Jim Hightower
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"James Allen "Jim" Hightower" is an American syndicated columnist, Progressivism in the United States/progressive activism/political activist, and author who served from 1983 to 1991 as the elected commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture.

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Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day you can still make a small fortune in agriculture. Problem is, you got to start with a large one.

There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.

Politics isn't about left versus right; it's about top versus bottom.

When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn you could take from journalism.

The Bible declares that on the sixth day God created man. Right then and there, God should have demanded a damage deposit.

Do something. If it doesn't work, do something else. No idea is too crazy.

My heart goes out to all those people.

I think our kids are very aware of the situation. We realize how blessed we are to still be together and practicing. In the blink of an eye, kids have had seasons cut short or eliminated. We're practicing with a sense of thankfulness.

The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.

We'll have the carnival next to city hall, so it'll have that fair atmosphere.

We put together a three-apartment party. It makes for a really good, fun evening.