Why Bernie will, should, and must stay in the race

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/28/16

Surprisingly, this week's prize for Stupidest Political Comment in the presidential race doesn't go to Donnie Trump or Ted Cruz.

Rather, that honor goes to the clueless cognoscenti of conventional political wisdom. They've made... [read more]

Who says crime doesn't pay?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/26/16

Wow, $5 billion! That's the stunning amount that Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay to settle federal criminal charges over its shameful financial scams that helped wreck America's economy in 2008. That's a lot of gold, even for Goldman.

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Guess where the King of Coal is headed?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/21/16

So long, Don, it's been God-awful to know you.

Don Blankenship, who was the King of King Coal, is headed toward a place he never imagined he'd end up: Federal... [read more]

"Panama Papers" reveal scandalous hypocrisy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/19/16

It's said that there's nothing more vicious than a wild animal that's cornered, but I'd add that there's nothing more devious than a top corporate or political official caught in a scandalous hypocrisy.

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How to make billboards uglier

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/14/16

Okay people, we need to discuss billboards. Yes, we really must.

At best, these giant corporate placards are problematic – they garishly loom over us, clutter our landscapes, and intrude into... [read more]