Jim Hightower

02/26/2017 - 3:00pm

    I love the names: Bobcat Farm, Golden Eagle Ranch, Long Prairie, Ten Mile Farm. They conjure up Americana, the old homestead, and our rich rural culture.

    Less bucolic, however, is the fact that all those farms are part of a massive Wall Street investment scheme called Farmland Partners Inc. It...

01/17/2017 - 12:00pm

    Bring those jobs back home, Donald Trump bellowed to those greedy corporate executives who’ve shipped middle-class jobs out of country, or I’ll slap you with a big tariff when you try to sell your foreign-made products here.

    Great stuff...

12/27/2016 - 3:00pm

    Rick Perry has taken quite a tumble since being governor of Texas. He was a twice-failed GOP presidential wannabe and then ended up being a rejected contestant on Dancing with the Stars, the television show for has-been celebrities.

    But now, having...

12/22/2016 - 5:00pm

    Actor Jack Nicholson says he finally understood the meaning of the word irony when his mother called him an SOB.

    So let us consider Donald Trump, who campaigned as the populist champion of the working-class, promising that — by golly —...

12/17/2016 - 1:00pm

    All hail Augusts Trumpus — the American Putin, whom none can criticize! All hail the All Knowing One, who reveals “realities” that aren’t there and finds “facts” that mere mortals can’t detect.

    Once again,...

12/02/2016 - 12:00pm

    Breaking news: An amazing new school for political activists is training thousands of people to be community organizers. They’re using Saul Alinsky’s classic manual, Rules for Radicals.

    The Grassroots Leadership Academy gives how-to...

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