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1996 Stories by Molly Ivins

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  • Feeling small

    published March 7, 1996

    Editor's note: This is the final week Molly Ivins' column will appear in the Dallas Observer. We are forced to discontinue her column because the... More >>

  • Lost in loonyland

    published February 29, 1996

    Setting aside that Pat Buchanan is a racist, sexist, xenophobic, homophobic anti-Semite, what wonderful news from New Hampshire! It's the nuts!... More >>

  • The rise and fall of Phil Gramm

    published February 22, 1996

    Would a bleeding-heart liberal kick a guy while he's down? Should a girl like me, in whom the milk of human kindness flows copiously for everyone,... More >>

  • Surplus labor

    published February 15, 1996

    We usually think of the effects of downsizing on those who get laid off. The blizzard of pink slips hits not because the company is in trouble or... More >>

  • Lost children

    published February 8, 1996

    We live in a nation that has just sentenced a 12-year-old boy, less than 5 feet tall with an IQ of less than 60, to a maximum-security juvenile... More >>

  • Blue-collar blue bloods

    published February 1, 1996

    I was walkin' along, mindin' my own bidness the other day, when Our Man Phil Gramm popped up and announced to the world that he's a "blue-collar... More >>

  • A great spirit

    published January 25, 1996

    Barbara Jordan, whose name was so often preceded by the words "the first black woman to..." that they seemed like a permanent title, died... More >>

  • Gold diggers

    published January 18, 1996

    Gold Rush! Yee-haw! Look at them settlers lashin' their teams and bouncin' their wagons in an all-out scramble to stake a claim in Electronville.... More >>

  • A pox on 1995!

    published January 11, 1996

    So long, 1995; what a year you were. Bob Packwood, the Republican "revolution," O.J. Simpson, Oklahoma City--ah, yes, we remember it well. ... More >>

  • Stuff it

    published January 4, 1996

    The taxidermy issue requires advanced autopsy by the serious political ethicist. Not that the scholars at the Texas Ethics Commission have been... More >>

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