Home / Articles / Commentary / National - Jim Hightower
Thursday, May 19, 2011 02:13 am
To be fair to lawmakers, it’s not easy making the tough spending choices in these dire times of rising public need and inadequate tax revenues. Legislators in my state of Texas, for example, are...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:10 am
Now, let’s check today’s sports scores: 4, 10.7 and 21-and-a-half. Those tallies are from the oil league, and the winner, of course, is the league’s powerhouse, ExxonMobil. Four, as ...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 03:56 pm
They came, they saw, they conquered. This line pretty well sums up a little-reported but important story about the new tea partiers in the U.S. House of Representatives. No sooner had they arrived tha...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 02:52 pm
It’s good to know that some corporate chieftains do feel the pain of their underlings – those hard-hit workers who keep being forced to do more for less reward. Take the example of Gannett...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 01:24 pm
They’re back. Actually, they never left, they just laid low while the heat of political anger blew over. They are the schemers and scammers of Wall Street who devised the Phantasmagoric Money-Fr...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 03:20 pm
The corporate chieftains who’ve relentlessly pushed American factories and our middle-class jobs offshore rationalize their globalization of production by declaring that it’s all about eff...
Thursday, March 31, 2011 06:11 am
Change is not the same thing as progress. In fact, change can be the exact opposite. It can be regressive, as we’re now learning from – where else? – Congress. A flock of tea party-i...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 06:30 pm
The greatest problem our nation faces can be summed up in one word: leadership. OK, make that three words: lack of leadership. America’s corporate, political, media, academic and other leaders a...

Calendar

  • Fri
    12
  • Sat
    13
  • Sun
    14
  • Mon
    15
  • Tue
    16
  • Wed
    17
  • Thu
    18