Government of, by, and for Big Money

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

Your standard governor, congress critter, and other elected officials routinely insist that they represent "The People." But when it Comes to making public policy, do they actually represent you… or Mr. Money, who writes big... [read more]

The venality of the 2016 presidential election

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/14/15 Bookmark and Share

Already, results of the first election of the 2016 presidential race are in!

It's the Money Primary, controlled not by voters, but by superwealthy donors. In this exclusive election, Jeb is... [read more]

Chris Christie: A constantly-lying "truth teller"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/13/15 Bookmark and Share

How exciting: Chris Christie has become #14 on the Republican presidential dance card!

The Big Man from New Jersey entered the race with all the chutzpa and hullaballoo that marked his... [read more]

Hear the GOP presidential menagerie howl against equality

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/10/15 Bookmark and Share

When the Supreme Court ruled that states can no longer ban same-sex marriages, it set off a cacophony of howling hyperbole by the GOP's 14 presidential wannabes.

"I will not acquiesce... [read more]

Mighty Monsanto meets it's match in musician

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/9/15 Bookmark and Share

The Canadian rocker and master story teller, Neil Young, says: "Music is a universal language." Yes, and when created by a people's champion like him, music can bring down the high and mighty – just... [read more]

Driving America's yellow school bus to educational hell

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/8/15 Bookmark and Share

Public education used to be, you know, public – as in: An essential societal investment for the betterment of all, paid for by all through school taxes.

In addition to... [read more]