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Jim Hightower is an outspoken advocate for the Powers That Ought To Be, not The Powers That Be. He is a populist progressive, and a funny, irreverent thorn in the side of the powerful. He says ...
by 2laneIA
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Oct 21, 2010 at 03:46 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
IT is almost here. I've waited a year for IT and now I can hardly hold still. A dark year of being surrounded by conservatives at work, on the ...
by Sand Hill Crane
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Sep 05, 2010 at 10:46 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
by maggiejean
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu May 27, 2010 at 07:20 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Bill Moyers Journal , aired his last show on April 30th 2010 as he goes into a well deserved retirement after many years of ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 134 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 09:40 AM PDT with 282 Recommends
Blue Dog Jane Harman has been doing everything possible to avoid bumping into Marcy Winograd, much less debating her . But during the recent California Democratic Convention, at the meeting ...
by CatJab
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 08:07 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
This is my first attempt to write a diary for this venue. While I have made a living writing on behalf of my clients or for publication, it is normal for one to be timid and uncertain when ...
by Trenz Pruca
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Apr 24, 2010 at 03:54 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Many of the top heavyweights in the progressive cause will gather together on Friday & Saturday, September 11th and 12th, for the "Fighting Bob Fest." The event is named, of course, for the late ...
by fflambeau
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 07, 2009 at 08:47 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
On May 1st and 2nd, the magazine The Progressive is holding its 100th Anniversary Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. All of ...
by Patrick Crowley
Comment Count 188 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2009 at 01:13 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
TX-04 - Glenn Melancon - . Glenn is running against Old Man Winter himself, Ralph Hall. Ralph decided after 12 terms and 24 years in Congress and ...
by alpolitics
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 03:28 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Taking Back The Values Debate Jim Hightower on Grasping Greed Every morning I can't get out of bed until I've heard Jim Hightower on my local NPR radio station. It's�my ...
by WhatAre Progressive Values
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 09:19 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The great Texas progressive Jim Hightower was occasionally urged to moderate his insistence on fundamental change. His response was a classic of disdain. “The only things in the ...
by slangist
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2008 at 03:01 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
And to think I wanted to be just like them. I wanted to be like Carl Bernstein and Bob Wooodward; I wanted to be like Max Robinson and David Brinkley. Instead, all I've seen the past few months (
by Abacab
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2008 at 07:38 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Within the past month I put forth 19 polls with 15 candidates each to figure out who you guys want in an Obama cabinet.
by Sven at My Silver State
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2008 at 02:03 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
With the Obama Veepstakes poll now concluded and Gov. Bill Richardson as your chosen running mate (which was covered by ...
by Sven at My Silver State
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon May 12, 2008 at 02:25 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
In yesterday's poll something happened which I haven't seen done in such an obvious and blatantly stupid way in any other poll before. The voting on the next Sec. of the Interior was pretty much done,
by Sven at My Silver State
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun May 11, 2008 at 04:17 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I just came back from the Michigan Policy Summit , and boy am I excited! The summit included keynotes by Amy Goodman of Democracy NOW! ...
by ScottyUrb
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 10, 2008 at 07:14 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
After yet another ABC fiasco in last night's debate, I was again reminded of the ridiculous job this network has done in any respect as a journalistic enterprise since the time Disney took over the ...
by wmtriallawyer
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 17, 2008 at 07:29 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Swim against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the ...
by Susan Gardner
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2008 at 08:36 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Lost in all the hyperventilation over pledged and "super" delegates is a more ominous reality. If you are still obsessed about delegate counting, the most states won argument and the virtues of ...
by Texasblue
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2008 at 06:50 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The news that my political mentor, Jim Hightower, is endorsing Obama hit me like a ton of bricks this morning. And in a ...
by wmtriallawyer
Comment Count 228 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2008 at 04:48 AM PST with 529 Recommends