Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:30 PM ET, December 12, 2007

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
The Washington Post / The Trail:
Clinton N.H. Official Warns Obama Will Be Attacked on Drug Use  —  Bill Shaheen, Clinton's New Hampshire co-chair.  (AP).  —  DOVER, N.H. — Billy Shaheen, the co-chairman of Hillary Clinton's campaign in New Hampshire, raised the issue of Sen. Barack Obama's past admissions of drug use …
RELATED:
Michelle Malkin:
The Iowa GOP Debate: "A little snappier, gentlemen!  ;" Update Fred Thompson's not playing the "hand show;" Update: Aggghhh!  The GOP candidates are all turning green; Update: Where's the Hucka-pile-on?  ; Update: Keyes the hijacker; Update: New Year's resolutions; bottom line: DUD.
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
ENTER ALAN KEYES  —  From NBC's Mark Murray  —  JOHNSTON, IA — There is one additional Republican presidential candidate who will be on the stage here at the GOP Des Moines Register/Iowa Public Television debate this afternoon: Alan Keyes.  —  This will be the first major debate …
Klaus Marre / The Hill:
Kucinich booted from Iowa debate  —  Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D) is being excluded from this week's Iowa presidential debate because he has not rented office space in the Hawkeye State, his campaign said Wednesday.  —  The Des Moines Register informed the campaign that Kucinich is not invited …
Martina Stewart / CNN Political Ticker:
CNN N.H. Poll: Obama, Clinton tied; Romney remains strong  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Barack Obama has chipped away at Hillary Clinton's lead in New Hampshire, and the two Democratic presidential hopefuls are now locked in a statistical tie less than one month before the first-in-the-nation primary, a CNN/WMUR Poll released Wednesday shows.
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Clinton Campagn Attacks Obama On Drugs  —  The hints were there already, but now a Clinton surrogate is flaying Obama for his refreshing candor about past drug-use.  Again: this is the politics of fear.  Check out the classic Clinton defensive crouch with respect to the GOP:
Jason Zengerle / The New Republic:
What Does Hillary Mean By "Experience"?
Zev Chafets / New York Times:
The Huckabee Factor  —  Mike Huckabee walked into the lobby of the Des Moines Marriott at 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 3, deposited an armful of dirty laundry at the desk and checked to make sure he was being credited with Marriott Rewards points toward his next stay.  Then, accompanied by his wife …
RELATED:
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Pelosi backs down in spending battle  —  In the face of stiff opposition from powerful fellow Democrats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) has abandoned a proposal she supported less than 24 hours ago to eliminate lawmakers' earmarks from the omnibus spending package.
RELATED:
Mike Soraghan / The Hill:
Pelosi buys $16K worth of flowers
Discussion: Say Anything and Redstate
Marc Ambinder:
First Take: The Final Republican Debate  —  The headline is that no one laid a glove on Mike Huckabee.  And that Mitt Romney had a hell of a good afternoon.  He seemed more sinewy than usual, less programmed, quite (dare we say) presidential, and even-tempered.
RELATED:
Katharine Q. Seelye / The Caucus:
Live Blogging the Republican Debate
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
New York Post:
JEWS' SUBWAY HERO A MUSLIM  —  SAVES 'HANUKKAH' RIDERS FROM THUGS  —  A Brooklyn man whose "Happy Hanukkah" greeting landed him in the hospital said he was saved from a gang of Jew-bashing goons aboard a packed Q train by a total stranger - a modest Muslim from Bangladesh.
RELATED:
Melissa Grace / NY Daily News:
Muslim hero breaks up train beating
The Politico:
Boehner admits GOP money situation 'sucks'  —  One of the best things that can be said of Rep. John A. Boehner's leadership is that the head of House Republicans is no Newt Gingrich, no Tom DeLay.  —  The Ohio lawmaker has an affable, understated style and runs a team that has the long knives …
RELATED:
Blue Texan / Firedoglake:   For John Boehner, It "Sucks" To Be A Republican
Chicago Tribune:
Terror suspect claims captors recorded interrogations and torture  —  WASHINGTON - A suspected terrorist abducted in Italy and flown to Egypt by the CIA said he believed his captors made audiotapes of his extensive interrogations in an Egyptian prison that recorded "the sounds of my torture and my cries."
Discussion: TPMmuckraker and The Swamp
RELATED:
ACLU:
Citing Destruction of Torture Tapes, ACLU Asks Court to Hold CIA in Contempt
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Amanda / Think Progress:
Sen. Kit Bond: Waterboarding Is Like 'Swimming'  —  Yesterday on PBS's Newshour, host Gwen Ifill asked Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO) whether waterboarding constitutes torture.  Bond replied that the technique is actually more like "swimming": … Watch it:  —  Conservatives have repeatedly tried …
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Bush to Veto Children's Health Bill  —  WASHINGTON — The White House said Wednesday that President Bush would veto a children's health measure by the end of the day.  The step would effectively kill Democrats' hopes of expanding a popular government program aimed at providing insurance …
Discussion: The Crypt's Blogs
Associated Press:
U.S.: Fort Dix Attack Plot Suspects Promoting Terror in Jail  —  HADDONFIELD, New Jersey — Federal authorities say one of the men accused of planning an attack on soldiers at the Fort Dix army base gave another inmate in a federal detention center an Al Qaeda recruitment video and another wrote …
Discussion: michellemalkin.com and Jihad Watch
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 6:30 PM ET, December 12, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
Mini-memeorandum: memeorandum for mobiles
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
Rudy to give major speech in Florida
Marc Ambinder:
Their First Year?  —  Rudy: make country secure against terrorists …
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Novak's non-scandal  —  So remember all the hubub and rapid-response …
Discussion: Horses Mouth and Taylor Marsh
Julia Rosen / Calitics:
Blackwater Potrero Recall an Unbelievable Success
Isaac Chotiner / The New Republic:
Quick Debate Round-Up
Siobhan Morrissey / ABA Journal:
Lawyers of the Year 2007 & 2008  —  Naming a lawyer of the year …
Floyd Norris:
Fear at the Fed  —  The combined actions of the world's central banks …
Laura Vozzella / Baltimore Sun:
I see Utah, I see France ...  The American electorate has matured …
Discussion: The New Republic and Wonkette
 Earlier Items: 
Lara Jakes Jordan / Associated Press:
Gonzales named lawyer of the year
Discussion: Truthdig
Peter Clothier / The Huffington Post:
Do You Need a Gun?  —  I don't.  I hope never to find myself …
Satyam / Think Progress:
Rep. King Decries 'Assault On Christmas,' Calls On Americans …
John McCormick / The Swamp:
Obama picks up South Carolina endorsement
Kenneth Chang / New York Times:
Mars Rover Finding Suggests Once Habitable Environment
Mark Cuban / Blog Maverick:
Warren Buffett , Taxes and the Presidency
Matt / Think Progress:
Guantanamo Legal Adviser Refuses To Say Iranians Waterboarding …
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
The Dream Is Dead  —  The man crowned by Tommy Franks as …
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Max Mason / Sydney Morning Herald:
Netflix secures Australian streaming rights to Batman prequel series ‘Gotham’

John Plunkett / Guardian:
Mail Online's ad revenues rise nearly 50% year on year

Dan Reimold / College Media Matters:
College Newspaper Drops Print, First to Operate Primarily on Publishing Platform Medium

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Tech news essentials
Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip