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The myth of the unbiased search engine

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Are search engines biased? To answer that question, we need to understand two things: How search engines work and who’s behind the way they work.

As far as how they work, let’s focus on Google. It’s the largest search engine by a long shot with more people using it than many times all the other search engines combined. It’s algorithm is either simple or complex, depending on how deeply we dig into it. On the simple surface, Google’s search algorithm utilizes multiple factors to determine the credibility, popularity, and accuracy of a particular piece of content to determine where it ranks for the keywords it’s associated with. So when we search for “Republican Party” we see the top section that is informational, often pulled from one or more sources. Then we see the “organic” search results with GOP.com at the top followed by Wikipedia and Ballotpedia. From there, the results vary for people based on their location and search history. I’m in California right now, so the California GOP appears on my first page results.

When we dig deeper, it gets much more complex. This is where the ideology of the people involved, from the very top of the food chain down to individual programmers, has an impact. Sources are scored based on their credibility. Their credibility is determined by factors that are often arbitrary. Most are not; a website that is linked to by many other sources is given high credibility based on these links. But the factors that include human intervention is where some of the ideologies are allowed to slip in. For example, a site like Breitbart which is considered right wing and has plenty of mechanical credibility based on its popularity, social sharing, and inbound links will often rank lower for search terms than Slate even though the latter has less tangible credibility than Breitbart. Why? Because of those arbitrary factors I mentioned above.

The other two major ways search engines are able to display their bias is through their homepage information and search term recommendations. We covered the former in an article titled, “Despite Google’s claims they don’t favor ideologies, there’s an omission they must address.” We then gave an example of the latter in an article about “Hillary Clinton Email” scandal.

The folks over at Truthstream Media put together an interesting video about the topic yesterday. There’s one correction that should be made in their example about searches for “BDS Movement” that needs mentioning. They noted an ad at the top of the search for an anti-BDS site. This is an ad and has nothing to do with Google’s bias. Google is very favorable to the BDS movement and has done what they can to shift the search results in their favor by hiding clear instances of lunacy by the movement while highlighting all of their “good” actions. The ad mentioned in the video was simply paid for by those fighting the movement. This was not a good example of Google’s bias, though the rest of the video is fine.

It’s funny that as Google tries to debunk conspiracy theories, they included “search engine bias” as one of the conspiracy theories they’re debunking. As Truthstream points out, this is hypocritical to the extreme.

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Why the Project Veritas censorship story is bigger than you probably realize

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Why the Project Veritas censorship story is bigger than you probably realize

Another day, another conservative news outlet censored, silenced, or purged. That seems to be the attitude coming from many in the media because, well, it’s just so darn commonplace now the public in general is no longer surprised. It’s expected. It’s becoming normalized.

But Project Veritas crossed a line by going after the blatantly corrupt actions of Pinterest in censoring Live Action as “porn.” The line they crossed was to expose a reality that’s not only true at Pinterest, but likely others in the progressive big tech news filtering business. Project Veritas walked in and presented Google, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other big tech companies with a mirror, forcing them to look at themselves and the biased methodology they employ when deciding what news is acceptable and what news is too dangerous for the poor, stupid masses to consume.

If you don’t think these companies believe you’re too stupid to think for yourself, just search for certain topics on any of these platforms. You and I are too stupid to think for yourself on topics like global warming, vaccines, or the 9/11 attacks, so you’re presented with the big-tech-approved “facts” so you won’t be misled. Again, they do this because they believe you and I are stupid.

This most recent installment of information suppression against Project Veritas is pitiful because it represents the quashing of ideas that run contrary to their narrative. They are pro-abortion, 100%, which is why Live Action had to be labeled as “porn.” They couldn’t find anything else in their terms of service to slap on Live Action’s content, so someone made the determination that they could get away with labeling it as porn. That, in itself, is a testament to the depravity rampant in these organizations. It takes a very sick mind to believe depictions of abortion can somehow arouse people. Perhaps some at Pinterest have different perspectives on what arouses them.

It’s imperative that every patriotic American is made aware of what was done to Project Veritas, Live Action, and anyone who wants the truth to be known. This is quickly becoming a post-truth society in which someone’s feelings supersede objective realities. This is beyond post-modernism. This is about autonomy, a world in which whatever a person feels is their personal objective truth regardless of what science, religion, culture, or common sense tells them.

In a post-truth society, reality can no longer be a defense against the follies of the collective.

Investigative reporting is only as powerful as the platform that broadcasts it. What the tech giants have done is limit the platforms they control to suppress the truth. Every American should stand opposed to this outrage.

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Jessica Biel goes anti-vaxxer and Twitter goes nuts

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Jessica Biel goes anti-vaxxer

If you want to get scorn from both sides of the political aisle, come out against vaccines. Progressives, conservatives, and everyone in between seems to have a majority of people in favor of laws that would force parents to get their children vaccinated.

California is currently debating legislation that would eliminate many of the exemptions currently used by parents to prevent their children from being vaccinated. Actress Jessica Biel met with lawmaker to discuss it, and suddenly Twitter is loaded with hate for the Total Recall reboot star.

When it comes to healthcare issues, the debate normally rests around costs. Healthcare rights of parents are ignored, pushed into the trash bin of “settled science” that makes many go completely unhinged when skeptics voice their concerns. Google has gone so far as to “educate” the population; you won’t find videos attacking vaccines without a clear warning by YouTube attempting to debunk their concerns.

For some reason, it’s been turned into a conspiracy theory when in reality it comes down to the rights of parents. But don’t call it that in the wrong crowd. You’ll be labeled an anti-vaxxer like Jessica Biel.

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Symbolism: The tree planted at the White House by Trump and Macron has died

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Symbolism The tree planted at the White House by Trump and Macron has died

In April, 2018, the Presidents of the United States and France dug a hole together on the White House lawn to plant an oak tree. It was from the Belleau Wood north-east of Paris where 1,811 Americans died in June 1918 while fighting in WWI.  The tree was supposed to symbolize the strong relationship between America and France and act as a reminder of the importance of our alliance.

But relationships between the two Presidents have been deteriorating as Emmanuel Macron’s staunch adherence to globalism has clashed with President Trump’s belief in nationalism.

Just as the relationship has soured, so too has the tree. It has been confirmed as dying in quarantine.

After the planting in front of their wives and the press, the tree was uprooted and placed in quarantine as required by law. It never made it out of quarantine, just as the relationship between the far-left Macron and the populist conservative Trump has never been positive. They first clashed over the Paris Climate Accords, which President Trump backed out of shortly after moving into the White House. From there, the two leaders have headed in opposite directions. Macron, who was considered to be a centrist during his campaign before demonstrating this radical progressive traits once in power, has seen his nation falling apart at the seems with daily protests flooding the streets of Paris and other cities. Meanwhile, the President is enjoying strong polling numbers and an incredible economy in the United States.

Was the tree’s death a harbinger of the floundering relationship between France and America? Perhaps. As long as Macron retains his globalist credentials, it’s hard to imagine him relating to President Trump at all.

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