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Exposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat

Jim Hightower

As a lifelong con-man, our plutocrat president* reflexively uses an extra dose of bluster. Why does Donald Trump constantly preface his outlandish lies with such phrases as: “To be honest with you,” “To tell the … Read moreExposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat

Why the American Majority Despises Trump’s Washington

Jim Hightower

Now that he’s in Washington DC, is Trump really “draining the swamp”? Donald Trump, never lacking in self-esteem, bragged in 2016: “I know words — I have the best words.” Well, sometimes he does put … Read moreWhy the American Majority Despises Trump’s Washington

Fed Up with Corporate Candidates and Rigged Politics?

Jim Hightower

Corporate candidates are old hat: time to ring in the new! Last June, after Democrats had lost four straight special Congressional elections (Rob Quist in Montana, James Thompson in Kansas, Archie Parnell in South Carolina, … Read moreFed Up with Corporate Candidates and Rigged Politics?

Who Really Pays for Corporate Subsidies?

Jim Hightower

Corporate subsidies are just super-expensive taxpayer handouts The hustlers claim that corporate subsidies to pay for job incentives are a sound investment of our tax dollars, because those new jobs create new taxpayers, meaning investments … Read moreWho Really Pays for Corporate Subsidies?

What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?

Jim Hightower

It is said that the rich and poor will always be among us — but nowhere is it written that the middle class is a sure thing. Even in this country of grand egalitarian aspirations … Read moreWhat’s Killing America’s Middle Class?

Holiday Shopping: Great Scamazon

Jim Hightower

As you’re doing your holiday shopping this season, think about this. As you’re doing your holiday shopping this season, think about this: While big brand names travel hither, thither and yon to play Milk the … Read moreHoliday Shopping: Great Scamazon

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