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]

What happened to America's train system?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/12/16

Why are we Americans stuck with an out-of-date railroad system, while nations with a small fraction of our resources are cruising on High Speed Rail (HSR) networks?

Because our leaders... [read more]

How clueless can the GOP establishment get?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/7/16

Exciting news, people! The Republican Party's establishment has a secret plan to stop its blue-collar voters from supporting Donnie Trump. Their plan is code-named: "Operation Paul Ryan."

Good grief –... [read more]

Hightower introduces Bernie Sanders after the Wisconsin primary win

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/6/16

Staff note: We thought you'd like to hear the rousing speech that Hightower gave in Laramie, WY last night (4/5/2016) after Bernie won the Wisconsin primary. Enjoy!

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What is fueling "Hurricane Donnie" Trump

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/5/16

Elites tend to be… well, elite. As in, "clueless" about what your everyday working stiff is thinking.

Most hoity-toities don't even think or care about what the great unwashed think, but... [read more]