McDonald's image problem

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 9/26/14 Bookmark and Share

Now here's a dinner I wish I could've attended. According to Associated Press, it was an elegant evening of fine dining in New York City's trés chic Tribeca neighborhood. Celebrity chefs prepared a sumptuous spread... [read more]


What if antibiotics no longer work?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 9/25/14 Bookmark and Share

Can antibiotic medicines, long hailed as miracle drugs, be too much of a good thing? Yes.

Two factors are at work here. First, bacteria (one of the earliest forms of... [read more]


GOP to US infrastructure: All fall down

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 9/24/14 Bookmark and Share

I love groups with the gumption to take on big tasks and do what needs to be done – can-do groups that can, and do. But, uh-oh, here comes The Little Choo-Choo That Couldn't: The... [read more]


Trying to pervert consumer protection into corporate protection

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 9/23/14 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]


The corporate purchase of America's political discourse

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 9/22/14 Bookmark and Share

When five Supreme Court justices decreed that corporations are entitled to full free speech rights in our elections and that corporate money is a form of speech that cannot be restricted, they produced a nightmare... [read more]


A frightening cruise through Ted Cruz's head

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 9/19/14 Bookmark and Share

Let's take another cruise down the narrow byways and around the twisting turns that form Sen. Ted Cruz's mind.

The first right turn on our road trip brings us to a... [read more]