How do you feel about subsidizing corporate crime?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/10/16 Bookmark and Share

Headlines periodically blare that this regulator or that has imposed another jawdropping assessment on some gross polluter or other corporate criminal. “Justice Department Slaps BP with $20.8 Billion Punishment” the media shouted months after the... [read more]


Will Rick Snyder drown in the water he poisoned?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/9/16 Bookmark and Share

Rick Snyder is butt deep in water woes.

First, the right-wing Michigan governor did a belly flop into the deep waters of autocracy when he literally suspended democracy in the city... [read more]


Executive excess getting excessive

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/8/16 Bookmark and Share

Not only have corporate outrages become commonplace, but the level of the outrages have gone nuclear.

Take Martin Shkreli – please! The 32-year-old CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals launched the drug maker... [read more]


Everyday patriots

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/5/16 Bookmark and Share

The dictionary defines a patriot as, "One who loves his or her country and supports its authority and interests."

Supports authority? Hooey. An American patriot is one who supports the egalitarian ideals... [read more]


Sanders' populist surge

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/4/16 Bookmark and Share

Not only have crowds been streaming into arenas all around the country to hear Bernie Sanders' fact-studded speeches, but ordinary Americans have also been pitching in small donations (averaging only $23 each) to self-finance a... [read more]


C-SPAN's Washington Journal

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/3/16
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I was up bright and early on Monday morning to talk with folks on C-SPAN's Washington Journal. Watch it here!