“I’m from Texas, where Molly Ivins is!”

Homemade video from Rheinhard

Oh my, Rheinhard, this really got to me. It’s got everything: Jim Hightower, a Leslie Cochran namecheck, pathetic evil nemesis Mark Weaver, masturbation, John Henry Faulk, South Austin, and of course, Molly being Molly:

“The important part is at this end. It’s where we start to make this a better country.”

Molly Ivins – 1944-2007

                                                                                                                                                               Ryan Donnell, Dallas Morning News

Molly Ivins passed away today, losing her final fight in a long battle with cancer.

The Texas Observer has put up a wonderful tribute site with photos, tributes from peers, a guestbook, and links to some of Ivins’ best writing. Give them a visit, and while you’re there, you might want to slip them a donation or better yet, buy a subscription. There’s not a better way to honor Molly than helping out the small, but oh so mighty, magazine she loved so much, and for which she did so much good work.