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The Day Ahead: Thursday, August 5, 2010

By on 8.5.10 | 7:25AM

Today on the Main Site:

The Hall of Sports Transcendence by Quin Hillyer: Great moments in memory's eye.

No Mosque by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: This is one the Ruling Class can't win.

Simply a Statist by Matt Purple: Figuring out Barack Obama's place on the political spectrum.

Don't Be Scared of Godwin's So-Called Law by Hal G.P. Colebatch: When political and other behavior is indeed Nazi like, there's no reason to deny it.

Electric Sticker Shock by Eric Peters: Obama Motors' $41,000 fiasco.

Obama's Muslim Daddies by David Gutmann: Making those dreams from his father come true.

The Ninth Circuit Experience by Christopher Orlet: Eavesdropping on a historic moment of opinion-making.

Angelinas Rush in Where Fools Fear to Tread by Jay D. Homnick: Hoping for a photo-op at the Lyubyanka.

What to Watch for:

Kagan set to be confirmed by Senate as next Supreme Court Justice (AP) 

U.S. in talks with Vietnam for Hanoi to enrich its own uranium (WSJ)

President Obama courting wealthy donors behind closed doors (Politico)  

In same-sex marriage ruling, eye on Supreme Court (NY Times) 

House recalled from recess to work on $26 billion emergency teacher aid bill (Wash Post) 

Clip of the Day:

Keith Olbermann does it again: racial motivations behind Rangel and Waters ethics charges

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