To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Observercast

Jim Hightower

Populist author, public speaker and radio commentator Jim Hightower writes "The Hightower Lowdown," a monthly newsletter chronicling the ongoing fights by America's ordinary people against rule by plutocratic elites. Sign up at HightowerLowdown.org.

Latest Articles

Is America Big Enough To Go Big Again?

It's time for America to go back to the future – a future of true greatness created by a people united to build a...

Follow The People

Usually, the Powers That Be swat away the kind of big-ticket reforms our country needs by haughtily asserting a few hoary economic fables they...

Can GOP Autocracy Outlaw American Democracy?

Hey, you, get away from those polling places! No trespassing! We don't want your kind here! Scram! How's that for a winning political message? It is...

Give Nature A Right To Self-Defense

There was a white oak tree in Athens, GA, that was so treasured by the locals it was not owned by anyone, not even...

The GOP’s Shameful War On Voters

As a general rule, I don't agree with Republican lawmakers, since they're generally wrong. But after looking into one of their main issues, I...

What Texas’ Deep Freeze Revealed

It's written that Nero, the debauched ancient emperor, fiddled while Rome burned. Whether or not that's true, it certainly is true that Ted Cruz,...

Rural Does Not Equal Red

To say that President Joe Biden lost the rural vote is to sugarcoat the dire situation Democrats face out beyond the suburbs. Why? Well,...

Why Billionaires Are Detested

Bob Wills, the renowned leader of a classic Western swing band, would joyously call out mid-song, "Take it away, Leon!" bringing on a crowd-pleasing...

Who’s Really Behind The Desecration Of Our Capitol?

What exploded in our nation's Capitol on Jan. 6 is an outrage, a desecration of America's democratic ideals! But I don't merely mean the ransacking...