Trying to pervert consumer protection into corporate protection

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/9/14

The giants of food manufacturing are very concerned about you. They fear you could come down with a terrible plague called "consumer confusion" – and these selfless corporate entities are going all out to save... [read more]

In death Margaret Mary Vojtko reaches out to the Pope

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/8/14

If one obscure college professor dies, does it make any difference?

If you're Margaret Mary Vojtko, yes. In life, she was just another adjunct teacher at Duquesne University being grossly underpaid... [read more]

Corporate lobbyists challenged by a growing "Populist lobby"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/7/14

Imagine a headline blaring, "An Army of 1,500 Lobbyists Swarms Capitol Hill."

But that wouldn't be news, since it happens every day. In fact, an occupying army of Gucci-clad corporate... [read more]

Koch brothers stunned to find some non-rich people in their lobby

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/6/14

The gabillionaire Koch brothers feel entitled to occupy the people's elections, barging in with sacks full of corporate cash. So, how would the brothers feel if the people barged into their political affairs?

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Some Congress critters deserve a permanent vacation

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/5/14

They're back. They're rested. They're ready!

Our Congress critters, that is. They've returned to their workplace after enjoying a badly-needed, two week, Easter vacation. After all, it had been a full... [read more]