Ivins writes on the next two years with Bush: Can
Things Get Any Worse? May 21, 2006
of the D.C. Dems
Progressive Magazine, March 2006
Ill Wind That Can Blow Texas Some Good
By Molly Ivins, 19 September 2005
" Thanks to some well-connected cronies, Texas is standing right
in the path of some beneficial fallout from Hurricane Katrina..."
Insanity Molly Ivins, AlterNet. Posted March 29, 2005.
"In the long history of monumentally bad ideas, the Cheney energy
policy is a standout for reasons of both omission and commission.
Dumb, dumber and dumbest..."
from and about Molly Ivins.
January 21, 2005 Austin, Texas
"Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice helpfully explained it all
for us. The problem is that we are living in an alternative reality.
What we think we know is not true. We have always had enough troops
in Iraq. There are 120,000 trained Iraqi soldiers ready to take over.
The president has condemned torture, so what else is there to say?
Why torture happened, whose fault it is and why it is still happening
at Guantanamo is not a problem because the president has condemned
it. Secretary Rice also condemns it, so why raise questions about
the fact that she wrote a letter to get an anti-torture clause in
the intelligence appropriation bill taken out?
What, do you want to insult her integrity?" ...
day the Constitution died
Molly Ivins - Creators Syndicate
06.10.04 - AUSTIN, Texas --
"When, in future, you find yourself wondering, "Whatever happened
to the Constitution?" you will want to go back and look at June 8,
2004. That was the day the attorney general of the United States --
a.k.a. "the nation's top law enforcement officer" -- refused to provide
the Senate Judiciary Committee with his department's memos concerning
It has been apparent for some time that the abuses at Abu Ghraib were
not isolated instances -- torture from Afghanistan to Gitmo to Iraq
has so far resulted in 25 deaths now under investigation. As the late
Jacabo Timmermann, the Argentine journalist who was tortured during
"the dirty war," said, "When you are being tortured, it doesn't really
matter to you if your torturers are authoritarian or totalitarian."
I doubt it helps any if they're supposed to be bringing democracy,
either. And as Ashcroft said, it isn't productive..."