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Bush wants to militarize space; the FBI guards against the danger of … almanacs?
"...THE FBI'S ALMANAC ALERT..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Jim's holiday gift list; and Sears gets a present from ABC.
"...HIGHTOWER'S HOLIDAY GIFTS..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Questionable capitalist claims; and the EPA's deal with hog farmers stinks.
"...Rural people and local officials have long complained to the Environmental Protection Agency about the sickening air and water..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Linda Lay is a poor little rich girl; the WTO bites its own creators; Enron got what it paid for.
"...The Lays' Sob Story..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Using cows to explain Enron; dumping nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain; and crying in your champagne at Austin's 360 Summit.
"...July fireworks display, this corporate firecracker keeps lighting up the sky with new revelations of its arrogance and avarice,..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Conscipicuous consumption for pets; giving of ourselves, not just of our pocketbooks; John Ashcroft is "doing something" -- to our Constitution.
"...Yes, just when you thought that commercialization of the holidays couldn't get any more garish, now comes an..."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Greedheads capitalize on terror; MBNA offers to "decrease" Jim's debt; and high-end garage sales.
"...Crisis tends to bring out the very best in the American people, and the horror..."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Terrorists attack, and security enthusiasts "protect" us; nursing homes abuse the elderly, and the answer is … deregulation?; and money management firms give the wealthy a shoulder to cry on.
"...things couldn't be made any worse for us than the horror of the international terrorist attacks of September 11,..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
CEO pay surges, George W. recycles at the Pentagon, & Tom DeLay quacks like Daffy Duck.
"...plummeting stock prices, lower profits, angry stockholders, slumping sales. They booted thousands of workers out the door. Luckily, there..."

July 13, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush and children, Bush and Big Oil, & the Inventor of the Slim Jim
"...Head Start, and 88% do not have access to the child care help they need -- Bush's budget does..."

May 18, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The Fundraiser-in-Chief, Harvard busts its workers, and Dick Cheney oils his own nest
"...The Fundraiser-in-Chief George W. talked a lot in last year's..."

May 11, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush Talks Tough; Mad Cows, Beautiful Lips
"...Bush Talks Tough It's sometimes said that the Chinese rulers are inscrutable, but as demonstrated in our..."

April 27, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush's insane energy policy, Greenwashing on Earth Day, and the Washington Legal Foundation moves in on the White House
"...Sanity "Crisis, crisis!" squawks Little George Bush, pointing to the rolling blackouts, skyrocketing electric bills, and general energy mess..."

April 20, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush's regulatory rollback, the Codex Alimentarius & McCain-Feingold
"...Consider George W.'s regulatory rollback rampage. George the Destroyer has shredded dozens of rules designed to protect..."

April 13, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The Bush budget and children's welfare, Pete Domenici and nuclear power & Jonah Goldberg on the joys of sweatshops
"...rhetoric is one thing, but it's when presidents submit their budgets that they reveal their true priorities and heart...."

April 6, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Killing workplace safety rules, Paul O'Neill's Alcoa conflict, and Poppy's international hustle
"...Stabbing Workers in the Back Recently, the Republican leadership -- backed by Cheerleader-in-Chief..."

March 23, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Gifts for pets and corporate spies, and Michael Milken lobbies for a presidential pardon.
"...'Tis the season when visions of sugar plums have been dancing..."

Dec. 29, 2000 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Enron's true crimes are the legal things it did; Boeing patriotically rips off us taxpayers; and Bob Barr acts like a crack smoker.
"...The True Crime Behind Enron..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Tom Daschle goes whoring for gold; SBC changes the rules; Rudy Giuliani tries to steal home -- playing against the taxpayers.
"...On the one hand, I'm pleased the Democrats in Congress have..."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bill Clinton won't go away; a Harvard economist says you're poor because you deserve to be; Charles Schwab needs taxpayer help … to hunt ducks.
"...that doesn't know when to quit, like an overbearing brother-in-law you can't get out of your house, like a..."

Jan. 11, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
A business magazine gushes over the accounting practices of … Enron?; Bush gambles with your retirement money; and CEOs create "opportunity" by firing employees.
"...The December issue of Today's CPA has just crossed my..."

Jan. 4, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The Bushes suddenly discover women's rights in Afghanistan, tear up the Bill of Rights, and let pesticide companies test their poisons on human beings.
"...The Relativity of Loutism..."

Dec. 7, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The White House and Pentagon bomb us with propaganda; Enron's empire crumbles; stuff you don't need.
"...The Brainwashing War on Us..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Hypocritical corporate "patriotism"; Congress declares war on civil liberties; Congressmen spend for our country.
"...a blizzard of patriotic ads since September 11, wrapping their corporate corpus with our flag, shouting "God Bless America,"..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Dick Armey gives money to the rich, agribusiness creates deadly "superbugs", and Consumer Reports reads the fine print.
"...Stimulating the Rich..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Nike does the right thing -- when it's forced to; Monsanto monkeys with Mexico's corn supply; the San Antonio Spurs and SBC stick it to taxpayers.
"...When it comes to the way workers are treated in the global economy, you..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Our friends look a lot like our enemies; the Charleston Five; and burning your feet for Burger King!
"...have been caught blissfully ignorant about a part of the world that suddenly has thrust itself most profoundly into..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Jim waves the flag; George Dubya plays his health-care shell game; the U.S. gets into bed with thugs.
"...I'm waving the flag these days -- the stars & stripes, Old..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Microsoft and Sara Lee buy justice; Americans work too much.
"...Microsoft Tips the Scales of Justice..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Labor organizing is still necessary, George W. Bush scams us with his "tax cut," and Denver football fans revolt against corporate stadiums.
"...Organize, Organize, Organize There's a bumper sticker that sums up the meaning of..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

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