Doing the Tax Dodge Tap Dance

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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Doing the tax dodge tap dance is complicated, requiring sophisticated techniques and tricky maneuvers. Sen. Russell Long, the powerful Senate Finance Committee chair from 1966 to 1981 from … Read more

Can Corporations Keep Shoveling BS and Be Believed?

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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Giant corporations love to get giant tax breaks by shoveling BS, and they keep getting away with it. A photograph ran in newspapers throughout the U.S. last June … Read more

Robbing Hood: GOP’s ‘Tax Reform’

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This tax reform rewards the rich for the hard work of ripping of the rest of us. They’re partying at the Cracker Barrel. Wings are flying out of … Read more

GOP Celebrates Being Able to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ to Kids They Are Uninsuring

GOP Celebrates Being Able to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ to Kids They Are Uninsuring
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“It makes me feel so Christian,” says lawmaker whose family still gets the best health insurance. “Donald Trump is like a merciful King, allowing us to say ‘Merry … Read more

Ripping the Headlines Today, 12/4/17

Ripping the Headlines Today, 12/4/17
Paul Lander is not sure which he is proudest of -- winning the Noble Peace Prize or sending Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege to accept it on his behalf, bringing to light the plight of African women in war-torn countries. In his non-daydreaming hours, Paul has written for Weekly Humorist, National Lampoon, American Bystander, Huff Post Comedy, McSweeney's, Bombeck Writers Workshop Blog and the Humor Times, written and/or produced for multiple TV shows and written standup material that's been performed on Maher, The Daily Show, Colbert, Kimmel, etc. Now, on to Paul's time-commanding Special Forces in Khandahar… (See all of Paul's "Ripping the Headlines Today" columns here.)
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Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to The news doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is … Read more

Why so Many Americans Hate Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’

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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Trump’s ‘tax reform’ will take money from millions of working families and give it to the world’s wealthiest people. Sam Rayburn of Texas, who was a legendary Speaker … Read more

It’s a Trump Wake Up Call: Enjoy the Latest Edition of the Humor Times Free App!

It’s a Trump Wake Up Call: Enjoy the Latest Edition of the Humor Times Free App!

Now available on the Humor Times “News in Cartoons” free app, the latest edition: “Wake Up Call.” In the latest edition of the News in Cartoons Humor Times … Read more

Why Reward Bad Corporate Behavior with More Tax Breaks?

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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Trumps tax plan is truly golden: for the super-rich, that is, as they’ll get all the big tax breaks. As anyone who has ever been to any of … Read more

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