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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Obama says "We are writing the rules." Who's "we"?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/12/15

Gosh, Americans don't need enemies like China when we've got "protectors" like Obama.

In his pitch to get us to swallow that glob of global corporate greed known as the... [read more]

Just "doing the best we can"… can make a difference

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/9/15

Toward the end of his life, the civil rights champion and Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall, was asked how he wanted to be remembered. "He did the best he could with what he had," Marshall... [read more]

Proud "Partners" corporatize our parks

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/8/15

While we Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of our National Park Service, America's so-called "leaders" are aggressively commercializing our parks, converting these jewels of the common good into just another corporate cash cow.

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Moneyed elites get richer the old-fashioned way: Stealing

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/7/15

Get ready to swallow your "Statistic of the Day!"

But first, to help you absorb the big one, here's a preliminary statistic for you: 158,000. That's the number of kindergarten teachers... [read more]