Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:25 PM ET, June 25, 2011


 Top Items: 
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
Four Ways Justice David Prosser Can Be Removed From Office  —  Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser  —  Earlier today, news broke that Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser allegedly grabbed fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley around the neck during argument in her chambers last week.
Discussion: Althouse, The Nation and Gawker
New York Times:
Gay Marriage Approved by N.Y. Senate  —  ALBANY — Lawmakers voted late Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, making New York the largest state where gay and lesbian couples will be able to wed, and giving the national gay-rights movement new momentum from the state where it was born.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
The arc of history bends towards justice in N.Y.  —  Six down, 44 to go. … The final vote was 33 to 29.  New York joins Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and the District of Columbia as the only places in the U.S. where same-sex couples can get legally married.
Michael Barbaro / New York Times:
Behind N.Y. Gay Marriage, an Unlikely Mix of Forces
Discussion: Weigel, New York Magazine and The Wire
Jacob Gershman / Wall Street Journal:
Gay Marriage Voted In
Sandhya Somashekhar / Washington Post:
New York legalizes same-sex marriage in win for gay rights advocates
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and AMERICAblog Gay
New York governor signs same-sex marriage bill into law
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Mary Snow / CNN:   New York legislators approve same-sex marriage
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online:
How Did the Empire State Building ‘Go Rainbow’ So Quickly?  —  Less than an hour after the New York legislature passed a marriage equality bill 33 to 29 during a late session on Friday, Twitter started filling up with messages about how the Empire State Building had “gone rainbow.”
Dianeclohesy / Victory Film Group:
GOVERNOR SARAH PALIN TO ATTEND PREMIERE OF THE UNDEFEATED AT PELLA OPERA HOUSE IN PELLA, IOWA  —  SANTA MONICA, Calif. (June 25, 2011)- Victory Film Group and ARC Entertainment announced today that Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd will attend the premiere …
Kevinliptak / CNN:
TRENDING: Palin to Iowa for movie debut
Discussion: The Note
Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
The Surprising Road To Equality  —  I grew up in the Village in New York, so to me LGBT equality has always been a given, including on the marriage issue as it arose in the 1990s.  But if you asked me ten years ago, I would have been very surprised at the direction the road to equality has taken.
Discussion: Eschaton
Wall Street Journal:
The Facts About Fracking  —  The real risks of the shale gas revolution, and how to manage them.  —  The U.S. is in the midst of an energy revolution, and we don't mean solar panels or wind turbines.  A new gusher of natural gas from shale has the potential to transform U.S. energy production …
RealClearPolitics Video Log:
Michelle Obama: “Fortunately, We Have Help From The Media”  —  In an interview with CNN, First Lady Michelle Obama thanks the media for their “support” and “kindness.”  CNN reporter: “How's the family ready for this [the election]?  It's going to be quite vicious, isn't it?  How do you prepare for that?”
Jamie Klatell / The Hill:
Obama: 'We can't simply cut our way to prosperity'  —  Spurring the economy will take investments, as well as spending cuts, President Obama said Saturday his weekly address.  —  “We can't simply cut our way to prosperity,” Obama said.  “We need to do what's necessary to grow our economy …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Congress v. the President on war powers … Would this be an example of a President misleading the nation into an (illegal) war?  Or did the goal of the war radically change oh-so-unexpectedly a mere few weeks after it began?  Everyone can make up their own mind about which is more likely.
Tom Morgan / Sydney Morning Herald:
Violence erupts as U2 rocks Glastonbury  —  U2 and its frontman Bono, known for their global poverty-fighting efforts, were accused of dodging taxes in Ireland by activists who crashed their performance at England's Glastonbury festival.  —  The anti-capitalist group Art Uncut inflated …
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 5:25 PM ET, June 25, 2011.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 Who's Hiring in Media? 
Add your company here
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 More Items: 
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Pelosi demands a seat at the table in final talks on the debt-ceiling
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Ed Pilkington / Guardian:
Outcry in America as pregnant women who lose babies face murder charges
Discussion: Truthdig
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Legislature Approves Bloomberg Plan to Allow Street Hails of Livery Cabs
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
Foursquare Closes $50M at a $600M Valuation
Discussion: AllThingsD
New York Times:
A Sense of Euphoria Settles on the West Village
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and Boing Boing
 Earlier Items: 
Mark Steyn / National Review:
Speechworld vs. Realworld
Report: Bushehr experts killed in Russian plane crash
The Huffington Post:
Myths Of The Criminal Justice System: Part 3
Matthew Continetti / Weekly Standard:
Queen of the Tea Party
Jordan Howard / The Huffington Post:
Bachmann Takes Swipe At Romney On Abortion
G-A-Y / Good As You:
Photo: Stonewall. Right now. 42 years later.
Discussion: LGBTQ Nation and Crooks and Liars
Indianapolis Star:
Judge stays abortion law that defunded Planned Parenthood

From Techmeme:

Ashley Belanger / Ars Technica:
How the Internet Archive plans to defend its digital lending practices as it appeals a US court's 2023 ruling; IA says it was forced to remove over 500K books

Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Court filings show how Zuckerberg and other Meta execs played down risks to young users, while rejecting staff pleas to bolster guardrails and hire more staff

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Research: the number of freelance jobs on platforms like Upwork, in areas where generative AI excels, have dropped by as much as 21% since ChatGPT's debut

Sister Sites:

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