The National  Memo Logo

Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019 {{ new Date().getDay() }}

Jon Stewart looked at the spectacle of Tuesday’s speech to Congress by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and the warnings about the imminent danger of Iran getting a nuclear weapon — that is, how Netanyahu has been warning about this happening very soon for almost 20 years, and calling upon the United States to take action in the Middle East.

Larry Wilmore highlighted the issue of Republicans who want to promote guns on college campuses.

Jimmy Kimmel interviewed a young store clerk from Kentucky, who made headlines when she successfully fought off a robber.

Seth Meyers hosted actor Tom Selleck, who reminisced about working with Leonard Nimoy on the movie Three Men and a Baby.

Jimmy Fallon read a set of letters written to the show by elementary school-age children — concluding with a request that he dance on his desk.

Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox.

North Carolina state representative Mike Clampitt swore an oath to uphold the Constitution after his election in 2016 and again in 2020. But there's another pledge that Clampitt said he's upholding: to the Oath Keepers, a right-wing militant organization.

Keep reading... Show less

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

When Donald Trump rolled out his brand new social media platform for deplorables, TRUTH Media, the clock started ticking on how soon it would crash and burn like Parler, Gab and other deplorable alternatives to Twitter.

Keep reading... Show less
{{ }}