Who’s in Control of Health Care?

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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The system will not improve unless there is democratic control of health care, which means something akin to Canada’s single-payer system. The central issue in health care can … Read more

Here’s the Real Deal on ‘Medicare for All’

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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Medicare for All would cover every American — from birth to death — and would actually reduce what we pay for health care. What do we want our … Read more

Health Care: The Solution Is So Simple

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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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Health care insurance doesn’t need to be complicated. In fact, the simpler the better. Health care: It’s been the subject of so many articles over the decades, with … Read more

Activists Create Illusion That Election-Winning Populist Issues Are Part of DNC’s ‘Better Deal’

Activists Create Illusion That Election-Winning Populist Issues Are Part of DNC’s ‘Better Deal’

“Never once did anyone express doubt that these were the actual new positions of the Democratic Party’s ‘Better Deal’ — because why shouldn’t they be?” — Andy Bichlbaum … Read more

The GOP Will Free You from Having Health Care

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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The public is ready for Health Care for All – where are our so-called ‘representatives’? When I think of freedom, I think of it in positive, aspirational terms … Read more

Let’s Get the ‘Lesson of Obamacare’ Right

Let’s Get the ‘Lesson of Obamacare’ Right
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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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Bad website, sure, bad law, probably — but what is the lesson of Obamacare we need to learn? Obamacare is an easy target of criticism right now, from … Read more

Promoting the “General Welfare” Should Include Health Care for All

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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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Obamacare is an inefficient end-run around the right’s insane aversion to single payer health care for all The Constitution says that government should promote “the general welfare.” To … Read more

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