Who took billions from the Development Fund of Iraq?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/22/14 Bookmark and Share

In 2004, Stuart Bowen of Texas was asked by a friend to take on a difficult and important job, which he did.

Bowen's friend was George W. Bush, and the... [read more]

Going from one bad war to a worse one

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/21/14 Bookmark and Share

Hi-ho, Hi-ho/ It's off to war we go/ With a hip-hip-hooray/ We'll send ISIS on its way/ Hi-ho, Hi-ho!

Here we go again – into yet another war in a tumultuous... [read more]

The scariest thing about political fearmongers is themselves

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/20/14 Bookmark and Share

The bozos and boneheads are loose again, regurgitating their own paranoia and propaganda to advance their doleful agenda of fear.

Take Rep. Duncan Hunter… please! This self-promoting bozo constantly sounds off,... [read more]

Time for a trust-busting beer bust

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/17/14 Bookmark and Share

Okay, that's it – no more Mr. Nice Guy from me. The avarice of corporate power has now turned personal.

It's about beer, the nourishing nectar of a civilized society.... [read more]

Buy local beer, books… and why not seafood?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/16/14 Bookmark and Share

In case you don't have enough to worry about, consider "early mortality syndrome."

Sounds gruesomely lethal, doesn't it? Luckily, this is not a human disease, nor has it struck America –... [read more]

Wall Street speculators are walling off young farmers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/15/14 Bookmark and Share

Gabillionaires who invest in hedge funds generally have the ethical and aesthetic sensibilities of dirt clods. As far as they care, fund managers can put their money into skunk pelt futures – as long as... [read more]