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.

Technically,... [read more]


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]


America's ongoing rebellion for fairness and justice

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/29/14 Bookmark and Share

The corporate Powers That Be keep thinking we'll stay hitched to their plow no matter how severely they lash us economically and kick us politically. But, to borrow one of George W's convoluted phrases, they're... [read more]


Rick Perry's magic glasses

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/28/14 Bookmark and Share

He's back. And, this time, he has eyeglasses.

Yes, Rick "Oops" Perry, is back, pitching himself for another presidential run. What fun! Who can forget the Texas governor's nationally-televised pratfall... [read more]