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Column: Remembering the Alamo -- 179 years later
AUSTIN, Texas — Good news from the front: The defenders of the Alamo are standing strong, bravely battling the forces of tyranny! Wait… didn’t the Battle of the Alamo take place in 1836? Yes. But history buffs, preservationists, and aficionados of the absurd will be glad to...
March 18, 2015 - 5:26pm
February 2, 2015
Column: A case of hair-raising hyprocrisy
By JIM HIGHTOWER, OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — As messed up as it sounds, in the unending struggle for justice, there is such thing as a “positive negative.” This occurs when you win a struggle that you never should have had to deal with in the first place. A prime example...
February 2, 2015 - 5:00pm
December 22, 2014
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
AUSTIN, Texas — Do you — or does anyone — really need a book of rules and a three-hour briefing to do your job ethically? If you’re a Congress critter, apparently so. For that’s what newly elected lawmakers have just received. Nearly all those newcomers rode to victory...
December 22, 2014 - 8:55pm
December 18, 2014
Column: America's spooks are haunted
AUSTIN, Texas — The spooks are spooked. Not by anything that foreign enemies might do to America — but by what our CIA and its political overseers did to America. By “America,” I mean the essence of our country: our ideals and the moral values we hold up as a beacon...
December 18, 2014 - 7:59am
December 11, 2014
Column: Fomenting the fear of foreigners
AUSTIN, Texas — Gosh, has it been two whole years since Republican leaders vowed to reach out to Latino voters with “a more welcoming, inclusive message” and “positive solutions on immigration”? My how time flies when you’re having elections. The GOP’s “outreach”...
December 11, 2014 - 3:45pm
December 10, 2014
Column: Obama's legacy may be a tortured one
AUSTIN, Texas — An old bumper sticker offered a stinging response to the Bush-Cheney regime’s enthusiasm for waterboarding: “Impeach Bush,” it urged. “Torture Cheney.” Bush and Cheney escaped unscathed. The Senate has just released an astonishing report detailing...
December 10, 2014 - 7:34pm
December 2, 2014
Column: Truth - the first casualty of war
By JIM HIGHTOWER, OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — Reflecting on World War I, California Senator Hiram Johnson famously said: “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” Actually, in America’s recent wars, officials have slaughtered the truth even before the fighting. The...
December 2, 2014 - 5:01pm
September 9, 2014
Column: You just can't make this stuff up
AUSTIN, Texas — Just in the United States, the cosmetics industry pulls in some $70 billion a year in sales of what’s commonly called “makeup.” But lipstick, mascara, eye shadow, and the like aren’t the only kind of makeup the cosmetic giants are peddling. For years,...
September 9, 2014 - 11:40am
September 4, 2014
Column: A military mission that’s never-ending
AUSTIN, Texas — Ready or not, here we go again. The Pentagon is barreling back into the chaos of Iraq. Apparently, “Mission Accomplished” is “Mission Never-ending.” The government says that, for now, America will only provide jet fighters, drones, weaponry, humanitarian...
September 4, 2014 - 7:19pm
July 30, 2014
Column: Astounding legal corporate tax thievery
AUSTIN, Texas — Did you scramble to get your taxes done this year at the last minute? Yeah, me too. I really didn’t mind paying what I owe — but I hate having to pay the taxes owed by the likes of JPMorgan Chase, ExxonMobil and Amazon. They’re just a few of the astonishingly...
July 30, 2014 - 5:33pm
July 23, 2014
Column: Wall Street thieves should be ashamed ... and shamed
By JIM HIGHTOWER, OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — When Wall Street wrongdoer Citigroup accepted what the media hailed as a whopping $7-billion penalty for defrauding its own investors and wrecking our economy, the bank’s CEO just shrugged, saying: “We believe that this settlement...
July 23, 2014 - 4:17pm
June 30, 2014
Column: Bracing for an attack by veterans
AUSTIN, Texas — From 1776 forward, Americans have opposed having soldiers do police work on our soil. But in recent years, Pentagon chiefs have teamed up with police chiefs to circumvent that prohibition. How? By militarizing police departments. Through the little-known “military...
June 30, 2014 - 5:20pm
June 16, 2014
Column: Should you connect smart homes to smart phones?
By JIM HIGHTOWER, OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — In my unstinting effort to keep you up-to-the-moment in the digital world of “what’s happening next?”, allow me to introduce you to two terms you might not have encountered in your own busy world. First comes the “Internet...
June 16, 2014 - 8:45pm
June 4, 2014
Column: Don't shed too many tears for Pfizer
By JIM HIGHTOWER, OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — Gosh, you’ve got to feel sorry for Pfizer. The poor drug giant has to pay taxes in our country, so it’s leaving. When I say “poor” drug giant, I don’t mean Pfizer is broke or in the poor house. No, no, the pill peddler is...
June 4, 2014 - 9:56pm
May 28, 2014
Column: Striking gold for doing Wall Street's bidding
By JIM HIGHTOWER, OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — First, Wall Street’s government bailout restored the banksters who wrecked our economy to full prosperity. Now, it’s paying off very handsomely for the bank overseers who orchestrated the bailout. For example, as chairman of the...
May 28, 2014 - 5:41pm