Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:45 AM ET, December 26, 2011

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Michael Levenson / The Boston Globe:
Romney leads, Paul rises in N.H. poll  —  Gingrich's surge muted as 1st US primary nears  —  Mitt Romney (with his wife, Ann) has a clear lead in New Hampshire over Newt Gingrich, who could find himself eclipsed by Ron Paul, while Jon Huntsman appears to be carving out a niche by appealing to independent voters.
RELATED:
Meghashyam Mali / Ballot Box:
GOP senator says Tea Party challenges ‘killed off’ efforts at Republican majority  —  Sen. Dick Lugar (Ind.) facing a primary contest from the right in his reelection bid said past Tea Party-backed challenges had “killed off” Republican efforts to take the Senate in the past and could undermine a GOP majority again in 2012.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and ABCNEWS
RELATED:
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Lugar: I'm the Republicans' best chance
Discussion: The Politico
Michelle Obama / The Huffington Post:
Republican Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner Insults Michelle Obama's ‘Big Butt’! … We know we're in a nasty political climate but partisanship has gone way, way too far when a Republican Congressman attacks the First Lady for having a ‘large posterior.’  —  Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner you are a rude dude.
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Mark Steyn / National Review:
Silent Night  —  On this Christmas Eve, one of the great unreported stories throughout what we used to call Christendom is the persecution of Christians around the world.  In Egypt, the “Arab Spring” is going so swimmingly that Copts are already fleeing Egypt and, for those Christians that remain …
Discussion: Belmont Club and Vox Popoli
RELATED:
David Warren / Ottawa Citizen:   A prayer for brothers and sisters
Walter Russell Mead / Via Meadia:
Will Desperate Egyptian Christians Seek Refuge In The US?
Marc Lacey / New York Times:
Goldwater Institute an Aggressive Conservative Watchdog  —  PHOENIX — Clint Bolick looks like any other high-powered lawyer, for the most part.  But glance down at his index finger, which sports a scorpion tattoo, for first-hand evidence of his unconventional streak.
Associated Press:
Explosion Rips Through Catholic Church in Nigeria  —  An explosion ripped through a Catholic church Sunday during Christmas Mass near Nigeria's capital, killing at least 25 people, officials said.  A radical Muslim sect waging an increasingly sophisticated sectarian fight claimed the attack …
RELATED:
Steve Horwitz / Bleeding Heart Libertarians:
How Did We Get Here?  Or, Why Do 20 Year Old Newsletters Matter So Damn Much?  —  As some of you might know, I've been stirring up quite a bit of trouble on Facebook the last few days discussing the Ron Paul newsletters story.  Matt suggested I write up some of what I've been saying for the audience here at BHL, which I'm happy to do.
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Go Daddy loses over 37,000 domains due to SOPA stance  —  Hosting and domain registrar company Go Daddy has lost more than 37,000 domains in the past two days due to the company's wishy-washy stance on the Stop Online Piracy Act.  —  The fleeing domains comes as a result of the intense backlash …
College of Law:
University of Illinois College of Law Mourns the Loss of Professor Larry Ribstein  —  The University of Illinois College of Law community mourns the loss of Professor Larry E. Ribstein, the Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair, Associate Dean for Research, and Co-Director of the Illinois Business Law …
RELATED:
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
The Cratchit Tax Credit  —  AT Christmastime, we like to tell stories about resilient families.  The Cratchits of “A Christmas Carol,” for instance, who subsist on love, hope and 15 shillings a week.  The Baileys of Bedford Falls, who survive wars, bank runs and bankruptcies because they have friends …
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Walter Russell Mead / Via Meadia:
Britain Defiant On The Falklands  —  Prime Minister David Cameron's Christmas message to the Falkland Islanders was as clear as anything Mrs. Thatcher would have said. … At the same time, Britain has joined the United States and other European and Arab countries in rattling sabers in the general direction of Iran.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 12:45 AM ET, December 26, 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 Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Ellen Barry / New York Times:
Tens of Thousands Gather in Moscow to Protest
FRANCE 24:
Main Islamist parties take 65% of second-round votes
Jamie Malanowski / Washington Monthly:
Give 'Em Hell, Barry
 Earlier Items: 
The White House:
Statement by the President on H.R. 2055
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Wall Street Journal:
Internal memo: Vice Media “will no longer publish content on vice.com” and may partner with established media companies to distribute its content

Brian Steinberg / Variety:
WBD reports Q4 revenue down 7% YoY to $10.3B, adjusted EBITDA down 5% YoY to $2.5B, 97.7M global streaming subscribers, and a $103M streaming profit for 2023

Katie Kilkenny / The Hollywood Reporter:
An interview with studio owner Tyler Perry, who says he's putting an $800M studio expansion in Atlanta on hold after seeing the capabilities of OpenAI's Sora

 
Sister Sites:

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