How Big Pharma is trying to improve its image

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/24/16 Bookmark and Share

Big news, people! Especially for those of you upset by the skyrocketing prices of the essential prescription medicines you take – including thousands of patients who were hit last year with a 5,000-percent increase in... [read more]

Who's really responsible for poisoning Flint's water?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/23/16 Bookmark and Share

By gollies, Congress wants answers! Who's responsible for the shocking scandal of lead-poisoned drinking water in Flint, Michigan, the lawmakers screech?

Every official involved in so callously disregarding the lives... [read more]

Mitch McConnell's squirrelly effort to rewrite our Constitution

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/22/16 Bookmark and Share

Antonin Scalia is gone. The nastiest and noisiest of right wingers on the Supreme Court is dead.

But he can't be more brain dead than Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of... [read more]

How corporate bamboozlers intend to widen inequality in America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/19/16 Bookmark and Share

The basic problem facing the corporate and political powers who want you and me to swallow their Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is that they can't make chicken salad out of chicken manure.

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Should big corporations have to pay the taxes they owe?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/18/16 Bookmark and Share

I would trust a pack of coyotes to guard my little herd of lambs before I'd trust a pack of corporate hucksters to "reform" America's tax code.

Yet, Carl Icahn, a... [read more]

Who is behind Obama's push for TPP?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/17/16 Bookmark and Share

A recent article about Barack Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership opened with this sunny headline: "Trade Pact Would Lift US Incomes, Study Says."

But wait, a study by whom? It comes from the... [read more]