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Boycott Google Products Type into Google "Jared Lee Loughner" and see why. Google is Vitrol
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Posted on 01/09/2011 12:41:06 PM PST by NoLibZone

Boycott all Google Products Type into Google "Jared Lee Loughner" and see why.



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1 posted on 01/09/2011 12:41:13 PM PST by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

Eric Schmidt CEO of Google: was an informal advisor to the Barack Obama presidential campaign and began campaigning the week of October 19, 2008, on behalf of the candidate


2 posted on 01/09/2011 12:42:54 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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To: NoLibZone

I can think of a number of reasons to avoid Google, but your post makes no sense.


3 posted on 01/09/2011 12:43:16 PM PST by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: NoLibZone

I don’t use Google. As the kids say, “That’s gay.”


4 posted on 01/09/2011 12:44:19 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (DNC memo - "Don't let this thing go to waste! Exploit! Exploit! Exploit!")
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To: NoLibZone
I haven't used Google for a few years. Ever since I heard they were cooperating with the Chinese government to turn over names of citizens who were criticizing the Chi-com government.

Screw Google.

5 posted on 01/09/2011 12:44:48 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: NoLibZone

Did I miss something? Or did you?

I don’t see a problem here.


6 posted on 01/09/2011 12:44:56 PM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Ps 122:6)
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To: NoLibZone

Wow. It gets me so angry it brings me to tears. What do we do?


7 posted on 01/09/2011 12:44:56 PM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: Islander7

>> but your post makes no sense.

Grammar, punctuation... But I think it’s the “tea party” reference at the bottom of the list that’s the issue.


8 posted on 01/09/2011 12:46:08 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: NoLibZone

Google makes those suggestions because OTHER users have been doing searches with those keywords.


9 posted on 01/09/2011 12:46:28 PM PST by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: NoLibZone

I’ve used Startpage.com for over 6 months now. Adequate, but without all the leftyism.


10 posted on 01/09/2011 12:47:18 PM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: NoLibZone
About 134,000 results (0.14 seconds)

What exactly is your point?

11 posted on 01/09/2011 12:47:36 PM PST by Lloyd227 (Class of 1998 (let's all help the Team McCain spider monkeys decide how to moderate))
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To: NoLibZone

I use Bing for searches, but what is a good substitute for Google Images?


12 posted on 01/09/2011 12:47:57 PM PST by Fantasywriter
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To: NoLibZone

Those completion suggestions in the drop-down aren’t entered by any Google employee - those are simply what other people using Google have already typed in during previous searches. There’s no point getting mad at Google over this.


13 posted on 01/09/2011 12:48:12 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: NoLibZone

this is what I got

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=loughner


14 posted on 01/09/2011 12:48:12 PM PST by Perdogg (What Would Aqua Buddha do?)
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To: NoLibZone

Google “left wing pot head” and see what you get.


15 posted on 01/09/2011 12:48:34 PM PST by chopperman
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To: justlurking

Have they searced under leftist, commie,nutbag?


16 posted on 01/09/2011 12:48:49 PM PST by funfan
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I don’t use Google. As the kids say, “That’s gay.”

Hey! That's offensive! You're supposed to use the word 'children' not 'kids'.

17 posted on 01/09/2011 12:49:10 PM PST by txroadkill
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To: NoLibZone

Aren’t those prompts a reflection of common searches? Meaning, the Left is desperately searching Google for a Loughner/tea party link.


18 posted on 01/09/2011 12:49:30 PM PST by fullchroma
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To: Islander7

I think the dropdown is based solely on the number of searches, I don’t think it’s malicious on Google’s part.


19 posted on 01/09/2011 12:49:36 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: NoLibZone

Those are the most popular search terms.


20 posted on 01/09/2011 12:49:40 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: justlurking

Play the same game.

People should attach this guy’s name to DailyKos, Liberal, etc

This isn’t hard, it’s just that conservatives don’t fight nasty like the left does.


21 posted on 01/09/2011 12:49:40 PM PST by SideoutFred (B.O. Stinks...it really does)
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To: NoLibZone

This is retarded
People should either learn how these applications work or don’t use them. Certainly do not try to start stupid boycotts over something you don’t have a clue about. wow


22 posted on 01/09/2011 12:50:00 PM PST by Lloyd227 (Class of 1998 (let's all help the Team McCain spider monkeys decide how to moderate))
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To: NoLibZone

This is retarded
People should either learn how these applications work or don’t use them. Certainly do not try to start stupid boycotts over something you don’t have a clue about. wow


23 posted on 01/09/2011 12:50:09 PM PST by Lloyd227 (Class of 1998 (let's all help the Team McCain spider monkeys decide how to moderate))
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To: NoLibZone

To be mad at Google for showing this is like being mad at a mirror for showing a guy behind you making funny faces at you behind your back.

The Google algorithms pick up what people are searching for so that they don’t type more than they have to. There are a lot of libs out there hoping this nutball is part of the tea party, and searching accordingly. If enough of us searched for “Jared Lee Loughner Communist” that’s what Google would show up there.

I’m all for holding companies accountable, but this is just silly.


24 posted on 01/09/2011 12:51:06 PM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: txroadkill

LOL!


25 posted on 01/09/2011 12:51:54 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (DNC memo - "Don't let this thing go to waste! Exploit! Exploit! Exploit!")
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To: GoCards

What do we do?

Boycott Google.

Google defaults to a term linking the shooter to the Tea Party.

It’s only upsetting to Conservatives.


26 posted on 01/09/2011 12:52:41 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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To: NoLibZone

Lions and tigers and bears ... oh my.


27 posted on 01/09/2011 12:52:57 PM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: NoLibZone

Could Loughner be the grandson of this nutcase?:
http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4367605/Francis_E._Dec__Esq_-_Frankenstein_Gangster_Computer_God


28 posted on 01/09/2011 12:53:04 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Islander7

Google defaults to a term linking the shooter to the Tea Party.


29 posted on 01/09/2011 12:53:17 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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To: Texas Eagle

> I haven’t used Google for a few years. Ever since I heard they were cooperating with the Chinese government to turn over names of citizens who were criticizing the Chi-com government.

Well, jokes on you because all the other search engines (MS/Bing, Yahoo, etc.) have been in bed with the Chicoms from Day 1. At least Google made an attempt to fight against China.

So tell me what you use to search? I guarantee they are kanoodling with the commies.


30 posted on 01/09/2011 12:54:04 PM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: NoLibZone

Through that search, I ran across an amazingly even handed ‘just the facts, ma’am’ story on...sit down for this one...The Washington Post.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/08/AR2011010802631.html


31 posted on 01/09/2011 12:54:56 PM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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“People should attach this guy’s name to DailyKos, Liberal, etc.”

Excellent strategery.


32 posted on 01/09/2011 12:55:06 PM PST by Magic Fingers
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To: fullchroma

Maybe.

But as they did for Catholic issues, they can change this.


33 posted on 01/09/2011 12:55:06 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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To: Lloyd227

Google defaults to a term linking the shooter to the Tea Party.

It’s only upset to Conservatives.


34 posted on 01/09/2011 12:55:50 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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Why would you use a Web search instead of a News search?

There may be reasons to criticize Google, but maybe your biggest problem is with the user.

35 posted on 01/09/2011 12:55:53 PM PST by delacoert
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To: chopperman

lol. right on target.


36 posted on 01/09/2011 12:56:24 PM PST by naturalized
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To: Texas Eagle
I haven't used Google for a few years. Ever since I heard they were cooperating with the Chinese government to turn over names of citizens who were criticizing the Chi-com government. Screw Google.

I remember that their official reaction was something along the lines of:

"Oops, our complany motto is "Do no evil", but we just did something pretty damned evil. Hey, what's for dinner?"

37 posted on 01/09/2011 12:56:43 PM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: VictoryGal

Google changed the algos on several Catholic issues.

Google controls the algos they run.

Google defaults to a term linking the shooter to the Tea Party.

It’s only upsetting to Conservatives.


38 posted on 01/09/2011 12:57:09 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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Google defaults to a term linking the shooter to the Tea Party.

Google is just showing you what other people have been searching for - it's to help you avoid typing in more words if you intend to enter a common search term.

The only way to avoid this is if Google used political criteria to filter their auto-completion suggestions. No one should want that - believe me, it would bite conservatives in the butt early and often.
39 posted on 01/09/2011 12:59:07 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: chopperman

I did and hit “I’m feeling lucky.”
http://messages.finance.yahoo.com/Stocks_(A_to_Z)/Stocks_C/threadview?m=tm&bn=4476&tid=5353830&mid=5353831&tof=6&off=1


40 posted on 01/09/2011 12:59:21 PM PST by magslinger (Samuel Colt, feminist. Making women equal to men for over 150 years.)
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To: delacoert
"Why would you use a Web search instead of a News search?"

To see just how the left spreads Vitriol.

Google defaults to a term linking the shooter to the Tea Party.

It's only upsetting to Conservatives.

41 posted on 01/09/2011 12:59:49 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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To: txroadkill

That’s the gayest thing I have read all day.
Maybe they are milk goats?


42 posted on 01/09/2011 1:01:51 PM PST by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: AnotherUnixGeek
"The only way to avoid this is if Google used political criteria to filter their auto-completion suggestions. "

False.

They ONLY have to filter the term that is defaulted to solve this

43 posted on 01/09/2011 1:01:59 PM PST by NoLibZone (Homosexuals oppose diversity.)
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> Google changed the algos on several Catholic issues.

Can you like me to the article talking about that? I didn’t hear anything about it, and I am both Catholic and keep a close eye on tech news.

In any case, the default is that the algorithms are built to save clicks and typing. They don’t have manpower or time to tweak their searches for a political agenda. You know how many millions of searches per second they handle? Neither do I, but “bazillion” is in the general ballpark. To contextually skew searches leftward takes more work than just letting the searching public be the driving force.


44 posted on 01/09/2011 1:03:01 PM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: NoLibZone
I haven’t used Google in at least 5 years.

I won’t even give them a hit even to check out what you are saying.

I don’t use AOL for similar reasons.

45 posted on 01/09/2011 1:03:17 PM PST by Pontiac
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To: NoLibZone

Google is no longer giving those results for the search.


46 posted on 01/09/2011 1:03:46 PM PST by Ham Hock
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You do know that what they pop up in that list comes from what people are searching. If you and a couple dozen thousand friends put in “jared lee loughner thumb sucker” over and over that’ll wind up on the list too.


47 posted on 01/09/2011 1:04:41 PM PST by discostu (this is defninitely not my confused face)
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To: Ham Hock

Bingo. In fact, I bet if a bunch of us started searching for “Jared Lee Loughner leftist” we could make it a top search suggestion.

Calm down, people. sheesh.


48 posted on 01/09/2011 1:06:06 PM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: NoLibZone
They ONLY have to filter the term that is defaulted to solve this

I don't understand what you want them to do - do you want them to remove the term "Tea Party" from all auto-completion suggestions? Or do you want Google employees checking to see if the term "Tea Party" is ever used in a search term that might be considered harmful to the Tea Party, and remove it from auto-complete suggestions if so? Do you realize how much time and effort that would take? And that it's completely subjective and open to some Google employee's interpretation? And that every single politically charged word or words would have to be subjected to the same scrutiny?

Again, you do not want this. Google is just showing you what other people have been searching for. Get mad at Google for failing to honor the Fourth of July - that's a legitimate reason to dislike Google. This isn't.
49 posted on 01/09/2011 1:08:13 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: VictoryGal

They do actually censor the suggestion list, mostly away from porn, especially potentially illegal porn. Somebody made a big stink about that a few months ago, trying to say Google was trying to prevent those searches, completely ignoring that you could still type the stuff in long hand you just wouldn’t get it on the list.

It’s funny how consistently Google inspires silly over reaction.


50 posted on 01/09/2011 1:08:50 PM PST by discostu (this is defninitely not my confused face)
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