Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:05 PM ET, August 7, 2019

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Elizabeth Chuck / NBC News:
A ‘hero’ grandfather, a teen, an Army vet: These are the victims of the El Paso massacre  —  A gunman opened fire at a Walmart Saturday, killing 22.  —  The trip to Walmart was supposed to be fun: an excuse for David Johnson and his wife, Kathy, to take their 9-year-old granddaughter …
RELATED:
El Paso Times:
El Paso braces for Trump visit: Medical workers petition against visit, groups plan joint vigil  —  President Donald Trump was expected to be greeted with denunciations from some El Paso leaders when he visits Wednesday.  —  U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar, along with the Border Network …
Timothy Archuleta / El Paso Times:
Mr. President, the hatred of the El Paso shooting didn't come from our city  —  When you visit today, you will see El Paso in the agony of our mourning.  You also will see El Paso at its finest.  —  Dear Mr. President:  —  Today is a tragic day to visit El Paso.
Discussion: Shareblue Media and The Week
Elizabeth Harrington / The Hill:
The ‘Hate Trump’ agenda by the Democrats has gone way too far
Discussion: CNN, The Nation and Rolling Stone
New York Times:
The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits.
Discussion: Chicago Sun-Times and IJR
John Kass / Chicago Tribune:
Column: Weaponizing the dead of El Paso and Dayton
Kathryn Watson / CBS News:
Trump traveling to Dayton and El Paso after weekend mass shootings
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Balloon Juice
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Biden the durable
Jonathan M. Katz / The Long Version:
How the New York Times made ‘The Charlottesville Lie’ hoax possible  —  Welcome back to The Long Version, a newsletter by Jonathan M. Katz.  —  Subscribe  —  Amid the spate of mass shootings last week, Saturday's massacre of at least 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso posed a particular problem for conservatives.
RELATED:
Mehdi Hasan / The Intercept:
These 7 Prominent Conservatives Have Nothing in Common With White Supremacists, Nothing at All  —  Photo: AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images  —  In the wake of the El Paso massacre, the prominent conservative commentator Ben Shapiro — aka the “cool kid's philosopher” …
New York Times:
How the El Paso Shooting Exposes the Rifts in Texas Politics  —  SUGAR LAND, Tex. — Nearly 700 miles from the El Paso Walmart where the suspect in the killing of 22 people on Saturday denounced a “Hispanic invasion,” Rish Oberoi, a candidate for state representative, gestured toward …
Michael Edison Hayden / Southern Poverty Law Center:
U.S. State Department Official Involved in White Nationalist Movement, Hatewatch Determines  —  A U.S. State Department official oversaw the Washington, D.C.-area chapter of a white nationalist organization, hosted white nationalists at his home and published white nationalist propaganda online, Hatewatch has determined.
Discussion: Political Wire, VICE and Boing Boing
Fran Tirado / Out Magazine:
The Owner of Equinox Is Hosting a Huge Fundraiser for Trump … Heads up, gym bunnies.  Yet another brand we consume in our vast, daily practice of capitalism has been implicated into the problematic views of billionaires.  —  Real estate developer and majority owner of Related Companies Stephen Ross …
RELATED:
Safid Deen / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins' Kenny Stills calls out team owner Steve Ross for hosting Trump luncheon … Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross was publicly criticized by the most outspoken NFL player on his team Wednesday for his plan to host a pricey fundraiser supporting President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election at his New York residence later this week.
Jacob Ogles / Advocate:   Equinox, SoulCycle Owner to Host Trump Fundraiser in Hamptons
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Tucker Carlson's claim that white supremacy is a hoax is easy to prove wrong.  Just watch his show.  —  In his ongoing and remarkably successful quest to be the worst of the Fox News nighttime hosts, Tucker Carlson hit a new low on his Tuesday show.  —  White supremacy, he claimed …
RELATED:
Tom Vanden Brook / USA Today:
USA TODAY headquarters evacuated; police confirm report of man with a weapon  —  WASHINGTON — USA TODAY's headquarters in McLean, Virginia was being evacuated Wednesday amid a heavy police presence after police reported a man with a weapon at the suburban Washington building.
Daniel Marans / HuffPost:
Elizabeth Warren Proposes A Public Option For The Internet  —  The White House contender wants to make sure every U.S. home has a fiber broadband connection at an affordable cost.  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced a plan Wednesday to create a public option for the internet, aiming to ensure universal broadband access.
Discussion: The Daily Beast
RELATED:
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
Don't Assume Trump's Approval Rating Can't Climb Higher.  It Already Has.  —  Millions of Americans who did not like the president in 2016 now say they do.  —  Donald J. Trump doesn't always seem like a candidate focused on expanding his base of support.  He may have done so anyway.
Doug Palmer / Politico:
Trump doubles down on China trade strategy  —  President Donald Trump defended his confrontational stance in trade negotiations with China, insisting the eventual gains from an elusive agreement with the world's second-largest economy will offset any short-term pain and stock market losses.
RELATED:
Bloomberg:   Farm Discontent Spills Over as Ag Secretary Is Confronted in Minnesota
Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Joaquin Castro outed one of his own donors in bid to shame Trump supporters  —  EXCLUSIVE: Trump donors whose names and employers were posted in a highly controversial tweet by Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro blasted the Texas congressman on Wednesday for what they described as a “ridiculous” …
Katherine Faulders / ABC News:
House Democrats ready lawsuit to enforce subpoena for McGahn testimony  —  As early as Wednesday, Democrats are expected to file a lawsuit to enforce their subpoena for former White House counsel Donald McGahn's testimony, sharply escalating their dispute with the White House by sending …
Discussion: Axios, Politico and Political Wire
Stephen Rex Brown / New York Daily News:
Students for Trump founder pleads guilty to posing as lawyer in $46K scam  —  The founder of Students for Trump pleaded guilty Tuesday to running a $46,000 scam in which he posed as a lawyer and gave legal advice.  —  John Lambert, 23, created a website for a fake law firm called Pope & Dunn …
CNN:
Texas to loosen firearm laws, allowing guns in churches and on school grounds  —  A tribute to the victims of the horrific attacks in El Paso, Dayton  —  (CNN)A series of new firearm laws will go into effect in Texas next month — further loosening gun restrictions in a state that's had four …
Discussion: The Root, VICE and The Trace
Marc Caputo / Politico:
‘Warren has built a monster’: Inside the Democrats' battle for Nevada  —  LAS VEGAS — Kamala Harris hired a dream team of operatives.  Joe Biden has solid establishment support.  Bernie Sanders heads a volunteer army.  And Julián Castro is seen as a “sleeper.”
Discussion: Fox News and Vanity Fair
Los Angeles Times:
Orange County, longtime GOP stronghold, now has more registered Democrats than Republicans  —  Orange County, long a Republican stronghold, has officially turned blue.  —  The county that nurtured Ronald Reagan's conservatism and is the resting place of Richard Nixon is now home …
Wall Street Journal:
High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran  —  Intrusions come as tensions between Iran and its Gulf neighbors ratchet up over sanctions, nuclear program and shipping  —  Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers …
Anita Kumar / Politico:
Trump quietly used regulations to expand gun access  —  President Donald Trump this week said his administration has done “much more than most” to curb mass shootings in the United States.  —  While Trump boasts of action on firearms, his administration has eased gun restrictions over the past 2½ years.
Discussion: Daily Kos, Colorado Pols and Bloomberg
Lizzie O'Leary / The Atlantic:
“I Know People Want a Richer, More Thoughtful Explanation.”  —  The New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet discusses a controversial headline decision and why the paper's editorial process needs to change.  —  Yesterday, the New York Times received intense criticism from journalists …
Aimee Picchi / CBS News:
Cheesecake Factory and others warn of new risk: “Active shooter situations”  — Some U.S. companies are now citing the risk of mass shootings in their regulatory filings with the SEC.  — In its annual earnings report, the Cheesecake Factory said the threat of “active-shooter situations” …
Washington Post:
NRA chief sought purchase of $6 million mansion in wake of Parkland shooting  —  The chief executive of the National Rifle Association sought to have the nonprofit buy him a luxury mansion last year after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, selecting a French country-style estate …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 4:05 PM ET, August 7, 2019.

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: 
Associated Press:
ICE raids food plants on day of Trump visit to grieving city
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
White House drafting executive order to tackle Silicon Valley's alleged anti-conservative bias
Helen Lewis / The Atlantic:
To Learn About the Far Right, Start With the ‘Manosphere’
Discussion: Daily Kos
Washington Post:
Head of House GOP campaign arm accused of anti-Semitism after letter claiming Bloomberg …
Jason Koebler / VICE:
Bernie Sanders Promises to Tell Us About Aliens if He's Elected President
Discussion: Fox News
Heather Havrilesky / The Cut:
My In-Laws Are Careless About My Deadly Food Allergy!
Mike Allen / Axios:
From Brexit to climate change, the globe is facing a collision of long-term crises
Josh Zumbrun / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Collected $63 Billion in Tariffs Through June
Discussion: Mother Jones
 Earlier Items: 
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Cory Booker on White Supremacy: ‘There Is No Neutrality in This Fight’
Ruth Graham / Slate:
The “30-50 Feral Hogs” Guy Actually Had a Point
Discussion: Althouse
Charlie Hoffmann / Washington Free Beacon:
Anti-Semitic Va. Democrat Dumped Water on Fox News Host in 2016
Discussion: Townhall
Kevin Poulsen / The Daily Beast:
Far-Right Accounts Retweeted by Trump Keep Getting Suspended
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Trump Campaign Ad Features QAnon Signs
Discussion: Hullabaloo