Why have major TV networks pulled the plug on Bernie?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/5/16

Let's go to the scoreboard to see who's winning the exciting game of "Presidential Election Media Coverage."

A non-partisan media monitoring firm that has been tracking the nightly news broadcasts... [read more]

Hello Congress: Meet your poverty-wage food servers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/4/16

Back in 2008, Democratic Sen. Diane Feinstein declared: "There are parts of government that can be run like a business and should be run like a business."

Thus, the chairwoman of... [read more]

The corporate game behind football bowl games

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/1/16

For thrilling sports action on television, it's hard to top the sheer excitement of bowling, isn't it?

No, not that game of 10-pins, but the passion and pageantry of college football's bowl season!... [read more]

EXPLAINING CONGRESSIONAL MORALITY

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/31/15

It's always interesting to see Congress in action – though "interesting" can also be appalling. For example, what a sight it is to watch Republican leaders as they gleefully try to repeal Obamacare – the law extending health... [read more]

Shoveling America's wealth to the top

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/30/15

As an old country saying puts it, "Money is like manure – it does no good unless you spread it around."

Yet, America's corporate and political leaders have intentionally been... [read more]