Millionaire lawmakers can rise above their financial handicap

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/20/14

Mark Twain spoke for me when he said: "I'm opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position."

One danger that such wealth brings is that... [read more]

The spreading plague of antibacterial products

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/19/14

Have you had your daily minimum requirement of triclosan today? How about your dosage of triclocarban?

Chances are you have, but don't know it. These two are antimicrobial chemicals, which... [read more]

The mendacity of GMO purveyors

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/18/14

Tenacity can be a virtue. But the persistent push by giant food conglomerates to deceive us consumers has turned their tenacity into raw mendacity.

Brand-name food peddlers are spending hundreds of... [read more]

The millionaires' Congress vs. the people

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/17/14

The rich truly are different from you and me – they tend to become congress critters.

You don't find many plumbers, mine workers, dirt farmers, Walmart associates, beauty parlor operators,... [read more]

Let's Re-fund America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/14/14

As we know, the barons of Wall Street have not hesitated to raid our public treasury and haul off trillions of dollars worth of government bailouts and special tax breaks to subsidize their "free market"... [read more]