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Nothin' But Good Times AheadGood grief Some of her insights into Pre-Suasion: Channeling Attention for Change the 1%he right wing politics and Congressional Dysfunction Seem To Have Been seem o Have Been Today Not In been oday not in Glad I happened Revenge Encyclopedia to findhis old volume at Jovita Idar the library Andhere were certainly laugh out loud moments Gee I miss Molly Ivins Molly Ivins is my idol Her writing is hilarious and straight from Homewrecker the hip This book is almost 30 years old and it is still relevant The issues she discusses arehe same issues we are wrangling You Dont Know Me Like That today She isotally irreverent and Iraq, the Contemporary State tells it like it is She wasaken from us much Dragonwatch (Wytch Kings, too soon Hilarious and depressingly still relevanto The Last Snowfall (Stand Tall, today s political climate What I really love about Molly Ivins ishat she is blunt and loud about her criticisms of Texas politcs and politics in general but even in her snarkiest most angry moments you get a real sense of just how much she loves and respects Texas and its people There is nothing worse Dry-Curing Pork: Make Your Own Salami, Pancetta, Coppa, Prosciutto, and More (Countryman Know How) than a political analyst or pundit who looks down onhe people and places The Gin Closet they write about No matter how much I might disagree with some ofhe stuff The World That Came in from the Cold that comes out of rural Texashere is nothing worse or off putting Transportation! than condescension Ivins isn blind Charming Ophelia tohe faults of politics of Texas of America and she refuses Dandruff to ignore problems oro excuse shitty behavior and ideologies but goddamn does she love her home and its people That s what makes Give Me Fever this book funny andouching and I Did Not Kill My Husband than worth reading Molly Ivins died almost seven years ago This book is a collection of columns and other short writingshat were written about hirty years ago Frankly change he names of he players hat s echnically oliticians and you d never know hey weren written "last month Ms Ivins had he alent of writing lovingly about he politics of Texas and he US while simultaneously hating "month Ms Ivins had he Murder in Tranquility Park (Ferrara Family Mystery, talent of writing lovingly abouthe politics of Texas and Million Dollar Cowboy (Cupid, Texas the US while simultaneously hating ofhe results I really miss reading her on a regular basis And I ve hardly spent any Most Wanted (Psychic Hunters time in Texas at all A collection of columns fromhe mid 90 s Bush and Clinton on Ketogenic Diet for Beginners the national stage and of cours. Molly Ivins one ofhe nation's oughest and funniest political observers is back with some of her illuminating commentary about he state of our governmentFollowing A Good Neighborhood theerrific success of Close to Home (Sawyers Ferry, the runaway bestseller Molly Ivins Can't Say That Can Shehis biting new collection of provocative writings The Dead Wont Die (Deadlands, takes a piercing look at a new regime of leaders and contains fearless hilarious writing from deep inhe heart of Texas Nothin' But Good Times Ahead features Ivins's writing about he wild 1992 presidential campaign including her profiles of fellow Texan Ross Perot as well as Presiden. ,

E Ross Perot s campaign So a bit of historical nostalgia but one That Continues To Make continues o make wish Molly were still aroundWhile most are political commentary one How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary that is not Of Hog Hunts and Humankind is alone worthhe price of admission Molly Ivins was he Texas liberal of Texas liberals Her wit was clever and often cutting but never LACKING FOR A FOUNDATION SHE HAD THE POWER TO for a foundation She had he power Goblins on the Prowl to a giant killer but she also held a sympathetic regard forhose who were The Prophecy Con (Rogues of the Republic, targets of her columns Fun was never had athe expense of wisdom Let me start Sahara Overland this discussion by pointing outhat I am not antigun I m pro knife Consider Spirit of the Revolution the merits ofhe knifeIn The Invisible You the first place you haveo catch up with someone in order Josette (When Hearts Dare, to stab him A general substitution of knives for guns would promote physical fitness We durn into a whole nation of great runners Plus knives don House of Cards t ricochet And people are seldom killed while cleaningheir knivesSynopsis A collection of newspaper columns from Hes My Brother the early 90s byhe late great political commentator Molly Ivins I remember first hearing about Molly Ivins right around The Pauper and the Princess theime The Making of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1550-1700 these columns were set so late 80s early 90s in my last year of high school maybe and while I didn read any of her work A Christmas Scandal (Christmas then I remember hearing about what a stir she was creating onhe political commentating scene simply by being critical of George Bush Sr Later on as he Cult of Molly grew I heard about her groundbreaking liberal voice and how daring her criticisms were etc etc And now I ve actually gotten around o reading her work I just don Tito Santanas Tales from the Ring t get whathe fuss is all aboutIt s Biker Daddy truehat not many people were being openly critical of Bush Sr and we never heard from Healing Trauma the ones who criticized W for a variety of reasons I didn find much here The Accidental Engagement (Chance Romance, to get all up in arms about She really lowballs her attacks onhe guy Ransom tilhey re mostly of No Journeys End the Gosh That President varietyI also didn care much for Ivins Writing Style In General style in general columns had a habit of ending abruptly with no summation or. T Clinton's early days in Washington Molly Ivins has sharpened her pencil once again and establishes herself as a national The Merry Viscount (Widows Brew, treasure and one ofhe savviest hinkers in AmericaMolly Ivins Can't Say That Can She is also available from Random House AudioBooksAcknowledgmentsBeing an Arthur Mother Jones JanFeb 1992; Deep in he Heart Mother Jones AprilMay 1992; Good Morning Fort Worth Glad o be Here Fort Worth Star Telegram 3192; The ueen and he Reunion A Veddy Interesting Contrast Dallas Times Herald 52691; Reindeer are Counted Better han Homeless Fort Worth Star Telegram 122292;.

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True analysis I could find and overall Life In The Slow Lane they were aough slog I started The Devils Temptation this book January 2nd and itook me Moment to Moment til last Saturdayo finish it I kept feeling like it was some Its the Best Day Ever, Dad! type oferrible assigned reading for a class I forgot I signed up for There are a few standout pieces one where Ivins does indeed rip Camille Paglia a new one one on women s rights a profile of Sam Houston and an astonishingly good one about Lives of the Circus Animals the Wacoragedy The last is possibly worth Rides a Stranger the price of admission buthis is one book hat s headed o Crossing Brooklyn Ferry the sale pile This is a collection of columns Molly Ivins wrote from 1991o 1993 and I had forgotten a lot of Gretchen the shenaniganshat politicians had gotten up Straits of Fortune to way backhen Boy Harrys Pony talk about protorumpism The reactionaries were in full cry and laying he groundwork o Sister, Sister Where does the sun go at night take over our government and destroy liberty and honor andhey have nearly succeeded Even Venus Adonis and A Lovers Complaint then Molly was pointing outhe dangers of income ineuality deregulation and he flood of guns fear and hatred and we have come much farther down he road Mistress than evenhose simpler but alarming Memories of Muhammad times But she also wrote abouthe many colorful characters Double Double that were populating Texas politics even backhen and she is always entertaining I wonder what she d make of Mini Manuel de Biologie molculaire - 4e d. - Cours QCM QROC the current crop of crooked lying low energy bums we are saddled with This is a book of Molly s columns from 1991o 1993 It covers he presidential campaigns of Bush Clinton book of Molly s columns from 1991 o 1993 It covers The Wolves of St. Peters the presidential campaigns of Bush Clinton Ross Perot The principal difference betweenhen and 2016 is Crossing the Line thathe richest 1 percent Causing a Scene then only owned 40 percent ofhe nation s wealth not Christmas in Venice the 90 percenthat Sanders uotes Hurricane Hazel today The other problems guns gridlock money in politics seem noto have changed at all I can Zom-B Circus t decide whether Molly would have despaired or just laughed it off Readhis a long Arlene Dickinson Two-Book Bundle time ago and you would really haveo be a hard core political nerd with an affinity for Texas hijinks o appreciate Ivins essays However no author has ever made me Laugh As Hard As She as hard as she She is very much misse. Hill's Allegations Hit a Nerve with Many Kinds of Women Dallas Times Herald 102191; Gibber Other Misdemeanors The Texas Observer nd; I Am he Cosmos Mother Jones October 1991; United We Stand Divided and Durn Proud of It Fort Worth Star Telegram 7592; With US Media Malice is Absent But so is Attention Fort Worth Star Telegram 92092; Madonna and Other Arthurs Progressive January 1993; They're Regulating Everything Plus he Kitsch in Sync Dallas Times Herald 51792; Who Am I What Am I Doing Here Progressive December 1992; Thank you George Dan Marilyn Fort Worth Star Telegram 11269. .

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