Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:25 PM ET, February 6, 2023

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
RELATED:
Zachary Leeman / Mediaite:
The View's Ana Navarro Tries to Pin Balloon-Gate on GOP: China Loves That ‘Republicans Turned This Into a Big Drama’
Discussion: Mother Jones
Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Chinese spy balloons over US during Trump admin ‘discovered after’ he left office: senior Biden official
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Politico:
Biden, the balloon, and the age of anti-China one-upmanship
Natasha Bertrand / CNN:
Chinese spy balloons under Trump not discovered until after Biden took office
Dan Lamothe / Washington Post:
Pentagon reports past Chinese surveillance balloons near Florida, Texas
Daniel Greenfield / Frontpage Mag:   The UFO Craze is a Chinese Spy Balloon Crisis
Washington Post:
Americans not feeling impact of Biden agenda, Post-ABC poll finds  —  More than 6 in 10 say the president has not accomplished much, despite the passage of numerous bills  —  Two years into a presidency that the White House casts as the most effective in modern history …
RELATED:
Gary Langer / ABC News:
Record numbers of people are worse off, a recipe for political discontent: POLL  —  4 in 10 Americans say they are worse off financially since Biden took office.  —  Four in 10 Americans say they've gotten worse off financially since Joe Biden became president, the most in ABC News/Washington Post polls dating back 37 years.
Associated Press:
Biden 2024?  Most Democrats say no thank you: AP-NORC poll  —  A majority of Democrats now think one term is plenty for President Joe Biden, despite his insistence that he plans to seek reelection in 2024.  That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research …
Rachel Weiner / Washington Post:
Neo-Nazi leader and girlfriend accused of targeting Md. power stations  —  A neo-Nazi leader recently released from prison has been arrested again and accused of plotting an attack on the Maryland power grid with a woman he met while incarcerated.  —  Brandon Russell, 27, and Sarah Clendaniel …
Discussion: Political Wire
David M. Drucker / The Dispatch:
Ranks of Republicans Refusing a ‘Clean’ Debt Ceiling Hike Grows … Republican pragmatists in the House of Representatives have a message for President Joe Biden: We don't support a clean debt ceiling increase, either.  —  Rep. Dusty Johnson says that the group of pragmatic conservatives …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
RELATED:
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
GOP critic dials up pressure on McConnell: ‘Tired of caving’
Discussion: Washington Examiner
The Daily Beast:
Inside the Trump Campaign's Plan to Take Down Nikki Haley  —  “The difference between her and DeSantis is she's an also-ran.  Donald Trump doesn't need to fear her.  He's gonna toy with her.” … Nikki Haley's decision to become the first Republican to jump into the 2024 race against Donald Trump …
Discussion: Raw Story and Fox News
RELATED:
Politico:
Trump's '24 game plan: Be the dove among the hawks  —  Donald Trump is settling on a simple foreign policy pitch in his second bid for the White House: Want World War 3?  Vote for the other guy.  —  Over the past week, Trump has assailed President Joe Biden's handling of Afghanistan.
Discussion: Townhall, Eunomia and Raw Story
RELATED:
Associated Press:
Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 2,300
Paul Blest / VICE:
Cops Seemingly Put a Fake MLK Quote on a Cruiser to Celebrate Black History Month  —  The director of The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University said “we have no record of the maxim.”  —  PB  —  The police department in Columbus …
Discussion: Raw Story
New York Times:
Kamala Harris Is Trying to Define Her Vice Presidency.  Even Her Allies Are Tired of Waiting.  —  Ms. Harris is struggling to carve out a lane for herself in what may be one of the most consequential periods in the vice presidency.  —  WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris was frustrated.
David Remnick / New Yorker:
The Defiance of Salman Rushdie  —  After a near-fatal stabbing—and decades of threats—the novelist speaks about writing as a death-defying act.  —  When Salman Rushdie turned seventy-five, last summer, he had every reason to believe that he had outlasted the threat of assassination.
Discussion: New York Post and Raw Story
Douglas Martin / New York Times:
Harry Whittington, Texas Lawyer Shot by Cheney, Dies at 95  —  He drew headlines across the world when, during a hunting trip, he was accidentally blasted in the face and torso by Vice President Dick Cheney — then apologized himself for the incident.  —  Harry Whittington …
RELATED:
New York Times:
Musk Pledged to Cleanse Twitter of Child Abuse Content.  It's Been Rough Going.  —  Child sexual abuse imagery spreads on Twitter even after the company is notified: One video drew 120,000 views.  “Sewer rats,” as one regulator described bad actors, remain.  —  Over 120,000 views of a video showing a boy being sexually assaulted.
Eric Hananoki / Media Matters for America:
Eric Trump tourmate claims Jewish people are frauds and “Hitler was actually fighting the same people that we're trying to take down today”  —  Scott McKay also claims Jewish people are responsible for 9/11, presidential assassinations, and child sacrifices  —  Eric Trump has been touring …
Carly Wanna / Bloomberg:
100,000 Green Jobs Announced Since US Adopted Climate Law, Study Finds  —  Between last August, when President Joe Biden's landmark climate bill became law, and the end of January, companies have announced more than 100,000 clean energy jobs in the US, according to an analysis released Monday …
Brad Dress / The Hill:
Melania Trump watched 2019 ISIS raid from Situation Room, suggested ‘hero dog’ story in media  —  Melania Trump in October 2019 sat in and watched the U.S. raid that led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a compound in Syria, according to a new memoir set for release this week.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 12:25 PM ET, February 6, 2023.

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
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Dan Mangan / CNBC:
Trump appeals nearly $1 million in sanctions for ‘frivolous’ suit he filed against Hillary Clinton
Discussion: HuffPost
Ryan Bort / Rolling Stone:
Ted Cruz, Marjorie Taylor Greene Raise Hell Over Sam Smith's Grammys Performance
Rana Foroohar / Financial Times:
Letting the public decide is key to Big Tech regulation
Jenny Leonard / Bloomberg:
US Plans 200% Tariff on Russian Aluminum as Soon as This Week
National Review:
DeSantis Is Right to Reform Higher Education
Discussion: The Guardian
 Earlier Items: 
Associated Press:
ChatGPT bot channels history to pen State of Union speech
Max Moran / American Prospect:
Whatever Happened to ‘Helping the Sh*t’ out of People?
Ezra Klein / New York Times:
The Story Construction Tells About America's Economy Is Disturbing
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Brian Broome / Washington Post:
Why does ‘The 1619 Project’ worry people? It offers a peek at the truth.
Discussion: National Review
Ryan Grim / The Intercept:
THE VILLAGES VENDETTA  —  How a Grassroots Revolt in the Iconic Retirement Community Ended …
Discussion: Kevin Drum
Nicole Asbury / Washington Post:
Montgomery County schools report another spate of antisemitic acts
Semafor:
Inside Harvard's misinformation meltdown
Discussion: Breitbart and Althouse