Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:20 PM ET, March 26, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
WKRN-TV:
Road rage, accident centers on Obama bumper sticker  —  NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Nashville man says he and his 10-year-old daughter were victims of road rage Thursday afternoon, all because of a political bumper sticker on his car.  —  Mark Duren told News 2 the incident happened around 4:30p.m. …
RELATED:
Logan Murphy / Crooks and Liars:   TN Man Enraged By Obama Sticker Slams SUV Into Car With 10 Year Old Child Inside
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Frum thinks critique of GOP led to boot — 2 big bipartisan bashes — Chris Matthews, cornered — HHS Secretary is vastly more powerful — Jackie Calmes to White House beat — Kimberly Dozier to AP  —  FIRST LOOK: Valerie Jarrett is Jake Tapper's exclusive guest Sunday as he begins four months of interim-hosting of “This Week.”
RELATED:
Charles Murray / The Corner on National Review Online:
On David Frum's Departure from AEI — By: Charles Murray  —  With Mike Allen's account of his exchange with David Frum, we apparently have David's version of his departure from AEI: Donor pressure forced AEI president Arthur Brooks to fire him.  “But the elite isn't leading anymore,” David is quoted as saying.
Danielle Crittenden / The Huffington Post:
Put Down Your Pitchforks, People  —  As the old saying goes, if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.  Perhaps that's why the Frum household now has three.  —  I've been married to David Frum for nearly 22 years—or just under half my lifetime—and have lived through numerous controversies …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and FrumForum
Rachel Maddow / The Rachel Maddow Show:
Maddow takes full-page ad in Boston to say she's still not running  —  An ad slated for the Boston Globe.  (Click for full jpg or pdf.)  —  People in Massachusetts picking up their morning papers today may spot an open letter from Rachel Maddow.  The full-page ad explains that she's …
RELATED:
Jessica Heslam / Boston Herald:
Rachel Maddow slams ‘creep’ Scott Brown
The Note:
Scott Brown, #41: 'I Wasn't Just Elected on Health Care'
Discussion: CNN and GOP 12
ABCNEWS:
Scott Brown: President's Rhetoric ‘Inappropriate’
Discussion: Washington Monthly and The Note
Kwang-Tae Kim / Associated Press:
SKorean navy ship sinks in waters near NKorea  —  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Military officials say a South Korean navy ship has sunk off an island not far from North Korea.  —  An official with the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul said early Saturday that the ship sank some four hours after it began taking on water.
RELATED:
Reuters:
South Korean ship sinking, North attack suspected: report
Discussion: Townhall.com
Margaret Coker / Wall Street Journal:
In Upset, Allawi Bloc Wins Iraq Elections  —  BAGHDAD—Ayad Allawi's predominantly Sunni alliance has won Iraq's national election, narrowly edging out Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki's list to become the largest bloc in the country's next parliament.  —  The upset threatens to end the lock …
RELATED:
BBC:
Allawi wins most Iraq poll seats
New York Times:
Allawi Wins Most Seats in Iraqi Elections
Discussion: ATTACKERMAN
Bart Stupak / Washington Post:
Why I wrote the ‘Stupak amendment’ and voted for health-care reform  —  When I saw that Kathleen Parker's March 24 op-ed, “Stupak's original sin,” defined me as a “backstabber,” it reminded me of a Bible verse.  Matthew 7:3 asks, “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye …
Justin Elliott / TPM LiveWire:
Police On Cantor Incident: 'We're Calling It Random Gunfire' (VIDEO)  —  In an interview with TPM, a Richmond Police Department spokesman said the bullet that penetrated a window in a building that includes a campaign office of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) was “an act of random gunfire.”
RELATED:
Jake Sherman / The Politico:
Shots to Cantor office were random
Discussion: CNN
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Going to Extreme  —  I admit it: I had fun watching right-wingers go wild as health reform finally became law.  But a few days later, it doesn't seem quite as entertaining — and not just because of the wave of vandalism and threats aimed at Democratic lawmakers.
Heidi Przybyla / Bloomberg:
Tea Party Advocates Who Scorn Socialism Want a Government Job  —  Tea Party activists, who are becoming a force in U.S. politics, want the federal government out of their lives except when it comes to creating jobs.  —  More than 90 percent of Tea Party backers interviewed …
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
Court strikes limits on contributions to independent political groups  —  A federal appeals court on Friday handed another victory to conservative opponents of campaign-finance restrictions, striking down limits on individual contributions to independent groups who want to use the money for or against candidates in federal elections.
RELATED:
Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:   Widening impact of Citizens United
David M. Dickson / Washington Times:
CBO report: Debt will rise to 90% of GDP  —  President Obama's fiscal 2011 budget will generate nearly $10 trillion in cumulative budget deficits over the next 10 years, $1.2 trillion more than the administration projected, and raise the federal debt to 90 percent of the nation's economic output by 2020 …
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
AP: Say, guess what we just found in ObamaCare!  —  Congress passed the bill without knowing what was in it.  Barack Obama signed it without reading it.  Now it looks as though the Associated Press reported on ObamaCare without comprehending its content.  Readers will have to scroll far …
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Obama heads to Camp David after best week ‘in a long damn time’  —  After signing healthcare reform into law, agreeing to a new nuclear arms reduction treaty and moving forward with financial reform, President Barack Obama will spend the weekend at the presidential retreat at Camp David, Md.
Discussion: Washington Monthly and CNN
Zaid Jilani / Think Progress:
Gingrich Says Democrats ‘Have To Take Some Moral Responsibility’ For Far-Right Death Threats  —  Since Congress's health care debate, lawmakers have recieved countless death threats, had their buildings vandalized, have had white powder mailed to their offices, and have had to get police protection.
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
Obama Refuses to Dine With Jewish Leader  —  Do you remember when Jesse Jackson said that under Obama Jews would lose all of their clout?  —  He was right.  —  (Top left clockwise) Barack and Michelle Obama and radical Leftist anti-Israel Professor Edward Said at a May 1998 Arab community event …
Erika Lovley / The Politico:
2,000 House staffers make six figures  —  Nearly 2,000 House of Representative staffers pulled down six-figure salaries in 2009, including 43 staffers who earned the maximum $172,500 — or more than three times the median U.S. household income.  —  Starting salaries on Capitol Hill are still low …
Sara Murray / Wall Street Journal:
Personal Income Drops Across U.S.  —  Personal income in 42 states fell in 2009, the Commerce Department said Thursday.  —  Nevada's 4.8% plunge was the steepest, as construction and tourism industries took a beating.  Also hit hard: Wyoming, where incomes fell 3.9%.
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
Political Tide Could Wash Away Republican Utah Senator  —  SALT LAKE CITY — Senator Robert F. Bennett parked his white Acura, walked through the doors of Bryant Middle School and stood alone as he began the obstacle course that will determine his political fate.  —  “Do you need my ID?”
Bloomberg:
JPMorgan, Lehman, UBS Named as Conspirators in Muni Bid-Rigging  —  JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and UBS AG were among more than a dozen Wall Street firms involved in a conspiracy to pay below-market interest rates to U.S. state and local governments on investments …
Denver Post:
Harsanyi: Masters of distraction  —  The mob is furious.  And while it hollers on about “killing” bills, Republicans stoke the fury by calling on citizens to “target” races in “battleground” states.  —  Get it?  “Target.”  The violent intentions are palpable.
Discussion: Nice Deb and protein wisdom
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
THE LIMITS OF AN EXTREME IDEOLOGY.... The Washington Post ran a profile of Mike Vanderboegh, a 57-year-old former militiaman from Alabama, who disapproves of the new Affordable Care Act.  Vanderboegh, who describes himself as a “Christian libertarian” and has been part of various clandestine militia groups …
Kos / Daily Kos:
Pelosi's birthday present  —  Community member Brainwrap helped Nancy Pelosi celebrate her 70th birthday by organizing a “flower bomb” — and you guys responded to the short, three-day effort, by having over 2,600 roses delivered to her office today.  —  On their Flickr page, Pelosi's office writes:
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Sharp momentum shift back to the Democrats after passing health bill  —  Political momentum has shifted so fast over the last week that it has given Republicans whiplash.  —  Democrats are heading into the two-week Easter recess in high spirits after passing the most sweeping domestic policy …
Ezra Klein:
What do conservatives believe about health care?  —  Conservative strategist Patrick Ruffini has a searching and skeptical post on his party's approach to health-care reform.  “On health care, I have no idea what our basic guiding principle is,” he writes.  “Seriously, I don't.”
Adam Sorensen / The Page:
Breathtaking Cynicism  —  Sen. Hatch (R-UT) says he once supported an individual mandate without knowing he did — simply as a tactic to stop the Clinton plan.  —  Watch his amazing words (starting at 5:04) on CNN above.  —  Get The Page delivered to your inbox.  Sign up for TIME's daily political newsletter here.
James Kelly / The Official Google Blog:
Next steps for our experimental fiber network  —  Since we announced our plans to build experimental, ultra high-speed broadband networks, the response from communities and individuals has been tremendous and creative.  With just a few hours left before our submission deadline …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 5:20 PM ET, March 26, 2010.

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: 
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Return of History  —  Some brilliant scholar has to write …
Discussion: Greg Mankiw's Blog and Hit & Run
Eric Kleefeld / TPMDC:
Bachmann: ‘100% Of Our Economy Was Private’ Before September 2008
Paul Ryan / New York Times:
Fix Health Reform, Then Repeal It
Brookings Institute:
Why Not Try A Third Party
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Pope: Drowning, Not Waving, Ctd
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Anne E. Kornblut / Washington Post:
A profile of Bob Bauer: Is this the counsel Obama keeps?
Mike Pence / Wall Street Journal:
This Law Will Not Stand  —  The American people will have their say in November.
 Earlier Items: 
Anupama Narayanswamy / Sunlight Foundation …:
After health care vote, Stupak 11 request billions in earmarks
David Dayen / Firedoglake:
A Progressive Bill Passed Yesterday (Spoiler Alert: It Wasn't Health Care Reform)
BillPascoe.net:
Say Goodbye to Mitt Romney
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and GOP 12
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Student Loan Reform
Discussion: CampusProgress.org
 

 
From Techmeme:

Ian Kar / Bank Innovation:
Sources: Apple Pay to be included in iOS 8.1, scheduled to be released October 20

Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Local police in US giving families free ComputerCop keylogging software in “Internet Safety” initiative

Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
At the 11th hour, Verizon decides to cancel its controversial throttling plans

 
Sister Sites:

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