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TGIF Quick Fix 6 (10/8/04)

And here's why you have to tune into Hot Potatoes each day. The JibJab boys have produced a new on-line video starring Dubya and Flipflop. You remember the first one, of course -- where Dubya called Flipflop a "liberal wiener" and Flipflop called Dubya a right-wing nut job to the tune of "This Land." Well, JibJab's back with a spoof sung to the tune of "I Wish I Were in Dixie" -- only Dixie becomes D.C. Click here and tell your friends that you found it on Hot Potatoes.

1. Political 'Toon Fix: Chuck Asay re: veep debate here and Chip Bok re. Kerry's foreign policy here.

2. Humor Fix: David Letterman: "On Saturday the country of Afghanistan will be holding elections for the first time. They expect vote fraud, disruption and voter intimidation. So it looks like the American democracy is catching on over there."

3. My Way Fix: This Day in History here, This Day in Music here, and Today's Birthdays here.

4. Top of the News Fix: British hostage beheaded in Iraq here, Martha Stewart reports to prison here, Mercy center to rise from Beslan ashes here, Employment rises 96,000 in September here, and Kenyan wins Nobel Peace Prize here.

5. Reality Check Fix: If you listen to the caterwauling from the anti-war mainstream media, you'd think that they were right about WMDs. And they were ... to a degree. But they remain dead wrong about So-Damn Insane's potential threat. Arms inspector Charles Duelfer's report sez that So-Damn was trying to break UN sanctions, so he could resume his making WMDs here.

6. Opinion Fix: Jim Geraghty (Demo draft hot air), Joel C. Rosenberg (Zogby's poll), L. Paul Bremer III (What I really said about Iraq), Robert Robb (Kerry isn't biz friendly), and Chuck Colson (Youth vote).




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.