Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:15 PM ET, March 23, 2008

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
One of Instapundit's favorite bloggers speaks on race  —  (updated below - Update II - Update III)  —  Glenn “Instapundit” Reynolds today linked to what he called “EASTER THOUGHTS” from one of his favorite right-wing bloggers, his namesake, “Instapunk.”  That Easter post has a large picture …
Paul Berman / New York Times:
Why Radical Islam Just Won't Die  —  THE big surprise, viewed from my own narrow perspective five years later, has taken place in the mysterious zones of extremist ideology.  In the months and weeks before the invasion of Iraq, I wrote quite a lot about ideology in the Middle East …
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Haunting Obama's Dreams  —  It is a tribute to Hillary Clinton that even though, rationally, political soothsayers think she can no longer win, irrationally, they wonder how she will pull it off.  —  It's impossible to imagine The Terminator, as a former aide calls her, giving up.
Edgar B. Anderson / Originals:
University Of The Absurd  —  Recently I sat down with a young woman who shared with me the experience of her first year at Thurgood Marshall College, one of the six colleges of the University of California at San Diego.  She explained to me that regardless of her major field of study …
Discussion: Power Line and The Corner
Mickey Edwards / Washington Post:
Dick Cheney's Error  —  For at least six years, as I've become increasingly frustrated by the Bush administration's repeated betrayal of constitutional — and conservative — principles, I have defended Vice President Cheney, a man I've known for decades and with whom I served and made common cause in Congress.
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Discussion: Wake up America and KnoxViews
Omid Memarian / The Huffington Post:
Is Sen. McCain's expertise in foreign policy expired?  —  Senator McCain relies strongly on foreign policy experience for two significant reasons; firstly, it masks his incapability to address the most important national issues such as the economy, health care, education and immigration.
David Corn / MotherJones.com:
McCain in NH: Would Be “Fine” To Keep Troops in Iraq for “A Hundred Years”  —  The United States military could stay in Iraq for “maybe a hundred years” and that “would be fine with me,” John McCain told two hundred or so people at a town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire, on Thursday evening.
Discussion: Think Progress
Matthew Yglesias:
Speaking Up  —  Item number 4 on Mark Halrpin's list of painful things Hillary Clinton knows — or should know: … Pelosi has certainly said and done some things that have “signaled” this, as we say in DC, but I think that insofar as it's really true that she and “other leading members of Congress” …
Discussion: TalkLeft
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Lieberman is McCain's bipartisan wingman  —  Wherever John McCain goes these days, it seems, Joseph I. Lieberman is there.  —  When McCain needed a quick reminder in Jordan last week on how to characterize Islamic radicals in Iraq receiving aid from Iran, Lieberman was there to whisper into his colleague's ear.
Tony Allen-Mills / Times of London:
Barack Obama: toxic mentors start to corrode pristine campaign  —  The Democrat was surging ahead but now revelations about the men who helped shape him are putting voters off  —  Watch Barack Obama's speech on race  —  Long before Barack Obama launched his campaign for the White House …
Discussion: Don Surber
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
8 Questions That Will Shape Where the Race for the Democratic Presidential Nominaton Goes From Here  —  What is the most likely outcome of the dispute over the delegations from Florida and Michigan?  —  1. The collapse of efforts in Florida and Michigan to conduct do-over primaries makes …
John Coles / The Sun:
Tatt's harsh for cop wannabe  —  PATRIOTIC squaddie Craig Briggs has been barred from joining the police — because he's got an ENGLAND tattoo on his arm.  —  The Iraq veteran, 22, had wanted to be a cop since childhood and was advised to join the Army to get experience first.
Discussion: Jules Crittenden
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:15 PM ET, March 23, 2008.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
Cheney: Mideast peace entails compromise
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Stalwart Service for U.S. in Iraq Is Not Enough to Gain Green Card
Discussion: Obsidian Wings and Shakesville
Megan McArdle:
Political misstatement of the week
Discussion: The Debatable Land
Washington Post:
Peeps Show II
Victoria Cherrie / Charlotte Observer:
17-year-old dies after shock from police Taser gun
Discussion: Political Byline and Pandagon
Jane Perlez / New York Times:
Pakistan to Talk With Militants, New Leaders Say
Jonny Paul / Jerusalem Post:
BBC admits inaccuracies in coverage
Janny Scott / New York Times:
What Politicians Say When They Talk About Race
 Earlier Items: 
Robert Pear / New York Times:
Gap in Life Expectancy Widens for the Nation
Michael Cooper / New York Times:
McCain Offers Soothing Tones in Trip Abroad
Reuters:
Web host suspends site planned for anti-Koran film
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
MORE ON UPSETTING THE APPLECART
Matthew Yglesias:
Halleluja  —  This may be the greatest piece of surrealist …
Erica Jong / The Huffington Post:
Why am I so afraid that the Democratic Party is shooting itself in the foot?
Nicole Winfield / Associated Press:
Pope baptizes prominent Italian Muslim
Amy Driscoll / MiamiHerald.com:
Spitzer Miami tryst alleged
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Matilda Battersby / The Bookseller:
Academics say publisher Taylor & Francis hadn't told them about selling access to authors' research as part of a $10M+ Microsoft AI deal, nor let them opt out

BBC:
A Russian court convicts Evan Gershkovich of espionage and sentences him to 16 years in prison; Wall Street Journal calls the trial a “sham”

Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple's Eddy Cue has pushed TV+ studio chiefs to exert more control over budgets, hoping to change Apple's reputation as the biggest spender in town

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page