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The Day Ahead: Wednesday, June 21, 2010

By on 7.21.10 | 7:33AM

Today on the Main Site:

Obama's Latest Monstrosity by John Berlau: Today he signs the 2,315 page Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill into law -- thanks in part to the Republicans' unwillingness to resist when resist they could have.

Economists vs. Economics by Ryan Young: There's a very important difference.

The Political Earthquake -- As Predicted by Peter Ferrara: Even if you were vision-impaired you would have seen it coming.

Subpoena the President by Matt Purple: The drip-drip-drip of the Blagojevich trial slowly drowns his credibility.

Journolist Equals Liberal Fascism by John R. Guardiano: This lingering journalistic scandal isn't going away anytime soon -- despite the media's attempt to kill the story.

Beware the Next Goldstone by Brett Joshpe: Don't legitimize the UN Human Rights Council.

How to Party in November by Lisa Fabrizio: Alas, some tea partiers are succumbing to the media's blandishments.

What to Watch For: 

3rd installment of Top Secret America over at The Washington Post 

Obama to sign finreg into law; some notable CEO's on the outs (WSJ) 

TARP watchdog says $3.7 trillion in federal bailout commitments (The Hill) 

USDA will revisit firing of Shirley Sherrod (Politico) 

Facebook CEO's lawyer "unsure" whether he signed contract giving away 84 percent of company (Bloomberg) 

Clip of the Day:

DNC ad blasting Republicans for going back to Bush agenda, good use of only one quote to back up the claim. Truly unparalleled video journalism here. 

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