Skip to comments.Google Loves Obama
Posted on 06/22/2011 4:21:20 PM PDT by Starman417
Despite his populist anti-free market rhetoric and record, the President has a love affair and relationship with a corporate giant. The company is Google and the incestuous relationship pays dividends to both parties but leaves taxpayers out as the third wheel.
Money magazine in an article entitled "Obama & Google (A Love Story)" described the love affair as "[F]rom his denunciations of Wall Street greed to his critiques of the auto manufacturers, Obama and his team have done little to disguise their mistrust of big business -- except when it comes to one very large, very influential technology company."
The relationship between the corporate giant and the president started before Obama's ascension to the presidency.
Google has long supported President Obama. In his book, "The Audacity of Hope" President Obama embraces the relationship pointing out that Google managers and employees were among his largest supporters, donating nearly one million dollars to his campaign.
And the Obama administration has been good for Google as well. A 2008 Politico story detailed the relationship between the newly elected president and the company. "' From the staff attorney all the way up the line, everybody now knows that Google is close to Obama,'" Politico reported. "And that could subtly affect the policy playing field in Google's favor." Subtly was an understatement. Google executive Andrew McLaughlin was appointed to a White House position with a hand in Internet policy issues. In addition, Google has been awarded massive government contracts and the President has pushed Google-sought polices like Net Neutrality.
Seeing their investment paying massive dividends, Google appears to have stepped up once again giving the President's re-election team a competitive advantage in raising money and online support.
Google has crafted a new ad program that will be a boon to political campaigns. And even while the program is in Beta testing, the Obama re-elect campaign has been given special access to the program by Google.
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I go to Google all the time, and it’s almost impossible to find articles written by conservatives.
Google loves Obama = Sun is hot = Sky is blue
Even the Anthony Weiner stories include a Liberal spin piece by HuffPo or Salon.com to make someone pause in the face of facts. Google Palin, and every story is negative.
Like the media, they are 100% biased and Marxist.
What search engine do you use?
Surprising how we deride liberals as stupid, yet they seem to control all the new information technology: Microsoft, Apple, Google, etc.
I love my Bing....
I added it to my favorites list.
I’ll check that out too. Thanks...
With conservatives using Google all the time, regardless... what use does Google have for conservative articles?
I switched over to startpage about a year ago and have been very happy. I will never visit Google. Or, if I can help it, Wikipedia or any of the other leftist sites like that.
I think we have to device a new way for people to “find” their news/vies/opinion/commentary.
Search engines are not a good format. We need better, and it has to be “fair and balanced” (and I’m not talking about FOX).
I have some ideas.
Also, I’ve never had a problem finding anything on a search ... I was a little worried about that. Dumb stuff like local office phone numbers, or restaurant reviews, or more-in-depth searches that I used to Google, I can find just as easily on Startpage.
What do you have in mind?
Also, I automatically go to Google if I want to post a picture here. It’s a habit, but I’ll try Startpage instead.
I’ve switched to www.DuckDuckGo.com and have had excellent results. Give it a try.
These are the first step toward Google losing half or more of its user base and taking a big hit in its ad revenue.
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