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Quick Fix 6 — 1/11/06

1.APhoto Fix: Vladimir Arutyunian, accused of trying to kill U.S. President George W. Bush, seen in a defendants’ cage during his trial in Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday. The trial of Arutyunian accused of trying to assassinate the U.S. and Georgian presidents approached its end on Wednesday, as the court was expected to convene for closing statements. Vladimir Arutyunian faces life in prison.

2. Cartoon Fix: Monte Wolverton (Indian affairs, then & now), Gary Varvel (Senate confirmation hearings), and Ed Stein (Listening to ordinary Americans).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Signs You’re At A Bad Applebees” here.

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

5. Top of the News Fix: Top Demo blasts Alito’s “inconsistencies” here, AIDS-infected activist charged with raping boy, 13, here, Bank One implicated in GOP kickback scheme here, Granny brigade wants to replace kids in Iraq here, and Sharon out of immediate danger here.

6. Opinion Fix: Michelle Malkin/Townhall (Hillary wraps herself in armor), Dick Morris/The Hill (America is shifting leftward), Heather McDonald/Wall Street Journal (What left-wing profs consider mainstream), John Dickerson/Slate (New etiquette of lobbying), Kathleen Parker/Orlando Sentinel (Dangers of cussing like a sailor),


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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