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]

Explaining congressional morality

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/16/15

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... [read more]

Battling the forces of inequality in Grand Rapids

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

"Inequality" is not a condition. It's a creation. Inequality is produced by thousands of decisions deliberately made by bosses, bankers, and big shots to siphon money and power from the many to the few.

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Obama goes Kabuki on us

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/14/15

The negotiations and the sales push behind Washington's latest (and biggest) "free-trade" agreement amount to Kabuki theater.

What theater? Kabuki. It's a 17th century form of Japanese drama, featuring elaborate sets... [read more]

How to buy a president for only 30 bucks and change

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/13/15

For today's report, I have a bunch of statistics for you. Wait… don't run away! Where are you going? Come back here and sit still while I drill these stats into your head!

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