BUSH’S ECONOMIC PLAN WORKED

Wednesday, January 23, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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At last, economists have discovered that America is tumbling into a recession.

Of course, most Americans have known for months – if not years – that the economy is already in... [read more]

AMERICA’S GAPING ECONOMIC DIVIDE

Monday, January 21, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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What happened to the good ol’ American notion of the common good – the idea that we’re all in this together, trying to build a strong, unified society by fairly sharing the economic gains that... [read more]

VIDEO: Gifts for a happier new year

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/19/07
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Wait till you hear about the gifts I gave to some of America's power elites for Christmas.


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VIDEO: Lobbyists go shopping

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/13/07
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The most determined shoppers of all this season are corporate lobbyists, scurrying from agency to agency in Washington in search of special favors for themselves.


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THE COST OF LIVING EXTREMELY WELL

Friday, December 7, 2007   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for anther peek [Lifestyles theme] into the “Lifestyles of the Rich… and Cranky.”

The vast majority of Americans – those making $50,000 a year or less – are stretching to... [read more]

BIG-SPENDING GEORGE

Wednesday, December 5, 2007   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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George W likes to pose as the Texas president – in the rough-hewn, rancher model of Lyndon Johnson.

However, George isn’t actually a Texan – he was born in Connecticut, went... [read more]

VIDEO: Voting with your dollars

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/27/07
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Here's how you can say "no" to sweatshop labor and help support the American economy this holiday season.


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$2.4 TRILLION… AND COUNTING

Thursday, November 15, 2007   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Shall we check the numbers again on George W’s misbegotten war? For today, lets leave aside such depressing counts as the ever-rising numbers of dead and mangled, and just focus on the dollars he’s dumping... [read more]

HOUSE THE RICH

Friday, November 9, 2007   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Once again, let’s take a peek [Lifestyle theme] into the “Lifestyles of the Rich … and Cranky.”

You think you’ve got it tough trying to find affordable housing or trying to... [read more]

A SENSIBLE BUSH APPOINTEE

Wednesday, November 7, 2007   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Who would've believed it? Here's a Bush appointee who's actually making sense!

Sheila Bair is her name, and she was appointed by George W in 2006 to be chairwoman of the... [read more]

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