Edition language: English
, United States
, Political Science
Well, it is September 7th which means that it is the Australian Federal Election, and it is also the last day that I have to put up with the internet bombarding me with all of this political advertising. I remember that only a few years ago I could flee to the internet to escape the relentless bomba...
I was crouched next to Molly Ivins in the elevator going to her own book reading 20 years ago. I didn't know what she looked like but I thought: this very strong woman is preening for the whole elevator and I have no idea why. She had the misfortune to work as an editorial writer in Texas, which ele...
This book was written in 2003; kind of a long time in the whole politics thing, but I picked it up brand new for $1, so I figured better late than never.I am pretty glad I read it; I would have paid much more than $1 to learn some of the information in the book (of course no one should have to pay t...
Have I mentioned this week just how much I miss Molly Ivins? I really miss her. Or really, anyone who can write with humor about politics while still feeling righteously pissed.
Molly writes about Texas, and in this book she shows what the impact of Bush policies has been in Texas, as a predictor for what we can expect as a nation. She is often amusing, although not nearly enough of the time. It is interesting and frightening.
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