Let's adopt the GOP's national platform

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/23/15

Well, I didn't expect this!

The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing that the GOP really might be more than a gaggle of serve-the-rich plutocrats and wacky,... [read more]

Big political donors buying elections... and public policies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/22/15

Who does David Keating think he's fooling?

He heads an obscure, corporate-funded group pushing to wipe out the few remaining limits on the special interests that put extremely big bucks into... [read more]

Should one beer behemoth control 70% of the US market

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/21/15

"Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall/ 99 bottles of beer/ Take one down, pass it around… only one bottle of beer on the wall."

The biggest beer conglomerate, Anheuser-Busch... [read more]

My choice to be the next Speaker of the US House

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/20/15

House Speaker John Boehner gave up his position because he couldn't stand the job anymore. Next in line was Rep. Kevin McCarthy, who started running for the job, but quickly backed-off. Rep. Paul Ryan says... [read more]

Ryan bitten on the butt by his own mad dogs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/19/15

If it was under the big top, it would be a hilarious clown show, with pratfalls, wild posturing, tumbling, juggling, and a cacophony of comic chaos.

But, alas, it's under the... [read more]