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]

The flim flam of The Employment Policy Institute

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/13/14

Mothers everywhere warn children not to put any food in their mouths unless they know where it came from. The same should apply to putting information in our heads.

For... [read more]

The new loophole that connects Congress to corrupt corporate cash

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/12/14

The counselor advised, "an informal setting," adding that it is "an effective way to build a better relationship."

That sounds like advice that a love counselor might offer to couples,... [read more]

Spy agents turned into peeping Toms

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/11/14

Medical science has long known that the optic nerve runs from the retina of our eyeballs to the visual cortex of our brains, letting us see what's going on around us.

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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]