Trump tries to put his brand on GOP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/24/15 Bookmark and Share

Oh, joy! Oh, goody! Oh, happy day! If you love the loopy side of American politics, your dream of some serious loco for 2016 has arrived: Donnie Trump is in the race! For president. Of... [read more]


Memo to Obama: Corporate elites are not "America"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/23/15 Bookmark and Share

President Obama is miffed that nearly all of his fellow Democrats in the US House recently refused to follow him over the cliff of yet another global trade deal. But, ironically, it was the core... [read more]


Jeb launches "Pickett's Charge" campaign

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/22/15 Bookmark and Share

A funny thing happened to Jeb Bush on his way to the White House.

He was rolling assuredly toward his coronation as the GOP presidential nominee, campaigning "joyfully" (as he has... [read more]


The legalized immorality of Big Pharma

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/19/15 Bookmark and Share

Al Capone, the infamous mob boss and bootlegger in Chicagoland during the 1920s, always maintained that he was just a businessman, saying the only difference between him and others was that the law criminalized his... [read more]


Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/18/15 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]


Peeking behind Walmart's promise to invest in American jobs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/17/15 Bookmark and Share

Great news: Walmart is investing in American jobs!

It says so right here in a colorful, full-page ad showing a very happy Walmart worker displaying more than a dozen brand-name products... [read more]