Chris Christie: A constantly-lying "truth teller"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/13/15

How exciting: Chris Christie has become #14 on the Republican presidential dance card!

The Big Man from New Jersey entered the race with all the chutzpa and hullaballoo that marked his... [read more]

Hear the GOP presidential menagerie howl against equality

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/10/15

When the Supreme Court ruled that states can no longer ban same-sex marriages, it set off a cacophony of howling hyperbole by the GOP's 14 presidential wannabes.

"I will not acquiesce... [read more]

Mighty Monsanto meets it's match in musician

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/9/15

The Canadian rocker and master story teller, Neil Young, says: "Music is a universal language." Yes, and when created by a people's champion like him, music can bring down the high and mighty – just... [read more]

Driving America's yellow school bus to educational hell

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/8/15

Public education used to be, you know, public – as in: An essential societal investment for the betterment of all, paid for by all through school taxes.

In addition to... [read more]

Why does the GOP hate poor people?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/7/15

As you might imagine, being poor means a life of sacrifices, frustrations, depression, and constant struggle. So what is it about Republican office holders that cause them to go out of their way to make... [read more]