Even the ag secretary is shamelessly shilling for TPP scam

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/29/15

President Obama recently declared: “We’ve got to make sure we’re writing the rules so that we’ve got a level playing field.”

Wow – so much “we” in only one sentence. He... [read more]

TPP turns corporate "persons" into corporate "nations"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/28/15

The Dr. Frankensteins on our Supreme Court created a monster by declaring that a lifeless, soulless corporation is a "person." But why stop there?

Another coterie of Frankensteins is now... [read more]

ISDS: A corporate cluster bomb to obliterate our people's sovereignty

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/27/15

The Powers That Be are very unhappy with you and me. They're also unhappy with senators like Elizabeth Warren, activist groups like Public Citizen, unions like the Communications Workers, and… well, with the majority of... [read more]

"Dr. Evil" turns out to be "Dr. Silly"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/24/15

Imagine a political campaign against environmentalists that's so negative, so ridiculously slanted and downright dirty, that it actually repulsed executives of some of America's biggest fracking corporations.

Wow – it's got... [read more]

Hotel giants trying to peddle plastic "authenticity"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/23/15

As everyone who travels a lot soon learns, when you stay in the hotels of the big chains, it's easy to forget where you are, since they're all alike, offering all the charm of Noplace,... [read more]