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The Hightower Report: Death of the Lush, Green Lawn
Farewell to green lawns, hello to desertscapes
"...My father was an early member of a group now known..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Trying to teach ethics to congress critters
"...apparently so, for that's what newly elected members of the new Congress that'll convene in January have just received...."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Fast-food chains stealing from low-wage workers
"...No matter how small the haul is, a thief is a thief, right? If..."

June 6, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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'Bonus babies' make a huge haul
"...of his salary as an extra incentive to join the Yankees, Giants, or whatever team. Sportswriters dubbed them: "bonus..."

March 28, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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If you weren't in labor or dying, Jim Hightower doesn't want to hear it.
"...Voting: a Pain and a Bother?..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Who’ll Help America’s Hard-Hit Gold Miners?
Donald Trump will ... not. Unless you own a gold mine.
"...These are hard times for America's gold miners, who're scrambling..."

May 26, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Paul Ryan Should Sit Down and Be Very Quiet
Entitlements? Social Security isn't a welfare program
"...working families have been pummeled by corporate greedmeisters and their political henchmen. Indeed, in just the last decade, the..."

Feb. 24, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Big Food a Big Hoax
"...Near my home in Austin, Texas, there's an old refurbished motel with a keep-it-real attitude that..."

March 27, 2015 News Column

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A frightening cruise through Ted Cruz's head
"...Let's take another cruise down the narrow byways and around the twisting..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Column

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Lawmakers who force the poor to take drug tests should be drug tested
"...proven to be even worse than expected – yet they've clung to it like Captain Ahab on Moby-Dick. The..."

Nov. 29, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: How Is Trump Like Humpty-Dumpty?
For one, he's got a fragile shell
"...Comandante Trump, el Jefe, the gringo strongman!..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Should We Entrust Our Schoolchildren to Corporate Profiteers?
What's your education worth?
"...lucky enough to have inherited a big chunk of the multibillion-dollar fortune that Daddy DeVos amassed through his shady..."

July 28, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Will You Enlist in Donald Trump’s War?
Afghanistan all over again
"...his White House full of military commanders are pondering the launch of a real shooting war, a military offensive..."

June 16, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: The Emperor Has No Clothes
This man is so far gone
"...Some people who attain high public office grow in their position of trust. Some, however, just bloat...."

March 17, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: How Magical Is The Donald?
Repeal, replace, voilà
"...Donald Trump, the Amazing Wunderkind of Global Luxury Living – and now..."

March 10, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Donnie's Little Lies are Huuuuge!
Lies, damn lies, and statistics
"...escalating levels: "Lies, damn lies, and statistics." Now, however, there's an even-higher category of lies: a Donald Trump speech...."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Obama Says "We're Writing the Rules." Who's "We"?
Obama resorts to a tacky bit of China-bashing
"...swallow that glob of global corporate greed known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, President Obama has resorted to a tacky..."

Dec. 4, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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A flagrant liar for president?
"...We've got a new darling in the GOP presidential race: Carly Fiorina!..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Preaching to the Choir
You, too, can be part of Scott Walker's inner circle
"...The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit..."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Exposing the secret corporate coup of our democratic elections
"...elections is that American politics has become dominated by the least likely of participants: shy people. That's strange, since..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Another nutty rant by another Texas goober
"...Staples. Carefully cultivated by corporate agribusiness powers, he's been the state agricultural commissioner for the past seven years. But..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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School lunches vs. fat-cat dinners
"...Ah, progress! In the 2012 elections, Republicans cast themselves as budget balancers by..."

May 23, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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There are no stops on Ted Cruz's ego trip
"...Cruzing again! It's always a trip to cruise down the narrow roads and hard right turns of Sen. Ted..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Congressional victims of alcoholism ... and hypocrisyitis
"...Right-wing political operatives deserve credit for their impressive inventiveness...."

Dec. 13, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Cruzing to the White House?
Cruzing to the White House?
"...One of the stupidest bits of conventional wisdom popping out of Washington..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Corporate greed is making us sick
Corporate greed is making us sick
"...The failure of our corporate and political leaders to make..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Column

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Slaphappy politicos
"...normal abnormal to become full-blown wacky? So many politicos these days seem off-the-wall, personally peculiar ... and, dare I..."

July 19, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Make Dinnertime Family Time
Laurie David has tips for families trying to squeeze in time together
"...Periodically, we're treated to the spectacle of a corporate big shot or public official..."

Dec. 28, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Where There's Smoke, There's Firing; and Plenty of American Jobs
"...Where There's Smoke, There's Firing..."

March 18, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Amazon Buys Out Whole Foods
What's it to us?
"...Market is not only a win-win for both of them – but also for consumers, for Amazon intends to..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

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