To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Observercast

What Really Poisoned Flint’s Water

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BY JIM HIGHTOWER The mantra of every Koch-headed, right-wing politico is that government should be run like a business, always focused on cutting costs. Welcome to...

Drug Price Gouging A Product Of Our Political System

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BY FROMA HARROP If Hollywood had created Martin Shkreli as the monster from Wall Street, we would have accused it of unfair characterization. But Shkreli...

Government For The Rich, The Poor Be Damned

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BY JIM HIGHTOWER Donald Trump loooooves farmers. We know this because he says so. "Farmers, I LOVE YOU!" he declared in December. And we've learned that...

Something Is Happening

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BY JIM HIGHTOWER When I crossed paths with a Democratic Party campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come out to the local...

Why Trump Tweeted A Conspiracy Smear

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BY JOE CONASON When Donald Trump retweeted a malicious fantasy about the apparent suicide of imprisoned pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, he wasn't merely entertaining his deluded...