Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:20 AM ET, August 18, 2019

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Jon Haworth / ABC News:
Ohio white nationalist, anti-Semite arrested for threatening to shoot up Jewish community center, police say  —  An Ohio man has been arrested for making threats toward a local Jewish community center in New Middletown.  —  James Reardon Jr., 20, has been charged with telecommunications harassment …
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Maher rails against anti-Israel boycott movement: ‘A bulls— purity test’ for Democrats  —  Liberal commentator Bill Maher on Friday night went after the international movement to boycott Israel, calling it a “bullshit purity test” for Democrats after the Israeli government said it would deny entry …
Discussion: twitchy.com, CANNONFIRE and RedState
RELATED:
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Trump has one playbook, and very few plays left in it
New York Times:
Israel's Alliance With Trump Creates New Tensions Among American Jews
Discussion: Miami Herald
Anna Kaplan / The Daily Beast:
Rashida Tlaib's Grandmother on Trump: ‘May God Ruin Him’
Discussion: New York Post and Fox News
Ken Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Half of Americans Disapprove of Trump's Response to Mass Shootings  —  Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows 68% worry U.S. will see another attack by white nationalists  —  WASHINGTON—About half of Americans disapprove of President Trump's response to the deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio …
RELATED:
Mark Murray / NBC News:
Support for free trade reaches new high in NBC/WSJ poll  —  Amid the ongoing trade war with China, nearly two-thirds of Americans say they support free trade in the latest NBC News/WSJ poll.  —  WASHINGTON — Amid President Donald Trump's trade war with China, nearly two-thirds of Americans …
Washington Post:
THE ADVISER WHO SCRIPTS TRUMP'S IMMIGRATION POLICY … At President Trump's speeches and rallies, Stephen Miller often can be found backstage, watching the teleprompter operator.  As other White House staffers chat or look at their phones, Miller's attention remains glued to the controls.
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Bloomberg
RELATED:
Jason DeParle / New York Times:   How Stephen Miller Seized the Moment to Battle Immigration
Ryan Prior / CNN:
The water is so hot in Alaska it's killing large numbers of salmon  —  (CNN)Alaska has been in the throes of an unprecedented heat wave this summer, and the heat stress is killing salmon in large numbers.  —  Scientists have observed die-offs of several varieties of Alaskan salmon, including sockeye, chum and pink salmon.
Miami Herald:
Why was Jeffrey Epstein allowed to purchase small women's panties from the Palm Beach jail?  —  A decade ago, during a brief stint in Palm Beach County Jail, convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein made an odd purchase at the facility's store: two pairs of small women's panties, size 5.
Discussion: New York Post
Roger Kimball / American Greatness:
Trump and Tone  —  One of the great difficulties in perfecting technologies like radar and sonar revolves around the problem of distinguishing accurately between noise and the real McCoy.  Is that an enemy bomber or missile out there, or is it just a flock of birds?
RELATED:
Nahal Toosi / Politico:   'People don't want to be stupid twice': Foreign diplomats brace for Trump 2020 win
Tal Axelrod / The Hill:
Biden: 'There's an awful lot of really good Republicans out there'  —  White House hopeful Joe Biden doubled down on his vow to cooperate with Republicans should he be elected president, saying he successfully worked across the aisle as vice president.  —  “There's an awful lot …
RELATED:
Harry Enten / CNN:
Younger Democratic black voters aren't as interested in Biden. Here's why
Discussion: The Daily Beast and WXIA-TV
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
New goal for New York Times: ‘Reframe’ American history, and target Trump, too  —  Perhaps when you think of the founding of the United States, you think of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Federalist Papers.  Now, the New York Times wants to “reframe” …
Goldie Taylor / The Daily Beast:
My Childhood Rape and My Life That Might Have Been  —  I sometimes wonder what I might have been, but for the puss and scarring of sexual violence, how it formed and defined and confined me.  —  I have become, it seems, something of a collector: old magazines filled with young starlets …
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Trump's Pittsburgh Speech Was a Paying Gig for the Audience  —  Thousands of union workers at a multibillion-dollar petrochemical plant being built outside Pittsburgh were given the choice of attending a speech by President Trump on Tuesday or staying away — and losing some of their pay for the week.
RELATED:
David Masciotra / Salon:
Donald Trump and the Republican Party hate America: It's time to say it  —  For all they blather on about patriotism, the unctuous Republicans are the ones who really despise their country … For most of modern political history, the Republican Party has used patriotism …
Matt Schudel / Washington Post:
Ralph Whittington, erotica collector extraordinaire, dies at 74  —  Ralph Whittington worked at the Library of Congress for 36 years, rising from an entry-level clerk to become a curator in the main reading room of the library's majestic building across from the U.S. Capitol.
Discussion: Althouse
John Cassidy / New Yorker:
No Wonder the Economy Has Trump Spooked  —  Despite gyrations on Wall Street this week and an associated rise in recession fears, Donald Trump is still ballyhooing the state of the U.S. economy.  In private, however, the President sounded “nervous and apprehensive” when he called a number …
Discussion: Washington Press
New York Times:
India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants.  Muslims Are Afraid.  —  NEW DELHI — More than four million people in India, mostly Muslims, are at risk of being declared foreign migrants as the government pushes a hard-line Hindu nationalist agenda that has challenged the country's pluralist traditions …
Discussion: New Yorker
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:20 AM ET, August 18, 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: 
Holly Otterbein / Politico:
Sanders unveils proposal for massive overhaul of criminal justice system
Discussion: Washington Post
Emma Green / The Atlantic:
Why Some Christians ‘Love the Meanest Parts’ of Trump
Paul Rosenberg / Salon:
Does anyone understand the 2020 race? This scholar nailed the blue wave — here's her forecast
Jessica Prol Smith / USA Today:
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a hate-based scam that nearly caused me to be murdered
BostonGlobe.com:
Joseph P. Kennedy III to decide soon on challenge to Senator Edward Markey
Discussion: The Week, Boston Globe and Fox News
 Earlier Items: 
Michelle Ye Hee Lee / Washington Post:
Former vice president Dick Cheney to appear at fundraiser for Trump and RNC
Adam Minter / Bloomberg:
The Next Chernobyl Could Be at Sea
Neil Irwin / New York Times:
How the Recession of 2020 Could Happen
Lisa Mascaro / Associated Press:
House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroad
Discussion: Japan Times
VICE:
Militant Neo-Nazi Group Actively Recruiting Ahead of Alleged Training Camp
Robert Moore / Washington Post:
'Here in El Paso, we're just a family': City turns out for widower of Walmart massacre victim