Get Into ‘Good Trouble’: Save Our Post Office… and Our Right to Vote!

Jim Hightower

The Republican strategy for decades, rather than winning votes, has been preventing votes, and now they are extending it to destroying the Post Office. It’s time to get … Read more Get Into ‘Good Trouble’: Save Our Post Office… and Our Right to Vote!

Showing Patriotism in a Time of Chaos

Jim Hightower

In this time of chaos, woe and deep national divide, I’ll be damned to hell before I meekly sit by. I’m flying a flag these days. The Stars … Read more Showing Patriotism in a Time of Chaos

The Exceptional Greed of Health Care Executives

Jim Hightower

The sickening greed perpetrated by U.S. health care executives contributes to an alarming rise in serious errors in understaffed pharmacies. Sometimes I don’t know whether to weep uncontrollably, … Read more The Exceptional Greed of Health Care Executives

Spinning Around on Trump’s Money-Go-Round

Jim Hightower

Trump rich buddies bend government power to the wishes of selfish corporate interests with their money-go-round. The Donald is in a funk. He’s been outsmarted by an inert … Read more Spinning Around on Trump’s Money-Go-Round

The GOP’s Grotesque Plan to Cope With COVID-19

Jim Hightower

Republicans want to “cope with COVID-19” by talking away your health care. Brilliant, right? Harking back to the embarrassing days of Gov. Rick “Oops” Perry, my state of … Read more The GOP’s Grotesque Plan to Cope With COVID-19

COVID-19 Is Prompting a Societywide Recalculation

Jim Hightower

An unexpected and profound impact of today’s horrific coronavirus crisis is that it is quietly prompting a societywide recalibration. Laissez-faire ideologue Ronald Reagan used to delight in mocking … Read more COVID-19 Is Prompting a Societywide Recalculation

George Floyd, Me, You… and a Donald Trump Coup!

Jim Hightower

Recent events show how vulnerable our democracy is to autocrats, including any possible Trump coup attempt. Viewing the video of George Floyd’s gruesome murder, one word in particular … Read more George Floyd, Me, You… and a Donald Trump Coup!

The Militarization of ‘Officer Friendly’

Jim Hightower

With their shiny recycled military hardware, police chiefs now commonly send out ‘Officer Friendly’ squads brandishing heavy arms and garbed in riot gear for peaceful situations. From 1776 … Read more The Militarization of ‘Officer Friendly’

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