Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:05 PM ET, November 24, 2021

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Hunter Walker / Rolling Stone:
Jan. 6 Organizers Used Anonymous ‘Burner Phones’ to Communicate with White House and Trump Family, Sources Say  —  A key planner of the Jan. 6 rally near the White House insisted the burner phones be purchased with cash, a source says  —  Some of the organizers who planned the rally …
Jeff Cox / CNBC:
Weekly jobless claims post stunning decline to 199,000, the lowest level since 1969  —  The ranks of those submitting jobless claims tumbled to their lowest level in more than 52 years last week, the Labor Department reported Wednesday.  —  New filings totaled 199,000, a number not seen since Nov. 15 …
Discussion: Joe.My.God.
RELATED:
Washington Post:
Weekly jobless claims plunge to 199,000, the lowest level in more than 50 years  —  Claims fell more than 71,000 from last week, marking the eighth straight week of declines  —  The number of Americans filing initial unemployment claims fell to 199,000 — the lowest level since November 1969 — the Labor Department reported Wednesday.
Gwynn Guilford / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Jobless Claims Drop Sharply  —  Initial claims for jobless benefits fell 71,000 last week to 199,000  —  Jobless claims fell sharply to a pandemic low of 199,000 last week, below pre-pandemic levels as employers curbed layoffs amid a tightening labor market.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Gabby Orr / CNN:
‘Nothing about this is normal’: RNC payments to Trump attorneys irk GOP officials  —  (CNN)A pair of payments the Republican National Committee made to a law firm representing former President Donald Trump is raising questions among former and current GOP officials about the party's priorities …
RELATED:
Kenneth Garger / New York Post:
Kyle Rittenhouse met with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago after acquittal  —  Kyle Rittenhouse met with Donald Trump at the former president's Mar-a-Lago club after the teen was acquitted of all charges in his homicide trial last week.  —  The meeting between the two was disclosed during Trump's …
Discussion: TMZ.com, The Wrap and Insider
RELATED:
Justin Gomez / ABC News:
Biden nominates Shalanda Young for OMB director
Discussion: Washington Examiner, CNN and Bloomberg
Lee Brown / New York Post:
Darrell Brooks shared pro-Hitler memes, called for violence against white people  —  The ex-con charged over the deaths of six people at a Wisconsin Christmas parade shared social media posts calling for violence against white people — and suggesting “Hitler was right” for killing Jews.
Discussion: Metro.co.uk
RELATED:
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: ‘The old white ppl...knock dem TF out!’  Waukesha suspect shared social media posts promoting violence towards white people and claiming black people were the ‘true Hebrews’  — Darrell Brooks Jr., 39, allegedly drove the red Ford SUV that plowed through crowds on Sunday and charged …
Discussion: OutKick and New York Post
Domenico Montanaro / NPR:
Biden hits a new low in the NPR/Marist poll as inflation concerns rise  —  Americans' most pressing economic concern is inflation, and it's contributing to a decline in how they view President Biden, according to a new NPR/Marist poll.  —  Biden's approval is down to 42%, the lowest recorded in the survey since Biden took office.
Discussion: HotAir and Marist Poll
RELATED:
Aaron Maté / RealClearInvestigations:
Five Trump-Russia ‘Collusion’ Corrections We Need From the Media Now — Just for Starters  —  Five years after the Hillary Clinton campaign-funded collection of Trump-Russia conspiracy theories known as the Steele dossier was published by BuzzFeed, news outlets that amplified its false allegations …
Discussion: Washington Post
RELATED:
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ actor charged with joining Oath Keepers during Capitol breach
Discussion: Rolling Stone
Wall Street Journal:
Chinese Official Accused of Sexual Assault Played Key Role in Setting Up Beijing 2022 Olympics  —  Zhang Gaoli, accused of assault in a post on tennis star Peng Shuai's social-media account, headed a steering committee to land the Games  —  A video call between the head …
Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC ignore NYT bombshell report on Hunter Biden's business deal with Chinese company  —  Hunter Biden struck the deal while his father was vice president  —  Hunter Biden will be a top priority for Republicans: Comer  —  It wasn't long ago that a New York Times bombshell …
Discussion: JONATHAN TURLEY and Twitchy
The Daily Beast:
Trumpist Election-Deniers Descend Into High School Drama  —  Lin Wood, Sebastian Gorka, Sidney Powell, and Michael Flynn are hurling accusations of money woes, betrayals, “fraud,” and ghosting.  —  In the aftermath of the contested 2020 vote, Trump's biggest election-fraud cheerleaders …
Discussion: Raw Story, Mediaite and Boing Boing
Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
Supreme Court will hear dispute over GOP legislators' defense of North Carolina voter ID law  —  Justice Breyer: 'It's important not to have transparency'  —  (CNN)The Supreme Court said Wednesday that it will hear a case brought by Republican legislators in North Carolina who are seeking …
Discussion: Political Wire
Jonathan Weisman / New York Times:
Republicans Hit Biden on Coronavirus  —  Republicans have fought mask requirements and vaccine mandates for months, but as coronavirus infections again rise, they are blaming the president for failing to end the health crisis.  —  WASHINGTON — Over eight hours last Thursday night and into Friday morning …
Ken Dilanian / NBC News:
FBI acknowledges some agents may have Havana Syndrome symptoms  —  The FBI is promising to make sure employees who have symptoms consistent with Havana Syndrome get access to medical care after a former agent suffering almost daily headaches was rebuffed when he sought testing and treatment, according to documents obtained by NBC News.
Michael Lange / The Narrative Wars:
The evolution of the City Council Speaker's Race  —  How the race to become New York City's second most powerful executive has progressed over time, and what that means for this year's contenders  —  The race to be New York City's next City Council Speaker is in the home stretch.
Alex Gangitano / The Hill:
92 percent of federal government vaccinated against COVID-19  —  Ninety-two percent of federal government employees have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose as of Tuesday, the deadline for federal workers to comply with the coronavirus vaccine mandate President Biden announced 75 days prior.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Washington Times
Washington Examiner:
Still thankful for the best country on Earth  —  Americans began celebrating Thanksgiving long before there was a United States.  For hundreds of years, the colonies celebrated a day for local communities to come together and give thanks to God.  —  It was not until the height of national division …
Greg B. Smith / THE CITY:
Meet the City's Half-Million-Dollar Man: New York's Highest-Paid Employee  —  NYCHA General Manager Vito Mustaciuolo cashed in years of unused vacation to boost his paycheck to $515,000 — more than the mayor and governor combined.  Meanwhile, pandemic shutdowns didn't stop his work crews' overtime bills from rising.
Alex Thompson / Politico:
The Buttigieg presidential buzz has penetrated the White House  —  PHOENIX — Pete Buttigieg has long been a man in a hurry.  —  Since 2010, he has run for treasurer of Indiana, mayor of South Bend, chair of the Democratic National Committee, and president of the United States.
Discussion: spectatorworld.com
Garrett Epps / Washington Monthly:
Are the Courts Getting Ready to Crack Down on Reporters?  —  A ruling blocking The New York Times from covering a far-right activist group has ominous implications for the First Amendment.  —  In 1994, the CBS program 48 Hours prepared to air explosive video about unsanitary conditions …
Russell Berman / The Atlantic:
America's Pandemic Star Loses Some Luster  —  Is Vermont the envy of America no more?  The state long hailed for its pandemic response is experiencing one of the most intense COVID-19 surges in the country.  Cases are twice as high as they've been at any other point.
Daniel Greenfield / Front Page Magazine:
The Democrats Are a Communist Party Now  —  The Communist Democrats don't want to defeat China.  They seek to replicate its totalitarian system.  —  Daniel Greenfield is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center specializing in investigative reporting on the Left and Islamic terrorism.
Lexi Lonas / The Hill:
Fauci says changing definition of fully vaccinated to include boosters is ‘on the table’  —  Top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci said changing the definition of what qualifies a person as fully vaccinated to include a booster shot is “on the table.”
Discussion: Reuters and POLITICUSUSA
Maxine Joselow / Washington Post:
White House creates new energy division to coordinate climate change policies  —  The White House has launched a new energy division of its Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and appointed Sally Benson, a well-known energy expert at Stanford University, to a high-level position to coordinate climate change policy.
Discussion: The Hill
American Greatness:
Here's a List of Leftist Liars Whose Hands Are Stained with Waukesha's Blood  —  These media lies are both intentional and pernicious.  They spread like wildfire, and they are specifically meant to gin up racial hatred against white people.  —  It turns out that propaganda has consequences.
Discussion: The Daily Wire
Michael Sainato / The Guardian:
Starbucks launches aggressive anti-union effort as upstate New York stores organize  —  Management urges baristas to reject the union at mandatory ‘listening’ sessions and shuts stores holding drives  —  Will Westlake, a Starbucks barista in Hamburg, New York, whose store recently filed …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 12:05 PM ET, November 24, 2021.

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: 
Sydney Shea / Washington Examiner:
Biden, Harris, and spouses help at food pantry ahead of Thanksgiving
Rachel Roubein / Washington Post:
There's more to be thankful for this pandemic Thanksgiving
Discussion: Politico
Andrew Malcolm / RedState:
Do Not Fall for Joe Biden's Slick New Oil Trick
Discussion: CNBC, NPR and HotAir
Desmond Butler / Washington Post:
Exxon lobbyist questions urgency of climate's catastrophic risks
U.S. Department of Defense:
DoD Announces the Establishment of the Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group (AOIMSG)
Discussion: CBS News
Rachel Frazin / The Hill:
O'Rourke seizes on Texas power grid in bid against Abbott
 Earlier Items: 
Maggie Astor / New York Times:
Despite vaccines, the U.S. has lost more lives to Covid this year than last.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and Fox News
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Republican National Committee dismisses call for Ronna McDaniel to resign as chairwoman over outreach to LGBTQ voters
Zach Dorfman / Yahoo News:
Frustrated with CIA, Trump administration turned to Pentagon for shadow war with Iran
Discussion: Political Wire
Washington Free Beacon:
EXCLUSIVE: Kamala Harris Bought $375 Pot on Paris Trip
Politico:
Susan Rice needs those TPS reports
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Pete Williams / NBC News:
Appeals court order in Jan. 6 documents case may be bad news for Trump
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
Washington Post:
Spencer, Kessler, Cantwell and other white supremacists found liable in deadly Unite the Right rally
 

 
From Techmeme:

Candace Cheung / Courthouse News Service:
Elon Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman, accusing them of betraying OpenAI's founding agreement to develop an AGI for the “benefit of humanity” rather than profit

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
After criticism, Apple says iOS 17.4 won't stop supporting Home Screen web apps in the EU and they will still be built on WebKit and its security architecture

Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Meta plans to make its Threads API broadly available to developers by June 2024 and is currently testing it with some partners, including Techmeme and Hootsuite

 
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