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...

03/13/2014 - 1:36am

    Ted Nugent, the old rocker from the Seventies, is now just plain old. And off his rocker.

    A political novelty act for the far right and a front man for the National Rifle Association, Nugent regularly spews venomous, vulgar, race-laced, abusive hate speech about...

03/06/2014 - 2:31am

    The über rich are full of ideas. Not ideas to help humanity, unfortunately. They’ve thought up new ways to help themselves grab more money and power at our expense.

    Take Tom Perkins. He’s one of a growing number of the put-upon rich —...

02/27/2014 - 2:38am

    One thing about the tea party Republicans in Congress is that they do know who butters their biscuits. Several have recently rushed forward with an anguished plea in defense of Wall Street barons, CEOs, and billionaires: Stop the vilification of wealthy people!

    I...

02/20/2014 - 3:04pm

    You know what America needs? More jobs, that’s what.

    Not Walmart-style “jobettes,” but real jobs. We need more stable employment with a good salary and benefits, union jobs so workers have a say in what goes on, and jobs that have strong protections...

01/30/2014 - 10:00am

    Mark Twain spoke for me when he said: “I’m opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.”

    One danger that such wealth brings is that many who have it become blinded to those who don’t. Thus, the news that more...

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