An upstart People's campaign is upsetting Chicago's mayor

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/10/15 Bookmark and Share

If you're in a big political race, you know you're doing poorly when your campaign resorts to warning local voters that electing your opponent would upset Wall Street bond dealers.

Amazingly... [read more]


The GOP gang of Supremes go after Obamacare

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/9/15 Bookmark and Share

Look out, the Supreme Court's black-robed gang of far-right ideologues are rampaging again! The Supreme clan is firing potshots at Obamacare – and their political recklessness endangers justice, the Court's own integrity, and the health... [read more]


Defending the Alamo – from a UN takeover

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/6/15 Bookmark and Share

Good news from the front… The defenders of the Alamo are standing strong, bravely battling the forces of tyranny!

Wait… didn't the Battle of the Alamo take place in 1836? And... [read more]


GOP lets corporate lobbyists take over Congress

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/5/15 Bookmark and Share

Being a congress critter is not as cushy a job as many assume. After all, they have to write legislation, organize hearings, write speeches, round-up votes, and do all sorts of other legislative-y things to... [read more]


Billionaires-without-a-clue want to "fix" Washington

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/4/15 Bookmark and Share

If you think the Koch Klub of Plutocratic Billionaires couldn't get any more self-centered and whiney – meet Doug and Holly Deason of Dallas.

The Deasons, along with 10 other Dallas... [read more]


Using hokey numbers and neon lies to sell TPP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/3/15 Bookmark and Share

Come one, come all! Step right up and buy your ticket for a ride on the splendiferous, phantasmagoric, supersonic, miraculous, "Trans-Pacific Partnership!"

TPP is not some sort of futuristic flying machine,... [read more]