The Race Is On to Challenge Google-Facebook ‘Duopoly’ in Digital Advertising – WSJ

The U.S. digital ad market grew by nearly $12 billion last year, with Google and Facebook collecting 77 cents of each new dollar spent, according to eMarketer. Peter and Maria Hoey June 19, 2017 5:30 a.m. ET Facebook Inc. FB -2.59% and Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL -0.02% Google tower so far above the rest of the […]

Caitlin Flanagan: I Believe Christine Blasey Ford – The Atlantic

I have been entirely agnostic about Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Republican presidents nominate conservative judges, and Democratic presidents nominate liberal judges. This guy sounded like he was entirely qualified for the job. When Dianne Feinstein made her announcement about the super-secret mystery letter by the anonymous woman that she had sent to the FBI, […]

The lies senators must tell themselves to support Brett Kavanaugh – The Boston Globe

leading video or graphic inside story_update.jpt In Story Photo or Graphic Section paragraphs 21 leadingContainer photo leadingShape horizontal hasRBox true Make no mistake: Brett Kavanaugh’s a liar. He lies about little things. He lies about big things. He lies under oath. On Friday, another high-drama day on Capitol Hill, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake said he […]

The Casual Cruelty of Laughter; Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony

This is her strongest memory, Christine Blasey Ford testified: “Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter. The uproarious laughter between the two, and their having fun at my expense.” “They were laughing with each other,” she added, voice shaking. “I was underneath one of them while the two laughed—two friends having a really good time […]

Kamala Harris And Amy Klobuchar, Both Former Prosecutors, Stood Out In The Brett Kavanaugh Hearings

Sens. Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar have stood out throughout Brett Kavanaugh’s grueling confirmation hearings for questioning that closely fits their growing national profiles: Harris, a sharp, prosecutorial California firebrand, and Klobuchar, an even-handed but effective Midwestern moderate. Klobuchar and Harris are both former prosecutors — and both have rumored presidential ambitions ahead of the […]

Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md.

BOSTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has repeatedly said that he was legally allowed to consume beer as a prep school senior in Maryland. In fact, he was never legal in high school because the state’s drinking age increased to 21 at the end of his junior year, while he was still 17. […]

Jeff Flake Was Confronted In An Elevator By Sexual Assault Survivors After Saying He’d Vote For Kavanaugh

Sen. Jeff Flake, who announced Friday morning that he would vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, was then confronted by sexual assault survivors in an elevator who blasted the Arizona Republican, saying, “You’re telling all women they don’t matter.” Flake was seen as a crucial swing vote on both the Senate Judiciary Committee […]

Wiki Edit from House Doxxes Hatch, Graham at Kavanaugh Hearing

Photo: Michael Reynolds (Getty) Someone with an IP address corresponding to the House of Representatives doxxed Senators Orrin Hatch, Lindsey Graham, and Mike Lee on Thursday evening. At about 5:13 p.m., someone with a House IP address added Graham’s personal home addresses (in DC and their home state), home phone number, cell phone number, and […]

George W. Bush is Whipping Support for Kavanaugh from Key Votes

Photo: David J. Phillip (AP) Former President George W. Bush has made several calls to swing-vote senators in recent days, doing his best to convince them to vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the Washington Post reported Thursday night. Kavanaugh testified yesterday for more than three hours before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which […]

The Senate Judiciary Committee Didn’t Give a Fuck About Any of This

Photo: Win McNamee (AP) After several sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s powerful and brutal testimony on Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is showing how seriously it’s taking the allegations against Ford by moving forward with its scheduled Friday morning vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The vote, […]