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Quick Fix 6 — 9/9/05

1. APhoto Fix: Afghan people gather around a water pump outside a Kabul mosque plastered with campaign posters for the upcoming parliamentary elections Friday, Sept. 9, 2005. Afghanistan will hold the country’s first-ever parliamentary election on Sept. 18.

2. Cartoon Fix: Chuck Asay (Tolerant Air Force), Mike Luckovich (Blame game), and Steve Benson (Below See Level).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Things You Don’t Want to Hear from Your New Teacher” here.

4. My Way Fix: This Day in History here, Today’s Birthdays here, and Word of the Day here.

5. Top of the News Fix: NFL crowd boos critical rapper West here, Florida homeowners group: Evacuees not welcome here, CDC: No disease outbreaks yet here, Poll: Most say abandon New Orleans here, and Study: Breakfast helps girls stay thin here.

6. Opinion Poll: Mort Kondracke/Roll Call (Katrina shows we’re unprepared for terrorists), Mary Katherine Ham/Townhall (Dangerous times for our wallets), Charles Krauthammer/Washington Post (Where to point fingers), Mark Topscott/Townhall (Photographing dead people), and Byron York/National Review (’s SHAMElessness),

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