Masters of war

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/19/14

Ready or not, here we go again. Our military has been hurled back into the chaos of Iraq. Apparently, "Mission Accomplished" is "Mission Never-ending."

We're told that, for now, America will... [read more]

The lesson from Ferguson, Missouri

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/18/14

The story exploding out of Ferguson, Missouri, is doubly infuriating.

First, there is the obvious outrage of yet another unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, being stopped by one of the town's... [read more]

Yet another political money scam

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/15/14

Attention shoppers: If you're looking for a super buy, be sure to check out the "Family PAC."

This is not a gross of toilet paper rolls packaged in plastic wrap but... [read more]

Standing up to post office privatizers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/14/14

"Boss," spelled backwards, is double-S-O-B, and that's how most of the employees of the US Postal Service feel about their top boss.

America's postal employees –from mail clerks to letter carriers... [read more]

What we've paid for war and Afghanistan and Iraq

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/13/14

War is hell.

Major General Harold Greene could certainly tell you about that – but he's dead. On August 5, General Green became the highest-ranking American soldier to die in our... [read more]