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The Hightower Report: Goofy is not just a cartoon character – he's a legislator in Texas
Drew Springer fights Austin's bag ban
"...You might think that the political leaders of your state are goofy – but,..."

March 15, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Outlawing Exposés of Factory Farm Horrors
"Ag gag" bill would classify exposing factory farm abuses as terrorism
"...The problem is that the meat, eggs, and dairy that..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Did you know Kellogg owns Kashi?
"...Organic subsidiaries out their parent conglomerates..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: An Army Whistle-Blower Speaks Truth About Power
Lt. Col. Danny Davis' actions are essential in a democracy
"...willingness to speak truth to power is essential to the well-being of a democracy. Equally essential, though, are citizens..."

March 16, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Ally of Newt, Dough of Cog
"...In its Citizens United decision, the Supreme Court upended our democratic elections by decreeing that..."

Feb. 3, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Missoula Speaks!
"...In November's elections, the national media gave extensive coverage to a proposed "personhood..."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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A grassroots movement is changing the U.S. food culture
"...I'm talking about the growing movement of small farmers, food artisans, local retailers,..."

Nov. 25, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Contributing to Rick Perry's campaigns can produce a great return on investment
"...Perry's Piggy bank: The TEF..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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GOP unhinged by Obamacare
"...Whacking yourself on the head with a ball-peen hammer would be stupid. But..."

Oct. 18, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: A Tomato Tale That's Hard to Stomach
"...tastes substantially better," Professor Harry Klee recently exulted to The New York Times...."

Sept. 20, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Take a spin with Ted
"...Let's go "Cruzing" again! Yes, take another wild and crazy ride with me down the twisted..."

June 28, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: The Class of 2013 Seems to Get It
Civilization is what we make happen
"...Hardware, located near my home in Austin, Texas, is the opposite of a big-box chain store. It's an unchained,..."

June 21, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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IRS should outlaw all 'social welfare' political fronts
"...might be prudent to avoid yelling "dirty politics" at others...."

June 7, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: A New Home for Poverty in America
A new home for poverty in America
"...Even as those at the top of our society have grown fabulously richer in..."

May 31, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Gagging on ag-gag laws
"...Factory farms are not farms at all. They are corporate-run concentration camps for pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys,..."

April 26, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Scientists discover the obvious
"...quite a few scientists have been conducting research on the obvious, probing the whys behind the annoyance of cell..."

April 12, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Let's give our weary Earth a break
"...With all the woes that we humans have inflicted on our weary,..."

Feb. 22, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Who's Feeding the Bush Puppy?
George P. Bush is considering a (well-financed) run for land commissioner
"...Not "Poppy" Bush, as George H.W. was known. Nor the George known simply as "W." Rather, farther down the..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

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America, it's time for a raise
"...Nurturing the Grassroots..."

Jan. 4, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: The GOP's 'Ballot Integrity' Ruse
How Republican politicos are discouraging voting by minorities
"...The GOP's 'Ballot Integrity' Ruse..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Turning College Students Into Free Market Chattel
College kids would become indentured to Wall Street investors
"...Let's take another trip deep into the Magic Kingdom of LaissezFairyland and..."

July 27, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Political insiders are stealing from America itself
"..."Sorry, we're closed." In one of the saddest signs of the times, this message is popping..."

April 6, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: The Keystone XL Flim Flam
"...For Rep. Allen West, the skyrocketing price of gasoline is a personal pocketbook issue...."

March 9, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Corporate cash and the 2012 elections
"...In Iowa's presidential scramble, the biggest players were not the candidates, but an insidious,..."

Jan. 13, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Put Some 'Move' in That Movement for 2012
"...Let me just mention a few of the bigger bumps: nonstop congressional gridlock, Donald Trump, the working-class..."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Corporate 'citizenship' triggers amendment movement
"...Most of this blizzard will not come from the candidates but from ads secretly funded by huge corporations...."

Oct. 28, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Occupy Wall Street shows signs of becoming an effective national movement
"...As Ray Charles sang years ago, "Them that's got are them that gets, and I ain't..."

Oct. 14, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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GOP leaders denounce 'class war' on rich – while they wage war on the rest of us
"...War on the Poor..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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The new super PACs amount to a corporate takeover of national politics
"...In the infamous Enron scandals of a decade ago, unregulated energy..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Gov. Perry boasts his job numbers, but the facts belie him
"...Presidential wannabe Rick Perry is flitting hither, thither, and yon, spreading little "Perry Tales" about the..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

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