Jim Hightower

12/18/2014 - 4:11am

    An old bumper sticker offered a stinging response to the Bush-Cheney regime’s enthusiasm for waterboarding: “Impeach Bush,” it urged. “Torture Cheney.”

    Bush and Cheney escaped unscathed. The Senate has just released...

11/06/2014 - 5:44pm

    The University of North Texas, best known for its top-notch jazz program and sometimes for its “Mean Green” football team, might soon become known as Frack U.

    UNT (where I went to...

10/30/2014 - 1:55pm

    Gosh, time flies when it’s pushed along by a jet stream of greed.

    It seems like only yesterday that Wal-Mart announced, with much self-congratulatory fanfare, that the super-rich retailing...

10/23/2014 - 2:27pm

    OK, that’s it. No more Mr. Nice Guy. The avarice of corporate power is getting personal.

    I’m talking about beer, the nourishing nectar of a civilized society. Since my teen years, I...

10/16/2014 - 1:30pm

    As an old popular song asks: What do you get if you “work your fingers right down to the bone?” Boney fingers.

    As housekeepers in the sprawling Marriott hotel chains know, that’...

10/02/2014 - 4:15pm

    I love groups with the gumption to take on big tasks and do what needs to be done — can-do groups that can, and do.

    But, uh-oh, here comes The Little Train That Couldn’t. I’m...

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