PROFESSOR BUSH ECONOMIC NOSTRUM

Monday, September 1, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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On this Labor day, when families all across America are struggling, it’s fitting for us to reflect on the profound insight of that prominent economic theorist, George W Bush. In 2000, explaining his economic policy... [read more]

THE MESSAGE OF DOHA

Tuesday, August 19, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Most Americans never heard of the Doha Round, and if they did catch the name they might assume that it’s some sort of donut.

Unfortunately, it’s nothing so sweet. Instead, this... [read more]

STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT BRIDGES… AND POLITICIANS

Friday, August 15, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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As we Texans have learned from experience, it doesn’t take an IQ much higher than room temperature to be governor of the Lone Star State. But surely someone was fooling with the... [read more]

TIME FOR PERCOLATE-UP ECONOMICS

Thursday, August 7, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Great news for you Horatio Algers! There are now more than 10 million people in the world who are millionaires or better. See, it’s easy to get rich, so join the club!

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BUSH DOES NEW ORLEANS. AGAIN.

Friday, August 1, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Gosh, it’s nearly time for George W’s annual fly-in to New Orleans, where he’ll hold a photo-op and tell the hard-hit locals that he still feels their pain.

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LiberalOasis and Hightower at Netroots Nation '08

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FEMA STRIKES AGAIN

Thursday, July 3, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Martha Kegel thought she’d seen it all – the horror of the flooding of New Orleans, the callousness and incompetence of George W’s response, the scandal of people still left homeless three years after the... [read more]

BUSH DALLIES WHILE ECONOMY FALLS

Monday, June 16, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Did you get it? Did you get George W’s “signal”?

The White House says that Bush was signaling to us Americans last week that he was focused on our economic... [read more]

SQUEEZING THE PUBLIC OUT OF PUBLIC PARKS

Thursday, June 12, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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To find a splendid example of “The Common Good” in action, look to our nation’s extraordinary network of public parks – spaces open to all people and available to the community for everything from recreation to public discourse.

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AGING AGITATORS

Friday, May 30, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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There’s an old cliché that smug right-wingers like to fling at us: “If you’re not a liberal at 20, you have no heart. But if you’re not a conservative at 40, you have no brain.”

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