Jim Hightower

07/08/2016 - 9:00am

    Hey, stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street’s big, money-grubbing banks.

    Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with their greed. And, yes, Washington bailed them out, while ignoring the plight of workaday people who lost...

03/08/2016 - 7:00am

    If you wonder why Congress critters keep ignoring what the people want them to do — while doing things that people don’t want them doing — take a peek at the unique PR campaign now being run by the pharmaceutical industry.

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02/27/2016 - 3:00pm

    Antonin Scalia is gone. The nastiest and noisiest of right wingers on the Supreme Court is dead.

    But in a blatantly partisan ploy to prevent President Barack Obama from nominating a successor to Scalia,...

02/21/2016 - 11:00am

    A New York Times article about Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership opened with this sunny headline: “Trade Pact Would Lift U.S. Incomes, Study Says.”

    But wait, a study by whom? It...

02/14/2016 - 9:00pm

    Imagine the outcry by tea party Republicans if state legislators were passing laws banning the use of video cameras in banks to capture images of robbers.

    Yet those very same tea partiers have been passing...

02/06/2016 - 3:00pm

    When I crossed paths with a Democratic campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come to the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall to hear Bernie Sanders speak. The Vermont senator, I added, was pondering a presidential run....

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