Using hokey numbers and neon lies to sell TPP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/9/15 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]


Wall Street upset by lack of deference from senators

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/8/15 Bookmark and Share

Wall Street arrogance seems to be accelerating even faster than our infinite cosmos is expanding.

It's not enough that the greed and illegal acts of giant financial conglomerates crashed our economy;... [read more]


Democrats, too, are dancing to the rich man's tune

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/7/15 Bookmark and Share

It's futile to hope that the GOP's gaggle of corporate-hugging, right-wing presidential candidates will seriously address the issue of rising inequality in our land – but where are the Democrats?

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2016 presidential candidates address inequality (sort of)

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/6/15 Bookmark and Share

At last, America's political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.

Congress had... [read more]


Meet a genuine philanthropist

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

When you get fed up with all the greed and narcissism that seems to rule our country, a good way to restore your faith in humankind is to reflect on the generosity of Ron Read... [read more]


Imagine him being president

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/2/15 Bookmark and Share

Ted’s recent announcement of his presidential candidacy was a real Cruz-a-palooza! It was part Ronald Reagan, part Elmer Gantry, part John Lennon, and part Jerry Falwell – yet it was totally Ted Cruz – full... [read more]