Will you support Carl Icahn's charity?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/14/16 Bookmark and Share

Wall Street buccaneer Carl Icahn has pocketed billions on deals, but he says he's now passionate about helping others.

In particular, the corporate-takeover specialist is pushing a charitable cause involving... [read more]


Why would anyone celebrate the "joy" of war?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/13/16 Bookmark and Share

War is hell.

Unless, of course, you happen to be a global corporate peddler of rockets, drones, bombs, and all the other hellish weaponry of military conflict. In that case, war... [read more]


Should big corporations have to pay the taxes they owe?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/12/16 Bookmark and Share

I would trust a pack of coyotes to guard my little herd of lambs before I'd trust a pack of corporate hucksters to "reform" America's tax code.

Yet, Carl Icahn, a... [read more]


The wall of campaign dishonesty

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/11/16 Bookmark and Share

In a faraway land, a long time ago, a civilization existed that was governed through a fairly rational political system. Even conservative candidates for high office had to have a good idea or two –... [read more]


Willie's Reserve

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/8/16 Bookmark and Share

With marijuana prohibition finally ending in states and cities across the land – including full legalization and/or commercialization in Alaska, Colorado, Washington State, Oregon, and Washington, DC – who better than... [read more]


Moneyed elites get richer the old-fashioned way: Stealing

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/7/16 Bookmark and Share

Get ready to swallow your "Statistic of the Day!"

But first, to help you absorb the big one, here's a preliminary statistic for you: 158,000. That's the number of kindergarten teachers... [read more]