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Hillary Clinton tries on the populist tiara

Friday, May 22, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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I have some BIG political news, folks: Hillary Clinton is a populist!

No... seriously. She says she is. Well, she hasn't actually used the P-word to describe her 2016 political persona,... [read more]

Obama gets desperate in pushing TPP

Thursday, May 21, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Poor Barack Obama. He's been making more flashy moves than an Olympic ice skater, trying to get Democrats in Congress to cheer his Trans-Pacific Partnership. But instead, they're roundly booing him.

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Chuck Schumer upchucks at sight of TPP

Wednesday, May 20, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Sen. Chuck Schumer, leader of the corporate wing of congressional Democrats, never met a global trade deal too ugly to hug. So when even he says, "This is really troubling," you know his eyes have... [read more]

Obama's ugly show of Presidential petulance

Tuesday, May 19, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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When the going got tough, Barack got in a huff, then he got gruff.

President Obama has worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP that he's lashing out at... [read more]

The secret coalition pushing the secretive TPP scam

Monday, May 18, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Alright boys and girls, gather 'round me, and I'll tell you the story of the "Investor State Dispute Resolution" clause. Wait children… where're you going? Don't run away. Don't cry!

Okay,... [read more]

What happened to Doug Hughes' letters to Congress

Friday, May 15, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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When mailman Doug Hughes delivered a powerful message to Congress in April, he drew saturation coverage from the mass media.

Not coverage of his message, mind you, but a ridiculous spasm... [read more]

Obama's bizarre sales pitch for TPP

Thursday, May 14, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Sometimes you get offered "a deal you can't refuse." Then there's the deal that Barack Obama has offered to congressional Democrats.

For some bizarre reason, Obama is staking his presidential legacy... [read more]

A letter carrier's special delivery to Congress

Wednesday, May 13, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Neither rain, sleet, nor snow – nor even the likelihood that he'd be killed – could stop this letter carrier from making his appointed rounds.

Doug Hughes is one gutsy... [read more]

Stand With Postal Workers This Thursday in a National Day of Action

Tuesday, May 12, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You can buy rolls of "Forever" stamps from your local post office, protecting you from future price increases. But We The People now need to put a "Forever" stamp on... [read more]

Stop Postal executives from destroying our Postal Service

Monday, May 11, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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When a big-name retailer finds its sales in a slow downward spiral, the geniuses in the executive suite often try to keep their profits up by cheapening their product and... [read more]

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