GOP to US infrastructure: All fall down

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/30/14 Bookmark and Share

I love groups with the gumption to take on big tasks and do what needs to be done – can-do groups that can, and do. But, uh-oh, here comes The Little Choo-Choo That Couldn't: The... [read more]


Frackers face a comeuppance on unexpected battlefield

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/29/14 Bookmark and Share

The University of North Texas, known for its jazz school and sometimes for its “Mean Green” football team, might soon be known nationwide as Frack U.

UNT (where I went to... [read more]


How goes America’s war on Afghan poppies?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/28/14 Bookmark and Share

I have breaking news from the frontlines of the war.

No, not the new war in Iraq, which really is Iraq War III for us – our nation’s third trip there... [read more]


The corporate purchase of America's political discourse

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/27/14 Bookmark and Share

When five Supreme Court justices decreed that corporations are entitled to full free speech rights in our elections and that corporate money is a form of speech that cannot be restricted, they produced a nightmare... [read more]


Big Beer deceivers and bullies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/24/14 Bookmark and Share

It's bad enough that the goliaths of Big Beer are consuming each other in a new round of mega-mergers, meaning fewer choices and higher prices for consumers – but the really bad news is that... [read more]


A Billionaire's sound advice to the Billionaire's Club

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/23/14 Bookmark and Share

Here's an unusal über-rich guy with an unusual message for his fellow one-percent-of-the-one-percenters.

Nick Hanauer, who made billions as an internet entrepreneur, recently wrote in an open letter to other über-richies... [read more]