What do fat-cat campaign donors get for their money?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/27/15

Oh, great – just what America's inane, Big Money politics needed: Yet another campaign consultant.

Already, candidates are walled off from people, reality, and any honesty about themselves by a battalion... [read more]

How much "free speech" can you buy?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/26/15

In today's so-called "democratic" election process, Big Money doesn’t talk, it roars – usually drowning out the people's voice.

Bizarrely, the Supreme Court decreed in its 2010 Citizens United ruling that... [read more]

Let's adopt the GOP's national platform

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/23/15

Well, I didn't expect this!

The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing that the GOP really might be more than a gaggle of serve-the-rich plutocrats and wacky,... [read more]

Big political donors buying elections... and public policies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/22/15

Who does David Keating think he's fooling?

He heads an obscure, corporate-funded group pushing to wipe out the few remaining limits on the special interests that put extremely big bucks into... [read more]

Should one beer behemoth control 70% of the US market

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/21/15

"Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall/ 99 bottles of beer/ Take one down, pass it around… only one bottle of beer on the wall."

The biggest beer conglomerate, Anheuser-Busch... [read more]