Stories by Molly Ivins

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Posted on: Jun 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet

An archive of the great progressive columnist's writings.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

We are the people who run this country. We are the deciders and we need to raise hell.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Apparently, the people of this country did not elect liberals to Congress last week. Nope, they elected populists!

Posted on: Nov 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Democrats won this election because we are involved in a disastrous war. We know how to do this: Declare victory, and go home.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Congress stands before us so hopelessly corrupt that the stench has washed all over the country.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Victory looks likely; prepare for not gloating.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

For misinformation and cruelty, not to mention plain bad manners, it is so hard to beat Rush Limbaugh.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

For those of us who aren't rich, however, incomes are stagnant while healthcare and education costs skyrocket.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I'm not close to calling this election, and I'm sure not into celebrating anything yet.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The administration has released three pages of the 30-page report. We may see the rest of it, but not 'til post-election.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Belligerent Mr. Bush has stirred up a hornet's nest in North Korea.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Democrat Chris Bell looked and sounded like the only candidate who won't embarrass the state.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The detainee bill now in the Senate throws out legal and moral restraints as the president deems necessary; basic principles of decency and law.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Stealing money from little kids' reading programs? What's <i>that</i> about?

Posted on: Sep 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Bush's problem is that despite repeated warnings, he went ahead with 'the program' without waiting for Congress to provide a fig leaf of legality.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

...Or the worst press conference in history.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The recently deceased former Texas governor was a great reformer and staunch liberal in the reddest of states.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What I learned from women peace activists: spill love and calm and reassurance and, well, peace all over them.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Somehow, activist judges are held responsible for gay marriage, Roe v. Wade and everything else Americans disagree about.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Bushies are having the hardest time trying to un-lie.