Molly Ivins Nothin' But Good Times Ahead

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Nothin' But Good Times Ahead

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She's back.  Molly Ivins, our most perceptive, outrageously funny political commentator, has given us an uproarious new book.

In Nothin' But Good Times Ahead, Ivins proved that no one has a steadier gaze or a quicker trigger finger, as she hits the bull's-eye in such targets as George Bush, Bill Clinton, Camille Paglia, the Clarence Thomas hearings, and the ethics-twisting, English-slaughtering pols of her beloved Texas.  Here's Molly on:

The 1992 Republican Convention: "Many people did not care for Pat Buchanan's speech; it probably sounded better in the original German."

Texas politics: "Better than the zoo, better than the circus, rougher than football, and even more aesthetically satisfying than baseball."

Gibber Lewis, former House Speaker of the Texas State Legislature: "He once announced, 'This is unparalyzed in the state's history." Another Gibberism: "It could have bad ramifistations in the hilterlands."
 

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one of our most outspoken, and outrageously funny political commentators (and the author of the bestseller Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?) is back. In this merciless, utterly hilarious book, Ivins riddles such targets as Bill Clinton, George Bush, the Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill imbroglio, and more.

About the Author:

Molly Ivins was columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She was formerly a reporter and columnist with Dallas Times Herald.  She has written for national newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, Time, and Newsweek. She died in 2007.

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