"Non-candidate" campaigns dominate 2016 presidential race

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

Once upon a time in our Good Ol' USofA, presidential contenders and their political parties raised the funds needed to make the race. How quaint.

For... [read more]

Little Caesars' bacon bomb

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/7/15

Let me say one word to you: Bacon.

Not only is it delicious, it's practically irresistible – I even know vegans who sneak bites of it. And these days, it's hard... [read more]

Banksters: A Story of crime and punishment

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/6/15

Big story from that razzle-dazzle place called "El Casino Grande" – otherwise known as Wall Street.

Four massive financial conglomerates –JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays, and the Royal Bank of Scotland – have... [read more]

Corporate crime supported by a whirligig of legal favoritism

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/5/15

This is odd: America's laws to deter corporate crime actually force victims to help subsidize the criminals.

Follow the bouncing ball here: First, a court orders a corporation to pay... [read more]

Hello Congress: Meet your poverty-wage food servers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/4/15

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]