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11:30 PM ET, June 6, 2010

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The Huffington Post:
Helen Thomas Dropped By Speaking Agency, Under Fire For Remarks On Middle East  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Under fire for controversial remarks she made (and apologized for) about the status of Jews in Israel, longtime White House scribe Helen Thomas was dropped on Sunday by her speaking agency.
Patrick Gavin / The Politico:
THOMAS UNDER FIRE FOR ISRAEL REMARKS  —  Longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas is coming under fire after a video circulated widely on Friday of her saying that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine” and go back to Poland and Germany.  —  The Hearst newspaper columnist …
Reuters:
Iran Revolutionary Guards ready to escort Gaza ships  —  Source: Reuters  —  Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards are ready to provide a military escort to cargo ships trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza, a representative of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday.
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Nick Cohen / Guardian:
Sympathise with Israel, but not the blockade | Nick Cohen
Discussion: Harry's Place and Craig Murray
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
To Avoid Voter Rage, Democrats Skip Town Halls  —  BEL AIR, Md. — The reception that Representative Frank Kratovil Jr., a Democrat, received here one night last week as he faced a small group of constituents was far more pleasant than his encounters during a Congressional recess last summer.
Discussion: Liberty Pundits Blog
New York Times:
Two Arrested at Kennedy Airport on Terror Charges  —  Two New Jersey men who were bound for Somalia with the stated intention to join an Islamic extremist group and to kill American troops were arrested at Kennedy International Airport late Saturday, federal and local authorities announced on Sunday.
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NY Daily News:   Alleged plotters' words: 'I wanna, like, be the world's known terrorist.'
The Huffington Post:
New Jersey Terrorism Arrests: Two NJ Men Arrested At JFK Airport …
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Haley Staying Strong  —  Nikki Haley hasn't suffered any damage whatsoever after accusations of multiple extramarital affairs and is headed for an easy first place finish in Tuesday's Republican primary for Governor of South Carolina.  —  Haley has a 20 point lead, getting 43% of the vote.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and FITSNews
Glenn Reynolds / Washington Examiner:
Higher education's bubble is about to burst  —  SUNDAY REFLECTIONS CONTRIBUTOR — It's a story of an industry that may sound familiar.  —  The buyers think what they're buying will appreciate in value, making them rich in the future.  The product grows more and more elaborate …
Discussion: Power Line, Don Surber and Instapundit
Kevin Hechtkopf / CBS News:
Thad Allen: Oil Spill Fight Will Last Into Fall  —  Coast Guard Point Man for Gulf Spill Response Says Combating Oil on Many Fronts Will Be “Long-Term Campaign”  —  (CBS) Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the point man for the federal government's response to the oil spill in the Gulf …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
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The Hill:
Incident commander says ‘right progress’ being made in Gulf spill
Discussion: The Politico and CNN
The Other McCain:
The International Solidarity Movement and the Rachel Corrie Death Cult  —  Back in 2003, when Charles Johnson was still able to maintain some semblance of sanity, a commenter at Little Green Footballs - no doubt long since banished - responded to the death of Rachel Corrie by dubbing her “St. Pancake.”
Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
Excelsior!  Upwards of Eight Thousand Protest 911 Mega Mosque on D Day!  —  Despite weather forecasts of thunderstorms and rain, the skies were clear and beautiful — but not as beautiful as this patriotic crowd of great Americans and Europeans.  It was a real cross section of humanity . …
IDF Spokesperson's / Israel Defense Force Spokesperson:
Specific Flotilla Passangers Linked to Al-Qaeda, Hamas and Other Terror Organizations, 6 June 2010  —  Specific Flotilla Passengers are Active Terror Operatives Linked to Al-Qaeda, Hamas, and Other Organizations  —  The following passengers on board the Mavi Marmara are known to be involved in terrorist activity.
David Barrett / Telegraph:
Civil servants feared inquiry into 7/7 bombings would focus negatively on Muslims  —  Senior civil servants warned ministers that if they ordered a public inquiry into the July 7 suicide bombings it could “focus negatively” on Britain's Muslim community, it can be revealed.
Discussion: Biased BBC
Lauren Johnston / NY Daily News:
Rush Limbaugh to wed gal pal Kathryn Rogers today in lavish Palm Beach ceremony  —  It's wedding bells for Rush Limbaugh - for the fourth time.  —  The conservative firebrand, 59, will exchange vows Saturday in Florida with Kathryn Rogers - a blond bombshell half his age …
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Jose Lambiet / Palm Beach & South Florida …:
Rush Limbaugh married, again
Discussion: Ministry of Gossip and Advocate
Little Green Footballs:
Did Reuters Crop a Photo to Remove a Peace Activist's Weapon?  —  A Turkish newpaper has released photos taken by the “peace activists” aboard the Mavi Marmara, showing them attempting to take injured Israeli soldiers hostage.  —  Here's one of the pictures; notice the knife held by a “peace activist” in the lower right corner:
Alex Seitz-Wald / Think Progress:
Barbour Downplays Spill — ‘The Coast Is Clear, Come On Down!’  — Calls For More Drilling Before Cause Is Found  —  On Fox News Sunday today, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) continued to aggressively downplay the massive BP oil gusher, explaining that tar balls washing up on his state's beaches are …
BBC:
BP ‘capturing half Gulf oil leak’  —  A containment cap on a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico is now funnelling off 10,000 barrels of oil a day, BP's chief executive Tony Hayward says.  —  The amount has risen since Saturday, and implies more than half the estimated 12,000 to 19,000 barrels leaking each day is now being captured.
Discussion: Guardian and Craig Murray
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BBC:
“We will stop the leak”  —  On Sunday 6 June Andrew Marr …
Discussion: The Hill, Emptywheel and Politics Daily
 
 
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Kathleen Lucadamo / NY Daily News:
Charles Rangel slams President Obama for being like Dick Cheney …
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