Daily News For June 9, 2006

Foreign

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki Said Today That The $25 Million Bounty On Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi’s Head Will Be Honored

Reaction To Death Of Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi From Leaders Around The World

Transcript: Bush’s Statement On Al-Zarqawi

An Iraqi Blog Round-Up On The Death Of Zarqawi

Reaction On Zarqawi’s Demise From The Reality-Based Community

Democrat Pete Stark: “This Is Just To Cover Bush’s [Rear] So He Doesn’t Have To Answer” For Iraqi Civilians Being Killed By The U.S. Military And His Own Sagging Poll Numbers

Video Footage Of The Air Strike That Killed Zarqawi

Video: The Airstrike Remix (Some Profanity)

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki Finalized His Cabinet Today With The Iraqi Parliament’s Vote On The Three Remaining Security Ministry Positions

Israeli Airstrike Kills No. 2 On Most Wanted List, Jamal Abu Samhadana From Hamas, Who Said This: “We Are Happy When Any American Soldier Is Killed Anywhere In The World.”

Terrorists Kill 5 In Thailand

Swiss Thwart Plot To Attack El Al Plane

Domestic

The Akaka Bill Goes Down To Defeat

Estate Tax Repeal Bill Blocked In Senate

The White House, In A Slightly More Optimistic Forecast, Predicted Thursday The Economy Will Log Solid Growth And That The Nation’s Unemployment Rate Will Dip Lower This Year

Filing: Second Dancer Called Allegations A ‘Crock’

Columns

Bruce Bartlett: A Democratic Party Coup?

Ann Coulter: Coulter Does NYT a Favor; Reviews Own Book

James Lileks: Self-Loathing and the Denial of Terrorism

Peggy Noonan: Voters Want Sincerity. If They Can’t Get It, They’ll Settle For Simplicity

Byron York: You Wanna Be A Pundit? A Liberal Think Tank Offers A Training Course

Mark Steyn And Hugh Say Adieu To Abu

Left-Overs

Juan Cole Will Not Be Appointed To The Yale Faculty

Black Anti-Semites Storm Paris’s Old Jewish Quarter

The Press Hides The Fact That A Mayor Taking Bribes Is A Democrat

Detox Clinic Opening for Video Addicts

A Daily Kos Blogger, Armando, Is A Lawyer Working For Wal-Mart?

On The Armando Controversy

Worm-Inspired Robot Crawls Through Intestines

Shoot The Lion!

Video: The Extreme Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments (Yes, This Is Real)

Website Of The Day: Kim Priestap

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