Why the GOP's fence fantasy is a farce

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/3/16 Bookmark and Share

A proper wall, we're told, makes good neighbors, But an 18-foot high, 2000-mile long wall goes way beyond proper, antagonizes your neighbor, and shows your own fear and weakness.

Yet, this... [read more]

Where does the GOP's right-wing grouchiness come from?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/2/16 Bookmark and Share

I've found it! I've discovered the original document framing the tea party's political creed.

Tea-infused Republicans are the "anti" party – anti-science, anti-public, anti-worker, anti-environment, anti-Obama… anti-anti-anti. Where does all this... [read more]

Texas workers discover a corporate giant's shriveled ethical heart

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/1/16 Bookmark and Share

The "human resources" departments of huge corporations are known for issuing helpful bulletins to employees, such as this one: "The beatings will continue until morale improves."

Beatings of workers these... [read more]

Who should pay Mitch McConnell's salary?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/29/16 Bookmark and Share

Why should you and I have to keep paying Mitch McConnell's salary?

He's the Senate Majority Leader, but he doesn't lead – and he really doesn't do much of anything, refusing... [read more]

Why would anyone celebrate the "joy" of war?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/26/16 Bookmark and Share

War is hell.

Unless, of course, you happen to be a global corporate peddler of rockets, drones, bombs, and all the other hellish weaponry of military conflict. In that case, war... [read more]

Why doesn’t Congress do what the people want and need?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/25/16 Bookmark and Share

If you wonder why congress critters keep ignoring what the people want them to do – while doing things that people don't want them doing – take a peek at the unique PR campaign now... [read more]