Jim Hightower's Radio Lowdown
By Jim Hightower
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National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, co-editor of the monthly "Hightower Lowdown" and author of "Thieves In High Places: They've Stolen Our Country And It's Time to Take It Back," 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.
||CleanForget shaming this do-nothing Congress. Stop paying them!||Want good quality, lower-cost health care for your family – and (what the hell, lets think big here) for every man, woman, and (especially) every child in our society?||19 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe gaping hole in Trump’s border wall||How much of your money does Donald Trump want to pour into his xenophobic fantasy of erecting an impenetrable wall on our Mexican border?||14 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere can Congress find the money to repair damage from Hurricane Harvey?||Donald Trump loves it when crowds at his raucous right-wing rallies stand and chant in red-faced fury: Build that wall! Build that wall!||12 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is worse than being poor?||One of the lucky things about being rich is that you automatically become handsome, your jokes are hilarious, and politicians treat you with fawning deference.||7 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmazon buys out Whole Foods: What’s it to us?||Wall Street analysts tell us that Amazons $14 billion buy-out of Whole Foods Market is not only a win-win for both of them - but also for consumers, for Amazon intends to lower the organic grocers prices.||5 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWill you enlist in “Trump’s War?”||President Trump might have dodged military service in his youth, but he certainly is militaristic – he is bellicose, likes to issue commands, and is constantly firing off militant tweets at anyone he perceives to be an enemy (which seems to include ever||31 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump versus the wisdom of Robert E. Lee||While our present Presidents moral character seems stuck somewhere between boorish and brutish, its only fair to note that he also has an aesthetic dimension.||29 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho’s drafting Trump’s “New NAFTA” deal – and who’s not?||Like rose blossoms, a politicians promises can be beautiful when they burst into full, glorious bloom - only to see them fade over time and, petal by petal, fall away.||24 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho’s left for Trump to tweet-bomb?||I hate to say this, but Im starting to feel sorry for Donald Trump. Hes only been in office for half a year, and already hes running out of Americans to attack.||22 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho’ll help America’s hard-hit gold miners?||These are hard times for Americas gold miners, whore scrambling to get ahead, but seeing their pay dropping. Take Bob Mercer, whos been a top miner for years, but last year even Bob was down. He pulled in only $125 million in pay. Can you feel Bobs pa||16 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|