Ted Nugent brings bigotry and misogyny to Texas governors race

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

Ted Nugent, the old rocker from the Seventies, is now just plain old… and off his rocker.

A political novelty act for the far right and a front man for the... [read more]


The Army makes a pizza for the ages. Literally

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/28/14 Bookmark and Share

From the Gatling gun to the nuclear bomb, from hot air balloons to drones, the military has enlisted scientists to develop evermore-effective war technologies. But now comes a long-sought scientific breakthrough that the military brass... [read more]


ARE PROGRESSIVES ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL? COULD ANDY SHALLAL BE THE NEXT BILL DE BLASIO?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/27/14
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By Jim Hightower and Steve Cobble

There’s a great band in Austin called “Asleep at the Wheel,” a name that jumps to mind when we consider the current mayoral race in Washington, D.C.

Are national progressives asleep at the wheel right now, missing a rare chance to help elect a very strong progressive as D.C. Mayor? Are we collectively missing a second “de Blasio moment” in Washington?


Trying to pervert consumer protection into corporate protection

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/27/14 Bookmark and Share

The giants of food manufacturing are very concerned about you. They fear you could come down with a terrible plague called "consumer confusion" – and these selfless corporate entities are going all out to save... [read more]


There are no stops on Ted Cruz's ego trip

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/26/14 Bookmark and Share

Let's go Cruzing again! It's always a trip to cruise down the narrow roads and hard right turns of Sen. Ted Cruz's mind – a place so dark that no light has ever penetrated it.

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America's Populism

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/25/14
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Last week, I had a chance to discuss America's populism in a great interview on Ring of Fire Radio with Mike Papantonio. Here's the video segment of that interview. Enjoy! http://www.ringoffireradio.com/2014/02/papantonio-time-right-populist-movement-video/