Flagging the lies of Big Oil's frackers on the 4th of July

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/3/15 Bookmark and Share

Big Oil's frigging frackers are wrapping their shameless profiteering in our flag.

In shale fields across the country, you'll see fracking rigs festooned with Old Glory, and they even paint some... [read more]


US General salutes a military “hero”

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/2/15 Bookmark and Share

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of staff, has a particular military hero he wants to honor.

Well sure – who doesn’t admire Gen. George Washington? Or maybe... [read more]


Let's be generous to bankers in need

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/1/15 Bookmark and Share

Every now and then, I come across a charitable cause that really touches my heart. I want to share one with you now and urge you to respond with all the generosity it merits. The... [read more]


Billionaires-without-a-clue want to "fix" Washington

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/30/15 Bookmark and Share

If you think the Koch Klub of Plutocratic Billionaires couldn't get any more self-centered and whiney – meet Doug and Holly Deason of Dallas.

The Deasons, along with 10 other Dallas... [read more]


"The Donald Show"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/29/15 Bookmark and Share

"Wow," exclaimed a beaming Donald Trump as he stepped onstage, basking in the cheers of a throng attending his launch into the 2016 presidential race. "That is some group of people," he gushed. "Thousands."

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The isolated splendor of the superrich

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/26/15 Bookmark and Share

Rich people tend to live behind high walls with guarded gates. Then there are the über-rich. They don't need walls and gates, for they isolate themselves from us riff-raff the natural way – by buying... [read more]