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10:20 AM ET, November 5, 2006


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Sky News:
Saddam To Be Hanged  —  Saddam Hussein has been found guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced to death by hanging.  —  Visibly shaken, Saddam shouted: "Allahu Akbar!"  (God is Greatest) and "Long live the nation!", pointing defiantly at the judge.
Kirk Semple / New York Times:
Saddam Hussein Is Sentenced to Death  —  An Iraqi special tribunal today convicted Saddam Hussein of crimes against humanity for the brutal repression of a Shiite town in the 1980s and sentenced him to death by hanging.  —  As the verdict was read, Mr. Hussein shouted, "Long live the people!
Death penalty for Saddam Hussein  —  Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been convicted of crimes against humanity by a Baghdad court and sentenced to death by hanging.  —  He was found guilty over his role in the killing of 148 people in the mainly Shia town of Dujail in 1982.
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Saddam sentenced to death by hanging  —  For his part in the massacre at Dujail, which I encourage you to compare to the Nazi massacre at Lidice.  These guys all follow the same playbook; this particular game just happened to end a little differently.  —  Barzan al-Tikriti …
Washington Post:
Saddam Hussein Sentenced to Death  —  Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was found guilty by a special tribunal Sunday of crimes against humanity for the torture and execution of more than 100 people from a small town north of Baghdad 24 years ago.  He was sentenced to death by hanging.
Discussion: Redstate
Associated Press:
War simulation in 1999 pointed out Iraq invasion problems  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A series of secret U.S. war games in 1999 showed that an invasion and post-war administration of Iraq would require 400,000 troops, nearly three times the number there now.  —  And even then, the games showed …
Gateway Pundit:
Saddam Verdict is Announced - DEATH BY HANGING!  —  ** Bye, Bye, Butcher!... Saddam will face death by hanging! … Saddam is forced to stand for his verdict of "Death by Hanging!"  —  The judge was strong and swift with the verdict.  —  Burn, Baby, Burn!
Discussion: and Scared Monkeys
Associated Press:
Saddam sentenced to death by hanging  —  Shiites, Kurds celebrate upon hearing court's guilty verdict  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq's High Tribunal on Sunday found Saddam Hussein guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced him to hang for the 1982 killing of 148 Shiites in the city of Dujail.
Fox News:
SADDAM HUSSEIN SENTENCED TO DIE FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY  —  Saddam Hussein shouts and points the judge at his sentencing hearing.  —  Saddam Hussein shouts and points the judge at his sentencing hearing.  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq — Saddam Hussein, the iron-fisted dictator who ruled Iraq …
Discussion: Babalu Blog and
Pajamas Media:
SADDAM TO HANG  —  Saddam Hussein and Two Senior Officials Sentenced to Death by Hanging — Liveblog coverage  —  (Latest News on Top)  —  The Day of Justice: Pajamas Media Baghdad editors Mohammed and Omar Fadhil, of Iraq The Model, write their first impressions after Saddam Hussein's death sentence was delivered.
Saddam Hussein sentenced to death by hanging
Discussion: Mere Rhetoric
Patterico / Patterico's Pontifications:
L.A. Times Has "Doubts" About Hussein Court's Legitimacy
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Nathan Thornburgh / Time:
Why the Haggard Scandal Could Hurt Evangelical Turnout  —  David Kuo says the Ted Haggard scandal and its fallout shows why, as he makes clear in his bestselling book, it is so dangerous to mix faith and politics  —  David Kuo, the former number two at the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives …
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Pam's House Blend
Chuck Plunkett / Denver Post:
Haggard fired for "sexually immoral conduct"
Polls see Republicans keeping Senate control  —  Races tighten in Montana, Missouri, Rhode Island and Virginia  —  NEW YORK - Just days from the midterm elections, the final round of MSNBC/McClatchy polls shows a tightening race to the finish in the battle for control of the U.S. Senate.
Whitney Holmes / WAHU-TV:
UVa law student and political blogger Mike Stark is cuffed and carried out of Senator George Allen's Campaign rally.  —  At George Allen's rally in Weyers Cave, supporters had one eye on the Senator, and the other UVa Law student Mike Stark, who ended up being cuffed and carried out by sheriff's deputies.
Discussion: Sister Toldjah, The Agonist and Hot Air
Mike Stark / Comments for Calling All Wingnuts:
First they went after Free Speech... Now it's the Free Press …
Discussion: Majikthise
Washington Post:
Democrats, on the Offensive, Could Gain Both Houses  —  Two days before a bitterly fought midterm election, Democrats have moved into position to recapture the House and have laid siege to the Senate, setting the stage for a dramatic recasting of the power structure in Washington …
Dexter Filkins / New York Times:
Where Plan A left Ahmad Chalabi  —  1. London, August 2006  —  Many miles away in a more dangerous place the dream is ending badly.  The bodies pile up.  Good people stream to the borders.  Leaders pile money onto planes.  The center is giving way.  —  The apartment on South Street …
White House:
Press Gaggle by Tony Snow  —  MR. SNOW: let me begin just with a couple of details; we will get you the readout on the President's meeting with the family of a fallen sailor in a minute.  —  As for the First Lady's birthday — President Bush gave Mrs. Bush a triple strand, amber-colored, citrine necklace — don't ask me, I don't know.
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