Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:00 PM ET, May 30, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Donald Douglas / American Power:
Immigrants and Socialists March Against SB 1070 in Phoenix  —  This is why I covered it.  Reading the morning newspapers on yesterday's illegal immigrant march in Phoenix, you'd think it was just a nice outing for families to stand up against Arizona's SB 1070.  But this was no weekend picnic.
RELATED:
Randal C. Archibold / New York Times:
Foes and Supporters of New Law Gather in Arizona
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Truthdig
Andrew Roberts / The Daily Beast:
Nick Kristof's Unhinged Attack on Ayaan Hirsi Ali  —  Hungry Beast Giving Beast Women in the World  —  Blogs and Stories  —  Historian Andrew Roberts blasts Nick Kristof's condescending New York Times review of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and her new book, Nomad.  —  The bravest woman I know …
Discussion: Pajamas Media
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
‘SERVES HIM RIGHT’.... Conservative columnist George Will said this morning that President Obama is “being unfairly blamed” for the response to the BP oil spill disaster.  But, Will added, he's glad the president is receiving the unfair criticism anyway.  —  As the columnist sees it …
RELATED:
RealClearPolitics Video Log:
Maher: Obama Not Acting Like A “Real Black” President  —  HBO's Bill Maher: “I thought when we elected a black president, we were going to get a black president.  You know, this [BP oil spill] is where I want a real black president.  I want him in a meeting with the BP CEOs, you know …
RELATED:
Toby Harnden / Telegraph:
Barack Obama's credibility hits rock bottom after oil spill and Sestak scandal  —  The combination of Obama's passivity over the Gulf oil spill catastrophe and his cynical political manoeuvrings could spell disaster for him, argues Toby Harnden  —  The first thing Barack Obama probably …
Sean J. Miller / Ballot Box:
Ed Case ends his campaign for Hawaii House seat  —  Former Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) announced Sunday he won't pursue the Democratic nomination to face Rep. Charles Djou (R-Hawaii), which improves his party's chances of retaking the seat it lost in the recent special election.
RELATED:
Honolulu Advertiser:
Case withdraws from Congressional race  —  Former congressman Ed Case said today that he will withdraw from the Democratic primary for Congress, explaining that too much is at stake to divide the party as it attempts to win back urban Honolulu's 1st Congressional District from U.S. Rep. Charles Djou, (R-Hawaii).
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
Washington Post:
BP says crude may continue flowing into gulf until August  —  As BP prepared to implement another fallback plan to contain the worst oil spill in U.S. history, Obama administration and BP officials said crude could continue flowing into the Gulf of Mexico until August.
Discussion: Emptywheel and NO QUARTER
RELATED:
Byron York / Beltway Confidential:
Covering Obama, press encounters Nation of Islam  —  President Obama's home is in the same Chicago neighborhood as Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.  On Saturday night, the overlapping of Obama's and Farrakhan's worlds made for a strange, and sometimes testy, encounter between the Secret Service …
RELATED:
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Kindle Woes  —  I've written several times before about the uncannily functional Kindle, which, aesthetic discomfort notwithstanding, has pretty much totally weened me from physical books.  But today I'm writing with a more tragic tale.  More or less out of the blue, my Kindle's screen has decided to commit suicide.
Lauren Seifert / CBS News:
Is BP “Lying,” Asks Dem, or Just “Incompetent”?  —  Discussing What Went Wrong in the Gulf, Rep. Markey Says Oil Company Is “Making It Up as They Go Along”  —  (CBS) Rep. Bob Markey, D-Mass., said today that BP knew the initial estimates of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from the site …
Michael Moss / New York Times:
The Hard Sell on Salt  —  Salt ponds in San Francisco Bay help satisfy Americans' appetite for salt.  By some estimates, deep cuts in salt use could save thousands of lives a year.  More Photos »  —  With salt under attack for its ill effects on the nation's health …
Discussion: Hullabaloo, The Greenroom and Gawker
Washington Post:
To join the Army's Old Guard, Iraq war veteran learns to sweat the small stuff  —  They are crazy about creases in the Old Guard, which is why it takes Army Sgt. Nicholas Pata more than an hour to press his uniform the night before inspection.  —  They are obsessive about loose threads …
RELATED:
Helen O'Neill / Associated Press:   At Arlington, each soldier has a special lady
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:00 PM ET, May 30, 2010.

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: 
Byron York / Beltway Confidential:
Scandal, South Carolina politics, and the Erick Erickson hoax
Discussion: RedState
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
Breaking: Taliban Using Chemical Weapons Against US Troops?
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Masaccio / Firedoglake:
Grandma Lehman Sues Big Bad Wolf JPMorgan
Discussion: Angry Bear
Vicki Needham / The Hill:
U.S. ‘on track’ to meet Iraq troop reduction deadline of Aug. 31
Discussion: CNN
Uzi Mahnaimi / Times of London:
Israel stations nuclear missile subs off Iran
 Earlier Items: 
Ben Smith / The Politico:
'Don't ask' deal spotlights Sarvis
Sibylla Brodzinsky / Christian Science Monitor:
Philosopher Antanas Mockus rattles Colombia election
David Leppard / Times of London:
Muslim preacher of hate is let into Britain
Los Angeles Times:
Census nonsense  —  By counting illegal immigrants the same …