What's the price on Jeb Bush's "integrity"?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/2/15 Bookmark and Share

If you're a presidential aspirant and you have to tell people you are a person of integrity – chances are you're not.

Those odds get worse if you have to hire... [read more]

Coca-Cola to obese people: Hey, exercise more!

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/30/15 Bookmark and Share

Good news about obesity: A new scientific organization is coming to grips with this bulging national problem.

Called the Global Energy Balance Network, it comes at obesity from a unique... [read more]

2016 presidential candidates address inequality (sort of)

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/29/15 Bookmark and Share

At last, America's political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.

Congress had... [read more]

Can craft beer drinkers defeat the beer monopolists?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/28/15 Bookmark and Share

Everybody in BeerWorld, listen up: This Bud's for you!

Or so we're told by the excitable executives of Anheuser-Busch InBev. It's the conglomerate maker of Budweiser and dozens of other brands,... [read more]

What do fat-cat campaign donors get for their money?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/27/15 Bookmark and Share

Oh, great – just what America's inane, Big Money politics needed: Yet another campaign consultant.

Already, candidates are walled off from people, reality, and any honesty about themselves by a battalion... [read more]

How much "free speech" can you buy?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/26/15 Bookmark and Share

In today's so-called "democratic" election process, Big Money doesn’t talk, it roars – usually drowning out the people's voice.

Bizarrely, the Supreme Court decreed in its 2010 Citizens United ruling that... [read more]