The race to be the goofiest politico of all

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/8/14 Bookmark and Share

I thought that, surely, the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right congress critters assured our state of being the hands-down winner of the 2014 blue-ribbon prize... [read more]


How Koch-headed billionaires plan to "save" America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/7/14 Bookmark and Share

The Koch boys live in their own special world, enshrouded in a rarefied atmosphere created by the fumes emanating from their family's enormous stockpiles of wealth.

Thus, Charles and David have... [read more]


Far from a loser, post office is a money-making operation

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/6/14 Bookmark and Share

One public service that people really like and count on is the post office – which literally delivers for us.

Antigovernment ideologues and privatization dogmatists, however, hate the very word "public,"... [read more]


Who's pushing to impeach President Obama?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/5/14 Bookmark and Share

Perhaps you thought that, surely, partisan posturing by far-right congress critters couldn't get any nuttier. But now comes the GOP's claim that all the talk about impeaching President Barack Obama is being led by –... [read more]


Perry goes from callous to disgusting

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/4/14 Bookmark and Share

Great news for you lovers of Wild West, shoot-'em-up, pulp-fiction tales: Rick "Rootie-Toot-Toot" Perry is making a one-man stand on the Texas-Mexico border!

A political stand, that is. He's been tongue-lashing... [read more]


Perry's mess

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/1/14 Bookmark and Share

Gosh, the 2016 presidential primaries are a long way off, but look out – for here comes Rick Perry of Texas, riding his state's taxpayer dollars into the GOP primary.

Technically,... [read more]