Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:00 AM ET, September 20, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
New York Times:
Obama Aides Weigh Bid to Tie the G.O.P. to the Tea Party  —  WASHINGTON — President Obama's political advisers, looking for ways to help Democrats and alter the course of the midterm elections in the final weeks, are considering a range of ideas, including national advertisements …
RELATED:
Wall Street Journal:
Republicans Gain Ground Among Independents  —  But a new poll shows independents still don't trust the GOP on spending.  —  A new comprehensive national survey shows that independent voters—who voted for Barack Obama by a 52%-to-44% margin in the 2008 presidential election …
New York Times:
Tea Party Victory Opens Rift Between Moderate and Conservative Republicans  —  WASHINGTON — The few remaining Republican centrists in the Senate were eagerly awaiting the arrival of Michael N. Castle of Delaware, a longtime and reliable moderate voice who could provide some counterbalance …
The Politico:
White House: New York Times report ‘100 percent wrong’  —  The White House is pushing back hard against a New York Times report that the president's political team is considering a national ad campaign that would cast the GOP as taken over by tea party extremists.
Discussion: CNN and Weekly Standard
Fhardingj / CNN:
TRENDING: O'Donnell brushes off Rove criticisms  —  Delaware GOP Senate nominee O'Donnell tweeted late Sunday night that if she had the powers of a witch, Karl Rove would back her candidacy.  —  Washington (CNN) - Christine O'Donnell appears to be trying to use humor to defuse a decades-old admission …
RELATED:
Motoko Rich / New York Times:
For the Unemployed Over 50, Fears of Never Working Again  —  VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Patricia Reid is not in her 70s, an age when many Americans continue to work.  She is not even in her 60s.  She is just 57.  —  But four years after losing her job she cannot, in her darkest moments …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Angry Rich  —  Anger is sweeping America.  True, this white-hot rage is a minority phenomenon, not something that characterizes most of our fellow citizens.  But the angry minority is angry indeed, consisting of people who feel that things to which they are entitled are being taken away.
Eric Cantor / Wall Street Journal:
Tax Fight: GOP Won't Back Down  —  As we enter the final stretch before the November midterm elections, all eyes have gravitated to the fight over the looming federal tax increases.  President Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi want to keep the current rates on income, capital gains and dividends …
RELATED:
Wall Street Journal:
GOP Plan: Deprive Programs of Cash  —  Preparing for a Potential Congressional Majority, Republican Leaders Say Repeal of Health-Care Law Tops Their Priorities  —  Eyeing a potential Congressional win in November, House Republicans are planning to chip away at the White House's legislative agenda …
Washington Post:
More House Democrats stressing independence from Pelosi, Obama  —  MCGREGOR, TEXAS - Little more than two years after she touted him for the vice presidential nomination, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cannot count on the support of Rep. Chet Edwards.  —  Edwards, a conservative Democrat trying win …
Patrick McGeehan / New York Times:
Hudson Tunnel Review Raises Fear for Project  —  Few elected officials have ever inherited a public works project that promised as many benefits as the proposed Hudson River commuter train tunnel is supposed to deliver to the constituents of Gov. Chris Christie.
Andrew Frye / Bloomberg:
Munger Says ‘Thank God’ U.S. Opted for Bailouts Over Handouts  —  Charles Munger, the billionaire vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., defended the U.S. financial-company rescues of 2008 and told students that people in economic distress should “suck it in and cope.”
Josh Gerstein / The Politico:
Lindsey Graham: White House talks just went ‘dead’  —  For much of the early part of the year, Sen. Lindsey Graham and the White House were locked in heated negotiations over legislation that could close the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, move some of the war-on-terror prisoners …
Discussion: FrumForum
Barbara Hollingsworth / Beltway Confidential:
Prof calls fellow academics ‘sanctimonious bigots’  —  If the Left acknowledged sin, hypocrisy would be one of the most unforgiveable.  But that's exactly what hundreds of university faculty members - many in women's and gender studies departments - were found guilty of during …
Discussion: Power Line
Belinda Luscombe / Time:
Why Sarah Palin Is Stronger Than You Think  —  Sarah Palin speaks at Iowa's annual Ronald Reagan dinner on Sept. 17, 2010  —  TO: Coastal Elites, the Media and Establishment Politicians of Both Parties  —  Don't underestimate Sarah Palin.  Yes, she is hyper-polarizing …
Jonathan Allen / The Politico:
‘All the signs’ point to Rahm Emanuel run  —  Democratic insiders say the polling looks good for White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's prospective Chicago mayoral bid, and sources say he has all but decided to jump into the race.  —  “I know he has asked a few people to help on the campaign,” said one Democratic insider.
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
Nelson D. Schwartz / New York Times:
Wall Street's Profit Engines Slow Down  —  Inside the great investment houses on Wall Street, business has taken a surprising turn — downward.  —  Even after taxpayer bailouts restored bankers' profits and pay, the great Wall Street money machine is decelerating.
Discussion: Hot Air and Prairie Weather
Patterico's Pontifications:
Leftist Activist in Delaware: Chris Coons Harassed Me Due to My Political Activism  —  Tonight I spoke with Alan Muller, who runs a site at Green Delaware — and thinks Chris Coons should be defeated.  Mr. Muller wrote a blog post about how he had been harassed by Chris Coons …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
The Huffington Post:
Joe Miller Says Unemployment Benefits Are Unconstitutional, Struggles To Say How He Would Deal With Poverty (VIDEO)  —  What's Your Reaction: … In an interview today with “Fox News Sunday,” Alaska GOP Senate nominee Joe Miller had trouble explaining how he would help the 43.6 million Americans in poverty …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Speakeasy
Karoli / Crooks and Liars:
Values Voters: In Wellpoint We Trust  —  Earlier this weekend I asked this question on Twitter: … I posed it in response to Media Research Center VP Dan Gainor's comment to me about my revulsion at the standing ovation in the video above when Mike Pence practically spat the words “repeal Obamacare, lock, stock and barrel”.
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
Majority Support Gay Marriage  —  A new AP-GfK Poll finds that 52% of Americans support the rights of same-sex couples to marry.  It's the second national poll to have found majority support for gay marriage in the last two months.
James Surowiecki / New Yorker:
IN PRAISE OF INFLATION  —  In the two years since Lehman Brothers went under, the Federal Reserve has taken extraordinary measures to get the economy moving again.  It has bailed out huge financial institutions, slashed interest rates almost to zero, lent hundreds of billions of dollars …
Discussion: Modeled Behavior
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 11:00 AM ET, September 20, 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: 
J. Taylor Rushing / The Hill:
Key Dem senators not ruling out yes votes on DREAM Act
Talk Business:
TB POLL: BOOZMAN UP BIG; MAJOR MESSAGES NOT MOVING SENATE RACE
Arutz Sheva:
It's About Time: Time Magazine's Karl Vick Tours Samaria
Discussion: Israpundit and Israel Matzav
Jonathan Franklin / Sydney Morning Herald:
We know best: doctors tussle with miners
Discussion: Marbury
BBC:
‘Islamist gunmen’ kill 23 soldiers in Tajikistan
John Hollenhorst / KSL-TV:
Poll: Lee sporting significant lead over Granato in Senate race
Discussion: SENATUS and Taegan Goddard's …
Melissa Clouthier / Liberty Pundits Blog:
Harry Reid's Pay To Play? …
 Earlier Items: 
CNN:
STATE OF THE UNION WITH CANDY CROWLEY
Discussion: Commentary and Crooks and Liars
CNN:
Lady Gaga to lead rally against military's 'don't ask, don't tell'
Discussion: Swampland and The Page
Jason McNew / American Thinker:
President Obama removes ‘Creator’ from the Declaration of Independence.
Sewell Chan / New York Times:
Fed Expected to Weigh More Stimulus
Discussion: The Page
Jeff Jacoby / Boston Globe:
Get excited about recycling? Not me
Dadirt / Associated Press:
Colin Powell: Illegal Immigrants Fix My House