Why you should know who Carly Fiorina really is

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/1/15

In 1992, Ross Perot chose a complete unknown to he his presidential running mate. In his first debate, the VP candidate began by asking a question: "Who am I? Why am I here?"

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How hedge fund billionaires literally "check" the people's will

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 9/30/15

Donnie Trump is for it, Barack Obama is too, as are Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.

"It" is the idea of finally ending a ridiculous tax loophole that was written... [read more]

Why I'm going to Des Moines on October 2

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 9/29/15

The great rocker, writer, and activist Patti Smith has a song that brings all three of her talents into a single refrain: "People have the power/ To dream/ To rule/ To wrestle the world from... [read more]

A flagrant liar for president?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 9/28/15

We've got a new darling in the GOP presidential race: Carly Fiorina!

Being the darling du jour, however, can be dicey – just ask Rick Perry and Scott Walker, two former... [read more]

Willie's Reserve

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 9/25/15

With marijuana prohibition finally ending in states and cities across the land – including full legalization and/or commercialization in Alaska, Colorado, Washington State, Oregon, and Washington, DC – who better than... [read more]