Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:40 AM ET, September 22, 2011

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
The Politico:
Vote shows Boehner's lack of control  —  House Republicans tried a fresh strategy Wednesday night: Go it alone on a spending bill.  —  The result was an embarrassing setback.  —  Wednesday night's rank-and-file rebuke of GOP leadership — with 48 Republicans bolting on a temporary spending bill …
Discussion: Opinion L.A. and Balloon Juice
RELATED:
Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
GOP House leaders rebuked on spending  —  The surprise defeat in the House Wednesday of a special funding measure to keep the federal government functioning past Sept. 30 was a sharp rebuke of the GOP leadership that controls the chamber and a testament to the fragility of the majority itself.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
House GOP flubs vote, inches closer to shutdown
Discussion: ThinkProgress and The Politico
New York Times:
In a Rebuke, House Rejects Spending Bill
Discussion: Daily Kos
Kim Severson / New York Times:
Davis Is Executed in Georgia  —  Protesters outside the prison after Troy Davis was executed on Wednesday night.  Reporters who witnessed his death said Mr. Davis remained defiant about his innocence until the end.  More Photos »  —  JACKSON, Ga. — Proclaiming his innocence …
RELATED:
Ann Coulter / Official:
COP-KILLER IS MEDIA'S LATEST BABY SEAL  —  For decades, liberals tried persuading Americans to abolish the death penalty, using their usual argument: hysterical sobbing.  —  Only when the media began lying about innocent people being executed did support for the death penalty begin to waver …
Associated Press:
Troy Davis executed, supporters cry injustice
Anne Bayefsky / Weekly Standard:
Palestine Logo Suggests Elimination of Israel  —  The logo of “the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations” - on their website and on top of their official statements at the U.N. - shows the Palestinian Authority's claim to a Palestine that stretches throughout …
RELATED:
New York Times:
Obama Rebuffed as Palestinians Pursue U.N. Seat  —  UNITED NATIONS — A last-ditch American effort to head off a Palestinian bid for membership in the United Nations faltered.  President Obama tried to qualify his own call, just a year ago, for a Palestinian state.
Steve Clemons / The Atlantic Online:
Obama Tells Palestinians to Stay in Back of Bus
Ehud Olmert / New York Times:
Peace Now, or Never  —  AS the United Nations General Assembly opens …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
Handicapping the GOP Debate  —  The candidate with the best economic platform likely will prevail.  —  As Republicans gather in Florida for Thursday's Fox News-Google presidential debate in Orlando, the contest remains very fluid, raising the stakes (and hopes) for all nine candidates.
RELATED:
Ed Kilgore / The New Republic:
Florida Will Decide the GOP Nominee.  Who Has the Upper Hand There?  —  When Rick Perry lays down his head on Saturday night, he's going to be one tired Texan.  By then, the consensus GOP front-runner will have endured a 48-hour gauntlet of events in Orlando, Florida, including …
Fox News:
Fox News-Google Debate Draws Nearly 20,000 Viewer Questions  —  With online submissions now closed for Thursday's Fox News-Google debate, more than 18,000 questions and 100,000 votes have been offered via text and videos on YouTube.  —  About a dozen of the questions will be delivered …
RELATED:
Josh Lederman / The Hill:
Perry, Romney feud on Social Security
Discussion: The Politico
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Class warfare, Elizabeth Warren style  —  This must-watch clip of Elizabeth Warren aggressively rebutting the GOP's “class warfare” charge is burning up the internet, and once you watch it, you'll understand why:  —  Warren's camp tells me the event took place in Andover, Massachusetts last month …
RELATED:
Tiffany Gabbay / TheBlaze.com:
ELIZABETH WARREN ON CLASS WARFARE: ‘THERE IS NOBODY IN THIS COUNTRY WHO GOT RICH ON HIS OWN’
Discussion: Pajamas Media
Washington Post:
Solyndra employees: Company suffered from mismanagement, heavy spending  —  Former employees of Solyndra, the shuttered solar company that exhausted half a billion dollars of taxpayer money, said they saw questionable spending by management almost as soon as a federal agency approved …
RELATED:
Ian Swanson / The Hill:
Stimulus could haunt Sheriff Biden
Discussion: JammieWearingFool
Mackenzie Weinger / The Politico:
Grassley: Fire the $16-muffin buyer  —  Sen. Chuck Grassley said Thursday unless “heads roll” at the Department of Justice following revelations of extravagant spending on conferences that included $16 muffins, the scandal will not change the way government agencies use taxpayer money.
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Associated Press
Terence P. Jeffrey / CNSNews:
Conservatives Stop New Boehner CR That Permitted Funding for Obamacare, Planned Parenthood, Palestinian Authority  —  (CNSNews.com) - The Republican leadership tried to pass a continuing resolution through the House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon that would have permitted funding …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Publications:
Who Benefited from Job Growth In Texas?  —  A Look at Employment Gains for Immigrants and the Native-Born, 2007 to 2011  —  Steven A. Camarota is the Director of Research and Ashley Monique Webster a demographerat the Center for Immigration Studies.  —  Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) …
Paul Krugman:
Millionaires, The Middle Class, and Taxes — Actual Numbers  —  Further to this post about whether the Obama/Boo-Fay — sorry, Obama/ Buffett with two t's - claim is true: the Tax Policy Center has new numbers about the distribution of average tax rates by income class.
Discussion: Economist's View
Tim Mak / Reuters:
Bill Clinton: Rick Perry's like Israeli ‘militants’  —  Former president Bill Clinton suggested Thursday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry was ideologically in line with “militant subgroups in Israel” and was too willing to let the Jewish state do whatever it wants.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Jenna Chandler / San Juan Capistrano Patch:
Reeve Explains ‘Muhammad’ as Dog's Name  —  Naming his dog Muhammad, and later announcing it during a public meeting, was not meant to be disparaging to Muslims, San Juan Capistrano Councilman Derek Reeve said Tuesday.  —  In offering the first explanation of why he chose the name …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 11:40 AM ET, September 22, 2011.

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: 
Andy Towle / Towleroad News #gay:
Lady Gaga: I'm Meeting Obama Over Anti-Gay Bullying Suicides
Discussion: Gay Politics and Joe. My. God.
Dave Levinthal / The Politico:
BP is back — and spilling cash
Discussion: ThinkProgress
jamesB / Media Matters for America:
REPORT: Economists Shut Out Of Debt-Ceiling Debate
Andrew Ferguson / Wall Street Journal:
Shovel-Ready Shibboleths  —  We will use revenues to create millions …
Discussion: National Review
Reuters:
U.S. blames Pakistan agency in Kabul attack
Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture:
Look Out Below, Post FOMC Version
Discussion: Newshoggers.com
Mj Lee / The Politico:
DNC chair: Jews will vote for Obama
Discussion: CNN
Matthew Saltmarsh / New York Times:
Wall Street Joins Global Stock Plunge After Fed Move
 Earlier Items: 
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Public Said to Be Misled on Use of the Patriot Act
Washington Examiner:
Soros turns up in Obama's LightSquared imbroglio
Discussion: Campaign 2012 and National Review
Seung Min Kim / The Politico:
Rangel's portrait to be unveiled on Capitol Hill
JSOnline:
Largest state unions won't seek recertification by Thursday deadline