Hello Congress: Meet your poverty-wage food servers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/10/15

Back in 2008, Democratic Sen. Diane Feinstein declared: "There are parts of government that can be run like a business and should be run like a business."

Thus, the chairwoman of... [read more]

The immoral core of Denny Hastert

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/9/15

Washington's establishment of politicos, lobbyists, and media sparklies are shocked – shocked to its very core! – by Dennis Hastert's sex scandal.

The portly Republican, who'd been Speaker of the... [read more]

Feingold to Snowden to Paul: Curtailing the Patriot Act

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/8/15

Let us now praise an odd bedfellow threesome: One Democratic ex-senator, an American citizen in exile, and a current Republican Senator. I don't think they've ever met, yet their separate efforts over 14 years have... [read more]

Join the spreading rebellion against the Big Money political game

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/5/15

I think we can all agree that news stories about the ever-rising flood of big money in politics do not tend to have a lot of laughs in them.

But... [read more]

You, too, can be part of Scott Walker's inner circle

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/4/15

If you think that none of today's presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walker.

The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit down with... [read more]