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]


Should big corporations have to pay the taxes they owe?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/12/16 Bookmark and Share

I would trust a pack of coyotes to guard my little herd of lambs before I'd trust a pack of corporate hucksters to "reform" America's tax code.

Yet, Carl Icahn, a... [read more]


The wall of campaign dishonesty

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/11/16 Bookmark and Share

In a faraway land, a long time ago, a civilization existed that was governed through a fairly rational political system. Even conservative candidates for high office had to have a good idea or two –... [read more]


Willie's Reserve

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/8/16 Bookmark and Share

With marijuana prohibition finally ending in states and cities across the land – including full legalization and/or commercialization in Alaska, Colorado, Washington State, Oregon, and Washington, DC – who better than... [read more]


Moneyed elites get richer the old-fashioned way: Stealing

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/7/16 Bookmark and Share

Get ready to swallow your "Statistic of the Day!"

But first, to help you absorb the big one, here's a preliminary statistic for you: 158,000. That's the number of kindergarten teachers... [read more]


ISDS: A corporate cluster bomb to obliterate our people's sovereignty

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/6/16 Bookmark and Share

The Powers That Be are very unhappy with you and me. They're also unhappy with senators like Elizabeth Warren, activist groups like Public Citizen, unions like the Communications Workers, and… well, with the majority of... [read more]