Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:35 AM ET, March 14, 2014

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pelosi: O-Care won't hurt Dems  —  Republicans are “wasting their time” using ObamaCare as an electoral issue, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said Thursday.  —  Days after the healthcare law was seen as a decisive issue in her party's special election loss in Florida …
Discussion: Fox News
RELATED:
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
In jam over Obamacare, Dems don't know which way to turn
Deirdre Walsh / CNN:
Pelosi: Alleged CIA spying on Senate committee ‘appalling’
Discussion: Politico
Gabriel Arana / American Prospect:
Ezra Klein's Queer New Hire  —  Brandon Ambrosino (Photo Courtesy of Media Matters)  —  On Tuesday, former Washington Post pundit (and Prospect alum) Ezra Klein sent a shock wave through the gay community by announcing he had hired gay anti-gay apologist Brandon Ambrosino to join him at Vox Media …
RELATED:
Mark Joseph Stern / Slate:
Vox's Unbelievably Terrible New Hire
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog News:
Hipster Homophobia: Ezra Klein's Vox hires Falwell-loving gay-bashing “gay”
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
John McCain cites Ronald Reagan, slams GOP on Ukraine aid  —  Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) ripped fellow Republicans on Thursday for objecting to a package of aid and sanctions to respond to the Ukrainian crisis, calling himself “embarrassed” and telling his GOP colleagues: “Don't call yourself Reagan Republicans.”
RELATED:
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Jobless deal came down to wire
Discussion: National Review and Daily Kos
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Fear of Wages  —  Four years ago, some of us watched with a mixture of incredulity and horror as elite discussion of economic policy went completely off the rails.  Over the course of just a few months, influential people all over the Western world convinced themselves and each …
Peggy Noonan / Wall Street Journal:
Warnings From the Ukraine Crisis  —  A new century's dangers begin to come into focus.  —  What has been happening in Ukraine is not a wake-up call precisely but a tugging at the attention, a demand to focus.  —  There's a sense that in some new way we are watching the 21st century take its shape and express its central realities.
Susan Crabtree / Washington Examiner:
John Kerry: Russia has until Monday to reverse course in Ukraine  —  JOHN KERRY RUSSIA PENNAVE FOREIGN POLICY EUROPE UKRAINE EU CRIMEA  —  Secretary of State John Kerry warned of serious repercussions for Russia on Monday if last-ditch talks over the weekend to resolve the crisis in Ukraine failed …
Discussion: Firedoglake, Yahoo! News and Guardian
RELATED:
New York Times:
Russia Massing Military Forces Near Border With Ukraine
Daily Mail:
Officials ‘convinced’ two communications systems on missing jet were deliberately shut off 14-minutes apart as it emerges aircraft DID keep ‘pinging’ for hours after vanishing at 35,000 ft  — U.S. official said two separate communication systems were shut down ‘deliberately’ shortly after take-off
Joe Biden / CNN:
Biden jokes presidential run would be bad for his golf game  —  (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden suggested Thursday night that running for President wouldn't leave much time to practice his golf game.  —  At an event in Washington, Taoiseach Enda Kenny offered for Biden to come to Ireland and unload his …
Businessweek:
Missed Alarms and 40 Million Stolen Credit Card Numbers: How Target Blew It  —  The biggest retail hack in U.S. history wasn't particularly inventive, nor did it appear destined for success.  In the days prior to Thanksgiving 2013, someone installed malware in Target's (TGT) …
Murray Carpenter / The Atlantic Online:
Why It's So Hard for Obama to Be Tough on Russia  —  It is not uncommon for second-term presidents to turn more of their attention and focus to foreign policy.  Domestic politics and policy become increasingly frustrating, as the president's partisans in Congress hunker down in preparation …
Discussion: New York Times
Emily Jane Fox / CNNMoney.com:
Number of U.S. millionaires hits new high  —  It looks like the rich have finally shaken off the recession.  —  The number of U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more, excluding primary residence, rose to 9.63 million in 2013, according to a new report from Spectrem Group, a consulting and research firm.
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Jillian C. York / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Short Guide to the Internet's Biggest Enemies  —  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released its annual “Enemies of the Internet” index this week—a ranking first launched in 2006 intended to track countries that repress online speech, intimidate and arrest bloggers, and conduct surveillance of their citizens.
Jamie Self / The State:
ELECTION 2014: Lindsey Graham challenger calls SC senator “ambiguously gay”  —  COLUMBIA, SC — Four of U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's announced challengers in June's Republican primary pledged support for each other Thursday if any of them end up in a runoff with the Seneca incumbent.
Patricia Murphy / The Daily Beast:
A Carter Could Turn Georgia Blue  —  Dramatic population shifts put Georgia on the path to joining North Carolina and Virginia in the electoral toss-up column.  Jason Carter, Jimmy's grandson, wants to lead the way.  —  As Wendy Davis's campaign for Texas governor flounders …
Discussion: Yahoo! News
Alicia Mundy / Wall Street Journal:
Sen. Landrieu Steps Up Pressure on Kerry to Clear Keystone XL Pipeline  —  Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana intensified the pressure on Secretary of State John Kerry, a former Senate colleague, to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.  —  During a hearing on the State Department's 2015 budget …
Discussion: Hot Air
RELATED:
John Solomon / Washington Times:
EXCLUSIVE: FBI blocked in corruption probe involving Sens. Reid, Lee  —  Agents quietly working with Utah prosecutors to make case in DOJ absence  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah)  —  FBI agents working alongside Utah state prosecutors …
David Weigel / Slate:
Paul Ryan Accused of Racism for Suggesting That There's Endemic Poverty in Inner Cities  —  In conservative rhetoric, in talk radio especially, it's easy to find tone-deaf talking-down about race.  Democrats want to do to America what they did to Detroit.  Black voters don't seem to understand …
RELATED:
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:35 AM ET, March 14, 2014.

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: 
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Obama, Citing a Concern for Families, Orders a Review of Deportations
Discussion: The Plum Line and Post Politics
Guardian:
Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88
Discussion: The Agonist
Phillip Inman / Guardian:
China's Li Keqiang warns investors to prepare for wave of bankruptcies
Discussion: ParaPundit and Vox Popoli
Sarah Mimms / NationalJournal.com:
Spotted in the Senate: Rep. Phil Gingrey, ‘Just Measuring the Drapes’
Hank Campbell / The Federalist:
Five Things Neil deGrasse Tyson's “Cosmos” Gets Wrong
Discussion: Guardian
Alicia Budich / CBS News:
Democrats convinced Darrell Issa can't hold Lois Lerner in contempt
Discussion: The Reaction and The Agonist
Clive Bates / The counterfactual:
Cease and desist: making false claims about the gateway effect
Discussion: Washington Monthly
 Earlier Items: 
Jeane MacIntosh / New York Post:
Former NJ gov's son found dead in Mexico of apparent suicide
Discussion: Business Insider
Facebook:
How The Upshot Will Help Navigate the News
Steve Peoples / Associated Press:
GOP FORMER SEN. BROWN SEEKS STAFF FOR NH RUN
Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
Ron Paul: Putin Has ‘Law on His Side’ with Crimean Invasion
Discussion: The PJ Tatler and Hit & Run
Deirdre Walsh / CNN:
Boehner invites Pope to address Congress
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Politico
Andrew Johnson / National Review:
Chris Matthews: ‘The Senate Goes’
Discussion: NewsBusters and Hot Air
 

 
From Techmeme:

Timothy J. Seppala / Engadget:
Google Voice offers web-based calls through Hangouts, no G+ profile needed

Exodus Intelligence:
Security firm finds de-anonymizing zero-day vulnerability in Tails OS popularized by Snowden

Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
HP Makes $50 Million Strategic Investment in Hortonworks

 
Sister Sites:

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