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`Listen, my momma may have raised a mean child, but she raised no hypocrites.’ Molly Ivins, The Progressive . Molly Ivins on George Bush: “Deep down, George Bush is shallow.” The Progressive, March 1989. “We do have some minimal standards for citizenship. Real Texans do not wear blue slacks with little green whales all over them. Real Texans do not refer to trouble as ‘deep doo-doo.’ George Bush has a hard time passing.” The Progressive, March 1988. “Now George Bush the Younger is running for governor of Texas. We call him ‘Shrub.’ ” The Progressive, May 1989. Molly Ivins on Ronald Reagan: “It’s such a fun Administrationhalf of it is under average and the other half is under indictment.” The Progressive, June 1988. “If Reagan’s IQ slips any lower, we’ll have to water him twice a day.” The Progressive, January 1987. Molly Ivins on Texas: “The criterion for being considered an honest politician in Texas is as follows: If you can’t take their money, drink their whiskey, screw their women, and vote against ’em anyway, you don’t qualify.” The Progressive, June 1989. “Things are so bad in Houston, the lawyers are walking around with their hands in their own pockets.” The Progressive, September 1986. You’ll get Molly Ivins’s humor and a whole lot more when you subscribe to The Progressive… Investigative reporting. Hardhitting editorials… Incisive interviews And great columnists like Molly Ivins. Molly Ivins makes you laugh every month in The Progressive. Noimmomimmomlmi Make me I laugh, Molly. Send me a one-year subscription to The Progressive for only $16.97. Address, Apt. City State, Zip My payment is enclosed. Bill me later. Complete this form and mail to: P.O. Box 54615 Boulder, CO 80321-4615 570B THE TEXAS OBSERVER 5