Stories by Molly Ivins

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Posted on: Sep 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bush responds to women's health official's resignation by appointing a veterinarian.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Project Censored offers a list of stories ignored by the dailies.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to some well-connected cronies, Texas is standing right in the path of some beneficial fallout from Hurricane Katrina.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Congress has a chance to rethink some of the most punitive parts of the new Bankruptcy Act, in order to give poor victims of Hurricane Katrina a break. Will they do the right thing?

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Dubya vows to get to the bottom of of what went wrong on Katrina.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

While Katrina's dead have not yet been counted, it's not too soon to hammer home a point: government policies have real consequences in people's lives.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Our well-justified paranoia about the security of our personal data is finally making politicians stir.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Corporations' efforts to curb free speech through lawsuits are unfortunately succeeding.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The White House is shielding Roberts' public record, and now he's conveniently 'forgotten' his involvement with the ultra-right-wing Federalist Society.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

You may think the AFL-CIO split is none of your beeswax, but if you work in this country, you owe labor, big time. And I'm talking to you, white-collar worker.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

As most of the country focuses almost entirely on social issues and culture wars, our economic problems are threatening to bring the country down by its foundations.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Rove-Plame scandal is just the most visible example of the administration's willingness to destroy anyone in order to achieve its goals.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

We're about to repeat a huge mistake that will let the big oil companies jack up our electric rates.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Folks, we are being eaten alive by corruption -- and it isn't pretty.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

People have the most remarkable ability to convince themselves that what they are doing is for the greater good -- if they are also making a great deal of money out of it.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Setting up a straw man, calling it liberal and then knocking it down has become a favorite form of "argument" for those on the right.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The drumbeat of this administration's giveaways to big corporations continues: tax breaks for the undeserving and more green lights for the exploitation of the environment.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I don't know if these memos represent an impeachable offense. But they strike me as a hell of lot worse than anything Richard Nixon ever contemplated.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A Bush-appointed political operative says he'll erase bias at PBS ... by inserting bias.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes you look at the people the Bush administration appoints to high public office and the only possible response is, "What were they thinking?"