Jim Hightower

02/20/2017 - 10:00am

    Of all the people suffering economic pain today, who should get priority attention from the new president and Congress?

    Regular folks in our country might say that those on the lower rungs of the economic ladder — the poor and downtrodden working class — ought to be the priority. But,...

12/27/2016 - 3:00pm

    Rick Perry has taken quite a tumble since being governor of Texas. He was a twice-failed GOP presidential wannabe and then ended up being a rejected contestant on Dancing with the Stars, the television show for has-been celebrities.

    But now, having...

12/22/2016 - 5:00pm

    Actor Jack Nicholson says he finally understood the meaning of the word irony when his mother called him an SOB.

    So let us consider Donald Trump, who campaigned as the populist champion of the working-class, promising that — by golly —...

12/17/2016 - 1:00pm

    All hail Augusts Trumpus — the American Putin, whom none can criticize! All hail the All Knowing One, who reveals “realities” that aren’t there and finds “facts” that mere mortals can’t detect.

    Once again,...

12/02/2016 - 12:00pm

    Breaking news: An amazing new school for political activists is training thousands of people to be community organizers. They’re using Saul Alinsky’s classic manual, Rules for Radicals.

    The Grassroots Leadership Academy gives how-to...

11/24/2016 - 9:00am

    When a political puck named Dick Tuck lost a California senate election in 1966, he famously conceded: “The people have spoken. The bastards.”

    So now that the people have spoken up for Donald Trump, were they saying that they embrace his...

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