Stories by Molly Ivins

For decades, Molly Ivins wrote hundreds of columns about politics, Texas and other bizarre happenings. subscribe to Molly Ivins's feed

Posted on: Mar 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Who needs choice when South Dakota senator Bill Napoli is around to decide for us?

Posted on: Mar 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Bush administration's unique brand of ineptitude is both chilling and really, really expensive.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Dubai ports controversy is only the latest example of how willing Republicans are to bend over backwards to fight for Big Business's right to make massive profits.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The government is willing to outsource American jobs for the holy grail of free trade. Why is it surprising that national security is ditto?

Posted on: Feb 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Abramoff got indicted; but all we got was this lousy $20 gift ban.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Of course the Cheney shooting was an accident, but it still helps illustrate the Bush administration's curiously shifting history on issues of blame and responsibility.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In politics, as in kindergarten, the all-important word is 'no.'

Posted on: Feb 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Apparently, the push for energy independence is just another Bush punchline.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A rebuttal to Bush's naive assertions that we're doing well in Iraq.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

As Bush officials keep more and more information from us, they are less and less accountable for what they do.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

We have made a horrible mess of this 'war on terrorism' -- now how do we fix it?

Posted on: Jan 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If Democrats in Washington haven't got enough sense to own the issue of political reform, I give up on them entirely.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What matters here is not what the Republicans or the Democrats do -- it's what <i>you</i> do before November.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

For sheer government incompetence, this administration sets new records daily.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Corrupt politicians think we're morons. It's time to strike back -- with reform, not cheap cynicism.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Abramoff and DeLay used nonprofit organizations to launder money and pay for high-flying perks. That's just Bad Taste.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

So Bush unnecessarily breaks a law, then denounces anyone who discusses it as helping 'the enemy.'

Posted on: Dec 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The end of the year is occasion to pause in wonder that we have once again survived, even in the face of fresh heights of human stupidity.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I don't mean to scare you silly -- but there's a reason we have never given our government this kind of power.<br>

Posted on: Dec 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bush is not above the law, so why is he acting like a God-appointed king?