Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Jim Hightower

Monsanto Frankenwheat crops-up in Oregon

Cowboy hatBy Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/13/13 Bookmark and Share
Bob Dylan once sent a two-word lyric to Ben Harper, a talented songwriter he admired. "Well well," was the lyric, and Dylan challenged Harper to make a song of it.
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The facades of Enniskillen

Cowboy hatBy Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/12/13 Bookmark and Share
These are hard times in Northern Ireland, where unemployment is rampant and Prime Minister David Cameron's corrosive austerity medicine is killing hope.
Yet, the people of a depressed town named Enniskillen... [read more]

A rebellion inside the corporate structure

Cowboy hatBy Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/11/13 Bookmark and Share
Corporate shareholders are revolting! In the very best sense of that term.
More and more investor groups today are rebelling against the top managers of some of the corporations they own.... [read more]

Seeing things at the Jersey Shore

Cowboy hatBy Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/10/13 Bookmark and Share
If you see things that really are not there – are you crazy? Maybe not. Maybe the ones who put the non-existent things there for you to see are the crazy ones.
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The hopping hypocrite of Frog Jump

Cowboy hatBy Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/7/13 Bookmark and Share
I'll bet that Mark Twain, who wrote "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," would've loved a current saga that I call: "The Jumping Congress Critter of Frog Jump, Tennessee."
The... [read more]
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