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Google Tributes (Mourns?) National Parks in Oct. 1 Logo
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Posted on 09/30/2013 10:01:33 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger

The world's number one search engine has been known for some curious odes, homages and tributes in recent years, and viewers with a shrewd eye seldom find Google's political subtlety difficult to interpret.

On Day 1 of the government shutdown, which furloughs untold thousands of "nonessential" government employees, and shuts down services such as National Parks, Google elected to celebrate the 123rd anniversary of Yosemite National Park in its prominently-featured "Doodle" art work.

What do you think? Is it thinly-veiled editorializing on a government shutdown, or an innocent celebration of rugged Americana?

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


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1 posted on 09/30/2013 10:01:33 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Weird that they didn’t mourn the EPA, NSA, Dept. of “Education” (Programming) or the Dept. of Labor being furloughed. Those freeloaders get no respect I guess.


2 posted on 09/30/2013 10:05:16 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Is AF1 grounded?


3 posted on 09/30/2013 10:06:02 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: DaveLoneRanger
With much of Yosemite in ashes no less.

Idiots probably think that fire was "Natural."

4 posted on 09/30/2013 10:06:29 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

I think Google sucks.


5 posted on 09/30/2013 10:07:24 PM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

I have to think it was scheduled well in advance, and not influenced by immediate events. But who knows.


6 posted on 09/30/2013 10:07:56 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Nobody celebrates the “123rd anniversary” of anything.


7 posted on 09/30/2013 10:10:12 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

The lefty enviros want us to leave nature alone anyway, right? Shouldn’t they be happy human parasites won’t be stomping all over and littering on the purity of mother earth?


8 posted on 09/30/2013 10:10:32 PM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: Paladin2

Better yet, will Michelle have to get up in the morning and make the pancakes?


9 posted on 09/30/2013 10:11:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

The decrease in activity and driving back and forth to government jobs should also help cut down on carbon emissions and slow down globull warming.


10 posted on 09/30/2013 10:12:13 PM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Try start page.com no tracking


11 posted on 09/30/2013 10:12:21 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Paladin2

Nope.


12 posted on 09/30/2013 10:12:35 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

Bummer.


13 posted on 09/30/2013 10:13:49 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The 1st Wookie needs to get up early and harvest the okra and arugula.


14 posted on 09/30/2013 10:15:22 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.


15 posted on 09/30/2013 10:16:53 PM PDT by JerseyanExile
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To: Paladin2

The AF flight crew and the mechanics could use a break.

They have been too busy.

Seriously.


16 posted on 09/30/2013 10:17:33 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar
"They have been too busy."

Absolutely no doubt.

17 posted on 09/30/2013 10:19:43 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: DaveLoneRanger

http://www.amazon.com/Playing-God-Yellowstone-Destruction-Americas/dp/0156720361

the end game my FRiends - and how its been played by the greens.....


18 posted on 09/30/2013 10:33:53 PM PDT by forester (An economy that is overburdened by government eventually results in collapse)
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To: DaveLoneRanger
I don't like Google, but I have to admit: Google Doodles are scheduled (AND TESTED!) months in advance.

Also, never underestimate NorCal's affection for Yosemite. It's one of the things here I love, amidst all the liberal stupidity.

19 posted on 09/30/2013 10:35:26 PM PDT by Yossarian
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Liberals such as “Google” NEVER celebrate “rugged Americana.”


20 posted on 09/30/2013 10:35:30 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: Carry_Okie

http://inciweb.org/incident/3660/

257,000 ++ acres - must be “natural” eh???


21 posted on 09/30/2013 10:44:13 PM PDT by forester (An economy that is overburdened by government eventually results in collapse)
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To: DaveLoneRanger
Google = irrelevant

At least in my life....

22 posted on 09/30/2013 10:49:46 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Weird. Looks like they are celebrating an odd year for Yosemite.

123 years.

I would think they would celebrate the 125th.


23 posted on 09/30/2013 10:52:49 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Weird that they didn’t mourn the EPA, NSA, Dept. of “Education” (Programming) or the Dept. of Labor being furloughed. Those freeloaders get no respect I guess.
Or the NEA. Think of those starving artists who'll be deprived of taxpayer-funded grants to create such sophisticated masterpeices as a crucifix in a jar of p*ss, or some some slut dancing around naked while smearing chocolate all over her. Yeah, those Repugnicans should be ashamed of themselves /s
24 posted on 09/30/2013 11:05:25 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: forester
Actually, I got to fly over that fire, twice, on my way to Utah and back. I've hiked hundreds of miles in that country. Years ago, I would have taken it more personally. But I've had the time in life to see an area overgrown, burned, and "recovered." Now I see it as just more stupidity, and instead of pain feel only disgust.

I remember driving through Yosemite over Tioga Pass with the girls. We got to the exit gate and the ranger person asked me what I thought of what I'd seen. I thought for a second and said, "Young lady, sometimes, you've just got to sell some logs." I explained it to her, but the trauma of the comment and the storm of subvocalized rage in her was just too much overload for her aural cortex.

I just finished up an article on origins of the Nature myth. All it needs is a photo I hope to get Wednesday morning.

25 posted on 09/30/2013 11:08:46 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Page and Brin epitomize the term red diaper babies

it’s ridiculous how leftist they tilt it all


26 posted on 09/30/2013 11:08:55 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: dr_lew

Google must surely keep a huge calendar splashed across an entire wall of their Creative/Artistic worker cathedral that is full of every imaginable birthday and anniversary and international celebration. And they have regular meetings about which events are the right one or tow to highlight in a given week. The fact that there is no elaborate interactivity or game or animation connected with today’s doodle, makes me think they did not need much warning to decide to pull the trigger. I cannot imagine their decision was not influence by a desire to show solidarity with the cause for socialism.

I think people would be wise to consider doing the bulk of their searching at alternative search engines, but maybe it would still be good for a lot of people to use up some of Google’s bandwidth through the day on search strings like the following: (So they can see we’re getting the message, you know, just in case anyone is paying attention).

Maoist Google Releases Little Red E-Book

Google Doodle mocks Harry Reid for shutting down national parks system

Google Forsakes its Birthplace, America’s Free-market Enterprise

Google desecrates U.S. Constitution, prefers socialists

Google Doodle immortalizes the accomplishments of Joseph Stalin

Google seeks to enlarge its monopoly by imposing Obamacare on its competitors

Google is first to qualify as Super-Preferred partner of NSA PRISM domestic espionage program

Wiki: Why Google’s net worth is rapidly plummeting

Google assists Assad and Ayatollah is their searches for Chemical Weapons raw materials

Google insists that U.S. Military personnel and patriotic citizens no longer use its service.

Google launches Democrat-only disinformation and propaganda services aiding in war against conservatism.

Google voluntarily imposes China-style censorship on self in every nation it serves

Yahoo: a search engine for more than just liberal progressives

etc.


27 posted on 09/30/2013 11:09:26 PM PDT by ecinkc (WANTED: Large unsettled land mass on which The Great Experiment can be relaunched.)
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To: Yossarian

that’s funny ..to me NorCal is above I-80

Shasta would be NorCal epicenter to me

i am there a good amount but not from there

Susanville...the real California...you expect Little Joe and Hoss to come riding up

isn’t there a sesch name for that area and part of SW Oregon too?


28 posted on 09/30/2013 11:12:07 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: Paladin2
Cutbacks in the (unnamed federal agency) as well?? I doubt it.

Anything they can do--and they probably had it mapped out in the Oval Office and Executive Office Buildings that a) continues their privileged life in a White Hut bubble cum vacation/golf circuit, and, at the same time b) hurts the common American People so that they can then scream it from the rooftoops from the beltway and drive wedges and create national resentment, this will be their elitist, mudslinging strategic campaign against a) The Tea Party and b) the GOP which actually, incredibly grew a pair. We need to counter respond tough and hard and on DEFENSE, TOMORROW (Tuesday) MORNING bright and early and be really on guard against these no good, souless scumbags.

29 posted on 09/30/2013 11:20:30 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Some other October 1 events.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_1


30 posted on 10/01/2013 3:54:30 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Mark Steyn: "In the Middle East, the enemy of our enemy is also our enemy.")
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To: wardaddy

“isn’t there a sesch name for that area and part of SW Oregon too?”

State of Jefferson.


31 posted on 10/02/2013 12:05:27 AM PDT by Pelham (Deportation is the law. When it's not enforced you get California)
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To: wardaddy

“isn’t there a sesch name for that area and part of SW Oregon too?”

State of Jefferson.


32 posted on 10/02/2013 12:05:27 AM PDT by Pelham (Deportation is the law. When it's not enforced you get California)
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