Time for "We the People" to re-declare our independence

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

July 4th – what a blast – cookouts, fireworks, and several 12-ounce elbow bends.

Oh yeah… it's also about that thing that Thomas Jefferson penned 238 years ago. The Declaration... [read more]


Three GOP governors rush to help one citizen

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/4/14 Bookmark and Share

Who says that big-time politicians pay no attention to their constituents?

This is, after all, America, where everyone has a right to "speak truth to power." You can get the personal... [read more]


How Koch-headed billionaires plan to "save" America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/3/14 Bookmark and Share

The Koch boys live in their own special world, enshrouded in a rarefied atmosphere created by the fumes emanating from their family's enormous stockpiles of wealth.

Thus, Charles and David have... [read more]


Gov. Walker, illegal money, the Koch brothers, and Judge Randa

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

Scott Walker can't seem to run a clean campaign.

He first won the governorship of Wisconsin in 2010 from his position as Milwaukee Country executive. But it turns out that some... [read more]


Cheney swings at Obama but hits himself

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/1/14 Bookmark and Share

President Obama has been hit with a firestorm of vitriolic criticism from Republican opportunists hoping to score political points by blaming him for the latest upheaval in Iraq. So I was pleased when, finally, one... [read more]