Do-nothing Congress takes a vacation

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/23/14 Bookmark and Share

When I heard that our congress critters are taking an extended vacation for all of August and part of September, I had two incongruous reactions: Anger… and gratitude.

Gratitude, because their... [read more]


Wall Street thieves should be ashamed… and shamed

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/22/14 Bookmark and Share

When Wall Street wrongdoer Citigroup accepted what the media hailed as a whopping $7-billion penalty for defrauding its own investors and wrecking our economy, the bank's CEO just shrugged, saying: "We believe that this settlement... [read more]


Warning: Boehner at work!

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/21/14 Bookmark and Share

Gosh, has it already been two weeks since Congress took a vacation?

Those poor stiffs must be pooped from trying to catch up on all the heavy lifting that piled... [read more]


Is it smart to connect smart phones to smart homes?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/18/14 Bookmark and Share

In my unstinting effort to keep you up-to-the-moment in the digital world of "what's happening next?", allow me to introduce you to two terms you might not have encountered in your own busy world.

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Cargill's GMO hypocrisy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/17/14 Bookmark and Share

Can you have your hypocrisy and eat it, too?

I don't think so, but Cargill Inc. is doing its damndest to get away with its version of the old admonition that... [read more]


North Carolina's Moral Freedom Summer

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/16/14 Bookmark and Share

The Moral Monday Movement is on the move again!

This feisty coalition, based in North Carolina, is an inspiring model of workaday people coming together to reclaim their rights from far-right-wing... [read more]