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December 30, 2005

Take Cheney away; and IBM's plans for the middle class

Jim Hightower

December 23, 2005

After five years as president, W. remains securely sealed in his political cocoon, void of real-life experiences, pure of any intrusion by the hardships of regular folks; and it's wrong to think that faith talk and photo-ops with evangelicals will be enough to convert people to the Democratic cause

Jim Hightower

December 16, 2005

Coming up with a timetable for leaving Iraq isn't unpatriotic or cowardly; and Bush's EPA proposes a new rule for testing toxic pesticides on humans, giving pesticide corporations clear-cut exceptions to the supposed federal ban on human testing

Jim Hightower

December 9, 2005

You don't have to be a gabillionaire to maximize your philanthropic impact; and White House's favorite government contractor mistreating foreign workers in Iraq.

Jim Hightower

December 2, 2005

Bush tries branding his critics as unpatriotic, wailing that it is 'deeply irresponsible' to question his motives

Jim Hightower

November 25, 2005

This basic human right gets short shrift in today's materialistic world; and Support Your Local Farmers

Jim Hightower

November 18, 2005

Leaked internal memo shows a company scheming to cut back on employee benefits; and winner of common-sense competition will get $100,000 smackers

Jim Hightower

November 11, 2005

The Pentagon spends more than a billion in tax dollars every day; and commercial soul, not corporate logos, is what counts

Jim Hightower

November 4, 2005

'If an ordinary American did to a 7-Eleven what Halliburton routinely does to taxpayers, that poor soul would be doing 25-to-life in state prison'; Domestic oppression in the air?

Jim Hightower

October 28, 2005

Fifty percent of Americans say they want Congress to consider impeaching Bush if he lied about his reasons for invading Iraq; and while Big Oil gouges America, Congress gives refiners new tax breaks and anti-pollution requirement exemptions

Jim Hightower

October 21, 2005

Heretical entrepreneurs choosing community, quality of life over profits; and Perry comes to the rescue of our poor, hard-up judges, raising their pay to three times the average Texan's income

Jim Hightower

October 14, 2005

No Child Left Alone, er Behind, 'opt out' provision lets parents keep kids' names out of military recruiters' hands; and Big Oil rolling in the hurricane dough

Jim Hightower

October 7, 2005

Firefighters put to work as FEMA publicity agents; and poor, desperate Bushites look to the American people to pay for their mess in Iraq

Jim Hightower

September 30, 2005

New Georgia driver license law keeps poor folks down; and family-owned businesses put people ahead of profits

Jim Hightower

September 23, 2005

Media swallows 'Cowboy President' spin; and Big Brother keeping an eye on bookworms

Jim Hightower

September 16, 2005

Where's W.? Not on the Gulf Coast; and 'Thou shalt not kill' slips evangelist's mind

Jim Hightower

September 9, 2005

Support our indie coffee houses; and join the fight against library budget cuts

Jim Hightower

September 2, 2005

Standing up for working families, the middle class, and the poor; and National Guard preying on the desperate

Jim Hightower

August 26, 2005

Do we really mean the stuff we're sticking on our cars?; and smut goes corporate

Jim Hightower

August 19, 2005

Public utility watchdogs keep close eye on corporate executives' parties; become a head honcho and get rewarded for not producing

Jim Hightower

August 12, 2005

Bushites squelch negative Central American labor conditions report; and sustainable food program teaches students more than they'll ever learn in a sterile classroom

Jim Hightower

August 5, 2005

The Wal-Mart way in Latin America is a bad way, factory monitor learns; and economic theorists not thinking in real-world terms

Jim Hightower

July 29, 2005

The dark art of science twisting; and if you're in your fightin' prime, Uncle Sam is watching

Jim Hightower

July 22, 2005

Enlist the rich; and Supremes clear the way for government to turn your property over to companies that'll pay more in taxes

Jim Hightower

July 15, 2005

Even W wonders; and Bush's hatchet man thrives on attacking 'political enemies'

Jim Hightower

July 8, 2005

Corporations promising to relocate here and to create lots of jobs in exchange for tax breaks and other goodies are full of it; and Transportation Security Administration doing a lot more than making you take off your shoes

Jim Hightower

July 1, 2005

U.S. media establishment yawned at damming Downing Street Memo; and Merck launches advertising blitz to portray itself as 'huggable teddy bear of a corporation'

Jim Hightower

June 24, 2005

It's not easy being a CEO; and touch a football or feast on fried shrimp, and go to hell

Jim Hightower

June 17, 2005

The wrong side of democracy; and taxpayers' bucks fill corporate piggy banks

Jim Hightower

June 10, 2005

Norquist disowns stinky pal; and forget about a living wage

Jim Hightower

June 3, 2005

'Texas – Third World and Proud of It!' and a job-busting and environment-exploiting agreement

Jim Hightower

May 27, 2005

A Japanese, Chinese, and Canadian affair; and 'The Hammer' gets prayerful

Jim Hightower

May 20, 2005

Help save Mother Earth; and so much cash, so little time

Jim Hightower

May 13, 2005

Making America dependent on domestic oil instead of focusing on conservation and renewable fuels is an ass-backward energy policy; and the ridiculous notion that we should treat corporations like living beings

Jim Hightower

May 6, 2005

Sale: One new identity for $35, two for $50; and What legislators, cigars, Fleetwood Mac tickets, Starbucks, and limo rides have in common

Jim Hightower

April 29, 2005

Uncle Sam says 'tough break' to regular taxpaying citizens, 'anything for you, Lockheed'; and working stiffs sponge up the stress of globalization

Jim Hightower

April 22, 2005

Big Cendant is watching you; and honcho H. Lee Scott Jr.'s tantrum wins recognition

Jim Hightower

April 15, 2005

Senator takes pity on poor little CEOS; and Propaganda Rules!

Jim Hightower

April 8, 2005

Privatization hasn't been a rosy ride for others; and Bill Hammond crowned Gooberhead for job peddling for son in letter to legislators

Jim Hightower

April 1, 2005

Right-wingers seize upon Schiavo case; and white-collar hucksters enjoy their freedom

Jim Hightower

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