 House Republican candidates that attempts to capitalize on voters' Google search habits in the hopes of influencing midterm races.
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The libs often do this and twitter news stories to push them up the headline ranks.
I watched in horror as they “disappeared” over a million hits on “obama birth certificate” in mid-July 2008.
This ain’t new, guys.
Does this require a picture of Soros, lube and a box of kleenex?
Your right, this is not news. Pushing fake, unsubstantiated stories is nothing new for the left.
The problem for this technique is that I ASSUME that the news articles will be negative for Republican candidates.
So if the first 10 links are negative links then I’m thinking - hey, status quo - and keep digging.
Google is all about liberals heck eric schmidt stumped for BO and google donated heavily.
Another thing about google is they seem to be attempting to erase some history.
I make the same assumption.
I avoid google as much as possible.
Perhaps this is something that should seriously be considered as a capaign contribution
Google or Yahoo Search just about anything political and you’ll have to go to page 3 or 4 of the results before you get to a non-lefty source. And remember, Google now owns YouTube.
disgusting. we need a new google :(
October 18, 2010 8:05 AM *
I dont use google anymore. Bing, ixquick or something else. Most of the time I use ixquick.
pushing fake stories should carry a liability.
Remember the late Johnny Cocrahn? He actually took a case to the US SC to obtain injuctive relief because no monetary relief would be sufficient.
Imagine Google and Kos being enjoined from such manipulation.
OK, is anybody really going to make their ballot decisions based on what Google tells them?
The search isn't finished, but it is pretty good and it isn't google. The news comes from Yahoo's news feed. One cool thing is you can use the small fr icon to check to see if the article has been posted and it will then help you a little in posting the article. It also pre-filters out a lot of sites that Free Republic doesn't allow posting to. I always hate loading up stuff from a site (i.e. Huffington compost) and having FR say no thank you after you hit submit. Please try it and give me feed back. (I am hoping to move it to faster servers soon.)
It takes anywhere from two weeks to 3 months for Google to index new web pages, so this is a huge waste of libtard time.
try http://dougsearch.com/ and type in right or left in the category search. I loaded it up so that those categories would search only the top left or right websites.
Any feedback would be appreciated.
That is for new sites. Once you are in their indexing and if your content is good and changes often, they increase their indexing rate. Some sites get indexed multiple times a day. Also, data feeds are submitted from sites.
I just did “Obama”, “right”, and didn’t see any quality right-wing sources on the first page of results. In fact, the first few results/sources included MSNBC and the far left CommonDreams.org.
Also, I do things with my news search to help posting to freerepublic, and I hope to add more cool tools that will help more in the future.
For fairness, I have researched lefty posting sites, but so far have not set up post helpers for them. I have trouble surfing their junk. DU seems to be the only fractionally comparable site. I love FR :-)
I’m glad to see 3 times as many come up for the Right 303K to over a million.
Did I follow the instructions correctly?
Perhaps there needs to be a check box for “left” or “right” sources.
Try it this way; http://dougsearch.com/web/?query=obama&SuperCategoryOption=Politics%3ARight&catbutton=Search+Politics%3ARight&startquery=0&searchtype=web&noh=checked&nop=checked&ds=NewsStyle&searchtype=web&imgs=1 The category box has to have Politics:Right selected. The way you searched was "all the web" Obama right
oops; try this;
I am working on added a box that will come up with all categories. Right now, I only have about a dozen categories loaded. In time, I want to make it so if you want to log in, you can set up your own category and add as many sites that you want searched to it. That is version 2 :-)
Indexed web pages are different and they hold them.
If you see a news article that is important, save a copy or move it to a web site that keeps a good archive (Free Republic :0. Ok, so we do have to excerpt articles :-( At least, the link to the newspaper website is preserved along with the excerpt and comments from FRiends. I still thank downloading a copy of the article or pushing it to your own blog is a good idea.
Nice website.. bookmarked. Thanks
Thanks. That’s much better. I should have taken more time to figure out how to do it properly. :) In any case, good luck with the site.
Thank you. I will keep working to improve it.
Please try it out from time to time and send me feedback.
Don’t use google if you love this country.
It’s an uber blue Nor Cal company to the left of Nancy Pelosi.