In the Roberts Court, 'The People' Be Damned

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
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If the Roberts Court does indeed overturn Roe v Wade, it will be a pricey “victory” for right wing politicos. Today’s six-member super-majority on the Supreme Court has … Read more

Will Democrats Be Democrats or Fraidy-Cats?

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
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Rather than respond to the grassroots will for real change, weak-kneed forces are opposing strong advocates like Warren and Bernie Sanders. “Trust me!” bellowed the billionaire Donald Trump … Read more

‘Deep State’? Or Is It More Likely a ‘Deep Oligarchy’?

‘Deep State’? Or Is It More Likely a ‘Deep Oligarchy’?
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Another not-so-funny article: “Deep State” vs “Deep Oligarchy” The right has made much ado about there being a “Deep State” — a massive and deeply underground unification of … Read more

Trump Initiates His Own Version of the Pledge of Allegiance

Trump Initiates His Own Version of the Pledge of Allegiance
rfreed has a fertile, if somewhat warped, imagination. Read him at your own risk! More laugh gaffes available at Semi-Humorous Humor
!!!!!Buy 'The Alaska Papers' from lulu.com. Only $10 !!!!! An almost funny publication!

New, mandatory Pledge of Allegiance ghost-written by Kellyanne Conway. Commandant Trump, expanding his power over we serf’s everyday life in keeping with his expanding ego, has taken it … Read more

Populism is Not About Mobs, Anti-Government Rants or Opinion Polls

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
Jim Hightower
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Populism is the continuation of America’s democratic revolution If a political pollster asked whether I consider myself a conservative or a liberal, I’d answer, “No.” Not to be … Read more

Totalitarian Tenets to be Tenaciously Tendered via Trump Tweet

Totalitarian Tenets to be Tenaciously Tendered via Trump Tweet
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The Humor Times founder/publisher/editor/writer may wear a lot of hats, but he likes it that way. Still, his favorite job is writing fake news articles. He is also a musician and songwriter, who plays guitar, mandolin and harmonica, with several CDs to his credit.
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‘Orwellian Obedience is Ordered to be Ordinarily Observed,’ says first Tenet via Trump Tweet. “We’re going to win so much, you’ll get sick of winning,” begins a statement … Read more

A Message for Trump’s Minions Worded in the Vernacular They Understand Best

A Message for Trump’s Minions Worded in the Vernacular They Understand Best
rfreed has a fertile, if somewhat warped, imagination. Read him at your own risk! More laugh gaffes available at Semi-Humorous Humor
!!!!!Buy 'The Alaska Papers' from lulu.com. Only $10 !!!!! An almost funny publication!

A sincere attempt to reach those who voted for Trump, by speaking like Donald Trump. In a bow to our supposed new President, I submit this missive attempting … Read more

Oligarchs: ‘End Formality of Voting, Just Let Us Bid on Candidates’

Oligarchs: ‘End Formality of Voting, Just Let Us Bid on Candidates’
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The Humor Times founder/publisher/editor/writer may wear a lot of hats, but he likes it that way. Still, his favorite job is writing fake news articles. He is also a musician and songwriter, who plays guitar, mandolin and harmonica, with several CDs to his credit.
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“The candidate with the most money wins — no need for messy voting!” — David Koch, explaining the new system, already in place. “Americans are tired of the … Read more

Oligarchy, or Just the Best Democracy Money Can Buy?

Oligarchy, or Just the Best Democracy Money Can Buy?
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The Humor Times founder/publisher/editor/writer may wear a lot of hats, but he likes it that way. Still, his favorite job is writing fake news articles. He is also a musician and songwriter, who plays guitar, mandolin and harmonica, with several CDs to his credit.
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Do we have a democracy, or an oligarchy? There are a lot of reasons for the lopsided results Tuesday, none of them good. Huge dark money expenditures, smearing … Read more

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