Why won't the CIA even say the word "torture"?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/15/14

The spooks are spooked. Not by anything that foreign enemies might do to America – but by what our CIA spooks and their political overseers did to America.

By "America," I... [read more]

The pain of inequality among yacht buyers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/12/14

In the spirit of holiday harmony and good will toward all, I say it's time for you working stiffs (and even those of you who've been badly stiffed and can't find work) to extend your... [read more]

The endless farce of the GOPs Benghazi joyride

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/11/14

It got messy in a hurry when a bunch of cocksure right-wing joyriders began screeching recklessly around a dicey political curve, only to find an 18-wheeler of contrary facts headed right at them.

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The explosive greed of Americas 0.01-percenters

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/10/14

In this season of mass commercialism, let's pause to consider the plight of simple millionaires.

Astonishingly, they're being abandoned by retailers that are now catering to the most lux of the... [read more]

Chris Christie's pig problem

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/9/14

As the weather turns colder in this month of Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, and the Winter Solstice, our hearts grow warmer and our thoughts turn to kindness and good will toward all. Unless, of course, you're... [read more]