Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:10 AM ET, September 29, 2010

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
RELATED:
Matt Taibbi / Rolling Stone:
Tea & Crackers  —  How corporate interests and Republican insiders built the Tea Party monster  —  This is an article from the October 15, 2010 issue of Rolling Stone, available on newsstands on October 1, 2010.  —  It's taken three trips to Kentucky, but I'm finally getting …
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
The Tea Kettle Movement  —  There are actually two Tea Party movements in America today: one you've read about that is not that important and one you've not read about that could become really important if the right politician understood how to tap into it.  —  The Tea Party that has gotten …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Balloon Juice
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Takeover: 71% of Republicans now tea-party supporters
Stephanie Vallejo / Boston Globe:
Dukakis shared his strategy for midterm elections at the White House  —  WASHINGTON — Former Massachusetts Governor Michael S. Dukakis, the failed 1988 presidential nominee, recently visited the White House and delivered his strategy for the midterm elections: pound key precincts across …
RELATED:
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
White House gets political advice from Dukakis
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
‘Stick With Me,’ Obama Urges Students
ABCNEWS:
‘Credible But Not Specific’: Threat of New Terrorist Attack  —  Officials in Europe, US on High Alert for Commando-Style Raids After Capture of Suspected German Terrorist  —  US and European officials said Tuesday they have detected a plot to carry out a major, coordinated series …
Discussion: JammieWearingFool and Jihad Watch
RELATED:
Mark Leibovich / New York Times:
Being Glenn Beck  —  Glenn Beck was sprawled out on his office couch a couple of weeks ago, taking — as self-helpers like to say ­— an inventory.  “I think what the country is going through right now is, in a way, what I went through with my alcoholism,” he told me.  “You can either live or die.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Democrats, Obama differ over whether to lock in Bush's tax cuts  —  Senate Democrats are peeling away from President Obama over permanent extension of the middle-class tax cuts, saying that locking in low rates for the vast majority of taxpayers is an unaffordable luxury.
RELATED:
Ian Swanson / The Hill:
Gridlock, taxes are factors in September stock rally
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Kenric Ward / sunshinestatenews.com:
Poll: Obama, Dems Poised to Lose Grayson House Seat  —  Republican Dan Webster jumps to a 7-point lead  —  In one of the most closely watched U.S. House races in the nation, Republican Daniel Webster now holds a 7-point lead over Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson in Central Florida's 8th Congressional District …
Lymari Morales / Gallup:
Distrust in U.S. Media Edges Up to Record High  —  Perceptions of liberal bias still far outnumber perceptions of conservative bias  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the fourth straight year, the majority of Americans say they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly.
RELATED:
Robert Creamer / The Huffington Post:
Four More Reasons Why Democrats Will Retain Control of House and Senate  —  What's Your Reaction:  —  Over the last several weeks, the Pollster.com average of polls testing the generic choice of Republican versus Democrat for Congress has begun to close from a spread of almost 5% down to only 2.3% advantage to Republicans.
RELATED:
Scott Wong / The Politico:
Dems embrace immigration fight
Tom Curry / msnbc.com:
Progressives: Obama remarks are ‘condescending’  —  Activist: ‘The least he could do is acknowledge that progressives have legitimate concerns’  —  President Barack Obama's lecture to his supporters to snap out of their lethargy is getting a frosty reception from some on the left side of the Democratic coalition.
CNN:
Assistant attorney general blogs against gay student body president  —  (CNN) — For nearly six months, Andrew Shirvell, an assistant attorney general for the state of Michigan, has waged an internet campaign against college student Chris Armstrong, the openly gay student assembly president at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Discussion: Pharyngula and AMERICAblog Gay
John Whitesides / Reuters:
Poll gives former Bush official big lead in Ohio  —  (Reuters) - Republican Rob Portman, a senior official under former President George W. Bush, has opened a commanding 13-point lead over his Democratic rival in a Senate race in Ohio, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday said.
RELATED:
New York Post:
Blaming the voters  —  Tweet  —  On Oct. 24, 1996, Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole got up at a campaign rally and promptly lost it: “I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about, or if people are thinking at all,” he shouted.  “Wake up, America!”
Discussion: Betsy's Page, DCCC, Commentary and TalkLeft
Allan Hall / Telegraph:
First World War officially ends  —  The First World War will officially end on Sunday, 92 years after the guns fell silent, when Germany pays off the last chunk of reparations imposed on it by the Allies.  —  The final payment of £59.5 million, writes off the crippling debt …
Dan Barry / New York Times:
Obama's University Visit Was Not Simple  —  Would it be all right if the Leader of the Free World stopped by your campus for a little while?  —  He wants to surround himself with hordes of enthusiastic young people, toss out a few oratorical gems — as you know, he's got the gift — and reinvigorate his anxious political party.
James Rosen / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Does DeMint have his eye on top Senate GOP post?  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Jim DeMint, in an unusual assertion of unilateral power, warned the other 99 senators that for the rest of their legislative session this year, all bills and nominations that are slated for unanimous passage must go through his office for review.
Discussion: The Politico and Think Progress
John / Power Line:
Is Barack Obama My Keeper?  —  []Some commentators are criticizing President Obama's response to a supporter at a campaign event who asked him why he is a Christian: … I have no interest in questioning Obama's religious faith, which I believe to be sincere.
Discussion: Instapundit and Rumproast
Peggy O'Hare / Houston Chronicle:
Parents: Bullying drove Cy-Fair 8th-grader to suicide  —  They claim school district took no action  —  Asher Brown's worn-out tennis shoes still sit in the living room of his Cypress-area home while his student progress report — filled with straight A's — rests on the coffee table.
Sjones / CNSNews:
Even if Bin Laden Had Been on the Gaza-Bound Flotilla, Israel's Actions Would Have Been Illegal, Says UN-Appointed Judge  —  The U.N. Human Rights Council is considering a report by the three-member commission that investigated the so-called “flotilla incident” - Israel's interception at sea …
Discussion: Right Wing News
WPVI-TV:
New 6abc/Franklin & Marshall poll  —  A new 6abc/Franklin and Marshall College Poll just released this morning, which offers the way voters are leaning in Pennsylvania.  —  The governor's race has tightened up.  Among registered adults, Republican Tom Corbett leads Democrat Dan Onorato …
msnbc.com:
Poll: Battle for Congress tightens between parties  —  Ethics panel GOP accuses Dems of stalling on trials  —  Despite what the NBC/WSJ pollsters say is natural tightening, however, the overall dynamics heading into the election remain the same: Nearly six in 10 think the country is headed …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:10 AM ET, September 29, 2010.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
 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: 
Jane Perlez / New York Times:
Generals in Pakistan Push for Shake-Up of Government
Brody Mullins / Wall Street Journal:
Advocacy Groups Stir Call for Probe
Discussion: Right Wing News
Heather Mac Donald / Secular Right:
Dinesh D'Souza's poison
Brian Wheeler / BBC:
'We've got our party back,' says Lord Kinnock
Discussion: Telegraph and Guardian
Sewell Chan / New York Times:
Congress Likely to Urge China to Raise Its Currency
Discussion: Economist's View and The Page
 Earlier Items: 
Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
Debate in California Governor's Race
Discussion: PolitiCal, The Politico and The Page
David M. Herszenhorn / New York Times:
Bill to End Tax Provision on U.S. Jobs Is Blocked
Discussion: Seeing the Forest
The Note:
O'Donnell Says GOP Leaders ‘Lazy’ in Approach to Health Care Law
Discussion: The Politico
Brad / Think Progress:
TenMillionVoters.Com: Newt Launches Tea Party Campaign To Stop …
Discussion: Lez Get Real
Annie Lowrey / The Washington Independent:
The Real Impact of Food Stamp Cuts
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Sky News:
Multi-Attack Terror Plot On European Cities