Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:35 AM ET, August 6, 2022

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
New York Times:
Indiana Governor Signs First Post-Roe Abortion Ban, With Limited Exceptions  —  The law passed despite dividing Republicans.  Some of them said the measure was too restrictive; others objected to limited exceptions for rape and incest.  —  INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers passed …
RELATED:
Arika Herron / The Indianapolis Star:
Indiana adopts near-total abortion ban as governor signs SB 1 into law
Mariel Padilla / The 19th:
Indiana becomes first state to pass abortion ban after Roe v. Wade reversal
Discussion: MSNBC, Raw Story and Insider
Timothy Puko / Wall Street Journal:
GOP Lawmakers Lobby Oil Industry to Denounce Tax-and-Climate Bill  —  Democrats' plan includes measures lauded by some in the oil-and-gas industry, frustrating Republicans  —  WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans are ramping up pressure on the oil-and-gas industry to take an aggressive stance …
RELATED:
New York Times:
In Senate Battle, Democrats Defy Biden's Low Standing (for Now)  —  “The billion-dollar question,” as one Republican pollster put it, is whether Democratic candidates in crucial Senate races can continue to outpace the president's unpopularity.  —  PHOENIX — In a Senate split 50-50 …
Aris Folley / The Hill:
Democrats could see a bruising clash with Sanders over economic bill  —  Democrats are bracing for a grueling weekend of vote-a-rama in the hopes of finally passing their long-sought economic bill, known as the Inflation Reduction Act.  —  Republicans have vowed to force a series of tough votes in opposition of the plan.
Discussion: CBS News and Townhall
RELATED:
Kevin Breuninger / CNBC:
Schumer says Sinema left ‘no choice’ but to cut carried interest provision from tax and climate bill
Safia Samee Ali / NBC News:
Alex Jones must pay more than $45 million in punitive damages to the family of a Sandy Hook massacre victim, jury orders  —  Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages in defamation trial  —  A Texas jury on Friday ordered Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages …
RELATED:
Washington Post:
Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2 million more in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents
Bloomberg Law:
Alex Jones Ordered to Pay $45 Million in Punitive Damages
Sophia Smith Galer / VICE:
French Scientist's Photo of ‘Distant Star’ Was Actually Chorizo  —  Étienne Klein's tweet was liked and retweeted thousands of times before he revealed he was trolling and the photo showed a slice of sausage, not Proxima Centauri.  —  SS  —  A photo tweeted by a famous French physicist supposedly …
RELATED:
Jane Mayer / New Yorker:
State Legislatures Are Torching Democracy  —  Even in moderate places like Ohio, gerrymandering has let unchecked Republicans pass extremist laws that could never make it through Congress. … As the Supreme Court anticipated when it overturned Roe v. Wade, the battle over abortion rights is now being waged state by state.
Gloria Dickie / Reuters:
Washington DC lightning strike that killed two offers climate warning  —  Scientists say that climate change is increasing the likelihood of lightning strikes across the United States, after lightning struck at a square near the White House, leaving two people dead and two others in critical condition.
Discussion: Al Jazeera and 中天快 …
RELATED:
Politico:
Tim Ryan turned his race into a surprise Senate battleground.  Now comes the hard part.  —  Tim Ryan may be running ahead of J.D. Vance in Ohio.  But the cavalry is coming to Vance's rescue.  —  Whether Ryan can survive the coming ad onslaught and keep Ohio's Senate race surprisingly competitive is an open question.
Discussion: PoliticusUSA
RELATED:
Daniel Desrochers / Kansas City Star:
Eric Greitens lost the Missouri Senate primary.  He won't disappear from politics  —  Whatever you want to call the two-minute speech former Gov. Eric Greitens made on election night, it wasn't a concession.  —  He did not congratulate Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on winning the Republican primary for U.S. Senate.
Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
How ‘Loyal Dog’ Sean Hannity Went From King of Fox News to Has-Been  —  Hannity was once Fox's most-watched host, but now he's fallen all the way to fourth place.  What happened?  —  Oh, how the mighty have fallen.  —  During the Trump administration, Sean Hannity was on top of the world.
Discussion: Raw Story
Politico:
Dems near pivotal vote with climate agenda intact, prescription-drug plan dinged  —  Democrats have survived the vetting of the Medicare portions of their prescription drug reform plan, but lost ground on a separate pillar that penalizes drug companies for raising prices on individuals …
Discussion: CNN, Fox News and Mediaite
bellingcat:
Tracking the Faceless Killers who Mutilated and Executed a Ukrainian POW  —  Editor's note: this article contains descriptions of sexual violence and murder which readers may find disturbing.  —  On July 28, a series of horrifying videos circulated on pro-Russian social media which depicted …
Discussion: The Guardian
Selene San Felice / Axios:
Florida officials speak out after state attorney Andrew Warren suspended  —  “Does my vote not count?” a sign read outside at a protest outside the Hillsborough County Courthouse Thursday evening.  — The question echoed throughout Tampa Bay, and Democrat politicians voiced their outrage.
Discussion: Washington Examiner and CNN
RELATED:
Tampa Bay Times:
DeSantis: You're not king of Florida
Discussion: Digby's Hullabaloo and Mediaite
Wall Street Journal:
Snickers Maker Apologizes to China for Referring to Taiwan as Its Own Country  —  Mars Wrigley said it respects China's national sovereignty and conducts its business operations in ‘strict compliance’ with local laws and regulations  —  Mars Wrigley, the manufacturer of the Snickers candy bar …
Fenit Nirappil / Washington Post:
CDC: Consider fewer sexual partners to avoid monkeypox  —  Sexually active Americans should consider limiting partners and avoiding sex parties to reduce the risk of contracting monkeypox until they get vaccinated, according to updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Friday.
CBS News:
Barr says grand jury seems to be focusing on Trump and his inner circle  —  Former Attorney General Bill Barr called the newest federal grand jury subpoenas probing the Jan. 6, 202, Capitol riot “a significant event,” one that suggests that government prosecutors are probing high-ranking Trump …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:35 AM ET, August 6, 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
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Politico:
Biden administration planning to extend Covid emergency declaration
Emily Atkin / HEATED:
Beware of this fake pro-climate group
Josh Boswell / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: VP Joe Biden met with two Chinese energy execs in the West Wing …
Discussion: New York Post and RedState
Vladimir Kara-Murza / Washington Post:
Even from prison I can see opposition to Putin's war growing
Daniel Nichanian / Bolts:
Memphis Ousts DA and Judge Who Oversaw Its Notoriously Harsh Court System
Discussion: Reason, The Guardian and HuffPost
 Earlier Items: 
U.S. Department of Justice:
Alleged Russian Cryptocurrency Money Launderer Extradited to United States
Ellie Kaufman / CNN:
US Army is developing a tactical bra for its female soldiers
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Henry Rosoff / PIX11:
PIX11 poll: Nadler surges ahead of Maloney in Manhattan congressional race
Discussion: New York Post and Political Wire
Johnny Casey / The Asheville Citizen Times:
AR-15s put in all Madison County schools to enhance security in case of active shooter
Discussion: Insider, The Daily Wire and WRIC-TV
Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
Matt Schlapp Claims He and Laura Ingraham Went ‘Undercover’ at BLM Protest
Discussion: HillReporter.com and Raw Story
John J. Pitney, Jr / The Bulwark:
Democrats Are Running as Opposition Party
Matthew Cantor / The Guardian:
US library defunded after refusing to censor LGBTQ authors: ‘We will not ban the books’
 

 
From Techmeme:

Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
In preliminary findings, the EU says Apple's anti-steering developer rules breach the DMA; the EU is also probing if Apple's developer fees comply with EU rules

Mia Sato / The Verge:
The RIAA sues AI music services Suno and Udio over alleged mass copyright infringement and claims they are trying to “hide the full scope of their infringement”

Jason Koebler / 404 Media:
Meta has seemingly stopped trying as hard to moderate its services, overrun with AI spam and scams; X gutting safety staff may have lowered the industry's bar

 
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