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Issue: "Baghdad set free," April 19, 2003

I hope you use your own toothbrush.

Gloria Presnell, mother of Army Lt. Col. Mike Presnell, repeating what she told her son when he told her that he was going to brush his teeth in Saddam Hussein's private bathroom.

She has surpassed Joan of Arc. Look where France is today. I'd take Jessica Lynch over 10 Joan of Arcs.

Texas Tech basketball coach Bob Knight, on the growing fame of America's rescued prisoner of war.

We're pulling down statues of Saddam to have them cleaned.

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Comedian David Letterman, giving one of the "Top 10 Things Iraq's Information Minister Has to Say About the War.

It's over for men as head coaches at the big schools.

University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma on the social pressures college administrators now face to hire female coaches for female sports. Mr. Auriemma's Connecticut team beat Tennessee last week for the NCAA championship.

Bush is Hitler, Ashcroft is Hitler, Rumsfeld is Hitler. The only guy who isn't Hitler is the foreign guy with a mustache dropping people who disagree with him into the wood chipper.

Comedian Dennis Miller on how some protesters call everyone but Saddam Hussein a "Hitler."


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