Molly Ivins,((August 30, 1944 - January 31, 2007)
Being slightly paranoid is like being slightly pregnant- it tends to get worse.
Goverment is a tool, like a hammer. You can use a hammer to build with or you can use a hammer to destroy.
It's hard to argue against cynics- they always sound smarter than optimists because they have so much evidence on their side.
It's hard to convince people that your're killing them for their own good.
On the whole, I prefer not to be lectured on patriotism by those who keep offshore maildrops in order to avoid paying their taxes.
The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.
The trouble with global communications is that it is no longer possible to sit on one tiny patch of the earth and think, "God's in His Heaven, all's right with the world." We always know better.
The next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be President of the United States, please, pay attention.
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