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]


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]