Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:05 PM ET, January 14, 2011

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Palin to deliver address at gun convention  —  Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will deliver a keynote address to a gun convention later this month.  —  Palin (R) will speak to the Safari International Club (SCI) in Reno, Nev. on Saturday, Jan. 29, according to the group's website.
RELATED:
Democracy Now:
Tucson Shooting Survivor: “It Looks Like Palin, Beck, Sharron Angle and the Rest Got Their First Target”  —  We speak with Tucson shooting survivor Eric Fuller.  A 63-year-old disabled veteran, Fuller had campaigned for Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in her reelection campaign …
Discussion: FrumForum
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Sarah Palin to speak in Nevada  —  Sarah Palin isn't retreating on guns.  Instead, she's reloading.  —  The former vice presidential candidate and possible 2012 presidential hopeful is headed to Safari Club International's convention later this month in Reno, Nev. - one of the key early presidential primary states.
Discussion: Reuters, CNN, The Daily Caller and TPMDC
Kendra Marr / The Politico:
Tucson shooting victim blames Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Sharron Angle  —  A wounded survivor of the Tuscon shooting that critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is blaming Sarah Palin, House Speaker John Boehner, Fox TV host Glenn Beck, and former Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle for the tragedy.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
A Tale of Two Moralities  —  On Wednesday, President Obama called on Americans to “expand our moral imaginations, to listen to each other more carefully, to sharpen our instincts for empathy, and remind ourselves of all the ways our hopes and dreams are bound together.”
RELATED:
Paul Krugman:
Monetary Morality  —  A further thought inspired by the meditations …
Shmuley Boteach / Wall Street Journal:
Sarah Palin Is Right About ‘Blood Libel’  —  Judaism rejects the idea of collective responsibility for murder.  —  The term “blood libel”—which Sarah Palin invoked this week to describe the suggestions by journalists and politicians that conservative figures like herself are responsible …
RELATED:
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Some say ‘blood libel’ signaled base
Washington Post:
House GOP to resume health-care repeal effort, but with more civil tone  —  House Republican leaders said Thursday that they will begin their effort to repeal the new health-care law next week, a return to normal legislative business after the shootings in Arizona suspended activity on Capitol Hill.
RELATED:
Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
House Republicans begin annual retreat under tight security
Discussion: TPMDC and FrumForum
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
House Republicans Edge Back to Business as Usual
Discussion: Wonkette and Sweetness & Light
Free exchange:
The debt ceiling and default  —  ALMOST everyone takes it for granted that a failure to raise the debt ceiling will eventually force the United States to default on its Treasury debt.  This notion is superficially puzzling.  The question is addressed in this week's issue of The Economist.
Discussion: Ezra Klein and The Glittering Eye
RELATED:
Mike Allen / The Politico:
TEAM OBAMA BEGINS PLANNING $1 BILLION REELECTION CAMPAIGN - Party members may mix across aisle for State of the Union - Au revoir, Chairman Steele — Taylor and Amy Gross have #3, a girl  —  Good Friday morning.  TOP TALKER - DNC BRAINSTORMS 2012 WITH BUNDLERS — Jeanne Cummings …
David Brooks / New York Times:
Tree of Failure  —  President Obama gave a wonderful speech in Tucson on Wednesday night.  He didn't try to explain the rampage that occurred there.  Instead, he used the occasion as a national Sabbath — as a chance to step out of the torrent of events and reflect.  He did it with an uplifting spirit.
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Palin's biggest problem  —  Sarah Palin's biggest obstacle to the White House may not be her remarkable level of unpopularity with Democrats and independents.  Her more immediate problem is that she simply doesn't have much support in the vital early Republican states of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and Florida.
Discussion: The Daily Dish and GOP 12
Jeffrey Lord / AmSpecBlog:
Mark Levin's $100,000 Challenge to Chris Matthews  —  Conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin has put out a stunning challenge to those left-wing media personalities accusing conservative talk radio stars and Sarah Palin of encouraging murder.  —  First, he offered $100,000 to Chris Matthews …
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
DeMint e-mail indicates he'll play major role in Texas race  —  Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) served notice Friday that he intends to play a major role in deciding who emerges from a sizable pack of GOP Senate contenders in Texas.  —  In an e-mail to supporters of his Senate Conservatives Fund …
RELATED:
Kyle Trygstad / Roll Call:   Texas Lt. Governor in Running for Open Senate Seat
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Biden taps ex-Clinton aide as chief of staff  —  Vice President Joe Biden announced Friday that centrist Democrat Bruce Reed will be his new chief of staff.  —  Reed, a former Clinton aide and the longtime head of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council (DLC), is the latest in a long line …
Discussion: FrumForum
RELATED:
Mike Allen / Reuters:
Bruce Reed to be Joe Biden chief of staff
Discussion: CNN and Ben Smith's Blog
NY Daily News:
Drifter Naeem Ahmed accused of stalking Caroline Kennedy's 20-year-old daughter Tatiana Schlossberg  —  Tatiana Schlossberg, with mom Caroline Kennedy, has been fending off stalker Naeem Ahmed (below) for 2-1/2 years.  He even tried twice to visit her Manhattan home.
First Lady Michelle Obama / White House.gov Blog:
An Open Letter to Parents Following the Tragedy in Tucson  —  Like so many Americans all across the country, Barack and I were shocked and heartbroken by the horrific act of violence committed in Arizona this past weekend.  Yesterday, we had the chance to attend a memorial service and meet …
RELATED:
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
Michelle Obama's lesson from the Tucson massacre: Teach your children …
Discussion: Wizbang, TPM LiveWire and Lynn Sweet
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
Sen. Mike Lee Calls Child Labor Laws Unconstitutional  —  Last week, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) posted a lecture on his YouTube channel where he explains in great detail his views on the Constitution.  As part of the lecture, which is essentially a lengthy defense of his radical tenther interpretation …
Not / AOL News:
Opinion: Elected Officials Flunk Constitution Quiz … When the Republican House leadership decided to start the 112th Congress with a reading of the U.S. Constitution, the decision raised complaints in some quarters that it was little more than a political stunt.
Ta-Nehisi Coates / The Atlantic Online:
Grappling With Genosha  —  For much our conversations around the Civil War we've remained obsessed with a simple yet vexing question—How could anyone actually own another person?  As I've said before, I found almost any explanation that invokes individual evil to be unpersuasive.
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Tax cuts hinder Obama's plans to overhaul tax code, reduce deficit  —  President Obama's refusal to raise taxes for the vast majority of Americans will prevent him from pursuing a broad overhaul of the tax code and is making it difficult for him to achieve his goals for reducing the budget deficit …
Alister Doyle / Reuters:
Climate a factor in Rome's rise and fall -study  —  OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change seems a factor in the rise and fall of the Roman empire, according to a study of ancient tree growth that urges greater awareness of the risks of global warming in the 21st century.
Mary Ellen Podmolik / Chicago Tribune:
More banks walking away from homes, adding to housing crisis  —  Research shows 1,896 red flag homes in Chicago appear to have been abandoned during foreclosure process  —  A new type of property is adding to neighborhood blight: the bank walkaway.  —  Research to be released Thursday …
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Steele's rocky tenure at RNC expected to end Friday  —  Washington (CNN) - It's anybody's guess which candidate will emerge as the next chairman of the Republican National Committee after Friday's election, but RNC watchers largely agree on one thing: the reign of Michael Steele has come to an end.
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Christie to headline fundraising dinner for House GOP  —  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) will headline House Republicans' annual fundraising dinner this year.  —  Christie, a rising star in the GOP, will keynote the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) dinner on March 30, the committee announced Friday.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:05 PM ET, January 14, 2011.

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: 
Wall Street Journal:
New Hit to Strapped States
Discussion: CBS New York and Foreclosureblues
Washington Post:
Maintaining racial diversity in schools
John Hooper / Guardian:
Italy PM in teenage prostitution case
Discussion: Gawker, AOL News and Wonkette
ABCNEWS:
Musical Chairs: A Shakeup in Congress?
Discussion: The Politico, The Hill and The Note
Jesse Jackson, Jr / The Politico:
View Tucson as act of terrorism
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Ginger Gibson / New Jersey Online:
Gov. Christie won't share opinion on concealed weapon licenses
Discussion: GOP 12 and Hot Air
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
GOP gears up again to strip NPR of federal funds
Discussion: Hot Air
The Huffington Post:
Citigroup Was On The Verge Of Failure, New Report Finds …
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Big Picture
 Earlier Items: 
Gary Langer / ABCNEWS:
Poll: Obama and Lame-Duck Congress Popular - But Will it Quack Again?
Discussion: Mediaite and Sweetness & Light
Joshua Green / The Atlantic Online:
Herman Cain, the GOP Wild Card
Eric Lach / TPMMuckraker:
Clear Channel Yanks ‘Straight Shooter’ Limbaugh Ad In Tucson