Cheney and his flock of neo-con chicken hawks return

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/8/14

It's awful to see the horrific resurgence of Sunni-Shia sectarian war in Iraq, re-splintering that delicate nation. There is, however, one good thing coming from it, namely the chance for you and me to pay... [read more]

Time for "We the People" to re-declare our independence

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/7/14

July 4th – what a blast – cookouts, fireworks, and several 12-ounce elbow bends.

Oh yeah… it's also about that thing that Thomas Jefferson penned 238 years ago. The Declaration... [read more]

Three GOP governors rush to help one citizen

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/4/14

Who says that big-time politicians pay no attention to their constituents?

This is, after all, America, where everyone has a right to "speak truth to power." You can get the personal... [read more]

How Koch-headed billionaires plan to "save" America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/3/14

The Koch boys live in their own special world, enshrouded in a rarefied atmosphere created by the fumes emanating from their family's enormous stockpiles of wealth.

Thus, Charles and David have... [read more]

Gov. Walker, illegal money, the Koch brothers, and Judge Randa

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/2/14

Scott Walker can't seem to run a clean campaign.

He first won the governorship of Wisconsin in 2010 from his position as Milwaukee Country executive. But it turns out that some... [read more]