My dear friend, Tim Carpenter

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/6/14
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The Grim Reaper is choosing the wrong people to die young. Not that I’d wish an early death on anyone, but there are some passings I’d be okay with.


Koch brothers stunned to find some non-rich people in their lobby

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/6/14 Bookmark and Share

The gabillionaire Koch brothers feel entitled to occupy the people's elections, barging in with sacks full of corporate cash. So, how would the brothers feel if the people barged into their political affairs?

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Some Congress critters deserve a permanent vacation

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

They're back. They're rested. They're ready!

Our Congress critters, that is. They've returned to their workplace after enjoying a badly-needed, two week, Easter vacation. After all, it had been a full... [read more]


The Army makes a pizza for the ages. Literally

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/2/14 Bookmark and Share

From the Gatling gun to the nuclear bomb, from hot air balloons to drones, the military has enlisted scientists to develop evermore-effective war technologies. But now comes a long-sought scientific breakthrough that the military brass... [read more]


Perry's mess

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/1/14 Bookmark and Share

Gosh, the 2016 presidential primaries are a long way off, but look out – for here comes Rick Perry of Texas, riding his state's taxpayer dollars into the GOP primary.

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Don’t shut the post office, expand their services

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/30/14 Bookmark and Share

What's the matter with the post office?

The US Postal Service, I mean – the corporate hierarchy that runs this enormously popular public institution. Yes, I know that USPS has lost... [read more]