Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:50 PM ET, September 14, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Matt Lewis / Politics Daily:
Charles Krauthammer Slams Sarah Palin, Jim DeMint Over Delaware Endorsement  —  On Monday's edition of Fox News' “Special Report with Bret Beir,” columnist Charles Krauthammer criticized former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and Sen. Jim Demint (R-SC) for endorsing Delaware Tea Party candidate Christine O'Donnell …
RELATED:
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
G.O.P. Braces for More Discontent in Final Primaries  —  As the long and turbulent primary season of the midterm election campaign drew to a close on Monday, the Republican establishment was placing its confidence on hold and bracing for the prospect that voters in yet another state would send …
CNN:
Bill Kristol on Christine O'Donnell: No Sarah Palin  —  (CNN) - Guess who's getting slimed now in the increasingly nasty Senate race in Delaware: Republican stalwarts Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes.  —  The charge: both men, editors of the conservative magazine the Weekly Standard …
Discussion: Weekly Standard and TBogg
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Krauthammer: Palin's and DeMint's endorsements of O'Donnell are destructive, capricious, irresponsible  —  Via the Right Scoop.  There's nothing here that you haven't heard before, but since “true conservatives” are in RINO-stomp mode towards Paul Mirengoff and John McCormack and Jim Geraghty …
Aharding / CNN:
GOP Robocall: O'Donnell ‘Out to Make a Buck’  —  The Delaware Republican Party launched a robocall attacking Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell Tuesday.  —  (CNN) - The Delaware Republican party has launched a new robocall the same day voters head to the polls - attacking one of their own.
Discussion: The Politico and FoxNews.com
David Catanese / The Politico:
Castle rips ‘out-of-state’ operation
Discussion: TalkLeft, Riehl World View, sisu and GOP 12
The Washington Independent:
Who Would the Tax Increases Hurt?  —  Politicians Debate the Real Cost and Effects of Possible Tax Increases on the Rich  —  This week, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), who caucuses with the Democrats, addressed a local chapter of the Chamber of Commerce in Middlesex, Conn. …
RELATED:
New York Times:
Republicans and the Middle Class  —  It was hard to know how serious a gesture of compromise Representative John Boehner, the House minority leader, was making on Sunday when he suggested that he would vote for a tax cut for the middle class even if it was not extended to the rich …
Ezra Klein:
Democrats turn to meaningless word games  —  Greg Sargent reports that House Democrats want to rebrand the extension of Bush's middle-class tax cuts as “the Obama tax cuts for the middle class.”  —  Sigh.  Whether you think this is a good idea, a bad idea or a totally meaningless waste of time …
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Nelson: ‘It Would Be Very Hard For Me To Support’ …
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Rush Limbaugh backs John Boehner
John Feehery / Pundits Blog:
Mixing the message on purpose
Discussion: CNN and The Note
Quinnipiac University:
Blumenthal Up Just 6 Points In Connecticut Senate Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Much McMahon Support Is Anti-Blumenthal  —  Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the Democrat, leads Republican former wrestling executive Linda McMahon 51 - 45 percent among likely voters …
RELATED:
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Lieberman ‘hopes’ Democrats will hold Senate majority, but won't campaign
Discussion: CNN and ctmirror.org
The Hill:
Democratic aides may get cold shoulder from K Street after midterms  —  Democratic congressional aides aiming for a big payday from K Street have seen their value plummet with their party's declining fortunes, according to corporate headhunters and lobbyists.
RELATED:
Erika Lovley / Reuters:
Dem aides could face massive layoffs
Discussion: RedState
David Rogers / The Politico:
Hill battles over Bush tax cuts
John Schwartz / New York Times:
Confessing to Crime, but Innocent  —  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eddie Lowery lost 10 years of his life for a crime he did not commit.  There was no physical evidence at his trial for rape, but one overwhelming factor put him away: he confessed.  —  At trial, the jury heard details that prosecutors insisted …
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
New Polls Show Mostly Republican Leads  —  Fox News is set to release a series of new polls of likely voters in several key states.  They were released early to users of their new iPhone app.  —  Florida: Marco Rubio (R) leads Gov. Charlie Crist (I) in the U.S. Senate race, 43% to 27%, with Rep. Kendrick Meek (D) at 21%.
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Wall Street Journal:
The 1099 Insurrection  —  The White House fights an effort to ease a burden on small business.  —  You might not have seen it reported, but the Senate will vote this morning on whether to repeal part of ObamaCare that it passed only months ago.  The White House is opposed …
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Voices of reason notice the right wing is bats**t insane  —  Voices Of Reason  —  Ben Smith notes that George Packer and Andrew Sullivan are lamenting the irrationality of the right and he posits that liberals are going to be increasingly relying on this argument the more we lose.
RELATED:
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Mitch Daniels makes White House moves  —  Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has been holding a series of private dinners with top Republican business leaders, policy hands and donors from around the country since this spring, an indication that he's thinking more seriously about a presidential bid than he publicly lets on.
James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
Only Nixon Could Go to China  —  How Obama can help ease “Islamophobia.”  —  “One of the things that I most admired about President Bush was after 9/11, him being crystal-clear about the fact that we were not at war with Islam,” President Obama said in his Friday press conference.
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Mark Bowden / The Atlantic Online:
The Salesman  —  Experienced, emotional, marked by personal tragedy and political setback, Joe Biden is in many ways the antithesis of the president he serves.  But his stock has risen steadily in the West Wing, and with the Democrats poised to lose much of their leverage in the midterm elections …
Daniel de Vise / Washington Post:
Report: More women than men in U.S. earned doctorates last year for first time  —  For the first time, more women than men in the United States received doctoral degrees last year, the culmination of decades of change in the status of women at colleges nationwide.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Paul Bond / Hollywood Reporter:
Al Sharpton to launch Sunday-morning show  —  He'll also start a media company and magazine  —  The Rev. Al Sharpton has created his own media company and will launch a Sunday-morning syndicated TV show, he told The Hollywood Reporter on Monday.  —  The controversial civil rights advocate …
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Day After Tomorrow  —  Every political movement has a story.  The surging Republican Party has a story, too.  It is a story of virtue betrayed and innocence threatened.  —  Through most of its history, the narrative begins, the United States was a limited government nation …
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Next, Michelle Obama's health reform plan for the nation's restaurant menus and families dining out  —  First Lady Michelle Obama, who has been unable to convince the Smoker-in-Chief to give up that dreadful habit, now has some health suggestions for other American families and for restaurant menus across the country.
Discussion: Commentary and JammieWearingFool
Ezra Klein:
Wonkbook: GOP doubles down on Bush tax cuts; possible recess appointment for Warren; EPA vote  —  Republicans spent much of yesterday walking back John Boehner's conciliatory comments on the Bush tax cuts.  Mitch McConnell and the Senate GOP, in particular, made it clear that either everyone …
Seema Mehta / Los Angeles Times:
Jerry Brown apologizes for jab at Bill Clinton's character  —  The Democrat makes an oblique reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal as he tries to dismiss a new ad by Meg Whitman showing candidate Clinton accusing Brown of raising taxes while governor.  —  Jerry Brown, shown Sunday in L.A. …
Washington Post:
Jobless are straining Social Security's disability benefits program  —  The number of former workers seeking Social Security disability benefits has spiked with the nation's economic problems, heightening concern that the jobless are expanding the program beyond its intended purpose of aiding the disabled.
Wall Street Journal:
AIG Plots End to U.S. Aid  —  Insurer and Treasury Discuss Accelerating the Sale of Government's Stake  —  American International Group Inc. and its government overseers are in talks to speed up an exit plan designed to repay U.S. taxpayers in full while enabling the giant insurer to regain independence …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 12:50 PM ET, September 14, 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: 
Joe Eskenazi / The Snitch:
Declaring San Bruno Fire ‘Crime Scene’ Kept Media Out
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
A new book reveals depths of columnist Jack Anderson's anti-Nixon tactics
Discussion: msnbc.com
The Huffington Post:
Five Progressives In Swing Districts Are Bucking The Tide
Aharding / CNN:
Former GOP leader apologizes to Obama, calls Republicans ‘racist’
Bob Willis / Bloomberg:
Budget Deficit in U.S. Narrows 13% to $90.5 Billion on Rising Tax Receipts
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Eileen Donahoe / New York Times:
Fighting the Good Fight  —  One year ago, the United States took …
Discussion: Commentary and normblog
ABCNEWS:
American Hiker Sarah Shourd Freed From Iran: Reports
Discussion: FrumForum
 Earlier Items: 
Julian Sanchez / Cato @ Liberty:
Is the Fourth Amendment Really About ‘Privacy’?
Discussion: Julian Sanchez
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Delaware and NH General Election Number Preview
Discussion: The Politico and Hot Air
The Hill:
Labor unions haven't forgotten their pledge on healthcare vote
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Carol J. Williams / Los Angeles Times:
Federal agents illegally seized ballplayers' drug-test records, appeals court rules
Discussion: TalkLeft
Mark Tapscott / Washington Examiner:
McConnell intros Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2010
Matt Gouras / The Huffington Post:
Buffett, Ballmer Predict Bright Economic Future
Paul / Power Line:
U.S. government hails ominous news from Turkey