How Budweiser locks out free enterprise competitors

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/29/16 Bookmark and Share

The word "free" in "free enterprise" is not an adjective, it's a verb – as in, let's "free up" the enterprise of small businesspeople who're locked out of the marketplace by monopoly power.

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Ultra-big houses for ultra-big egos

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/28/16 Bookmark and Share

The uber-rich like to collect trophies as proof of their unsurpassed uberness.

These are not like the tacky brass trophy you won in a bowling tournament. No, no – global ultra-billionaires... [read more]


Let's adopt the GOP's national platform

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/27/16 Bookmark and Share

Well, I didn't expect this!

The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing that the GOP really might be more than a gaggle of serve-the-rich plutocrats and wacky,... [read more]


Hijacking High Speed Rail hurts Americas future

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/26/16 Bookmark and Share

People like trains. Whether taking a long trip or making the daily commute, riding the rails, without the hassles of airports and the tensions of driving, can be the most sensible and pleasurable way to... [read more]


The real story of Ted Cruz's "heroic" daddy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/25/16 Bookmark and Share

Ready or not, it's time to go Cruzing again!

I realize that it can be frightening to travel through the dark, dangerous corridors of Ted Cruz's mind, making stomach-turning hard right... [read more]


Guess who's pushing for prison reform?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/22/16 Bookmark and Share

"Too many people are behind bars that don't belong there," declared a group demanding major reforms to America's throw-'em-all-in-jail, mass imprisonment policies.

For nearly 50 years, politicians and prosecutors have pushed... [read more]