Is it smart to connect smart phones to smart homes?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/18/14 Bookmark and Share

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.

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Cargill's GMO hypocrisy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/17/14 Bookmark and Share

Can you have your hypocrisy and eat it, too?

I don't think so, but Cargill Inc. is doing its damndest to get away with its version of the old admonition that... [read more]


North Carolina's Moral Freedom Summer

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/16/14 Bookmark and Share

The Moral Monday Movement is on the move again!

This feisty coalition, based in North Carolina, is an inspiring model of workaday people coming together to reclaim their rights from far-right-wing... [read more]


Howling tea party mad dogs sing the impeachment blues

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/15/14 Bookmark and Share

It's hard not to ridicule Congress' tea party Republicans as a group of mad-dog "aginners" who do nothing but run around in circles yapping "no way," uh-uh," "we're agin it!"

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Lifting America up by raising the wage floor

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/14/14 Bookmark and Share

The good news is that it's not all bad news these days.

Take the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour – please! That's a poverty wage, a shameful stain on... [read more]


Looping Big Money around democracy's neck

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/11/14 Bookmark and Share

The beauty of our country's present system of government is that anyone is perfectly free to buy a member of Congress. And isn't that what democracy is all about?

Take the... [read more]