Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:00 AM ET, September 2, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
msnbc.com:
Police kill Discovery building gunman  —  Three hostages safe, police say; man told NBC he had several bombs  —  on msnbc.com -
RELATED:
Andrea Nill / Think Progress:
Purported Eco-Terrorist Angered Over ‘Immigration Pollution And Anchor Baby Filth’  —  This afternoon, a gunman entered the Discovery Communications building in Silver Spring, MD and appears to have taken at least one person hostage.  Among his various bizarre, eco-related demands, one relates directly to immigration.
Colby Hall / Mediaite:
Who Is Daniel Quinn, Favored Author Of James Lee, Discovery Hostage Suspect?  —  The Discovery Office hostage situation is still a very fluid story that has yet to be resolved.  But interesting clues are revealing themselves about the situation.  The assailant has been identified as James Jay Lee …
WTOP.com:
3 hostages safe, gunman shot, killed at Discovery
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Gunman holding people hostage in Discovery Channel building …
Fox News:
Armed Man With Bomb Takes at Least One Hostage in Discovery Channel Building
Washington Post:
Negotiations underway with James J. Lee in Discovery hostage situation
Stephanie Mencimer / Mother Jones:
Glenn Beck's George Washington Whopper  —  The Fox host says he held the inaugural address of the famously truthful founding father.  Yeah right, says the National Archives.  —  Post Comment  —  During his much-ballyhooed “Restoring Honor” rally on Saturday, Glenn Beck told a whopper involving …
RELATED:
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Deval Patrick on Beck rally: “It's a free country.  I wish it weren't.”
Michael Joseph Gross / Vanity Fair:
Sarah Palin the Sound and the Fury  —  Even as Sarah Palin's public voice grows louder, she has become increasingly secretive, walling herself off from old friends and associates, and attempting to enforce silence from those around her.  Following the former Alaska governor's road show …
RELATED:
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Saying anything about Palin  —  A former aide to the McCain campaign got in touch with me this morning to cop to being the half-serious progenitor of a story which, embellished almost beyond recognition, appears in Vanity Fair's portrait today of Sarah Palin as monster.  —  Reports Vanity Fair:
Michael Joseph Gross / Vanity Fair:
Sarah Palin's Shopping Spree: Yes, There's More...  Bose headphones.  A birthday dress for Bristol.  Campaign documents and e-mails reveal the fine print.  —  The clothes.  Few aspects of Sarah Palin's vice-presidential candidacy have been more discussed than the $150,000 worth of clothing …
Discussion: Think Progress and Wonkette
Tim Mak / FrumForum:
Romer: My Plan Failed  —  Dr. Christina Romer's economic speech today, marking her last speech as an administration official, is an admission that the fiscal stimulus package that she helped craft has failed.  —  Calling the economic recovery “insufficient”, she noted that a .6% drop …
Discussion: Sister Toldjah and National Review
RELATED:
Silla Brush / The Hill:
Obama adviser calls for tax cuts, spending ahead of resignation  —  Christina Romer, in her final speech as chairwoman of the Council of Economic Advisers, called on Wednesday for new tax cuts and government spending to boost the economy.  —  Romer defended the Obama administration's 2009 stimulus bill …
Roger Ebert / Roger Ebert's Journal:
Put up or shut up  —  We already know the numbers.  Pew finds that 18% of Americans believe President Obama is a Muslim.  A new Newsweek poll, taken after the controversy over the New York mosque, places that figure at 24%.  Even if he's not a Muslim, Newsweek finds, 31 percent think it's …
RELATED:
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
The Case for Why Sarah Palin Won't Run for President  —  When news surfaced yesterday that Sarah Palin would be venturing to Iowa to headline the GOP's annual Reagan Day Dinner on September 17, she sparked a new round of media speculation about her 2012 presidential ambitions.
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Americans Give GOP Edge on Most Election Issues  —  Greatest Republican advantages on terrorism, immigration, federal spending  —  PRINCETON, NJ — A new USA Today/Gallup poll finds Americans saying the Republicans in Congress would do a better job than the Democrats in Congress of handling seven of nine key election issues.
RELATED:
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Gloom for Democrats as they look to November
Pew Hispanic Center:
U.S. Unauthorized Immigration Flows Are Down Sharply Since Mid-Decade  —  The annual inflow of unauthorized immigrants to the United States was nearly two-thirds smaller in the March 2007 to March 2009 period than it had been from March 2000 to March 2005, according to new estimates by the Pew Hispanic Center.
RELATED:
Ann Coulter / Townhall.com:
Obama is Not a Muslim  —  The nonsense about President Obama being a Muslim has got to stop.  I rise to defend him from this absurd accusation by pointing out that he is obviously an atheist.  —  Leave aside Obama's fanatical opposition to allowing Illinois hospitals to save the lives …
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy and Hot Air
The Huffington Post:
Wyden Pushing For Oregon Waiver From Health Care Law, Individual Mandate  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  One of the most innovative voices in the health care debate, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), is accelerating the process of exempting his state from some of the national reforms passed under President Barack Obama.
Rasmussen Reports:
Election 2010: Alaska Senate  —  Alaska Senate: Miller (R) 50% McAdams (D) 44%  —  In Rasmussen Reports' first look at the U.S. Senate race in Alaska, Republican newcomer Joe Miller holds a six-point lead over Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams.  —  The latest statewide telephone survey …
RELATED:
Aharding / CNN:
Miller questions GOP ‘courage and leadership’
Tony Blair / Telegraph:
George Bush did not recognise Belgian prime minister  —  George W Bush did not recognise the prime minister of Belgium or understand why he was at a G8 meeting, Tony Blair has disclosed.  —  In his new book, A Journey, Mr Blair writes that the former US president was confused by the presence …
RELATED:
Jon Ward / The Daily Caller:
Labor and liberal groups to hold Oct. 2 rally on Mall to counter Beck, Tea Party  —  Labor leaders, liberal religious leaders and the NAACP will hold a rally on the National Mall on October 2, one month before the fall midterm elections, in an attempt to show they too have political clout …
Paul Krugman:
The Economic Narrative  —  Why do people like me feel the need to revisit the fateful decision to go for an underpowered stimulus right at the beginning of the Obama administration?  It's not about “I told you so”, or at least not mainly.  It's about the economic narrative …
New York Times:
Tabloid Hack Attack on Royals, and Beyond  —  IN NOVEMBER 2005, three senior aides to Britain's royal family noticed odd things happening on their mobile phones.  Messages they had never listened to were somehow appearing in their mailboxes as if heard and saved.
NY Daily News:
Miracle!  Man plunges from W. Side building, crashes atop of Dodge Charger and lives to tell tale  —  A young man plunged 39 stories Tuesday from a West Side high-rise, crashed through the windshield of a sports car - and lived to tell about it.  —  “My leg!  My leg!”
David Weigel / Weigel:
A Good Get for the Birthers  —  I try to ignore the birther movement unless it inducts someone important — a congressman, for example.  The (sigh) American Patriot Foundation's announcement that Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney (ret.) has signed an affidavit supporting court martialed birther …
Ben Dimiero / Media Matters for America:
Conservative radio station polls listeners on whether the U.S. should “register” Muslims in a “national database” during “a time of war”  —  During the seemingly never-ending conservative freak-out over the proposed Park51 community center, right-wing media have dismissed the idea …
Brian / Freedom's Lighthouse:
Mark Halperin Says GOP Could Gain as Many as 60 Seats in Midterm “Tidal Wave” - Video  —  Here is video of Time's Mark Halperin talking to MSNBC's Chris Matthews about his prediction that the GOP could pick up as many as “60 seats” in this Fall's Midterm Elections.  —  Halperin said:
Discussion: HotAirPundit
The Huffington Post:
Alan Simpson Calls Recipient Of Angry Letter  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Alan Simpson reached out to a recipient of one of his angry letters on Tuesday night, insisting that he did not mean to personally attack Merton and Joan Bernstein but instead intended to send the letter directly to the Huffington Post.
Discussion: Daily Kos
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 12:00 AM ET, September 2, 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: 
Larry O'Connor / Breitbart.tv:
Matthews: Obama Needs To Get Rid Of ‘Damn Teleprompter’
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Weasel Zippers
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Rangel: Some pols trying to have it both ways on mosque
Jonathan Bernstein / A plain blog about politics:
Catch of the Day (and Harry Reid and Conservative Daydreams)
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Bloomy: Only ‘total incapacitation’ or death would end term early
Discussion: New York Magazine
 Earlier Items: 
Joshua Treviño / The Huffington Post:
Why the President's Partisans Talk Down Islam
Discussion: alicublog and The Reaction
Kasie Hunt / The Politico:
Bachmann removes fair logo from ad
Discussion: TPMDC and CNN
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Mitch Daniels Inner Circle
Eric Lach / TPMDC:
Tancredo: First Lady Wanted To Ban Christmas Artifacts At The White House