For mercy's sake, Mr. Perkins, please go away

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/12/14 Bookmark and Share

Boy, just when you think the über-rich couldn't get any more narcissistic or nutty, along comes Tom Perkins.

He suddenly forced himself on us with a loud, self-pitying whine, which... [read more]

US Postal Service selling out workers and… America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/11/14 Bookmark and Share

You know what America needs? More jobs, that's what.

Not Walmart-style "jobettes," but real jobs, stable ones with a good salary and benefits, union jobs so workers have a say in... [read more]

Rick Perry struts his stuff in Davos

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/10/14 Bookmark and Share

Were you invited to the big doing's in Davos? You know, the annual, powwow of power elites held in that posh resort town in the Swiss Alps. The World Economic Forum, as it's formally... [read more]

The California GOP's fake health care website

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/7/14 Bookmark and Share

In this wicked world of woe, there are hucksters, flimflammers, plain ol' crooks… and Republican members of the California Assembly.

This last bunch of scoundrels went out of their way to... [read more]

Being a bankster means never saying, "I'm sorry"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/6/14 Bookmark and Share

The funny thing about Wall Street banksters is that they make a killing by defrauding millions of homeowners, customers, investors, and taxpayers – then, when caught, they wonder why we don't love them.

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Why keep an expensive, illegal, invasive, spy program that doesn’t even work?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/5/14 Bookmark and Share

President Obama's support for NSA's domestic spying program prompted a critic to say: "Given the unique power of the state, it is not enough for leaders to say: 'trust us, we won't abuse the data... [read more]