FINALLY: Congress Takes Steps to Rein in Big Tech’s Power
Republicans and Democrats have largely agreed that Big Tech has too much power. Yet, despite some agreement, the debate has raged on as Congress tries to determine how to hold companies like Facebook, Amazon and Google accountable.
The House Judiciary Committee held a June 23 markup of six antitrust bills aimed at taking down Big Tech. Five of the six bills had some bipartisan support…
Biden’s Fabled Bipartisanship
I haven't seen much humor in life during the past year or so, but one thing that has been uproariously hilarious lately is the orchestrated media narrative that President Joe Biden is bipartisan and conciliatory. Please give me a moment to catch my breath. I think it was Karl Rove who recently observed that the media's effective definition of bipartisan legislation is not that significant…
Suffering Psaki: Press Secretary Ducks Questions on Russia, SCOTUS
Thursday’s White House press briefing quickly devolved into a predictable pattern of near emptiness in terms of answers from Press Secretary Jen Psaki, ducked questions on issues such as the debunked Russian bounties story, the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, and her party’s attempt to pack the Supreme Court.
GOP and Dems Agree Something Must Be Done, SCORCH Big Tech in Hearing
Only once in a blue moon do Republicans and Democrats agree on an issue. And it appears as though Big Tech’s market dominance has been so egregious that it has caused the two sides to at least agree that something must be done.
The House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held a hearing today on the power wielded by Big Tech. Although the hearing…