In death Margaret Mary Vojtko reaches out to the Pope

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

If one obscure college professor dies, does it make any difference?

If you're Margaret Mary Vojtko, yes. In life, she was just another adjunct teacher at Duquesne University being grossly underpaid... [read more]


Corporate lobbyists challenged by a growing "Populist lobby"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/7/14 Bookmark and Share

Imagine a headline blaring, "An Army of 1,500 Lobbyists Swarms Capitol Hill."

But that wouldn't be news, since it happens every day. In fact, an occupying army of Gucci-clad corporate... [read more]


My dear friend, Tim Carpenter

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/6/14
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The Grim Reaper is choosing the wrong people to die young. Not that I’d wish an early death on anyone, but there are some passings I’d be okay with.


Koch brothers stunned to find some non-rich people in their lobby

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/6/14 Bookmark and Share

The gabillionaire Koch brothers feel entitled to occupy the people's elections, barging in with sacks full of corporate cash. So, how would the brothers feel if the people barged into their political affairs?

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Some Congress critters deserve a permanent vacation

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

They're back. They're rested. They're ready!

Our Congress critters, that is. They've returned to their workplace after enjoying a badly-needed, two week, Easter vacation. After all, it had been a full... [read more]


The Army makes a pizza for the ages. Literally

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/2/14 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]