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: Dec 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's a little silly to call for 'complete victory' without acknowledging that the war itself is not going well.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A one-stop, hit-the-bookstore with less than 24-hours-to-go, all-purpose Procrastinator's List.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Certain politicians should do a lot more listening to the Lord, and a lot less talking for Him.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Sad political scene aside, there's still plenty to be grateful for.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2005, Source: Texas Observer

George Clooney's film 'Good Night and Good Luck' echoes Texan John Faulk's own heroic struggle against McCarthyism.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

According to this administration's lame attempt at intimidation, noting that the Iraq war is a disaster is the same as spitting on our soldiers.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

While Dems slug it out over the failures of pre-war intelligence, our president tootles merrily along, hiring his clueless friends.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Evidence shows that tax breaks have been dragging the economy down, so Republicans offer a solution: more of the same.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

If you are dead to all sense of morality, let us still reason on the famous common ground of practicality. Torture. Does. Not. Work.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Recently released emails from Michael 'Heckuva Job' Brown reveal how horrifically he bungled the Katrina response.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

We need a lot of help in cleaning up the disasters created by Bush's colossal ineptitude.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Instead of dwelling on the ever-increasing failings of the only president we've got, let's see if we can figure out how to get out of the mess we're in.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Diane Wilson: a shrimper mom on her own against big polluters

Posted on: Oct 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Before we figure out how to beat the Republicans, we have to come up with some good ideas and a plan.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Even as the Republicans' political establishment collapses, their bad policies -- among them worker pensions -- are destroying lives.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

After five years of letting stupefying pork and ideological nonsense slide over his desk, the first bill Bush threatened to veto was McCain's anti-torture bill.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Everybody and his dog in the political commentating trade now agrees the Bush administration is experiencing hard times -- the going is getting tough, and Bush is getting testy.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Big surprise, and big trouble: Bush's new Supreme Court nominee is a Texas conservative and a fundamentalist Christian.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The troubled speaker attacks the prosecutor, then signs up a defense dream team.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bush and his cronies have turned waste, fraud and abuse into national policy.