Hijacking High Speed Rail hurts Americas future

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/26/16

People like trains. Whether taking a long trip or making the daily commute, riding the rails, without the hassles of airports and the tensions of driving, can be the most sensible and pleasurable way to... [read more]

The real story of Ted Cruz's "heroic" daddy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/25/16

Ready or not, it's time to go Cruzing again!

I realize that it can be frightening to travel through the dark, dangerous corridors of Ted Cruz's mind, making stomach-turning hard right... [read more]

Guess who's pushing for prison reform?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/22/16

"Too many people are behind bars that don't belong there," declared a group demanding major reforms to America's throw-'em-all-in-jail, mass imprisonment policies.

For nearly 50 years, politicians and prosecutors have pushed... [read more]

Watering America’s food factories

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/21/16

Water scarcity is getting scary, and banning long showers is not even a drop in the solution bucket.

The biggest water sponge by far is food production, and agri-giants continue... [read more]

Zuckerberg gave away his fortune. But to whom?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/20/16

Let us now praise "Lord Zuckerberg, The Magnificent!"

Mark Zuckerberg, I'm talking about, the wunderkind of Silicon Valley who co-founded Facebook, amassed roughly a gabillion dollars in personal wealth, and... [read more]