Jim Hightower

11/20/2014 - 2:40pm

    The demigods of Silicon Valley like to present themselves as miracle workers, able to create electronic wonders (and wondrous profits) from nothing but their vaunted imaginations and entrepreneurial prowess.

    Well, yes. But there’s another...

08/21/2014 - 6:18pm

    The tragedies unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, are doubly infuriating.

    First, there is the obvious outrage of yet another unarmed black teenager being stopped by one of the town’s white police officers as he was walking to his grandmother...

08/14/2014 - 6:39pm

    I figured the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right Congress critters assured my state the glory of being the hands-down winner of the 2014 blue-ribbon prize for “Goofiest Politicos in America.”

    But now, a...

08/10/2014 - 7:25pm

    Surely you thought that partisan posturing by far-right Congress critters couldn’t get any nuttier. But here comes the GOP’s claim that all the talk about impeaching President Barack Obama is being led by…Barack Obama!

    Having discovered that the...

08/07/2014 - 3:07pm

    Gosh, the 2016 primaries are a long way off, but look out: Here comes Texas Governor Rick Perry — riding his state’s taxpayer dollars into another GOP presidential bid.

    Technically, he’s not campaigning. Yet he’s popping up from New York to...

07/31/2014 - 8:08pm

    When Citigroup accepted what the media hailed as a whopping $7 billion penalty for defrauding its own investors and wrecking our economy, the bank just shrugged.

    “We believe that this settlement is in the best interest of our shareholders and allows us to move...

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