A corporate power grab is underway, so where's the media?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/17/14 Bookmark and Share

If you need a good, doable New Year's resolution, try this: "I resolve to do my part this year to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership."

The what? Most people never heard... [read more]

State legislatures are helping rich lenders rip-off the poor

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/16/14 Bookmark and Share

Loan sharks and their lobbyists really know how to put the "ick" in eth-icks.

Though they've tried to buff-up their public image by calling themselves "consumer lenders," their game remains the... [read more]

Why won't the CIA even say the word "torture"?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/15/14 Bookmark and Share

The spooks are spooked. Not by anything that foreign enemies might do to America – but by what our CIA spooks and their political overseers did to America.

By "America," I... [read more]

The pain of inequality among yacht buyers

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

In the spirit of holiday harmony and good will toward all, I say it's time for you working stiffs (and even those of you who've been badly stiffed and can't find work) to extend your... [read more]

The endless farce of the GOPs Benghazi joyride

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/11/14 Bookmark and Share

It got messy in a hurry when a bunch of cocksure right-wing joyriders began screeching recklessly around a dicey political curve, only to find an 18-wheeler of contrary facts headed right at them.

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The explosive greed of Americas 0.01-percenters

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/10/14 Bookmark and Share

In this season of mass commercialism, let's pause to consider the plight of simple millionaires.

Astonishingly, they're being abandoned by retailers that are now catering to the most lux of the... [read more]