Going from one bad war to a worse one

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/21/14 Bookmark and Share

Hi-ho, Hi-ho/ It's off to war we go/ With a hip-hip-hooray/ We'll send ISIS on its way/ Hi-ho, Hi-ho!

Here we go again – into yet another war in a tumultuous... [read more]

The scariest thing about political fearmongers is themselves

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/20/14 Bookmark and Share

The bozos and boneheads are loose again, regurgitating their own paranoia and propaganda to advance their doleful agenda of fear.

Take Rep. Duncan Hunter… please! This self-promoting bozo constantly sounds off,... [read more]

Time for a trust-busting beer bust

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/17/14 Bookmark and Share

Okay, that's it – no more Mr. Nice Guy from me. The avarice of corporate power has now turned personal.

It's about beer, the nourishing nectar of a civilized society.... [read more]

Buy local beer, books… and why not seafood?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/16/14 Bookmark and Share

In case you don't have enough to worry about, consider "early mortality syndrome."

Sounds gruesomely lethal, doesn't it? Luckily, this is not a human disease, nor has it struck America –... [read more]

Wall Street speculators are walling off young farmers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/15/14 Bookmark and Share

Gabillionaires who invest in hedge funds generally have the ethical and aesthetic sensibilities of dirt clods. As far as they care, fund managers can put their money into skunk pelt futures – as long as... [read more]

Diverting shareholder funds into "dark money" politics

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/14/14 Bookmark and Share

If corporations are people, as the Supreme Court pretends, they certainly are loudmouths, constantly telling us how great they are and broadcasting their brand names everywhere.

Amazingly, though, these corporate creatures... [read more]