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I believe in practicing prudence at least once every two or three years.
I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics.
Behind a smoke screen of high-profile female appointees and soothing slogans, George W. Bush is waging war on women.
Some days, I’d feel better with Punxsutawney Phil in the Oval Office – at least he doesn’t lie about the weather.
If you really wanted to settle down the Middle East, if what you wanted was change in the Middle East, it is perfectly obvious that…
I think provincialism is an endemic characteristic with mankind, I think everybody everywhere is provincial, but it is particularly striking with Texans, and we tend…
The thing is this: You got to have fun while you’re fightin’ for freedom, ’cause you don’t always win.
Many a time freedom has been rolled back – and always for the same sorry reason: fear.
You can’t ignore politics, no matter how much you’d like to.
It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in…
I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.
The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.
I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults.
And the funny thing is, I’ve always been an optimist – it’s practically a congenital disorder with me.
I’ve always found it easier to be funny than to be serious.
Havin’ fun while freedom fightin’ must be one of those lunatic Texas traits we get from the water – which is known to have lithium…
Being slightly paranoid is like being slightly pregnant – it tends to get worse.
Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.
Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please pay attention.
So keep fightin’ for freedom and justice, beloveds, but don’t you forget to have fun doin’ it. Lord, let your laughter ring forth. Be outrageous,…
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