Should big corporations have to pay the taxes they owe?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/18/16

I would trust a pack of coyotes to guard my little herd of lambs before I'd trust a pack of corporate hucksters to "reform" America's tax code.

Yet, Carl Icahn, a... [read more]

Who is behind Obama's push for TPP?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/17/16

A recent article about Barack Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership opened with this sunny headline: "Trade Pact Would Lift US Incomes, Study Says."

But wait, a study by whom? It comes from the... [read more]

America swallowed WTO's billion-dollar toad

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/16/16

They say that if you get up in the morning and swallow a live toad, nothing worse will happen to you for the rest of the day. Well, we Americans have just been fed a... [read more]

Where inequality comes from

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/15/16

Last spring, President Obama got downright crabby toward Sen. Elizabeth Warren and muckrakers like me.

He was irked that we critics of his Trans-Pacific Partnership kept pointing out that this... [read more]

What do chickens and our constitutional rights have in common?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/12/16

Imagine the outcry by tea party Republicans if state legislators were passing laws banning the use of video cameras in banks to capture images of robbers.

Yet, those very same tea... [read more]