The Day Ahead: Friday, August 6, 2010 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Day Ahead: Friday, August 6, 2010

Today on the Main Site:

A Losing Proposition by W. James Antle, III: Contrary to the decision overturning Proposition 8, all Americans have standing in the marriage debate.

Obama Cripples Ford’s Funding, Then Subsidizes It by John Berlau & Andrew Kwiatkowski: Ronald Reagan had Obama figured out years ago.

A Coup for the FCC by The Prowler: Unfortunately, it’s of the leftist Obamaite, regulate the Internet by fiat persuasion.

Mysteries of Economics by Ben Stein: There’s gold in them thar hills.

Starving ObamaCare by Philip Klein: Could a new GOP majority win a government shutdown battle over defunding the national health care law? From our July-August issue.

The Taliban’s BFF by George H. Wittman: The U.S. well knows that the Taliban and elements in Pakistan will remain best friends forever.

Cherokee Nation by James P. Gannon: How can a Jeep TV commercial make more sense than America’s economic policy?

A-Rod’s 600th (Yawn) by Andrew Cline: Why the fans don’t really care.

What to Watch for:

Lockerbie release flawed (WSJ) 

Corporate money aids centers linked to lawmakers (NYT) 

Christina Romer, chair of Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors, to resign (Wash Post)

Wyclef Jean to run for president of Haiti; Sean Penn skeptical of motivations (CNN) 

Obama to address July employment data (Politico) 

Clip of the Day:

Obama gives remarks on Kagan’s appointment to Supreme Court:

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Gas: 40%+
Beef: 20%+
Used Cars: 20%+
Lodging: 17%
Eggs: 13%

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Commander-in-chief of Christmas inflation