BAD TIMING ON TREASURY DEPARTMENT ADS

Thursday, October 2, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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When Corporate America teams up with government, there’s no end to the amazing things that can be produced, right?

Consider a cooperative, nationwide advertising campaign developed by the Treasury Department, America’s... [read more]

THE BAILOUT KEEPS GETTING STINKIER

Wednesday, October 1, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Whew! The finance industry might be taking big losses these days, but it hasn’t lost a bit of its shameless sense of entitlement.

Even before members of Congress got a peek... [read more]

CONSUMERS LOSE HOMES, BANKS LIVE RICHLY

Friday, September 5, 2008   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Housing debt has become a financial cluster bomb.

At first – Boom! – it hit those low-income folks who had been lured into subprime mortgages they didn’t understand and couldn’t afford.... [read more]

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.

I suppose that... [read more]

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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]

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