Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:30 PM ET, March 21, 2006

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
National Review:
How It's Looking  —  EDITOR'S NOTE: In a energetic lunchtime address and Q&A Monday in Cleveland, President Bush spoke about progress in Iraq and a "strategy for victory" there.  —  To mark the three-year anniversary this week of the Coalition going into Iraq, National Review Online gathered …
RELATED ITEMS:
Peter Baker / Washington Post:
An Iraq Success Story's Sad New Chapter  —  Bush's Struggle in Reassuring U.S. Is Illustrated by City's Renewed Strife  —  CLEVELAND, March 20 — As President Bush tells the tale, the battle for Tall Afar offers a case study in how U.S. and Iraqi forces working together can root out insurgents and restore stability.
Fred Kaplan / Slate:
If Only ...  The lessons of our Iraqi bungles.  —  A question worth mulling, on this third anniversary of the war that President Bush told us was over and won two years and 10 months ago, is this: Were the fiascos inevitable—built-in products of the nature of the war itself …
Ben Domenech / Red America:
Pachyderms in the Mist: Red America and the MSM  —  This is a blog for the majority of Americans.  —  Since the election of 1992, the extreme political left has fought a losing battle.  Their views on the economy, marriage, abortion, guns, the death penalty, health care, welfare, taxes …
RELATED ITEMS:
Chris Bowers / MyDD:   There Is No Right-Wing Blogosphere Anymore
Steve Clemons / The Washington Note:
The Cheney-led Civil War-Deniers  —  (Markos Moulitsas Zuniga when in US Army, 1989-1992)  —  Former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft said on January 6, 2005 that we may be seeing "incipient civil war" in Iraq.  —  David Frum misquotes Scowcroft and wrestles with TWN …
Washington Post:
President Discusses War, Economy, Politics  —  SPEAKER: GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES  —  BUSH: Yesterday, I delivered the second in a series of speeches on the situation in Iraq.  I spoke about the violence that the Iraqi people had faced since last month's bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samarra.
Christopher Hitchens / Opinion Journal:
The Stone Face of Zarqawi  —  Iraq is no "distraction" from al Qaeda.  —  In February 2004, our Kurdish comrades in northern Iraq intercepted a courier who was bearing a long message from Abu Musab al-Zarqawi to his religious guru Osama bin Laden.  The letter contained a deranged analysis …
David W. Chen / New York Times:
Cheney at Fund-Raiser, but Not With the Candidate  —  NEWARK, March 20 — In the biggest campaign fund-raiser yet on behalf of State Senator Thomas H. Kean Jr., Vice President Dick Cheney traveled to New Jersey on Monday and praised Mr. Kean as someone with "the experience …
Kurt Kleiner / Toronto Star:
How to spot a baby conservative  —  Remember the whiny, insecure kid in nursery school, the one who always thought everyone was out to get him, and was always running to the teacher with complaints?  Chances are he grew up to be a conservative.  —  At least, he did if he was one of 95 kids …
Kenneth R. Bazinet / NY Daily News:
I'm boss, Hil tells Bill  —  Senator's word is now 'final,' says the ex-Prez  —  WASHINGTON - After being surprised by her husband's role in the Dubai ports deal, Sen. Hillary Clinton has insisted that Bill Clinton give her "final say" over what he says and does, well-placed sources said.
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Pastors' Get-Out-the-Vote Training Could Test Tax Rules  —  WASHINGTON, March 20 — Weeks after the Internal Revenue Service announced a crackdown on political activities by churches and other tax-exempt organizations, a coalition of nonprofit conservative groups is holding training sessions …
Charles S. Johnson / helenair.com:
Poll: Burns struggling in race  —  HELENA - If U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns drops out of the race, either Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg or former Gov. Marc Racicot would instantly hold big leads over the top two Democrats against whom Burns is struggling, a poll released Monday shows.
Discussion: Left in the West
Michelle Malkin:
THE UNITED NATIONS SMEARS LEGO  —  ***scroll for updates***  —  Today is The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.  The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is celebrating the day with this vile poster portraying Denmark's most famous company as racist:
Stephen Bates / Guardian:
Archbishop: stop teaching creationism  —  Williams backs science over Bible  —  The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has stepped into the controversy between religious fundamentalists and scientists by saying that he does not believe that creationism - the Bible-based account …
Los Angeles Times:
Commissioner Rice?  —  'IF THAT JOB COMES OPEN, I'M GONE.  " That's what Condoleezza Rice told Ebony magazine last November when she was asked about her oft-repeated desire to become commissioner of the National Football League.  With Commissioner Paul Tagliabue's announcement Monday …
Steven Greenhouse / New York Times:
G.O.P. Makes Its Pitch to Firefighters' Union  —  WASHINGTON, March 20 — With the election season heating up, the Bush administration and the Republican Party used a good deal of energy and charm on Monday to woo a group that has long been part of the Democrats' base: organized labor.
Sfarber / the talking dog:
TD Blog Interview with Dr. David Nicholl  —  On March 11, 2006, an explosive letter appeared in Britain's prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, decrying the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, and in particular, the practice of force-feeding hunger-striking detainees.
Discussion: Majikthise
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 2:30 PM ET, March 21, 2006.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
Mini-memeorandum: memeorandum for mobiles
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Justin Rood / TPM Muckraker:
Three MZM Staff Worked on White House Intel Panel
Discussion: War and Piece
Laura Barton / Guardian:
I have seen the future - and it's goth
Discussion: Unfogged
Kevin Drum / The Washington Monthly:
SMALL GOVERNMENT CONSERVATIVES REVISITED....Andrew Sullivan …
BBC:
Church recalls 'Prophet' magazine
Mark J. Penn / Washington Post:
Swing Is Still King At the Polls
Matthew Davis / BBC:
Death raises concern at police tactics
Guardian:
Where the hard left and extreme right meet
Pieter Dorsman / Peaktalk:
WOMEN AND ISLAM  —  One of the things that probably get lost …
 Earlier Items: 
E. J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
The GOP's Shrinking Middle
Washington Post:
Freedom, Yes, Iraqis Say, But at Great, Grave Cost
Associated Press:
FBI, you've got mail — NOT!
Discussion: Wonkette and Think Progress
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
A Possible Clue On NSA Spying
Josh Meyer / Los Angeles Times:
Some U.S. Officials Fear Iran Is Helping Al Qaeda
Robert F. Worth / New York Times:
New Business Blooms in Iraq: Terror Insurance
Discussion: The Heretik
New York Times:
2 Years After Soldier's Death, Family's Battle Is With Army
Steve Gorman / Reuters:
"South Park" Chef back after Scientology skirmish
 

 
From Techmeme:

Richard Lai / Engadget:
Meet the One, OnePlus' $299 Nexus killer

Ina Fried / Re/code:
Google Agreed to Pay Some of Samsung's Costs, Assume Some Liability in Latest Apple Case

Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
Amazon adds HBO shows to Prime Instant Video; HBO Go coming to Fire TV at some point

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Tech news essentials
Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip