Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:30 AM ET, June 15, 2008

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
RELATED:
Thers / Firedoglake:
Late Night: The Politics of Cynicism
Discussion: Campaign Stops and American Street
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Obama Vows Tough Campaign:"If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun."
Amy Chozick / TIME.com:
Obama Pool Report From Philadelphia Fundraiser
Chris Ayres / Times of London:
Scientists find bugs that eat waste and excrete petrol  —  Silicon Valley is experimenting with bacteria that have been genetically altered to provide ‘renewable petroleum’  —  “Ten years ago I could never have imagined I'd be doing this,” says Greg Pal, 33, a former software executive …
Discussion: Digg
Larry McShane / NY Daily News:
Lost city of ... Iowa  —  The streets in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - all 400 blocks of them - were filled with floodwaters and other strange sights: floating Dumpsters and utility poles and sandbags piled in vain.  —  The cresting Cedar River wreaked widespread havoc Friday on Iowa's second-largest city …
Discussion: The Mahablog
RELATED:
TigerHawk:
Iowa's “Katrina”?  —  The flooding in eastern Iowa has reached the point of catastrophe.  Towns are overwhelmed, businesses destroyed, and crops are gone.  A fifth of the corn and soybeans are gone.  Fox News is calling it “Iowa's Katrina.”  Here is a gallery of aerial phtographs …
Sarah Baxter / Times of London:
Get Osama Bin Laden before I leave office, orders George W Bush  —  President George W Bush has enlisted British special forces in a final attempt to capture Osama Bin Laden before he leaves the White House.  —  Defence and intelligence sources in Washington and London confirmed that a renewed hunt …
Discussion: Hot Air and Raw Story
RELATED:
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
McCain doesn't pick up on Michelle Obama joke  —  So a man finally got a question into McCain and he had a very different sort of question.  —  The questioner noted that he had been educated at Princeton and Harvard and made more than $300,000 a year.  —  “How can I be proud of my country?” he asked.
Frank Rich / New York Times:
Angry Clinton Women ♥ McCain?  —  TEN years ago John McCain had to apologize for regaling a Republican audience with a crude sexual joke about Hillary and Chelsea Clinton and Janet Reno.  Last year he had to explain why he didn't so much as flinch when a supporter asked him on camera, “How do we beat the bitch?”
David Paul Kuhn / The Politico:
Many historians see little chance for McCain  —  One week into the general election, the polls show a dead heat.  But many presidential scholars doubt that John McCain stands much of a chance, if any.  —  Historians belonging to both parties offered a litany of historical comparisons that give little hope to the Republican.
Discussion: Electoral-vote.com
Washington Post:
Powerful Iraqi Cleric Recalibrates Strategy  —  The movement of anti-American cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said Saturday that it would not take part in provincial elections this year, one day after it formed a new paramilitary group to fight U.S. troops.  —  The back-to-back moves suggested …
Alec MacGillis / Washington Post:
In Illinois, Clues to Obama's Electability  —  CHESTER, Ill. — The rookie state senator from Chicago had driven 340 miles to explore southern Illinois, but Barb Brown could muster only 20 Democrats in this small town on the Mississippi River to have breakfast with him.
Discussion: The Back Forty and TIME.com
Bob Lewis / Associated Press:
Warner takes self out of VP mix  —  HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. Mark R. Warner on Saturday removed himself from consideration as a vice presidential running mate for Democrat Barack Obama.  —  Warner clarified his intentions for the first time as he accepted the Virginia Democratic …
Discussion: MyDD
Ned Temko / Guardian:
Bush warns Brown over plan to cut Iraq force  —  President tells UK to avoid rushing into troop withdrawals  —  George Bush flies into London today with a warning for Gordon Brown not to announce a timetable for a British pull-out from Iraq, and expressing deep scepticism …
Discussion: Think Progress
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
In '74 Thesis, the Seeds of McCain's War Views  —  About a year after his release from a North Vietnamese prison camp, Cmdr.  John S. McCain III sat down to address one of the most vexing questions confronting his fellow prisoners: Why did some choose to collaborate with the North Vietnamese?
Matthew Yglesias:
Getting Paid  —  Saudi Arabia has a plan to boost their oil production in the near future.  According to the NYT's Jad Mouawad that “was seen as a sign that the Saudis are becoming increasingly nervous about both the political and economic effect of high oil prices.”
Discussion: Washington Monthly
RELATED:
Jad Mouawad / New York Times:
Plan Would Lift Saudi Oil Output
Discussion: Angry Bear and THE ASTUTE BLOGGERS
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:30 AM ET, June 15, 2008.

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: 
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama 45%, McCain 42%
Discussion: alicublog and Weekly Standard
Israel Insider:
Malik Obama confirms his half-brother Barack grew up a Muslim
Elisabeth Rosenthal / International Herald Tribune:
China clearly overtakes U.S. as leading emitter of climate-warming gases
Gaby Hinsliff / Guardian:
Labour MP backs Davis's challenge
Frederic J. Frommer / Associated Press:
Black conservatives conflicted on Obama campaign
Chris Thompson / Slate:
Does Google Hate America?
 Earlier Items: 
Carrie Johnson / Washington Post:
Lawmakers Near Deal On Surveillance Bill
Discussion: Hot Air and The Hill
Roger Lowenstein / New York Times:
Tariff to Nowhere  —  According to Political Science 101 …
Charles Babington / Associated Press:
Obama hits McCain, oil companies
Ross Douthat:
The Relevance of ANWR?  —  Ramesh responds: … Point taken.
Julie Bosman / New York Times:
Obama Goes One on One, Battling ‘Just a Speechmaker’ Label