Will Rick Snyder drown in the water he poisoned?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/9/16

Rick Snyder is butt deep in water woes.

First, the right-wing Michigan governor did a belly flop into the deep waters of autocracy when he literally suspended democracy in the city... [read more]

Executive excess getting excessive

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/8/16

Not only have corporate outrages become commonplace, but the level of the outrages have gone nuclear.

Take Martin Shkreli – please! The 32-year-old CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals launched the drug maker... [read more]

Everyday patriots

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/5/16

The dictionary defines a patriot as, "One who loves his or her country and supports its authority and interests."

Supports authority? Hooey. An American patriot is one who supports the egalitarian ideals... [read more]

Sanders' populist surge

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/4/16

Not only have crowds been streaming into arenas all around the country to hear Bernie Sanders' fact-studded speeches, but ordinary Americans have also been pitching in small donations (averaging only $23 each) to self-finance a... [read more]

Why government can't be run like a business

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/3/16

The mantra of every Koch-headed, right-wing politico is that "government should be run like a business."

Welcome to Flint, Michigan. This impoverished, mostly African-American city has indeed been run like a... [read more]