Is the Julie Ann Horvath GitHub scandal a “Right Wing conspiracy to take down Silicon Valley”? No!

Is the Julie Ann Horvath GitHub scandal “part of a Right Wing conspiracy to take down Silicon Valley”? No!

If you read Julie Ann’s online presence you will quickly see that she is anything but a Koch Brothers front. If she was she would have to be a James Bond-class undercover agent. That does not seem likely from a deep read of her web history and the Reddit leads. The Micheal Arrington take-down was deeply documented and even had a Vanity Fair feature story. Julie Ann is no “Honey Trap” plant by Right Wing Strategists. She is a hard-working techie who got screwed over by the Silicon Valley Frat boy culture.

Is there a conspiracy to take down Silicon Valley? Hmmm, now there’s a different question….Maybe.

Doing a deep dive on Democratic presidential and congressional funding along with a Sunlight search of initiatives backers shows that, currently, the top source of funding for the DNC, and Democrats in general, is Silicon Valley elites.

If one were to take out the Silicon Valley companies that promote, PR market and research DNC issues and cut the profits to their shareholders, the DNC would, in fact, be eviscerated overnight. The DNC funding pools are now so specific, that such an act would shut down the DNC. Google has said in ad pitches to corporate sponsors that they tell the public what to think. What if the RNC decided that THEY want to tell the public what to think instead of Google’s DNC-oriented servers?

Is this, in fact, happening? It’s time for some good ole’ Conspiracy discussion…

Let’s discuss…

Andy Dunley- Denver Online Times

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  1. Silicon Valley isn’t buying GOP’s data plans – Tarini Parti and …

    27 May 2013 … But he’s having trouble winning over Silicon Valley. … The big risk for the RNC is that any delay or failure to keep up with the Democrats’ …

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  2. WANTED: A Silicon Valley Tech Genius To Save The GOP

    13 Mar 2013 … WANTED: A Silicon Valley Tech Genius To Save The GOP … look outside of politics, with the goal of recruiting someone from Silicon Valley or …

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  3. RNC Searches Silicon Valley For CTO | TIME.com

    12 Mar 2013 … RT @TIME: The Republican Party looks to Silicon Valley for a technological makeover | ti.me/15KJrKkTgR (v@TIMEPoliticsics). tommucklow …

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  4. GOP Taps Tech Allies to Narrow Digital Gap – WSJ.com

    17 Mar 2013 … The Republican Party is working with Silicon Valley investors on a … Use the hashtag #futureofgop on Twitter, or leave your thoughts in the …

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  5. GOP’s new tech strategy leads to Silicon Valley in quest to ‘leapfrog …

    26 Jul 2013 … GOP’s new tech strategy leads to Silicon Valley in quest to ‘leapfrog’ …. deficits in terms of staffers with LinkedIn profiles (1,979 for Obama vs.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/ politics/ republican-party-to-hire-software-engineers-open-siliconvalley-offic e-in-quest-to-leapfrog-democrats-on-voter-data/ 2013/ 07/ 26/ 62ced91a-f39e-11e2-aa2e-4088616498b4_story.htmlView by Ixquick ProxyHighlight

  6. Republican Party turns to Silicon Valley for tech talent – Silicon

    10 Feb 2014 … The GOP, however, is jumping into a Silicon Valley labor market … are trying to tap into broader political discontent, or even a simple desire to …

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  7. RNC ‘autopsy’ authors: ‘Tremendous progress’ from a year ago …

    4 hours ago … Five members of an independent panel tasked by the Republican National … of writing off blocks of states or demographic voters has been forgotten. … Officer, and Chief Data Officer and opening an office in Silicon Valley.

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  8. Republican Party Now All About Data, Technology – ABC News

    12 Mar 2013 … Republican Party Now About Data, Technology. … Republican Party Now All About Data, Technology as It Looks to Hire a Silicon Valley CTO … the Democrats ‘ Project Narwhal, or simply update its digital operation, building a …

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  9. Santa Clara County Republican Party of Silicon Valley – Santa Clara …

    Information on the Republican Party activities in Santa Clara county, including newsletter and upcoming events.

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  10. RNC pushing to win tech ‘space race’ | TheHill

    15 Jan 2014 … We believe we can put a man on the moon,” RNC promises. … The RNC has also launched a Silicon Valley office to help supplement its widely …

    1. Big News: RNC Lauches In-House Startup Initiative – Daniel Doherty

      4 Feb 2014 … Now, however, the RNC is launching its own startup in the hopes of … as a guaranteed funding stream that most Silicon Valley ventures would covet. … on the West Coast and potentially make a cool app, or you can actually …

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    2. RNC launches tech startup to ramp up digital outreach | The Daily …

      4 Feb 2014 … The Republican National Committee announced a major new digital endeavor … try to work on the West Coast and potentially make a cool app, or you can … the pop-culture tech-startup appeal made popular by Silicon Valley …

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    3. Republicans turn to Silicon Valley to counter Obama digital …

      13 Mar 2013 … The Republican National Committee is scouring Silicon Valley in an attempt to find top talent to hire as its new Chief Technology Officer, in a …

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    4. ICYMI: The Growth and Opportunity Project: A One-Year Check-Up …

      5 hours ago … Here, the RNC has heeded the advice, hiring political and … built up staffs in their respective fields and even opened an office in Silicon Valley. … Not Authorized By Any Candidate Or Candidate’s Committee. http://www.gop.com.

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    5. RNC chairman: Primary changes will rebuild GOP – Tucson News Now

      2 days ago … An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world’s most … (AP) – Planned changes to the Republican Party’s presidential selection … This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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    6. The RNC data project: Consider me among the “skeptical”…

      13 Feb 2014 … There are no shortcuts – technological or otherwise – to good data. … And data doesn’t come from the next genius from Silicon Valley; data …

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    7. RNC launching its own tech start-up « Hot Air

      4 Feb 2014… Silicon Valley ventures would covet. Here’s the lab’s website, which already has two dozen or so job listings posted for D.C. and San Mateo.

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    8. GOP enlists Silicon Valley‘s help in 2014 campaigns | Circa News

      29 Jul 2013 … Karl Rove, former President George W. Bush’s chief adviser, is leading the charge for the RNC and began scouring Silicon Valley in spring …

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    9. RNC‘s Data Push Greeted with Skepticism | National Review Online

      12 Feb 2014 … RNC‘s Data Push Greeted with Skepticism – The GOP is trying to become more … Silicon Valley startups to help revive the fortunes of the GOP. … me that in all his years working in GOP politics, he has yet to tap Data Trust or …

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    10. Republicans Are Wooing the Wired – NYTimes.com

      8 Feb 2014 … In recent months, Mr. Barkett has built out a pair of Silicon Valley offices … “The G.O.P. has no culture of technical skill or excellence,” he said.

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      1. Inside the rightwing love affair with conspiracy theories – Salon.com

        7 Jan 2014 … Yet rightwing conspiracy theorists refuse to believe it. … extensive air power and logistics support during the uprising against Colonel Qaddafi.

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      2. Silicon Valley Anti-Worker Conspiracy: Steve Jobs’ War on Workers …

        28 Oct 2013 … RightWing Mobs After Mitch McConnell? Say It Isn’t So, …. Silicon Valley Anti- Worker Conspiracy: Steve Jobs’ War on Workers. By Steve Sailer on … Judge OKs class-action suit against Apple, Intel, Google, Adobe. By Steve …

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      3. “I Don’t Want to Create a Paper Trail”: Inside the Secret Apple …

        19 Feb 2014 … Tech workers say Silicon Valley giants conspired to keep the lid on pay. …. have to bring justice for workers against such mammoth corporate power.” ….. These ” liberals” are simply rightwing corporatists who do drugs, like …

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      4. The Latest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

        8 Aug 2013 … The Latest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory · Jonathan … Goodlatte to Fundraise in Silicon Valley as Tech Community Pushes Immigration Fix

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      5. Lawsuit: Silicon valley squillionaires loot $9.5 billion from 100,000 …

        24 Jan 2014 … In early 2005, as demand for Silicon Valley engineers began booming, Apple’s Steve … obtained by PandoDaily as “an overarching conspiracy” in violation of the Sherman Antitrust …. Who funds the right wing noise machine?

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      6. The New Leviathan: How the Left-Wing Money-Machine Shapes …

        … utilizing unrivaled resources to orchestrate “vast rightwing conspiracies,” … As a Republican newspaper in Tennessee complained, “The rank and file of the … a new career posing himself as the people’s champion against global polluters, … of Silicon Valley), of Hollywood and …

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      7. Vast RightWing Conspiracy (with picture). – The Edge of the …

        28 Jan 2008 … Certainly some of the complaints against him — that, as the New York … Today’s discussion of VRWC’s really needs more charts and graphs. … is a software engineer, living in San Francisco and working in Silicon Valley.

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      8. Snowden: pawn in rightwing conspiracy – This & That by Dangerous …

        1 Nov 2013 … That’s something people in Silicon Valley spend a ton of time analyzing, working … Labels: Glenn Greenwald, rightwing conspiracy, Snowden …

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