Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:15 PM ET, July 8, 2014

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Rick Perry to President Obama: No handshake  —  Texas Gov. Rick Perry declined an official White House offer to greet President Barack Obama when he lands at Austin's airport Wednesday.  —  The Republican governor, who has repeatedly criticized Obama for his handling of the crisis along …
RELATED:
Jonathan Tilove / Austin American-Statesman:
Rick Perry declines Obama offer for ‘quick handshake’ at Austin airport  —  Gov. Rick Perry Monday turned down what he characterized as President Barack Obama's offer for a “quick handshake on the tarmac” at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Wednesday, but said he would juggle …
Jonathan Tilove / Austin American-Statesman:
Obama ‘would welcome’ visit with Perry to talk about the border
Discussion: Guardian and Daily Kos
Washington Post:
White House requests $3.7 billion in emergency border control funds
Discussion: Associated Press and Daily Signal
Todd J. Gillman / Trail Blazers Blog:
Obama's ‘Katrina moment’? White House shrugs off drumbeat for border visit
Catalina Camia / OnPolitics:
Democrat hopes immigration crisis isn't 'Obama's Katrina moment'
Sarah Palin / BREITBART.COM:
EXCLUSIVE—SARAH PALIN: 'IT'S TIME TO IMPEACH' PRESIDENT OBAMA  —  Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president.  His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, “no mas.”  —  Without borders, there is no nation.  Obama knows this.
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Dems plot legislative offensive on high court's birth control decision  —  Democrats want to lure Republicans into a fight over birth control with legislation to reverse the Supreme Court's decision that ObamaCare may not require certain businesses to include contraception in their employee health coverage.
RELATED:
Washington Post:
Israel launches major operation against Hamas in Gaza Strip  —  GAZA CITY — The Israeli army, air force and navy launched a major operation Tuesday against the Islamist militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, striking dozens of sites in the coastal enclave and mobilizing infantry troops along …
RELATED:
Agence France-Presse:   Israel ‘readies Gaza options, including ground assault’ AFP 1 hr ago
Jerusalem Post:
Netanyahu decides to expand Gaza operation, orders preparations for ground offensive
Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Cruz: Investigate Cochran primary  —  Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for an official investigation into the Republican Senate primary runoff in Mississippi between Sen. Thad Cochran and the challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel.  —  The Texas Republican on Monday evening called the runoff contest …
RELATED:
Reid J. Epstein / Wall Street Journal:
Ted Cruz: Mississippi Runoff Must Be ‘Vigorously Investigated’
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Cleveland to hold 2016 Republican convention  —  Washington (CNN) - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that their Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.  —  The full membership of the RNC is expected to ratify …
Discussion: ABC News and Hot Air
RELATED:
Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Republicans Choose Cleveland for 2016 National Convention  —  WASHINGTON — Seeking to capture the quintessential swing state of Ohio in the next presidential election, Republicans will hold their 2016 national convention in Cleveland, the party announced on Tuesday.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
Why Teenagers Today May Grow Up Conservative  —  There was a time not so long ago when the young seemed destined to be liberal forever.  Americans in their teens and 20s were to the left of their elders on social issues.  They worried more about poverty.  They voted strongly Democratic.
Quinnipiac News + Events:
Release Detail  —  July 8, 2014 - Clinton Owns Dem 2016 Nod; Tops Top Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; 2014 Generic House Race Tied, But Voters Hate Dems Less  —  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sweeps the Democratic primary field for the 2016 presidential race …
Rosalie Murphy / The Atlantic Online:
Why Your Yoga Class Is So White  —  Ironically, the practice is full of racial tension—but some studios are trying to change that.  —  Thick, glossy copies of LA Yoga, Yoga Journal, and Yoga Magazine cover the rickety folding table in the lobby of Green Tree Yoga and Meditation.
Barack Obama / Haaretz:
Peace is the only path to true security for Israel and the Palestinians  —  In an exclusive article for Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace, Barack Obama says that the only solution is a democratic, Jewish state living side-by-side in peace and security with a viable, independent Palestinian state.
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
Bled dry by the New Class: Column  —  Bureaucrats push pencils at the expense of real workers  —  Life is hard.  It's harder still when an entire class of people with their hands out stands between you and success.  —  Unfortunately, that's increasingly the problem, all around the world.
Discussion: Hit & Run
Jordan Michael Smith / New York Times:
The Letters That Warren G. Harding's Family Didn't Want You to See  —  Warren G. Harding, right, perhaps the worst chief executive in U.S. history, and Carrie Fulton Phillips, his longtime mistress and sexy pen pal.  —  Left: the Calvin H. Topliff family.  Right: the Ohio History Connection.
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and Roger Ailes
Spiegel Online:
'Surveillance on Merkel's Phone Was Absolutely Wrong'  —  Interview Conducted By Marc Hujer and Holger Stark  —  In an interview, Hillary Clinton discusses the growing gap between the rich and poor that threatens democracy, Americans' discontent with politics, her regrets over NSA spying …
Rand Paul:
Sens. Paul and Booker Introduce Criminal Justice Reform Legislation  —  Bill Calls for Comprehensive Reform Measures to Fix America's Broken Criminal Justice System, Ease Burden on Taxpayers & Break the Cycle of Incarceration for Non-violent Offenders  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Rand Paul …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Hit & Run
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 2:15 PM ET, July 8, 2014.

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 Topaz / Politico:
Joe Scarborough slams Chris Christie on guns
Discussion: National Review
David Folkenflik / NPR:
CBS Lost Appetite For Government Watchdog Stories, Attkisson Says
Bfearnowcbs / CBS DC:
UN Urges US To Designate Immigrants As Refugees
Discussion: Hot Air, The Gateway Pundit and Twitchy
David Axe / The Week:
China thinks it can defeat America in battle
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Miranda Blue / Right Wing Watch:
Louis Gohmert's Budget Plan: Defund Anything That Obama ‘Cares Deeply About’
Discussion: addictinginfo.org
 Earlier Items: 
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Obama's ‘imperial presidency’ doesn't rule much of anything
Richard Fausset / New York Times:
Mistrust in North Carolina Over Plan to Reduce Precincts
Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:
Behind Harry Reid's war against the Koch brothers
Discussion: BuzzFeed and Power Line