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Magda Hassan
09-07-2010, 03:38 AM
The very useful and true history of the US website MTWSFH has been disappeared by Google Blogger. It had previously resided there for a number of years with out complaint and abiding by all the Terms and Agreements. No explanation. No reason. Google of course have their 'we can do anything we want for any reason and we don't have to tell you' clause and they're making use of that and staying mum. All files and images have been deleted. But it is most interesting that the events researched and posted, which started with the birth of the nation in the War of Independence from Britain, were heading into the Vietnam JFK era and beyond. Plenty of skeletons in the history closet and plenty of court cases to prosecute. It is also interesting that it was just recently that visits to the site increased significantly after a link and a positive review was posted on a high traffic website.

Fortunately, Joe Perez has back ups of all the data and once he has sorted some domestic issues he'll be posting on his own independent web site soon.

Myra Bronstein
09-07-2010, 04:11 AM
The very useful and true history of the US website MTWSFH has been disappeared by Google Blogger. It had previously resided there for a number of years with out complaint and abiding by all the Terms and Agreements. No explanation. No reason. Google of course have their 'we can do anything we want for any reason and we don't have to tell you' clause and they're making use of that and staying mum. All files and images have been deleted. But it is most interesting that the events researched and posted, which started with the birth of the nation in the War of Independence from Britain, were heading into the Vietnam JFK era and beyond. Plenty of skeletons in the history closet and plenty of court cases to prosecute. It is also interesting that it was just recently that visits to the site increased significantly after a link and a positive review was posted on a high traffic website.

Fortunately, Joe Perez has back ups of all the data and once he has sorted some domestic issues he'll be posting on his own independent web site soon.

I've never seen this site. Now of course I want to.

Myra Bronstein
09-07-2010, 04:34 AM
Here's what's left of it.

Magda Hassan
09-07-2010, 04:43 AM
Yep. That's the one. If you do a search in the Way Back Machine in Archive.org you will see some of the cached pages. We had the site linked in our 'Useful Links and Research Tools' board and I occassionally posted sections of it in the Historical Events board. I wish I had posted more of them now.

Ed Jewett
09-07-2010, 05:06 AM
It was a delightful little gem in the tiara of truth. I wish the proprietor well and safe voyage to a new home; historically, I was only up through about the time I was born, so I look forward to finishing the last 60 years.

Magda Hassan
09-29-2010, 07:19 AM
Well, Google has without any explanation restored the site. There is a 'WARNING' page on the site now, put there by Google. Well, I suppose that the truth and information can be very dangerous things.

If any one wishes to help the site get back into the rankings try doing searches for it here:
http://www.dogpile.com/
http://www.metacrawler.com/

Use search terms
MTWSFH
or
making the world safe for hypocrisy
or
the history you're not supposed to know

Magda Hassan
09-29-2010, 01:23 PM
Though it seems the 'Content Warning' sign placed on the site by Google is a re-direct and therefore makes the page invisible to search engines. Which seems to be their purpose. There is nothing in the site which could be construed as 'adult'. That is if you don't count the tiny picture of Monica Lewinsky's titties in one of 25 on the banner. Surely not?

Peter Lemkin
09-29-2010, 04:30 PM
Which brings up a point. I'm about to launch my own political blog; having been burned on several political forums...but don't want to be burned on some blog hosting site as well. Are there any progressive ones not controlled by corporate types and independent. If not, I'll do it the hard way on my own domain....just more work to set up all the programs.....

Yes, I remember this now defunct site. It was good. The good die young, remember....

Magda Hassan
09-29-2010, 10:54 PM
Find your own host. One that supports free speech and use Wordpress as your blog software. It is free and open source and easy to use. You will have to pay for domain name each year and hosting each year but it should be cheap enough for a small site. Do not use Google. Too many people have had trouble with them too often.

Magda Hassan
10-22-2010, 11:54 AM
Google has now removed the "Warning' page.
I wonder how long it will remain untouched by the censors?

It would be good to help it get back in the rankings
If any one wishes to help try doing searches for it here:
http://www.dogpile.com/
http://www.metacrawler.com/

Use search terms
MTWSFH
or
mtwsfh
or
making the world safe for hypocrisy
or
the history you're not supposed to know

Peter Lemkin
10-22-2010, 04:14 PM
WOW! That is is one hell of a good site :congrats: ....only can be found via dogpile in my search.