The NRA ducks a shot of common sense

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/16/14

Whoa, that was close! The National Rifle Association came dangerously close to shooting itself in the foot recently with a common sense editorial it posted online.

The group of rootin'-tootin', bullet-spittin',... [read more]

A chicken coop as a monument to greed

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/13/14

If you're an upper-class, über-rich Brit, the price of being blessed with such wealth and social standing is that you're expected to be at least slightly amusing to the general public, offering some combination of... [read more]

Low-wage corporate exploiters dressed as mom & pop

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/12/14

When corporate lobbyists and the congress critters they control attack efforts to raise the minimum wage to at least a bare level of human decency, they always try to cast the issue as an intolerable... [read more]

Is it smart to connect smart phones to smart homes?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/11/14

In my unstinting effort to keep you up-to-the-moment in the digital world of "what's happening next?", allow me to introduce you to two terms you might not have encountered in your own busy world.

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When no news is bad news

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/10/14

If a tree falls in the woods and NBC, ABC, and CBS aren't there to cover the crash, does it make a sound?

Not necessarily. For example, consider some very big... [read more]