Militarists mire America deeper in Afghan war

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/2/14 Bookmark and Share

Only a few months ago President Obama announced the good news that our combat role in Afghanistan – the longest war in American history – would finally end by January 1.

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Avoid Amazon's "Cyber Monday," and buy local

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/1/14 Bookmark and Share

It's "Cyber Monday" – get out there and buy stuff!

But you don't actually have to go anywhere, for this gimmicky shop-shop-shop day lures us to consume without leaving home, or... [read more]


Obama's Thanksgiving pardon of Republican turkeys

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 11/28/14 Bookmark and Share

Thanksgiving – a time of grace and family sharing – will get an extra bit of grace from the White House this year.

Just as every president since Lincoln has done,... [read more]


Buy local beer, books… and why not seafood?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 11/28/14 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]


Obama's Thanksgiving pardon of Republican turkeys

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 11/27/14 Bookmark and Share

Thanksgiving – a time of grace and family sharing – will get an extra bit of grace from the White House this year.

Just as every president since Lincoln has done,... [read more]


America's good food movement

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 11/26/14 Bookmark and Share

What better day than Thanksgiving to celebrate our country’s food rebels!
I’m talking about the growing movement of small farmers, food artisans, local retailers, co-ops, community organizers, restaurateurs, environmentalists, consumers, and others – perhaps including... [read more]