Zuckerberg gave away his fortune. But to whom?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/20/16 Bookmark and Share

Let us now praise "Lord Zuckerberg, The Magnificent!"

Mark Zuckerberg, I'm talking about, the wunderkind of Silicon Valley who co-founded Facebook, amassed roughly a gabillion dollars in personal wealth, and... [read more]


Exposing the "con" in conventional political wisdom

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/19/16 Bookmark and Share

The problem with applying conventional wisdom to political campaigns is that it can suddenly be upended by an unconventional campaign.

National media pundits have been riveted on Donnie Trump's flagrantly-narcissistic run... [read more]


Why has nefarious corporate behavior become so commonplace?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/18/16 Bookmark and Share

As a raker of muck, it's my job to root out the nefarious doings and innate immorality of the corporate creature.

But I'm in danger these days of being rendered... [read more]


Why the GOP's fence fantasy is a farce

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/15/16 Bookmark and Share

A proper wall, we're told, makes good neighbors, But an 18-foot high, 2000-mile long wall goes way beyond proper, antagonizes your neighbor, and shows your own fear and weakness.

Yet, this... [read more]


Will you support Carl Icahn's charity?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/14/16 Bookmark and Share

Wall Street buccaneer Carl Icahn has pocketed billions on deals, but he says he's now passionate about helping others.

In particular, the corporate-takeover specialist is pushing a charitable cause involving... [read more]


Why would anyone celebrate the "joy" of war?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/13/16 Bookmark and Share

War is hell.

Unless, of course, you happen to be a global corporate peddler of rockets, drones, bombs, and all the other hellish weaponry of military conflict. In that case, war... [read more]