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!

Don’t shut the post office, expand their services

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/25/14 Bookmark and Share

What's the matter with the post office?

The US Postal Service, I mean – the corporate hierarchy that runs this enormously popular public institution. Yes, I know that USPS has lost... [read more]

Tom Perkins speaks. Again

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/24/14 Bookmark and Share

The überrich are full of ideas. Not, unfortunately, ideas to help humanity, but to help themselves grab more money and power at our expense.

Take Tom Perkins. He's one of... [read more]

Luxury buyers lead the way to economic recovery

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/21/14 Bookmark and Share

Who says the economy is down and that consumers aren't willing to spend, spend, spend in order to stimulate new economic growth?

The problem with gloomy economists and skittish policymakers... [read more]