Black and white portrait of writer Molly Ivins

The first rule of holes: when you’re in one, stop digging.

The thing is this: You got to have fun while you’re fightin’ for freedom, ’cause you don’t always win.

It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in America.

Good thing we’ve still got politics in Texas – finest form of free entertainment ever invented.