The endless farce of the GOPs Benghazi joyride

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/11/14 Bookmark and Share

It got messy in a hurry when a bunch of cocksure right-wing joyriders began screeching recklessly around a dicey political curve, only to find an 18-wheeler of contrary facts headed right at them.

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The explosive greed of Americas 0.01-percenters

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/10/14 Bookmark and Share

In this season of mass commercialism, let's pause to consider the plight of simple millionaires.

Astonishingly, they're being abandoned by retailers that are now catering to the most lux of the... [read more]


Chris Christie's pig problem

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/9/14 Bookmark and Share

As the weather turns colder in this month of Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, and the Winter Solstice, our hearts grow warmer and our thoughts turn to kindness and good will toward all. Unless, of course, you're... [read more]


The Benghazi investigation – a zombie that won't die

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/8/14 Bookmark and Share

Like a dog chewing a bone down to nothing, congressional right-wingers have been gnawing on the so-called "scandal" of Benghazi for more than two years, growling that there's a dark conspiracy inside it involving Hillary... [read more]


Trying to teach ethics to congress critters

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/5/14 Bookmark and Share

Do you – or anyone – really need a book of rules and a three-hour briefing on ethics in order to do your job ethically?

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Mitch's minimum-wage glitch

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/4/14 Bookmark and Share

Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted to share his long-repressed feelings about a traumatic event. "It was," Mitch confided, grim-faced, "the worst day of my political life."

Was it the... [read more]