Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
8:35 PM ET, November 16, 2011

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Gregory J. Krieg / ABCNEWS:
Texas College GOP Leader: Obama Assassination ‘Tempting’  —  Hours after Pennsylvania State Police arrested a 21-year-old Idaho man for allegedly firing a semi-automatic rifle at the White House, the top student official for the College Republicans at the University of Texas tweeted that the idea …
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Balloon Juice
RELATED:
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
An Occupy shooter?  —  If confirmed, this will likely be a much, much bigger image problem than the reports of crime in Occupy encampments:  —  Authorities suspect [Oscar Ramiro] Ortega-Hernandez] had been in the area for weeks, coming back and forth to the Washington Mall.
Ryan J. Reilly / tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com:
SLIDESHOW: Occupy D.C. Encampment  —  Protestor Ralph Wittenberg told TPM on Tuesday evening that authorities came through “searching for a so-called terrorist who shot at the White House, with no warrant, they went into everybody's tents.”  —  A person handling media requests for Occupy DC confirmed …
Paul Duggan / Washington Post:
Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez arrested after shots fired near White House
Discussion: msnbc.com
David Jackson / USA Today:   Man charged with firing bullets at Obama White House
Bloomberg:
Gingrich Said to Be Paid at Least $1.6 Million by Freddie Mac  —  Newt Gingrich made between $1.6 million and $1.8 million in consulting fees from two contracts with mortgage company Freddie Mac, according to two people familiar with the arrangement.  —  The total amount is significantly larger …
RELATED:
O.Kay Henderson:
Newt responds to $1.6 M Freddie Mac payment (audio)  —  GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich answered questions about this Bloomberg News story for about three minutes this morning.  Gingrich called it a fee for “strategic advice.”  Here is the key part of the exchange with reporters:
Daniel Strauss / Ballot Box:
Gingrich running neck and neck with Obama
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
Keeps Getting Better
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
The stunning silence from the White House on GSE bonuses
Discussion: Sister Toldjah
Reid Pillifant / Capital New York:
Architect of Obama's health care plan fears a ‘political’ decision by the Supreme Court, says Romney's lying  —  Jonathan Gruber, a key intellectual architect of President Obama's overhaul of the American health care system, is a little frustrated.  —  “I'm frustrated that the future …
RELATED:
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Former Romney adviser accuses him of ‘lying’ about Romneycare
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Occupy Wall Street Favor Fading  —  The Occupy Wall Street movement is not wearing well with voters across the country.  Only 33% now say that they are supportive of its goals, compared to 45% who say they oppose them.  That represents an 11 point shift in the wrong direction …
Ezra Klein / Washington Post:
Wonkbook: ‘Supercommittee’ sabotage  —  Six days left for the supercommittee, and it's not looking good.  On CNBC last night, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Republican co-chair of the committee, said he and his colleagues had “gone as far as we feel we can go” on taxes, and that …
RELATED:
Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Reid dials up the pressure in debate over terrorism detainees, defense funding
Discussion: The Politico
Brian Beutler / tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com:
TPMDC  —  Top GOPer On Super Committee Says No New Revenue …
Craig Gilbert / JSOnline:
Cain took campaign on wild ride through Wisconsin  —  By Craig Gilbert of the Journal Sentinel  —  Aboard the Herman Cain Bus - It was a crazy, surreal, potentially disastrous day inside the Cain for President Campaign.  —  Or maybe it was a perfectly normal one.
Wall Street Journal:
Another ObamaCare Glitch  —  Congress made a legal mistake while rushing through the health law.  Now it's come back to haunt the administration.  —  Even if ObamaCare survives Supreme Court scrutiny next spring, its trials will be far from over.  That's because the law has a major glitch that threatens its basic functioning.
Bloomberg:
JPMorgan, Goldman Keep Italy Risk in Dark  —  JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), among the world's biggest traders of credit derivatives, disclosed to shareholders that they have sold protection on more than $5 trillion of debt globally.
RELATED:
Bloomberg:
About William Cohan  —  Tiny Rule Change at Heart of MF Global Failure: William D. Cohan
Discussion: Eschaton
NewsMax.com:
Newt: Gingrich/Cain Ticket ‘A Real Possibility’  —  More ways to share...  Mixx  —  Stumbled  —  LinkedIn  —  Vine  —  Buzzflash  —  Newstrust  —  Technocrati  —  Forward Article  —  Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich tells Newsmax that a Gingrich/Herman Cain ticket in 2012 is a …
Discussion: The PJ Tatler and National Review
RELATED:
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Gingrich says ticket of Gingrich-Cain could happen in 2012
Discussion: Daily Kos
New York Times:
Paterno Turns Home Over to Wife for $1  —  STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno transferred full ownership of his house to his wife, Sue, for $1 in July, less than four months before a sexual abuse scandal engulfed his Penn State football program and the university.
RELATED:
John Dodge / CBS Chicago:
Man Arrested For Child Porn ‘No Longer Welcome’ At Occupy Chicago  —  CHICAGO (CBS) — A man involved with the “Occupy Chicago” movement has been charged with child pornography.  —  Robert Reitz, 21, of the 2000 block of South Canalport Avenue, was arrested Monday in the 100 block …
Wynton Hall / Big Government:
Robert Kennedy, Jr.'s ‘Green’ Company Scored $1.4 Billion Taxpayer Bailout  —  President John F. Kennedy's nephew, Robert Kennedy, Jr., netted a $1.4 billion bailout for his company, BrightSource, through a loan guarantee issued by a former employee-turned Department of Energy official.
Renee Dudley / The Post and Courier, Charleston SC:
Cancer center's Santa gets boot  —  It's not even December, but Santa has already been fired from Charleston's Hollings Cancer Center.  —  For each of the past two years, hospital volunteer Frank Cloyes spent one day as St. Nick, spreading good cheer and snacks to patients sitting through chemotherapy treatments.
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Candidates' Gaffes Dismay Some Republicans  —  The Republican presidential candidates have served comedians a full platter of laughs this year — a steady diet of gaffes, misstatements, puzzled looks and long, awkward pauses.  —  To a remarkable degree, the candidates have turned …
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
GOP leader bucks party on taxes  —  The third-ranking Senate Republican argued Wednesday that Republicans on the supercommittee need to offer more revenues if the deficit panel hopes to balance the country's books.  —  The comment from Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), who is leaving …
Shiv Malik / Guardian:
Young jobseekers told to work without pay or lose unemployment benefits  —  People taking up work experience places - providing up to 30 hours a week of unpaid labour - face losing benefits if they quit  —  Job scheme internships: tell us your story  —  Britain's young unemployed …
Discussion: Boing Boing and Eschaton
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Gingrich and Romney Top GOP Nominee Picks  —  Newt Gingrich has catapulted to the front of the race for the 2012 Republican nomination while Herman Cain has lost ground with GOP primary voters.  Mitt Romney, once again, is holding steady.  —  A Fox News poll released Wednesday …
Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
Uncovering Presidential Proposals By Using The World-Flattening Internet  —  “Here we are in America again on the eve of a major budgetary decision by yet another bipartisan ‘super committee,’” observes Thomas Friedman in the New York Times, “and does anyone know what President Obama's preferred outcome is?
Laura Hibbard / The Huffington Post:
Julio Artuz, 15-Year-Old Special Needs Student, Records Teacher Verbally Abusing Him (VIDEO) … Bullying , Video , Anti Bulling Laws , Anti-Bullying , Bullying Caught On Tape , Bullying In Schools , High School , High School Bullying , School Bullying , Special Needs Students , Teachers Bullying Students , Education News
Discussion: Gawker
Kate Sheppard / MoJo Articles:
Scott Walker's New Jobs Plan: Abstinence-Only Education  —  Step 1: Wisconsin Republicans repeal the state's comprehensive sex education law.  Step 2: ???  Step 3: Jobs!  —  Post Comment  —  Wisconsin is facing a jobs crisis.  The state's official unemployment rate, down to 7.1 percent in January …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 8:35 PM ET, November 16, 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: 
Business Wire:
Bank of America Features Malcolm Gladwell in Speaker Series for Local Small Business Owners
Peter Nicholas / Los Angeles Times:
Administration officials double as Obama campaign speakers
Discussion: Truthdig and Business Insider
Burgess Everett / The Politico:
Republicans say TSA hasn't made skies safer
Discussion: CNN
Bill McGuire / ABCNEWS:
U.S. Debt Tops $15 Trillion Mark Today
 Earlier Items: 
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Huntsman: Rest of GOP field was ‘in favor of basically defaulting’
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Dan Berman / The Politico:
Steven Chu: No politics on Solyndra
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Ron Paul: 'Maybe there's a concerted effort' to quiet his policy views
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
Associated Press:
Pregnant woman pepper sprayed at Occupy Seattle
NBC Chicago:
Teacher Masturbated in Class: Police
Discussion: CBS Chicago and The Raw Story