Breakfast and Beer

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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Let’s talk about two daily essentials: Breakfast and, of course, beer. Mass marketers of breakfast cereals have been in a downward sales spiral for about a decade, so … Read more

Movie Review: “Captain Fantastic”

Movie Review: “Captain Fantastic”
Gary Chew was a classical music host, programmer and producer on Capital Public Radio’s KXPR 88.9FM, Sacramento for 18 years. He retired in January 2007. Read more about Gary's long and storied career here.
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“Captain Fantastic” – a film review by Gary Chew It’s not unreasonable to say a quick three-word description for Captain Fantastic could make muster as Little Miss Sunshine. … Read more

The Poor Tortured Tomato of Agribusiness

The Poor Tortured Tomato of Agribusiness
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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Tomato tinkerers go back to the drawing board Warning: Agribusiness is in the lab again, molesting the “molecular machineries” of Mother Nature’s tomato. Actually, it’s the already-machined, industrial … Read more

Totes Cray Cray: California!

The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's books, including Elect to Laugh! A Hilarious, Common Sense Guide to American Politics are available at Amazon and better bookstores all over this great land of ours. From Ulysses Press.
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California — mellow to the max, you best believe Due to recent massive chirpage from a group of wicked haters, now is the time for all good brahs and … Read more

It’s Alive! GMO Wheat Stage Million Grain March on Capitol

It’s Alive! GMO Wheat Stage Million Grain March on Capitol
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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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Recently escaped from the lab, GMO wheat is ‘occupying’ farmland — as well as Washington — and demanding its rights Ever since unapproved GMO wheat was found sprouting … Read more

What’s for Dinner? Looking at America’s Food Culture

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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As we enjoy the traditional holiday season of food-centered celebrations, let’s not only consume, but also reflect on, discuss and consider, what we can do to shape our … Read more

Organic Subsidiaries Out GMO-Using Parent Conglomerates

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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One of the most important elections being held on November 6 doesn’t even have a Democratic, Republican, Green, Libertarian or other partisan candidate on the ballot. Imagine! Yet, … Read more

Monsanto Declares All Their GMO Crops Organic

Monsanto Declares All Their GMO Crops Organic
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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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‘We only splice organic genes’ says Monsanto CEO The biotech giant Monsanto today declared that all of their GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) crops are officially organic. “Since we … Read more

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