Synopses & Reviews
In Thieves in High Places
, Jim Hightower takes on the Kleptocrats, Wobblycrats, and Bushites with hilarious results. Digging up behind-the-scenes dirt on stories the corporate news media overlooks (and dont get him started on them!), Hightower reveals the real stories behind BushCos "Friday Night Massacres," whats happened to our food, and the Bush plan for empire.
With grassroots solutions, drawing on Hightowers national Rolling Thunder Down- Home Democracy Toura traveling festival of rebellion against every tentacle of the corporate-politico power grabHightower is tapping into the activist network that is thriving at kitchen tables all over America. This is the real America the rest of the world doesnt get to see, delivered with Hightowers own hilarious brand of wit and outrage.
Halliburton and John Ashcroft will hate this book, which is why youll love it. Dont just read ittake Hightowers message to heart, take action on it, and take your country back! (Michael Moore, bestselling author of Dude, Wheres My Country and Stupid White Men) Jim Hightower is a tireless champion for every American, and he has the right prescription for what ails our nation. (Jesse Jackson, Jr.)
"Populist radio commentator, columnist, and author Hightower delivers a timely manifesto for progressives living in what he calls a nation ruled by 'a confederacy of kleptocrats.'"--"Publishers Weekly."
About the Author
Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, columnist, and the bestselling author of If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates and Theres Nothing in the Middle of the Road but Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos.