Morning Constitutional – Monday, 9 August 2010

Good morning, everybody. Pop-Tarts World, a Pop-Tarts store, has opened in Times Square. Now, your morning constitutional:

While the Obama administration has been deporting a record number of immigrants who have been convicted of crimes, students who came to the U.S. without documentation have for the most part been spared.

Rwandans today are voting to elect their president, and incumbent Paul Kagame is expected to win by a landslide.
How Paul Kagame has used the law to muzzle Rwanda’s media.

Even with unemployment high, some companies are having trouble attracting applicants.

Chrysler doing better, although not quite there yet.

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s plan to turn Obama into Bill Clinton.

Robert Frank on why extending the Bush tax cuts makes for poor economic stimulus. Nate Silver: How much would a millionaire’s tax raise?

Wyclef Jean on why he is running for president of Haiti. Sean Penn is suspicious and wonders where Wyclef’s been lately. Which rock stars should rule the world?

Flowchart: So you want to watch YouTube.

With some Google-donated free computer time, researchers have shown that every position of a Rubik’s Cube can be solved within twenty moves.

Finally, over a hundred people broke the record for most naked people on a rollercoaster.


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