Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:55 AM ET, October 27, 2011


 Top Items: 
Susan Saulny / New York Times:
As Cain Promotes His Management Skills, Ex-Aides Tell of Campaign in Chaos  —  If Herman Cain feels his management skills are up to any challenge, some of his former staff members think he should have started with the disorder in his own campaign.  —  Mr. Cain has hardly shown up in New Hampshire …
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: GOP Primary Voters Get on the Cain Train  —  Herman Cain takes the lead in the Republican presidential nomination contest as GOP voters continue to deny Mitt Romney clear front-runner status.  —  A Fox News poll released Wednesday shows support for Cain has quadrupled among GOP primary voters since late August.
David Weigel / Slate:
Newt's Not Here, Man  —  Cain and Gingrich are making the wrong campaign moves, and winning.  Why?  —  Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich at the CNN Republican presidential debate  —  Photographs by Ethan Miller/Getty Images.  —  On Nov. 5, with just five non-holiday Saturdays left till the Iowa caucuses …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Herman Cain, Outlier  —  Herman Cain, the Georgia businessman who has never held elected office, is tied for the lead in national polls of Republican voters — or perhaps even slightly ahead of Mitt Romney, as he was in Tuesday night's New York Times/CBS News poll.
Mj Lee / The Politico:
James Carville: Cain aide ‘drunk or stoned’
Discussion: The Raw Story
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Economic Growth Accelerates  —  U.S. economic growth accelerated this summer as consumers and businesses boosted spending, allaying at least for now concerns of a slide back toward recession.  —  Separately, new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week yet remained elevated …
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
Neil Irwin / Washington Post:
GDP: good expectations for growth
Discussion: Daily Kos
New York Post:
Occupy Wall Street kitchen staff protesting fixing food for freeloaders  —  The Occupy Wall Street volunteer kitchen staff launched a “counter” revolution yesterday — because they're angry about working 18-hour days to provide food for “professional homeless” people and ex-cons masquerading as protesters.
Kerry Wills / NY Daily News:
Occupy Wall Street protester who was pepper-sprayed finds romance with fellow demonstrator  —  Occupy Wall Street protester Kaylee Dedrick is still furious over getting pepper-sprayed by a cop - but the blinding sting wasn't all bad.  —  It sparked a romance with a fellow protester who came to her aid.
Alex Leary / St. Petersburg Times:
Adviser: Connie Mack to enter U.S. Senate race  —  U.S. Rep. Connie Mack unexpectedly signaled late Wednesday that he will enter the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, apparently convinced other candidates cannot defeat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson.  —  “He's getting in the race,” adviser David James said in an e-mail.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Democrats are increasingly calling it a ‘Republican Congress’  —  President Obama and Democrats on Capitol Hill are increasingly referring to the Congress as “Republican” even though their party controls one-half of the unpopular institution.  —  Obama and his allies have started to deploy the phrase …
Exclusive: Democrats seek up to $3 trillion savings
Discussion: Firedoglake, PJ Media and Campaign 2012
San Francisco Chronicle:
Iraq vet in critical condition after Oakland protest  —  (10-26) 17:29 PDT OAKLAND — Protesters inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement plan to rally again in downtown Oakland at 6 p.m. tonight, with some saying they will try to retake the encampment outside City Hall that police dismantled early Tuesday.
Adam Gabbatt / Guardian:
Occupy Oakland: Iraq war veteran in critical condition after police clashes
New York Times:
Europe Agrees to Basics of Plan to Resolve Euro Crisis  —  BRUSSELS — European leaders, in a significant step toward resolving the euro zone financial crisis, early Thursday morning obtained an agreement from banks to take a 50 percent loss on the face value of their Greek debt.
Daily Mail:
The thermal images that prove 90% of tents in the Occupy camp in London are left EMPTY overnight  —  These are the damning images that prove the anti-capitalist protest that has closed St Paul's Cathedral is all but deserted at night.  —  Footage from a thermal imaging camera taken late …
Charles P. Pierce / Esquire:
Paul Ryan Is Living in a Fantasy Land Older Than Ayn Rand  —  Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you today's worst paragraph in political rhetoric, courtesy of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Dickens), in an appearance at the Heritage Foundation, which must be like seeing The Beatles at The Cavern in Liverpool, back in the day.
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Rubin dismisses Erickson's ‘anti-Semitic screed’  —  RedState's and CNN's Erick Erickson wrote today, in response to my profile today of the Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin, that her politics might be better described as “Likud” than conservative, drawing a sharp response from Rubin to me this evening.
Robert Cox / Talk of the Sound:
Chelsea Clinton Mulls Congressional Run from New York State; 18th District in Westchester County Considered Likely Choice  —  Talk of the Sound has learned that Chelsea Clinton may run for Congress next year.  —  Clinton has been approached by “the right people” in the New York Democratic Party, according to one source in Albany.
Celeste Katz / NY Daily News:   Team Lowey Squashes Chelsea Clinton Story (Updated x 4: Now With More Squashing)
Nicholas D. Kristof / New York Times:
Crony Capitalism Comes Home  —  Whenever I write about Occupy Wall Street, some readers ask me if the protesters really are half-naked Communists aiming to bring down the American economic system when they're not doing drugs or having sex in public.  —  The answer is no. That alarmist view …
Topline Results of Oct. 20-25, 2011, CNN/TIME/ORC Poll  —  FLORIDA  —  BASED ON INTERVIEWS WITH 401 REGISTERED REPUBLICANS — SAMPLING ERROR: +/- 5 PERCENTAGE PTS.  —  If the Republican presidential primary were held today, please tell me which of the following people you would be most likely to support.
Alex Altman / Swampland:
CNN/TIME Poll: Romney Leads Republican Rivals in First Four Primary States
Discussion: Iowa Caucuses and Burkablog
Blogger Bob / The TSA Blog:
Inappropriate Note Author Identified and Removed From Screening  —  Earlier this week, a passenger found a highly inappropriate note scrawled on a “Notice of Inspection” that TSA places in checked bags if they are required to be searched.  She tweeted a photo of what she found and we soon learned of the incident.
James Pethokoukis / The Enterprise Blog:
7 reasons why Obama is wrong on income inequality  —  As if ordered up directly by the Obama White House and Occupy Wall Street, the Congressional Budget Office has produced a timely report looking at income inequality.  The CBO found that between between 1979 and 2007 …
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 9:55 AM ET, October 27, 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
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 More Items: 
Cato @ Liberty:
William Niskanen, Former Reagan Economist and Cato Board Chair, Dead at 78
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
The Mideast deal that could have been
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
James Q. Lynch / Eastern Iowa Government:
Iowa Senate 18 candidates disagree on role of government
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Adrian Croft / Reuters:
Taliban commanders say Pakistan intelligence helps them
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Chris Stirewalt / Fox News:
Obama Taps Taxpayers For Student Stimulus
The Atlantic Online:
Obama's Student-Loan Order Saves the Average Grad Less Than $10 a Month
Sam Baker / The Hill:
Second Democrat says he'll support repeal of CLASS health program
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
Gay troops to file suit challenging Defense of Marriage Act
 Earlier Items: 
Helene Cooper / New York Times:
Black Support for Obama Is Steady and Strong
Discussion: ABCNEWS and Prairie Weather
Penny Starr / CNSNews:
Napolitano: Jailed Illegals Will Get Phone Number to Report Civil Rights Violations
Jillian Berman / The Huffington Post:
BofA CEO Brian Moynihan ‘Incensed’ People Don't Recognize ‘How Much Good’ His Employees Do
Discussion: Bloomberg
Paul Glastris / Washington Monthly:
What Happens in the Campaign Stays in the Campaign
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Dave Levinthal / The Politico:
Ex-FEC chief: Lift money limits
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Wisconsin Recall Prospects Dimming

From Mediagazer:

Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
The hangover from the Hollywood strikes has lasted longer than anyone anticipated, as studios, networks, and streaming services simply aren't buying as much

Michael Msika / Bloomberg:
PE firm Blackstone offers ~$1.5B to purchase Hipgnosis, about 7% higher than the bid made earlier this week by Concord to which Hipgnosis' board had agreed

John Koblin / New York Times:
Antenna: ~25% of subscribers to US streaming video services, or 29M+ users, canceled 3+ of them in the past 2 years, as they increasingly jump between services

Sister Sites:

 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page