Billionaires-without-a-clue want to "fix" Washington

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/30/15

If you think the Koch Klub of Plutocratic Billionaires couldn't get any more self-centered and whiney – meet Doug and Holly Deason of Dallas.

The Deasons, along with 10 other Dallas... [read more]

"The Donald Show"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/29/15

"Wow," exclaimed a beaming Donald Trump as he stepped onstage, basking in the cheers of a throng attending his launch into the 2016 presidential race. "That is some group of people," he gushed. "Thousands."

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The isolated splendor of the superrich

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/26/15

Rich people tend to live behind high walls with guarded gates. Then there are the über-rich. They don't need walls and gates, for they isolate themselves from us riff-raff the natural way – by buying... [read more]

A letter carrier's special delivery to Congress

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/25/15

Neither rain, sleet, nor snow – nor even the likelihood that he'd be killed – could stop this letter carrier from making his appointed rounds.

Doug Hughes is one gutsy... [read more]

Trump tries to put his brand on GOP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/24/15

Oh, joy! Oh, goody! Oh, happy day! If you love the loopy side of American politics, your dream of some serious loco for 2016 has arrived: Donnie Trump is in the race! For president. Of... [read more]