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The Hightower Legacy
Donna Hightower knew a singer when she saw one
"...“One thing about Donna Hightower I want people to know, she wasn’t retired.” Ex-Austinite..."

Aug. 28, 2013 Music Post by Margaret Moser

The Hightower Report
Throwing the Book at Scholastic Inc.
"...Throwing the Book at Scholastic Inc...."

Sept. 9, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Look Out, Here Come the Drones
When police and privacy butt heads
"...The Hightower Report..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

Anniversaries at The Hightower and Backspace
Daily Austin food news
"...Class previews at the Sustainable Food Center, volunteer opportunities at Somms Under Fire,..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Hightower Report
Here comes the border-industrial complex
"...aren't referring to your tough times. No, no – they are rushing to the aid of the multibillion dollar..."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The agonizingly slow pace of a fast-food giant
"...The appeal of fast-food chains has not been their food..."

Oct. 11, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Oh joy – the branch bank of the future is here!
"...The giant banks that wrecked our economy are thriving today,..."

May 10, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The irony in Bush's dandy new library
"...yesterday that we saw George W. on TV reading The Pet Goat to some second graders – but now..."

May 3, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The minimum wage is overdue for a raise
"...to Wall Street giants and multibillion-dollar annual subsidies to the likes of Big Oil, which is a nice boost..."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Spin
"...Dear Editor, Hightower made some good points about the mix of jobs..."

Sept. 19, 2011 Postmarks

The Hightower Report
Words for Wall Street Greed; and Corporatist Court Favors Mountaintop Destruction
"...to come up with some new words to describe the abominable sense of self-entitlement that afflicts Wall Street bankers...."

March 13, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Name the GOP circus and win 'The Hightower Lowdown'
"...It includes the likes of Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Rick..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Kmart gives its CEO the blue light and workers the pink slip; corporate taxes disappear into the Bermuda Triangle; Vignette rewards failure.
"...Attention Kmart shoppers, we've got a blue-light-special up on the top floor...."

May 3, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Buy local beer, books ... and why not seafood?
"...points: Shrimp is by far America's most consumed seafood, the vast majority of it comes from foreign waters, and..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Be a Jewel; Truly Beautiful Art
"...Let's travel once again out to the Far, Far, Far-Out Frontiers of Free Enterprise...."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Bush wants to spend your taxes on missile defense, but won't tell you if it works; and, WWJD -- What Would Jim Do?
"...The Bush Doctrine at Work..."

July 5, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
George W. puffs out his chest over Cuba, and Dick Cheney invites Jim to dinner.
"...Sometimes I think that the Bush Administration is conspiring to feed me good material...."

May 31, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Scary Perry foments fear that terrorists "could be" coming from Mexico
"...For example, in his current re-run for the GOP presidential nomination, the "Oops" governor has rebranded himself..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Propagandizing School Kids
Many kids are reading about the wonders of GMOs in school
"...Are you a parent who's worried about the plethora of highly questionable bioengineered organisms that agribusiness profiteers..."

July 13, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Shhh, people, Mitt's trying to think
"...would do well to take Ted’s tip to heart. The GOP presidential frontrunner thought he could win the votes..."

Jan. 20, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Gingrich, the gift that keeps on giving
"...O joy – the generous gods of political commentary love me!..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Don't blame Wall Street – you're just not spending fast enough
"...Going Broke? Look in the Mirror!..."

Sept. 30, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Ari Fleischer serves as Fibber-in-Chief; Cadillac puts on its hat and boots; and truth is stranger than fiction in CorporateWorld.
"...There are lies, damned lies, and statistics ... and then..."

June 7, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The Smithsonian gets sold to the highest bidder; a tiny university builds a first-rate baseball stadium; and a common weed killer plays havoc with Mother Nature.
"...Selling the Smithsonian..."

May 10, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush likes democracy, except when he doesn't; business is a poor model for government; The Book Thing gives reading material to the needy.
"...There's an old saying in Chicago politics: Before you dance..."

April 26, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Dubya's "tax rebate" was really a deceptive slight of hand; overworked doctors endanger your life; and a contest to rename Enron.
"...dogs that chase cars, and politicians who lie to the people...."

March 15, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
CEO hogs, the Bush / Cheney energy hypocrisy & science for sale
"...High-Dollar Hogs Here comes another Hightower Hog Report. Today's snorters are the CEOs of..."

June 8, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Cows Go High Tech; Sweet Smell of Poison
"...Applying the die-hard American notion that technology is the answer, no..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Monsanto Cares; Welcome to the 'New Economy'
"...that consumers rebel against it or government bans it, the manufacturers withdraw the stuff from the market and move..."

Dec. 8, 2000 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: What's In Your Closet, Warren?
What's in your closet, Warren?
"...you – your closets are jammed floor to ceiling, there's not an inch of empty space on your shelves,..."

Sept. 6, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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