Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:40 PM ET, January 11, 2013

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Jon Gillooly / mdjonline.com:
Gingrey speaks out on the issue of ‘legitimate rape’ and guns  —  SMYRNA — U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Marietta) tackled such sensitive topics as gun reform, abortion and rape during the Smyrna Area Council of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce breakfast which took place Thursday at the Smyrna Community Center.
RELATED:
Jgalloway / Political Insider:
Your daily jolt: Gingrey open to limits on mag clips, says Todd Akin was ‘partly right’  —  Schmoozing with constituents in Smyrna on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, had already made news when he said that he was open to some new restrictions on firearms.
Evan McMorris-Santoro / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Rep: Todd Akin ‘Partly Right’ On Legitimate Rape
Discussion: Daily Kos and Hullabaloo
Reid J. Epstein / Politico:
White House gun plan: An end run around the NRA  —  President Barack Obama is trying an end run around the NRA — rallying groups as varied as churches, medical organizations, retailers and the Rotary Club to build support for new gun regulations.  —  It's an unusual strategy …
RELATED:
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
Strassel: The Real Gun-Control Consensus
Discussion: NRA-ILA News and American Power
Evan McMorris-Santoro / Talking Points Memo:
Gun Control Crowd Wants To Be Called ‘Gun Safety’ Crowd
Los Angeles Times:   Obama gun plan may feature background checks on all buyers
John Bresnahan / Politico:
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Jay Rockefeller won't run in 2014  —  Democratic Sen. Jay Rockefeller will not run for reelection in 2014, passing up a bid for a sixth term and putting in play a Senate seat in deep red West Virginia.  —  In an interview with POLITICO, Rockefeller …
RELATED:
Alexandra Jaffe / Ballot Box:
Sen. Rockefeller to retire, giving GOP a prime pickup opportunity
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Breaking: Jay Rockefeller to retire in 2014
Shauna Johnson / WV MetroNews:
McKinley watching Capito
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Coins Against Crazies  —  So, have you heard the one about the trillion-dollar coin?  It may sound like a joke.  But if we aren't ready to mint that coin or take some equivalent action, the joke will be on us — and a very sick joke it will be, too.  —  Let's talk for a minute …
RELATED:
KPTV-TV:
Men armed with rifles walk through Portland to ‘educate’  —  Two men carrying assault rifles on their backs said they were simply exercising their Second Amendment right, but police said they scared plenty of people.  —  Calls started coming in to 911 dispatchers shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.
RELATED:
David Edwards / The Raw Story:
Portland residents panic as men armed with assault weapons ‘educate’ the city
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Anemona Hartocollis / New York Times:
New York City to Restrict Prescription Painkillers in Public Hospitals' Emergency Rooms  —  Some of the most common and most powerful prescription painkillers on the market will be restricted sharply in the emergency rooms at New York City's 11 public hospitals, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg …
Discussion: Balloon Juice, Infowars and Vodkapundit
RELATED:
Colin Campbell / Politicker:
Bloomberg Slaps Down Criticism of Painkiller Restriction Plan  —  Yesterday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and city officials unveiled a new initiative to limit supplies of prescription painkillers in the city's emergency rooms as a way to combat what they described as a growing addiction problem in the region.
Alex Seitz-Wald / Salon:
Bachmann still hasn't paid presidential campaign staffers  —  Five Iowa staffers say they've waited 375 days for payment, but refuse to sign the gag order the campaign demands  —  Over a year after she dropped out, Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has refused to pay five staffers …
RELATED:
WCTI-TV:
Lesbian couple: Restaurant owner hands them letter condemning homosexuality  —  NEW BERN -  —  A lesbian couple said an owner of a restaurant handed them a letter condemning homosexuality as they were walking out of the building.  —  Ariel and Shawnee McPhail said they went into The Stingray Café …
Jim DeMint / Washington Post:
Conservative ideas need a new message  —  Jim DeMint represented South Carolina in the Senate from 2005 to 2013 and in the House from 1999 to 2005.  —  The U.S. Senate reached an all-time low — a hard mark to achieve — last week as I said my goodbyes to rejoin the real world.
Mashable!:
Facebook Charging $100 to Message Mark Zuckerberg  —  We knew Facebook was eager for new revenue streams.  We just didn't know they were this eager.  —  If you try to send founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a message on Facebook, Mashable discovered Thursday, the social network will offer …
Tracy Clark-Flory / Salon:
Alisa Valdes: Anti-feminist romance not so romantic  —  Alisa Valdes' book “Feminist and the Cowboy” is about a man who taught her to “submit.”  Now she says he abused her  —  It's a romance-memoir about a hardcore feminist who falls in love with a cowboy who teaches her to reconnect with her …
Politico:
Hagel's hopes hinge on Schumer  —  Chuck Schumer is quietly letting out the word: He's far from sold that Chuck Hagel will be a staunch advocate of Israel.  —  And it's his vote that counts.  —  Schumer, the most powerful Jewish Democrat in Congress, has been noncommittal in his public statements on Hagel's nomination.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 2:40 PM ET, January 11, 2013.

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: 
Pew Social & Demographic Trends:
After a Highly Partisan Election Year, Survey Finds Less Group Conflict
Discussion: Economix and Politico
BBC:
France confirms Mali intervention
Discussion: National Review and The Agonist
Carl Franzen / Talking Points Memo:
FTC Chairman Defends Google Settlement: We Did What The Law Required
Jessica Silver-Greenberg / New York Times:
Bank Deal Ends Flawed Reviews of Foreclosures
Discussion: DealBook and Prairie Weather
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
Meet The Hero Of The Marriage Equality Movement
Discussion: Joe. My. God.
Michael Corkery / Wall Street Journal:
Colleges Lose Pricing Power
Discussion: Via Meadia, Gawker and Washington Wire
David Horovitz / The Times of Israel:
A different Israel after January 22
Discussion: Power Line
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Obama to deliver State of the Union address to Congress on Feb. 12
Discussion: CNN
 Earlier Items: 
Kristen A. Lee / NY Daily News:
Former President Bill Clinton pushes for stricter gun control during Consumer Electronics Show speech
Discussion: Hot Air
Charles P. Pierce / Esquire:
THE BAGMEN ARE UPON US
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Warner looks strong for 2014
Los Angeles Times:
Teen shoots high school student before being disarmed by teacher
Discussion: Gawker and Washington Examiner
Politico:
Tax reform in 2013? Forget about it
David Edwards / The Raw Story:
Eric Bolling: Schools ‘pushing the liberal agenda’ by teaching algebra
Discussion: Wonkette and Booman Tribune
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Brent Lang / Variety:
Sony Pictures could lose $75M on “The Interview”, which cost $44M to make, $30M to promote

Jennifer Zaino / Semanticweb.com:
The Financial Times Builds Up Its Semantic Publishing Infrastructure

Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
‘Serial’ conclusion leaves podcasters cautiously optimistic about the future

 
Sister Sites:

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