The mendacity of GMO purveyors

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/18/14 Bookmark and Share

Tenacity can be a virtue. But the persistent push by giant food conglomerates to deceive us consumers has turned their tenacity into raw mendacity.

Brand-name food peddlers are spending hundreds of... [read more]


The millionaires' Congress vs. the people

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/17/14 Bookmark and Share

The rich truly are different from you and me – they tend to become congress critters.

You don't find many plumbers, mine workers, dirt farmers, Walmart associates, beauty parlor operators,... [read more]


Let's Re-fund America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/14/14 Bookmark and Share

As we know, the barons of Wall Street have not hesitated to raid our public treasury and haul off trillions of dollars worth of government bailouts and special tax breaks to subsidize their "free market"... [read more]


The flim flam of The Employment Policy Institute

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/13/14 Bookmark and Share

Mothers everywhere warn children not to put any food in their mouths unless they know where it came from. The same should apply to putting information in our heads.

For... [read more]


The new loophole that connects Congress to corrupt corporate cash

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/12/14 Bookmark and Share

The counselor advised, "an informal setting," adding that it is "an effective way to build a better relationship."

That sounds like advice that a love counselor might offer to couples,... [read more]


Time for a Populist revival! (text from speech)

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/11/14
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Thanks for allowing a scruffy Texas populist to join you here at “The Summit” for this uptown, down-to-earth, back-to-basics populist-palooza. It makes me happier than a mosquito at a nudist colony to be looking out at you unabashed, untamed progressives. Thank you for fighting on behalf of America’s workaday majority, who’re being kicked out, knocked down and stomped on by the bosses, bankers, big shots, bastards and bullshitters.