Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:15 AM ET, February 28, 2011

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Richard A. Oppel Jr / New York Times:
Demonstrators Can Continue Overnight Stays in Wisconsin Capitol  —  MADISON, Wis. — In a victory — at least a symbolic one — for Wisconsin's public employee unions, the Capitol authorities announced on Sunday that demonstrators could continue their all-night sleepovers in the building and would not be forcibly ejected or arrested.
RELATED:
host.madison.com:
About 600 stalwart protesters allowed to stay in Capitol overnight  —  Hundreds of protesters remained at the state Capitol overnight without incident and were not arrested, after police spent most of Sunday meeting with union leaders and encouraging protesters to leave voluntarily and peacefully.
Michael Whitney / Firedoglake:
Live Updates: Police to Clear Protestors from Wisconsin Capitol Building  —  I'm collecting live coverage of events as police prepare to clear out the Wisconsin Capitol Building in Madison, WI on the 14th day of protests against Gov. Scott Walker's union-busting bill.
JSOnline:
Capitol camp-out continues
Discussion: The Maddow Blog
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Herman Cain wins Tea Party presidential live straw poll at Phoenix summit  —  Phoenix (CNN) - Which Republican should become the next president?  Herman Cain, according to a number of Tea Party activists gathered at a weekend summit in Phoenix.  —  Cain, a conservative talk show host …
RELATED:
Cubachi:
Herman Cain wins Tea Party straw poll  —  According to CNN, Herman Cain, the dynamic and possible 2012 candidate, won the the American Policy Summit's presidential live straw poll on Sunday held by the Tea Party Patriots conference.  —  Capturing 22% of the 1600 votes cast, Cain …
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Long-shot GOP candidate wins Tea Party straw poll  —  Former pizza executive Herman Cain won on Sunday a 2012 presidential straw poll of attendees of a Tea Party conference in Arizona.  —  Cain won 22 percent of the vote in a straw poll of in-person attendees at the American Policy Summit …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Scared Monkeys
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Home News  —  The Dish is moving!  In April, we'll be joining The Daily Beast.  —  For me, it's a strange mixture of excitement and sadness.  Sadness because the Atlantic has been a very special home for me and all the interns and staffers who have worked at the Dish.
Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
Arab World Embraces Israeli's YouTube Spoof of Qaddafi Rant  —  JERUSALEM — A satirical YouTube clip mocking Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's megalomania is fast becoming a popular token of the Libya uprising across Middle East.  And in an added affront to Colonel Qaddafi, it was created by an Israeli living in Tel Aviv.
RELATED:
New York Times:
Rebels in Libya Gain Power and Defectors  —  ZAWIYAH, Libya — The Libyan rebels challenging Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi demonstrated their increasing military coordination and firepower on Sunday, as defecting officers in the east took steps to establish a unified command while their followers …
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
‘Anonymous’ takes down Americans for Prosperity website  —  The online activist group “anonymous,” which has used coordinated denial of service attacks — a crude but effective Internet weapon — to temporary disable sites belonging to foes ranging from Scientology to WikiLeaks foes …
Henry Blodget / The Business Insider:
The Only Chart You Need To See To Understand Why The US Is Screwed  —  We're still working our way through Kleiner Perkins' partner Mary Meeker's excellent analysis of the financial condition of the United States.  —  We'll be breaking out some key sections in the next few days.
Fox News:
Union Chief Doesn't Condemn Comparisons of Wisconsin's Walker to Hitler  —  The head of one of the nation's most powerful labor unions did not condemn the violent rhetoric in placards and signs held by union supporters demonstrating in Wisconsin despite two direct attempts Sunday to get him on the record declaring them inappropriate.
RELATED:
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
AFL-CIO chief blesses Obama's handling of Wisconsin labor battle
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Left presses Obama to take a firmer stand on heated labor battles
Discussion: JammieWearingFool
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
Defiant Clarence Thomas fires back  —  Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas - his impartiality under attack from liberals because of his attendance at a meeting of conservative donors sponsored by the Koch brothers and his wife's tea party activism - struck a defiant tone in a Saturday night speech …
Discussion: The Note
New Jersey Online:
Experts say Gov. Christie is making all the right moves for a place on national stage  —  TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie doesn't travel light when he rolls in for one of his town hall meetings.  —  A staff of three or four arrives in a box truck packed with gear: risers for the crowd …
RELATED:
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Christie: Palin needs ‘unscripted moments’ if she wants to prove she's serious
Discussion: The Politico
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Walker's Over-Reach, Ctd  —  Dick Morris's latest poll shows Wisonsin voters where the Dish is - in favor of Walker's specific requests of public sector unions, but unwilling to remove most collective bargaining rights.  By slipping this collective bargaining provision into the bill …
Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture:
Roger Ailes to be Indicted  —  Last week, the NY Times broke the story that Roger Ailes had urged various colleagues to lie to Federal investigators; (David Corn explains the background to this here).  —  NYT: … Here's what I learned recently: Someone I spoke with claimed that Ailes …
RELATED:
Henry Blodget / The Business Insider:   FOX NEWS BOSS ROGER AILES TO BE INDICTED???
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:15 AM ET, February 28, 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: 
Christina D. Romer / New York Times:
The Debate That's Muting the Fed's Response
Discussion: FrumForum and Economist's View
DealBook:
JPMorgan Fund Seeks Minority Stake in Twitter
Laura Donnelly / Telegraph:
Cancer sufferers refused life-extending drugs despite Government pledge
Brad Knickerbocker / Christian Science Monitor:
Gates's warning: Avoid land war in Asia, Middle East, and Africa
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Aljazeera:
Tunisia PM announces resignation
New York Times:
The Budget Fight Continues
 Earlier Items: 
Faiz Shakir / ThinkProgress:
Three Sunday Shows Fail To Include Democrats As Featured Guests
Discussion: Washington Monthly
New York Times:
Angry Arizona, Again
Discussion: Daily Kos
Bridget Johnson / The Hill:
Lieberman, McCain: Recognize Libyan opposition as government and arm them
Suzanne Daley / New York Times:
Swedes Begin to Question Liberal Migration Tenets