Molly Ivins


Molly Ivins Syndicated political columnist Molly Ivins died of breast cancer Wednesday afternoon at her home in Austin. She was 62 years old, and had much, much more to give this world. She remained cheerful despite Texas politics. She emphasized the more hilarious aspects of both state...

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Godspeed Molly, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us. Now sharing her wit in the ultimate venue...

When I moved to Kentucky from Texas in 1986, Molly became my lifeline to my birth state and my wonderful time there in the 70's and 80's. At the time, she was a regular on NPR's Morning Edition. Her unique voice and pithy remarks often made my week! Thanks Molly. I think of you often.

My heart goes out to Molly's family. May you find comfort in Isaiah 25:8,9

Molly, you'll live forever through your work and wonderful humor. You had such a fine spirit, lived such a big life, and left such magnificent impressions behind. Thank you for the inspiration and for being such a fine example of personal courage.

Molly, it's been hard without you. My political buddies who have lunch every Fri just talked about you past Fri,Apr9,2010. I followed you from your Texas Observer days. Thanks !

For Molly...


Do not weep for me when I no longer dwell among the wonders of the earth; for my larger self is free, and my soul rejoices on the other side of pain...on the other side of darkness.

Do not weep for me, for I am a ray of sunshine that touches your skin, a tropical breeze upon your face, the hush of joy within your heart and the innocence of babes in mothers arms.

I am the hope in a darkened night. And, in your hour...

You were a hell of a gal! You will be missed.

Constance La Mendola

Thank God your left a legacy for slow people like me to enjoy later. I love you, Molly. Thanks for gifting us with your brilliance. Love and prayers to your family who must still be grieving their loss.