Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:00 PM ET, September 10, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Tom Kavanagh / Politics Daily:
Rush Limbaugh, Pastor Terry Jones Were High School Classmates  —  Terry Jones, the Florida pastor threatening to burn a Koran tomorrow on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, was a high school classmate of Rush Limbaugh.  —  The Cape Central High School (Missouri) website …
RELATED:
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Coverage of Koran Case Stirs Questions on Media Role  —  A renegade pastor and his tiny flock set fire to a Koran on a street corner, and made sure to capture it on film.  And they were ignored.  —  That stunt took place in 2008, involving members of the Westboro Baptist Church from Topeka …
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Jones hits morning shows, but won't be flying with ABC
Discussion: The Hill and Romenesko
Ken Steinhoff / Cape Girardeau History and Photos:
Koran-Burning Preacher Terry Jones and Rush Limbaugh: Class of 69
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Guilt By High School Classmate
Ted Koppel / Washington Post:
Nine years after 9/11, let's stop fulfilling bin Laden's goals  —  The attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, succeeded far beyond anything Osama bin Laden could possibly have envisioned.  This is not just because they resulted in nearly 3,000 deaths, nor only because they struck at the heart of American financial and military power.
RELATED:
Washington Wire:
Transcript of Obama's News Conference
Eli Lake / Washington Times:   Obama uses Bush plan for terror war
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
The Pastor and cheap, selective concern for “blood-spilling”
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Americans OK Allowing Tax Cuts for Wealthy to Expire  —  One in three favor keeping tax cuts for all taxpayers  —  PRINCETON, NJ — A majority of Americans favor letting the tax cuts enacted during the Bush administration expire for the wealthy.  While 37% support keeping the tax cuts for all Americans …
RELATED:
Ronald Brownstein / National Journal Online:   Obama's Electoral Headwinds
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Dear Dems: You can win the argument over Bush tax cuts
Peter Baker / The Caucus:
Live-Blogging Obama's News Conference  —  President Obama is holding his first full-scale White House news conference in three months and the first of the fall campaign season.  He is using the occasion to announce his promotion of the White House economist, Austan D. Goolsbee …
Discussion: TalkLeft and Ezra Klein
RELATED:
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Christianist Watch: The Fire Next Time  —  And a deeply serious one: … I think the demagoguing of Park51 is a direct result of the GOP's turn toward Christianism.  It's a tipping point where mainstream American Muslims become indistinguishable from the mass murderers of 9/11 in the psyches …
Discussion: Eunomia and The Charlotte Observer
RELATED:
David Lazarus / Los Angeles Times:
Suddenly, their house is taken over  —  A Long Beach couple struggling with mortgage payments find out their home's been auctioned off by Wells Fargo when the new owner's representative shows up on their doorstep.  —  Mike and Ellen Kahara knew times were tough.
John Schwartz / New York Times:
Judge Rules That Military Policy Violates Rights of Gays  —  The “don't ask, don't tell” policy toward gay members of the military is unconstitutional, a federal judge in California ruled Thursday.  —  Judge Virginia A. Phillips of Federal District Court struck down the rule in an opinion issued late in the day.
RELATED:
Carlos Lozano / L.A. NOW:
Judge declares U.S. military's 'don't ask, don't tell' policy …
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
41 Obama White House aides owe the IRS $831,000 in back taxes — and they're not alone  —  Over the years a lot of suspicion has built up across the country about Washington and its population of opportunistic transients coming to see themselves as a special kind of person …
Pundit Review Radio / BLACKFIVE:
First Living Medal of Honor Recipient from Iraq or Afghanistan Announced  —  This is an event that we have known was coming, but had to keep quiet until July out of respect for the recipient.  —  Yesterday, President Obama spoke with Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta to inform him that he will be awarded …
RELATED:
Karoli / Crooks and Liars:
Infrastructure, you say?  Ask the city of San Bruno why we need it  —  Last night a neighborhood exploded.  One minute people were cooking dinner or sitting down to watch the football game or the news, and the next, their neighborhood was rocked by what felt like a terrible earthquake and then it just...exploded.
Adam Serwer / American Prospect:
Exiting The Imperial Presidency.  —  After Wednesday's ruling, it should be clear that we're past the point of “when the president does it, it's not illegal.”  The law of the land now is that when anyone in our professional intelligence services crosses the line in the name of national security …
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Scott Shane / New York Times:
Pentagon Plan: Buying Books to Keep Secrets  —  WASHINGTON — Defense Department officials are negotiating to buy and destroy all 10,000 copies of the first printing of an Afghan war memoir they say contains intelligence secrets, according to two people familiar with the dispute.
RELATED:
Catherine Herridge / Fox News:
EXCLUSIVE: Pentagon Attempts to Block Book on Afghan War
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Wonkette
Bill McKibben / Washington Post:
Bring solar power back to the White House  —  A few of us have spent the past week carefully transporting a relic of American history down the East Coast, trying to return it to the White House, where it belongs.  —  It's not a painting spirited from the Lincoln Bedroom or an antique sideboard stolen …
Wall Street Journal:
The Obama Heyday Is Over  —  With so many Democrats running against the president's agenda in the midterm, change will come in the next Congress, regardless of which party is in control.  —  Barack Obama hit the campaign trail this week to resurrect some of that hopey-changey stuff …
Discussion: NRSC
New York Times:
Afghan Protests Against Koran Burning Turn Violent  —  KABUL, Afghanistan — Numerous protests broke out in Afghanistan on Friday and two of them turned violent in response to plans by a Florida pastor to burn copies of the Koran, even after the pastor announced he had suspended those plans.
CNN:
Angle draws Ralston's ire after debate cancelation  —  Sharron Angle has drawn the ire of Nevada journalist Jon Ralston.  —  Washington (CNN) - Nevada's top political journalist lit into Republican Senate hopeful Sharron Angle on Thursday, saying that the Tea Party favorite had backed out of a planned debate.
Discussion: Washington Post
Jeffrey Lord / American Spectator:
The Ruling Class Hits Christine O'Donnell  —  Breathes there a soul who doesn't love the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal?  —  Who has not been delighted by National Review and its National Review Online?  —  Well, yes, actually.  Lots of souls, undoubtedly the finest of liberals and left-wingers in America.
New York Post:
One block between Ground Zero mosque and human remains  —  Tweet  —  Here's the chilling proof that Ground Zero stretches well beyond the boundaries of the World Trade Center site, and reaches close to the proposed mosque and community center.  —  A map compiled by firefighters …
Discussion: Salon and The Awl
Darron Cummings / Newsweek:
Responsible Rider  —  Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is small, stiff, and unimposing, So why is he attracting legions of fans?  Hint: it's not the motorcycle.  —  It's lunchtime at frontier Elementary School in Brookston, Ind., and Gov. Mitch Daniels, who's spent the past two hours leading …
Discussion: The Politico and GOP 12
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 4:00 PM ET, September 10, 2010.

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: 
John McArdle / Roll Call:
NRCC Set to Expand TV Ad Buys to 11 Districts
Discussion: HotAirPundit, The Page and The Eye
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Sebelius: insurers who criticize ObamaCare may get locked out of system
Discussion: Sister Toldjah
Tony Mauro / The BLT:
Kagan Recuses in Ten More Cases
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy
Alexander Burns / The Politico:
Just don't call it a ‘stimulus’
Discussion: Hot Air
Jonathan Schultz / Wheels:
Want to Drive 90 in Nevada? Buy a Pass
Discussion: Politics Daily
Steve Peoples / The Eye:
Delaware GOP Files FEC Complaint Against O'Donnell
 Earlier Items: 
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Manufacturing's Decline?  —  I am not thrilled with the choice …
Discussion: New York Times and Free exchange
New York Times:
Secret Tape Has Police Pressing Ticket Quotas
Michelle Malkin:
The eternal flame of Muslim outrage
The Hill:
Obama to face hungry press corps
Discussion: GayPatriot and Wonkette
Linda Greenhouse / Opinionator:
An Invisible Chief Justice
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Things Could Be Worse  —  “Japan's problems now are the same …