Pulling the curtain on an anti-minimum wage front group

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/10/14

In Frank Baum's novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the "wizard' turns out to be a phony – just an old guy sitting behind a curtain, using his booming voice to spew nonsense in a... [read more]

Climate change, drought, beer, and me

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

Okay, climate-change deniers – you’ve gone too far. You've gone from just being annoying know-nothings to now posing a serious threat to an essential good that embodies humankind's finest collaboration with nature: Beer.

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Congress critters can be lovable for a price

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/6/14

A corporate lobbyist recently admitted to the New York Times: "Everybody is embarrassed about it. Although not so embarrassed that they don't do it."

"It" is the scandalous copulation between... [read more]

Wall Street's secret fraternity of pathetic narcissists

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/5/14

Never let it be said that the überrich bankers of Wall Street are too uptight to get down.

A recent article by reporter Kevin Roose reveals that some 200 of the... [read more]

A middle-finger salute for the fracking king

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/4/14

Rex Tillerson is mad. In fact, Fracking Mad.

This 61-year old farmer from Bartonville, Texas is another victim of Big Oil's fracking boom that has invaded people's homes and lives from... [read more]