"Dr. Evil" turns out to be "Dr. Silly"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/24/15 Bookmark and Share

Imagine a political campaign against environmentalists that's so negative, so ridiculously slanted and downright dirty, that it actually repulsed executives of some of America's biggest fracking corporations.

Wow – it's got... [read more]


Hotel giants trying to peddle plastic "authenticity"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/23/15 Bookmark and Share

As everyone who travels a lot soon learns, when you stay in the hotels of the big chains, it's easy to forget where you are, since they're all alike, offering all the charm of Noplace,... [read more]


Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/22/15 Bookmark and Share

Whenever a corporation issues a statement declaring that it is committed to "treating consumers fairly and with respect," chances are it's not.

After all, if the outfit was actually doing it,... [read more]


Exposing the corporate funders of "Dr. Evil's" attack ads

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/21/15 Bookmark and Share

A longtime Washington PR flack for tobacco giants, labor exploiters, frackers, and other corporate profiteers celebrates himself "Dr. Evil" – the scourge of all progressive groups!

But Rick Berman is not... [read more]


Message to TPP elites: Secret government is Un-American

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/20/15 Bookmark and Share

So, someone hands you a beer, but instead of it being a recognizable brand, it's in a totally blacked-out can with nothing but the letters "TPP" printed on it.

"You're really... [read more]


The secret corporate congress inside the US Congress

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/17/15 Bookmark and Share

My dictionary defines a "staff" as a walking stick, used either for balance – or as a weapon.

So how are today's congressional staffs used? At one time, they were behind-the-scenes... [read more]