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The Hightower Report
The real story of Ted Cruz's heroic daddy
"...realize that it can be frightening to travel through the dark, dangerous corridors of Ted Cruz's mind, making stomach-turning..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Let us now praise "Lord Zuckerberg, the Magnificent!"
"...Mark Zuckerberg, I'm talking about, the wunderkind of Silicon Valley who co-founded Facebook, amassed roughly..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Column

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The lesson from Ferguson, Mo.
"...The story exploding out of Ferguson, Missouri, is doubly infuriating...."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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The spreading plague of anti-bacterial products
"...Chances are you have, but don't know it. These are two anti-microbial chemicals, which might sound like a..."

March 21, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Star pitcher falls flat on promises to Rhode Islanders
"...business and politics, a "gamer" is one who games the system...."

June 29, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Trump vs. the wisdom of Robert E. Lee
"...only fair to note that he also has an aesthetic dimension...."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Takeaways From the Election
Trump is in the White House, but the takeaway from voters in this election is a mandate for progressive economic populism and more diversity among public officials
"...When a political Puck named Dick Tuck lost the California Senate election in 1966, he said: "The people..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Why Bernie will, should, and must stay in the race
"...Surprisingly, this week's prize for Stupidest Political Comment in the presidential race doesn't go to Donnie Trump or Ted..."

May 20, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Can the GOP establishment get any more out of touch?
"...Exciting news, people! The Republican Party's establishment has a secret plan to stop..."

April 15, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Why the GOP's fence fantasy is a farce
"...build to stop migrants from coming across our country's southern border. Simple, right? Just fence 'em out!..."

Jan. 29, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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The Donald Show
"...beaming Donald Trump as he stepped onstage, basking in the cheers of a throng attending his launch into the..."

July 10, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Turning Human Misery Into Corporate Profits
Corporations use the courts to prey on financially devastated Americans
"...Good news, people: The "boom" is back! Good times are here again, thanks..."

April 3, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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The damning nuttiness of the GOP's "Hell No" faction
"...When the going gets tough, Congress gets going!..."

Aug. 15, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Do-nothing Congress takes a vacation
"...Gratitude, because their vacation gives us a five-week break from the spectacle..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Look out – the 'yummies' are coming!
"...Attention, men. Yes, you – you with the Y chromosomes – it's time for some man-talk. Specifically,..."

May 16, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Pulling the curtain on an anti-minimum wage front group
"...In L. Frank Baum's novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the "wizard" turns out to..."

April 18, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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The flim flam of the Employment Policy Institute
"...Mothers everywhere warn children not to put any food in..."

March 14, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Where Does Inequality Come From?
By taking from the needy and giving to the rich
"...The vast inequality that's rending our society is not a..."

June 2, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: How Many Working-Class Populists Are in Trump’s New Government?
More than half of The Donald's Department of Defense transition team have worked as executives or lobbyists
"...Actor Jack Nicholson says he finally understood the meaning of the word irony when his mother called..."

Jan. 27, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Koch Brothers Are Out to Conquer the Countryside
Donald Trump is just the sideshow
"...It's easy to become mesmerized by The Donald Show in this year's political circus, but it's..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: How Many Working-Class Populists are in Trump’s New Government?
If you're not at the table, you're on the menu
"...Jack Nicholson says he finally understood the meaning of the word irony when his mother called..."

Dec. 9, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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What caused the "Wreck of the Wells Fargo"?
"..."Wreck of the Old '97" is a country ballad telling what happens..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Why have major TV networks pulled the plug on Bernie?
"...Let's go to the scoreboard to see who's winning the exciting game of..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Merry Christmas, right-wingers, the Red Pope, and Jesus
"...First, a right-wing faction in the U.S. has been wringing its hands over a hokey..."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Can craft beer drinkers defeat the beer monopolists?
"...Or so we're told by the excitable executives of Anheuser-Busch InBev. It's the conglomerate maker..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Ryan bitten on the butt by his own mad dogs
"...If it was under the big top, it would be a hilarious clown show,..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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The fountain-pen economy
"...Even the word "greed" is not negative enough to characterize the..."

June 5, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: 2016 Presidential Candidates Address Inequality (Sort of)
Aid goes to the same old corporate elites
"...At last, America's political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of..."

May 29, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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The legalized immorality of Big Pharma
"...Al Capone, the infamous mob boss and bootlegger in Chicagoland during the..."

May 8, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report: Bezos Buys a Big Piece of Power
Bezos' ownership of the Post gives him a powerful platform
"...An old cowboy aphorism says: "Speak the truth. But ride a fast horse."..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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