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The Hightower Report
Arming the World; and Another Bush Mess to Clean Up
"...Arming the World..."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
FDA Gives In to Food Torturers; and Protecting the Integrity of Our Votes
"...food artisans, or local food enterprises – but about the corporate giants of agribusiness that insist on torturing nature's..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Name That Drug!; and Cashing In on Payday Loans
"...What does the word "Prozac" say to you? Or "Viagra"? Yes, they're..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Stealing Local Democratic Authority; and Grounding Our High-Flying Congress
"...know it, but chances are that your state legislature either already has passed or is considering laws to steal..."

April 14, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Accenture proclaims its Bermudan heritage; Paul O'Neill calls the kettle black.
"...Accenture is the worldwide consulting firm formerly known as Andersen Consulting, a..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Bush's long vacation benefits America; his Ag Department pick ain't exactly a family farmer.
"...Good God almighty! Have the media and the Democrats gone crazy?..."

Aug. 30, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
It's easy to make nuclear waste safe -- just pass a law saying it's so; and, dishonesty permeates the corporate culture -- even CEOs' golf games.
"...this kind of can-do, entrepreneurial thinking has risen to the top ranks of government and industry. As recently reported..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The state department says good journalism is treason; and San Antonians fight a golf course over the aquifer.
"...Pluchinsky the Autocratski..."

July 12, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Disney shows its commitment to journalism with the Koppel-Letterman flap; the Bushites are Bozos.
"...The plutocratic autocracy that is the Bush White House has..."

March 29, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
George W. wants you to get a job, but won't pay for training; and, like his father, he's trying to get us into another oil war; also, drug companies use cash to get your doctor's recommendation.
"...George W. is proving to be a master of the political bait-and-switch scam, saying one thing for political gain..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
High Tech Brought Low; All Expenses Paid
"...High Tech Brought Low Well, the high-flying high tech industry has certainly hit a downdraft,..."

Jan. 26, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Reactivating the CCC for National Recovery; and Pothole Advertising
"...Reactivating the CCC for National Recovery..."

April 17, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
A Blue-Green Victory for America; and The Milkman Delivers
"...To paraphrase the well-known bumper sticker, "Stuff Happens." But sometimes, it's good..."

March 27, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
From Ugly Political Ads to the Beauty of Return Day; and Link Up With the Obama White House
"...From Ugly Political Ads to the Beauty of the Return Day..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Chocolate That Isn't; and Bush's Farewell Gift to Chemical Bosses
"...Be careful out there. The corporate powers are messing with us again...."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The Price of Autocratic Arrogance; and Guilt by Association
"...The Price of Autocratic Arrogance..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
An Explosive New Politics; and Sports Brandalism
"...master at finding divisive, hot-button, election-year issues that delight the GOP's right-wing barnburners, divide the Democrats, and divert voters'..."

April 28, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Awash in Money; Fighting FrankenFish
"...If you ever doubted that the rich are different than you and me ... check..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Dubya plays corporate performer -- but it's just pretend; and Congress sells out its trade authority for cold, hard cash.
"...Bush, the Corporate Reformer..."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Bush keeps emphasizing the "shadow" in "shadow government" and Segway tries to push you off the sidewalk.
"...Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Ashcroft are the Four Horsemen of Autocracy, passionate practitioners of secretive, executive..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
George W.'s corporate scolding reeks of hypocrisy; the Pentagon buys into Hollywood.
"...Just Another Corporate Greedhead..."

July 19, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The Business Roundtable fights for CEOs' rights to rip off stockholders; Bushites fight for more bureaucracy and big government; and Tom DeLay fights for the rich.
"...There is greed, and then there is greed...."

June 28, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Reliant CEO Finds Religion; Edison Has the Vapors
"...Like an evangelist exhorting the sinners at a brush arbor revival to come forward,..."

June 21, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The "outernet industry want advertising on the inside of your eyelids; WorldCom moneyslinger Bernie Ebbers dies by his own gun; and the un-American activities of Stanley Works.
"...Lily Tomlin said, "I worry that the man who invented Muzak might be thinking of inventing..."

June 14, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Wal-Mart cares about its employees -- especially the dead ones; giving the finger to corporations could cost you your privacy; and Tattered Cover stands up for its customers' rights.
"...so much that it takes out life insurance on them. But this is not an insurance policy that pays..."

May 24, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush's policy toward democracy is loaded with irony; Corporate Big Brother is watching you shop; Our government legal robs us -- of our rights.
"...When the Bush Gang got caught supporting the failed military overthrow..."

May 17, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Alan Greenspan's laissez faire fantasy; a Congressman teaches the wrong lesson; and readers re-name Enron.
"...You've gotta love Alan Greenspan, the fusty old chairman of our country's central bank. He..."

April 19, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Dubya will save us from pollution -- with gas masks; polluters get "greenwashing" awards; the Cardinals pitch St. Louis a screwball.
"...Company dismantle America's health, safety, and environmental protections at the behest of such mass polluters as the oil, chemical,..."

April 12, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The new campaign finance reform law still has big loopholes; Bush's Army Secretary is a stealth Enronite; and toys make some kids very unhappy.
"...First, the good news: The campaign finance reform bill that George..."

April 5, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Republicans and Democrats march off to the money wars; Dick Cheney does business with Iraq; and baseball speeds up -- to its own detriment.
"...The Money Wars..."

March 22, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

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