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The Day Ahead: Monday, August 2, 2010

By on 8.2.10 | 6:53AM

Today on the Main Site:

Obama's Immigration Power Play by W. James Antle, III: What the amnesty memos and the Arizona lawsuit reveal about this administration's views of immigration enforcement -- and the will of the people.

The Case Against Howard Zinn by Robert Stacy McCain: FBI files show Stalinist past of the "people's history" author.

Troubled Waters by The Prowler: Her ethics troubles, in wake of Charlie Rangel's, put new focus on the Congressional Black Caucus's way of doing business.

Bonfire of the Neocons by Jed Babbin: "Nation building" has been a disaster. Part 1 of a two-part series.

We Need a Mexican Standoff on Cap and Trade by Iain Murray & Roger Abbott: Democrats still have big lame duck plans -- which Obama would bring to fruition in Cancun.

Make Way For The Dear General by Peter Hannaford | 8.2.10 @ 6:06AM

Inception by James Bowman: The story is that there's no story.

County Party Time by Reader Mail: More reading up on the Ruling Party. Also: A Commissioner opposed to any anti-Panther witch-hunt. Plus much more.

What to Watch for:

Obama to reaffirm Iraq exit strategy (WSJ) 

Nervous Dems play it by the numbers (Politico) 

Rockets fired at Israel and Jordan (NY Times) 

BP aims to plug well for good with "kill" shot (Wash Post) 

Mexican cartel dictates media coverage (WaPost) 

RNC cancels Breitbart fundraiser (CNN) 

Clip of the Day:

Pelosi on ABC's this week about Robert Gibbs: "I don't spend a lot of time thinking about what the President's employees think" and isn't nervous about November (RCP) 

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