Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:40 PM ET, May 16, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Justin Gillis / New York Times:
Scientists Find Giant Plumes of Oil Forming Under the Gulf  —  Scientists are finding enormous oil plumes in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, including one as large as 10 miles long, 3 miles wide and 300 feet thick in spots.  The discovery is fresh evidence that the leak from the broken undersea …
Frank Rich / New York Times:
A Heaven-Sent Rent Boy  —  OF all wars, only culture wars offer the hope of sheer, unadulterated hilarity.  Sex and hypocrisy were staples of farce long before America became a nation, and they never go out of style.  Just listen to the roaring audience at the new hit Broadway revival of the perennial …
RELATED:
The Huffington Post:
Gingrich: Obama Should Withdraw Kagan Nomination  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called on President Obama to withdraw the nomination of Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court, calling her views anti-military and airing, for one of the first times …
Josh Gerstein / Josh Gerstein's Blog:
Review set for 160,000 pages on Kagan  —  The Clinton Presidential Library is facing a mammoth task to prepare for confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan: processing about 160,000 pages of records from Kagan's time as a lawyer and policy adviser in the Clinton White House.
Herb Keinon / Jerusalem Post:
Emanuel to rabbis: US ‘screwed up’  —  Exclusive: Officials deny US changing view on Israeli nuclear policy.  —  Talkbacks (82)  —  Make JPOST.COM your Home Page  —  Iranian Threat  —  Jewish World  —  Local Israel  —  Arts & Culture  —  Français  —  Classifieds  —  Israel
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
GOV. JAN BREWER DOES IT AGAIN!... Joins With Sarah Palin For Amazing Border Ad (Video)  —  Brewer-Palin '12  —  Arizona Governor Jan Brewer does it again!  —  The popular Arizona Governor released another powerful campaign ad today smacking the Obama Administration for their dereliction …
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
On Speech, Kagan Leaned Toward Conservatives  —  WASHINGTON — In her early years as a law professor, Elena Kagan wrote almost exclusively on the First Amendment.  There are indications in those writings that her views on government regulation of speech were closer to the Supreme Court's …
Joe Queenan / Wall Street Journal:
A Lament for the Class of 2010  —  New college graduates face a labor force that neither wants or needs them; a plum job interning at a street fair  —  A few weeks ago I ran into one of my son's oldest friends.  He had attended an Ivy League school, studying drama and music, and was now back living at home.
Discussion: Joanne Jacobs
Adam Smith / The Buzz:
Charlie Crist heckled at HQ opening (video)  —  More than 100 people turned out to the opening of Charlie Crist's new campaign headquarters in downtown St Pete this morning.  Among those publicly touted their support for Crist were Democratic state Rep. Darryl Rouson, Republican state Rep. Peter Nehr …
Ben Armbruster / Think Progress:
NRA Members Disagree With NRA Leadership: Those On Terrorist Watch List Should Not Be Able To Buy Firearms  —  A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report found that individuals on the federal terrorist watch list were able to purchase firearms and explosives from licensed U.S. dealers 1,119 times.
Ali Akbar Dareini / Associated Press:
Iranian cleric wants creation of ‘Greater Iran’  —  TEHRAN, Iran - A radical cleric called Saturday for the creation of a “Greater Iran” that would rule over the entire Middle East and Central Asia, in an event that he said would herald the coming of Islam's expected messiah.
Jordan Smith / The Atlantic Online:
Ricochet: Making Conservatism Fun Again  —  If conservative ideas are dead, as many liberals claim, nobody seems to have told conservatives.  Right-wingers believe their ideas are alive and fit for implementation.  All that is needed, perhaps, is new personalities and institutions able to market conservatism in the post-Bush era.
RELATED:
Charles Homans / Washington Monthly:
Culture Shock  —  What happened when one conservative Web site …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:40 PM ET, May 16, 2010.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 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 Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Breaking News from the Press-Register:
Salazar: Latest effort to stop Gulf oil leak hits snag
Discussion: Firedoglake and Associated Press
Evan McMorris-Santoro / TPMDC:
Tea Party-Backed Repeal Of The 17th Amendment Gets Republicans Into Trouble
Walter Russell Mead / Walter Russell Mead's Blog:
Global Green Meltdown Gains Momentum
Discussion: Commentary, Whiskey Fire and Dot Earth
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Winning not whining
 Earlier Items: 
Howie Klein / Crooks and Liars:
Roxanne Conlin— Is She The Democrat Most Likely To Paint A Red Seat Blue In 2010?
Louise Nordstrom / Associated Press:
Home of Swedish Muhammad cartoonist attacked
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Jonathan Allen / The Politico:
D.C. Dems to Obama: Aim fire at GOP
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Public Works Are Hard to Do