Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:35 AM ET, March 9, 2022


 Top Items: 
Wall Street Journal:
Russia Set to Ban Commodity Exports Following Western Sanctions  —  President Putin's decree didn't specify which commodities and countries would be subjected to the export ban  —  Russian President Vladimir Putin is banning exports of certain commodities and raw materials, according to a decree issued Tuesday evening in Moscow.
Pentagon says Polish proposal to transfer jets to US to give to Ukraine isn't ‘tenable’
David Rothkopf / The Daily Beast:
The World Needs to Prepare for a Long Ukraine War
Alan Fram / Associated Press:
Ukraine aid grows to near $14B in $1.5T government bill
Wall Street Journal:
Saudi, Emirati Leaders Decline Calls With Biden During Ukraine Crisis  —  Persian Gulf monarchies have signaled they won't help ease surging oil prices unless Washington supports them in Yemen, elsewhere  —  The White House unsuccessfully tried to arrange calls between President Biden …
Washington Post:
Democrats embrace politically risky strategy on rising gas prices
Teny Sahakian / Fox News:   Former Keystone Pipeline worker says US energy crisis is result of Biden's policies: ‘We tried to warn you’
Natalie Allison / Politico:
Trump's man in North Carolina struggles in Senate primary  —  Donald Trump's pick in North Carolina's contentious Republican Senate primary is struggling to gain traction, raising concerns among his powerful backers about his prospects in a race that is key to control of the Senate.
Discussion: NBC News, Mediaite and Raw Story
Victoria Balara / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Kemp leads Perdue in Georgia's GOP primary race for governor  —  Gov. Brian Kemp receives 50% compared to 39% for former Sen. David Perdue, whom Donald Trump endorsed  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for March 8  —  Over a year after narrowly losing re-election to the U.S. Senate …
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: McCormick tops Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania GOP senate primary poll
Discussion: Political Wire and Breitbart
Dana Blanton / Fox News:   Fox News Poll: Gibbons and Mandel lead Ohio GOP Senate primary
Freya Parr / Classical Music:
Cardiff Philharmonic removes Tchaikovsky from programme in light of Russian invasion of Ukraine  —  The orchestra had an all-Tchaikovsky concert scheduled for next week, but has decided to change the programme having deemed it to be ‘inappropriate’ at this time
Henry Fountain / New York Times:
Endurance, Ernest Shackleton's Ship, Lost in 1915, Is Found in Antarctica  —  Explorers and researchers, battling freezing temperatures, have located Endurance, Ernest Shackleton's ship that sank in the Antarctic in 1915.  —  The wreck of Endurance has been found in the Antarctic …
New York Times:
How Western Firms Quietly Enabled Russian Oligarchs  —  Investment, law and lobbying firms have helped enmesh Kremlin-linked oligarchs into the Western financial and legal systems.  —  Behind a set of imposing metal doors in an easy-to-miss office building in a New York City suburb …
John Stoehr / The Editorial Board:
Sanctioning Putin's oligarchs isn't going to hurt them much as long as the United States is a great place to hide their filthy fortunes
Discussion: The Banter
Karri Peifer / Axios:
Giant spiders expected to drop from sky across the East Coast this spring  —  An invasive species of spider the size of a child's hand is expected to “colonize” the entire East Coast this spring by parachuting down from the sky, researchers at the University of Georgia announced last week.
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
GOP pushes for an ‘earthquake in American electoral power’  —  A legal argument lurking in two Supreme Court cases could give Republican legislators in battleground states sweeping control over election procedures, with ramifications that could include power over how states select presidential electors.
Mona Charen / The Bulwark:
Thank God Trump Isn't President Right Now  —  Biden isn't perfect, but he beats the alternative.  —  Joe Biden is not a very good president.  His communication skills are subpar, e.g. when he found himself praising the “Iranian” instead of the Ukrainian people in his State of the Union speech.
Discussion: New Statesman and Raw Story
Reid J. Epstein / New York Times:
Mark Meadows Spread Trump's Voter Fraud Claims.  Now His Voting Record Is Under Scrutiny.  —  The former Trump aide listed a mobile home in rural North Carolina as his residence at the same time that he was running operations at the White House.  —  Mark Meadows, the White House chief …
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
Do Covid Precautions Work?  —  Yes, but they haven't made a big difference.  —  Daily life in red and blue America has continued to be quite different over the past few months.  It's a reflection of the partisan divide over Covid-19.  Consider:  — In the country's most liberal cities, many people are still avoiding restaurants.
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
A judge uses Tucker Carlson's own words against Fox News  —  It's a pretty remarkable state of affairs when a judge is approvingly citing Tucker Carlson's journalistic rigor, but that's precisely the situation we find ourselves in now.  —  And rather ironically, that could be bad news for Fox News.
Barbie Latza Nadeau / The Daily Beast:
Russian Agent Maria Butina Tells BBC Ukrainians Are Killing Themselves  —  ‘HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT?’  —  Free press may be silenced in Russia, but that has not stopped Vladimir Putin's minions from defending him to media outlets outside the country.  On Thursday, convicted Russian agent …
Discussion: Raw Story
Amelia Lucas / CNBC:
Iconic U.S. brands Coca-Cola, Pepsi, McDonald's and Starbucks suspend business in Russia  — PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Starbucks each said Tuesday they are suspending business in Russia after that country's invasion of Ukraine.  — It's a symbolic move by the iconic U.S. brands …
Shweta Sharma / The Independent:
DC ‘freedom convoy’ gets defeated by regular traffic for second day in a row  —  Some vehicles of convoy broke down while others were separated from each other  —  Trucker convoy protest in Washington DC fails as no-one shows up  —  An American truckers' rally inspired by the self-styled …
Barak Ravid / Axios:
Israeli officials say Russia-Ukraine ceasefire talks at critical point  —  The ceasefire talks between Russia and Ukraine are at a critical juncture, Israeli officials said today. … - Israeli officials said they hope these are signs that more progress toward a diplomatic solution might be possible.
Will Leitch / New York Magazine:
Why Isn't Brittney Griner the Biggest Sports Story in the Country?  —  The second-best player in every sport is a superstar at a level that 99.999 percent of professional athletes — who are already the elite of the elite of the elite — will never come close to achieving.
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 11:35 AM ET, March 9, 2022.

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
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
memeorandum on Mastodon
 More Items: 
Anna Merlan / VICE:
The Short, Strange, Very Predictable Story of Caroline Calloway's Snake Oil
Kimberlee Kruesi / Associated Press:
Bill banning textbooks that ‘support’ LGBTQ issues advances
Project Veritas:
Pulitzer Prize Winning New York Times Reporter: January 6 Media Coverage ‘Overreaction,’ FBI Involved, Event Was Not Organized Despite Ongoing Narrative
Cathy Young / The Bulwark:
Blaming the Ukraine Invasion on ... the Gays?
Kaitlin Lange / Indianapolis Star:
Indiana lawmakers pass bill to eliminate permits to carry handguns for Hoosiers 18 and older
Discussion: ABC7, Breitbart and Political Wire
Washington Post:
The hidden billion-dollar cost of repeated police misconduct
Reid Wilson / The Hill:
Democratic governors call for gas tax suspension
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Graham signals he's a likely no on Biden SCOTUS pick
Discussion: Political Wire and TheGrio
 Earlier Items: 
Christian Datoc / Washington Examiner:
Biden signing cryptocurrency executive order that paves way for US government ‘coin’
Cindy Wang / Bloomberg:
Flipping Wrong Switch and Not Hackers Caused Outage in Taiwan
American Oversight:
Judge Orders Immediate Release of Wisconsin Election Investigation Records
AJ McDougall / The Daily Beast:
72-Year-Old Lawyer With AR-15 and ‘To-Do List’ Admits Threatening to Kill Senate Dems
Discussion:, Raw Story and The Hill
Peter Beinart / Jewish Currents:
Justifications for Destroying a People
Discussion: The Guardian