A Bawdyhouse of Bad Right-Wing Ideas, Including Big Fees on Public Protests

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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Latest right-wing atrocity would snuff out your Constitutional right to free speech and assembly by putting an exorbitant fee on public protests. Ideally, elections are about ideas. In … Read more

The Midterm Intervention

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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It’s a hoary old chestnut, but this midterm election may really be the most important of our lifetime. It’s such a hoary old chestnut, the phrase should be … Read more

Front-Porch Politics: Everyone Wants Populist Reforms

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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A People’s Action report highlights universal desire for real populist reform. If you despair that a mysterious plague of incurable political knuckleheadism has swept our country, turning previously … Read more

What If We Made Voting Fun?

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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If we made voting fun, including making it a holiday, participation would go way up. At last, here comes Tuesday, Nov. 6: Time to vote! But we don’t … Read more

A Voter’s Bill of Rights

A Voter’s Bill of Rights
Over the last forty-some years, John LaTorre has been a health inspector, educator, hang gliding instructor, sailmaker and tentmaker. Now he's a free-lance writer with too much time on his hands.
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It’s time for a constitutional amendment to protect voter’s rights: A Voter’s Bill of Rights. (Here’s an essay I wrote earlier this year and posted to my blog … Read more

If it Qualified for the Ballot, “None of the Above” Would’ve Won the Election in a Landslide

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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Who are these so-called Undecideds we keep hearing about in this election? Some of the great eternal questions are “What is the sound of one hand clapping.” “If … Read more

15 Signs That Your Husband Is Thinking of Voting Republican

Roz Warren Roz is the author of Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library and Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection Of Library Humor. She writes for The New York Times and The Funny Times. Her work also appears in Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Inquirer and of course, the Humor Times. Connect with her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or visit her website.

Husband acting a little strange? Check him for these tell-tale signs he’s thinking of voting Republican. by Roz Warren and Janet Golden There are plenty of magazines featuring … Read more

Update the Voting Process to Meet Our Needs

A writer, hack if you wish to have the true definition, who enjoys putting the weird thoughts that run through my mind to words. I mostly enjoy writing about things political, but for variety will occasionally post something else.

Evidence suggests who we vote for isn’t always who we should Each election cycle we are beaten over the head with the agenda that candidates feel are important … Read more

Populist Proposals Win in 2014

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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Populist ideas win big, but not Democrats There’s no denying that Democrats took a drubbing at the polls in 2014. Running cautious campaigns and shying away from Obamacare, … Read more

Oligarchy, or Just the Best Democracy Money Can Buy?

Oligarchy, or Just the Best Democracy Money Can Buy?
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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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