Jim Hightower

07/18/2014 - 1:04pm

    Can you have your hypocrisy and eat it, too?

    I don’t think so. But Cargill Inc. is doing its damndest to invalidate the old admonition that eating your cake today means not having it tomorrow.

    As a leading producer and user of ingredients that contain genetically...

04/17/2014 - 4:44pm

    My guess is that Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Party’s highly touted budget guru, doesn’t have a very tight grip on the concept of irony.

    Otherwise, why would he choose April Fools’ Day to release the latest version of what the GOP intends to do to...

04/10/2014 - 12:20am

    The dictionary defines the caterpillar as a “wormlike larva” and a “crawler.” Also, that “pillar” part of the word is derived from a French verb that means to “pillage, abuse, mistreat.”

    Good to know. Now, meet...

04/07/2014 - 2:28am

    Like that little choo-choo in the classic children’s book “The Little Engine that Could,” Moral Monday is the little movement that says, “I think I can” and keeps chugging up the hill.

    This new progressive coalition became a full-throttle...

04/03/2014 - 1:05am

    Not too many years ago, any news story about bonus money would’ve been about some 20-year-old baseball player — an up-and-coming superstar getting $100,000 or so on top of his salary as an extra incentive to join the Yankees, Giants, or whatever team.

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03/20/2014 - 2:33pm

    In L. Frank Baum’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the “wizard’ turns out to be a phony — just an old guy sitting behind a curtain, using his booming voice to spew nonsense in a vain effort to fool people.

    But now, a century after Baum...

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