Spy agents turned into peeping Toms

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/11/14 Bookmark and Share

Medical science has long known that the optic nerve runs from the retina of our eyeballs to the visual cortex of our brains, letting us see what's going on around us.

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Pulling the curtain on an anti-minimum wage front group

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/10/14 Bookmark and Share

In Frank Baum's novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the "wizard' turns out to be a phony – just an old guy sitting behind a curtain, using his booming voice to spew nonsense in a... [read more]

Climate change, drought, beer, and me

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/7/14 Bookmark and Share

Okay, climate-change deniers – you’ve gone too far. You've gone from just being annoying know-nothings to now posing a serious threat to an essential good that embodies humankind's finest collaboration with nature: Beer.

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Congress critters can be lovable for a price

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/6/14 Bookmark and Share

A corporate lobbyist recently admitted to the New York Times: "Everybody is embarrassed about it. Although not so embarrassed that they don't do it."

"It" is the scandalous copulation between... [read more]

Wall Street's secret fraternity of pathetic narcissists

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/5/14 Bookmark and Share

Never let it be said that the überrich bankers of Wall Street are too uptight to get down.

A recent article by reporter Kevin Roose reveals that some 200 of the... [read more]

A middle-finger salute for the fracking king

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/4/14 Bookmark and Share

Rex Tillerson is mad. In fact, Fracking Mad.

This 61-year old farmer from Bartonville, Texas is another victim of Big Oil's fracking boom that has invaded people's homes and lives from... [read more]