Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:00 PM ET, October 6, 2015

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Nick Gass / Politico:
Carson slams Obama for Oregon visit with shooting victims' families  —  <p>If he were president, Ben Carson would not visit Roseburg, Oregon, in the aftermath of last week's deadly shooting, as President Barack Obama is scheduled to do on Friday.  The Republican presidential candidate …
RELATED:
USA Today:
Ben Carson: On gun control, Snowden — and Trump  —  NEW YORK — Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who trails only Donald Trump at the top of the Republican presidential field, says the lesson of the nation's latest mass shooting isn't to enact more limits on guns but to consider whether …
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Insistent Ben Carson Tells Whoopi That Hitler Really Could Happen Here  —  During an interview on ABC's “The View” on Tuesday, co-host Whoopi Goldberg asked Ben Carson to explain his recent comment that “Hitler” could “happen here” in the United States.  —  Carson first noted that he used Adolf Hitler …
Discussion: The Week
Marissa Mitchell / WAGA-TV:
Georgia Man Loses Job, Upsets Mother after Facebook Post  —  ATLANTA - A swirl of controversy over a Facebook post and its accompanying racially-charged comments have led to an Atlanta man's job termination.  —  Gerod Roth, who is white, was fired from the Polaris Marketing Group in Atlanta …
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
In first national ad, Clinton hits GOP on Benghazi  —  Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is seeking to capitalize off of Republicans' comments linking her political performance with the House committee investigating the 2012 violence in Benghazi, Libya.
RELATED:
Paul Singer / OnPolitics:
Democrats crush Republicans in grammar; Chafee on top
Discussion: The Week
Emily Atkin / ThinkProgress:
New Analysis Ranks Presidential Candidates By Their Supporters' Grammar
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Sari Horwitz / Washington Post:
Justice Department set to free 6,000 prisoners, largest one-time release  —  The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison — the largest one-time release of federal prisoners — in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief to drug offenders …
RELATED:
Michael S. Schmidt / New York Times:   U.S. to Release 6,000 Inmates Under New Sentencing Guidelines
Lisa Robinson / Vanity Fair:
Rihanna in Cuba: The Cover Story  —  Rihanna is firmly in control of her life and career—but not of her image, which has veered between club-hopping temptress and poster child for victims of domestic abuse.  As the 27-year-old readies her long-awaited new album, she talks candidly …
RELATED:
Julie Miller / Vanity Fair:
Rihanna Praises Rachel Dolezal: “I Think She Was a Bit of a Hero”  —  In Vanity Fair's November cover story, Rihanna weighs in on the controversial N.A.A.C.P. chapter president who was “outed” as white.  —  When Rachel Dolezal first made headlines this summer, after the N.A.A.C.P. chapter president was …
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Exclusive: Biden himself leaked word of his son's dying wish  —  <p>Joe Biden has been making his 2016 deliberations all about his late son since August.</p><p>Aug. 1, to be exact — the day renowned Hillary Clinton-critic Maureen Dowd published a <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/ 02 …
Hadas Gold / Politico:
The 'Morning Joe'-Clinton campaign stalemate  —  <p>There's a mandate on MSNBC's "Morning Joe": No candidate surrogates or spokespeople can appear on the show until the candidate agrees to be interviewed.  And it all started with the Hillary Clinton campaign.</p><p>" The rule …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
RELATED:
Eliza Collins / Politico:
Stock photo company offering campaigns gaffe-free images
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Eric Bradner / CNN:
Graham opposed Sandy aid but wants help in South Carolina  —  Washington (CNN)Sen. Lindsey Graham is asking for federal aid for his home state of South Carolina as it battles raging floods, but he voted to oppose similar help for New Jersey in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2013.
RELATED:
Michael Tomasky / The Daily Beast:
Dems, Don't Freak Out About Rubio Just Yet  —  Sure, it's easy to understand why liberals would be worried about him.  But let's take a look at his drawbacks, shall we?  —  So in the past week or so, it seems that people have decided that Marco Rubio is going to be the GOP nominee.  What people, you ask?
RELATED:
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
Why Marco Rubio's Chances Are Rising  —  A lot has changed since April, when Marco Rubio announced his presidential bid.  Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin was the top candidate of mainstream conservative activists and donors.  Jeb Bush seemed like a fund-raising juggernaut with natural appeal …
Discussion: Salon, The Week and Political Wire
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton Approaches Debate, and Bernie Sanders, With Caution  —  Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is grappling with a pressing and difficult question: How can she contrast herself to Bernie Sanders in next week's Democratic presidential debate and beyond, without employing the sort of attacks that could boomerang to harm her?
Discussion: The Week, Mediaite and Hot Air
RELATED:
Shawnmcginnis / KTLA:
Hollywood Mother Collapses, Dies While Feeding Baby Who Then Chokes to Death: Police  —  The bodies of a woman and her 1-year-old son, who were likely dead for days, were found inside a Hollywood apartment Monday along with a second boy who was suffering from severe dehydration after a worried neighbor called 911.
Kim Fields / KTFT:
Fellow diners accuse Nampa family of ‘ruining their dinner,’ deliver nasty note  —  BOISE - A Nampa mom is upset after she says she received a nasty note from her fellow diners accusing her 10-month-old son of “ruining” their dinner with his yelling.  —  Katie Leach admits that her son's “new thing” is yelling.
Discussion: Eater and WGN-TV
Matthew Rosenberg / New York Times:
General Takes Responsibility for Afghan Hospital Airstrike  —  WASHINGTON — With the United States struggling to account for an airstrike that decimated a Doctors Without Borders hospital, the American commander in Afghanistan on Tuesday took responsibility for the sustained bombardment …
RELATED:
Luis Martinez / ABC News:
US ‘Mistakenly Struck’ Kunduz Hospital, Gen. Says
Vindicator:
Man “too high” on marijuana calls Austintown police for help  —  AUSTINTOWN — Township police were called to a home Friday night by a man who complained he was “too high” after smoking marijuana.  —  According to a police report, authorities were called to the 100 block of Westminister Avenue …
Justin Wm / Washington Post:
Nice try, but judge rules swinger sex parties unprotected by First Amendment  —  The town of Windsor Locks, Conn. — population 12,000 — doesn't seem a Vegas-like magnet of bawdy behavior.  For those looking for something to do, there's the New England Air Museum and the Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial.
Dylan Matthews / Vox:
What no politician wants to admit about gun control  —  President Obama is clearly fed up.  His speeches after mass shootings — speeches that have become a bit of a morbid ritual, given how regularly the shootings occur — have grown angrier, more emotional, and more disgusted …
BobbyJindal.com:
We fill Our Culture With Garbage, And We Reap The Result  —  I'm going to start today by venting, and I will warn you in advance that this is going to be a sermon, but someone needs to speak the truth for a change:  —  Another week, another mass shooting, another press conference …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 5:00 PM ET, October 6, 2015.

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: 
Megan Miller / WIAT-TV:
Picture of Jefferson County Deputy comforting baby goes viral
Discussion: WPRI-TV and WKRN-TV
Aaron C. Davis / Washington Post:
D.C.'s 16-week family leave plan would be most generous in U.S.
Discussion: CityLab and Hit & Run
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Huntsman Swipes at His Former Chief of Staff Chaffetz: ‘Self-Promoter,’ ‘Power-Hungry’
Joe Concha / Mediaite:
Exclusive: NBC's Andy Lack to Meet with Keith Olbermann on Possible MSNBC Return
Jonah Goldberg / USA Today:
Saturday Night Live donates to Hillary campaign
Ari Harow / Los Angeles Times:
Op-Ed Are Islamic State terrorists sneaking into the West?
Discussion: Vox Popoli
 Earlier Items: 
Conor Lynch / Salon:
The strange death of GOP libertarianism: Rand Paul's collapse and the fading of a political moment
Discussion: The Mahablog and Hit & Run
Jo Dee Black / Great Falls Tribune:
Man fends off grizzly by shoving arm down its throat
Ari Melber / msnbc.com:
After talking up money, Donald Trump isn't spending it
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Mark Stenberg / Adweek:
Sources: Amazon plans to shut its FAST service Freevee in the coming weeks, as part of a broader effort to focus its ad and product efforts on Prime Video

Margi Murphy / Bloomberg:
A profile of ElevenLabs, whose AI voice cloning tech is being used to spoof politicians; five of ElevenLabs' 40 employees are dedicated to trust and safety

Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
ABC report: UK magazines' digital sales rose 15.4% YoY to an average of 2.6M per edition, including 1.2M from “all you can read” sales via Readly and others

 
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