Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:00 AM ET, July 5, 2012

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Wall Street Journal:
Romney's Tax Confusion  —  The candidate's response on the ObamaCare mandate reveals larger campaign problems.  —  If Mitt Romney loses his run for the White House, a turning point will have been his decision Monday to absolve President Obama of raising taxes on the middle class.
RELATED:
Jan Crawford / CBS News:
Ann Romney: Obama's whole campaign strategy is “let's kill this guy”  —  (CBS News) On a mission to shatter the image of her husband as rigid and unrelatable, Ann Romney told CBS News she worries that President Obama's entire campaign strategy is “kill Romney.”
Discussion: Politico and Freedom's Lighthouse
Lindsey Boerma / CBS News:   Romney: Individual mandate “is a tax”
Kurt Andersen / New York Times:
The Downside of Liberty  —  THIS spring I was on a panel at the Woodstock Writers Festival.  An audience member asked a question: Why had the revolution dreamed up in the late 1960s mostly been won on the social and cultural fronts — women's rights, gay rights, black president, ecology …
RELATED:
Timothy Dalrymple / Philosophical Fragments:
Against the Hippies: Or, In Defense of American Individualism  —  Kurt Andersen's piece in the New York Times today is in some respects a terrific column.  But if you can spot the vast logical leap.  —  Andersen recalls a time when he was confronted with the question …
Lauren Steussy / KNSD-TV:
Fireworks Shot Off Early in Bay  —  Big Bay Boom fireworks display delayed after sudden burst  —  Thousands of people who camped out to watch the Big Bay Boom in San Diego's Glorietta Bay Wednesday night got more of a Big Bay Bust.  —  Port District authorities said a “technical difficulty” …
RELATED:
Rong-Gong Lin II / L.A. NOW:
San Diego fireworks show exploded in 15 seconds, ruining show [Video]  —  One of the largest Fourth of July fireworks shows in the nation was ruined in San Diego Wednesday after a glitch caused all the pyrotechnics to ignite all at once.  —  About five minutes before the Port …
Ian Swanson / The Hill:
Marine Corps band plays Romney song on White House lawn  —  A subset of the Marine Corps band struck up one of Mitt Romney's walkout songs while President Obama was greeting visitors at the White House Independence Day celebration.  —  A White House pool report said the band struck up Rodney Atkins's …
RELATED:
Jackie Calmes / New York Times:
Obama Presides Over Naturalization Ceremony
Discussion: Pirate's Cove
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Obama uses July 4th to defend DREAM decree, push immigration reform
Discussion: Hot Air and Weasel Zippers
Elizabeth Mendes / Gallup:
Adults Aged 26 to 64 Lose Employer Healthcare; Young Gain It  —  Government-based insurance up among both age groups  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fewer U.S. adults aged 26 to 64 are getting health insurance from an employer in 2012, continuing a downward trend that began in 2008.
Discussion: Reuters and ThinkProgress
Jim Angle / Fox News:
Efforts to implement ObamaCare law raise concerns of massive government expansion  —  With the Supreme Court giving President Obama's new health care law a green light, federal and state officials are turning to implementation of the law — a lengthy and massive undertaking still in its early stages …
Tom Troy / Toledo Blade:
China to face accusation of unfair trade  —  Complaint to world body affects Toledo-made SUVs  —  Facebook Twitter Reddit Digg E-mail Print Rss  —  Demonstrating a tough line on trade with China, the Obama Administration will file an unfair trade complaint today against China's …
Discussion: Politico and ABCNEWS
Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
America-Hating Patriots and Other Mysteries of the 4th  —  I'm always at a bit of a loss as to what to say on this big patriotic occasion.  I'm as “American” in background, outlook, and life-experiences as anyone you'd meet.  I belong to a distinctly American religious community, born on the Kentucky frontier long after Independence.
RELATED:
Bill Frezza / Political Capital:   Lamenting The Lost Legacy Of Independence Day
Marisa Schultz / detroitnews.com:
TV pilot an outlet for Rep. McCotter  —  Lowbrow project was a way to deal with his failed presidential bid  —  As U.S. Rep. Thad McCotter's short-lived presidential run fizzled last year, the Livonia Republican turned to another aspiration: writing a TV show.
Thereisnospoon / Hullabaloo:
Founding fathers quotes you probably haven't heard, by @DavidOAtkins  —  Founding fathers quotes you probably haven't heard  —  On July 4th, enjoy some of the less famous quotes from the founders of our country.  —  Thomas Paine: … James Madison: … Benjamin Franklin: … Benjamin Franklin again:
Discussion: A Tiny Revolution
New York Post:
Corzine is having no fun in the shun  —  How the mighty have fallen.  —  It seems like only yesterday that Jon Corzine was the life of the party, holding court on the Hamptons political circuit, raising money for Barack Obama.  —  Now, Corzine — just months removed from a humiliating financial scandal …
Discussion: DealBook
Chuck Neubauer / Washington Times:
Lights go dim on another energy project  —  Geothermal losses pile up  —  A geothermal energy company with a $98.5 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration for an alternative energy project in Nevada - which received hearty endorsements from Energy Secretary Steven Chu …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:00 AM ET, July 5, 2012.

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: 
Wall Street Journal:
Why Health-Spending Trend Matters
Josh Lehner / Oregon Office of Economic Analysis:
The Handoff - Manufacuturing to Housing
New York Times:
Oil Embargo Leads Iran to Disguise Tankers
Washington Post:
Mexico's presidential election tainted by claims of vote buying
Nikki Finke / Deadline.com:
HBO Now Targeting Fox News' Roger Ailes With TV Movie Produced By MSNBC Rivals
Katherine Eban / Fortune:
Fast and Furious follow up: The ATF and gun stores
Discussion: National Review
Mike Lillis / Ballot Box:
Obama launches bus tour in key swing states Ohio and Pa.
Discussion: CNN
Mj Lee / Reuters:
Billy Baldwin: Alec may run for mayor
Discussion: Piers Morgan and New York Magazine
 Earlier Items: 
Laura King / World Now:
In Afghanistan, another turncoat shooting wounds five Americans
Dennis Overbye / New York Times:
Physicists Find Elusive Particle Seen as Key to the Universe
NY Daily News:
Rep. Charles Rangel urges supporters to have faith in Board of Elections in wake of Adriano Espaillat's legal challenge
Ihosvani Rodriguez / Sun-Sentinel:
Hallandale Beach lifeguard fired after participating in beach rescue
Conrad Black / National Review:
Post-Colonial Killing Fields
Randy Barnett / The Volokh Conspiracy:
The Declaration of Independence Annotated