Samsung apologizes. Only, not really

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/30/14 Bookmark and Share

Sometimes, corporate chieftains actually step forward to apologize for the abuse they inflict on workers, consumers, communities, and the environment.

Okay, the word "sometimes" makes such apologies seem more common... [read more]


Bernanke's cut of bankers bailout loot

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/29/14 Bookmark and Share

Perhaps you've been wondering: How's Ben doing?

Extremely well – thank you, now that he has stepped down as head of the Fed. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Benanke presided over most of the 2008 financial... [read more]


Corporations shift their tax burdens to you

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/28/14 Bookmark and Share

Did you scramble to get your taxes done this year, dashing to the mailbox at the last minute? Yeah, me too.

I really didn't mind paying what I owe – but... [read more]


Wall Street rewards Ben and Tim for stiffing you

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/27/14 Bookmark and Share

Not only has the Wall Street bailout restored the banksters who wrecked our economy to full prosperity, it's also paying off very handsomely for the bank overseers who orchestrated the bailout.

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America's ongoing rebellion for fairness and justice

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/26/14 Bookmark and Share

The corporate Powers That Be keep thinking we'll stay hitched to their plow no matter how severely they lash us economically and kick us politically. But, to borrow one of George W's convoluted phrases, they're... [read more]


School lunches vs. fat cat dinners

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/23/14 Bookmark and Share

Ah, progress! In the 2012 elections, Republicans cast themselves as budget balancers by promising to whack welfare programs for the poor, snarling that such people are "takers" and "moochers."

Such vindictive... [read more]