Wisconsin governor bets on corporate scam with tax dollars

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 9/17/15

One gamble that's a more certain loser than throwing your money at Las Vegas casinos is letting public officials throw our tax dollars into building new stadiums for profiteering owners of sports teams.

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It's time to free students from higher-ed debt

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 9/16/15

In the 1960s, I attended the University of North Texas, a public school blessed with good teachers and an educational culture focused on enabling us students to become socially useful citizens. And it was affordable... [read more]

Scott Walker's goofy wall idea

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

Donnie Trump is said to be the goofiest presidential pretender in the GOP stable – but, after all, he is a professional, made-for-TV stuntman, so his P.T. Barnum political shtick is no surprise.

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Battling the forces of inequality in Grand Rapids

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 9/14/15

"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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How wacky are America's plutocratic billionaires? Meet Tom Perkins

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 9/11/15

You know your presidential campaign is in a heap of hurt when you need Tom Perkins to defend your "abilities, intellect, and talent."

But there Perkins was in the New... [read more]

Scott Walker's incredible foreign policy

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

It's time now for the latest chapter in the thrilling global adventures of: "Scott Walker, Commando!"

Walker – the right-wing Wisconsin governor who's backed by the mighty money muscle of the... [read more]

How to buy a president for only 30 bucks and change

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

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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The ruling class rules by purchasing politicians

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 9/8/15

Congratulations, Mr. & Ms. Middle Class America – you're all the rage in the present presidential contest!

Jeb, Hillary, and all the rest – even The Donald – say their... [read more]


Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 9/7/15

In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today's... [read more]

Let's adopt the GOP's national platform

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 9/4/15

Well, I didn't expect this!

The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing that the GOP really might be more than a gaggle of serve-the-rich plutocrats and wacky,... [read more]