Shouldn't natural foods actually be natural?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/14/14 Bookmark and Share

Years ago the delightfully-naughty movie star, Mae West, said: "I used to be Snow White, but I drifted."

Less delightful are some of the purity claims of such food manufacturing giants... [read more]


What if antibiotics no longer work?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/13/14 Bookmark and Share

Can antibiotic medicines, long hailed as miracle drugs, be too much of a good thing? Yes.

Two factors are at work here. First, bacteria (one of the earliest forms of... [read more]


For mercy's sake, Mr. Perkins, please go away

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/12/14 Bookmark and Share

Boy, just when you think the über-rich couldn't get any more narcissistic or nutty, along comes Tom Perkins.

He suddenly forced himself on us with a loud, self-pitying whine, which... [read more]


US Postal Service selling out workers and… America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/11/14 Bookmark and Share

You know what America needs? More jobs, that's what.

Not Walmart-style "jobettes," but real jobs, stable ones with a good salary and benefits, union jobs so workers have a say in... [read more]


Rick Perry struts his stuff in Davos

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/10/14 Bookmark and Share

Were you invited to the big doing's in Davos? You know, the annual, powwow of power elites held in that posh resort town in the Swiss Alps. The World Economic Forum, as it's formally... [read more]


The California GOP's fake health care website

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/7/14 Bookmark and Share

In this wicked world of woe, there are hucksters, flimflammers, plain ol' crooks… and Republican members of the California Assembly.

This last bunch of scoundrels went out of their way to... [read more]