Let's adopt the GOP's national platform

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/27/15 Bookmark and Share

Well now, here's some unexpected news!

It comes from what purports to be an official document of the National Republican Party. And – wow! – the policy positions it contains show... [read more]


J.P. Morgan – the man and the bank

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/26/15 Bookmark and Share

J.P. Morgan has really been socked in the wallet by financial regulators – a total of more than $25 billion levied against the Wall Street baron for massive illegalities.

Well, not... [read more]


The Texas government's hair-raising attack on hair braiders

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/23/15 Bookmark and Share

As messed up as it sounds, in the unending struggle for justice, there is such thing as a "positive negative." This occurs when you win a struggle that you never should've had to make.

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How tacky can the Golden Arches get?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/22/15 Bookmark and Share

McDonald's is scrambling, and I'm not talking about eggs. Your know your business has what image consultants call "quality perception issues" when you have to launch a PR initiative that publicly addresses such questions as:... [read more]


New GOP Congress rushes big favors to Wall Street

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/21/15 Bookmark and Share

If members of the brand-spanking new, Republican-controlled Congress are at all confused about why We the People consider them just another load of bovine excrement, they should look at their bill called "Promoting Job Creation... [read more]


McDonald's desperately seeks love

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/20/15 Bookmark and Share

McDonald's, the burger behemoth, pushes its product with an advertising slogan that exuberantly proclaims, "I'm Lovin' It."

But the slogan doesn't seem to be selling more burgers – in fact,... [read more]