Why the GOP's fence fantasy is a farce

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/15/16 Bookmark and Share

A proper wall, we're told, makes good neighbors, But an 18-foot high, 2000-mile long wall goes way beyond proper, antagonizes your neighbor, and shows your own fear and weakness.

Yet, this... [read more]


Will you support Carl Icahn's charity?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/14/16 Bookmark and Share

Wall Street buccaneer Carl Icahn has pocketed billions on deals, but he says he's now passionate about helping others.

In particular, the corporate-takeover specialist is pushing a charitable cause involving... [read more]


Why would anyone celebrate the "joy" of war?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/13/16 Bookmark and Share

War is hell.

Unless, of course, you happen to be a global corporate peddler of rockets, drones, bombs, and all the other hellish weaponry of military conflict. In that case, war... [read more]


Should big corporations have to pay the taxes they owe?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/12/16 Bookmark and Share

I would trust a pack of coyotes to guard my little herd of lambs before I'd trust a pack of corporate hucksters to "reform" America's tax code.

Yet, Carl Icahn, a... [read more]


The wall of campaign dishonesty

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/11/16 Bookmark and Share

In a faraway land, a long time ago, a civilization existed that was governed through a fairly rational political system. Even conservative candidates for high office had to have a good idea or two –... [read more]


Willie's Reserve

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/8/16 Bookmark and Share

With marijuana prohibition finally ending in states and cities across the land – including full legalization and/or commercialization in Alaska, Colorado, Washington State, Oregon, and Washington, DC – who better than... [read more]