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...

09/25/2014 - 11:36am

    Let’s take a cruise down the narrow byways and twisting turns that form Senator Ted Cruz’s mind.

    The first right turn on our road trip brings us to a sweeping view of the Texas...

09/18/2014 - 4:22pm

   Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted to share his long-repressed feelings about a traumatic event. “It was,” the Kentucky Republican confided, grim-faced, “the worst day of my political life.”

    Was he talking about...

09/11/2014 - 2:27pm

    Burger King bills itself as “home of the Whopper,” a name intended to convey to burger eaters that this one is a whale of a deal. But “whopper” also means a prevarication, a crock, a tall tale — hogwash.

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09/04/2014 - 1:11pm

    Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich.

    Well, meet that ham sandwich: Governor Rick Perry. He’s a real ham — only not as...

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...

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