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Google Devising Method to Rank Websites by Truthfulness

May 20th, 2015 By James Corbett

...even if Google does launch such a system, it is doomed to failure. The internet is one of the last, best bastions of the free market in action that we have in our stultified, regulated, controlled, manipulated economy.

Do you want the good news first or the bad news?

    Alright, here's the bad news: Google is about to start ranking sites according to their conformity with mainstream opinion. Or at least that's what the headlines would have you believe.     

The usual sources in the controlled corporate media are telling you that this is a good thing and that only "Anti-science advocates are freaking out about Google truth rankings," but if that seems like a remarkably blase attitude to take when facing the prospect of a 1984-like reality where the modern-age Ministry of Truth (Google) is going to determine the "truth" of controversial subjects and rank search results accordingly, then keep in mind that such articles are written by the likes of Joanna Rothkopf, daughter of mini-Kissinger and author of "Superclass," David Rothkopf.

    New Scientist--the website that broke the story with their article "Google wants to rank websites based on facts not links"--also framed the story, predictably enough, as "science" versus "anti-science," starting their article by lamenting the fact that "Anti-vaccination websites make the front page of Google, and fact-free 'news' stories spread like wildfire." The article rejoices in the fact that the good chaps at Google have come up with a bulletproof answer to this mess: "rank websites according to their truthfulness."

    The slightly good news is th...

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The Truth About the Seymour Hersh Osama Story

May 16th, 2015
By James Corbett

So why is this important? As I've pointed out in these pages before, in recent years we have witnessed the beginnings of a rift in the the US-Saudi relationship.

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TPP Debate Heats Up as Obama Pushes for Fast Track

May 13th, 2015
By James Corbett

...modern trade agreements are often less about trade and more about giant multinational corporations finding new ways to rig the economic system to benefit themselves.

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A Royal Star is Born

May 9th, 2015
By James Corbett

So who is going so crazy for this royal baby? Surely no one who is familiar with the real history of the reign of the "Windsors,"... it's easier to understand why every royal event is so celebrated in the media if we first understand a few things about the British royal family and its true place in the world.

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Mission Accomplished Afghanistan Edition

May 6th, 2015
By James Corbett

...far beyond protecting the drug trade, NATO forces have long been implicated in shipping the drugs out of the country and helping bring them to the world market.

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Flash Crash Mystery Solved

May 2nd, 2015
By James Corbett

f the allegations contained in the claim are true ... then perhaps Sarao's market spoofing can be blamed for the crash in the same way that a single straw can be blamed for breaking a camel's back.

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No Business Like Bomb Business

April 29th, 2015
By James Corbett

  In that report... SIPRI puts hard numbers to what we already know to be true: that the powers-that-shouldn't-be are still spending unprecedented amounts of money on armaments.

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An Introduction to Spontaneous Order

April 25th, 2015
By James Corbett

But whether we're talking about law and order or the New World Order... we are ultimately talking about the same thing: an order based on a hierarchical view of society where a few lawgivers regulate, proscribe, manipulate, inhibit and control the actions of the masses.

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Europe Entering Economic Neverland

April 22nd, 2015
By James Corbett

...just when you think things couldn't get any stranger, signs of total economic insanity continue to trickle out of Europe.

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Why Elections Never Solve Our Problems

April 18th, 2015
By James Corbett

The overall sentiment... will be appreciated by many of the readers of this column. The idea that these abuses are endemic to government itself, however, and not just examples of the abuses of tyrannical governments...well, that's a harder pill to swallow.

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Judy Chapman

May 19th, 2015
By Webmaster

Judy Chapman passed on today, May 19 2015

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Get Prepared EXPO 2015

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May 21st, 2013
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